Video calls are going live in WhatsApp, but only for some users [Update]

Join updated with phone call management, device sharing, app shortcuts, and more

When Pushbullet adopted a subscription model, some casual users had trouble justifying the cost. Seeing an opportunity, joaoapps released Join. It has many of the same notification and messaging features as Pushbullet, but it only costs $5 for full access. The app has gotten a big update today to v1.0.27. Despite the inauspicious version number,

30 new and notable Android games from the last 2 weeks (10/12/16 – 10/24/16)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous 2 weeks or so. Please wait for this page to load in full in order to see the widgets, which include ratings and pricing info. Lo...

PSA: You can disable the recommended articles on Chrome 54’s New Tab page

The recent Chrome 54 release brought an updated New Tab screen, which replaces the Bookmarks and Recent tabs buttons at the bottom with an 'Articles for you' section. I was not a fan of that change, and judging by some of the comments on that post, ne...

Niantic updates Pokémon GO to v0.43.3 with minor tweaks and teases Halloween event

I suspect many of you have stopped playing Pokémon GO. Not only is it getting chilly in many areas, but there just isn't a lot to do once you've caught all the common Pokémon. You might be tempted to fire up the game again soon. A new update is rolling out with some welcome improvements, and

Joaomgcd’s new app AutoTools extends Tasker functionality, is basically Tasker Plus

You can do a lot of stuff with Tasker - the possibilities are almost endless. Because they were almost endless, developer joaomgcd has gone and filled in the gaps, creating AutoTools, a new Tasker plugin. Joao calls this 'Tasker Plus,' namely because ...

Google Cast app gets promised update to make it Google Home [APK Download]

The era of the Google Cast app has come to an end—long live Google Home. An update is rolling out right now in the Play Store that includes the Home rebranding. It still does the same things, but the layout has changed. You can also expect some features for the Google Home hardware

Pokémon GO’s first event adds more spooky Pokemon and doubled candies

Halloween is right around the corner and Pokemon GO hopes you'll open the game a few more times to celebrate. Starting on October 26th and running through November 1st, Niantic will be adding some special incentives for the spooky Holiday.

Solitaire: Decked Out is a delightfully designed, free, and ad-free take on the solitaire game

You would be hard-pressed to find a game as worn out as Solitaire. It's been the default time-waster of Windows users for decades and the topic of many an assistant and receptionist joke. But there's merit to be had in bringing a fresh coat of paint t...

New Call of Duty World League season starts with MLG Las Vegas

The new season of the Call of Duty World League will kick off on December 16th 2016 with the start of MLG Las Vegas. The competition will feature top North American teams battling it out for a share... MCV is the leading news site for the game indust...