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LG G Vista looks set to arrive on Verizon on July 31st

The LG G Vista has been making its rounds for a while now through several leaks but the device more commonly likened to the ‘G3 lite’ looks as though it might finally be released. As expected from the previous leaks, it’s headed to Verizon with a reported street date of July 31st. As far as specs go, the leaks weren’t too far off the mark really.

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If you signed up for the Z Launcher pre-beta and have been making use of it, you’ll want to make sure you get the latest release available. As noted on the Z Launcher blog, a new update is available right now and it aims to fix a lot of issues folks were running into while putting it through its paces and is mostly based off of user feedback and suggestions? So, what exactly is new? Glad  [Read More...]

Google Docs and several other Google Android apps are receiving hints of Material Design in their latest updates, and now the web components of Google Docs, Sheets and Slides are coming along for the ride. Google is promoting its simple shortcut URLs to go straight into your Google Docs, Sheets and Slides now that they have a fresh look, which keeps with the idea of bold colors, drop shadows and clean lines.

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The best Android apps for Chromecast

The Chromecast is a fantastic little device that has quickly made our TVs leagues smarter than they were before. Every day new Chromecast-friendly Android apps are beaming all sorts of new content to the big screen, and it’s getting to the point where finding the really great ones can be a challenge. Luckily, we’re here to separate the wheat from the chaff.

Obviously all of the major subscription music and video services have some amount of  [Read More...]

TuneIn Radio Pro price jumps from $3.99 to $9.99

TuneIn Radio Pro, the paid version of the popular music service that removes adds and introduces even more features, has raised its price today from $ 3.99 up to $ 9.99 without explanation. It’s of course completely acceptable for developers to raise prices of their app if they feel as though it’s worth that much, but from a company as big as TuneIn Radio you almost expect some sort of announcement to come with such a  [Read More...]

Google-Play-Music

Google’s All Access music subscription is great, but it’s not without its rough corners. Often when browsing music, you’ll see an album that you’d like but there would be no indication as to if it was available from Google Play Music All Access. Following the Material Design update to the Google Play Store, however, a… Read more »

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‘Fake ID’ and Android security [Updated]

What’s going on with the latest Android security scare?

Today security research firm BlueBox — the same company that uncovered the so-called Android “Master Key” vulnerability — has announced the discovery of a bug in the way Android handles the identity certificates used to sign applications. The vulnerability, which BlueBox has dubbed “Fake ID,” allows malicious apps to associate themselves with certificates from legitimate apps, thus gaining access to stuff they shouldn’t have access to.

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Google Now is constantly picking up new features that don’t even require an app update, and the latest is localized results based on your upcoming hotel reservations. If you’ve booked a hotel and have a confirmation email sent to your Gmail account, you can now ask Google Now to show you relevant information based on the location of the hotel.

You can ask make requests like “Show me restaurants near my hotel” and “Give me directions  [Read More...]

LG Logo

Almost 2 months ago, LG officially released the LG G3 – their latest flagship smartphone and probably the most successful to date. LG mentioned that the phone will be available in five colors Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet, and Burgundy Red. However, the latter two are still not available in the market, but… Read more »

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