Author Archives: Nate Swanner


Possible Google+ redesign shown in leaked images

A redesign for the Google+ Android app has been discovered, showing a wholly new layout and different ways to access functions. The new UI looks eerily similar to others we’ve seen from Google recently, and the user who found it has been shunned by Google as a result. Once again, Google+ users may be forced to re-learn how to use the social service.

YouTube app update brings live video to Chromecast

YouTube has received an update today, complimenting the slew of other Google apps we’ve seen rolling in new or changed. This one is the biggest update for the service in some time, as it now allows for live channels to be casted to a Chromecast device. There were other changes as well, like an alteration to the playlist and comments system.

Google+ posts could become ads for some pages

While Google+ doesn’t have ads, it does have posts. Recent news suggests that rather than add banner ads or other annoying sales tactics, Google is simply going to make posts on Google+ ads for some pages. This could mean a radically different experience for users across the service.

Amazon now saves docs sent to Kindle in their cloud storage

If you’re a fan of sending documents to your Kindle device, Amazon has a trick up their sleeve to coax you into their cloud storage. Any document, text from a website, eBook or the like you send to your Kindle will now be added to a folder in your Amazon Cloud Drive. Maybe the most unique aspect is how Amazon saves your documents.

Frontback for Android comes out of beta, ready for download

Frontback has announced their app has come out of beta for Android. The popular iOS app has been in the works for Android for some time, with a beta group working out the final bugs. Frontback is apparently happy with their product, and is bringing the app to photo and selfie junkies alike.

Samsung bringing Tizen phones, Android Wear smartwatch in 2014

Tizen, the proprietary OS from Samsung, is coming to the smartphone realm. After being rumored for release for years, Samsung finally put Tizen on their Gear wearables this year. Now it seems they want to up the ante, and bring it to a flagship device. They’re also going the opposite route, and will be making an Android Wear device to compliment their Tizen offerings.
Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next