• Google Fiber TV Gets an Updated App

    Google Fiber TV Gets an Updated App

    Google Fiber’s deployment into new markets has been paused for now, but that hasn’t stopped Google from working on the service in areas it already exists.For example, today, Google Fiber TV gets a shiny new app!
  • This App Prevents Thrill-Seeking Selfie Takers From Dying (Hopefully)

    This App Prevents Thrill-Seeking Selfie Takers From Dying (Hopefully)

    But it also caused a number of accidents and even deaths because people were looking at their phones rather than the world around them.The Pokemon Go craze has died down, but we're facing another, longer-term smartphone-related problem: selfie deaths.
  • The New York Times Crossword Puzzle is Now an Android App

    The New York Times Crossword Puzzle is Now an Android App

    The New York Times has launched an official Crossword app for Android, bringing years’ worth of puzzles straight to your device.With the app, access to the daily puzzle is available, as well as daily mini puzzles.
  • Weather Underground (for iPhone)

    Weather Underground (for iPhone)

    Instead of the lush, photographic backdrops of Yahoo and the Weather Channel, Weather Underground is just text and solid colors.Note that despite the different names, both the Weather Channel app and Weather Underground are owned by The Weather Company.
  • Facetune 2 App Debuts Live Face Editing

    Facetune 2 App Debuts Live Face Editing

    Already the top paid photo-editing app in the App Store, Facetune lets you not only fix obvious issues like blemishes and flash-reddened eyes, but also whiten teeth and reshape heads.The company behind Facetune, Lightricks, also makes Enlight (an Apple Best of 2016 award runner-up), an all-around mobile photo editor with Photoshop-like layer capabilities.
  • This Wallpaper Pack is Hot: Frame

    This Wallpaper Pack is Hot: Frame

    Google’s Wallpapers app is pretty great and all, but there are still other options out there that will get you the home screen of your dreams.The app pulls a curated list of wallpapers from Unsplash, a site that provides high-resolution photos for free to do with as you please.
  • Sony Launches PlayStation Communities App for PS4 Gamers

    Sony Launches PlayStation Communities App for PS4 Gamers

    You can now check in with your fellow community members, and find new groups to be part of, using a PlayStation Communities app for iOS and Android.Released Tuesday, the app lets you check out community profiles, view a list of groups you're part of, and see who else is in your community.
  • Google Photos (for iPhone)

    Google Photos (for iPhone)

    With a recent update, Google has greatly improved on its Google Photos iPhone app.Note that you can now view Apple's combination-photo-and-video Live Photos in Google Photos.
  • Attenborough Story of Life (for iPad)

    Attenborough Story of Life (for iPad)

    In honor of this milestone, the BBC has released Attenborough Story of Life, a free iPad app that lets you stream more than 1,000 clips from his many excellent nature documentaries.In the years since, Attenborough has narrated more than 40 such BBC nature programs, including Life on Earth, Planet Earth, and Blue Planet.
  • Namoo – Wonders of Plant Life (for iPad)

    Namoo – Wonders of Plant Life (for iPad)

    99) hits all the right chords for an educational iPad app introducing elementary-school students to plant physiology.I tested it with an iPad Air 2, taking advantage of that tablet's relatively large screen to display the app's beautiful graphics.
  • The Best iPad Apps of 2016

    The Best iPad Apps of 2016

    According to Apple, more than a million dedicated iPad apps have been released worldwide.Our staff has tested hundreds of iPad apps and highlighted the best of the best.
  • Google Trusted Contacts App Lets You Tell Loved Ones You're Safe

    Google Trusted Contacts App Lets You Tell Loved Ones You're Safe

    Because bad things happen, Google just released a new Android app called Trusted Contacts, which lets you tell loved ones you're safe in the event of an emergency.Once you install the app, you can label your closest friends and family members as trusted contacts.
  • Google's New Trusted Contacts App Helps Loved Ones Find You

    Google's New Trusted Contacts App Helps Loved Ones Find You

    Google thinks they have a solution and it’s called Trusted Contacts.The app is new, having just launched today, and acts as a status monitor of your well-being for close friends and family.
  • Intelligent Patching Makes Android App Updates 65 Percent Smaller

    Intelligent Patching Makes Android App Updates 65 Percent Smaller

    There is one trade off to this new method of patching: more processing is required on the target device in order to apply the patch.Extra processing time means batteries drain more quickly, but we're only talking a few seconds per app here.
  • Facetune 2 (for iPhone)

    Facetune 2 (for iPhone)

    The company still offers the original Facetune app in the App Store for a $5.It's still a great app, but it lacks some of Facetune 2's coolest features, such as Relight and live face reshaping (more on these in bit).