You’ll find thousands of apps available for mobile operating systems, but not all of them are safe. We’ll review whether or not you should install them, show you which are the best options for various functions, and update you on the latest features.

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Ultimate Stopwatch and Timer for Android

You find hundreds of stopwatches and timers in the Android store over at Google Play and it can be quite difficult to find the best for your needs. Ultimate Stopwatch & Timer […]

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Medicine Reminder keeps track of medication and doctor appointments

If you have to take medication regularly or have lots of doctors appointments coming up, you may sometimes get things mixed up which can have serious consequences. If you ever asked yourself […]


Create Android ringtones with Ringdroid

While you can select any music file on your Android device as a ringtone, you are limited to ringtones that start from the beginning of the file. If you happen to find […]

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Clever Connectivity for Android helps you save power

Sometimes when you download files or synchronize data on your Android phone you may notice that the screen is being turned off because you are not actively using the phone. That's great […]

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Pixlr-o-matic: Android Instragram alternative

Instagram's recent policy change and retraction after negative feedback exploded on the Internet may have damaged the company's reputation at least for a short while. If you are looking for an Instagram […]

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VLC Media Player for Windows 8 is a go

If you are using Windows 8 on a desktop PC or laptop, or not at all, then you may not be that excited to hear that the VLC Media Player campaign on […]

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Samsung Exynos devices kernel vulnerability

A security vulnerability affecting Samsung devices has recently been discovered by members of the XDA Developers forum. According to the information posted on the forum, all Samsung devices with an Exynos chip […]

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VLC Media Player for Android

VLC Media Player is one of the most popular desktop music and video player for desktop systems. The player has been branched out fairly recently to Android, where it is now available […]

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Use your Android phone as a Flashlight

Having to unlock your car door in a parking spot with bad lighting, or the door to your house, or having to search for something that you have dropped in the dark, […]

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Changelog Droid: Android apps update information

Android apps that you have installed from Google's Play store update automatically, usually. It is a background process that you have no control over. While you find information about updates later in […]

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Great Windows Apps is a Windows Store alternative

I already mentioned yesterday that Microsoft's decision to offer Windows Store only as a program on the Windows 8 operating system and not the Internet a failure. While you will find individual […]

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Advanced Mobile Care for Android

IOBit's Advanced Mobile Care for Google Android can be best described as a system maintenance tool collection. The application makes available a variety of tools, some one them accessible via a scan […]

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How to uninstall Android apps quickly

If you have installed an Android application that is annoying you with notifications, either app related or ads related, you may be inclined to uninstall the app from your phone or tablet […] android app

The official Android app has been released has been launched as an update to Hotmail, Microsoft's popular email service. Both sites and services run in parallel for the time being, but chatter indicates that Hotmail will eventually be […]

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Adblock Plus released for Google Android

The popular Adblock Plus ad blocking program has been ported to Android where it is now available on Google's Play store. The program does not require root, but its feature set may […]

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Mute your Android phone with your hand

Have you ever tried to dampen the sound coming out of your phone with your hands, for instance after it started ringing in a place where  it should not? Or maybe you […]

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Turn off Android 4.2's Lockscreen widgets

A so called lock screen is displayed when you lock your phone manually or when it gets automatically locked after a certain inactivity period. The sole purpose of lock screens in the […]

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Pin Steam adds your Steam games to Windows 8's start screen

The popular Steam gaming platform is not - yet - available as a Windows Store application. While you can install Steam on Windows 8 as a desktop application, you will notice that […]

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Watch television with Windows 8's Live TV application

Live TV is without doubt one of the cooler applications that has been released for Windows 8 up until now. It provides direct access to a mixture of traditional TV channels from […]

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Tile A File: add any file to the Windows 8 start screen

Microsoft limits the type of files and programs that you can pin to the start screen of the Windows 8 operating system. It is basically the same limitation that is imposed on […]

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Use Plan B to find your stolen or lost Android phone

The chance of getting your smartphone back when it gets stolen is slim, right? That's especially the case if you do not have some form of application or software running on the […]

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Google Search app for Windows 8 update brings YouTube support

I had mixed feelings about Google's Google Search application for Windows 8 for a number of reasons, from missing YouTube video playback  support over being incompatible with Windows RT to not really […]

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Lookout Ad Network Detector: Android apps advertisement scanner

It is important to analyze the permissions that applications request that you want to install on your Android smartphone to avoid installing apps that may request more permissions than they actually need […]


Mobento: Search, download and watch educational videos on Android devices

Mobento is a new video learning application for Android devices that originated out of the web service of the same name. The application makes available a selection of high quality educational videos […]

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Chrome gets apps launcher under Windows

Are you using apps in the Google Chrome web browser or Chromium? If you are new to the browser you may need some background information on the difference between apps and extensions. […]

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Display all Android apps permissions with G Data AntiVirus Free

Apps stores have become quite popular in recent time thanks to the rise of smartphones and other mobile devices powered by Apple's iOS and Google's Android operating system. It has never been […]

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Park me Right for Android: never forget where you parked your car again

Have you ever had troubles locating your parked car? Maybe you drove with it to another city for a job interview or shopping and forgot where you parked it exactly. Or things […]

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How to work with apps on the Windows 8 start screen

If you are not one of the users who decides to sit out on Windows 8 or skip the start screen to go right to the desktop, you may have noticed that […]

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The Windows 8 Kindle Application

If you own a Kindle device you know that the books you download are associated with your Amazon account so that you can access them on other devices as well. Kindle apps […]

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E-Codes Free: Food Additives dictionary for Android

Have you ever asked yourself why food often contains food additives indicated by e-codes on the packaging? This may be especially helpful when you are in a foreign country where different food […]

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Evernote Introduces Windows 8 App

There has been no shortage of Windows 8 news today.  After all, this was the day of the big launch event in New York City and Microsoft officially unveiled the final release […]

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What the Skype app for Windows 8 is missing

The Internet was buzzing with news that Microsoft released the Skype app early yesterday during the release of Skype 6.0 for Windows and Macintosh systems. I was not able to confirm that […]

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What is Xbox SmartGlass?

Xbox SmartGlass is a new application for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 that is being released on October 26 and October 29 respectively when the new operating systems are officially announced. […]

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Xbox Music Pass 6 month free with Windows 8 purchase

Microsoft today has updated the official video and music apps that it ships with the final version of the operating system to include support for the Xbox Music Pass and the feature […]

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Official Google Search app for Windows 8

All major Internet companies will eventually create apps for the Windows 8 operating system. Those that do not, are at a severe disadvantage on the operating system, considering that competing services are […]

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Solid Explorer is an Android file manager with cloud support

When it comes to managing files on your Android smartphone, there is only so much you can do with the default tools Google built in the version of Android your phone is […]

Relax and Sleep for Android helps you fall asleep

I'm always open to suggestions on how to improve sleep in general, or falling asleep in particular. My main issue here is that I'm sensitive to noise, especially at night. I do […]

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Cartoon Camera for Android

I have recently started to look at various camera apps for Android, from the popular to solutions that are less popular but still pretty good in terms of functionality. Cartoon Camera […]

LearnEnglish Elementary: podcast app for Android

Podcasts are a lot like radio shows, only that you can download or stream them to your devices instead of having to listen to the shows while they are on air. LearnEnglish […]

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Microsoft Details Android to Windows Store App Porting

As Microsoft gears up for the Windows 8 and Surface launch on October 26th they are actively trying to build up their new Windows Store with new apps as part of the […]



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