Ken East(181 posts)

Ken is an expert on management and is currently engrossed with his newly started adventure in logistics management. But, that's only his second love. His first love, of course, and without being mushy when this is said, is Android.




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Google Nexus 7: How to activate the full tablet UI instead of the phone UI

by: Ken EastJuly 16, 2012

Only a few have felt and experienced Google’s latest Nexus 7 tablet, but modifications and hacks for the highly anticipated tablet have started to sprout like mushrooms. Among these modifications is a mod that lets users experience a full tablet user interface (UI) on the Nexus 7, instead of the default phone UI that it comes with.

While critics are beginning to scrutinize every detail of the Nexus 7, the ever hardworking devs from XDA Developers are doing their homework to improve the Nexus 7 experience. The modification to enable a full tablet UI on the device is a tweak that they have developed. It’s easy to implement and one can easily restore the [...]

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The Amazing Spider-Man game: Catching thieves just like flies, all on your Android device

by: Ken EastJuly 11, 2012

Fired up by the hype and media attention that the latest Spider-Man movie has  gained in Hollywood, Gameloft came up with its official Amazing Spider-Man game. This app lets you experience some intense and exciting web-slinging action which follows the storyline of the movie.

I’m sure that most of us have dreamed of an alter-ego, leaving our normal lives to be just like the heroes we looked up to when we were kids. They’re not real but this virtual game gives us a chance to put ourselves in a hero suit and save the day. The fusion of great graphics and new game options really makes it a game worth checking out.

When you play the Amazing Spider-Man [...]

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Movellas – Read, Write, Share: Android app where story writers and avid readers meet

by: Ken EastJuly 4, 2012

Do you want to dig up new books but you just don’t have the time? Don’t worry because there is a new Android app called Movellas – Read, Write, Share that can let you easily find tons of stories to digest everyday.

With Movellas, you will surely find a story to curl up with as the app caters to various genres such as fantasy, thrill, romance, and more. The app itself acts as a social network for serious readers and writers where each can gain a mutual benefit: writers get audience and readers can find something to read.

Movellas is a great app choice, whether you are a dedicated storyteller or someone who spends hours reading stories. iOS users [...]

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aCheckin: A social network for games and gamers

by: Ken EastJune 29, 2012

If you’re looking for something to keep your hands busy during those dull moments in the day, browsing pages upon pages of games in the Google Play Store can be very overwhelming. Which ones could best suit you and keep you entertained for hours? Playing the games yourself could answer your question but playing every one of them is an impossible task.

The best way to find the game for you is to be part of a gaming community where everyone shares what games they are playing. aCheckin is an app that lets you do just that, keeping you abreast of all the latest and hottest games so you’ll never be left behind.

You may have observed that in Facebook there [...]

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AndroidZoom official app: Discovering apps in a heartbeat

by: Ken EastJune 28, 2012

For a new Android user, visiting the Google Play Store to find useful apps could be overwhelming. Everywhere you look on the page there are app suggestions, easily drawing your attention away from the app that you wanted in the first place. You may also have noticed that the search function of the Google Play Store isn’t perfect and often fails to find less than popular apps. AndroidZoom: Apps Discoverer offers us a better and easier way to app-hunt, packaged in a tiny, well-crafted mobile application for your Android.

AndroidZoom: Apps Discoverer is the search method of choice for finding apps, depending on your preference and what’s left in your pocket. [...]

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Lux Auto Brightness: Manual or auto screen brightness adjustments according to time or environment

by: Ken EastJune 28, 2012

Despite the growing number of apps and services readily available for Android, there is a shortage on apps that lets you tinker with your phone’s lighting and brightness settings. Though there are a few existing apps that provide you with such functionality, they often require manual tweaking to achieve the desired light adjustments. Lux, on the other hand offers a unique value proposition for users, intelligently adjusting light and brightness settings without user intervention.

Lux provides a convenient and innovative way to adjust a mobile device’s brightness settings, filling in the gap of the typical lousy brightness configurations. The app basically [...]

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VoAudio for streaming and downloading podcasts to your Android

by: Ken EastJune 28, 2012

If you’re an avid podcast listener, tuned in to the latest audio content everyday, you should have a podcast-streaming app that can cope with your personal podcast demands. Try VoAudio, a new podcast streaming app with ample functional features packed in a clean user interface to give you better a podcast experience for free.

Podcasting has definitely changed the way things were, allowing every individual user to consume or listen to his or her favorite podcast anywhere and anytime he or she wants to. It has turned into a growing trend, with everyone listening to the latest scoops on music, sports, politics, business, news and more. In turn, the list of podcast [...]

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Photo Saver: Backing up your phone photos en masse to Facebook

by: Ken EastJune 27, 2012

Facebook integration has become a must for almost everything connected to the web, intended to gain leverage from the millions of people viewing the site at every tick of the clock. Thousands of users post their latest status, videos, and most importantly, photos.

Ironically, Facebook itself or any of the Facebook applications found on the Google Play Store don’t support a feature to easily upload a lot of photos. This is precisely the niche that Photo Saver tries to serve, giving you a decent and simple photo upload and backup application on your Android device.

Photo Saver is a fresh Android app which allows you to easily upload and back up your photos [...]

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Uniclau: Logging in to your online accounts by just scanning QR codes

by: Ken EastJune 27, 2012

It may be safe to assume that an average Internet user has more than 2 user accounts in a variety of places such as social networking sites, e-mail providers, cloud storage, blogs, apps, and more. Having multiple accounts and passwords to remember is quite a hassle and confusing them with each other can spell a headache.

It isn’t a problem if you’re using your own computer where you can set your browser to remember all your respective accounts and passwords, but what if you have to use another computer? What’s even worse is you might get some of your accounts hacked in the process. Uniclau is a great solution to this, enabling you to access your [...]

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Best calculator apps for Android

by: Ken EastJune 27, 2012

Looking for a calculator for your Android? There are a lot to choose from, ranging from the basic to those designed for specialized functions. We have here a list of the best standard calculators that you can get for your Android. Some are packed with great functional features, some with attractive user interfaces, and some are just fun and crazy. We did not include special calculators in this list because they deserve a separate article of their own. Read on to see our list of the best calculator apps for Android.

RealCalc Scientific Calculator

This calculator operates and looks like the real thing. RealCalc Scientific Calculator has every visual detail of [...]

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