Saturday, November 30, 2013

FIFA launches its official [World Cup] app for Android.

With the 2014 world cup behind the door, it comes as no surprise to see the world football regulator release its own app for fans worldwide to keep tabs on the event on their phones and tablets. But since the major event is still months away, it does have another purpose and deserves a place on your favorite device now as it provides you with news, stats, live score for the world's top leagues, an all-in-one app for soccer fans around the world. But there's more.

The app will give you access to the FIFA final draw live on December 6 which will determine the fate and path of your national team in the World Cup 2014. The app will also provides access to videos from FIFA TV studios and archives but does not mention live streaming of games.

The FIFA app is free and can be downloaded on Google Play Store. An iOS version is also available.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

HTC releases HTC FootballFeed app for UEFA Champions and Europa leagues.

HTC has launched an Android app that lets soccer fans to follow UEFA Champions league and Europa league on the go. The app, called HTC FootballFeed, has been released today. FootballFeed looks similar to Blinkfeed, the built-in news reader for HTC devices. As such, HTC FootballFeed provides soccer fans with news, stats etc. Also included is push notification  and a 15 minutes reminder before a game starts so you don't miss anything whether you're on your couch or away from your TV or home.

HTC FootballFeed is a free download from Google Play Store and requires Android 4.1 (Jelly bean).

- Designed for an efficient, unique user experience,
- Official updates direct from UEFA and HTC,
- Squad line-ups for each match,
- Push notifications, so you never miss a thing,
- Countdown clock for upcoming matches, 
- Standing tables for both Leagues,
- Club pages with relevant facts and stats

Monday, November 18, 2013

InstaWeather introduces InstaWeather Friends.

InstaWeather is an app that lets you share the weather at your location as an overlay added to your photos. Simply snap a picture with your phone and InstaWeather adds your location, temperature and weather stickers that you can then share to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

In an update published today, InstaWeather version 3.0 introduces InstaWeather Friends which lets you see the weather at your friends location. For that to work, all that is needed is a connection established between InstaWeather and Facebook. No need to manually enter your friends location in another app to get that info.

InstaWeather is available in two versions: The free ad-supported one and paid ad-free Pro ($1.94) version.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Adobe Reader version 11.1.0 gets in-app purchase.

In the latest update, Adobe Reader lets users buy Adobe PDF Pack and Adobe ExportPDF from within the app. As for the rest of the changes, check out the log below:

What's New
• Buy Adobe PDF Pack and Adobe ExportPDF services from within Adobe Reader
• Convert documents and images to PDF using Adobe PDF Pack
• Export PDF files to Word or Excel using Adobe ExportPDF
• New and improved Text Search using snippet views
• Online help to learn more about Adobe Reader
• New, modern File Browser UI experience
• Multi Window support
• Improved performance for x86 devices

Source: Google Play

Saturday, November 2, 2013

WeChat gets KitKat compatibility, Google Contacts support and more.

WeChat is a multi-function messaging app that is extremely popular in China and other asian countries with over 50 million downloads for a platform that boasts 300 million active users. As with other platforms of its kind, WeChat gives free chat and video sessions to its users including a push to talk mode. WeChat is also a multi-platform app in that it works on Android, iOS and Windows Phone. 

WeChat has been updated to version 5.0.3 with the following changes:

- Fully compatible with Android 4.4
- Sign up via Email
- Add Google Contacts to find more friends
- Make Voice Call to WeChat friends
- Manually clean WeChat files to save space
- Export chat history via Email
- Edit and send Favorite Messages to friends

Friday, November 1, 2013

Voxer gets rich notifications, Halloween theme, larger group chats.

A walkie-talkie or push to talk app is both fun and useful and Voxer is one of those apps for Android that does that well. It lets you easily communicate with friends or group of friends. Voxer exists in two versions and they are both free: the business and the regular, end user version. Let's go see what's new in the latest update. One of the nice addition is the ability to listen and respond to messages right from the notification center.

What's new:
Everyone has their own username. Tell your friends - usernames make finding your friends easy. Voxer Pro users can go to their profile and pick their own username.
Halloween theme
Check out the new ‘Spooky Hallow’ theme.
Rich Notifications
Voxer Pro users can now listen and respond to their messages right from a notification.
Larger group chats
Group chats can now be up to 500 people for Voxer Pro users.
Share messages
Voxer Pro users can share their messages through email or SMS.