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1 week ago

Google I/O app updated with a visual refresh ahead of the 2015 conference

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The official Google I/O app has been updated for 2015 today, bringing a visual refresh along for the ride.

If you're planning to attend Google I/O 2015, you'll be happy to know that Google has updated the official app for the conference ahead of its May 28 start date.

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1 week ago

Nova Launcher 4.0 brings Material Design, bundled wallpapers, and more

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Nova Launcher has been updated to version 4.0, which brings the Material Design overhaul and more to everyone.

In the beginning of March the folks behind Nova Launcher released a beta that showed off the new Material Design overhaul, and gave users a taste of some of the new features. The update is now available for everyone through Google Play, and it brings quite a number of changes along with it.

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1 week ago

Snake Rewind brings a dose of classic gaming nostalgia to Android

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Snake Rewind, a reboot from the creator of the original classic mobile game, has officially launched on Android today.

Snake Rewind, a reboot of the classic game made famous on practically every early Nokia device, has launched on Android a day earlier than anticipated. Snake Rewind offers a fresh take on the familiar Snake formula, adding in 10 visually distinct levels, a rewind mechanic, and much more.

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1 week ago

Huawei putting on US-focused event in NYC on June 2

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Huawei has just sent out media invites to an event in New York City on June 2, keeping details light.

Just a month after the announcement of the Huawei P8 in other regions, an invite concealing most of a device invites media to learn more about it in New York City on June 2.

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1 week ago

Gmail app update lets you easily see recent conversations, contact info, and more with one tap

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Google has made it much easier to see see contact information, recent conversations, and more in the latest update to Gmail for Android.

The latest update to the Gmail app for Android, which is rolling out now, makes viewing contact information, finding recent conversations, and more much easier. A single tap on the users avatar will now bring up all of this information, where as you previously had to search in various places for it all.

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1 week ago

Get $100 off when you buy a new Samsung phone and tablet from T-Mobile

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T-Mobile is offering customers savings of $100 when purchasing a Samsung phone and tablet together, and use T-Mobile's Equipment Installment Plan to pay them both off.

If you are in the market for a new smartphone and tablet, you will want to check out T-Mobile's latest promotion that will save you $100 on your purchase. With this new deal, customers can save when purchasing a Samsung smartphone, like the brand new Galaxy S6, along with a Samsung tablet, like the Galaxy Tab S.

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1 week ago

Dungeon Hunter 5 scores a ton of new content in Xinkashi Unleashed update

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Gameloft has released the first big update for Dungeon Hunter 5 today, bringing tons of new content to the fore.

If you're a big fan of Gameloft's latest action-RPG title, Dungeon Hunter 5, you're in for a treat today. The game picked up its first big content update, called Xinkashi Unleashed, and it brings all new daily events, new armor, and much more.

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1 week ago

Google Fit now tracks distance and calories burned to help you reach your goals

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The Google Fit app will now help you keep track of your fitness goals by estimating calories burned and distance traveled.

Google Fit just became a lot more useful for people setting fitness goals. The app's latest update brings with it the ability to show you how close you are to reaching those goals by estimating calories burned, as well as distance traveled.

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1 week ago

Lynk wants to add a physical component to mobile security and theft protection

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Securing your mobile experience is all about using what works for you, and lynk adds a potentially compelling option to the mix.

There are plenty of way to make your Android device more secure, but balancing usability with security is a constant problem to be dealt with. The folks behind lynk have created a physical option for tech savvy users who aren't usually far from their phone. It's a Bluetooth beacon capable of acting as an NFC proxy, with an app that acts as a password manager and helps you with an alarm system in case you've misplaced your phone. On top of all these promises, lynk claims multiple months of battery life.

It's an impressive laundry list of things to be capable of, and if it works even half as well as the demonstration video claims this could be an enticing option for users interested in new forms of device security.

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1 week ago

AT&T customers to receive free Hulu content later this year

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AT&T customers will have another reason to stay with the carrier later this year, as they just closed a new deal with Hulu to bring free content to all of their customers.

Later this year, AT&T customers will be able to access some Hulu content through the AT&T app as well as the web for free, thanks to a new partnership. Under the new partnership, AT&T customers will be able to view short clips and select short-form content from within the app, and the two companies are even exploring the possibility of bringing a Hulu app to TV's.

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1 week ago

Chrome extensions will soon only be available through the Chrome Web Store

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Starting in July, the only place Chrome Windows and Mac users will be able to get extensions for the web browser will be from Google's official Chrome Web Store.

Google stopped the sideloading of Chrome extensions for Windows users back in May 2014, and only allowed them to be offered via the official Chrome Web Store. In July, that will be extended to all Windows and Mac users, in both regular and developer channels.

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1 week ago

Sprint pushing out a bug fix update for the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

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Samsung Galaxy S6 edge owners on Sprint's network will notice an update hitting their device, which fixes some bugs that the device had.

Coming in at 130MB, the update for the Galaxy S6 edge is a small one, but update is just a bug fix release. Sprint has already started pushing out the update, which carriers version number G925PVPU1AOE2.

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1 week ago

Samsung Galaxy S6 on AT&T now receiving an update

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AT&T is pushing out an update to the Samsung Galaxy S6 on its network, leaving the device on Android 5.0.2 with no official word on what is new.

Samsung Galaxy S6 owners on AT&T are starting to see a 237MB update hitting their devices. Members of the Android Central forums have reported receiving the update already, which keeps the device on Android 5.0.2, and AT&T has released a list of the changes found in this build.

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1 week ago

Samsung to hold free Gear VR app workshop for developers on May 20

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Samsung is hosting a free introductory workshop for Android developers who want to learn how to make apps that will work with the Samsung Gear VR headset on May 20 in Mountain View, California.

The Gear VR app workshop will be located at the Samsung Developer Connection offices, which are located at 665 Clyde Avenue in Mountain View, California. It will be held next Wednesday, May 20 from noon to 2:30 p.m..

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1 week ago

T-Mobile drops Nexus 6 price by $100, now starting at $549

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T-Mobile is currently offering the Nexus 6 starting at $549, $100 off its usual full price.

T-Mobile is currently offering both the 32GB and 64GB versions of the Nexus 6 for $100 off their full retail prices. The 32GB model is available for $549, down from $649, while the 64GB phone can be yours for $599, where usually it would be $699.

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