If you were looking for a more feature-packed competitor to the renowned Timely alarm clock, and don’t quite dig the idea of using your phone’s screen to wake you up silently, you may want to give Smart Alarm Clock a shot. It monitors the sounds in your bedroom, and also keeps track of your sleep cycles. This means it’ll know exactly when to wake you up so you don’t feel like Grumpy Cat in the morning. (more…)
If you were on the hunt for a nice new game to entertain you this weekend, Deadlings is definitely a good candidate. The plot is quite simple, with the main character (Death) going online, only to realize that he has no friends on his FaceTome account. He then has a realization — why not make himself feel better by putting zombies in a factory to work for him? The story is quite pathetic, but the gameplay sure isn’t.
It’s that time of the week again, when we scrape together the best deals on Google Play for you all to enjoy. This week we have a wealth of quality apps with price chops, including Deus Ex: The Fall and Square Enix’s Final Fantasy V. We also have two great apps, Rayman Jungle Run and InstaWeather Pro, available to us for a discount.
And for you parents out there, plenty of Dr. Seuss apps have been made 99¢ to commemorate the franchise’s birthday.
Check the full list out down below. (more…)
We’ve all grown accustomed to Google’s Chrome browser here at DL, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any decent competitors out there. One of the more major options is Opera, a fairly underdog browser with a pretty hardcore following. Today, we have an update to the app that brings it up to version 20 and features WebRTC support, a base Chromium update to version 33, and design improvements. (more…)
If you have ever used Google Maps or any other service relying on the on-board text-to-speech software, you have probably encountered the famous Google robot voice. Even Apple’s Siri has more natural-sounding voices of both the male and female variety, so it’s about time we get some new vocals from the Mountain View boys and girls. This is where Text-to-Speech 3.0 comes in – packing an improved UI, cleaner voices, and support for more languages, this update is pretty substantial. (more…)
It seems like Chromecast is finally getting kicked off in terms of development, with developers using the SDK left and right to update their apps to support the HDMI dongle. What we’ve all been waiting for, though, is native Android mirroring to Chromecast similar to Apple’s AirPlay feature for iOS. It looks like we’re now one step closer, with famed developer Koushik Dutta having updated his Mirror app to support the streaming stick in a very beta way.
Icon packs are one of the reasons we continue to love Android, so it was a bit disheartening when the contextual Aviate launcher released without support for them. Now all of that has been remedied, with Aviate bringing to the table support for existing icon packs for popular launchers in the latest update. (more…)
One of the best features of iOS is Photo Stream, an iCloud connected service that allows users to upload pictures to be shared in an album only select friends and family members can view. Android, though it now has Google+ backup of photos, still doesn’t feature an easy medium for friends and family members to upload pictures into one album. Adobe Revel, which has been on iOS for three years now, looks to fix this by coming over to Android with a nifty suite of features.