Jawbone UP24 lifestyle tracker now works for Android devices

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Jawbone have today announced that their lifestyle tracker UP24 and the accompanying App are now available for Android. Tracking data to help you understand how you sleep, move, and eat, the UP24 wristband can now connect to the Android-compataible App to receieve data in real-time. In addition, ...

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The Pebble App Challenge will reward developers with Pebble Steels and a cash prize

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With the recent release of the Pebble App Store on Android, Pebble is celebrating by rewarding the best app developers with some pretty nice prizes The top 16 developers receive their very own Pebble Steel, and the grand prize winner receives $5,000. The apps that are eligible for entrance can ...

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No porn for you: Vine changes TOS

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If you tend to visit more unconventional sources for your pornographic needs, you might want to sit down for this. Vine has just announced that they are officially banning sexually explicit posts. They have previously taken action in making sexual content more difficult to find, but the company ...

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Pebble 2.0 Beta App updated to version 11

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The Android Beta App for the latest Pebble 2.0 has just been updated to version 11 and it seems a lot of the teething issues that users were originally experiencing have been ironed out. Changelog: PebbleKit JS localStorage is now sandboxed for each app Many improvements to onboarding and FW ...

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Google Play celebrating its second birthday with special deals, but you might not be able to see them yet

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According to a tipster on Reddit from Australia, Google Play is celebrating its second birthday and is offering many apps and other content for either free or at a discount. I’m based in the U.S. and couldn’t see the deals yet by going to the link below, but when I used the ...

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Game Insight’s Cloud Raiders Game Review

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Being a massive fan of strategy games, when Game Insight recently released their Cloud Raiders game for Android, I had to play it. You are required to battle armies of sky pirates to defend your base, as well as other players in the game in the PvP mode. You’re able to form clans in ...

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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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