Tag: Android

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The 5 Best Android Phones You Can Buy NOW (2015)

Doesn’t it seem like a bunch of new Android phones are announced every month? I know… there are a LOT to choose from. But which are the best? It can be hard to choose: do you go with the phone that has the biggest marketing budget? Speaking of budgets, is it alright to go with […]

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What Is CyanogenMod And Why Should You Care?

I recently read a somewhat shocking interview with Kirt McMaster, CEO of a company called Cyanogen, where he said that Samsung was going to be the next Nokia and was going to get “slaughtered” in coming years. He went on to say that Apple (Apple!!) itself was going to have trouble. Within 5 years. Needless to say I […]

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I Can Prove You’re Addicted To Your Phone

Life happens. More and more it happens on our devices; phones, tablets, laptops—even smartwatches. But were any of our gadgets to suddenly dematerialize, it would probably be the lack of a phone that would cause the most anguish; likely even panic. That’s because we—as a society—have become serious phone addicts. And that includes you (as […]

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Kwikset Kevo Review: Like Living in the Future, Now

My life feels more futuristic all the time. That’s thanks to all the gadgets I receive and review each month. And while there are plenty that make me say, “Wow,” not too many make me feel like I’m from the future and those around me are stuck in the stone ages. But that’s exactly the […]

News@Noon: Tasty Tech Snacks

A curated list of today’s most interesting tech news to snack on over your lunch break. Instagram Lands on Windows Phone (Minus Video) We wanted to make Instagram available to people with Windows Phones as quickly as possible, so we focused on creating an awesome experience with Instagram’s core features. We’re not finished, and our […]

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For The iOS7 Haters…

A lot of people dislike iOS 7. They can’t stand it. They are passionate about hating it. Even rabid Apple fans. I don’t quite get it, though I am trying to understand where they are coming from. Personally, I love iOS 7. To me, the obvious reason almost any non-designer, regular user doesn’t like iOS […]

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MyCharge Peak, Sojourn and Voyage: Never Be Without Power Again

As I use my mobile devices more and more, it seems like my batteries last less and less. That’s why I’m keen on having a backup battery handy at all times whether I’m just in the office or on a trip. I’ve used a few different battery cases for my iPhone, but I’ve yet to […]

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HTC One X+

Are you looking to upgrade your mobile photo and video experience? Check out the HTC One X+  ($199 with a 2-year ATT contract), a smartphone that delivers sharp images (see sample below) and crisp videos: it’s hard to believe such a thin and light device can produce such impressive output. Built-in camera filters and effects, including […]

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The 5 Best Smart Watches of 2012

There are two reasons to wear a watch: fashion and function. Over the last 100 years, designers have been working furiously to create high-fashion watches but the function has basically remained the same: telling time. Over the last several decades a few new features have managed to creep in: altimeters, tide monitoring, chronographs, etc. but […]

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100 Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music

UPDATE 12/10/13: We’ve released a follow-up to this post with 100 More Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music. Prepare yourself for another dose of Monday roundup madness! It’s time for another crazily comprehensive, yet carefully curated, look at an entire industry–the music industry to be specific. This if the first in a two-part series on […]

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Tiggzi Mobile App Builder Giveaway: Comment to Win!

Are you looking to build a mobile app? Of course you are because it just makes good business sense. Maybe you saw our recent post titled 100 Tools to Develop the Next Killer iOS or Android App and wanted to get in on the action but weren’t sure which direction to go. Well Tiggzi has offered to […]

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100 Tools to Develop the Next Killer iOS or Android App

This post is #11 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 113. Time to compile: 6+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! There’s quite a list of people who are interested in creating iPhone/iPad and Android […]

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MintMarket App Makes it Easy to Sell Your Pre-Owned Items

For the past few days I’ve been testing a pre-launch beta version of Mint Market, a marketplace for mint condition, pre-owned items that have been purchased within the last 60 days. The free app, available for iPhone and Android devices, enables users to buy and sell goods to their immediate social network of friends, family, […]

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Daily Tech Find: Sony LiveView Android Remote

The LiveView Android remote from Sony is wearable (think watch) and lets you get instant updates and launch any app. The LiveView came about when Sony Extras partnered with the London College of Fashion to get new, fresh ideas on wearable technology. The idea reminds me of the WiMM One Watch I recently covered. The Android […]

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Daily Tech Find: ZOMM Wireless Leash Keeps You Safe (and Finds Your Keys)

With the ZOMM Wireless Leash Plus you’ll never leave your phone behind again. The poker chip-sized device lives on your keychain and wirelessly pairs with your iPhone or Android phone. Since it’s always next to your keys, that means it’s easy to use the phone app to find them should they get lost or misplaced […]

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Use Tech to Get Organized: The 100 Best Tools, Websites, Apps and More

This post is #3 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 100. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! As an IT Director, I can personally appreciate how hard it can be to […]

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Daily Tech Find: WIMM One Watch (A Smartphone’s Best Friend)

Although currently only available to developers for $199, the WIMM One watch is something you’ll want to keep your eye on. If you’re a business person of any sort you probably have a smartphone that prompts you with lots of alerts (text messages, calendar events, reminders, CNN updates, etc.). Wouldn’t it be nice to leave […]

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Daily Tech Find: Pico Flex Dolly Smooth Motion Movable Video Tripod

Have you ever seen behind-the-scenes footage of a movie where the camera is mounted on what looks like miniature railroad tracks? You can see the camera sliding across the terrain on these tracks to provide a smooth camera shot–essentially a moving tripod of sorts. Well, that kind of cool cinematography is now available for your […]

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App Watch: Card.io Lets You Accept Payments Using a Phone Camera

Wow, one whole day after posting 7 Slick Ways to Accept Mobile Payments I discovered Card.io, a new app in the Apple app store that lets you accept payments with your mobile phone’s camera! With Card.io there’s no extra hardware to use–just your phones camera. There is a $1 minimum charge and a maximum charge […]

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7 Slick Ways to Accept Mobile Payments

When it comes to accepting mobile payments, merchants and service providers want a solution that is easy, secure and has low rates. While the most well known mobile credit card processing system is Square, there are decent alternatives. Also known as mobile POS systems (point of sale), these products will allow you to make the […]