Tag Archive: Downloading


Stop your little ones from downloading apps onto your Amazon Fire Tablet

Amazon Fire tablets are awesome. They’re generally hundreds of dollars cheaper than iPads or even other Android tablets, and they are incredibly simple to use. Many families purchase one to share or even get Fire tablets specifically for their children. However, they don’t necessarily want to give the kiddos carte blanche to do whatever they want on the devices. I’ll show you a few different ways to keep your kids from downloading apps or accessing content without your  [Read More…]

How will configurable game downloading work on PS5?

Best answer: The technical aspects of configurable game downloads on PS5 is a bit of an unknown at the moment but we do know players will be able to pick and choose which aspects of a game they want to install. For example, they can install just the single-player campaign or just the multi-player portion.

Expand your library: PlayStation Store Gift Card (From $ 10 at Amazon) One of our decade favorites: Horizon Zero Dawn ($ 32 at Amazon)  [Read More…]

VideoLAN was right to ban Huawei phones from downloading VLC, but it’s users that lose

Huawei is the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world.

Huawei makes a lot of phones — 155 million in 2017, according to IDC. As of July 15, none of those or any other “recent” models from Huawei can download the VLC media player from the Google Play Store because VideoLAN, the developer and publisher of VLC, blacklisted the brand stating Huawei’s software’s “ridiculous policy of killing all background apps” as the reason.

PSA: @HuaweiMobile  [Read More…]

Google Play Instant allows you to play games before downloading them

Available first for Words With Friends 2, Clash Royale, and others.

The Google Play Store is home to millions of mobile games, and while a lot of them are truly excellent, there are also quite a few that aren’t even worth the time of day. To help you better decide which games are downloading and which aren’t, Google is launching Play Instant on the Play Store.

Using the Android Instant Apps technology that was announced back at  [Read More…]

Amazon’s new $25,000 sweepstakes just requires downloading an app

Amazon offers US Android users a chance to win a $ 25,000 shopping spree on its site if they download an app from their storefront.

This new content clearly shows that Amazon wants more Android device owners to use its app store. The contest is open to residents of the US that are 18 years of age and over. They must first register on Amazon’s web site and then, if they haven’t already, they have to download and  [Read More…]

How to get weather information without downloading an app

‘OK Google, what’s the weather like?’

Weather is important, but sometimes you don’t need a full two week forecast with barometric pressure and the exact phase of the lunar cycle. Sometimes, you just need to know if it’s warm or chilly outside. Sometimes, you want to know the weather, but you just don’t have your hands free.

Sometimes, you just need Google.

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Amazon offering $10 in Amazon Coins for downloading five free apps

Amazon is giving away 1000 Amazon Coins, which are valued at $ 10, for downloading five free apps. The promotion requires that you download these apps: iHeart Radio, Food Network In The Kitchen, Strawberry Shortcake Bake Shop, Dr. Panda’s Restaurant, and Don’t step the white tile.

YouSendIt Android app now sending, downloading, and storing files in the cloud

While DepositFiles, Megaupload, and Rapidshare have become the default resources for consumers looking to share large files, YouSendIt has been popular among businesses and some consumers as well. Anyone who has been passing those large files around can do that on Android now that the YouSendIt Mobile App has been released.

YouSendIt, available now for Android 2.2 and higher, is a management tool for  [Read More…]