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The Genius of Whisper, the Massively Popular App You Haven't Heard Of

It's anonymous. It's ephemeral. It's PostSecret optimized like FarmVille.<p>I have a secret to tell you: There is a mobile app you've probably never heard of that gets 2.5 <i>billion</i> page views a month, substantially more than all of CNN. It's called Whisper, and the youths just love it.<p>Here's how it …

New features ahead: Google Maps and Waze apps better than ever

article<p>en_US<p>https://maps.googleblog.com/2013/08/new-features-ahead-google-maps-and-waze.html<p>Google Lat …

Google Keep gets updated with reminders

When Google Keep launched last March, there was one thing keeping me from using it: reminders. Well that’s no longer the case as Google just added …

Chrome for Android beta updated with search by image, gesture controls and more

Chrome for Android is all set to get several new features and you can check them out now as the part of latest beta release. Chrome for Android 30 …

Google Solves Android Fragmentation with Stock Apps in the Play Store

For some, Android version 4.3 was a little underwhelming. At a somewhat dry, technical level there were some interesting additions; restricted profiles helped families keep track of the apps and content their children can access; support for OpenGL ES 3.0 brought higher fidelity lens flares, …

App of the Week: Thermometer for Android

This week’s edition of App of the week, we have Thermometer for Android. Which is a very simple, yet beautiful weather app. I first shared this app …

Themer: Launcher, HD Wallpaper

<b>Homescreen Personalization - Made Easy.</b><p>★As seen on The New York Times, cnet, WIRED, lifehacker, and XDA-Developers★<p>Themer is a launcher: an app with …

What is Google Drive? - a complete user guide.

What is Google Drive?<p>In this module you will have a complete overview of ‘Google Drive’.<p>What are the 4Cs of Google Drive?<p>To understand the real …

Software

Download: Google Play Version 4.4.21, Features Pullout Navigation Bar

A new version of <b>Google Play</b> is currently circulating, so we figured we should give our readers the heads up and ability to try out the latest update …

Featured: Top 10 Best Android Apps - November 2013

Google Places For Business<p>Google Places is a great way to find something near you and it’s also super-easy to find how tot get there using Google …

Google Opinion Rewards App Released To Google Play

Today Google released a new app to Google Play called Google Opinion Rewards. Like the name suggests, Google is essentially rewarding people to …

Massive Google Search 3.1.8 Update Rolling Out, Brings Google Experience Launcher To All 4.1+ Devices, New Cards, Completely Fixes GEL On Tablets, And More [APK Download]

A huge Google Search update started rolling out earlier today. It is absolutely massive on many levels:<p>It officially brings Search version 3 (3.1.8 …

Google freshens Field Trip app interface, adds new features

Google, through their NianticLabs development team, has released an update to their <i>Field Trip</i> app. The majority of the changes with this latest …

Google Lets You Download Gmail and Google Calendar Data

Google today rolled out a long-requested feature: being able to download a copy of your Gmail and Google Calendar data. The new feature means you can now back up your emails and calendars, or just export them temporarily so you can import them to another service.<p>Today’s additions let you download …

Google Maps 7.5 update brings Gmail integration

Google has recently begun rolling out a new version of Maps. This one bumps the version from 7.4 to 7.5 and it looks like it has brought Gmail …

Android News

Google releases Android Device Manager app

Google's new mobile app lets you manage and secure a lost or stolen phone or tablet from another Android device.<p>Google today released a mobile app for its Android Device Manager service. Available for free in the Google Play store, the app lets users manage and secure an Android tablet or phone …

Apps

The 50 best apps of 2013

From lifestyle and children's apps to games, social networking and the downright useful, here are the 50 best apps of the year<p>The stats around mobile apps remain startling. There are now more than 1m apps apiece in both Apple's App Store and Android's Google Play, with tech research firm Gartner …

Evernote on Android gets inline attachments and improved editing prowess

Evernote is, of course, all about making and keeping notes so it’s unsurprising that it continually finds ways of making the note-taking process …

Apps

Top 10 Clever Uses For Dropbox

Dropbox is an awesome service. You can back your files up to the cloud, sync them between computers, and share them with your friends. That's not all …

Google acquires Bitspin, makes its stylish Android alarm app free to celebrate

Bitspin is probably most well known for its swish Timely alarm app on Android, and it seems that Google likes how the Swiss team is doing it, because it's just acquired them. "For new and existing users, Timely will continue to work like it always has," noted the Bitspin team in their announcement …

AH Feature: Top 10 Best Android Astronomy Apps

When it came to checking out Astronomy Apps, I was in for a BIG surprise, for a number of reasons…first, there are way more apps available than I …

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

Goo.gl Link Shortener Released As An Android App

Many of you have probably used Google’s URL shortener before. You can access it in any browser by going to goo.gl. It’s a pretty simple URL …

MIUI v5 Icon Theme for Android

20<p>SHARES<p>Even though MIUI has been around for years on Android, it's regularly being updated with new icons. MIUI v5 has been around for a few months …

Best Android apps 2018: download these now

Best Android apps - introduction<p>It's been ten years since Android was announced, and what a decade it's been. But there's never been a better time to …

Google Now Launcher explained: what you need to know

Google Now Launcher has arrived, but you will be forgiven if you don't know much about it.<p>We are scratching our heads as to why Google Now Launcher …

App Weekender: 30 new apps for Android you should try this weekend (Week 11)

en_US<p>article<p>Here's 30 new apps for Android to download on your phone or tablet in the new edition of the App …

26 Best (And 1 WTF) New Android Apps From The Last 2 Weeks (3/11/14 - 3/24/14)

Article Contents<p>1 Featured App<p>1.1 A Better Camera<p>2 Apps<p>2.1 Link Bubble<br>• 2.2 AdWords Express<br>• 2.3 Minuum Keyboard Free<br>• 2.4 Cast Store for Chromecast<br>• 2.5 …

Top 5 Android Apps: March 2014

Apps are one of the best parts of owning an Android device, and while some people (ahem, Tato) may argue that iOS has the better selection, there are …