Category Archives: Apps

MLB at Bat

BASEBALL SEASON HAS STARTED!

At Bat 13 Features

Download Here

  • Watch the Free MLB.TV Game of the Day or access your MLB.TV Premium subscription to watch every out-of-market game
  • See key plays and pivotal moments from every game with Live Look-Ins (No blackout restrictions)
  • MLB.TV Premium subscribers can access watch archives of every game from the 2013 seasons on-demand
  • Home and away radio broadcasts
  • In-progress video highlights
  • Enhanced, re-designed Gameday pitch-by-pitch features, including realistic ballpark renderings from all 30 MLB parks
  • Condensed Games
  • Breaking news, standings, schedules, rosters and stats
  • Customize At Bat’s home screen to feature a designated favorite team
  • Enhanced video library archive, searchable by player, team or keyword
  • Customizable push notifications for game start and end and video highlight availability

See Travel Times and Road Conditions [APP]

So, the big snow finally hit northern Illinois… You can use your smart phone to see road conditions and travel times.

For people in Bureau County, sign up for BCR Alerts (powered by Illinois Valley Cellular) and receive weather information and cancellations.  For the latest travel information on your phone, you should check out these sites and applications.

Getting Around Illinois:

Great website run by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Google Maps: Layers

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Click the layers button on the bottom right hand of the map screen and select “traffic.”

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You’ll be able to see congestion on main routes.

Waze

A social GPS application.  With your Waze account, other drivers report conditions in your area.

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BIG FONTS [APP]

Thanks to Angie at the Ottawa Wireless Solution Center for finding this App!!

Does the default system font look too small or too large? Do you want to globally change text size?
This app allows you to scale system font size from 50% (smaller) to 180% (bigger).

FEATURES
★ working for Android 2.3 or above devices
★ scale system font size from 50% to 180%
★ preview the scaled text before applying
★ show a notification icon describing the current font size. An option is also provided to hide it
★ switch system font size via tapping the notification
★ customized the scaling value
★ Android 4.x (Ice cream sandwich) only provides 3 scaling values, we provide more
★ for Android v2.3~3.x users. You can add “not working” apps into the ignored apps list
***It may not work for all devices.

Big Font (change font size) - Android Apps on Google Play

Missed Call Reminder [APP]

Did you ever miss important calls while you left your phone outside the meeting room?

This is the must-have app for you.  Whenever you have a missed call or unread message,
this app will remind you by sound, vibration, LED, or lighting up your screen, for every 10 minutes, or other interval you set.

Reminder continue to work until:
(a) you open the call log screen or message box
(b) you turn reminder off manually
(c) exceed the max reminding time you set
Features:
* any combination of reminder target: call, sms, or mms.
* any combination of reminder type: sound, vibration, LED, or screen on.
* preference options include: reminder interval, reminder duration, max reminding time, reminder tone.
* Auto silent when you set your phone in silent mode. (It’s an option)
* Using ringer volume or media volume as your choice.
* This app does not show up any visible message while working.
So check the ‘Screen On’ is helpful to see what event occurs on system bar.
This is an add-on to system function, not replacement.
* Support app2sd

Missed Call Reminder - Android Apps on Google Play

4 Pics 1 Word Android App

★★★★★ Whats the word we are looking for? ★★★★★
Each puzzle contains four pictures that have something in common – what is it?

Find out why everyone loves this game and join the fun now!

★PURE, INSTANT FUN★
No registration, no complicated rules. Just start playing and have fun!

★CAN YOU GUESS THEM ALL?★
Can you guess all words and unlock all levels? Countless puzzles from easy to tricky are waiting for you!

★SIMPLE AND HIGHLY ADDICTIVE GAMEPLAY★
What’s the word? Look at the four pictures, find out what they have in common. Win!

Click Here to View in Google Play

Temple Run 2 for Android [GAME APPS]

“Wait! I just searched the Play Store and I couldn’t find it… ”

Heh heh… I don’t think it’s listed yet… (Will be soon.)  And we have a link to Temple Run 2 here!

Watch our first impressions of the new game, below.  It’s a lot more exciting than the first… and just as addicting.

TechCrunch reported iOS devices downloaded the new Temple Run 6 MILLION times in the first week… Let’s see if Android can snap that record!

Restricting Questionable YouTube Content [VIDEO]

It started so innocently…  You let your 8 year old watch a Barbie video someone made on YouTube…  Ten minutes later…

“Mommy, I don’t think I’m supposed to be looking at this.”

As your young daughter hands you the phone, displayed on the screen is a couple fully engaged in some simulated NC 17 action.

What the… Seriously?  How did we go from Barbie and Ken making cookies to a reenactment of Kim Kardashian’s most popular film?!

This is what I refer to as…

THE YOUTUBE RABBIT HOLE.

I first discovered it when my oldest son wanted to watch Monster Trucks on YouTube.  I walked over after 5 minutes, and he was watching videos about the Dubai Airport.  THE YOUTUBE RABBIT HOLE. 

Let’s work on this… We can start by filtering search.

Step 1: Click on settings

Step 1: Click on settings

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Step 2: Click on Search

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Step 3: Safe Search Filtering

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Step 4: Click “Strict” settings… This will reduce even the slightest offensive tags from appearing.

For more on parenting apps, and preventing the insane world of the internet from sneaking into your kids stuff, check out KidMode, and to block and restrict texting for older kids check out TextGuardian… Reward your kids with the parenting rewards chart app.

Qello Android App

NEW!!7 Day Free Trial

Qello streams the widest selection of the highest quality concert films and music documentaries to any digital device worldwide.

Qello offers a wide range of All-Access features such as: premium and curated content, design your own Setlists, Share, social concert digital premiers, unlimited viewing on every Qello application, live Q&A sessions with artists, monthly reviews from tastemakers, and more.

With its groundbreaking technology and media platform, Qello delivers the largest curated collection of exclusive concert content including the most prolific and iconic artists from the 60s to today. You can also think of Qello as the Indiana Jones of archival concerts; Qello’s deep library includes many rare and digitally re-mastered classic concerts from Ike and Tina, to the Beatles, to Jimmy Hendrix, Elvis, and Bob Marley – restored and resurrected for music lovers to experience forever.

So whether you want to watch Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Queen, Tupac Shakur, Jay-Z, Led Zeppelin, Alicia Keys, U2, Madonna, Coldplay, Radiohead, Mumford and Sons, Shinedown, or more than 1000 others, in stunning HD, on any device – Qello is your destination.
Unlock the Experience.

Click Here to View in the Google Play Store

 


 

 

DH Texas Poker Android App

The #1 user experience Texas Hold’em Poker on Android! 100% FREE to play! 50K FREE chips, DAILY gift, friends gift and online rewards – They’re totally FREE!

Exciting features that you can only experience in DH Texas Poker:
# VIP Table – Experience Las Vegas VIP!
# Private Table – Play with your friends!
# Game mode – Play Now, Private Room, Select Casino, Sit&Go
# Daily login lottery
# Daily special offer
# Online reward
# Super chip package
# Facebook connect is supported.

Click Here to View in the Google Play Store

Affordable Books for Your Smartphone or Tablet

The Google Play Store not only has affordable top sellers, but it also has free books available as well.  If a book was purchased, you don’t have to worry about it getting lost or tattered, the book STAYS WITH YOUR GMAIL ACCOUNT!

 

Click Here to View Books in Google Play Store