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Facebook's standalone Messenger app is now mandatory if you want to chat
Facebook's standalone Messenger app is now mandatory if you want to chat
Facebook will be removing messaging functionality from its iPhone and Android apps in the next week, meaning if you want to continue to use ...... 29 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
Google and Motorola working on new 5.9-inch flagship Nexus smartphone
Google and Motorola working on new 5.9-inch flagship Nexus smartphone
According to a new report, Google and Motorola are working on a new flagship smartphone that will be significantly larger than any previous Nexus device. ...... 28 Jul 2014
Missed Google's I/O? Here's the official highlight reel
Missed Google's I/O? Here's the official highlight reel
Last month, Google had their annual I/O developer conference, unveiling a plethora of new software, hardware and features over a sprawling two ...... 16 Jul 2014
Popcorn Time beta 2.0 gives Android users Chromecast support
Popcorn Time beta 2.0 gives Android users Chromecast support
We received an email yesterday from pirated movie streaming service Popcorn Time, showing off the upcoming features of its 2.0 version beta ...... 13 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
Avast: Android's built-in factory reset option will not wipe your phone properly
Avast: Android's built-in factory reset option will not wipe your phone properly
Avast, the makers of security products for mobile and desktop devices, are claiming that Android's built-in factory reset option does a poor ...... 10 Jul 2014 - 3 comments
Kantar: Android with 62 percent of U.S. smartphone market share
Kantar: Android with 62 percent of U.S. smartphone market share
According to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel, Android continues to gain market share in the U.S., pulling away from iOS significantly ...... 07 Jul 2014 - 10 comments
OUYA starts restrictive All-Access pass for $60 per year
OUYA starts restrictive All-Access pass for $60 per year
OUYA, the Android gaming set-top box that failed to gain any traction outside of Kickstarter, has started a new annual pass give gamers access ...... 04 Jul 2014 - 5 comments
Review: The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 in all of its Super AMOLED glory
Review: The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 in all of its Super AMOLED glory
Samsung, the unequivocal king of the Android world, has released its best tablets to date, the Galaxy Tab S line, hoping to strike directly ...... 01 Jul 2014 - 7 comments
Google I/O: Chrome OS to run Android apps natively
Google I/O: Chrome OS to run Android apps natively
Google is actively working on integrating Android into everything it does, including its own Chrome OS operating system. Eventually, the ...... 26 Jun 2014
Google goes directly at Microsoft Office with new mobile productivity suite features
Google goes directly at Microsoft Office with new mobile productivity suite features
One of the nearly infinite announcements Google made today during their 2014 I/O conference was the addition of numerous features to its office ...... 26 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Google I/O 2014: 1 billion active Android users per month
Google I/O 2014: 1 billion active Android users per month
Google's Android boss Sundar Pichai announced today at the 2014 I/O developer conference that over the last 30 days there were over 1 billion ...... 25 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Microsoft announces Nokia X2
Microsoft announces Nokia X2
Just months after Nokia launched the X smartphone running on Android with a user interface that mimics Windows Phone, new parent Microsoft has ...... 25 Jun 2014 - 5 comments
HTC building the next, and possibly last Nexus tablet?
HTC building the next, and possibly last Nexus tablet?
According to a new report, HTC is potentially building the next Nexus tablet, an impressive device that could be the last in Google's line of ...... 23 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Nokia reveals Z Launcher, a smart home screen replacement for Android
Nokia reveals Z Launcher, a smart home screen replacement for Android
Nokia has surprised the market this week unveiling their new 'Z Launcher' for Android devices. Z Launcher is a home screen replacement for ...... 21 Jun 2014
Geohot is back - This time with a root tool for nearly every Android device out there
Geohot is back - This time with a root tool for nearly every Android device out there
George Hotz (aka geohot) is back with a vengeance, releasing a new root tool that can be effectively used on all Android devices including the ...... 17 Jun 2014 - 10 comments
Chinese government reveals Microsoft's Android patents
Chinese government reveals Microsoft's Android patents
Microsoft, who has long licensed its patents to Android OEMs and takes a piece of a majority of Android devices made, has now had those mystery ...... 17 Jun 2014 - 3 comments
Amazon Appstore reaches 240,000 apps
Amazon Appstore reaches 240,000 apps
Amazon has released a quick press item today, boasting about the growth of its curated Amazon Appstore. In the last year, the Appstore has ...... 17 Jun 2014
Microsoft Web Outlook app requires KitKat and Office 365 business
