Google Play Testing a New Sidebar for Related Applications

There’s a new an experimental web interface being tested for Google Play these days, bringing an updated UI among others. The new and improved interface involves a sidebar that shows similar apps to the one you’re viewing, as well as other apps from the same developer. The lists of apps are placed at the bottom of the page right now, below... 

Cyanogen Debuts Themes App and Store for Custom Fonts, Animations, Wallpapers; Celebrates Debut With Contest! (Video)

Cyanogen reached a new step in its evolution by launching a brand new themes app and a store for such themes. The app serves as your one stop for CyanogenMod customization, with fonts, animations, wallpapers and more. The company also debuted the beta version of Themes Studio, tailored for designers and used to publish and distribute themes. In order... 

Adobe Flash Support Comes to Android 5.0 Lollipop Via Workarounds: Flashfox and Flashify

Ever since Android 4.1 Jelly Bean came to compatible devices, Adobe stopped developing Flash for mobile and out of the box support for the technology was gone. There are some workarounds to get it to work, including solutions like Flashify and Flashfox. You could still play Flash-based websites until Android 4.3, since the AOSP Android browser was... 

Google Play Services Gets Updated With New Features for Maps, Drive and Fit; Here’s What Version 6.5 is About

Google Play Services version 6.5 is here and with it come enhanced APIs for Maps, Drive, Wallet and Fit. Some of the changes have to do with security, others with extra features implemented with the APIs. The update will be coming over the next couple of days. The enhancements brought to Maps include a map toolbar that lets the user get their directions... 

CyanogenMod 12 Bringing Lollipop to CM11 Devices In a Few Weeks; CM 11.0 M12 Available Now

Cyanogen has released a new update for CyanogenMod 11, the M12 one, that brings a lot of bug fixes, including ones having to with malware. In the meantime we also learn more about CyanogenMod 12 and the fact it will bring Lollipop to many devices. Back to CM 11.0 M12, it comes with a fix that solves the POODLE vulnerability in the SSLv3, that made... 

Android 5.0 Rolling Out to Older Nexus Devices Right Now

Android 5.0 Lollipop has started rolling out to previously launched Nexus devices and that happened over the past hours. The release’s delay was caused by some software bugs having to do with battery life. Right now, if you own a Nexus 4, Nexus 5 or Nexus 7 you should be getting Lollipop soon. The thing is that the rollout takes place in waves... 

Android 5.0 Expands SD Card Functionality, Increases Security, Allows Full Directory Access

Android 5.0 has more features hidden under the hood, compared to what you’d expect and you better believe it! Aside from the improved battery life and new animations, the platform also expands the functionality of SD cards and the way they’re handled on Android. Even back in the days of the Android L Developer Preview, new APIs were added... 

Cyanogen Preparing Recovery Solution, Ready to Rival ClockWorkMod and TeamWin Recovery Project

Cyanogen wants more than to provide you with a ROM to use on your rooted device and now they also want a piece of the Recovery part, thus they’re preparing something called Cyanogen Recovery. This will be a tool aimed at rivaling the likes of ClockWorkMod and TeamWin Recovery Project. CyanogenMod has already been enough of a hit to become preinstalled... 

Google Working on Updating Mobile Web Search With Material Design (Video)

Google has been slowly but surely updating its mobile search with cues from Material Design, as found by some lucky folks on their devices. From the findings done by Android Police so far, people with Full HD handsets have found this more often. Chrome for Android was also confirmed to get this and don’t think that just because you’re using... 

Google Updates Material Design Resources, As Android 5.0 Gets Released

Google originally released its Material Design guidelines back in July and took this decision as a mechanism of getting feedback from developers in order to refine the design features of the Android 5.0 platform. Today it has updated the resources and guidelines with new features. This means that together with the Android 5.0 SDK that has just been... 

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