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Pebble App Gets a Google Play Beta on Android

Pebble, makers of the eponymous Pebble smartwatch, have long self-hosted a beta version of the companion app for Android. Perhaps because the team realized how much of a pain checking a website for new APKs is, Pebble is finally embracing Google Play’s built-in beta channel feature, meaning nabbing test versions of the companion app is now as simple as signing up for a discussion board and opting in through the Play Store.

To kick off the improved beta, Pebble is “celebrating” with the release of v2.0.16, which improves aspects of the user interface and fixes a few bugs.

Eager to get your hands on it? Join Pebble’s Google Groups discussion board, then opt-in through Play. Assuming you’ve installed the app in the past, you’ll receive an automatic upgrade to the latest version.

Via: Pebble

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Nova Launcher update brings “OK, Google” hotword and slight design fixes from the beta

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One of everyone’s favorite Android launchers is receiving an update that puts it even closer to the stock launcher. Nova Launcher’s latest update adds the “OK, Google” hotword commonly found with the Google Experience Launcher. This feature requires Android 4.1 or higher and a device than can sit in low power consumption while listening (as not all devices can do so). Another addition is the fixes, tweaks, and changes made within the beta version of Nova Launcher. They have all been brought over to the stable release in the Play Store.

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Nova Launcher 3.0 gets its first beta release

Nova Launcher is one of the mainstays of the Android homescreen scene and has so far managed to hold its ground in the face of newer, fancier, and smarter alternatives. But the launcher is now on its way towards its next major version bump, and it’s starting with this first beta sneak peek.

Unlike most major version transitions, Nova Launcher 3.0 won’t include an overhaul, a redesign, or any of those earth-shattering changes. Instead, developer TeslaCoil continues its tradition of incremental improvements. That’s not to say there won’t be any substantial new features, but a good number of them lie on the visual side of the equation.

Subgrid positioning is one of the biggest changes to this version. In effect, this feature will allow users to place icons and widgets in between the normal grid lines, allowing for almost arbitrary positioning without totally removing the orderly grid system. Other changes are purely cosmetic, like being able to set individual colors for each of the tabs in the app drawer. And speaking of tabs, those now have a new style option available in the form of Colorblock. The Persistent Search Bar style called Honeycomb that will take you back to the ill-fated days of Android 3.0 is now available on the phone form factor. As far as new behavior is concerned, 4×1 widgets can now be shoved into the dock and Nova Actions can be assigned to the first item in an Action Folder via a swipe or tap.

Unfortunately, not all changes are additive. The next version will also remove some features and behaviors that the developer deemed to have gone stale. This includes the ability to remove the All Apps tab in the Drawer, though the ability to remove the Widgets tab still remains. If you are eager to try out the first and latest beta of Nova Launcher 3.0, you can join the Google+ community, wherein you can give your valuable early adopter feedback, to get access to the beta version on Google Play Store. Alternatively, you can also directly download the APK from the link below.

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Download: Nova Launcher 3.0 Beta 1 (APK)
SOURCE: +Kevin Barry

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Humble Bundle PC And Android 10 Arrives With Galcon Legends, Beta Version Of Symphony, And More

HumbleBundle-ThumbThe latest Humble Bundle has landed, and this time it’s offering seven-ish games out of the gate. To clarify that “ish” – those who pay under the average will receive Draw a Stickman: Epic, a copy of Galcon Legends (single-player) that comes with Galcon Fusion (multiplayer), and a beta version of Symphony. This equates to three or four games depending on whether you count Galcon as a single package and/or don’t mind playing a title that’s still in beta.

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Chrome for Android adds closed tab undo, Chromecast support

The stable branch of Google’s Chrome web browser for Android has finally caught up with features foreshadowed in the beta version. But along with those, Google has also added limited support for throwing videos to a Chromecast dongle.

Last month, Chrome Beta added a trio of new features to the Android browser that takes it to the same level of functionality as its desktop counterpart. First is the ability to undo closed tabs, giving you a chance to quickly revisit the stack of most recently closed tabs. It also added playback controls for HTML 5 videos playing in fullscreen. And finally, a rather mysterious multi-window support was also mentioned, probably for the sake of LG’s and third-party implementation.

