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SwiftKey User Base Jumps 54% Since It Went Free

07/11/2014, If there’s one thing to love about Android is the fact that they allow users to swap out the platform’s default keyboard for a third-party alternative. Some users do this because third-party keyboards allow for more customization in terms of features...

Minecraft Pocket Edition Gets “Biggest Update EVER!”

07/10/2014, For those of you who have been rocking to Mojang’s Minecraft Pocket Edition on your respective mobile devices, here is a little something that might just pique your attention. Mojang themselves are buzzing with excitement, touting that this is the...

FTC Could Be Eyeing Google Over In-App Purchases, Thanks To Apple

07/09/2014, It wasn’t too long ago that Apple landed themselves in a spot of trouble over in-app purchases, something which they were quick to correct and even offered refunds to parents whose kids might have gone on a wild spending spree due to the lack of...

Windows Phone Will Be Able To Run Android Apps [Rumor]

07/08/2014, Over the past couple of weeks there has been much chatter about Microsoft and Android. The company is reportedly working on a Lumia smartphone that will be powered by Android. So far the Android lineup has been limited to its own brand, Lumia has...

Android 4.4 KitKat Distribution Numbers Shows 4.3% Increase

07/07/2014, Back in June, we reported that Android 4.4 KitKat had experience a rise in its distribution stats by a little over 5% from May. It’s a pretty impressive growth rate, considering that the month before that, KitKat distribution only grew by 3.2%. However...

Android Apps Could Be Coming To Windows Phone [Rumor]

07/07/2014, One of the disadvantages of the Windows Phone platform is that it does not have as many apps compared to iOS or Android. Sure, some have made the case as to why anyone would need to have a million apps to choose from, but we guess some people like the...

Microsoft To Use Lumia Brand For Future Android Devices [Rumor]

07/07/2014, One of the way Nokia has managed to distinguish its Windows Phone lineup and its Android lineup would be its naming scheme. For example Nokia’s Windows Phone handsets fall under the Lumia branding, while their Android offerings are part of the Nokia X...