SoundHound the well known Music discovery App, has just got a major update to version 6.0 with Redesigned User Interface of the song, album, and artist pages. The recognition engine has apparently also been Enhanced, and the LiveLyrics feature supports more songs. It's still the SoundHound you love, but a little better.
SoundHound 6.0 Change-log :
- Beautiful new photo galleries
- More relevant music videos
- Enhanced Recommended songs
- Date formed, City formed, and Biographies
- Top Songs and Videos by the Artist
- View All Albums by the Artist
- Album release date
- Tracks on the Album
Google has just updated its official Android launcher, Google Now launcher, to version 18.104.22.1684249. The update is very minor that it doesn't have an official change-log. It incldues some bug fixes and it also resolve the random disappearing background issue that some users experienced before.
According to reports from rooted users on XDA forums, the update doesn't seems to break the Xposed GEL Settings module (XGel), so don't worry about the update killing compatibility.
You can update via the Play Store or you can download the official APK from the link below. The APK below is signed by Google (not modified) and its safe to install.
HTC's flagship One M8, came with the latest version of Sense UI 6.0 with Motion Launch gestures a rather useful addition to the functionality of the interface. What Motion Launch does is simple, yet most welcome when the M8's screen is off, the user can wake the device up with a simple double tap, navigate to a certain app with a swipe, or launch the camera with the aid of the volume buttons.
Now you can enhoy Motion Launch feature on your Android device, XDA has come to the rescue enter "Knockr". This app emulates most of Motion Launch's traits on your Android smartphone by keeping your screen turned on even when your device is locked and asleep.
But wait... Won't this drain the battery like crazy, making the app virtually unusable in our daily lives? Well, normally it would, but there is a catch Knockr is only compatible with devices that rock an OLED display.
The app actually displays a completely black image, which keeps the display turned on so that it can register a touch input from the user. As you probably know, the amount of power OLED displays use when displaying a black image is next to nothing, because the pixels are actually turned off. The App is Free on Google Play Store, try it from the link below.
Angry Birds Maker, Rovio, has released a New Game called "Retry" for iOS. Retry is Flappy Bird-rivalling game that brings a very exciting gameplay similar to Flappy Bird game that was pulled off the markets lately.
Retry promises challenging game play, wrapped in 8-bit graphics and synthesizer soundtrack. The game puts you in charge of a monoplane which you need to navigate through obstacles while collecting gold coins.
The game is currently available to download in Canada, Finland, and Poland and will soon reach wider availability. There is No info if the game will hit Android Play Store any time soon.
Google has just launched the Chrome Remote Desktop Service for Android and the App is Now published on the Google Play Store. It gives Chrome user an easy access to their Android devices through the Chrome browser.
Setting up Chrome Remote Desktop on your Android device is easy. All you need to do is enable remote access on your Windows or Mac computer via an app in the Chrome Web Store. Once you launch the Android app on your mobile device, you tap the name of your computer and you are good to go.
To use Chrome Remote Desktop :
- On each of your computers, set up remote access using the Chrome Remote Desktop App from Chrome Web Store: https://chrome.google.com/remotedesktop
- On your Android device, open the app and tap on any of your online computers to connect.