Use Automate to Supercharge Android's Abilities

There are already plenty of automation tools around on Android, giving you deep hooks into how the OS runs, but a new utility called Automate has caught our attention. Like similar apps, it’s based around triggers that then result in actions, and you can build up what it calls ‘Flows’ simply by tapping and dragging.… »Friday 9:45am11/20/15 9:45am

10 Tricks That'll Make You a Google Chrome Master

With a billion or so users to its name, Chrome has been a huge success story for Google since its introduction in 2008. Right from the start, the browser aimed to be as lightweight and user-friendly as possible, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some advanced features hidden away behind the scenes—and with that in… »11/19/15 10:57am11/19/15 10:57am

11 Great Apps That Are Even Greater on the iPad Pro

So you’ve got a brand spanking new iPad Pro. You’re probably going to want to take advantage of the 12.9-inch display, the four speakers, and the souped up A9x processor. We’ve made a list of the coolest, most beautiful apps you can get, whether you’re a designer or just someone who appreciates big screens. »11/14/15 2:00pm11/14/15 2:00pm

9 Free Apps to Get Fit Using Only Your Smartphone

You don’t necessarily need the help of a wearable or a smartwatch to help track your steps and monitor your activity—most modern-day smartphones have all the sensors and hardware you need to keep an eye on how much (or little) exercise you’re getting. Here are 9 apps up to the task of improving your fitness, no extra… »11/14/15 12:03pm11/14/15 12:03pm

Hyundai’s Virtual Owners' Manual Lets You See Inside Your Engine Bay With A Tablet

For years, big plastic engine covers and the owners’ manual have teamed up and conspired against us, the enthusiasts, to prevent owners from actually taking a peek under their own hoods. But now Hyundai has blasted through that evil notion with the first mainstream augmented reality virtual owners manual. »11/11/15 7:30pm11/11/15 7:30pm

I Have a Few Questions About This New "Tinder for Fighting" App [Update]

I’ve never been in a fight. I’ve been on the receiving end of a number of punches, but engaging in physical violence has never been my thing. That’s just one of many reasons I’m puzzled by Rumblr, a matchmaking app for face pounding that launches today. (Update: It’s fake! See details at the bottom of this post.) »11/09/15 11:45am11/09/15 11:45am

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

These are the apps you’re looking for. And a side note: This might be the most varied roundup I’ve written so far. This week’s apps take on a range of tasks and issues, like backing up photos during the moment you really need more space on your phone, making plans with your friends (efficiently) and even getting your… »11/05/15 9:20am11/05/15 9:20am