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Facebook Messenger Lite: Great or bad step?

Facebook Messenger Lite: Great or bad step?

Facebook tries to convince more and more people using it’s Messenger app on Android and iOS. After deleting the chat feature from the main app some years ago, the Messenger app has now over one BILLION monthly users. An enormous value if you look at how bad programmed the app actually is, too big, uses […]

Google presents the perfect alternative to the Spotlight Search on iOS

Google presents the perfect alternative to the Spotlight Search on iOS

We probably all use our phones often to search for things. We want to get information from the internet and maybe also search on the phone itself, for example for chat messages. Google’s app offers this now too. With the Google app you can now also search for things on your phone, for example in […]

Google likes copying: Allo’s voice message UI looks like a WhatsApp copy

Google likes copying: Allo’s voice message UI looks like a WhatsApp copy

It’s confirmed: Not only Facebook (Instagram) likes copying, Google likes it too. The team from Android Police got new screenshots from Google’s not-yet-released messaging Allo (which will feature Google’s new Assistant). In this screenshots it’s definitely visible, that Google got “inspired” by WhatsApp. The above GIF shows Allo’s voice messaging interface. It looks quite clean […]

Instagram’s new look is official

Instagram’s new look is official

It hasn’t been a long time since there were some rumors and leaked screenshots about a new Instagram design. Now it’s official! Like you can see in the video above, they had many other icon drafts, before they chose the new one. But not only the icon of the app itself and the other Instagram […]

Facebook’s Messenger has a secret basketball game now ?

Facebook’s Messenger has a secret basketball game now ?

Now there’s not only a chess game in the Facebook Messenger, there’s a basketball game too: To start a game just send the basketball emoji to one of your friends and click on it. You’ll get a basketball placed in various locations on your screen and now all you have to do just swipe up toss […]

appydroid on Facebook and Google+

appydroid on Facebook and Google+

Great news for all the social media junkies: appydroid is now on Google+ and Facebook! Feel free to “+1”, “like”, “share” and whatever you like!

Facebook Messenger + Material Design?

Facebook Messenger + Material Design?

What? Facebook uses Material Design in their apps? Yes at least in the Messenger app for Android. And this is how it looks like: David Marcus from Facebook announced yesterday in a post that the Messenger app for Android will get this major redesign. But is this real Material Design? I can’t really judge this. […]