One of the coolest thing about some of the newer apps is they are using augmented reality. If you aren’t sure what augmented reality is, in this case it is basically adding features to what’s currently being displayed through your camera. When it comes to your location, a real-time compass is the only way you should get information.
The alarm clock on Android devices can vary a little from manufacturer to manufacturer. However, pretty much all of them offer the same basic features and functions. The video below will show the basics of how to use the pre-installed alarm clock on an Android device.
When we were all using a home phone or even a flip phone, it was really simple to keep track of people’s contact information. Most people had an address book or Rolodex with everything there was to know about a contact written on it. Times have changed. Contacts + is and Android application to give you total control over your contact list. Continue reading
Anyone who steps outdoors during the day is affected by the weather. Sure a nice sunny day is the type of day we all hope for when we wake up, but as I look out the window today, I can assure you they are not all pleasant. When a storm is a brewin’, its good to have access to a weather radar to see if you should prepare. Radar Now! for Android is just the app for you to see what’s comin’ at ya. Continue reading
One of the most awe inspiring things in nature is a beautiful sunrise. The way the rays of sunlight reflect off of the water droplets and other objects. If you have never seen a sunrise, I highly recommend it. Anyway, today’s review is on a live wallpaper. The Sunrise Live Wallpaper for Android is the free version. There is also a paid option. Continue reading
The widget we are going to talk about in this week’s Android widget review, is HD Widgets. Many of the widgets available in the market are your geared towards specific application, or they have a specific function like clock or weather. What sets these different widgets apart is part is there features. You wouldn’t think that there’s a lot of features available in weather widget but there actually are several. Luckily, HD Widgets is more than just a weather widget. Continue reading
Last week you may have noticed that we started a new section on Thursdays talking about themes for entry devices. Widget Wednesday will be the same type of article, just talking about different widgets. I think the widget on Android device is one of the most underutilized functions. Many people don’t even know how to add a widget to their screen they just think it’s a cool looking clock or a music player shortcut.
Poynt for Android is the perfect application for people who hate to sit at home. Technically, Poynt for Android is a local search utility but I like to think of it more as a fun engine.
The way to use Poynt for Android is just head out for the evening and then let the app lead you. What I mean is you can choose anything from a place to have dinner, find an event or check movie times. Poynt for Android is a central search when you are out and about and looking for something fun to do. Poynt is a great app for people who travel quite a bit or just like to explore their hometown.
This week for the Android theme review, we will be talking about the ADW Sticker Album Theme. The most notable part of the theme is the change in the icons. This is a very fun theme and has a playful feel to it.
Some people aren’t sure how to add a theme to ADW launcher, please refer to this article: