winzip android app

If you used Windows between 1991 and 2001 then you have probably heard of (and used) WinZip.

Before Microsoft built the ability to unzip files into Windows XP, and before 7zip, WinZip was the... de facto way to handle .zip files. Wind forward another ten years and WinZip is still around and it is now no longer just confined to Windows. There is WinZip for Mac, WinZip for iOS, and now WinZip fo...

robin

A lot has been said about Apple’s Siri, including some interesting remarks by Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak. There are those who love it and those who, how can we put it, those... who aren’t so keen. But everyone agrees that voice control and “talking” to our mobile devices is the future.

For Android users, there are a number of different apps available...

Samsung-Galaxy-S3

For those who have Samsung’s new Galaxy S3 Android super phone but want something closer to the vanilla Android experience, rather than the heavily customized UI provided by Samsung, then here... is some good news for you. The S3 is now part of the official CyanogenMod 9 nightly build process and will eventually¬†receive¬†an official stable version of CyanogenMod 9 when it is released.

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cyanogenmod

The final, stable release of CyanogenMod 7.2 has been much anticipated ever since the first Release Candidate (RC) build back in March. Now after a further two RCs and a load of bug fixes, the... CyanogenMod team has declared that CyanogenMod 7.2 is ready.

In case you don’t know, CyanogenMod is a replacement Android firmware based on Gingerbread 2.3.7 but with new features and opti...

Smartphone-Battery-Life

Recent advances in battery technology could mean that the next generation of batteries will last ten times longer than current batteries.

The new tech known as Lithium-air batteries use... the oxygen in the air as part of the chemical reactions that make batteries work. The biggest hurdle up until now has been that the oxygen also reacts with other parts of the battery causing them to det...

Windows 8 Tablet

Microsoft is no stranger to making hardware Рalong with the odd mouse and keyboard, it has been making and selling its successful Xbox line of game consoles for a decade.

It... now seems that Microsoft will enter into the tablet market. Microsoft has scheduled an event on Monday in LA, where it promises to make a major announcement. Although the nature of the event has not...

Amazon’s Kindle Fire has been on the market for exactly seven months today, and it looks¬†likely¬†that before the 7-inch tablet reaches its first¬†birthday¬†it will be revised and updated... by Amazon. It is¬†also¬†likely¬†that the 7-inch version will be joined by a little brother.

According to a recent report by Digitimes, Amazon is preparing to lower the price of the Kindle Fire t...

One of the¬†ingredients¬†in the Android Fragmentation soup is the extra UIs that companies like Samsung and HTC add on top of the¬†standard¬†Android interface. These extras help¬†differentiate¬†one... company’s phone over another. The problem is that for app developers to make use of these extras they need access to a software development kit which exposes the relevant APIs.

HTC’...

magicpiano

Smule, known for its Songify app that automatically turns speech into music, has released another one of its popular apps on Android.

Magic Piano is very popular on iOS and Smule reckons... it has over 13 million players on that platform. Now it is the turn of Android users all over the world to start making magical music! The concept of Magic Piano is simple Рplayers tap on beams o...

google-bouncer

In February of this year, Google revealed some details of a new malware scanner which it had been developing during the latter half of 2011. Dubbed “the Bouncer”, the automated service runs... each app submitted to Google Play to see if it has any malicious intentions. According to Google’s initial figures, the Bouncer has been responsible for a 40% drop in malicious apps available in Go...