Google to incorporate a “kill switch” in the next version of Android

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One security feature we’ve heard rumored for Android recently is the “kill switch”, a feature that enables the smartphone owner to remotely wipe their phone if somebody tries to steal it. We’ve seen California and Minnesota both pass legislation on this recently, and we ...

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Living with Google: Google Music

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In short, Google Music is one app I have found I simply can’t live without. Google Music is free for your own uploaded music (up to 20,000 songs) but to really utilize the service you want to sign up for All Access. All Access allows you to listen to everything available on Google Music ...

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Fleksy keyboard launches Messenger App for Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch

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One of our long-time favorite keyboards is making it’s way to the Gear 2. Although many would say that a wristwatch is no place for a virtual keyboard, that doesn’t stop Fleksy, one of the most innovative Android keyboard companies to date. Today they’re announcing a new ...

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Parallels Access now available on the Android OS

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Parallels Access is a very popular app on iOS that allows you to run Windows and Mac apps on your iOS device. Using your PC or Mac as a server, your iOS device would be able to run desktop apps with Parallels Access, and with control your PC or Mac using your iOS device, as... Read More

Last minute gift ideas for dads and grads

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Question….You love your dad, right? That’s cool, we love him, too. He’s a pretty stand-up dude and he’s always got our back. Ok, another question… what did you get him for Father’s Day? With only a few days between now and Father’s Day you’d ...

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Honeywell debuts Lyric, the smart thermostat with Android operability

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Honeywell has introduced its latest smart thermostat, the gorgeously simple Nest-like Lyric. Set to hit retailers in August, the $279 device is already being offered through professional heating and cooling contractors. As you might have already guessed, the Lyric can be controlled via your ...

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IN BRIEF: 5 Android related things you might have missed [June 4th]

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It’s that time again my Android friends. Today were going to take a look at some gaming related news. Here are 4 games you may want to try out plus some big news from a well known developer. If all that Game of Thrones watching this weekend has put you in a medieval mood you may want ...

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Create 3D live wallpapers with Depth Photo Live Wallpaper [App of the Day]

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As seasoned Android users know, there are many live wallpaper apps on the Google Play Store. Recently a trend has emerged with blurred backgrounds as well as those that offer a parallax effect as your live wallpaper. iOS 7 introduced the effect for iPhones a while back, and HTC debuted a 3D ...

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Google I/O 2014: What to expect

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Now we’re in June, our attention naturally turns to the event scheduled for the 25-26th of the month, and with Google I/O 2014 only a few weeks away, what has the company got in store for us? We take a look at some of the more likely headlines that we think the rumours have been solid... ...

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Radio Shack offering Samsung Galaxy S5 for $79 with trade-in

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RadioShack on Friday announced its lowest price to date for the Samsung Galaxy S5. For a limited time the flagship smartphone will be sold for $79.99 to those who trade in an eligible working smartphone on the Trade & Save program.Normally priced at $199.99, this is a pretty tough deal to ...

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Get “physical” with Fusion [App of the Day]

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Aspiring physicist or just a student looking to learn more about astrophysics? Fusion is an addicting game that makes learning fun. The game starts where you are in control of creating your own universe by colliding the elements together. These reactions create larger elements and raises the ...

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Editor’s Picks: 15 of our favorite Android apps and games (May 28)

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Welcome to the Editor’s Picks, where we have filed through various apps and games in an attempt to curate a list of 15 of the best to present to you! We find it to be our duty to help you determine what is worth downloading on to your precious device, and what will just waste... Read More

Google Play gets optimized for mobile

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On Android most people can access the Google Play store via a mobile app. There are a some instances where people including those on other than Android devices need to access the not-so-nice mobile version of Google Play. To fix that problem Google has finally decided to update their Google ...

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Life Pure XL By Blu, Why I’m Trading In My Nexus 5

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I originally made the jump from the Galaxy S 4 to the Nexus 5 as a result of my love for AOSP based ROMs. I felt it was silly for me to pay a premium for the Samsung badge since I wasn’t using any of Samsung’s native features, and I’ve never been happier with a... Read More

Google+ introduces Stories and Movies feature

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Not only has Gmail received a very welcome update today, but now Google+ is also receiving some love with several updated features.  The two most notable are Stories and Movies. Stories (Auto Awesome Stories) combines all your photos, videos and the places you visited into a really cool ...

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