WhatsApp tells what’s really up with Facebook partnership, talks data and privacy

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If you’re a WhatsApp user, you can rest assured that your data and privacy will not be compromised with Facebook’s recent $16 billion purchase of the popular cross-platform social messaging platform. WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum took to the company’s personal blog today to set the ...

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Share content on multiple social networks at once with Polarbear Beta [App of the Day]

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If you’re like most people who use social networking, odds are you would like to post to multiple sites and accounts at once. The process of copy and pasting your text and posting it on different sites can get monotonous very quickly. Polarbear Beta for Android is here to help with that ...

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WhatsApp updated with new privacy settings and features

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If there’s a messaging application we all really love and use, then I think it would be none other than WhatsApp. It was recently acquired by Facebook for a huge amount, and now the app just received its first update after the deal. First spotted by Android Police, the app now have ...

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Google VP chats Galaxy S6, Nexus 6, Whatsapp, and more

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Google Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai recently sat down with French website Frandroid where he discussed a number of Android-related topics. Among other things, Pichai touched on the relationship between Samsung and the Android team, Whatsapp, and, of course, future smartphones. On ...

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Create your own Flappy Bird-style game with Code.org

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We’ve already told you how to get Flappy Bird on your Android device now that it’s gone, but why not just create your own “flappy” game? Today Code.org, a non-profit organization that aims to get more students interested in computer science, crossed two milestones, ...

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Facebook buying WhatsApp for $16 billion

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Facebook has today announced that it will be buying the popular cross-platform social messaging platform Whatsapp for around $16 billion. The deal was announced today as both parties reached an agreement: Whatsapp receives $4 billion in cash and $12 billion in Facebook stock. If, for whatever ...

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(UPDATE) Dayframe adds Chromecast support

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Now that Google opened up the Chromecast SDK to the public, more apps are gaining support for the tiny wifi-connected dongle. One of the newest is Cloud TV’s Dayframe that was recently updated to version 2.0. In the slideshow app Dayframe 2.0, besides have a new user experience and ...

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SenseGiz seeking funding for Star, a multi-functional safety and activity tracker

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There are many fitness trackers and smartwatches on the market, but how about a device that alerts your loved ones when you are injured? SenseGiz, a company that you may not have heard of, is seeking funding on Indiegogo for Star, what it calls “the world’s first emergency ...

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Facebook Home gets makeover; shown off in new video

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If you thought that Facebook had given up on its Home launcher for Android you’d be sorely mistaken. Indeed, the social networking giant has a rather impressive makeover in store for the experience. A new video posted to YouTube gives us a glimpse as to what users can expect in the latest ...

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Facebook confirms video ads in feeds for mobile

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Facebook on Tuesday confirmed that “a small number of people” will begin to see video ads in their social media feed. Indeed, this is for both the desktop as well as the mobile experience. According to Facebook, the videos will automatically play as they appear on screen, but sound ...

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Facebook 4.0 app for Android to usher in new UI

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The next big release of Facebook’s mobile app for Android should usher in a new UI, according to reports. Allegedly, the 4.0 version of Facebook for Android features the design and layout you see in the images above. It’s not clear, exactly, how soon Facebook plans to roll out this ...

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Facebook rolls out new Messenger experience to all Android users

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Facebook yesterday confirmed that the new look Messenger app has been expanded to all Android and iOS users. Initially released to a select group of users a few weeks back, it’s a refreshed feel that looks more modern and inviting. If you have not yet received the update, check your ...

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Facebook debuts new for look Messenger app

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Facebook on Tuesday announced that select users of the Messenger app will begin seeing a new look for the Android platform. Faster, more reliable, and cleaner, the app is a glimpse into the possible future of Facebook’s general aesthetic. It’s unclear as to how Facebook determines ...

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Facebook Home brings Instagram, Flickr, Tumblr, and Pinterest integration to all users

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For anyone who is using Facebook Home, we have some pretty cool news for you. A couple of weeks ago, we reported that folks on the Facebook Home beta track were getting support for some new features in the app. Well, now those features are available to everyone. The new update brings the option ...

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Alpha: Test the bleeding edge features of Facebook for Android

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Forget that beta stuff… you want bleeding edge? You need that alpha. Facebook now allows for an alpha version of its Android application which provides a totally different user experience than the official client. If you’re the kind of user who doesn’t mind bugs and glitches ...

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