Google Android

When it comes to Google Android mobile devices, there are plenty of applications and networks that present new content for smartphones and tablets. We’ll be covering the news related to this operating system, updates, reviews, features, and guides.

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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 […]

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Google Begins Rolling Out Play Store Update

Google hasn't changed their Android market app much since the big update that changed the name to the Google Play Store, but they are now rolling out a rather major update to […]

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Turn Off NFC on your Android Phone to Save Battery and Make it More Secure

Near Field Communication, better known as NFC, is being built into almost every new smartphone today, with the exception of the Apple iPhone.  It can be a tremendous tool for making payments […]

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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Display your Android apps on Google Play one page

When you open the My Android Apps page on Google Play you see all the apps and games that you have installed on your Android device, and the total number of apps […]

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Keep track of stock quotes and markes on your Android phone

An Android app like Stock Quote may be useful to you if you have invested money in the stock market, are thinking about it, or are just interested in finance in general. […]


AppSales app for Android highlights on sale store apps

Having spend the last day or so browsing the Android store both on the Google Play website and on the Galaxy Note 2 phone, I have come to the conclusion that it […]

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Encrypt all data on your Android phone

One of the first things that I decided to do of after getting my new Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone was to protect the data stored on the phone's memory space from […]

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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 […]

Virus hits Google Android

With the number of smartphones on the market on an ever-increasing rise Google's Android operating system is the first to be hit by a major virus.  The malware can steal cash from […]

Tether your Android phone to your Linux laptop

Picture this: Your working on a client's machine running a complicated registry edit you found on a web site. You are working on said client's network, when all of a sudden the […]

Google Goggles

Text based search is the most prominent search available on the Internet these days. Most search engines, with the exception of a few specialized ones, require text input before they return results […]

A close look at the Android OS

Android OS is about to make the migration from mobile phone to netbook PC (most likely thanks to Asus). If you've not seen an Android-based phone, you most likely are not aware […]

Android Developer Challenge 2 Winners

Google's Android platform, which was once backed only by HTC has come a long way since then. Many cell phone manufacturers are releasing Android based cell phones at the moment including Samsung, […]

Huawei Has A $200 Android Phone Lined Up

And that is probably without any subsidy. Huawei has apparently confirmed that such phone exists and is coming soon. Whether this is the elusive U8230 is arguable but there is a strong […]

China Is About To Cause An Android Flood

If there’s a good piece of technology doing its rounds around the world, you can rest assured that small, unknown Chinese companies are likely to try their hands at it. It happened […]

The Plot Thickens Around The Google Phone

The Google phone is all over the Internet, thanks to a fresh wave of new leaks and speculations. It looks like the Google phone is ‘very real’ and it is being developed […]

The HTC Dragon Exists And Google Has It!

Well, after the HTC CEO said in a cryptic tone that they would never make an Android HD2 there was a general round of murmuring about what happens to the rumored HTC […]

To Droid Or Not To Droid

Okay folks, the Droid is finally out now. Through all the iPhone-bashing and the creepy ad campaign, it has made its way into our minds and hearts (sort of). At the very […]

Spring Design's Alex And B&N's Nook

The eBook reader market has been growing a lot lately. Don’t take my word for it, just count how many new eBook readers we have seen recently and how many new companies […]

Sync your Android phone with Banshee

Recently I finally managed to get rid of my iPhone for a much more Linux-geek friendly mobile - the HTC Hero. One of my issues with the iPhone was that, in order […]

Android vs. webOS

So far we’ve heard quite a bit of comparisons between the webOS platform and OSX (for the iPhone), as well as Android vs. OSX. But so far, comparisons between both Android and […]

T-Mobile myTouch

Although the first Google Android phone was a success (albeit moderate) it was eclipsed by more prominent players in the industry such as Apple, Blackberry (Storm) and most recently Palm with their […]



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