Tag Archives: Device Reviews

MKB Reviews: SoundCloud for Android

SoundCloud is a web-based music sharing/streaming service that has been around for a while now – Long enough to adjust and refine their mobile experience and develop an Android application. The recent release of Spotify in the United States has attracted a lot of buzz to cloud music streaming lately, so let’s take a deeper look at a competitor that has been… Read more

HTC Status review

Introduction: HTC’s Status is “the Facebook phone,” previously known as the ChaCha. It was released in America by AT&T on July 17th for $399.99 outright and $49.99 on a two-year contract with a minimum data feature of $15. The contract price and lowered data requirement make the Status a bargain entry for a new Android phone, and happens to ship with… Read more

MKB Reviews: GTasks

GTasks is a free ad-supported productivity application in the Android market. It’s one that requires little introduction or explanation; its purpose is self-explanatory. It is a full-featured client that syncs with Google Tasks – which just happens to be the To-Do list manager that organizes my life. With GTasks you can sync with multiple Google… Read more

MKB Reviews: Google+ for Android

Google’s new social network is upon us! Well – Some of us, anyway. Google+ takes a slightly different angle of approach at a social networking site than their previous attempts and is rolling out now via invites to Gmail users. Not only is there a web-based app and a mobile web app; there is now a native Android Google+ App available in the market. This… Read more

MKB Reviews: My Paper Plane 2 [3D]

My Paper Plane 2 is one of those neat little accelerometer-based games that can either keep you entertained for a few minutes in a waiting room or keep you hooked for hours – It’s what you make of it. There is both a paid and a free version that I demonstrate in the video below. The Lite version had one scene with three levels, which turned out to be… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 review

Introduction: Samsung’s Galaxy Tab is Android’s most viable answer to Apple’s iPad 2. Samsung actually tweaked the design after the initial announcement in order to make the thing just a hair thinner than iPad 2. The design is beautiful, the Honeycomb software is sleek and the 10.1-inch display makes for a spacious playground when specialized tablet… Read more

HTC Sensation 4G review

The HTC Sensation 4G is available from T-Mobile for $199.99 on an eligible two-year contract, and from third-party retailers like WalMart at a discount. Introduction: HTC has produced a formidable Android in the Sensation 4G (unboxing). With a 1.2GHz, dual-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, the software experience is smooth and responsive…. Read more

Droid X2 Video Review

The Droid X2 arrives as the first dual-core device in the Verizon lineup that already includes 4G devices like the Thunderbolt and the Charge. While it isn’t a 4G device, the Droid X2 is a notable upgrade over the original. Boasting a dual-core 1 GHz processor and 768MB of RAM, we can count this device as pretty future proof. It packs an 8MP camera capable… Read more

Words With Friends: Android

There aren’t very many multi-player and multi-platform games you can play with your friends on both iOS and Android. Words With Friends is one of those rare apps. It began as an iOS only game and grew immensely in popularity – On May 14th of this year, the developers released their newest version for free in the Android market. For those of you… Read more

Samsung Infuse review

The Samsung Infuse 4G is available from AT&T for $199.99 on contract and $549.99 without commitment. Pros: Elegant body, glorious Super AMOLED Plus display, plenty of processing power, takes great stills and video, 1,700mAh battery offers sufficient life, AT&T’s first 21Mbps HSPA+ device. Cons: There are very few cons to mention. Those that do… Read more