Google is a fantastic app due to the included Google Now functionality, a feature many people have become reliant on. It offers information when you need it often without you having to even ask. And with every update, the app gets better. However, Google engineers usually hide indications of future features in the code, and ... Read More »
Google Translate is a pretty fantastic service, translating better than other services and offering features like translating text in photos (on Android anyway). But with voice translation, it usually takes a while for you to finish speaking and for the app to translate it. Microsoft recently added live voice translation to text in Skype, ... Read More »
Minuum is a pretty awesome keyboard replacement that takes word prediction to the next level by offering only one row of keys. All of the letters are condensed on this row and the keyboard will predict what word you want based on the position of your taps. It actually works pretty well, and ... Read More »
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Valve’s partnership has finally yielded another game for NVIDIA hardware owners to enjoy. Previously, Half-Life 2 was released on the NVIDIA SHIELD, the not-quite-famous handheld Android gaming device. The fact that Half-Life 2 went mobile and was ported to Android was exciting, but the device exclusivity put a damper on our moods.
This time around, ... Read More »
While Nokia hasn’t historically shown much support for the Android platform, it looks like the company is giving our OS another chance. Which is fair, we’re #1. Nokia has released its maps app on the Play Store, called HERE Beta, and you can give it a shot right now!
One major feature that’s missing in ... Read More »
There’s a new update out for the Android Wear app, and it contains one feature I’ve been anticipating for a long time: you can now disable card previews. When you have a gorgeous watch face you want to see, or an analog clock with the arrows on the bottom half of the ... Read More »
PureVPN has been an established player in the Virtual Private Network space since 2007 and presently serves more than one million customers. I wouldn’t normally lead off an app review with a description of the company, but when one of the primary functions of the app is to protect your privacy, the fact that they have ... Read More »
Motorola’s apps get pretty frequent updates thanks to the fact that they’re on the Play Store. This means that any bugs can be worked out without a system update, and features can be added at any time. And the latest update to both the camera and gallery apps do just that.
The camera app has ... Read More »
Facebook has been on a recent trend of separating parts of the main app into separate apps, most notably Facebook Messenger. There has been a whole controversy around Messenger, as Facebook removed the capability from the stock app and required people to download the standalone messaging app to use Facebook’s message capabilities. ... Read More »
In its quest to put every built in app onto the Google Play store, HTC has now uploaded its official Camera app. This will allow HTC to update the app at its own pace instead of waiting for full system updates to release a new version of the app. It also means quicker bug ... Read More »