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Read Mangas on Android: Best Manga Apps

08/24/2016, Heard of the term “Manga”? It simply refers to Japanese Comics. It is popular in the U.S because a lot of “Manga” content is now being translated into English. There are several reading apps dedicated to them available to Android users who are...

Android 7.0 (Sort Of) Helps Android Users Port Data Over From iOS

08/23/2016, Last we checked, iOS and Android were still the dominant mobile operating systems, which is why it isn’t surprising to see both companies try to poach users from each other’s platforms. In fact just last year, Apple released an app for Android that...

Chase Will Reportedly Start Supporting Android Pay September 7

08/23/2016, If you’re not a fan of Apple Pay or Samsung Pay, luckily for you as far as mobile payments are concerned, there are always more options and alternatives, such as Android Pay. The good news is that if you are a Chase customer, support for Google’s...

Android 7.0 Nougat’s Next Major Update Is Already In The Works

08/22/2016, As you might have heard by now, Google has officially released Android 7.0 Nougat to the masses, or at least the masses of Nexus owners. However it seems that Google is not stopping there, nor are they planning on slowing down. In a post on the Android...

Google Confirms The LG V20 Will Run Android 7.0 Out Of The Box

08/22/2016, When LG confirmed that they would be launching the LG V20, one of the things that they noted was that the phone would come with Android 7.0 Nougat preinstalled. We had assumed that the LG V20 would be the first out of the box to do this, and it seems that...

How to use Android Device Manager To Locate or Wipe Your Phone

08/22/2016, No matter if you lost your Android device while traveling, or if someone stole it, it is a major inconvenience. How to locate your phone? And if it’s not possible to retrieve the device, how to wipe your device’s data remotely? By using the Android...

Carriers Can’t Seem To Agree On Android 7.0’s Release Date

08/22/2016, So when is Android 7.0 Nougat going to be released? Last we heard, it was supposed to be today, at least that’s according to Canadian carrier Telus who claims that the release date for the latest Android build is set for the 22nd of August. However it...

Lumia 525 Hacked To Run Android 6.0.1

08/21/2016, The Nokia Lumia 525 was launched about 3 years ago, which means that by now and by the standards of the mobile industry, the handset could be considered practically ancient. If you did buy the phone and you have it lying around somewhere, or maybe if...

Android Sees Increase In Market Share At The Expense Of iOS

08/18/2016, Without a doubt, Android and iOS are basically the two dominant smartphone operating systems in the market today, although we guess to call iOS dominant is a bit weird when you look at the market shares of both platforms. According to the latest figures...

Why Do OEMs Create Custom Android Skins?

08/18/2016, While most users don’t mind so much about the kind of Android skin* used by handset makers, many people wonder why phone makers don’t keep Google’s default Android skin (user interface).

HTC Nexus ‘Marlin’ Spotted On AnTuTu

08/17/2016, According to earlier leaked specs, it was revealed that the rumored HTC Nexus “Marlin” handset would be powered by a Qualcomm chipset. The model was not revealed but given that the Snapdragon 820 is pretty much powering all the high-end flagship...

BlackBerry Patches Quadrooter Vulnerability On The PRIV & DTEK50

08/16/2016, Earlier this month it was reported that phones sporting a Qualcomm chipset had a security vulnerability called Quadrooter. Qualcomm themselves have since patched it and have released that patch to OEMs so that they can fix their phones, so now the ball is...

Motorola Found To Be The Fastest When It Comes To Android Updates

08/16/2016, Thinking of buying a new smartphone? If you are, there are things to take into consideration, such as support for the handset after you purchase it, such as how often it receives updates. With Android, this can be a problem as OEMs can be a bit slow with...