Calculators might not be at the top of most users' app list but CALCU might make you wish it were. CALCU combines minimalistic design with intuitive gestures to give you a utility that is not only useful but also a pleasure to use.
Nickelodeon has had well over a dozen apps available in the Play Store, and as of today, there is yet another. This latest is simply called "Nick" and it has arrived with full episode streaming. The app is free to download and also free to use, though, this isn't one that is going to make the cord cutting crowd happy.
Want to throttle down your device CPU? Modern Android devices do a pretty good job of using the right amount of power at the right time, but some of us want control. Throttling your CPU has a lot of benefits, and a new app lets you do that via your apps.
Those looking to quickly shorten URLs on an Android smartphone or tablet now have another app to consider. The app is called Google URL Shortener, and comes courtesy of Thomas Devaux. And just to clarify that last bit, this is not an official app from Google. Needless to say, it is easy to use, and does exactly what one would expect.
Any.Do is updating their popular Calendar app today, adding in a few interesting features aimed at business professionals. Their Cal app, which is already the most beautiful Calendar app on the market, will now have what Any.Do calls “Heads Up”. The update provides users with three screens of reach stage of a meeting, meant to make you more productive, and keep you on schedule.
When meeting up with a friend or colleague, it can be tough figuring out a place to go. Neither of you wants/needs to travel the entire distance to the other person’s location, so where do you go? Unless you’re overly familiar with the area, or like staring at Google Maps, you’re lost. A new app, the aptly named Meet Me Halfway, does the grunt work for you.
App Annie and IHS have released their latest numbers, and there is one overriding narrative: we love media. Our spending on digital movies, games, and apps rose 30% in 2013 when compared to 2012, with mobile app spending seeing a steady upward trend. Spending in and on apps was dominated by games overall, with some countries a bit lot more into the genre than others.
For those attempting to learn a new language(outside of the programming variety), Duolingo is one of the better options around. It brings a casual feel to what can be a daunting task, and mixes methodology throughout the plan. With growing popularity and impressive utility, the team behind the language app have raised $20 million in Series B funding.
Mobile checkins, as seen in the image sitting above, were first introduced by Marriott back in July 2013. Based upon success with the mobile checkin process, Marriott Hotels has decided to also offer a mobile checkout process. This option is currently available at more than 300 locations and by way of the recently updated Marriott International app (available in the Play Store).