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6 handy GIF-making apps you need in 2017

6 handy GIF-making apps you need in 2017

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GIFs are fun to share. It feels like there’s one for almost every different set of circumstances. But did you know that it’s not particularly difficult to create your own moving pictures? This is equally true for mobile devices, as there’s a wealth of GIF-making apps for Android and iOS. Giphy GIF Maker (free) Giphy’s GIF Maker tool first graced our desktops back in 2015

‘Game of Thrones’ Helps HBO Now Quadruple App Downloads, Triple In-App Revenue

‘Game of Thrones’ Helps HBO Now Quadruple App Downloads, Triple In-App Revenue

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HBO’s standalone streaming service HBO Now is experiencing the dragon bump: Downloads of HBO Now’s app for iOS and Android more than quadrupled on the day of the Season 7 premiere of “Game of Thrones” on July 16, and stayed on that level for multiple days, according to new data from app performance measurement specialist... Read more »

ECOXGEAR EcoLantern charges phones, plays music, uses Siri and Google Assistant

ECOXGEAR EcoLantern charges phones, plays music, uses Siri and Google Assistant

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The folks at ECOXGEAR have created a lantern that’s extremely bright, charges smartphones, and has a bottle opener at its base. This device is the ECOXGEAR EcoLantern, and it’s also able to connect to your smartphone and speak to you using the iPhone’s Siri or Androids’ OK Google (Google Assistant). Speakers and waterproofing and lighting and etcetera in tow, this … Continue reading

Fleksy Keyboard Development Taken Over by Developer Thingthing as iOS App Improvements Planned

Fleksy Keyboard Development Taken Over by Developer Thingthing as iOS App Improvements Planned

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When Pinterest acquired keyboard app maker Fleksy last summer, development was paused on the company's well-known iOS and Android keyboard apps as the team was integrated into Pinterest's projects. The companies said that Fleksy would continue to exist with minimal updates, but otherwise not much news has come out about the keyboard app, until today.

The big secret behind Google Play Protect on Android

The big secret behind Google Play Protect on Android

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Have you heard the news? Your Android device is in the midst of being updated to include Google's comprehensive new security suite, Google Play Protect.

TiVo might release a voice-controlled remote soon

TiVo might release a voice-controlled remote soon

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TiVo is likely planning to release a voice-controlled remote in the coming months, if an FCC filing is any indication. Dave Zatz first spotted the filing, which includes photos of the device. Most prominently, we can see a big, blue microphone button, as well as the addition of a Netflix button. This new remote is a long time coming. TiVo has a keyboard remote (the Slide Pro) and a companion Android / iOS app that works as a remote, but other companies like Roku, Sony, Dish, and Amazon have already issued voice-controlled remotes years ago. TiVo is way late to the game.

Trusted Contacts Updated With Google Maps Support And More

Trusted Contacts Updated With Google Maps Support And More

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Google updated its Trusted Contacts Android app with support for Google Maps and a number of other features earlier this week. The Mountain View, California-based Internet giant started rolling out the latest build of Trusted Contacts on Monday and the new software version should soon be available for download from the Google Play Store in

YouTube 360 videos come to Nvidia Shield TV Android box

YouTube 360 videos come to Nvidia Shield TV Android box

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When Nvidia first showed the latest iteration of its Shield TV Android streaming box it claimed it would be the first such device to come with 360-degree video support for YouTube.Now that time has come and a YouTube app update is rolling out that brings...

Android O Dev Preview 4 Debuts New Bugdroid System App Icon

Android O Dev Preview 4 Debuts New Bugdroid System App Icon

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The fourth Developer Preview of Android O that Google just started distributing on Monday ships with a number of design changes, including a new icon for system apps. The revised version of the system app icon still features Google’s famous Bugdroid, albeit only around half of its head is showing, whereas the background of the

Final Android O developer preview arrives, here's how to prepare your apps

Final Android O developer preview arrives, here's how to prepare your apps

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Google has launched the fourth and final developer preview for Android O, which means the official version is just around the corner.

These are the best “find my car” apps for Android and iOS

These are the best “find my car” apps for Android and iOS

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Can't seem to find your ride? This list of best "find my car" apps for iOS and Android will help you get to your car in no time. As long as you have a newer smartphone, you're pretty much good to go.

Malware found lurking behind every app at alternative Android store

Malware found lurking behind every app at alternative Android store

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ESET researchers have discovered an Android app store distributing malware on a mass scale.

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