Android News ▼

android-screen-900Android is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

You can follow Ubergizmo on Android with Google Currents.


Sony’s Android Concept Can Now Be Downloaded By All

07/30/2015, Not too long ago Sony announced that they were working on a new Android concept. Recent screenshots of the concept surfaced which shows a more vanilla/stock Android experience which we suppose is a good thing, but unfortunately the concept was only...

Another Android Security Flaw Discovered

07/30/2015, If you’ve been following the news this week then you might have heard about Stagefright, a flaw discovered in Android which can allow hackers to access a target’s device by simply sending a MMS message. It appears that this is not the only...

Silent Circle Joins Android For Work With Blackphone 2

07/30/2015, Blackphone is a privacy-focused smartphone developed by a company called Silent Circle, the company today announced that it has joined Google’s Android for Work program with a new handset called Blackphone 2. It’s Silent Circle’s first...

Razer Serval Gaming Controller Now Available From Google Play

07/29/2015, If you’re in the market for a new gaming controller for your Android device or even your Android TV, there are several options to choose from. However if you’re a stickler for brand, then you might be interested to learn that the Razer Serval gaming...

Cyanogen Replaces Google Calendar With Boxer As Default App

07/29/2015, It is no secret that the folks at Cyanogen Inc. want to distance themselves from Google as much as possible, despite the irony that its Cyanogen OS is based on Google’s Android operating system. In their latest move to “take Android away” from...

How To Control A PC From Android

07/29/2015, It may happen that you need to urgently to check something on a remote computer, and there’s no time to get back home, or to the office – or maybe someone needs urgent help with a problem. Being able to “see” and access files on a remote...

Official Reddit Android App Coming Soon

07/29/2015, Reddit is one of the most popular websites on the internet, no wonder it refers to itself as the internet’s front page. Despite that massive userbase Reddit still does not offer an official app for Android. Third-party clients are available and...

AT&T Android Phones Will Have Activate FM Radio Chips From 2016

07/29/2015, The smartphones that we use on a daily basis have multiple radios inside them to provide services that we need, such as Wi-Fi and LTE. Many might not be aware that some of these handsets have a radio that’s deactivated by the handset manufacturer...

Additional Screenshots Of Sony’s Android Concept Surfaces

07/28/2015, About a week ago, Sony announced that they were working on a new Android concept that they would be trialing in Sweden. Shortly after that, some screenshots were posted on Sony’s website that showed off what the company had come up with so far, and now...

Samsung Galaxy Folder Is Another Flip Phone Powered By Android

07/28/2015, Yesterday we reported that LG had launched an Android-powered flip phone by the name of the LG Gentle. However it seems that Samsung has decided that they don’t want LG to have all the flip phone fun as they themselves have recently announced their own...

Periscope Updates iOS App

07/27/2015, Periscope has just introduced a brand new update to its iOS app, and in this particular update, there will be a mute feature in order to prevent you from being disturbed by whoever is broadcasting live all the time. The ability to mute someone does not...

How To Customize Android Lock Screens

07/27/2015, Android comes with amazing customization capabilities, even when it is not rooted. Especially, the lock screen of an Android phone. It is not just a barrier between your phone’s system to provide protection. It can provide tons of information and you...