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Must Have Apps For the HTC Thunderbolt

The HTC Thunderbolt is the latest Android phone from HTC and the first Droid phone on Verizon Wireless to access the 4G LTE high speed network. In addition to being the fastest phone, it has a hi-res 4.3″ screen with DLNA, which will allow the user to move movies, music and photos from the phone’s screen to a compatible flatscreen. Of course, all these great services are nothing without good apps to take advantage of them.

Review: Motorola Xoom

On the Chevy SXSW Road Trip, Verizon Wireless was kind enough to sponsor us with a Motorola Xoom. From New York to Texas and back, the Xoom was our traveling companion and connection to the wider world as we traveled the highways and byways of the eastern half of the United States.

The New Android Marketplace

This week, Google had their latest round of Android announcements this week and coming out of it came two major products. The first was Google’s Android OS 3.0 for tablets, code named Honeycomb. The second is Android’s new web based market to compliment its phone based market, but does the new market bring on par with Apple’s iTunes store?

Must Have Apps For the Droid Pro

The latest Motorola Droid to join the Android lineup is the Droid Pro. The Blackberry like design with the physical keyboard mixed with the multi-touch 3.1″ screen like the other Droid phones have. And just like the other Droid phones, the Droid Pro needs apps to truly expand the uses of the phone. These are some of the most useful apps to be used with the new phone.

Lego + Android = MINDdroid

The MINDdroid app is a remote control app for Lego Mindstorms. ┬áBased on the way the phone is held, the car will move forward, backward and turn by working two motors. By pressing a button on-screen, a third motor can be triggered to perform an action, like firing a weapon or working an arm. The […]

Book and Reading Apps for the Droid

When traveling with your Droid, Droid 2 or Droid X, sometimes it’s good to have something to read with you. When are in a position where you can’t actually carry a book, it’s good to have an app that will let you keep up with your reading without the bound paper in your hand.

Anime Apps for the Droid

Growing up, there were a few cartoons that were brought over from Japan and rebranded for American kids. We ate up Starblazers, Battle of the Planets and Voltron, unaware of its true origins overseas. With time, Japanese animation grew into its own and Sailor Moon, Pokemon, and their ilk grabbed the hearts and minds of a new generation of children, as well as their older counterparts who watched more adult oriented anime. Now, watching them isn’t limited just to the television, but to the Droid, Droid 2 and Droid X as well.

Droid vs Droid 2 vs Droid X – Which Should You Buy?

As the market becomes larger and there are more phones available, it becomes harder to decide which phone to purchase. Recently, my friend Jeff asked me to look into which phone he should get. It is a tough decision that many people who walk into the Verizon store face.

Dating Apps For the Droid

A friend of mine recently said the most common type of startup that people come up with is dating related. Since there is such a popularity for dating websites right now, why wouldn’t it carry over to the Android phones as well? That’s why I looked into dating apps for the Droid, Droid 2 and Droid X.

Must Have Apps For the Droid 2

The successor to the Motorola Droid has been released with the Motorola Droid 2 and with it, the need to install new apps on a new phone. These are the apps I find the most useful for the Droid and in turn the most useful for the new Droid 2.