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PlayStation Portable, Do Your Lollipop Thing!

03/09/2015, It looks like Sony’s PlayStation Portable handheld console might find itself squeezed out of the mobile entertainment device market in due time, especially when one takes into consideration the number of various smartphones that have gotten more and...

Google Reportedly Building An Android Version For Virtual Reality

03/08/2015, Virtual reality is all the rage these days. Even companies like Facebook have thrown their hat in the ring, as well as companies like Samsung and LG, making a point that virtual reality isn’t just limited to gaming. Last week even Valve showed off...

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Review: Hands-On

03/07/2015, Sony unveiled its awesomely elegant and uber-light Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet at MWC 2015, a device with great performance powered by the fastest Qualcomm processor (Snapdragon 810), featuring a stunning display and packaged in a sleek body that is 50 g...

MOBA Vainglory To Enter Into Closed Beta For Android

03/06/2015, To help demonstrate the hardware prowess of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, developers Super Evil Megacorp unveiled a MOBA designed for mobile devices called Vainglory. At that time it was an exclusive to iOS devices and the good new is that if you were hoping...

Android 5.1 For Nexus Devices Expected To Roll Out This Week

03/05/2015, A couple of weeks ago, we reported that Android 5.1 Lollipop could be arriving in March and now according to a post by Android Police’s founder Artem Russakovskii, it seems that those rumors could be true and that the update could be rolling out to...

Avast Unveils New Apps That Could Clean And Speed Up Your Phone

03/04/2015, Our phones when freshly out of the box or fresh after a factory reset feels fast, it feels lean, and it doesn’t lag which doesn’t come as a surprise since it isn’t bogged down by all sorts of apps or widgets that you might have installed on it. Now...

BBM For Android Has Been Installed Over 100 Million Times

03/04/2015, It was back in October 2013 when BBM first made its way to Android. After decades BlackBerry had decided to take its iconic BlackBerry Messenger cross-platform. Now it’s available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Today the company announced that...

Google Stops Chrome Updates For Older Android Versions

03/04/2015, Any software developer worth their salt would definitely find it to be their advantage to introduce updates to existing software from time to time, to say the least. This will not only ensure that the end users end up with something that is current, they...

Sony XPERIA Z4 Tablet

03/02/2015, Sony is updating its Android tablet line-up with the addition of the Sony XPERIA Z4, a high-end tablet designed to be extremely light, waterproof and fast. It also integrates a 2K display, which marks a first for a Sony tablet. For this 2015 tablet, Sony...

Huawei Watch: Android Wear SmartWatch

03/01/2015, With its brand new Smartwatch, Huawei is following the wearable tech industry trend of designing Smartwatches which look like traditional watches and not like mini phones on a wrist. In fact, LG started this movement with the launch of the LG G Watch R at...

Acer Liquid Jade Z Smartphone

03/01/2015, Acer is adding the Z, a mid-range smartphone, to its Liquid Jade lineup at MWC. Acer’s flagship, the Liquid Jade S featuring a 64-bit Mediatek Octo-core (MT6752M) was launched during CES 2015. At 199 euros, the Liquid Jade Z is hundred euros cheaper...

YouTube On Android To Comes With A Built-in Video Trimming Feature

02/27/2015, You can now trim and upload videos from your Android device all in a same app. The latest update to the YouTube app on Android has offers a new useful feature which allows the user to trims video right before uploading their video online. Previously,...

Apple Achieves Record Smartphone Profits

02/27/2015, We all know that Apple is one highly successful company, having had their fair share of hits in the past that saw a slew of devices grow from strength to strength. The fully touchscreen iPhone, when it was first released in 2007, certainly met with a...