While the Galaxy Note 3’s massive display may not be for you, you may wish to run some of the handset’s built-in apps on your smaller Galaxy S4. Fortunately, there are developers out there who are hard at work porting them over, and you can download and install a number of them now.
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You may already be aware that the Samsung Galaxy Gear is powered by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, but what you may not know is that it is actually capable of running regular Android apps — not just those specifically built for Galaxy Gear. It can even run Android launchers like Nova — as you can see in the picture above.
Gear Manager, a new Samsung app that will allow you to manage your Galaxy Gear smartwatch from your Android-powered smartphone, has appeared in a pair of leaked screenshots ahead of of the Galaxy Gear’s grand unveiling on Wednesday.
The app suggests Gear will connect to your smartphone via NFC and Bluetooth, and that it will have its own apps and a “find my watch” feature.
Dots is a ridiculously fun, simple game that has taken iPhone and iPad owners by storm (and reduced my fingertips down to bleeding little nubs). In fact, the game has been downloaded more than 5 million times and played almost a billion times in less than four months.
Wouldn’t you like to get that on Android and Kindle Fire? Sure you would. Good news! It’s coming to Google Play today. And a new game mode is coming to all devices, including iPhones.
With root access on any Android device, comes great power and even greater customisation options. Once you have root access on your Android device, you can not only enter the world of custom kernels and recoveries, but also use some very powerful and unique apps.
If you recently rooted your Android device and are looking for some awesome root apps, below is a small list to quench your thirst and make the whole trouble of rooting your device worth it.
Google Play has made up a lot of ground on the App Store over the past couple months in terms of downloads and revenue, but the latest mobile marketplace report shows that Apple is still king of the castle when it comes to revenue.
At an Android event in San Francisco this morning, Google’s Sundar Pichai announced that the company has now seen more than 70 million Android activations — with around 50 million of those happening in 2013 alone. Google also announced that more than 50 billion apps have now been downloaded from Google Play.
A new app on the Play Store – User Dictionary Plus – brings SwiftKey’s ‘Personalization’ feature to the stock Google keyboard, making it a much more viable alternative to all the third party keyboards out there.
Moxtra makes it easy for a team with members spread all over the country (or globe) to collaborate on the same project. Media and documents can be stored in Moxtra’s “binders,” which can then be annotated with drawing tools, voice recordings or screencasts — even in realtime. Up till now, the free app has only been available on iOS, but earlier this week it finally arrived for Android.
On the iOS side, Moxtra gets some shiny new features.
When we talk about the Android/iOS wars, we often talk about it as a purely binary conflict. If one side wins, the other side must lose.
According to the latest Flurry Mobile Report, though, that simply isn’t true. There’s room for two kings, and while Android has surpassed iOS in overall marketshare, people spend much more time in-app on iOS.