Facebook unveils App Links to allow app-to-app linking

Facebook unveils App Links to allow app-to-app linking

During Facebook’s F8 developer conference, the company unveiled a new service called App Links that makes it easier to share data between mobile apps and the web. Designed as an open source service, App Links will allow developers to expose and integrate deep links into their app and into other apps with just a few…

Opera Coast browser comes to the iPhone, iPad version updated with new features

Opera Coast browser comes to the iPhone, iPad version updated with new features

After iPad, Opera Software is bringing its Opera Coast browser to the iPhone, featuring a revamped UI that is especially designed for single-hand use. The application has conveniently placed buttons and gesture support, making all functions available within a thumb’s reach. In addition, there’s the updated search with related search words and quality website suggestions…

Moto G to get Drive Mode, too

Moto G to get Drive Mode, too

For some reason, Motorola decided not to preload the Drive Mode app on the Moto G. The application that simplifies the UI for drivers to make sure they keep hands behind the wheel and eyes on the road ahead came pre-installed with the Moto X. And now we’re hearing that Moto G users will get…

Samsung struggling to make its apps popular

Samsung struggling to make its apps popular

You know how Samsung adds a ton of apps to every one of its phones and tablets. Guess what? The majority of folks don’t use these apps, like at all. According to the market research firm Strategy Analytics, more often than not Samsung device owners prefer to use other popular apps rather than go for…

Samsung getting custom Kindle store for its users

Samsung getting custom Kindle store for its users

With its vast user base, Samsung is able to get special deals from a number of companies, Amazon being one of them. And guess what, the online retail giant turned infrastructure provider has agreed to create a custom Kindle store for Samsung Galaxy owners. The Kindle for Samsung app should already be available (I haven’t…

Google Camera app hits the Play Store

Google Camera app hits the Play Store

Google has launched its very own Camera app in the Play Store that is different from the application shipping with stock Android 4.4 KitKat. The first thing you will notice is a super-simple user interface that “gets out of your way” and is “centered on an extra large capture button.” So it’s like your grandma’s…

Xiaomi’s MIUI software now works on almost 200 devices

Xiaomi's MIUI software now works on almost 200 devices

Xiaomi’s MIUI is quickly emerging as one of the most popular custom Android ROMs. It’s still trailing the likes of Cyanogenmod but it’s getting there at its own pace. Aside from the company’s “official” efforts to bring MIUI to as many devices as possible, there are also unofficial ways to cram Xiaomi’s software to your…

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