Tag Archives: Apps

Microsoft Says 74 Android OEMs Now Pre-Installing Its Apps; Acer Joins List

Microsoft’s Windows Phone may have lost the battle to Android in capturing substantial market share, but it doesn’t mean that there won’t be footprints of the company’s services and apps on your Android device. The Redmond, Washington-based company has announced that it now has 74 Android hardware partners in 25 countries, with Acer now joining that list. These OEMs either ... Read More »

Swiping for BFFs: Dating-Style Apps Are Breaking Into the Friendship Market

If you’re in your 20s or 30s, the idea of swiping right to find your next date sounds pretty unsurprising by now. But what about swiping to find your next best friend? Looking at a photo of another woman with some details about who she is and what she likes, and in an instant deciding whether she has friend potential? ... Read More »

‘Netflix-Style’ Opera Apps Club Launched Globally

Opera, the company best known for the Opera Browser, on Tuesday launched its “Netflix-style” subscription service called Opera Apps Club for premium Android apps globally. Opera adds that users don’t need to subscribe by paying via their cards as it is directly payable through operator’s billing systems. Notably, the company on the same day also announced it has received a ... Read More »

SoundCloud Stations, Fitwell, Over, Adventures of Mana, and More Apps This Week

February’s first week is already over and there have been some heavy hitter releases in both the games and the apps category. If you’ve been aching for an old school JRPG fix or want to journal your life in a better way, I’ve got you covered. Lost in Harmony comes to Android Lost in Harmony is a very unique game. ... Read More »

Web Apps Like Flipkart Lite Are the Only Logical End for Apps

Look at your phone right now, and aside from a few games and media players, you’ll find that most of the apps that are sitting in your storage eating up space are basically containers for the Web. Do we, for example, really need separate apps for Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal, all installed on our phones? The apps that are available ... Read More »

Chinese Turn to Carpooling Apps to Get Ride Home for Holidays

The hundreds of millions of Chinese heading home for Lunar New Year have a relatively new travel option this year: mobile apps to find carpool partners to share costs in what is a novel concept for most Chinese. The apps give an alternative to pricey airfares and hard-to-score train tickets. Software developer Li Jin in Shanghai used one after he ... Read More »