Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 15 Jan 2015 2:41 pm
Wrestling fans are in for a pretty cool treat today. NetherRealm Studios, the developers behind Injustice: Gods Among Us, just announced that WWE Immortals has been released for Android. The game allows you to play supernatural, supercharged versions of your favorite WWE stars such as John Cena, Roman Reigns, and Big Show.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge owners can now remotely access their Windows or Mac files with Parallels Access 2.5. The new version of the popular software even lets users edit remote PC files with Samsung's S Pen.
Google today released a new update for its Maps application. Version 9.3 is a rather minor update, which introduces the ability to share loaded directions. Much like printing out directions from Google Maps on paper, the app will share said route directions as instructions for the recipient to follow.
If you're a Lightroom user, this may be the easiest way to sync and edit photos on a desktop
Adobe today has announced that Lightroom mobile — the on-the-go version of its powerful photo organization and editing software — is now available for Android phones.
The broad strokes: Lightroom mobile lets you organize and edit pictures you take with your phone. (Tablet support is coming later,...
Facebook has just launched a limited pilot program for its new Facebook at Work service. It will offer businesses a way to give their employees collaboration and messaging tools with familiar Facebook features.
Plants vs. Zombies 2 has today received an update, introducing 16 exciting new levels for players to enjoy. Titled Frostbite Caves Part 1, EA has brought freezing winds and hot new plants – a perfect recipe for melting frigid zombies.
With the latest update to the Google Now Launcher (and the Google Search app, which controls much of the content therein), folks running a device on Android 4.1 to 4.4 will now see the same Material Design styling as those who have the launcher installed on their Lollipop device. Prior to this update, installing the Google Now Launcher from the Play Store would give you a version that was...
One of the U.K.'s major grocery store chains, Tesco, has released a new app for Google Glass that allows folks at home to scan the barcode for stuff around the house and order them for delivery. The app also lets you peruse prices and nutritional information.
Facebook will now include targeted AMBER Alerts in its News Feed on both its mobile and desktop versions. The new feature was put in as part of a new partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to help find missing kids faster.
We've rolled over into 2015, and that means the major yearly update to the official MLS soccer app is here. This year the design changes are big to fit in with the overall re-branding of MLS itself, from the new logo down to the strong use of white with small accents of red and blue across the app. You may also notice that the app is no longer called "MLS Matchday," and is instead just "MLS" in...
Sony has launched the first beta version of its Folding@Home Android app for all of its Xperia Z smartphones. The app is designed to use a smartphone's idle processing power to help simulate the unfolding process of proteins for medical research.
The developer behind the popular Falcon Pro Twitter app, Joaquim Verges, today announced that version 3 has been submitted and published on Google Play Store. The app has been completely rewritten from scratch and better integrates with Google's Material Design framework, found in Lollipop 5.0.
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 11 Jan 2015 2:59 pm
These apps help make the most of your Android
Happy App Day (Sunday) everyone!
We're back with another week's worth of applications we think are excellent enough to get our seal of approval, and here's where we share them with the class. We've got games, apps to make other games better (for real, Fallen Walkers stand no chance when Russell's around), utilities to brighten your life and even...
In December, it was announced that the acclaimed TV crime drama Sons of Anarchy would be adapted into a upcoming game for mobile devices called Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect. Now the first trailer showing gameplay footage has been released, and it looks like it will contain some scenes of first person smoking.
Beamdog, the development team behind the popular enhanced versions of the classic role playing games Baldur's Gate 1 and 2 for Android, have announced plans to release an all new Baldur's Gate game sometime in 2015. Its storyline will be set in between the events of the first two games and will use the Infinity Engine that was also used for those titles.
Sports fans will be happy to hear that Fox Sports Go is now available for download on your Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Fire TV Stick. With it you can catch live NFL, MLB, NBA, NASCAR, UFC, college football, college hoops, and UEFA Champions League soccer, provided you also have a supporting cable package.
The folks at SwiftKey had an absolutely huge 2014, filled with users all around the world who have no idea how they managed to use a smartphone before this app existed. Not only is SwiftKey a big deal with Android users, but with iOS 8 opening the doors to third party keyboard the app quickly rose above the rest. When you add those users to the impressive accomplishment of working with...
An absolutely addictive one-touch action game, Crossy Road, has made the jump onto the Google Play Store after being exclusively on iOS and the Amazon Appstore. Very simply, you have to get the chicken to cross the road so he can get to the other side. The catch is that there is no other side, and you're just dodging traffic, speeding trains, torrential rapids, and hungry eagles for as long as...