Microsoft Web Outlook app requires KitKat and Office 365 business
Microsoft has announced the launch of a beta version of its Outlook Web App (OWA) for Android available now in the Google Play Store. The ...... 13 Jun 2014
VLC for iOS, Android getting Chromecast support
VLC for iOS, Android getting Chromecast support
VLC, one of the most popular media players for desktop and mobile devices, is on the verge of getting Google Chromecast support. VLC dev ...... 11 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
New Rovio RPG 'Angry Birds Epic' coming this week to iOS, Android
New Rovio RPG 'Angry Birds Epic' coming this week to iOS, Android
Rovio fans need no longer wait for the launch of the turn-based RPG 'Angry Birds Epic,' as the casual gaming company says the new game will ...... 10 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Netflix on Android gets 'Post Play', Chromecast will soon
Netflix on Android gets 'Post Play', Chromecast will soon
Netflix has brought its 'Post Play' functionality to Android phones and tablets after it was well received on other platforms. On the Neflix ...... 07 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Aereo for Android gets Chromecast support
Aereo for Android gets Chromecast support
Aereo has updated their Android app to add support for Google's HDMI dongle Chromecast, as expected. The startup's service, which costs $8 ...... 06 Jun 2014
Rovio reveals more about 'Stella' Angry Birds spinoff game
Rovio reveals more about 'Stella' Angry Birds spinoff game
Earlier this year, Rovio did a quick teaser about their upcoming Angry Birds spinoff game "Stella," and this week they have revealed more of ...... 04 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Android malware encrypts files on SD card, demands ransom payment
Android malware encrypts files on SD card, demands ransom payment
ESET has identified the first form of ransonware for Android that actually encrypts personal files on the device's memory card and won't decrypt ...... 04 Jun 2014 - 7 comments
Asus shows off new 5-in-1 hybrid Transformer Book V
Asus shows off new 5-in-1 hybrid Transformer Book V
Asus has used Computex to unveil their new crazy Transformer Book V (Roman numeral for five), a Windows laptop that is also a tablet and has ...... 03 Jun 2014
Report: Microsoft preparing line of Android phones
Report: Microsoft preparing line of Android phones
According to BGR, Microsoft is preparing a line of Android-based smartphones to complement their Windows Phones. The handsets will be sequels ...... 21 May 2014 - 2 comments
Chart of the Day: A great look into how Apple and Google became a smartphone duopoly
Chart of the Day: A great look into how Apple and Google became a smartphone duopoly
PayPal president David Marcus posted a great chart today via his Twitter feed that we feel deserved a little more attention. Via comScore ...... 26 Apr 2014
Google's hotel and restaurant search integrated to Android
Google's hotel and restaurant search integrated to Android
Google has updated its search engine for Android, better integrating the company's hotel and restaurant search features. For example, typing ...... 26 Apr 2014
Android tops activations in U.S. during Q1
Android tops activations in U.S. during Q1
Google's Android operating system rose above Apple's iOS with 53 percent of activations in the United States during Q1 of this year. In the ...... 19 Apr 2014 - 3 comments
Google's Chrome Remote Desktop launches for Android allowing for remote access to your PCs anywhere
Google's Chrome Remote Desktop launches for Android allowing for remote access to your PCs anywhere
In 2011, Google launched their Chrome Remote Desktop extension, allowing users to gain access to their machines from other notebooks and desktops, securely. ...... 18 Apr 2014
Android app security gets upgrade with malware installation scans from Google
Android app security gets upgrade with malware installation scans from Google
Google is making installing apps on your Android device a bit more secure by offering malware scans during installation for apps installed from ...... 12 Apr 2014
Nikon is updating its Android digital camera line
Nikon is updating its Android digital camera line
Nikon will be updating last year's first try at an Android point-and-shoot digital camera, showing off the new Coolpix S810C. The camera ...... 11 Apr 2014
Email: Steve Jobs wanted to wage 'holy war' against Google in 2011
Email: Steve Jobs wanted to wage 'holy war' against Google in 2011
The ongoing Apple vs. Samsung wars have provided some interesting tidbits of information about the companies, including emails from late Apple ...... 06 Apr 2014
Google: KitKat jumps to 5.3 percent share of Android devices
Google: KitKat jumps to 5.3 percent share of Android devices
Following a slew of updates for devices made by HTC, Samsung and others, KitKat now claims a 5.3 percent adoption among Android devices. ...... 02 Apr 2014 - 2 comments
Philips unveils 4K TV with Android as operating system
Philips unveils 4K TV with Android as operating system
Philips has decided to downgrade the size of some of its 4K TVs for 2014, but its added numerous interesting features. First, the company ...... 27 Mar 2014 - 1 comment
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