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Netflix for Android Review: Streaming Movies to Your Smartphone

Netflix streams movies and TV shows to smartphones, not just PCs. According to Adama Brown, the free app for Android OS delivers excellent video streaming to phones, but still needs[...]

Dragon Dictation for iPhone Review

Dragon Dictation is a free voice-to-text app for the iPhone and other iOS-based devices. It allows users to dictate emails, Facebook posts, and other messages with just their voice. Daniel[...]

MotionX-GPS Review: Full-Featured GPS for Apple iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

For merely $2.99, Fullpower's MotionX-GPS for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad gives hikers, runners, skiers, and other outdoor enthusiasts a Swiss Army knife's worth of tools, functions, features and options.[...]

Google Translate Review: A Global Language Translator on Your Phone

Google Translate is aimed at accurate translation from one human language to another, directly on your phone or tablet. How well does it work? Read the full review of this[...]

Download Lowdown: 10 Must-Have App Types for Your iPhone

Along with the apps that come with your iPhone, you'll definitely want to download more. Here are recommendations on what types to choose out of the hundreds of apps downloadable[...]

10 Ways Apple Can Improve the iPhone

Apple's iPhone and iPad are wildly popular, but there's still plenty of room for improvement to the iOS, the operating system that powers both these devices. Brighthand's Site Editor brings[...]

Spotify for Android OS Review

Long a user favorite in Europe, the Spotify streaming music service has finally rolled over to U.S. shores. In reviewing the beta of the Android OS app, Vince Font finds[...]

Creating Apps Without Coding

In his latest column, our European correspondent Dragan Petric takes a look at several options that allow non-programmers to create smartphone software, and also considers how this is going to[...]

Google Updates Gmail App for Android

Google has released an update for the Gmail app on Android smartphones. The new version 2.3.5 brings a handful of new features and performance improvements.

Dropbox for iPhone Review: Multimedia Storage in the Cloud

Dropbox for iPhone is a free app for saving and sharing photos, tunes, and other files stored in the cloud. While the mobile app can be useful for some tasks,[...]

Motorola Atrix 4G Can Now Be Upgraded to Android OS 2.3 (Gingerbread)

Motorola has introduced a system software upgrade for the Atrix 4G from AT&T. Amoung an array of other chnages, this updates the version of the Firefox web browser available in[...]

HBO Go for Android OS Review

Adama D. Brown, a self-confessed HBO addict, took a close look at a free Android OS app known as HBO Go. Although he rediscovered a sumptuous banguet of TV and[...]

Boingo Wi-Finder for iPhone Review: Finding Hotspots Everywhere

In his review of Boingo Wi-Finder, Daniel Dern explains why this widely used Wi-Fi hotspot locator app can come in really handy when you're away from home or the office,[...]

Android Market Update Rolling Out Today, Adds Movies and Books

Good news for those of you with Android OS 2.2 or higher: the Android Market update is supposedly live and has started to roll out to users across the country[...]

HTC Inspire 4G Owners Can Now Install Android OS 2.3 (Gingerbread)

There has been a rush of Android OS 2.3 upgrades released recently, and the latest model to receive one is the HTC Inspire 4G. This brings a number of small[...]

DataViz Documents To Go Review: The King of Mobile Office Apps vs. Its Rivals

Documents To Go has long sat on the throne of mobile office apps. Yet how does the current version for Android OS phones rate vs. its rivals? Read this intensive[...]

ThinkFree Mobile Office for Android OS Review: An Office Suite for Phones

The full version of ThinkFree Office is the least costly of all the paid Office-compatible suites for Android. Is it worth $9.99 to you? Read the full review to find[...]

Monsoon Multimedia Vulkano Flow Review: Take Your TV Everywhere

Vulkano Flow allows you to watch everything from your home TV on your smartphone or tablet, whether it's iOS or Android. Read an in-depth review of this accessory that's a[...]

iPhone Gets iOS 4.3.4 Update to Fix Security Flaw

Apple has introduced a small update for the operating system on the iPhone and iPad. The single purpose of iOS 4.3.4 (or iOS 4.2.9 for the Verizon iPhone) is to[...]

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Review: Building a Better OS

Not too long ago, the major Windows Phone 7 update known as "Mango" was finally released. Designed to patch up many of the holes in the first version of the[...]