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Microsoft To Invest In Cyanogen Inc. [Rumor]

01/29/2015, Remember earlier this week when the folks at Cyanogen said that they wanted to take Android away from Google? It is an ambitious plan and it isn’t so much Cyanogen buying Android, but more like creating a version based on Android that’s so different...

SwiftKey For Android Now Has Full Chinese Language Support

01/29/2015, Makers of the SwiftKey custom keyboard for Android have been conducting a beta test with Chinese-speaking users for quite some time now. Today they announced that SwiftKey for Android now has full support for the Chinese language. There are seven new...

Heroes Of Might And Magic III Arrive On iOS, Android Platforms

01/29/2015, How many of you remember Heroes of Might and Magic III fondly? I know that I have spent a fair number of hours on that particular game, and more than one and a half decades later, the game can still be a time sink if you are not careful with your self...

1 Billion Android Devices Shipped In 2014

01/29/2015, Ah, figures and numbers – these are the stuff that folks always look forward to, whether it is the kind of market performance, or how a vehicle works, or even the total number of sales, all of such data works wonders in shaping the opinion and...

OpenSignal: 25% Of Android Smartphones Have Dual SIM Capabilities

01/29/2015, When we choose our smartphones, some of us choose the one with the best hardware, the biggest screen, the fastest processor, best camera, and etc. Other choose depending on operating system, price, durability, and so on. There are also some who choose...

Office For Android Exits Preview, Now Available For Everyone

01/29/2015, As it stands, iPad users are enjoying Office for the iPad, but for Android users, previously Microsoft had limited the app to users of their preview program. The good news is that it looks like Microsoft has finally decided to launch the app for everyone,...

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...