This time, the changelog for the new stable version adds a new feature: streaming videos to Chromecast. This is almost like the functionality on Chrome for the desktop, except it only casts videos and not whole tabs. Google notes that only some videos work with this feature, but doesn’t exactly mention which ones.

As always, Google’s app updates roll out in a staggered way, so some will be getting the new version, which is now at version 35, a bit later than others.

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New Beta Version Of TeslaUnread Adds Unread Counts For Hangouts, Whatsapp, BBM, Outlook, And More

tuFans of Nova Launcher and WidgetLocker have long had support for bubble-style unread counts on some app icons thanks to TeslaUnread. The newest beta version of this app includes preliminary support for a ton of new apps, but you’ll have to opt into the beta.

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Here’s the changelog, which is mostly just a list of newly supported apps.

  • Hangouts (requires Hangouts v2.1)
  • Whatsapp
  • BBM
  • Outlook.com
  • Notification Bar Watcher (Android 4.3+)
  • Extract unread counts from Notification Bar notifications from virtually any app
  • Facebook (Experimental, unsupported on HTC Sense)
  • Press RSS (Experimental)
  • Many bug fixes and optimizations
  • Fixed FCs (4/29/14)

There are some caveats, of course, but this should make those little bubbles much more useful.

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HD Widgets 4 beta available now, to be rolled out May 1st

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Today HD Widgets 4 beta was released by cloud.tv, signaling a new generation of the popular HD Widgets. To participate in using the beta version of the widgets, users need to join the beta group using a Google+ account and then follow then instructions.

The new widgets feature a refreshed UI, and the app uses a new side menu for fast and easy navigation. The weather screen also now features an hourly forecast graph as well as more details. The app will be released to the Play Store on May 1st, and will exit beta at this time.

Source: cloud.tv

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Beta version of the Xbox One SmartGlass app now available for Android

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The SmartGlass application for the Xbox One acts as a second screen for the console. Microsoft has now launched a Beta version of this app in the Google Play Store to receive feedback on its existing features and tips on how to improve them.

The app basically lets users control the content that you’re watching on the console and doesn’t exactly allow for mirroring of games. There’s a lot more functionality still to come, so make sure you download the app to stay in the loop for any new changes Microsoft brings to this app.

We have noticed Microsoft’s stance against rival mobile platforms going down a notch since the past few months. The company only recently made the Office application available for free. Although Windows Phone is seeing a steady increase in marketshare, it’s nowhere close to where iOS or Android is today. So it is imperative that Microsoft spreads its reach towards rival platforms in order to remain competitive.

The SmartGlass app will have some bugs and glitches as it is a beta app, so make sure you let the developers know should you encounter any trouble.

Source: Google Play Store

Via: Android Central

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Xbox One SmartGlass Beta app available in Google Play

Keep up on the latest developments in this Xbox second-screen app

If you want that second-screen experience between your Xbox One and your Android phone, but also want to ride that bleeding edge known as beta, Microsoft has you covered.

They’s released a beta version of their Xbox One SmartGlass app into Google Play, allowing users a way to preview new features and provide feedback to the folks writing the code. We do have to wonder why Microsoft didn’t use the official beta track in Google Play, but we aren’t about to second guess what goes on in Redmond.

If you’re the adventurous type who want to give the beta a try, uninstall the stable version and hit the Google Play link at the top of the post.

    



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[New App] Microsoft Releases A Separate Beta Version Of The Xbox One SmartGlass App

unnamed (12)Microsoft and Google are ostensibly competitors, but Redmond seems to be setting aside its mobile aspirations in the name of supporting its new game console… and considering all the money in gaming, it’s easy to understand why. So in addition to both Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions of the official SmartGlass app, there’s now a separate beta build of the Xbox One app.

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The beta version was introduced to help test a series of incoming features, which are outlined in this post on Microsoft’s official Xbox portal.

