Sony has a brand-new surprise that’ll give Android users plenty of visually enticing photos to drool over. It seems that the Japanese manufacturer has ventured into what seems to be a photo gallery application but turns out to be more than just that.
Officially known as “α” CLOCK for Mobile, this application lets users experience Sony’s new Time-Shift UI on their Android device. The app will present to you various photos of famous landmark destinations, most of which come from the UNESCO World Heritage sites, taken with high resolution cameras that use “α” Interchangeable lenses.
Each location holds numerous photos that were taken during various [...]
For those of you who love to send files from one platform to another, then here’s something to lighten your load and make your task a whole lot easier. From the makers of the top-rated cross-platform to-do-list manager app Do it (Tomorrow) comes a handy file sharing application for Android known as AnySend.
With a clean uncluttered user interface, AnySend can be your personal sending partner. The app allows instant wireless data transfer between two Android devices that are on the same Wi-Fi connection. File sharing applications like AnySend is done through a process known as direct device-to-device transfer instead of the usual FTP connection or shared content via the [...]
Word games are some of the most addictive games you could play with your friends. Not only do they keep your mind sharp but also serve as a great way to expand your vocabulary.
You’ll be digging for words you’ve learned of a long time ago but never had the chance to use until your letter tiles drove you to desperation. Pick up words that your friends have in their own vocabulary to enrich your own.
We’ve put together a list of some of the best Scrabble apps for Android devices so you can keep adding new words to your vocabulary and you can keep the words you’ve already learned from gathering dust. You’ll be surprised at what you can [...]
If you want to give your dad’s tie rack a break and not buy him yet another neutral color tie for Father’s Day this year – consider what EA Games is offering on Google Play – the “Games for Guys” sale. It sounds like the cool gift for the 21st century dads is the gift of apps.
Assuming your dad owns an Android device and likes to play a game or two on his spare time, the following games from EA come highly recommended. And because they’re being heavily discounted by up to 40%, it’s even more reason to get all of them.
The four games that are on sale are:Dead Space FIFA 12 Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Plants vs. Zombies
Out of the four, Dead Space [...]
Google announced yesterday on Google+ the launch of Collectibles Week. For a limited time, Android gamers will be able to enjoy special in-game content for certain games that are currently available for download in Google Play.
While you shouldn’t expect epic items, you may as well have some fun discovering some of the exclusive collectibles that can be found in around 20 Android games:
Get your SIMS a new patio set this summer or add a Magic Store for your Dream Tower. You’ll also find items like Andro the Heroic in Tap Dragon Park, Android Monster in Monster Park, or a cool Android tee in Stardom.
The special promo is [...]
Feel like you’re talking to the walls when you leave that constructive criticism on an app on Google Play Store? That won’t be the case anymore, because Google is making some big changes on its app store. You’d better be good at both dishing it out and taking it back, though. Those seemingly faceless app developers can now reply to your reviews – good or bad.
As you can see on the screenshot below taken from an Android Developer console, developers will be able to reply directly to customer’s reviews, and their replies will appear below the original comments on Google Play for the public to see. We don’t think there’s a notification system to let you know if a review [...]
Battery life is one important factor when deciding what mobile device to buy, especially for those people that are constantly on the go, and even more so in case they decide to purchase power-hungry 4G LTE smartphones and tablets. And while there isn’t a perfect way to help you save battery life on your new 4G Android device, you can certainly try the Carat Collaborative Energy Debugging app to help you with that.
Carat is a simple app, available from Google Play as a free download, that can help you improve battery efficiency and save battery life when possible. What’s interesting about Carat is that it’s based on collaborative effort from [...]
Using an NFC-equipped smartphone to pay for meals and small items might be all the rage now, but cash still dominates in many parts of the world. With ATM machines not going away anytime soon, one company is proposing the combined use of a mobile app and the camera on your Android smartphone to withdraw cash wirelessly from the ATM machine.
As demonstrated on the video, the NCR Mobile Cash Withdrawal system consists of a mobile app and an additional software installed on the ATM machine. Additional hardware installation, such as an NFC reader or barcode scanner — however — is not required, which makes it a more attractive proposition for banks to implement [...]
This week, Amazon updated its popular Kindle app for Android, iOS, and the web (the Kindle Cloud Reader) to support reading children titles, comic books, and graphics novels. Up until now, this type of publications were only available on the Kindle Fire.
The update makes accessible over 1,000 comics and books to Android users, including classic titles such as Superman, Batman, or, in the kids-friendly category, Curious George.
Along with the new content, Android users will find that the new Kindle app is more versatile and flexible, thanks to a number of usability tweaks. These include the possibility to customize margins and line spacing, and also the ability [...]
If you’re one of those photo aficionados who always fancy looking at their own collection of pictures from time to time but constantly experience the dilemma of how to contain them in one place, then we’re pleased to introduce you to a great solution.
Using the cross-platform aggregator Relive, you can now explore all of your precious photos regardless of what platform they are on. As long as you have any Android-, iOS-, or any Windows-powered device at hand, then you’re now ready to go.
Before you can use the Relive service, however, you’ll need to authorize it to access your Facebook account. This allows you to access Relive from any [...]