Jun 13 2013 10:30 PM | skynet11 in Applications
Are you on one of those infamous tiered data plans while also trying out Google's new All Access music subscription? If so, you might have been in for a nasty surprise the last time you checked your data usage. It seems that the new app was quite the data-hungry megabytivore, gulping data down like there is no tomorrow. Fortunately, Google updated the app Thursday to allow you to rein in the data usage.
Jun 13 2013 09:05 PM | skynet11 in Applications
Continuing the long run of Google app updates that began just before the I/O conference is the latest entry, Google+. Yes, the app already received a huge update that included Snapspeed photo editing and a new look and feel, but Google clearly isn't finished with this app yet. This time, Google+ gets sync across devices and a new menu that mimics those of Google's other app updates (such as Gmail, Play Music and Drive).
Jun 12 2013 03:00 PM | mikelewis in Applications
Are you a Verizon FiOS subscriber whose household is dominated by Android? Do you wish you could watch movies and TV shows through your FiOS subscription on your Android phone or tablet? If so, your wait is officially over (sort of), with the release of FiOS Mobile for Android (months after iPad and iPhone customers have had the privilege of viewing on-demand content).
Jun 11 2013 04:50 PM | mikelewis in Applications
Tuesday morning laid aside any speculation about the future of popular crowd-sourced traffic app Waze. Google announced on their blog that they completed their purchase of the social-minded live traffic app. This purchase is a clear move to augment Maps with up-to-date live traffic data, which has long been the bane of any real-time mapping system.
Jun 10 2013 09:40 PM | mikelewis in Applications
As the number of active players in the Ingress universe slowly creeps up, Niantic Labs just released still-private beta version 1.28.1 on Monday with several moderate changes to the look and feel as well as support for future mods such as Currents, Heatsinks, and more.
Jun 05 2013 10:25 PM | BearDroid in Applications
In the past few months, we have seen many Google apps normally integrated into Android (or gapps packages for us AOSP-based ROM flashers) released as standalone apps in the Play Store for everyone to enjoy. Joining this group of apps Wednesday was the stock keyboard that we saw ship with Jelly Bean, available for download now.
Jun 04 2013 09:00 PM | BearDroid in Applications
Falcon Pro, one of the most popular third-party Twitter clients in the Play Store, is getting some very cool updates in the coming days, as announced by the developer, Joaquim Vergès. Joaquim took to his Falco Pro Twitter account late last night to announce and tease some new features, themes and a beta release.