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Flappy Bird App to Return, but ‘Not Soon’

Flappy Birds creator Dong Nguyen confirmed via Twitter Wednesday that the now defunct app will be back, but “not soon,” only once he is finished working on it. Nguyen, the 29-year-old Vietnamese independent developer behind the popular yet difficult game, …

Jawbone UP 3.0 App Released For Android Jawbone UP 3.0 App Released For Android

Jawbone, the company behind one of the most popular and well-reviewed fitness bands currently on the market, today officially launched its UP 3.0 app for the Android mobile platform. The UP app now syncs via bluetooth with Jawbone’s latest UP24 …

Flappy Bird Has Now Come And Gone

Recently, if you have been around a circle of friends who have iPhones or Android devices, you have probably heard them ranting about a game called “Flappy Bird,” an easily addictive but tough game that has just become a hot …

Jelly Gets Android, iOS App Updates Jelly Gets Android, iOS App Updates

Jelly, the new Q&A app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, announced today that it has launched updates for its Android and iOS apps. The Android version adds support for more cameras and camera resolutions and support for more devices that …

Android App Groups Charged For Piracy Android App Groups Charged For Piracy

The openness of the Android platform has many advantages, but it also makes the platform more of a gamble for developers. Apple’s iOS is still the leading platform for many app releases (especially games) and apps can often sell on …

Google Acquires Bitspin, Makers Of Timely Alarm Clock Google Acquires Bitspin, Makers Of Timely Alarm Clock

Google has acquired Bitspin, the developers of popular alarm clock app Timely. They also made an app called Tasks, which “brings the full Google Tasks experience to Android.” The Bitspin team had this to say on its site: We’re thrilled …

Netflix For Android Finally Gets User Profiles Netflix For Android Finally Gets User Profiles
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Back in the summer, Netflix launched user profiles, finally giving users the ability to separate their queues (which became known as the “My List” feature) from those of other family members. No longer would Dad have to keep his ABC’s …

Google Now Searches Across Apps On Android Google Now Searches Across Apps On Android

About a month ago, Google announced that it would start indexing deep links in Android apps just like websites, so it could return results from apps in search results for mobile users. Today, the company announced that starting now, Android …

Google Play Starts Highlighting Tablet Apps, Labeling Others As ‘Designed For Phones’ Google Play Starts Highlighting Tablet Apps, Labeling Others As ‘Designed For Phones’

Google announced today that it is rolling out changes to Google Play, in which it will better differentiate between apps that are designed for tablets and apps that are designed for phones. Regardless of whether or not you developed your …

Brace Yourself For A Lot More Yelp Reviews Brace Yourself For A Lot More Yelp Reviews
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Yelp released its earnings report for the third quarter this week, and during its conference call, revealed some staggering numbers related to its recently added mobile review feature. The bottom line is that the feature is hugely popular, and continues …

Facebook Tests Messenger Update With Some Android Users Facebook Tests Messenger Update With Some Android Users

Facebook just announced that it’s testing a new update to Messenger on Android, designed to make it faster and more reliable for mobile-to-mobile messaging. The update includes the ability to see which friends are using the app, the ability to …

BBM Searches Are ‘Off The Charts,’ Especially For iPhone BBM Searches Are ‘Off The Charts,’ Especially For iPhone

A week ago, BlackBerry announced that Blackberry Messenger (BBM) had rolled out to Android and iPhone users as a free app, and since then, there has been a great deal of interest in it. A spokesperson for Yahoo tells WebProNews …

Google Places For Business Gets A New Android App Google Places For Business Gets A New Android App

Google has launched a new Google Places for Business Android app, which lets businesses keep their listings up-to-date across Google. The app lets businesses update their info like hours, address, contact information, photos and description, and lets them post updates …

Netflix Android App Gets Major Update Netflix Android App Gets Major Update

Netflix is reportedly rolling out a major update for its Android app, with version 3.0. Apparently it’s a slow roll-out, which is why you (like myself) may not be seeing it just yet. Android Police reported on the update, saying …

Yelp Android App Adds Ability To Write Reviews Yelp Android App Adds Ability To Write Reviews
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About two months ago, Yelp launched an update to its iPhone app, adding the ability to write reviews for businesses from the app. Now, the functionality has come to Android. This is obviously a major part of Yelp, and it …

Twitter Launches App For Android Tablets Twitter Launches App For Android Tablets

Twitter announced today that it now has an app specifically optimized for Android tablets. “The landscape view fills your screen with Tweets, conversations, Trends, accounts to follow and more,” says senior product manager Michael Ducker. “With a single tap, Tweets …

Google Analytics Android App Gets Much Needed Update Google Analytics Android App Gets Much Needed Update
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Google has released a much needed update for the Google Analytics Android app, adding new reporting tools and increased functionality for existing tools. “With the Google Analytics App, you can access all of your data – for both web and …

Google Makes Quickoffice Free To All Users, Gives Away Drive Storage Google Makes Quickoffice Free To All Users, Gives Away Drive Storage
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Google announced on Thursday that it is making Quickoffice free for everyone. The product had been free for Google Apps for Business customers, but now it’s free for anybody with a Google account. Google acquired the productivity software in June …

Twitter Makes Changes To Conversation Display Twitter Makes Changes To Conversation Display

Twitter has made a change across its web and mobile experiences to the way conversations look. Tweets, when part of a conversation, will now be shown in chronological order to make them easier to follow. Users will see up to …

Google Keep Gets A Lot More Useful Google Keep Gets A Lot More Useful

Google is launching an update to Google Keep, which includes Google Now reminders and a new photo note option. You can select the “remind me” button from the bottom of any note, and choose to be reminded based on time …

YouTube Mobile Apps Now Let You Do More While Watching Videos YouTube Mobile Apps Now Let You Do More While Watching Videos
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Google has launched an update for its YouTube app on Android and iOS, allowing users to browse and search for other videos while still watching one. You can keep the video playing in the corner while interacting with the interface. …