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12 Ago/10

Gesture Search Scours Your Android with the Flip of Your Hand [Updates]

Gesture Search Scours Your Android with the Flip of Your Hand [Updates]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Android: Google just updated their very cool Gesture Search app with a small but clever new feature. You can still search your phone by drawing gestures, but now you can activate the app at any time by simply flipping your phone away from you and back again. Handy. [Gesture Search via Google Mobile Blog] More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua...

10 Ago/10

Best Mobile Fitness App: Runkeeper [Hive Five Followup]

Best Mobile Fitness App: Runkeeper [Hive Five Followup]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Last week we asked you to share your favorite mobile fitness app, then we rounded up the five most popular picks for a vote. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original Link: Best Mobile Fitness App: Runkeeper [Hive Five Followup] Technorati Tags: cellphones, exercise, followup, health, ios, none-solid,...

15 Ott/09

Make Unlimited Free Calls on Your Cellphone with Google Voice [Saving Money]

Make Unlimited Free Calls on Your Cellphone with Google Voice [Saving Money]

Most cellphone carriers provide a feature allowing you a certain number of contacts that you can call, on any network, for free, anytime. So what happens when you team up this feature with your Google Voice number? In yesterday’s Tips Box post, one reader used his cellphone provider’s “My Circle” feature to make unlimited free calls with Google Voice. The idea is that if you only use Google Voice to send and receive calls—and you set Google Voice so that it...




20 Ago/09

Five Features We Want to See in Google Voice [Lifehacker Wishlist]

Five Features We Want to See in Google Voice [Lifehacker Wishlist]

Google Voice is one of those great services none of us knew we needed until it came along. Now that it’s here, we’d like to suggest a few changes that could shape it into an even better productivity tool. Why offer up our unsolicited advice on where Google should next look to improve its phone-controlling service? Because we, and many of our readers, spend a good chunk of time thinking up dream uses for our computers and gadgets, and we want to see those dreams come true. To...

3 Ago/09

More Ways to Eliminate Cellphone Voicemail Instructions [Voicemail]

More Ways to Eliminate Cellphone Voicemail Instructions [Voicemail]

New York Times tech columnist/reviewer David Pogue continues his worthy war against unnecessary, money-grabbing voicemail “instructions,” digging up an actual elimination tip for Sprint customers and a few suggestions for everyone else. As most people know by now, cellphone voicemail systems offer “guidance” to callers on how to leave a message. You do it “after the tone,” you see, and sometimes you can even learn how to “send a numeric page.”...

24 Lug/09

Get 25 Free Business Cards from Google Voice for a Limited Time [Dealhacker]

Get 25 Free Business Cards from Google Voice for a Limited Time [Dealhacker]

Remember when Google was handing out free business cards earlier this year to promote profile pages? Now Google Voice is running a similar promotion, handing out 25 free business cards to the first 50,000 users to sign up. Photo via TechCrunch Presumably you’ll need a Google Voice account, then point your browser to https://www.google.com/voice/promo/iprint. (We’ve also been told you can find a small link to this offer on the bottom of the left sidebar when you’re logged...

11 Lug/09

Use an Ultrasonic Ringtone for Stealthy Notifications [Ringtones]

Use an Ultrasonic Ringtone for Stealthy Notifications [Ringtones]

Get alerted to incoming calls and text messages without a lot of impolite clamor with a subtle ultrasonic ringtone. High-frequency ringtones caused a stir awhile back when it was discovered that kids were using them in schools, since older adults generally can’t hear as high up the frequency scale as the young’ns. We even included a nod to them in our Top 10 Body Hacks. While the novelty of hearing a ringtone your teacher can’t hear is certainly thrilling for a high school...

1 Lug/09

Amplify Your Speakerphone with a Cereal Bowl [Cellphones]

Amplify Your Speakerphone with a Cereal Bowl [Cellphones]

Sometimes the volume on your cellphone’s speaker just isn’t loud or clear enough. What can you do without a soldering iron or third-party add-on? Turn a breakfast utensil into a makeshift amplifier. Photo by tracyshaun Frank writes about a trick he and his wife use to help on weekend family calls: [We] place our cell phone in a cereal bowl for greater speakerphone amplification. Aiming the speaker at the bottom of the bowl reflects the sounds up the sides and out with a significantly...

22 Giu/09

Are Standard Cellphones Too Complicated? [Ask The Readers]

Are Standard Cellphones Too Complicated? [Ask The Readers]

If you’re shopping for a smartphone, you want the best features you can get. But a new study suggests that many standard cellphone users are annoyed by unimportant add-ons. What do you want out of your basic cellphone? Photo by compujeramey. To get specific, mobile phone recycling company FoneBank surveyed phone users in the U.K., finding that 61 percent consider their phones laden with unnecessary features, 45 percent never use their phones’ MP3 players, and 30 percent don’t...

19 Mag/09

Palm Pre Will Launch Two Days Before iPhone 3.0 [Smartphones]

Palm Pre Will Launch Two Days Before iPhone 3.0 [Smartphones]

The Palm Pre, one of our favorite tradeshow announcements from last year, will step into the smartphone fray by going on sale June 6, two days before Apple’s iPhone 3.0 launch at the Worldwide Developers Conference. The phone is a Sprint exclusive for the time being, and costs a familiar $200 with a mail-in rebate and two-year data contract. The Pre’s backers are hoping to avoid shortages and anger by stocking it at Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Radio Shack, and Sprint stores. We’re...

24 Apr/09

Hack Your Voicemail to Save Time [Voicemail]

Hack Your Voicemail to Save Time [Voicemail]

How many valuable seconds have you lost wading through your slow voicemail prompts just to delete a message you didn’t really need to listen to in the first place? Photo by maveric2003. Reader Clinton writes in with his tricks to hack your voicemail and save yourself some precious time—since not all of us are lucky enough to have the iPhone’s visual voicemail feature. His solution for saving time with his Sprint voicemail, in his own words: Turn off numeric paging:...