Droid Daily 7/16/13: Chrome Beta 29, Google Maps, Phase Beam and More


Refurbished ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity on Sale

Tiger Direct has the ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity on sale for $280 after rebate. That's about $150 off. Keep in mind that is a refurbished 32GB version. You can buy it here. 

ReKey Master Key Vulnerability Patch Launches in the Play Store



Duo Security and NEU SecLab released a new app in the Play Store which is for rooted users to patch the master key vulnerability we've heard so much about. You can grab it here.

Custom Beam LWP Launches in the Play Store


You know that live wallpaper on Android 4.x, Phase Beam? Well now there's a customized version of it available in the Play Store. It actually looks very nice and is free. You can grab it from the Play Store here.


Google Maps now Available to Everyone


The new Google Maps unveiled at Google I/O in May is now available to everyone, on the desktop. The new version of the app came out not too long ago.

The new Google Maps for the web is even easier to try out. No email invite needed. Sign up and get instant access: http://goo.gl/1qhuL


Chrome Beta 29


Today, the Chrome Team announced Chrome Beta 29, which is available for Android, Mac, Linux and PC. It has a pretty nice changelog:

The Chrome Team is happy to announce the promotion of Chrome 29 to the beta channel for Android. Chrome 29.0.1547.23 contains many improvements including:

  • Support for WebRTC, a web platform feature to enable real-time voice and video communications

  • Faster page loads

  • Lots of under the hood changes for stability and performance



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