Wow, Nova Launcher is 5 years old. What a trip. To celebrate such a joyous occasion, the team behind one of the better 3rd-party launcher apps available for Android launched a new update, labeled as Version 5.0. How fitting! (more…)
Back in October, Facebook announced that it was making a dedicated Events app, only Android users were going to have to wait a bit for it. Today, it arrives just in time for your holiday plans to take shape on Facebook.
The app not only helps you keep track of your own events and the events you plan to attend, it also suggests others you may enjoy and helps you find the hottest happenings in your area. It’s an all-in-one app, for sure, assuming you and your friends and family make plans through Facebook. (more…)
Facer, the ultimate watch face app for Android Wear, received a massive update this week on Google Play. Updated to version 3.0, the app now has support for Tizen devices, meaning Gear S2 and Gear S3 owners can get in on the action, plus a ton more features that may even have me charging up my Android Wear device. (more…)
A little over a month after Google announced that it had teamed up with Sprint to bring RCS (Rich Communications Services) to its customers via the Google Messenger app, Google has now announced the same for Rogers in Canada. Starting today, some Rogers customers will already get access to the enhanced messaging experience that RCS brings. (more…)
Remember Google’s Gboard app for iOS that released earlier in the year? We loved Gboard and hoped it would come to Android because it put the power of Google Search directly in your keyboard. Sure, we now have Google Assistant on select devices and in select apps, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a number of people out there who would still love to have that integration. Today, that may happen as Google appears ready to rename Google Keyboard to Gboard as it releases version 6.0 to Android. (more…)
Last week, popular smartphone-to-PC software, AirDroid, came under fire for allegedly having “multiple” security vulnerabilities in their Android app when connected to an unsecure network, but also for seemingly pushing out other updates instead of fixing these potentially serious issues. AirDroid said that they would push an update to clean everything up within a couple of weeks and has now done that.
Through a statement sent to us, AirDroid confirms that their mobile app has been updated to v126.96.36.199 and PC apps to v188.8.131.52. These new versions “have improved [AirDroid’s] encryption mechanism as planned and fixed the issue regarding the recent concern over AirDroid’s security.”
For more on what was fixed, you can view the full statement below. (more…)