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New Falcon Pro 3 released, app rebuilt from the ground up

The Falcon Pro app for Android had been controversial a few years back. The Falcon Twitter client was removed from the Play Store but an update was still released outside the app store bringing offline improvements. The Falcon Pro V2 was first released as a public beta but when it was pulled from the Play Store, we didn't hear about it again until today. Yes, a new Falcon is back and it's not just an updated Falcon Pro 2. It's actually a new app built from the ground up.

Sony’s Xperia phones to join in effort to provide cure for diseases

“Protein folding” is not a new concept – this refers to the way our bodies proteins fold into different forms that correspond to different body parts. A mistake in this folding process actually contributes to diseases and bodily malfunctions like Alzheimer’s, so it unlocking the secrets in this folding process is key to medical professionals and scientists providing cures and solutions for said diseases. But where does your Sony Xperia phone come in?

SnoopSnitch for Android detects possible smartphone data theft

Security Research Labs (SRLabs) is a German outfit that has released an interesting security app called SnoopSnitch – the app basically alerts users if someone is trying to spy on their mobile phone. The app can detect if someone is using International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) catchers – along with other Android vulnerabilities – to spy on a device.

Vikaura wants to bring data from your phone into the world around you

One of the reasons that many people choose to use a smartwatch is so they can get data in the form of notifications from their smartphone without having to dig it out. A new product has debuted that will allow users to get data from their phone in their world and it's designed to hang on a wall or sit on a shelf. The product is called Vikaura.

Preview of Microsoft Office apps for Android tablets now expanded

Back in November 2014, Microsoft opened up a preview for their Office apps for Android tablet users who wanted to get a feel of what it would be like to have Word, Excel, and Powerpoint on their devices. They've now announced that they are making it easier for interested tablet users to get access to these preview apps by making it readily available on the Google Play Store.

iRig 2 launches at CES 2015, now available for Android

You don’t have to tell us how pissed you were when as excited as you were, you picked up an iRig guitar interface device, only to realize you can't gig with it on your Android phone or tablet. (You can record stuff, but that's not the same thing.) Yeah, we’ve all been there and cursed the heavens for it. But it seems that the guitar gadget gods have heard us, for lo and behold, iRig 2 has been launched at the hallowed halls of CES in Las Vegas, and the new version brings Android compatibility with it.

HTC, Under Armour to partner in creating fitness related digital products

One segment of the market that has reaped the benefits of this whole mobile wearable revolution and innovation is the fitness-minded and athletic people. At CES 2015, HTC has announced a partnership with fitness apparel brand Under Armour to create devices that will support the latter's recently launched fitness platform and network. Will this be HTC's predicted entry into the wearable and/or fitness device market.