Amazon's Giving Away Over $100 In Popular Android Apps and Games

If you own an Android device, you'll definitely want to check out Amazon's Appstore today, where you'll find 34 premium Android apps and games worth $105 available completely free. » 3/19/15 9:15am 3/19/15 9:15am

Amazon's Giving Away 40 Premium Android Apps and Games for Christmas

Amazon's celebrating Christmas Eve by giving away 40 premium Android apps via the Amazon App Store. The full list is below, and a lot of them are actually really popular apps, including Terraria, djay 2, and Plex. » 12/24/14 9:14am 12/24/14 9:14am

Milk Video: Samsung's Beautiful New Video Hub For Its Huge Phones

If you own a recent Samsung phone you're about to get Milk Video, a new app that pulls in some of the best content from around the web into a beautiful, streamlined interface. It's hardly the only video app out there, but it sure is pretty. » 11/19/14 9:00am 11/19/14 9:00am

How to Upgrade to a New Android Phone and Take Everything with You

Congratulations: you just got a brand new Android phone! If you're lucky, you got a great deal and a huge upgrade. Even so, your old handset has been with you for years and it's set up how you like it—with all of your apps, contacts, and settings. Here's how to move all of that precious data to your new phone. » 11/12/14 2:53pm 11/12/14 2:53pm

Revamp Your Android Lock Screen With Microsoft's New App

If you haven't heard, Microsoft has kicked open the doors to its experimental Garage development hub, and among the projects now available for beta testing is the Next Lock Screen app for Android. Lock screen customization is nothing new, but this effort from Redmond is worth a look for the way it brings information,… » 10/23/14 10:57am 10/23/14 10:57am

Making and sharing your own Google Map is getting easier thanks to the newly rebranded and relaunched "My Maps" tool. There's also a new Android app so you can make and manage your maps on the go. » 9/16/14 11:44am 9/16/14 11:44am

Despite rumors that Nike will be killing Fuelband, the company has finally released an Android app. It's long overdue, but better late than never, sure. Besides, even if the fitness band is on the outs, it still makes sense to support existing devices. [Google Play via Engadget] » 6/17/14 12:58pm 6/17/14 12:58pm

Our Favorite iOS, Android, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Whoa there, big guy. You can't just roll out for the weekend before loading up your smartphone with some new apps. What kind of blog do you think this is? Check out some newness right here: » 6/13/14 6:00pm 6/13/14 6:00pm

1 Password, the popular password management app that has long been geared nearly exclusively to OSX and iOS, has finally gotten the Android version users deserve—in that it actually works. The newly revamped edition is now available in Google Play. » 6/10/14 1:39pm 6/10/14 1:39pm

Stream Videos From Your Android Phone to Practically Any Set-Top Box

The simple act of beaming something from your phone to a set-top box, like say a Roku, can be needlessly complicated. A new app called AllCast from developer ClockworkMod makes it super simple to view the photos and videos on your phone on virtually an connected TV platform. » 12/23/13 6:00pm 12/23/13 6:00pm

Google Play Newsstand Is Your Personalized Feed of Stuff to Read

Google is overhauling its approach to serving you articles and news. With "Newsstand" Google's taking another shot at building a one-stop app for all the different stuff you might want to read online. It's a bit like Flipboard meets your magazine subscriptions in a single application for your phone. » 11/20/13 12:18pm 11/20/13 12:18pm

What's Your Favorite Weather App?

I live in a city where most people consider the weather to be perfect but I actually think that the weather doesn't truly exist here. Whatever, it's nice. But even in the most loveliest, mildest place, the dog days of summer can get pretty unbearable. That's probably the only time I ever look at the weather app on my… » 8/27/13 6:00am 8/27/13 6:00am

Google Maps Mobile Apps Will Now Be Polluted With Ads (Sad Face)

Google Maps app on your smartphone is one of those wonderful things that makes owning the gadget an absolute joy. Instant, essential knowledge. Today, Google announced that it would be robbing its iOS and Android apps of their purity by allowing advertisers to advertise against your searches. » 8/08/13 3:41pm 8/08/13 3:41pm

Ride-sharing service Uber is adding fare splitting to its iPhone and Android apps. So you can look forward to fewer empty promises from friends to pay you back for that late-night Uber ride. » 7/15/13 11:40am 7/15/13 11:40am

This App Gives You an iOS 7 Notification Center on Any Android Phone

Want iOS 7's notification center but don't have an iOS device? No problem. There's a new app called Control Center that will gives you a clone of that feature any Android phone. » 7/12/13 12:30pm 7/12/13 12:30pm

Warmly: Wake Up to the Sound of Bacon With This Friendly Alarm App

Waking up to an alarm clock is a much-loathed and just generally unpleasant experience. But Warmly for Android wants to help you start the day off right—and hungry. » 6/05/13 6:00pm 6/05/13 6:00pm

Vine for Android Is Finally Here, Huzzah (Updated)

Vine, the very popular way to splice together six-second video vignettes, is now available for Android. Here's the Google Play link, which is live for your video-sharing enjoyment right now—after some initial delays, it looks like the download link is finally operational. » 6/03/13 9:30am 6/03/13 9:30am

Sherpa, the Lovechild of Siri and Google Now

Bark something at Siri and it might get back to you with what you're looking for. Google Now is supposed to serve up relevant information when you need it without having to do the legwork yourself. Now imagine the two merging together to form a Voltron-like personal assistant. Sherpa is that Voltron and it's finally… » 4/17/13 9:55am 4/17/13 9:55am

Google's MyGlass Companion App for Google Glass Is Now Available in…

Though this is completely useless for pretty much every single one of us (since we don't have Google Glass), Google just released the companion Android app for Google Glass called MyGlass in Google Play. Even Google so cheekily reminds us that the app does nothing (without Glass, that is) saying: "If you don't have… » 4/16/13 12:01am 4/16/13 12:01am

A Quick Look at Google Play's Android Overhaul

Today, Google started rolling out a beautiful redesign of the Google Play Android app. The new app isn't just a dark-to-light transition—it's faster and easier to use than ever. » 4/09/13 1:54pm 4/09/13 1:54pm