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Looking Through the Google Glass

by Luke McKinney - on Oct 22nd 2014 - No Comments
Google Glass (image source: Google)

Google has changed how we see the online world and now it wants to do the same for the real thing. It’s a science-fiction stereotype, a vast computer network trying to escape into the physical world. And in a horror movie stereotype, it needs human hosts to do so. Project Glass is a giant leap for the company: instead of organizing...

How To Find Your Lost Android Phone

by Chris Cairns - on May 23rd 2014 - No Comments
Find Your Lost Android Phone

For better or for worse, our smartphones have really become invaluable extensions of our lives. Indeed, we’ve come to rely on our smartphones to manage just about everything that we do. They have all of our contacts. They have our calendar. They have our emails. They have our photos. It’s all in there, which is why it’s...

5 Key Samsung Galaxy S5 Features That Will Help You Work Smarter

by Michael Kwan - on Apr 27th 2014 - No Comments
Samsung Galaxy S5

As you shop around for your next smartphone, you’ll find that you have a bevy of options available to you from a range of different companies. One of the most notable releases this year is the Samsung Galaxy S5, which takes many of the things that we liked about the Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy Note 3, and combines them with even more...

5 Terrific Android Apps For A Better Trade Show Experience

by Chris Cairns - on Mar 6th 2014 - No Comments
Busy Trade Show Floor

For people who have really never been, attending a trade show or convention sounds like it could be a lot of fun. You look at major events like CES, NAIAS, and E3 and you’re amazed by all the great stuff on display. However, if you’re attending a trade show for work, you’ll soon realize just how befuddling and how exhausting...

Awesome Android Apps You May Have Missed In 2013

by Michael Kwan - on Feb 13th 2014 - No Comments
Awesome Android Apps for Free

With thousands of apps being released through the Google Play Store and the Amazon AppStore, it’s very easy for a few fantastic gems to fly under your radar. You already know to get mainstays like Foursquare, Instagram, and Google Keep, but there are all sorts of other awesome Android apps that deserve your attention. Here are five...

6 Android 4.4 KitKat Features That Improve Your Productivity

by Michael Kwan - on Dec 1st 2013 - No Comments
Google Nexus 5 with Android 4.4 KitKat

Last year, we saw the release of the Google Nexus 4, a fantastic smartphone that also introduced Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It brought new features like a quick settings menu in the notifications shade and the inclusion of lock screen widgets. This year, Google stuck with LG as its hardware partner to produce the Google Nexus 5 smartphone...

Back To School Reference Apps For Android

by Chris Cairns - on Sep 9th 2013 - No Comments
Back to School and Chemistry Class

It may be a tough pill to swallow for many of the students out there, but yes indeed, it is time to go back to school. Thankfully, technology has come a long way and it really does play a critical role in today’s education. You already know about some of the useful back to school iPhone apps that are out there, but what about the...

Android Apps To Read The News

by Michael Kwan - on Aug 12th 2013 - No Comments
How Do You Read the News?

The world is wonderfully vast and diverse and complicated. It’s also incredibly interconnected and what this ends up meaning is that there are a lot of things going on at any given time and it’s impossible for a single human being to keep up with all of it. You need other people to help you curate those stories and organize...

Awesome Android Camera Apps For Better Pictures

by Michael Kwan - on Jul 24th 2013 - No Comments
Android Camera

The cameras on smartphones are getting better and better with each generation. When you look at a device like the Samsung Galaxy S4, for example, you’ll find a very impressive 13-megapixel camera on the back and the pre-installed software lets you do all sorts of interesting things like erase moving objects or take a photo with...

Create Your Own Virtual Wallet With These Android Apps

by Michael Kwan - on Jun 13th 2013 - No Comments
Get Rid of Your Wallet

We haven’t quite moved to being a completely cashless society just yet, but it’s oftentimes true that you can get by with just a credit card or a debit card. Maybe your town has one of those “tap” style metro passes like the Octopus card in Hong Kong or the upcoming Compass card in Vancouver. Even so, you’re...