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Moonshine 2.0 icon pack now available for Android devices

One of the great things about the Android platform is that you can tweak the look and the UI whichever way you want it, and you have a lot of apps to choose from to help you with that. When it comes to icon packs, one of those apps is Moonshine and the latest update, version 2.0 brings you even more choices when it comes to making your app icons look the way you want them to.

Nexus 5 gets Android 5.1 OTA, might devour your RAM

Google has finally let out the OTA update that will bring the Nexus 5 to Android 5.1 land. This follows the release of factory images and binaries for several of the supported Nexus devices. However, if you are quite excited to get the latest and supposedly greatest Android version, you might want to exercise caution, as some users are reporting a rather dreadful bug in this release that causes Android to eat up RAM like crazy, even if you have more than 1 GB of it.

Play games, display scrolling message on HTC Dot View update

Ahead of the release of their new flagship, the HTC One M9, the OEM has updated their Dot View app to bring even more fun to your smartphone, all without opening the case. Owners of the current flagship, the HTC One M8 can also join in the dotted fun. The update gives you scrolling messages, games, and other goodies and surprises.

More Sony Xperia devices receiving Android Lollipop update

We earlier reported that Sony has started rolling out (finally!) Android 5.0 Lollipop to the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 compact to mobile users in the Baltics and the Nordics. Now some sites have reported seeing the firmware build in other Xperia devices as well, like the Xperiz Z2, as well as the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and Xperia Z2 Tablet. But they are being updated only to Android 5.0.2 and not yet to the 5.1 that some Nexus devices already have.

Send money to friends using Facebook Messenger (US only)

If you spend a lot of time talking to loved ones on Facebook's Messenger service and you don't want to go anywhere else on your smartphone or literally anywhere else, but you need to send money, your problems are now solved. The social network giant will soon allow you to send and receive money to your friends through the messaging app at no extra charge (except for the money that you send of course).

uBlock update now brings Firefox support

As long as companies still believe in the power of old-school online display advertising (irregardless if they seem spammy or something), getting rid of those pesky ads on your browser and free apps will always be a struggle. Luckily, there are some adblocker apps out there that can help you out. uBlock is one of them, and the latest update to the browser extension brings support to Firefox for mobile, as well as support for additional languages.

Motorola Gallery update: Material Design, UI tweaks, camera roll options

For Motorola smartphone owners, the Motorola Gallery app can be a great way to organize and edit the photos you take, especially if you're a mobile photo taker (aren't we all?). The latest update to the app brings a brand new look based of course on Google's Material Design, better options for camera roll sorting and UI improvements for the Highlight Reel.

Invite your loved ones to go out through Swarm’s private messaging

Have you ever wanted to send an invite to a group of friends to eat out in this new restaurant, but didn't want to broadcast it to your whole social network? Well, yes, there are a ton of group messaging services out there, but what if you didn't want to go out of the app you're currently on, and what if that app was called Swarm? Well, now you have a solution to that if your answer to both questions is yes.

Fleksy now pre-installed in Meizu devices

It's always a huge bonus for virtual keyboards that come pre-installed with a certain brand of smartphones or tablet. While yes, they are available on Google Play Store and people can download and install them on their devices, regardless of brand, but there is still something about coming to a user near you straight out of the box. Fleksy, one of the more popular ones around, has received the "seal of approval" from Chinese OEM Meizu and now comes with their devices worldwide.