Tag Archive: Apps


First impressions: Android apps on the Acer Chromebook R11

Keeping everything in perspective, this is a great glimpse into the future.

After watching Phil and Jerry have fun getting acquainted with Android apps on their ASUS Chromebook Flips, I finally had my opportunity to give the new and exciting setup a try on the Acer Chromebook R11. After previously relying on my demo experiences from Google I/O this year, I was excited to get started with it.

What I found was generally a mixed bag  [Read More…]

AC editors’ apps of the week: Vivino, Bloomberg, TunnelBear VPN 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…]

Best travel apps for Android

What’s the best travel app for Android?

Whether you’re planning your first trip away from home or you’re a frequent flier, there are a ton of travel apps available for Android that will help you find the best flight, learn a new language, or get the best information about your desired destination. Here are our favorites.

Tripit Airbnb LiveTrekker Skyscanner LoungeBuddy XE Currency Evaneos Travel Duolingo Google Maps Hipmunk

Tripit

Tripit lets  [Read More…]

Image and graphic tips for building Android apps

When it comes to building apps, perhaps the most important element is the app’s look, as it is obviously the first thing that consumers see when they are considering downloading it. Therefore, if you want your app to be downloaded by as many people as possible, you need to ensure that the quality of the

How to install apps on your Android smartphones and tablets from the web

The Google Play Store contains over two million apps. That’s an insane amount of apps to sort through and can be difficult to find what is best for you searching through your small display on your smartphone. Sometimes search is just easier from a desktop or laptop computer. The Google Play Store is not only

Looking for Pokémon Go — especially in the UK or Canada? Beware of fake apps

Everyone’s going nuts about Pokémon Go on Android — but be careful to download the right Android app from the right place.

Pokémon Go, the latest real-world-exploring, monster-catching game from Nintendo and Niantic, has taken the world by storm. That hype machine has been fed in part by the fact that Pokémon Go isn’t available in all parts of the world yet, and on Android the only workaround involves tracking down the APK from shadier parts  [Read More…]

AC editors’ apps of the week: Between Us, CBC Music, Super Stickman Golf 3 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…]

Pokémon Go: Track your accidental Pokéxercise with these simple apps

Loveable animated critters have tricked you into leaving the house. Now it’s time to put a number to that coincidental exercise.

Across America (and Australia, and New Zealand, and other places unofficially), gamers are being coaxed into exploring the real world in pursuit of Pokémon. Pokémon Go is relatively unique in that progressing and capturing the eponymous critters (mostly) involves leaving the house and moving around.

Twitter is full of stories about players racking up  [Read More…]

Editor’s Picks: 14 apps we think you should try

We’re back with another installment of Editor’s Picks! We have moved to a bi-weekly posting schedule to space out the posting, but we will still bring you quality apps that we all enjoy using ourselves! Microsoft Outlook You might not expect Microsoft to come up with one of the best and most practical email clients

The Hottest Android apps and games around (July 9)

Welcome to Week 7 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. On this week’s list are a few app that has blown