App

TeamViewer QuickSupport update brings support to more phones

An app called TeamViewer QuickSupport has been updated this week to bring support for more devices to the mix. TeamViewer QuickSupport is an application that allows mobile infrastructure managers to help users with issues on their Android devices without needing physical access to the device.

Square Cash update: ask and send payment requests

Does a friend owe you money but you won’t be able to meet in person anytime soon and bank transfers are such a drag? Or do you want to send some money to a family member who lives in another state? Square’s Cash app has a new update and it wants to make cash transactions a bit easier by allowing you to send or ask for cash requests through SMS.

StackSocial has pay-what-you-want Android game bundle

Humble Bundle, there’s a new kid in the game and they’re virtually coming for you. StackSocial is offering a very special pay-what-you-want deal for their Handheld Hero Android Gamer Bundle. There are seven games available but to get more than two in the bundle, you need to beat the average amount that most people are paying. The other good news is that 10% of what you pay will go to one of three organisations they support.

Koush pushes AllCast updates for Chrome and Android

As promised last week, Koush is pushing out an update to his AllCast system that has a few new interesting features in two. But instead of a simple Android update, this one's a double whammy as it includes the update to the Chrome extension that opens the door for more devices to mirror their screens to the browser.

Google updates News and Weather app to look like Google Now

In keeping up with the transformation of its basic apps into their “Material” design language, Google has now updated the look of its News and Weather app. The panel and card-type design now makes the app, which is built-in for some devices, look like Google Now. It also seems to be more competitive now with other news apps like Flipboard, News360 and even Google’s own Google Play Newsstand.

BitTorrent Sync 1.4: an easier way to share huge files

Everyone is all about the cloud these days, from temporary storage, to backup solutions, to ad-hoc sharing of files with others. But what if you needed to share a file that was so huge that not only does it hit the limit of any cloud storage but also makes it time-consuming to first upload the file to the cloud before sharing it with others? That is where BitTorrent Sync comes in.

AnyMote turns Android smartphones into universal remotes

Most of us have our smartphones with us everywhere, including on the couch. The fact that your smartphone is always nearby makes the device a convenient item to be turned into a universal remote control for your TV. A new product called AnyMote is designed to turn your Android smartphone or other devices into a next generation universal remote.

Samsung footie app “Kicks” its way to fans’ digital hearts

Now that most of the domestic leagues have started after a few months’ rest from the World Cup, diehard football fans with gadgets are once again relying on various sites and apps to keep abreast of all the action and movement of their favourite players and teams. Samsung’s research shows that the average football fan engages more on online content than actually watching live games. So they came up with an app called Kick that aims to bring all the latest information and statistics in an engaging and visual manner.

LastPass for Android now allows sharing of password, notes

With the sheer number of accounts that we have nowadays, whether it be social networks, emails or various apps, having a password manager is always a good idea, lest you forget any of your account passwords. For some of these accounts, it’s also a good idea if you could securely share your passwords with people who would be needing to access it on their own devices.

Call Notes Pro shows details on callers while you talk

An app called Call Notes Pro was updated this month with some new features to make using it better for folks that need details on callers while they are talking. Call Notes Pro has been updated to version 4.0. The app weighs in at 1.7MB in size and requires Android 4.0 or higher to operate.