Tag "android software"

News and Rumors

Mio to Launch 4.7-inch Internet and Navigation Device with Android

Mio Technology has announced that a new version of their MiBuddy internet and navigation device will be, you guessed it, Android-based.   This 4.7″ unit will be a Mobile Internet Navigation

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Wireless Tether: A Love Story

This is more of a personal recommendation than it is an application review.  Anyone who does work on the go nowadays knows just how essential “all over” internet access is. 

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Un-Ugly Me

One of most frequent complaints about Android is about its unpolished and unelegant UI when compared to that of iPhone.  As a brief user of iPhone 3G, it hurts me

App Reviews

App Review: DriveSafe.ly

DriveSafe.ly is an application that will read aloud the text messages you receive while driving or doing anything that stops you from looking at your Android’s screen. The application itself is

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1Cast Sheds Beta Tag, Expands to Boxee

While in beta, cross-platform broadcast news service 1CAST was able to build an audience that takes in more than 3.2 million video clips per month. The “personalized video pioneer” makes

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Via con Google

I’ve been pondering the “with Google” (WG) branding found on the back of the G1.  Was this in initial marketing move by Google to get awareness out there for Android, 

App Reviews

App Review: Spotify

For those of you that haven’t heard of Spotify, the name is most commonly recognized as referring to a desktop music player/streaming service for Windows and Mac giving you access

App Reviews

App Review: Trap!

Ok call me crazy, but up until now I really haven’t used my phone for gaming purposes.  Perhaps it’s just that I haven’t been in any situations that have called

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App Review: Radiant

From the creators of Buka and Totemo, Hexage has brought another stellar game to the Android platform; Radiant.  Radiant is an arcade style shooter game reminiscent of classics like “Galaga.” 

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Rhapsody to Hit Android by End of the Year

Shortly after releasing the Rhapsody app to iTunes, RealNetworks has announced via the company blog (and a teaser photo) that a Rhapsody app will be available on the Android Market

App Reviews

App Review: Space War

I have been watching this game since it was first available on the market, so I’ve seen the many improvements that have been made to it. At first this game

App Reviews

App Review: Mundu IM

Mundu is an Instant Messaging app that allows you to connect to various IM clients such as Yahoo, MSN, GTalk, AIM, ICQ and XMPP (that one was new to me!)

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App Review: Astraware Solitaire

One of the biggest gripes about the Android platform has been the lack of good games.  Generally speaking, people tend to think that to qualify as a good game you

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Developers Can Now Target By Carrier in Android Market

Up until recently, developers using the Android Market had the ability to target distribution of their apps by specific countries.  A recent email sent to developers indicates that they now

App Reviews

App Review: Alarmed

If you’re anything like me, getting out of bed is one of the hardest parts of the day. You deliberately set your alarm to go off at least 30 minutes