Plex update adds Chromecast support for audio streaming and content mirroring

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Despite offering limited compatibility support for audio streaming, Chromecast has been a hit amongst Android users, and now Plex has just announced an update to its media player system that enhances Chromecast support. Users of the Plex Android App are now able to play music and push photos ...

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Samsung debuts its own Winter Olympics app

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Samsung is constantly trying to keep users solely in its own ecosystem. First, the Galaxy Gear. Did you really think it would end there? Now, they created a beautiful Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 app, and its only available on Samsung devices. The app is very well-done. The menu is accessible by ...

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Fitbit compatibility branches out to 12 more Android devices

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Fitbit is a great way to track your exercising habits. But if you’re one of the many that doesn’t have a compatible device, today might be your day. With the company’s announcement at CES and a new update to the Fitbit app, 12 more Android devices will be compatible. ...

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Thoughts on the new Twitter UI

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Last week, Twitter updated its official Android app with more functionality and UI problems than we’ve ever seen. It’s no secret that the official Twitter app for Android has been… neglected. Not in the sense that it doesn’t receive notable updates, because it does. ...

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Cover exits closed beta for Google Play Store

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In the last year, there have been many launcher and lockscreen replacements for Android popping up and one of the most recent and popular is Cover. Cover, which for the last few months has an invite-only beta, is now out of closed beta and available for free in the Play Store. It’s an ...

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Field Trip app updated with new layout and content

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Field Trip, a location-based information guide, updated recently with some great new changes. Designed by Google’s Niantic Labs, Field Trip aims to deliver underground information to users based on their location. The app is long due for a UI update, and it’s finally here. The new ...

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Smarter, more intuitive Pocket 5.0 coming soon

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Next week the Pocket app for Android will be receiving a massive update when Pocket 5.0 is released. Pocket said that the update, which is coming Nov. 20 for Android devices, will bring smarter, more dynamic and streamlined navigation and search, so you should be able to spend more time reading ...

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Beta Review: Any.Do Cal – A simple, elegant calendar with great functionality

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NOTE: This review is based on a beta version – things might change by the time it makes a public release A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to notice a Google+ post making the rounds which offered a place in the “Any.do super users community”. Naturally, I didn’t hesitate, and ...

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Google+ for Android version 42 features released

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The most recent post on the Google Plus development blog is showing off the latest version of G+ for android, version 42. The update includes major improvements to photo handling, such as: Auto Backup, to safely and privately store your photos as you snap them Auto Highlight, to browse a ...

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Hangouts announced as Google’s messaging overhaul, app replacement to Talk ready for download

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If you’ve been paying attention to I/O today, chances are that you saw the announcement about Hangouts. Hangouts is Google’s new messaging system that is stepping up to replace Talk, and users are excited. The app is now available on the Play Store, as well as on the app store for ...

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Everything.me Launcher: Personalize your homescreen on the fly, depending on what you’re interested in

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Let’s face it: the Android homescreen can get stale, boring – just plain old “meh”. Not because of anything Google did wrong, of course, but there are those users like myself who constantly want to see their setups change, stay fresh. Enter “Everything.me”. ...

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ShopSavvy gets update with new user interface

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If you’re a fan of the application ShopSavvy, then head to the Play store and check out the latest update. The new dynamic interface makes it super simple to get the best prices at retailers, and ShopSavvy’s new product screen features the product title and subtitles, and also shows ...

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Etsy releases app for Android (Finally!)

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For all you Etsy-holics, you know that getting Etsy on your device can be a pain in the crafts. Fortunately, Etsy has heard your cries of despair, and has announced their official Android app. The app comes in English, French, Dutch and German. It also allows you to: Search across the entire ...

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New Play Store APK teardown reveals app reviews require G+ account, pre-order support, and more

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The guys over at Android Police have torn down the new Play Store APK, and they’ve found some pretty cool stuff lurking on the inside. According to AP: …App reviews in the Play Store will soon require a Google+ account, and future reviews will be posted showing your full Google+ ...

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Sony announces Xperia Lounge, brings unique Sony experience to all users

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Sony today has given us some information on their Xperia Lounge. The ecosystem is a place for you to get Sony-approved media to munch on to your heart’s content. According to Sony Mobile’s blog, we can look forward to: Music Exclusives from Coldplay – limited edition artwork, the ...

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