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New SwiftKey beta adds Google+ and Evernote personalization

A new beta version of popular keyboard app SwiftKey has been released today, adding the ability to bring in personalization info from Google+ and Evernote. (That’s in addition to the emoji support added to SwiftKey beta late last year.)

    



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Sonos 5.0 Beta Finally Fixes The UI, Improves Music Exploration, And Adds Universal Search

soSo you’ve got a Sonos system hooked up, but here you are using an app that looks like a Gingerbread flashback. Don’t worry – there’s a new beta version available with a ton of fixes. Sonos just made the official announcement on its blog, and you can check it out for yourself.

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You can only grab the APK from the Sonos site (no Play Store beta), but it’s probably worth investigating.

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Koush rolls out Mirror beta with Chromecast mirroring

After repeatedly teasing the functionality, and probably receiving endless questions, Koush, or Koushik Dutta, has finally announced a beta version of his Mirror for Android app. The highlight of this release is, of course, the ability to mirror a user’s Android device to a TV via Chromecast.

Koush first unveiled the Mirror app as a way for Android users to mirror their devices to Apple TVs. However, when Google finally officially released the Cast SDK, Koush was one of the first to jump on adding Chromecast support to his apps. He eventually teased Android mirroring using Chromecast not once but twice. Naturally, Chromecast owners have been teased and became interested, and now Koush is giving in to inquiries.

This latest beta version of Mirror finally brings that feature to users, at least those who have signed up for the beta. It is still, however, in what Koush calls a super beta state, so expect bugs and issues to crop up. That said, the screen mirroring is sent not just to Chromecast but also to Chrome.

There are, however, some very hard requirements, which should be hopefully temporary. The Chrome and Chromecast mirroring actually only works from a Nexus 5 because it is the only device currently in the market that sports a hardware VP8 encoder. Secondly, the app still requires root access, though Koush says that should be resolved in the future. Users interested in testing out Mirror, whether for the Chromecast mirroring or other features, need to first join the CWM community and sign up for the beta.

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Beta version of the Pebble Appstore now available on Android

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The Pebble team launched the Pebble Appstore on iOS yesterday, but unfortunately left out Android users. However, the team has launched a Beta version of the Android app as a consolation. The app is far from being perfect, as it’s made specifically launched for developers and Beta testers for the time being. This means that some of the basic functions like automatic pairing are still not in place. However, users can still download custom watchfaces like on the Pebble Appstore for iOS, although with certain limitations.

Users will have to register as a developer to use the app, which means you won’t be able to download the Appstore from the Play Store. Interested developers can sideload the APK from Pebble’s official site to give the app a try. Although some of its features are missing, its functionality should pretty much remain the same in the final release. Hit the source link below to register as a developer and give the Appstore a shot.

Source: Pebble

Via: Talk Android

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Pebble releases beta version of app store for Android users

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Earlier today Pebble released an app store for their smartwatches for users mating them with iOS devices. Not wanting to leave out Android users, Pebble’s developers have released a beta version of the Pebble Android mobile app that includes code for the app store for the first time on the Android platform. The app is intended for developers, so access to the app store even on a beta basis means having to register as a developer. You will also have to know how to sideload apk files to get it installed.

As a beta release, Pebble’s development team is aware of problems. The good news is the beta works, along with the app store component, albeit it runs slow. Users do have to contend with Pebble’s limitation of 8 apps installed at any one time as well. Hopefully Pebble will be able to attract enough testers to provide some solid feedback so the app can move out of beta and to an official release for all users in a short period of time.

source: @PebbleDev

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Pebble Appstore for Android released for beta testing

As promised, smartwatch maker Pebble launched its new appstore but, rather unfortunately, only for iOS. The Android version is, of course, still coming but for now the developers are releasing a beta version as an appetizer and tester of things to come.

The app’s interface should be familiar with any user of any app marketplace today. You have several sections devoted to apps as well as watchfaces and notifications. There is even a special Daily section that calls attention to daily deals and updates that might prove interesting for users. In terms of app categories, you have, of course, fitness apps, tools, remote controls, and even games that you can conveniently play on the smartwatch’s small screen.

