Android

The Weather Channel App for Samsung, which was released in 2016, offers exclusive functionality to users of the soon-to-be-released Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ devices and older devices like the S7, S6 and Note 5. The latest feature to be added to the Weather Channel App for Samsung includes Google calendar event syncing and Lyft… Read More

Google recently quietly rolled out a new section on Google Play. It's called Free App of the Week and it is wonderful! Both Apple and Amazon have had similar programs for years now, highlighting a particular paid app and providing it for free for a limited time. Google has finally caught up and created a program for… Read More

I have a lot of devices.  There, I said it.  Each has a purpose, but all share one common need for data, whether that is supplying it in the form of pictures (my Nikon S220 camera) or consuming it as video (my iPad and Android tablet).  The problem is that each has a different connector and… Read More

A good credit score is important if you need financing for a big ticket item like a home or car. If your financial health has been a little weak in the past and you'd like to keep an eye on it and even get tips on how to improve it, you need to check out WalletHub for… Read More

Now you can use Amazon's Alexa virtually anywhere you want using Reverb, the new free app from Rain Labs. The app connects to Amazon Echo services and allows you to use Alexa through your Mac, desktop, IOS and Android phones or tablets. And you don't need to be connected to wifi to use it. When you open the… Read More

The ADATA AI910 Lightning Card Reader Plus is a 3-way card reader that works with iOS, Android, your laptop and desktop computers. It features an SD card slot and a micro SD card slot that support cards with capacities up to 256GB. With a lightning connector and a 2-in-1 connector that has both USB A… Read More

You know the saying "if it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, then it must be a duck"... If we go by that critera, then the Azpen Hybrx A1160 Remix 2.0 laptop is probably a lightweight, low-priced Windows 10 laptop. Right? Wrong. It is a laptop, but it doesn't run Windows, Linux, Chrome OS or… Read More

Hoping to stand out from the pack of Chromebook manufacturers, Samsung released information on two new advanced versions of the usually spartan Android-powered laptops. Called the Chromebook Plus and the Chromebook Pro, both merge popular features most often found in tablets, like touchscreens, styluses, and an app store.  Perhaps chasing after the success of Microsoft’s… Read More

Fender, the iconic guitar manufacturer, has released an Android version of their Fender Tune guitar and bass tuner application. Larry talked about the iOS version of this app last summer, and now it's available for free for Android devices. The app uses the mobile device's microphone to listen to a plucked string's pitch and then… Read More

You take oodles of pics with your phone and your favorite ones get posted to your various social media sites to share with the world.  Many people do this daily to secure their memories and to have the ability to relive everyday moments with the swipe of a finger. With Chatbooks, these important pics can be sent to you in a… Read More

When Julie surveyed who would be interested in testing an Android phone I was intrigued. Recently Julie evaluated the iPhone 7 and found that she preferred the Android environment over the iPhone. In contrast, I have used an iPhone since the 4S came out and now I have an iPhone 6 as my main phone… Read More

Of all the tools, toys, gadgets, etc., my cell phone is the one device I couldn't survive without. I'd sooner get rid of my car than my cell phone. That may seem extreme, but my phone functions as my calendar, camera, music player, photo album, and GPS; not to mention, I occasionally use it to… Read More

I have been a huge fan of the mini tablet form factor.  I have used one since the original Nexus 7 came out in 2012 and it is one of the small handful of gadgets I literally use every day.  It is light enough to hold in bed at night no matter which way you… Read More

Pyle's new Portable Instant Photo Printer is a 1lb 6 x 3 inch printer that features wireless on to go printing for iOS and Android devices. It uses both WiFi and NFC (Near Field Communication) for easy device connectivity to print JPEG and PNG 2.1 x 3.4 inch 291 DPI wallet-sized color prints. Pyle's PicKit app… Read More

In 2004, Newsweek printed that, "According to a study conducted by a Boston marketing firm, the average American burns 55 minutes a day--roughly 12 weeks a year--looking for things they know they own but can't find."  It makes sense that in the last 12 years this number may have changed, given that the average American is more likely… Read More