Like many of you, I am a huge fan of TweetDeck for Android. In my opinion, it is the best Twitter application on the Android platform, hands down. I use it on a daily basis and find it fast, fluid, and a treat to look at. This excellent piece of software fills in the missing holes of the of the official Twitter application, providing a unified social media experience. We just sat down with TweetDeck's developer, Max Howell, to find out more about him and his thoughts on Android. Keep reading for the full Q&A! Android Police: What was the inspiration for TweetDeck in general (for the company and the product)? Max Howell: Our founder worked in the banking industry developing software to visualize high volume financial transactions. When Twitter was new, he saw how the same techniques (columns, notifications) could be used to help digest social data. As soon as he built the earliest versions of TweetDeck they started taking off virally.Android Police: Why Android? Why did the company … [Read more...] about Interview with TweetDeck for Android’s Max Howell
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The internet may be global, but contracts often aren’t. That means you’ll often find a service streaming one lot of movies and TV shows to customers in one country and a different selection in another country. So what happens if you live in country X but want to access the stuff Netflix streams in country Y?The official answer is: you put up with it, because if Netflix doesn’t have the rights to stream a particular film or show to you then that’s just one of those things.However, the unofficial, it’s against the T&Cs, here be monsters proceed at your own risk answer is that you can get around the problem with a VPN.What is a VPN and how can it solve my Netflix problem?A VPN is a Virtual Private Network. It’s essentially a private tunnel between you and the site or service you’re accessing. Where things get interesting is that the tunnel can appear to be somewhere that it isn’t, so for example, you might be in the UK but you may appear … [Read more...] about What’s the best VPN for Netflix?
Envious that some Samsung, LG and Sony Android device owners have multi-window modes, Small Apps, QSlide suites and whatnot that can detach the video playback in a hovering window or let you pin notes and calculator on top of everything else?Well, Android's versatility is here to help. There are solutions out there that allow you to "float" videos, a note list, calculator, even browser and whatnot, above anything else you are doing underneath, and Tiny Apps is the newest entrant in the floating apps category. It offers Tiny Notes, Recorder, Paint, Music Player and Calculator.Needless to say this aids significantly with multitasking on your handset or tablet as it lets you see and do more things at once. While not exactly a multi-window mode, "floating" apps can certainly come in handy at various situations, so check out some of the best in the slideshow below. Best floating popup window apps for Android to aid your multitasking Best floating popup window apps for Android to aid … [Read more...] about Tiny Apps joins the cohort of floating app suites for Android
image Floating Apps is a full suite of the most used apps that can hover above anything else you are doing underneath at the moment. The experience mimics very closely Samsung's Pop-up View mode, though you aren't limited to five apps open at the same time only. Best of all - you can create your own floating apps from home screen widgets, or any URL. Floating Apps ($1.99) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lwi.android.flappsfull&hl=en embed <iframe width="640" height="390" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/-J1ShbebgTw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe> Tiny Apps is another package of 7 floating apps, that stay on top of all others. The pop-up windows can be moved, resized, and docked to the left side of your screen, so you can hide and show them quickly. You can use the volume keys to change the transparency of each window, too. Tiny Apps ($2.03) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ragingtools.tinyapps&hl=en image While still … [Read more...] about Extreme multitasking: the best floating apps for Android
Zombie games never go out of fashion, do they? It seems the world can't get enough of slaughtering the undead. Come on, zombies did nothing wrong! Poor beings are just trying to survive by biting off a head or two, can't fault them for being who they are!Alas, this selection of various shooters, cutters, and all-around zombie murdering mayhem won't make a compelling case for zombie rights worldwide. But at the very least, it's going to let you have some mindless fun – if you let the ghouls maul your brain, that is. Otherwise, you're going to be very focused as swarms of ghastly undead flood the screen! Best zombie games for Android and iPhone! (2017) Best zombie games for Android and iPhone! (2017) 1. Dead Trigger 2: Zombie Shooter Forget easy-to-kill Zombies – you’ll need more than one shot to bring down your stronger opponents. Get ready to eliminate powerful Zombies with non-traditional melee weapons such as the Big Hammer, Boat Motor, or Machete. The game … [Read more...] about Best zombie games for Android and iPhone! (2017)