The Google Creative Labs team published a new live wallpaper app called Meter to Google Play this week, one which visually displays your active WiFi connection, battery status, and even notifications right on your home screen. (more…)
Automatic, that little dongle you can stick in your car to see your MPG, time driven, and other various info from your car’s computer, released an app called AutoDash for Android users this week. With it, you can set up a screen for when you are driving, offering quick access to apps, Shazam, and Google Maps navigation. (more…)
Thanks to an update for Google Translate, users running Android 6.0 Marshmallow can now translate text from within applications. Previously, all translations would need to be done from within the dedicated Translate app, but now, apps that often feature languages other than English, such as LinkedIn and WhatsApp, can now be translated seamlessly. (more…)
On Twitter, we really only see content from those we follow, which means it is possible we are missing out on a ton of great photos, tweets, and news. Today, Twitter announced Moments, “the best of Twitter in an instant.” Moments brings the feel of albums to Twitter, allowing you to find engaging, developing stories, regardless of who you follow. (more…)
If you are still hanging on to your BBM PIN and are a fan of that Priv thing, we have good news for you! Blackberry’s BBM got a big update today on a variety of platforms, but on Android we care about the fact that it now has PayPal integration. So, as the feature rolls out to all, you will be able to easily share funds from your PayPal account to friends. It’ll look like the image above.
Also in the update, you can subscribe to the BBM Sticker Club for use of hundreds of sticker packs and customize the font used within your BBM conversations. That’s neat.
The full list of newness across platforms is below. (more…)
With this latest list of apps and games available at a discounted price on Google Play, there’s no way you will be bored over the weekend. There a few hugely popular titles up at a discounted price, such as LIMBO, Hitman GO, and True Skate, plus even a few lesser known titles that I can vouch for such as God of Blades, Back to Bed, and Machinarium.
Other titles include a couple from the Final Fantasy franchise, ProShot (a camera app), Grim Legends, Epic War TD 2, and Age of Pirates RPG Elite.
Check out the full list below and find something you like. (more…)
To cut down on redundancy, Motorola announced today that with the future update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, owners will no longer see Moto Assist, Moto Migrate, and Chrome extension support through Motorola Connect.
The reason stated for these removals is quite simple. With the launch of Marshmallow, features that Motorola offered with these applications are now built in natively to Android, meaning that their existence is no longer required. Instead of working against Android, Motorola will opt to work with it, removing their software from devices following the update. (more…)
As posted to the official Android blog yesterday, the HBO Now, Showtime, and CBS All Access applications are now available for owners of an Android TV. Whether Android TV is baked directly into your HDTV or you own a set-top box powered by the living room OS, you can access this content via the Google Play app. (more…)