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android-screen-900Android is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

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Android 5.1 Rolling Out To Moto G Google Play Edition Handsets

04/02/2015, The Moto G Google Play Edition was launched early last year and it seems that it was good for only a year as it was discontinued early this year. Now if you were worried that support for the handset would end once it had been discontinued, fret not...

Google Announces Anyone Can Port Android Apps Onto Chrome OS

03/31/2015, Both Android and Chrome OS are different operating systems but it seems that Google wants users from Android to be able to run apps on their Chromebooks without any issues. Just last year at Google I/O, the company announced that Android apps would soon...

Yahoo App On Android Receives U.S. Refresh

03/31/2015, It was not too long ago that the Yahoo app on the iPhone received a brand new look, and having picked up a fair bit of great feedback from the community, it does look as though a similar refined as well as vibrant experience is set to arrive for Android...

WhatsApp Voice Calls For Android Now Open To All In Latest APK

03/31/2015, About a week ago, WhatsApp for Android opened up its voice calling feature to its users, although there was a small catch in which it was that users had to give other users a missed WhatsApp voice call in order for the other user to activate the feature,...

Apple’s iPhone Trade-In Program Now Accepts Android Phones

03/30/2015, We heard a couple of weeks back that Apple may expand its iPhone trade-in program to cover devices from other manufacturers. Previously the company only allowed customers to trade-in their old iPhone for a new one. The program now accepts Android devices...

How To Disable Android Apps

03/29/2015, Disable all the apps (bloatware) that cannot be deleted and you don't want to use, you might be able to gain some resources back!

How to Root Any Nexus Device

03/27/2015, If you own a Nexus device then you know how great the “Vanilla” (or “pure”) Android OS is. However, that doesn’t mean that Nexus devices are not lacking any functions. There are many features that you might not find on a Nexus device but the...

BLU Working With Cyanogen On Android Smartphone

03/25/2015, BLU Products might not necessarily be a company familiar to some of you guys, but as a quick overview, they are a US-based smartphone manufacturer who has churned out several affordable handsets in the past, and if you’re a fan of CyanogenMod then...

Change Android keyboard: Fun & Free

03/24/2015, Change Default keyboard of android and change settings according to your need. Also use third-party keyboards to make things fun!

Cyanogen Raises $80 Million In Funding, Now Valued At $1 Billion

03/23/2015, Cyanogen had rather humble beginnings where they started off as by offering users an Android ROM that was a worthy, if not better, alternative to what was offered by Android OEMs in the market. It was also a relatively stock experience that was not bogged...

Instagram For Android Passes The 500 Million Installation Mark

03/23/2015, Instagram without doubt is probably one of the more popular photo sharing apps available at the moment, but how popular are we talking about? According to the latest figures spotted by the folks at Android Police on the Google Play Store, it seems that...

Samsung Will Now Bundle Microsoft Office Apps On Some Tablets

03/23/2015, Once Microsoft and Samsung resolved their disputes it was the start of a new partnership. This partnership saw some Microsoft apps like OneDrive, OneNote and Skype bundled on the Galaxy S6 in a separate folder called Microsoft Apps. Both companies today...