Posts Tagged ‘android’

BlindType Purchased by Google – Typing on a touchscreen just got easier.

Unless you are an avid/regular blog reader it is unlikely that you have heard of BlindType…yet. So does it concern you? In all likelihood, yes, yes it does concern you but by no means in a bad way. How many people do I know who only buy Blackberry phones over iPhones or other touch screen devices because they have a “proper keyboard” or to be more precise a hardware keyboard. BlindType has taken an interesting and probably more successful approach to this problem. However before jumping straight in and showing it to you is probably best to explain a bit more about tactile feedback first. Read more

How To Get Longer Battery Life for your Android Mobile with SetCPU

LogoSetCPU allows for Android Mobile users who have rooted their phones to change the clock speed of their CPU (their processor) thanks to the fantastic Michael Huang.  A lot of people who use gaming PC’s will want to alter their processor speed to get increased performance without having to upgrade their hardware however you can also lower your processors clock speed to save power usage.  Here is how you can use SetCPU to save your battery, by lowering your phone’s maximum clock speed. Read more

How To Increase your Mobile’s Memory with Dropbox

A lot of you who are reading this may already have heard of Dropbox and possibly are already using it as an alternative to a USB stick for backing up, storing and sharing files.  Nevertheless I will quickly cover the basics of what Dropbox does, and touch on what it can really be capable of.

As you have gathered Dropbox is a way you can store, and share files.  Dropbox puts a folder on your computer which you can save files to like any other.  Once files are put in this folder these files are uploaded, synced and stored online in a mirror image of the folder on your computer.   This allows one to be able to get the files you put in that folder from anywhere which is connected to the internet.  Remember that isn’t just computers but your mobile as well!  So you can share your files with others from your computer, your mobile, or anything internet enabled.  Indeed the cartoon to the right illustrates how many people feel when it comes to Dropbox as a file sharing method. So what could you use it for? Read more

Grooveshark Makes It’s way to the iPhone – again!

LogoGrooveshark is a fantastic audio cloud solution.  A more popular example (at least in the UK) of something similar would be the service provided by Spotify.  In short Grooveshark offers a light-hearted source for all your music needs.  Just go to their website, type in what you want to listen to, select the exact song from a list and you are off.  Grooveshark has many other features including a personal library, playlists, favourites and almost everything you might expect from a desktop client.  Still, I digress, this article is not about Grooveshark as a whole (that is to come) but is about their recent resurgence onto the iPhone. Read more

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