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Sony PartyShare app turns your Xperia device into a jukebox

Sony definitely knows how to bring life to a party. The company recently launched a new music app that can turn your Xperia phone into a jukebox. This app is ideal for hosting parties as it allows up to a maximum of ten users to broadcast a party, share a music playlist, and stream photos in real-time.

WearFaces makes Apple watch face for Android smartwatches

The more I looked at it, the more I was convinced I knew it from somewhere – it took a friend to look at my browser and say “Hey, that’s the Apple Watch, isn’t it?” For the record, I wasn’t looking at the newfangled smartwatch from Cupertino – I was looking at a smartwatch face designed by UhrArt and uploaded to an Android smartwatch via the same dev’s WearFaces app. The app allows for different watch face designs, and one of them mimicked that “colorful” design from Apple.

Japan and Italy residents can now join Google Opinion Rewards

If you like letting corporate entities know things about you, you like having money in your Google Play account and live in the Far East or in the borders of southern Europe, then what we’re about to tell you might probably be the best news you’ve received today. Google announced that Opinion Rewards is now available in Japan and Italy, joining several other major countries where answering marketing surveys from the tech company is now monetized.

EyeEm 4.0 photo app filters and effects make pics standout

If you use your smartphone camera to take lots of pictures an interesting app has been updated that will give you camera and photo filters to apply. The app is called EyeEm: Camera and Photo filter and it is on Google Play right now. The app has a number of unique filters and effects that can be applied to photos you shoot on your device.

HTC lock screen app lands on Google Play

HTC has announced a new app that it has launched that brings the HTC lock screen seen on new devices like the HTC One M8 to other users. With the app available, the lock screen is now supported away from the HTC Sense Android skin.

Ebay Update: beefed-up look, adds Giving Works option

Online selling giant Ebay has updated its Android app and it’s not just a minor upgrade. Version 2.7 brings with it a new look, better notifications, more delivery options and a more thorough search function. But more importantly, it adds a feature that would give freedom to sellers to help out their favourite charity from the proceeds of their sales.

UseTool is a one-stop calculator and converter Android app

We’ve all been there at one point or another. You’re at the furniture store trying to buy a desk but realised you used the metric system to measure the space in your room. Or you’re in a hotel in another country and you’re not sure if your laptop’s power cord will not explode if you plug it in the wall outlet that uses megawatts instead of kilowatts (or vice versa). Yes, you can google answers to these conversions but wouldn’t it be easier to just have one app for all that?

Spider-Man Unlimited game crawls onto Android

Fans of Spider-Man have a new game to check out on compatible Android devices. The game is called Spider-Man Unlimited and it comes from Gameloft. This isn't your typical looking video game, it is designed to look like a hand-drawn comic book, and it looks very cool.