There has been a lot of talk lately about fingerprint scanners on our smartphones. From the HTC One Max sporting one on the back, to Apple announcing the iPhone 5s with a fingerprint scanner built into the home button, but now we're hearing a major Android player has no plans to offer that feature. At least not yet.
If you are an on the go pro that needs to keep track of anything from receipts to business cards a new app is available that will upload whatever you need to track and save to the cloud. The app will also be a great way to upload things for students and anyone else that you want to save. The app is called OfficeDrop and it is sort of like a cloud-based filing cabinet. All the user needs to do to scan and upload something is snap a photo of it with the camera.
Norton has just released an security app for Android. I know what you think, what’s the point? This app is surely not needed but it will definitely make a few people feel more secure when browsing the web on their Android device. It does have a few good features that most of us might find useful.
You like getting stuff for free? Well, you missed out on a free Nexus One if you didn’t enter Big in Japan’s first video contest. They announced the winner today, a college student from the University of Texas named Demi Adejuyigbe. But there’s a second contest now and you could be the winner of a Motorola Droid.
Android in your Kitchen? Ikan has a device that builds a shopping list from items you scan or input before disposing of them. Place this on the counter or mount it near the trash can and it will help you keep track of everything you need to replace when you go grocery shopping.
Google has recently announced another Google made app for Android. This app is called Google Shopper. Shopper lets you find product information quickly by using your phone's camera. This app is similar to Barcode Scanner and Shopsavvy. So if you are familiar with those apps you can jump right in and feel right at home. If you are not it is a very easy and intuitive program to learn.