Browsing websites on your handset can be a terrible experience at times, especially when the site you are browsing has a multitude of pop-up ads hiding the content you actually want to view. One way to get around the invasive ads is to download and install the Opera Mini browser for Android, which now comes with a built-in ad-blocker. Read more
If you have the Philips Hue lighting system installed in your house, you’ve probably been left a little dissatisfied with its clunkiness, possibly to the point of having to rely on one of the many serviceable third-party apps. It seems that Philips may have taken notice because it’s just published a new app to the Play Store called Philips Hue Gen 2. The second generation Hue app includes a new, dare we say, even modern UI and some added functionality. Read more
If Outlook is where you check your email on a daily basis, how would you like to do so on your watch? Now you can with Android Wear.
The HTC 10 may be a stunning smartphone with its metal unibody and distinct chamfered posterior, but there’s more to a smartphone than just the hardware. HTC has a bunch of its proprietary apps available from the Play Store offering unique features, perhaps none more so than the HTC Connect app, that has just been updated with native support for Apple’s AirPlay streaming technology. Read more
It’s been a long time coming but the Reddit app for Android is finally ready for prime-time, with the official app now available to download from the Google Play Store after spending some time in closed beta testing earlier this year. Read more
Google Play has updated its icons with a new, flatter design, doing away with the colored gradient effect of old in favor of a more vibrant style. Read more
Google usually tries to take a lax approach towards what apps are on the Play Store, but occasionally it steps in to remove something that’s a blatant offender of its app store policies. That’s happened this month with a Taliban propaganda app that reportedly violated Google’s policy on hate speech. Read more
The latest thrilling LEGO adventure gives Jurassic Park fans the chance to play through all four colossal films alongside a cast of lovable characters. Read more
If you have a skinned Android device, but love the appearance of Google’s stock Calculator app, it can now be yours!
A Reddit string has been posted of random users being chosen for a Google Play 80% “top app or game” flash promotion. People in U.S. aren’t getting it.