For centuries, the wisest of men – poets, priests, and scholars – have basked in the company of books to grasp the infinite knowledge of the world. Today, much has changed, yet books continue to parade the streets of enlightenment inside the minds of every thought leader of this mobile generation. However, the Web 2.0 era, with its “Midas’ touch”, has pretty much digitized almost everything form of physical media, making ebooks and audio books the gold standard in education, both formal and informal.
For all book lovers out there, here is a look at the best Android apps guaranteed to please the bookworm inside of you.Kindle for [...]
If you talk about photo-editing applications for Android, there are already so many of these on the market, ranging from the most complicated and the most sophisticated down to the simplest and the easiest to use. Adding to the already long list of photo-editing apps is Pix: Pixel Mixer, which features a simple and effect-packed photo editing interface. While other photo-editing apps can beat Pix: Pixel Mixer in terms of sophistication, in terms of simplicity and quality, there’s no doubt that this app can deliver to you finely edited photos.
Most photo editing apps are designed to be used by the pro and the hobbyist or enthusiast, leaving beginners [...]
The Chinese ROM MIUI has been a huge hit among Android device users, and with good reason. This ROM brings with it a unique user interface, as well as several features that are sure to get other custom ROM users envious. One of the best features that MIUI packs is its file explorer, giving you access to browse your locally stored media and your SD card.
Now, even non-MIUI phone users can enjoy MIUI’s handy file browser. XDA Developers senior member apooonet has managed to port MIUI’s native File Explorer, maintaining not only its look but also the device’s ability to browse locally stored media, SD cards, and even the device’s root [...]
Humans are naturally social animals and getting together with friends is just one of the ways of having a good time. Unfortunately, as anyone who’s associated with a large group of people can tell you, coordinating with several individuals can be stressful.
Though meetups may spell good times, it can be such a hassle when questions fly left and right, basically asking the same things people have already asked. But, thanks to FlockThere, Inc., there’s an app that will help you eliminate meetup problems by giving you your contacts’ real-time locations, so you’ll no longer have to worry where the last member of your team is or how to get there. [...]
Whoever said that invitation cards were out of style? Back in the day, if you wanted to organize an event properly, you’d have to send invitations to your guests through the mail or by personally delivering invitations to their doorsteps.
Over the years, however, the rush of modern life has made it difficult for event organizers to sit down and make personalized invitations. It’s so much easier, and faster, to send an informal text or e-mail to the invite list.
But, for those of you who want a classic touch to your events without having to purchase cards from the store, there’s an app for you. Evite is an online platform for creating, managing, [...]
With the availability of more and more high-end devices and blazing speed data connections, the growth of the “app culture” has been exponential. The ability to instantly download apps and have almost any information available, literally, at your fingertips is infinitely appealing.
Not to be stopped at providing fun, albeit time-wasting activities on your handset, apps have slowly begun migrating to PCs as well. We’ve already seen a few examples of this, with Angry Birds, one of the most popular app games around, already available on Chrome. Not to be outdone, Microsoft announced the availability of “Cut the Rope” on IE 9.
At long last, the much anticipated Android version of Temple Run is available! It was extremely popular on the iOS platform and the developers, Imangi Studios, said they would release an Android version on the 27th of march, which they did. In the two days it’s been released, it’s risen high-high up in the Play Store – So is it as addictive and fun as the iOS version? Let’s find out…
We have a confession to make. We’re still fond of old-fashioned comic books and we just love watching our heroes fighting their own not-so-cool evil nemesis. Staring at the glossy pages of a Marvel or DC comic book brings absolute delight to our boyish senses. Comic books are a great pastime activity, whether it is Manga, Anime or just about any cool comic book that you like to read. Even better, there are a lot of apps out there that will let you read and buy your favorite comics online via your Android phone or tablet. Here are some of the best Android apps we know that will let you view and buy comics.Comics
This app is the largest digital comic library in [...]
Typing your message on your Android phone could sometimes require a bit of effort and precise finger coordination. Unlike wider screens of Android tablets, the smaller screens of Android phones makes the keyboard keys stick closer together, making it a difficult feat to type your text messages faster. But with MobiTexter installed on your Android phone, you can now compose your messages faster by utilizing the full-size keyboard of your computer.
MobiTexter syncs all your contacts and text messages, making them accessible on your computer’s web browser. You can instantly read new messages, compose messages, and send SMS messages from your desktop. With a full-size [...]
A few weeks ago, we reported about T-Mobile’s two MyTouch phones that will be made by Huawei and are expected to come later in the year. The two mid-range devices, one of which features a slide-out keyboard, will supposedly run ICS and come with decent, although unimpressive specs.
We’ve also seen a supposed picture of the slate model (non-QWERTY), which, although as blurry as they get, gave us an idea about how the new MyTouch devices will present themselves (just like the Nexus One, if you ask us).
Now, Engadget finally offered us some quality information on the elusive phones from Huawei. Apparently, the slideout device was spotted at Huawei’s headquarters in [...]