Don’t Miss These Android Stories: May 1, 2015

It’s Friday, which means we have another week in the books here at DL. This week, we saw LG make the G4 official during an event in NYC, Meerkat officially launch onto Android, and LG’s Watch Urbane went on sale through Google Play.

Starting next week, you can expect to see plenty of LG G4 coverage, including comparisons between fellow flagship devices, rear-facing camera shootouts, and so much more.

To catch up on the best Android news of the past week, we have a collection of stories for you below.  (more…)

Deal: Grab This Bitfountain Android Mini Course for Free and Create Your First App

In the past, we have posted plenty of Android development courses through the DL Deals Store, but sometimes, people may not want to front cash for a program they are not sure about. In the latest deal, you can grab an introductory course to Android development for absolutely free, which will help you create your first little Android app.  (more…)

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LG Launches LG Call App to Google Play, Currently Compatible Only With Watch Urbane

An app called LG Call, that allows LG smartwatch owners to dial a phone number, then take the call on their smartphone, was released today onto Google Play. Unfortunately, in the app’s description, LG does not state specifically that this app is only usable by Watch Urbane owners, and this has apparently upset quite a few G Watch R and G Watch owners.  (more…)

There’s an Official SNL App on Google Play, Because We All Need More Cowbell

While you won’t find me sitting in front of the TV on a Saturday watching SNL these days, the show is responsible for many bits that are true classics in pop culture here in the US. SNL introduced us to big-time stars like Eddie Murphy, Chris Farley, Dan Aykroyd, Adam Sandler, and countless others.

To help you relive these classic sketches, an official SNL app has been released for Android, containing what seems to be all of the best bits you can remember. There are the hits like Matt Foley the Motivational Speaker and Christopher Walken in the Cowbell sketch, plus tons of other funny videos.  (more…)

LG G4 Camera Samples

While we work on getting complete comparisons up between the LG G4 and the other flagship devices, as well as the full review, we figured we should get up a few camera shots for all of you, just so you can see what to expect from the LG G4. To recap the specs, the G4 features a 16MP rear-facing camera, complete with optical image stabilization (OIS) and laser auto focus.  (more…)

Meerkat Beats Periscope to Google Play, Now Available in Form of a Buggy Beta

The day has finally come. To cap off this week, one of the super trendy streaming apps has finally hit Android in the form of a beta, Meerkat. Meerkat is the app that launched ahead of Twitter’s own Periscope, which allows users to stream feeds of video while linked to your Twitter account. Both apps have seen great success on iOS, and thankfully, Android folk can now join in on the fun.  (more…)