Google Street View has long been a staple of Google Maps, allowing you to explore an area as if you were there. It’s incredibly useful for looking for business, orienting yourself, getting a sense of parking in an area, or even just looking around for the heck of it. And now, Street View gets its ... Read More »
Google Now On Tap was one of the more exciting announcements at this year’s Google I/O event, allowing Android users to access Google Now for immediate, contextually relevant information on anything they might be searching for or talking about on their Android-based device. Not to be outdone, though, Microsoft has updated one of its ... Read More »
Android Auto has the advantage of being easily updated because the software resides mostly on the smartphone rather than the car or head unit. The latest update to Android Auto has popped up on Google Play and while there aren’t many changes, it’s still a pretty important one.
The biggest change is to the home screen. The ... Read More »
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LastPass is a program that securely saves all of your passwords to the cloud and lets you access them from anywhere. You won’t have to remember passwords for all your accounts; just install the LastPass app and it will provide them for you on your computer or mobile device.
Starting today, LastPass can be started for free ... Read More »
Angry Birds has gone through a lot of games, but surprisingly, they were all spinoffs of the original. Whether it was in space, in the tropics, or in the Star Wars universe, technically they were all versions of the first game. There hasn’t been a sequel to the popular game until now.
Angry Birds 2 is ... Read More »
There are plenty of different messaging applications out there, with even more coming down the pipeline, and now Yahoo is getting into the mix, too.
The company has unveiled Livetext, a brand new way for people to get in touch with folks, but with a bit of a twist to the norm. While some messaging ... Read More »
There are thousands of launchers for Android, many of which are the same old recycled designs with nothing unique to add to the mix. Some are very unique. You could even say too unique, because they cease to be functional. And of course, there are a few gems that we all love and use every ... Read More »
With the release of the standalone Google Photos app, Google+ Photos no longer has much of a use. The only thing it really does is hold people back from using the new service, since those who don’t know about it won’t be switching. This has caused Google to announce the shutdown of the old service. ... Read More »
Microsoft’s virtual assistant may be coming to Android very soon, at least in public beta form. Cortana was supposed to launch in beta for Android in June, but it was sadly delayed. Now we finally know that Microsoft is planning to launch the public beta “in the next few weeks.”
Much like Siri, and ... Read More »
Microsoft Hyperlapse came to Android in beta form about two months ago, so the experience was limited to people who managed to join the beta. Plus, betas don’t always work perfectly and have bugs. But now, you can download the final version of Hyperlapse on your Android phone!
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