There’s an update out for Google Calendar which adds some pretty useful new features. Firstly, they’ve integrated improvements to the calendar notifications, which allow you to go straight to maps and get directions to your event.
Facebook releases native Android app to the Google Play Store
A few weeks ago we told you that Facebook started advising its employees via an interestingly named campaign – Droidfooding – to switch from iPhone to Android, in order to better understand what the Android app needs to provide users an even better experience.
We’ve gotten a peek at Google Currents’ new layout last month, and now it’s here for everyone to enjoy. The update brings the magazine-style reader app even closer to Flipboard territory. What’s more, the long-awaited widget finally makes an appearance.
Football Manager Handheld 2013 now available in Google Play for $9.99
As a hardcore fan of PC football management simulation games ever since Football Manager was known as Championship Manager, I never thought this genre could work on mobile devices. Still, Sega tackled this very difficult task for the first time last year, when it launched FM Handheld 2012.
Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour now available through Google Play
f you’ve been itching to get your mitts on Gameloft’s latest mobile-oriented shooter for Android, today is your lucky day. After being delayed for a week, Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour has finally been released by Gameloft through Google Play. Evidently, the issues that plagued its initial release have more or less been resolved.
Google’s Sound Search widget now available for all ICS users, in US only
The Sound Search widget for Google Play finally integrates music identification to the Google Play store, and it's now available for Android 4.0 and higher. Although this concept isn’t new (Soundhound and Shazam have been doing this for a few years), Google’s version has one very helpful feature for Android users, syncing.
Gyft for Android allows you to send and receive gift cards through your phone
Let's face it, this holiday season it is almost inevitable that you send or receive at least one gift card. Looking for an easier way to manage your cards? Gyft has now released an official Android app that allows you to store, send and use your gift cards directly from your phone.
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City returns to Google Play
Last week we reported that Grand Theft Auto: Vice City had been pulled from Google Play due to validation errors that made the game totally unusable. The good news is that the game is now back up and seems to be working as it should.
Redbox Instant beta heading to Android and Google TV