Microsoft Office for iPad was a raging success, blowing away download records. It seemed that there were plenty of people who wanted the full office suite available on their iPad, but Android tablet owners don’t get to join in on the fun.
Well it looks like they won’t be left out in the cold for much longer as Microsoft is allegedly hard at work preparing for the release of Office for Android. Read more »
The Federal Trade commission has demanded that Amazon alter its app store policies, but the online retail giant refuses to do so.
Amazon is so adamant about not changing its policies, that the company is ready to battle it out with the FTC in court. Read more »
The HTC One Max phablet and the newly released Oppo Find 7 with QHD display are the latest devices to get official CyanogenMod support. Their proper CM11 builds are already available for download.
Oppo Find 7a and Oppo Find 7 are both supported in the find7 builds dated July 1 or later. Read more »
LG G3 launched four commercials advertising the company’s proprietary Knock Code. They tell about a family squabble that started after a woman succeeds unlocking the secure-locked Galaxy S5 of her significant other.
You bet all of the awkward situations could have been avoided if the man was using an LG G3 with Knock Code security. Or, you know, if he told the truth. Read more »
Windows 8 has come under a lot of fire for not being desktop computer friendly. Sure the tile approach may work for tablets, but the experience just doesn’t translate well to a mouse and keyboard set-up. Users made their discontent be known: they wanted their desktop experience back.
But what if there was a way to have the same operating system, that would recognize which platform it was installed on, and adapt to it accordingly? That’s what Windows 9 will purportedly be offering. Read more »
We heard about iTunes U a while back as part of Apple’s foray into the educational market. Right now the app doesn’t have that much functionality; it’s primarily reserved for reading textbooks.
However, the Cupertino-based tech giant has been hard at work adding some new features to iTunes U that’ll give it more depth: professors will now be able to create courses and take questions from students. Read more »
Nividia spokesperson has confirmed to Fudzilla that the company’s Tegra Note 7 tablet unveiled back in February is definitely going to receive an update to Android L.
The Tegra Note 7 is powered by the Tegra 4 chipset and came with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of the box. Currently, the tablet is updated to Android 4.4.2 KitKat, but no exact date has been provided as to when the update to L might come. Read more »
Jolla released an alpha version of its Android launcher for testing but you need to sign up to gain access and it only works on Android 4.3. As can be expected, the XDA-developers forums already have the original APK plus a version for Android 4.2.
Keep in mind that the official release is an alpha – not even a beta – and has a number of issues. Read more »
So Android’s latest update, “L”, isn’t available for download yet.
But that doesn’t mean you can’t try the upcoming upgrade’s keyboard out. Read more »
The Google Drive mobile application is a pretty nifty way of checking all of your cloud storage files on the go, but file management is a bit clumsy.
The latest update looks to fix that, by making file interaction an easier process. Read more »
Some say that soccer will never be popular in America, and that may be true, but the numbers from ESPN’s mobile app suggest otherwise.
The USA-Germany game reached 1.7 million viewers, on the ESPN app alone during the World Cup game between the two countries. Read more »
Opera Mini for iOS has been fully revamped, now sporting a much more modern UI, which falls in line with the iOS 7 guidelines. Hence, Opera Mini 8 for iOS uses the very fashionable flat design, yet retains the features that have made it famous.
It’s still able to save you mobile data, and you can choose from two compression modes. And if you don’t like the new default look, you can change it by picking another theme. Read more »
The sign up for alpha testers of the new Jolla Launcher has almost drawn to a close and those who signed up can now download the custom Android homescreen. Jolla wants to give users a taste of the gesture-based interface of Sailfish OS without having to buy the Jolla phone.
This initial version of the Jolla Launcher targets Nexus 4 and 5 owners, but it supports any Android 4.3+ device. You still have a day left to sign up for the alpha test program. Read more »
Nokia Beta Labs released the Glance Background app last October. It spices up the Lumia-exclusive Glance screen with a background.
The Glance Background was in beta phase since the official release and its trial is now over. Read more »
Google has released an update for the Search app on Android (v3.5.14), which brings with it a very useful addition.
Earlier, you had to be in the Google Search app to be able to use the “Ok Google” hotword to invoke voice search. With the latest update, you can now use it on any screen on the phone as long as the screen is on. It also works from the lockscreen even if you have a password set on the device. And if you have the device connected to a charger, the screen doesn’t even have to be on to use voice search. Read more »