Android

Phonebook 2.0: A Great Alternative to Android Contact App

Phonebook 2.0: A Great Alternative to Android Contact App

There are a lot of ways to personalize the look and feel of your Android phone. Applications can add functionality to what’s already there. Phonebook 2.0 is a phonebook replacement application and it adds a ton of features to your contact list. Having your contact list be the central social hub for your Android phone […]

How to Stream Media To Your Android Device With Skifta

How to Stream Media To Your Android Device With Skifta

I have a lot of music, videos, and pictures on my personal computer, but sometimes I am not at my desk and I still want to view my media content. Fortunately, I have an Android phone and with Skifta I can easily stream these files to my phone through a WiFi network.

Remote Control Windows 7 With Your Android Phone

Remote Control Windows 7 With Your Android Phone

WIN Remote is an Android app that allows you to remote control your Windows 7 directly from your mobile. As compared to an earlier post on remote controlling your computer from Android, this app is much more polished and there are many features that are dedicated to Windows 7. To be able to remote control […]

Find Related Apps on Android with Chomp

Find Related Apps on Android with Chomp

It has been said many times over, but it bears repeating: even with the numerous updates, the Android Market is still in shambles. It is difficult to find apps, it is difficult to rate apps and it can even be troublesome to install them and keep them all up-to-date. Fortunately, we overcame this frustration when […]

How to Make Good Use Of The Android Search Button

How to Make Good Use Of The Android Search Button

Are you one of those people who is constantly doing something on your Android phone? If you are anything like I am, you likely use the search function a fair amount. Once you start to use the Android search feature, you can find and navigate to things with less hassle. One of the most powerful […]

How to Manage Your Picasa Web Album From Android

How to Manage Your Picasa Web Album From Android

In the past, we will have to carry a bulky camera along to take photos. Now, most phones come with a camera for you to take photos on the move. The new problem is, how can we quickly deal with the photos after you have taken it? Connecting your phone to your computer, transfer the […]

How to Install VLC-Shares In Ubuntu And Stream Videos to Android

How to Install VLC-Shares In Ubuntu And Stream Videos to Android

VLC, without a doubt, is the best media player around. Not only is it able to play almost any file format, it is also able to stream audio/video from the Web and transcode on the fly. VLC-share is a web implementation of VLC streaming and transcoding that allows you to stream (and transcode) your videos […]

Increase Your Phones Battery Life With JuiceDefender [Android]

Increase Your Phones Battery Life With JuiceDefender [Android]

Smartphones have become like mini-computers, however a prevailing problem for all mobile devices is the short battery life. Sometimes I am unable to get through the day on a single charge. The problem with smartphones is that there are a lot of different features that can increase battery consumption. However, it is impractical to disable […]

How to Save Attachment From Gmail For Android

How to Save Attachment From Gmail For Android

The Gmail for Android app is pretty well integrated with the phone. You can read, sync, compose (using different addresses), access labels, star your mail and there is even the Priority Inbox feature. One thing that it didn’t do well is the ability for the users to download the file attachments to your SD card. […]

xScope Browser: A Hidden Gem In The Pool Of Android Apps

xScope Browser: A Hidden Gem In The Pool Of Android Apps

Recently, we reviewed some of the useful browsers for Android. Even though we tried our best to be comprehensive, we still missed out on a few gems. And thanks to all of you who commented, we have uncovered another gem – xScope browser. At first glance, I didn’t think xScope was anything noteworthy. It has a plain […]

Android Market (Web) Vs. Appbrain

Android Market (Web) Vs. Appbrain

If you have not heard, the Android Market is now available to view on your desktop browser. I was pretty excited to see the features offered in the web version of the Android Market. However, much like many of you, I have grown comfortable using Appbrain for my Android app searching needs. I’m not going […]

How to Get Extra Storage Space On Your Android Phone

How to Get Extra Storage Space On Your Android Phone

The demand for storage space is increasing. Even if you have 64GB of storage space in your Android phone, there will be times when it is not sufficient for your daily use. Other than the physical memory card that we use, one alternative is to use a cloud storage service to increase our storage space. […]

Go Launcher Ex: An Impressive Home Replacement App For Android

Go Launcher Ex: An Impressive Home Replacement App For Android

My favorite home replacement app for Android used to be LauncherPro, mainly because it is fast and highly customizable. Even after trying out many other home replacement apps in the market (such as ADW Launcher, Zeamly, etc), I always find myself going back to LauncherPro, that is until I have found Go Launcher Ex. Go […]

Read eBooks On Android Using Aldiko Book Reader

Read eBooks On Android Using Aldiko Book Reader

I generally do all my reading on my Kindle. However, sometimes I am averse to carrying something that does not fit into my pocket. So, I often end up reading a lot of eBooks on my Android device. While it is relatively easy to read text files and PDFs on most Android device, other formats […]

BytNotes Sets A Reminder Note For Your Contact in Android

BytNotes Sets A Reminder Note For Your Contact in Android

How many time have you promise to do a task for your friend only to forget the minutes after? And when they call to remind you, you have completely no idea of why they are calling in the first place. BytNotes is a simple application for Android that allows you to set a reminder note […]

3 Ways to Install Applications On Android Without The Market

3 Ways to Install Applications On Android Without The Market

Installing apps on Android is relatively straightforward with the Android Market. You search for an app, select it and click install. However, there are often times when you may want to install a newly released app or an app that is not available in the Android Market. In these cases you will usually have to […]

Browsers War: The Search For The Best Android Browser

Browsers War: The Search For The Best Android Browser

Just like a computer, your Android device comes with a standard browser pre-installed. For many people, this browser will work great. The standard Android browser is fast and has a few cool features. However, being the default browser doesn’t mean it is the best Android browser. There are other options out ther. Depending on how […]