Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


One Billion Android smartphones shipped globally in 2014

2014 was a big year for Android devices according to research firm Strategy Analytics. The company tracks smartphone shipments around the world and its data shows that a billion Android smartphones shipped globally in 2014. According to the metrics, global smartphone shipments grew 30% during the year reaching a total of 1.3 billion units.

Outlook enters preview stage for Android

Microsoft announced this week that the official preview for Outlook for Android is now available to download. The app is available for Android tablets and smartphones. Microsoft figures that the reason users will want to move from the native Android mail app they are using now is because Outlook for Android is more like working with email on a desktop than other apps out there.

CAMpanion attaches GoPro cameras to most surfaces

If you own a GoPro camera, you know that they can record high quality video and still shots. Odds are the GoPro has much better video and photo taking capabilities than your Android smartphone or tablet. A new product has debuted called the CAMpanion that is designed to connect your GoPro to just about any surface.

ZTE Blade S6 debuts with Android 5.0 pre-installed

ZTE has announced the latest device to wear its name and the smartphone is called the ZTE Blade S6. The new device is very thin with a profile only 2mm thick. Power for the smartphone comes from a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core chipset MSM8939.

Remotr app streams PC games to your Android device

A new app has landed for Android users who are also PC gamers called Remotr. The app enables PC gamers to stream their favorite games directly to their Android smartphone or tablet anywhere they are. Remotr developers say that the app gives you the same performance and visual quality you would get if you were sitting in front of your PC playing the game.

Undelete for Root Users updated with 64-bit support

If you have ever accidentally deleted files or deleted a file and then wished you had it back, you need an app like Undelete for Root Users. As the name says, you do need root access to be able to use the app and it was recently updated with new features. The Undelete app is a free download, but to get full functionality does require an in-app purchase.

Google Fiber expanding to four more cities

Google has announced that it is set to expand its Google Fiber internet offering into for more locations in the US. The expansion will bring high-speed fiber optic internet service to Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, NC, and Nashville. The expansion plans come from two people who claim to be familiar with the plans Google has in the works.

Spoolee keeps your ear buds from being a tangled mess

If you carry ear buds with you in a pocket, briefcase or backpack you know that they can become a tangled mess in short order. There are several ways that you can keep them tangle free, but some of the ways are expensive and inconvenient. A new product has turned up called Spoolee that promises to make keeping your ear buds untangled easy and inexpensive.
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