Android App Ratings & Reviews

Android App Reviews

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CNET News Android App Review

Frankly, I don't really use news reader apps on mobile phones. I prefer to read news on my iPad obviously because of its larger screen. But I did have one particular news reader app on my iPhone - CNET News. It's a pretty good news reader app for iPhone - simple and clean interface, fast loading and gives you the latest news on CNET news network. So now, guess what? CNET News is now...

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Bink Android Game Review

Here we go again with yet another nice Android game. This time around it's the free game called Bink. It's a simple short-term memory game involving blocks of different colors.  But mind you, the gameplay maybe simple but then after finishing the first level fast, the succeedings levels were no that simple anymore. Or maybe, the effect of the colored blocks have started to affect m...

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Bing Mobile Android App Lands On Verizon Phones

Honestly, I don't really understand why Microsoft released its Bing Mobile Android app only for Android phones from Verizon Wireless. Even the post announcing the release of the Bing Mobile Android app did not explain the reason behind the exclusivity of the Bing Mobile app for Verizon Wireless Android phones. Anyway, if you're among the owners of an Android phone released through V...

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Android Game Review: Drop Block

Well, what do you know? After playing the nice Android game called Sinister Planet, I stumbled another fun game that goes by the name Drop Block. Since there's the word "block" in the game's  name you might think that this is just your usual puzzle block game. Well, actually it is not just your ordinary puzzle block game. Drop Block adds a new twist and made the game addictive. ...

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Proton Android App Could Be the Last Speedometer You’ll Ever Need

I'm currently training for a 5K Marathon next week so I was glad to have found this Android app called Proton which is currently available as a lite and paid ($1.99) versions from the Android Market. Proton is a speedometer app that uses your Android phone's GPS to connect to satellites circling worldwide and provide you with speeds in various measurements, including mph to knots....

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Google Brings the Ocean to Android Phones with Google Earth 1.1

Google has just released the new version of  its Google Earth 1.1 Android app. In case you have not used this app yet on your iPhone, it brings the same features as the Google Earth desktop app to your Android phone. Whereas before, the app only lets you view land mass and topography, now with the new version, Google Earth also lets you explore the vast ocean and what's underneath....

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TweetDeck for Android Beta Gets Some Early Updates

That was certainly fast for TweetDeck to release a new build of  its wonderful Android app. It's barely a week since the first TweetDeck beta build was released and despite the many accolades that the app received, including our own nice review, the app's developers would not just rest on their laurels. And so, a new beta build was released just now. You can grab the TweetDeck An...

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Shelves Android App Helps You to be More Organized

Time has really change especially when it comes to organizing whatever collections we have. What used to be a daunting task of creating a database to catalog our collections of so many things is now easier done with the help of our Android phones and the many apps that help us easily do this task of collection management. One such app is aptly called Shelves. To put it simply, Shel...

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FourSquare-Like GetGlue Android App Available Now

Another day, another new social networking app for Android has just been made available. If FourSquare lets you check-in to places you''ve visited, the new GetGlue Android offers the same experience but this time for checking-in to your favorite shows, music, movies, and books. This Android app also lets you check out what your friends are enjoying in real-time. To make your GetGl...

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PingChat 2.0 Android App Review

When I recently let go of my BlackBerry Bold 9700, one feature of the phone that I missed a lot is BBM. For me, it's what separates the BlackBerry from other smartphones including Android phones. But that was before I came across the Android app PingChat 2.0, an instant messaging app that not only works across Android phones but also with other smartphones running on different platf...

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First Impressions, TweetDeck for Android Beta App

Finally, after several hours of waiting, TweetDeck fans were given access to the much awaited TweetDeck app for Android. The app which is currently in beta is not yet available from the Android Market. You'll have to follow some procedures to get it working on your Android phone. Instructions are posted at the end of this review. I've got it running on my Nexus One right now and has...

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Google Chrome to Phone Android App is Pretty Cool, If Only Google Makes it Available to Anyone

Here's something even better than Google Voice Actions announced by Google yesterday - Chrome to Phone. It's so interesting since it interplays between two Google products - Google Chrome browser and Android OS on smartphones. To put it simply, this Android app lets you receive links you from your computer using the Chrome to Phone extension. To use this feature, you need to inst...

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Google Just Made Android Phones Cooler with Voice Actions for Android

Well, that was fast and cool, Google just rolled out a new Android feature that will change the way we all use our Android phones for various actions. The new feature called Voice Actions for Android which you can guess by its name enables you to control your phone using, well - spoken commands. Voice Actions for Android lets you call businesses and contacts, send text and email...

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Sinister Planet Android App Review

I recently had  my second try at scouring the Android Market in search of some nice games to play on my Nexus One.  The first time I searched for Android games was not a success. I couldn't find a solid game that will keep me entertain while at the same display the graphics-handling prowess of  Android. This time around I stumbled upon this game called Sinister Planet which act...

