Droid Daily 7/30/13: VSCO Cam, Sprint 4G LTE, Smart IR Remote and More

July 30, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Nexus 7 Lands in Canada

Some retail outlets in Canada had the Nexus 7 up for sale today. Including Staples, as you can see in the screenshot above. It appears that the 16GB version was running $249, which is a bit higher than in the US.

Smart IR Remote for the Galaxy S4 Launches on the Play Store


Today, the folks at Color Tiger released Smart IR Remote for the Galaxy S4. It’s a cool app that turns your phone into a real remote control. It looks pretty awesome, but it is $9.99 on the Play Store.

Sprint Launches 4G LTE in 41 additional markets


Today, Sprint flipped that switch that makes their network not suck as much. Bringing 4G LTE to another 41 markets, making it 151 LTE markets in the US:

  • Baraboo, Wis.
  • Beaver Dam, Wis.
  • Brownsville/Harlingen, Texas
  • Bronx/Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Columbus, Miss.
  • Daytona Beach, Fla.
  • Durham, N.C.
  • Dyersburg, Tenn.
  • Faribault/Northfield, Minn.
  • Fayetteville, N.C.
  • Fitchburg/Leominster, Mass.
  • Flint, Mich.
  • Fort Lauderdale/Pompano Beach/Deerfield Beach, Fla.
  • Grand Rapids, MIch.
  • Greenville, N.C.
  • Greenwood, MIss.
  • Holland, MIch.
  • Homosassa Springs, Fla.
  • Jackson, Tenn.
  • Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Kokomo, ind.
  • Laredo, Texas
  • Lebanon, Pa.
  • Morgan City, La.
  • Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Oakland, Calif.
  • Ocala, Fla.
  • Palm Coast, Fla.
  • Philadelphia
  • Ponca City, Okla.
  • Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda, Fla.
  • Portland, Ore.
  • Rocky Mount, N.C.
  • Saginaw, Mich.
  • Salinas, Calif.
  • Springfield, Mass.
  • Tulsa, Okla.
  • Tupelo, Miss.
  • Wausau, Wis.
  • Wilson, N.C.

VSCO Cam coming to Android Soon


VSCO Cam is in private beta right now on Android. It’s a new camera app, that’s definitely going to get mobile photographers excited. You can read more about it here.

Viber gets updated


Today, one of the more popular apps out there, Viber, got a significant update. Here’s the full changelog from Google Play

What’s New

– Send doodles or paint over a photo and share it with your friends!
– Now you can know when your friends have seen your messages
– Support for the Viber Desktop application on Windows and Mac
– Fun new emoticons
– Massive performance improvements
– Bug fixes
– Localized to: Croatian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak and Ukrainian