Nokia HERE Maps now available on Android
Oct21

Nokia HERE Maps now available on Android

Nokia’s HERE Maps is one of the better alternatives to Google Maps and even comes with some features that Google’s effort lacks. Recently Nokia announced HERE Maps for select Samsung Galaxy smartphones through the Korean company’s Galaxy Store. That was the first step to a wider Android roll out and today Nokia has confirmed that HERE Maps is now available for the wider Android user base. The app is not currently on the Google Play...

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Microsoft renames Bing apps as MSN
Oct01

Microsoft renames Bing apps as MSN

Microsoft has made some changes to its Bing suite of apps, giving them a professional new name that falls under the MSN branding. The company has changed all Bing apps, although the original Bing Search will stay as it is. It is thought that Microsoft sees the MSN branding as more serious as it looks to entice users to its suite of applications. The new MSN (Microsoft Network) apps are available across form factors so you can catch...

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Amazon giving away loads of apps worth $137
Sep25

Amazon giving away loads of apps worth $137

Amazon is showing some love today and has made $137 (US) of apps and games completely free on its apps store, and they are available until September 27th. The retailers has come under fire for its app store on its own devices, with some consumers citing the lack of apps as a reason not to buy Amazon hardware. Without getting into the situation too much, that is a little bit of a myth because while the overall number of apps does not...

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Google changes terms, now makes developers give physical address
Sep19

Google changes terms, now makes developers give physical address

Google has stirred up some controversy today, albeit controversy that is entirely unwarranted because what the company has done makes plenty of sense. The company has changed its policies and now requires all app developers to provide a public physical address that will be located on the main app page. The decision has been met with complaints from a number of developer’s, but I really cannot see why. Developers have always been...

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Google Play now has a two hour app/game refund window
Sep11

Google Play now has a two hour app/game refund window

Google has taken a fairly big step in helping consumers get their money back if they get a paid app or game that they do not want. The company has revealed that there is now a two hour refund window on the Google Play Store, and while this feature has been back for some time, it is only today Google is making it widely known with an official update to its support page. Some of you who have been downloading apps on Android since the...

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