Archive for the ‘Apps’ Category


Twitter updating soon adding great direct message support

If you ever have used Twitter for communication with friends and associates beyond timeline items, you will know it can be very very frustrating. Well Twitter has announced that they will be updating the back end of their Direct Messaging system to add greater support. Some of the main fixes will be great cross platform […]


Google Wallet Improving with Updated Gift Card Support, Money Requesting and More!

If you have been using Google Wallet you have probably stored a credit card or two… and maybe a stored gift card. Well we have now learned that Google is adding support for ALL gift cards. You can either take a picture of the back of the card or Will hair. Also six: know […]


Chrome for Android gets a Welcome Update to 36

Chrome 36 Update is rolling out for Android devices (if you have it installed).  This is a much welcomed update for most us who use it daily.  They have added better support for rendering non-mobile websites.  In other words, those sometimes rich and sometimes media heavy desktop sites should look better with this update.  Now […]


RBC Mobile Express Now Available on Android

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has launched a new app in the Play Store, RBC Mobile Express. RBC already has an everyday client for their consumers o keep up to date and manage their banking. But Mobile Express is more catered towards business clients, and keeping track of their tasks on the go.


Make An Online Nandroid Backup without Booting into Recovery

Ugh! I absolutely loathe making a Nandroid. It simply takes entirely too long. Some even report having missed calls and such. Soon this will be a problem of the past, thanks to an up-and-coming developer over at XDA . Now you can make a Nandroid and save it to the cloud, all while the device […]


Hurricane App Released by Red Cross

Just in time for Hurricane Ernesto to make landfall! The Red Cross has released it’s Hurricane App in the Play Store, and it is PACKED with useful features!


Share Your Life Experiences, 36 Seconds at a Time, With Keek

When I saw this, I thought to myself: “of all the names of social networks these days, now I’ve seen them all”. When I saw what it does, it was a different story.


Audiophiles, Stand Up! This App's for You!

If you, like me, listen to music as a way of life, you know how utterly perturbing the sound controls are on your Android device. This app may make that anger dissolve. Fine Volume Control gives the user an immense amount of control over tho se pesky music volumes.


Duo Security Finds Holes in Android OS Using New App "XRay"; Funded by DARPA

Are you one of those people who constantly worry about the security of your wireless device? Ever wonder what avenues hackers can take when attacking your device? Now you can know exactly what those avenues are, using a new app: XRay.