Posts tagged google-play

Skype Qik on iPhone. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Skype Qik on iPhone. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Others have tried and failed to knock Snapchat off its perch, and now Microsoft is throwing its hat into the ring with a new service that uses Skype as its backbone. It’s called Skype Qik, and it allows users on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone to send self-destructing videos up to 42 seconds long.

A Nexus 9 mockup by Android Police.

A Nexus 9 mockup by Android Police.

After sources familiar with Google’s plans promised that its new Nexus 6 smartphone would go on sale this month, a new report claims that its bigger brother, the Nexus 9, will be available to pre-order the day Google announces it.

Photo: Motorola

Photo: Motorola

Motorola smartphone users can now use their Android Wear watch as a remote shutter control. The feature, which is already available inside of Google’s universal Camera app, is available with the latest version of the app that’s available to download now from Google Play.

Screenshot: Cult of Android

Screenshot: Cult of Android

Google has finally given Play Movies customers the ability to pre-order upcoming titles — if you live in the U.S. There are currently 15 movies to choose from — including 22 Jump Street and Guardians of the Galaxy — and they’ll be added to your library automatically on the day they become available.

CyanogenMod on the OnePlus On. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

CyanogenMod on the OnePlus On. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Cyanogen Inc., the creator of the hugely popular CyanogenMod software, has reportedly rebuffed acquisition interest from Google and is instead discussing a Series C round of funding with a number of investors. The team is reportedly seeking a valuation around $1 billion.

Next Page »