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
Microsoft is working with a version of Office for Android that is specifically designed for tablet. The company’s efficiency suite has actually been offered for Android Smartphones as a complimentary download since last year, yet Android tablet customers have actually been compelled to with patience await a variation optimized just for them. Well, it looks like they will not have to hang around much longer.
Office for Android tablet is anticipated to officially release for customer use sometime later this year. Continue reading
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.
Car rentals is generally an exercise in utter frustration. Now, even if a little, Google’s newest voice search upgrade might help. ‘When is my rental car reservation?’ are the magic words, pulling together your numbers, pick-up and drop-off dates in a card that’s been part of Google Now given that last year. A lot more broadly, the voice search can now program reminder alarms, also, completely hands-free. Strangely, the voice-based reminders prior to this upgrade required a button-press to set the alarm system, which pretty much defeated the point of the thing.
Back at the tail end of February we heard about an enhancement Google was dealing with to the way Android helps protect users against malicious software software, building off the existing Verify Application framework that assessed applications at the time of installment to present a system that consistently kept track of applications to inspect for ne’er-do-wells, even after the software was already packed on your phone. Recently Google confirms that report and reveals the introduction of this recently boosted scanning service.
Twitter has acquired a fairly small advancement team and its Android application called Cover. Cover is an Android-only app that replaces your lock display. It learns the applications you use and puts them on your lock monitor for quick and easy gain access to. But not for long, considering that Cover’s group has actually announced it was acquired by Twitter. Cover will stay available on Google Play “for now” it stated, while the group starts on something brand-new at Twitter.
“Twitter, like Cover, relies on the astonishing capacity of Android,” said Cover. “They discuss our vision that smartphones can be a great deal smarter – more useful and much more contextual – and together we’re going to make that happen. Continue reading
Google is making it a little easier to find apps that your buddies are making use of– thinking they make use of Google+, that is. The company has silently included a new “People” section to the Google Play store that highlights Apps that have actually received a +1 from People you know. However even past its application recommendation functionality, it appears that this is yet another step by Google to try and boost Google+ activity. The people section urges you to follow new people ”in the know” when it comes to applications on Google+, and rounds up get in touches with who are utilizing the service that you have not yet gotten in touch with. “People” ought to appear in the left sidebar listed below “My wishlist” in the Google Play app– and no, there’s no way to hide or turn off the Section.
Apple has simply projected a major upgrade to the three center members of its iWork efficiency collection. This most recent versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote consist of a lots of attributes that improve the individual experience in both the modifying process in addition to in sharing documents.
It may just be a chance yet the timing couldn’t be much more perfect. Last week, Microsoft embarked on its mission to gain back shed pavement byreleasing its Workplace collection for the iPad along with for Android. Continue reading