Shopping for stuff at Amazon just got a new wrinkle with the latest update to the Android Amazon app. Not only does it support the new Android 5.0 Lollipop OS, it also includes an Android Wear app for buying things directly from a supported smartwatch.
Nokia announced its first Android tablet today, but the company has also been working on its Z Launcher for Google's OS, which is now available for everyone. The launcher itself has just hit open beta with an update to include some improvements before being shipped out to compatible Android smartphones.
After launching two Material Design-inspired keyboards called Material Dark and Material Light last month, SwiftKey is now rolling out a theme pack that features three new color variants. There's also minimal versions of Material Dark and Material Light on offer.
Have you ever found yourself wishing you could instantly send cash to your friends with the same service you use to send ephemeral pictures? Well you're in luck because Snapchat has announced a new feature today called 'Snapcash.' The new service will allow you to instantly send money to your friends by simply entering the dollar amount into a message on Snapchat and tapping the send button.
A new update for Google Keep is rolling out that brings that snazzy new Material Design to the note app. Keep also now lets you share notes with others, letting you collaborate on things like grocery lists and work projects.
In case you didn't think you had a reason for another photo-oriented social network on your Android smartphone (hello, Instagram, Imugr, 500px, et al), there's a new one from serial entrepreneur and Twitter co-founder Biz Stone: Super!
Target is getting ready for Black Friday 2014 with an upcoming Android app update in the Google Play Store that will enable customers to view in-store maps with the locations of all of their major sales items during that massive holiday purchasing event.
Tilt 2 Live: Gauntlet's Revenge is the latest tilt obstacle game from One Man Left. The game uses the accelerometer in your device to let you navigate levels, dodging obstacles and hazards, and enemies along the way, and you can calibrate the controls to fit your style.
Anybody shopping for Android apps, accessories, smartphones, or tablets will want to take a skim through these sales we've scrounged up from around the web. Every day, we comb through these sales to make sure they're fresh and accurate, and try to find a few more. Latest additions will be at the top of each list.
As always, if you find any sales out out there that aren't included, let us know in the comments.
It is the time of the week when we share some of our favorite applications. These are the apps we find ourselves using right now, and the ones we want to recommend that everyone try. This week, we have a couple beta apps that are worth installing, and some old favorites that have seen great updates.
We also want to hear about your favorite apps, so use the comments to let everyone know about the apps you think are the best and we all should try. It's application discovery at its finest when we all work together!
It's Saturday, which means it's time to warm up your nearest Android device for some great new Google Play Store apps and games. We're taking a look at a few sequels that were released this week and trying to figure out if the changes added enough to keep them exciting, while still retaining the original's appeal. Candy Crush Soda Saga, TwoDots, and XCOM: Enemy Within all have a little something different to offer.
We're still playing around with our weekly app round-up format, so please do leave some feedback and let us know what you think and what you'd like to see.
Motorola's interactive story telling app, Motorola Spotlight Player, got an update today, and its a pretty cool one at that. The update brings along a new animated story titled 'Duet' that was created in collaboration with former Disney animator, Glen Keane.
Snapchat has a had a rough few weeks in terms of security. People's photos were allegedly stolen and posted online recently through the use of a third-party apps. Those apps used reversed-engineered APIs to access the service, which creates a significant vulnerability in account security.
Now, the company appears to be taking a hardline against the practice by sending out emails to those who have been utilizing third-party apps.
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