3D Compass for Android Review

3d-comapass-androidOne 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.

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Radar Now! for Android Review

Radar Now! for Android Review

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

Sunrise Live Wallpaper [Android Live Wallpaper]

Sunrise Live Wallpaper for AndroidOne 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

Poynt for Android Makes Local Search Fun

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.

 

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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

(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

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