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Video Of BlackBerry Handset Running Android Appears Online

08/24/2015, There has been a lot of speculation regarding BlackBerry’s future with many saying that the company should just start making Android devices if it wants to survive in the very competitive mobile market. Much evidence has surfaced recently to hint...

Alleged Huawei Nexus Real Life Photos Leaked

08/24/2015, The rumors are claiming that Huawei will be making the Nexus this year alongside LG, meaning that we could expect to get our hands on two Nexus handsets this year which is pretty good news if you enjoy having a bit of variety. That being said we have seen...

LG Nexus (2015) Could Sport A 5MP Front-Facing Camera

08/23/2015, Based on the leaks and rumors that we have heard so far, what we know about the LG Nexus (2015) so far is that it has a 13MP rear-facing camera, or so the rumors claim. As far as its front camera is concerned, it’s really anyone’s guess. However...

New BlackBerry Venice Leak Hints At BB10-like Features

08/23/2015, “Nothing else keeps you as productive as BlackBerry” cc:@blackberryninja pic.twitter.com/BN0Gmobors — Evan Blass (@evleaks) August 22, 2015 From what we can tell of the upcoming BlackBerry Venice, it is expected to run on Android. However if...

Android Lock Patterns Just As Predictable As Passwords

08/23/2015, Passwords have been around for as long as we can remember and this means that incredibly weak passwords have been common for quite some time now, it’s not unheard of people choosing weak passwords like “12345” or “password,”...

Samsung Galaxy E7 To Miss Android Lollipop Boat

08/21/2015, The Samsung Galaxy E5 and Galaxy E7, a pair of handsets that once had their hardware specifications bandied about as rumors, were said to have been promised the Android Lollipop upgrades in due time – preferably some time later this year, of course....

New LG Nexus (2015) Renders Pop Up Online

08/21/2015, Earlier this week thanks to a real-life photo, we were treated to what appeared to be the clearest photo we’ve seen of the LG Nexus (2015) to date. The handset design certainly is a departure from what we’ve come to expect from LG, and subsequent case...

Future Android Handsets Could Come With Less Google Apps Installed

08/20/2015, Sometimes OEMs like to install their own apps and services on their phones. Sometimes these apps are useful, but for the most part many feel like they are bloatware. While Google’s apps aren’t typically seen as bloatware, there are some that not many...

Bing For Android Can Now Search Data Inside Other Apps

08/20/2015, The Bing for Android app has been updated to allow users to search for data inside other applications installed on the device, this will allow users to get much more done without having to leave the app they’re currently in. It’s possible by...

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Google Now Launcher Available For Download

08/19/2015, Google unveiled Android M earlier this year and it got everybody thinking since then about the version number and the moniker for the next major Android update. The company has finally confirmed it though, it’s called Android 6.0 Marshmallow and the...

Skype 5.10 For Android Arrives

08/19/2015, For a particular app to remain static as it is would be anathema – it would not last too long in the market, which is why each app ought to receive periodical updates in order to remain relevant to the times. Having said that, Skype for Android has...

New BlackBerry Venice Android Slider Render Leaked

08/19/2015, The upcoming BlackBerry Venice is rumored to be an Android-powered slider smartphone. Now it might seem a bit hard to envision a company like BlackBerry turning to Android given the love many users have of its BlackBerry system, but in case you were still...

Opera Max Now Compresses Netflix And YouTube Videos

08/18/2015, Opera Max is a data-compressing proxy for Android which lets users save a good chunk of mobile data by compressing videos, text and images as they surf online or use data-intensive applications like Instagram. Previously it was unable to compress HTTPS...