Inside the latest update to Textra SMS, now available on Google Play, users will find a wide variety of features specifically catered to fans of emoji. For folks on Kit Kat and Lollipop, you will now have access to over 1600 different emoji, which should be enough for expressing your feelings through an icon. Additionally, skin tone emoji are included, allowing folks to move away from yellow-colored faces entirely. (more…)
Right in time for the biggest day of the year for advertisers, Instagram has introduced 60 second ads. Yay. As you all know, Super Bowl ads are the best part of this upcoming Sunday, and to help brands spread awareness, Instagram is now allowing them to fill your mind with even longer ads, all viewable from your smart device. (more…)
The Bing app for Android is receiving an update this week, bringing with it a few familiar features you may already be using through Google Search and Google Maps. However, if you do use Bing, you can now benefit from price comparisons on products from Amazon, Target, and other online retailers, as well as gas prices powered by GasBuddy. (more…)
I would likely be shocked to see just how much I have spent inside of Google Play, whether it is on apps, games, movies, or whatever, but I’m sure the amount is quite substantial. You can head into Google Play and check out all of your recent activity, however, you would have to do the math yourself and add up all of your expenses to come to a total. Who has time for that nonsense? Instead, we want to know what your last app purchase was. Was it a standalone utility app? Game? Maybe even a $0.99 in-app purchase?
As for me, the last app I purchased was the Chrooma Keyboard. So far, I love it. I asked Kellen what app was his last purchase, and his was also Chrooma. I guess that means you should go check that keyboard out.
Tell us down below, what was the last app you purchased?
After quite the wait, Alto’s Adventure will arrive on Google Play this February 11. Not only is this great news, but the game will be free to download, instead of costing a couple of bucks as it does on iOS. Apparently, Android has a bit of a problem with piracy, so in a move to ensure that everyone gains access to the game legitimately, Alto’s Adventure will be free to download, but also come with “opt-in bonuses” to make sure the developers are receiving their fair compensation. Do note, the developers state that the core gameplay will be unhindered by the free price tag. (more…)
After searching the market with no success, a Googler set out to make a futuristic mirror for his bathroom. Using easy-to-acquire components, he built a mirror that could display local weather, news headlines, and the time. In the future, he hopes to be able to display anything that has a Google Now card. (more…)
For those tired of the same ol’ blue theme from Samsung, reported screenshots taken after the update to Marshmallow on the Galaxy Note 5 show quite the change up to the theme of the UI quite a bit. As of today, with the device running Lollipop, Samsung’s stock theme is blue and sort of neon yellowish, but after the update, that blue will change to grey, and the yellow will change to blue. At least, that is if these screenshots are to be believed. (more…)