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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Box for Android updates to 2.0 with new features

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If you use Box for Android, then you’re in for a treat. The company has released the latest version of their app, labeled as the first major overhaul since beta to release… version 2.0. The new version brings  document preview, offline folders, bulk uploads and downloads, “complete ...

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Banjo 3.0 brings location-based social media and networking to a new level

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If you followed the election coverage this past month, you may know that the media was using a new means of gathering polling data: Banjo. Banjo is an app for both Android and iPhone that combines feeds of your friends’ check-ins from literally anywhere in the world, and shows you ...

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Smule introduces AutoRap for Android

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Brought to you by the creators of Songify and Magic Panio, Smule proudly launched AutoRap onto Google Play. AutoRap takes your speech and coverts it into a funky jam. You are automatically given a few free “beats”, but you can unlock more with points you can earn! And let’s ...

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World Series of Poker for Android now available

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Poker Players, unite – and get ready for some serious, but fun, poker action! EA, along with Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc., has released World Series of Poker to Android and iOS! This app is designed to appeal to poker fans of all skill levels and offers the challenge of going ...

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