It seems that Aereo has kept to its timetable this time and has made available its promised Android app. However, the app is currently still in beta and is available in only seven markets where the service is available.
Launchers have been a rather hot topic for Android users lately. There has been two recent arrivals, though, they are both still in private beta at the moment. The launchers are Themer and Aviate. We took a took at Themer last week and more recently, an invite to Aviate has arrived. We have only spent about a day with Aviate so far, and while we have some issues, there does appear to be some potential.
There are plenty of available options for Android launcher apps. In fact, it seems we are having a run on launchers that are arriving in beta form. Just recently we took at look at Themer and while we haven't gotten hands-on with this other just yet, we are looking forward to taking it for a test drive. The other launcher is called Aviate and it has just recently arrived in the Google Play Store.
The Chrome Beta Android app is a solid way to get a bit of an advance look at what is coming in the general non-beta release. And in this case, you can comfortably rock the regular Chrome and Chrome Beta apps side-by-side. One example was the new gestures and search improvements. These rolled out in the beta in late-August and arrived on the non-beta side earlier this month.
The awaited day has arrived and now you build up your territory and troops as the popular Clash of Clans game finally lands on Android. Unfortunately, not all is bright and sunny on the fantasy land as the game, for now, is limited to only two countries.
Cyanogen had previously announced they were working on an app to simplify the installation process. Perhaps a bit nicer, it was said that installer app was going to be arriving in the Play Store. Well, flash forward till today and it looks like progress is being made towards that release. We have yet to see any sort of timeline given, however Koush has put out the call for beta testers.
Mozilla, the company behind the popular cross-platform web browser, has just pushed an update to the Firefox Beta browser for Android. Among the changes included in this new version is support for guest users as well as new features and tools that improve the mobile browsing experience for both end users and developers as well.
Just two weeks after announcing a new beta tester program for Android users, Twitter has just pushed out a massive update to their app. It's a completely revamped version 5.0 beta, and so far we're big fans. The entire interface is new with Android-style tabs, slide-out navigation, and a decent action bar to name a few.
Earlier this week we found a neat new 3rd party keyboard for Android called Dynamic Keyboard. The promise was a dynamic and fluid typing experience that will predict words, and the keys will dynamically change and increase in size along with prediction. Allowing for a faster, more accurate typing experience. Well, we have the app so check it out below for more details.
Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome might be the kings of the hill of web browsers, but they are facing some formidable competition from the likes of the Dolphin Browser. The popular Android web browser has just released its latest beta version and is putting out a call to help polish the app.