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 [...]
“Watch carefully as ingredients fall from the top of the screen, and tap the plates to juggle toppings into just the right position. The higher you stack, the more points you’ll earn. Every level gives you access to more ingredients, so use your imagination and come up with the tastiest combinations possible.” Sounds simple enough, but Burger Joint will quickly bowl you over if you are not paying attention. It’s fast paced, challenging, and fun. While all that sounds good, can a few potentially rough spots ruin a fun experience?Gameplay
Burger Joint is a cross between Tetris and Bejewled which ends up to be pretty challenging. When I [...]
SouldCraft is a fantastic, free-to-play Android role playing game that was, for a long time, only available on Tegra 3 devices via the TegraZone portal. As many Android gamers have hoped, SoulCraft has now became available (for free) on all Android devices. Currently, the game is in open-beta status, meaning that you can expect changes and updates (locations, character, spells, items and more) every week, most of them being based on user feedback. Speaking of users, the SoulCraft community is very active and fun to interact with, and is about to grow even bigger, as the game gains popularity and its user base extends.
If you are unfamiliar with SoulCraft, you should [...]
If you have been attentive to every rooting and flashing guide for Android phones, you can find under the requirements section that you will need to create a backup of your mobile phone data. Connecting your phone to the computer to create a backup, or transfer files on your SD card could really take much of your time. But, now it is possible to remotely backup your phone’s content in the cloud via inDefend Mobile Backup app.
The inDefend Mobile Backup is an application that allows you to easily backup your data in the cloud. You can backup your contacts, call logs, text messages, calendar, and personalized settings and restore them remotely from the cloud. The app [...]
Plotting a comeback to a market that has shunned your products for years is not going to be a walk in the park. Coupled with an increasingly competitive smartphone landscape, the road ahead is but a bumpy one for Microsoft and its Windows Phone.
But the folks working at One Microsoft Way know they are doing something right when both critics and developers are giving their seal of approval. The Metro UI on Windows Phone is praised by tech journalists for its radical and innovative design, while budding developers are busy exploring the ins and outs of the new operating system. Relying on the strength of its Metro UI, Microsoft is planning to release Windows 8 on desktop [...]
The rising giant of the casual gaming world, Zynga, has recently acquired OMGPOP, the struggling game developer behind the hugely popular Draw Something game for Android and iOS. Now, it seems that Zynga is hard at work whipping Draw Something into even better form, to ensure that the Pictionary-style game maintains its momentum.
Just days after the $180 million acquisition was announced, we found out that a huge update to Draw Something is coming, one that has the game’s legions of fans very excited. And for good reason – the upcoming features will give the game some much needed polish. If you got an email yesterday from Zynga/OMGPOP, you probably already [...]
I’m a geek, so it makes perfect sense for my vision of a perfect world to involve mobile devices (such as smartphones, tablets and laptops), as well as static devices (such as desktop computers and gaming consoles), all converging together into a single, multifaceted experience. I’m quite tired of having to feel the impact of jumping from one device from another, although they are capable of roughly the same tasks. Fortunately for the optimistic monkey inside me, Google’s Deep Shot project represents an evolutionary step towards convergence.
To illustrate how devices inter-operate in their current state, let me give you an example: I can start writing this [...]
With a plethora of applications at Google Play Store, our Android smartphone never ceases to surprise us with new and exciting apps that can make it a pocket-size convenience. Barcode scanners, for instance, belongs to a type that shoppers can use frequently to immediately fetch info about an item. But, with hundred—or even thousands—of codes that need to be scanned, we need an app that organizes things. This is where Barcode Cache comes to our aid.
Barcodes and QR codes are scanned to identify certain information about a product. With the creation of barcode scanners and the ability of smartphones to scan codes, these codes are now used to rapidly spread a variety [...]
It’s very frustrating to run out of battery power at a time when you’d need your Android phone or tablet to run a bit longer for more urgent tasks. If you’re near a power outlet and you have your charger cable with you, then you’re in luck. But, what about those times when you’re on the go?
There are several tools and apps that can help you optimize the battery consumption of your device, but many of them still aren’t good enough. A lot of users are still looking for the perfect app that would solve their battery problem. In the quest for the perfect battery optimization app joins Trend Micro’s battery saving tool: [...]