March 28, 2015

Yet Another Android Market?

Yes, yet another Android Market substitution, this time brought to you by the folks at Promaris. There’s already a few successful alternatives for the Android Market, that’s true, but this one, named Aproov, might be working just a ...

Beta Test This: ShopSavvy 4

Most of us use some sort of barcode scanner on our Android phone.  Barcode Scanner, Google Goggles, and ShopSavvy are the top three available in the Android Market. According to ShopSavvy, “If you would like to help us out AND you have a ...

The Best Business App for Android Isn’t An App

It got off to a slow start, but Android is gaining appeal among business users. That isn't to say there aren't any issues. There are many. Still, an evolving platform allows Google and its developers to overcome these issues. Even now businesses ...

Rumor: Google Working on Mobile Payments System

Many of us are still toting around a “Geroge Costanza” wallet.  We have credit cards, store loyalty cards, gift cards from the holidays, cash, and many other things.  Well, now there may be a good chance that this sort of scenario ...

First Look at CES 2011 (Video)

Our friends and CES 2011 partners at streamly.tv got a first at CES today, check out the above video to see the calm before the storm in Las Vegas! Stay tuned as Streamly.tv is partnering with us here at Android Guys to bring you live, streaming ...

HTC Evo Shift? Yeah, We Got More Info On It!

Remember when we got the info on the Shift’s release date? Well, now, thanks to Cellphonesignal, we have more info. It seems that WalMart’s website is showing us that the Shift will, indeed, be available January 9th. Not only that, ...

I Was Wrong: the “Android SMS Bug” is Real

Looks like I was wrong in my previous post: the Android SMS bug appears to be real, but dependent on a very specific condition that does not exist for most users. That's why most people cannot reproduce it. Specifically, there is something ...

2010: Android Revamped

2010 was definately the year of significant UI changes for Android. Dragging an arrow up to see your apps may seem fancy at the first glance, but after a year or so, you'll probably want some more eye-candy, and so did Google.

The “Android SMS Bug” Does Not Exist [Updated]

Over the past week, a supposed Android bug has gotten a lot of press, both on Android-related sites and mainstream tech sites. A bug report claims that SMS messages intended for one person are getting sent to a different, unintended recipient. ...

VidTrim Video Editor

VidTrim is a new app in the Market where you can do some light video editing straight from your Android device.  There are two versions, a free one, and a paid one.  What’s the differences between the two?  The main thing is the ability to ...

CyanogenMod 6.1.2 Update for EVO 4G Available Now!

A @cyanogen tweet earlier this afternoon brought tears of joy for many users. The latest batch of EVO 4G’s to leave the warehouse had a new camera. This meant that the drivers that worked for older EVO’s no longer work with the new ...