When a phone call arrives and the number is blocked, or unknown, or it’s just a string of numbers you don’t recognize, the impulse to answer that call can be lessened a great deal. Facebook is trying to make it easier for people to know who is trying to get in touch with them, and ... Read More »
Last year, Microsoft launched an app called Office Lens to make Windows Phones portable scanners. Now the company is bringing the portable scanning frenzy to Android, albeit in a preview mode for now.
On Thursday, April 2, Microsoft officially unveiled Office Lens for Android and confirmed the app will have a public launch within the ... Read More »
It came as a surprise to us, but BBM for Android is still very much alive. The app has hit a new milestone of 100 million downloads on Google Play and it seems people are continuing to use it quite a bit. Now we can’t blame them, the app is ... Read More »
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VLC is king of media players, playing almost any media format you can imagine. I’m an avid user on the PC, but there’s also an Android app to watch videos on your smartphone. And according to the changelog for VLC 3.0, the app will be getting Chromecast support.
Chromecast support was announced quite ... Read More »
Like it or not, eSports are becoming more and more accepted as real sports. Competitive gaming has become wild in the last few years, with huge championships gathering massive crowds with some crazy cash prizes. Counter Strike and League of Legends are two of the biggest eSports games and the gamers/athletes are being treated like ... Read More »
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 »
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 »