Dropbox launches Mailbox for Android with “Auto-swipe”
April 10, 2014 – 08:45 | No Comment
Dropbox launches Mailbox for Android with “Auto-swipe”

Dropbox has launched Mailbox for Android, the latest incarnation of its popular email management iOS app.
The headline addition is a new “Auto-swipe” feature which learns from your actions, which emails you want to “snooze” (hide …

Manage music on your mobiles, tablets and PC for free with KiwiG PhoneTunes 2.5
March 31, 2014 – 08:54 | No Comment
Manage music on your mobiles, tablets and PC for free with KiwiG PhoneTunes 2.5

Shunting music files between PC, Apple and Android is nothing new, but it can be a fiddly process if done manually, or expensive if you try to find a suitable third-party app to do the …

Firefox 28 FINAL launches, but lacks notable features after Mozilla drops Metro version at the 11th hour
March 18, 2014 – 07:11 | No Comment
Firefox 28 FINAL launches, but lacks notable features after Mozilla drops Metro version at the 11th hour

Mozilla has unveiled Firefox 28.0 FINAL for desktop, with Firefox for Android 28.0 also due for release shortly.
The most notable feature in version 28 is a missing one, with Mozilla pulling the planned Firefox for …

Facebook for Android 7.0 improves photo support, group admin tools
March 14, 2014 – 14:53 | No Comment
Facebook for Android 7.0 improves photo support, group admin tools

Facebook has unveiled a major update to its Android app with the release of Facebook for Android 7.0. The latest version concentrates on improving photo management for users, and also gives group administrators more control …

Emsisoft Mobile Security 1.0 released
March 13, 2014 – 10:43 | No Comment
Emsisoft Mobile Security 1.0 released

Emsisoft has announced the availability of Emsisoft Mobile Security 1.0, its lightweight commercial Android security solution.
Mobile Security offers a similar feature set to many competing products. A malware scanner checks your apps and files for …

AndrOpen Office 1.43 extends touch support
February 27, 2014 – 10:47 | No Comment
AndrOpen Office 1.43 extends touch support

AndrOpen Office – “the world’s first port of OpenOffice for Android” – has been updated to version 1.43 with the addition of some very welcome touch-friendliness.
New support for scrolling with a swipe means navigation is …

VirusTotal adds AegisLab as a file scanning engine
February 5, 2014 – 11:07 | Comments Off
VirusTotal adds AegisLab as a file scanning engine

VirusTotal has announced the addition of AegisLab as a new file scanning engine. The Taiwanese company was already working with VirusTotal on its URL scanner, but this should raise its profile significantly.
The good news continued …

Firefox 27 FINAL extends SocialAPI, now handles multiple providers simultaneously
February 4, 2014 – 07:34 | Comments Off
Firefox 27 FINAL extends SocialAPI, now handles multiple providers simultaneously

Mozilla has released the latest version of its open-source, cross-platform web browser with the launch of Firefox 27 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 27.0 due to follow.
There’s only one major …

EaseUS To Do Backup 6.5 adds backup and recovery option for Android devices
January 15, 2014 – 12:14 | Comments Off
EaseUS To Do Backup 6.5 adds backup and recovery option for Android devices

EaseUS software has released EaseUS Todo Backup Free 6.5 and EaseUS Todo Backup Workstation 6.5. The new release debuts one major new feature: the ability to back up and restore Android devices to the user’s …

Avira Free Android Security 3.0 released, sports redesign and tweaked features
December 6, 2013 – 08:33 | Comments Off
Avira Free Android Security 3.0 released, sports redesign and tweaked features

Like PCs, Android phones and tablets are susceptible to all kinds of security threats. Thankfully there’s a rich choice of free protection out there, and Avira hopes to woo Android users across to its offering …

Check your Android apps for privacy risks with Clueful
November 23, 2013 – 11:10 | Comments Off
Check your Android apps for privacy risks with Clueful

You’ve found an essential Android app. You click “Install”, wanting to check it out immediately. And so, let’s be realistic, you’re probably not going to spend a long time reviewing the app permissions, and thinking …