If you’re the owner of Google Cardboard, it’s about to get a lot more useful. Google has updated the YouTube app with virtual reality support, specifically for Google Cardboard. Now you’ll be able to watch VR YouTube videos in your Cardboard.
Unfortunately, there aren’t many VR-supported videos on YouTube. Another new feature in the YouTube app ... Read More »
While there has been a section of the Play Store specifically for Android Wear-supported apps, it hasn’t always been easy figuring out if an app you’re looking at supports your favorite wearable. With the latest update rolling out to the Play Store, that changes.
You will now see an icon indicating Android Wear support in ... Read More »
Motorola has accidentally confirmed the existence of the DROID Maxx 2 that’s coming to Verizon, though all proof has now been removed. The Moto Email app was put up on the Play Store with screenshots from a DROID Maxx 2, one of which shows a new email with the device name in the signature (and ... Read More »
Project Fi is only officially compatible with the Nexus 6, but interestingly enough, it seems to work well on the new Moto X Pure Edition. The devices are similar enough, being fully unlocked Motorola devices with pure Android, so it was worth a try.
Droid-Life tested it out by throwing a Project ... Read More »
Visual voicemail is a long missing standard in the smartphone world. Voicemail is an annoying, antiquated system that needs to die already. Visual voicemail allows you to listen to voicemails by selecting individual messages instead of waiting through all of them and having to hit touch tone buttons to modify or delete them.
Thankfully, Google seems ... Read More »
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 »
Android’s WebView is used to render pages and is a critical part of the operating system. For better security, Google changed the version of WebView with a newer one in Android 4.4 KitKat, and Google has said it will no longer support the old versions. This is a big blow for the older operating systems, ... Read More »
Recently, Google announced that it had partnered with nearly 100 North American carriers to enable sending MMS to Google Voice numbers. It used to be thatMMS messages sent to Google Voice numbers would disappear without even a warning that they were not ... Read More »
Ever since the Android Wear smartwatches were put up on the Play Store and given out at Google I/O, many apps have been updated to support them. Though the watches won’t be making their way to people’s homes until next month, those that attended Google ... Read More »
Chromecast is the new big thing in media consumption as of late, if looking at developer support for the little device. Ever since the SDK was opened for public use, the Chomecast has been gaining support from some of the biggest apps out there. And the lesser known apps are using the dongle in some ... Read More »