Why I buy refurbished tech and you should too

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Hi, I’m Tarus, and I’m a “tech-aholic”. I love mobile tech — phones, tablets, wearables. if it has to do with mobile, I’m all over it. The newest flagship phones are starting to be released, and I’m wide-eyed yet again, hoping to get my hands on the latest and greatest. With ...

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Seven places to sell your old smartphone

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So you’re ready to upgrade to a new smartphone and grab one of the new hot devices of the year, eh? Sweet, you’re gonna love that thing! But, what are you going to do with your current one? You’re not going to simply toss it in a drawer, are you? Whether you bought your ...

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Pebble releases app with official appstore to Google Play, announces three more partners

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It’s been over a month since iOS Pebble users received an update to the Pebble app with the new appstore baked in, but starting today, Android user can finally do the same. The updated Pebble app is now available in Google Play. All of the app’s bugs are fixed so Pebblers on any ...

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Changelog: Notable Android app updates (April 29)

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Changelog is a weekly series of posts dedicated to highlighting notable Android app updates. Whether it be utilities, games, or anything in between, we shed some light on some of our favorites. While some of you might be all over these software updates, others may appreciate learning about a ...

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Five for Friday: Android apps for buying and selling your stuff

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Over the past few months we have helped you with apps that make it easy to save a buck or two and manage your finances.  Thanks to AndroidGuys, you’re getting your life back in order and on the path to financial freedom.  Right?  So now you’ve saved a bunch of money and are looking ...

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eBay debuts new look, updated Android app

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After seventeen years in business eBay has designed itself a new logo.  A post on the company’s website outlines the reason for the changes as well as a glimpse into the new direction for the online sales service. Coincidentally, or not, eBay also released an updated version of its ...

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Earn a few hundred bucks toward that Galaxy S III with eBay Instant Sale

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Through the end of June, people can lock in top-dollar trade-in values for their current smartphones.

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Official Ebay App Now Supports Selling; Update Turns Phones Into Mobile Pawnshops

Ebay pushed out an update to its Android app which added a long overdue necessity — Selling! Users now have the ability to sell their phones, from their phones (ponder that). It’s vexing to me that the Ebay app lacked this functionality to begin with, but now, all is well and all 1 ...

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PONG For Hope Update – Android Beanie For Sale!

We have been live with PONG for Hope for about an hour and a half, and we already have a grand total of $1135.00 donated!  We are well on our way to our goal of $6000 raised for the American Heart Association! To help with this effort, the awesome people over at Androidbeanie.com have ...

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Report: PayPal Payments Coming Soon to Android Market

According to a Bloomberg report on Friday, Ebay’s PayPal is in talks with Google about adding its payment service to Android devices.  If the negotiations go as Google is planning, PayPal could be available for the Android Market by the end of the year, perhaps the Fall. This is great ...

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Ebay for Android Now Available in Australia, Canada, & UK

BusinessWire is reporting that eBay has updated their popular eBay for Android app. It’s now available in Australia, the UK, and Canada, as well as the United States, of course. The eBay app has gone international with this update, adding these 3 fine countries to its repertoire.  With ...

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Official eBay App Arrives for Android

The official eBay app for Android is now available in the Android Market. Created for Android 1.6 and above, it lets users do all the typical eBay stuff – search auctions, buy fun things, pay for purchases, check the items you’re selling, leave feedback, and set alerts. As of right ...

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Rhetorical Questions

I’ve been thinking a lot about Android lately.  Imagine that!  As I go back and look through some of the things that have happened over the last year, there are a lot of unanswered questions that come to mind. Here’s a handful of questions that I’ve been kicking around my ...

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“Pocket Auctions for eBay” is Loaded with Features

I downloaded Bonfire Media‘s “Pocket Auctions for eBay” night and instantly fell in love with it.  Upon opening it up, I’m greeted with options like Deals, My eBay, and Scan.  Each of these features would make a half decent eBay application on its own, but when ...

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34 Weeks of OHA: #6

Open Handset Alliance Member Profiles (Week #6 – eBay ) For 34 weeks, each Tuesday, Jordan from fandroid.net will be joining us to offer a profile of each of the 34 members of the Open Handset Alliance. Company Name: eBay How the OHA site classifies them: Software Company What the OHA ...

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