While no devices are shipping running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean yet, one of the coolest features of the update is the quick settings control in the notification pane. While custom ROMs have had similar features for a long time now, Control Panel for Android brings this feature to all Android devices. The app provides access to 16 controls including WiFi, Bluetooth, Sound, Vibrate, Auto-Brightness, Auto Rotation, Auto-Time, Screen Stay On, Sound Effect, Haptic Feedback, Dial Tone, Screen Timeout, Ringtone, Volume, Ring Mode, and Brightness Level. Most of these options simply toggle a setting on or off, though obviously controls like volume…
Spotify Premium users on the Sprint network will be able to use carrier billing to add Spotify Premium’s $10 monthly fee to their Sprint bill, starting today.
With the 2012 election over, it’s time for the republican party to go back and figure out where they went wrong. One thing they’ll be looking at is an app called Orca, which was supposed to help volunteers get more people to vote. Unfortunately, the app was massively flawed and never really worked.
While it may not be the Alien vs. Predator game that we heard was coming in November, Angry Mob Games and Fox Entertainment have teamed up to release a new Predators game in the Google Play Store.
Those will keen eyes might notice something in the The Verge’s Nexus announcement video from a while back: an updated version of Google Currents.
Showing that it’s never too late to cash in on a hit movie, Scarface, released back in 1983, now has a tie-in game to call its own. Developed by Fuse Powered, Scarface has been turned into a massively multiplayer online game, and is now available to download from Google Play Store.
There are quite a lot of people out there who enjoy My LIttle Pony. From kids around the world to hidden grown up fans known as Bronies, the My Little Pony franchise is enjoyed by all. Gameloft has released a game for Android that’ll let you play as your favorite characters from My Little Pony.
Siri was great when Apple launched the iPhone 4S, and had actually been one of the main marketing points of Apple’s smartphone platform. But a startup company says Siri is actually limited in its understanding of language. Even though Apple markets Siri’s artificial intelligence as understanding human speech even without special syntax or keywords, SkyPhrase says their solution is far more advanced.
Hear ye, hear ye! Gather around, Android users, for we have something new and sizzling for you. Android app devs are continuously brewing new and hot Android apps for your phones and tablets. Even the powerful winds or the devastating rains of Hurricane Sandy weren’t strong enough to stop the Google Play Store from putting up new toys for you to play with. Use these new apps to ease your mind, decorate your homescreen, keep your screen awake, instantly switch your phone to silent mode, and a whole lot more to be discovered in Google’s toy box. Sit back and…
A new MMORPG game has recently come available for Android. The game can be found in Google Play, is available for free and called The Hobbit: Kingdoms, The Battle for Middle-Earth.