TripIt — a must-have travel app for anyone who leaves home more than once a year — tonight got a major redesign in its Android application. It’s being touted as a “new card view,” and it is, we suppose, insofar as you swipe left and right between items now instead of scrolling and taping back and forth. That’s not to say it’s not a good update — it is — but visually it feels like some sections got left [Read More...]
Many genres spring from a single popular game. The casual strategy genre owes its popularity to Clash of Clans, for instance. And once a game reaches that level of fame, other developers inevitably release their own games that draw inspiration from it. Cloud Raiders is Game Insight’s take on Clash of Clans.
Although a first-class effort, Cloud Raiders has lacked one key element since its release in February: clans! You can’t take on Clash of [Read More...]
Google’s official camera app has received an update today with a few new things. We’ve got a new background blur effect that has become all the rage with SLR wannabes like the HTC One M8 and a new UI with extra-big capture button. It’s also worth noting that the aspect ratio of the shot is properly reflected in the preview now, a longtime issue with the old stock Camera app. And the much maligned radial menu [Read More...]
Moto has pushed a small update to the Motorola Migrate app this afternoon. Motorola Migrate is their ingenious application that help users from other phones move to the Moto X, Moto G, Droid Maxx, Ultra and Mini by transferring data that you may not have saved to the cloud. It even imports your data from iCloud.
With all the games out there, you would have thought that one of the most iconic spies of all time, James Bond would have his own Android game, right? Surprisingly the answer is no, he does not. In order to fill that 007 void, Glu Mobile Inc., has teamed up with Eon Productions and MGM Interactive to bring the first free-to-play mobile game in [Read More...]
Google has pushed one step closer to cracking down on the number of malicious applications that make it onto our handsets by implementing the Verify Apps service.
Google offers a built-in service layer that offers protection to your device and Google are now building on this with Verify Apps.
Whilst Verify Apps already protects again malicious code when people are installing apps, [Read More...]
The modular phone is becoming more of a reality with Project Ara and Google have now shown developers just what is required to create swappable parts for the modular device.
As part of this, Google has posted the Module Developers Kit (MDK) which contains the information required for developers to get started.
Essentially, Google, and only Google at this moment in time, create the [Read More...]
LG have begun rolling out Android 4.4.2 KitKat to their LG G Pad 8.3 tablet via an over-the-air (OTA) update in Europe. LG were expected to release the update, so we knew it was coming, but LG jumped the gun and are issuing the update early.
The 4.4.2 KitKat update for the LG G Pad 8.3 weighs in at around 300MB so is quite a [Read More...]
HTC openly admitted that their new HTC One M8 device could detect a benchmark app profiling the devices performance and by doing so would enter a high performance mode where every setting would be maximised.
What this effectively meant was that the benchmark results where exaggerated to a point where the results would never represent a real-world use case scenario, but would [Read More...]
As we previously reported, BT Sport has just announced a new partnership with Google Chromecast in order to bring the streaming functionality to their companion app.
BT Sport is the latest addition to a Chromecast line-up that already includes BBC iPlayer, YouTube and Netflix, plus Google Play Movies and Google Play Music.
BT Sport is free for BT Broadband customers and with the added Chromecast [Read More...]