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Moto X Will Receive Android L Update

08/04/2014, It was close to a month ago that we brought you word on how a customer representative from Motorola “confirmed” that the Moto X will be on the receiving end of the Android L update. Well, until an official announcement is made, one might run the risk...

HP Slatebook 14 Now Available For Purchase

08/04/2014, The HP Slatebook 14, a notebook that was spotted on a website a few months back, is now available for purchase and read to be shipped all the way to the front of your doorstep. The thing is, is the HP Slatebook 14 worth forking out good money for? Let us...

iOS Users More Active Online Compared To Android Users

08/03/2014, The battle between iOS as well as Android continues, as statistics can be interpreted differently, depending on which side of the fence you are sitting on. NetApplications did come up with a particular study, where they realized that iOS users happened to...

Android Finally Overtakes iOS In Terms Of Mobile Usage

08/03/2014, When it comes to install base, it is no secret that Android is the king. However in terms of usage statistics, oddly enough iOS has always managed to stay ahead of Google’s mobile operating system, at least until recently where figures released by...

Microsoft Takes Samsung To Court Over Android Royalties Dispute

08/01/2014, When you hear about lawsuits concerning Samsung, there is a good chance that Apple will be involved, but not this time. It seems that Microsoft has recently taken Samsung to court over Android royalties which Samsung is apparently no longer willing to...

Nokia Could Be Thinking About Launching Android Devices

08/01/2014, We know that Nokia has officially sold off their mobile division to Microsoft, but does that mean that they are planning on sitting back and just collect money from their patents? Well from previous reports, that hardly seems like the case, and according...

OnePlus Rumored To Ditch CyanogenMod For Their Own ROM

07/31/2014, One of the unique features of the OnePlus One handset is that it comes with CyanogenMod preinstalled. While CyanogenMod has been around for a while, there are only a handful of phones in the world that actually comes with the ROM preinstalled, and given...

New Yahoo Finance App For Android

07/30/2014, Yahoo has come up with a brand new Finance app for those who happen to run on the Android mobile operating system, and in this latest version, it has been specially redesigned to deliver real time performance, now how about that for progress? After all,...

Nokia Z Launcher For Android Updated

07/30/2014, Back in June, Nokia launched their first Android launcher called the Z Launcher. What made the Z Launcher so unique compared to other launchers is the fact that users would be able to swipe and perform gestures in the launcher itself to launch apps. For...

BlackBerry Guardian Protection Will Extend To Android Apps

07/29/2014, One of the reasons why companies like Apple, Google, BlackBerry, and Microsoft advise users to download apps from the official app store is because apart from the cut they get from app sales, it is also safer. Most of the time they have systems in place...

BBM For iOS & Android Expected To Receive UI Makeover

07/29/2014, One of the unique features of BBM for Windows Phone is that it has been designed with the Windows Phone UI in mind, meaning that Windows Phone users can look forward to a unique interface to call their own. BBM on iOS and Android, however, look as though...

Android TV Dev Kits Ships To Developers

07/29/2014, If you are remotely interested in developing apps for Google’s Android TV, then you will be pleased to hear that the first batch of dev kits for Google’s Android TV has already begun to arrive at the homes of developers. It was right after the...