I got myself a Asus Transformer tablet in June 2011 and since then, I have been looking for an easy way to install Ubuntu on it. The form factor, the keyboard dock and the hardware spec of Asus transformer make it just right for a portable computer. However, back then, getting Ubuntu on board the […]
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When you jump back and forth from a computer and your Android phone all day long, it is an inconvenience and a distraction to need to keep looking at your phone just to see who the SMS was from. Accessing your Android phone from the web is the logical route. Androidonweb.com is a free application […]
Let’s imagine the situation: You have an Android tablet and you love to connect it to your big HDTV so you can watch your favorite movie (or play Angry Birds) in big screen. Right after you have set the movie playing, you sit back and enjoy your movie, only to find that the volume is […]
There are a lot of home screen launchers available in the Android Market. There are some very popular launchers we have talked about here on MTE. Go Launcher EX, Nemus Launcher and the ever popular ADW. Below I tried to list some lesser known home screen replacement launchers for you to try out.
Many mobile carriers are limiting your data plan. If you are a bulk data user, you will be paying more. Some of you may not even know how close you are coming to your data limit. Onavo can help you track your data AND weed out the applications that are eating up your data.
Just a few days back, Amazon rolled out a minor software update for its tablet, the Amazon Kindle Fire. The software update was stated as version 6.2.1 update and it fixed a few bugs as well as blocked the ability to root the device. Before that, one can use the SuperOneClick tool to root the […]
Over the course of 2011, the Android Market has exploded with growth. The Market has reached over 10 Billion downloads and is gaining momentum by the day. Because of all the growth in for the Android OS, it can be difficult to find the most best applications for your needs. Below is a list of […]
The small business owner is a busy person these days. Many are utilizing Android devices to do more without being stuck in front of the computer all day. Many of the applications available out there are wildly helpful, it just takes some digging to find them. The list here will give you a good intro […]
People get pretty nutty about the holidays. They get hyped up for shopping for and receiving gifts and going to all of the holiday parties with friends and family. People also love to decorate their houses, pets and anything else they can. Below are several Live Wallpapers for Android to get your Android phone into […]
Few days ago, Laura discussed how you can use the Splashtop app to access your Windows/Mac remotely from an iOS device. The bad thing is, it only works on Windows and Mac (though the app is available for Android too). If you are using Linux, or more specifically, Ubuntu, the remote desktop client is already […]
Another quarter, another superphone. This time it’s the Google Samsung Galaxy Nexus, with its pimped out 4.6” 1280×720 Super AMOLED display and the tasty Ice Cream Sandwich update to Android. How does it stack up to the recent competition, you might wonder, read on to find out!
If you are the owner of an Android device, you might know about Siri – voice recognition software exclusively available for iPhone 4S that allows you to control many smartphone functions. If you want to buy an iPhone just because of Siri, you might want to read on ahead as there are some good alternatives […]
Galaxy Nexus is the third flagship Android smartphone made with the partnership between Google and Samsung. If you are not aware, Galaxy Nexus is also the most powerful Android phone to date, sporting a large 4.6 inches screen and dual core CPU. In addition, it is also the first Android phone to be shipped with […]
The hottest news lately has to be the discovery of the CarrierIQ software residing in most Android phones. If you are still not aware, CarrierIQ is a tracking software that can track almost every single bit of information in your phone, including the characters you typed in your keyboard, the website you visited, the information […]
A big problem with a lot of cloud storage options is they are intended for you to sync computers to other computers. Mobile syncing seems to be an after thought. Pogoplug was made with mobile in mind. Mobile cloud syncing is kind of a big deal for a lot of people who are on the […]
Playing your YouTube playlist on a browser is easy. With a few simple clicks and you can sit back and enjoy your videos. In Android, the YouTube app comes with playlist creation and playback feature, but it is not immediately visible to the user. You will have to dig deeper into the options to access […]
On a tablet, other than the screen, the next most used item is the keyboard. In most Android tablet that I have come across, the default keyboard is always badly done, and while it is usable, it is always not a good tool for improving productivity. Unlike iPad where you don’t have a choice of […]
Do you want to make your life a bit less stressful, and take out more time to do more things? Even 5 minutes of freedom can be a great thing nowadays. Here are 4 Android apps that help you make your daily routine / work more productive. Some may help you remember things while others […]
To-do lists can be really helpful. We have mentioned different task applications and web-based to-do lists as well as apps on your phone or desktop. Call Reminder Notes is a great reminder style to-do list for calling people. You won’t want to use this Android app to remember to get bread and milk on the […]
Communication with an artificial intelligence through voice commands has been the holy grail of sci-fi nuts since the “Library Computer Access and Retrieval System” was first sighted on Star Trek: The Next Generation. It was only with the launch of Google Voice Actions, about a year ago, that voice commands became a reality. Despite being […]