HTC Uploads Dot View Application to the Play Store

HTC also launched a bunch of cool accessories for the HTC One M8, including the Dot View case shown below. This case model has an interesting perforation pattern that lets the screen light through and shows you screen details, like the time and some other info. Now there’s a special app for it! The Dot View case shows every image or text in dotted... 

Smash Cops Heat Review: Funny GTA Inspired Title Played on the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite (Video)

Smash Cops Heat is one of those games that remind me of the good old GTA titles, only this time you’re the coop, not the crook. This title is available for free on Android and I’ve been playing it on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite slate. Apparently, this game has millions of players and it’s an action racing title that involves police... 

Marvel Run Jump Smash! Review: Typical Side Scrolling Runner, No Flash Here (Video)

There are two basic types of endless runner games, one from a third person perspective and one from a side scrolling view. Marvel Run Jump Smash! fits in the second category and this is a game that I tested on the Evolio X7 tablet, as shown in the video below. The game is priced at 1 dollar and it requires an Internet connection, which is kind of odd,... 

Android 4.4.3 Details Leak Out: Bugfixes Galore

Android 4.4.3 is incoming, as we already learned from a few sightings of new build numbers over the past week or so. Today we get sort of a changelog for this release, but don’t expect anything major, except for bug fixes. The image shown above is supposed to be a screenshot of Android 4.4.3 running on a Nexus 5. As I said, this is not a major... 

Shazam Gets Updated, Becomes More Social and Gets Improved UI

There’s a big Shazam update coming Android’s way, but as usual iOS was the first to get it. This fresh update that arrived hours ago focuses on social networking and sharing the songs you find. There’s also an improved lyrics experience and a revamped user interface. Users will be shown detailed artist bios, redesigned album and song... 

Microsoft Office Now Available on Android for Free

After Microsoft’s release of Office for iPad, the productivity suite has come to Android, where it’s available for free. Microsoft lets you use their software on both Android and the iPhone and if you’re a home customer, you can both edit and read documents. And that’s without paying for an Office 365 subscription. The free... 

Star Wars: Assault Team Hits Android With Trademark Characters, Static Gameplay (Video)

There’s a new Star Wars themed game on the Play Store these days and believe it or not, it’s available for free. It’s a static title a la Frontline Commando and such, but this time you’re shooting lasers not machine guns. The game comes straight out of Lucasarts, so all the content included here is original. You can collect... 

HTC Publishes BlinkFeed App in Play Store, More Stock Apps Coming

HTC has started a new way of updating the applications on its devices, by publishing them on the Play Store. This means that in the future we may not depend on carriers or delays, but simply get our own apps from the Google Play Store. Today’s release brings the BlinkFeed app via this distribution method. A bunch of other stock HTC apps have... 

Syberia Review: Probably the Best Adventure Game on Android (Video)

Syberia is a real treat and it was so back in 2002 when it was launched and I was playing it for hours on end on the PC and it’s also a treat now, available on mobile devices. This point and click game has been reviewed by me on the Evolio X8 tablet, as shown in the video below. This is a game straight from the genius Benoit Sokal, who envisioned... 

RoomScan App Draws a Floorplan Just by Tapping on Every Wall (Video)

RoomScan is a cool new app that automatically generates floorplans by tapping the phone on every wall in order to draw a perfect sketch. That’s easily explained with the aid of the video below. This piece of software relies on the handset’s built in GPS and gyroscope to determine distances and the orientation of walls. It’s also pretty... 

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