Archive for September, 2012

If You Live In Russia, No More Google For You

September 5, 20120 Comments

Most people don’t enjoy knowing that Google is pimping out their data. The reason is innocent enough, Google collects your information so they know which advertisements they need to put up when you use applications or websites that have advertisements. These advertisements fund Android, which is what allows it to be free for manufacturers (and [...]

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Get All the Glu Mobile Credits You’ll Ever Need

September 5, 20120 Comments

Freemium games—games that are free to play but charge money for things like special items, enhancements, etc not regularly available—are kind of hit and miss on Android. There are some out there that are just fantastic and wildly popular. Their game play is sculpted so that those who buy items don’t overpower those who don’t [...]

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MagicJack Now Available in the Google Play Store, Free Phone Calls For All

September 4, 20120 Comments

MagicJack should be a household name by now. Why it currently is not is unfathomable, as pretty much anything that gives people free things should be well known. For those who don’t know, MagicJack is a computer peripheral device that plugs into a computer via USB. The other end is a standard phone jack. Once [...]

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Get Some Good Asian RPG Imported Games for Xperia Play

September 4, 20120 Comments

When it comes to RPGs, no continent has quite the reputation for creating brilliant and fun games than Asia. With amazing games under their belt such as the Final Fantasy series, Legend of Zelda series, and many others, the Asian game creation market has always been rather strong with RPG games. Of course, the big [...]

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The Greatest Joke That Never Happened: Samsung Pays Apple In Nickels

September 3, 20120 Comments

Most people don’t take the rumor mill too seriously. Pretty much everything that comes out there is unconfirmed or only confirmed by not so trustworthy sources. However, there are times when everyone reads the rumor mill and wish that it was true. Usually, it’s a device being released with ridiculous specs or something similar. Recently, [...]

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Learn How to Return to Stock on the AT&T/Rogers Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket

September 3, 20120 Comments

Getting rooted is great. It allows for a great number of things, including flashing custom ROMs, running root-only applications, flashing custom recoveries, and a whole lot more. In a sense, it’s really like opening up your device to allow you to do whatever it is you want to do. However, if something goes wrong with [...]

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Benchmark Scores Leaked for the Sony Xperia TX, T and V

September 2, 20120 Comments

The Sony Xperia 2011 was immensely successful. Not only were they popular devices worldwide, but Sony did a relatively good job keeping up with important updates and making sure they remained competitive. Well, they at least did better than most OEMs at keeping their devices up to date. Additionally, the developer support for the Xperia [...]

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Ice Cream Sandwich Official Update Rolling Out For Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9

September 2, 20120 Comments

Getting an official update is, in many ways, better than getting a leak or an unofficial update via ROM development. For one, you don’t need to be rooted to use it. Simply update the device like you normally would and go. However, perhaps more importantly, is that ROM developers get a stable new base with [...]

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FastOCR Brings Privacy and Built-In OCR Scanning

September 1, 20120 Comments

For those who don’t know, OCR stands for Optical Character Recognition. In essence, the function of OCR is to take a picture of text and turn it into machine encoded text. This means that you can scan a document and then have the capacity to to read it and do what you need with it. [...]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Announced

September 1, 20120 Comments

It can be said with no falsehood that the Samsung Galaxy Note was a huge success. With a reported 10 million sales worldwide, Samsung has proved that the world loves cell phones with gigantic screens and great specs. It is with this in mind that Samsung has gone back to the drawing boards to make [...]

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