Tag Archive: Apps


Android 4.4.3 tipped by one of Google’s apps

App that helps schools set up tablets mentions Android 4.4.3 in recent changelog

Android 4.4.3 still hasn’t been officially announced or anything, but it’s still officially pinging our servers, and not in a way that suggests it’s just kids playing with their build.prop file. And on April 16 the Google Edu Device Setup app — an official app straight from Google that helps set up tablets purchased through Google Apps for Education — was updated for Android 4.4.3  [Read More...]

Another wonderful roundup of apps from the writers at Android Central

Another week is in the books, and that means it’s time for the latest edition of our Apps of the Week post. We round up a single app picked by each of the writers here at Android Central and put them on display every Saturday afternoon. The apps we pick out never have to follow a theme or a certain purpose — all that matters  [Read More...]

Amazon is holding a digital Easter egg hunt in its Appstore, offering discounts and rewards on several apps through tomorrow. Several popular games and apps are featured in the hunt, including NBA Jam, Candy Crush Saga, and Frozen Free Fall.

After a few months in beta, the Adaptxt keyboard is now available to the public with a few new features. Adaptxt is both app- and location-aware, offering tailored predictions based on where you are and what you’re doing. The latest addition to that end is the ability for users to manually enter preferred locations, so your keyboard can quickly predict street names and landmarks as you type.

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Google will soon introduce some new icons for its Android applications, reports Android Police. Rumored to be part of what’s called Project Moonshine, the new icons will more closely align with Google’s web-based counterparts. Details appear to include flatter images with more pronounced shadows with some getting more tweaks than others.

Alleged to be picking up some adjustment include

Calendar Camera Chrome Google+ Gmail Hangouts  [Read More...]

The best apps we have installed and are excited about this week

The weekend is a leisurely time where we all pull out our phones or tablets and find a new app or two to keep us entertained or productive. For that reason, we run an Apps of the Week column every Saturday afternoon to let everyone know what the writers here at Android Central are installing on our own devices. We highlight our favorite games,  [Read More...]

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Whilst it’s no secret that the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is on its way soon since it’s been leaked numerous times, it seems that the leaks have gone one further with every single APK included on the new device being revealed.

277 Samsung Galaxy S5 Active APKs pic.twitter.com/j4WpkXNwwp

— @evleaks (@evleaks) April 12, 2014

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active offers greater durability over the  [Read More...]

PayPal has today announced the availability of their fingerprint-based authentication system in 25 countries. The system was first announced at MWC 2014 and is now ready for action on the Samsung Galaxy S5. With the app, users can simply swipe a finger over the home button on the S5 to authorize payments and perform other operations. This means you no longer have to login to PayPal with a username and password when using the mobile web, through apps or  [Read More...]

F Secure

Just about every time you install a new app, there is a page of permissions that you “should” read. If you’re like some of us, you find yourself clicking OK and just skipping through it. But what if you skip over something important? App Permissions is here to help with your application permission needs.

Once the app is installed, you’ll see a few different  [Read More...]

Bar Launcher 5

Need quick access to certain apps from anywhere on your phone? You may want to take a look at Bar Launcher. 

Task switching is already pretty good on Android devices, but only for recently used apps. Bar Launcher is a simple app that puts a row of your favorite applications in your notification shade. The quick access to these applications can cut down on  [Read More...]