The team at Zen Studios will be adding yet another Marvel super-hero table to their pinball game. This time it's based on Venom, one of Spider-Man's major villains. It's now available as an in-app download for Zen Pinball HD for Android in the Google Play Store for $1.99.
Premium features will require a new in-app purchase, but they're well worth it
Chris Lacy's Action Launcher has been one of our favorite alternative launchers of late, thanks to its speed, design and innovative options for widgets and folders. Today marks the release of Action Launcher 3, a top-to-bottom redesign of the app that moves the codebase to Android 5.0 Lollipop adds some new visual...
If you don't have Hulu installed on your Android device now, you may want to give it a go, because they're offering Android-exclusive mobile access to their catalog to celebrate the holiday season. Some of these programs include The Tonight Show, Gotham, South Park, and a personal favorite, Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Indiegogo has released an official app for Android, allowing users to peruse the latest crowdfunding projects available. Whether you want to pitch in for a promising new connected home accessory, a new documentary, or any other kind of creative enterprise, you'll be able to from here. Recommendations are personalized to your account based on previously backed ventures and what you've been...
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Google announced that YouTube would be getting an offline playback mode in India during the launch of the Android One initiative in the country earlier this year, and the feature is now rolling out to users. The ability to save videos for offline viewing is not limited to Android One handsets, and is available to all users in the country.
Microsoft has today announced the acquisition of Stuttgart, Germany-based company HockeyApp, which provides Android developers with detailed app crash reports, along with a way to distribute beta versions of those apps. The specific financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed in the announcement.
The dark-yet-compelling strategy game First Strike has been updated to version 1.2, adding quite a few features. You'll find new defensive capabilities, new weapons, and bunch of interface tweaks in the path to global domination through nuclear warfare.
As previously announced, Minecraft developer Mojang have released only their second internally developed game, Scrolls, for Android tablets. The game is available to download from the Google Play Store.
Microsoft has today launched newly rebranded mobile apps for Android and iOS. The company overhauled the MSN portal a few months ago, refreshing apps available on its Windows Phone platform. Rebranded apps include MSN News, Weather, Sports, Health & Fitness, Food & Drink and Money, most of which are available to download for Android hardware.
Google is doling out more Material Design love to a few more apps this week. Notably, the Chromecast and YouTube apps are updated with Google's new design language, with Chromecast expanding its screen casting capabilities to more devices. The third app, Google Wallet, is getting a more modest update by making it easier for customers to store and use both gift cards and loyalty cards.
Straw, a fun polling app that lets you quickly survey your friends and family via messaging and social media, is picking up an update today with some bug fixes and notifications. Straw has gotten a few updates since launching in the Play Store, and today the big improvement is the addition of notifications for when a poll closes — no more refreshing the app to see how much time is left.
Sprint will pre-load the Uber app on most of its new Android smartphones in a new partnership, and Sprint is also offering $20 towards a user's first Uber ride during the month of December for its customers.
WinZip has updated its Android app to version 3.0, which adds support for the Dropbox cloud service to the file compression utility. These features are added if users purchase the $1.99 in-app upgrade to WinZip Premium
Following the recent announcement of FotoSwipe here on AndroidCentral, the developers behind the Android/iOS cross-platform photo sharing service followed up with us today to say THANK YOU. A small tribe of our forum community members were actively involved in beta testing the app — we love to see developers active in our forums — so we were happy to write up the official release of the app...
If you're a fan of the Muzei wallpaper app — and you absolutely should be — it's update time.
In addition to a refresh for Android 5.0 Lollipop, Muzei's added an Android Wear Watch face (here's what it looks like) that notifies of new artwork and now has a full detail view, so you can get more info of what you're seeing.
If you haven't checked out Muzei before, now's definitely the time....
The fold-your-own Google Cardboard virtual reality headset has hit the half-a-million units shipped mark. And to mark the occasion, there's now an official Cardboard SDK for both Android and Unity. The SDK is designed to make it easier to build apps for Cardboard, taking care of the heaving lifting for things like head-tracking, lens distortion, and side-by-side rendering.
Instagram has crossed the 300 million active monthly users line and is today adding support for verified users to the square photo social network. That 300 million threshold actually puts Instagram as having a larger monthly audience than Twitter, certainly explaining why Facebook was willing to pay $1 billion for the service.
Facebook Android app users in the US will soon see some new Trending features, after first launching for web browser users earlier in 2014. The new features are designed to offer links to the latest news and events that are currently popular.
The Autobots and Decepticons will continue their long-running war in the upcoming mobile turn-based strategy game Transformers: Battle Tactics. The game is due for release for Android in the Google Play Store sometime in 2015.