It’s a bit annoying that several devs still prefer to launch first on iOS while making Android users wait, but with quality apps, we’ll celebrate the “better late than never”. The two latest apps to make their way to the Play Store are Mixbit and Readmill.
Mixbit is the
brainchild of YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen
, and is kind of like
YouTube Founders Launch Challenge To Vine & Instagram: MixBit [Updates]
YouTube Founders Launch Challenge To Vine & Instagram: MixBit [Updates] YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen recently launched their answer to Vine and Instagram for iOS and the Web on Thursday, and the Android version is set to be released in several weeks. The...
Vine Comes To Android With A New (And Hidden) Zoom Feature [Updates]
Vine Comes To Android With A New (And Hidden) Zoom Feature [Updates] Over 4 months ago, Twitter launched a video sharing app called Vine, which since then has accumulated more than 13 million users. Starting Monday, Twitter is welcoming Android users to the mix, with the anticipated...
. It lets users create and share videos of up to 16 seconds, but the emphasis here is on editing. For example, you can take up to 256 of your Mixbit videos and stitch them together to turn it into an hour-long video. The videos are shared anonymously, and are free to browse on the website. Users can also download these to remix them into their own videos.
The Ultimate Guide To Instagram Video: Everything You Need To Know
The Ultimate Guide To Instagram Video: Everything You Need To Know Another major update seen in Instagram since it was acquired by Facebook is the addition of Video updates in June. Are you using Instagram video? Do you know how to shoot a good one? Everything...
The new Android app and an update to the iOS app come with a few new features, including the ability to download your project to your phone in one piece, choose between Quick, High, or Raw quality to control uploading speed, and selecting a thumbnail for your video.
You can grab
Mixbit for Android at the Play Store.
iOS has a few
neat e-readers like Marvin
, but Readmill is one of the most beautiful. It has a clean, distraction-free interface and syncs across device, and it now does that on Android too.
Marvin E-Reader for iOS is Better Than Kindle & iBooks
Marvin E-Reader for iOS is Better Than Kindle & iBooks If you want to see how much better Kindle and iBooks could be check out Marvin, an e-reader for iOS that doesn't sell e-books but makes reading them a better experience.
Readmill automatically imports any ePub file on your device and has an ‘offline mode’ to start and finish books without an internet connection. File support for PDF books will be added soon, the company notes.
Currently, Readmill works on Android devices running v4 Ice Cream Sandwich and higher. You can
download Readmill for free from the Play Store.
Of course, this is a pretty crowded space and there are
plenty of great e-readers on Android
Don't Like Amazon? Alternatives To The Kindle eBook Reader App For Android
Don't Like Amazon? Alternatives To The Kindle eBook Reader App For Android Amazon has its own set of flaws that send readers looking for an alternative that’s just as good. Looking to get away from Amazon, the Kindle, and DRM? Here are some of the best ebook...
Sources: Mixbit blog, Readmill blog