Tag: Applications

25 temporarily free and 28 on-sale apps and games to start the week

Article Contents Welcome to the final full week of September. Let’s take a look through some app sales for this fine Monday. Enjoy browsing through what’s on offer today and be sure to pop back around on Wednesday for more. Today’s app sales roundup is sponsored by Keepsafe Unlisted, a service that lets you set up […]

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Myki review: A great offline password manager with the convenience of a cloud solution

Article Contents Password managers are becoming more and more of a hot topic nowadays. We live a lot of our lives online and that requires a growing number of accounts and identities; yet with multiplying security risks and hacks popping up left and right, it’s crucial to use a password manager to stay on top of […]

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Samsung Good Lock 2018 gets new MultiStar module for improved split-screen multitasking [APK Download]

To the delight of many, Samsung resurrected its Good Lock customization app this summer. Stephen took an in-depth look at what could be done with it, and he liked what he saw. It’s essentially a directory of other apps (or modules) that can be downloaded from Galaxy Apps and used to personalize your Samsung mobile […]

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YouTube Music Premium gains audio quality controls, product team holds AMA [APK Download]

In February, we posted a teardown that revealed audio quality controls for YouTube Music Premium much like those in Google Play Music. The settings remained inaccessible, however, until an app update on Friday, Sept. 21st. YouTube Music Premium users can now set the quality for audio downloads for both wifi and mobile data. These controls mirror […]

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30 best new Android games released this week including Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Flipflop Solitaire, and Phantomgate : The Last Valkyrie

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 long-awaited sequel to Life is Strange, an awesome take on solitaire card games, and an enjoyable platforming RPG with plenty […]

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Google+ v10.15 hints at custom streams with unread counts [APK Teardown]

Google+ may have fallen out of the spotlight, but we’ve seen one update after another in the last few months that point to what may turn out to be a really significant revision to the social network. There have been signs for new formatting capabilities, a title layout, and even bookmarking posts to revisit later. The latest update […]

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41 temporarily free and 73 on-sale apps and games for the weekend

Article Contents What’s this? An app sales roundup on a Saturday? Say it isn’t so! All joking aside, yes, I missed yesterday’s regularly-scheduled list due to… well, I forgot, okay? Anyway, to make up for it, I took some time on a Saturday morning to get this out for you all. It’s quite a selection, […]

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Google Maps’ group planning Shortlist starts showing up for some users

Summer is over and most Googlers are back at their desk working on releasing features we were promised at I/O 2018 (and making our lives, especially Cody’s, a lot more busy). Just in the past couple of days, we’ve seen Photos’ Color Pop effect and Assistant’s new visual responses, and now, there’s something new in Google […]

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Twitter API bug potentially allowed developers to read DMs and private accounts

Earlier today, Twitter sent a message to a large number of users informing them about an API bug. According to the company, it identified a bug on September 10 that potentially allowed direct messages and protected accounts to be read by “Twitter developers who were not authorized to receive them.” Twitter went into more detail […]

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Google app v8.22 beta adds new Sound Search widget, prepares auto-download for podcasts, Contributions page, Pixel Stand promotion, and more [APK Teardown]

Article Contents Google is rolling out v8.22 of its self-titled app. You’ll now find a new widget for Sound Search hidden away, and a teardown includes several topics related to auto-downloading podcasts, Google Assistant for Households, a page for your contributions, and an animation to promote the upcoming Pixel Stand. What’s New Unofficial Changelog: (the […]

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Google is testing manual bokeh and Color Pop effects in Google Photos

You might remember a few months ago when Google announced Color Pop effects in Google Photos. A few people got neat Color Pop photo suggestions in the Assistant tab, but a wide rollout never happened. Now, it looks like Google is again testing Color Pop, and it brought manual bokeh effects along for the ride. […]

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Google might rebrand the Feed to Discover, change its icon to an asterisk

In today’s episode of “Google can’t leave well enough alone,” we have a small peek at what might be the next rebrand of the Google Feed. First, it was Google Now, then it started slowly changing to a news feed with a newspaper-like icon, which was redesigned to a home button when the Feed we […]

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WhatsApp adds Android Pie’s native notification inline photos

Like many other messaging services, WhatsApp has shown inline photos in notifications for a long time. But with the arrival of Android 9 Pie, Google changed how things are done and introduced a proper MessagingStyle notification style with support for inline pics and stickers. In the past couple of days, WhatsApp has implemented it in the beta […]

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Google splits Family Link into separate apps for parents and children/teens [APK Download]

Google has split Family Link into two applications. Previously, the parental control service was offered in a single app which was installed on the devices of parents and children alike. The existing listing has now become Family Link for parents and a second app, Family Link for children and teens, has been introduced. After installing the […]

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New Ghostery Browser arrives with improved speed, ad blocking, and other privacy features [APK Download]

Some of you might know Ghostery as a handy Chrome extension/Firefox add-on that blocks trackers on websites. What I forgot, though, was that there was also a mobile browser for Android and iOS and it’s been around for quite some time. It just got an overhaul yesterday, complete with some enhanced privacy features if you’re […]

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Samsung Internet Browser gets design overhaul in v9.0 Beta [APK Download]

Since it became available for non-Samsung phones, its Internet Browser app has become a popular alternative to Google Chrome. Compared to the stable version currently served by the Play Store (v7.4), there are several aesthetic differences in the v9.0 Beta, seemingly aligning better with the upcoming Samsung Experience 10 update.  Versions 7.4 and 9.0. The first […]

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Incognito mode in Google Chrome might become ‘Private mode’

For privacy-conscious users, Incognito Mode has long been a favorite feature of Google Chrome. It lets you browse the web without maintaining a history or saving information like cookies and form inputs. Other browsers have tended to call it Private Mode, since that’s probably a term more people are familiar with, and it looks like […]

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