Tag Archive: Apps


Twitter now supports third-party apps for two-factor authentication

Authenticate your tweets with Google Authenticator, 1Password, etc.

Twitter added two-factor authentication to all the way back in 2013, and while it works fine, it’s continued to lack support for third-party apps year after year. Thankfully, now at the end of 2017, this is finally changing.

Up until now, Twitter’s login verification process has only been able to send authentication codes via SMS. This is still more secure than not having two-factor authentication enabled at all, but  [Read More…]

Best ebook reading apps for Android

Get your book fix with an ebook reading app!

Books can be heavy, expensive, and take up valuable space in a cramped apartment. If you’ve been considering the jump from physical books to ebooks, you’ll need to figure out the best e-reader for the job. Thankfully you’ve got a few options, depending on where you want to get your books, and how you want them to look on the screen.

Take a peek at our picks for  [Read More…]

Changes to Google Play Store will require apps to be optimized for newer Android versions

Android security depends on secure apps and Google has some big plans.

Google has made some significant announcements on its Android Developers Blog centering around some new policies developers will need to follow to continue publishing to the Play Store. Google says that starting in August 2018 all new apps submitted will need to target Android Oreo, and in November 2018 updates to existing apps will need to do the same. In addition, starting early in 2018 there will  [Read More…]

Best messaging apps for Android of 2017

Which apps are worth using to stay in touch? We’ve got the scoop.

When it comes to keeping up with everyone involved in your life, staying in touch can be easier typed than spoken, right? If you’re trying to figure out the best messaging app to ensure you never miss an invitation, or always get the scoop from your best friends, you’ve come to the right place.

We’ve got the best messaging apps on Android for you  [Read More…]

Holiday apps for Google Daydream

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The Holidays are just about here heralding cold snowy weather, and warm nights sipping eggnog with family and friends. Of course this also means it’s the perfect time for some awesome holiday experiences meant to be enjoyed with your Google Daydream

Read more at VRHeads

Best Christmas Countdown apps

Keep track of the days with these Christmas Countdown apps!

Christmas is almost here bring colder weather (in some parts of the world), holiday parties with friends, and presents to purchase for your loved ones. With so much going on this month, it’s easy to become a Grinch, or lose track of the days. If you want to really get into the spirit, or you just like a regular reminder of how much time is left until  [Read More…]

Build voice apps with the Voice, Chat, and Vision Automation Bundle

With artificial intelligence (AI) becoming one of the hottest trends of the mobile market right now (with chatbots), it makes sense that developers would take advantage of it and create apps that put users even closer to something that seems so new and unpredictable. App developers go where the trends are; they develop apps in […]

All Pixel system apps on Play Store now show ’1-5′ installs

When official sales numbers are unavailable, people have been judging some device’s sales using the Play Store install count on some system apps. It’s an easy, though likely not very accurate, way to judge how many devices have been sold since those apps often auto update for most people.

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Google seems to be unhappy with this method of judging sales, so it has changed the install count on all Pixel device system apps  [Read More…]

Build your own Android apps with The Complete Android Oreo with Kotlin Bundle

Kotlin is an official programming language within Android, and Google has now released Android Oreo, but you may be an aspiring programmer who doesn’t yet know how to get started towards building your own Android apps. Fortunately, there is a programming bundle that will provide all the answers you need to get your app ideas […]

Best streaming video apps for Huawei MediaPad

With these apps, you will never run out of things to watch.

There are a ton of apps out there for watching videos on your tablet, but not all of them are great. Some don’t look nice on larger screens, while others take advantage of the larger space to give you lots of options. It’s not always obvious which is which though, so we’ve assembled this handy guide.

With your Huawei MediaPad in hand, check out these  [Read More…]