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Spotify launches standalone app ‘Stations’ for free playlist listening

Spotify is well known for its wide variety of playlists, but now the company has launched a new, standalone app that relies solely on the curated content.Late on Tuesday, Spotify officially launched an app called Stations, as was first reported by Variety. The app is currently an Android exclusive and, at least at the time of publication, appears to still only be available in Australia.For those who can try Stations, it’s designed around big font and individual playlists, all designed to build around your preferences without any real user interaction beyond select the playlist. It also touts the fact that users don’t need to search for anything, or type into the app at all. The music options should adapt to the user’s listening patterns as well.It is a free app and doesn’t require a Spotify Premium subscription to access. However, it doesn’t look like users can skip songs while they’re listening, even if they are a Premium subscriber.Spotify’s own description of the app indicates that…

US Cellular Drops Price of Prepaid Unlimited Plan From $70 to $55

US Cellular announced today that it has dropped the price of its prepaid unlimited data plan from $70 per month to $55. In addition to the price change, a new 3GB-$40 prepaid plan has joined the party as well.For those not familiar, US Cellular offers unlimited data on this prepaid plan, but it is capped at 1.5Mbps speeds for the first 15GB. After that, the speeds drop to 2G for the rest of the billing cycle. With this new 3GB plan, you should see decent speeds for the first 3GB, but its speeds also drop to 2G after that first 3GB.For a limited time, if you sign-up for the new $55 and $40 plans, US Cellular will give you a free Samsung J3 or Moto E4 Plus.At select national retailers, US Cellular also introduced an exclusive 1GB plan for $35. Their press release makes no mention of who those retailers are, so that’s cool.If interested in US Cellular, the new prepaid plans are already live on their site.US Cellular Drops Price of Prepaid Unlimited Plan From $70 to $55 is a post from: Dr…

SHIELD TV Experience Upgrade 6.3 Brings Monthly Security Update, Accessory Firmware Updates

NVIDIA is pushing Experience Upgrade 6.3 to SHIELD TV owners, full of new apps support, firmware upgrades for the SHIELD Remote and SHIELD Controller, as well as the latest Android security patch that includes mitigations for the Spectre vulnerability.On top of improvements and enhancements, NVIDIA lists new features like watching your Nest Cam footage on the big screen, ability to listen to SiriusXM, watch VH1 with a new app, enjoy LEGO shows with a new app, and also control over 1,000 smart home products with Google Assistant.Here’s the full log for your reading pleasure.EnhancementsThe latest monthly Android security updates, including mitigations for “Spectre” vulnerability.Support for playback of YUV 8 bit BT 2020 videos.New USB compatibility mode for users with attached USB storage/accessories to improve Bluetooth/wireless performance (Settings > System).Firmware update for SHIELD remote (2017) for improved responsiveness.Firmware update for SHIELD remote (rechargeable) to re…

OnePlus Pushing Stable Oreo Update to OnePlus 5T

OnePlus is pushing its first stable Oreo OTA update to the OnePlus 5T, otherwise known as OxygenOS 5.0.2.The changelog isn’t extremely detailed, but we do see a new design for Quick Settings, general bug fixes, as well as an applied CPU security patch. OnePlus also mentioned updated applications, including an updated Launcher app, Gallery, File Manager, and more.Yesterday, Kellen showed off an experimental feature in the latest Oreo beta called navigation gestures in a video (posted below). That feature doesn’t appear to have made it in this stable release, but it’s possible we’ll see it in an official OTA at some point.Here’s the full changelog.What’s NewSystemUpgraded Android version to Oreo(8.0) New design for Quick SettingsGeneral bug fixes and improvementsApplied CPU security patch: CVE-2017-13218ApplicationsUpdated Launcher to v2.2Updated Gallery to v2.0Updated Weather to v1.9Updated File Manager to v1.7.6Go get that update, 5T owners! // OnePlusOnePlus Pushing Stable Oreo Update…

Spotify Launches Exclusive ‘Stations’ App for Android Users

Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming platforms on the planet, and while the company has used playlists for years in the standard app, apparently it’s time to try out a standalone option. Continue reading →

