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Google Play Store Will Now Show App Sales And Free Offers

02/28/2017, Every now and then, developers will offer discounts on their apps. Whether it be to celebrate the anniversary of the game’s launch, or maybe it’s a seasonal offer for Christmas, whatever the reason is discounts do happen. However to better reflect...

VLC Beta For Android Updated With Support For LG G6

02/27/2017, One of the changes that LG introduced with the LG G6 is its display, in which LG decided that 18:9 would be its new display aspect ratio. This is something the company is predicting will become a highly adopted aspect ratio. The good news is that if you...

Sony Unveils Xperia Touch Android-Powered Projector

02/27/2017, [MWC 2017] We know that not everyone needs a projector, but in case you do, maybe you’re the type that does a lot of presentations on the road, or maybe you attend a fair amount of parties and would like a big screen to showcase movies or videos on,...

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Review: Hands-on

02/27/2017, The Sony XA1 Ultra is Sony’s large 6-inch screen mid-tier smartphone, an update of the Xperia XA Ultra announced in May last year.  The design looks similar to the previous model with some differences here and there, the feature list is comparable, the...

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Review: Hands-on

02/26/2017, The Sony XZ Premium is Sony’s new flagship smartphone, part of its renamed mobile portfolio, the Xperia XZ series. The premium successor of the Xperia XZ, launched at IFA 2016 last September, the new handset comes in a larger and shinier body. The key...

Lenovo Launches New Tab 4, Tab 4 Plus Android Tablets

02/26/2017, [MWC 2017] If getting a new Android tablet is something you’re interested in, then you’re in luck because at MWC 2017, Lenovo has announced a bunch of new tablets that falls under its Tab 4 lineup that are also offered in a couple of different sizes,...

Disable WhatsApp’s New Status Feature On Android

02/26/2017, Just last week WhatsApp rolled out an update to its app in which status messages were replaced by Stories similar to that found on Instagram and Facebook. We guess Facebook saw how well-received the feature was on Instagram and decided to replicate it on...

Google Assistant Now Available To All Android Devices

02/26/2017, [MWC 2017] When Google launched the Pixel phones, they approached it with an interesting strategy that they have never done on Nexus devices, which is where they made certain features exclusive to the Pixel. One of those coveted features was Google...

LG G6 Review

02/26/2017, The LG G6 is the first handset to use a wider 18:9 (or 2:1) aspect ratio that allows for a larger screen without impacting the general grip of the phone. If the rumors are correct, both Samsung and Apple will introduce a similar screen size later this...

Android Messages Has ‘Replaced’ Google Messenger

02/24/2017, If you are using Android and you send a fair bit of text messages, there’s a good chance that you might have been using Google Messenger. However if you were to fire up your phone and you realize that the Google Messenger app is gone, you can rest...

Microsoft Launches Skype Lite For India

02/22/2017, With places in the world where the internet isn’t as fast or as stable, developers have to start thinking of how to make their apps more accessible. Packing an app full of features is great, but if those features can’t be used due to them being too...

LINE Messenger App Updated With 360-Degree Photos Support

02/22/2017, With social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube, accessing and uploading 360-degree photos or videos isn’t an issue. However what if you want to share those photos and videos with your friends? We guess you’d have to link it to them, but if you...

Android SVP Teases ‘Oreo’ For Next Android Name

02/20/2017, At the moment the current Android name is “Nougat” as Google makes their way through the alphabet, and so far Google has been going with different names of desserts. That being said in 2017 we can expect the next major build of Android, which we can...

Play Store Could Be Getting A ‘Refresh’ Button Soon

02/20/2017, Have you ever checked the Google Play Store for app updates only to find that there isn’t any, despite the fact that you know that there should be one? At the moment the only way to refresh the app store would be to restart it or switching activities,...