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Tag: Android

Gliph App Creates Anonymous & Disposable Email Addresses

Gliph App Creates Anonymous & Disposable Email Addresses
There is always a need for disposable and secure email addresses. I had a bunch of junk Hotmail addresses years ago for handling spam and subscriptions I didn’t want going to my main email address. Thanks to Gmail, I’ve whittled it down to only one, but maybe I should just dispose of it and get the Gliph app.

GameKlip Combines PS3 Controller with Android Phones: Poor Man’s PlayStation Phone

GameKlip Combines PS3 Controller with Android Phones: Poor Man’s PlayStation Phone
Unlike the messy controller situation in iOS, Android users have the benefit of workarounds for using controllers with their mobile device. One such solution is the Sixaxis Controller app, which pairs PS3 controllers with compatible Android devices.

Romo Romotive Robot: Remote Rontrolled Ry RiPhone

Romo Romotive Robot: Remote Rontrolled Ry RiPhone
There’s an app for that. I’ve actually said that today, while I was teaching a class, and yep, there actually was an app for that. Las Vegas startup Romotive takes this to another level with their Romo robot, a robot designed to use your smartphone as its brain.

QLOCKTWO Smartphone App: For Those Who Want the $0.99 Version

QLOCKTWO Smartphone App: For Those Who Want the $0.99 Version
Do you love the design that went in to the QLOCKTWO clocks, but don’t want to spend the big bucks to own one? Check out the QLOCKTWO app, that’s available for iOS and Android. It’s a lot cheaper and you can have it right on your phone, right now.

Wikipad is a Tablet for Games, not for Research

Wikipad is a Tablet for Games, not for Research
Last January Razer showed off its concept for a gaming tablet. As it turns out, there was another gaming tablet that was announced around that time. For some reason it’s called the Wikipad, and not, I don’t know, Gametab.

Raspberry Pi Getting Android 4.0 Soon

Raspberry Pi Getting Android 4.0 Soon
One of the coolest things about the Raspberry Pi computer is its dirt cheap price of $35(USD). The little computer is certainly no speed demon. You won’t be playing high-end video games on it, but it is more than capable of being a very low cost and small HTPC.

Beicho Android Robot Aims to Replace Japan’s Great Rakugo Master

Beicho Android Robot Aims to Replace Japan’s Great Rakugo Master
Beicho Katsura III is a rakugo master and is kind of a Living National Treasure in Japan. Rakugo, for those who don’t know, is an early Japanese form of entertainment. Basically, a storyteller. This guy sits on stage and uses a paper fan and small piece of cloth as his only props.

Garmin GLO Improves Smartphone GPS Accuracy and Speed

Garmin GLO Improves Smartphone GPS Accuracy and Speed
I think we can be honest here; the GPS accuracy on most smartphones isn’t that great. Sure, it might be fine if you’re using the smartphone’s own GPS navigation application, but sometimes they’re not great – especially in dense urban areas.

OUYA Game Console Brings Android Sensibilities to TV Sets

OUYA Game Console Brings Android Sensibilities to TV Sets
On numerous occasions, the game console market has been declared “dead” or “dying” over the years, and there have definitely been some duds and challenges with the market – especially the cost of developing and distributing games.

New Jersey ACLU Offers Police Recorder App

New Jersey ACLU Offers Police Recorder App
It’s not uncommon for the ACLU to defend people against the police in court when the ACLU feels the police have stepped over the line. There’ve been a few instances around the country where police arrested citizens who were recording them on mobile phones or video cameras.

GameStop Gives You 30% More on Trade Towards Google Nexus Seven Pre-Orders

GameStop Gives You 30% More on Trade Towards Google Nexus Seven Pre-Orders
Google unveiled its slick 7-inch Nexus 7 tablet this week at its Google I/O conference. This little tablet will sell for $199 when it launches in the middle of July and will be running the Android Jelly Bean 4.1 OS.

Shimi Music Robot is Ready to Rock Your World

Shimi Music Robot is Ready to Rock Your World
I’m not a huge fan of desktop toys that flap around and play music, as they tend to get on my nerves quickly. I blame Big Mouth Billy Bass for this. But I’m actually kind of enamored of this new robot which can dance and get its groove on to your music.

App Decides if Messages Are Good or Bad: I Can’t Decide If It’s Good or Bad

App Decides if Messages Are Good or Bad: I Can’t Decide If It’s Good or Bad
Mobile devices make it easy to reach out to other people and stay connected. Most times it’s a blessing, but it can also be a curse. Would it help if you were told which messages will make you feel good or bad?

Rumored Pic of Motorola Droid Razr HD Leaks

Rumored Pic of Motorola Droid Razr HD Leaks
I’m a sucker for anything covered in carbon fiber. Carbon fiber is typically a material used when lightweight is desired along with strength. Carbon fiber also happens to look good when the weave is exposed on many products it gives them a decisively high performance style.

The Hostage Trials: Play Mini Games or Your Friend Dies

The Hostage Trials: Play Mini Games or Your Friend Dies
“Gamification” has become a buzzword in the past few years, referring to the incorporation of levels, achievements and other congratulatory statistical landmarks in real-life activities to encourage participation. Don’t worry, I too, did not understand what I just said.

Turn Stuff on and off Remotely with Elphi and Your Smartphone

Turn Stuff on and off Remotely with Elphi and Your Smartphone
This morning, I left work and ran back home ten minutes later when I realized that I might have forgotten to turn off the heater. (Turns out I already did.) If you have the tendency to get become forgetful when it comes to your appliances and other devices that are powered by electricity but never seem to forget your smartphone, then you might want to look into the Elphi.