All Posts by Chris Parsons

Verizon support docs suggest 4.4.2 KitKat update for Droid RAZR HD and RAZR M coming soon

Verizon support docs suggest 4.4.2 KitKat update for Droid RAZR HD and RAZR M coming soon

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Since April, users of the Motorola Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR M have been waiting for their update to Android 4.4 KitKat and from the looks of it, the wait will soon be over. After a soak test, Verizon has now updated the support documents for both devices with new information about the updates and the changes they'll bring. A new full-screen mode, color emoji support, improved...

Bitly alerts users of widespread account compromises, claims no accounts have been accessed

Bitly alerts users of widespread account compromises, claims no accounts have been accessed

Chris Parsons 5

If you've ever created an account for the url shortening service Bitly before, you'll want to listen up. Bitly has now announced via their blog that they have reason to believe that Bitly account credentials have been compromised and our suggesting users change their API keys and OAuth tokens. We have reason to believe that Bitly account credentials have been compromised. We have...

Spotify for Android update brings new darker theme, refreshed typography and rounded iconography

Spotify for Android update brings new darker theme, refreshed typography and rounded iconography

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While the news of Spotify teaming up with Sprint was big, unless you're a Sprint customer or planning on soon being one, it likely didn't matter all that much to you. What may matter to you though is the fact that there's a new Spotify app update rolling out through the Google Play Store right now and it's a bit of a departure from the app as you know it now. The new update includes a...

Amazon adds Hulu Plus, Crackle and Showtime to their lineup of Fire TV voice search partners

Amazon adds Hulu Plus, Crackle and Showtime to their lineup of Fire TV voice search partners

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If you're like Gary Busey and enjoy talking to things such as your Amazon Fire TV, you'll be pleased to know Amazon has added new voice search partners to their still fresh set-top box. Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime Anytime are joining VEVO in integrating their full catalogs into Fire TV’s unified voice search. On top of that, Amazon took the time to note a few other things that are...

Beats Music app updated with new widget, social account linking and player improvements

Beats Music app updated with new widget, social account linking and player improvements

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Although the Beats Music app wasn't the best out of the gates, they've realized some of the growing the pains along the way and listened to user feedback. A new update pushing through Google Play right now brings some requested social features but more importantly improvements to the music player, offline storage and music downloading, and of course, the usual list of 'bug fixes'. We've...