Three years ago, I accepted a position to move in-house and work for a company. The move was a fulfillment of a set of personal goals. Unfortunately, the decision to become an in-house lawyer also slowly eliminated my desire to be The Droid Lawyer. Oddly, the biggest hangup for me Read more…
Fast.com tests your internet speed and then makes you very frustrated at the return on investment.
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 Read more…
The latest round-up of Android news stories features "Star Wars," a "Special Delivery," and a new take on "Christmas Jammies."
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 so, to accommodate, I give you this week’s extended version Read more…
This week's news includes a lot of Google, some Disney and Microsoft, and "Downton Abbey." Check it out.
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 does the signature still count? — stating it wouldn’t use 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.
Okay, it’s that time again when we look at some of the best deals available for the upcoming Black Friday. Here are the deals I’d pick up if I wasn’t such a hermit trying to avoid large crowds. Samsung Grab one of these Galaxy tablets with $100 off. Or you Read more…
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 by this tragedy comfort and peace, and my heart aches Read more…
GoGurt snacks get crushed, and a $1,500 Android Wear watch. All of these stories and more in the World of Android.
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.
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 and Catherine Sanders-Reach. Each are equally qualified. If you want 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 news… Fall television will never be the same, and it’s 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.
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, and organizing ideas with the app. And don’t forget, you Read more…
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 about Francis Scott Key: And that fact reminds me of 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.
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.
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.
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 no shame. All in the name of “homeland security.” And 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.
With the total detox of ABA TECHSHOW withdrawal complete, I can now add some comments about the entire event. For starters, if you haven’t checked out the liveblog, do that now. I even liveblogged my 60 Android Apps in 60 Minutes session on Saturday morning. Difficult to say the least. Read more…
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 commemorates the 155th anniversary of the Pony Express. When you 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.
"Ok Google, Find my phone." This feature and many other updates are being discussed in this week's Android news round-up.
Over the course of 4 years, The Droid Lawyer has grown from a small, pathetic blog, to one of the most authoritative blogs for lawyers on Android and mobile devices. I’m very proud of my accomplishments and the success of this blog. You may have noticed a rather abrupt stop to Read more…
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.
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 course, there will be plenty of uproar — or perhaps 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 summary. 10. How to: Mass Delete Spam and Trash in Read more…
Another edition of the weekly news round-up for the week ending December 5, 2014.
Another edition of the Android news you'll love.
Factory images for Android 5.0 are now available to flash to Nexus devices. The process took me about 10 minutes (not including downloading.) Many OEMs have already announced they’ll be sending the update over the air in the next few days or weeks. I haven’t noticed too many changes from Read more…
Another episode of the weekly news round-up discussion all things Android, which is destined for greatness.
Another version of the weekly news for the world of Android. Stories of interest and intrigue are just a click away.
EnerPlex has a new stackable power bank and it could be yours in this giveaway. The EnerPlex Jumpr Stack 3 is a 3200 mAh portable battery.
Here's the newest weekly news round-up giving the best of Android.
LexisNexis and I are teaming up to offer a webinar on the modern rules of technology for lawyers. The webinar has CLE credit attached and should be fun.
The Android weekly news round up is here. See what's going on with Android, Google, and Android mobile devices.
Here's the new website poll asking which new nexus device lawyers will love more.
Join me on November 5, 2014 for a webinar with Fonality on the 5 technologies every lawyer should be using.
Another edition of the weekly news. Lots of stories, lots of information.
This Weekly News round-up covers a lot Android security issues and an assortment of the best stories of interest.
Another weekly news round-up with stories from the world of Android and mobile devices.
Here's the weekly news round-up with stories of interest for Android users, including a review of Moto 360, the Rubik's Cube, and a lane for texters.
This Android news round-up includes some stuff from Apple. For shame!
Here's the newest release (as of September 5, 2014) of the original Android News Round-up. Love it, or leave it.
This is a second giveaway for an Inateck Bluetooth speaker with tablet holder. The entry period runs from September 3, 2014 to September 5, 2014.
