How to Add a Theme to ADW Launcher

 

Android home screen launcher seem to cause people a little anxiety.  Most Android home screen launchers are different than what most people are accustomed to and they have a lot more features.  One of the coolest  features is adding themes. Some of the more popular Android home screen launchers have numerous themes to change the look and/or operation of the launcher. Here we will go over how to add a seem to ADW launcherContinue reading

Alarm Clock Replacement Apps for Android

With the show of hands, who hates waking up to an alarm? I’m right with you.  Most of the preinstalled alarm clock applications for Android are not that great.  They may have a timer and alarm and that’s about it.  By adding a and alarm clock replacement app to your Android phone, you will get some additional features.  Some of those features may make it a little more pleasurable to go to sleep or wake up using this application.

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Typing on an Android Virtual Keyboard [Android Basics]

Typing on a virtual keyboard takes a little getting used to. If you started out on a phone with a full keyboard with actual buttons, the first thing you will notice is your speed decrease.

The Android virtual keyboard is unique in the way that, if you don’t like it, you can download a new one. There are are over 6204 different keyboard applications in the Google Play Store. Each can replace the default Android keyboard or add to it. Continue reading

Lookator – Augmented Reality Wi-Fi Hotspot Finder for Android

Augmented Reality Wi-Fi Hotspot Finder for AndroidWhen you use a lot of data from your phone, knowing how to find a Wi-Fi hotspot can potentially save you lots of money and overages.

Finding a free and open Wi-fi hotspots isn’t always the easiest of tasks. Lookator is a Wi-Fi Hotspot Finder to help make the task of  finding a Wi-Fi hotspot a little bit easier. If you have used any augmented reality apps, you will feel at home with Lookator.

Here is a quick review showing why will be Lookator your favorite Wi-Fi Hotspot Finder. Continue reading

(Don’t) Text and Drive

Okay, I want to start by saying that texting while driving is not safe. I personally know people who have been in accidents while texting and driving. The title got you here though so I’ll show you a cool app with a car mode. The car mode lets you use voice commands to open various apps and input text into those apps. Yes one of them is the stock Android SMS app.   Continue reading

Android Theme Review Thursday

ADW-Launcher-IconPart of customizing an Android device is adding the apps to add functions not there before. Adding a home screen launcher will let you change the layout of your home screens, but sometimes the colors and icons are a little blah. To fix the blah-ness problem, many of the popular home screen launchers have add-on themes. We will be talking about those Android themes here and Thursdays will hence forth be called Theme Review Thursday. Continue reading

Free Up Space on Your Home Screen and Access Apps Faster with Wave Launcher

In the world of Android replacement home screen apps, it takes some innovation to stand out. Even though you may use a home screen replacement like ADW or GO Launcher EX, there are still times when you need quick access to a few commonly used applications.

I have been trying applications for the notification bar and application docks similar to Wave Launcher. Here is why Wave Launcher stands out in my mind. Continue reading

Llama Location Based Profile Switcher

Have you ever been at work and had your phone ring with an inappropriate ringtone in the middle of a meeting? Sucks to be you. To help spare you the embarrassment again, you should look at Llama.

There is a little setup when you are at each location so Llama knows where the profile should be switched. Other than training the app at the location, everything else can be done later. Continue reading

Android Business Apps Worth Paying For

When it comes to business, if it can make you money or save you money, it’s work looking into. There are a lot of Android apps for business out there, but the problem is, it’s hard to know what is worth the money and what’s not. Below are three apps to make your day a bit easier and run more smoothly. Continue reading