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Jolidrive. Mobile News Now Covering your smartphone & tablet - Mobile News Now Covering Your Smartphone & Tablet News. How to Make Free Phone Calls To the US and Canada on iOS and Android. This is a sponsored post written by myself on the behalf of Vonage for Ivy Worldwide . All opinions are 100% my own. If you’ve taken a look at Web-based phone options, you’ve probably heard of Vonage. Vonage has been a leader in the world of VOIP (Voice Over IP) telecommunications for years, and now they’re making giant strides forward in the world of smartphones.

Whether you’re on iOS or Android, you’re you will definitely want to take a look at what Vonage has done now. No accounts, no logins, no passwords. Here at LockerGnome, we have a morning meeting that can take anywhere from 20 minutes to an hour each day. So, what does this iPhone and Android calling app actually bring to the table?

Call Quality Call quality is a big deal, especially when you’re communicating over VOIP. Vonage offers what it calls “high-def” voice quality. [Video] Upcoming TSF Shell Pro 3D Android Launcher Takes Launcher UI To A Whole New Level - Tie Your Jaw To Your Mouth Before Watching. There is no shortage of launcher replacements for Android, but once in a while a new one comes along and takes the launcher experience to a new level.

[Video] Upcoming TSF Shell Pro 3D Android Launcher Takes Launcher UI To A Whole New Level - Tie Your Jaw To Your Mouth Before Watching

Such is the case with TSF Shell Pro, a new launcher currently in development by a team of developers who call themselves C3D. TSF, their brand, stands for The Special Forces, and special they are - just take a look at what the team cooked up. TSF Shell Pro has a UI so polished that your favorite launcher will feel like it was designed in 1999. What Are the Best Android Devices Coming out This Holiday Season?

GLBenchmark confirms Asus Padfone as one of the first Snapdragon S4 devices. Earlier this month we reported that the Asus Padfone would be one of the first devices to feature Qualcomm’s new 28nm Snapdragon S4 processor and today some information from GLBenchmark seems to confirm that.

GLBenchmark confirms Asus Padfone as one of the first Snapdragon S4 devices

The guys from Netbookitalia.it spotted a benchmark result for the Padfone that reveals the Snapdragon S4 model number MSM8960. New details listed for the Padfone include a 960 x 540 qHD display, Android 2.3.5, and a max CPU frequency of 918 MHz. We don’t know exactly when this device information was submitted, but the Padfone is rumored to launch around February and we expect it will be upgraded to Android 4.0 by launch. The max CPU frequency of 918 MHz is a little odd because we know from our recent trip to Qualcomm that the first dual-core Snapdragon S4 devices should debut at speeds up to 1.5 GHz. Republic Wireless Officially Unveils $19/Month Service: Unlimited Everything, No Contracts. Last week we broke the news on a previously-stealthy mobile carrier called Republic Wireless, which I’ve been tracking closely since.

Republic Wireless Officially Unveils $19/Month Service: Unlimited Everything, No Contracts

The story so far: Bandwidth.com, which provides the VoIP backbone for services including Google Voice and Twilio, is launching an alternative mobile carrier called Republic Wireless. As GigaOm reported last week, it will cost only $19 a month for unlimited text, data, and voice. It can offer these low rates because its phones use a special ‘Hybrid Calling’ system that relies on Wifi whenever possible, falling back to cellular connections when Wifi isn’t available.

Samsung Galaxy S II. Shop for music, discover new artists, get personalized recommendations, store up to 20,000 of your songs for free and listen anytime.

Samsung Galaxy S II

See more Android apps › Data rates apply The Unlimited-Premium data plan gives you rich entertainment like movies, music, TV and more. Samsung Galaxy Note: awkward and awesome. There’s simply no getting away from it: the Samsung Galaxy Note is huge!

Samsung Galaxy Note: awkward and awesome

Samsung Galaxy Nexus specs. HTC Rezound vs. Galaxy Nexus vs. Droid Razr: specs showdown – Cell Phones & Mobile Device Technology News & Updates. Continuing with the format we used on our previous specs comparisons of the iPhone 4S and Galaxy Nexus, the Nexus and the Droid Razr, and the Lumia 800 and iPhone 4S, we now have a side-by-side comparison of the three biggest phones on Android this season.

HTC Rezound vs. Galaxy Nexus vs. Droid Razr: specs showdown – Cell Phones & Mobile Device Technology News & Updates

This is our breakdown of the technical specifications of the just-announced HTC Rezound, alongside the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Motorola Droid Razr. Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II. Free Power Widget - Android Market. ✭ One of the "13 best android widgets for 2013" (Techland @Time Magazine) ✭ ✭ "Overall, Slider Widget is incredibly easy to use and very intuitive.

Free Power Widget - Android Market

" ✭ (Paul Wilks @ androidtapp) ✭ "So many apps try to do too much, or be too clever, but Slider Widget gets the balance right. " ✭ (Bobby's Blog) ✭ "this should be a part of android" ✭ (Raymond @ play store comment) ✭ "Brilliant Excellent UI and functions, exceeds all expectations. Really easy to use. " ✭ (Yunus @ play store comment) ✭ "It's awesome and perfect! A small Widget that gives control of the screen brightness and the sound volume directly from your home screen.