The Geartist hands-free car kit gives an excellent option for in-car entertainment using an FM signal.
This post comes courtesy of several questions about Android’s speech to text function. I discussed the feature several times, and it’s one of my favorite Android “add-ons.” Android’s speech to text is so useful that I use it for just Read more…
Document assembly can save time and hassle, especially on easy tasks. autoCrat helps simplify the process and extends the power of Google Docs.
Oracle v. Google part 2 is raging on in California. This second trial in the saga again alleges copyright violations against Google in the creation of Android. Oracle is seeking damages for the “theft.” (Ars Technica has a great daily play-by-play summary.) Read more…
Ed: Benjamin Wright is a solo Wisconsin lawyer and long-time Android user. You can learn more about him at his website, blog, or LinkedIn. Since my last guest post here on The Droid Lawyer—which showcased my Oneplus One—I have changed carriers. AT&T Read more…
Google Opinion Rewards pays you for your input, and recently paid out a lot of surveys.
Fast.com tests your internet speed and then makes you very frustrated at the return on investment.
The latest round-up of Android news stories features "Star Wars," a "Special Delivery," and a new take on "Christmas Jammies."
Lumsing sent me these noise-isolating Bluetooth earbuds that I’ve been testing for about 3 weeks. The price of these accessories is really dropping, and at $19.99, this is one item you’ll want to add to your on-the-go bag. Compact and Read more…
This previous week was filled with so many good intentions … none of which succeeded. Yet in those intentions’ place I was able to accomplish many other tasks. Unfortunately, none of them involved publishing intended content to this blog. And Read more…
This week's news includes a lot of Google, some Disney and Microsoft, and "Downton Abbey." Check it out.
At $36, if you're looking for a LED light to complement your party atmosphere, this 1byone Dome LED light is perfect.
A desktop "nitrocellulos cannon, plus other stories that will make you appreciate the world of Google even more.
Here are 30 fabulous gifts you won't be ashamed to give or receive. There's a personal 3D printer, what's better than that?
In a new filing with the FTC, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) alleges that Google is tracking students’ internet usage through its Google Apps for Education program. The problem is that Google signed the Student Privacy Pledge — it’s the old logo, so Read more…
The ABA Journal released its top 100 law blogs for 2015.
Use Android Pay to do some good and raise some money this holiday season, plus other great stories you might find interesting.
The suction force, thanks to the gel, makes this iOttie mount almost impossible to remove from your windshield. This is perhaps the best cell phone car mount you'll ever purchase.
The only news you need to know about this week is voice typing in Google Docs. Unfortunately, you'll have to read the whole post to learn about voice typing.
Google announced, in the wake of the Paris tragedy, that international calls to France are free. We’ve made international calls to France free via Hangouts. #ParisAttacks Android→ https://t.co/RLNSn2HPHd iOS→ https://t.co/UKRrBZgBGT — Google (@google) November 14, 2015 I’m wishing everyone effected Read more…
GoGurt snacks get crushed, and a $1,500 Android Wear watch. All of these stories and more in the World of Android.
Jeff Richardson (iPhone J.D.) posted about his experience with Google Cardboard, and of course, he liked the experience.
Check the Chromebook offers page, because Google has some movies and other goodies available for your free consumption.
Go grab some free money and extra Chromecast offers.
All the news that's fit to publish .. about Android.
Smart Reply is coming to Gmail, which will help you become even more productive in your email responses.
All of the news you want . . . or at least the stories I think are important in the world of Android.
Google Contributor allows you to replace website advertising with a monthly contribution amount.
Google Drive is compatible with Microsoft Office, which means you can work in MS Office and save the files to Google Drive. Yup, there's a plug-in for that.
The Missouri Bar CLE’s, LexPORT 15 is happening in St. Louis again, October 26-27. I’m heading for 3 sessions on Monday — 2 on Android, and one 50 tips. This year has a power-packed combination of presenters, including Ben Schorr Read more…
Welcome to the world of automaton lawyering. AT&T is facing some public relations backlash because of its handling of a customer suggestion. The situation gives us one more example of how not to handle particular matters, even though the premise seems good.
