Facebook Lite Android App Being Released in Parts of Asia and Africa

Facebook isn’t content with just dominating smartphones and it wants a piece of those handsets caught between feature phones and high end devices. Thus, it has started releasing a lite version of its Android app, available now in select countries in Africa and Asia. The UI of the app may remind one of the simple mobile website that FB served... 

YouTube For Android Gets Updated to Version 10.02.3, Features New Share Menu and Voice Search

The YouTube app for Android got updated today, jumping quite a bit in version, going from 6.0.3 straight up to 10.02.3. There is some novelty to benefit from here, including the return of the voice search. We also get a new format for the sharing options and a bunch of new icons. YouTube 10’s biggest change involves a new share menu, that lists... 

Google Maps for Android Updated to Version 9.3, Gets Sharable Directions and More

After updating its Google Now Launcher and Google Translate, the big G has decided to also give Google Maps a bump. Google Maps thus reaches version 9.3 and the update is quite a minimal one, so don’t expect anything big. Google Maps gets sharable directions on this occasion, meaning that an user who loads up directions to a location will be... 

Google Now Launcher Gets Updated With Material Design, Brings Lollipop Look (Video)

Google’s Now Launcher has been updated in the Android and iOS app versions, bringing Material Design into the mix. You can find the new version in the Play Store here, if you’re curious and more details are available below. The Google Now launcher and the Search app that’s at its core adopt the Lollipop Material Design language, no... 

Office for Android Tablet Preview Expanded to Mass Consumers

Microsoft’s Office for Android tablets was a limited experience till now, involving a request to join a Google+ group, in order to test out its features. Well, that limitation is done, since now Microsoft has made available its apps with no strings attached, via the Play Store. We’re talking about Word, Excel and PowerPoint for Android... 

Facebook Testing Flatter and More Colorful UI for its Official Android App

After finding out about a week ago that the Facebook Android app started to include a Trending section, it’s time for more novelty. The social network giant launched Groups for Android and iOS this week, offering new functionality. Their official Facebook Android app also got an UI revamp, as shown in the screenshots and video below. This is... 

Google Docs, Sheets and Slides Get Updated With Several New Features

If you’re into productivity features offered by Google, I’m sure you’re familiar with Google Docs, Sheets and Slides. These 3 apps got updated this week, with some important features added. For example, you get support for opening and editing Microsoft Office files directly inside these apps. You can also suggest edits for other users’... 

VLC for Android Exits Beta, Now Available as Version 1.0 on Play Store

VLC for Android has been in beta phase for about 2 years now and today it has finally come out of beta, being available as a version 1.0 software on the Play Store. The famous Video LAN Client (VLC) is one of the most famous media players on desktop, so it was logical it was going to get a solid mobile version. Version 1.0 of VLC for Android fixes... 

New Version of Google Translate to Feature WordLens Image Translation and Auto Detection for Conversation Mode

Google Translate is headed to new territory, as it will get an updated version, that includes features like WordLens Image Translation and Auto Detection for Conversation Mode. We have to mention some context here: Google bought the developer of the Wordlens app a few months ago and this will means new features for Translate. WordLens is uses to translate... 

YouTube Android app gets updated with Material Design, APK up for Download Here

Following the Material Design updates of stock Android apps like Gmail or Maps, today it’s the turn of YouTube to make that step. It has received a Material Design makeover and you can download the .APK from here and enjoy it yourself. The icon got revised as well and once you open the app, you’ll see a bright red toolbar, that integrates... 

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