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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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BlackBerry Introduces Social Gaming To BBM For Android

04/22/2015, These days messaging apps are no longer just messaging apps, they act as platforms in which we can do more than just send messages to friends. For example WhatsApp has finally added voice calls, LINE has launched a variety of complementary apps and...

Facebook Hello Is New Dialer App For Android

04/22/2015, After testing a launcher for Android devices, which didn’t do so well, Facebook is now testing a new dialer app. The company today introduced Hello. It’s a new dialer app for Android smartphones that has been built by the Messenger team. It...

Cortana Android Port Demonstrated

04/19/2015, Microsoft may not have shut the door on the possibility of Cortana being ported to other platforms, but that’s not going to stop a group of hackers from putting together their own Cortana Android port. The execution isn’t perfect and not all...

Cyanogen’s New Partnerships Raise Privacy Concerns

04/17/2015, In a bid to take Android away from Google, Cyanogen has partnered up with other companies to replace some of the default apps and services found in Android, such as replacing the default email client on Android to that of Boxer. Now for those who agree...

Community Pages On Google+ Get A New Look On Android

04/17/2015, Google+ has just brought a change in the way its community pages look on the web and all the other platforms. The pages have got a complete overhaul in terms of their outlook. The information was let out by Google’s Danielle Buckley on her Google+...

iOS vs. Android Leads To Roommates Stabbing

04/17/2015, The war between iOS and Android couldn’t get more intense with fans physically hurting each other. In recent years, we have witnessed many virtual wars between the companies in the comment box that you see below, but all that has always been limited...

Android Apps Install Links Available Directly From Google Search

04/16/2015, Google has added a new feature to its search engine which will enable users to download apps featured in search results. Not only will this make it easier for users to instantly download apps that they’ve searched for, it’s likely to please...

Google Handwriting Input Keyboard Can Recognize Handwriting & Emojis

04/16/2015, If you could type or write on your smartphone, which would you prefer? For some, writing by hand can be more comfortable but if you’re sick of apps not being able to recognize your messy handwriting, you’re in luck because Google Research has recently...

Meerkat Beats Twitter’s Periscope To Android Launch

04/16/2015, A couple of weeks ago, Twitter launched their Meerkat competitor in the form of Periscope, but just like Meerkat, Periscope was only available on iOS devices but a version for Android was promised to be coming soon. However it looks like Meerkat has since...

Google Reportedly Working On An Updated Dialer For Android

04/15/2015, The last time Google gave its dialer app for Android an update, it allowed users to search for businesses or individuals who were not necessarily saved to the user’s contact list. It was a pretty nifty update that made calling businesses an easier and...