Another rowdy and informative look at this week's Android news stories.
October is already here, which I so fascinating. There’s a lot of news this week, especially in the wake of the September 29th, Google Event. Android Police has the most comprehensive coverage if you’re interested, including some spot-on leaks. In other Read more…
We demand privacy, security, and integrity for our communications and systems. As a public, we should be confident that the services we use haven’t been weakened or compromised by government mandate or pressure. No legislation, executive order, or private agreement with the government should undermine our rights.
Google's September 2015 event introduced a new Chromecast, Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, and a new tablet.
I presume that most courts will fall in the "no protection" category for most cases, and that "we know you owned the device, now enter the code," will become the norm for law enforcement interrogations.
Welcome back, at least to me. After a very long hiatus from the Round-Up, it’s back (and hopefully doesn’t disappear again). Here’s what’s happening in Androidland: Google Keep works across devices, which is one reason I love keeping notes, journaling, Read more…
Google Now on Tap is coming soon. Well, it was here, but now it's gone.
Dictation can be easy on your Android device if you're using speech to text and proper punctuation commands.
Tablets aren't going away any time soon, and don't think iPad-loving lawyers have the market cornered. Android (and Windows) tablets are just as powerful.
Android Pay is in the wild. Android Pay gives users the ability to pay virtually by tapping their devices to a credit card terminal.
This iClever six port charger is another great buy. Priced at $24, this accessory won't blow your budget, but gives you plenty of extra power.
This is a fun infographic that the folks at Online Paralegal Programs sent me. It’s “revealing” some famous people who you might not know were lawyers. One of my favorites is this tidbit about Washington Irving: You can also see this fact Read more…
Todoist is a great app for high-powered, “get things done” folks. I’ve gushed over its fantastic abilities several times. Well, the engineers are back with a brand new update that adds Material Design flare to an already wonderful application. This Read more…
Ars Tecnica wrote a blog post daring to publish a quote from a third party claiming StreamVR places "an IMAX theater in [his] house." IMAX's Deputy General Counsel immediately shot off a "cease and desist" letter. Contrary to the old cliché, bad press can be bad press.
A new Hangouts, Jurassic Park, and a way to find your phone; all in this week's Android News Round-up.
I'm already in love with Google Slides, and today Google granted my one remaining lustful desire to improve Slides and Chromecast.
A lot of external batteries are available on the market. They're perfect for traveling, or toting along during emergencies. That's especially true for this 11000mAh Fremo external battery power bank.
Here's all you need to know about this week's news round-up: a soda bottle flame thrower. Did you read that? A. SODA. BOTTLE. FLAME. THROWER.
Overall, Google I/O 2015 is bringing some exciting services to the Android architecture, and the world in general. Developers are set to create some great-looking Android applications, and the best-built Android OS is on its way.
My Account gives you quick access to the settings and tools that let you safeguard your data, protect your privacy, and decide how your information can make Google tools and services work better for you.
Windows XP running on a LG G Watch, a new phone to laptop from Samsung, and a Nexus Player competitor. It's the news round-up that doesn't include Google I/O 2015 mutterings.
FamilyTime is quite a user-oriented and useable parenting app. If you are looking for a combination of usability, features and compatibility, then this might be your option.
These “in the news” posts took a short hiatus — I’m getting a little bored — but you’ve indicated that you like seeing these Friday morning reviews, so I’m bringing the back. Here’s a few stories you’ll like: The NSA has Read more…
Microsoft Hyperlapse Mobile for Android is a fun little app that will definitely enhance your mobile movie-making experiences.
The Omaker M4 is one of the newest products to arrive at my doorstep. This portable Bluetooth speaker presents itself as a “unique, rugged” speaker with splash proof, shockproof, and dust proof functions. In other words, I can finally listen to music Read more…
During ABA TECHSHOW, I had the opportunity to sit down with Legal Talk Network and discuss ways lawyers can enhance their practices with mobile devices.
