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Have You Tried Swype?

by Barbara J. Feldman June 21, 2011

Swype is a free alternative keyboard for Android phones and tablets. Technically it is still in beta, but it recently re-opened its free beta to the public, so now is the time to give it a try. The primary difference between the Swype keyboard and the standard Android keyboard, is that Swype lets you move […]

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Stream Netflix to your Android

by Barbara J. Feldman May 24, 2011

Android users now have one more reason to love Netflix. Last week Netflix began roll out of it’s streaming app to select Android phones. This means you can watch movies from your Instant Queue on your phone, with either a 3G or Wifi connection. To find out if your phone is among the first being […]

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Android App Roundup

by Barbara J. Feldman September 1, 2010

Nearly 200,000 people a day are buying Android phones. If you are one of them, here is a useful roundup of Android apps from Lifehacker. If you start by installing AppBrain’s Fast Web Install you can download and install multiple apps from the online list at the same time.

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Getting The Most From Your Password Manager

by Barbara J. Feldman May 5, 2010

As a user of both Mac and PC computers, I had struggled for years to find a password manager that was truly mobile across platforms and locations. The best solution for me, so far, has been Roboform Online, which is a free account that works with their Roboform Pro software ($29.95). Roboform Online (and associated […]

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