Are Android Phones the Future of Computing?

by Jul 02, 2012

With announcements about Microsoft’s new Windows 7 operating system promising a higher level of integration between mobile and traditional computing devices, many users are scratching their heads. Sure, mobile phones are great and have their value in literally thousands of computing applications — but do we really want desktop computers to become more like mobile…Continue Reading

Check-in’s & Ratings Simplified in Maps 5.5

Jun 06, 2011 No Comments

With Google Maps being used by over 200 million mobile devices it isn’t any wonder why Google needs to keep updating. Google Maps for Android is getting some new looks with the new 5.5 update which include some new buttons, editing options, and viewing options. Now on Google Maps you’ll be able to check-in to…Continue Reading

How to Setup Email Accounts on Android Phones

May 25, 2011 No Comments

If you added an email account to your Android phone when you initially bought it or someone at the store did it for you, chances are that you don’t know how to an email account yourself. Don’t worry, in this guide I will show you how to add an email account to your Android phone, step-by-step….Continue Reading

Update Your Android Phones to 2.3.4 to Avoid Getting Hacked

May 24, 2011 1 Comment

Researchers have found security vulnerability in Android 2.3.3 in which your login credentials could be stolen.  Since web applications like Google Calendar, Twitter, Facebook and others use unsecured connections to login, you may be at risk when connecting to a Wi-Fi hotspot. When you automatically connect to a secured connection, some of your online accounts…Continue Reading

Deposit Your Checks Via PayPal’s Mobile App

May 23, 2011 2 Comments

Have you ever needed to deposit a check, but never really felt like going the bank? Do you use your PayPal account more than your real bank account? Then how about downloading the PayPal 2.8 app for your mobile device. Since October, it’s been available for iOS, but now all Android users can use the…Continue Reading

How to Connect to a Wi-Fi Network with Your Android Phone

May 20, 2011 1 Comment

In order for your Android phone to connect to wireless networks you will need to turn on the Wi-Fi radio and connect to the wireless network of your choice. Unless the wireless network is open, that is, it has no password. You will need to specify which wireless network to connect to and enter your…Continue Reading

How to Reset Your Android Phone to Factory Settings

May 19, 2011 No Comments

Whether you are selling it or giving it away, there may come a time when you will part with your Android powered phone. If and when this happens there are two things you need to make sure of. The first is that your data is backed up somewhere. The second and most important is that…Continue Reading

Top 10 Android Apps Every Phone Should Have

May 18, 2011 No Comments

As more and more users move from older phones to Android-powered phones the need for a comprehensive list of must-have applications becomes more important. On this post we’ve compiled a list of some of the most useful Android apps from the Marketplace. We hope you find this list of Android essentials, as indispensible as the…Continue Reading

Google Finally Releases Docs App for Mobile Phones

May 03, 2011 No Comments

After many awaited years of bad mobile document editing, Google has finally released a new Google Docs App for Android.  The app, available only in English and on Android 2.1+ phones, allows you to easily find any document connected to your Google account and edit them with ease, right on your phone. You can even…Continue Reading

Make Video Conference Calls with Fring’s Latest App

Apr 14, 2011 No Comments

Fring, the App that brought video conferencing available on the iPhone just about year ago has set out to make their app even better. The latest beta of Fring now supports group video calling, with up to four friends simultaneously. Right now the beta is very limited and the only way to get into the…Continue Reading

Google Brings More Enterprise Friendly Features to Android

Apr 12, 2011 No Comments

With an adoption of 300,000 new devices per day, the Android  platform is expanding at an exceeding rate. A lot of these new devices include enterprise solutions for many businesses. However, the Android platform hasn’t always been the best enterprise platform, but this is changing. Google has helped add some more business friendly features over…Continue Reading

Keep Track of Your Every Move with Google Maps for Android

Apr 06, 2011 1 Comment

Keeping track of your every move has been possible before with Google Maps, but there hasn’t been a whole lot of detail in terms of your location. Now with the release of Google Maps 5.3 for Android, you now have the ability to view your location history right on your phone. You can now see…Continue Reading

Priority Inbox Now Available for All Mobile Devices

Feb 09, 2011 No Comments

Back in August 2010, Google released the Beta Priority Inbox for Gmail; a feature which analyzes your messages and attempts to sort your messages with the highest priority first. There are a bunch of factors Gmail utilizes to prioritize your inbox, but a lot of the signals rely on how you read and reply to…Continue Reading