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Turn off WhatsApp Read Receipts On Android

11/16/2014, A couple of weeks back WhatsApp made a slight change to its mobile applications that had drastic implications. The double-check marks that appear alongside a message would now turn blue when the recipient reads the message, thus rendering the excuse...

Wi-Fi Bug Hits Android 5.0 Lollipop Users

11/13/2014, It seems that the mysterious Wi-Fi bug is still affecting those out there who are rocking to a mobile device that runs on the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop mobile operating system. Reports have been trickling in to the developer-preview website, where it...

Vsenn Will Let Users Flash ROMs Without Voiding Warranty

11/13/2014, For those who have flashed custom Android ROMs on their phones, you might be familiar with Paranoid Android which is one of the more popular ROMs out there, alongside the likes of CyanogenMod. Now while CyanogenMod might have found a home in devices like...

Hands-Free Feature Could Be Arriving On Nexus Devices Soon

11/13/2014, As you might have heard, Google has recently begun rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to its Nexus devices. We know that update will bring about all the changes and features that Google mentioned earlier this year, as well as new visuals which is...

Flower Power Wireless Sensor Now Compatible With Android

11/12/2014, Back in 2013, Parrot unveiled the Flower Power wireless sensor. For those unfamiliar, the Flower Power wireless sensor is a sensor designed to target those who us who spend a lot of time in the garden cultivating plants. After all there is a lot more to...

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...