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Google Working To Fix Hangouts 2.1 Battery Drain Issue

05/21/2014, Don’t you just hate it when you use an app, only to find out how much of a battery drainer it is? This can be attributed to a bug in the app, or that the app was not developed properly, thus leading to battery drain of your smartphone. Unfortunately it...

Battery Life Most Important Feature In A Smartphone [Survey]

05/21/2014, When you’re choosing your next smartphone, what sort of things do you take into consideration? Do you take things like screen size into consideration? Battery life? Design of the phone? The type of operating system it uses? At the end of the day we...

Secret App For Android Finally Released

05/21/2014, Four months back a Whisper rival burst on the scene. It allowed users to share secrets among their friends while hiding behind a curtain of anonymity. Initially Secret was only available in the U.S. and was expanding to a handful of other countries after...

Google+ For Android Update Brings Auto Awesome Stories Feature

05/20/2014, Google does seem to be on a roll when it comes to a slew of software updates for its programs and app, as we have seen with the latest Gmail for Android as well as Google Maps updates, where the latter delivers bike routes that have elevation levels to...

Alleged Nokia X2 Specs Spotted On Benchmarks

05/20/2014, Earlier this year, many were surprised when Nokia announced the Nokia X series of Android handsets. Given that Microsoft is trying so hard to push the Windows Phone platform, it does seem odd that Nokia (now owned by Microsoft) would be releasing an...

Google Acquires Divide, Increases Presence In The Enterprise Sector

05/20/2014, Mobile devices in the enterprise sector has been somewhat contentious as of late, especially in the face of BlackBerry starting to lose popularity amongst businesses and governments, who have started to favor BYOD programs where their employees can bring...

BlackBerry 10 Capable Of Running 98% Of Android Apps

05/19/2014, One of the disadvantages to using the BlackBerry 10 platform is that there aren’t as many apps compared to iOS and Android. However one of the unique features of BlackBerry is its ability to run Android apps as well. This might not necessarily result in...

New Yahoo Mail App On Android

05/18/2014, It was not too long ago when we talked about the new Yahoo Mail app on the iOS platform, and here we are with the yang to that yin. We’re talking about a new Yahoo Mail for Android, where it too, will be able to ensure that all the information your...

Nexus 6 Might Be A No-Go [Rumor]

05/16/2014, There have been talks that a Google Nexus 6 handset could be released this year. There have also been talks about Google launching the Android Silver program which would effectively end the Nexus series of smartphones, although some speculate that the...

iOS Users Browse The Web More Than Android Users [Study]

05/15/2014, When it comes to the basic functions on our smartphones, well they all pretty much are able to do the same things. This means that we can make calls, send text messages, send emails, and browse the web, for example. However interestingly enough, mobile ad...

Project Cider Lets You Run iOS Apps On Android Devices

05/14/2014, I am quite sure that back in the day when Macs could run Windows Office, that proved to be quite the out-of-this-world experience for many. Fast forward to today, and it is not strange to see Microsoft software running on an Apple device. One thing...

Samsung Galaxy Light Review

05/14/2014, With the Galaxy Light, Samsung is proving that it can scale its smartphone design and production costs. After hitting home runs with the Galaxy S III, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy Note 3, Samsung is bringing some of its most noticeable aesthetics and features...

Archos ArcBook Is A Cheap Android Notebook

05/12/2014, A few companies have already tried to push Android in a laptop/tablet hybrid and now its Archos trying to do something along the same lines. The company today unveiled ArcBook, a 10.1-inch notebook powered by Android. Since most of the products Archos...

NVIDIA Shield Gets Half-Life 2 (And Portal)

05/12/2014, After teasing us by sending a Half-Life crowbar late last week, NVIDIA and Valve have made it official: Half-Life 2 and Portal are coming to Android, but only on the NVIDIA Shield Android Portable Console for the time being. Portal was rumored since...