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New Vine update includes loop counts, app redesign

Vines are slowly creeping (pun intended) onto the social media landscape, and the latest update to the video sharing app allows you to see just how popular the videos really are. As of July 1, the Vine Android mobile app will feature loop counts, a redesigned home feed and a better activity feed for your viewing pleasure.

Massive updates for Google Docs, Sheets arrive

With the announcement last week during the I/O Conference that the Google Office Suite would be able to create and edit Microsoft Office within their apps, we were expecting that the roll-out would be done in the next few months. But surprise, surprise! Google Docs and Sheets have started releasing updates today and the changes in the two are significant and very much welcome.

SuperSU updated with Android L preview compatibility

While the announcement of Android L has brought, or at least teased, several improvements for the platform, there are those that look at the next Android release with a sense of foreboding. Aside from Google potentially exercising more control over the OS' user interface direction, there are also fears about rooting becoming extremely difficult. Fortunately, SuperSU developer Chainfire's post-I/O report paints a less bleak picture.

LockIt app is back (for good) on Google Play Store

For people who let others borrow their gadgets often, but would like to protect certain security-sensitive apps like Paypal or One Pass, LockIt was heaven sent when it was launched last year. For some reason, it suddenly disappeared from the Google Play Store, but fortunately, the creator announced it’s back, hopefully for good, and available in both free and paid versions.

Quickoffice will be removed from Play Store after Google Docs integration

After the announcement of the integration of Quickoffice into Google Docs during the I/O conference, Google has now said that it will not be available anymore as a native app in the Google Play Store starting in the next few weeks. Those who have already installed Quickoffice into their Android devices will still be able to access it, but new users will not be able to search for it on the Play Store.

The Walking Dead story continues in Season 2 game

The 5th season of The Walking Dead TV series is still four months away, and if you are craving for your “zombie fix,” your Android gadget might have the solution. The Walking Dead: Season Two game is now available at the Google Play Store, picking up where the events of the first season left off. This time, you will play the character of Clementine, the young girl who was being protected by Season 1 main character Lee Everett.

YouTube Creator Studio, Fan Funding announced at VidCon

There are millions of people viewing millions of videos everyday on YouTube but there thousands l of special people who constantly upload the content that we fanatically view and manage the channels that we frequent. While the plain YouTube app is decent enough for uploading, viewing and searching for videos, channel managers and creators need something more special for their mobile needs. As promised, Google has released a YouTube Creator Studio app specifically for them.