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Jolla Launcher For Android Coming Next Week

06/19/2014, Soon you will be able to get a taste of Jolla on your Android device. The company officially announced today that a Sailfish OS Launcher for Android, called Jolla Launcher, will be released next week. Initially it will be made available through Alpha...

Nokia Unveils Android Launcher

06/19/2014, A lot of people would never have believed that one day they would read this headline. Less than a decade ago Nokia was one of the biggest mobile phone vendors in the world. After years of declining sales and shrinking market share the company sold its...

Terrain Home Launcher For Android Devices Available

06/19/2014, Just in case you did not know, Samsung Accelerator happens to be a part of Samsung (which is not too difficult to tell based on the name alone, right?), and they have recently introduced a brand new launcher for Android-powered devices, calling them...

Waze On iOS And Android Updated

06/19/2014, Google-owned Waze has recently delivered updates to both the iOS and Android versions of the app, bumping it up to version 3.8.0 as it now comes with a slew of new features that users ought to find useful. Other than better social features, it will also...

Android’s Stock Email App Released As Standalone App

06/19/2014, So one of the things smartphone OEMs like Sony are doing is that they’re uploading individual apps from their handsets to the Google Play Store. What this means is that users who own Sony Xperia devices will be able to receive timely updates for certain...

‘Yo’ Is Probably The Simplest Messaging App Out There

06/18/2014, There’s no shortage of messaging applications for mobile devices. Many startups have created apps that allow users to communicate with each other and they exist alongside big cross-platform messaging apps like WhatsApp and BBM. Each has its own...

Garmin Viago Delivers iPhone, Android Navigation For $1

06/17/2014, When it comes to mobile navigation these days, many of us rely on our smartphones or tablets to get the job done – a standalone, dedicated GPS navigation device is just so old school. Having said that, names like Garmin are still hanging around, and...

Live On YouTube App Launched For Xperia Z2 Smartphones

06/16/2014, Just about all smartphones these days do come with extremely decent cameras, and among the higher end models, those cameras have long outstripped the capabilities of point-and-shoot dedicated digital cameras from years ago. Sony Mobile has had their fair...

Unicode Consortium Announces 250 New Emojis

06/16/2014, Emojis, much like emoticons, are a fun way to help spice up a conversation and add some color to it. They can also make for some pretty funny text messages at times. That being said, if you thought the current list of emojis was pretty limited, you might...

Nike To Launch New Soccer App Next Month

06/16/2014, The world is now witnessing soccer, or football as its known as in many places around the globe, craze at its highest. 2014 FIFA World Cup is well underway in Brazil with group matches providing a lot of entertaining and shocking results. Nike is just...

Firefox OS Apps Now Run On Android

06/15/2014, While we have heard much about Mozilla’s Firefox OS in recent times, perhaps it is time to shift the attention a wee bit and concentrate the proverbial spotlight on the Android mobile operating system. Thanks to the introduction of Firefox for Android...

Facebook Messenger For iOS And Android Updated

06/13/2014, If you felt that Facebook Messenger lacked certain sharing features in multimedia, you might be pleased to learn that Facebook has since issued an update to their Messenger app, bumping it to version 5.0. According to the changelog, the latest update will...