The Missouri Bar’s Lex|PORT 2014 event is an action-packed experience giving you a variety of introductory and in-depth tech session. I’m excited to be a part of the faculty for the 2nd year. Unfortunately the $119 early bird registration fee is long gone, but you can still catch a deal if Read more…
Another edition of the weekly news round-up before Labor Day.
Another week of news stories in the world of Android. See what you missed right here.
This post talks about how one judge on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals is using his tablet to prepare for arguments and keep focused.
Here's a new giveaway for an Inateck Bluetooth speaker with a tablet stand.
Biztech Magazine is calling for nominations for 2014's must-read IT blogs. The Droid Lawyer is already nominated, but needs your votes.
Here's another collection of valuable news reports and blog posts from the ever-evolving world of Android OS.
Kiss Apple and Samsung’s patent feud goodbye, at least if you’re in a country other than the United States. The two agreed to dismiss all international lawsuits and continue fighting on “native soil.” In other news: This post points out that a multi-user feature might be available in Android L Read more…
Another edition of the weekly news round up. See what news stories make this week's list.
Another look at the news of Android in this edition of the weekly news round-up.
Android news is here again. Hooray!
Blacksmith-Labs has a really great, genuine leather holster. In this case, the holster fits my Nexus 5. I have a Tech21 Impactology case, so I didn’t feel like keeping this holster. I decided to give away this product, and the lucky winner is . . . Steven Sciple. Congratulations, thanks for entering, Read more…
Android Wear is the next best thing in mobile tech. But whose watch is going to reign supreme? Cast your vote in this website poll.
The weekly round-up of news stories about Android, Google, and mobile technology.
Here's a new giveaway of the genuine leather Nexus 5 phone holster from Blacksmith-Labs.
The TSA has new rules regarding cell phones for international travelers coming into the United States. Once again, they're designed to inconvenience more than help.
Another weekly news round-up with stories associated with Android. Plus a few fun YouTube videos.
Here's a selection of news stories about Android.
This week, I’m in Tulsa, Oklahoma for the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Solo and Small Firm Conference. I have one dedicated session called, The Google Powered Law Office. You can check out my slide deck here. I’m taking an existential approach to this presentation, so you probably won’t get any of the Read more…
Normally, I wouldn’t post fodder I received from a PR agent regarding a company’s newest app. And normally, I wouldn’t post about an app I haven’t tried, and will probably never try. But since I know there are a fairly large number of readers who consume a fairly large amount Read more…
Another summary of this week's best stories in the world of Android.
The BYOD revolution is upon us, but I think companies are still hesitant to fully implement BYOD. I was recently talking to a company IT manager who’s in love with iOS because of security. The manager told me that they’re not letting any of their employees bring their own devices, Read more…
Knox, Tizen, and a new Android logo. Those stories are all in this week's news round-up.
Another edition of everyone's favorite Android news round-up.
Are judges and lawyers ready for enhanced digital texts rather than plain old paper?
It's a day to honor those who have sacrificed to make the United States the most free nation in the world.
Another week of Android news stories.
I joined Chris Anderson of "The Un-Billable Hour" to discuss ethics and technology.
The Droid Lawyer’s Hawaiian vacation is closing out quickly. Google Maps was probably my most used app during the trip. I’m really loving the new update, including the ability to show which lane you’re supposed to use to turn. Maps isn’t perfect, but the app works well and I’ll think Read more…
It's time to understand what net neutrality is all about, and more importantly, why we should get concerned.
Another weekly news round-up of stories from the Android universe.
T-Mobile is offering MLB at Bat to its subscribers for free.
Another round-up of authentic Android news stories.
A new website poll asked whether you're okay with Google Apps, especially if there's no email scanning.
Another story about Android news events, but please try and let your Representative or Senator know that you support net neutrality.
How important are SD cards and removable batteries for smartphones? Answer the new poll.
Another version of the Android News Round-up, just a different week. Find out whether Samsung's truly innovative.
This week's selection of Android news stories includes viruses and Action Movie Kid.