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Samsung Could Be Renaming TouchWiz To ‘Samsung Experience’

12/09/2016, If you have been using Android devices for a while or followed smartphone news, you’re probably familiar with the name “TouchWiz”, a name that Samsung has called its skinned version of Android. However that could soon change as Samsung could be...

Google Testing Separating Apps & Games In The Play Store

12/09/2016, Apps is short for applications, which is another term used for software, and since video games are considered pieces of software, it makes sense that they fall under the apps category, right? However as spotted by Android Police, it seems that Google is...

Yahoo Answers For Mobile Is Now Open To All

12/08/2016, Last month we reported that Yahoo had launched the Yahoo Answers app on mobile. However the app at that time was an invite-only app, meaning that Yahoo was testing out the app before opening it up to the public. The good news is that in an announcement...

PS2 Classic Bully Released For iOS And Android

12/08/2016, Allow Rockstar to take you on a trip down memory lane. The studio has released one of its classics originally created for the PlayStation 2 on mobile. Bully: Anniversary Edition for iOS and Android brings the PS2 classic Bully to mobile devices. Rockstar...

Chrome 55 For Android Comes With Offline ‘Downloads’ Feature

12/07/2016, Do you sometimes find yourself bombarded with a ton of articles that you’d like to read but don’t have the time? There are a couple of different apps that can save articles for you to read later. However if you prefer native solutions, you’ll be...

Sony To Release At Least 6 Mobile Games In 2017

12/07/2016, There was at some point in time where Sony thought that combining features of the PSP and a mobile phone was a good idea. This resulted in a device called the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play in which there were certain games that were exclusive to it. However...

Google Figures Out How To Reduce Size Of App Updates By 65%

12/06/2016, It used to be back in the day that the size of app updates would be huge as basically it involves downloading the entire app again, albeit the latest version. However over the years companies like Apple and Google have figured out smarter ways to go about...

Android 7.0 Nougat Rolling Out To Unlocked HTC One M9

12/06/2016, The HTC One M9 was launched last year and following the release of the HTC 10 and the HTC Bolt, we can’t blame you if you think that the HTC One M9 is starting to feel a bit ancient despite it only being a year old. However if you are still holding onto...

Android 7.0 Nougat Installed On 0.4% Of Android Devices

12/05/2016, Last month it was revealed that Google’s latest version of Android, Android 7.0 Nougat, was installed on 0.3% of all Android devices. Unfortunately it looks like there hasn’t been much improvement over last month because according to the stats...

Google Rolling Out Android 7.1.1 Nougat To Pixel & Nexus Devices

12/05/2016, Heads up Pixel and Nexus devices owners, it seems that you’re in for a bit of a sweet treat today and in the coming weeks because Google has announced that starting from today, they have begun rolling out the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update to their Pixel...

Microsoft Announces Cloud Storage Options For Office On Android

12/04/2016, As much as Microsoft would love for all their users to use their OneDrive cloud storage service, the reality is that users already have their own cloud storage services that they’re probably used to using by now. The good news for Office users on...

Lenovo Yoga Book Review

12/02/2016, Achieving efficient handwriting on a smartphone or tablet has been a dream of innovation teams around the world for decades, and Lenovo may have mastered it with its new Yoga Book. The lightweight and ultra-thin Yoga Book is a 2-in-1 tablet that opens...