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Plex can now play local video files on Android, no media server required

Personal media player software maker Plex says it’s now easier for mobile users on Android to play any video file saved on their device within its app. The move will enable it to better challeng

Knock Simulates An Incoming Call To Get Friends To Respond To Your Texts

Knock, a recently launched Android application, offers a new twist on mobile messaging. When you send a message using this app, Knock simulates an incoming call to get your friend’s attenti

Selling An Ad Platform For Mobile Apps, Appwiz Raises $1.4 Million

Pitching an advertising platform targeting mobile application developers has netted the startup company Appwiz $1.4 million in new financing. The company was founded in the summer of 2012 as a softwar

Comparison Engine Versus Launches Its First App To Grow Its 3.5M Monthly Uniques

Versus IO, a consumer electronics product comparison engine startup based out of Berlin that's attracted backing from Dave McClure’s 500 Startups (among others), has launched its first app as it see

Timehop Brings Its Mobile Time Machine To Android

Timehop, the mobile app offering a way to recall your past one day at a time by displaying your old photos and posts from Facebook, Instagram, Foursquare and Twitter, is now launching its service on A

AllCast, The Android App Offering An AirPlay-Like Experience, Now Works With Chromecast Again

AllCast, the Android application that provides users with something of an AirPlay-like experience for streaming music, videos, and photos to your TV via a variety of devices like Roku, Apple TV and Xb

Evomail’s Gesture-Based Email App Arrives On Android

<a target="_blank" href="http://lifehacker.com/evomail-is-a-gesture-based-easy-to-use-email-client-fo-496011581">Evomail</a>, one of the many newer startups trying to rethink the email inbox for mobil

Clipless Debuts A Deal Finder With Location-Based Alerts, Goes Android First

<a target="_blank" href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=co.clipless">Clipless</a>, a new mobile application built for Android first, is launching today as a tool to collect nearby offer

Rocket Internet’s African Amazon Clone, Jumia, Extends Its Reach With Android App

Jumia, an Amazon clone for Africa backed by the Rocket Internet ecommerce startup incubator and launched last year, is pushing onto mobile with the launch of its first smartphone app. The Android app,

Google’s Charitable Donations Android App “One Today” Exits Pilot

<a target="_blank" href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.onetoday">One Today</a>, the charitable giving app <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/04/18/google

Amazon Cloud Drive Photos App Expands To Support Video Upload & Playback On Android

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/?ie=UTF8&docId=1000848741">Amazon Cloud Drive Photos</a>, the photo uploading utility that helps move photos from a mobile device int

Video Texting App Glide Is Going “Viral,” Now Ranked Just Ahead Of Instagram In App Store

Video chatting app <a target="_blank" href="http://www.glide.me/">Glide</a> is on a roll of sorts. In recent weeks this mobile messenger for iPhone and Android devices has been climbing the app store

Locket Puts Ads On Smartphone Lock Screens, Pays You To Use Your Phone

Would you install an Android app that put ads directly on your smartphone's lock screen? No? What if you were paid to do so, and whenever you swiped to unlock your device, you made a little money? Tha

Dialapp’s Predictive Dialer For Android Knows Who You’re Going To Call Next

A replacement for your Android smartphone's dialer (you know, the phone) may not sound revolutionary, but a new app, called simply <a target="_blank" href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?i

Imgur’s Android App Officially Debuts, Content Creation Tools Coming Soon

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.imgur.com">Imgur</a>, the simple but popular photo-sharing site that's a favorite among Reddit's user base, is today "officially" launching its first mobile applica

Google Apps Admins Finally Get An Android App To Manage Their Users, Services And Devices On The Go

Google has continuously made its Google Apps Admin Console for IT professionals who manage large Google Apps for Business, Education and Government deployments in their companies more powerful. But on

Android Version Of BBC’s iPlayer Radio App Hits Google Play At Last, Heading To Amazon App Store Soon

The U.K.'s BBC has launched an Android version of its iPlayer Radio app which lets U.K. users listen to BBC radio stations live or catch up on scheduled programmes they missed. Confirming that the app

Appreciate Is A New Way To Find Quality Apps On Android

The Android marketplace, Google Play, may now be catching up with the Apple App Store in terms of sheer number of applications available, but finding the better-quality apps outside of the big names i

SendHub, A Google Voice Alternative For Enterprise, Arrives On Android

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.sendhub.com/">SendHub</a>, the Y Combinator-backed call and messaging solution targeting business users and other organizations, is today extending its platform to

Uppidy For Android Now Backs Up SMS, Photos & Video To The Cloud, Raises $600K In Seed Funding

<a target="_blank" href="http://uppidy.com/">Uppidy</a>, a D.C. area startup which <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/03/07/d-c-s-newest-tech-accelerator-the-fort-debuts-inaugural-batch/">last
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