Total Control of Your Android Contacts

Contacts + for Android Logo

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

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

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

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

6 Must-have Android apps for freelancers

When you are a freelancer, you  are a Jack-of-all-trades. Because of this, you are always working. You might be at your kid’s soccer game and think of something to tweet. Or if you are at a networking event and meet 10 new people, you will need to get their contact info into your contact list.

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Using the Android Calendar [Android Basics]

The Android phone calendar is super powerful and easy to use. If you are accustomed to other smart phone calendars, the Android calendar will be a sight for sore eyes. The look of the Android calendar will vary depending on the device.

For example, the Samsung Tab has a different calendar than my HTC Desire. If you root your device and change ROMs, you will likely have a different calendar application on each ROM you install.

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