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Category Archives: Android


I started using Xmarks to sync my bookmarks between multiple browsers and computers so long ago that it may have still been called Foxmarks when I started using it.  While I had a handful of problems with it from time to time–mainly with syncs failing and leaving my bookmarks corrupted in a given browser–the tool […]

Awesome Android App of the Day: Pixlr-O-Matic

With so many low-cost, high-megapixal digital cameras on the market these days, we’d expect to be seeing lots of high-res, vividly colored pictures everywhere. Despite the technology, however, the current rage is the retro look–with everything from grainy black-and-whites, washed-out colors of the Instamatic era, and pictures that look like they survived a flood being […]

Awesome Android App of the Day: Sound Manager v2

The original Motorola Droid (and possibly other Android devices, though most what I’ve seen has been specific to the Droid) seems to have a bug. For whatever reason, lots of users report that the vibrate on notification feature of their phones stops working for no apparent reason. That means that, when the phone is set […]

Awesome Android App of the Day: Swype

As a little kid I used to love to finger paint. Finger painting is a great, natural way to express yourself and I loved how the paint felt in my fingers. One of the things that I like about the Android OS is how customizable it is. Even some of the most basic features, like […]

Awesome Android App of the Day: App 2 SD

Welcome to my new feature, Awesome Android App of the Day, where I will highlight some of the cool, fun, and useful Android apps that I find. Contrary to the name, it will not likely be a daily feature…I’m lucky to write more than one post every three months. Most Android devices have two locations […]