Given that this is just a beta version, there are a few caveats that the Pebble development team wants everyone to know. First is that the pairing process from within the Pebble appstore isn’t working, requiring users to use the long route of manually pairing via the phone’s Bluetooth settings. It is also currently impossible to configure an app or watchface while it is running, so users will first have to exit the app before clicking on settings. And lastly, Javascript apps cannot be configured, no matter how many times you tap on the Settings icon for them.

The Pebble Android appstore beta 8 is available for anyone to download and install. Users and developers are, of course, encouraged to report bugs as much as they can in order to hasten the process of releasing a final stable version of the app.

SOURCE: Pebble

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Feedly introduces ‘speed reading’ feature on beta app for Android

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When Google shut down its semi-popular ‘Reader’ RSS reader, it encouraged its users to use other popular readers such as Feedly.

Feedly certainly took advantage of the opportunity, as it quickly enhanced its offering and created many new features for users.

Today, Feedly continued the trend by adding a “speed reading” feature to the beta version of its  Android application. You’ll now be able to use a simple tap gesture to quickly move from one article to the next without waiting around for the page to load. If you’re part of the Feedly beta community, head on over to the Play Store and grab the update.

The new version also includes a few bug fixes (rendering on Android 4.1, an issue with the back button, login expiration, and more).

Hit the source link to see a GIF of the new feature in action. 

Source: Feedly Blog

 

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Beta version of BBM for Android gets voice calling and Channels

BBM Audio CallsThe BBM app for Android and iOS devices was launched a few months ago to massive public demand. However, there are very few who still use the app. And in order to make things interesting for them, BlackBerry was reported to be working on bringing voice and video call features to the app. One of these features has now made its way to the Beta version of the BBM Android app. There’s still no word on when this will make its way out of Beta and hit the consumer version, but it’s good to know what’s going on behind the scenes at BlackBerry.

The app also gets something known as Channels which broke cover only two months ago on BlackBerry 10 smartphones. This basically lets users interact with other BBM users regarding a topic of common interest. Users can also create their own Channels and let people from all over the world comment and drop their opinion. These features make its way with version 200.0.0.138 of the beta release, which isn’t accessible to all, obviously. But if you’re lucky enough to have access to the Beta release of BBM for Android, make sure you give the updated BBM a look.

Source: BlackBerry Empire

Via: Cult of Android

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Koush’ unveils Mirror for mirroring Android to Apple TV

Koushik “Koush” Dutta has indeed been very busy with his pet Android projects, particularly those that involve pushing screens around. Now the developer, who is also working on CyanogenMod and ClockworkMod Recovery among other things, has just announced a beta version of his Mirror app for Android that will let users push their Android screens to their Apple TVs.

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Koush has been hard at work on various display applications for Android and CyanogenMod. In particular, he has worked on a Remote Display Framework whose power is now being demonstrated through various apps. On Monday, Koush announced the beta version of the Screecast app for CyanogenMod, allowing users to easily create screencast videos on their devices running the popular ROM.

In a way, this new Mirror app combines those features into a single package. As mentioned, the primary feature of the app is mirroring your Android device and sending the screen contents over to an Apple TV. An added feature, however, is that it lets users also make video recordings of their Android screens, exactly like Screencast. Below is a video demonstrating just how fluid the mirroring of the Android screen really is.

Mirror for Android doesn’t require running CyanogenMod but it has other requirements. As always, interested users need to join the a Google+ community, this time ClockworkMod‘s, and joining the beta to get access to the Google Play Store page. Mirror also requires a rooted device, but Koush is working on a way to get it working without root as well.

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Nokia releases Motion Tracker beta for Lumia 1520 owners looking to get up and go

With the number of gadgets that have contributed to our sedentary lifestyles, it’s always nice to see a piece of technology bent on getting people up and moving. After teasing the app a few months back, Nokia’s finally debuting Motion Monitor — well, the beta version, at least. The app’s currently only available to Lumia 1520 owners, as the handset maker notes that its feature set needs that specific hardware to function as intended. Once installed, the app is always on in the background, tracking your movement, an act the company says will have little impact on power consumption. You’ll be able to view your activity on a timeline, by day month or year. You can also check out activity as a live tile on the lock screen.

