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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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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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Flipboard for Android leaks and is available for download; here’s what it looks like

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Remember when I said that Flipboard for Android would be a Samsung Galaxy S III exclusive? LOL. I said it with a straight face, even though you and I both knew that it would be leaked within minutes of the device bei…

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Google Tasks Incredible is a gesture-based to-do list that’s like Clear for Android [Video App Reviews]

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A few months ago, a to-do list app known as Clear made iPhone fanboys drool because of its interface that was based entirely on minimalistic beauty and gestures. There was no clumsy button navigation or overly-…

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Gate of Time offers a taste of Zelda through an Android live wallpaper [Video App Reviews]

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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Swords fans should be familiar with The Gate of Time, a portal that enables Link to travel through time. The other Gate of Time is an Android live wallpaper that brings elements of its Zel…

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Scramble With Friends “Smartmatch” pairs random opponents with similar skill levels, improves chat

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Scramble With Friends players who like to compete against random opponents may have noticed that they are suddenly winning more often or having fewer blowouts over the past few dies. No, you didn’t sudd…

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