Tag Archive: Apps


Twitter is killing its apps for Roku, Android TV and Xbox

Apps will remain for Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, though.

Fun fact: Twitter had apps for Roku, Android TV and Xbox.

Another fun fact: Those apps will no longer work come May 24. While Twitter didn’t explicitly say why, TechCrunch says it had to do with the new European General Data Protection Regulation, which goes into effect May 25 and is the reason all of your apps have been updating and letting  [Read More…]

Question of the Week: How much money do you spend on apps?

It’s a simple question: How much money do you spend on your mobile apps and games? Are there certain licenses or developers which always get your hard-earned cash? Do you have a strong agenda against in-app purchases? Tell us a little bit about your habits and you could win $ 25 for use in the Google Play Store!

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Twitter finally details new API, screws third-party apps — again

Twitter has finally announced details for it’s new Account Activity API, which replaces the Streaming API third-party clients have relied on up until now — and the news isn’t good.

Today we’re excited to announce the general availability of Account Activity API. Now developers can get started for free, upgrade to premium as they scale, and move to enterprise when they need even more subscriptions or enterprise functionality. https://t.co/AkMCDNOxbs

— Twitter Dev (@TwitterDev) May  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ users can finally use ARCore apps

Google’s answer to Apple’s ARKit, ARCore is now enabled on Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

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Chrome OS now allows Android apps to use SD cards

So long, storage woes.

Since the introduction of Android apps in Chrome OS, Google’s operating system for laptops and desktops has become far more useful than ever before. Now, Google’s adding a long-awaited feature by allowing Android apps to use storage provided by SD cards.

As noted by Redditor marcellusmartel, updating to Chrome OS’s beta channel of 67.0.3396.41 now allows any installed Android apps to use an SD card for storage if you’ve got one installed.

Why  [Read More…]

Eight best educational apps for teens

A list of apps which can turn your teen’s smartphone into a powerful educational tool. All are free to install and are available for download in the Play Store.

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Google Play Awards 2018 winners get announced: check out the best apps and games

Google has announced the winners of the Google Play Awards 2018. There are nine distinct categories this year including Standout startup and Standout indie.

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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.

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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…]