Android App Nokia Z Launcher Gets Released Beta

Nokia (not the Mircosoft owned Nokia) has moved on the mobile game by not only doing mapping but now it's in the Android device launcher game. They have just released Nokia Z Launcher into the wild as beta for users to download.  It is very minimal feeling launcher for you Android device that counts on learning your uses patterns at different times of the day.  Pocket Now did a quick hands on demo check it out below. What are your...

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SwiftKey App Going Freemium With Version 5.0

SwiftKey is a very popular keyboard app for Android devices and is about to get even bigger when it goes live in the iOS app store for the first time shortly.  This app use to have two choices: a limited timed trial app and a premium paid version. Now there's one app that's available free to all, though there are a few paid add-on options. These add ons will purchased in the Swiftkey store and include over 30 themes to choose...

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PayPal added as a payment option for Google Play content

Put your credit card and Google Play gift cards away; you can finally pay with PayPal. Google today announced that Android users can pay for apps, books, video, and music purchases with their PayPal account. Rumors of this happening have been around for years, but the time has finally come. While plenty of people were perfectly happy to pay with a credit card, Play gift certificate, or their carrier not everyone has that option....

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Google Maps goes offline and adds lane guidance, Uber tips, and saved places

Google Maps being able to access local maps information without a data connection isn't a new feature, but it is one that Google has downplayed before the recent update that makes it much easier to use. In the latest version of Google Maps for Android and iPhone, offline support is just one of many features. You can now tap onto an area of a map and select "Save map to use offline" to return to those maps even when a cellular...

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Google Opinion Rewards expands Google Play credits program to UK, Canada, and Australia

Google today announced that Google Opinion Rewards, the brief survey app that it launched last year as a US exclusive, is expanding to more countries today. Why should you care about surveys? Well, because answering them leads to rewards that can get you free apps, games, and other content from Google Play. Since Google Opinion Rewards launched, I've probably made about $10 US for less than 5 minutes of work. The way the app works is...

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