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Microsoft Opens Office For Android Preview To Everyone

01/06/2015, Microsoft Office for the iPad has been around since early 2014 where it is open for all iOS users. Unfortunately for Android users, the suite of productivity apps has yet to be released for everyone as it was previously only made available as a preview...

Hyundai’s Blue Link App Arrives On Android Wear

01/02/2015, Starting the engine of your car usually just involves inserting your car key into the ignition slot, turning it, and you’re good to go. If you have a more modern vehicle, your car key might not necessarily be a key but a card-like device or a dongle,...

Xbox One SmartGlass App Crashing Because Of Date Bug

01/01/2015, We often get to see bugs surface in some major online services whenever the new year rolls in. This is usually because of server-side issues due to date change. Something similar has happened with the Xbox One SmartGlass app on Windows and Windows...

Amazon Offering Free Apps Yet Again

12/31/2014, A little over a week ago we picked up on Amazon’s Christmas gift. The company runs its own Appstore for Android devices and it offered free applications worth $220 through it for any and all users. Amazon has yet another gift for Android users on...

These Android Apps Collect The Most Data From Users

12/30/2014, Smartphone applications require permissions in order to be able to access other parts of the device, like the onboard storage, camera and even the address book in some cases. Sure users are told what permissions they have to agree to but its rarely...

Life360 And Ford Partner To Help Prevent Texting While Driving

12/30/2014, If you have ever used Waze before while you’re driving, you might have noticed that a warning pops up that basically tells you that it’s dangerous to use the app while you drive, unless you tell the app that you’re a passenger in which it bypasses...

VLC To Return To iTunes App Store In 2015

12/29/2014, The VLC app seems to have a somewhat tumultuous relationship with the iTunes App Store. The app was first announced several years ago before it was pulled, and it was only last year that the app made its triumphant return to the iTunes App Store before it...

Apple Introduces 14-day Refund Policy For iTunes In The EU

12/29/2014, Ever made a purchase but regretted it the minute later because it did not turn out how you had expected it to be? Well the good news is that if you’re living in Europe, Apple has recently introduced a new 14-day no questions asked return policy. This...

Twitter Resolves Log In Issues

12/29/2014, I was alarmed to find out that I had been locked out of the Twitter app on my Android device when I fired it up this morning, and instantly presumed the worst, that I had been hacked. I found out through Facebook that there was a server-side issue that...

Netflix Cracks Down On DNS-Based VPNs In Its Android App

12/28/2014, As much as many would love to subscribe to services like Netflix or Hulu so that they can watch their shows online legally, the sad fact of the matter is that these services just aren’t as widely available at the moment in a lot of countries. This has...

Skype For Android Bug Discovered, Lets Others Spy On You

12/26/2014, If you are a heavy user of Skype on Android, you might be interested to learn that there was a bug recently discovered in the app that allows someone to spy on your Skype sessions. Basically how this works is that it involves using two devices on your...

Koala Android Launcher Is For The Visually Impaired

12/26/2014, A lot of smartphones and their user interfaces tend to be designed for regular people in mind, as opposed to being catered to users with special needs. Sure there are some accessibility options, but for the most part they feel like an afterthought. Well...

Vudu For iOS Gets Revamped

12/25/2014, Are you getting a lot of DVDs or Blu-rays this holiday season? Would you like to have that same content in digital format as well so that you can watch using a mobile device and an internet connection? Then take a look at Vudu. Its a service from the...

WhatsApp Voice Calling Feature Might Look Like This

12/25/2014, There may be lots of cross-platform messaging services available right now but WhatsApp is a clear market leader. It was one of the first services of its kind to work cross-platform and has since captured hundreds of millions of users around the world....