Tag Archive: Week


Google Play Store has a new “Free App of the Week” section

Attention freebie lovers, we have an important announcement to make! Google has a new “Free App of the Week” section that offers a premium, paid title free of charge, for a limited amount of time. At the moment you can grab Card Wars – Adventure Time, which you could normally grab for $ 2.99 – free […]

Google Play now gives away a paid app every week

Android has millions of free titles, but some paid titles need to be shared.

There are millions of free apps available on the Play Store, and many of them are pretty great. But there are also millions of paid apps that don’t always get the attention they deserve.

Now, Google wants to highlight a few of those paid titles by offering a free app or game of the week. The first one is Card Wars — Adventure  [Read More…]

Fitbit’s new Alta HR tracks heart rate and sleep for a week

There’s a new Fitbit coming, and it’s got a week’s worth of battery life, a stylish look, and a heart rate monitor.

Eight months ago, Fitbit brought a small group of reporters to a swanky New York fitness club to show off its latest fitness trackers, the best-selling Charge 2 and waterproof Flex 2. Those sequels have been so successful that, despite disappointing sales results in its most recent quarter, Fitbit felt empowered to produce another iterative product, the  [Read More…]

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Cipher Chat, BatON

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When Monday rolls around, we look back to see which apps were the most appealing to our audience. Read on for the five most popular Android apps from last week. These apps are ones that are most likely new and haven’t appeared in the top five list more than three times.

1. YouTube Go

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Snapchat to bring Planet Earth to portrait mode every week

Good news for nature-loving Millennials!

Snap is bringing Planet Earth II, which aired at the tail end of 2016 on BBC, to Snapchat this month.

Each episode has been repurposed into 4 to 6-minute chunks and optimized for Snapchat’s portrait mode-only navigation, and features the same categories from the original show, including Islands, Mountains, Jungles, Deserts, Grasslands, and Cities.

The shorter pieces will also have 3D audio, something that few mobile-optimized pieces of content possess these days.  [Read More…]

Top 10 Android app updates this week: SoundCloud, Starbucks

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. We’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 selecting 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 we’ll make  [Read More…]

Cyanogen’s services and nightly builds are shutting down next week

Cyanogen’s grand plan to put “a bullet through Google’s head” has failed.

It’s been a rough couple of months for Cyanogen that saw the company undergo a round of layoffs, shutter its headquarters, and part ways with its co-founder Steve Kondik. The company has now announced that it will be shutting its services and nightly builds after December 31.

In a short post on its blog, Cyanogen said:

As part of the ongoing consolidation of Cyanogen,  [Read More…]

NVIDIA offering up to 80% off Android and GeForce NOW games for one week

Get into the holiday spirit with savings on games.

Continuing a regular tradition, NVIDIA is rolling out solid discounts on a bunch of games for the holidays. The sale runs from December 22 to 28, giving you a full week to get in on a combination of GeForce NOW titles and native Android games. Discounts range from 20 to 80% off the list price, which is great for many of these games that regularly list for  [Read More…]

Pearl Black Galaxy S7 edge with 128GB storage debuting in Korea later this week

Samsung’s answer to the Jet Black iPhone 7 is here.

Samsung is looking to introduce new color options to increase sales of the Galaxy S7 edge for the holiday season. We’ve already seen the Blue Coral variant break cover last month, and Samsung is now getting ready to launch the Pearl Black color option in South Korea on December 9. Notably, the new color variant is expected to come with 128GB of storage.

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Google Play ‘Cyber Week Deals’ discounting just about everything

Holiday shopping is just about physical goods — you can get great deals on digital, too.

Google Play has just kicked off its “Cyber Week Deals” that run through November 29, sharply discounting games, apps, books, movies, TV shows, comics and more — basically, every category has something on sale.

You can save up to 80% off games and in-app purchases for games, get 80% off best-selling books, buy top movies from $ 6.99, check  [Read More…]