Google took down 700,000 malicious apps in 2017, almost double the 2016 number

It’s pretty hard to imagine how hard Google works to keep the Play Store secure. There are always malicious hackers up to no good and they are always trying to get their apps onto the Play Store. As these hackers have developed more and more ways to get by security measures, Google has had to step up and keep up with these new methods. By and large, we think they’re doing a good job.Google announced that it took down over 700,000 apps last year, all of which violated Google policies for the Play Store. This total is apparently 70% more than the number of apps taken down for the same reasons in 2016. Google has developed new detection models and techniques that can identify repeat offenders and abusive developer networks. Over 100,000 bad developers were banned from the Play Store in 2017, and Google has made it more difficult for these malicious developers to create new accounts and attempt to publish their bad apps.Also, Google revealed that it was able to take action faster this yea…

OnePlus 5T updated to Android Oreo with OxygenOS 5.0.2

Samsung is Really Going to Release a Phone With a Foldable OLED Display This Year

Samsung released its Q4 2017 earnings last night and they showed record profits. They crushed it in chips (memory, for example), but the mobile division performed well too, thanks to the Galaxy Note 8. Since none of us really care about earnings reports, let’s talk about another bit of info that came out of the report: confirmation of a 2018 phone with a foldable OLED display.Samsung didn’t name-drop the upcoming phone or even tell us when exactly to expect it, but they mentioned twice that they have display panels that are foldable on the horizon and they’ll be used this year. Specifically, Samsung said that in their mobile business, they plan to differentiate smartphones by adopting “cutting-edge technologies, such as foldable OLED displays.” And again, this will happen in 2018.Galaxy X rumors and specsSo far, the few rumors we’ve seen in reference to a Samsung phone with a foldable display are for the Galaxy X. And while I’d love to give you a whole bunch of concrete details surrou…

Upcoming Meizu 15 Plus sighted in the wild again

Meizu has been working on a new smartphone but we’re not sure if the Chinese OEM will launch it at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. We’re assuming it will since it did introduce a Super mCharge fast-charging solution last year. Before 2017 ended, a leaked Meizu 15 Plus image showed dual rear cameras. More images were leaked last week just before the official launch. There is no information on announcement or release but others are speculation it will roll out this coming February in time for the Spring Festival in China. Market release will probably be the following month.What’s believed to be the Meizu 15 Plus has been spotted once again. This time around, it’s live in action and not only a screenshot nor a patent illustration. The new images were posted on Weibo. The Meizu logo at the center of the rear panel appears to be blurred but you can see what looks like stickers of the logo on the table in the background.Expected as a premium Android phone, this one will boa…

The OnePlus 5T gets some awesome iPhone X-like gestures

When the iPhone X was unveiled, one of the more surprising omissions was the fact that Apple was finally moving away from the home button. This was to help accommodate the new 5.7-inch display that Apple has implemented, and marked a move away from the boring slab design that has been around for years.However, the removal of the home button forced Apple to rethink the way users would navigate around the device, and the company has implemented a series of gestures for doing so. In the Android world, many devices use on-screen navigation buttons to combat the new trend of bezel-less phones, but OnePlus is looking at things a bit differently now.The company has released the latest OxygenOS Open Beta for the OnePlus 5T, which not only gets rid of the wonky, new clipboard manager but also adds some new navigation gestures similar to the iPhone X. These navigation gestures are activated when you swipe up from the middle-bottom edge of the device, which will take you back to the home screen.…

Motorola rumored to have DSLR Moto Mods soon

Motorola is still trying to get people to be excited for Moto Mods, and it’s been a few years now. Moto Mods – these modular accessories that connect to the Moto Z line of smartphones and give them more functionality – have been warmly received by a small modding community, and Motorola has even had great traction in putting out contests for new Moto Mods. Still, you get the feeling that this feature is not getting people excited enough to buy more Moto Z smartphones. But that could change in 2018.A source has informed our friends over at SlashGear that Motorola recently had a private event and among the devices presented was a Moto Mod that would support DSLR lenses from Sony, Canon, and Nikon. The source has also put this out on a Reddit thread, and judging from the discussions there, this Moto Mod would probably have its own camera sensor and not rely on the phone’s own camera.A Moto Mod that is essentially a DSLR alternative could be the boost that Motorola is waiting for to gener…

