Tag Archive: Android


Cloud Raiders gets clan support on Android

Many genres spring from a single popular game. The casual strategy genre owes its popularity to Clash of Clans, for instance. And once a game reaches that level of fame, other developers inevitably release their own games that draw inspiration from it. Cloud Raiders is Game Insight’s take on Clash of Clans.

Although a first-class effort, Cloud Raiders has lacked one key element since its release in February: clans! You can’t take on Clash of  [Read More...]

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Whilst the Nokia X wasn’t exactly the flagship high-end spec’d out Android device we were hoping for from Nokia, the camera that is bundled with the device has some pretty nice settings, and we all know Nokia can make a pretty good camera (app).

If Google’s own camera app doesn’t quite do it for you, then the guys over at XDA Developers have managed to  [Read More...]

Sony is set to bring Android 4.4 (KitKat) to consumers this coming May, according to the Sony website. Those who own older Xperia Z products will be updated to the later version of the operating system. This covers the Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and the Xperia Tablet Z. We previously looked at the company’s plans to bring Android 4.3 and 4.4 to its portfolio of Android hardware, which revealed a mid-Q2 launch for KitKat on older  [Read More...]

Head into the Google Play Store and you’ll see YouTube sitting at version 5.5.27. The last time we covered an update for YouTube on Android was in late November when the app improved search results and channel pages. The changelog listed is old, but there are reports that there is now support for casting live videos to Chromecast.

Play around with the settings and you’ll notice that the Preloading menu has been removed. You’ll also find  [Read More...]

Google intros Chrome Remote Desktop for Android

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Google on Wednesday announced the availability of a new Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android. As you can surmise, the tool allows for Android devices users to remotely access PC/Mac computers.

Since 2011, Chrome Remote Desktop has let you remotely access your machine from another laptop or computer in a free, easy and secure way.

In order for a user to access a remote PC  [Read More...]

Google+ for Android Redesign Leaks

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Suspected to be announced at Google I/O, Google+ is expected to get a redesign and it seems that images of the new Android app has showed up on Google+ of all places courtesy of +Yoel Kasub.

He claims that these are images from a test build of Google+ and it seems to be mainly a design change of the user interface as opposed to any drastic  [Read More...]

Humble Mobile Bundle 5 pay what you want and help charity

The next best thing to free games are game sales and for the next 12 days, you can get a bundle of great Android games for whatever you want to pay.

The Humble Mobile Bundle 5 is back with Bag It!,  R-Type II and Aralon: Sword and Shadow, but if you pay more than the average price,  [Read More...]

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Samsung will deliver its first Android Wear-based smartwatch later this year, reports Reuters. No details are known about the device however The Verge also confirmed the time frame with their own sources. Samsung first got into the smartwatch space with its Android-based Galaxy Gear in fall of 2013 only to introduce a second-gen model a few months later..

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disconnect search

Sometimes it’s nice to be off the grid for awhile. What if you need to look something up, but don’t want it to be recorded everywhere? Now there is an app out there for your incognito needs.

Disconnect Search lets you search on Google, Yahoo, Bing, blekko, or DuckDuckGo, completely untraceably. It stops search engines and ISPs from tracking your searches and IP address  [Read More...]

A popular photography app called Frontback just found its way from iOS to Android today. Though it’s fundamentally another photo-sharing app, it’s got the resonably fun gimmick of shooting from both the front and back camera at the same time. Both images are posted, one on top of the other, leading to some interesting pairings.