September 29th update coming to Super Mario Run brings new new character, new world and 50% off deal

Remember last December when Nintendo released the Super Mario Run game for iOS? On March 22nd of this year, the game was made available for Android users. For a period of time following the launch of the game on each platform, there was a flurry of activity as fans of Nintendo in general, and Mario is particular, installed the app. The game is free, by the way, but that gives you only limited game play. It costs $9.99 if you want to unlock the entire game.

While the excitement of Super Mario Run has died down, Nintendo is hoping to raise the “thrill” level with an update to both the iOS …


Beta app update brings customizable per-app actions to HTC U11's squeezable Edge Sense

Hey, got an HTC U11? If so, then you’ll likely be delighted to know that HTC is finally opening up the slightly-gimmicky Edge Sense feature to owners of the U11. In case you haven’t used this feature, physically squeezing the frame of the device allows you to quickly launch the camera app, squeeze to take a screenshot, toggle the flashlight, or open the app of your choice.
Thanks to a recent beta update to the Edge Sense app that manages the squeezy feature, owners of the HTC U11 are allowed to customize it to their heartfelt content. Users are now allowed …

OxygenOS 4.5.10 update brings camera improvements to the OnePlus 5

OnePlus continues to push updates to its high-end smartphones. Last week, both OnePlus 3 and 3T received a major OxygenOS update that added a few improvements and removed Hangouts.

Today, the Chinese company is pushing out another update, but this time it aims another of its high-end devices, the OnePlus 5. OxygenOS 4.5.10 mostly brings camera improvements, as well as some bug fixes.

First off, the update adds photo noise reduction, camera stability improvements and enhancements to 60fps video noise and texture. Also, OnePlus has added country info of photographers …

AT&T update for Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, Note 4 and Note Edge brings latest Android security patch

AT&T is rolling out a new software upgrade for four Samsung smartphones. Owners of the Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, Note 4 and Note Edge will be happy to know that their devices will get the latest Android security patch after updating.

For the S7 and S7 Edge, the update weighs in at 41.6 MB and bumps the software version to G930AUCS4BQH1 and G935AUCS4BQH1, respectively. Note 4 owners should get a 28.3MB patch with version N910AUCS2EQH1, while those who possess a Note Edge are to expect a 22.2MB file with version N915AUCS2DQH1. 
The …

Radiation City is a brand-new game, brings the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. vibes to iOS

Radiation Island is a fairly popular game among iOS gamers. It’s a post-apocalyptic survivor, where you need to find food, craft items and guns, build a shelter, and survive tons of zombies. Now, the game’s developer has moved the gameplay away from an island and on to a real world location — the ghost town Pripyat.

The name might ring a bell — it’s a town that’s 12 miles away from Chernobyl, which, you know, had a power station that blew up. So, Pripyat was evacuated and has remained abandoned since then. The town was a location that players visited in the hit PC game S.T.A.L.K.E.R.. Now, …

OnePlus back to school promo brings bundles with OnePlus 5, DJI drones and stabilizers

OnePlus has teamed up with drone and video gear maker DJI to come up with some neat Back to School deals, just in time for the new college year.
The bundles allow you to save on a combination of a OnePlus phone or the functional OnePlus Travel Backpack plus a DJI product. 
You can get a bundle of the OnePlus 5 and the DJI Osmo Mobile stabilizing gimbal at a $50 discount, or you can buy one of DJI’s awesome small drones paired with a Travel Backpack.
Here are the four bundles that are currently …

Truecaller update brings new Request Money feature with limited availability

The folks behind Truecaller, the dialer app mostly popular in India, have just announced the addition of a new feature which will make payments between users much easier. Request Money is a new feature integrated into Truecaller’s UPI-based payments system, which allows users to create links that can be shared and clicked on to complete payments.

Truecaller users on Android have been able to transfer money within the app since earlier this year when developers introduced its UPI (Unified Payment Interface) protocol. Starting this week, a new feature has been added …

Google brings voice typing to 30 new languages in Gboard, Voice Search and more

New improvements are coming to Google’s apps, the search giant announced. Starting today, voice typing to 30 languages and locales around the world is available in Gboard on Android, Voice Search and more.With the latest update, Google’s speech recognition will support 119 language varieties in multiple apps.

Among the new languages added today, Google mentions support for ancient languages like Georgian. Support for many Indian languages has been added too, along with two of Africa’s largest languages, Swahili and Amharic.

Google is used machine learning models when it added these …

Plex brings Live TV broadcasts and DVR support to Android devices

The folks behind Plex had been beta testing Live TV and DVR support for a while, but haven’t provided Android users with a release timeframe. Well, there’s no need for that now since both features are now available to all Plex users.

For the time being, these two new Live TV and DVR support will only be available to Android mobile device, Android TV, and iOS users, but Plex developers plan to bring them to Roku, Fire TV, as well as Smart TVs.

Keep in mind though that these new features are behind a paywall, which means you’ll need a Plex Pass subscription: …

Latest Pokemon GO update fixes iPhone 6 crashes, brings back Team Instinct's leader

Niantic, the US company behind Pokemon GO smash hit, had a terrible week last month. But, since a real-life event shouldn’t stop the development process, Niantic announced that a new update is now available for Pokemon GO players.

Although the update doesn’t bring any new features into the mix, it focuses on some weird issues that Pokemon GO players have experienced lately. One of the hilarious bugs affecting the game for a while involves Spark, the leader of Pokemon GO’s Team Instinct.

For some reason, Spark disappeared from the game’s Appraisal tool and …