WhatsApp for Android Gets Material Design Update, Cleaner Layout and Fresh Icons

WhatsApp has only now received a Material Design upgrade on Android and it seems to look more evolved than the previous version. The update hasn’t yet come to Google Play, so you need to install the latest version from the WhatsApp site. WhatsApp for Android version 2.12.38 comes with a deep green title bar, that features 3 main tabs: calls,... 

Nuzzel is a Free Android App That Shows you the News Shared by Your Facebook, Twitter Friends

Ever wanted to see which is the most viral pieces of news of the moment? Well, you don’t have to refresh and check out your Facebook feed and Twitter feed, since there’s an app that does that for you. It’s called Nuzzel and it even shows you the news most reshared by friends. The app is available for free and it’s a good way... 

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... 

Google+ for Android Gets New Auto Awesome Features, Photo Tweaks and Fresh UI

Google has updated its Google+ app for Android and introduced a few new features, as well as a fresh take on the UI. The idea is to make everything more streamlined and also give the users some Auto Awesome features. The announcement of the new app came today via a post from Googler Dave Besbris. There are 9 new features included and the list mentions... 

Twitter Buys Cover Replacement Android Lockscreen

Facebook Home hasn’t received a lot of love when it came, but it did make FB more integrated into the Android experience for example. Twitter wants a piece of that, so they bought Cover, a replacement for the regular Android lockscreen. Cover was initially meant to help Android users manage the apps that take up their homescreen. For now the... 

Facebook Testing New Notification Bar on Android, With Profile Picture Included

The idea of a new and persistent notification bar on Android meant for Facebook alone has appeared last year and we haven’t heard anything since. Now it would appear that the Facebook app for Android is ready to integrate that bar into the software experience. It would appear in the notification tray of the OS and stay in place even if there’s... 

Facebook in a Widget Still as Efficient as Ever

One thing that most Android users know about is that the official Facebook app is one of the most controversial on the Store. Fortunately like with most official apps there are plenty of alternatives to choose from. And even if the original would be considered worth installing – most alternatives provide more features and in general seem more... 

Facebook for Android Requires SMS Access and More – Isn’t that a Bit Risky!

Out of the hundreds of thousands of apps on the Store there are a good number that request access to the most sensible info stored in your Android device. That is including SMS or phone calls. But those you can mostly avoid. When it comes to the Official Facebook for Android app – that is a bit hard to do. Should we trust the good intentions... 

Twitter for Android Official App Update Comes with Enhanced Photo Skills

The thing we have to admit is that not many Android users choose to rely on the official apps for their social needs. That it cause of the lack of options on one side. On the other there is the fact that these apps aren’t as smooth as they should be. With the official Twitter for Android app thing tend to stand better. Though the app has had... 

Google+ Offers Custom Year in Review Videos to Users

Google+ is ready to bring you an end of the year surprise, by creating your own Auto Awesome video, summing up all the cool memories you gathered over the past 12 months. They’ve announced that they’ll automatically generate Year in Review videos for select users soon. If you’ve been faithful Google+ user you should qualify to get... 

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