Tag Archive: Features

doubleTwist updated with great podcast features, even in the free version

Another complete podcast manager choice

doubleTwist has updated their Android app, bringing some great new features for folks who use it to listen to their favorite podcasts.

Today’s new features are all available in the free, ad-supported mode, but of course are also available for premium customers. Here’s the list of what’s new:

Added related podcasts for many popular podcasts. These appear when you scroll to the bottom of the list of episodes on a particular  [Read More…]

NVIDIA announces new features for Shield, slashes price for limited time

NVIDIA Shield users, listen up! There’s a new update coming April 2nd, and it’s a doozie. The notable features and improvements include:

GameStream enhancements – Users can remotely stream games from their PC through a Wi-Fi connection via GameStream BETA UI enhancements to Gamepad Mapper A new version of TegraZone Android 4.4.2 Kit Kat

Not only are there updates to the system, there are some game announcements as well! Popular titles such as Rochard, Mount & Blade:  [Read More…]

Spotify for Android gets new follow features and a little prettier

Spotify has pushed out an update to its Android app that brings a couple of nice new features with it. You can now find people using your profile by tapping the friends icon and find what music they’re listening to. Maybe you’ll find some hot new bands to listen to. Or maybe you’ll find out your friends are secret One Direction fans.

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Facebook Messenger beta lets Android users test new features

Following Facebook‘s introduction of the Beta program for their Android application last year, the company have just announced the Facebook Messenger for Android Beta program which will give users who opt-in the latest versions of the messenger app before general release.

As with the main Facebook application, our goals with this program are to expand our pool of testers and gain feedback across a more diverse set of devices. Simply by using the app and reporting issues, beta testers will  [Read More…]

Flyne updated with new UI and new features

Flyne has seen a pretty major update today, bringing a new Tablet UI, changes to the standard interface, and a handful of new features. If you’re not familiar with Flyne, it’s an offline reader that can aggregate popular feeds, and with a 99-cent in-app purchase it can tie into your Feedly or Twitter accounts. Made by the developer of Falcon Pro, the app is polished and well designed.

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Google Play Games gets new features following Game Developers Conference

With Google highlighting that 3 out of 4 Android users now use their device for gaming, increased focus has been put on improving the experience for those users. Google has also said that the momentum of their Google Play Games service is continuing to grow, with approximately 4 times the amount of revenue paid to developers in 2013 when compared to 2012.

As part of this move to improve the Google Play Games experience is the launch of new features  [Read More…]

Get a free upgrade to JuiceSSH Pro this weekend, monitor your servers with advanced features

If you’re running servers at home or work and need a way to monitor them from either your Android smartphone or tablet, look no further than JuiceSSH.

Sonelli, maker of JuiceSSH, just announced that it hit 500,000 users so from now until Tuesday, it’s giving away free updates to the ‘pro’ version of its app.


For those unfamilair, SSH or secure shell, is a network protocol that allows data to be exchanged  [Read More…]

Samsung announces 3 accessories that enhance Galaxy Core Advance’s accessibility features

When Samsung announced the Galaxy Core Advance, it focused on the new accessibility options that set it apart from the regular Galaxy Core. Today the company is following up the phone’s launch with three new accessories that put those new accessibility features to good use, making it even easier for the visually impaired to interact with the device and the world around them. The Ultrasonic Cover, Optical Scan Stand and Voice Label are all aimed at  [Read More…]

Google Drive add-ons bring more features to Docs and Sheets

New functionality from third-party organizations

Google has today announced the arrival of add-ons for Google Drive, bringing new capabilities from partner developers to its web-based productivity apps. Activated from the new “Add-ons” menu when editing a document or spreadsheet, add-ons are available from a variety of developers and accessible throughout all your Google Docs or Sheets once you’ve plugged them in. There are already a few dozen add-ons available, including Merge by Mailchimp, Avery Label Merge and EasyBib bibliography  [Read More…]

WhatsApp updated with new privacy settings and features

If there’s a messaging application we all really love and use, then I think it would be none other than WhatsApp. It was recently acquired by Facebook for a huge amount, and now the app just received its first update after the deal. First spotted by Android Police, the app now have following new features:

New privacy settings for last seen, profile photo and status Add Camera shortcut for quicker picture sending Add ability to pay for a friend’s WhatsApp  [Read More…]