March 4, 2015

What is fragmentation and how does it affect me?

Many of you may have read the report by OpenSignal that came out this past August. In it OpenSignal gives a frightening view on just how fragmented the Android ecosystem truly is. As of the published date of the report, there were 18,796 ...

Google Now open to third parties

The time has come:  Google Now has been opened up to third party app developers.  Beginning today, January 30th, the Mountain View search giant will be allowing Google Now integration from 30+ companies.  If have any of these non-google apps ...

ROCKI finally gets Spotify Connect support

After a long wait, Spotify support has finally come to ROCKI, but not quite how you would have expected. The tiny device that turns your ordinary speakers into DLNA compatible outputs launched with the promise of Spotify integration but it ...

Boundless S3: NFC-enabled Bluetooth speaker, $59

Bluetooth audio units are all the craze lately and rightfully so. They’re convenient, don’t take up much space, and some of the better products actually provide a nice-sized sound. There’s definitely a lot of sub-par stuff ...

Cricket bulks up data allotments

Following closely on the heels of last week’s carrier changes, Cricket Wireless on Friday adjusted its own prepaid rate plans. Now, as part of the Basic Plan, customers will receive up to 2.5GB of high speed data, up from the normal ...

App Reviews

mono for cm12: An in-depth review

The mono family of CM12 themes is a tidy bundle. The themes are clean and effective giving your device a whole new look. Jacek Malinowski or YAdesign has made a big splash in the theming community with his “mono for cm12″. What you ...

Track your bills and expenses with Mint Bills

Mint Personal Finance is an excellent app that keeps track of your spending, create budget, receive bill reminders and save more money. Mint Bills: Bill Pay and Money is an award-winning app that helps you stay on top of your bills & money. ...

Instant: Track your smartphone habits

From the talented folks at Emberify, Instant is an app that tracks your smartphone usage to help the user become more aware of their habits and promote a more balanced lifestyle. Similar to fitness trackers, Instant tracks phone habits to make ...

Product Reviews