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IntelliRing sets ringtone volume based on ambient noise and if it’s in your pocket or purse [App

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Setting my ringer to the maximum volume is the only way I’ll ever hear it over the music in my car. But there are times when hearing Mt. Eden’s “Sierra Leone” at full-blast is unnecessa…

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Lifestyle

Quick brings synergy to selling process on craigslist, eBay, and its own marketplace

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A new marketplace has arrived for people looking to sell their personal items. But rather than rely only on other users of the app, it also makes it easy to list an item on Craigslist, eBay, Facebook and Google sho…

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ReLaunch can launch apps from anywhere in Android [App Reviews]

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Android multitasking works well, but what about when you need super-tasking. I’m not sure if that’s a real word or term, but that’s what I call the way ReLaunch enables more than just switch…

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Tools

WinZip now on Android as a “baby” that will grow in time

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One of the most popular shareware apps of all time has come to Android with the release of WinZip. The popular archiving tool is available for free in Google Play and can open files within .zip archives for device…

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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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Nextcall knows the last time you called clients (or your mom) and schedules alerts to call again

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When’s the last time you called Jane at Generic Company, Inc., or spoke to Joe at Other Company & Sons? If you had to think more than 10 seconds to remember, you probably need to check-out Nextcall, an A…

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HD Contact Photos – how to fix the blurry Android caller ID photos [App Reviews]

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One of the most common gripes about Android is the piss-poor handling of contact photos. Google Contact photos are stored online at a very low resolution, so caller ID photos and images in the People app look ter…

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Alarm Clock Ultra makes your Android phone kick butt in the morning [App Reviews]

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Getting out of bed in the morning is such a struggle that there are apps that force you to scan your orange juice to prove that you are awake. Alarm Clock Ultra doesn’t require that you get out of bed, but the a…

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Vlingo Labs Beta offers elementary list of voice commands and search for Android 4.0+ [Beta App Review]

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Though S Voice is an evolutionary update to voice search and commands features available on Android long before Apple stepped into the fray, the “Siri for Android” comparison were bound to happe…

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Tools

bump now wirelessly transfers photos between phones and computers

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When it comes to getting photos from your phone to your computer, there are a variety of options. There’s mounting the phone to the computer, sending an email, or syncing with a program like Dropbox or Goo…

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Solid Explorer is the best looking Android file explorer around, and it may be the best overall soon [Beta App Review]

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I’ve often overlooked ugly Android apps because they performed well enough. But as time passed and more apps emerged that are just as pretty as they are functional, it’s become hard to put up with a…

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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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Wave Control controls your favorite music player without having to touch your phone [App Reviews]

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Android has plenty of music players, but few have a quick and convenient way to change songs or pause the one currently playing. Even fewer have a way of doing either of those things as quickly as Wave Control. Wav…

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PlaceMe is the always-on location memorizer you never asked for [App Reviews]

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Location awareness is a common theme of many apps released in the past few years. But while most of these apps in some way or another are about discovering locales worth exploring, PlaceMe concerns itself only w…

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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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