First look at the Samsung Galaxy A5

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is one good looking phone, and that’s probably one of the best things we can say about it – it feels and looks like a premium phone, albeit having some middling specs. The rumored “A Series” smartphones from Samsung are expected to follow in the trail of the Galaxy Alpha, the first of which has arrived in the SM-A500, to be marketed reportedly as the Samsung Galaxy A5.

Instapaper app updated, now free to download with IAP

Instapaper is one of those apps that you really would appreciate in these modern, mobile-centric, fast-paced times – it allows you to store articles for reading, offline and formatted for easy reading. You know, those articles that litter your timeline on your social media platforms, those things that are interesting but you just don’t have enough time to go through at the moment. It used to be that Instapaper – for a fee – allowed you to store those for your downtime reading. An app update now brings Instapaper free, with in-app purchases.

Google’s App Indexing brings search engine power to locating apps

Remember those heady days of 1998 where a lot of us were so amazed at the way the Google search engine could find virtually anything on the intarwebs? That was a result of ground breaking search indexing algorithms that placed Google on top of the search engine pile. Fast forward to now, and Google is set to apply the same algorithms so that your apps will show up in related searches better. Sounds yummy, right?

BombSquad is an explosive party game to share with friends

How does a party game that allows Android devices to take part look like? What does it need to bring to the table to be fun and engaging? Pardon the obvious pun in the title, but we feel like BombSquad – a game designed by Eric Froemling – really hits the nail on the head as a cooperative party game that users will have no problem picking up from the get go.

Samsung targets Android enterprise integration with Knox

Android was designed with open-source, open-market viability in mind – so it was, by design, low in “private sandbox” security features. This is something that makes the platform a very risky one for those in enterprise security. Enclosed architectures like BlackBerry OS and iOS have legitimate advantages here in one sense, but Samsung is belatedly trying to join the party with its KNOX B2B (business-to-business) apps.

Tintag rechargeable item tracker hits Indiegogo

If you have ever lost something and spent lots of time searching your home or office for it when you were in a hurry, you know how helpful an item tracker can be. A new item tracker has turned up on Indiegogo and this device is called Tintag.

LG G3 record-setting billboard is 250m long

LG has created a massive new billboard in Saudi Arabia to celebrate the new LG G3 smartphone. This billboard is as longer than two football fields at around 273 yards long. It has been certified by the Guinness World Records Association as being the longest billboard in the world.

daWindci Deluxe game floats onto Android

A new game has landed on the Android platform after being popular on iOS, it is called daWindci Deluxe. In the game players can paint wind, hurricanes, and lightning on the screen using their finger. The weather painted on the screen helps the player to control the direction of a hot air balloon flying on screen.

Pebble launches Firmware 2.5 with emoji support

Emojis are a popular way for people to show how they are feeling without having to type it out. Smartphone and tablet users have been texting emojis and using third party apps to send them for a long time now. Pebble has announced a new firmware has landed bringing the watch to firmware version 2.5.