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Google Launches Light Gmail Go App For Low-End Devices: Here's What It Brings

Google released a new Gmail Go app designed for low-end devices, as it requires fewer resources and less storage space. The app offers a smart inbox experience and several neat features, so here's what it brings.

Apps/Software February 16, 2018

Best Apps To Download For Your Android Phone Or Tablet On Google Play

Recently bought an Android phone or tablet? Here's our guide to the best Android apps to download on Google Play. There's everything from note-taking apps to dating apps and fitness-tracking apps.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 12, 2018

Google Maps Go Beta Now Open For All: What Does It Bring?

The Google Maps Go beta expanded its availability to more markets including the United States. The app is now available for download, so here's what it brings.

Apps/Software February 9, 2018

Niantic Reveals New 'Pokémon GO' Trailer Narrated By Stephen Fry

Niantic has released a brand-new ‘Pokémon GO’ trailer starring Stephen Fry. The documentary-inspired trailer reveals Pokémon in their habitats and hints at new creatures coming to the game.

Apps/Software February 2, 2018

Snapchat Updates Bitmoji, Adding Hundreds Of Customization Options For Avatars

Snapchat has given users a new way to customize their Bitmoji avatars. The Bitmoji Deluxe update adds new skin tones, hairstyles, eye and hair color, and more.

Apps/Software January 31, 2018

Twitter For Android Testing New Share Button And Bookmarks Feature

Twitter is testing a new Share button and bookmarks feature for Android. Right now, it's a server-side test, so only a few users are able to see the changes.

Apps/Software January 21, 2018

Instagram Now Shows When Users Are Active: How To Turn Off The Activity Status

Facebook rolled out a new activity status on Android and iOS, sparking mixed reactions. The feature is turned on by default, but here's how to turn it off.

Apps/Software January 19, 2018

WhatsApp Business App Hits US And Other Select Markets: Here's How It Works

The standalone WhatsApp Business app has officially launched in five markets, including the United States. Here's what you need to know about its tolls, perks, availability, and more.

Apps/Software January 18, 2018

How To Use Fitbit's Coaching App For Xbox One And Windows PC

Fitbit upgraded its Fitbit Coaching app for iOS and Android devices to integrate with Microsoft's Xbox One and Windows PC. Here's a guide on how to get started with Fitbit's Coaching app.

Apps/Software January 18, 2018

Celebrities Take On Google Art And Culture Viral App

Google Arts & Culture app found its way to the top spot of the app store over the weekend. The new app is everyone's latest obsession including celebrities. We’ve rounded up all the best Art & Culture post from celebrities here.

Celebrities January 17, 2018

Chrome OS Will Soon Allow You To Sideload Android Apps Without Developer Mode

Sideloading Android apps on Chrome OS will soon be much easier, according to a newly discovered code commit. Soon, users won’t need Developer Mode to install apps from third-party sources, but there’s a catch.

Apps/Software January 15, 2018

Google Play Offers 12 Days Of Deals For Android Users: Games, Movies, Books, And More

Google kicked off a Play Store sale, offering heavy discounts for Android users. Called 12 Days of Play, the sale offers deals on games, movies, music, and books.

Google December 23, 2017

Google: By 2018, New Apps Must Target Android Oreo, And By 2019, Play Store Apps Must Support 64-Bit

Developers now have to follow new rules to keep on publishing apps on the Play Store. One requires them to create 64-bit version of their apps, because there’ll be Android devices in the future that can only run 64-bit code.

Apps/Software December 21, 2017

Microsoft Rolls Out Edge Browser For iOS And Android With ‘Continue On PC’ Feature

Heads up, Android and iOS users: you can now try out Microsoft Edge on your smartphones. One of its features is Continue on PC, similar to Handoff and Continuity that's found on macOS and iOS.

