Feeling left out? You can stop right now. Slow-mo is nothing new, and iPhone 5S owners aren't the only ones who can enjoy it. Older devices, including iPads and iPod Touches, can capture slow-motion video -- not at quite the same frame rates as the 5S, but with some pretty nice results all the same. Here's how.
Gmail's Android app gets some small changes that make it easier to use, in a new version that started slowly rolling out on Wednesday.
The conversation view has been streamlined so that the e-mail you're reading has been separated slightly from those that preceded it in a thread. It's a look that owes much to Google's "card" style.
Multiple message selection has been adjusted as well, replacing the chosen messages' avatars with checkmarks to make it more apparent which messages have been selected to be moved, archived, or deleted.
Gmail also now tells you … Read more
Gamers can get their latest inside look at Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 through a series of tweeted images.
Posted late Tuesday on Twitter by PlayStation Community Manager Chris Owen, the images reveal the deep-blue screens for the PS4 and its companion mobile app. One screenshot shows a video capture of a PS4 game in action, another displays a "Live Stream" screen, and a third takes a peek at the video-edit menu.
RealNetworks today gets into the cloud storage game with its new RealPlayer Cloud app. Available on a multitude of platforms, RealPlayer Cloud takes a videocentric approach to storage, and its success could mean a sort of rebirth for the arguably irrelevant streaming-media company.
At first glance, RealPlayer Cloud might seem like just another storage service, as it gives new users 2GB of free storage (US and Canada only) and offers premium plans that start at $4.99 per month. What sets this multiplatform app apart from other cloud storers like Dropbox and Google Drive, however, is that it is exclusively … Read more
Having a list of the apps on your Android device can be helpful at times, for yourself and for others. Maybe you're setting up a new device and can't remember all the apps you've installed or someone you know has asked you for app recommendations for their new Android phone. You could go directly to your list of apps on Google Play, but that list can contain apps you've downloaded, then uninstalled.
A fully stocked liquor collection can be intimidating. Whether it's at the liquor store, the neighborhood watering hole, or just on the kitchen counter, whenever a bunch of bottles come together, it's only a matter of time before someone tries to mix the contents. And that's where things get murky. If staring at a wall of booze results in a blank stare and an empty glass, there are plenty of helpers out there designed to inspire.
Cleverbugs Cards App is a finely-crafted digital greeting card interface that allows you to send custom cards to anyone on your contacts list. With deep Facebook integration, it is a perfect companion to your routine birthday messages whenever you turn on Facebook; and it looks pretty good to boot.
When you open Cleverbugs Cards App, you'll be asked to create an account; you can do so either by connecting a Facebook account or signing up with your e-mail address. After you sign up, you can start adding contacts, tracking birthdays, or creating cards. The interface here is fantastic, offering … Read more
A functional version of Apple's iMessage has arrived on Google's Android platform, though not with Apple's blessing, or without potential security risks.
The software is called iMessage Chat and was created by developer Daniel Zweigart. Users enter their Apple ID and password credentials and can text with registered iMessage phone numbers and e-mail addresses freely.
CNET has tested the software with dummy accounts and confirmed it works.
EasilyDo, a smart assistant app that is designed to automatically alert users to a wide variety of important things, now can create calendar invitations based on e-mail threads.
Launched less than eight months ago, EasilyDo monitors users' Facebook accounts and other social media profiles and issues alerts for things like birthdays, new contacts, popular photos, and more -- all with the goal of saving the user's time. Since launch, it has issued more than 20 million alerts to its users, saving them a total of 24 years in aggregate. The app is available for iOS and Android.
Today, the … Read more