First look at Material Design for Google Play Store leaks online

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During the summer Google released an update to the Play Store that featured a dramatic redesign and brought several elements of Material Design into the app. Some of these changes included large banner-style pictures spanning the top of individual app, music, and movie pages along with a new ...

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Google Purchases Smart Messaging Service Emu!

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Google has purchased the smart messaging application Emu. There is very little news on the details of the purchase, such as selling price or what Google plans to do with Emu. Emu did confirm on their website that they were indeed purchased by Google. If you are not familiar with the smart chat ...

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Google Play Store alleged Android “L” redesign screenshots leak

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Ever since Google announced Android “L” at Google I/O and developer preview of that OS, developers have been trying to push it out wherever they can. We’ve seen it ported to Nexus 4 and HTC One, other than that certain apps which try to emulate Android “L” apps ...

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How To: Update the Google Play Store on your Android without an APK

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It’s usually best to be on the latest version of the Google Play store app on your Android device since from time to time Google releases bug fixes, updates the UI and packs in even more new features. Most people either wait until the newest version hits their device or downloads an APK ...

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Google Maps 8.1.0 update brings terrain view

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Google has updated their Maps app bringing the version number to 8.1.0 from the previous 8.0.0 having already updated their camera app to version 2.2. With the update comes terrain view which will display 3D elevation of various geographic features such as mountains, making it extremely useful ...

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Google Play gets optimized for mobile

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On Android most people can access the Google Play store via a mobile app. There are a some instances where people including those on other than Android devices need to access the not-so-nice mobile version of Google Play. To fix that problem Google has finally decided to update their Google ...

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Spotify for Android updated to provide an even better user experience

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Spotify has announced a new update available for download in the Play Store.   The new update features an refreshed interface with a black theme, new typography and rounded iconography. Also added to their offering is a feature called Your Music, which allows you to save and organize songs ...

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Google+ updated with new photo editing and management features

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Google is currently rolling out a major update to its Android Google+ app which brings some nice features to the photo sharing and management. The update also brings the usual bug fixes and speed optimisations, but the big story here is the added functionality users now get to their photos ...

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Have a Nexus or GPE device? Download the Google Now Launcher OFFICIALLY from Google Play

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When the Nexus 5 was announced the launcher looked a bit different from what people are used to seeing on a stock Android device.We’re used to seeing the same launcher on basically every Nexus device, so it was a bit of a shocker when Google unveiled the new look.It was running the Google ...

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Get Started with Nova Launcher for Android

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With all the launchers that are available in the Google Play Store, it can often be a daunting task trying to decipher the differences between them all, when really all you want to do is cover up that ugly TouchWiz skin. Here we take a look at one of the offerings called Nova Launcher and... ...

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Google Play Music updated, gets offline SD storage

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Google has been busy lately updating it’s Android App lineup; Google Play Music is next up on the list with features which will add to the functionality of Google Now. Google has added the ability to shuffle all songs from an artist in All Access which mimics the Shuffle Play or Radio ...

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Skype for Android updated, brings new features for tablet users

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Microsoft has decided to upgrade the famous video calling application Skype with some new features, and the version 4.5 is now available at the Google Play Store. There are crash and bug fixes for Nexus 5 and latest Samsung phones, but also there is some good news for tablet users. As ...

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Android Device Manager application now available in Play Store

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Back in August, Google officially unveiled the Android Device Manager, a service Android fans were looking forward to from a long time. The service could help users to locate their lost Android device for example inside your house under the sofa. It can help them to see the last known location ...

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Google Play Store update improves overall usability

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A new version of the Google Play Store has started making its way onto Android handsets and tablets. Tapped with the release of 4.3.10, it’s a slight adjustment on multiple fronts. In other words, nothing major, more “enhanced” overall experience than anything. First noticed ...

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Ring Defense – A vectorized tower defense game with a George Bush cameo

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Ring Defense follows the basic formula of tower-defense games.  You build towers, traps, and guns to defeat wave after wave of enemies trying to capture your castle or base or, in this case, your energy.  What Ring Defense does not adhere to is the general gaming rule that you can throw in a ...

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