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New App From Google Will Let Developers Preview Ads Before Pushing Them Out

New App From Google Will Let Developers Preview Ads Before Pushing Them Out

Google released a new app today called Creative Preview that is designed to let developers preview ads before they push them out to their apps. This doesn’t seem like a big deal, but it is. Unless you build apps, though, you won’t have much use for Creative Preview. You may notice its effects, however. There’s […]

Third Party Application Google Now Cards Starting To Appear

Third Party Application Google Now Cards Starting To Appear

A little over a month ago, we brought you the news that Google was working on opening up Google Now to allow selected third party applications to use the card based notification system. This is a great move by Google as it will make Google Now that much more useful, especially for a busy device […]

Twitter May Be Testing Out New Built-In Browser Feature For The Android App

Twitter May Be Testing Out New Built-In Browser Feature For The Android App

Twitter has been making some nifty little changes to their app as of late, with things like the “while you were away” feature and the attempt to give you an easier sign up process by scanning your contacts when setting up Twitter for the first time, so that they can provide users with a recommended […]

T-Mobile US Released Android 5.0 Lollipop For The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Today

T-Mobile US Released Android 5.0 Lollipop For The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Today

T-Mobile USA have today released Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, rolling out as build N900TUVUFOB5. In addition to the upgrade from Android 4.4 Kit Kat to 5.0 Lollipop, the upgraded software also brings with it three other improvements. Two are related to WiFi calling and offer improvements, plus a bug fix […]

Google Drive Sees Update Rolling Out With Drag And Drop Feature Added

Google Drive Sees Update Rolling Out With Drag And Drop Feature Added

If you have not checked the calendar yet then you might want to know that it is Wednesday. This can only mean one thing, Google is on their weekly update extravaganza. We have already seen an update rolling out to Hangouts which interestingly, improves the way contact information is displayed. The update makes contact cards […]

BlackBerry Talks About 100 Million Play Downloads And Improvements

BlackBerry Talks About 100 Million Play Downloads And Improvements

BlackBerry launched BBM into the Google Play Store in October 2013 and today announced that it has one hundred million downloads for the application on the Android platform, which in BlackBerry’s words, puts it into the top tier of messenger applications. There’s a surprising amount of momentum behind BBM; it’s recently been added to the […]

New Visual Changes And Other Tweaks Come To The Play Store In Latest Update

New Visual Changes And Other Tweaks Come To The Play Store In Latest Update

Google is updating the Play Store again and there’s much that users will likely notice including some visual changes and a few functional tweaks that will likely come in handy. This bumps the Play Store up to version 5.3.5 and has started rolling out as of now, although not everyone will have the update immediately, […]

Samsung, Oculus To Release Consumer-grade Gear VR By Year’s End

Samsung, Oculus To Release Consumer-grade Gear VR By Year’s End

Let’s transition from MWC in Barcelona, Spain, over to Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California. The CTO of Ocular VR John Carmack said in a talk today at GDC that the virtual reality headset they made with Samsung, the Gear VR, will be sold to consumers by the end of the year. They are […]

Hyundai Blue Link Android Wear Smartwatch Application Launched

Hyundai Blue Link Android Wear Smartwatch Application Launched

Hyundai announced the Blue Link smartwatch application some weeks ago, which allows customers to lock, unlock and remote start their Hyundai cars. Blue Link had been available for smartphones but has arrived for Android Wear customers via a new Blue Link companion application on the Google Play Store. Customers won’t need to fish out their […]