Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition has been launched for Android, bringing a whole new generation of players to the game. Leveraging the Dungeons & Dragons style of game play, Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition is set in the Wizards of the Coast's legendary Forgotten Realms where you'll journey deep into the Spine of the World mountains and encounter fearsome beasts.
Instagram announced that it was bringing advertisements to users last year, and now the first full-on video ads are starting to arrive. The first ad spots, which land between eight and 15 seconds long, come from big names like Disney, Activision, Lancome, Banana Republic and CW, and are shown sparingly in user's Instagram feeds.
Microsoft is in the wearable game and supporting Android. Here's a first look
Last night – in a somewhat bungled outing, no less – Microsoft officially joined the wearable market with the Microsoft Band. More a fitness band with benefits than a smartwatch, the Band is perhaps best compared with the Samsung Gear Fit that launched earlier this year. The big news for us is, is Android support. Through the Microsoft Health app for Android – also for iOS, Mac and Windows – you can pair your Band with your favorite smartphone.
We haven't seen it yet, but our buddy, Daniel Rubino, over at Windows Central sure has, and he's unboxed it and given it a thorough hands-on.
A new update for Google Wallet is rolling out that will let you add money to your Wallet balance automatically. You will also be able to set up low balance alerts. The update also brings Google's new material design to Wallet.
Verizon Wireless has quietly agreed to a settlement of a class action lawsuit that claimed the company was overcharging its Family SharePlan customers. Verizon will pay a total of $64.2 million to its customers and to cover legal fees.
The exemplary task management app Todoist has introduced IFTTT integration today, which means you can do some really cool stuff like have urgent Gmail messages marked as a new task to follow up, or automatically turn your new tasks into calendar items.
If you've ever wanted a strategy game with wookiees, now you've got it thanks to Star Wars: Galactic Defense. Pick light side or dark side, chose up to three classic heroes, and set up your towers against waves of enemies.
Samsung has updated their S Health app in the Galaxy Apps Store, adding some new features, while removing others for users in some countries. New features include weight management, sleeping time, and oxygen saturation measurement.
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. For apps, Google Play stuff is at the top, and Amazon App Store sales are at the bottom. Today Amazon's got a great deal on $115-worth of apps now available for free. Definitely check that out.
As always, if you find any sales out out there that aren't listed, let us know in the comments!
Vodafone is preparing to run a weekend deal to celebrate Halloween and both the HTC One M8 and Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini will see 40 percent slashed from their original listed prices. If you've been holding off on making a purchase, now may be a good time to look at available options.
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