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Shush! Mutes Your Phone For a Set Duration

Android: At some point or another, you'll have to mute your phone, but many of us forget to unmute it when we're done. Shush! solves that problem in …

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This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>Chrome: Privacy …

Five tips for the new Google Maps on Android

After promising that Maps would receive a face lift and some new features at Google I/O, the app is finally delivering the goods. Google Maps v7.0.0 tidies up the interface and brings some shortcuts for the features you use the most.<p>The new version is rolling out via Google Play to Android devices …

Google Maps still available offline via “OK Maps” easter egg in Android app update

Google Maps offline easter egg: perform an “okay maps” search to save map for offline use | Image credit: TechCrunch<p>The Google Maps for Android update has arrived bringing a new design and new features, while removing others and sort-of hiding the offline mode.<p>Luckily, there’s a sort-of easter egg …

Urban Armor Gear Case for the Samsung Galaxy S4

Galaxy S4 Active root app available from famous iPhone jailbreak hacker Geohot

Famous iPhone (and Sony PlayStation) jailbreaker Geohot has already rooted the recently released Galaxy S4 Active rugged phone.<p>Moreover, he provided an app which any Galaxy S4 Active owner can use to root his or her device without hassle. Naturally, we’ll remind you that we don’t advise you to root …

What are some of the best designed Android apps? Google answers

Android apps have come a long way. In the early days of the Android Market, many criticized the look and feel of the average Android app, especially when it came to design. Things have changed for the better since then, and Apple’s App Store no longer has a monopoly on beautifully designed, …

YippieMove Migrates Your Email and Attachments to a New Account

You probably don't need to migrate your email accounts very often, but every once in a while, a good reason might come up. In that case, YippieMove …

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Gmail for Android Adds New Inbox and Slide-Out Navigation

Android: Gmail just got a new update with a brand new inbox featuring labels, contact images, and indicators for your promotional, update, and social …

Fast and Furious Workout Playlist

<b>1. “We Own It” – 2 Chainz and Wiz Khalifa (from Fast & Furious 6):</b> If you’ve been a <i>Fast</i> fan from the very beginning, you’ll appreciate a music video …

Make your old iPhone run like new

My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole Apple Maps fiasco. But I believe the main culprit for decreasing …