All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘android apps’

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 to announce that Bitspin is joining Google, where we’ll continue to do what we love: building great products that are …

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Netflix For Android Finally Gets User Profiles

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 of Death and Screwballs II: Loose Screws next to Junior’s Thomas & Friends on one list. The feature initially launched …

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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 users using the Google Search app or Google in Chrome or the Android browser can get to app content from …

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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 app for one specific type of device or the other, Google will determine your app’s label based on if it …

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Brace Yourself For A Lot More Yelp Reviews

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 to become more so. That means people are more likely to leave a review as soon as they interact with …

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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 message others through Messenger as long as you have their phone number, and a new look with navigation to see …

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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 that searches for BBM are spiking by 7,674%. Meanwhile, searches for [bbm for iPhone] are spiking 4,754% and searches for …

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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 and photos so customers can see. It also lets them respond to comments and +1s on their posts. The app …

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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 that the interface is completely revamped. Ryan Whitwam reports: The overall layout hasn’t really changed, but everything is much sharper. …

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Yelp Android App Adds Ability To Write Reviews

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 is somewhat surprising that it took as long as it did to make its way to the mobile experience, but …

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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 expand on the right side to show photos, videos and article previews. Dive deeper with another tap to see photos, …

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Google Analytics Android App Gets Much Needed Update

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 app reporting views (profiles) – so you can keep track of all of your important data with reports that are …

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