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Take a photo in time with Snapshot for Android!

by Thodoris Konsoulas Many times we are rushing to take a photo (or a video) on time wanting not to lose the moment. We take the smartphone from our pocket, press the button to "wake up" the device and push our finger to the camera icon in the same time with the unlocking. Two movements to open the […] 26 August 2014 at 03:25 pm

Google to add multi-language support in Google Search on Android

by Christine Kitsati Google is working to add true support for multiple languages in Google Voice Search. The app can currently understand and respond in 52 languages but it will soon add the ability to switch between languages on the fly in the app, making it a real multilingual service. According to a report in CNET, Google will let […] 6 July 2014 at 12:40 pm

Google to remove Quickoffice from Google Play

by Christine Kitsati Google has announced that it will remove the Quickoffice app from Google Play in the coming weeks. As all of app’s functionality has been integrated in the search giant’s Docs, Sheets and Slides apps, there is no point in keeping another app with same features in the Play Store. “With the integration of Quickoffice into […] 5 July 2014 at 12:36 pm

Google adds dedicated section for apps with Android Wear support

by Dimitris Skiannis As Android Wear smartwatches start shipping in select markets, Google has published a dedicated section for the Android apps, which are compatible with Android Wear devices. Currently listed on Google Play webstore, these apps use the given APIs and tools to offer better performance on the Android Wear devices. If you any of these apps, […] 5 July 2014 at 12:20 pm

Next major Android release to pack “kill switch” & ART as default runtime

by Dimitris Skiannis With Android 4.4 getting older, the rumours about the next major Android version are in full swing. Likely to be dubbed as Android 5.0 “Lollypop,” this upcoming iteration of Android will bring “kill switch” functionality, which is aimed to deter the theft of Android smartphones, revealed Google in a statement. Already included in the smartphones like […] 20 June 2014 at 09:22 pm

ZTE to launch six smartphones in India this year

by dlife ZTE has revealed its plans to launch six smartphones in the Indian market this year. The phones will be a part of various price segments, the company stated. “Depending on the local carrier, we would launch six devices in India, both 3G and 4G from entry level to high end category,” Adam Zeng, Chief Experience Officer, […] 14 June 2014 at 10:09 pm

Microsoft launches Outlook Web App pre-release version for Android

by Christine Kitsati Microsoft has announced the launch of Outlook Web App pre-release version for Android. It can now be grabbed from Google Play for free but being a pre-release version, the feature-set and support is limited. According to Microsoft, your Android device must be powered by KitKat or higher and the mailbox must be running on Office 365 […] 14 June 2014 at 07:24 pm

CyanogenMod 11.0 M7 now available for supported devices

by dlife CyanogenMod team has rolled-out a new milestone release of the 11.0 branch for the supported devices. Carrying the moniker CyanogenMod 11.0 M7, the updated builds can be grabbed from CM Updater on your CM running device or directly from CyanogenMod website for manual flashing. According to the team, the new release runs on Android 4.4.2 and the […] 12 June 2014 at 10:13 pm

Swiftkey goes free on Android

by dlife Swiftkey team has announced that the keyboard app is now available for free to all Android users. The team has also pushed a major update for the app in Google Play, which introduces Swiftkey store, new default theme, Emojis, Number row, support for new languages and more. If you are an existing paid user and […] 11 June 2014 at 10:30 am

Gmail, the first Android application with 1 billion downloads!

by Christine Kitsati Last September, Google announced that Android has reached 1 billion activations and it was a matter of time before happening what we see now: an app to reach the 1 billion downloads! The app which "breaks the barrier" is none other than Gmail, one Google app which is difficult not to have been installed in […] 22 May 2014 at 06:46 pm