Tag Archive: Apps


AC editors’ apps of the week: WiFiMapper, Atomas, OneBusAway and more

It’s Appday Sunday and that means we’re back with more of our favorites to share. Every week we bring a handful of great apps to the table and share them with everyone. Sometimes they are new apps, sometimes old standards, but every time they are apps we love to use.

Give these a look and then take a minute to tell us all about the apps you are using and love so we can give them a  [Read More…]

Editor’s Picks: 11 apps we think you should try

Back at it again with this week’s Editor’s Picks. Some favorite apps of the week, chosen by the staff just for you! VLC VLC is the Android version of the popular Windows media player. It supports several different formats and comes with some handy features, like live streaming video from within the app with an

The Hottest Android apps and games around (June 24)

Welcome to Week 5 of The Hottest Android apps and games around!. On top of pulling the top 10 downloaded apps and games from Google Play and the Amazon Appstore I have also included the top 5 New apps and games from Google Play and Amazon’s Underground project. If you are not familiar with Underground check out this Article,

The malicious ‘Godless’ that were in Google Play apps sound scary, but that’s about it

Another week, another scary-sounding security story. Here’s why we wouldn’t worry too much about “Godless.”

Security firm TrendMicro this week detailed “a family of mobile malware called Godless” that it says contained exploits that potentially could root a phone without a user’s knowledge. That in and of itself would be bad, opening your phone up to all sorts of nonsense.

And it sounds scary as hell, if you read Trend Micro’s blog.

Here’s the lede:

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Best Android apps to use with your Chromecast

What are some of the best apps I can use with Chromecast?

Your Chromecast, small as it is, can do a lot thanks to a plethora of available apps. Play games with your friends in the living room, compete in dance competitions against people around the world, stream your latest vacation pictures to your big-screen, and keep up with the latest and greatest TV and music. There are a ton of apps to use with Chromecast  [Read More…]

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the attention they deserve. We’ve shown in the past that this community can discover great apps and propel them to new heights. Our weekly Fresh Meat column highlights new apps with fewer than 100,000 installs. Browse our new Android app picks below and let us know which ones you enjoy.

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6 best comic reader apps for Android

My common sense is tingling.

Face front, true believers! Though print comics are still alive, well, and actually thriving, some folks like a portable, digital version of their favorites to take with them (the TSA doesn’t take kindly to luggage full of mylar baggies).

You can download comics and manga from many sources and you need a reader that lets you enjoy all of that digital inky goodness with some added features. Here are a few  [Read More…]

Do you need a mouse to use Android apps on your Chromebook?

You don’t have to use a mouse while you’re running Android apps on your Chromebook, but it can make the experience better.

One of the questions that was asked at the Chromebook session that introduced Android apps for Chrome OS was “Do you need a mouse to use them?” It’s also a question we’ve already heard from people who are getting ready for things to get out of the developer channel or for their model of  [Read More…]

How to update Android apps on your Chromebook

Android apps on your Chromebook run inside their own container, and that means they don’t update the same way your Chrome apps or extensions do — they do it the Android way.

If you’ve used an Android phone or tablet, updating Android apps on your Chromebook works almost exactly the same. In the Play Store app, you’ll find everything that needs an update in the My Apps tab. You’ll even get a notification when your installed  [Read More…]

AC editors’ apps of the week: Storm, Within, Infinity Loop and more

It’s Appday Sunday and that means we’re back with more of our favorites to share. Every week we bring a handful of great apps to the table and share them with everyone. Sometimes they are new apps, sometimes old standards, but every time they are apps we love to use.

Give these a look and then take a minute to tell us all about the apps you are using and love so we can give them a  [Read More…]