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Nov 27 2011

Documents to Go: Productivity in Your Pocket

Eric Engoron

With smartphones becoming more and more popular among teenagers, they have begun to lose their true meaning, productivity on the go. In an attempt to bring back the productive side of smartphones, DataViz inc. has released Documents to Go, an app that aims to be Microsoft office in your pocket, and succeeds in being so.

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Nov 18 2011

Hands On: Graphite for Twitter

Adam Shear

For a while, the HP TouchPad has lacked a decent Twitter app.  Finally, one comes along in the form on Graphite for Twitter.  Check out the video above to see just how great this new app is and if you have an HP TouchPad and really use Twitter, I suggest paying the five dollars this app costs.

Nov 14 2011

iTunes Match: The Software That Fuels The Cloud-Computing Fire

Eric Engoron

Originally intended for release in October, Apple’s long awaited iTunes Match service is finally here, and it definitely takes cloud computing to a new level of amazing.

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May 26 2011

HTC says goodbye to locked bootloaders!


Quietly keeping their customers!

HTC has been an obvious front-runner in the sales of Android devices for a while now, and it makes sense too. HTC did in fact release the first Android phone with Google, the T-Mobile G1, as well as the Google branded Nexus One. Today, HTC continues to churn out high quality, powerhouse super phones, which are among the reasons people like HTC as much as they do. A big portion of these people include the Android developing, hacking, and modding community. Although the quality and performance is great, another reason many modders, which includes a very big portion of the Android community, like HTC is because they allow you to unlock the phone’s bootloader.

What is a bootloader? The bootloader is a piece of code that runs before any Operating System (OS) is running, which is used actually used to boot up said Operating System. They [bootloaders] also control the different ways to boot the Operating System’s kernel, as well as containing commands for debugging and/or modifying the kernel environment, according to Tel Aviv University. Continue reading

May 25 2011

UPDATE: NOW OFFICIAL! Are You Ready For The Future Of Payments?


Ready or not, the future’s coming! Several unnamed sources, cited by The Wall Street Journal, are reporting Google’s NFC (Near Field Communication) platform will be used in stores soon. Phones with the NFC chip built in, will essentially be a new form of payment. You will be able to wave the phone or device, provided it has NFC built in, in front of a small reader at the checkout counter, and your payment will go through without the hassle of coins or credit cards.  Continue reading

Apr 13 2011

[Android]TrueCaller: Instant Caller ID




No matter how private I try to keep my number, people seem to get my number somehow, in one way or another. This is fine, as long as


it’s not always a prank call, but what I dislike the most, is when I pick up and nobody talks! For some reason, I have to call that number back, unless it’s private; then I wait and hope they call again, so I know who it is. If I don’t find out, it irks me. Then, someone mentioned an advanced Caller ID application available for free on the Android Market called, TrueCaller (with a paid version containing more features.) I jumped on this as soon as I could. I thought this was the caller ID app I was looking for.


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Apr 13 2011

[Android]Astrid Task/Todo List


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Are you like me and can’t remember half the things you need to do, without some sort of list that constantly reminds you? Fear not, you’re not alone, and Todoroo, Inc. knows that. With Astrid, an open source to-do list/task manager, getting your tasks done at specific times is now effortless.


Description(Provided by Developer): Astrid is the much loved open source todo list / task manager designed to help you get stuff done. It features reminders, tags, sync, a widget and more. visit for more info or to help make Astrid better. Continue reading