App Review: Flyscreen for Android

Flyscreen is a screen lock replacement application that will change the way you think about your lock screen. I have to say for all the time that I have been playing with the application it has really won me over. See the full video review and let us know what you think of Flyscreen.

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App Review: Pandora for Android

Pandora, the popular ad-supported music streaming service, has now been available for the Android platform for over two weeks. In this review I’ll discuss some highlights and opportunities for improvement which we will hopefully see in future versions to come (reviewing version 1.0.0).

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App Review: BubbleBeats

BubbleBeats describes itself as “interactive jukebox tailored for Android devices that makes organizing music … fun.” Let’s start with what BubbleBeats does.  BubbleBeats is an app to organize the music on your phone into playlists.  Think about that for a second.  On the ...

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App Review: Express News

Every morning as my dogs rush past me to the yard for their morning romp, I sit on my deck with a cup of hot coffee and start my day.  This routine has long included my G1 to check email, Twitter, Facebook and the like as I slowly wake listening to the distant jingle of... Read More

App Review: aiCurrency

aiCurrency is, as you might have guessed, a currency converter for Android.  It’s not just your standard conversion app though – there are some really nice features you might find enjoyable or helpful. Because of my travels, my online purchase addiction (Hi, my name is Raphael and ...

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App Review: Aldiko

Electronic books should have replaced the printed books for years now, so we had been told. We are not there yet but some efforts are made such as with devices like Amazon’s Kindle or Sony’s reader. You can get (read: buy) most new books as an electronic version, the latest example ...

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1-800-FLOWERS.COM Adds Android to Platform Portfolio

The biggest name in online florists has announced a downloadable storefront app for Android, thanks to a mobile strategy based on Digby’s Mobile Commerce Suite Platform.  This version follows in the footsteps of the web client as well as iPhone and BlackBerry apps. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM is ...

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App Review: Contacts GroupU

This simple yet highly functional application syncs Google contact groups to a user’s phone. In addition, it also provides full options for editing and creating new groups from the convenience of your handheld device. Groups you create using Contact GroupU are actually synced back to your ...

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Android SOA (Service Oriented Architecture)

In computing, service-oriented architecture (SOA) provides a set of principles of governing concepts used during phases of systems development and integration. Such an architecture will package functionality as interoperable services: software modules provided as a service can be integrated ...

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WaveSecure Beta for Android

A company called tenCube has announced the release of their WaveSecure mobile security application for the Android platform.  Already available in S60 and Windows versions, the app promises to be a complete device and data security app. The app is in beta so the developers are looking for some ...

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App Review: Guardian Anywhere

Guardian Anywhere is a mobile newspaper that allows you to catch up with the latest news from The Guardian newspaper on the go. This is done by downloading the content and then presenting it in a lovely looking interface that makes it easy to view and read.

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Real World Hyperlinking From GeoVector’s World Surfer

San Francisco-based GeoVector has announced the launch of their directional search and pointing app for Android handsets.   Available today in the Android Market, World Surfer allows for users to simply point their phone towards a place that interests them and learn more about it.  One can ...

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App Review: Handcent SMS

If you haven’t tried Handcent’s SMS app, you should go download it NOW.  It’s packed full of customizable features & one of those apps you’ll find yourself using every day.  These awesome features range from conversation style, to fonts, and notifications.

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SomaView Helps Users Discover Their Virtual Neighborhood

I’m a big fan of Augmented Reality (AR) apps for Android.  While some might see them as the current fad in mobile apps, I view the concept as just a stepping stone.  Anytime I get a chance to try out a new AR title, I’m game.   Naturally, I was pleased to get an email... Read More

Larva Labs’ Intelligent Home Screen to Spice up Android

Most of the excitement surrounding the HTC Hero and Motorola Cliq isn’t due to revolutionary hardware or form factor.  It comes from the user interface.  Motorola recently announced their MOTOBLUR UI and HTC has Sense for the Hero and upcoming Tattoo.  Proprietary skins on top of stock ...

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