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Google Street View launches as standalone app on Google Play
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Google Street View launches as standalone app on Google Play

The Google Street View app, which normally operates inside of Google Maps has seen a big update for their V2.0 release, with the app launching as a standalone app in Google Play. The update is rolling out slowly, but once you get the full version there’s a few new features you can do with the Street View app. For a[Read More…]

in Apps by at 4:12 pm on September 3, 2015
Google update their Play Deals of the Week with a new app and game for just $0.20
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Google update their Play Deals of the Week with a new app and game for just $0.20

The Google Play deals in the apps and games categories have both been updated this week, we’re a little behind the schedule this week posting from Germany but here we go. Ultimate Guitar Tabs & Chords First off the block is the Google Play App Deal of the Week, which sees a musical app on offer, with Ultimate Guitar Tabs[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Play by at 1:26 pm on September 3, 2015
Mirrativ lets you livestream Games, Apps or anything you want on your Android device

Mirrativ lets you livestream Games, Apps or anything you want on your Android device

Social video streaming, be it for gaming through Twitch or Google’s newly launched YouTube Gaming or more interactive everyday streaming through Meerkat or Periscope is a popularly growing industry. The current options are limited to specific functions really and this is where a small Japanese company called DeNA is shaking things up by letting you stream games, apps or indeed[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:47 pm on August 29, 2015
Swype update adds Star Trek themes and Emoji Keyboard
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Swype update adds Star Trek themes and Emoji Keyboard

Third party Keyboard Swype has added a few new features in their latest update which goes live today, adding Star Trek themes and a new Emoji Keyboard. The Star Trek partnership with CBS, who owns the rights to the Star Trek franchise offers 19 themes based on Star Trek properties including The Original Series, Next Generation, Enterprise and more. There’s[Read More…]

in Apps by at 4:04 pm on August 27, 2015
Facebook is building their own virtual assistant right into Messenger called ‘M’
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Facebook is building their own virtual assistant right into Messenger called ‘M’

Facebook has joined the ranks of Google, Microsoft and Apple, announcing they too are getting into the virtual assistant game, building the functions right into the Facebook Messenger app. Rather than a search replacement like Cortana or Google Now, Facebook’s assistant will live in Messenger where you’ll be able to chat with the assistand and ask it to perform tasks[Read More…]

in Apps by at 1:54 pm on August 27, 2015
Facebook expands availability  of their photo collation app Moments

Facebook expands availability of their photo collation app Moments

Facebook has today expanded availability of their Moments app, an app designed to help you share memories of an event between groups of friends. Launched in June as a US-only exclusive, the app is now available everywhere, making it easy to capture moments with your friends and then share your pictures and view theirs. The expanding of availability to more[Read More…]

in Apps by at 11:39 am on August 27, 2015
Evernote’s Food app has become table scraps

Evernote’s Food app has become table scraps

Evernote, popular for its epnoymous note-taking come online-indexing service, announced on their blog today that they would be “ending support” for their dedicated ‘Food’ app across all platforms. The Food app was an extension of Evernote’s cross device service, specifically for food related matters, which allowed users to journal, record and save their meals, restaurants, personal cookbook and discover recipes.[Read More…]

in Apps by at 10:19 am on August 27, 2015
YouTube Gaming goes live – US/UK Only for now for Android app [APK Download]

YouTube Gaming goes live – US/UK Only for now for Android app [APK Download]

Google’s Twitch competitor YouTube Gaming has gone live this morning for those in the US/UK. The service is available for viewing outside those countries on the web, though you may have to jump through a hoop to get the Android app. The nitty gritty is that the service will focus on live streaming of gaming, but you’ll be able to[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 8:35 am on August 27, 2015
Link Bubble Pro features go free for everyone under new owners
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Link Bubble Pro features go free for everyone under new owners

After being sold earlier this month by developer Chris Lacey to an unknown startup based in the US, Link Bubble has updated this morning with an announcement that their Pro features are now free for everyone. The update has removed the free/pro versions of Link Bubble, with a single entry for the app now available under the developer name ‘Link[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:52 am on August 26, 2015
Number of pre-installed Google Apps reduced on new phones
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Number of pre-installed Google Apps reduced on new phones

The position of the Google Apps folder on new phones is a controversial one, but if you want Google Apps and services on your new phones, you have to play by Google’s rules. Those rules are outlined in a document called the MOBA or Mobile Application Distribution Agreement, and according to Android Central, that agreement has seen the removal of[Read More…]

in Apps by at 11:22 pm on August 21, 2015