Monday, March 5, 2012

Better Sharing for Android


Android: One of the coolest parts of Android is its "Share" menu, that lets you send media from one app to another, for seamless sharing with your friends. Andmade Share replaces Android's default share menu with one you can reorder, and send media to multiple apps at once.

Andmade Share makes the process of sharing apps just a bit nicer. If there are apps you never share to, you can long-press them and drag them down the list, so you don't have to look at them. Furthermore, when you share a piece of media (like an image or web page) with multiple apps at once, which is great if you want to text it to a friend and tweet it at the same time. Just check the necessary boxes, then tap the icon for one of the apps—it'll then launch each of those apps in sequence, letting you share your media to each, with no need to go back and hit the share button again. The first time you tap the main Share button in Android, you should be prompted to use Andmade Share, and from there, you can make it the default for all future shares. (Update: For me and others it appears to just put its own entry at the top of the Share menu instead. After you tap that, you'll get the advanced sharing options).

Andmade Share is a free download for Android devices.
Andmade Share | Android Market via Android Police

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Top 10 Android Apps You May be Missing

Let's keep this simple - 

1. Chess Time - Multiplayer Chess - Great because I like chess and it works on Android and iOS & and has a decent ranking engine

2. Google Music - FREE, simple streaming of your own music library! Almost as good as iTunes and completely cloud based (which iTunes match is not)
3. Google Sky Map - If you like stars, you'll love this app
4. Craigslist - I like it better in this app than on a desktop.
5. ROM Manager - A must have for rooted phones
6. SetCPU for Root Users - Easy to use and stable
7. Mint.com Personal Finance - The easiest way I have found to figure out where all my money goes.
8. Google Voice - If you don't have a voice account, they are free, awesome and can really come in handy for free voicemail to text and internet calling via desktop/laptop/mobile
9. AsciiCamera - Cool app that turns pictures into text/ascii characters
10. Yelp - Do yourself a favor and check out the business you're about to hire or enter before you give them any money or time.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Google Docs for Android

Looks like the Google rumor posted the other day was true.... Google Docs for Android was released today and so far seems to have all the features you would want and expect, including one click switching between user accounts!
For Google Apps users especially, that simple functionality is a godsend that can't even be matched by Google Chrome as of yet.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Finally, PHONE To CHROME


How useless is Chrome to Phone? Do you think Google messed up and meant to make phone to chrome and buckled? Finally there is a viable, usable alternative that sends pages from your phone to Google Chrome.
It is really easy to setup and seems to work pretty well. It does require a free Dropbox account, but other than that it is pretty straight forward.
Click the link below to get started:
phone2chrome - Android App and Google Chrome™ Extension - Google Project Hosting


Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Google Docs App For Android on the Horizon?

UPDATE: Google Docs for Android Officially Released
The email below was released late last night. Notice in the intro paragraph, that the channel manager slips and says something about Google Docs for Android in the same sentence as talking about new apps that have been released.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Mobile Printing from your Smart Phone or other Android Powered Device

printing from anywhere on your android device

Printing from your phone to your home/office printer is easy on your android device. This review will cover two great apps as well as browser setup. Don't worry, it's a snap.

Part 1. Browser setup of Google Cloud Print
Part 2. Android Application Review: Cloud Print BETA & PrinterShare Free Edition
Part 3. Setup Instructions