[DLF], or Droid Life’s Favorites, is a series of articles reviewing our favorite apps in a given category. The goal of these articles isn’t to extensively review every single option out there and determine which is “the best,” but rather to give you a few of our favorite apps in a category. This week we look at Droid Life’s favorite twitter apps.
I really love Twitter. I love Twitter so much I bought some Twitter posters to hang in my apartment (you can buy them here). There are a lot of Twitter apps out there for Android, but these four are my favorite.
I’m not going to even attempt to claim that I have a good grasp on what Google’s Material Design is. I know it’s pretty and bold. I know things float. I know that there are ripples reacting to touch. And I understand that there should be layers, lighting, and an overall feeling of reality in an app when implemented properly. I also get the feeling that the whole concept isn’t just overwhelming to me alone, and that app developers and designers are having their own troubles.
Thankfully, Google continues to revise its massive set of Material Design guidelines to help us all better understand a “tactile reality, inspired by the study of paper and ink, yet technologically advanced and open to imagination and magic.” Yes, we need to understand magic more. More magic. (more…)
The Kindle app for Android received a big update yesterday that includes one of the most popular e-reader features, Word Wise. The update also lets you learn more about books and authors before reading them, adds flashcard creation from textbooks, word look-ups with any dictionary, easy Audible playback control, and more. (more…)
LastPass, one of the most popular password lockers on the planet, received its biggest update to date today on Android. The update introduces Google’s Material Design, along with easier navigation elements, the floating action button, a simpler drawer, and more. Oh, LastPass is also a part of the Galaxy S6’s gifts program. If you want a free premium upgrade, head into the Samsung Apps store on your new device, find LastPass, and follow the instructions. (more…)
To help users manage their days better, Sunrise Calendar has introduced two new service tie-ins, those being Basecamp and Meetup. (more…)
For a limited time, likely to celebrate the upcoming launch of Season 5, you can grab Telltale’s Game of Thrones game for completely free on Amazon. Usually priced at $5, this app contains the first episode, with a couple of others already available for download. (more…)
Snapseed, Google’s own photo editing application that introduced tons of people to the world of overdoing HDR effects, received a massive update this morning, bringing new effects, an overhauled user interface, and a shiny, flat icon. (more…)
This morning, the Google Wallet team announced new partners to make the ordering of your favorite foods a bit easier. Starting now, customers of Dunkin’ Donuts and the Seamless Delivery Service can link up their Google Wallet accounts directly through those business’ Android apps, allowing you to skip the hassle of entering all of your credit card information. (more…)