After what seems like forever, WhatsApp has updated its popular IM client with an iOS 7-friendly look, ridding itself of what was arguably the ugliest interface in messaging on any platform. Seriously, it was hideous. While the updated design doesn’t look especially original, WhatsApp has done a good job translating its core messaging service to
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Koush’s AllCast has had a long road to this point, initially using Google’s unreleased Chromecast API to transmit local content to the company’s new $35 HDMI dongle. Now, in light of Google’s delayed release, AllCast is being released to the Play Store in beta, able to steam local video content to one of many DLNA-compatible
CyanogenMOD users, take note: stable builds of CM10.2, based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, are rolling out to most supported devices. While Nexus devices dating back to the Nexus S are support, other handsets like the Samsung Galaxy S3, HTC One X, LG Optimus G, Sony Xperia ZL and others are supported as well. CyanogenMOD
There’s a new launcher in town, and it brings the KitKat aesthetic to any device running Ice Cream Sandwich and higher. Based on the Android Open Source Project version of the Android 4.4 launcher, KitKat Launcher+ offers what one would expect from a modern Android homescreen, and adds a few extra tweaks for good measure.
One of the best third-party camera apps for iPhone, VSCO Cam, is coming to Android tomorrow. Promised way back in the heady days of summer, VSCO is both a camera app and a community of photo lovers, focused on adding filters that don’t degrade the overall quality of the photos.
Bell is taking the enforcement of the Wireless Code of Conduct to introduce a new Travel Data Pass for mobile roaming. With the new $100 international data roaming caps, and the requirement for WPS’s to inform customers when they’ve hit a certain cost — in the case of Bell’s new Pass, $25. The Travel Data
If you’re not looking for the latest and fastest tablet from Amazon, Apple, Samsung et al, you may want to check out today’s discount on the OG Kindle Fire HD. Last year’s model is a little slower and not quite as slick as the new HDX variety, but Amazon has put the 16GB model on
After six months of promises and pre-emptive changes to the way our telcos do business — not to mention the very fabric of how we purchase devices — the CRTC’s Wireless Code of Conduct comes into effect today for all new and altered contracts. Though most of the major Canadian wireless providers have already instituted many
Deezer for Android has been updated to reflect the design changes made to its iOS app, and the shared emphasis on music discovery, that arrived last week. The France-based streaming service, which charges $9.99/month for a la carte listening and offline caching of an unlimited amount of high-quality music, has been trying to reinvent itself
Badland is a great game. It’s was a great game when it debuted at $3.99 on iOS, and it’s a great freemium title on Android. The simple play dynamics belie a complex, grotesque and enchanting title where being killed is almost as fun as avoiding the myriad slice-and-dice obstacles in your way. You play as