The art-oriented social network finally has official mobile apps for iOS and Android. The official DeviantArt app matches the website’s overhauled design. Use them to browse galleries, upload art and follow other members.
9to5 Mac compared Google and Apple’s dashboard interfaces for their mobile devices. CarPlay (4:45) seems less elegant than Android Auto. Regardless, both seem to be just as distracting as using your phone while driving.
Sitting in between the new Moto X and the Nexus 6, the Droid Turbo has a crazy 5.2″ 2560×1440 AMOLED display backed up by a 3900 mAh battery. It also has a 2.7GHz Snapdragon 805 CPU and 3GB RAM. Coming to Verizon on 10/30.
Unofficially the Moto X’s big brother, the Nexus 6 has a 5.96″ 2560×1440 AMOLED display, a 13mp rear camera with optical image stabilization, a 3220mAh battery and will be one of the first devices to launch with Android 5.0 Lollipop.
A free service for iOS and Android that lets you transfer links, files and more between a PC and a mobile device, or to other Pushbullet users. Android users can also use it to get call and text notifications on their computer.
Previously exclusive to the iPad, Parallels’ mobile-friendly remote desktop software is now available for the iPhone as well as Android tablets and smartphones. It’s also more affordable now, down to $20 from $80 per year.
A media player for HDTVs that has a 5MP 1080p camera. It runs Android 4.2.2, has 8GB of storage, a microSD slot, two USB ports, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity plus a remote with built-in keyboard and air mouse.
Contactive is an address book app for Android. It can identify unknown numbers using publicly available online data. You can also link your social network accounts to Contactive to get more info about your existing contacts.
Currently in development, Tabify is a mobile app that will automatically transcribe guitars – and possibly other string instruments – as you play. You can also go over created tabs and edit them. Note that the UI hasn’t been finalized.
PackPoint is a free Android app that generates a list of clothes and other items to pack based on your destination, activities and the weather forecast. You can also add to and remove items from the list. Also on Blackberry.
The HTC One (M8) has a 5″ 1080p display, a 2.3GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB RAM and microSD slot. It still has its “ultrapixel” 4mp rear camera, but a new depth sensor lets you change focus on images after they’re taken.
An audio news app for iOS and Android. Newsbeat lets you pick from a variety of newspapers and other news sources and will read article summaries to you using text-to-speech. It also supports voice commands. More here.
Android Wear is Google’s upcoming operating system for smartwatches. It displays notifications based on time, location and your personal info. It also supports voice commands and third-party apps. More here.
A fast paced strategy game for iOS and Android tablets. First Strike pits you against other nations in a nuclear arms race that quickly escalates to all out war, all presented through a simple but slick interface. More here.
Because everything is a remix. Samplify is a meta-Shazam: it can identify the origin – both the original song and its artist – of samples used in a song (if any). Pick from your library or have it listen to the song playing around you.
Overwatch is an upcoming Android and iOS app that aims to bring features from FPS games to outdoor combat sports such as airsoft, paintball and laser tag. It will let you track and chat with your teammates and unlock virtual perks.
A keychain-sized gadget packed with features. The iMpulse controller works with iOS and Android devices. It can be used as a gamepad, a media controller and a locator for your keys. Available in plastic and brushed metal cases.
Google cuts out the middleman and the mid-range smartphone tier with the new Nexus 5. It has a 5″ 1080p screen, LTE, a quad-core 2.26GHz Snapdragon 800 CPU, 2GB RAM, 8mp camera and runs on the new Android 4.4 KitKat.
The popular Windows anti-malware app heads to mobile devices. It scans for spyware and trojans in apps and email attachments, shows you what private data your apps can access and suggests settings to increase security.
An app launcher for Android phones that makes your homescreen adapt to you. It automatically groups your apps and gives you quick access to apps and tools depending on time, location and usage. iOS needs something like this.
(Gore)Morphsuits and Mark Rober make costumes that work with a mobile app that displays creepy clips, like moving eyes or human organs. The iOS and Android apps are free, so you can use them in your own costumes.
Currently slated only for Korea, this new Android phone offers a gently curved 5.7″ OLED screen and an elegant leather back. Plus, its curvature can be used to trigger actions, such as turning on the display to view time and notifications.
A speaker dock with a 7″ Android tablet. Stream audio and video from Android apps and more. It also has an HDMI output, FM Radio and a CD Player. The best thing about it could be its rumored price: $178. Available at Walmart soon.
We forget 95% of our dreams less than five minutes after waking. SHADOW is an alarm clock app for iOS, Android and Windows by Hunter Lee Soik that will help users to record, remember and then share their dreamscapes with others.
A surprise entry into the smartwatch arena – the Toq has an always-on color touchscreen that’s visible in sunlight. Provides access to messaging, notifications, music and more. Has wireless charging, and compatible with Android 4.0.3+.