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Gmail For Android Screenshots Hint At Possible New Interface

04/02/2014, A couple of screenshots have leaked online which hint at the possibility that Gmail for Android app’s user interface might soon be getting an overhaul. It is unclear if these interface changes are final and are set to be rolled out to the public....

Sony Xperia SP WIll Not Get Official Android 4.4 KitKat Update

04/01/2014, For those of you who own the Sony Xperia SP, you might want to take note that this particular smartphone of yours will have its upgrade train stop at Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, at least according to what we have garnered so far online. A Sony representative...

Android 4.4 KitKat Install Base Grows To 5.3%

04/01/2014, In the past we have seen arguments made against the Android platform, claiming that it was fragmented due to OEMs pushing out updates at irregular intervals. This combined with carriers requiring approval has caused some phones to remain on older builds...

Android Camera App Might Be Overhauled In The Near Future

04/01/2014, Rumor has it that Google is working on a brand new camera app for Android smartphones. The user interface is expected to receive a total overhaul, and the company may also add several new features to the app as well. Some of the new features Android...

“Powered By Android” Boot Screen Required By Google (Rumor)

03/30/2014, It goes without saying that Google’s Android has a wider adoption rate compared to any other smartphone platform in the market at the moment, but how many folks out there are fully aware that they are making use of Google’s mobile operating system? I...

Google Moves To Remove All Erotic Content From Play Store

03/30/2014, While the Google Play app store isn’t exactly chock full of pornographic apps, there are some apps like the one pictured above that will deliver photos of sexy girls onto your phone, which some users might choose to use for wallpapers or other purposes....

Android 4.4.3 Update Details Reportedly Revealed

03/30/2014, Over the past few weeks chatter about an upcoming Android update has significantly increased. The Android 4.4.3 update build numbers have already been spotted in bug reports and server logs, which may indicate that the update’s soak test has begun....

Report Finds Android To Be More Stable Than iOS, Less App Crashes

03/27/2014, With the release of iOS 7.1, performance monitoring service, Crittercism, found that it was the most stable iOS build to date, with a crash rate of just under 1.6%. This is compared to previous iOS builds who have had a crash rate of over 2%. That’s...

Root Galaxy S5 SM-G900F With Updated CF-Auto-Root Tool

03/27/2014, Samsung isn’t due to release the Galaxy S5 until April 11th, but a well known Android modder has already been able to root one variant of the 2014 flagship. The updated CF-Auto-Root tool can be used to root Galaxy S5 SM-G900F variant. Presumably...

Nokia X Series Handsets Hit Russia With Yandex Apps

03/27/2014, The Android smartphone from Nokia which is known as the Nokia X, looks set to arrive in the Russian and Belarusian markets by sporting essential search functionality from Yandex. Thanks to the Yandex.Search app arriving pre-installed on the Nokia X...

NBA 2K14 For Android Finally Hits The Play Store

03/27/2014, 2K Games released NBA 2K14 in October last year. For Android at the time this title was exclusively released on the Kindle Fire. NBA 2K14 has remained exclusive to Amazon’s tablet for nearly six months. Today the exclusivity period finally ends. NBA...

New Motorola DROID Coming In Q4 2014 (Rumor)

03/27/2014, In October last year, there were whispers of Motorola rolling out a phablet known as the DROID Quantum, although that particular device did not end up in the real world. It seems as though there is a new rumor making its rounds from a tipster who claims...

Next Android Build Rumored To Be Enterprise Focused [Rumor]

03/26/2014, Over the years we’ve seen Google release many versions of Android. For the most part they’re progressive and have made changes and improvements to the Android operating system. However we’ve also seen how Google attempts to target specific devices...