Android Apps on Chrome OS (Preview)

Android Apps on Chrome OS (Preview)

Chrome OS will soon be able to run Android applications, and here’s a preview of what’s to come.

How to: Dos and Don’ts of Android’s Voice to Text

How to: Dos and Don’ts of Android’s Voice to Text

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 about every aspect of my daily life. Some folks expressed frustration with the service, saying that…

How to: Document Assembly with Google Docs (autoCrat Edition)

How to: Document Assembly with Google Docs (autoCrat Edition)

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: How to Create Beautiful Closing Argument Slides

Oracle v. Google: How to Create Beautiful Closing Argument Slides

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.) I’m not too interested in the trial, since I think that Google’s engineers probably used…

Google Opinion Rewards is Giving Away Lots of Cash, Or Am I the Only One?

Google Opinion Rewards is Giving Away Lots of Cash, Or Am I the Only One?

Google Opinion Rewards pays you for your input, and recently paid out a lot of surveys.

Fast.com Shows You How Much Your ISP is Screwing You

Fast.com Shows You How Much Your ISP is Screwing You

Fast.com tests your internet speed and then makes you very frustrated at the return on investment.

The New Stuff from Google that You Might Like

The New Stuff from Google that You Might Like

Google I/O 2016 is bringing new things to market.

Microsoft’s Apps for Android

Microsoft’s Apps for Android

If you’re an Exchange user, switch from the default Android mail app to Microsoft Outlook.

Google Photos are Fantastic

Google Photos are Fantastic

One of the best photo programs online right now is Google Photos. Google Photos gives users the ability to store and save photos from the desktop or a mobile device. Best of all, if you store the photos at “High quality,” Google allows you to save an unlimited number of images. Google Photos has a…

New Posts Coming Soon

New Posts Coming Soon

I’ve decided to resurrect the blog in a new format.

Last Minute Gifts

Last Minute Gifts

Need a last minute gift and you don’t want to fight the big box stores or mall? Try one of these online beauties: Amazon Gift Certificates Amazon Prime Google Play Credit Note: purchasing a Google Play Credit goes to the buyer’s account and is not transferable. Giveanything.com This post was originally published 12/24/2012.

Weekly News Round-up: What You May Have Missed in the World of Android

Weekly News Round-up: What You May Have Missed in the World of Android

The latest round-up of Android news stories features “Star Wars,” a “Special Delivery,” and a new take on “Christmas Jammies.”