PushBullet Update Enhances Desktop Notifications, Tasker Event Plugin Support

PushBullet – one of our favorite apps of all time – received an update today that makes notifications on your desktop even richer. The update also adds support for Tasker’s newly added Event plugins category.

In notifications from your phone to computer, PushBullet has introduced improvements that make the connection both faster and use less memory. They also tossed in images with notifications, so you can see things like who just sent you an email or text and album art from music playing. Images should start appearing automatically once you update the Android app.  (more…)

Mediafire Offering 1TB of Storage for $5, Drops Upload Limits, Says Native Android Apps Coming

Mediafire – one of the many online storage solutions looking to compete with options like Drive and Dropbox – announced today a new pricing structure along with its new desktop app, has dropped upload limits, and will push out a brand new native Android app over the next few weeks.

The new pricing structure will land you 1TB of data for $5 per month. As a promotional move to celebrate the launch of their brand new desktop app, Mediafire is giving new users a 50% off deal, so you could essentially grab that same 1TB of data for $2.50 per month.  (more…)

Distiller App Hits Google Play, Whiskey Aficionados Rejoice

Distiller is a website that allows users to search for whiskey. If you need a gift or are just feeling adventurous, the site’s library of labels will undoubtedly have something you would like. Users can search by price, ratings, origin, and much more. Today, the site launched its official Android application to Google Play, bringing the same web-based experience right to your smartphone.  (more…)

App Review: Drive Autosync by ttxapps

I have been a big fan of Dropbox for a long time. It’s a great service to back up and sync documents, photos, videos, and whatever else, but when Google announced the massive price cuts to Google Drive storage plans, I made the switch. After a few days of uploading, I had all of my Dropbox data imported into Google Drive, but I still needed to find an easy way for my wife and I to upload our pictures and videos from our phones to Drive. (more…)

Knock Lock for Android – Lock Your Device by Tapping its Display

A new application released for Android called Knock Lock, allows users to lock their devices by tapping on a designated area of their display. If you currently own an LG G2 or G Flex device, this app may not interest you, as your devices already are capable of such a function. However, not everyone owns an LG or the new HTC One (M8), which also features a function similar to this.  (more…)