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android-screen-900Android is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

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How To Bypass Android Lock Screen

04/27/2015, Android comes with built-in protection feature to prevent unauthorized use of your phone. You can use the medium (Pattern) or high (Password) security, according to your requirement to prevent people from accessing your phone data. However, there is a...

How To Block Text Messages On Android

04/27/2015, Text Messages (SMS) are one of the fastest and most widely used methods of communication, so it is not a surprise that it will also be used to spam or harass. If you are not blocking these messages, then most probably you are will currently receiving...

Cyanogen Teases Upcoming Secret Project

04/24/2015, Cooking up something new in the lab #EarlyStages #TopSecret A photo posted by Cyanogen (@cyanogen_official) on Apr 24, 2015 at 12:39pm PDT Cyanogen has been making waves lately especially after their comments about wanting to take Android away from...

Security Flaw For Android-based Fingerprint Systems Exposed

04/23/2015, These days it is becoming more common for Android OEMs to introduce fingerprint sensors to their smartphones, especially after seeing the success Apple has enjoyed with Touch ID after the release of the iPhone 5s. However it seems that in their haste to...

Apple’s Safari Accounts For 55% Of Mobile & Tablet Usage In The US

04/22/2015, Safari is the browser app that comes bundled by default on OS X and iOS devices, although we’re sure that there are some who might opt to install a different one on their devices, like Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and so on. Well as it turns out, that number...

BlackBerry Introduces Social Gaming To BBM For Android

04/22/2015, These days messaging apps are no longer just messaging apps, they act as platforms in which we can do more than just send messages to friends. For example WhatsApp has finally added voice calls, LINE has launched a variety of complementary apps and...

Facebook Hello Is New Dialer App For Android

04/22/2015, After testing a launcher for Android devices, which didn’t do so well, Facebook is now testing a new dialer app. The company today introduced Hello. It’s a new dialer app for Android smartphones that has been built by the Messenger team. It...

Cortana Android Port Demonstrated

04/19/2015, Microsoft may not have shut the door on the possibility of Cortana being ported to other platforms, but that’s not going to stop a group of hackers from putting together their own Cortana Android port. The execution isn’t perfect and not all...

Cyanogen’s New Partnerships Raise Privacy Concerns

04/17/2015, In a bid to take Android away from Google, Cyanogen has partnered up with other companies to replace some of the default apps and services found in Android, such as replacing the default email client on Android to that of Boxer. Now for those who agree...