YouTube for Android Updated to 5.6.31, Brings Live Video Casting to Chromecast

Welcome to Google’s Update Wednesday, folks! Now that we have the introduction of Google’s Camera to the Play Store, and the Chrome Remote Desktop app as well, we’re now on to more minor updates. A new YouTube update brings some minor, but welcome, changes, including the ability to cast live videos to your Chromecast, a feature we first saw on desktop recently. (more…)

Video: Google Camera Quick Look and Tour

As you now know, Google released a stand-alone camera app, called Google Camera, to the Play store this morning. The app is a major step towards bringing an excellent camera experience to not only Nexus devices (which have sorely needed it), but other Android handsets as well, since it runs on any device with Android 4.4+.

The new camera app introduces a brand new UI that replaces the old, confusing, and difficult-to-navigate UI of the stock Android app for Nexus phones. It’s refreshing actually, with a slideout camera options menu, a 100% viewfinder, and a massive shutter button that you likely won’t miss.  (more…)

Humble Mobile Bundle 5 Released, Packed With Good Gaming Titles

Humble Bundle, the easiest way to score good games on Android while also helping a charity in need, has a new pack of titles available for purchase. The way it works is easy – simply pay whatever price you want, determine how you want the money divided (a lot to charity or a bit more to developers), then download your DRM-free titles.

However, to access extra titles, you will need to pay over the average price of just $3.95. Considering that if you purchase these games separately you would be paying up to $30, this is a pretty good deal.  (more…)

Gmail Team Announces Easy Way to Access Google+ Auto Backup Photos

E-mailing photos has never been as easy as it should. The process of transferring pictures from your smartphone to desktop has long been a major pain, but that’s changing for those who use Google+ Auto Backup and Gmail.

The Gmail team announced that, starting today, all photos automatically backed up through Google+ will be accessible via the Insert Photo button in Gmail.  (more…)

Check Out “Zooper By Beard” and “Pastelus,” Two Great New Zooper Widget Skins

On the hunt for new ways to spruce up your home screen on this fine Monday? These two new Zooper Widget skins may be good enough to be worth your money.

First, we have two great designers, La Barba and Richard Colon, who have come together to create twelve minimal widgets as part of Zooper By Beard. The other widgets we’re mentioning today come from the Pastelus pack, made by the developer of Cryten (an icon pack we’re fond of). (more…)