TD Canada Trust has released a new money management app, MySpend, gleaned from its partnership with U.S.-based Moven.
Announced late last year, the idea behind MySpend is to allow users to easily track and eventually alter spending habits by separating debit and credit expenditures into categories.
By default, the app logs into your TD account through the same credentials as the core app (...
Samsung is making yet another effort to get new customers for its Samsung Pay service. From Friday, April 15 to May 10, anyone in the U.S. who has already signed up for Samsung Pay and makes their first three purchases will receive a free $30 gift card.
Yahoo has launched a brand new app for Android focusing on Esports. With Yahoo Esports, you can watch live matches, see replays, and check stats of your favorite teams for DOTA, League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm, Counter Strike, and Street Fighter V.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 14 Apr 2016 6:16 am
Google Maps now shows traffic alerts in India, following the introduction of live traffic information last June. The feature alerts you in real-time of any traffic congestions in your commute, giving you the ability to select a less congested route.
The notification shade is for useful information, not your crappy ads.
It's already confusing enough that Samsung offers its own Galaxy Apps store in addition to the default Google Play Store, and it just makes things worse when Galaxy Apps starts dropping useless notifications on you. If you've had a Galaxy S7 or S7 edge for a little while, you'll notice Galaxy Apps dropping ad-like...
Facebook is already in the virtual reality business, thanks to its acquisition of Oculus and its Rift headset. However, the company is working on some other VR-based technology and it demoed some of it today at its F8 conference.
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 13 Apr 2016 3:50 pm
Chrome version 50 is now available on the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. With the update to version 50, the desktop version of Google's browser includes a total of 20 security fixes. And while Google hasn't revealed the full list of bugs — and won't until a majority of users are updated — several researchers are credited with some high and medium-level bugs through Google's bug...
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 12 Apr 2016 5:55 pm
Communities on Google+ will now be able to take a stronger stand against spam thanks to a new content controls setting. Rolling out to existing Communities now, the new setting will allow for more aggressive content filtering to keep spam to a minimum.
From Google Product Manager Frank Rodriguez:
Now we can be more aggressive in identifying inappropriate posts in a Community. When this...
With the latest update to the Starbucks app, the company has paved the way for its revamped Starbucks Rewards program. The app now includes a new dashboard that gathers your stars, rewards, offers, and more.
Opera has released an update for its Max app that implements support for tablets. Now those with larger screens will be able to enjoy similar benefits to smartphone owners and save on data usage when enjoying videos on the go. The company states that tablet users will be able to save up to 60% on Netflix and 50% on YouTube streaming. Those are some favorable figures, especially when one...
Samsung has published the Milk VR app to the Play Store, allowing those who are able to download and install the app to their smartphone a way to enjoy VR without a headset. This catalogue of content includes 360-degree videos that can be manipulated during playback, much like you would using Streetview on Google Maps.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 11 Apr 2016 11:14 pm
Facebook Messenger now offers Dropbox integration, allowing you to send photos, videos, and other files without ever leaving the messaging service. You can access Dropbox from Messenger's More button (the rightmost button in the conversation view). From there, select Dropbox as the source, and if you're already signed into the cloud sharing service, you'll be able to see your files directly...
As part of Google's efforts to improve accessibility to their products, the company has launched a beta test of its Voice Access app for Android. It has been designed to allow owners of smartphones with disabilities to control them with their voice.
The 2016 Coachella music festival will kick off on Friday, April 15. If you can't make it to Indio, California to see the bands yourself, you can watch from the comfort of your home, or anywhere else, via the official Coachella YouTube channel.
Google is making efforts to improve accessibility features in many of its products for users who have hearing, visual or other disabilities. It has posted an overall update on those efforts, which include new features for Android, Chromebooks and more.
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 10 Apr 2016 4:29 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...