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Android KitKat Adoption Rises By 3.2%

05/02/2014, It is now the month of May and you know what that means – Google has updated the Android platform distribution stats so let’s take a look at how the latest version of Android is chugging along! According to Google’s latest figures, it looks like...

Tony Hawk Franchise Arriving On iOS And Android Devices

05/02/2014, For those of you who grew up on the Sony PSOne back in the day, I am quite sure that you would have spent quite a fair number of hours sweating it out on a gamepad with Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater game franchise, instead of actually expressing oneself on the...

Google Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Over Android

05/02/2014, Considering that Android is a product of Google, does it really come as a huge surprise that Android (for the most part) comes bundled with Google’s own products and services, like Google Search, YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps, and so on? Well apparently...

Google Now Will Now List Shops In A Shopping Mall

05/01/2014, Exploring new malls can be fun, it can also be tiring if you don’t know what you are looking for, so instead of combing every floor and looking at every shop, Google Now apparently will be able to list you the mall’s entire shops so you know what’s...

Google Search Update Brings Parking Reminders To Android

04/30/2014, According to a report earlier this month, it was suggested that Google could soon introduce parking reminders to Android users, thus reminding users where they might have parked their car which we have to admit can come in handy, especially in big parking...

Yahoo Screen For Android Has Been Released

04/30/2014, Yahoo evidently wants to be a major player in online video streaming and the company has taken a lot steps recently which prove that it is serious about these ambitions. A few months back the Yahoo Screen app for iOS was launched. It essentially pools...

Viber Finally Steps Up Its Encryption Game

04/30/2014, Last week we picked up on a discovery made by a team of reachers from the University of New Haven’s Cyber Forensics Research & Education Group. They found that Viber wasn’t encrypting images or videos being sent through its apps. Any...

99% Of Mobile Malware Targets Android, According To F-Secure

04/29/2014, While devices running platforms like iOS, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry aren’t immune to malware, it seems that malware developers love to target the Android platform more, at least according to a recent report by F-Secure which has suggested that 99%...

Dimple Adds Four Customizable Hardware Buttons On Your Android

04/28/2014, There are several trends that almost all smartphone manufacturers are adhering too. Large displays is one of them, and so is the removal of excess buttons. These days most smartphones only have buttons for the most crucial of tasks. Some of us still...

Android Powered HP Slatebook 14 Spotted On Website

04/28/2014, While HP might have tried to break into the mobile market a couple of years ago with its webOS tablet, safe to say that their efforts have failed, but at the same time it seems that it did not stop them from taking advantage of the Google Android platform...

Android Close To 60% Market Share In The U.S.

04/27/2014, Kantar Worldpanel Comtech has just released their latest data concerning the market share of the Android mobile operating system over in the U.S., where the Android had certainly experienced quite a spectacular first quarter. In fact, for the first three...

WhatsApp Android Update Brings Ability To Mute Groups

04/27/2014, Given the fact that WhatsApp now has over half a billion monthly active users, chances are you or someone you know uses it. WhatsApp is without a doubt one of the most widely used cross platform instant messaging services out there. Not only does it allow...

YouTube Mix Comes To Android

04/27/2014, There’s a feature on the desktop version of YouTube that’s much appreciated by music lovers. Called YouTube Mix, the feature suggests music videos from musicians. Its essentially an auto-generated playlist of an artist’s most popular...