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2 months ago

American Airlines app update brings fresh design, interactive terminal maps

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If you're a frequent American Airlines flyer, the your mobile experience just got a little more pleasant. The airline has updated its Android app with an all new look, interactive terminal maps, and more.

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2 months ago

Pandora will buy 'key assets' from Rdio for $75 million

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Pandora is looking to expand its music streaming offerings with a new deal that it says will include acquiring "several key assets" from the rival Rdio service.

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2 months ago

Google Maps Local Guide contributors can get freebies like 1TB of Google Drive space

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Google Maps uses content contributions from volunteers called Local Guides, and those users are now going to be rewarded for their efforts. The company has announced it has started a program that offers Local Guides some freebies based on their level of participation.

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2 months ago

Enjoy a Retro feel with Watch Face: Scooter on Android Wear

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There are plenty of cute, and animated Watch Faces for Android Wear these days. Few however are quite as cute as walking around with an animated scooter telling the time on your wrist. Watch Face: Scooter on Android Wear is a great, simple watch face that gets you the details at a glance. It's currently free on the Google Play Store and great for anybody who wants a change of pace, without having to thumb through options to find a balance that's pleasing to the eye.

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2 months ago

Google's voice search gets better at fielding complex questions

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Google's voice search is getting a big upgrade today, with the company announcing that it can now answer more complex natural language questions.

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2 months ago

ASUS announces Marshmallow updates for ZenFone 2, PadFone S

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ASUS has announced which of its phones will receive the upgrade for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. In an announcement made on the company's forums, ASUS named the five that will receive the update. The phones which ASUS has named to be receiving the update include:

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2 months ago

AC editors' apps of the week: RAD Boarding, Fast Like a Fox, The Walking Dead: No Man's Land and more

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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 give them a try. We all find some of our favorites right in the comments on these posts!

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3 months ago

Google Play Books promotion offers selection of 44 free comics

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Following the announcement of the comic-friendly update to Google Play Books earlier today, Google is making a swath of digital issues free for a limited time.

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3 months ago

Google Play Books update makes reading Superman and other comics easier

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Comic books are slowly moving away from print to electronic media, and Google wants to make it easier to read the latest issue of Superman, Spider-Man or The Walking Dead via its Google Play Books app. The latest update includes a new way to navigate through the panes of a comic book.

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3 months ago

YouTube Music launches on Android, offers free 14-day trial for premium features

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Google has launched the YouTube Music app for Android, allowing users to quickly access music on the service for free. Paid YouTube Red subscribers will be able to access more features on the app.

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3 months ago

SwiftKey 6.0 lands in Google Play with double-word prediction, 34 new themes and more

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SwiftKey 6.0 is now out of beta and available as an update for SwiftKey users through Google Play. This update is a big one, and brings some great new features to the already awesome keyboard. In this, you'll now have double-word prediction, meaning that SwiftKey will try and predict not only the next word in your sentence, but the one after that as well.

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3 months ago

Smart lock screen security options in Android

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Smart Lock

Anything you do to secure your phone is a good thing, even if it's not the most secure option.

When Google first showed off what would become Android 5.0 Lollipop at Google I/O 2014, they gave us a sneak peak of what it had in store for the new Smart locks. Things have grown quite a bit since then, and now there's a whole list of ways you can secure your phone in ways that aren't a hassle when you're the one using the phone.

Here's a quick look at Google's Smart Lock options, and how to use them.

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3 months ago

Runtastic brings personalized training plans to your smartphone with the new Results app

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Runtastic has announced the release of the company's latest app for iOS and Android. Titled Results, this new offering to those who wish to keep in shape offers a personalized training experience with multiple plans for building strength, decreasing body fat and increasing definition of your massive abs.

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3 months ago

Skyscanner flights update brings improvements to search, ratings and more

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Skyscanner, the popular global travel search engine, has released a huge update for its Android app, bringing improvements to search, ratings and more. No longer do you need to continually enter the same information when you need to repeat a search, as the app will now show you recent searches as well.

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3 months ago

Periscope's latest update lets you skip ahead in replays

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Periscope for Android has been updated to version 1.3. This latest release introduces a number of improvements, most notably the ability to now skip ahead while watching a reply, as well as Maps 2.0 to allow viewers to check out an interactive perspective of a specific geographic location.

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