MacLife Magazine Reviews the ‘Droid.

Being a person who drank the kool aid that Apple is selling, I am a lover of Mac computers.  One of the publications that I receive at home regularly is MacLife, a rag dedicated to, you guessed, all things Mac.  I opened the February issue and was intrigued to find that the staff of ...

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Flash for “Most” Android Devices in 2010?

Flash has been perhaps the most eagerly anticipated feature just outside the grasp of Android users since the release of the G1.  There have been many rumors, conjectures or speculations as to when Flash may actually land on our devices and most have been overly optimistic.  This will be no ...

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OnStar and Chevy Gives Android Users Mobile Control of Volt

One of the cooler software announcements to already come out of CES 2010 is from Chevy and OnStar regarding the upcoming 2011 Chevy Volt, their all electric vehicle.  The new Android-based application gives Volt owners added control over their vehicles with options like monitoring charging ...

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App Review: Market Suggest

Market Suggest, brought to us by AndroidLib, is a new way to discover great Android apps. It looks and feels similar to the default Market app, but it provides many additional features which make it easier to find the fantastic applications that you may be missing out on. It suggests to you a ...

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Is Google Serious About Maturing the Android Market?

With all the different seemingly conflicting reports about developers fleeing both the iPhone app store and the Android Market, the question remains

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App Review: A World of Photo

A World of Photo sells itself as a “fun casual, geo multiplayer online game” but to say it’s a game is maybe pushing it slightly. The basic premise is that you are selected at random by anyone else in the world using the app to send them a photo of your choosing. It displays a... Read More

I’ve Got Cliq Envy

When I was a young boy in Catholic school, I was always taught that envy was one of the Seven Deadly Sins.  As of yesterday, I am heading to the confessional because of the early Christmas present I got my wife this weekend, the Motorola Cliq from T-Mobile. As a rule, I am an early... Read More

Android Market Matters

GameLoft’s recent (and strangely public) announcement that they will be withdrawing resources from Android-based game development has surprised much of the Android community. The fact that a major software house would begin to shun the Android platform, at the same time that handset ...

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App Review: CalWidget

Tired of the standard Google Calendar widget that only shows in that small frame?  Well then, CalWidget may be the answer you are looking for. This is a Google Calendar display widget that provides users the option to choose from one or more multiple sized widgets that can be placed on the ...

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App Review: SipAgent

SipAgent is a new SIP application available in the Market. In beta for now to get feedback from users. It will be released in both a free/lite version and also a paid/pro version (the price has not been set yet). The pro version will include extra features like echo cancellation, call ...

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ADC2: What Are Your Top Picks so Far?

The winners of the Android Developers Challenge 2 are scheduled to be announced later today so I wanted to do a last minute poll.  As we know, the criteria each app is judged upon is based on four topics: Originality of concept, Effective use of the Android platform, Polish and appeal, and ...

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App Review: Astraware Sudoku

Astraware’s Sudoku for Android is an app for true “Sudokuphiles”. I say that not to imply that only a true Sudoku fan would agree with the $4.99 price tag it bears on Android Market, but because a true fan will appreciate the wealth of features and controllable settings built ...

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App Review: TouchDown by NitroDesk

On the one year anniversary of the release of their Exchange application TouchDown, NitroDesk remains the de facto choice when it comes to superior functionality, quality, and ease of use.  TouchDown is rife with a treasure trove of features that work across all areas of Outlook, it’s ...

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OpenTable Helps 1 Million Diners Find a Table

OpenTable, a company we profiled back in September, has now seated over 1 million diners using their mobile app.  With a $50 average check per diner, this equates to more than $50 million in revenue generated for its restaurant partners. OpenTable‘s application comes in Android,  ...

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App Review: Puzzle Blox

For me, puzzle games are the best.  Whether it involves shapes, bubbles or words, I just dig them.  I’ve wasted plenty of time with the Final Fantasy series, I know the Mario Brothers all too well and the last time my brother was in town we had a marathon Wii Punch-Out series that ...

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