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Microsoft Takes Samsung To Court Over Android Royalties Dispute

08/01/2014, When you hear about lawsuits concerning Samsung, there is a good chance that Apple will be involved, but not this time. It seems that Microsoft has recently taken Samsung to court over Android royalties which Samsung is apparently no longer willing to...

Nokia Could Be Thinking About Launching Android Devices

08/01/2014, We know that Nokia has officially sold off their mobile division to Microsoft, but does that mean that they are planning on sitting back and just collect money from their patents? Well from previous reports, that hardly seems like the case, and according...

OnePlus Rumored To Ditch CyanogenMod For Their Own ROM

07/31/2014, One of the unique features of the OnePlus One handset is that it comes with CyanogenMod preinstalled. While CyanogenMod has been around for a while, there are only a handful of phones in the world that actually comes with the ROM preinstalled, and given...

New Yahoo Finance App For Android

07/30/2014, Yahoo has come up with a brand new Finance app for those who happen to run on the Android mobile operating system, and in this latest version, it has been specially redesigned to deliver real time performance, now how about that for progress? After all,...

Nokia Z Launcher For Android Updated

07/30/2014, Back in June, Nokia launched their first Android launcher called the Z Launcher. What made the Z Launcher so unique compared to other launchers is the fact that users would be able to swipe and perform gestures in the launcher itself to launch apps. For...

BlackBerry Guardian Protection Will Extend To Android Apps

07/29/2014, One of the reasons why companies like Apple, Google, BlackBerry, and Microsoft advise users to download apps from the official app store is because apart from the cut they get from app sales, it is also safer. Most of the time they have systems in place...

BBM For iOS & Android Expected To Receive UI Makeover

07/29/2014, One of the unique features of BBM for Windows Phone is that it has been designed with the Windows Phone UI in mind, meaning that Windows Phone users can look forward to a unique interface to call their own. BBM on iOS and Android, however, look as though...

Android TV Dev Kits Ships To Developers

07/29/2014, If you are remotely interested in developing apps for Google’s Android TV, then you will be pleased to hear that the first batch of dev kits for Google’s Android TV has already begun to arrive at the homes of developers. It was right after the...

XOLO Win Q900s Ordered, Wrong Models Sent Out

07/28/2014, XOLO of India has just introduced its first Windows Phone device, or so many would think that way, calling it the Win Q900s. The XOLO Win Q900s is proud to boast itself to be the lightest smartphone in the world, where it tips the scales at just 100...

New Lenovo Yoga 2 10 Tablet Rumored

07/27/2014, Lenovo offers two kinds of products under the Yoga brand. There are Yoga-branded Android tablets that have built-in kickstands and then there are full-fledged Windows notebooks that can also be used as tablets because the screen can be pushed back a full...

Wico6 Looks Like An iPhone, Runs On Android

07/25/2014, More than meets the eye – that should be the exact phrase that is connected to the Wico6, a smartphone that comes right from clone hell itself. After, what looks somewhat like an iPhone ought to operate in a manner that would feature even a fake iOS...

Google Adds Offline Games Subcategory To Google Play Store

07/25/2014, Let’s say you’re planning a trip overseas and you are looking to put some games on your phone so that during the downtimes you aren’t so bored. Now unfortunately there are some games that will require an internet connection, and unless you plan on...