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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...

Google And Infinix Team Up For Cheap Smartphones In Africa

08/18/2015, Slightly more than a week ago, we did talk about how Google will be focusing on Android One-powered smartphones that cost $50 or less – well, it looks like this low cost initiative is set to be replicated in half a dozen countries in Africa, a...

LINE Lite App Begins Global Rollout

08/18/2015, In countries where internet is slow and data plans are expensive, conserving data is key. Recently developers have tried to help with that by launching “lite” versions of their app, like what messaging app LINE did last month when they launched LINE...

LG Nexus (2015) Case Designs Make Their Way Online

08/17/2015, It is unclear as to when Google will officially announce the new Nexus handsets, but chances are it will be later on in the year, possibly towards the end. That being said, a recent photo has surfaced which shows off the LG Nexus (2015) in the flesh and...

How Google Arrived At Android’s Tasty Names

08/17/2015, So it has been officially revealed that Android M has been officially called Android Marshmallow. Over the years Google has relied on sweet snacks and desserts to name its Android builds and we’re sure many are wondering why? Granted Google is following...

Hearthstone On Mobile Could Actually Be Losing Blizzard Money

08/17/2015, As many Hearthstone players are aware, the game is available on the desktop and on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. This makes it incredibly convenient to play the game, something which we’re sure Blizzard was aiming for. However as it...

Galaxy S4 Gets Stagefright Fix On Verizon

08/17/2015, The Stagefright vulnerability has given Android device users around the world much to be worried about, even though OEMs and carriers are rushing to patch the exploit given the fragmented nature of Android they just can’t do it fast enough. Since...

New Alleged LG Nexus (2015) Real Life Photo Leaked

08/17/2015, A few days ago we reported that thanks to a leak, renderings of the LG Nexus (2015) was leaked online. The renderings showed off a smartphone that looks nothing like the Nexus 5 along with a huge circular space on the back which was speculated to be where...

Huawei Nexus Renders Leaked [Rumor]

08/16/2015, The other day thanks to a collaboration between @OnLeaks and uSwitch, renders of the alleged LG Nexus (2015) leaked online. Now if you’re wondering about the rumored Huawei Nexus, it looks both @OnLeaks and uSwitch have teamed up again and are showing...

HTC One M8 Stagefright Fix Released By Sprint

08/16/2015, Sprint is rolling out a new software update for last year’s flagship HTC handset, the software update brings a crucial fix for the popular Stagefright vulnerability. It goes without saying that HTC One M8 owners on Sprint should waste no time in...

Mozilla Introduces True Private Browsing Mode In Firefox Pre-Beta

08/14/2015, When you browse websites in private/incognito mode, basically what happens is that your computer or your mobile device won’t store the data it obtains while browsing, such as history, login information, and so on. However Mozilla plans on taking things...

Alleged LG Nexus (2015) Render Leaked Online

08/14/2015, If the rumors and leakers are to be believed, LG could be one of two companies that will be making the Nexus handset this year. So far we have heard rumblings of specs but in terms of design, not much is known, at least until now. It seems that @OnLeaks...