Launcher8 is a free app for Android devices which provides a Windows Phone 8 tiled interface, which is the hallmark of the latest Windows based operating systems, including Windows 8. Launcher8 gives Android devices a Metro UI style lockscreen and launcher to give your Android phone the WP8 look.
Cell phones have probably reached the end of their natural life cycle and maybe are close to being replaced by a more lucrative technology (Hybrids anyone?). Not to mention there are already a wide range of hybrid devices entering the market and are likely to become better in coming years. There is even talk of Windows 8 based Hybrid devices with a SIM card with conventional microSD slots. Until the Continue Reading →
Web apps aimed at mobile users are really underrated. If a developer has put proper effort into it, a web app can be as good and useful as an ordinary app available in the App Store or Windows Phone Store. A lot of people usually complain about Windows Phone’s lack of good apps, and these complaints are largely justified. But if you take the presence of WP-focused web apps into Continue Reading →
Despite constant rumors of its arrival in the Windows Phone Store, we are still without Instagram. Even the revamped WP8 platform can’t boast of having an official Instagram client just yet. Microsoft and Nokia have been making serious efforts to bring the famous photo sharing service to Windows Phone 8, but with no success so far. As can be expected, there are plenty of third-party Instagram clients available for Windows Continue Reading →
When Windows Phone 7 replaced Windows Mobile, it was clear that Microsoft is trying to attract users with the use of simplicity. With the passage of time, however, a lot of people started complaining of WP7’s lack of even the most basic apps and utilities. First there was the whole copy/paste issue, and then the lack of Bluetooth file transfer turned users away. Apart from these major issues though, there Continue Reading →
Viber is a free app for Android, iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Samsung Bada and Nokia devices, which allows users to make free calls and send free text messages. With this handy app you can make unlimited free calls and send countless messages to other Viber users using almost any type of mobile device. Moreover, this app also offers many other useful services including instant messaging (between Viber friends), automatic identification Continue Reading →
WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform smartphone app that provides users with a viable alternative to SMS. With this app you can send text, pictures, audio and video messages to WhatsApp users without any charges. The app is quite famous among smartphone users, however if you haven’t tried it yet, now might be the time to find out what you’re missing. Being a cross-platform mobile app, WhatsApp Messenger has versions available Continue Reading →
PressReader is a kiosk app for mobile devices which provides the option to acquire news from more than 2,300 online sources according to various filters (such as by country and language). PressReader has applications from all major mobile platforms including iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Windows 8 and Windows 7 Slate PCs.
Android devices have no shortage of Siri like voice assistants like Google Now, Dragon Mobile Assistant And SpeakMe. Recently, another voice assistant joined the race of taking on the best in the business after a huge update. Speaktoit is a voice assistant that has applications for multiple mobile platforms including Android, iOS and Windows Phone. The recent update for Android has added major options for user interface personalization, backgrounds and avatars.
Torrent clients are the most common mode of P2P transfer and one of the most popular Torrent clients is uTorrent. While there has been a shortage of good mobile apps for Torrent clients in the past, there are always a few gems that can be found if you look close enough in the apps market for a mobile device. µTorrent Remote for Windows Phone is an app that allows remotely Continue Reading →