FireTube app released – listen to YouTube like a music player

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A while ago, you may remember rumours surfacing of an all new YouTube subscription service that would turn the video site into a more music focused orientation, allowing for offline and audio-only listening. Whilst such a service is still just a rumour, there is an interesting new app in the ...

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Canadian pre-orders for Nexus 6 to begin on October 29th

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For those north of the border, don’t think Google has forgotten about you when it comes to the Nexus 6. The device will be available for pre-order in Canada on October 29th and will cost $749 for 32GB and $799 for 64GB. Unfortunately that’s a $100 markup on what the US will be ...

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Nexus 6 pre-orders to begin October 29

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Details surrounding the ordering status of the Nexus 6 was somewhat of a mystery following the Google event a few days ago, but it seems the Moto X inspired device has finally gotten a pre-order date. For those wanting to order the Nexus 6, you will be able to do so as of October 29th... Read More

Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.0.32 APK (Material Design)

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UPDATE: There is a newer version of the Google Play Store, version 5.0.37, which can be accessed here. The Google Play Store was only just recently updated to bring more Material Design aspects to the app, and now we see the version receive a small update bringing the Google Play Store to ...

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Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.0.31 APK (Material Design)

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UPDATE: There is a newer version of the Google Play Store, which can be found here. Material Design has been working its way through the Google Apps gradually, and we’ve seen it teased in the Google Play Store before, but now the latest Google Play Store version 5.0.31 adds even more into ...

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Google Play will soon list in-app purchase price ranges

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Taking effect on September 30th, Google have announced on the developer dashboard that the price ranges for the cost of the various in-app purchases in a given app will soon be listed in the description of the app itself. This is a great move by Google as it gives an idea of how much ...

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VIPole Secure Messenger Review

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In a world where the topic of security is becoming so mainstream now, privacy and the content that is on our devices is an ever growing concern, even for the average user. Security used to be something that the techies worried about, curating scenarios and encrypting data to safeguard ...

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SimCity BuildIt announced for Android

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EA has just announced that they are planning on releasing a new SimCity game on Android called SimCity BuildIt. Whilst details are vague, the video below shows that the graphics of the game seem to be on par with the current PC game. Forbes has an analysis video which looks at what is known ...

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Nova Launcher gets updated with new drawer animations in version 3.1 (out of beta)

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Nova Launcher is one of the best and most popular launchers out there. It’s full of customization, updated regularly and runs as smooth as butter. Beta version of the app got updated about a week ago and is now out of beta. What’s new? Here’s the changelog: Drawer animations / ...

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Minuum Keyboard got updated, floating and compact modes in tow

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Minuum Keyboard certainly offers a unique way to type on your Android device. Many people are not ready for something like that yet, others have however embraced the opportunity and are using the app as their only keyboard. I personally have tried it out and it’s just not my thing. ...

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Dropbox’s Carousel gallery app updated with new features and Android L support

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Since its launch in April, Dropbox’s Carousel gallery app has been downloaded over 100,000 times from the Google Play Store. The app is a solid replacement for your stock gallery app, no matter whether we’re talking vanilla Android app or one of the gallery apps that come with ...

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Face Fun – Free Movie Maker App Review

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You’ve undoubtedly seen those funny videos that you can make where you take a static image is turned into a movie with a part of the face replaced with an imported animated clip. Those things are hilerious, but without being a whiz with photoshop, how do you do it? That’s where Face ...

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How to fix Google Play Store errors

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Error codes are brilliant – they stop you from doing what you want whilst providing the least amount of information possible by just giving you a code or a number. To stop you throwing your device against the wall in frustration, here’s how to fix the most possible error codes found ...

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$1,000 Google Play Giveaway [DEALS]

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How would you like to get your hands on $50 worth of Google Play Store credit? What about $100…or $150? If you head to our deals page between now and the end of September you can toss your name in the hat for a prize. We’re working with our friends at StackSocial to help give ...

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Google Now Launcher is no longer exclusive to Nexus and Google Play Edition devices (UPDATE: available to all 4.1+ devices)

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Many people like Google Now Launcher, mainly because of its nice design, big icons, “OK Google” hotword which makes the service very accessible and a very handy feature which makes Google Now only 1 swipe away. There’s much more to like when it comes to this launcher though, ...

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