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3 weeks ago

Latest Chrome update for Android adds website update notifications and more

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Google is now rolling out the latest version of its Chrome web browser for Android. It brings the version number to 42 and adds a way to be notified when websites are updated.

The feature was first revealed by Google in March as part of the beta for Chrome 42. Website developers can use the new Push API to sent out notifications to Chrome users when a site is updated.

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3 weeks ago

Microsoft's new Office Delve app for Android lets users view their shared documents

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Microsoft's latest Android app is Office Delve, which lets business users of Office 365 to look quickly through shared documents via a card-based user interface.

Microsoft seems to be making a bigger effort to support Android apps. Recently it made a deal with Samsung and other hardware companies to pre-load Microsoft apps on their Android devices.

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3 weeks ago

FEMA app update gives you severe weather alerts for up to five locations

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Keeping up with weather alerts for your friends and families locations just got easier with the updated FEMA app.

Severe weather is no joke, and trying to keep informed of the weather conditions your friends and family in various locations are facing is not as easy as some would like. FEMA has just released an update to their Android app which brings the ability to receive severe weather notifications for five different locations within the US.

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3 weeks ago

Twitter's revamped 'quote tweet' feature is now rolling out to Android

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Twitter has announced tonight that its revamped quote tweet feature is now rolling out on Android.

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3 weeks ago

AC editors' apps of the week: Microtrip, Snapseed, Timely and more

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Apps of the week

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 weeks ago

Nokia reportedly discussing the possible sale of its HERE maps division

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A new story says that Nokia is reportedly "exploring" the idea of selling off its HERE maps division.

The company may decide to ditch the maps business in part to concentrate its time on its wireless network division. HERE Maps is already getting some interest from other companies and private-equity firms, according to Bloomberg's unnamed sources.

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3 weeks ago

Office Remote lets you easily manage presentations from your Android device

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Microsoft's latest Android app gives you the ability to navigate PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Excel spreadsheets, with your Android device acting as the controller.

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3 weeks ago

Crossy Road is now on Android TV

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If you've spent way too much time with your nose in a tablet or smartphone playing Crossy Road, don't read this. Close the tab, turn off the computer, leave the room, exit your house, lock the door and call a Realtor. (And, erm, forget you ever saw this headline.)

Crossy Road is now on your Android TV.

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3 weeks ago

Snapseed 2.0 adds new filters, tools, and non-destructive editing

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Photo editing app Snapseed has hit version 2.0, adding a number of new editing tools to help you get the most out of your photos.

Snapseed received its last major update in October 2013. Version 2.0 adds a number of new tools, including a non-destructive editing feature called Stacks.

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3 weeks ago

Amazon Prime Music Stations now available on Android

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Android users can now enjoy unlimited ad-free access to Amazon Prime Music Stations.

Amazon has made Prime Stations, part of the Prime Music platform, available for Android users. Members of Amazon Prime will now be able to get unlimited access to Prime Stations, which offers an ad-free internet radio.

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3 weeks ago

Dunkin Donuts and Seamless add Google Wallet support for faster checkouts

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Google has announced that both Dunkin Donuts and Seamless have integrated Google Wallet for quick and easy payments when on your Android device.

Ordering food and drinks from your mobile phone is becoming more and more popular, and Google is working to make payment for these items even easier with the use of Google Wallet. Starting today users can refill their Dunkin Donuts cards, as well as pay for their Seamless order without having to enter credit card information.

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4 weeks ago

iTranslate Voice lands on Android with support for over 40 languages

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iTranslate Voice is now available for Android, ready to help you communicate in over 40 languages.

iTranslate Voice will translate your speech into another language, much like Google Translate, though without the language detection.

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4 weeks ago

Facebook brings Messenger to a standalone site for web browsers

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Messenger has launched as a standalone web site, but it won't be disappearing from Facebook's core site.

Messenger, Facebook's messaging platform, is now available as a standalone service on the web. In the past users had to use Facebook's website to message their friends and family, but starting today they can do so without all the extra distractions.

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4 weeks ago

Twitter dumps the 'Discover' and 'Activity' tabs for new Trends section

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Twitter has announced a change to its mobile apps today that will see the "Discover" and "Activity" pages replaced with a single trends page — now nestled in the search menu.

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4 weeks ago

Google Calendar introduces month view ... again

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Google is again making it even easier to see an overview of your upcoming appointments with the return of the monthly view to the Google Calendar app.

In an update that will be rolling out over the next few days, Google will bring back the month view back to the Google Calendar app. Back in February Google made a bunch of changes and improvements to Google Calendar, and they have received a lot of feedback.

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