formerly Read It Later) updated its Android app today with a new "Listen" feature that reads aloud articles to you.
multiple Gameloft games all being offered for just $.99 cents today Google has finally kicked off their end of summer sale. So far there's well over 20 apps listed, and surely we'll be seeing more later this week.
Google rolled out another neat new feature for their ever growing, expanding, and maturing Play Store for Android. They've been busy with it as of late but today we now have a "Recommended For You" app section that should help with app discovery. It's a welcomed change so lets take a look.
Verizon is being forced by the FCC to pay a fine for apparently blocking their users from accessing third-party tethering apps. As is the case with most of these FCC fines, the $1.25 million settlement amount is chump change to a company as huge as Verizon, but it's more about the message the FCC sends to companies than it is about the money. Verizon will also be forced to train its employees on proper C Block procedure, which it is accused of breaking by blocking third-party tethering apps.
Android. Thankfully for Android users, Duo Security has released a new DARPA-funded security app called X-Ray that will assist in identifying security holes on your Android device, because hey, who else is going to do it? Duo Security writes on the X-Ray official site that it developed this app in part because carriers typically drag their feet when it comes to pushing an update that will fix security flaws in Android, so with this app, they're giving users the ability to test for these flaws themselves.
Twitter client for your Android smartphone? Ever since Twitter bought TweetDeck they've left it for dead, and the stock Twitter app isn't that great. What we have for you all today is a brand new app called Tweet Lanes -- and it's awesome. They call it "Pure Twitter, Pure Android" and we'd have to agree.