Skype for Android has been updated with some notable additions. If you're a multitasker, Skype will now let you continue your video calls when you leave the app with picture-in-picture support for both phones and tablets. Additionally, you can also receive photos when they are sent from iPhone users on the service. Show More Summary
Honk is a US roadside assistance app for iOS and Android. Use it to connect to nearby tow trucks and other vehicle services, specify your problem and get a quote. If you agree on the price (minimum $49) you’ll get help in 15-30min.
The app selection for Chrome is getting richer. Google announced that Chrome OS is now home to seven additional Android apps. Chromebook owners will be able to load Cookpad Recipes, Couchsurfing, OverDrive, and more. These apps join existing Android apps that are available for Chrome OS, including Evernote, Vine, Sight Words, and Duolingo.
Just as previously teased, LG’s top Android handset of the year is receiving its official Android 5.0 Lollipop update a lot faster than initially expected, with the company having already announced that the Korean version of the G3 is ready to be upgraded to Google’s latest Android version. Show More Summary
After upgrading the Moto X 2014 to Android 5.0 I noticed that not all of my apps were rotating when holding the screen in landscape mode. No problem, I'll just tap…
Security firm Bluebox Labs tested a dozen Black Friday bargain Android tablets from major retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, Kmart, Kohl's, Staples, Target and Walmart and reported "shocking" security flaws, malware and active backdoors installed on the new devices.
Web-based presentations tool Prezi is rolling out an Android “companion app” that lets you view any presentation created with the service. Right now, the in-beta app is only available to Australian and New Zealand Prezi users. More »
Dropbox just made good on its earlier promise of integrating its mobile apps with Microsoft Office The cloud storage company updated its iOS (App Store link and Android (Google Play link) apps on Tuesday with new Microsoft Office support...Show More Summary
On this week’s Droidcast, Chris Velazco joins us from a bathroom, Kyle Russell contributes from New Hampshire, Greg Kumparak rises from his sick bed, and Darrell Etherington hosts from the permanent midnight of Canada. Up for discussion...Show More Summary
For many people nowadays, smartphones such as the iPhone (and any other similar device running Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and other mobile operating systems) are ubiquitous, must-have, devices that offer instant access to information and entertainment. Show More Summary
With the debut of the new iPhone 6 line in September, we expected to see a big boost to smartphone sales globally. The smartphone market is fairly mature, but shipments are still rising by impressive rates — up 28% globally year-over-year in the third quarter, according to BI Intelligence estimates. Show More Summary
Peter-Paul Koch: It turns out that there are differences between gradients on the various Android devices. This is not a browser thing, but an actual device thing. I compared the same gradient test on different Android devices in Firefox, Android WebKit, and Chrome, and found the same differences between the browsers. Show More Summary
Pinterest is dusting off its products. After a desktop site redesign at the end of last month and an iOS redesign at the start of this month, next up is Android.
The gradual rollout of Android 5.0 Lollipop has been an exciting one, but as with any major software upgrade, there are a few bugs that will need quashing in the coming weeks and months. We’ve covered a few of these bugs recently, including...Show More Summary
If you love to watch and laugh at videos of ordinary people getting in wacky accidents, then you are likely a fan of ABC's long running series America's Funniest Home Videos. The show's official Android app got updated this week in the Google Play Store with a number of new features, including a Kids Mode.
It was weird night in Times Square last night. I had just spilled out of a music show trying to catch any semi-convenient subway train back to Brooklyn. Hours earlier, a grand jury had failed to indict Darren Wilson on murder charges against Michael Brown and crowds gathered in protest, all bathed in the white light of this massive fucking Google screen. Read more...
It's easy to keep apps from sending notifications to your Android Wear smartwatch If there's one thing you'll quickly learn using an Android Wear smartwatch such as the LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live or Moto 360 — any wearable device, really — it's which notifications are important, and which ones you merely brush aside without thinking twice. Show More Summary
On top of the many Black Friday 2014 discounts on a variety of electronic devices that Best Buy has already prepared for you, the retailer has a special promotion that targets a special kind of customer: the Android tablet fan. Buyers...Show More Summary
Now this is an interesting development. Rarely do you see a fresh new Android update reach a carrier-branded smartphone before the update is even finished rolling out to “pure Google” devices. Even more rare is a scenario where a Verizon...Show More Summary