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OK Google Everywhere Feature Rumored To Make Its Way Onto Android

04/25/2014, One of the more nifty features of Android 4.4 KitKat is the inclusion of the “OK Google” functionality. Basically what it does is that from the home screen, users can say “OK Google” to activate the voice assistant feature which will allow users...

Android Malware Will Mine Bitcoin Using Your Phone

04/25/2014, While there are many eager to hop on board the bitcoin bandwagon, banks and governments aren’t exactly too thrilled, especially since they are still trying to decide what exactly to do with it and how to best regulate it. That being said until they...

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Hits Android

04/24/2014, It was just yesterday when we talked about how XCOM: Enemy Unknown was about to arrive on the Android operating system soon, and boy did we not have long to wait. The long awaited, and highly anticipated, of course, turn-based-strategy game is now...

IFTTT For Android Makes Its Official Debut On Google Play

04/24/2014, A couple of weeks ago we reported that the IFTTT app would soon be making its way onto Android and the good news for those who were a little jealous of their iOS friends who have been enjoying the app for a while, well it looks like IFTTT has officially...

Windows Phone Overtakes BlackBerry In The US [Report]

04/24/2014, While iOS and Android remain as the top two mobile operating systems and have a chunk of the market share, let’s not forget that there are other platforms out there, like Windows Phone and BlackBerry, both of whom have been vying for third place. We...

Android 4.4.3 Might Bring A Redesigned Dialer

04/24/2014, Rumor has it that work on Android 4.4.3 is already underway. Even though its meant to be an incremental update, Android 4.4.3 is expected to bring a redesigned dialer application. There is no official confirmation of this just yet, however screenshots of...

ARM Expects 64-bit Android Devices By End Of The Year

04/24/2014, Apple announced the iPhone 5s last year and it did stir up quite the storm, not so much for its features or its design, but rather for the simple fact that Apple’s latest chipset in the device was a 64-bit chipset. This was a big deal because this is...

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Android Version Coming Soon

04/23/2014, XCOM: Enemy Unknown was one of the extremely outstanding games back in the days of SVGA graphics on the desktop PC. Every single turn mattered, as it could end up as a situation of life or death. Well, it seems that the franchise did experience a sort of...

OnePlus’ Marketing Stunt Asks The Public To Smash The Past

04/23/2014, The OnePlus One handset has been officially announced and we’re sure based on its hardware specifications as well as the fact that the phone will come preinstalled with CyanogenMod that Android users are very interested in it. If there is one complaint...

Leaked Android Dialer App Screenshot Shows Slight Makeover

04/21/2014, Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve seen some alleged changes that Google will be making to the Android UI. Some of the changes are drastic, like the change with the Calendar app, and some a bit more subtle with changes in color, like Gmail, and now it...

Apple And Google Reportedly Vying For Mobile Game Exclusives

04/21/2014, Back in the day it used to be which platform had more apps available for it, but as developers started to craft apps for both iOS and Android simultaneously, it soon became a matter of which app is available on which platform exclusively, kind of like...

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Makes Its Way Onto Android

04/20/2014, Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition has been an iOS exclusive for a while although this wasn’t by design, but rather because its developers had not gotten around to creating an Android version yet, although it was on their list of things to do. Well the...

Chuwi Cloned Lenovo’s Android-Powered Yoga Tablets

04/18/2014, Chuwi, the Chinese relative of Chewbacca – no, I jest, they happen to be a China-based device manufacturer, and their latest Android-powered tablet seemed to have taken a major page right out of Lenovo’s Yoga range of tablets that run on the...