Tag: android

Medtronic debuts first apps to let heart patients monitor their pacemakers

Clinicians have been able to remotely monitor pacemakers for years thanks to a combination of near-field and remote wireless technologies, but until now, patients haven’t been able to access the data from their own implanted devices. That’s about to change thanks to pacemaker developer Medtronic, which has officially launched MyCareLink Heart […]

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19 temporarily free and 36 on-sale apps and games for Wednesday

Article Contents Another week is about half done, so that means it’s time for another round of app sales. Today’s list is small and features more questionable items. Have fun and see you all on Friday. Free Apps Clipboard Manager Pro $1.99 -> Free; Sale ends in 9 hours Side Protect: Auto Touch Guard $0.99 […]

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The best Android apps for Chromebooks you can install right now

Although Google set out to create a lightweight, web-based operating system with Chrome OS, you can’t deny that running Android apps on a Chromebook is an exciting selling point. Unfortunately, not every app works as intended on Google’s browser-based platform. After all, support for Google Play and Android apps is still a work in progress. […]

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37 temporarily free and 29 on-sale apps and games to start the week

Article Contents Good evening. Despite it being a bit later than usual, I have the first round of app sales for the week. Today’s list has a few notable items and we see the return of the ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ section — I know that some of you are very excited about this. Free Apps inches to centimeters or […]

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16 best new Android games released this week including Ragnarok M: Eternal Love, King Crusher, and Ethics: Journalist’s Way

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week I have the open beta release of Ragnarok M: Eternal Love for Western audiences, a delightful pixel-based roguelike, and an interesting card-swiping game […]

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Alien Blackout hands-on: Don’t assume mobile is a bad idea

A vocal minority has created a convincing narrative that has a lot of us assuming that mobile spinoffs of PC and console games must be vapid, cynical cash grabs. I can’t claim to be above the peanut gallery’s influence here. As I walked into an Alien Blackout demo (coming to […]

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Checking for Android system updates is now officially one of the circles of hell

Android’s check for update button must be one of the most loved and hated interface elements on the platform. When it works correctly, it brings you a new update with better security and some/many new features (some bugs too, possibly). But more often than not, it doesn’t. Google seems to have fixed it now, but […]

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26 temporarily free and 42 on-sale apps and games to kick off the weekend

Article Contents It’s finally Friday! Another week is wrapping up and boy what a busy one it was. CES, though not as a big of an event for us at AP as MWC, is still a deluge of news. And since it’s Friday, that means it’s time for another round of app sales to get […]

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BLU launches Android 9 Pie beta program for the Vivo XI+

My, my, color me surprised. Looks like Blu, the notorious “manufacturer” of budget Android phones in the U.S., is keeping to its word. Back in August, the company claimed that it was rethinking its product strategy — you know, the one where it spams the market with a lot of devices — and would be […]

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12 best new (and 1 WTF) Android games released this week including OutRush, Run Gun Die, and Blackmoor 2

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week I have a gorgeous auto-runner with a slick Outrun theme, an enjoyable procedurally generated top-down shooter, and the open-beta release of Blackmoor 2. So without […]

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10 new and notable Android apps from the last two weeks including GitNews, Remote Fingerprint Unlock, and Language Navi (12/22/18 – 1/5/19)

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous two weeks or so. For today’s roundup, I have an awesome GitHub newsfeed app for discovering new and exciting repositories, an app that makes it possible to use […]

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Google’s secret Android replacement will run Android apps

Google is far from officially confirming that it’s working on a new operating system catered to all things smart, including mobile phones, tablets, computers, wearables, and other gadgets. But we’ve seen an increasing number of reports revealing that Fuchsia development is moving forward, as well as one important official move from Google that suggests the […]

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Report: Popular Android apps like Trip Advisor, Kayak, and Indeed shared data with Facebook without explicit consent

Facebook doesn’t exactly have a pristine reputation, but on a certain level it’s surprising nonetheless when a new scandal concerning the social media giant breaks out – after all, just how many more surprises can it manage? The answer, it turns out, is many. A new report put out by campaign group Privacy International found […]

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