Sunday, June 9, 2013

Top 4 Best Free Note Apps for iOS

While the iPhone comes with a 'Notes' app that is quite sufficient in features, it can fall short in a lot of different areas. Although it has the basic features you need to write and save notes, that's basically where its list of features ends. Apple has failed in allowing the notes to be shared on PC or Mac easily without emailing each one tediously, and the stock notes app lacks the ability to record things or freehand draw. Additionally, the user interface is quite basic (although simple) and can leave users yearning for more. So without further ado, here are some free notes apps that may lead to the stock Notes to collect dust...make sure you take some notes on this!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Turn Off WiFi When the Screen is Off/Standby (Android)

The proliferation of smart phones is great and there isn't much for users to complain about with fresh innovations that keep up with their needs. However, one issue in particular is both reoccurring and highly detrimental. This is the shockingly low battery life that accompanies most smart phones. Applocity does a lot to fix this issue and it turns out that one of the root causes of it is that background processes eat away at the battery. Specifically, unneeded internet usage and searching that goes on. Whether its roaming for a signal or checking for unwanted updates, WiFi that operates during device standby is a problem...luckily, we have the solution. Here's how you can keep the WiFi off in standby but have it turn on again at your convenience when the device is powered on again.

Friday, March 1, 2013

How to Make a Harlem Shake Video On Your Phone!

For those of you that keep up with viral videos on the internet or hear about them by word of mouth, you've probably recognized the Harlem Shake as the next big thing. This completely freestyle and easy to do dance has swept the internet from social networks to YouTube as people interpret it in their own versions. Some are bad, some are hilarious, but the common theme is how simple yet effective they can be. Well, it is likely after watching one of these spin-offs to try an create your own. For those of you that don't know how, here's an easy way to do so right from your Android or iDevice. Best of all, they're both free

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Temple Run 2: Better or Worse Than the Original?

Temple Run has been one of the most popular games on the market. Now Imangi Studios has come out with a long-awaited sequel, cleverly named... Temple Run 2. But the less than innovative title doesn't mean that the game isn't. But the question is, does Temple Run 2 offer anything superior or different from its predecessor. Well, let's take a look.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

The Truth About App Killers and Task Managers on Android

Should you use app killers, task managers, and cache 'clearers'? It seems like a plausible idea to do so because pretty much all Androids come with pre-installed apps and services (known as bloatware) that are impossible to remove without a root. These continually run in the background, and to you, seem to hog up a lot of the RAM and speed of your phone that could be distributed to different places. Sure apps like Advanced Task Killer and CCleaner can fix this to a degree, but are they also causing harm along the way? Find out the truth about app killers and task managers!