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An Easy Way to ID and Share Music on Android

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For many of us, music is a huge thing in our lives. It’s why we’ve started carrying our music around in our phones. But, what is music when you can’t enjoy it with your friends? SoundTracking now makes it possible. Through SoundTracking, you can share your favorite tunes with your friends on Twitter, Facebook, and Foursquare. SoundTracking, a simple to use app for iOS and Android, also lets you attach photos and locations to the songs. One of the nifty features of the app is its music recognition capabilities–pretty much like SoundHound or Shazam. Just a few taps on your…

Best Android Apps for Students

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Whether you’re a high school student who wants to earn straight A’s in school or a college sophomore striving hard to live with the continuous onslaught of exams, then look no further, as there are Android apps that can help you in your woes and worries inside the campus grounds. Here are five of the best Android applications that can help you in your studies. Evernote Definitely a must-have application for the everyday campus trekker, Evernote combines all the best features when it comes to note-taking. Evernote helps students keep track with almost everything–from notes, pictures, and to-do lists, just…

HTC HD7 vs Samsung Galaxy S2

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With all these Android smartphones hitting the market, it was only a matter of time before Windows decided to join in the fray. HTC brings us the HD7, packing the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system and promises us a different experience. Pitted against the Samsung Galaxy S2, how does the HTC HD7 fare?  Read on to find out. Design and Display The Samsung Galaxy S2 is definitely one of the thinnest phones in the market. With a width of 8.5 mm, and dimensions of 125.3 x 66.1 mm, this device weighs only 4.09 ounces. It’s packed with a 4.3-inch…

Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE vs BlackBerry PlayBook

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More and more people are becoming tablet converts preferring to use a tablet than a laptop. This is mainly due to the functionality and mobility that a tablet brings. It’s not that a tablet is better than a laptop–but if you are on the go, just want to browse the Web, and don’t want the extra bulk, a tablet is definitely the way to go. A lot of tablets have emerged in the market this year and more models are expected to enter the market next year, making it more difficult to choose from the increasing variety. Last November, Samsung…

Galaxy S2 HD LTE vs HTC Rezound

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This year is truly a year of bringing better, faster, stronger phones to the market. Take the case of the HTC Rezound, for instance. It is one of HTC’s latest releases in the “most powerful” category. There’s another one from Samsung’s camp–a faster and better version of the Galaxy S2, dubbed in South Korea as the Galaxy S2 HD LTE. Though released recently for the South Korean market exclusively, strong rumors about its coming to the United States are circulating in tech circles. When the Galaxy S2 HD LTE does come to America, will it have enough punch to challenge…

Kindle Fire vs iPad 2

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It’s holiday season, and it’s really tough to decide which tablet to buy–an iPad 2 or a Kindle Fire? And, if you are not done shopping for your tablet because you are torn between the iPad 2 and the Kindle Fire, we can help you with your dilemma by comparing the two tablets side by side. Some people out there buy Apple because of the brand and quality, but others prefer the Kindle Fire because of the low price. How do these two tablets differ? And, which one might be a better choice for you? Read on to find out….

Samsung Galaxy S2 vs Samsung Illusion

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The Samsung Galaxy S2 has not only become an iconic smartphone for Samsung but has also helped secure for the company a large piece of the pie in the Android scene. It is a very powerful phone, but it is also somewhat pricey–though it is worth every cent. But, what about those who can’t afford to spend extra bucks to buy a new powerful smartphone? Does Samsung have something for them? Samsung seems to have all segments covered, as it does have one feature-packed smartphone for those who don’t need a Galaxy S2, or can’t afford to buy one. The…

Kindle Fire vs ViewPad 7e

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For a tablet, 7 inches seems like the perfect size. At that size, a tablet can fit comfortably in the palm of a single hand, in a large pocket of your pants or jacket, and in your bag. With a whole slew of 7-inch tablets coming out, there’s a world to choose from. Today we’re pitting the Amazon Kindle Fire and the Viewsonic ViewPad 7e against each other to see which of these tablets provides the most bang for your buck. Design and Display The Amazon Kindle Fire runs on a heavily modified version of Android 2.3. It’s 7.5 inches…

Android’s Best Touch Screen Keyboards of 2011

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Our user market has expanded relatively large over the passing years. With Google’s announcement of over 10 billion application downloads on the Android Market, it is no surprise to see a rivalry, obtaining best in its category. Installed in all of our Android touch screen phones is a virtual keyboard. Now, depending on the workmanship of the software, the stock keyboard may be rubbish. However, do not fret. Android Authority is here to offer you an inside look at the best downloadable keyboards. Swype Keyboard First available on the Samsung Omnia II around two years ago, Swype interface provides a…

HTC Sensation XE vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

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The HTC Sensation XE and the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S are two great Android smartphones that are gaining popularity nowadays. The Sensation XE is one of the first to get the new Beats branding while the Xperia Arc S comes from the famous Xperia product line. Will these two meet our expectations? Will they satisfy our cravings for a truly awesome Android smartphone? Read on and find out. The Looks The two smartphones are nowhere near similar when it comes to design. The styles and the physical design of these devices are totally different from each other. Sony made…