The Amazon Fire Phone is simple days away from launching in the US, and that implies Amazon is most likely readying complementary services, such as a new wallet app that just released.
Called Amazon Wallet, Amazon’s new app is available on both the Google Play Store and Amazon App Store as a cost-free download. It lets you scan and store gift cards, loyalty cards, and it’ll even acknowledge ordeals like barcodes and QR codes. You can also use Amazon Wallet to inspect your gift card balance. Continue reading
Watch out, Google. Samsung is pushing a brand-new Android application store, and it’s not Google Play.
The Korean-based firm revealed Galaxy Application, a new and rebranded variation of its application store on Friday in a noticeable try to challenge Google’s dominant Play Store.
The company says the new Galaxy Applications, recently known as Samsung Apps, will certainly provide users modification alternatives, discount rates and various other advertisings not readily available in the Play Store. Continue reading
As far as the desktop computer is worried, the VLC has actually remained one of the top media gamers on this platform. its presence on the smart phones however has never ever actually been smooth. Apple got the VLC player a few years back with a lot of expectations from the customers but it was quickly taken off because of Apple’s licensing requirements. In the future it did return back to the iOS and the attention now transferred to Android which remained quite behidn in VLC’s development. The good news is that now after 2 years of struggle, the VLC is lastly available on the Play Store for US Android users. Continue reading
Facebook Messenger makes one of the most sense on a phone, yet plenty of people still would like to talk on their tablet – and apparently, Facebook understands it. The social network has merely updated Messenger for iOS to support the iPad, allowing you continue a conversation without having to either dig with conversations in the main Facebook app or count on third-party titles. The iPad user interface mainly acts like a super-sized version of just what you see on an iPhone, although you lose out on a handful of current feature additions, like tap and hold video clip capture and also the split-screen selfie mode. There’s no matching native user interface for Android tablet right now, although the iPad refresh suggests that a person might be horizon.
Facebook is introducing a brand-new update to Facebook for iPad, which update modifications the appearance of the application and puts a spotlight on games.
According to Facebook, more than 70 percent of individuals who use Facebook for iPad worldwide have actually played a Facebook-connected game in the last three months. With this data in mind, the social network chose to devote a part of its iPad application to the games people play. It will ultimately additionally consist of ads so game designers entice gamers. All players need to do is transform their iPad into landscape method, and afterwards they’ll see a new right-hand column. Continue reading
Facebook has updated its Messenger app for iOS and Android devices, offering users the capacity to record and send 15-second video clip messages.
New version 6.0 of the application likewise adds an attribute called ‘Big Likes’ – when you actually like something, press and hold to send out an even bigger ‘thumbs up’ sign.
The new version of Messenger comes after Facebook’s strange, accidental rollout of messaging application Slingshot earlier this week.That application, which was rapidly taken from Apple’s App Store, additionally had the capacity to send out brief video clip messages to friends.
The new version of Messenger is available for free at Apple’s App Store and Google Play.
Ever acquire the nagging feeling that a Chrome web application or add-on isn’t totally over board? You now have a simple way to prove it. Google has actually published a brand-new version of a Chrome developer tool that permits you see just what your applications and extensions are up to. While it’s meant for programmers, it should be helpful if you’re simply concerned about privacy or safety; if a weather application is inexplicably changing pages or sifting through your history, that could be your cue to uninstall it. The tool isn’t all that critical now that Google is starting to cut off extensions that don’t come from the Chrome Web Store, yet one additional safety net will not hurt.
Of the third-party key-boards available on the Google Play Store, SwiftKey is among the oldest and most widely known. And although it’s getting its iOS8 app prepared for the fall, it definitely isn’t neglecting the platform that helped the $4 application acquire its luck. With today’s update, SwiftKey’s premium Android keyboard is now permanently at no cost. This is fantastic information for fresh customers, and the dedicated people that have actually recently purchased the application will not be overlooked of the update, Legacy clients will get a $5 theme ten-pack completely free. Continue reading
Skype has been lavishing focus on its Android and Windows Phone messaging apps as of late, yet it’s now time for the apple iPhone customer to get a makeover - and it’s one of the company’s largest overhauls in recent memory. The new software brings a much fresher-looking user interface that’s both symphonious with various other systems (chiefly Windows Phone) and lets you accomplish many common tasks faster. You can now start group conversations right from the hub, and you do not need to wait up until a person hops online to send a message. Continue reading
Windows Phone users worried that Whatsapp’s devs might be appreciating their Facebook cash way too much to fix the application can now rest simple. Whatsapp is now back on the Windows Phone Store after few weeks’ absence, and it also comes with brand-new features, including chat backgrounds, far better privacy settings and the ability to personalize notification tones. Its devs pulled the application from the store after a lot of users reported having serious concerns with update 3 for Windows Phone 8 that permanently disabled notices or caused persistent errors. Just as Microsoft’s Windows Phone individual Joe Belfiore promised on Twitter, though, Whatsapp’s back and ready for additional cross-platform messaging.