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Spotify is testing real-time lyrics

Spotify might be adding real-time lyrics to its app, again. Dozens of Twitter users around the world have reported that lyrics are now popping up as they listen to Spotify. A user with beta 8.5.46.848
How to Enable Dark Mode in Android's Google App

How to Enable Dark Mode in Android's Google App

Soon, every app will have a dark mode, because it looks cooler than a bright white background, period. Google’s latest tweak to its official Google app for Android should bring a dark mode to the app

Mozilla’s latest Android app takes its VPN service beyond Firefox

Mozilla has been investigating the VPN sphere for a while. Last year it launched a VPN-like browser extension, while back in 2018 it rolled out an experimental subscription-based VPN service. Now it's

Your Google Fit stats are now just a swipe away

If you don't have a Wear OS smartwatch, checking your Google Fit stats has usually involved a bit of work -- not a lot, but enough to slow you down. It should be speedy from now on. Google has updated

Microsoft releases its unified Office app for Android

Microsoft has followed through on its promise of a unified Office mobile app -- for some people, anyway. Following months of beta testing, the company has released the all-in-one productivity app for

Strava now syncs workout data from your Apple Watch

If you use Strava to track your workouts on an iPhone, you've probably wondered why you couldn't sync your Apple Health data with it. While there is a Strava app for the Apple Watch, there's not as
HQ Trivia Has One Final, Drunken Hurrah

HQ Trivia Has One Final, Drunken Hurrah

After hearing yesterday’s news that HQ Trivia was penniless and abruptly shuttering, host Matt Richards paid $5 out of his own pocket so its last show could have some sort of prize for viewers who
HQ Trivia Has One Final, Drunken Hurrah

HQ Trivia Has One Final, Drunken Hurrah

After hearing yesterday’s news that HQ Trivia was penniless and abruptly shuttering, host Matt Richards paid $5 out of his own pocket so its last show could have some sort of prize for viewers who
HQ Trivia Has One Final, Drunken Hurrah

HQ Trivia Has One Final, Drunken Hurrah

After hearing yesterday’s news that HQ Trivia was penniless and abruptly shuttering, host Matt Richards paid $5 out of his own pocket so its last show could have some sort of prize for viewers who
Gmail is finally on track to resurrect Inbox Bundles functionality (APK Teardown)

Gmail is finally on track to resurrect Inbox Bundles functionality (APK Teardown)

...but now they're called labels? Update 1: 2020/02/14 8:48PM PDT Correction coming Inbox started something special, or at least that's what most former Inbox users tell me. It was great at

Gmail for iOS will let you attach items from the Files app

The Gmail iOS app is making it a little easier to send attachments. Previously, users were limited to attaching photos from the camera roll or anything in their Google Drive. Thanks to an update

Jamm Pro combines powerful synth and sampler tools in one iPad app

If you're an electronic music DJ and you want to produce a truly unique live performance, you might have found your tool. DJ duo Coldcut and its Ninja Tune label have released an iPad-only app, Jamm

Spotify's Kids app is coming to all Premium Family subscribers

Spotify launched its standalone Kids app in Ireland back in October 2019 as a way to give younger listeners access to its varied catalog of music. Now, the company is rolling it out in beta in the UK

Microsoft's redesigned Office apps for iOS are faster and simpler

Microsoft is acting on its promise to give its mobile Office apps a makeover. It just released new iOS (and iPadOS) versions of Excel, PowerPoint and Word that all tout a "simpler, faster and more
Google Maps Gets New Looks, Layout And Features For Android And iPhone

Google Maps Gets New Looks, Layout And Features For Android And iPhone

Updates to Google Maps include an all-new logo and a 'Contribute' tab.
Shadow's Cancelled Nevada Caucus App Had Errors, Too

Shadow's Cancelled Nevada Caucus App Had Errors, Too

An error wouldn’t let users report results in a test version of the app. Shadow confirmed it was fixing some errors at the time.
Google Measure v2.5 improves surface animations and offers more unit conversions (APK Download)

Google Measure v2.5 improves surface animations and offers more unit conversions (APK Download)

The excitement around augmented reality apps may have calmed down a bit, but Google's Measure app is still getting some of the attention it deserves. The latest update adds some nice quality of life
Celebrities are ditching social media and texting with fans directly instead

Celebrities are ditching social media and texting with fans directly instead

Community offers direct access to celebrities, authors, and others. But is the two-way conversation real?
Here’s what international election observers have to say about the Iowa caucuses

Here’s what international election observers have to say about the Iowa caucuses

International election observers say there's no reason to think the Iowa caucus was rigged, but worry the technical problems could erode trust in the system.

NYPD will replace handwritten logs with an iPhone app later this month

After more than a century, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) is retiring the handwritten memo books carried by police officers and replacing them with an app, The New York Times reports. On