Alcatel 5 flagship mid-range phone leaked before official launch

TCL is starting the year with a new Android phone from the Alcatel 5 series. The Alcatel 5 is just one of the many devices lined up for this year. The brand will also release new phones from the Alcatel 1 and Alcatel 3 series. To be honest, these naming conventions are easier to remember now. To start with, The Alcatel 5 is a flagship offering but it’s only mid-range and not premium. It’s the first model from the Alcatel 5 line that will be introduced officially at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2018.The MWC 2018 will the launching pad of this phone with a bezel-less display. For this model, Alcatel reduced the bezel on the chin and not on any other side. The top bezel aka the forehead is quite big but the phone looks better than previous models. The curved side plus brushed back panel and chrome finish offer a high-end look.When it comes to specs, the Alcatel 5 sports a 5.7-inch HD+ IPS FullView display, 3GB RAM, 32GB onboard storage, microSD card slot for memory expansion, dual …

Xiaomi Redmi Note, Redmi Note Prime Receiving MIUI 9.2 Global Stable Update: Reports

Users of the Xiaomi Redmi Note, and Redmi Note Prime are now reporting the availability of the MIUI 9 update.

Knife Up!

Arcade , Games , Italy.Games , Knife Up!VERSION/BUILD:1.0.3UPDATED:30 January 2018REQUIRES ANDROID:2.1 and upFILE SIZE:Varies with deviceTap to hit the target, avoid all other knives! Aim to hit the spinning circle, precision counts and don’t make any mistakes! The more knives you dash, the harder it becomes. Flip the knives, throw them out, splash the target and build your own collection of legendary knives!Game Features:- Dozens of blades with cool design and more to come- Simple quick reflex tapping gameplay but really hard to master- Hundreds of levels to solve, intertwined with all sorts of tweaks and surprises
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Code Marvel VS Capcom Clash Of Super Heroes MVSC

Code Marvel VS Capcom Clash Of Super Heroes MVSC Street Fighter GamesBooks-ReferenceVERSION/BUILD: 1.0 UPDATED: 29 January 2018 REQUIRES ANDROID: 4.0.3 and up FILE SIZE: Varies with device Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes, known as just Marvel vs. Capcom for short, is a crossover fighting game developed and published by Capcom.
It is the third installment in the Marvel vs. Capcom series, which features characters from Capcom's video game franchises and comic book series published by Marvel Comics. The game debuted in Japanese and North American arcades in 1998. It was ported to the Dreamcast and PlayStation, which was released from 1999 through 2000.
The game was re-released in 2012 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 as part of the Marvel vs. Capcom Origins collection.

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Hannah's Cheerleader Girls - College Fashion

Hannah's Cheerleader Girls - College Fashion TutoTOONSRole PlayingVERSION/BUILD: 1.0.46 UPDATED: 29 January 2018 REQUIRES ANDROID: 4.0 and up FILE SIZE: 68.4 M High school sweethearts Hannah and Jack are in college now! New place, new challenges! Help Hannah change her style from cute high school girl to the coolest college cheerleader. See where Hannah and her high school crush Jack’s love story takes them next!

Hannah became a cheerleader and Jack joined a football team! What a perfect couple, right? Dress up Hannah in cute cheerleader clothes. Create pom-poms with custom design at Craft Fair, color and decorate them the way you like. Design the best football outfit for Jack!

Visit Spa Salon and let Hannah enjoy luxury pedicure and facial treatments. What’s a better way to relieve stress and make skin glow? Don’t forget to visit Hannah’s friends in Girls Dorm: create amazing makeup looks, style and color hair, try on various lipsticks and design trendy nail art!

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Hopeless Land: Fight for Survival

Hopeless Land: Fight for Survival HERO GameActionVERSION/BUILD: 1.0 UPDATED: 29 January 2018 REQUIRES ANDROID: 4.1 and up FILE SIZE: 37.8 M A battle royale mobile shooting game you never tried before – Hopeless Land, which can support 121 players fight in one survival game at same time. Many ingenious game features in Hopeless Land: various of special Asian architectures locate in the battleground; Drive the helicopter and experience the air-to-land fight you never tried before; Enjoy ultra-cool shooting feelings with easy operation; No devices barriers, no matter what mobile phones you use, try to survive to the last in Hopeless Land!

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Action Brick Breaker

Bricks Breaker Action ChocoCherryArcadeVERSION/BUILD: 2.5.4 UPDATED: 30 January 2018 REQUIRES ANDROID: 4.1 and up FILE SIZE: 21.1 M Introducing the best Brick Breaker game that everyone can enjoy.
Enjoy various missions and addictively simple play control.

- Hundreds of stages and various missions
- No limit to play such as Heart, play as much as you can!
- No network required
- game file is as low as 25M, light-weight download!
- supports tablet device
- supports Google Play Leaderboards, Achievement, Multiplay
- supports 17 languages

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