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Vlingo Android app a solid “secretary”

Vlingo is a words-to-action app for your Android that allows you to compose text messages and emails, update social networking statuses, conduct web searches, and make phone calls – all using voice command. Tap the home screen widget and tell the phone what task you'd like it to complete, always ... Full Article »

October 28, 2010 7:00am

Stay on top of power management with Advanced Task Killer Android app

There is still much to learn about task management and whether Android itself does a good job managing tasks/services. But sometimes, I wish I could kill a specific task, just to free up memory or stop data from being consumed. Advanced Task Killer (ATK) is a Froyo-specific app that somehow bypasse ... Full Article »

October 28, 2010 6:35am

Customize messages with Handcent Android app

The Handcent app for your Android phone is perfect for the person who's bored to death by Android's ho-hum texting platform. The enhanced SMS (short messaging service) and MMS (multimedia messaging service) allow users to completely customize their messaging experience. Do you want your conversation ... Full Article »

October 27, 2010 4:54am

AT&T Uverse and other top Android Apps of the Week

This week brought a number of new entertainment apps to the Android, including AT&T's Uverse app. It's joining the likes of DirecTV and Comcast for mobile access to your DVR. ING also launched a robust banking tool for Android, with a well-rounded set of features for mobile payments and such. T ... Full Article »

October 21, 2010 8:33am

Locator helps keep family safe and sound

If you and your kids own an iPhone or Android device, Life360's cross-platform Family Locator (Android) and Family GPS Tracker and Safety Center Pro (iPhone) stand ready to help you track and locate each other in real time. That's the promise. In practice, the app has a nasty habit of draining your ... Full Article »

October 21, 2010 7:47am

Road warriors will love hands- and eyes-free Start Talking app

If you are a fast-talking road warrior, you'll love the free Start Talking app for Android. This communication app reads text messages to you while on the go, and allows you to respond to incoming texts, and even post to Twitter and Facebook without touching or looking at your phone. This app sounds ... Full Article »

October 19, 2010 1:28pm

Turn your Android into a video player with these top apps

Entertainment is undergoing a revolution — you can watch television programs and movies on your Android phone, thanks to improved graphics technology, powerful processors and plenty of RAM and storage. These mini-computers are bringing the on-demand world to wherever you happen to be. Check out th ... Full Article »

October 19, 2010 9:51am

Tweetdeck is official on Android, and other industry news

The Android Market continues to storm ahead, with a number of big brands showing their support for this mobile ecosystem. Tweetdeck has officially launched its Android app, which has been in beta for the past few weeks. The revised app offers a number of Twitter management tools, with support for a ... Full Article »

October 14, 2010 12:02pm

Robot remotes and eyes-free navigation, Android highlights this week

For the nerd in you, Lego Mindstorm's got an Android app that will control your toy robots from across the room. A guide of another kind is Google, with two new apps designed for the vision-impaired. WalkyTalky and Intersection Explorer will narrate your local surroundings from Google Maps. Here ar ... Full Article »

October 14, 2010 10:45am

The joke's on people who use You’re Holding It Wrong Android app

Holding It Wrong is an app for your Android phone that's based on a joke that was briefly funny, back in June. This past summer, co-founder and CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs, stunned American consumers when he responded to the iPhone 4's reception issues by writing "just avoid holding it in that way" in ... Full Article »

October 14, 2010 7:30am

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