Hugo Barra shares photo straight from the Xiaomi Mi 5
Picasa officially shutting down on May 1
Google’s Picasa photo service will soon be no more, as the company has decided to focus on Google Photos instead of working on both. The service will officially be shut down on May 1, while support for the desktop app will end March 15.
Thankfully, your data won’t be lost. Google ... Read More »Read more
Top 10 Android app updates this week: 1Password, Clock
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the ... Read More »Read more
T-Mobile HTC One M9 has a date with Marshmallow next week
While the Marshmallow update for the AT&T One M9 remains in a holding pattern due to some complications, the T-Mobile One M9 is full speed ahead, with its Marshmallow OTA starting this coming Tuesday, February 16th. This is all according to the ever reliable (but not infallible), Mo Versi of HTC.
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Update: Verizon updating Motorola Droid Turbo 2 to Marshmallow
Verizon Droid Turbo 2 users, your time has come, because Verizon has finally decided to start rolling out the upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the Turbo 2. Better late than never, but still later than Motorola’s own update for the Moto X Pure Edition.
The update to Marshmallow might ... Read More »Read more
Play Music Valentine’s Day deal will save someone you love 50% off a subscription, even if it’s you
Play Music pricing is competitive with the rest of the streaming music world at $9.99 a month, and for YouTube fans the added bonus of ad-free bliss with YouTube Red makes it an even more compelling offer. But regardless of whether the standard pricing is fair or not, I’m sure no one is ... Read More »Read more
Facebook Messenger getting new theme, multiple account support, and possibly SMS support
The Facebook Messenger app is changing for some people, and we might see even bigger changes in the future. One new thing some are seeing is a new theme. The top bars are now blue instead of white, with the status bar matching the blue color. Another change is multiple account support. These changes seem ... Read More »Read more
First gen Moto 360 receiving Marshmallow update for some
Instagram announces video view counter
In general, the popularity of a video is based on views more than likes. It matters less how many people bother to hit the like button, what really matters is how many people watched it. But Instagram is based on likes, so when the service got video sharing, the same old system applied. Your self ... Read More »Read more
Mobile-oriented Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories released for Android
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories was originally released for the Sony PSP, intended to be a mobile-oriented version of the GTA games. It had shorter missions and simpler controls to make the game easy to play on the go and in short bursts. It’s practically perfect for a smartphone.
The game was released for Android today, ... Read More »Read more