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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

Latest WhatsApp Android Beta Brings Full GIF Experience, Raises Media Sharing Limit

WhatsApp has rolled out a new beta update for Android, adding full GIF support complete with a dedicated keyboard button. Moreover, the latest beta also bumps the file sharing limit from 10 to 30.

Apps/Software January 11, 2017

Top 10 2016 iOS And Android Apps For Kids: Fun, Engaging And Educational

The mobile era has brought new ways for kids to learn while having fun and a slew of apps are available for just that. Here's a list of the top 10 iOS and Android apps for kids, organized by age groups.

Apps/Software December 25, 2016

Acer Chromebook 14, 15 And Asus C300 Get Android Apps Via Google's Chrome OS Developer Channel

Android apps are hitting three more Chromebooks: the Acer Chromebook 14, 15 and the Asus C300. Google is expected to officially roll-out Android apps to supported Chromebooks upon the release of Chrome OS 56 sometime in January.

Apps/Software November 27, 2016

Android Users Uninstall Apps More Often Than Their iOS Counterparts

Android users are twice as likely to uninstall apps compared with iOS users, a new report by analytics platform AppsFlyer suggests. The reason behind it might surprise you.

Apps/Software November 18, 2016

The Best Mobile Games And App Updates For Halloween 2016

Here are the best Halloween updates and spooky titles available in the app stores for iOS and Android.

Apps/Software October 21, 2016

‘NHL SuperCard 2K17’ Is Now Available For iOS And Android Featuring San Jose Sharks’ Logan Couture

Collect, train and compete in matches starring your favorite players in the NHL including San Jose Sharks’ Logan Couture with the new mobile game ‘NHL Supercard 2K17.’

Apps/Software October 17, 2016

Facebook Events App Not Available Yet On Android: Here Are The Best Calendar Apps You Can Install

Facebook Events App has recently rolled out, but as the Android version of the app is still nowhere in sight, we compiled a list of beautiful looking, productivity yielding Calendar app for Android users.

Apps/Software October 8, 2016

‘DC Legends’ Mobile Game Set To Launch This November: Pre-Register Now To Unlock Wonder Woman

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced the upcoming November launch of a new RPG mobile game titled ‘DC Legends’ at New York Comic Con.

Apps/Software October 6, 2016

‘Pokémon GO’ Update Features New Capture Bonuses To Make Catching Rare Monsters Easier: Here’s How It Works

‘Pokémon GO’ developer Niantic announced a new feature ‘coming soon’ that makes it easier to catch rare monsters by using the medal system.

Apps/Software October 6, 2016

Android Users Can Now Stream Free Trials Of Games In The Google Play Store

Google began rolling out its new 'Try Now' button in the Play Store that allows Android users to play a 10-minute free trial of select games.

Apps/Software October 4, 2016

How To Keep Your Android Device Malware Free

Malware is finding its way to Android devices at an increasing rate, and this year has seen several creatively named ones pop up. Here are the latest tips to keep Android devices safe from malware.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 1, 2016

Immerse Yourself Into The Work Of The Legendary Jack London With The Interactive iLondon App

Spanish startup iClassics released its latest iLondon collection,which celebrates author Jack London’s work with interactive elements and original soundtracks.

Apps/Software September 29, 2016

The Best Apps To Help You Be Productive And Organized This Fall

Stay on top of all your schedule and tasks all season long with these organizational and productivity apps for iOS and Android.

Apps/Software September 28, 2016

PicsArt Launches New ‘Magic’ Video App That Uses AI To Make Content Artistically Come Alive

The popular photo editing app PicsArt announced the launch of a new app called Magic Video that uses artificial intelligence to bring videos to life.

Apps/Software September 21, 2016

Google Testing Download Queue Feature For Play Store Apps And Games

The Google Play Store's new queue feature lets users list apps over mobile data, which will download once connected to a Wi-Fi network. This is Google's latest attempt to help consumers avoid huge mobile data fees.

Google September 17, 2016

'Oz: Broken Kingdom' Is The New RPG Game That Players Will Want To Download For The iPhone 7

Nexon and This Game Studio launched its new RPG turn-based mobile game ‘Oz: Broken Kingdom’ for iOS and Android on Thursday.

Apps/Software September 15, 2016

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