Mobile

Digg details Google Reader replacement coming July 1

Earlier this month Google announced their popular RSS option Google Reader would be closing, and we all know how most of you feel about that. Quick to the rescue was the folks over at Digg, who have promised a replacement that will be fast and work on a wide array of devices. Today we're getting a few more details regarding the Google Reader replacement that's coming soon.

Google Search now shows up-to-date sports info

Google has just announced a new feature that should get all of you sports fans excited. Google search will now provide up to date information on all of your favorite sports, including up-to-date scores, statistics and more. Sports fans have been asking for this feature for quite a while, and Google has been listening. Sports stats are available for viewing through the PC, tablets, and smartphones.

Twitter Music app coming soon as the social site shuns Android

Twitter is getting ready to take on some aspects of the music industry while also integrating plenty of music discovery and listening features into their service. According to a few new reports from CNET the new feature will reportedly be called Twitter Music and their iOS app could launch within the next month. Just like Vine, it looks like Twitter will once again shun Android users.

CCleaner for Android coming soon to clean your smartphone

As many of you probably know, CCleaner has been one of the most popular and successful file and cache cleanup programs in the world of PC's and laptops. Whether you're on Windows or a Mac the free CCleaner removes unwanted and leftover temporary files, cache, and cookies that build up over the months and years on a PC. Today Piriform confirmed they're working hard on an Android version.

Facebook Newsfeed redesign aims for ‘mobile consistency’

Today Facebook is detailing the all-new Facebook front page known as the Newsfeed, and team Zuckerberg just announced a few details. Everything is changing, again. The new redesign will be aimed at "mobile consistency" as well as delivering what they call the best "personalized newspaper" available. It looks like Facebook is about to start taking mobile seriously.

Facebook focuses on mobile with new intensive training program

The social network giant Facebook surely isn't slowing down anytime soon, but they have recognized the shift to mobile is the future and are adapting quite well. It's no secret that they've been shifting from the web to a more mobile-focused company, and today we're learning a few additional details about how they've done it, and why.

Wikipedia aims to deliver articles via text message soon

Some interesting news and reports have surfaced this week regarding the hugely popular Wikipedia megasite. With all the information you'd ever need in over 25 million articles the company is looking for ways to deliver their content to more people. Mainly users in developing markets that might not have high-speed internet, WiFi, and 4G LTE to quickly access the content. Their plan is to deliver it through text messages later this year.

Google Maps street view takes us inside NFL stadiums

The NFL and Fantasy Football season might be over now, and my Packers didn't win the Super Bowl, but that won't stop us and Google from enjoying the NFL in some way or another. While the Ravens are champions and Ray Lewis is going out on his own terms, Google's giving all of us fans an inside and up close look inside of some of the best NFL stadiums. Starting with a street view mode of Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts.

Nike confirms no Android app is coming for the FuelBand

For all those that love the outdoors or like to keep track of their activities and daily exercise, the Nike FuelBand has been a popular accessory and product thanks to the mobile features included. The FuelBand for those who don't know nicely syncs to your iOS device of choice to easily track and monitor everything you can imagine. We've all been under the impression an Android version was coming, but sadly that isn't the case.

HD Widgets Colourform theme hands-on

This week HD Widgets gets rather colorful in a new set of widgets that take what the app already does extremely well and cuts it all down to a rather Pop Art friendly phase. This release comes as a separate download from the main HD Widgets (now at version 3.8, mind you), and brings you a variety of new backs, fronts, colors, and everything in-between for your fully customizable widget family. HD Widgets just went full tilt simplistic for those that are weary of the skeuomorphism designs of the past - get flat!
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