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Android 5.1 Lollipop Spotted On An Android One Device

02/04/2015, As it stands, the latest version of Android 5.0 Lollipop is at version 5.0.2. So far the differences in the versions were basically bug fixes and various improvements, nothing too major, but could Android 5.1 Lollipop be around the corner? According to...

OnePlus OxygenOS Screenshots Surface

02/03/2015, We know that OnePlus is working on their own Android ROM which was officially announced as OxygenOS. Now for those who did not download the alpha and are curious as to what the platform could look like, the folks at GizmoChina have managed to get their...

OneBoard PRO+ Is A Mechanical Keyboard That Runs On Android

02/03/2015, We’ve covered our fair share of mechanical keyboards in the past, and for the most part they are just keyboards. Sure, some of them are more fancy and have built-in LEDs light, but it’s not often that we come across a mechanical keyboard that comes...

Microsoft’s Picturesque Is Another Android Lockscreen

02/03/2015, Microsoft has their Windows Phone platform, but it doesn’t mean that they don’t see the potential in getting their name and brand out there and if it means creating apps for Android, why not? Earlier Microsoft had created the Next lockscreen for...

ABI: Android Smartphone Shipments Saw A 5% Decline In Q4 2014

02/02/2015, As it stands, Android is currently the platform with the largest market share at the moment, although this hardly comes as a surprise especially when you consider that there are so many different Android OEMs out there, so their combined might would...

Unofficial Hearthstone Port For Android Phones Released

02/02/2015, Back in December last year, Blizzard finally rolled out the Android version of Hearthstone, the company’s popular and admittedly addictive free-to-play online card game. This basically means that the game is now available on iOS and Android tablets, but...

Latest Android Stats Put Android 5.0’s Distribution At 1.6%

02/02/2015, At the start of every month, Google releases their Android distribution stats. The past few months have not included the latest build of Android – Android 5.0 Lollipop, but it looks like Google has finally decided to do that in their latest report....

Google Now Cards Updated With Third-Party App Support

01/30/2015, The Google Now Cards feature on Android is pretty useful. It has the ability to remind you of things like upcoming flights, track packages, show you information it thinks you might be interested in based on previous searches, currency exchange rates and...

Microsoft To Invest In Cyanogen Inc. [Rumor]

01/29/2015, Remember earlier this week when the folks at Cyanogen said that they wanted to take Android away from Google? It is an ambitious plan and it isn’t so much Cyanogen buying Android, but more like creating a version based on Android that’s so different...

SwiftKey For Android Now Has Full Chinese Language Support

01/29/2015, Makers of the SwiftKey custom keyboard for Android have been conducting a beta test with Chinese-speaking users for quite some time now. Today they announced that SwiftKey for Android now has full support for the Chinese language. There are seven new...