Apps & Software

News, features and insights about various desktop and mobile applications and software.

Web and Internet giant Google has launched an ad-supported version of Google Play Music. The service will be available first in the US and the free version of Google Play Music works sort of like Pandora. Users can browse through themed radio stations and find songs that suit your current mood,...
Imaging software maker Adobe has launched free Photoshop application for Android platform. "This is most comprehensive release that we have ever done. All Adobe's mobile applications are free. Photoshop mix, shape CC, Brush CC and Color CC will be now available on Android for free," Adobe Systems India managing director...
Are you tired of the Google Play Store  and looking for an alternative? I have good news for you. There are actually a lot of alternative Android app stores out there that you can use anytime you want. We decided to take a look at what’s out there. In case you...
Starting Friday evening, coders, business developers and project managers have been camped at MTN Uganda's head office in Kampala where they've been tasked to create innovative solutions to our society's most painful problems.  They have developed solutions in the categories of health, finance, business and entertainment. We've seen mobile games,...
MTN Uganda today kickstarted the 3-day app development challenge in which developers have been tasked to come up with innovative prototypes of mobile-based solutions under the themes M-Health, M-Finance, M-Business and M-Entertainment. The competition has been organized in collaboration with Outbox, a leading innovation hub in Uganda, and Garage 48....
Hyundai has become the first car maker to offer Google's Android Auto system built into its cars. The company will ship in its 2015 Sonata model with the built-in navigation option. Also  Android smartphone users with a 2015 Sonata can ask dealers to download the system for free. Existing Sonata owners must have inbuilt...
Cambridge entrepreneur and fitness expert Marco Daroczi announced the launch of a crowd-funding campaign for his newly-invented ResisTrack®, the world’s first muscle tracker, activity tracker and motivator. The campaign launched on Kickstarter on May 20th. ResisTrack® is unlike other activity trackers on the market. It is the world’s only muscle...
An app designed to make surfing on YouTube safer for children has come under fire for linking to "inappropriate" content. A number of consumer advocacy groups sent a letter to the FTC Tuesday, asking for an investigation into Google's YouTube Kids app. The groups allege the app includes ads that...
Microsoft's procrastination-enabling game is turning 25, and the company is marking the anniversary with a large global tournament — as strange as it sounds to have a Solitaire tournament — to find the best players. The tournament begins Monday with a competition among all Microsoft employees. "Then, starting Monday, June...
On the heels of the successful launch of its Apple Watch app, Emirates announced today the debut of the Emirates App for Android, the world’s largest mobile platform. With more than one hundred thousand monthly users of its iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch apps, Emirates is ramping up its...