Tag Archive: Features


Nokia offers augmented reality app features to Android developers

Nokia has announced a new update to its HERE software development kit (SDK) for Android that will allow app developers working with Google’s OS to add in LiveSight features. This could lead to Android apps that offer information about specific locations placed over live camera scenes.

Need a new messaging app with plenty of features? Path Talk might be your thing [App of the Day]

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Most of you know or have probably heard of, tried or are using a social network called Path. Well, Path Inc. came up with yet another messaging app in a seriously crowded messaging apps space… and guess what, it’s rather good.

Chances are you probably use one of many messaging services such as Facebook Messenger, Viber, Whats App, etc. Well, Path Talk is rather  [Read More…]

Google previews Android ‘L’ features

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As expected, Google today showed off some of the upcoming features that will make their way into the next build of Android. Known, for now as the “L” release, we should look for it later this fall.

It’s going to be a long summer of anticipation as the set list is quite deep. As Google puts it,  [Read More…]

Google Play Games gets new features at Google I/O

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Last year Google Play Games was announced at Google I/O and this year, just as expected, they touched on it a bit more and provided a few updates. The updates, or new features really, aren’t massive in amounts, but the couple Google has provided are definitely something to take note of for all of you gamers out there.

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Get features from the OnePlus One and CyanogenMod 11S on your device

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It may be hard to come across an invite to buy the OnePlus One featuring the special edition CyanogenMod ROM, CM11S, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get some of the best features now.

The source code for the device has been released and a system dump has showed up online, so you can try out many  [Read More…]

SwiftKey is now free, adds in-app premium features

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SwiftKey is probably the most popular 3rd party keyboard for Android and rightfully so. It has an amazing prediction algorithms along with a bunch of other capabilities which make it so popular. SwiftKey got updated and along with that update came some nifty features along with a 100% price cut.

Yes, you read that right, SwiftKey  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini found to have familiar design and features, lower specs than the original

Samsung still hasn’t announced its Galaxy S5 Mini, but given the latest leaks of pictures and full specs of the device we have a hard time denying its existence at this point. Coming courtesy of a tipster to SamMobile, we have some high-resolution looks at a purported Galaxy S5 Mini, alongside a laundry list of specs sheets that confirm what we had heard from earlier leaks.

The pictures show off a phone that looks distinctly like  [Read More…]

HTC Gallery update adds UFocus adjustment, new features for Sense 6 devices

HTC One (M8) owners, rejoice! HTC is now pushing out an update to HTC Gallery that allows adjustment of UFocus intensity. This has been an oft-requested feature as UFocus often goes a little overboard on the bokeh, leaving you wishing that you could tone it down. This is now possible with a slider bar allowing you to choose how much bokeh you want. On behalf of all One (M8) owners, thank you, HTC.

Additionally, devices with Sense 6 are getting  [Read More…]

Google updates its camera app once again brining a few new features, including a timer

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It’s been a month and a half since Google released a standalone Google Camera on the Google Play Store. Since then there’s already been one update to the app. Now Google strikes again with some new features. Google Camera is now at version 2.2.024 (after the update). Google added a few features in this update:

New panorama modes A timer, which can be  [Read More…]

Nova Launcher 3.0 Beta 1 is now available, a bunch of new features added

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I believe most of you have at least heard of Nova Launcher, one of the best and most popular Android launchers out there. It is hard not to notice such a powerful, customizable and yet optimized and smooth launcher.

Nova Launcher 3.0 Beta 1 is out now and those of you who are willing to be a beta testers can get it on your  [Read More…]