Sunday, March 27, 2011

Amazon’s Cloud Player, Sounds Like Music to Our Ears

A few days ago, Amazon rolled out its very own music-streaming service conveniently dubbed the Amazon Cloud Player which has since hit a high note with services like Google who’s also rumored to have a cloud-based music application in the works. Amazon customers in the U.S. can upload their MP3 purchases to a 5GB cloud space, which is upgradable to a one-year 20GB plan for free upon purchasing an MP3 album, with additional plans starting at $20 a year. This free-of-charge service makes for seamless, on-the-go access to music files anywhere a user has an Internet connection, including personal computers, Macs and any Android-powered smart phone. Users can listen to music downloaded from Amazon on Cloud Player for Web, upload music from their personal libraries or enjoy music on the Amazon MP3 with Cloud Player application for Android smart phones.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Sprint’s Android Devices Get Privus Mobile Caller ID Features

It’s been a busy year already for the mobile industry, as the iPhone made its expansion to Verizon, and Android surpassed BlackBerry for the leading spot in the United States’ smart phone market.

While this progress has left many smaller telecom companies in the dust, Privus Mobile is making big splashes with another exciting introduction for its fans. The Caller ID application developer is releasing a free, ad-supported version of its application for Sprint-powered Android smart phones.

Beginning in April, Sprint customers can enjoy the full features of Privus Mobile on their Android devices without the monthly subscription fee.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Privus Mobile's Favorite Business-Friendly Apps for Androids

It’s finally happened. Android has surpassed Research in Motion’s BlackBerry to become the most popular smart phone in the United States. With more users migrating toward Android smart phones, it’s safe to assume users expect not only the technologically-savvy and cool aspects of an Android, but also that the device be able to accommodate their on-the-go business functions as well. With scores of apps in the Android Market and countless other features that can be customized on the handset, there are a few apps that can help to optimize Android devices to accommodate business needs in and out of the office.

5 Business-Friendly Apps for Androids

5. Astrid- Simple, but sweet, Astrid is a task-recording dashboard that prioritizes to-do lists into easy-to-manage categories. The simple features of adding tasks, viewing lists and marking completions are great features for helping business users maximize their efficiency and productivity by staying on top of looming tasks.