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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.

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Cyanogen’s New Partnerships Raise Privacy Concerns

04/17/2015, In a bid to take Android away from Google, Cyanogen has partnered up with other companies to replace some of the default apps and services found in Android, such as replacing the default email client on Android to that of Boxer. Now for those who agree...

Community Pages On Google+ Get A New Look On Android

04/17/2015, Google+ has just brought a change in the way its community pages look on the web and all the other platforms. The pages have got a complete overhaul in terms of their outlook. The information was let out by Google’s Danielle Buckley on her Google+...

iOS vs. Android Leads To Roommates Stabbing

04/17/2015, The war between iOS and Android couldn’t get more intense with fans physically hurting each other. In recent years, we have witnessed many virtual wars between the companies in the comment box that you see below, but all that has always been limited...

Android Apps Install Links Available Directly From Google Search

04/16/2015, Google has added a new feature to its search engine which will enable users to download apps featured in search results. Not only will this make it easier for users to instantly download apps that they’ve searched for, it’s likely to please...

Google Handwriting Input Keyboard Can Recognize Handwriting & Emojis

04/16/2015, If you could type or write on your smartphone, which would you prefer? For some, writing by hand can be more comfortable but if you’re sick of apps not being able to recognize your messy handwriting, you’re in luck because Google Research has recently...

Meerkat Beats Twitter’s Periscope To Android Launch

04/16/2015, A couple of weeks ago, Twitter launched their Meerkat competitor in the form of Periscope, but just like Meerkat, Periscope was only available on iOS devices but a version for Android was promised to be coming soon. However it looks like Meerkat has since...

Google Reportedly Working On An Updated Dialer For Android

04/15/2015, The last time Google gave its dialer app for Android an update, it allowed users to search for businesses or individuals who were not necessarily saved to the user’s contact list. It was a pretty nifty update that made calling businesses an easier and...

Can’t Find Your Phone? Google It!

04/15/2015, Our reliance on the internet for answers these days is so great that whenever we’re unsure about something, we whip out our phones or tablets and search for an answer. So what happens when you’ve lost your phone, does Google have the answer for you?...

Blizzard’s Hearthstone Finally Released For iOS & Android Phones

04/14/2015, Last year Blizzard promised that they would be releasing Hearthstone for iOS and Android smartphones in 2015, and the good news is that if you’d rather not take your tablet with you wherever you go, you will be pleased to learn that Blizzard has...

WhatsApp For Android UI Receives Material Design Overhaul

04/14/2015, WhatsApp for Android received a very important update recently but it didn’t bring much in the form of user interface changes. That update actually flipped the switch on voice calling, a feature that WhatsApp users have long waited for. With that...

LG G2 From T-Mobile Receives Android 5.0 Lollipop At Last

04/14/2015, Being patient certainly has its fair share of advantages, and if you happen to be an LG G2 owner who rocks to T-Mobile’s network, then surely you would have been extremely patient when it comes to waiting for the Android 5.0 Lollipop update.