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Automatically upload Android screenshots to the Internet

I'm planning to increase the Android coverage here on the blog using my new Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone that I have just received. One of the things that is really essential […]

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Don't Forget Avast for Mobile Security

After posting an article yesterday regarding a new update coming to Lookout for Android, I received a nice email from an Avast representative pointing out they too offer a very good, and free, […]

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Lookout Plans to Take Android Security to the Next Level

Mobile security has become a necessary evil in today's world, with malware and hacks for both Android and iPhone devices finding their way into our mobile lives, most recently with a high-profile, […]

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iPhone 5 Launcher for Android Released

This may have been done partially as a joke, but an iPhone 5 launcher for Android devices has been released.  I say joke because Android users are notorious for making fun of […]

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Force an Android Device to Find an Update

Android phones are the top-selling devices in the world today with Google recently announcing that they are currently activating 1.3 million handsets every single day. With all of the different versions of the mobile […]

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Microsoft SkyDrive app for Android released

SkyDrive has made a big leap forward in the last year functionality-wise which can only be partially explained with the October launch of Microsoft's upcoming operating system Windows 8. Google's launch of […]

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Ubi voice-controlled wireless computer on Kickstarter

I love to browse around new projects that have been added to the Kickstarter crowd funding platform. While I'm mostly interested in board and computer games, I have also discovered electronic devices […]


MightyText, Text and read from computers using your Android phone

If you are one of those who gets itchy fingers whenever your phone leaves your hand in fear of missing a text, you may like the MightyText application for Google Android mobile […]

OUYA Android-based video game console breaking Kickstarter record

If you think about video game consoles names like Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft and maybe even Sega and Atari may come to your mind first. The market has seen its ups and downs […]

Adobe ditches Flash Player for Android (sort of)

Adobe up until now has made available a version of Flash Player for the Android mobile operating system. Back in February, Adobe pushed out a notification that it stopped developing Flash for […]

Game Developer Abandons Android App Citing Unsustainability

The company behind the popular Battleheart game for Google's Android operating system are ceasing support for the platform citing that the platform is unsustainable in the long term. In a blog post, Mika […]

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Get Android Notifications Pushed To Your Desktop

There may be times where you do not have the time to pay attention to your Android phone. This can be at work where you may not be allowed to have your […]

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Log Into Google With Your Smartphone And A QR Code

Smartphone users can access most Google services on their smartphone. Those using Android are often logged in to a Google account all the time. Most do not know however that they can […]

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Bitdefender Carrier IQ Finder

The deeply integrated Carrier IQ software for mobile devices has made the rounds lately. Check out this introductory post for detailed information about Carrier IQ. The technology has recently been discovered on […]

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How To Update Your Samsung Android Device

Looking at my mobile phone usage I can tell that I use the phone primarily for making calls and sending the occasional SMS. I do not use Internet, apps or other fancy […]

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USB Accessories Support on Android

In the recent past the Android users have been facing problems accessing the USB port efficiently for configuring their accessories to the Android powered phones or tablets. To solve these problems Android […]

Over 300,000 Android Phones Are Being Activated Every Day

Back in August, Google's Andy Rubin proudly boasted that Android phones were being sold at the rate of 200,000 worldwide every day.  The statement drew snyde remarks from Steve Jobs.  Now, Rubin […]

Google shows off Android for Tablets

I'm going to come clean, I'm not a fan of Google's Android operating system.  I just don't think that a desktop / icons approach is appropriate for either a smartphone or a […]