There's no denying that AirDroid is one of the most powerful and useful applications available for Android today, and with version 2 in the works, it's about to get even better. But the thing is, v2 is going to be in private beta testing for the next three months. That's a long time to wait to get in on the action.
Fortunately, the AirDroid dev reached out to us last night and offered up a little goodie for our readers: 20 invites into the beta program. The first round of invites is expected to go out early this week, with only 125 users gaining access into the program.
This contest is now over. You can find the winners in the Rafflecopter widget below.
It's the holiday season, and you know what that means: people are running around frantically trying to buy things. Among those things, you'll likely find a hefty supply of gadgets and gizmos, because this is the 21st Century, and everyone must have at least one techno-thingy. But there's a quandary when it comes to buying mobile devices: price. Everyone wants to get the best possible deal, and this is the time of year to get it.
But getting a good deal isn't all that matters when selecting a place to purchase mobile devices from - there's also customer service.
We all love those little Android figurines that come from the mind of Andrew Bell, and with Christmas coming up, that can only mean one thing: a holiday Android! I'd like you all to meet Frankie Frost.
Look at him, all frosty and cute - you know you want one. Or two. They're on sale now for $10 a pop, so you can always head over to the Dead Zebra Shop and order one up.
Or you can try to win one here. We have five to give away, so here's how to throw your hat in the ring.
The number of quality games in the Play Store may be increasing at a healthy pace, but let's be honest, there's still some room for improvement. Unfortunately, even if you know Java, creating games can be a little different than creating an app. You need some help - a professionally-written book to break down and explain each part of the process, then help you bring it together.
This morning, Gen announced the newest addition to the Andru family: Chill. He's a relaxed little guy with a good demeanor. On the other side of the fence, though, is his cousin, Andru Dark. He's the wicked one of the bunch, with red glowing eyes and an appetite for destruction. Then there's the original Andru - the old, wise one. He's figured out the balance between good and evil, and is just happy to be included.
Regardless of which one strikes your fancy, there's one thing all three are good at: juicing up your devices. At the end of the day, all three of these little guys exist to serve you and provide power to all your Android gadgets.
You didn't think we'd miss a chance to give something away on this day of all things cheap, did you? Of course not. So we've teamed up with AT&T to give you a little Black Friday promotion of our own - in the form of a free Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 with LTE.
The Tab 2 10.1 LTE is a lot like its Wi-Fi sibling, though it's packing a much quicker Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor, along with the aforementioned LTE support for the AT&T network. Here's a quick spec breakdown:
10.1" LCD (1280x800) with Gorilla Glass
Android 4.0 with TouchWiz
1.5GHZ MSM8960 dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor
16GB internal storage, plus microSD slot
HSPA+ / LTE connectivity
3MP rear camera / VGA front camera
Stereo front-facing speakers
Built-in IR blaster to use your tablet as your TV remote
You can also pick up the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 straight from AT&T's website, $500 out the door, or $400 with a 2-year agreement.
When trying to decide on a new device, most people spend a lot of time comparing various models. How does product X stack up against product Y? Which one offers the most bang for the buck? Which is going to stay relevant the longest? There are so many things to take into consideration - it's quite an overwhelming task.
Thankfully, Sortable.com is there to assist you in the quest for a new gadget. Regardless of whether it's a camera, phone, tablet, laptop, or TV, you can compare all of the most popular products in each class against each other to really figure out which one is the best for you.
When I first got my Nexus 7, I ran it naked. Not because I had no other choice, but because I wasn't interested in any of the cases that were available at the time. Then, at the Big Android BBQ, I happened to see the new Active cases from Seidio ($35-45, SeidioOnline). I really liked the Active case for the Galaxy Nexus back when I reviewed it, and Seidio's offering for the Nexus 7 looks equally as protective and comes with a nifty cover/stand. Needless to say, I was intrigued.
After having used the case for the last few weeks, I have to say that I like it.
This contest is now over. Here is our winner, selected at random:
Congratulations - you will be contacted for your information in the near future!
The HTC One X+
The HTC One X+ is a lot like the original One X - if you stuck the One X in an awesome-machine and painted it murdered-out black, that is. And AT&T and Android Police are giving one away. You do want a One X that got stuck in an awesome-machine, don't you?
You're likely already in the loop about the X+'s robust feature résumé, but let me break it down for you again, just in case.
In the spirit of Halloween, let's give some stuff away! It's about treats after all - isn't it? And what better treat is there than free gadgets?
Since this is a Halloween giveaway, let's talk about the undead for a moment, shall we? In fact, let's get specific - let's talk about killing the undead with an assault vehicle made for mowing 'em down. Sound familiar? It should, because I'm talking about the newly released Tegra-exclusive title Zombie Driver.
It's like Twisted Metal with zombies. If that doesn't get your motor running, then you aren't human. In which case you're probably undead, and we'll have to slaughter you.