A newly announced feature, although technically not new for a few people, will allow Gmail users to easily unsubscribe from email mailing lists that tend to annoy recipients.
From now on, if you receive a generic email from a mailing list, there is an “unsubscribe” button right next to the sender. If you no longer wish to receive emails from them, hit that button, and never be bothered again. (more…)
Yep, it got an update to v18.104.22.1689286. Since Google Search is a massive app that does more things behind the scenes than we can even imagine, it is anyone’s guess as to what is included. Feel free to dig around in the .apk below if you haven’t seen the update yet through Google Play. (more…)
Google Play Music received an update today to v5.6.1616, which is pretty minor considering the previous public build was v5.6.1609. The update does include two new goodies, though, a re-skinned 4×1 widget, plus another 1×1 widget that gives you instant access to “I’m feeling lucky” radio.
The new 1×1 widget allows you to single-tap, roll a die, and start listening to music that Google Music thinks you will enjoy. It’s super handy if you ever need a quick mix and don’t feel like even opening the app itself. (more…)
A new beta update for WhatsApp is now available for Android users who own Android Wear devices, as the app is now fully capable of displaying WhatsApp messages right on your watch. Not only can you view messages, but you can reply to messages via your Android Wear device’s built-in microphone. Fancy, fancy. (more…)
A new update is rolling out to the Google Now Launcher, making it available to
just about all devices running Android 4.1+. That’s right, if you have been frustrated at the lack of compatibility for Google’s own launcher with top devices, you can finally relax.
For those new to the Google Now Launcher, think of it as the name suggests, a simple launcher that allows you to easily access Google Now. With the GNL as your launcher, Google Now can be accessed with a swipe from left-to-right. It’s also buttery smooth, gives that stock Android look, and has extra large icons for those needing a pixel explosion. To see it in action, check out Google’s new promo video for the launcher below.
The update just went live for all today, so go grab it. (more…)
It appears as though Google will soon be making the Nexus 5 a bit more customizable, at least, according to the newest leak from Android Police. In screenshots reportedly ripped from a dog food version of the Play Store, Google is working on a Workshop, which will allow consumers to create and customize their very own Nexus 5 covers, as well as custom live wallpapers to go along with their exterior theme. (more…)
According to the newest data results from Strategy Analytics, Android hit an all-time high during Q2 of this year, reaching 85% of the global OS market share. This is nearly a 5% jump in market share year-over-year, which had Android at 80.2% in Q2 of 2013. (more…)
Another month down, another list of the best Android apps available is ready.
For the month of July, you can tell that we reconnected with an obsession over wallpaper apps, since three made it onto the list. Outside of eye candy, we also found an amazing app that lets you toggle system settings through Google Now without root, checked out the new NPR One app, and watched as Google brought Material Design to one of our most used apps, Chrome Beta.
Below are the top 5 Android app for July 2014. (more…)