In the past, adding pictures to Flickr from your phone meant using third-party apps that integrated into the Android gallery or could cross-post to your Flickr account. Now there's (finally) an official app from Yahoo! for its Flickr photo sharing service. It's still obvious that the app is brand-new, given the appearance of some bugs, but it is a good step in the right direction. Here's how to get started using it:
Parents with toddlers will be able to relate to this scenario: You give your toddler an iOS device with the Monkey Lunchbox game pulled up, hoping to teach him about shapes as well as keep him entertained for awhile. When you hand over the device, he gets really excited, starts playing, and then presses the home button, closing the app. The cycle repeats enough that this situation eventually becomes a game to the child, and a source of frustration for you, the parent.
If this scenario sounds familiar, you will want to watch the video above. We found a product … Read more
Let's say you need to pick up an old friend from the airport--or that you're holed up in an airport lounge yourself, guarding the perfect Wi-Fi spot while you wait for your plane. You know you can do better than constant Web refreshes to get the info you need, right? If you've got an Android device, check out FlightAware. It's free, it's fast, and it's simple. Here's how to use it:Install the FlightAware app from the Android Market. When you run it, you're given three tracking options: By flight … Read more
A launcher for Android handles the way you interact with your phone. It decides where you can put your app icons, and how the touch menus interact with the user. Basically, it's what decides that your App Drawer button should look like a group of dots, or that your browser icon should be a round globe.
If you've had an Android phone for a long time you might want to try different launcher applications to switch things up. Alternatively, if you're converting from a Windows Phone 7, one app can make the transition quite a bit easier. … Read more
NumberGuru is a free service that allows you to quickly look up who is calling you, in some cases even if they are calling you from a cell phone. The best part of the service, besides its speed, is the ability to reverse look up as many numbers as you want for free.
Tracking flights and timing either your arrival to pick someone up, or your arrival at the airport for a departure flight can be difficult given how often flights are delayed. There are plenty of apps for your iPhone out there to choose from, as we have already shown you. FlightBoard provides you with another option, allowing for quick flight search by airport, and presenting it in style.
iMessage was announced during Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this year, bringing a platform that rivals RIM's BlackBerry Messenger to all iOS devices.
We are going to take a look at iMessage and give you some tips on getting started with the new iOS messaging service once iOS 5 is released to the public. … Read more
Sharing photos allows friends and family to relive one of your moments. However, sometimes a single picture just isn't enough. So whether you want to show off pictures from a fun day at a theme park, your kids doing something funny, or your pets being cute, using Photo Grid for Android is a great way to start.
Step 1: Download Photo Grid for Android.
Step 2: Open the app and choose the style of collage you want to make (Multi is pretty cool).
Step 3: Pick the location of the pictures you want to use for the collage.
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We told you about Turntable.fm's new approach to the music service scene back in June. The service is fun, interactive, and has really caught on since.
Today Turntable.fm released its first mobile app. It's built for the iPhone and is available in the App Store [iTunes link]. We are going to show you how to get started with the mobile app. Read on for more.
It's happened to the best of us--we go to the grocery store with a mental list, sure that we could never forget one of the only six items on it. Then we get back home, look in the bag, and realize we forgot the chocolate chips for the cookies we've been craving.
With the release of iOS 5 getting closer by the day, iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad users will soon be able to take advantage of the new Reminders application that is included in Apple's latest mobile OS. Here we take a look at the app and show you how to use some of its features. … Read more