McDonald’s NFC Racetracks for Kids

NFC, near field communication, has been utilized for quite some time now. Thanks to this technology Android & Windows Phone owners have been able to do some pretty nifty things such as send pictures to others wirelessly; read tags that automatically trigger actions such as turning on WiFi; and even making payments with your phone. The trouble with NFC is that main stream consumers haven’t quite caught yet. Thankfully McDonald’s aims to change that.

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The Smartphone Journey: How’d We Get Here?

Over the past 6 years the smartphone market has had an incredible journey, especially considering where it started out.  Did you know that the first wireless call was placed by a truck driver in 1946?  Contrasting that fact, the number of current smartphone users today is rapidly approaching  one hundred million.  Yes, that’s 100,000,000.  And…

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Enter to Win The Best Case for That New Phone of Yours

Let’s quickly take a look at the newest smartphones that were released over the past several months: Samsung Galaxy S III HTC Evo 4G LTE HTC One X HTC One S Nokia Lumia 900 Galaxy Nexus Depending on where you live and the scarcity of the device, each of these phones costs between $600 –…

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49¢ Apps and 99¢ Movies

Google has decided to combine their music, apps, movies, games and eBooks into one service known as Google Play.  The difference with this service is that you’ll be able to access the aforementioned items across your different devices and the web without having to sync.  For example, if you decided to download Alice in Wonderland…

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Phones Can Silence Themselves

We’ve all been there before, sitting at our cubicles or in class and someone’s text tone goes off that everyone can hear.  Times turn even worse when the person isn’t at their desk and their phone is left their stranded to ring as much as it wants while everyone else tries to ignore it, but…

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How to CORRECTLY Flash A New ROM

  The beauty of getting into more advanced functions of Android is being able to install custom ROMs that improve upon the the base of Google’s operating system.  Thanks to the hard work of people at places such as XDA and Roots Wiki, the rest of us can flash to our hearts context. However, problems…

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99 Cent Gameloft Games Make for a Truly Happy New Year

  Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a fun and safe new year.  Who knows what surprises this year has in store. What I can tell you is that you can get some incredibly feature packed and fully 3D rendered games by Gameloft RIGHT NOW. Games such as Assassins Creed 2 and…

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Which Android Keyboard Is Your Favorite?

The openness of Android allows it’s owners to personalize a phone and make it feel more like “their” phone. That’s the thing I love the most about the Android operating system. Two or more people can have the exact same phones, but their  screens can look totally different. One way to make your phone differ…

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Nexus S 4G Running Ice Cream Sandwich

For those of you who can’t wait to take a bite of that Android ice cream sandwich, here’s a video of it working pretty smoothly. It’s not buttery smooth, but it’s the best working version I’ve seen. httpv://youtu.be/Z2uW7txxVjM Download it here via Android Central.

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Get Your Free Ice Cream Sandwich Tonight at 10:00 PM!

Just a friendly reminder for those of you who have been awaiting for the unveiling of Android’s new operating system, Ice Cream Sandwich.  Over the past few days bits and pieces of it have been leaked (I’m running the ice cream sandwich version of Google Music as I currently type this) but we’ll finally get…

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