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RepairPal Android App Offers Mobile Car Assistance

Perhaps one of the most useful app that we all could use on our Android device is an app that will help us during emergency while in the middle of the road and our cars suddenly go bonker. RepairPal,  a new Android app just graced that Android marketplace offering such kind of services. The app would be a great help for finding repair shops, estimating repair costs and of course ge...

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Tweak and Customize Your Android Experience with Spare Parts

Spare-Parts-Android-TweaksMost power users relish tweaking and configuring the smallest aspects of the software they use. I myself have spent countless hours tweaking Windows using apps like X-Setup and even creating custom registry packages. Although, Android is customizable enough to keep most users happy, many advanced users probably want to do more. Spare Parts is a simple ad-supported application, whi...

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PayPal Android App Gets the Bump Feature

Do you use your Android phone to do your PayPal transaction? Well, if you do and you've got the PayPal Android app on your phone, you'd be interested to know that the app just got a new feature, a simple and yet cool feature - bump to send money. It's the same technology used by another cool Android app - Bump which is also another cool Android app. And in case, you are not using t...

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Facebook Gives its Android App a Much Needed Update

It's been a long time coming but it's definitely worth the wait. Finally, Facebook updated its Android app bringing in some nice features that makes it at par with the iPhone Facebook app.  Ok, I must admit that whenever I'm on the go, I use my iPhone Facebook app more than I used the one on my Google Nexus One. Hopefully, this update would make me and perhaps all of you as well to...

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Vignette Is a Stunning Camera App for Android

vignette-camera-examplesVignette is a nifty camera app for Android, which enables anyone and everyone to take stunning photographs. It’s an open secret that the stock Android camera app sucks. Fortunately, manufacturers like Sony Ericsson have been doing a pretty decent job at making it usable. However, Vignette goes far above and beyond any other camera app. Vignette’s biggest strength is its filters...

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TigerText Android App Lets You Send SMS that Self-Destructs

Concerned about your privacy when sending text messages using your Android phone?  Does an app that lets you send SMS that self-destructs at a given time sounds to you? Well, there is actually an Android app that does that and it's called TigerText.  I''m pretty sure that the app's developer didn't intentionally name this app like this way as it was made and release even before th...

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SlideScreen Offers an Alternative Home Screen for your Android Phone

I accidentally stumbled upon SlideScreen app for Android when I was scouring the Android Marketplace. I immediately searched for what others have saying about this app and was glad with the positive reviews it received so far. To cut the long story short, I installed SlideScreen on my Nexus One and immediately turned it on to see how the app goes. The moment I fired up the app, I w...

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Quick Review: Nook for Android eReader App

Finally, the triumvirate of mobile ereader app is complete on the Android platform with the arrival of  Barnes & Noble's Nook ereader app.  This was actually reported a few days ago but we were not expecting Barnes & Noble to make the available this soon. Anyway, I downloaded the app on my Nexus One and quickly explored on what the Nook app for Android has to offer. Unfor...

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MOG Brings Endless Music on Demand to Android

Finally, after launching its successful All Access music service sometime in December, MOG is bringing all the rave to the mobile world via an Android app. According to MOG, their Android app has all the functionality that MOG users enjoyed from the MOG desktop service. That means you can store as many songs that your Android phone storage can accomodate. If you're a current MOG su...

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Monopoly Here & Now

I have always loved Monopoly and especially loved beating my sister growing up. Of course back in my day, we didn't have any of these new fancy Monopoly's with their new rules, credit card cash systems, or special themes like Star Wars or The Simpsons. But hey, I never said you can't make a great product better. Monopoly Here & Now is an easy to use Android app with a very quic...

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Fox News Arrives on the Android Market

If  you read Fox News daily, you'd be glad to know that you can now access the news site on your Android phone as the Fox New Android app has just arrived on the Android Marketplace.  Fox News for Android carries the same features of the other apps available for other platforms, bringing you Fox News Alerts, news stories, latest video clips, Fox News Radio, news headlines as we...

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Google Launches App Inventor to Turn All of Us into Android App Developer

Wow! Google has been pretty active with the Android platform lately. Aside from releasing its own Android app called Open Spot which makes it easier to find vacant parking slots, Google is pushing things further not with another app but a tool for you, well actually all of us to become Android app developer. The tool called App Inventor for Android is now open for anyone to regist...

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Google Releases Open Spot, a Cool App for Finding Parking Spot

Just how cool can Android apps get? I mean, what could be cooler than the new Android app called Open Spot which lets you find an open parking slot through your Android phone. Pretty cool, right? Can you imagine how useful this would be on a busy day and you need to park your car as fast as you can because you're late for  an appointment?  Open Spot is a free Android app develope...

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Borders Releases an Android eReader App, Kobo in Borders’ Clothing

Borders, one of the largest book distributor in the U.S., in the likes of Barnes & Noble and Amazon has just launched its online ebookstore. At the same time, Borders has also released its own ereader Android app. This app was previously available only for iPhone and BlackBerry. With that Android owners who are into ebook reading on their Android phones now have another o...

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