Apps and Software
Lately I have been doing quite a bit of traveling. During these travels I have found these apps to be immensely helpful when I need to get things done. Each of these has saved me from a headache in one way or another. In these times our cell phones have become more than just a way to communicate by voice, they have become our home away from home…Keep reading More >
Thanks to NeoBatman for sending this one in. AndroidSpin reports via an anonymous source that Android 2.0 is ready for an Over The Air release to US T-Mobile Customers. Great news indeed! Whether all the Android phones will be able to take advantage of the full update remains to be seen. So what do we have to look forward to in Android 2.0?
- Multiple accounts, including Exchange accounts.
- Quick Contact provides faster access to communication options
- Exchange Support
- Combined Inbox
- Search for SMS/MMS
- Definable Auto Delete for oldest message in a conversation
- Built in flash support (for phones with a flash)
- Digital Zoom
- Scene Mode (panoramic?)
- White Balance
- Color Effect
- Macro Focus
- Improved, easier to use, Virtual Keyboard that auto learns and includes Contact names in typing suggestions
- New Browser interface with actionable browser URL bar
- Bookmarks with Webpage thumbnails
- Double tap zoom
- Agenda view in Calendar provides infinite scrolling
- Calendar events show attendee status and can invite new guests
- BLUETOOTH 2.1! (Object Push and Phone Book Access Profile
- And more!
So get excited and if you get an OTA let us know by hitting the Submit News button at the top!
Recently released, Evernote’s Android client is exactly what Evernote fans have been waiting for. With many of the same features that are available for other platforms (Windows Mobile Touch and Non Touch), Evernote delivers on what it does best, ubiquitous capture. If you don’t have an Evernote account you can create one for free. What’s it good for? If you find that you are having trouble keeping track of your life and need one place to consolidate all the information you gather then Evernote is for you. There is even a secret personal email address created for your account so you can email yourself notes or BC yourself important emails for future reference.
- Create text notes, snapshots, voice memos, and even attach files
- Search and find notes created on your Android phone or desktop computer
- Easily tag and organize your notes however you like
- Find additional functions by tapping the Menu button
Google Labs is working on a podcast catcher/player that is available for Android. It lets you search, subscribe, download and stream. You can subscribe to search terms and it will automatically create an ‘audio magazine’ for you that is automatically updated everytime you listen. It’s worth checking out and be found in the Android Market.
Source: Listen at Google Labs