March 30, 2015

Halloween Contest: Win 1 Year of GPS!

One of our favorite things to do here at AndroidGuys is to give stuff away.  We’ve been able to provide a few of our readers with a year of turn-by-turn GPS from TeleNav and we’re doing it again! Our friends over at TeleNav have ...

Driving by the Android Dashboard Lights

This past week my iPod Classic finally bit the dust. I knew this was going to happen as it had been clicking lately which is usually an advanced warning that the hard drive is about to take a dirt nap. While I have used either the mT3G or my G1 ...

App Review: Alarmoid

Being kept up at night by the dreaded TWI (texting while intoxicated)?  Or perhaps you are sick of those 3:00 am phone calls from your buddy who wanted to let you know that “Highlander” was on TBS?  If late night communications are ...

FixIt!: the Market

The competition to dominate the smart-phone market worldwide is played between Nokia/Symbian, RIM/Blackberry, Apple/iPhone, Microsoft/Windows Mobile and at the bottom of the table: Android (but it should better soon). As we all know, there is a ...

5 Nice Apps I Refuse to Use [Updated]

I tell you what, I love me some Google Reader. One of the first things I did when I got my phone was set up a shortcut to Reader’s mobile interface. It’s fairly robust, but it is in the browser, so it’s a little slow even on WiFi. On Edge, ...

App Review: ShuffleTone

ShuffleTone is great for anyone who wants to spice up their text and phone ringers. It is brought to us by the guys over at DizWare. ShuffleTone allows you to select a list of songs/ringtones to play. When you receive a call or text message, it ...

App Review: PhoneFace

PhoneFace is an application designed to make it easier and more fun to scroll through your contacts that you communicate with the most. Launching the application brings up a close-to-full screen contact image which you can swipe through (or tilt ...

Around the Androidosphere

The team here at AndroidGuys does everything they can to stay on top of the most relevant news and rumors.  As hard as we all try, sometimes things simply slip through the cracks.  Going forward, these ‘cutting room’ items will be ...

Why Cyanogate Was an Epic Win for Android Fans

I was waiting for something like this to pop.  It really was only a matter of time before Google decided to clamp down in some way on the whole modding scene.  While it was not a huge ban hammer like Apple does with jail-breaking on it’s ...

Acer Seeing the Light, Shifting Focus to Android

After jumping into the handset game earlier this year with Windows Mobile, Acer looks to be changing their game plan a bit.  DigiTimes is reporting that Acer’s development strategy will see them putting Android on at least half of their ...

App Review: Gigbox

“We’re Gonna Rock and Roll all Night” As an entry into the Android Developers Contest 2 (ADC2), Gigbox is a dream come true for any avid concert lover. The application is built by the Gigbox Team and operates as sturdy as ...

A Day in the “Android” Life

“Woke up, fell out of bed, dragged a comb across my head” – Lennon/McCartney With apologies to the Beatles (and with the sincere hope that their team of lawyers have no issue with me adding “Android” to the title of the final track ...