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Android App Reviews

Chromemote turns your Chrome browser into a Google TV Remote [App Reviews]

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Google TV owners may not like their standard remotes, and they may want to use the other GTV remote apps on their Android phone. If that’s the case, Chromemote might be able to help. Chromemote is a Google C…

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Entertainment

TiVo for Tablets comes to Android with remote control, guide, and recording manager built in

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TiVo has finally made its way to Android tablets. Sure, the phone app released back in January was accessible on 7-inch tablets, but that was of little comfort to all of the people who wanted a tablet UI on their Xo…

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Entertainment

Time Warner launches apps for account management, TV remote & programming

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Days after Thanksgiving, Time Warner Cable debuted an Android app for Honeycomb tablets. As Charles noted in his post on TWC TV, the app made it possible to do many things, all of which are now available to Androi…

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Android App Reviews

Peel Smart Remote is an interesting TV guide and remote almost ready for prime time. [App Reviews]

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Television sucks. Not just the quality of shows on-air, but also the challenge of endlessly scrolling through the long list of what’s playing in order to find something actually worth watching. Peel Sm…

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Entertainment

Send links from Android to Google TV with “Share” function [Tips]

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Since I first connected my Google TV and brought Android into my living room, I’ve cried out for one app: Phone to Google TV. Chrome to Phone has become a must-have app because it allows me to send links from…

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Commmunication

Xfinity Android app manages Comcast DVR, email, and home phone

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Comcast has released an application for its Xfinity customers to monitor their television and email services. The big-ticket among launch features is that XFINITY Mobile can manage your DVR settings remote…

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Android App Reviews

YouTube Remote controls Leanback through Android

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Google has release a new YouTube Remote application that makes it possible to watch Leanback videos on your phone. And because they recognize that handheld devices aren’t always the best screen to watc…

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Tools

Lookout adds remote wipe/lock, premium privacy and backup options

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Lookout, Inc., has updated its Lookout Mobile Security app to include some new premium features. Fans of the security app that monitors spyware, backups data, and locates phone position – for free R…

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Android App Reviews

Lookout tracks lost phones, backs-up data, and monitors suspicious apps [App Reviews]

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On the way home from a trip to San Francisco, I dropped my phone in the airport and someone ran off with it before I realized. I couldn’t find the phone in the terminal, but I’d probably be calling people from it righ…

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Entertainment

Logitech Revue boxes shipped, Harmony Remote App now in Market

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The Logitech Revue set-top box has finally shipped to people who placed early pre-orders and is en route to users. While I await my unit to arrive at my house and obsessively check shipping numbers, the Logitech…

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Google TV

Logitech Harmony Remote app hits Android Market (for invited testers only)

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Is Google TV is closer than we think? While on the prowl for some new Android apps to review, I came across the “Remote” Android app attributed to Logitech. The application is listed as “invi…

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Car

Viper SmartStart uses Android to start and control your car

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It’s unlikely that will get a car as cool as KITT from Night Rider in our lifetime, so we’ll just have to settle for the next best thing. Viper SmartStart is a new Android app that can control a car by in…

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Android App Reviews

LogMeIn Ignition comes to Android [App Reviews]

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LogMeIn Ignition is a new entry in the VNC/RDP app market for Android users, but has been around for quite a while for Mac/iPad/iPhone users. Apple folks seem to like it a lot, as it garners 4+ star ratings on Apple…

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Android Tutorials

How to use XBMC Android Remote to control your computer’s music, movies, and photos

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XBMC has released an official remote app for Android. I could tell you about all the great things about this beta app available for Android 1.5 and higher, but let me cut to the chase and give you the Cliff Notes: it…

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Productivity

LogMeIn lets Android users control their computers remotely

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LogMeIn Ignition makes it possible control your Windows or Mac computer directly from your phone. The remote desktop Android app has been in beta for a few weeks, but it’s now available in the Android Mar…

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