Google has added a ‘Recommended for You’ section to its Play Store in the last few days, mirroring the same functionality on the web version. The idea is good, as it caters the selection to you based on your currently-installed apps and software that your friends +1′d or “similar users,” whatever that means. You can
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PayPal has revamped its Android app today with a completely new Ice Cream Sandwich-compliant design, a three-tab navigation view (Account/Send/Request), and the ability to pay for services using PayPal Here. At its core, PayPal has always been about sending and receiving money, but as time has gone on, the eBay-owned company has expanded into mobile
The Galaxy Note II is coming soon to North America, though we doubt in the same configuration as what was announced yesterday. The European model will come with a 1.6Ghz quad-core Exynos 4412 SoC with a Mali-400 GPU. This is the same chip as what’s inside the international Galaxy S III but clocked 200Mhz faster.
Google Now is baked into the company’s Search app for Android, but is only available on devices running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. For those fewer than 1%, either running a Nexus device or CyanogenMOD 10, Google Search has been updated with a few neat additions. The ability to search for movie showtimes directly from within
Nokia announces JBL PlayUp Wireless Bluetooth Speaker line to “complement our current and future Lumia smartphones”
Nokia has announced, just a week shy of its big September 5th announcement, a line of wireless Bluetooth speakers to “complement our current and future Lumia smartphones.” The design is similar to last year’s Play 360° speaker, but the outside has been made much more durable with enhanced double-shot plastic. The key ingredients in the PlayUp are two-fold:
The CyanogenMOD team has released a new version today, 9.1, based on Android 4.0.4. Now this is not the newest build — that’s the quickly-iterating CM10 — but 9.1 provides some much-needed bug fixes and improvements to certain handsets, along with one significant feature addition. CM 9.1 adds code to make it compatible with a
Start your Windows Phone 8 engines: the OS will officially launch on October 29th. While we’ve already seen the first device, Samsung’s ATIV S, and we’re likely to preview the next-generation Lumia line next week, Microsoft will likely kick off the consumer launch of its newest mobile OS three days after Windows 8 comes to
Apple will be streaming its iTunes Festival every night in September and the music performances will be available across multiple devices. In addition to the ability to use AirPlay Mirroring to stream to your TV through Apple TV from your PC, Apple has gone ahead and released a dedicated app for iPhone and iPad. It
Sony Canada just announced that the company’s high-end Xperia T, witha 4.6-inch HD screen and a 13MP camera, will come to our fair country later this year. When exactly will it be here? Considering the device is being showcased in the new James Bond film, Skyfall, we’d imagine it would arrive somewhere around the beginning
The Galaxy Note II is official. Though it leaked earlier this morning, there are some things that were not touched upon, especially in terms of software. The Note II has a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with a 16:9 ratio — 1280×720 pixels as opposed to 1280×800 from the original — and a 1.6Ghz quad-core