Apps News, Page 2 ▼

Google Maps Wi-Fi Only Mode Might Arrive Soon

07/25/2016, Google is yet to officially announce this but it appears that the company might soon release a Wi-Fi only mode for Google Maps. The mode will do what the name suggests. It will limit usage of the app to when the device is connected to a Wi-Fi network,...

Pokemon GO Has Launched In Hong Kong

07/25/2016, As far as Asian countries are concerned, so far it seems that Japan was the only country in the region to get their hands on Pokemon GO, at least officially. The good news for other gamers in Asia, a tweet by the official Pokemon GO Twitter account has...

Google’s Allo Might Not Replace Hangouts Or Messenger After All

07/24/2016, A report from several days ago suggested that Google’s Allo messaging app could become the default messaging app on Android. It was even suggested that Google could slowly phase Hangouts and Messenger out in favor of Allo being the main app that handles...

Religious Shrine In Japan Bans Pokemon GO On Its Premises

07/24/2016, Just like taking a selfie, there are times when playing Pokemon GO might not necessarily be appropriate, such as in religious landmarks which is why over in Japan, one of the country’s oldest and most important Shinto shrines Izumo-taisha has banned...

Teens Accidentally Walk Over US-Canada Border Playing Pokemon GO

07/24/2016, Trying to get from one country into another without valid documentation can land one in a lot of trouble and could even lead to arrest, and it seems that a couple of teens from Canada nearly caused an international incident when they accidentally (and...

Prisma For Android Finally Goes Live

07/24/2016, Prisma is a new photo app that has quickly become popular with users on iOS. The app was initially released only for iOS so Android users have had to wait for a while, but it’s here now. Prisma for Android has finally gone live today after briefly...

Pokemon GO Has Reportedly Peaked In The US Market

07/22/2016, With the meteoric rise of Pokemon GO, we’re sure many are wondering if its fall would be just as meteoric, or if Niantic could somehow manage to sustain it and keep it popular for years to come. Given that the game is less than a month old, we guess...

This 3D Printed Case Makes It Easier To Catch Pokemon

07/22/2016, Have you played any of basketball games on your smartphone, where basically the net is in front of you and you have to swipe the ball towards it to get it in? If you have, you’ll know that sometimes it can be frustrating to miss a shot and have it go...

Pokemon GO Has Broken The iTunes App Store Record

07/22/2016, Even if there were no numbers to look at, it’s hard to deny that Pokemon GO is one of the most popular games in the industry right now. In fact Apple has confirmed that as far as iOS apps are concerned, the game has managed to break an iTunes App Store...

Google’s Allo Messaging App Could Be Default On Android Nougat

07/22/2016, A couple of months ago during Google I/O, the company announced a new messaging app called Allo. Unlike other messaging apps, Allo is supposed to be “smarter” as it comes with Google Assistant built into it, thus allowing users to chat with the...

Cyanogen Reportedly Undergoing Layoffs, Might Focus On Apps Instead

07/22/2016, Way back in the day, CyanogenMod was (and probably still is) one of the most prominent Android ROMs available, especially back when OEMs used to love applying heavy themes and skins to their phones, and CyanogenMod represented a cleaner and faster user...

Google Introduces New Data Saving Algorithm To The Play Store

07/22/2016, It has usually been suggested that if you were to download an app from the app store that you do it over WiFi. This is because some apps are too big and that downloading it would eat into your data allowance if you aren’t hooked onto WiFi. The same can...

First Pokemon GO Related Injury Japan Has Already Happened

07/22/2016, As you might have heard, Pokemon GO is now officially available in Japan. In fact prior to its release, the Japanese government already issued safety warnings to residents, letting them know that there are things they should probably be aware of when they...