androidtorrent

  If you’re fond of using torrents on your home computer, there’s no reason why you can’t use them on your Android device too.   Finding and downloading torrents on an Android device is easy–and best of all, free.  Be aware, though, that just because something is freely available via torrent does not mean that it is legally available. In case you didn’t know, a torrent is a small file that provides a BitTorrent client with information about where to find and download the pieces of a larger file (often a media file or archived application).  When you open a…

Android Voice Actions

The recent release of iOS’s Siri has brought renewed attention to mobile phone and tablet voice control.  While the press has made ado of Siri, Google’s Voice Actions have existed for far longer and can do virtually everything Siri can do.   With Ice Cream Sandwich right around the corner, we anticipate an even more powerful and useful catalog of actions. Before we dive into the more advanced Voice Action commands, here’s a refresher on the basics.  Activate any of these commands by tapping the microphone next to the Google search box and speaking after you see the “Speak now”…

Android Malware, Viruses, and Malicious Apps

Fun, useful, silly, informative, productive: Android apps are all these things and more. In fact, the huge and diverse selection of apps has been one of the primary factors driving Android devices’ surging popularity. Unfortunately, there’s one more word we should add to the list of adjectives describing apps: dangerous — or, at least, potentially dangerous. What can you do to keep your Android malware free?