Posts tagged ios

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.

64-bit Android apps are go. Photo: Google

64-bit Android apps are go. Photo: Google

Android developers can finally begin testing 64-bit apps using Google’s new 64-bit Android L developer preview emulator. The release comes just weeks before Android L is expected to make its public debut, and it should finally kickstart the development of 64-bit Android software.

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Are you one of those annoying people who types loudly even when you’re on a conference call? Well, thanks to a new Google Hangouts update, your colleagues won’t hate you quite so much anymore. The popular messaging platform now blocks out the sound of clacking keyboards during calls to save everybody’s sanity.

Pocket Casts has long been my favorite podcast player. Photo: Pocket Casts

Pocket Casts has long been my favorite podcast player. Photo: Pocket Casts

The best podcast client on mobile is now available in your browser. Shifty Jelly has today made its Pocket Casts web player available for limited beta testing, and it delivers all of the awesome features you’ve long been enjoying on Android and iOS.

Image: Instagram/Hyperlapse

Image: Instagram/Hyperlapse

Instagram today brought added more features to its new Hyperlapse app for iOS, less than a month after it made its App Store debut. And yet, an Android version is still nowhere to be seen. It’s not that Instagram doesn’t want to bring Hyperlapse to Google Play, however — it’s that Android doesn’t currently offer the APIs it requires.

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