Tag Archive: Apps


Amazon Student app makes it easy to buy textbooks or trade-in for gift cards [Android apps]

The first two lessons learned at any university are that the financial aid office is a nightmare, and the campus bookstore is never going to give you a deal when buying or selling back textbooks. Amazon is attempting to swoop-in and address the later issue with its new Amazon Student app for Android.

Previously available only for the iPhone, Amazon Student is a rebranded  [Read More…]

Many popular Android apps and games on sale for only 10 cents

Quick, run to the Android Market and start looking for apps. If you’ve got a dime, you can probably get some of the more popular paid apps available in the Android Market. We’re not sure if this is a glitch or some stealthy marketing promotion to increase download totals, but several apps are available for only 10 cents in the US and 10p in  [Read More…]

Android Apps Alert #81: FedEx, NBA, ex.fm, Path, and more

Androinica.com takes a look at new apps in the Android Market each week, then wraps them all in a nice little package to share with you, our lovely readers. In this week’s edition of Android Apps Alert, we take a look at a few handy utilities, exciting games, and music makers that you may want to put on your Android phones and tablets. Enjoy!

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Android Apps Alert #80: Happy Thanksgiving Edition

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! You’re probably still digesting turkey and scouring the web to find some Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. We’ve already spotted a few that may interest you, including a handful of app deals, so check those out first and prepare for the season. But in the mean time, here are some Android apps to download this holiday weekend.

Ice Cream Sandwich  [Read More…]

Happy Thanksgiving! What apps are you thankful for?

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Happy Thanksgiving Android and Me readers. We hope you all are taking some time with family eating lots of good food, playing games, and watching a little football. While giving thanks for all the good things in your life, be sure to be mindful of those Android apps that you enjoy or that make your lives easier in some way.

On this day of thanks, I wanted to share with you  [Read More…]

5 more great Black Friday and holiday shopping apps

Last year, we reviewed 6 Android Shopping Apps for Black Friday and Beyond in an attempt to help you quickly and efficiently hit the mall (or web) to kick off the holiday season. Some of those apps are still great tools to have, but a few new contenders popped up to be your desired shopping app for Android Holiday 2011. Here are a few  [Read More…]

Android Apps Alert #79: Apps for Music, Food, Photos, and Games

Forgive the delay but sickness and dedication kept me from recapping the best new Android apps the last two weeks. On the bright side, we did have some good Android app reviews and some fun things happen in recent weeks. Still, that’s no substitute for letting you know which great new Android apps should be loaded to your phone or tablet, so let’s get  [Read More…]

Kindle Fire gets Android Market, Google Apps; Nook Tablet gets Amazon App Store

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Gotta love development for affordable tablets! The Amazon Kindle Fire is great, but at that price point it’s missing many of the features more expensive tablets have. Due to Amazon’s business plan, one of the missing features happens to be Google Apps. This includes the Android Market, as well as all other Google applications, like Gmail, Maps, Books, YouTube, Talk, etc.

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If you’ve been missing Google’s services, there’s now  [Read More…]

Kindle Fire will get Hulu Plus and “several thousand” apps, but not all Android apps will be compatible

The Amazon Kindle Fire launches next week with thousands of apps available through the just re-launched Amazon Appstore for Android. Amazon just sent us a note that Hulu Plus and ESPN Scorecenter will be among the big names of apps joining the lineup of Fire options.

However, according to tech mover and shaker Robert Scoble, not all Android apps will be compatible with the  [Read More…]

Taptu announces three exclusive Nook Color apps — Taptu Fashion, Taptu Food, and Taptu Lifestyle

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Taptu, the folks behind the popular news reader that lets you “DJ” your news, has announced three exclusive RSS feed apps for the Nook Color — Taptu Fashion, Taptu Food, and Taptu Lifestyle.  Each comes pre-loaded with content, and have over 200,000 streams from major media publications,  [Read More…]