Tag Archive: Apps

The YouTube app’s casting screen now includes a TV remote

Navigate those on-screen elements a bit more elegantly from your phone.

What you need to know The casting menu in the YouTube app is getting an overhaul with more advanced control methods. A new directional pad will allow users to navigate on-screen elements on the YouTube app for smart TVs. This update is a server-side rollout and should be made available to all users soon.

Ever since Google debuted the Chromecast, people have gotten used to sending  [Read More…]

Press pause on your apps with Action Launcher’s latest update

From live wallpapers to 2020 Supporter wallpapers, v45 is here to make your phone more festive.

What you need to know Action Launcher v45 is rolling out to users now along with an ActionDash update. Quicktheme now can pull colors from live wallpapers, but there’s a few caveats to keep in mind. New ActionDash integrations allow you to see your usage in a widget or pause apps for the rest of the day. Support 2020 is here  [Read More…]

Android phones sold in Turkey may no longer have access to Google apps

The dispute arose over the ability to change the default search engine on Android.

What you need to know Turkey’s competition authority has fined Google over competition concerns and is asking the Palo Alto giant to change its software. The dispute relates to the ability to change the default search engine on Android. Google has informed its partners in the country that it will no longer work with them on new smartphone releases in the country for  [Read More…]

Chrome 79 update paused after causing users to lose data in some apps

Bug affects third-party apps that use Chrome for WebView.

What you need to know Chrome 79 has paused its rollout after a bug that caused users to lose data in third-party apps. It’s possible third-party apps that used Chrome to display webpages could have signed you out or lost your data. The Chromium team is aware of the issue and is weighing options on how to best fix it.

Did one of your apps randomly log you  [Read More…]

Apple and Google asked if apps must disclose foreign ties

There are concerns about Chinese investment in apps like TikTok.

What you need to know Apple and Google have been asked about the disclosure mobile apps must provide regarding overseas ties. The chair of a U.S. congressional panel has written to both companies on the issue. Rep. Stephen Lynch cited recent press reports of national security risks over the data of U.S. Citizens.

Chair of a U.S. congressional panel Rep. Stephen Lynch has written to Apple and  [Read More…]

These apps are the best way to consume news on your Android device

Keeping informed on the go is one of the many things that our smartphones are incredible tools for. During the everyday hustle and bustle, it’s easy to ignore the world around you, but the news is everywhere, including on your phone. These are the best news apps for your Android device today!

Get quick headlines Google News

Staff Pick

In addition to giving you quick access to the top daily headlines, Google News has a “For  [Read More…]

How to enable Android apps to use SD card storage on a Chromebook

Chromebooks, for the most part, don’t come with an abundance of storage. You won’t be seeing a 2TB Chromebook anytime soon, but unless the Chromebook you buy is from Google’s Pixelbook line, that’s not a problem. Almost every Chromebook ever made has either an SD or microSD card slot that allows you to greatly expand the storage available for your downloads and data. However, your Android apps won’t be able to see or use your SD card until  [Read More…]

The best apps and games discounts on the Google Play Store

Thanksgiving is the time of year when families come together to relax and eat — and talk about all the great Black Friday deals you’ve already scored. While it’s easy to think of all the cool products on sale this time of year, Google has also done a great job of offering steep discounts on some great digital entertainment, from mobile games to movies and TV shows. These can be great for entertaining the fam after Thanksgiving dinner, or maybe  [Read More…]

Google Play Pass adds 37 new apps and games, including Cut the Rope

The expansion includes nine new apps and 28 games in total.

What you need to know Google Play Pass is a subscription service for apps and games. It launched back in September, and for $ 5 a month, you get access to over 350 apps and games. Google has just announced 37 new titles joining the program, including the popular Cut the Rope games.

Back in September Google launched a new type of subscription service called Play  [Read More…]

Be prepared with these links to all the Disney+ apps we could find!

What you need to know Disney+ launches on the morning of November 12, 2019. Links to apps are starting to appear across on the internet. The exact timing for these apps to go live in the US and Canada is uncertain.

There are a lot of places to watch Disney Plus, so here’s a handy list.

With the launch of Disney+ mere hours away, and Disney telling everyone that they will be able to stream it to  [Read More…]