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Samsung Galaxy Light Review

05/14/2014, With the Galaxy Light, Samsung is proving that it can scale its smartphone design and production costs. After hitting home runs with the Galaxy S III, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy Note 3, Samsung is bringing some of its most noticeable aesthetics and features...

Archos ArcBook Is A Cheap Android Notebook

05/12/2014, A few companies have already tried to push Android in a laptop/tablet hybrid and now its Archos trying to do something along the same lines. The company today unveiled ArcBook, a 10.1-inch notebook powered by Android. Since most of the products Archos...

NVIDIA Shield Gets Half-Life 2 (And Portal)

05/12/2014, After teasing us by sending a Half-Life crowbar late last week, NVIDIA and Valve have made it official: Half-Life 2 and Portal are coming to Android, but only on the NVIDIA Shield Android Portable Console for the time being. Portal was rumored since...

Parrot Bebop Drone Dedicated to Video Shooting – Hands-On

05/11/2014, Last Wednesday in San Fancisco, Parrot CEO Henri Seydoux showed us several demos of the company’s brand new Bebop Drone, which is basically a 180 degree view 14 MP camera equipped with four three-blade propellers. After the success of the A.R. Drone,...

Yahoo News Digest Released For Android

05/08/2014, In 2013 Yahoo acquired Summly, a popular news aggregation app developed by a 17-year old for $30 million. The app was shut down after the acquisition. Yahoo took its time but came up with the News Digest app for iOS in January earlier this year, this new...

Secret For Android Is Coming In ‘A Few Weeks’

05/08/2014, Apps that let users make revelations anonymously are all the rage these days, Whisper and Secret being two of the most popular. While the former is already available for both iOS and Android and has expanded internationally, Secret has been expanding at a...

Android Ransomware Blackmails You Over Pornography Accusation

05/07/2014, In the city-state of Singapore, there are posters all over the place that cautions you against taking lewd photos of yourself and sharing it with a stranger online, lest it leads to “sex-tortion”. That is sound advice, and it would be a major...

Tesco Announces Plans For Android Powered Smartphone

05/06/2014, Tesco, for those unfamiliar, is a supermarket chain that’s pretty popular in countries like the UK and some parts of Asia. However it seems that the company will not be limiting itself to just selling groceries as they have recently announced their...

Google Now Cards Remain On Display Even When Offline

05/04/2014, Google’s services, such as Gmail, Docs, Search, and so on are pretty fast and efficient, although the only downside is that they require internet connectivity. What this means is that in the event you lose cellphone reception or your internet goes down,...

Nokia’s HERE Apps Could Arrive On iOS & Android

05/04/2014, One of the ways OEMs can help their products stand out from the competition is by offering up exclusive apps that other brands will not have access to. We’ve seen companies like Samsung do this, and we’ve also seen Nokia do this, but it seems that...

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...