Audible has been updated for Android with the inclusion of Android Auto support. This will enable the app to run through audiobooks while you focus on the road ahead of your vehicle. We took a look at the app in beta back in November, praising Audible for the experience that simply works.
As well as the highlighted support for Android Auto, the latest version of Audible also implements playback speed manipulation, enabling you to fine-tune the [Read More…]
Sonos has announced that it will officially launch Apple Music support for all users of the company’s connected speakers starting tomorrow, February 10. The official launch follows a beta testing period for the Sonos Controller app that lasted roughly two months after beginning in mid-December. As for the Apple Music app itself, it is still only available as a public beta on Android.
Speaking with Re/Code, Sonos confirmed that support will launch starting at 9 a.m. on [Read More…]
If the idea of manipulating the insane puzzles of popular mobile game Monument Valley with your bare hands sounds fun, there’s a chance Lego could make that happen. A proposal for a Monument Valley Lego set has been post on Lego’s Ideas website where, with enough support, the set stands a chance at becoming reality. Lego Ideas user Isometry, who submitted the idea, described the set thusly:
My Lego Ideas project is inspired by the Monument Valley [Read More…]
Following recent reports that it was testing the feature, Instagram has officially announced that it is rolling out full support for multiple accounts. Starting this week, users will be able to log into multiple accounts at once, and easily switch between them within the Instagram app for Android and iPhone.
Starting this week, you can quickly and easily switch between multiple accounts on Instagram! Go to [Read More…]
Talon, the popular Twitter app for Android, has hit version 4.0 with a number of new features and improvements, including better support for tablets, quick actions, and more. The developer has also added an option for users to become “2016 Supporters” for Talon, letting them financially support the app beyond the initial price.
Here the the major new additions you can expect from Talon 4.0:
Tablets in landscape mode now display 2 timelines at a time [Read More…]
In support documents leaked on Alcatel’s own website, we may be seeing our first look at the successor to the popular budget phone, the Idol 3. The Idol 4 and 4S were leaked in great detail, and if true, it looks like we’re in for two more great phones from Alcatel.
The Idol 4S, appears to be the higher end of the two devices, while the 4 will offer very respectable specs for a mid-range device in 2016.
It looks like a couple of new Alcatel OneTouch phones, the Idol 4 and the Idol 4S, have leaked out before they were meant to. The pair of phones were outed by, of all things, Alcatel’s own support site, with pages detailing the complete specifications of each phone.
According to the support page, the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4 features a 5.2-inch 1080p IPS display, and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. It’s powered by [Read More…]
Samsung will be adding the ability to have ads blocked in its Android browser by opening a new Content Blocker extension API to developers. An update is rolling out now to devices running Lollipop or higher that enables the new functionality. Developers will be able to use Samsung’s new Content Blocker extension API to develop both content and ad blockers for the browser. This is very similar to how Apple enabled support for ad and content blocking [Read More…]
The SwiftKey keyboard app has now updated its consumer version for Android users, which now officially supports Marshmallow. It also allows Android 6.0.1 users to access the new emoji that come included with the OS in the SwiftKey app. This feature was added to the beta version in December.
Here’s what’s new in the SwiftKey Android app:
Support for new emoji (for devices on Android 6.0.1) Support for Android Marshmallow You can now input currency for: [Read More…]