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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...

HTC Wants To Know What Android “L” Could Be Named After

06/24/2014, The way Google has gone about naming their Android builds is usually after a dessert. We’ve seen names like Eclair, Donut, KitKat, Ice Cream Sandwich, Honeycomb, and etc., which is why we have to admit that we are a little curious as to what Google...

Android’s Sundar Pichai Likens iOS To A $100,000 Mercedes

06/24/2014, During WWDC 2014, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook did not hold back when he took jabs at competing smartphone platforms, like Android. For example he referred to Android as a “toxic hell stew of vulnerabilities”. Now with Google I/O kicking off tomorrow, we...