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Vine now supports HD video
Vine now supports HD video
Vine has announced this week that their popular video sharing app will now support higher quality video, jumping from the current 480p max to 720p. ...... 29 Mar 2015
Chinese CEO compares Apple to Hitler
Chinese CEO compares Apple to Hitler
By Godwin's law it was inevitable that Apple was to be called nazis and/or Hitler on heated internet discussions but for it to come up in a ...... 29 Mar 2015
OpenTable for Android now allows you to pay for your meals direct from the app
OpenTable for Android now allows you to pay for your meals direct from the app
OpenTable has added a mobile payments option to its popular restaurant booking app for Android users, a few months after iOS users. Because ...... 25 Mar 2015
TomTom returns to Android market with 'free' GO Mobile navigation app
TomTom returns to Android market with 'free' GO Mobile navigation app
TomTom has unveiled their new Android navigation app, GO Mobile, a "free" app that includes high-end features seen in TomTom's GPS devices. ...... 25 Mar 2015
Cyanogen raises another $80 million in its fight against Android
Cyanogen raises another $80 million in its fight against Android
Cyanogen, the mobile operating system startup looking to take down Google has raised another $80 million from venture capitalists. The company ...... 24 Mar 2015 - 5 comments
HTC seemingly backtracks on word that older One (M7) would not get newer Android updates
HTC seemingly backtracks on word that older One (M7) would not get newer Android updates
Last week, HTC broke the news that their old HTC One M7 phone would not get the update to Android 5.1 unless you had the Google Play Edition. ...... 24 Mar 2015
Microsoft testing Windows 10 ROM that can turn your Android phone into a Windows phone
Microsoft testing Windows 10 ROM that can turn your Android phone into a Windows phone
Among other big news revealed this week, Microsoft has also announced that it is trying out Windows 10 software that can effectively turn an ...... 18 Mar 2015 - 7 comments
Cyanogen close to raising another $110 million in its efforts to take on Android
Cyanogen close to raising another $110 million in its efforts to take on Android
Cyanogen, the company trying to disrupt the mobile operating system space, is close to raising $110 million in new funding. Notably absent ...... 15 Mar 2015
WhatsApp's voice calling feature is here for Android devices
WhatsApp's voice calling feature is here for Android devices
With the latest update to WhatsApp, anybody with the Android app can use the voice calling feature - albeit with a little bit of 'hacking.' ...... 15 Mar 2015
Microsoft's personal assistant Cortana is headed to iOS, Android
Microsoft's personal assistant Cortana is headed to iOS, Android
After nearly a year of running on Windows Phone, Microsoft's digital personal assistant 'Cortana' is about ready to launch for Windows 10, Android and iOS. ...... 14 Mar 2015 - 3 comments
Angry Birds Stella gets a puzzler sequel called POP!
Angry Birds Stella gets a puzzler sequel called POP!
Rovio, who for years was the golden standard of casual mobile gaming, has a new game today as it looks to get back to the top of the iOS and ...... 12 Mar 2015
PlayStation Mobile is dead
PlayStation Mobile is dead
Sony has ended PlayStation Mobile, their failed experiment to build a web store for PS classics and indie games that can played on mobile devices. ...... 12 Mar 2015 - 5 comments
WhatsApp reaches 1 billion installs on Android
WhatsApp reaches 1 billion installs on Android
We have a small blurb today that comes with an astounding figure. Jan Koum, founder and CEO of WhatsApp has announced today that the messaging ...... 12 Mar 2015
After Chrome 42, the browser will no longer support Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
After Chrome 42, the browser will no longer support Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Google has announced today that starting with the release of Chrome 42, the browser will no longer support Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. ...... 04 Mar 2015 - 2 comments
HTC reveals One M9, fails to impress
HTC reveals One M9, fails to impress
HTC's this years flagship reveal was as expected the One M9. A new versio of last year's One was just that a new version. Starting with ...... 03 Mar 2015 - 2 comments
Android and iOS hold 96.3 smartphone OS market share
Android and iOS hold 96.3 smartphone OS market share
According to IDC, Android and iOS continue to take share of the smartphone operating system market, now at an astounding 96.3 percent. For ...... 26 Feb 2015
Rovio's latest game is here: 'Jolly Jam'
Rovio's latest game is here: 'Jolly Jam'
Rovio has announced the latest game from its third-party publishing division: Jolly Jam. Jolly Jam is out for Android and iOS, and the game ...... 20 Feb 2015 - 1 comment
How app user reviews work? iOS vs Android vs Windows Phone
How app user reviews work? iOS vs Android vs Windows Phone
As we launched our first mobile app this year, it has been interesting to observe the small, but very important differences there are between ...... 11 Feb 2015 - 6 comments
