Android

PayPal Here updated to support Android tablets

Several applications out there are designed to allow business owners to take credit card payments while they are out of the office and on the go. One of those applications is PayPal Here and it is designed to work with the PayPal card reader.

Mage Gauntlet arrives on Android

The young generation today seems to have all the good things geeky available for them. From smartphones to tablets to computers and smartwatches, a lot of cool gadgets are accessible too. Even when it comes to games, geeks and gamers now have more choices than ever before.

Amazon, Apple makes family sharing easy, Google misses out

With almost everyone owning a smartphone or tablet these days, these mobile devices have become more than just individual, private experiences but sometimes even familial ones. Realizing that families would sometimes want to manage their mobile experience as, well, a family, Amazon and Apple have revealed features in their new operating systems that makes all that not only easy but even more engaging as well.

Dolphin V11 brings new mobile browsing experience to Android

There are numerous web browsers for Android but only a few deliver fast mobile browsing. Dolphin, one of the best Mobile Web Browsers for Android, was recently updated with new features and some bug fixes. Its developer added a Search engine option and support for multiple-thread downloads.

Anki Drive race gaming soon to support Android devices

Anki Drive is the new generation of remote control car racing. A lot of Gen X-ers grew up with remote control cars, helicopters and planes being top-of-the-line in toy technology, but we are a long ways into the future from those days. Enter Anki Drive, a race car gaming combo which brings together mobile gaming, bleeding edge wireless technology, and robotics into one awesome mashup. Even better, it’s coming to Android really soon.

Sony SmartEyeglass to enter tech eyewear market

Almost everybody who’s capable of producing tech eyewear is coming after Google Glass in a big way, and Japanese consumer electronics outfit Sony isn’t one to get left behind. It’s releasing the Sony SmartEyeglass (we guess people are running out of novel names for tech eyewear) to compete in this segment, although it doesn’t have software of its own as of now and is relying on third party developers to work with their SDK.

Interstellar is a surprisingly cool movie tie-in mobile game

We’ve had it up to here (points to forehead) with mediocre movie tie-in apps. If it’s not your badly concocted shooting game, then it’s an “easy out” endless runner – yes, we’re looking at you “Despicable Me”. And so when Paramount made noises about doing a tie-in game app for the upcoming Christopher Nolan nerd-fest Interstellar to drum up more hype, you can understand that we’re wary. But it seems we had nothing to worry about.

Android L to offer devices encryption as default out-of-the-box

Just to set things straight, encryption of personal data has been available to Android users since 2011. It was one of those features that users rarely talk about and never get around to using. But with the spate of high-profile leaks of personal data – videos, pictures, and the like – a lot more people are now looking to security features in devices to protect sensitive and personal data. Enter Google’s announcement that the next Android operating system release – presently known as Android L and set to be launched pretty soon – will have encryption turned on by default for devices which will carry the new OS.
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