Tag Archive: Apps


BlackBerry brings its Hub and other apps to more Android phones with Hub+ suite

BlackBerry has announced the launch of the BlackBerry Hub+ suite of Android apps, which will be made available with a new software licensing program for mobile devices.

The BlackBerry Hub inbox is included in this app bundle, which also includes a calendar, password keeper, contacts. notes, a launcher and more. BlackBerry is offering a free 30-day trial for the BlackBerry Hub+ suite, via the Google Play Store. After the trial is over, customers can continue to  [Read More…]

Samsung is partnering with major banks to use the Note 7’s iris scanner for their apps

The brand new Galaxy Note 7 has a built-in iris scanner for another level of security, and alongside it Samsung is expanding its Samsung Pass initiative in partnership with major banks to let you access financial apps by scanning your irises. Just as it did with its fingerprint scanners before Marshmallow was released, Samsung is working with companies individually to have their apps written to use the iris scanner as a security mechanism.

At its event  [Read More…]

The best fantasy football apps for Android

Football season is back, baby!

The kickoff to the 2016 NFL season is rapidly approaching, and from office leagues to public leagues, we’re sure there’s a lot of you looking to get in on the fantasy action. We’ve gathered up our favorite Android apps to help you dominate this year’s fantasy football draft (and hopefully, the season that follows it)! You’ll find plenty of options here, each letting you drill down into player statistics, latest news,  [Read More…]

Google Apps’ new Android notifications for device activations are better than emails

Google Apps is rolling out a new feature to Android accounts that sends direct notifications to users when a new device is activated. This additional security feature has been found to be more effective than sending out emails.

In a blog post, Google stated that when a new device is activated on an Android Google Apps account, that person will now see a notification pop up on any device they have linked to that account. If  [Read More…]

Beware of fake Prisma Android apps: Here’s the legit Google Play link

Looking for the Android version of Prisma? Make sure you don’t download a fake.

Did you hear? The unique, artistic photo-filtering app Prisma is now available on Android. But in the early days of the app’s availability on the Play Store, you might be having a hard time tracking down a legitimate Prisma download.

That’s because, at the time of writing, the app’s still relatively new on Google Play, and as such Google’s servers are still  [Read More…]

Editor’s Picks: 11 apps we think you should try

Hey everyone! Sorry for the late posting, but here are this week’s Editor’s Picks! Hope you enjoy! Pokemon Go Play this one for more than an hour and you’ll see the appeal. After little more than a week with Pokemon Go I have found myself walking considerably more, meeting and chatting up new friends in

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