Spotlight: Mapapers is one of the most promising wallpaper apps of 2018 so far

Wallpaper apps, we’ve been there, done that. Multiple times even.
Actually everyone and their grandmother have a favorite wallpaper aggregating app by now, and that’s just natural considering the vast amounts of quality pictures that can be set as an aesthetic background of your Android or iOS device. And yet, the sheer abundance of of apps and respectively wallpapers makes finding “The One” a daunting task. Fortunately, intriguing new wallpaper apps come about relatively often.
Such an app is Mapapers, a relatively new Android …

Spotify launches Spotlight, a new feature that adds visual layers to podcasts, audiobooks, more

Spotify has just announced a new function has been implemented to its music app – Spotlight. As the name suggests, the new feature brings some visual layers to the various content the service is providing to customers.

Spotlight and its visual layers should complement the listening experience users get for podcasts, audiobooks, news, as well as other audio content available on Spotify platform.

At launch, Spotlight will offer content from various Spotify partners like BuzzFeed News, Cheddar, Crooked Media, Lenny Letter, Gimles Media, Genius, The Minefield Girl, Refinery29, and Uninterrupted.

On …

New iPhone X video ads bring Face ID and Animoji into the spotlight

Apple today released four video ads promoting the iPhone X –
the company’s newest, most advanced, and most expensive smartphone yet. All the
videos – embedded below – presents features that are currently exclusive to the
iPhone X.


One of the ads shows how much fun you can – arguably – have with Animoji (which are created with the help of data gathered by the handset’s TrueDepth
camera), while the other three videos are all about Face ID.


As you may know, Face ID is the only biometric
authentication feature on the iPhone X, as the device lacks Touch ID (and a
home button). …

iPhone X takes the spotlight in Apple's 2017 holiday gift guide

With the 2017 holiday season just around the corner, Apple
wants you to know that you can find plenty of gifts on its official website.
Thus, the website now features an updated gift section for all potential
customers to check out.


Perhaps not surprisingly, the first device that’s presented in this holiday
gift guide is the iPhone X: Apple’s newest, most advanced and most expensive
smartphone to date. Sold for $999 (64 GB model) or $1,149 (256 GB), the iPhone
X can currently be shipped in 2-3 weeks – certainly in time for Christmas. The (also new)
iPhone 8 is also a gift suggestion, …

Spotlight: Never miss a thing with Hurry, the most stylish countdown app we've seen to date

Developer: Sam Ruston Download: AndroidCategory: PersonalizationPrice: Free
We, humans, are forgetful creatures. This trait is a part of our nature, but the world that we live in certainly doesn’t make it easier. The always-on technologies of today are constantly there to demand our attention, so it’s easy to get distracted and overlook the things that actually matter to us. 
This is why setting reminders is always a good idea. There are many apps that can help you do that on your smartphone, but Sam Ruston’s “Hurry” does the job in a quick …

Spotlight: Screens is one of the best multi-window managers for Android

With split-screen multi-tasking already a pretty big part of Android, it’s no surprise that users and developers will explore ways to make this feature as convenient as possible.

Today, we are about to show you a really neat app that allows you to create your own custom multi-window app setups. Dubbed Screens, the app allows you to choose any two multi-window-compatible apps and create a desktop shortcut that will launch them both in split-screen as soon as you tap on it.
The interface of the app is as intuitive as it gets and doesn’t allow for much customization, …

Nokia 8 hands-on: stepping back into the flagship spotlight

Smartphone manufacturers come and go over the years, but for a brand to really have staying power, it has to be flexible. There’s probably not a better example of such a company than Nokia, which has switched software platforms and ownership interests so many times that it can be difficult to keep track. Right now, though, Nokia phones come to us care of HMD, and that partnership has already brought us devices like the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. While we’re happy to see mid-rangers like those, sometimes we crave the power and performance of a no-holds-barred flagship, and that’s …

Spotlight: Adapticons is an exceptional Android app that lets you customize your own icons

Customization geeks, here’s a noteworthy app that will likely soothe the customization needs you didn’t know you had.
Adapticons is an Android app that lets you customize the icons of the apps you have installed on your phone to a certain extent. For example, you can take a ton of shapes and plaster them as backgrounds for the icons. This way, you can easily create a circular icon out of an otherwise square app icon, or even go for the trendier squircle, hexagon, roundy, and other shapes. You can also select a color for the background or let the app select …

Spotlight: Email by EasilyDo is an exceptional altrnative to Gmail, Inbox, and Outlook

Developer: EasilyDoDownload: AndroidCategory: ProductivityPrice: Free
Android surely has a large selection of neat email apps. Gmail, Inbox, Outlook, K-9 Mail, or BlueMail — chances are you are using one of those as your daily email driver. There’s always room for a new entrant on that scene, especially if we are talking an app with exceptional origins. 
That’s exactly what Email by EasilyDo is. Previously an iOS exclusive, this app has finally made the jump over to Android, where it will be treating its users with a clean, …