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What To Consider When Purchasing an Android Smartphone

Have you ever found yourself at your wireless carrier’s store, looking to buy a phone, but you simply can’t make up your mind? Choosing between smartphones can be confusing and even difficult. But if you answer these questions before you take a trip to your local Verizon/AT&T/Sprint/etc. store, your decision will be clearer.  

Pay or Pass – Which Apps are Worth Purchasing?

Pay or Pass is a feature in which we determine from time to time which apps are worth purchasing, and which apps you can just pass on. While I did not purchase every app from the Google Play Store “Celebrating 25 Billion Downloads” sale over the past 5 days, I did buy quite a few;…

The History of Android: From Cupcakes to Jelly Beans

Whether you know it or not, its been almost a week and four years since Android’s first software release. Although it has recently garnered a lot of attention from the market and media, Android was relatively unknown to most consumers throughout its early years. It has since then taken the market by storm, flooding shelves…

Into the Holo – An Introduction to Holo-Themed Apps

Welcome to Into the Holo, a regular column in which we delve into reviewing a quality application that follows the Android app design guidelines by using a variation of the Holo theme. For the first edition of the column, instead of reviewing such an app, let us examine themes in the context of Android app…

Editorial: Why You Should Go Nexus

These days in the mobile industry, you only hear about Samsung or Apple’s products, commercials, or legal disputes. People generally think of the Galaxy and iPhone lines as the best phones/tablets to own. Unfortunately, in the midst of all the flagship phones and tablets released by Motorola, HTC, Samsung, Asus, and LG. But Google’s Nexus…