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Google Messenger App Makes Its Way To The Play Store

11/12/2014, Heads up Android users, if you have yet to be updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop but you want access to some of its new apps and features, you’re in luck. You might have heard not too long ago that one of the new apps introduced in the update is called...

Nexus 7 (2012) Lollipop Factory Image Leaked

11/12/2014, If you happen to own the Nexus 7 (2012) and have yet to make the upgrade to the next generation version, fret not – this particular tablet still has some life left in its proverbial legs just yet as we have received word that the Android 5.0...

iOS Continues To Outpace Android In The Enterprise Market

11/10/2014, A couple of years ago, BlackBerry used to be the darling in the enterprise space and most companies and governments would not even need to think twice when deciding which platform and service to use. Today it is a very different scenario with Apple...

General Motors Could Be Developing Android Car Infotainment System

11/10/2014, Traveling on the road, especially for long hours at a stretch, can be an extremely tiring experience. Getting enough sleep is of course, one of the major factors to be taken into consideration, and at times, one would also need the power of music in order...

Nike+ Running Updated With Google Fit Integration

11/09/2014, A few months ago, Google announced Google Fit which is basically Google’s answer to Apple’s Health app. Well the good news for fitness enthusiasts is that it looks like Nike+ Running has finally been integrated into Google Fit with the latest update....

Man In Ohio Found Guilty Of Pirating Android Apps

11/07/2014, Piracy is illegal and over the years, we’ve seen people sent to jail and fined for pirating music, software, video games, books, and more. App piracy for mobile devices has been around for a while now and smartphone users who know where to look are able...

Google Releases Guide For Creating And Publishing Android Apps

11/07/2014, Developing apps these days seems to be a pretty lucrative business. After all if you were to be able to create an app like Candy Crush or Flappy Bird, well safe to say that you will be rolling in the riches and you’ll probably not have to work for the...

Android 5.0 Lollipop To Feature SD Card Functionality

11/04/2014, If there is one major gripe that Android users have against the iPhone, it would be this – the lack of expandable memory. After all, some of us do happen to “categorize” the different kinds of photos that we take – ranging from portraits...

Nokia N9 Team Building Nokia’s Android Flagship Phone [Rumor]

11/03/2014, According to a report from about a week ago, it was suggested that Nokia could be planning on re-entering the smartphone market again. This is the main Nokia company, as opposed to the mobile division that has since been sold off to Microsoft. Reports...

The New Gmail For Android Brings Material Design And More

11/02/2014, Folks who follow Android related news knew that a new Gmail app for the platform was due to be released and now it has finally landed. Version 5.0 of Gmail for Android brings several design improvements courtesy of Material Design. Its functionality has...

Google’s Dinosaur Easter Egg Now In Chrome Beta For Android

10/31/2014, Don’t you just love it when Google exhibits that kind of creative juice whenever they hide an Easter Egg somewhere in their software or apps? Having said that, one of their more recent Easter Egg engagements, if you can call it that, involve the...

Android’s Creator Andy Rubin Departs From Google

10/30/2014, Andy Rubin was one of the creators of Android and has been working at Google for quite some time now. He had at one point stopped working on Android and left to work in Google X where it seems that his interest was in building robots. However it looks...