Apps/Software December 3, 2017

Microsoft Photos App For Android And iOS In The Works, Soon To Hit Windows 10 Testers

Microsoft is working on a Photos companion app for Android and iOS devices, and it will soon become available to Windows 10 testers. The app will let users wirelessly transfer photos and videos between mobile devices and PCs.

Microsoft November 30, 2017

New Google App Helps Monitor Your Data Usage: Meet Datally

Google just released a data-saving app called Datally, which has been tested since this summer. Basically, the app helps users find ways to cut down on their mobile data usage as much as possible.

Google November 30, 2017

Updated Google Maps App Now Helps You Find Parking Spots, But Only In A Handful Of Cities

Google Maps for Android has now been updated to include more cities in the parking difficulty feature. It can now also display all available parking spots in a given area.

Apps/Software August 30, 2017

Google Play Store Will Now Downrank Apps Prone To Crashing And Other Performance Issues

Google has found another way to demote certain Android apps in the Play Store. Now, if an app is found to crash frequently, users will less likely see it in app listings and search rankings.

Apps/Software August 7, 2017

Google Cracks Down On Huge Android Malware Campaign, Kicking More Than 40 Apps Off Play Store

Security firm Check Point has discovered what could be the largest Android malware campaign to ever plague the Play Store. Google has already removed more than 40 apps that contained an ad-clicking function.

Apps/Software May 26, 2017

2017 Google Play Awards: Here Are The Winners Of The Best Android App Categories

Google just unveiled this year’s Google Play Awards winner, with Memrise taking the Best App award, and 'Transformers: Forged to Fight' taking the Best Game Award. Take a look at the winners in each category.

Apps/Software May 20, 2017

Uber Android App Getting Revamped Privacy Settings With Easier Management And Account Deletion

Uber has announced a number of changes for its Android update, adding new privacy settings for more control and easier management. The update also makes it easier to delete your Uber account without having to go through support, so here's the deal.

Apps/Software April 29, 2017

Amazon To Stop Offering Free Android Apps, Ending 'Underground Actually Free' Program

Amazon has announced that it’s going to kill its Underground Actually Free Program by 2019. However, the company won’t restrict access to the program, at least not completely.

Apps/Software April 29, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Bixby Button Reconfigured To Launch Other Apps [Video]

Samsung equipped its latest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ with a dedicated Bixby button, but what if you don't really need it? Well, if you're not that into Bixby, you can just repurpose the Bixby key to launch another app.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 7, 2017

Android Apps On Track To Beat iOS App Store In App Spending, Report Says

The Play Store, along with third-party Android stores, is expected to beat out iOS in terms of mobile app spending, according to a new report by App Annie. Google will mostly owe the growth to China’s growing mobile app market.

Apps/Software March 29, 2017

HTC Sense Companion Virtual Assistant Now Available From Play Store, Borrowed From HTC U Ultra And U Play

HTC has released a virtual assistant called Sense Companion with its recent U Ultra and U Play smartphones, and now it's expanding the assistant's availability. The HTC Sense Companion app is now available on Google Play for other HTC devices as well.

Apps/Software March 15, 2017

Gmail For Android Now Lets You Send And Receive Money: Here’s How

Google has officially made sending and receiving payments using the Gmail app easier. Rolling out now, the feature lets users attach payments to emails, offering an easier, more familiar alternative to Venmo, Square Cash, and similar apps.

Apps/Software March 14, 2017

Animate Your Texts With The New GIPHY Stickers App

Giphy Stickers is the new app that allows users to send animated stickers in texts and chats to animate the conversation.

Apps/Software March 13, 2017

Lumyer Is The Augmented Reality App That Will Animate Your Selfies

Lumyer is the latest photo app rising in popularity for its ability to animate photos with special effects.

Apps/Software March 10, 2017

Barbie Celebrates Her 58th Birthday With The Launch Of 'Barbie Sparkle Blast' Mobile Game

Mattel launched a new match-3 game starring Barbie in celebration of her 58th birthday.

