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Google Play Store Could Be Getting A Visual Overhaul

07/13/2014, As it stands, the Google Play Store is very functional. It gives users access to the apps, music, and books that they are looking for. It is also easy to use and one can easily see the price, compatibility, and screenshots of the app that are listed....

Tinder Arrives For Android Wear, Brings Dating To Smartwatches

07/11/2014, We’re sure many of you guys have heard of the dating app called Tinder. In case you haven’t, it’s basically an app that scans for Tinder users who might be near to you (depending on your settings) and will display their profile. You can then either...

App Developer VSCO Launches $1 Million Artist Initiative Fund

07/11/2014, It’s always nice to see companies do something for their customers that would not necessarily be required of them. That’s exactly what the folks at VSCO has done as they have launched their Artist Initiative program which is basically a $1 million...

Google Maps For iOS Updated With Better Search & Explore Features

07/11/2014, With Google Maps belonging to Google, it is understandable that Google would push out updates for its Android platform first before updating its other platforms, such as iOS. Well the good news for iOS users is that if you were hoping to gain more Google...

SwiftKey User Base Jumps 54% Since It Went Free

07/11/2014, If there’s one thing to love about Android is the fact that they allow users to swap out the platform’s default keyboard for a third-party alternative. Some users do this because third-party keyboards allow for more customization in terms of features...

BlackBerry Accepting Sign Ups For BBM For Windows Phone Beta

07/10/2014, A couple of days ago, we reported that BBM had been sighted in the Windows Phone Store. Unfortunately it was not available for download as the app had been marked as a private beta. Well the good news is that if you were looking to get in on that beta,...

Mobile Games Account For 84.9% Of App Store Revenue [Study]

07/09/2014, Apps on smartphones do all sorts of things, ranging from checking the weather, providing stock quotes, messaging friends and family, productivity, games, and so on, but have you ever wondered which category actually accounts for the most money made in an...

FTC Could Be Eyeing Google Over In-App Purchases, Thanks To Apple

07/09/2014, It wasn’t too long ago that Apple landed themselves in a spot of trouble over in-app purchases, something which they were quick to correct and even offered refunds to parents whose kids might have gone on a wild spending spree due to the lack of...

Kreyos Shows Off Windows Phone App For Meteor Smartwatch

07/09/2014, About a year ago, we came across a smartwatch by a company called Kreyos. They were developing a smartwatch called the Meteor and one of the more unique aspects of the device was that it would be compatible with iOS, Android, and even Windows Phone. This...

Nokia & Gameloft Are Giving Nokia X Owners €40 Worth Of Games

07/09/2014, As many of you guys are aware, Nokia has a lineup of Android devices that falls under the Nokia X family. These are hardly the most powerful Android devices around and presumably they were created to help Microsoft gain some market share in developing...

Flappy Bird Clone Flopsy Droid Arrives For Android Wear

07/08/2014, Just in case you missed all the fuss in the earlier part of the year, there was a mobile game that was making its rounds that seemed to be played by almost everyone. It was called Flappy Bird and it made use of retro-looking graphics and a relatively...

BBM Makes An Appearance In Windows Phone Store As Private Beta

07/07/2014, A couple of months ago, it was announced that BBM would finally be making its way onto Windows Phone. It was later revealed that the app was scheduled for a release in July, and it looks like that it will be able to meet that date. The app has recently...