Nova Launcher Updated With New App Search Animation, Android Oreo Improvements

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An update is rolling out to the stable version of Nova Launcher, available to all users through Google Play. If you’re currently using the beta (sign-ups here), these changes may look familiar. According to the changelog, version 5.4.1 comes with a new app search animation, integration for Sesame Shortcuts when long-pressing on an app icon and through app search, the ability to hide the navigation bar on Galaxy S8 and S8+ units, an updated searchbar style (rounded), and improvements for users running Android Oreo. Here’s the complete ...

Grayson and Sofie, the new Michael Kors Access watches, go on sale

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Android Wear is undergoing an interesting transformation. While tech companies like Motorola and ASUS are abandoning the platform, fashion brands like Michael Kors and TAG Heuer are showing interest. Michael Kors announced two new watches back in March, the Access Grayson and Access Sofie, and now they are finally on sale. The Grayson (pictured on the top left) is aimed at men, with a larger 1.39-inch 454x454 display and 370mAh battery. The Sofie is targeted towards women, with a smaller 1.19-inch 390x390 screen and 300mAh battery. ...

Pokemon GO’s Safari Zone event starts September 16th

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A bunch of real life Pokemon GO events are happening in Europe this September, and you can participate. Entitled Safari Zone, these events take place in shopping malls and you’ll grab rewards for showing up. These include a medal and eggs, which you can get from one of the various PokeStops nearby. It’s also a great opportunity to nab some rare Pokemon, as lures are in effect. The first Pokemon GO Safari Zone events will happen this month All Safari Zone events are in local shopping malls, so nearby stores will ...

Google Trips, Flights, and Destinations Now Support New Languages and Countries

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Should you feel the need to get out of your current environment, for whatever reason, Google is rolling out new language and country support for Google Trips, Flights, and Destinations on Google. In total, there are 14 new languages supported by Flights, a service that lets users browse and purchase airline tickets. Those languages are Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Filipino, Hungarian, Indonesian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Malaysian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovakian, and Slovenian. If you want to go somewhere previously unsupported by these services, those countries are Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia ...

Arrrr! Run-A-Whale will land on Android tomorrow

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Arrr! It’s the pirate’s life for me. At least, it will be tomorrow when the swashbuckling endless runner Run-A-Whale lands on Android. It’s a simple affair really. You play as a pirate riding on a whale endlessly through a gorgeous 3D ocean. You’ll tap to dive under the water and soar into the air when you release. Avast ye scurvy gods! Run-A-Whale launches tomorrow on Android Using this mechanic, you’ll grab coins, dodge obstacles, and beat a bunch of bosses that want to put a stop to your adventure. Avast! There’s ...

DEAL: You Can Get a Refurbished Amazon Echo for Just $80 Today

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Who knows if Amazon is about ready to release a new Amazon Echo or not, but the amount of substantial discounts they are producing as if they were won’t fetch any complaints from us. Today, you can grab a certified refurbished Amazon Echo for just $79.99 in what must be the best Amazon Echo deal to date. Amazon lists that at an $85 discount, which is pretty nuts. This Amazon Echo deal includes both black and white models, so depending on your home decor, you do ...

D&D Lords of Waterdeep is out now on Android

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The hit Dungeons & Dragons board game Lords of Waterdeep has just launched on Android, at 50% off. You play as a masked Lord and have to increase your control and influence over the city of Waterdeep. You achieve that by recruiting a team of adventurers and send them out on a variety of quests. You’ll also buy new buildings and use Intrigue cards to help yourself and hinder your opponents. The D&D board game Lords of Waterdeep is out now on Android These opponents are also Lords vying for power and ...

Bon! The latest Humble Bundle celebrates French games

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The new Humble Bundle for mobile games is up, and it’s celebrating French development talent. It offers a decent rage of games as well, from RPGs, to puzzlers, and even a narrative adventure or two. But let’s not spoil all the surprises, eh. Instead, we’ve included the entire list of games included in the bundle below. We’ve even listed them by tier and chucked the prices in too – aren’t we nice? Vive la Humble Bundle! Pay at least $1 for: Mechanic Escape Pang Adventures unWorded Pay more than the average ...