Tag Archive: Android


Your Internet life is complicated – let IFTTT automate it for you

It’s been a good while coming, but IFTTT (If This Then That) is launching its official Android app today. Arriving several months after the app’s launch on iOS, IFTTT is launching a well-designed and useful app on Android that aims to help automate your Internet life. If you haven’t dove into the vast world of IFTTT it may be a bit overwhelming at first, but the  [Read More...]

Android smartphones ranked by pixels per inch

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It used to be a battle of Megapixels between smartphones to showcase their superiority in the market, but now that has moved over to Pixels Per Inch (PPI), manufactures are now looking at ways of packing more pixels into their displays.

PPI contributes to many factors, but most significantly it is how sharp and crisp the display looks. There is a certain amount of pixels  [Read More...]

‘Big uptick in demand for mobile 64-bit products,’ ARM EVP tells CNET

With announcements earlier this year from chipmakers NVIDIA and Qualcomm, there’s clear momentum building behind 64-bit processors in mobile devices. And in an interview with CNET today, ARM’s executive vice president of corporate strategy reveals it’s recently seen a “big uptick in demand for mobile 64-bit products,” with the potential for 64-bit Android products by the end of the year.

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Sidekick Cycle rides onto Android

We all play games for fun, but wouldn’t it be nice if there were other positive effects too? Global Gaming Initiative’s newly-released Sidekick Cycle has just such a goal. As a game, it’s a 2D bicycling game in which racers ride through impossible courses in order to collect coins and items. Sort of like iStunt 2 and other obstacle-course based games.

Like most mobile games, Sidekick Cycle is free to play. The difference here is  [Read More...]

American carriers are making progress in being more open and customer-friendly — particularly T-Mobile — but Sprint is preparing to take a significant step forward by ensuring that the devices they sell to customers are able to be SIM unlocked. Eventually. In 2015. In an FAQ on Sprint’s unlocking policy, the company states that they are “working to ensure that all devices developed and launched on or after February 11, 2015 are capable of being unlocked  [Read More...]

How to host a website on your Android device

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As you may already know, there are plenty of hosting companies out there, some expensive, some not. Some are dependable, some have terrible up time, and some simply shouldn’t be allowed to offer hosting. Even after looking through a list of some of the best options, finding the perfect hosting company can be a rather difficult thing to do. So why not host your site  [Read More...]

Welp, dedicated Droid DNA owners, here it comes. Quite possibly the last major update you’ll get for the Verizon Droid DNA. Android 4.4.2 and Sense 5.5 are incoming and should be available starting April 24. (That’s this Thursday.) Also on board is Sense 5.5. Not a bad update for an aging phone. Enjoy, folks.

Someone manning the @googlenexus Twitter account was helping a user with an issue, and sent out a picture of the phone dialer app. Apparently, they’re not using the same version of Android that the rest of us little people are using, and the new color theme has caused quite the uproar.

Adobe has announced that the AIR runtime for Android, as well as the SDK tools and components will soon be updated to work on Android x86. This means that all the Intel Atom tablets we’ll be hearing about in 2014 can run applications built using Adobe Air, and they can be installed and updated like any other app right from Google Play. The new runtime will soon be available for download from Google Play, and the  [Read More...]

If you’ve been hoping to take some of those oddly-focused Lensbaby pictures with your Android phone, you’re in luck. Lensbaby has added a $ 50 pledge level to their Kickstarter project for Android users, and your money gets you the lens itself and a full-featured application this coming October.