OEMs are known to add their own apps to their devices alongside Google’s stock apps. You’ll often find two of each app on devices from Samsung, HTC, LG, or anything that doesn’t run stock Android. It definitely gets annoying, especially when the apps are simply outdated.
HTC is officially discontinuing its web browser, leaving its devices with just the ... Read More »
Google Maps may not be fundamentally changing, but the newly announced changes make a big improvement. Google has announced that the visual style of its maps will change, and it’s definitely for the better.
The changes include roads no longer having outlines, text being bigger with different text colors for different types of areas, and an ... Read More »
Firefox OS is a web-based operating system that runs HTML5 apps built for the web. Using things like WebGL, these HTML5 apps can interact with the hardware to allow true native apps outside of a browser along with graphics-intensive things like games. And thanks to the web-based nature of these apps, Firefox OS apps can ... Read More »
Just one short year after it was introduced, Adobe announced it would be backing away from Flash for Android. We knew this day was coming, Android 4.1 doesn’t allow for the installation of Flash, and now it’s official. Starting tomorrow, Adobe will disable all new installs of Flash for Android.
Lots went wrong for ... Read More »
If you had any doubt that HTML5 is the future, Twitter just went ahead and cleared those doubts for you. The company is currently rolling out a new version of its mobile web client — and we’re liking what we’re seeing.
At first sight, you’ll have a hard time telling the web app apart ... Read More »