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MultiPicture Live Wallpaper is a great way to spice up your phone

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Attention all chronic themers and phone hackers! You know who you are. You venture the deepest recess of the internet to find that single wallpaper that will make your lockscreen look spiffy. You change wallpa…

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DealPad displays HotUKDeals offers on your Android phone or tablet [App Reviews]

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Many deals we post on Androinica are for U.S. shoppers only, but we have a decent amount of readers based in the United Kingdom. For Britons who crave new products and services but don’t want to pay full pri…

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Android App Reviews

Wave Control controls your favorite music player without having to touch your phone [App Reviews]

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Android has plenty of music players, but few have a quick and convenient way to change songs or pause the one currently playing. Even fewer have a way of doing either of those things as quickly as Wave Control. Wav…

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Frostwire updates torrent search app to support gestures for music playback controls

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Frostwire is known for enabling music and file sharing through torrents, which naturally leads to questions about its legality and tool as a way to spread piracy. I’ll leave those murky issues to the law…

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Android Accessories

Motorola Smart Controller is a clever remote for Android devices [Video Review]

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The remote is one of the greatest things to happen to home entertainment, but it hasn’t done much for mobile entertainment. That can be a bit of a problem considering how much the two are merging thanks to H…

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PlaceMe is the always-on location memorizer you never asked for [App Reviews]

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Location awareness is a common theme of many apps released in the past few years. But while most of these apps in some way or another are about discovering locales worth exploring, PlaceMe concerns itself only w…

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Read It Later is now Pocket, a gorgeous and free app for cleaner reading on Android

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After serving as a non-essential-content stripper for the past five years, Read It Later is no more. Don’t worry, it’s just the name being dumped; the 4.5 million users who turn to the service form…

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Android Devices

Galaxy Tab 7.7 – A Full Android Competitor to the Kindle Fire [Hardware Review]

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I’ve owned an Amazon Kindle, and I loved the Galaxy Tab 10.1, so the merging of a small form factor and Samsung’s hardware seems like an awesome idea. With Amazon’s Kindle Fire selling by the…

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Springpad 3.0 takes on Evernote with all new design and collaboration features

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Springpad debuted a couple years ago as a challenger to Evernote. The app featured various forms of notes, to-do lists, recipe tracking, link savers, and more. It was a digital Swiss Army knife of memory aides.…

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Morning Routine is an alarm clock app that forces you out of bed [VIDEO]

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Alarm clocks went the way of the dodo for most smartphone owners. However, that doesn’t mean users still don’t struggle to get up out of bed. Instead of pounding on an alarm clock and sleeping an ext…

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Friendcaster 5.0 is the best Facebook app for Android [App Reviews]

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I’m not a fan of the official Facebook Android app. I hinted at that in my review of the third party client Fast Facebook, and I have a feeling I’m not alone in that regard. If you’re someone  on…

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Generate ALL the memes is a funny meme generator for Android [App Reviews]

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Memes are all the rage these days. They usually start with an image taken out of context or greatly exaggerated, and then are a foundation for hundreds if not thousands of jokes. I’m sure you see them all th…

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HTC Evo 4G LTE Hands-on Video Review

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The HTC Evo 4G LTE is almost everything that you want it to be. On a recent podcast that I co-hosted, I said it was highly unlikely that Sprint and HTC would have all of the rumored specs because it was too much to put i…

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Fast Facebook is a beta app that’s already 2x as fast as Facebook for Android

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The Facebook Android app isn’t very good, and speed is one adjective that will seemingly never be applied to the app. Fast Facebook tries to address that problem with an alternative client whose name sum…

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Instagram Android: photo sharing reaches new heights or new hype? [Video App Review]

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FYI: Androinica is hosting a contest that allows users to print their Instagram photos on canvas to decorate their home or office. Get more information on how to enter the contest here. ———…

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