To celebrate the Play Store’s third birthday, Google has 33 hot deals going on right now.
In an effort to boost Google+, Google announced that it will be splitting the service into two distinct services in a recent reorganization. Not only that, but it looks like product VP Bradley Horowitz will lead the newly reorganized Google+ endeavor. He will oversee the split with it dividing into Streams and Photos. This comes off a recent interview with Android and Chrome head, Sundar Pichai.
Back in January at CES, BlackBerry announced that BBM would get support for Android Wear. Now it’s Mobile World Congress and they are announcing that it’s officially available. You can now read BBM messages in their entirety, respond to them via Google Now or with a pre-defined message, and accept BBM invites all from your Android Wear smartwatch.
Although Samsung really put a lot into improving the hardware present in their new flagship devices revealed at MWC 2015 today, like many other manufacturers did with their own devices, smartphones are pushing on the limits of the law of diminishing returns. One area where potential still exists though is the cameras and the ability of the devices to capture brilliant images. Samsung took advantage of that with some significant improvements to the cameras in the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge.
Fleksy Keyboard, one of the most popular replacement keyboards available, will be included by Samsung as a free gift to buyers of the Galaxy S6. Alongside other apps and services, Fleksy Keyboard will be packaged inside Samsung’s Galaxy Gifts. The value of Fleksy Keyboard being bundled with the Galaxy S6 is $10 because of the premium themes.
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One of the great things about Android is that we can customise our home screens to our heart’s content, and Google’s Android Wear platform is no different. There is a myriad of different watch faces available for download, and IO 2015 is one of the newest to hit the Play Store.
theScore, probably my favorite sports app, just received its long awaited Material Design update. While the app itself remains unchanged, the subtle UI change to match Lollipop is always nice to see.
Out of curiosity, what are some of your favorite apps to keep up with your sports scores? QR code and a download link after the break!
If you’re taking a mathematics course at the high school level or below (or you’re being presented with some equations you’ve long forgotten how to do…), at one time or another you’ve probably come across one of those “gotcha” math problem that you just cannot solve. It can also be especially frustrating when you can’t figure out how to type it into Wolfram|Alpha or Google search correctly.
Fret not, text recognition start-up, Microblink, maker of the popular PhotoMath app on Apple and Windows smartphones, has finally released the app onto the Play Store. This app will use your smartphone’s camera to analyze a math equation and give you the answer to it, but more importantly than that (or it should be), it’ll walk you through on how to solve the problem.
Madfinger Games unveiled a new game titled Unkilled that drops players in New York City during a zombie apocalypse. This first-person shooter offers a complex storyline, weapon shop, and upgrades to keep players engaged. Madfinger Games explains that the zombie apocalypse outbreak is consuming New York City and players must fight zombies in an effort to stay alive.
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Motorola is currently pushing out an update for its official Camera application via the Play Store. This upgrade doesn’t transport much with regards to new features, but it does bring an appearance transformation that complies with Google’s recently-announced Material Design guidelines, in addition to a multitude of bug fixes.