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Awesome Drop – File transfer made easy on Android

You’ve got to be confident of your product if you’re going to use the word ‘awesome’ in its name. But really, Dashwire’s file transfer app, Awesome Drop, lives up to the name pretty darn well. Here’s a quick review. It’s very simple so let’s have Brody, the ‘Dashwire Intern’ describe it. It’s a… …super easy, […]

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TVcatchup: Another live TV option for Android (UK)

No sooner had I published yesterday’s post about alternatives to the BBC’s iPlayer for Android since they (the BBC) forced beebPlayer’s removal from the Market than I learnt of another. And for live TV it outplays the other options discussed. Take a bow tvcatchup.com.

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Alternatives to beebPlayer / BBC iPlayer for Android

A couple of months ago Dave Johnston announced on his blog that he was stopping development of beebPlayer, his amazing iPlayer for Android app. Not only that but he had decided to withdraw it from the Android Market. In his post about the decision he didn’t give much away but it was pretty clear pressure […]

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Android Apps made easy with Google Inventor

If you’ve ever fancied creating your own apps rather than just downloading/buying other people’s, you need to take a look at Google’s new free to use app design tool, Inventor. This amazing web app uses a drag and drop interface using standardised controls to build up surprisingly complex applications without you having the first clue […]

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G1 won’t boot- how to do a hard reset

I’m not one of those smartphone owners who leaves their device switched on all day and night so the first thing I do before making breakfast is to switch on my ‘trusty’ G1 so it can boot while the tea is brewing. I normally hear the reassuring bong to tell me it’s successfully booted from […]

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Google Goggles Boggles

Have you tried the Google Goggles app? It’s amazing. Flippin’ amazing! I mean really, really mind bogglingly, unbelievably… amazing. You have to try it if you’ve got an Android phone. Err, so what is it? It’s sort of a reverse image search look-up. Take a picture with your phone’s camera and the app tries to […]

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Speed Test app. How fast is your connection?

Speedtest.net comes to Android.

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Android ignored in the media. Why?

We’re all used to tech-blog posts from either side of the iPhone / Android debate which are less than objective. It goes with the territory and it’s fair enough – personal blogs are personal. Is it too much to ask that the mainstream media educate themselves a bit and don’t just focus on the iPhone […]

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HTC Hero is Stuff magazine gadget of the year

British gadget magazine Stuff named the HTC Hero which runs the Android operating system as their gadget of the year at their annual awards show this week. Surprising, perhaps, since the shortlist also contained the iPhone 3G S but it sounds like the Hero got the nod as much as for its innovation as anything […]

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The first phone with social skills? Motorola’s Cliq (or Dext)

Motorola launches their new Android phone, the Dext (or Cliq in the US). Available for free from Orange on certain tariffs in the UK.

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