Android App Reviews

Android App Reviews

misHaps shows important contact info if a phone is lost or you become incapacitated [App Reviews]

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One of most underrated features in Android 3.0+ is the ability to put a message on the lock screen. It’s a great way to have the security of the lock screen but still have a way to let someone who finds the phon…

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Songkick brings the party, and concert listings for your favorite music artists, to Android

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Music event discovery app Songkick Concerts has made its way to Android and is available now in Google Play. The app, which creates personal calendars and concert listings based on your musical tastes, requir…

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Nextcall knows the last time you called clients (or your mom) and schedules alerts to call again

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When’s the last time you called Jane at Generic Company, Inc., or spoke to Joe at Other Company & Sons? If you had to think more than 10 seconds to remember, you probably need to check-out Nextcall, an A…

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Xfinity TV Player offers on-demand streaming for Comcast customers – is it good enough to forget Hulu Plus?

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The Xfinity TV Player app recently arrived on Android, allowing Comcast Xfinity subscribers to get free, on-demand viewing of popular TV programs streamed live to their mobile devices. That made me wonder ho…

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HD Contact Photos – how to fix the blurry Android caller ID photos [App Reviews]

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One of the most common gripes about Android is the piss-poor handling of contact photos. Google Contact photos are stored online at a very low resolution, so caller ID photos and images in the People app look ter…

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Viewdini is a central TV & movie portal for Verizon customers, finds full episodes wherever they may be

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Hulu CEO Jason Kilar once said that he wants Hulu to be the place people go to watch their favorite TV shows. Even if Hulu didn’t have access to that video, the site would maintain a page with links to where pe…

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Alarm Clock Ultra makes your Android phone kick butt in the morning [App Reviews]

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Getting out of bed in the morning is such a struggle that there are apps that force you to scan your orange juice to prove that you are awake. Alarm Clock Ultra doesn’t require that you get out of bed, but the a…

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Vlingo Labs Beta offers elementary list of voice commands and search for Android 4.0+ [Beta App Review]

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Though S Voice is an evolutionary update to voice search and commands features available on Android long before Apple stepped into the fray, the “Siri for Android” comparison were bound to happe…

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Solid Explorer is the best looking Android file explorer around, and it may be the best overall soon [Beta App Review]

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I’ve often overlooked ugly Android apps because they performed well enough. But as time passed and more apps emerged that are just as pretty as they are functional, it’s become hard to put up with a…

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Best Reading List Apps for Android: Pocket vs. Readability vs. Papermill vs. Pulse

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We live in a time-shifting world. DVR’s play TV shows whenever we want, music is streamed on-demand, and reading apps allow us to bookmark articles to peruse at our pace. But which is the best app? Which re…

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CoPilot GPS offers free directions and POI search in offline map. Turn-by-turn navigation sold separately.

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Google Maps is the premiere navigation Android app on Android, but it’s not the only one. A handful of worthy alternatives exist, especially in places where Maps is sometimes unreliable or incomplete,…

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Savored finds restaurants with great food and great deals with OpenTable/ZAGAT mix [App Reviews]

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Hungry for a new app to tell you where to eat? What about an app that can find a quality restaurant and a tasty price at the same time? Well, then you should satisfy your cravings with Savored, an Android 1.6+ app tha…

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PlayUp makes viewing sports more social. Here’s how it powered my final Premiership weekend [App Reviews]

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Sunday was a huge day for sports. The last time a big sporting event took place on a Sunday, I spent much of the day watching television and using an interactive Android app. During yesterday’s drama-fill…

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CloudOn offers real Microsoft Office editing and links with box, Dropbox, Google Drive for free [App Review]

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There are two main camps when it comes what people prefer out of their document creation and editing apps: those who want the app to be tailor-made for the mobile experience, and those who want a familiar look tha…

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Pair comes to Android so lovebirds and mushy couples can get 1-on-1 socializing

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First there was the free fall of MySpace, then the university-only Facebook, and more recently, the limited social circle concepts of Google+ and Path. Now, there’s Pair, an app built entirely on the co…

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