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Tag: Android

ColorClix Paint Matching App Saves Marriages

ColorClix Paint Matching App Saves Marriages
Once you have been married man for years you learn that there are some questions a wife can ask you that you simply can’t answer. Naturally, there is the classic “Do I look fat in this?,”

Ouku M98A Android Tablet Sells for Under $125

Ouku M98A Android Tablet Sells for Under $125
There are few markets where the old adage “you get what you pay for” are more true than in the gadget market. You can spend a bit less money and get a device that is far less useful on the smartphone and tablet market.

Geminoid-DK: Robot in Disguise

Geminoid-DK: Robot in Disguise
We already featured one of Hiroshi Ishiguro’s Geminoid-F androids a while back. You’ll see how the people working on the robot are getting closer and closer to making something that’s indistinguishable from a real human.

Honeycomb Statue Lands at Google Android HQ

Honeycomb Statue Lands at Google Android HQ
Google has been putting statues that go along with the new version of Android on its lawn since the OS first launched. It’s sort of a rite of passage that marks when the new version is official.

TazPad Android Tablet with NFC to Debut at CeBIT 2011

TazPad Android Tablet with NFC to Debut at CeBIT 2011
The world seems to have gone tablet-crazy with all sorts of companies that we have never heard of jumping into the tablet market. CeBIT 2011 is set to kick off soon and you can be that there will be hoards of new tablets unveiled at the show, and many of them will run Android.

Fujitsu Unveils the World’s Second Dual Touchscreen Android Phone

Fujitsu Unveils the World’s Second Dual Touchscreen Android Phone
Kyocera caught everyone’s attention when they introduced Echo, a dual touchscreen phone running Android. The Echo didn’t stay unique for long though, because Fujitsu recently showed off their own dual touchscreen Android phone at the Mobile World Congress 2011.

Kinect Hacked to Operate on Android

Kinect Hacked to Operate on Android
Hackers and modders often look at things like a mountain climber. You don’t really need a reason to hack (or climb) something; you just do it because it’s there. Such is the case with this hack that makes the Microsoft Kinect work with the Android platform.

Dzyplastic Series 2 Android Figurines: Not the Droids You Were Looking For

Dzyplastic Series 2 Android Figurines: Not the Droids You Were Looking For
If you are a serious fan of Android that likes to show off your allegiance to Google’s mobile OS, these are the toys for you. Dzyplastic has unveiled three new designs in its Series 2 figurines that are little statues of the Android mascot.

iControlPad BT Adds Real Gamepad and Buttons to the iPhone

iControlPad BT Adds Real Gamepad and Buttons to the iPhone
I will readily admit that I like to play games on my iPhone. I also admit that I will steer away from any game that doesn’t use normal touch and gesture control. If I have to use those fake on-screen joysticks I won’t play the game.

Kyocera Echo: 2 Screens, 1 Phone

Kyocera Echo: 2 Screens, 1 Phone
Kyocera isn’t exactly well known in the smartphone industry. Until today that is, with the unveiling of the Echo, which has two 3.5″ touchscreens that can be used as a single 4.7″ screen with an equivalent resolution of 960 x 800.

Crochet Android Figure is Proof that Grandma Really Likes Technology

Crochet Android Figure is Proof that Grandma Really Likes Technology
My grandmother was a serious crochet fan. She had one of those bags she took with her everywhere, and if she sat long out came the giant spikes and snick, snick she would be making blankets and hats like the wind.

uTorrent Android App Available, Can Transfer Downloads to Mobile Device

uTorrent Android App Available, Can Transfer Downloads to Mobile Device
Bittorrent’s official uTorrent app is now available for Android devices. I don’t have an Android device, but even I know that it’s not the only torrent manager for the OS. Speaking as an iOS device owner, I’m just amazed by the fact that this app is actually in the Android Market.

SwiftKey Tablet for Honeycomb Has a Two-Keyboard Approach

SwiftKey Tablet for Honeycomb Has a Two-Keyboard Approach
Android smartphones have long benefited from the Swiftkey keyboard app. Now that same convenience will be coming to Honeycomb tablets, and it really looks promising. Unlike the iPad keyboard, which has more or less the same layout as an actual keyboard, the SwiftKey Tablet app splits the keyboard into two, so that you can use your thumbs to type.

Tiger Lab DS Emulator for Android: Your Move, Nintendo

Tiger Lab DS Emulator for Android: Your Move, Nintendo
Video game emulators have long been available for both iOS and Android phones, provided you’re willing to jailbreak your device. There are NES, SNES and even PlayStation emulators. However, this is the first time that I’ve seen a Nintendo DS emulator for smartphones.

Angry Birds Rio Game Coming in March

Angry Birds Rio Game Coming in March
The last time I took my kids to the movies, we saw a preview for the animated flick Rio and it looked cool. Now each time we see a bird on TV my daughter reminds me I promised to take her to see that movie with the bird that can’t fly.

VideoSurf Mobile App: Search For Video Using Video

VideoSurf Mobile App: Search For Video Using Video
It’s as if Xzibit came up with the idea behind VideoSurf: “Yo dawg, I heard you like videos, so we made it so you can search for videos using videos.” Currently in development, the smartphone app will let users find more information about a video and the people in it just by capturing the video using their smartphone’s camera.