Category Archives: android

Tips to Locate and Track Your Lost or Stolen Android Smartphone

TweetI’m a pretty heavy Android user, and I’m also a big lover of my device(s). So naturally I’m also quite proactive when it comes to keeping them secure. Here’s a tip on how you can hopefully secure your Android smartphone … Continue reading

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Top Mobile Apps for Local Governance and Planners

TweetA recent survey of planners by Planetizen looked at mobile app that enhance public participation in local governance and planning to improve efficiency and data collection for planners. A number of fine productivity tools were mentioned in the findings, many … Continue reading

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Google Dev Video – Women Techmakers

TweetThis via the Google Developers Youtube… Coder and activist Jennifer Pahlka believes that apps, built quickly and cheaply, are a powerful new way to connect citizens to their governments. Google’s Steph Hannon chats about the future of Code for America … Continue reading

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Google’s New Video Series for iOS Developers – Route 85

TweetRoute 85 is coming to the Google Developers Youtube Channel –  +Todd Kerpelman is working on a series of videos for iOS developers. Bet you never would have thought this would come out of the GooglePlex! See also the Google Dev … Continue reading

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Tip – Shoot Photos From Your smartphone Like a Pro

TweetIf you’ve followed me over the years then you likely know that I really luv mobile photography… yet no, I refuse to call any of my work or myself a photographer, iphoneographer, AndroidOgrapher etc… heck, we’re all photographers in my … Continue reading

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A Smartwatch and a Phone for Just $199 from Burg

TweetSome WAY cool technology here just in time for the holidays – the Burg smartwatch/smartphone! Priced at only $199, the “Dick Tracy”-like BURG 12 smartwatch functions as a standalone phone, with the ability to make and receive calls and texts without connecting … Continue reading

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Explorer for ArcGIS on Android, coming soon!

TweetFound this little nugget via Twitter (@ChrisLeSueur) and courtesy of Jeff Shaner @jeffshaner and the ArcGIS mobile team… yep, Explorer for ArcGIS on Android, coming soon! According to details of the release on the ArcGIS blog… “Explorer for ArcGIS on … Continue reading

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HERE maps for Android (Beta)

TweetFrom HERE… HERE offers fast, accurate maps that are always ready to use, with or without an internet connection. Search for places, find routes and get turn-by-turn voice guidance wherever you are. Underground, on holiday, or even in the middle … Continue reading

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Hello Google Nexus 6 – Running Android 5.0 Lollipop

TweetThe following comes from Motorola: With Nexus 6, we’ve worked with Google to bring you a bigger phone with more everything. More screen. More speed. More power. And, it’s the best Android experience ever with:

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First Look Video – Cedar Tree CMP1, mini Android smartphone from @cedar_tech

TweetI’m pleased to share this one with you, shot on location at the 2014 ESRIUC in San Diego… likely your first chance to have a look at the really awesome, Cedar Tree CMP1, mini Android smartphone – My first look … Continue reading

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Toshiba Introduces new portfolio of tablets and laptops

TweetA number of announcements today from Toshiba as the company has unveiled some pretty nifty devices, ranging from affordable (really affordable) tablets to high-end laptops for the workhorse in you! Some of the new devices announced include: Satellite Radius™, a … Continue reading

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Android 4.5 Lollipop OS may be a desktop OS-like mobile firmware

TweetThe next generation of Android OS dubbed as 4.5 Lollipop will be like a desktop OS packed into a mobile device.Google is about to unveil the next flavor of Android OS at the company’s annual I/O Conference on June 25. … Continue reading

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