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Nokia Job Listing Hints At Camera Development For Android Lineup

06/30/2014, When it comes to smartphone cameras, Nokia has been known for putting really good cameras out there, like with the Nokia Lumia 1020 and the Lumia 1520, for example. However with its Android offerings, like the recently announced Nokia X2, it seems that...

Android “L” Will Introduce Manual Camera Controls

06/29/2014, Smartphone cameras have advanced a fair bit these days. The software is capable of snapping some great photos that will be more than capable of replacing our regular point and shoot cameras. That being said for more advanced photographers, there are...

Android L Developer Preview Rooted

06/27/2014, Hmmm, this certainly did not take too long at all – apparently, the Android L Developer Preview has just been announced a couple of days back, before it was released to developers yesterday, only to have it rooted already. Google has already posted...

Android L Emulator Means You Need No Nexus Handset

06/27/2014, Much has been said and done about the recently announced Android L over at Google I/O 2014, where we do know that Android L will be released soon on select Android-powered handsets. For instance, the Android L Preview system image has already rolled out...

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition Gets Android 4.4.4 Update

06/26/2014, It has been a few days since Android 4.4.4 KitKat arrived on stock Nexus devices, and this can only mean one thing – that there will be the same update introduced to other Android-powered devices in due time, and true enough, we have seen the LG G...

Pinterest For Android 3.0 Coming Your Way

06/25/2014, Much of the dust at Google I/O 2014 has settled, and there is still plenty to digest on what has been announced. Well, for folks who cannot get enough of Pinterest, here is a little something for you – Pinterest has revealed a brand new feature for...

HotelTonight Debuts Express Check-In, Keyless Entry Features

06/25/2014, “There’s an app for that” seems to be an extremely popular mantra, and has been for quite some time now. It does look as though there will be no end in sight to newer apps that serve various purposes, and HotelTonight, an on-demand mobile hotel...

Android Obtains Enterprise Enhancements Thanks To Samsung, Google

06/25/2014, Samsung and Google have announced that the upcoming version of Android will be able to see the integration of some bit of Samsung’s KNOX technology. It does seem as though the next generation Android version will open up its doors to the enterprise...

Android L Offers New Design, Expands Android’s Potential

06/25/2014, [Google I/O 2014] Google has just announced Android L over at this year’s edition of Google I/O, where Android L is touted to boast of 5,000 new APIs, sporting a whole new look along the way that will hopefully make the Android operating system function...

Android One Announced

06/25/2014, [Google I/O 2014] While those of us living in cities might think it to be rather strange that the rest of the world seems to be missing out on a smartphone, it is widely estimated that more than 80% of the rest of the world does not use a smartphone, and...

Android 5.0 “Lollipop” Confirmed Ahead Of Google I/O [Rumor]

06/25/2014, Now assuming that Google does not change the way they name their Android builds, the next Android build could be a dessert based on the letter “L”. Now prior to this, HTC had posted several names which they think could be possible contenders but now...

35% Of Android Users Would Switch To Larger iPhone [Survey]

06/25/2014, There are some smartphone owners out there who choose to use Android because they feel that despite iOS being a great OS, the iPhone itself is just too small. Admittedly this is true when you see an iPhone compared to a larger device like the Samsung...