A Non Exhaustive List of Android Apps Worth Paying For

A Non Exhaustive List of Android Apps Worth Paying For

Between EverythingMe closing shop, QuickPic being sold, ES going to the crapper and Pushbullet suddenly asking $5 a month for the same things you had for free last week, I thought it was a good time to have a conversation about paying for apps. I know that’s not Android’s thing but I’m sure you’re starting to realize that if you […]

 
     
 
 

You’ll Soon be Able to Run Windows Programs on Some Android Devices

You’ll Soon be Able to Run Windows Programs on Some Android Devices

CodeWeavers is a company that makes a commercial compatibility layer, allowing Windows programs to run on Linux and Mac OS X. And since neither Linux nor Mac OS are great for gaming, they also try to enable devs to port their Windows games, as well. They are able to do that by applying a open-source compatibility layer called Wine, which […]

     
 
 

Instant App Puts your Life on a Dashboard as it Tracks all your Activities Automatically

Instant App Puts your Life on a Dashboard as it Tracks all your Activities Automatically    

Our smartphones are called like that because we can rely on them for a wide range of features, and this makes us dependent of their multifunctionality. We use them to search for information, to check out friends’ pictures from their recent trip, as fitness trackers and whatnot. And when we spend so much times glued to our devices, it becomes […]

     
 
 

Ink Space App Lets you Sketch Doodles in 3D with your Android Phone

Ink Space App Lets you Sketch Doodles in 3D with your Android Phone    

Ink Space is a new Android app developed by Zach Lieberman and is also part of the AndroidExperiments.com initiative, where Google is showcasing a bunch of really cool Android apps. Described as a small experimental drawing tool, the app lets you easily sketch some doodles in 3D. It does so by using the accelerometer on your android device to move the drawings you […]

     
 
 

Snowball for Android Prioritizes Mobile Notifications, Bringing up Those you Need the Most

Snowball for Android Prioritizes Mobile Notifications, Bringing up Those you Need the Most    

I’m sure that you have dozens of apps installed on your smartphone, and many of them bring up various notifications on your screen, cluttering your display beyond recognition. And what’s very annoying is that there are some notifications that aren’t that important, such as promotions or reminders to use a certain app. Snowball prioritizes important notifications, such as messages, email and […]

     
 
 

Shifu for Android is a Smart Assistant which Goes Beyond the Usual To-do List

Shifu for Android is a Smart Assistant which Goes Beyond the Usual To-do List

Google Now is the most used virtual assistant on Android device, but there are also solutions provided by third-parties, as well. Most of them, however, come with feature which qualify them more as to-do list managers than as a virtual assistant. Shifu is a new Android app which tries to bring the most of these two aspects in a single package. Described […]

     
 
 

Swivel Allows you to Set a Custom Screen Rotation for Each App on your Android Device

Swivel Allows you to Set a Custom Screen Rotation for Each App on your Android Device

Swivel for Android comes with a very simple solution for a common annoyance – it allows you to set a custom screen orientation or rotation for each app on your Android smartphone or tablet. With a size of slightly more than 1 megabyte, the app is available for $0.99 on the Play Store for anybody who is running at least Android 4.0. Described as […]

     
 
 

Hooks for Android Lets You Create Custom Alerts for Things that Matter to You

Hooks for Android Lets You Create Custom Alerts for Things that Matter to You    

Up until this week, the Hooks app has been available to iOS users only, but now it’s making its entry into the Android world, as well. The app can be viewed as a mix between Pushbullet and IFTTT, allowing users to send custom alerts for ‘everything they care about’. There are over 1 million alerts that one can use to create custom alerts by choosing one of […]