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What's the best carrier in my area? CellMaps has the answer in its coverage app for AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday May 21, 2013

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, or T-Mobile: which is the best carrier? A new app called CellMaps provides a highly-detailed answer to the growing question of which carrier offers the best wireless service in a given area.

Google Now iOS vs Android
By Andrew Kameka on Monday April 29, 2013

An update to Google Search for iOS has delivered much of the same joy that Android users have enjoyed for the past 10 months, but what are iPhone and iPad users missing with their version of Google Now?

Reminder+ iPhone app uses location to make sure you never forget any task or event
By Andrew Kameka on Friday April 26, 2013

Apple iOS comes with a reminders app to help spark your memory, but it's designed to meet only the most basic needs. Reminder+ is another simple app for remembering what needs to be done, but it manages to provide more sophistication and options based on location.

Osito offers Google Now-lite features for iPhone users
By Andrew Kameka on Friday April 19, 2013

Apple iPhone users jealous of Google Now still don't have the official app to distract them, but a new iOS app called Osito attempts deliver the basics of predicting what personal information you're likely to seek.

doubleTwist takes on Pandora with new Magic Radio service integrated into app
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday March 12, 2013

Pandora isn't short on rivals, but the streaming music service just got another one in doubleTwist. The popular Android media player has added a new streaming service called Magic Radio that's backed by 7 Digital's music catalog.

Android app switching is made much easier with Pie Control
By Andrew Kameka on Friday February 15, 2013

Pie Control is a handy Android 4.0 app that follows the same concept seen in browser quick gestures and the ParanoidAndroid ROM. It's easy to jump from one app to the next, whether switching or launching, and do much more. Here's a video demonstration of the app.

Carbonite Currents automatically syncs files across mobile and desktop, instantly saving changes and comments from collaborators
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday January 22, 2013

Cloud and back-up service Carbonite has put an interesting twist on its service by introducing Currents, a new tool that enables synchronizing files across devices, enables group sharing and collaboration, and automatically stores up to 30 days of files - all of which is done automatically.

AppSales monitors Google Play to find paid Android apps that are on sale and worth buying
By Andrew Kameka on Monday January 14, 2013

Google Play occasionally has coordinated sales that provide deep discounts on some of the top premium Android apps, but there's no need to constantly wait for a major sale to find deals on paid Android apps.

Grocery iQ - the Best App Ever...this week
By Dan Seifert on Friday June 15, 2012

Grocery iQ is a cross-platform mobile app that lets users easily manage their grocery shopping lists with others in their household. It's ease of use and powerful syncing features earn it the nod for our Best App Ever...this week title.

Newsify - the Best iOS App Ever...this week
By Dan Seifert on Friday June 08, 2012

Newsify is a relatively new Google Reader app for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad that pairs some of the best features of Flipboard and Reeder into one fast and powerful app. Its feature set and easy-on-the-eyes interface earn it the nod for Best iOS App Ever...this week.