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Rush Time Machine App for Apple iOS and Android Devices

I love Rush – the Canadian rock group, that is – and I was surprised to see that they have an app in the iTunes store.  With Rush Time Machine, you can get news, tour itinerary and ticket information, and information about places to stay near concert venues.  The Gear section lets you explore the …

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Enzo’s Pinball for Android from Haptify

Haptify is a new application developer, and they are introducing their first game.  Enzo’s Pinball for Android devices doesn’t just let you see and hear the pinball – haptics technology (vibration/force feedback) let’s you feel the ball rolling and bouncing around the table.  You choose from three tables: Clockwork (shown), Steam-Powered, and DJ.  In addition …

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Send Greeting Cards from Your Android Device with SMSW!sh from Iconosys

The SMSW!sh application for Android smartphones and tablets lets you schedule and send greeting cards for the cost of an SMS message.  The app from Iconosys lets you pick the type of greeting (birthday, holiday, thank you, etc), choose a design, enter a personalized message (even an audio message), and the card is ready to …

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A Free App To Stop Distracted Driving – DriveSafe.ly

How many times has this happened to you?  You are sitting behind a car at a light waiting for the car to go when the light turns green only to miss the light because the driver is distracted reading their email or texting?  Or, even worse, watching a car swerving in and out of lanes …

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Need help with your New Year’s Resolutions?

There are only few hours left of 2010, so you know what that means… It’s time to bust out your New Year’s Resolutions. Whether you plan to stop smoking (always a worthy resolution), get physically fit or something else, January 1st, 2011 will be a good day to start working towards those goals. The only …

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Free Version of SoundHound Available for iOS and Android

Earlier this year I reviewed SoundHound, an app for iPhone/iPad that works beautifully to “listen” to a song and tell you what it is and who performs it.  I thought the app was well worth the price ($4.99 at the  app store), but it would have been nice to have a chance to try it before purchasing it.  …

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Caller ID comes to Android Smartphones

First Orion is launching PrivacyStar for Android, which will display the name of the caller as the phone is ringing – even if that person is not in your address book. PrivacyStar will give Android users the same level of Caller ID service that has only been found on landline phones. The application accesses the …

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Is that a spot?

Google Labs released a new application on the Android Market called Open Spot to help users identify and find open parking spots.  Users can tag the location of an empty parking space and find open spots around them. The concept sounds interesting and becomes more useful when more people in your area participate.  Different tag …

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Amazon Announces Kindle Reader Software for Android

Amazon announced a free Kindle reader for Android.  You can access the Kindle store from your Adroid device, and books you buy will be delivered wirelessly.  If you have multiple Kindle devices, Whispersync will automatically synchronize your last page read and annotations between devices.  The download is free and works for all Android OS 1.6 …

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