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Motorola Says They Can’t Commit To Monthly Security Patches

07/26/2016, A report from the other day seemed to refute the initial rumors that Motorola would not be pushing out security updates for its smartphones. It might seem ludicrous that a smartphone OEM would not care about security updates, but as it turns out, the...

Google Launches An Android Tips & Tricks Minisite

07/26/2016, Are you new to Android? Or have you been a long time casual user that’s looking to get more out of their Android phone than before? If this describes you or someone you know, you might be interested to learn that Google has launched a new Android tips...

OnePlus 3 Gets CyanogenMod 13 Nightlies

07/26/2016, OnePlus and Cyanogen might have ended their relationship at the OnePlus One, but the good news is that it looks like the team behind CyanogenMod aren’t quite done with the company just yet, and have recently released a nightly build for CyanogenMod 13...

Alleged BlackBerry ‘Neon’ Photo Leaked Online

07/26/2016, We have to say that right now we are a little confused with the phones BlackBerry has up their sleeves. We heard rumors about a certain Hamburg, but then another device codenamed Rome made an appearance on Geekbench. Let’s not forget that earlier this...

Steve Kondik Reassures That CyanogenMod Is Not Going Anywhere

07/25/2016, The other day it was reported that according to the rumors, Cyanogen Inc. was undergoing some massive layoffs. It should be noted that Cyanogen Inc. and the work it does for OEMs is separate from CyanogenMod which is largely supported by the Android...

Android’s Phone App Will Now Warn Of Spam Callers

07/25/2016, There’s a very good chance that every now and then you will receive a call from an unknown number. There are some who are hesitant when answering calls from people they don’t know, and sometimes it can be hard knowing whether the number is from your...

HTC ‘Sailfish’ ROM Dump ‘Confirms’ Snapdragon 820 Chipset

07/25/2016, Last month thanks to leaked information, it was revealed that HTC will be working on two Nexus handsets this year codenamed “Marlin” and “Sailfish”. If the rumors are any accurate, the Marlin is expected to be the flagship model, while Sailfish is...

BlackBerry Handset Codenamed ‘Rome’ Spotted On Geekbench

07/22/2016, So according to the rumors, there is a BlackBerry handset codenamed “Hamburg”, but it also seems that there could be another BlackBerry device codenamed “Rome” that was recently spotted on Geekbench, which means that come next week, we could be...

Cyanogen Reportedly Undergoing Layoffs, Might Focus On Apps Instead

07/22/2016, Way back in the day, CyanogenMod was (and probably still is) one of the most prominent Android ROMs available, especially back when OEMs used to love applying heavy themes and skins to their phones, and CyanogenMod represented a cleaner and faster user...

Google Introduces New Data Saving Algorithm To The Play Store

07/22/2016, It has usually been suggested that if you were to download an app from the app store that you do it over WiFi. This is because some apps are too big and that downloading it would eat into your data allowance if you aren’t hooked onto WiFi. The same can...

Alleged HTC Nexus ‘Marlin’ Photo Leaked

07/22/2016, Earlier this month, the folks at Android Police cooked up some renderings of the upcoming HTC Marlin and Sailfish smartphones. The rendering we saw back then was basically a recreation based on the information they were told, but now a new photo obtained...

Latest WhatsApp Beta Introduces Voicemail & A New Font

07/21/2016, According to earlier reports, it has been hinted that WhatsApp could be considering adding a voicemail feature to its service. Now thanks to the folks at Android Central who have managed to get their hands on the latest version of the beta for WhatsApp,...

Skype Will No Longer Support Windows Phone

07/20/2016, Skype has been hard at work transitioning from a peer-to-peer service to a more modern, mobile-friendly cloud service. This has enabled the company to improve features like file sharing and video messaging and to introduce new features like Skype...