Action Launcher has been a favorite app for many of us here at Android and Me, and it continues to get better. The latest update to Action Launcher 3.5 brings in some pretty interesting features, but the biggest one (and potentially most useful) is the Quickbar.
The search bar is a great addition to the ... Read More »
While all Android devices have some form of exposure control in the camera app, it’s always buried in menus. You can’t adjust it on the fly and capture a shot quickly. That’s something the iPhone has over most Android devices (I’m so sorry for writing that sentence). But with the Android 5.1 update, the Samsung ... Read More »
Google is a fantastic app due to the included Google Now functionality, a feature many people have become reliant on. It offers information when you need it often without you having to even ask. And with every update, the app gets better. However, Google engineers usually hide indications of future features in the code, and ... Read More »
Sure, these aren’t “hidden” features. But they aren’t well known, even for a Samsung fan like me. Samsung has released a list of 10 features of the new Galaxy S5 you may not have heard about, and it’s surprisingly interesting. There’s some good stuff in there that looks legitimately useful and wasn’t shown off at ... Read More »
In order to make something great, it has to have something that sets it apart. In the tech world, this definitely holds true. With a Nexus phone, it’s the software. With a Galaxy Note device, it’s the size and specialized features. So what is Android’s stand-out feature?
Flexibility. When it comes to operating systems, there’s ... Read More »
Apple might not be leading the way in mobile anymore, but iOS still has a lot of features other platforms lack. Having gone through all the features iOS 5 copied straight from Android, it’s time to take a look at some of the new features from iOS 5 that I wish Android had already. ... Read More »
Today, Google’s Eric Chu announced a number of new features available now (or soon, in some cases) in the Android Market. While many of these changes come in the form of user features, I believe that their true value lies in their benefit to developers. Accordingly, I’d like to take this opportunity to look at ... Read More »
Arguably the most popular of the “UI Improvements” offered by manufacturers is HTC’s SenseUI. While personally I am a fan of the Stock UI found on the Nexus S, the “Google Experience” devices are something of a minority nowadays. So, when I was given the opportunity to review the HTC Thunderbolt, I was once again ... Read More »
Exciting features on an Android phone can get people rowdy — maybe a bit too rowdy.