AppsDrop is a free Android app whose focus is to help users to install only good apps.
It is like a quality filter for Google Play. Google Play is not a bad search engine, but it provide so many results that it is difficult to compare them to find the best ones. Appsdrop doesn't have millions of apps; just the best ones according to their editors. This way is easy to discover and download interesting apps.
After 4 months of beta testing with 20 thousand users, Ready hit the Play Store today. Besides looking great, the app offers some improvements over the stock contact lists. You can see the most recent history (calls, emails, texts and calendar events) in a floating window when the phone is ringing. After a call, the app provides follow-up actions, or gives an instant way to save the contact in case of an unknown caller. Scrolling through contacts
If you’re one of the few Android users who has still not picked up a Chromecast HDMI streaming media player yet, Google is now offering 90 days of unlimited music from Google Play with the purchase of the dongle.
Back in August, Google officially unveiled the Android Device Manager, a service Android fans were looking forward to from a long time. The service could help users to locate their lost Android device for example inside your house under the sofa. It can help them to see the last known location of their stolen device, also allowing them to wipe the data, keeping your data secure. Now Android Device Manager is available in the Play Store as an Android application.
Google expects to further expand the number of Google Play categories for games in 2014, according to a new post on the Android Developers Blog. Expected to take effect in February, we should be on the lookout for Simulation, Role Playing, Educational, and perhaps others.
Google has previously left it to third parties to provide your device with a remote device locater and wiper. Until now, and the company has decided to launch their own and all you need is an Android phone with Android 2.2+.
We talk a lot of smack about Apple around here, and this time I’m going to try and be a little kinder. Let me begin by saying congrats to Apple as they recently celebrated their 50-billionth app download. Ok, the ability to be nice stops there as it has been announced that Android users are currently downloading 500-million more apps per month than Apple, and at that rate Andy will speed on by and be the most popular on the market by this fall.
Finally Google Play allows developers to write responses to comments in the store, previously this function had been reserved only for Top Developers. Lately more and more devs reported that they can reply to comments, but this was only a staggered rollout until now. They officially announced the feature on Android Developers Blog. Now you can forget the well known solution when devs asking users in the app description to send an e-mail if they have any problems, questions or suggestions. Now the communication can be much easier between the companies and the customers.
Yesterday we told you about the HTC trade-in program, and now here's another possibility to earn some extra credit. Motorola is currently running a promotion where buyers can earn $50 in Google Play credit with the purchase of select models. If you’re in the market for a new Android handset are leaning toward Motorola, you’re advised to check out the limited-time deal.