Software Reviews

PressReader Review for iPhone 4S and iPad 2

PressReader Review for iPhone 4S and iPad 2

Today we're taking a look at an application which will allow you to continue your everyday reading of the newspapers you love, minus the paper, and minus the web browser formatting. This is PressReader, and with it you'll be getting the newspaper you love delivered to your iPad, your iPhone, your Android tablet, or your Android phone! You can either have your favorite paper delivered one time for a flat fee or can get a subscription to all newspapers at once for a low monthly drop of change.

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Samsung ChatON for Android Review

Samsung ChatON for Android Review

When it comes to communication solutions in our modern connected, mobile, and forward thinking society, we've got no lack of abundance, especially when it comes to messaging applications. What Samsung has tried to do here with their own group chat app by the name of ChatON is to differentiate by having both a simple to use interface as well as connections to basically every media gallery on your device, as well as your camera. Have a peek here at our hands-on review of ChatON and know this: the application is out on the market already and you'll be able to download it for free for Android and Bada right this minute if you wish!

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Google Currents iPad 2 Review

Google Currents iPad 2 Review

This week Google Currents was released, a project made for the two biggest mobile platforms on the planet by Google in collaboration with a variety of launch partners including your favorite tech and gadget blog SlashGear - what we've got for you here is a closer look at the iPad version of this application. What you'll find different about this app compared to the rest is scale and applicability - there are some limits to being on an iOS device running a Google-made application, but they are few. Instead what we've got here is a lovely bit of organization making the reading of even the most aesthetically displeasing blogs a sight to behold.

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Android Ice Cream Sandwich review

Android Ice Cream Sandwich review

Android has come of age. Google's smartphone platform may have already taken the top spot for handset market share, but it arguable did that despite, not because, of the underlying Android user experience. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, however, promises to change all that: a comprehensive refresh bringing both smartphones and tablets under the same umbrella, and demonstrating that Google can deliver software just as cohesive and compelling as Apple can. Laudable goals, but can the search giant deliver? Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Hands-on

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Hands-on

Samsung's Galaxy Nexus hardware is only half of the Android excitement today: the other part is arguably more significant, the first deployment of Ice Cream Sandwich. The most significant refresh to Android in several generations, Android 4.0 brings tablet and smartphone strands in-line with a new, Honeycomb-inspired UI and a brace of new features. We've had our hands on the Galaxy Nexus for the past few days, and while it's too soon for the full SlashGear review, join us after the cut for some first-impressions and demo videos.

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Facebook for iPad review [Video]

Facebook for iPad review [Video]

Today the world finally got its first taste of Facebook on the iPad, officially, that is, as the Facebook developers finally granted us an audience with their own vision for the perfect way to view the social network on an iPad. Notice how I didn't say tablet there? This is because Facebook on the iPad specifically is such a big deal that it caused a ruckus at an official Facebook event last year when, after being asked if Facebook was coming to the iPad, Zuckerberg spat "it's not mobile" - that event being based around mobile, it was simply expected. Now nearly a year later, we've got it!

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Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Review [Video]

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Review [Video]

It's time for the second coming of Windows Phone 7, a mobile OS that by all means deserves a fair shot at the global market share, but hasn't quite risen to the ranks of iPhone or Android glory - at least not yet. What we're going to do in this post is give the first really big refresh of Microsoft's current mobile OS, Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, a good rundown and review. Because the vast majority of our readers are not yet Windows Phone users, I'll be padding the review with some features that've already been in place for some time - but the focus will, indeed, be on the new list of upgrades as presented in this newest, tastiest flavoring of Windows Phone.

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iPad 2 Griffin DJ Cable and djay app by algoriddim Review [Video]

iPad 2 Griffin DJ Cable and djay app by algoriddim Review [Video]

You've heard the rumors, seen the videos, you may have even messed around with a DJ sort of app on an iPad before, but here it is - this is the real deal - here you go. What we're looking at here is two bits of awesomeness, together combined to create one "it just works" sort of digital DJ situation. First there's the djay app developed by algoriddim. This is an app that displays for you two tracks of music (or any sort of audio) that you can control with what everyone knows to be modern DJ controls. Equalize, mix, record, and play. And you can do it all with the hardware bit of this equation: the Griffin DJ Cable. Plug the cable into your iPad 2, start up the djay app, and you'll be on your way to not just blasting out audio, but previewing it as you connect one of your two new ports into your pair of headphones, the other connected to your fabulous gigantic speakers.

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Samsung TouchWiz UX Review with Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung TouchWiz UX Review with Galaxy Tab 10.1

Welcome to our look at Samsung's newest work with Android, this being made specifically for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and called Samsung TouchWiz UX. What TouchWiz amounts to is a custom user interface that sits on top of and beside Android 3.1 Honeycomb, working to improve the way you work with Android and your tablet in general as well as opening your pathway to Samsung's new movie collection interface and ability to work with Mini Apps on top of your everyday full-screen apps and home screens. The big question many users are having at the moment is: "should I update?" and we aim to answer that question here.

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Mac OS X Lion Review

Mac OS X Lion Review

What you're about to experience is a trip down the rabbit hole with Mac OS X Lion, Apple's newest desktop operating system. With yours truly you'll be both exploring and judging the way this nearly radical new system is set up and what it means to you, the consumer and me, the tech news publisher. What you're going to find is Apple's most innovative release since the original Mac OS X, the first big departure from the known paradigm inside the Mac world. In one gesture, (literally one gesture, as seen in section 2 of this exploration,) Apple has both bridged a gap between what's been called mobile OS, (or in their case, iOS), and desktop OS, further turning what it means to own a computer into what owning a computer will or does mean to you.

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