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Android N Might Get Tongue Twisting Moniker

05/27/2016, The next iteration of the Android mobile operating system would be the Android N, and there has been a clarion call by Google themselves for the public to suggest names for Android N. We all know that each iteration of Android would be named after a...

Skype 7.0 For Android Delivers New Tablet Interface

05/27/2016, If you are a frequent user of Skype across numerous platforms, then you would be sure to notice that Microsoft has not neglected Skype users in this aspect, having rolled out new versions and updates from time to time, and their latest effort would be the...

Jury Finds Google Doesn’t Owe Oracle For Using Java In Android

05/27/2016, While the Apple vs Samsung lawsuit was probably one of the biggest lawsuits in the tech scene in the past few years, there was actually another lawsuit taking place that did not quite get the same publicity, and that was Google vs Oracle, in which the...

Official Android Raspberry Pi Support Could Be In The Pipeline

05/25/2016, It looks like the worlds of Raspberry Pi and Android are about to collide, as the folks over at Google do seem to prime themselves to roll out an official Android Open Source Project port for the Raspberry Pi 3, now how about that for folks who would like...

Google Might Shame OEMs For Pushing Out Late Android Updates

05/25/2016, If there is a complaint that many Android users have, it would be how long it takes for updates to make its way to them. Chances are unless you are a Nexus handset owner, major updates to Android will probably take months before it makes its way to you,...

HTC Confirms That The Nexus 9 Has Been Discontinued

05/25/2016, Earlier this year, the Nexus 9 was being offered at a 40% discount which led some to believe that maybe HTC and Google were trying to offload some existing stock. Later the tablet simply disappeared from the Google Store which then led to speculation that...

Wrio Keyboard Claims To Allow 70% Faster Typing

05/25/2016, There are plenty of third-party iOS and Android keyboards to choose from. They all tend to come with different features and function that allows them to claim that they are the best. For example we have SwiftKey who claims to be great at word prediction,...

Twitter Reportedly Testing A Night Mode For Its Android App

05/24/2016, Night mode is a feature that made its debut with e-readers and e-reader apps. The idea is that at night when the lights are dim, a darker background might prove to be more soothing to the eyes than a bright, glaring white screen. Even Apple has introduced...

Android Apps Could See Password-Free Logins Soon

05/23/2016, In this day and age, each of us with a digital personality might find life to be a whole lot convenient, but on the other hand, it can be pretty challenging as well. After all, we realize that there are way too many passwords for various accounts to...

Android N Enables Chrome Windows To Split

05/23/2016, Have you had an overdose of Android N in the past week? Well, if you have answered in the negative, perhaps it would be all right to check out the fact that Android N does allows Chrome windows in both sides of a split screen, now how about that? After...

Moto G4 Plus Will Be Upgradeable To Android O

05/23/2016, Last week Motorola took the wraps off the Moto G4 Plus. The handset is basically the company’s latest mid-range device that is also part of the Moto G lineup. Now the thing with Android devices is that as newer models are released, the older models...

Qualcomm Wants To Help Google Bake Android Into Vehicles

05/20/2016, Want to get Android in your car? Chances are you will need to get a car that comes with Android Auto, get an aftermarket solution, or wait for the update that lets you run Android Auto in its entirety on your phone. Or maybe you could just wait for the...

Android N Seamless Update Not Coming To Existing Devices

05/20/2016, One of the features of Android N that Google shared at Google I/O 2016 is seamless updates. This is a feature borrowed from Chrome OS and if you were excited by this news, you might be in for some disappointment because as it turns out, unless you are...