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Android App Reviews

Skyfall RPG offers turn-based adventures on Android [Video App Review]

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Dark things happen when the sky begins to fall. That’s a common theme in Skyfall, an Android role playing game that’s currently in beta. Following an unexplained event that triggers corrupted an…

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Lilypad HD displays a floating Google Talk window on Android tablets

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Have you ever had to instant message someone while you were trying to do something on a tablet? The notifications on Android allow you to quickly be updated when someone sends a new message, but there may be times…

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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 Apps Alert #95: 500px, Hotmail, Path, and more

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Android Apps Alert is Androinica.com’s weekly round-up of new, updated, and under the radar apps. Each app is plucked from a list of candidates found by browsing the Android Market and developer/user s…

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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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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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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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SmartShift Lockscreen automates lock screen profiles based on time, location, or events [App Reviews]

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Aside from replacing the home screen, I really haven’t made any changes to my Galaxy Nexus. But the customizer and tinkerer within me can’t help but be intrigued by SmartShift Lockscreen, an Andr…

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AppBrain Ad Detector exposes apps that spam ads and have questionable privacy permissions

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I recently reviewed an app that some readers expressed concerns about permission requests and its use of ads in the notification window. While I often warn about checking permissions prior to installing, I wa…

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Game of Thrones Apps: remember the details of Westeros with these apps for Android

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Winter is coming…to Android. HBO’s Game of Thrones Season 2 starts April 1, and one of the best shows of 2011 will return to be even better the second time around. It’s also going to get mighty busy so…

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Productivity

Notifier sends custom notes/reminders to your notification bar [App Reviews]

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Between the long list of to-do list apps, task managers, alarms, and calendar options, there’s really no excuse for forgetting something. Unless someone’s excuse is that all those app types jus…

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