Tag Archive: Apps

AC editors’ apps of the week: MLB Ballpark, My Disney Experience, Lumi News 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…]

The hottest Android apps and games around (May 28)

Looking for something new to install on your Android phone or tablet over the long weekend? With millions of options to choose from, it’s not always easy to determine the best of the best. Because of that, we sometimes have to turn to our friends or family for recommendations. Beyond that, it doesn’t hurt to look at

Apps for saving and sharing your files (Roundup)

A couple weeks ago I spoke about setting up a Box account to get yourself 10GB of free cloud storage. To that point, we thought it would be a good idea to bring you a list of 5 great options for free cloud storage for your mobile and desktop needs. All of the apps below

Seven music apps you need on your Android phone this summer

  Summer is almost here, bringing long road trips, days spent on the beach, and flights to other cities and countries. It’s time to plug into some new music on your Android device and create an epic summer 2016 playlist. doubleTwist Image via Google.com One of the best free music players you can download to

Project Abacus plans to bring password-free logins to Android apps based on a “Trust Score”

Google’s I/O Developer conference last week included a variety of changes to the Android Ecosystem. What you may have missed, however, is that Google ATAP discussed Project Abacus in a low-flying announcement. This was initially unveiled at Google I/O 2015, where the software giant described its ambition to take the pressure of password logins off the user. Project

What happens when Instant Apps and Chrome OS inevitably collide?

At Google I/O 2016, we’ve seen the two parts that could come together to revolutionize Google on the desktop.

So it’s official — Android apps on the Google Play Store are coming to Chromebooks. As expected, Google will open the floodgates and bring native Android app support to Chrome OS, complete with its own app market, later this year. That’s a big deal in its own right, for a range of  [Read More…]

Android Wear 2.0 wants to launch apps for you automatically

No need to launch the app to start your workout. Google’s got your back.

Saying that plenty of people use their smartwatches to help them with their fitness goals is a no-brainer. Between running trackers, food trackers, and Google Fit, there are plenty of ways to use Android Wear to stay in shape. It’s something Google has been aware of for a while now, and at their big Android Wear session  [Read More…]

These are the Chromebooks that can run Android apps

Google has published a list of Chromebooks that will be able to run Android apps when the feature arrives later this year in Chrome OS. Included are well-known Chromebooks like the Acer Chromebook 14, Google’s Chromebook Pixel, and some lesser known models, like PCMerge’s Chromebook PCM-116E and more.

The first three Chromebooks that will support the feature in June include the Acer Chromebook R11, ASUS Chromebook Flip and Google’s Chromebook Pixel (2015). The full list of Chromebooks  [Read More…]

Android apps will soon react to your environment

Google is releasing a new type of API for Android devices called “Awareness API” which will help your device to react to everything around you. Contextual awareness is the new name of the game. With Awareness API, your phone could know where you are, what you’re doing, detect things nearby and even know what the

Families will be able to buy Android apps once, then share them

Google today alerted developers to a change in the Developer Distribution Agreement, but it will be families that really reap the benefit of the new language. Google is soon to launch the “Google Play Family Library,” which will allow up to six people in a family (or their accounts, rather) to share apps they’ve purchased on Google Play.

The gist is that users will be able to buy an app once, then share it with others in  [Read More…]