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Google Shares Behind-The-Scenes Look At Santa Tracker App Google Shares Behind-The-Scenes Look At Santa Tracker App

As NORAD went with Bing in 2012 as its provider of choice for tracking Santa, Google put together its on Santa Tracker app for Android. Over the weekend, the company posted a video of the app’s developers discussing its making. …

Groupon Adds Payments To Android App For Merchants Groupon Adds Payments To Android App For Merchants

Groupon has updated its Android app for merchants to incorporate Groupon Payments so they can accept credit cards with it. Groupon says the service can be activated within minutes, and can be used to enter bill totals, add tips, apply …

The Official Oscars App Expands To Android, Kindle The Official Oscars App Expands To Android, Kindle
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ABC announced today that the official Oscars app is now live, and for the first time, it’s available for Android. Specifically, it’s available on Android 4.0+ devices, including the Galaxy Note II, Galaxy Note 10.1 and GSIII, as well as …

izik Gets A Warm Reception On iTunes izik Gets A Warm Reception On iTunes

Last week, Blekko launched a new search app for tablets called izik (pronounced EYE-zik), and apparently it’s received a decent amount of buzz for its debut. The app debuted as the top free reference app on iTunes. The company says …

StumbleUpon Finally Updates Its Android App StumbleUpon Finally Updates Its Android App

Last year, StumbleUpon launched huge updates to its desktop site and its iOS app, but Android-using Stumblers have been waiting for an Android update for months. The company even launched a Windows 8 app with some of the new bells …

Blekko Reimagines Search Again With izik Blekko Reimagines Search Again With izik
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Blekko announced that it has launched a new search app for tablets called izik (pronounced EYE-zik). The company says it was built specifically with the iPad and Android tablets in mind. “Tablets are increasingly getting integrated into our lives, so …

Flipboard Gets Optimized For Android Tablets Flipboard Gets Optimized For Android Tablets

Flipboard announced today that it has updated its Android app to deliver an experience that is optimized for tablets. “Now anyone with a Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1, GALAXY Tab series, Nexus 10 or other seven-inch or larger tablet that runs …

Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself

NORAD may have went the Bing/Windows route this year with its Santa Tracker, but Google isn’t going to let Microsoft have all of the fun. “While we’ve been tracking Santa since 2004 with Google Earth, this year a team of …

Google Currents Changes News Scanning Experience Google Currents Changes News Scanning Experience

It was just over a year ago when Google launched its news reader app Currents for Android and iOS. It went international earlier this year, but we don’t see product announcements about it very often. Today, however, Google announced some …

Google Launches Communities For Google+, Snapseed For Android Google Launches Communities For Google+, Snapseed For Android
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Google announced the launch of new Google+ Communities today. These can provide public or private membership, and come with the option to start hangouts and plan events with community members. “From photography to astronomy (and everything in between), Google+ has …

Etsy Finally Launches An Android App Etsy Finally Launches An Android App
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Etsy announced that it has launched an Android app, finally. This comes less than a week after the company launched its iPad app (the iPhone app has been out for quite some time). “Beyond iPhone and iPad users, nearly a …

Google Redesigns Its Blogger Android And iOS Apps Google Redesigns Its Blogger Android And iOS Apps

Google announced the launch of new updates to its Android and iOS apps. These include a new design and the addition of some new features. The new apps include landscape support for post composition. This is good news. Who really …

Google Shopper Gets An Update On iOS And Android Google Shopper Gets An Update On iOS And Android
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Google Shopper (not to be confused with Google Shopping) just received an update. Google launched version 3.0 for Android and iOS. The app was first launched for Android in 2010, and eventually made its way to the iPhone about a …

Flipboard Gets Audio On Android Phones Flipboard Gets Audio On Android Phones

Flipboard has launched an update to its Android app, which will enable users with Android smartphones to take advantage of the service’s audio category. “This means that you can now enjoy everything featured in our Audio category in the Content …

Tumblr Android App Gets Some Improvements Tumblr Android App Gets Some Improvements
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Tumblr announced a new update for its Android app, complete with improved notifications, photo sharing, zoom, image loading, post screens, and more. The blog notifications are now clearer, Tumblr says, adding, “Now you can see exactly which post was liked, …

Google Calendar Android App Hits Google Play Google Calendar Android App Hits Google Play
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Google has added the Google Calendar Android app to Google Play. In the past, it has only been available for select devices like the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus. The app comes with the ability to snooze events directly from …

Google Launches New Zagat App For Android (And It’s Free) Google Launches New Zagat App For Android (And It’s Free)
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Google has launched a new Zagat app for Android devices in one of a handful of recent Google+ Local-related announcements from the company. And in case you were wondering, it does come with a Google flavor. “While our ratings and …

TomTom Releases $50 Android Navigation App That Only Works on Low-Resolution Devices TomTom Releases $50 Android Navigation App That Only Works on Low-Resolution Devices
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This week TomTom, the makers of stand-alone navigation devices for vehicles, announced that it has released a Navigation app for the Android platform – with a couple of catches. The TomTom app has been available for a while on the …

Google Launches Field Trip App For Android Google Launches Field Trip App For Android
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Google’s Niantic Labs has launched a new Android app called Field Trip. The company is describing it as “your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you.” The app runs in the background on your …

AMD Partners with BlueStacks To Bring Android Apps To PCs AMD Partners with BlueStacks To Bring Android Apps To PCs

Intel makes the best PC processors around. That being said, we all can’t afford the $300 Intel demands for their latest processors. That’s why I go with AMD and their very affordable high-quality CPU line. Turns out that my frugality …

Facebook Is At Least Trying To Make The Android Experience Better Facebook Is At Least Trying To Make The Android Experience Better

The Facebook experience on Android devices is notoriously bad. A little too often, things just don’t work like you’d want them to. Facebook realizes this. Last month, reports came out that Facebook began forcing employees to use the Android app, …