Popcorn Time: Windows, Mac and Android versions get UI updates while non-jailbroken iOS version gets closer to reality
Popcorn Time: Windows, Mac and Android versions get UI updates while non-jailbroken iOS version gets closer to reality
The team behind Popcorn Time, after a brief hiatus, have returned with updates to their Windows, Mac and Android versions. As the team says, ...... 04 Feb 2015 - 4 comments
Another month in and Android 5.0 Lollipop is still on under 2 percent of devices
Another month in and Android 5.0 Lollipop is still on under 2 percent of devices
As we have reported for the past few months, Google's latest version of Android is struggling to see adoption. Into its third month of availability, ...... 03 Feb 2015 - 9 comments
Cyanogen wants to have no ties to Google in the future
Cyanogen wants to have no ties to Google in the future
Cyanogen Inc. CEO Kirt McMaster really, really, really wants to break his company's dependence on Google. Based on the open-source Android ...... 26 Jan 2015 - 3 comments
Google issues statement in response to Android's WebView security issues
Google issues statement in response to Android's WebView security issues
Over the past month, there have been multiple major reports relating to the web security flaw of older versions of Android that could allow ...... 26 Jan 2015
Adobe Lightroom now available for Android
Adobe Lightroom now available for Android
Adobe has made their powerful photo editing software Lightroom available for Android mobile users. Says the company: "Lightroom mobile extends ...... 18 Jan 2015
New Vertu 'Diamond' collection takes Android luxury to a whole new level with diamonds, alligator skin
New Vertu 'Diamond' collection takes Android luxury to a whole new level with diamonds, alligator skin
Luxury smartphone maker Vertu has announced their new 'Diamond' collection, a new (and insane) group of Android phones with all kinds of premium ...... 14 Jan 2015 - 3 comments
Microsoft expands its Office preview for Android on tablets to everyone
Microsoft expands its Office preview for Android on tablets to everyone
Microsoft has made its Office for Android tablets app available to all via Google Play. The software was only available as invite-only previously, ...... 07 Jan 2015
New Alcatel Pixi 3 smartphone runs Android, Windows and Firefox OS
New Alcatel Pixi 3 smartphone runs Android, Windows and Firefox OS
Alcatel has introduced their latest smartphone, the Pixi 3, a device that is compatible with three major operating systems. The name may ...... 04 Jan 2015 - 1 comment
Kodak to unveil Android devices at CES
Kodak to unveil Android devices at CES
One-time photo giant Kodak, newly out of bankruptcy, will try its hand in the mobile device arena starting with the launch of an Android smartphone ...... 28 Dec 2014 - 3 comments
AfterDawn unveils first Android app: HIGH.FI News Reader
AfterDawn unveils first Android app: HIGH.FI News Reader
We just released our first-ever mobile app, HIGH.FI News Reader. The app is a "preloaded Feedly" kind of app for following news from thousands ...... 11 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
Microsoft has released new MSN-branded apps for Android, iOS, Amazon
Microsoft has released new MSN-branded apps for Android, iOS, Amazon
Microsoft has continued its new trend of releasing apps outside of its own ecosystem, unveiling a slew of MSN-branded apps for iOS, Android and Amazon. ...... 11 Dec 2014
Nokia's HERE navigation app now available to all on Android, for free
Nokia's HERE navigation app now available to all on Android, for free
Nokia's HERE navigation app is now available to all on Android as following months as a closed beta. The company says there had been over ...... 11 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
The slimmer the better? This is now slimmest smartphone: Vivo X5Max
The slimmer the better? This is now slimmest smartphone: Vivo X5Max
The Chinese love their slim smartphones. The world's thinnest smartphone has been a three horse race between Oppo, Gionee, and Vivo all of ...... 10 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
YouTube for Android gets Material Design update
YouTube for Android gets Material Design update
The YouTube for Android app has been updated to include the Material Design interface overhaul of Android 5.0 Lollipop. With the update, ...... 07 Dec 2014
Pirate Bay apps kicked from Google's Play Store
Pirate Bay apps kicked from Google's Play Store
Google has removed several popular apps from its Play Store that allowed Android users to access the Pirate Bay website, even if their ISP was ...... 05 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
HTC One (M8) and One (M7) Google Play editions get Android Lollipop today
HTC One (M8) and One (M7) Google Play editions get Android Lollipop today
HTC One owners will have a nice start to their Friday, as HTC will be rolling out Android Lollipop OTA update to One (M8) and One (M7). ...... 05 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
Here is the Jolla tablet
Here is the Jolla tablet
Finnish startup Jolla reached their crowdfunding goals for the new Jolla Tablet within 2 hours, and is now close to pushing $1 million in funding. ...... 20 Nov 2014 - 3 comments
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