Archive for the ‘Android Apps’ Category

After initially teasing the latest offering in the extremely popular franchise via its social media accounts, Rovio has now officially launched Angry Birds 2 for the iOS and Android platforms. Mobile owners may have seen a number of Angry Birds incarnations over the years, such as the Star Wars spin-off and the Transformers collaboration, but Angry Birds 2 is the official sequel to the biggest mobile game of all time, and promises to be “bigger, badder and birdier”.

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Google Play APK 5.8.8 Update: You can now download the latest Google Play Store APK 5.8.8 which brings with it a bunch of changes and bug fixes that users have been facing for quite a while. Check the full details below.

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Microsoft Cortana voice assistant APK download for Android has leaked online and is available for everyone to try. You can download it for your Android device right here.

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Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation is due for release in theaters on July 31st, but the official mobile game of the upcoming flick is already available to download for those wielding iOS and Android devices. And the best part? It’s absolutely free to download and play right away on your supported mobile device.

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iPhone and iPad users have become accustomed to receiving an app for free every week, courtesy of the App Store team. Recently, Google has follow suit by introducing a similar promotion onto its Play Store for owners of Android devices. This week, both Apple and Google are offering up exciting games as part of their respective promotions.

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It’s difficult to believe that Star Wars, one of the most iconic franchises ever to exist, has been in our lives since 1977, spanning a total of six movies so far, with more to come, and it hasn’t had an official native mobile app presence – until now. After acquiring Lucasfilm for approximately $4.05 billion back in 2012, Disney has now launched an official mobile app for iPhone and Android that acts as a mobile centric gateway to everything Star Wars.

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Microsoft has continued the development of its iOS and Android Xbox Music apps with yet another new version being pushed out to both the App Store and Google Play Store for respective device owners. The app and underlying service, which will shortly undergo a full rebrand to become Groove, is following in the footsteps of the Windows desktop version that benefitted from the addition of the same new features back in March.

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In this day and age it seems many of us live our lives on Facebook, not only using it as our digital rolodex but also keeping a running tally of who our friends are and what they are up to. That’s all well and good, but while Facebook tells you when someone wants to be your friend it is much more coy when someone goes the other way, and wants to unfriend you.

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It’s that time again, where both Apple and Google choose an app to be made free for 7 days, with the app then returning to its previous price once the offer is over. Over the months and years we have seen some truly excellent apps represented as part of Apple’s free App of the Week, with Google putting its food into the water just recently. Both Google and Apple have announced the apps that they chose for their respective app store offers this week, with both likely to prove popular.

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If there’s one place that provides Android fans and users a plethora of offers including free bundles of apps, it’s the Amazon Appstore. In its latest move, Amazon is offering an array of paid apps and games – worth $50 – absolutely free.

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Everyone likes free stuff, especially when it’s free stuff that would have cost a little bit of money not too long ago. While we’re all for app developers being paid for what they do, there is always something to be said for a short price drop promotion in order to drum up interest. Making your app free is even better because in many ways it’s a win-win situation.

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Here’s how to get Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge ‘Edge Lighting’ feature on any Android smartphone easily. More details and download link can be found here.

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After occasionally teasing us with a photo or two in our News Feed, Facebook has finally released Moments for iOS and Android – a smart photo sharing app that is looking to re-examine how we, as smartphone users, share snaps with our friends.

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Giving away free mobile apps is the kind of promotion that every user can sink their teeth into. Everyone loves getting something for free in this world, and the likes of Amazon and Apple seem to have that area covered with their respective free apps promotions that happen on a daily / weekly basis. Both companies have their own reason for serving up that kind of offer to their customers, and now, thanks to a finding on the Play Store, it looks like Google could be following suit by offering a free app promotion on a weekly basis.

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You may remember that back in March, Facebook announced that its Messenger platform would be opened up to afford third-party developers with the ability to build and deploy applications for use within the app. It seems that another milestone has been reached in the maturity of that platform with the availability of Doodle Draw, the first “true game” that has been made available for Messenger.

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Facebook is today rolling out an update to its popular – well, people hate it but it gets used a lot – Messenger app, with the main new feature being the ability to instantly share your exact location with your friends, that too on a map.

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A couple of months ago, Twitter attempted to change the game once more with the launch of Periscope for iOS – an app that allows users to stream live video to their followers. At that time, people just weren’t sure how long it would take for the app to reach Android, and whether it would follow a quick launch. In case you were among those wondering, Tuesday saw Periscope coming to Android, exactly two months after the original launch for the iPhone.

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Facebook is looking to add a bit of certainty to its Messenger app, as the social media giant launches a new caller ID feature for new Messenger conversations. From now on, the next time a non-friend messages you on Facebook, you will be shown a brief publicly available information on that particular contact.

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Who says that sixty-two year old magazine publications can’t embrace the digital era and give its readership what it craves? In response to almost 16 million people visiting the playboy.com website each month from mobile devices, Hugh Hefner’s Playboy publication has taken the digital leap and updated its mobile app called Playboy NOW.

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Those waiting for the fourth part of the Game of Thrones game won’t have to wait much longer, with May 26 being the start of a few days’ worth of launches.

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