It is no secret that I despise carrier contracts and locked Android devices. As Amazon puts it, “A locked cell phone benefits only the carrier by keeping a customer using their service. Unlocked phones give consumers more control of plans, pricing, and services and make carriers work for you.”
Last week we shared an app called Phonedeck that let users manage their phone from their desktop computer. The app was well received and made it into our popular list, but several readers pointed out some bugs and suggested there were better alternatives.
If you like the concept of controlling your phone ... Read More »
Visual voicemail is one of the top reasons I use Google Voice on my Android phone. Today Google announced that this cool feature has now been integrated directly into the call log of the native dialer. It’s nothing too groundbreaking, but it will save Google Voice users from having to jump back and ... Read More »
One of the most heavily requested features for Google Voice has undoubtedly been MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) support. The Google Voice app for Android has been tackling voice and text with ease for quite some time now, but pictures have always been an issue for the service. Thanks to a clever workaround from the Google ... Read More »
The things Google manages to accomplish with voice never cease to amaze me. Today, the Google Translate app for Android has been update with an enhanced Conversation Mode that works with a total of 14 different languages.
If you haven’t tried Conversation Mode in the Google Translate app, it’s truly amazing. All you have to ... Read More »
Google Voice is one of the best services the Search Giant has to offer. With free texting, visual voicemail and call-forwarding on all your phones, along with cheap international calls, Google Voice has been saving us all quite a bit of cash. Not only does this service save users money, but it also provides ... Read More »
Google takes the ownership of your data very seriously. If you’ve ever taken the the time to read Google’s general privacy statement, you’ll know they have no problem admitting what kinds of data they obtain and exactly how they use it. The same can be said for all of Google’s services. Google also ... Read More »
The crowd erupted in applause as the curtains were finally pulled back on the year-long tease that was the new and improved Google Music. Functional on everything with a browser, as well as the tablet and smartphone. Finally! A real, native music solution for Android users, and an amazing cloud layer on top of that ... Read More »