Also include updates to apps and/or games. However, don’t include Google app updates (separate category).

Apps & Games

Alto’s Odyssey for Android is coming July 26

July 21, 2018 Doug Demagistris

You may remember Alto’s Adventure. It was a super popular game that topped all lists on Google’s Play Store and remained there for several months. The puzzle game had achieved remarkable success after releasing for Android devices, and a sequel taking after the first version has been announced by the developer team.

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Instagram now allows users to see when friends are online

July 20, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Instagram has a lot of projects it has been working on, but the social media giant’s priority has remained on the Instagram app itself. More than a billion people use the mobile app between Android and iOS, and both platforms are getting a new feature announced this week that will have good use to it.

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New speed test app measures your handset’s speeds in real-time

July 18, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Netflix, the video streaming service, owns the rights to Fast.com. You may never had thought given what Netflix does and the difference between it and Fast.com. Fast.com is capable of testing various connection speeds on your device in essentially real-time, and that’s what we’re here to talk about.

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World Cup Outage lands YouTube TV subscribers free credits

July 17, 2018 Doug Demagistris

The FIFA World Cup concluded this weekend, and if you are a YouTube TV subscriber who experienced issues while trying to stream the global event, you were not alone. Interruptions were experienced by subscribers, later confirmed to be an outage. This is the first time Google’s YouTube TV service has experienced any kind of outage for its users, though it didn’t last long.

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CARROT Weather app releases on Play Store

July 17, 2018 Doug Demagistris

The CARROT Weather app has finally released on Android after being exclusive to iOS for quite a while. You’re probably thinking, why get so excited over an app that gives you the weather? Doesn’t Google do that? Yes, Google does, but this isn’t an ordinary weather app. CARROT Weather is super likable, and here’s why it’s worth taking a look at.

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Navigation bar comes to Twitter’s Android app

July 16, 2018 Doug Demagistris

  Last week, the Twitter app for Android started receiving an update with a major design tweak. How one navigates the app is changing with the addition of a new navigation bar. Considering most Android apps have this format with the bottom bar for shortcuts, it probably won’t be your first time seeing the feature, but it might take getting used to if you’re completely new to it or use Twitter a lot.

Apps & Games

Netflix introduces new smart downloads feature

July 11, 2018 Doug Demagistris

This week, Netflix took to its blog to announce a new feature coming to the video streaming platform. Smart Downloads doesn’t require the user to do anything, yet gets a specific job done. It’s not offered by the competition, giving Netflix the edge. Here’s what is coming.

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