The latest in Gameloft's Modern Combat series is now available in Google Play, and it's actually hitting a day earlier than we expected. Modern Combat 5: Blackout offers a new unified character progression system that ties together the single player and multiplayer games, along with four distinct character classes, new vehicles and improved visuals.
If you've ever looked at your case-ensconced smartphone with its windowed flap and thought, "Man, if only I could play a game on this," then you should take heart in the fact that someone at LG thought that too. Just released into the Google Play Store is PuppyPOP, which is the first game that is designed to be played through the circular window on the LG G3's Quick Circle case.
Foursquare announced plans to release a new design for its popular local search app for Android in the near future, along with word that it will permanently move its check-in feature to its recently launched Swarm app on Thursday.
Dress up your keyboard with some fancy new themes
Fleksy, the popular Android keyboard, has today pushed an update to version 3.0 which among other things opens up a brand new content store for the app. Available to its premium users, the Fleksy Store will provide themes and customizations for its users to download and dress up their keyboard to their tastes.
Initially 6 new premium themes...
Twitch for Android has just received a rather nice update, which introduces a new user interface alongside some other handy features to really ramp up the overall streaming (or rather 'viewing' in this case) experience. If you're not familiar with Twitch, it's a popular destination for those interested in video games where people can stream footage live from their computers and consoles for...
Anybody packing Google Glass will now have a good reason to wear them while shopping, since eBay-owned RedLaser has just released their eyewear-friendly version. Using the integrated camera or microphone on Google Glass, users can do product look-ups spanning a massive database, compare prices, and find nearby retailers just itching to sell that certain something to you.
You can get GPS...
Following up on our Yahoo Mail review, Yahoo Weather is the next in the family we're going to dig into. Like their other apps, Yahoo Weather earns big points for a sharp interface and tight integration with other services.
Yahoo has done an absolutely great job with most of their Android apps, and Yahoo Weather is no exception.
Like other parts of HTC Sense 6, the HTC Sense Input keyboard has made its way to Google Play. That means that HTC can now push updates to the keyboard with ease and not have to lean on a full system update just to tweak the keyboard — and that updated can go out to all supporting devices instead of waiting for each device update to be completed and then waiting again for carrier approval.
A cryptic teaser video has been released by AMC depicting an upcoming Walking Dead game for mobile called No Man's Land. It promises to bring some great-looking graphics to the table and the hard decision-making that we're used to from the Telltale games. There aren't a lot of details to run on, but here's what the press release says.
The BBC Sports app for Android has been updated today with a few new features, most notably a way for the app to connect to a Chromecast HDMI dongle for the first time so that live and on-demand video from the app can be streamed from a smartphone or tablet to a big screen television.
Facebook will soon let you save your favorite things from Facebook. Not a local save, mind you, more of a Pocket for Facebook, and only in Facebook. With the save feature a tap or two will let you save a link, place, or bit of linked media (movie, TV show, or music) for later reference. Those hilarious (or incriminating) status updates and photos? You still can't save those — you'll still have...
This week we're going to be taking a deep dive into some of Yahoo's Android apps. Sure, Google trounced them in search in the early days, but Yahoo has managed to stick through it with a couple of bruises.
As it turns out, Yahoo has some pretty great apps. First and foremost, Yahoo Mail delivers some extremely sharp visuals thanks in no small part to the strong theme support. While looking...
It's not easy to make it as an app developer. That's the key takeaway from the latest State of the Developer Nation report from Vision Mobile, pulling together data from more than 10,000 mobile developers (including some of you) across 137 countries. With that many developers they were able to get a broad view of what's popular and (more importantly) what's successful in making great apps.
Groove is a new fitness-tracking smartwatch, curently seeking $200,000 of funding via Indigogo, that focuses on helping you find the balance necessary to achieve a healthy lifestyle. Groove, which will also have a companion Android app, can calibrate to your personal fitness level, and track how your daily activity contributes towards your overall fitness.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 21 Jul 2014 7:28 am
Google Now's reminder feature is nifty if you're looking to create quick alerts for events, and with the latest update, Google is making it easier to create new reminders. You can now create reminders directly from Google Search by entering a query along the lines of "remind me to collect contact lens at 11 am" in the search box.
There's no better time than a Saturday afternoon to sit down and check out some new apps for your Android, and we hope to kick off that weekend content discovery with our Apps of the Week column. Once a week we round up an app from each of the writers here at Android Central, and get a quick explanation of why they chose that particular app.
This week we're looking at a couple of great game...