Posts Tagged: "Android"


Fresh Beer Only Is The Only App Beer Nerds Need


If you love beer, you quickly discover that something that should be simple, namely the appreciation of fermented grain, is a complicated, messy business. Styles and marketing terms become interchangeable; breweries are bought out by other breweries; styles rise and just as quickly retire. And, most annoyingly, most breweries won’t...


Virgin America Flights Now Have Android Entertainment Systems


Never be bored again on a flight, thanks to Virgin America’s in-flight Android Entertainment System. Sure, airports are a drag and your seat on-board is probably uncomfortable, and you can’t forget about the dreaded turbulence, the anticipation of which haunts you the night before the flight. But at least Virgin...


How To Unlock Your Chromebook With Your Smartphone

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Chromebooks are incredibly useful little tools. They’re cheap, they can generally do everything you need to get done on the Internet, and they’re connected to your Google account, which you probably use for a lot of things anyway. They also happen to be a test bed for Google’s new features,...


Microsoft’s Cortana Coming to iOS and Android Devices


Do you prefer Cortana to Siri or Google’s Now commands? Then you’re in luck! Starting this summer, you’ll be able to download Microsoft’s Cortana onto your iOS and Android devices to bring up the assistant no matter what platform you prefer. Windows devices still get the majority of Cortana advantages...


How to Find Your Android Phone on Google


Here’s a helpful tip for Android smartphone users who can’t quite keep track of their devices on the day-to-day: you can always search for your missing Android device on Google. All you have to do is type “Find my phone” into Google Search, and you’ll be sent into the Android...

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review: Curve Your Enthusiam


**Update 4/6/15 4:17PM: It has been pointed out that there are, in fact, media player controls for Google Play and Spotify on the curved screen. So, correction, the media player controls are available for the Note Edge and are useful (you don’t have to close whatever app you’re in to skip or...

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Weekly Hack: How to Use Your Tablet as a Second Monitor


Using two monitors is an absolute necessity nowadays for productivity, but not every PC you use will have a second screen. With tablets becoming more common (and having bigger screens), using an Android tablet or iPad as a second monitor is a quick and convenient hack setup to help increase productivity. While...

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6 Best Free Weather Apps for Android


The weather is absolutely nuts out there, and it seems as though at any moment it can rain, snow or be a clear day. The best way to check the weather is with a handy weather app on your Android device, and even better way is with free weather apps...


Rooting Your Android Device To Unlock Its True Potential


If you’re considering rooting your Android phone or device, there’s no better time than the present. While Android started as an operating system that prided itself on its free and open nature, manufacturers have essentially come along and stripped most devices of the freedom the platform intended to provide. But...

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How to Install Android SDK and Android Studio

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As a mobile developer, the Android SDK is an integral part of your development environment, and as such it’s important for new developers to know how to download and install Android SDK or, the more popular, Android Studio. The main difference between the two is package size, and features. The Android SDK is the bare...