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misHaps shows important contact info if a phone is lost or you become incapacitated [App Reviews]

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One of most underrated features in Android 3.0+ is the ability to put a message on the lock screen. It’s a great way to have the security of the lock screen but still have a way to let someone who finds the phon…

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Passwords are for suckers. Nuance Dragon ID uses voice recognition to unlock phone features

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Nuance has unveiled a feature that doesn’t ask users to make a gesture, key in some numbers, or even show their pretty faces. Instead, it asks only that you speak and be heard. Nuance’s DragonID for…

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Android App Reviews

SmartShift Lockscreen automates lock screen profiles based on time, location, or events [App Reviews]

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Aside from replacing the home screen, I really haven’t made any changes to my Galaxy Nexus. But the customizer and tinkerer within me can’t help but be intrigued by SmartShift Lockscreen, an Andr…

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Android Apps Alert #83: Alfred, Grand Theft Auto, MiLocker, and more

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The Android Market, coming down from the high of its 10 billion download, 10-cent app blowout, is full of apps and games to choose from. Each week, Androinica.com takes a look at what’s in, out, and worth p…

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Google

Google patent on lockscreen gestures shows what might happen in future version of Android

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Google has been granted a patent for its pattern gesture to unlock a phone. But Google, not satisfied with merely using facial recognition software for lock screens, also has plans to make gestures perform fun…

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Android

Ice Cream Sandwich Face Unlock feature tricked with a photo [Video]

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Ice Cream Sandwich includes a feature that allows users to unlock the phone simply by looking at their device. A front-facing camera takes a look at the person holding the phone, compares that to the registered…

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Android App Reviews

MagicLocker makes your lockscreen like Sense, iPhone, MIUI, and more

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The new lockscreen put into HTC Sense 3+ is incredible. It’s one of the simplest changes that someone could make, but every time I see the HTC EVO 3D jump directly to a Phone, Mail, Camera, or SMS app, I get je…

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