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Great Scott! Google might not be creating automatic rubber shoes or fancy hoverboards but it certainly is bringing the future closer to today. The recent Google I|O... conference gave devs and pundits alike lots of innovations to think about and discuss. Let’s see some of the things we can expect from Android in the future.

 

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The most British of media institutions, namely BBC News, is now available for consumption via smartphone and tablet. Everything above Android 1.6 is compatible with the downloaded app, (a preview here)... but unfortunately Android Honeycomb is off limits. Another thing to feel bad about: it’s UK only.

Don’t worry, an international version is on its way.

The app was officia...

Top 12 Free Android Apps for Productivity

By simple definition, productivity applications refer to software programs that let you get things done–and faster, or more efficiently. The less fluff and the less clutter, the better the productivity... app.

You probably own several productivity suites for your desktop or laptop. Android devices have their share of such applications, too. They literally number by the hundreds, or maybe thousands. Won...

google-wallet

“Make your phone your wallet” – only if you have Google Wallet. Google has just announced Google Wallet as well as Google Offers during a press affair held in New York City. Together with MasterCard,... Citi, First Data, Macy’s, Subway, Toys ‘R Us, Sprint and other well-known companies, Google is bringing another kind of service that looks to revolutionize how we pay for the things.

So what...
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Earlier this month, one of the Android platform’s most awaited for apps arrived. Netflix for Android followed in the footsteps of its iOS cousin and literally exploded on to the scene.... Combining Netflix’s recognized brand presence with smooth operation, Netflix has fast become one of the platform’s killer apps.

Unfortunately, it only worked on four phones: the HT...

ShadowGun2

[Updated: Video below] Every time there’s a big upgrade in terms of the hardware on the devices we use, developers are eagerly working behind the scenes to produce their latest creation. Madfinger... Games, the company behind the hugely popular Samurai II: Vengeance game that’s currently available on iOS devices has just thrown out some screenshots taken off (what we presume) is a Tegra 3 referenc...

Easy-money

Hello everybody! I’m Darryl Doak, you may have seen me in my previous get rich quick articles like “U.S. National Carrier Plan Price Showdown!” and “Virgin Mobile LG Optimus... V Review – Raising the Bar for Budget Android Phones!” Today, I’ve got a new get rich strategy for you! Let’s learn how to manage your money on your phone everywhere you go!<...

Google Music Beta

This afternoon, while sitting in a hot library studying, I noticed that my Droid X’s notification light was blinking rapidly. Looking for a distraction, I powered on my display, and saw that I... had a new email. The subject of the email read: “You’re Invited to Music Beta by Google.” My day instantly went from being a woeful Wednesday to becoming a wonderful Wednesday, all t...

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Recently, Google’s been cracking down on rogue apps and doing the usual clean up of security issues.  One of the basic foundations of Android security is app permissions. App permissions... for Android are a funny thing – this is because when you click “accept” on that EULA, you usually accept everything that an app wants.

Well, that isn’t exactly fair –...

android-shoo-mosquito

Malaria, filariasis, yellow fever, dengue fever, Rift Valley fever, Ross River Fever, epidemic polyarthritis, various types of encephalitis, West Nile virus (WNV). These are just some of the diseases... borne by mosquitoes, and they could be fatal. Malaria, for instance, claims 2,000,000 lives yearly, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

What has this got to do with your Android device...