Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


Kovdev icon packs on sale for Android users

If you want to refresh the look of your Android device with some new icons, this is the time to buy. All of the icon packs from Kovdev are on sale on Google Play right now. There are twelve icon packs available in total and they are on sale for 50% off the normal price. Granted the normal price was already low at about $2.

Logic Dots puzzle game lands on Google Play

A new game has landed on Google Play that combines Sudoku and Battleship called Logic Dots. The game was previously an iOS exclusive and has now come to Android. The game requires players to use logic to win. Players will place dots on a grid to create shapes and solve the puzzles.

CMApps update detects what version of Android you use

We have talked about CMApps before; this is the app that allows you to run CyanogenMod apps on your device without having to root your smartphone. This is a great way for you to try out some of the apps that come on CyanogenMod without having to void your warranty. The app has been updated with some new features and one of them is a big deal.

Echo Connect Plus charges Android and iPhone devices

There are many people out there that use both Android and iOS devices for business and pleasure. Perhaps you have an Android smartphone but an Apple tablet. Maybe your personal smartphone is an Android device, but your employer hands out iPhones for business use. Whatever the case, a bunch of people out there need to keep both Android and iOS devices charged.

Nokia Z Launcher beta update adds icon pack support

If you are a user of the Nokia Z Launcher app, you may be waiting for the app to leave beta and go to official full release. The app has been updated recently, but it is still listed as a beta. If you are unfamiliar with Z Launcher, the app is designed to learn how you use your phone and give you faster access to your favorite apps.

One Billion Android smartphones shipped globally in 2014

2014 was a big year for Android devices according to research firm Strategy Analytics. The company tracks smartphone shipments around the world and its data shows that a billion Android smartphones shipped globally in 2014. According to the metrics, global smartphone shipments grew 30% during the year reaching a total of 1.3 billion units.

Outlook enters preview stage for Android

Microsoft announced this week that the official preview for Outlook for Android is now available to download. The app is available for Android tablets and smartphones. Microsoft figures that the reason users will want to move from the native Android mail app they are using now is because Outlook for Android is more like working with email on a desktop than other apps out there.