How to use NFC tags with your Android mobile phone

After a couple of years of bubbling under the surface, near field communication technology — or NFC as it’s known to its close friends — is set to go big. If you thought NFC was only about buying a coffee with...
by Dave Thornton
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Vine App “Whine” Hits BlackBerry World for Free! – Review

It doesn’t get any better when an app like Vine drags its feet developing it’s app for Blackberry! But wait the BlackBerry community just received an awesome gem from a developer who stepped in to improve the platform. ...
by Dave Thornton
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Review: Android Weather – 14 days

Before you ignore this review thinking Oh “just another weather app” read on for some interesting info. Yes there are a plethora of weather apps in the Play Store and Apple’s appstore but from time to time one crops up th...
by Dave Thornton
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Mercury Browser Comes to Android

I’ve been using Mercury browser on my iPad mini for a while now and many iOS user think it’s the best third-party Web browser. Mercury, has finally made its way to the Play Store. The free app is much like any other browser...
by Dave Thornton
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New App- Review AVG TuneUp: Battery and Task Manager

On Android we are blessed with umpteen tuneup apps but when one comes from such a company as AVG I wanted to give it a good run, and I wasn’t disappointed. AVG TuneUp does what it says. What’s in this version: N...
by Dave Thornton
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New – App, Split Camera, add text to your Pictures

What’s it about? Split Camera helps you take your ordinary photos and tell colourful stories with them. By adding loads of effects, clip-art, frames, different patterns, and more, you can combine multiple photographs into fun...
by Dave Thornton
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Secure texting, Privatext Comes to Android – Review

Snapchats security concerns in which a leak of approximately 4.6 million users had their phone numbers taken looks like some of them are now former users of Snapchat. To Snapchat’s credit, they have since released an app upda...
by Dave Thornton
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App – Review utter! Beta v3.0.2B, Your offline voice controlled personal assistant

Voice command apps are coming onto Google Play regularly and utter! has been around for a while but, this new utter! beta is for phones running Jelly Bean. utter! is not your average Siri clone and doesn’t attempt to be a gim...
by Dave Thornton
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Evomail Comes to Android

When the Evomail email app was originally launched it was only for the iPad but, since then they released it for the iPhone and, in general for the whole iOS. Now however Evomail have released a version for Android, and very w...
by Dave Thornton
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