A full-fledged onslaught of stories making news in the world of Android...and beyond.
Tesla and Mercedes are the favorites for creating a fully autonomous automobile, but check out some other predictions.
When you visit Google’s homepage today you’ll see the commemoration for the Pony Express. This short-lived mail carrying system was an important milestone in bringing news overland from the eastern United States to the western United States. The Google Doodle Read more…
This is a guest post from Benjamin Wright. Ben’s a OnePlus One user. Ben’s a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, and practices in appellate and contract law, with civil and criminal trial experience. You can visit Ben’s Read more…
MyCase published a great infographic showcasing some of the statistics from the ABA’s Legal Technology Survey. The graphic has a lot of visual facts, but most impressive is this one on tablet use in the law office. The information isn’t really Read more…
Create maps from your Android device and grab offers from your Chromecast. These are just two of the stories in this week's Android news round-up.
Here's a clever method to simulate Dragon dictation without having to spend a lot of money.
"Ok Google, Find my phone." This feature and many other updates are being discussed in this week's Android news round-up.
Here is a list of posts discussing dictation and voice transcription.
YouTube's "for the kids," Calendar now shows 7 days, and Android's coming to work. Find out about these teasers and more in this week's Android news round-up.
Find out why Phil Dunphy's giving the "thumbs up" and how Google's revamping a childhood toy, all in this week's edition of the Android News Round-up.
Google is well on its way to producing a commercially available self-driving vehicle. Apple has a similar vehicle in design, so realistically, two of the biggest names in technology are throwing their weight into making autonomous vehicles a reality. Of Read more…
Sling TV, custom ringtones, and Android's being used in cybercrimes; these stories and more in this week's edition of the Android news round-up.
On February 24, 2015 at 11 AM PT/2 PM ET, I'm hosting a complimentary webinar sponsored by MyCase.
Google Drive users can qualify for a 2gb bump in their Drive space simply by completing a security checkup.
Chromecast is getting a lot of love, while Nexus Player owners feel the pinch.
Another week passed, and we're 7 days closer to Valentine's Day. DIY bacon roses is just one of the stories in this week's news round-up.
Find out what wearables have to do with the future of Android and technology in this week's news round-up.
Microsoft is pushing out final updates to its set of Office apps for tablets.
Are Android users less intelligent than iPhone users? Find out the answer to that question and more in this news round-up.
Here's everything you need to know about disgusting phones, Maroon 5, and Microsoft. It's the weekly news round-up.
Now you can go have fun translating pages of text simply by pointing your camera. The Google Translate app update is here. And it's cool.
WebView is an excellent reason to avoid OEMs and carriers who don't update devices in a timely manner.
Google Tips are great ways to keep updated and learn more about security and Google's products.
Apple's getting sued, Google got an update, and CES is bringing a lot of new gadgets and gizmos. Must be time to showcase another week of Android's best moments.
The first Android news round-up of 2015 contains mystery, intrigue, and the revelation that perhaps Google knows a bit too much about all of us.
Using voice commands to create and send messages is a sign of an Android power user. Here's how you can transform yourself into a "hands-free Jedi."
Another edition of the weekly news round-up for the world of Android. Great stories from across the web for all things Android and Google. If it's interesting, it's in this edition.
Google Cardboard is an inexpensive way to bring virtual reality into your home. Here's the review and possibilities.
Looking for a new Android phone? Here's a quick look at the best phones for 3 different price points.
The MPAA hired Jenner & Block LLP to work with Mississippi's Attorney General and bring down "Goliath." Regardless of the battle sides, a subpoena and response letter from the AG shows why metadata matters.
Some law firms prefer creating elaborate (or fancy) signatures for their email messages. Gmail offers enhanced signatures, but there's a little more work to make the process happen. This how to shows you everything you don't know about customized Gmail signatures, and how to fix your inadequacy.
One week before Christmas 2014, and the news is extraordinary.
At the end of the year I like to run a summary of this blog’s top posts. Of course, some of the popular will inevitably come from earlier posts. To view the post, just click the header image below each Read more…