Check Out Google’s Tips for App Development Success

Check Out Google’s Tips for App Development Success

Google’s AdMob has a new infographic that gives 6 tips for app development. I’m giving you some takeaways for consideration when you ignore my advice and build your law firm’s mobile app.

Android App Review: Madden 25

Android App Review: Madden 25

Sports video gaming has certainly improved since the early days of computer gaming. For some of you, Pong was revolutionary. For others, like me, you’ll remember spending countless hours programming a simple game on a Commodore 64, only to have it crash. I remember 25 years ago when Madden became a household name in sports gaming. My…

Android App Review: Able2Doc Mobile

Android App Review: Able2Doc Mobile

Sometimes you need to convert a PDF document to a Microsoft Office Word document for editing. I often use the OCR function in Adobe Acrobat to extrapolate text. This is often a messy process, and requires extra editing to create a usable Word document. The folks at Investintech.com PDF Solutions, notified me about their really…

Android App Review: Send It

Android App Review: Send It

Rob J emailed me to let me know about his new Android app, Send It ($2.89). Send It is your typical file-sharing app, which integrates with Dropbox, SkyDrive, Google Drive, and Box. At first I wasn’t too impressed, or even too excited about the app. After all, Dropbox and Google Drive each allow me to share…

App Review: Famigo Sandbox

App Review: Famigo Sandbox

These days the “best Android apps” posts are a dime a dozen, topping almost any Google search. Heck, I even did my own. I read most of them, and ignore just as many. Usually they’re filled with an over-abundance of games and very few productive ones. However, this post from PC Pro contains a number of…

Passbook on your Android

Passbook on your Android

Thanks to Lifehacker (and check out this post) for introducing me to PassWallet (free) for Android. The app mimics iOS 6’s Passbook app, allowing you to import, store, and use “passes” from various sources like airlines, movie theaters, and restaurants. I’m not exactly sure how it works, but it looks very cool. As Lifehacker points out, you’ll probably…

Build Your Own Android App

Build Your Own Android App

If you’re like me, you’ve at least thought about building your own Android app. “At least,” you’ve thought, “having an Android app could be a great marketing tool for my law practice.” The problem though is that building a usable app costs money, lots of money. Not to mention a great deal of technical know-how. Like…

Dragon & Siri Together on Your Android Device…Sort of

Dragon & Siri Together on Your Android Device…Sort of

Dragon Naturally Speaking, and Siri on my Android phone? I guess Christmas came early this year. Well, sort of. Probably the two best things about iOS, Nuance’s Dragon Natural Speaking and Siri, may soon be available on your Android phone. A lot of attorneys love DNS (me being one of them), and of course everyone…

Expand Your Computer’s Desktop

Do you need a second monitor, but you’re not willing to fork out $100+ for a new one? Well, this post shows you how to use your Android tablet as a second monitor. This is an interesting concept, since many attorneys will benefit from using 2 monitors. I have two 21 inch monitors at my…

Does Android Really Compete With iPad?

Does Android Really Compete With iPad?

As the Android OS begins overtaking Apple’s iOS, a large number of iOS fans have started highlighting the “extreme” differences between the two operating systems. For instance, check out this post where I discuss a similar critique posed by Ramesh. Well, here’s another follow-up on from CBS Moneywatch via PC World. This time, the “killer” arguments…

DroidLaw Giveaway

Good News! I'm giving away a DroidLaw addon of your choice. Previously I told you about the great application, DroidLaw, by Big Twit Software, LLC. I told you how it's literally a research tool in your hand, and how you're going to love it's features. It's one of the regularly used apps on my tablet,…

Siri Alternatives on Android OS

Siri Alternatives on Android OS

The Siri feature on iPhone is simply cool. One of the reasons iPhone remains the go-to-device is because of innovations such as Siri. However, as this post points out, there are some alternatives available on Android that come close. I'm testing the Speaktoit Assistant app right now. Personally, I don't really care to speak to…