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Productivity

Google Docs for Android updates yet again, adds new formatting & collaborative features

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Google has been updating its apps quite vigorously in recent weeks, and the Google Docs for Android app has been treated to yet another update. After recently being optimized for use on tablets and larger scree…

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Android OS

Ubuntu for Android delivers a more advanced desktop mode running from a phone

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Motorola’s Webtop is not the only Android-based desktop game in town. Canonical has announced Ubuntu for Android, a whole new “peripheral ecosystem” that runs a desktop-class mode with…

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Android App Reviews

Air Display turns Android tablets into second monitor, control surface for PC/Mac [App Reviews]

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I’ve always been jealous of people with dual-monitor displays, especially since I do most of my work on laptop these days. My tablet has filled in some of the gaps by providing me with a secondary screen fo…

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Productivity

Microsoft One Note comes to Android

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Microsoft may prefer that everyone use Windows Phone 7, but Microsoft Android products are vital considering that the Redmond-based company needs to be wherever its users of other services congregate. That…

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Google

Google updates Chrome to Phone & Docs to improve appearance, fix bugs

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Google has updated two of its most useful but rarely mentioned applications. Both Google Docs and Chrome to Phone have been updated to address long-standing issues and improve the day-to-day use of each app. I…

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Productivity

Rypple blends social feedback and workplace productivity in Android app, plans to integrate Salesforce in the future

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The annual performance review, which can determine if an employee gets a raise or merely gets to keep his or her job, isn’t the most optimal way to monitor performance. Why wait an entire year for bad habit…

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Productivity

Dropbox for Android 2.0 adds new features and a design facelift

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It was just a few days ago that Dropbox showed off the design changes that it would make for Ice Cream Sandwich devices. Today, the company has released an updated Dropbox for Android app that changes the appeara…

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Android App Reviews

Any.Do, a gorgeous to-do list Android app, adds tablets and missed calls. More sync options coming

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Any.Do doesn’t have as many features some other to-do apps for Android, so how has it managed to get so much universal praise and more than 500,000 downloads since its release a few months ago? Because Any…

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Android App Reviews

YouSendIt Android app now sending, downloading, and storing files in the cloud

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While DepositFiles, Megaupload, and Rapidshare have become the default resources for consumers looking to share large files, YouSendIt has been popular among businesses and some consumers as well. Anyone…

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Productivity

Catch Notes launches Streams for note sharing and collaboration [new website too]

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Catch Notes has redesigned its note-taking app that gives users the option to open up their notebooks to others. While Catch has primarily been a private dynamic note-taking app with some sharing abilities, t…

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Google

Google Apps customers can now access Google+

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Quick programming note for those of you out there who use Google Apps and are ticked off that Google+ was previously unusable with your existing account. Google VP Vic Gundotra has just announced that Google+ c…

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Android App Reviews

SpeaktoIt Asisstant – Android’s boost to voice search & command [Beta]

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Android Voice Actions are nothing new. We’ve been telling our phone to search and change functions since last year, and apps like Vlingo have enhanced those functions even further. However, voice is al…

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Productivity

Google Docs for Android gets better browser and document preview for Honeycomb

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The Google Docs app has been redesigned for Honeycomb tablets with a new 3-panel design on the homescreen. Though some users may be disappointed to learn that the actual page where a user edits and adds to a docum…

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Commmunication

Smartr Contacts makes sense of your massive contacts list, adds fast search and social profile data [App Reviews]

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Let’s face it: contact management on Android can be a mess. There are often duplicates, it can be tough to only sync certain people depending on your phone model, and – like any contact system ̵…

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Productivity

Do It (Tomorrow): A To Do App Done Right

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If there’s one thing that has annoyed me about pretty much every to-do list application available for Android it’s their complexity. To-do lists are basic in nature so why complicate an applicat…

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