Posts by Joshua Levenson

Meet the Xperia Z3 Compact. Image: Ausdroid.

Meet the Xperia Z3 Compact. Image: Ausdroid.

Two press shots of the upcoming scaled-down variant of Sony’s flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z3 Compact, have been posted on Twitter for the world to see just two days before the handset’s expected to be announced at the annual IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, Germany.

Galaxy S5 back. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Galaxy S5 back. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Are you the proud owner of a Samsung Galaxy S5? If so, are you acquainted with the Air View functionality the South Korean company bundled into the latest version of its TouchWiz user interface last summer? This service gives users the ability to preview a variety of information and magnify images on their handset, without actually having to touch its display. Simply suspending a finger over the devices screen will activate the Air View window.

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Nike+ Running. Image: Samsung.

Samsung has now announced its teamed up with Nike in order to launch a brand new, exclusive ‘Nike+ Running and Fitness’ application for the Gear S — the South Korean company’s first ever standalone, Tizen-powered smartwatch with 3G and Bluetooth compatibility.

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The Google Play Store. Image: Twitter.

It’s Sunday, the time of the week when Cult of Android brings you its report of some of the very best apps we have been using throughout the past week, and today we are focusing our attention on a very elegant alarm clock app, a great tablet security tool, a gorgeous live wallpaper and a time tracking widget.

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Google Now. Image: Google.

Google Now is one of the most powerful tools currently available for any Android user. It allows us to set reminders, send text messages, compose emails, place calls, read news articles, view the weather and much much more, all without having to use our hands.

Something that you may not be aware of, though, is that the application permits users to cancel auto-renewing memberships with the aid of two simple words and one tap on the screen.

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