Looking to ramp up your movement ahead of the holiday? You can try out the beta now in the source link below.

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SwiftKey 4.5 beta brings emoji support and number row option

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Keyboard adds over 500 emoji images, emoji prediction and optional number keys added in latest beta

Popular Android keyboard app SwiftKey has rolled out a new beta version today with two frequently requested features. First up is emoji support — recently enabled in Google's own keyboard in the latest Android 4.4 KitKat release. Emoji can be accessed from the smiley menu in the bottom right corner, and SwiftKey says there are over 500 to choose from. What's more, SwiftKey now supports emoji prediction — type the icon you want exactly and one of the options will be an emoji. For instance —

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And regular SwiftKey users might notice another change in the shot above. In SwiftKey 4.5 there's the option to add a dedicated number row above the standard keyboard rows — this can be activated from within the Themes & Layouts menu.

SwiftKey 4.5 can also use emoji as part of its prediction engine, for instance, if you frequently use a certain icon after a word or name, you might start seeing it showing up in predictions. Emoji are only supported on KitKat and Jelly Bean — on the former, colored icons are used, while the latter has black and white icons.

The new beta, which also includes an updated installer, can be downloaded from the SwiftKey beta site.

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Since the App was About to Expire, Koush Released an Updated AllCast Beta App to Google Play

If anyone here is using Koush’s AllCast beta application, which allows users to stream on-device videos to almost all of their TV-connected devices, a newly updated beta application is available through Google Play. Since the old beta version is set to expire, you will definitely need to pick up this new version if you plan to continue using the service. 

To download the new version, if you are not a tester, simply join this Google+ community and then download the apk from Google Play. So far, devices such as Roku, Apple TV, a few Google TV boxes, Xbox 360 and Xbox One units are supported. It’s quite the service, so go check it out and start streaming if you haven’t already.

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Apex Launcher Updates to Beta 2.2 with Android 4.4 KitKat Goodies

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Nova Launcher updated their interface with Android 4.4 tweaks, now it is Apex Launcher’s turn. Apex has updated to beta 2.2, and it has tweaked its interface with all those awesome KitKat UI themes. You can grab the beta version buy joining the testing group here, because it is not out in the Play Store quite yet.

Sadly, just like Nova, Apex doesn’t have the Google Now homescreen we have all grown to love with the Google Experience Launcher, but it does have that transparent status bar. I am beginning to wonder if both Nova and Apex will ever integrate the Google Now homescreen, but at at least you get all the other features both launchers have with a KitKat theme. So if you want to get your hands on the new beta launcher, become a tester and give it a whirl. Let us know how you like it.

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Apex Launcher 2.2 Beta Enables Fancy Navigation And Notification Transparency On KitKat

unnamed (10)KitKat introduces a lot of much-needed features into Android, like better support for low-memory devices, a new storage framework, SMS integration with BLAH BLAH BLAH. We all know what the people want: transparent user interface elements! Following Nova Launcher’s update to better visually match the KitKat launcher on the Nexus 5, popular alternative Apex Launcher now has a beta version that does much the same thing.

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The beta version was released to the Apex Launcher Beta Google Group, which you can find here.

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Nova Launcher Beta Gets Updated, Includes KitKat’s 4.4 Transparent Nav Buttons and Notification Bar

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We’ve got to give credit and praise where credit and praise are due. When Google announces a new update version, such as KitKat, it can often take third party developers to catch up with the changes and get their application up to speed. So we’re tipping our hats to the developer behind Nova Launcher, a third party home replacement app that allows you to customize your home screen in a variety of ways. Since the announcement of the Nexus 5, we’ve seen the new “translucent” look that comes with 4.4 and well, we want it. As for several selected devices the new look has been added by the dev to Beta version of Nova Launcher and also takes advantage of custom icon packs. And though the selected devices, as we’ve mentioned, are slim, there are some big hitters (see changelog for full list on Kevin Barry’s G+ page at source link).    

