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Justin.tv makes broadcasting a breeze

Ask any die-hard Droid user which app they're using to record, stream, and share video, and Qik or Ustream are the most likely responses. After spending an afternoon with Justin.tv's oddly named alternative app, I can safely say that we've got a new king of the hill. Why? Let me count the ways:1. Ā ... Full Article »

September 11, 2010 6:30am

WikiMobile Encyclopedia lets you bring Wikipedia on the road

How much do two million Wikipedia articles weigh? About as much as your Android phone. WikiMobile Encyclopedia delivers the content of Wikipedia to your phone in an Android app. It works, but it's not the only game in town for accessing Wikipedia material over a cell phone. WikiMobile offers a stra ... Full Article »

September 10, 2010 2:03pm

Urban Dictionary Android app brings the trouble

Be careful with the Urban Dictionary. It could get you in trouble. Basically, Urban Dictionary provides a searchable reference of all the current slang words or phrases in existence. Make no mistake: It's hilarious, but most of the content is rated R, and it's all industrial-strength politically inc ... Full Article »

September 10, 2010 1:58pm

Find your lost phones with Where's My Android

Let's hope you never need Where's My Android. The sole reason for this Android app's existence? You've lost your phone or it's been stolen. Neither case makes me feel warm and fuzzy, but something tells me these situations are common. My testing shows the app works, and therefore I feel it's worth h ... Full Article »

September 10, 2010 8:19am

USA Today keeps you up on current events

The USA Today newspaper and web site pack in the fun. Both feature color photos, big graphics and reporting on timely topics in news, weather, sports and the like. Now, the USA Today Android app successfully delivers this content to the phone. The app displays a set of tabs across the top ā€“ Headl ... Full Article »

September 10, 2010 8:10am

Zillow for Android provides real estate street smarts

Never buy or sell a home without scoping out Zillow. The web site rocked the real estate biz when it first launched by providing easy-to-use, map-based home-price info, rental listings, mortgage advice and more. Now, Zillow offers a free and useful Android app that brings this power to your phone. ... Full Article »

September 9, 2010 3:49pm

E! Online Android app could turn you into a celebrity junkie

If you crave a more immediate and organized venue for your dose of celebrity gossip than theĀ current Internet and Droid app offerings, if you find them too sloppy with the mish-mash of video, articles, news tickers and blogs, then the highly organized, constantly updated E! Online app will satisfy ... Full Article »

September 8, 2010 4:01pm

Google Finance could have you headed for a crash

Professional and amateur investors, take note. Google's free Finance for Android app streams U.S. stock quotes, business news and data charts to your phone, and syncs with your Google Finance portfolios. The latest version adds the ability to sync multiple accounts, making it a must-try for all Goog ... Full Article »

September 8, 2010 12:08pm

Rock around the block with iHeartRadio

For me, Internet radio and mobile phones go together like peanut butter and jelly. I've seen Internet-ready clock radios, but they never made much sense to me because a computer or laptop, also able to cruise tunes on the Web, was always nearby. But, when I'm out and about, there's nothing better th ... Full Article »

September 8, 2010 7:49am

Find your way around with Bing for Android

You have to hand it to Microsoft. Not complacent to let their Bing search service live solely on the Web, the free Bing app brings some welcome search and mapping features to the Droid, wrapped in an easy-to-use package that helps users "find what they need, when they need it." Fire up the app and ... Full Article »

September 8, 2010 7:22am


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