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Best Android widgets for the Samsung Galaxy Note

by: Carl ParkerJuly 19, 2012

Being an owner of a Samsung Galaxy Note, you may have encountered some little inconveniences when it comes to accessing a certain app when you need to use it right away. Because of the Galaxy Note’s rather wide screen, you’ll find it a bit taxing to tap and flip through screens just to launch an app. This is exactly why widgets were made.

If you are not really a fan of widgets, you should try considering using some to make your life easier and more comfortable. With just a tap, you can launch an app right from your homescreen. We’ve listed some of the best widgets that will best go with the Samsung Galaxy Note in terms of performance and aesthetics. [...]

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How to install Jelly Bean’s Google Ears or Google Sound Search widget on your ICS phone or tablet

by: Paul NuñalJuly 17, 2012

When Android 4.1 Jelly Bean was unveiled at Google I/O 2012, a lot of features and improvements were demonstrated for the audience. One worth mentioning is Google Sound Search, also know as Google Ears.

This new feature is a widget that detects music playing in your surroundings and tells you what you are listening to. Google Ears is very much like SoundHound or Shazam, but with added features, the most convenient of which is that of being able to buy the Ears-recognized music directly from the Google Play Store.  Neither Shazam nor SoundHound offers this kind of access to the Google Play Store.

Thanks to XDA Developers member asdfzz, the Google Ears widget has [...]

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BlinxBox for Instagram: Social photo feeds on your homescreen, even without Instagram

by: Paul NuñalJuly 12, 2012

Users of the popular photo editor and file sharing wonder, Instagram, will soon hit another milestone in user satisfaction, thanks to an application known as BlinxBox that compliments Instagram well. In just a matter of hours after its release on the Google Play Store, Instagram reached the five million download mark, making it one of the most popular social and photography applications.

Apple users may be saddened that Instagram was ported to the Android platform but that sense of exclusiveness is no match for the die-hard Android fans eagerly waiting for the application. Since its release, Android users have yearned to have an Instagram widget. Their prayers have [...]

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Best note widgets for Android tablets

by: Paul NuñalJuly 12, 2012

Keeping track with your notes is not that difficult once you have the right applications to help you. Whether you are a student about to embark on another semester this coming fall or a business person who has lots of digital paperwork to sort out through the week, you can always choose a number of tools to help you out with your list of stuff.

Note and memo widgets can help you out with your notes, most especially if you are using a tablet. They will appear on your homescreen, so you will be able to easily see and access them.

Here are the best note widget applications to try on your Android tablet.

ColorNote Notepad Notes

If you have a habit of [...]

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Best battery widgets for Android phones and tablets

by: Dan EvansJuly 11, 2012

It’s easy to get carried away with our mobile devices. There are a number of things that can just take up countless hours of your time. Browse the Internet and get lost in the maze of Wikipedia’s articles or TVTropes’ trope pages. Curious about the new TV series everyone is hyped up about? View videos on YouTube or download the series yourself to see why everyone is crazy over this show. Next thing you’ll know, you’ll be tapping on the Next button without noticing the time. Or, you can sit back and curl up with a number of ebooks. Flip page after electronic page to see to the end the adventure you’ve embarked on.

Unfortunately, your [...]

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