Tag Archive: Refreshed


Plex adds podcasts to its refreshed mobile app

Add podcasts to your Plex Media Library as well as being treated to a nicer mobile application.

Podcasts are important to a lot of us, but if your personal media is organized with Plex then you’re still going off to another application to get your fix. That all changes as Plex is announcing the launch of podcast support for its users.

We’re excited to be launching Podcasts in beta inside Plex today on iOS, Android, Roku,  [Read More…]

Pandora Android TV app gains Premium support, refreshed UI, and more

A new look and feel for your tunes.

Pandora might not be the first music streaming service to come to your mind, but even as the likes of Spotify and Apple Music continue to grow, there’s no denying its place in the streaming market. Pandora announced earlier this month that it’d (sort of) be expanding on-demand listening to Plus and free members, and now the company’s released a fairly large update to its Android TV app.

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Adobe Lightroom mobile goes ‘Android native’ with slightly refreshed interface

Just because an update looks small doesn’t mean it isn’t important.

Adobe has updated its Lightroom Mobile app for Android with an all-new “Android native” interface, though the changes aren’t as big as you’d think with such a proclamation. The main change to the experience is better labeling of buttons and simpler sliders that make sense on a (relatively) small screen that’s used exclusively with touch.

Lightroom Mobile continues to  [Read More…]

Blu R1 Plus review: A refreshed approach to the budget handset

After having launched its “$ 50 phone”, the R1 HD last summer, Blu is back with a new take on its entry-level handset experience. Remember the unlocked one that was sold to Amazon Prime customers for the price of a decent steak dinner? Indeed, the R1 Plus is a slightly refreshed version of the device but […]

Tesla app gets refreshed UI and fingerprint authentication

If you own a Tesla, we’re jealous of you. But you’re also in for a treat, as the Android app that controls your car is being updated with a refreshed and quite pretty user interface.

Also added in the update is support for fingerprint authentication, so you can use your fingerprint for unlocking your car. Once inside the app, you can control charging, turn on the climate control, and even summon your vehicle from a garage or parking spot.

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Skype gains a refreshed interface and new features on Android tablets

Microsoft has released Skype 7.0 for Android, with the new version of the VoIP client adding a revamped user interface for tablet owners, along with new features.

Microsoft says:

We’ve redesigned the tablet UI from the ground up, bringing a number of material design inspired elements. The new floating action button (FAB) makes it faster to send messages and start voice and video calls with friends or groups—all from the main screen of  [Read More…]

TripIt update adds Android Wear support, slightly refreshed app design

Longtime front runner in the travel app space TripIt is releasing a fresh update to its Android app today that includes Android Wear support. With the latest update, TripIt users will get all of the time-sensitive travel info they need right on their Android Wear watch, from pre-departure flight updates to gate information and onward travel arrangements when you arrive at your destination.

TripIt is also leveraging the always-ready  [Read More…]

Vertu’s refreshed Signature Touch brings high-end specs with a luxury price tag

Luxury (and we mean luxury) smartphone maker Vertu has announced a refreshed version of its Signature Touch smartphone, bringing a sizable bump in specs to the fore.

Toshiba unveils a refreshed Chromebook 2 with new Intel processing and backlit keyboard

Toshiba today announced the newly refreshed Chromebook 2 with 5th generation Intel i3 processor support. The new laptop not only comes with a new backlit keyboard for those late night blogging sessions, but also Skullcandy-tuned speakers, a 1080p IPS display and more, making it quite the workhouse.

Sony starts software beta for a refreshed take on Android

It would appear that Sony is prepping a brand new skin of Android for their Xperia devices.

“‘Sony’s Android concept’ is a new initiative for Sony users that have a passion for innovation and the latest technology. As a Sony user you have the opportunity to trial a new concept Android software build for Xperia Z3. The initiative is all about letting you – our users – evaluate the software, so we can acquire feedback to improve the experience based  [Read More…]