Microsoft ships stand-alone Android Emulator
July 21, 2015 – 07:11 | No Comment
Microsoft ships stand-alone Android Emulator

Microsoft has released the final build of Visual Studio Emulator for Android, which despite its name, doesn’t install or require Visual Studio: just Windows 8+ with Hyper-V.
The big disadvantage of the package is still the …

Pattern-lock Android apps with ES App Locker
July 20, 2015 – 07:06 | No Comment
Pattern-lock Android apps with ES App Locker

Android devices have plenty of security options – passwords, PINs, pattern locks – but they’re mostly about blocking access to the entire system. Get past the lock screen, and if a friend picks up your …

AndroMouse is a smart Android remote control for your PC
July 16, 2015 – 05:46 | No Comment
AndroMouse is a smart Android remote control for your PC

Your PC’s large screen, quality sound card and speakers make it great for viewing and sharing media, but having to control the system via a keyboard and mouse isn’t always convenient.
AndroMouse provides a versatile alternative, …

MEmu is an Android 4.2.2 emulator for Windows
July 14, 2015 – 13:16 | No Comment
MEmu is an Android 4.2.2 emulator for Windows

MEmu is a free package which allows you to run a virtual Android 4.2.2 tablet on your Windows desktop.
Setup is far more awkward than it should be, not least because the developers forgot to finish …

Firefox 39 FINAL released, introduces social network sharing of Firefox Hello conversations
July 3, 2015 – 05:43 | No Comment
Firefox 39 FINAL released, introduces social network sharing of Firefox Hello conversations

Mozilla has unveiled the latest version of Firefox 39.0 FINAL for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 39.0.
The new desktop build adds a social invite tool for its Firefox Hello chat feature while implementing a …

AIDA64 brings in-depth system information to Android
June 17, 2015 – 05:48 | No Comment
AIDA64 brings in-depth system information to Android

It’s best known as one of the most powerful and detailed system information tools for Windows, but AIDA64 is also available as a free app which can tell you everything you ever wanted to know …

Firefox 38.0.5 FINAL adds Reader View, adds screen sharing capabilities to Hello chat tool
June 3, 2015 – 09:25 | No Comment
Firefox 38.0.5 FINAL adds Reader View, adds screen sharing capabilities to Hello chat tool

Mozilla has unveiled Firefox 38.0.5 FINAL for desktop and Firefox 38.0.5 for Android, the second time the browser has released a major interim update since switching to a rapid-release cycle back in 2013.
The new desktop …

Microsoft launches Office for Android preview
May 20, 2015 – 07:12 | Comments Off
Microsoft launches Office for Android preview

Microsoft has launched a preview of Office for Android smartphones.
Pre-release versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint are available for phones running Android 4.4 or later.

Firefox 38 FINAL released, debuts new tab-based preferences
May 12, 2015 – 11:17 | Comments Off
Firefox 38 FINAL released, debuts new tab-based preferences

Mozilla has unveiled the latest version of Firefox 38.0 FINAL for desktop, with Firefox for Android 38.0 due to follow imminently.
The desktop build contains one new feature of note: a switch to a tabbed-based preferences …

Outlook for Android comes out of preview
April 23, 2015 – 09:16 | Comments Off
Outlook for Android comes out of preview

Microsoft has dropped the “preview” tag from its free Outlook for Android app, following a host of recent updates and improvements.
The interface has received a colorful revamp, and been redesigned to better follow Android design …

Reflector 2 adds Android mirroring, Google Cast support
April 17, 2015 – 11:10 | Comments Off
Reflector 2 adds Android mirroring, Google Cast support

Squirrels has announced Reflector 2.0 with new support for mirroring connections from Google Cast-enabled Chromebooks and Android devices.
As before, the program can mirror iPads and iPhones to Windows or Mac, and users are able to …