1. File managers aren't flashy or particularly exciting apps, but they're definitely a necessity. HTC has taken to adding a number of its core Sense apps to the Play Store, and now the file manager is taking up residence.

    It does all the the things a file manager should do, but it fits in with the Sense aesthetic. Being a system app, it should offer better access to the SD card too. Getting apps like this in the Play Store lets HTC update them separately from system updates, which take much...


  2. Details about Gmail 5.0 for Android with support for IMAP, POP3 email accounts like Yahoo and Outlook surfaced couple of weeks back. Even a promo video of the new Gmail app showed up. Now Android Police has got hold of the APK of the Gmail 5.0 app that brings all these new features, including support for Exchange accounts.

    The Gmail 5.0 app also brings Material Design, as expected, rounded avatars, refreshed iconography and more. Google released Inbox, a new alternative for the Gmail app,...


  3. BlackBerry has rolled out an update for its BBM app on BlackBerry 10, Android and iPhone that gets new privacy features such as Timed Messages feature that lets you set a timer to control how long messages and pictures you share with contacts can be viewed and Message retraction feature that lets you cancel the message in case if you had sent it to the wrong person. Both these features were...


  4. Sony Corporation today reported net loss of 85.6 billion yen ($785 million) for its second quarter of the financial year 2014 that ended September 30th. Even though it shipped 9.9 million smartphone in the quarter, mobile communications division has reported an operating loss of 172 billion yen ($1.6 billion) for the quarter.


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    Loss in the mobile communications sector is primarily due to...
  5. Shadow Fight 2 v1.7.7 APK

    Oct 31, 2014 at 2:12 PM

    Requirements: 3.0+
    Overview: The sequel to the famous Facebook smash hit with 40 million users – combining the merciless arcade action of Shadow Fight with RPG-elements and a new thrilling Fantasy-storyline!

    >>> Game description
    Shadow Fight 2 is a nail-biting mix of RPG and classical Fighting. This game lets you equip your character with countless lethal weapons and rare armor sets, and features dozens of lifelike-animated Martial Arts techniques! As the thrilling...

  6. Requirements: 4.0 and up
    Overview: Angry Birds and Transformers collide in this action-packed, 3D shoot ‘em up adventure! The EggSpark has transformed the eggs into crazed robots who are destroying Piggy Island, but who can stop them?! Autobirds, ROLL OUT!


    Have you ever seen an alien robot Angry Bird? Enter the AUTOBIRDS! This brave band of heroes features Red as Optimus Prime, Chuck as Bumblebee and… well you’ll meet the rest soon. They’ve got lasers and they turn into...
  7. Android c0-creator Andy Rubin has decided to leave Google, as per latest report from the Wall Street Journal. The report said that he will be moving on to launch a hardware startup incubator.



    Rubin’s departure comes roughly 18 months after he stepped down from leading the Android team at Google. James Kuffner, a research scientist in the division, will take over Rubin’s job. When Rubin left Android, he was replaced by Sundar Pichai in march, who already oversaw Chrome and Apps. Rubin...


  8. Google Camera app version 2.4.008 that was present in the Android Lollipop Developer Preview has Material design elements. Today Google has updated the Google Camera app to version 2.4.023 on the Play Store that brings the same material design elements to the app. This update also brings compatibility with Android 5.0 (Lollipop) that would roll out for Nexus devices in coming weeks and includes some improvements and bug fixes.

    After the Google Play Store, Google Chrome, Google Play...


  9. Rovio, creators of popular Angry Birds game has launched Angry Birds Transformers for Android, couple of after it was launched for iOS, as it promised. This has a different gameplay, compared to other Angry Birds themed games.

    It has Autobirds, brave band of heroes that features Red as Optimus Prime, Chuck as Bumblebee and more. These have lasers and turn into cars. The Autobirds can’t save Piggy Island on their own – to stop the EggBots they’ll need to join forces with...


  10. China’s Lenovo finally has the global smartphone presence it has craved, finalizing the purchase of Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.91 billion.

    Motorola’s offerings in mature markets will complement Lenovo’s growing smartphone presence in developing countries. Lenovo hopes to unseat the likes of Apple and Samsung, and has an ambitious goal of shipping 100 million devices, including PCs, tablets and smartphones, by the end of March next year.

    Details of the joint product road map...