Droid Daily 8/13/13: App Sales, Audible, Box and More

August 13, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Want to see the Ubuntu Edge in its flesh?

The Ubuntu Edge is a rather interesting device that might not hit the fundraising goal, but it’s still a beast of a phone. Complete with 128GB of storage and 4GB of RAM. How many of you would grab one?

Box updated to version 2.2

Box for Android was updated to version 2.2. It has a pretty hefty changelog as well, which you can see down below.

What’s New

New left-swipe navigation drawer
Revamped updates feed with document preview and new filtering options
New resizable home screen widget with scrolling
Ability to sort a folder by name, date, or size
Grid (icon) view for files
Ability to switch between multiple Box accounts from inside the app
Real-time updates to offline files while inside the app
Localized file and folder sizes
Finnish language support

Verizon CFO Details VoLTE Roadmap


Verizon has just about completed their LTE rollout, which means the next step is VoLTE. Today, the CFO has stated that the company isn’t planning to launch their VoLTE until mid-2014. Which will mark the first VoLTE device, which will pretty much be a future-proof phone.

App Sales


Who doesn’t love some app sales? Today there are some great apps for sale including Human Anatomy Atlas, Kaspersky Mobile Security and Tapatalk 4. Most of these are on sale for the entire week. So go ahead and grab these while they last.

Audible for Android Gets Updated too


Following Box getting updated, Audible also got updated today. It has a pretty hefty changelog as well, which you can see the changelog from the Google Play Store down below.

What’s New

What’s new in version 1.5.1
– Cloud storage of audiobook progress and bookmarks now available in UK and DE
– Library filter and sorting preferences now persist after quitting the app
– Improved compatibility with Android version 4.3
Version 1.5
– Beautiful new design
– Improved navigation
– Simplified library management
– Chapter-level progress bar in the player
– Improved stability and performance