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Android Catches Up With iOS In Global Web Traffic

07/01/2014, Android and iOS are two bitter rivals on the mobile operating system front, and the world is generally split between these two where smartphones and tablets are concerned, although there are side players such as Windows Phone and BlackBerry OS, with the...

Vine Update Brings Loop Counts

07/01/2014, A new update has been released today for Vine’s mobile applications on Android and iOS which adds loop counts to a video. This change will also be visible to users on the web who use the service’s website to watch six-second clips. Its a...

Square Enix’s The World Ends With You Finally Arrives On Android

06/30/2014, If you have ever played with a Nintendo DS handheld console, chances are you might have come across the title, “The World Ends With You”. The game is considered by many to be one of the better RPGs out there available on the DS console and was...

Google Now Multi-Language Support Delayed Until Summer

06/30/2014, According to our report from last week, Google announced that they had updated Google Now with multi-language support. This means that Google Now will be able to understand up to seven different languages at once, as opposed to the user having to keep...

Nokia Job Listing Hints At Camera Development For Android Lineup

06/30/2014, When it comes to smartphone cameras, Nokia has been known for putting really good cameras out there, like with the Nokia Lumia 1020 and the Lumia 1520, for example. However with its Android offerings, like the recently announced Nokia X2, it seems that...

Android “L” Will Introduce Manual Camera Controls

06/29/2014, Smartphone cameras have advanced a fair bit these days. The software is capable of snapping some great photos that will be more than capable of replacing our regular point and shoot cameras. That being said for more advanced photographers, there are...

Android L Developer Preview Rooted

06/27/2014, Hmmm, this certainly did not take too long at all – apparently, the Android L Developer Preview has just been announced a couple of days back, before it was released to developers yesterday, only to have it rooted already. Google has already posted...

Android L Emulator Means You Need No Nexus Handset

06/27/2014, Much has been said and done about the recently announced Android L over at Google I/O 2014, where we do know that Android L will be released soon on select Android-powered handsets. For instance, the Android L Preview system image has already rolled out...

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition Gets Android 4.4.4 Update

06/26/2014, It has been a few days since Android 4.4.4 KitKat arrived on stock Nexus devices, and this can only mean one thing – that there will be the same update introduced to other Android-powered devices in due time, and true enough, we have seen the LG G...

Pinterest For Android 3.0 Coming Your Way

06/25/2014, Much of the dust at Google I/O 2014 has settled, and there is still plenty to digest on what has been announced. Well, for folks who cannot get enough of Pinterest, here is a little something for you – Pinterest has revealed a brand new feature for...

HotelTonight Debuts Express Check-In, Keyless Entry Features

06/25/2014, “There’s an app for that” seems to be an extremely popular mantra, and has been for quite some time now. It does look as though there will be no end in sight to newer apps that serve various purposes, and HotelTonight, an on-demand mobile hotel...

Android Obtains Enterprise Enhancements Thanks To Samsung, Google

06/25/2014, Samsung and Google have announced that the upcoming version of Android will be able to see the integration of some bit of Samsung’s KNOX technology. It does seem as though the next generation Android version will open up its doors to the enterprise...