Sunrise Calendar for Android now available in Beta

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The popular iOS calendar enters Beta on your favorite mobile platform Sometimes the stock apps on your phone can get tiresome. Though the update to Google’s Calendar app is imminent, you still have some other viable options. You may want to take a look at Sunrise Calendar, the app that ...

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Chrome Beta 35 for Android makes casting video easier

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Google has pushed out version 35 of the Chrome Beta app for Android, more specifically bringing the app to version 35.0.1916.34 which should be in Google Play as of writing. Amongst the usual bug and performance fixes, the most notable feature of the Chrome Beta 35 update is support for making ...

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NVIDIA announces new features for Shield, slashes price for limited time

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NVIDIA Shield users, listen up! There’s a new update coming April 2nd, and it’s a doozie. The notable features and improvements include: GameStream enhancements – Users can remotely stream games from their PC through a Wi-Fi connection via GameStream BETA UI enhancements to ...

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Facebook Messenger beta lets Android users test new features

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Following Facebook‘s introduction of the Beta program for their Android application last year, the company have just announced the Facebook Messenger for Android Beta program which will give users who opt-in the latest versions of the messenger app before general release. As with the main ...

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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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‘OK Google’ voice activation hits Google Chrome browser Beta

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Google Voice Search has been rolled out to the Google Chrome desktop browser over some time and users are now able to use their voice to conduct search commands right within their browser. Google have taken this to the next level in their latest Beta of Google Chrome with the popular “Ok ...

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Tip: How to hide the notification bar on Nova Launcher

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Installing Nova Launcher opens up a whole load of customisation possibilities for your Android device; first we explained how to use Nova Launcher gestures to quickly activate Google Now, and now you’ll see how to hide the notification bar. Hiding the notification pane on your device can ...

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Pebble Appstore Beta 8 hands-on

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The time is finally here… well, almost. Pebble finally announced their appstore for iOS, and left Android users waiting around for the launch on their favorite mobile platform. Recently, the Pebble team opened up a beta build to the public. It works, but remember: this is a very early ...

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Yahoo acquires Aviate, promises to fold into Android experience

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In another move to bring Yahoo back to its prime, today Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer took to the stage at CES 2014 to announce its newest acquisition that aligns perfectly with its “team and vision” — Aviate. Aviate is an Android app that has been in beta for the last few months and ...

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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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New SwiftKey beta brings number key row and emoji

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SwiftKey, probably the most popular third-party keyboard for Android, has released a new beta. The new beta version 4.5 includes two major add-ons that have been being clamored for for a long time: emoji, and a dedicated number row. Emoji, the picture-based emoticon replacement that is hugely ...

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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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Firefox for Android Beta gets new “Home” design

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Firefox is receiving a new startup screen redesign which they are now designating as “Home”. The redesign will give users the ability to access their browsing history, bookmarks, top sites, and reading list. This is all made possible through switchable tiles, which really polishes ...

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Paranoid Android’s HALO10 hits First Public Beta

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If you’re like me and you actually tried all of the new features Facebook released a few weeks ago with the launch of Facebook Home, you probably became familiar with “chat heads” from the updated Facebook Messenger app. If, like myself, you were a huge fan of that feature, ...

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Swiftkey celebrates 4th anniversary by bringing ‘flow’ out of beta

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SwiftKey, easily the most recognizable name in Android keyboards (and possibly Android software altogether) has just turned 4 years old. So, how does an app company celebrate? Cake, cookies, ice cream? Nope – they release more software. The company has taken their “flow” ...

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