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Final Fantasy IX now available for Android for $17
Final Fantasy IX now available for Android for $17
Square Enix has finally released the remade Final Fantasy IX for Android, available now for $16.99. The title was initially released for ...... 11 Feb 2016
Samsung's ad-blocker app is removed from Google Play Store
Samsung's ad-blocker app is removed from Google Play Store
Just days after it was launched, Samsung's Android ad blocking app Adblock Fast has been removed from the Google Play Store. The plug-in ...... 04 Feb 2016 - 11 comments
Android Marshmallow is still only installed on 1.2 percent of devices
Android Marshmallow is still only installed on 1.2 percent of devices
Google's latest operating system is still being used by an insignificant amount of users. Android 6.0 Marshmallow is installed on just 1.2 ...... 04 Feb 2016 - 1 comment
Apple got paid $1 billion by Google to keep Google search as default
Apple got paid $1 billion by Google to keep Google search as default
Thanks to transcripts from the court proceedings from Oracle's copyright lawsuit against Google, we have some incredible figures about Google's ...... 22 Jan 2016
Google drops price of Nexus 5X to start at $349
Google drops price of Nexus 5X to start at $349
Google has announced today that the Nexus 5X will start at $349 moving forward, a $30 price drop for the newly launched device. The smartphone ...... 15 Jan 2016
Lenovo: Google Play will be back in China this year
Lenovo: Google Play will be back in China this year
According to Lenovo CEO Chen Xudong, Google will finally bring the Google Play store back to China. Google has had very limited exposure ...... 13 Jan 2016
Samsung's Galaxy S7 to copy iPhone 6s' biggest feature
Samsung's Galaxy S7 to copy iPhone 6s' biggest feature
Smartphone manufacturers, especially the big ones, love their predictable release cycles. Apple releases an iPhone every fall and Samsung releases ...... 14 Dec 2015 - 6 comments
Google discontinues Nexus 6 sales
Google discontinues Nexus 6 sales
Just a few weeks after the release of the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, Google has discontinued sales of last year's Nexus 6. Other retailers are ...... 09 Dec 2015 - 4 comments
Chrome update could cut 70% of data usage on Android
Chrome update could cut 70% of data usage on Android
Google's Chrome browser for Android is getting a new improvement that can save up to 70 percent of data usage while browsing the web. The ...... 02 Dec 2015
Mozilla releases Firefox OS 2.5 Developer Preview, an experimental alpha build for Android
Mozilla releases Firefox OS 2.5 Developer Preview, an experimental alpha build for Android
Mozilla has announced the launch of Firefox OS 2.5 Developer Preview for Android, an experimental build aimed at devs. The open-source giant ...... 15 Nov 2015 - 1 comment
Google brings offline support to Google Maps for Android
Google brings offline support to Google Maps for Android
Google has announced offline support for the popular Google Maps navigation app on Android. The new update will allow users to cache their ...... 14 Nov 2015 - 1 comment
Third-party Instagram app was stealing thousands of passwords
Third-party Instagram app was stealing thousands of passwords
Third-party Instagram client 'InstaAgent' has been removed from both the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store after it was discovered it ...... 11 Nov 2015
Apple finally brings Apple Music to Android
Apple finally brings Apple Music to Android
Apple has released the beta version of Apple Music for Android this week, the first true user app Apple has created for the operating system. ...... 11 Nov 2015
Verizon will also carry BlackBerry Priv
Verizon will also carry BlackBerry Priv
Verizon has confirmed this weekend that they too will carry the BlackBerry Priv slider, joining AT&T among the major U.S. carriers. Unfortunately ...... 09 Nov 2015
Android Marshmallow is now on 0.3 percent of devices
Android Marshmallow is now on 0.3 percent of devices
Google has released its updated platform numbers for the end of October, with Android Marshmallow making its first appearance following the ...... 08 Nov 2015
Report: Google looking to co-develop their own Android chips
Report: Google looking to co-develop their own Android chips
According to new reports, Google has begun thinking about co-developing Android chips from their own designs and the company may begin looking ...... 06 Nov 2015
Apple releases second Android app, for Beats Pill owners
Apple releases second Android app, for Beats Pill owners
A month after releasing their first Android app (to help consumers migrate to iOS), Apple has launched a second app for the operating system. ...... 01 Nov 2015
Report: Google to merge Chrome OS into Android by 2017
Report: Google to merge Chrome OS into Android by 2017
According to a new report, Google plans to merge its Chrome OS operating system into its Android mobile operating system by 2017. There is ...... 30 Oct 2015 - 3 comments
Google to add podcasting to its Play Music service
Google to add podcasting to its Play Music service
