Tag Archive: Apps


Seven best apps for meeting new people

Moving to a new city or you just feel like you need a friend? Why don’t you try and install one of these apps on your Android and force new relationships.

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Samsung partners with Oath to pre-load 4 Verizon apps on Galaxy S9 series

The S9/S9+ will now come with Yahoo Newsroom, Sports, Finance, and Go90.

Oath, Verizon Wireless’s digital media subsidiary, is partnering with Samsung to pre-load four of the company’s apps onto all Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones.

With this deal, Samsung’s Galaxy S9 series will now come pre-installed with Yahoo Newsroom, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance, and Go90 (Verizon’s video streaming service). Along with the apps themselves, Oath content will also be presented to users via Bixby Home.

In  [Read More…]

Best apps and services for people with limited mobility

Make getting around a bit easier with these apps and services.

Some of us need a little help getting around. Regular life can be difficult when you have trouble with stairs or steep slopes, or even something as simple as a curb. Things that most of us take for granted, like grabbing a bus and heading downtown, are stressful for a person with mobility issues because we never know if we’ll get to a place that stops  [Read More…]

Best credit monitoring apps for Android

Your credit score can help you buy a house, get a loan, or even just finance a new phone. Here are a few ways to keep track of it.

There are few things more important to maintain than your credit score. Whether you’re applying a new credit card, a house, or a phone line, your credit score will be an instrumental factor in your approval odds. If your credit score is too low, you may have to  [Read More…]

Best apps for Samsung Phonecast right now

The Samsung Gear VR is great for watching video content, but if you want to watch apps that aren’t built for VR you’ll have to use Samsung Phonecast VR to take advantage of that virtual screen real-estate.

One of the drawbacks of the Gear VR is that not all apps are built to be immersive. But that doesn’t mean you can’t watch your favorite videos on a gigantic virtual screen. Samsung Phonecast VR places you in a  [Read More…]

These are the best Android apps of 2018 nominated for a Google Play Award

Check out the apps Google thinks are the best available today.

There are millions of great apps on the Google Play Store, so it can be tough for apps to get noticed and pick up the traction they deserve. That’s one of the reasons why Google runs a yearly “Google Play Award” system, where it picks a couple dozen apps to highlight for outstanding design, user experience, performance, innovation and overall quality. Google just released the full  [Read More…]

Your apps’ default settings don’t put your privacy first, so make sure to check them

Default settings never have your bests interests in mind, so check them out!

When you get something new, the first thing you’ll want to do is start using and enjoying it and seeing the things it can do. That’s why we want those new things in the first place, whether we’re talking about a physical thing like a phone or a toaster oven, or a digital thing like an app or a new album. But if your  [Read More…]

What apps, widgets, and wallpapers are on our home screens?

There are as many home screens as there are people, and what you keep on yours speaks volume about you.

Some home screens are completely covered by apps, and some home screens are completely empty. Some home screens are all business, and some are devoted to pleasure and distraction. We at Android Central use our phones quite heavily, and so our home screens are a testament to our workflows, habits, and styles. They’ve evolved over our years  [Read More…]

Best Microsoft apps for Android

Microsoft apps have come a long way on Android.

Microsoft essentially shunned Android and iOS for several years, but with Satya Nadella taking the helm in 2014 and adopting a mobile-first stance, the company has turned its attention to bringing its apps and services to rival platforms. From heavy-hitters like Office to side projects developed by employees in their free time under the Microsoft Garage label, Microsoft has a lot to offer on Android.

Microsoft Office  [Read More…]

Best Android apps for your Chromebook

An injection of over 1,000,000 Android apps does a great job filling in the holes in Chrome.

A few Chromebooks already have Android apps through Google Play. More are scheduled to get them, and most new Chromebooks will ship with the Play store working from day one. Android app support has also been announced for several Chromeboxes and the Chromebit. It’s a slow process, but it is happening.

Android apps will change how you use your Chromebook.  [Read More…]