Use your Android as a network keyboard with the Wi-Fi Keyboard app

Use your Android as a network keyboard with the Wi-Fi Keyboard app

The Wi-Fi Keyboard app is one of those apps that makes you proud to have an Android device. Using the Wi-Fi keyboard app, anybody can use their computer’s keyboard to type on their Android device. Simply install the app, then open a web browser to instantly connect with an Android device on the network. Using the Wi-Fi Keyboard app, you can type out text messages in a fraction of the time it would normally take. If you type 100+ words per minute on a physical keyboard but can’t come…

5 reasons to switch from iOS to Android

5 reasons to switch from iOS to Android

In the words of writer Patrick O’Rourke, “every time a new iPhone is announced, I’m always slightly disappointed with the human race.” With the announcement of the new iPhone 5, Apple users are once again flocking to the Apple website to preorder the latest device, despite the minimal improvements that have been made.   Unfortunately for Apple, many users have already realized that the iPhone is no longer the best smartphone on the planet, and Android devices are…

One area where iPhone beats Android? Resale value

One area where iPhone beats Android? Resale value

We recently published an article that listed the many ways in which the Samsung Galaxy S III beats the iPhone 5. Even though the S III has been out for several months, it still manages to beat the iPhone 5 in all important categories, including RAM, screen size, resolution, storage space, price...the list goes on. But Mashable.com recently released a report that suggests the iPhone has consistently beat Android devices in one area – resale value. Any time a new iPhone comes out, Apple…

Samsung’s new ad targets ‘unintelligent’ iPhone users

Samsung’s new ad targets ‘unintelligent’ iPhone users

Samsung is probably bitter about having to pay Apple – its biggest rival – over $1 billion in compensation for patent infringement. That bitterness will reach the public eye today when Samsung releases an ad in newspapers around the world. Here’s what the ad looks like: As you might already know, the phrase “It doesn’t take a genius” is a bit of a play-on-words. After all, Apple calls its store employees “Geniuses” due to their ability to solve problems with Apple…

Top 8 reasons why Android is better than the iPhone 5

Top 8 reasons why Android is better than the iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 was announced last week, and since then, tech experts have been rushing to compare the iPhone 5 with the latest series of Android devices. The comparisons almost always work out in favor of Android. To help make your decision-making process easier, we’ve compiled a list of reasons why Android is better than the iPhone 5. These reasons have all been chosen by tech industry professionals. Some might find it unfair to compare a range of Android devices to one single iPhone 5.…

Could Android be in trouble after Apple’s recent patent victory?

Could Android be in trouble after Apple’s recent patent victory?

If you haven’t heard of Apple’s $1 billion settlement over Samsung in a South Korean courtroom last month, then you probably haven’t checked the internet lately. Following the announcement of the verdict, there was a mixed reaction from the tech community. Some said Apple was justified in suing Samsung for patent infringement, while others said that Samsung smartphones and tablets were far more unique than Apple was implying. The overwhelming majority, however, seemed to believe that…

50% of Android devices in critical need of security patches to prevent malware

50% of Android devices in critical need of security patches to prevent malware

Every day, more and more malware targets Android users. And that means today’s Android devices need to stay constantly up-to-date in order to defend against the latest threats. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like device manufacturers – or carriers – are willing to provide the constant security patches that Android users need. So just how many Android users are affected by this unwillingness to release security patches? According to a report by Information Week, this issue affects…

Top 4 New Android Games of the Week

Top 4 New Android Games of the Week

It’s Friday! And that means there has never been a better time to let loose and play some games on your favorite Android smartphone or tablet. To help you get the weekend festivities started, here’s a guide to the hottest new Android games that have been released this week: 4) Beach Buggy Blitz - Free Beach Buggy Blitz is a fun, action-packed driving game that features impressive visuals. Drivers race through tropical environments while dodging dangerous obstacles. The world that players…

Over half a billion Android activations to-date, 1 billion total expected by 2013

Over half a billion Android activations to-date, 1 billion total expected by 2013

It’s no secret that Android is a popular operating system. It has the largest market share among any mobile operating systems, and more users are activating their Android devices every day. But just how popular is Android? Well, according to a recent press release from Google, Android is so popular that over 500 million Android devices have been activated since Google’s flagship mobile OS was released. In addition, a startling 1.3 million Android activations take place every day. To…

The Top 5 Safest Android App Marketplaces

The Top 5 Safest Android App Marketplaces

Android is the world’s most popular mobile operating system, and as a result, hackers are continuously targeting Android in an effort to steal user data. With a number of different app marketplaces available to Android users, choosing the right marketplace can help you avoid catching a virus. But just how safe are the world’s Android app marketplaces? Some marketplaces are safer than others, and a recent study by TrustGo mobile security confirmed that fact. Here’s how the top 5…