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Yahoo Screen For Android Has Been Released

04/30/2014, Yahoo evidently wants to be a major player in online video streaming and the company has taken a lot steps recently which prove that it is serious about these ambitions. A few months back the Yahoo Screen app for iOS was launched. It essentially pools...

Viber Finally Steps Up Its Encryption Game

04/30/2014, Last week we picked up on a discovery made by a team of reachers from the University of New Haven’s Cyber Forensics Research & Education Group. They found that Viber wasn’t encrypting images or videos being sent through its apps. Any...

99% Of Mobile Malware Targets Android, According To F-Secure

04/29/2014, While devices running platforms like iOS, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry aren’t immune to malware, it seems that malware developers love to target the Android platform more, at least according to a recent report by F-Secure which has suggested that 99%...

Dimple Adds Four Customizable Hardware Buttons On Your Android

04/28/2014, There are several trends that almost all smartphone manufacturers are adhering too. Large displays is one of them, and so is the removal of excess buttons. These days most smartphones only have buttons for the most crucial of tasks. Some of us still...

Android Powered HP Slatebook 14 Spotted On Website

04/28/2014, While HP might have tried to break into the mobile market a couple of years ago with its webOS tablet, safe to say that their efforts have failed, but at the same time it seems that it did not stop them from taking advantage of the Google Android platform...

Android Close To 60% Market Share In The U.S.

04/27/2014, Kantar Worldpanel Comtech has just released their latest data concerning the market share of the Android mobile operating system over in the U.S., where the Android had certainly experienced quite a spectacular first quarter. In fact, for the first three...

WhatsApp Android Update Brings Ability To Mute Groups

04/27/2014, Given the fact that WhatsApp now has over half a billion monthly active users, chances are you or someone you know uses it. WhatsApp is without a doubt one of the most widely used cross platform instant messaging services out there. Not only does it allow...

YouTube Mix Comes To Android

04/27/2014, There’s a feature on the desktop version of YouTube that’s much appreciated by music lovers. Called YouTube Mix, the feature suggests music videos from musicians. Its essentially an auto-generated playlist of an artist’s most popular...

OK Google Everywhere Feature Rumored To Make Its Way Onto Android

04/25/2014, One of the more nifty features of Android 4.4 KitKat is the inclusion of the “OK Google” functionality. Basically what it does is that from the home screen, users can say “OK Google” to activate the voice assistant feature which will allow users...

Android Malware Will Mine Bitcoin Using Your Phone

04/25/2014, While there are many eager to hop on board the bitcoin bandwagon, banks and governments aren’t exactly too thrilled, especially since they are still trying to decide what exactly to do with it and how to best regulate it. That being said until they...

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Hits Android

04/24/2014, It was just yesterday when we talked about how XCOM: Enemy Unknown was about to arrive on the Android operating system soon, and boy did we not have long to wait. The long awaited, and highly anticipated, of course, turn-based-strategy game is now...

IFTTT For Android Makes Its Official Debut On Google Play

04/24/2014, A couple of weeks ago we reported that the IFTTT app would soon be making its way onto Android and the good news for those who were a little jealous of their iOS friends who have been enjoying the app for a while, well it looks like IFTTT has officially...