+101 - Vote for the best Android Apps


101 Best Android Apps blog

Project Fi’s new referral challenge offers up chances to win bill credits, Play gift cards, and trips to Google HQ

July 26th, 2017

Are you a Project Fi customer? Do you like free things? Google may have just the thing for you with the Fi Referral Challenge, which offers up chances to win a number of prizes. In fact, if you're one of the top 3 referrers, you'll also get a trip to Google's headquarters in Mountain View.

This actually isn't Fi's first referral program, but it is on a much larger scale.

Read More

Project Fi's new referral challenge offers up chances to win bill credits, Play gift cards, and trips to Google HQ was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Verizon Galaxy S8 and S8+ updated with new navigation bar features and Daydream support (but not really)

July 26th, 2017

Earlier this month, T-Mobile Galaxy S8s received an update that reportedly enabled Daydream, but Daydream was (and still is) incompatible. T-Mobile later updated its changelog to reflect this. However, Verizon hasn’t learned from Team Magenta’s mistak…

Cheetah Mobile’s Security Master app hits 500 million installs on the Play Store

July 26th, 2017

Everyone’s favorite developer, Cheetah Mobile, has published many apps with tens of millions of downloads. Some have even hit 100 million. 500 million, however, is a challenge for any company, but Cheetah Mobile has cheated the odds and hit 500 millio…

Nova Launcher v5.4 beta adds ‘Sesame Shortcuts’ integration for deep linking into apps

July 26th, 2017

Nova Launcher developer Kevin Barry just got done rolling out Google Feed integration, and before we can even catch our breath, there’s another significant improvement on the way. In the latest beta of Nova, there’s built-in support for Sesame Shortcuts, which is an app of which you probably haven’t heard. The gist is Sesame lets Nova deep link into your apps.

That’s not technically all you get in this update. Here’s the full changelog.

Read More

Nova Launcher v5.4 beta adds ‘Sesame Shortcuts’ integration for deep linking into apps was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Google announces official release of Android Testing Support Library v1.0, Espresso v3.0, and more to make writing automated tests easier

July 25th, 2017

Proper testing procedures are a huge part of software development best practices, particularly automated tests. As many Android developers would point out, the story on Android was far behind the curve for many years, and it was only recently that the…

Hands-on: Moto Z2 Force and 360 Camera Moto Mod

July 25th, 2017

Motorola is now into its second generation of Mod-enabled phones with the release of the Moto Z2 Play a few weeks ago and now the Moto Z2 Force. As far as we know, there won’t be a regular Z2 variant this year, so Moto seems to have split the differen…

Motorola publishes its Moto Photo Editor app on the Play Store

July 25th, 2017

Nearly every OEM these days uploads its stock apps onto the Play Store for more seamless updates, but it was Motorola that really started this trend. It makes life easier for the manufacturer and the consumer alike. Moto’s latest addition to the Play Store is its Moto Photo Editor, an app with a pretty self-explanatory name.

Moto Photo Editor has debuted with version 1.4.32.1. It enables you to edit depth-enabled photos with things like selective focus, selective black and white, and background replacement.

Read More

Motorola publishes its Moto Photo Editor app on the Play Store was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Deal Alert] Get a first-gen Samsung Gear 360 for $109.99, the lowest price we’ve seen, on Amazon

July 25th, 2017

Though the first-generation Samsung Gear 360 may no longer be the newest thing on the block (the second-gen model debuted in March), it’s still a decent offering, and it’s really not that old. It becomes even more enticing when you consider its current sale price of $109.99 on Amazon, which is a mere shadow of its original $349.99 MSRP. There have been deals on the Gear 360 before, but this is the lowest price we’ve ever seen.

Read More

[Deal Alert] Get a first-gen Samsung Gear 360 for $109.99, the lowest price we’ve seen, on Amazon was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Huawei Mate 9 drops permanently to $499 ($100 off), Honor 6X to $199 ($50 off)

July 25th, 2017

The Huawei Mate 9 and Honor 6X are a pair of very good phones. The prices for both of them have usually been around $599 and $249 respectively, but they have occasionally gone on sale for less. Now it looks like both phones are dropping in price perma…

The Moto GamePad Mod is finally here and it’s awesome

July 25th, 2017

Mobile gamers will be a fan of this.

Motorola’s stable of Mods for its Moto Z lineup of phones is constantly growing, and one of the coolest of the lot is the GamePad Mod that adds physical gaming controls to your phone. It was teased back in June with the launch of the Moto Z2 Play, but now we’ve actually used a production model and can tell you what this accessory brings to the (gaming) table.

While it may look a bit bulky at a glance, it’s a totally understandable size once you see everything that’s inside. At the base of it the GamePad has to be slightly thick to be stable while twisting and gripping during gameplay, but also that the control surfaces have something to grab on to. The controls are basic, but exactly what you need: joystick and d-pad on the left, joystick and standard buttons on the right, and a pair of bumpers on the top. There’s also a 1033mAh battery inside to keep your phone topped up while playing.

Support for gamepad controls varies by game, but most …

Other Stuff

Sponsors

Apps Jobs - Search and advertise android apps jobs