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Android Games Starting To Become Just As Profitable As iOS

01/27/2015, In terms of smartphone platform market share, it is no secret that Android is leading the way. This is thanks to the fact that there are many Android OEMs out there, versus iOS in which pretty much Apple is the only company churning out iOS devices,...

Cyanogen Wants To “Take Android Away” From Google

01/25/2015, CyanogenMod is a ROM that is very well known amongst Android users. It acts as an alternative to the skinned and customized versions of Android that OEMs tend to load on their phones and to a certain extent, it almost feels like stock Android, just with...

MakerBot Mobile Puts 3D Printer Controls On Your Android Device

01/25/2015, MakerBot Mobile has been around for iOS for some time now. The app lets users control various aspects of their 3D printer. MakerBot had said that it would release a version for Android and now it has. The MakerBot Mobile app for Android brings MakerBot...

Sony Has New Lollipop Soft Keys In Tow

01/23/2015, We do know that Sony is working towards releasing the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its Sony Xperia Z3 flagship smartphone (for the moment, at least, which has just seen a purple edition roll out in Hong Kong with whispers of an Xperia Z4 in the...

Instagram Opens Up Beta Program To Android Users

01/20/2015, If you like contributing to the development of apps, or if you like to gain access to new features before everyone else, taking part in a beta program is a good way to go about it. The good news for those of you who are avid Instagram users, Instagram has...

Sony XPERIA Z3/Z3v Review

01/20/2015, Marketed with “Demand Great” by Sony, the XPERIA Z3 is a high-end phone that has a lot of attributes that are attractive: a thin metal and glass design, an IP65/68 ruggedness rating (water and dustproof), along with Sony’s best camera sensor...

HP Launches A 12-Inch Android Tablet

01/20/2015, HP today launched several new tablets but the one that truly stands out from the pack is the 12.3-inch Pro Slate 12. The Pro Slate lineup actually has two tablets, there’s a 7.9-inch Slate 8 as well, but the spotlight is undoubtedly on the 12-inch...

YouTube Android APK Teardown Reveals Incoming Filters

01/20/2015, Capturing clean and crystal clear videos is a priority for many a videographer, however during the editing process, perhaps you’d like to toss in a filter or two to give the video a different look. Maybe you want it to be black and white, maybe you want...

WhatsApp For Android Updated, Address Priority Mode Bug

01/20/2015, It can be embarrassing and a bit rude when your phone goes off at an event where it should have been put on silent, such as in the movies, or in a meeting, or in class. However WhatsApp for Android has been giving users a bit of problem in that regard as...

AT&T HTC One (M8) Gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update

01/19/2015, It seems that the HTC One (M8) from AT&T is on the receiving end of a particular software update today – and that would see the software getting bumped up to Android 4.4.4 KitKat, which means any hopes or dreams that you have concerning it...

Android 5.0.2 For Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 Revealed

01/15/2015, It was some time in the middle of December last year when Google introduced the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop factory image for the Nexus 7 (2012), and now that a month or so has passed, it seems that there will be two more devices that will be on the receiving...