Google Launches News And Weather App On App Store

App StoreGoogle has recently launched another great News and Weather App in App Stores around the world. The App not only gives information, like headlines stories, local news, and weather, but it also personalises the view according to user settings. Users can adjust the layout with any of 60 country-specific editions and also select top stories, sports etc. The App claims to pick up data from more than 65,000 publications. Read More

Which Android Wear Smartwatch Do You Want?

android wearWhile the Apple Watch has caused a lot of sensation, not least because of the hype and media-coverage that generally surrounds Apple products, there have been some pretty good Android Wear Smartwatches already in the market for a few months now. Both types of watches — Apple Watch and Android Wear — require the user to have a compatible device to make the most of the accessory. So it’s very likely that iPhone users will want the Apple Watch which is due to be released in 2015, while Android users would go for Android Wear. But we are TheAppleGoogle after all, and it’s our job to make sure that our readers have full knowledge of both Apple and Google devices and accessories which are in the market. After that, it’s your choice. Read More

Galaxy Note 4 Screen Gap Not A Defect

note 4An issue has plagued a few Galaxy Note 4 devices — a small gap between the metal frame and the front body of the device; in some cases, wide enough to fit a business card. However, it has been revealed that this is in fact not a manufacturing defect, rather it is a ‘necessary’ manufacturing feature. This help comes from Note 4′s Manual, under the troubleshooting section, where it says: Read More

Project Ara To Run Custom Android L Version With Swappable Parts

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Giving us an update on its upcoming modular phone, Google has just announced that Project Ara will be running a modified version of Android L and will feature ‘hot swappable’ parts. What this means is that you’ll be able to swap the different parts of the modules on the go without having to turn your phone off. This includes the Camera, Speaker and much more, except the Display and Processor which obviously won’t be hot swappable. Read More

Metallic Samsung Galaxy Alpha Released In India

samsung galaxy alphaSamsung has just officially released the Galaxy Alpha in India for 39,990 Indian Rupees. Originally unveiled in August, it will be available in Indian market within the first week of October. The most notable feature of the device is that its 67mm chassis is carved out of a block of metal alloy, giving it a brilliant and premium finish, as well as superior durability. Read More

Android L To Be launched By November 1, Nexus 9 In Mid-October

Android LWhile Android L and the new Nexus devices are scheduled to be on display in mid-October of this year, the final workable version of Android L will not be available until November 1, according to a report by Android Authority. On September 18, it was rumored on Twitter that Nexus 9 might be available from October 16. The rumours, combined with a tweet from the Android blogger Paul O’Brien, made the date of release seem authentic. Moreover, there might be new phone hardware and a “new software initiative” which refers to the final release of Android L. Read More

LG G3 Vigor (S/Beat) To Arrive At AT&T On 26th September

G3 VigorLG’s mid-range G3-esque phone, the G3 Vigor (also known as the G3 S or Beat), will be available at AT&T this Friday. Off contract, you will be able to snag the device for a reasonable $335 or on a two year contract for $50. The AT&T ‘Next’ plans will set you back $13.96 every month should you choose the Next 18 plan, and $16.75 for the Next 12 plan. Read More

OnePlus One StyleSwap Covers Cancelled

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe OnePlus One is popular because of its high-end specs and extremely subsidized price tag, but another feature that had quite a few people excited was their upcoming StyleSwap covers. StyleSwap covers are basically replacements for the back cover on the OnePlus, and they were supposed to come in different materials, like bamboo, kevlar etc. Unfortunately, due to ‘production issues’, OnePlus has been forced to have a change of heart, as they announced that they have abolished this plan for now. Read More

Play Store 5.0 Screenshots Leaked — Material Design

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Left: current Play Store. Right: new Play Store 5.0

A few months back, the Google Play Store was updated with a splash of Material Design in the form of an updated App page. Now, however, we may soon be seeing Version 5 of the Play Store with a full Material Design overhaul, at least according to the leaked Screenshots by Android Police. The new version will completely change the current theme of the Play Store with many more colourful action bars, a new tab style, and much more: Read More