Some supported devices:

  • Galaxy S3 (4.3 and up)
  • Galaxy S4
  • Xperia Z
  • Moto X
  • HTC One (with root)
  • Any handset running 4.4 

To get in on the Beta, join the Nova Launcher Community. After a couple of hours, the Beta version of the app will show in the Play Store, but if you’re impatient, you can just download the APK here.

source: Kevin Barry G+

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SwiftKey 4.3 beta updated with bug fixes, more layouts

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A quick heads-up for anyone using the beta version of SwiftKey 4.3 — an updated version is now available from beta.swiftkey.net. The new SwiftKey beta 4.3.0.149 adds fixes various bugs — including issues when moving between layouts and problems causing the keyboard to jump around the screen ​— while adding some new localization features. This latest version ensures the currency key matches your phone's locale, and implements ​Punjabi, Icelandic, Bulgarian, Azerbaijani, Russian Windows and Turkish keyboard layouts.

Grab the new version from the source link, or click below to check out our recent hands-on preview of SwiftKey 4.3.

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More Twitter Beta App Tweaks: Consolidated Tweet Buttons And A Lot Of Crashing

unnamedTwitter has been steadily tweaking their beta release channel for the Android app, and the latest update removes one of the most poorly-received features from the last beta version. The translucent tri-button array at the bottom of the screen (post a photo from storage, take a photo, or a simple textual tweet) has been removed, and is now replaced with a single, consolidated button.

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SwiftKey Beta update merges the phone and tablet, brings new layouts

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SwiftKey continues to solidify itself as the best replacement keyboard for Android. The Beta version has just been updated to 4.3.0.139 and offers two really cool enhancements. The first is that no longer will you need to download a separate version for you tablet and phone. Both are unified in one app. The second, and even cooler, is the fact that you can undock the keyboard and resize it. You can also choose from one of three keyboard modes….

Compact: On many larger phones it can be difficult to enter text and hold the phone with just one hand. This new feature reduces the width of the keyboard and allows for easier typing with one hand or gesture typing using SwiftKey Flow. It also frees up more of the screen estate on tablets. You can switch it from the left or right side of the screen by a long-press or by dragging.

Thumb: For those who like typing on tablets in landscape or wide phones, the keyboard can be split into two areas, enabling fast, comfortable typing with both thumbs. Undock it from the base of the screen for even more flexibility.

Full: The traditional full-width keyboard is still available and users with tablets can opt for a layout that is similar to the presentation of a physical keyboard. This layout has left and right cursor keys and the backspace is positioned above the enter key, making it easier to type with two hands when not holding your tablet.

To grab the Beta, just hit the source link. If Beta testing isn’t your thing, look for these features to hit the Play Store version in a couple of weeks.

source: SwiftKey

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SwiftKey Beta update merges the phone and tablet, brings new layouts

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SwiftKey continues to solidify itself as the best replacement keyboard for Android. The Beta version has just been updated to 4.3.0.139 and offers two really cool enhancements. The first is that no longer will you need to download a separate version for you tablet and phone. Both are unified in one app. The second, and even cooler, is the fact that you can undock the keyboard and resize it. You can also choose from one of three keyboard modes….

Compact: On many larger phones it can be difficult to enter text and hold the phone with just one hand. This new feature reduces the width of the keyboard and allows for easier typing with one hand or gesture typing using SwiftKey Flow. It also frees up more of the screen estate on tablets. You can switch it from the left or right side of the screen by a long-press or by dragging.

Thumb: For those who like typing on tablets in landscape or wide phones, the keyboard can be split into two areas, enabling fast, comfortable typing with both thumbs. Undock it from the base of the screen for even more flexibility.

Full: The traditional full-width keyboard is still available and users with tablets can opt for a layout that is similar to the presentation of a physical keyboard. This layout has left and right cursor keys and the backspace is positioned above the enter key, making it easier to type with two hands when not holding your tablet.

To grab the Beta, just hit the source link. If Beta testing isn’t your thing, look for these features to hit the Play Store version in a couple of weeks.

source: SwiftKey

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