March 29, 2015

BBC iPlayer Comes to Android (UK Only)

The official BBC iPlayer application lets users listen to live programs from radio and television. Further, anything from the past 7 days is archived and readily available. Note, this is a UK title only.

Alltel Announces Entry Level Samsung Gem

Alltel adds to their Android lineup with this low priced Samsung handset. Although it won't be the superphone that you might not be looking for, it makes a perfect first smart phone for those graduating from feature phones.

Picplz 2.0 Overhauls UI, Adds Features

Photo sharing service picplz has updated their Android app to 2.0, giving it a complete user interface overhaul and several new features. The most obvious update is to the look and feel of the app, bringing it in line with the somewhat ...

Open NFC is Released!

Say what you will about the Nexus S, it brought into sharp relief a technology that is all but ignored in the US – Near Field Communications. While tech hungry young adults the world over celebrated this as some kind of new and inventive ...

Paid Apps that Pay Off: $150,000 in a Month

We all know the Android Market's bad rap: developers make money on paid apps. Rovio said so. Larva Labs said so. Even Google said so recently, saying that the number of paid app purchases are not increasing as they should with the increases in ...

A Peek at GeeksPhone Zero [VIDEO]

GeeksPhone, the little Spanish manufacturer that makes fully open, rooted-out-of-the-box Android phones, has posted a posted a short preview of their latest offering, the GeeksPhone Zero, which will be shown off at Mobile World Congress next ...

Rumor: Android 2.4 in April as a Gingerbread Update

It seems that rumors of Android 2.4 ¬†are back, but in a different form than we’d heard before. Rather than 2.4 as the next named release, Ice Cream Sandwich, word now is that it’ll be an incremental¬†Gingerbread release, as when 2.1 ...

PrivacyStar Users Hit 100,000 Reports to the FTC!

PrivacyStar, an Android app and service that allows subscribers to report and block telemarketers and debt collectors who violate consumer protection laws, hit a record milestone this week for reports filed with the FTC. Users of the service ...