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android-screen-900Android is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

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Apple Achieves Record Smartphone Profits

02/27/2015, We all know that Apple is one highly successful company, having had their fair share of hits in the past that saw a slew of devices grow from strength to strength. The fully touchscreen iPhone, when it was first released in 2007, certainly met with a...

BlackBerry Will Support Android For Work

02/25/2015, Google today announced its new program to ensure that businesses can bring Android devices safely and securely in the enterprise environment. Android for Work will aid businesses who don’t want to issue their employees with multiple devices,...

Google Launches Android For Work To Conquer The Enterprise Market

02/25/2015, Google has made no secret of its ambition to ensure that Android rules the enterprise market. At I/O 2014 it first introduced Android for Work and today the company is finally launching its products. This is part of the company’s broader Google for...

Google Begins To Roll Out Lollipop For Android One Phones In India

02/25/2015, If you happen to live in India, then you might want to take note of Google kicking off the rollout of the Android 5.0 Lollipop mobile operating system version when it comes to Android One handsets over in the world’s second most populous country. Apart...

Apple & Google Dominate Worldwide Smartphone Market At 96%

02/24/2015, If you’ve ever wondered why app developers tend to release for either iOS or Android, or maybe both, it is because these two platforms are the largest at the moment, and a recent report from the IDC seems to confirm that. According to the IDC, they...

Console OS Delivers Android To Several PCs

02/24/2015, Ever wished that you had the ability to enjoy Android apps while you are using a PC instead of an Android-powered smartphone or tablet? Well, it does not take too much effort in order to enjoy just that, where one can always install Android-x86, which is...

YouTube For Kids Released For Android And iOS

02/23/2015, Earlier this week Google confirmed that a new YouTube for Kids app will be released soon. The main reason behind this app is to allow kids to watch age-appropriate content on the world’s largest video streaming website, which obviously plays host to...

Beam Android-Powered Projector Can Fit Into Light Bulb Sockets

02/22/2015, The way most projectors are setup is that they’re mounted onto the ceiling or on a table while projecting the content forward towards a wall or a screen. It’s a system that works, but if you are looking for a projector that is able to go beyond that,...

YouTube For Kids Hits The Android Platform

02/20/2015, YouTube happens to host millions of videos – and these would include the likes of music videos, crazy stunts, pet antics, and of course, some other content which would not be deemed to be appropriate for the little ones in your home. Hence, it is...

How To Change Default App On Android

02/18/2015, For every function or data type, there is sometimes more than one app that let you open and use it. However, the experience with each app is different, which is why users often want to select/change which app handles a specific data type such as photos,...

Yandex Unhappy Over Google Being Android’s Default Search Engine

02/18/2015, Just like how Microsoft uses Bing as its default search engine for its Windows Phone platform, Google relies on their own search engine as the default when it comes to Android. It makes sense, doesn’t it? However Yandex, who is considered to be the...

Android 5.1 Lollipop Could See A Release In March

02/18/2015, Is Android 5.1 Lollipop in the works? Based on the evidence we’ve seen and also how it appeared on an Android One handset, it would certainly seem to suggest that the build is in the works and could be getting ready for a deployment, although the...

Dropbox Users Can Now Open Shared Links In Android And iOS Apps

02/18/2015, Mobile users are going to like the change that Dropbox has announced today. Users of the popular cloud storage service, particularly those on Android and iOS, will now be able to open Dropbox shared links right within the apps. Previously the mobile...