There’s a new launcher in town, and it’s from the creator of now-defunct-but-still-awesome Tweet Lanes. Chris Lacy, the Australian one-man Android development studio, has released Action Launcher after a long period of teasing. Available for $3.99 from Google Play, it finds a nice balance between the separate app drawer traditionally found in stock Android and other
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You Don’t Know Jack was the Mario Party of its day. Before the days of high-speed internet, the game managed to keep users huddled around small CRT monitors answering Gibberish Questions and ‘Dis or ‘Dats well into the night. There was Cookie, the long-suffering wise-talking host, and a series of crude, brilliant questions coupled with
An enterprising XDA Developer named owl74 has discovered a loophole inside the Jelly Bean software on Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S III devices that unlocks the SIM slot for free. The hack is quite simple to pull off and doesn’t require the phone to be rooted or running custom software. It does, however, involve some precise
Just a little Public Service Announcement for all those avid GTA:Vice City fans who were expecting their favourite PS2 game to be released for Android yesterday. Apparently Rockstar Games had a bit of an issue with handset verification, and has to slightly rework the .APK to make it compatible across a number of different devices.
The Kindle eBook store has quietly launched in Canada, but there is no indication that Amazon will bring the Fire tablet series to our humble land. This morning, Digital Reader discovered that the company had added Kindle eBooks to its main sidebar and, once visited, showcases top Canadian authors such as Alice Munro and Margaret
We’ve detailed BlueStacks a few times, as it provides an intriguing way for Windows and Mac users to execute mobile apps on their less mobile devices. Today, Bluestacks is claiming that it has passed five million “organic” installs via its homepage, meaning downloads that were not pre-installed on PCs such as with its partnership with
We told you yesterday that the Galaxy S III would be receiving some extra treats with its Android 4.1.2 update. And while it doesn’t quite make up for the lack of lockscreen widgets and other accoutrements found on Android 4.2, some of these features are pretty nice to have. Canadians already received Page Buddy in
HTC astounded a lot of people with the Windows Phone 8X. When the company’s CEO, Peter Chou, emerged on stage on a brisk New York day, few of the present press were expecting such a remarkable, compact and beautiful device. The company has taken a lot of hits and has kept on going; from poor
Google probably didn’t anticipate just how popular its $309/$359 Nexus 4 would be, said an LG rep earlier this week. The company manufacturers the Nexus device but doesn’t go much beyond that, and Google likely didn’t order nearly enough devices from them — that, or LG was too busy meeting its own production quotas —
One of my favourite note-taking apps for Android and iOS got a nice update, aligning both interfaces and minimizing the learning curve. Simply put, Fetchnotes has become the best quick thought companion on my smartphone, and I find myself using it more than Evernote or Springpad for basic notes. The app premises itself on hashtags