Google is preparing to add a home for podcasts via its Google Play Music service, marking the first time Android users will have a native app ...... 29 Oct 2015
BlackBerry Priv is official with $699 price tag
BlackBerry Priv is official with $699 price tag
A day after retailers leaked specs and assumed price for the device, BlackBerry has officially priced its Priv Android slider smartphone. ...... 24 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
BlackBerry Priv specs leaked, as well as bloated price
BlackBerry Priv specs leaked, as well as bloated price
Thanks to a couple of retailer leaks, we have the specs and price for the upcoming Android-powered BlackBerry Priv. BlackBerry has been releasing ...... 22 Oct 2015 - 2 comments
Samsung plans to release Galaxy S7 earlier than anticipated
Samsung plans to release Galaxy S7 earlier than anticipated
According to Korean sources, Samsung plans to move the release of its flagship model, Samsung Galaxy S7 to happen couple of weeks before the ...... 20 Oct 2015 - 5 comments
HTC announces the One A9 - a $399 Android phone that looks just like the iPhone
HTC announces the One A9 - a $399 Android phone that looks just like the iPhone
HTC announced, without much fanfare, its mid-range model, HTC One A9, today that mimicks very effectively the current iPhone design, promises ...... 20 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Wow! HTC pledges to deliver Android updates max 15 days after Google
Wow! HTC pledges to deliver Android updates max 15 days after Google
HTC's reputation hasn't been exactly stellar when it comes to Android updates, but now the company has apparently taken different road. HTC ...... 20 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
BlackBerry needs to sell 5 million handsets a year or there may not be hardware in the future
BlackBerry needs to sell 5 million handsets a year or there may not be hardware in the future
BlackBerry CEO John Chen has said this week that the company needs to sell 5 million smartphones a year to have their handset division be profitable, ...... 14 Oct 2015
Android has 1.4 billion active users
Android has 1.4 billion active users
According to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Android now has 1.4 billion active users around the globe, a huge milestone for the mobile platform. ...... 30 Sep 2015
Google shows off expensive, gorgeous Pixel C reference tablet
Google shows off expensive, gorgeous Pixel C reference tablet
Google CEO Sundar Pichai and product management exec Andrew Bowers announced today the latest addition to the high-end Pixel range: The Pixel C tablet. ...... 30 Sep 2015
Report: Google under antitrust scrutiny over Android operating system
Report: Google under antitrust scrutiny over Android operating system
According to a new report, the FTC and Justice Department are prepared to begin an investigation into Google's Android operating system and ...... 28 Sep 2015 - 4 comments
Blackberry's Android phone is official and it's called the Priv
Blackberry's Android phone is official and it's called the Priv
BlackBerry's first Android smartphone is official, and it's called the Priv. Formerly known by its codename Venice, the device will launch ...... 28 Sep 2015
Vertu's updated luxury Signature Touch has powerful specs, great looks, massive price tag
Vertu's updated luxury Signature Touch has powerful specs, great looks, massive price tag
Vertu, known for selling smartphones that cost over $10,000, has updated their flagship Signature Touch device, adding high-end specs to its sleek looks. ...... 25 Sep 2015 - 1 comment
Apple's first app for Android is now one of the worst reviewed in the Play Store
Apple's first app for Android is now one of the worst reviewed in the Play Store
Apple should have seen this coming. Yesterday, Apple released their first app for Android devices: Move to iOS. The app helps Android users ...... 18 Sep 2015 - 8 comments
We have more photos of the Android-powered BlackBerry slider phone
We have more photos of the Android-powered BlackBerry slider phone
Following last month's HQ renders released by famous leaker @Evleaks (Evan Blass), we now have real photos of BlackBerry's upcoming Android-powered ...... 05 Sep 2015 - 2 comments
Cortana for Android now available in public beta
Cortana for Android now available in public beta
Microsoft has announced today that their digital personal assistant software Cortana is now available in public beta for Android owners. ...... 25 Aug 2015 - 1 comment
Report: BlackBerry's first Android phone is coming this November
Report: BlackBerry's first Android phone is coming this November
According to new reports, BlackBerry is preparing an Android smartphone for release this November on all the major U.S. carriers. Codenamed ...... 20 Aug 2015 - 5 comments
Fallout Shelter touches over 1 million installs in less than a week for Android
Fallout Shelter touches over 1 million installs in less than a week for Android
Android fans rejoiced last week when Bethesda announced that Fallout Shelter was finally headed to the platform. The game, first announced ...... 19 Aug 2015 - 8 comments
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