A Poor Man’s App Store?

A year ago, as awesome as Android 1.0 was, it had a whole lot of warts. Today, with much better hardware running Android 2.0, the wider geek world is coming around to recognize Android’s potential. But in a recent TechCrunch post, Jason Kincaid pointed out a big ol’ wart he still ...

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Was Google’s Hand Too Heavy?

AndroidGuy was formed in the backroom of a T-Mobile retail store in early November 2007. I, along with Scott and a few others were giddy about the prospect of owning a mobile device with little to no restrictions. We would be able to run any flavor of the Android platform that we so desired ...

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Android Market Ruled by the People, Not Google

About 1% of all apps that are uploaded to the Android Market are removed by Google.  Even with such a low percentage, it still begs the question “Does Google play gatekeeper to the Market?”  The answer is both yes and no. Google allows the users of the Android Market to help ...

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TetherGate Continues – Google Responds

It didn’t take long to get a response from Google in the saga involving tethered apps being pulled from the Android Market.  After going pretty much viral two days ago, the search giant updates the situation with the following: We inadvertently unpublished your application for all mobile ...

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Google Launches its Voice-Based Search on iPhone, G1 Must Wait

Google has done it again! They’ve launched a voice based search for the iPhone and the free app is rumoured to be available on the App store, at least some time soon.  Maybe today.   The engineers at Google have added the voice recognition technology to their search algorithm, ...

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Chrome and Android Have Google’s Head in the Clouds

This time last year, the tech community was all abuzz with the rumors that Google was ready to put out a phone of their own.  Nicknamed the gPhone, many expected it to be their answer to Apple’s iPhone.  How surprised were we once we saw Google had bigger ambitions. Rather than focusing ...

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Google’s (Not So) Secret Strategy

Let’s say you’re an average 20 billion dollar company, with a sparse webpage and a search box. And since you’re swimming in money and ideas, you like dreaming up different ways to revolutionize the Internet. For instance, maybe one day you got tired of typing “Mapquest”, so you ...

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Easily print labels with the Epson LW-600P Label Printer

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Printing has been the Achilles’ heel of mobile devices since their existence. In the last 18 months, printing has started to get easier by the means of apps by manufacturers and even Google building in its cloud printing service. Epson follows that trend with their extremely easy to use ...

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Enjoy the beauties of space with GyroSpace 3D Live Wallpaper

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Fans of space and beautiful live wallpapers have a reason to rejoice. GyroSpace 3D Live Wallpaper gives your device’s wallpaper a fresh outlook on space. GyroSpace 3D is an interactive space scene live wallpaper that works with the gyroscope on your device. This gives the live wallpaper ...

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Chrome Beta gets the Material Design treatment, download and install it now [APK]

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Google Play Store got the partial Material Design treatment just a few days ago and is now followed by Chrome Beta. Google’s browser got the UI overhaul along with some other tweaks and features. Let’s see what’s going on. Three features, or release notes if you prefer, were ...

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Perform a Nandroid backup online with this App

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A Nandroid backup is a process which is performed in recovery mode to take a snapshot of the current state of your Android Operating System, along with data, settings, and a whole bunch of other information to create a backup file. This backup can then be used to restore to if you flash a bad ...

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[DEALS & STEALS] Plex and three Anomaly games are on sale

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Take control of your personal media with Plex. For all of you who don’t know what Plex is, it is a service which organizes your photos, music and videos so that you can stream/watch those wherever you want via personal computer or a smartphone/tablet device. Plex is usually priced at ...

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Get at peace with Quiet Meditation

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Overstressed? Having trouble meditating? Quiet Meditation is an app designed to help you reach the achievement of the Psycho-Physical Well-Being. This app promotes simple and practical exercises that will help you get your balance back while getting rid of stress and negativity. The app uses a ...

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Watch or cast Amazon Instant Video from your device, other Flash content too

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We all know how great Amazon Prime is with its free two-day shipping, Prime Music and unlimited Prime Instant Video steaming. The only problem with subscribing to the service is that unless you want to always use your desktop or laptop or have a Kindle Fire, iOS device, set-top box or gaming ...

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The Big List of Android Wear Apps

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So you’ve got yourself an Android Wear device and now you’re looking for apps and games. Where to go to find them? Well, as of right now Google isn’t doing anything all that formal to track apps with Wear in mind. Sure, there’s the “Apps for Android Wear” category tucked away in the Google Play ...

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