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Google Testing ‘Micro App’ Trials For Android

10/08/2014, There are over a billion devices out there that are powered by Android but countless surveys show that Android users don’t spend nearly as much as their iOS counterparts on digital content such as applications, movies, TV shows or songs. Google,...

Google Now’s Bill Reminders Now Available To All

10/07/2014, Earlier this year it was suggested that Google could be working on an update to Google Now in which the software could soon remind users when to pay their bills. Google then rolled out the feature to some of its users, but it looks like the feature has...

Fruit Ninja’s Massive iOS And Android Update Has Been Released

10/05/2014, If you have owned a smartphone for a while now, chances are games like Fruit Ninja are probably familiar to you as it was one of the first few touch-based games released back in the day. Safe to say that the Fruit Ninja franchise is a bit old, so you can...

Microsoft Claims Samsung Owes $6.9 Million In Unpaid Interest

10/03/2014, If there is a reason as to why Microsoft isn’t embroiled in multiple legal battles against Android OEMs, unlike Apple, it is because the Redmond company has managed to convince Android OEMs to pay them a royalty for using patents that would lead to the...

Protesters In Hong Kong Reportedly Targeted With Malware

10/01/2014, As you might have head, there are protests going on in Hong Kong regarding mainland China’s decision to approve candidates ahead of elections, which many claim makes a mockery out of democracy. China has reportedly banned Instagram from being used in...

Dropbox For Android Updated With SD Card File Transfers

10/01/2014, If you’re the type of user who relies heavily on their SD card in their phone, you might be pleased to learn that Dropbox has recently announced an update to their Android app in which SD card file transfer support has been added. This means that in the...

Assassin’s Creed: Identity Will Hit Android And iOS Platforms

10/01/2014, Assassin’s Creed is a game franchise that has its fair share of fans, and it so happens that assassin’s do seem to hold a special sway over the masses – just how like nearly everyone liked to play the role of a sniper back when Counter Strike...

Sony AOSP ROMs Are Not Being Developed

10/01/2014, There has been a rumor going around recently that Sony is developing AOSP ROMs for some of its high-end smartphones and tablets. An AOSP ROM would bring a near vanilla Android OS experience to these devices and do away with any and all customizations that...

Nokia HERE Maps for Android APK Leaked

09/30/2014, It has not been long since Nokia announced that its HERE mapping service will soon be available for Android. Even though its devices and services business was sold to Microsoft, Nokia has retained the mapping division and even now it is under the control...

Google Turns Sweet Sixteen With Possible Android L Nickname Hint

09/28/2014, How times has flies – the Internet search giant that is known as Google has just turned 16 years old earlier this month, and the company traditionally celebrates its birthday on September 27th despite that not being the actual date. After all, until...

How To Install Flash On Android

09/26/2014, With the release of latest Android 4.4 Kitkat OS, Google officially parted ways with Adobe Flash. Jelly Bean OS (Android 4.3) didn’t really support Flash either but there were simpler workarounds and tweaks to enable Flash support on Android...

Angry Birds Transformers Gives iOS A 15-Day Head Start

09/25/2014, If there is one particular gaming franchise on the mobile phone and tablet platform which has reigned supreme for some time, it would be Rovio’s Angry Birds. There has been different “episodes”, so to speak, that have been released over the years,...

Android One Phones Get Rooted

09/24/2014, Google’s brand of Nexus handsets do stand out from the majority of the other Android-powered devices out there in the market because they do have the tendency of being developer-friendly. If you would want to unlock the bootloader, it is more or less as...