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Android apps

Google launches Keep in the Play Store, offers Drive compatibility

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When you think of virtual note taking, Evernote likely comes to mind.  The service a neat way to take notes on a smartphone and have it sync with your laptop or other devices.  While many people use Evernote and en…

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Android apps

SwiftKey 4 lands in the Play Store, offers SwiftKey Flow in tow

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For a while now, SwiftKey had been testing SwiftKey Flow in beta for several months.  However, the Flow feature is now neatly baked into SwiftKey as the popular third party keyboard app has been officially upda…

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Android Apps

Google Drive gets improved access & sharing on mobile, and desktop version gains offline editing

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Google Drive got a new update today that should ease the process of accessing and sharing files on Android. The latest version of Drive, available now for devices running Android 2.1 and higher, introduces the…

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Google

Google acquires QuickOffice, probably improves Drive in the process

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Google announced today that it has acquired QuickOffice, the company that has specialized in powerful productivity apps for mobile devices. Financial terms weren’t disclosed, but money’s cl…

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Tips

Any.do releases Chrome extension that links with kick ass to do list app for Android

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Any.Do ranks among the best Android to do list managers around. The gesture-based task manager that we raved about is simple but sophisticated enough to match most competitors, and it also syncs with Google Ta…

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Commmunication

Evernote Hello helps you remember people and encounters more effectively

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Remembering people is a pain, especially if you are in an industry that requires meeting new people often. Evernote Hello, a new app from the same people who help you remember the tasks and notes that you enter in…

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Productivity

Evernote enhances note taking and synching app with new Android UI

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We’re always happy to see companies make their apps more in line with the Android user interface conventions, and Evernote is the latest to embrace the change. The latest version of Evernote features an…

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Android App Reviews

CloudOn offers real Microsoft Office editing and links with box, Dropbox, Google Drive for free [App Review]

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There are two main camps when it comes what people prefer out of their document creation and editing apps: those who want the app to be tailor-made for the mobile experience, and those who want a familiar look tha…

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Android App Reviews

Google Tasks Incredible is a gesture-based to-do list that’s like Clear for Android [Video App Reviews]

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A few months ago, a to-do list app known as Clear made iPhone fanboys drool because of its interface that was based entirely on minimalistic beauty and gestures. There was no clumsy button navigation or overly-…

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Android App Reviews

Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse launches Android app for shopping & design inspiration

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Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse has debuted its official Android app, offering weekend designers and decor changers a chance to plan their changes from an Android phone. Lowe’s first launch…

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Google

Google Drive offers 5GB of free online storage [Download Now]

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Google’s long-rumored Dropbox competitor Google Drive should be made official shortly. After years – that’s right, years – of accidental leaks and gossip, Google has let one fina…

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Android App Reviews

Springpad 3.0 takes on Evernote with all new design and collaboration features

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Springpad debuted a couple years ago as a challenger to Evernote. The app featured various forms of notes, to-do lists, recipe tracking, link savers, and more. It was a digital Swiss Army knife of memory aides.…

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Tools

Adobe Reader for Android adds annotations, comments, sticky notes, links, and signatures

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If you’ve ever needed to sign a PDF document and been disappointed because you couldn’t get to a desktop or print it out to send back to someone, you can keep the party…or workflow going with the late…

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Productivity

Notifier sends custom notes/reminders to your notification bar [App Reviews]

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Between the long list of to-do list apps, task managers, alarms, and calendar options, there’s really no excuse for forgetting something. Unless someone’s excuse is that all those app types jus…

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Productivity

OnLive Desktop App provides free use of select Windows desktop apps on an Android tablet

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OnLive is a name typically associated with cloud-based gaming on various platforms, including Android and Google TV. You can add cloud-based desktop virtualization to that list as OnLive Desktop is giving u…

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