Motorola Migrate also updated with two usability fixes to better control your data
Motorola’s Touchless Control app, the brains behind the always-listening function in the Moto X and new Droids, is being updated today with an interesting new feature that reads your notifications aloud. Along with the other commands you have such as making calls and Google searches, you can now say “What’s up” or “Read notifications” to have the phone read [Read More...]
Back in January, Samsung released Android 4.4.2 for the international version of the Galaxy Note 3. And today, T-Mobile decided to release the update for their variant of the Galaxy Note 3. If you are using a Note 3, then you will receive the notification soon. Or else you can also check your settings and update your phone manually.
Although, you might not notice anything new in the interface, but the [Read More...]
Sprint Note 2, GS3 and GS4 Mini among planned KitKat updates
Sprint has confirmed that it’s rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat firmware for the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3, with both updates having gone live in the past month. Sprint’s Galaxy S4 started receiving KitKat from Feb. 13, and was joined a week later by the Note 3 on Feb. 20. But those won’t be the only Samsung devices to [Read More...]
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently-upgraded apps for the week. I’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than going after the apps with the most installs. As in the past, we’re going to filter out minor updates for the super-popular apps that have over 10 million installs, but I’ll going [Read More...]
When I got my first Android phone a little over three years ago, one of my favorite things was to browse the Android Market and watch which apps were being pushed to the Android Market. Developers soon began to exploit the Just In section of the Android Market with fake updates to get their app to the top of the list, so Google eventually removed that feature.
Now when I want [Read More...]
Google has updated two of its most useful but rarely mentioned applications. Both Google Docs and Chrome to Phone have been updated to address long-standing issues and improve the day-to-day [Read More...]
Google today has updated a couple of its apps — Chrome to Phone and Google Docs.
Chrome to Phone, which was rolled out alongside Android 2.2 Froyo in 2010, is a slick little service that lets you send links from your computer directly to your phone. No e-mailing, no … whatever — just click “Chrome to Phone,” and it zips from big screen [Read More...]
It’s days like these when we know Google has our back. They’re constantly working to make all their services better. Today, the Search Giant has released solid updates to two of their services – Google Docs and Chrome to Phone. These updates include some aesthetic improvements for both phones and tablets, as well as offline availability for your documents.
Chrome to Phone
Sony Ericsson is updating its “Bridge” application for Mac users, adding the ability to apply OS updates to Xperia smartphones over USB. This functionality has been available in SE’s PC Companion tool for Windows for some time, but until now Mac users have had to wait for updates to roll out over the air.
If you’re rocking the Xperia/Mac combo, you can grab the current version 1.2 of the SE Bridge app [Read More...]
Symantec has “adjusted” its statement to Computer World that as many as 5 million Android users may be affected by the latest bit of malware, coming to the conclusion that the applications in question are simply using an aggressive ad network SDK. This mirrors the statement issued by Lookout, as well as our own. (And as well as Computer World’s Android Power faction.)
After initially telling users that the “malicious code” found [Read More...]