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Nexus 6′s Encryption Found To Hamper Performance

11/21/2014, As you might have heard, Android 5.0 will see encryption enabled by default on Android phones. Prior to this, Google made encryption an option on Android devices, but with the recent Snowden reports and government surveillance, Google decided that the...

Nokia Z Launcher Beta Updated And Opened Up For All

11/18/2014, Earlier this year Nokia sold its devices and services division to Microsoft. A couple of months after the sale was closed the company launched Nokia Z. It is a launcher for Android devices which was initially released as a “pre-beta” to just...

Fleksy Is Cheaper Now, Breaks Guinness World Record In The Process

11/18/2014, Do good things come in twos? I suppose so, as we have just received official word from Fleksy that they have dropped the price of their app, and at the same time, have also broken its very own Guinness World Records record as the world’s fastest...

Android 5.0 Lollipop Seems To Have Flashlight Bug

11/17/2014, So, you’re pleased as punch that your Nexus device has Android 5.0 Lollipop running on it, as you give a smug look to the rest of your friends who are still stuck on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Having said that, this major OS update does have at least a bug...

Intel Will Reportedly Stop Subsidizing Android Tablets In 2015

11/16/2014, When it comes to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, ARM’s architecture is widely used by the likes of Qualcomm, Apple, Samsung, NVIDIA, and so on. Intel has tried to get a foot in the door although Intel-based mobile devices aren’t as...

Turn off WhatsApp Read Receipts On Android

11/16/2014, A couple of weeks back WhatsApp made a slight change to its mobile applications that had drastic implications. The double-check marks that appear alongside a message would now turn blue when the recipient reads the message, thus rendering the excuse...

Wi-Fi Bug Hits Android 5.0 Lollipop Users

11/13/2014, It seems that the mysterious Wi-Fi bug is still affecting those out there who are rocking to a mobile device that runs on the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop mobile operating system. Reports have been trickling in to the developer-preview website, where it...

Vsenn Will Let Users Flash ROMs Without Voiding Warranty

11/13/2014, For those who have flashed custom Android ROMs on their phones, you might be familiar with Paranoid Android which is one of the more popular ROMs out there, alongside the likes of CyanogenMod. Now while CyanogenMod might have found a home in devices like...

Hands-Free Feature Could Be Arriving On Nexus Devices Soon

11/13/2014, As you might have heard, Google has recently begun rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to its Nexus devices. We know that update will bring about all the changes and features that Google mentioned earlier this year, as well as new visuals which is...

Flower Power Wireless Sensor Now Compatible With Android

11/12/2014, Back in 2013, Parrot unveiled the Flower Power wireless sensor. For those unfamiliar, the Flower Power wireless sensor is a sensor designed to target those who us who spend a lot of time in the garden cultivating plants. After all there is a lot more to...

Google Messenger App Makes Its Way To The Play Store

11/12/2014, Heads up Android users, if you have yet to be updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop but you want access to some of its new apps and features, you’re in luck. You might have heard not too long ago that one of the new apps introduced in the update is called...

Nexus 7 (2012) Lollipop Factory Image Leaked

11/12/2014, If you happen to own the Nexus 7 (2012) and have yet to make the upgrade to the next generation version, fret not – this particular tablet still has some life left in its proverbial legs just yet as we have received word that the Android 5.0...