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2 months ago

Microsoft rolling out long-awaited Groove Music update for Android

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Microsoft is rolling out an update for its Groove Music app for Android. It's the first such update for the streaming music app since September 2015.

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2 months ago

AC editors' apps of the week: Vivino, Bloomberg, TunnelBear VPN and more

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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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2 months ago

Unable to log into Pokémon Go right now? You are not alone!

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Update, July 17, 2016: After being coaxed back to life Saturday evening, Pokémon Go's server issues seem to be continuing into Sunday, as newly-launched countries get stuck into the game.

It appears as though the Pokémon Go login servers are experiencing a bit of trouble, preventing users from being able to log in and play the game. Have you noticed any issues, or are you still out there catching them all? Niantic has been adding support for gameplay in several new countries over the recent days, and odds are that the servers are just simply overloaded at this point.

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2 months ago

Pokémon Go now available in Canada

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Pokémon Go Android

Official launch means Canadians can wrangle a snorlax without sideloading.

Right alongside the iOS launch today, Pokémon Go is now available in Canada through Google Play. While Canadians could previously play by directly installing the APK file from a third-party source, the official launch means they don't need to worry about running across fake apps or malware.

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2 months ago

Yelp gets in on the Pokémon Go action with its own PokéStop filter

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Yelp just got a little more helpful to all of your Pokémon trainers out there. The service will now let you know which restaurants have Pokémon Go PokéStops nearby. The new capability is part of Yelp's filter options.

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2 months ago

Amazon Video now lets you download TV and movies to your SD card

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Amazon has updated its Video app for Android, making it easier for customers to take their favorite movies and TV shows with them wherever they go. Customers can now download videos to their SD cards, giving them more flexibility for offline viewing.

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2 months ago

Inkwire will let you share your Android screen without the need for a computer

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Sharing the screen of your Android phone is about to get even easier with Inkwire. This app, which is about to hit its Alpha stages, will allow you to share your screen with another Android phone. That's right, no need for ADB or even a computer. Developer Koush, who is well-known for previous apps like Vysor, ROM Manager and more, has revealed a brief description and some screenshots of the app.

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2 months ago

Sprint is offering lures and free charging stations for Pokémon Go players at its stores

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Sprint is getting in on the Pokémon Go action by placing lures at its stores. Sprint and Boost Mobile stores will offer free charging stations should you need a quick top-up before heading out on your hunt. Sprint will also have "Pokémon Go experts" on-site that can provide assistance with nearby PokéStops.

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2 months ago

DomiNations brings some of history's greatest figures to battle in latest update

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Great leaders of history are at the center of the latest update to hit popular mobile strategy game DomiNations.

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2 months ago

Facebook's Instant Articles are coming to Messenger

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Checking out articles your friends share through Facebook Messenger is about to become much faster.

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2 months ago

Google to host its first Play Indie Games Festival on Sept. 24 in San Francisco

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Google has announced that in September the company will hold its first Google Play Indie Games Festival in San Francisco. The event is aimed at showcasing recent and upcoming releases of top indie games in front of consumers and industry influencers and give them the chance to try them out. This will allow the indie developers an opportunity to expand their networks, gain real-time feedback and improve discoverability in Google Play for their app.

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2 months ago

theScore eSports can now help you keep up with Super Smash Bros. and Street Fighter

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If you're a fan of watching coverage of competitive fighting game tournaments, theScore eSports can now help you keep up with at least two of them: Street Fighter and Super Smash Bros.

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2 months ago

Google Keyboard gets custom theme options in latest update

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After adding one-handed mode and the ability to adjust keyboard height in version 5.0, Google Keyboard is picking up an update to version 5.1 that brings custom themes.

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2 months ago

Google Play update hits Pixel 2015 and Acer Chromebook R11

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We're hearing reports that the Pixel 2015 and Acer Chromebook R11 Chromebooks have a Dev channel update that brings support for Android apps and the Google Play Store. The two devices will join the ASUS Chromebook Flip as part of the testing platform to get the stable channel of Chrome OS ready for the Play Store. When the program comes out of beta, many current and future Chromebooks will be able to install and run your favorite Android apps from Google Play with no trickery or difficulties.

To get Google Play up and running on your Pixel or Chromebook R11, make sure you're on the latest Dev channel build and look for "Play store" in your settings. See here for full details.

Read: These are the Chromebooks that will get Google Play support

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2 months ago

Adobe Lightroom for Android adds pro mode to built-in camera

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An update is now rolling out to Adobe Lightroom, bringing mobile photo editing aficionados an all new pro mode for the built-in camera.

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