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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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CyanogenMod Building Flexible Open-Source Browser For Android

07/02/2015, It’s easy to get confused between the folks at Cyanogen Inc. and CyanogenMod. The former deals mostly with Cyanogen OS which is an operating system that is sold and installed on smartphones like the OnePlus One, Yu Yureka, and so on. CyanogenMod on the...

Google Looking Into Hangouts/SMS Messages Merging Bug

07/01/2015, If you use Hangouts on your Android smartphone, you know that you have the option of merging your SMS/Google Voice and Hangouts messages together, thus grouping them and making them more organized as opposed to being all over the place. However according...

How To Hide Your Photos on Android

07/01/2015, Your Android phone can store a lot of data and your private data as well. The most common data which you may like to keep private is your “personal” photos. If you have any photos in your phone that you may not like anyone seeing, then it is better to...

YouTube For iOS & Android Now Supports 60fps Video Streams

07/01/2015, If you’ve always felt that watching YouTube on your mobile device somehow sacrificed some quality, you would be right. YouTube for the desktop offers streaming at 60fps but on mobile devices like its app on iOS and Android, 30fps was pretty much the...

Mysterious Smartphone Spotted On Google’s Android Website

06/30/2015, It is expected that later this year, we could be treated to new Nexus handsets. In fact if the rumors are to be believed, LG and Huawei will be building two Nexus handsets and according to a recent image spotted on Google’s Android website, it is...

Nexus 7 Gets Android 5.1.1 Factory Image

06/30/2015, Nexus 7 owners, here is some bit of news that ought to make your day. So you have been having your fair share of fun with this flagship model from Google, but wished that it could be pushed to the next level? Well, fret no longer, as it looks as though...

Galaxy S6 Hands Back U.S. Market Lead To Samsung

06/30/2015, The Galaxy S6 appears to have done wonders for Android’s position in the United States as well as handing back lead of the market to Samsung. Latest smartphone sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech for three months ending May 2015 shows that...

Vainglory Finally Makes Its Debut On Android

06/30/2015, Last year when Apple showed off their brand new iPhones, they also brought on stage Super Evil Megacorp who then demonstrated Vainglory, a MOBA designed for mobile devices, or more specifically, iOS devices. It was presumed that it would be an iOS...

NoChromo Is Chrome For Android With A Built-In Ad-Blocker

06/30/2015, Don’t like viewing ads while you’re surfing? Well there’s plenty of options for that if you were surf on your computer. However when it comes to mobile, there aren’t as many options. Sure there are a few, and more than a few of them requires the...

How To Video Record Android Screens (Easy)

06/29/2015, Video-recording your Android screen might sound like an easy task, but it is actually quite to do, without the proper know-how. Unlike Windows, Android doesn’t really makes it easier for the developers to just create a feature-rich android screen...

Facebook Lite Goes Live In India And The Philippines

06/29/2015, Earlier this month Facebook announced a new version of its Facebook for Android application that’s aimed at emerging markets since the app itself is quite small and it uses less data while being able to function across all network conditions....

Nokia’s Android Smartphone Will Be Made By Foxconn [Rumor]

06/29/2015, A couple of weeks ago, Nokia made a surprise announcement in which they stated that they will be returning to the smartphone market with devices of their own come 2016. Given the somewhat legendary status Nokia has had amongst mobile phone owners from...

This Is How Google Checks Android For Lag

06/28/2015, One of the issues many users had with Android back in the day was the fact that the user interface was laggy. While Google slowly introduced updates and improvements over the years, it was only with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean that Google took Android’s lag...