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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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Opera For Android Lets Users Install Web Apps To Home Screen

06/24/2015, One of the perks of a web app is that users won’t need to download the app onto their phone, so if storage is an issue for you then web apps are probably a lifesaver. At the same time there are also companies who have created web apps but not native...

Office For Android Phones Now Available

06/24/2015, Earlier this year, Microsoft released Office for Android but unfortunately it was only limited to Android tablets (even then tablets had to meet certain hardware requirements). So what about users on Android phones who would much rather have the app on...

Instagram 7.0 Introduces New Search And Explore Features

06/23/2015, Instagram is a great way to see what your friends, musicians, celebrities, artists, and random strangers are up to as far as their photos are concerned. Many companies use it as a way to keep customers updated, and it is also used as a portfolio of sorts...

WhatsApp For Android Gets New Search Function

06/23/2015, We happen to live in a world where search has proven itself to be an extremely important element or point. In fact, search was what made Google the company that it is today, and you can be sure that search will continue to be their bread and butter for a...

US Cellular Delivers New Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update To Galaxy S6

06/23/2015, It looks like if you happen to be rocking to either the Samsung Galaxy S6 or the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge from US Cellular, then you will definitely be pleased to hear that the mobile carrier is preparing the brand new Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update. In...

Dropbox For Android Gets Material Design Update

06/23/2015, Late last year Google showed off Material Design, the new design language that now covers Android as well as the applications that run on its platforms. Developers have take their sweet time to upgrade their applications to bring them in line with...

How To Block Calls (Android)

06/22/2015, Are telemarketers not leaving your side? Or is there anyone bugging you by calling 24/7? Yes, it can be very annoying to take out your phone just to see a telemarketer offering unneeded services, but you always have the option to block calls. You can...

OK Google Now Shows Suggestions In The Search Bar

06/22/2015, If you’re new to Android and you’re wondering how best to take advantage of the Google Now voice assistant feature, fret not because Google is here to save the day. It has recently been discovered that Google has been including suggestions in the...

How To Remove Duplicate Contacts in Android

06/19/2015, Sometimes your phone creates two or more than two copies of a single contact. This mostly happens when you factory reset a device and sync contacts or change SIM and accidentally sync all contacts. This can completely clutter the contacts, making it hard...

Fallout Shelter Coming To Android In The Next Few Months

06/19/2015, Earlier this week and much to the surprise of everyone, Bethesda announced Fallout Shelter, a mobile game designed for iOS that seemed to follow in the footsteps of games like SimCity, Tiny Tower, XCOM, and more in which players are tasked to build and...

How To Sign A PDF (Windows and Android)

06/18/2015, PDF is the most used format for business documents, mainly because it offers so many business oriented features. It is not that easy to edit a PDF file, making it perfect for business use, as most of the business documents are not meant to be edited. Not...

BlackBerry ‘Prague’ May Be The Android Powered Handset

06/18/2015, It has been rumored multiple times over the past couple of weeks that the next smartphone from BlackBerry is going to be powered by Android, the company has not yet confirmed if it has any plans of abandoning BB10 OS and shifting to Google’s mobile...

US BlackBerry 10 Phones Getting Access To Amazon Appstore

06/17/2015, It’s something of a vicious circle where developers won’t want to develop for platforms that lack a large user base, and users avoid platforms that don’t have enough apps on them. Like we said this is a vicious cycle and one that BlackBerry is...