Sponsored Game Review: Balloon Hero – Valentine

Balloon Hero – Valentine is an arcade style game for Android that tasks players with popping floating balloons. However, it’s not as simple as that, as to be successful, players must organize the balloons by color and pop them in sequence in order to reach the required score. There are two game modes included in […]

Flat Themes for Xperia Devices Make the Wait for Lollipop More Bearable

  For many Sony fans, there was little to write home about from this past week’s Mobile World Congress, aside from maybe the stunning Xperia Z4 Tablet, of course. One of the highlights for some was the fact that Sony was showing off their version of Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Xperia Z3 and Xperia […]

Softcard App And Accounts To Close At The End Of This Month

Softcard has not had the easiest of lives. The NFC mobile payment solution was the collective brainchild of AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon. With a backing of three major U.S. carriers, it would have been thought that the option would have been more successful than it actually was. However, in 2011 along came Google Wallet and […]

New App From Google Will Let Developers Preview Ads Before Pushing Them Out

Google released a new app today called Creative Preview that is designed to let developers preview ads before they push them out to their apps. This doesn’t seem like a big deal, but it is. Unless you build apps, though, you won’t have much use for Creative Preview. You may notice its effects, however. There’s […]

Third Party Application Google Now Cards Starting To Appear

A little over a month ago, we brought you the news that Google was working on opening up Google Now to allow selected third party applications to use the card based notification system. This is a great move by Google as it will make Google Now that much more useful, especially for a busy device […]

Twitter May Be Testing Out New Built-In Browser Feature For The Android App

Twitter has been making some nifty little changes to their app as of late, with things like the “while you were away” feature and the attempt to give you an easier sign up process by scanning your contacts when setting up Twitter for the first time, so that they can provide users with a recommended […]

Google Drive Sees Update Rolling Out With Drag And Drop Feature Added

If you have not checked the calendar yet then you might want to know that it is Wednesday. This can only mean one thing, Google is on their weekly update extravaganza. We have already seen an update rolling out to Hangouts which interestingly, improves the way contact information is displayed. The update makes contact cards […]

BlackBerry Talks About 100 Million Play Downloads And Improvements

BlackBerry launched BBM into the Google Play Store in October 2013 and today announced that it has one hundred million downloads for the application on the Android platform, which in BlackBerry’s words, puts it into the top tier of messenger applications. There’s a surprising amount of momentum behind BBM; it’s recently been added to the […]

New Visual Changes And Other Tweaks Come To The Play Store In Latest Update

Google is updating the Play Store again and there’s much that users will likely notice including some visual changes and a few functional tweaks that will likely come in handy. This bumps the Play Store up to version 5.3.5 and has started rolling out as of now, although not everyone will have the update immediately, […]

Hangouts Update To Version 3.0 Rolling Out With Improved Contact Card Details

Hangouts is one of the Google tools and services which seems to be updating well over recent times. The communication tool is ever-evolving and offers those who use it, a great way to interact and stay in touch with each other. Well as part of Google’s weekly updates, Hangouts seems to be one of those […]

Sony Updates TrackID By Pulling It Out Of Beta And Giving It Material Design

Sony Xperia devices for some time now have had their own version of an app for identifying songs by using the phone’s mic to listen for playing audio, called TrackID. TrackID works pretty similar to the way that SoundHound, Shazam or Google’s Sound Search do so users can find the names of artists and tracks […]

The International Mobile Gaming Awards Sees Monument Valley Win The Grand Prix

Lots of exciting stuff revolving around games happened at the Game Developers Conference held in San Francisco yesterday, including the 11th Annual International Mobile Gaming Awards. During this award ceremony, various mobile games were nominated to win an award for best game in certain categories. One of these categories was the Grand Prix, and the […]

SOTI’s Latest MobiControl Adds Support for Android for Work and Samsung KNOX

Mobile World Congress is of course all about the new devices; the smartphones, the tablets, the accessories and that sort of thing. However, it’s important to remember that this is still a trade show and as such, there’s a lot of demonstrations and announcements going on that are all about the latest services and business […]

Avast Announce The Launch Of SecureMe Designed To Protect From WiFi Hacking

MWC has been in full swing over the last few days and there have been a number of big announcements. Today though, known security and internet virus protection company, Avast were making a few announcements of their own. One of those in particular was the launch of a new service from Avast which is being dubbed […]