There are tons of choices to choose from when looking for a great alarm app for Android. While the stock Clock app for AOSP does the job, it may lack some of the more advanced features from competitors. Let us know what your favorite alarm clock app is for Android and why.
S-Voice Given to the World, Taken Away Just as Quickly
As many of our readers are aware, the much lauded Samsung S-Voice application from the Samsung Galaxy S III was ripped two days ago and made available for the world (and most of XDA) to ravenously consume. Many users today, however, are reporting that the application is no longer functioning.
When the app is opened and a command issued, the application comes back with, “Network error. Please try again.” Users across several device forums have confirmed this error as well. At the time of this writing the issue is still occuring on this writer’s Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
One can only wonder if this is intentional on the part of Samsung or if they are simply encountering technical difficulties. If any of you are not experiencing the issue, please sound off in the comments section below.
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