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Action Launcher v37 adds powerful ‘desktop shortcuts’ and Android P UI

Formatting for the Pixel Launcher’s layout is also enabled by default.

The v37 update for Action Launcher is making its way to the Play Store right now, and as always, developer Chris Lacy has a handful of new features for us to geek out over.

The biggest change this time around is something called “desktop shortcuts.” When enabled, you can hold down on any blank part of your home screen to bring up desktop shortcuts and  [Read More…]

Gears Pop! will take fun-sized Gears of War action mobile

Gears of War is going mobile with a Funko Pop twist.

Gears of War 5 drew all of the attention from fans of the franchise at Microsoft’s E3 2018 presentation, but Microsoft’s also had something a little more fun-sized in mind for mobile phones. As part of a collaboration with Funko Pop, Microsoft took the wraps off of Gears Pop!, a new mobile title coming to Android and iOS.

There’s little to go off of for now,  [Read More…]

The GoPro Hero Session action camera is ready to go at $114

Take the shot.

The GoPro Hero Session is down to $ 114 on Amazon. You can also find this price at Walmart. It normally sells for $ 150, and the last time it dropped anywhere near this price was July of last year.

You can also get the Hero Session bundled with a head strap, carrying case, and 32GB memory card for just $ 160.98. That’s a drop from its usual price around $ 195, although the drop is  [Read More…]

Best shooter action games for Android

Spill some blood with the best Android shooters currently on the market.

We’ve rounded up some of the best shooting games across Android for those who always need a target. We have the full gamut here, ranging from simple, single-tap games to full-blown first-person shooters that nearly bring the console experience to your phone and tablet.

PUBG Mobile Critical Ops Modern Strike Online N.O.V.A. 3 Bullet Force Hitman: Sniper Combat Squad Modern Combat 5: Blackout Overkill 3  [Read More…]

Yi 4K+ action camera review: Powerful, and so simple to use

Yi Technology makes some great action cameras with decent mobile connectivity. And this is the best of them all.

As smartphone cameras continue to improve, for many the need to carry a dedicated camera continues to disappear. But there are times you want something that isn’t your phone.

Action cameras aren’t what you take out with you to take high-quality landscape photos, or to cover a wedding. But they’re really good if you’re into mountain biking, or  [Read More…]

Action Launcher v34 adds new animations and improved adaptive icon support

The v34 update has a new folder animation, better adaptive icon support, and more.

A little less than a month ago, Action Launcher v33 was released with a highlight feature called “AdaptiveZoom.” AdaptiveZoom is a new app-opening animation that gradually fills your phone’s screen with the background color of each app icon, and with v34, there’s a new zoom animation that perfectly compliments it.

The new zoom animation features the same gradual zoom of AdaptiveZoom  [Read More…]

Top 5 reasons why Rootless Pixel Launcher is better than Nova and Action Launcher

Rootless Pixel Launcher is the best option available for turning your phone into a Pixel 2.

In the Android launcher space, Nova and Action Launcher reign supreme as two of the best options available. This is a point that I have no problem agreeing with, but even so, it’s important to admit when a formidable (and potentially better) alternative comes around.

There are a few different launchers that try to mimic the look and feel of the  [Read More…]

Action Launcher v33 adds impressive ‘AdaptiveZoom’ app animations

AdaptiveZoom might be our new favorite app opening animation of all time.

Action Launcher has long been one of our favorite third-party Android launchers, and one of the reasons for this is that developer Chris Lacey relentlessly adds new features and settings for us to spend endless hours playing with. The latest v33 update for Action Launcher keeps this trend going, and the big feature this time around is something called “AdaptiveZoom.”

AdaptiveZoom is a  [Read More…]

Double Dragon Trilogy delivers on action and nostalgia

Relive all the glory of the early Double Dragon games on Android!

If you ask me, Double Dragon is the definitive arcade beat ’em up game from the late 80s era of gaming. It’s such an iconic franchise that kicked all sorts of ass back in the arcades and on the NES.

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Porting classic games like Double Dragon to mobile should be a straightforward affair, but as we all  [Read More…]

Action Launcher turns 5 and gives us all a present

Happy Birthday to us all!

Action Launcher is one of the best launchers on Android today, and the Swiss Army home screen launcher now has something big to celebrate: its fifth anniversary. On December 8th, 2012, Action Launcher was published, and five years later, it’s come a long way and picked up quite a few fans along the journey.

Five years is a big milestone for an Android app, and Chris Lacy has a hell of a  [Read More…]