Apps/Software March 9, 2017

Capcom’s Arcade Shooter ‘1942 Mobile’ Is Now Available To Download For iOS And Android

Capcom released the mobile game based on its popular aracade shooter in the Google Play Store on Thursday.

Apps/Software March 9, 2017

There Is Now An App To Tell Women How Often They Are ‘Manterrupted’ When Speaking

Woman Interrupted is an app that will let women know just how much men interrupt them when they are speaking.

Apps/Software March 8, 2017

Google Play Turns Five: The Most Popular Downloads Include 'Candy Crush,' Facebook And Adele’s '25'

'Candy Crush Saga' was the most downloaded game in the Google Play Store since its launch.

Google March 7, 2017

Google Play Store March 2017: The New Apps, Music, Movies And TV Shows Available To Download

New titles coming to Google Play in March include the movie 'Rogue One,' the game 'Power Rangers: Legacy Wars,' and music by Ed Sheeran.

Apps/Software March 7, 2017

Capcom Is Bringing Four Classic Arcade Games To Mobile

Capcom announced the upcoming release of four of its classic arcade games for iOS and Android devices.

Video Games March 2, 2017

'After The End: Forsaken Destiny’ Is The New 3D Puzzle Game Worth The Adventure

‘After The End: Forsaken Destiny’ is the new puzzle adventure game for iOS and Android that is perfect for ‘Lara Croft Go’ fans.

Apps/Software March 2, 2017

The Best Baby Apps Every Parent Needs For Their Newborn

From editing cute pictures to tracking feedings, these are the best apps for babies that every parent needs to download.

Apps/Software February 23, 2017

Microsoft Launches Skype Lite In India: Light On Data Usage And Optimized For Slow Internet Connections

Microsoft has launched a new Android app in India, introducing Skype Lite. The company says that Skype Lite is its fastest and lightest app to date and it's designed for slow internet connections and limited data.

Apps/Software February 22, 2017

‘Futurama: World Of Tomorrow’ Mobile Game Reunites Original Cast To Bring New Story For Fans

‘Futurama: World Of Tomorrow’ is the upcoming mobile game by the series creator Matt Groeing that features the original cast and team members in a new adventure.

Video Games February 22, 2017

Android Apps On Chrome OS: The Good, The Bad, The Awkward In Chromebook Pro

When Samsung officially unveiled the Chromebook Pro at CES 2017, it received initial praise for the device. Now experts weigh in on its actual performance with Android apps.

Apps/Software February 12, 2017

Google Could Remove Millions Of Apps From The Google Play Store Next Month

Google is asking developers to make sure they have a privacy policy in place or else their app could get removed from the Play Store next month.

Apps/Software February 10, 2017

‘The Godfather: Family Dynasty’ Mobile Game Is A Hit For Mobster Fans

Enter the world of Vito Corleone and build a crime empire thanks to the new ‘Godfather’ mobile game based on the iconic movie franchise.

Apps/Software February 9, 2017

The Best Apps To Love This Valentine’s Day

From finding love to planning the perfect girls night, here re the best apps to download for this Valentine’s Day.

Apps/Software February 7, 2017

Google Play Store February 2017: The New Apps, Music, Movies And TV Shows Available To Download

New titles available in February in the Google Play Store include the mobile game ‘Fire Emblem: Heroes,’ the movie ‘Doctor Strange,’ and the book ‘Empire’s End: Aftermath.’

Apps/Software February 1, 2017

Best Android Apps For Your Chromebook

Google has announced that all Chromebooks to be released in 2017 and beyond will be able to support Android Apps. Here are some apps you might consider to install in your Android compatible Chromebook.

Computers January 28, 2017

New Roku Mobile App Improves Remote Functionality, Streamlines Navigation And Adds Cool 'What's On' Guide

Roku has updated its iOS and Android mobile app, adding a new 'What's On' section and more. The latest Roku app now makes it easier to navigate, discover content, and use it as a remote, so here's what's new.

Apps/Software January 18, 2017

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