HTC Power To Give: The potential to research cures for cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, AIDS

HTC Power to Give lets you be a part of exactly that. It allows your smartphone, when plugged into power and connected to WiFi, to download small bits of data for processing. When the data is processed, it’s uploaded to t...
by Dave Thornton
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NoRoot Firewall – Android app that blocks apps from phoning home without your permission

We all know that in the past, the only way to install a firewall on an Android phone was to “root” the device. This meant granting yourself root permissions. Most Android users for whatever reason haven’t “roote...
by Dave Thornton
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Google Play add Six more EU countries to Play gift cards

While Google Play UK have gift cards in £10, £25 and £50 denominations, Google have today added the following EU countries to the scheme. Google recently updated its country support Play page for gift cards and promotional c...
by Dave Thornton
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Microsoft After Android Users, Releasing App – Switch to Windows Phone

Microsoft are after Android users, and are to do it in a cheeky way. They are wanting Android users to swap over to their Windows Phone. In order to do this they’re going to release an Android app called, “Switch to Windows...
by Dave Thornton
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BBC Sport app finally available on Android

The BBC Sport app has been available on iOS for some time now so if you have used it you may not be excited about the Android version. For Android users unfamiliar then BBC’s Sport app features a large amount of the lates...
by Ryan Oneill
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Google Play Store reaches 2.5 billion apps downloaded per month!

Android will soon topple Apple’s iOS platform as the world’s number one application platform, reports suggest Around 2.5 billion Android applications are downloaded from Google’s Play Store every month and that, according...
by Dave Thornton
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Microsoft Office released for iPad available in the App Store

After months of rumours and speculation, Microsoft Office for iPad got officially released. The productivity suite is available in the App Store as three separate apps – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. As initially expected, edi...
by Dave Thornton
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How to Password Protect your Google Play Store Account

Having lockscreen security on a device is the first step, in case it’s stolen, but for other cases like parties and of course this Christmas and New year holidays, you’ll also want a password on the Google Play Store. Who k...
by Dave Thornton
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Chromebooks now have offline Google play movies and TV

Google has unveiled a Chrome add-on for the video on-demand arm of its Play store, a move that also combats the notion that Chromebooks are useless when no  internet connections are available. Google had promised, that the add...
by Dave Thornton
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