Category: Android News


Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Legitify, Skimmer Scanner

mweravelliteEvery week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When Monday rolls around, we look back to see which apps were the most appealing to our audience. Read on for the five most popular Android apps from last week. These apps are ones that are most likely new and haven’t appeared in the top five list more than three times.

1. Camera tuner for Moto X (4)

 

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WhatsApp is unveiling its own emoji, but they look a lot like the iPhone’s

WhatsApp has unveiled its own emoji, starting with the Android app.

Love them or hate them, emoji are a great way to convey meaning with text messages. With plain text, it can be difficult to gauge someone’s emotions. Emoji can be used to better understand the messages intent, or at least make the message prettier. Because of their expressive nature, emoji are often updated to reflect different moods.

Emojipedia reports that WhatsApp has begun using  [Read More…]

Google unveils Android Wear beta program, but it only supports one model

Oreo is coming to Android Wear — eventually.

Google has announced a very limited beta program for Android Wear, allowing its flagship smartwatch, the LG Watch Sport, to test out some upcoming features based on Android 8.0 Oreo.

Today, we are launching the beta of the next Android Wear update. As we mentioned at Google I/O, this will mainly be a technical upgrade to API 26 with enhancements to background limits and notification channels.

The update is  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 2 XL leaks in new photo showing redesigned launcher

We’re only about 24 hours away from the official unveiling of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL but that doesn’t mean the leaks stop coming. This time Evan Blass has taken to twitter to reveal a rendering that pretty much confirms what we already suspected about the device and shows off the Pixel 2 […]

Everything you need to know about PhoneCast for Gear VR

PhoneCast VR lets you watch movies from your favorite media apps while using Gear VR.

Samsung’s Gear VR can take you on adventures, but sometimes all you want to do is settle in and watch a good movie. It used to be that you could only watch movies and videos through specific apps, but now that list has grown much, much, larger. Samsung PhoneCast VR is a new app that lets you watch movies from your favorite  [Read More…]

7 phones with 6GB of RAM for the wealthy and the budget-oriented

Even if 4GB of RAM is enough for a phone to run smoothly in most cases, there are some users who are looking to have more RAM storage on board in order to ensure their handset is capable of handling any task without an issue. While the era of 8GB of RAM smartphones has already […]

Look at these huge Pixel 2 bezels

Google’s software is going to have to be really good to make up for this outdated design.

Earlier today, we received the best leak yet of the upcoming Google Pixel 2 XL. This leak showcased the Pixel 2 XL’s considerably smaller bezels compared to last year’s model, front-facing speakers, and rounded corners on all ends of the screen. This was just followed up with a similar render for the regular Pixel 2, and oh boy are there some bezels  [Read More…]

Do I need to Upgrade to the New PSVR?

Do I really need to spend $ $ $ to get a new PSVR? Let’s see.

The newest edition of PlayStation VR has been announced, bringing a new version of the headset that millions of people already love into your living room. There aren’t many details yet, but we’ve got everything you need to know right here!

See more at VRHeads!

Pixels and Nexuses now receiving October security patch from Google

It’s once again time to furiously tap that update button.

Google has released its October 2017 security patch, complete with a brand new website for Pixel and Nexus patches. As usual, the October update is pushing out for the Pixel XL, Pixel, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, and Pixel C.

The latest security bulletin details the changes, which are mostly low-level patches against known and 0-day exploits. Fixes are in  [Read More…]

Save up to 63% on ZeroLemon battery cases for Google Pixel and Pixel XL (Deal of Day)

Even though the successor to the Google Pixel and Pixel XL is due any moment, that doesn’t mean the current model should be looked at any less fond. In fact, it’s still among one of the best packages you can buy, even with the 2018 flagships now on the market. If you’re the proud owner […]