Google's Chrome development team for Android will be ready to answer some questions later today during a AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on Reddit.
If you have any burning questions about the current and future state of the Chrome web browser for Android, they might just be answered by members of its development team starting in less than an hour on Reddit.
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 13 May 2015 5:11 pm
The official Google I/O app has been updated for 2015 today, bringing a visual refresh along for the ride.
If you're planning to attend Google I/O 2015, you'll be happy to know that Google has updated the official app for the conference ahead of its May 28 start date.
Nova Launcher has been updated to version 4.0, which brings the Material Design overhaul and more to everyone.
In the beginning of March the folks behind Nova Launcher released a beta that showed off the new Material Design overhaul, and gave users a taste of some of the new features. The update is now available for everyone through Google Play, and it brings quite a number of changes along...
Google has made it much easier to see see contact information, recent conversations, and more in the latest update to Gmail for Android.
The latest update to the Gmail app for Android, which is rolling out now, makes viewing contact information, finding recent conversations, and more much easier. A single tap on the users avatar will now bring up all of this information, where as you...
The Google Fit app will now help you keep track of your fitness goals by estimating calories burned and distance traveled.
Google Fit just became a lot more useful for people setting fitness goals. The app's latest update brings with it the ability to show you how close you are to reaching those goals by estimating calories burned, as well as distance traveled.
AT&T customers will have another reason to stay with the carrier later this year, as they just closed a new deal with Hulu to bring free content to all of their customers.
Later this year, AT&T customers will be able to access some Hulu content through the AT&T app as well as the web for free, thanks to a new partnership. Under the new partnership, AT&T customers will be able...
Samsung is hosting a free introductory workshop for Android developers who want to learn how to make apps that will work with the Samsung Gear VR headset on May 20 in Mountain View, California.
The Gear VR app workshop will be located at the Samsung Developer Connection offices, which are located at 665 Clyde Avenue in Mountain View, California. It will be held next Wednesday, May 20 from noon...
Find the very best Android music players for the Samsung Galaxy S6 right here.
There are a few obvious choices when you want to listen to music on your brand new Galaxy S6, like the bundled Google Play Music, or Samsung's own Milk Music. Then there are popular streaming options like Rdio or Spotify for those that are willing to fork over a subscription fee, and free alternatives like Songza if...
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 12 May 2015 4:55 pm
BitTorrent announced today that its secure messaging app, Bleep, has moved out of alpha and is now publicly available on all platforms, including Android.
BitTorrent Bleep, which launched in alpha form last September, is a privacy-focused messaging platform that keeps messages out of the cloud, instead sending them directly to the recipient with end-to-end encryption. With today's public...
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 11 May 2015 6:55 pm
Popular third-party keyboard Swype has been updated today with two-word phrase prediction, easier number entry, and more.
If you use Swype as your third-party keyboard of choice, you'll be happy to know that it has snagged a couple of improvements to its prediction capabilities today. Swype will now be able to predict two-word phrases, as well as serve up number suggestions for times and...
Transport for London and Santander have teamed up to release a new official app for those who rely on the Boris Bike scheme in London. The new app will help you travel around the capital using only two wheels.
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 10 May 2015 4:27 pm
Our weekly app picks
It's Appday Sunday and that means we're back with more of our favorites to share. Every week we bring a handful of great apps to the table and share them with everyone. Sometimes they are new apps, sometimes old standards, but every time they are apps we love to use.
Give these a look and then take a minute to tell us all about the apps you are using and love so we can...
WhatsApp lets you stay in contact all around the world!
WhatsApp is no doubt a popular instant messenger application. It's easy to see why, since the service is free and allows people to connect with each other via chat or voice wherever they are in the world.
How to create your account in WhatsApp for Android
How to invite someone to WhatsApp
How to add someone who isn't already in your...
App developers are now starting to allow Google Play Store users to pre-register for upcoming apps before they are released.
If you have ever wanted to get an alert about when an Android app is being released in the Google Play Store, app developers now have the option to let you pre-register before apps are launched.
Find whatever you're looking for in WhatsApp for Android!
When you have a large circle of friends and family and you have five chats going at once, it's hard to keep track of who said what. WhatsApp's search feature lets you limit your search by chat or call. You can also search your contacts list, which is quite handy when you need to send someone a message and need to scroll through a...
Different notifications for different types of chats.
WhatsApp lets you manage your notification settings according by message-type. For instance, you can set up a Lady Gaga ringtone for WhatsApp calls while your chat notification is set to Chopsticks.
How to set the notification tones in WhatsApp for Android
How to change the vibration settings in WhatsApp for Android
How to set pop-up...
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 8 May 2015 5:42 am
The new service lets you conveniently order food directly from Google search results.
When you search for nearby restaurants, you'll now find an option called "Place an order" that directs you to build your order a food delivery service, all without having to visit the restaurant's website.
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 7 May 2015 6:44 pm
Expedia has updated its Android app today with new sections for booking local activities and ground transport.
In today's Expedia for Android update, the popular trip-planning service has added the ability to browse and book tickets to shows, themeparks, and tours, as well as secure transport from the airport to a hotel through the new "Activities" and "Cars" sections.