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New Yahoo Finance App For Android

07/30/2014, Yahoo has come up with a brand new Finance app for those who happen to run on the Android mobile operating system, and in this latest version, it has been specially redesigned to deliver real time performance, now how about that for progress? After all,...

Nokia Z Launcher For Android Updated

07/30/2014, Back in June, Nokia launched their first Android launcher called the Z Launcher. What made the Z Launcher so unique compared to other launchers is the fact that users would be able to swipe and perform gestures in the launcher itself to launch apps. For...

BlackBerry Guardian Protection Will Extend To Android Apps

07/29/2014, One of the reasons why companies like Apple, Google, BlackBerry, and Microsoft advise users to download apps from the official app store is because apart from the cut they get from app sales, it is also safer. Most of the time they have systems in place...

BBM For iOS & Android Expected To Receive UI Makeover

07/29/2014, One of the unique features of BBM for Windows Phone is that it has been designed with the Windows Phone UI in mind, meaning that Windows Phone users can look forward to a unique interface to call their own. BBM on iOS and Android, however, look as though...

Android TV Dev Kits Ships To Developers

07/29/2014, If you are remotely interested in developing apps for Google’s Android TV, then you will be pleased to hear that the first batch of dev kits for Google’s Android TV has already begun to arrive at the homes of developers. It was right after the...

XOLO Win Q900s Ordered, Wrong Models Sent Out

07/28/2014, XOLO of India has just introduced its first Windows Phone device, or so many would think that way, calling it the Win Q900s. The XOLO Win Q900s is proud to boast itself to be the lightest smartphone in the world, where it tips the scales at just 100...

New Lenovo Yoga 2 10 Tablet Rumored

07/27/2014, Lenovo offers two kinds of products under the Yoga brand. There are Yoga-branded Android tablets that have built-in kickstands and then there are full-fledged Windows notebooks that can also be used as tablets because the screen can be pushed back a full...

Wico6 Looks Like An iPhone, Runs On Android

07/25/2014, More than meets the eye – that should be the exact phrase that is connected to the Wico6, a smartphone that comes right from clone hell itself. After, what looks somewhat like an iPhone ought to operate in a manner that would feature even a fake iOS...

Google Adds Offline Games Subcategory To Google Play Store

07/25/2014, Let’s say you’re planning a trip overseas and you are looking to put some games on your phone so that during the downtimes you aren’t so bored. Now unfortunately there are some games that will require an internet connection, and unless you plan on...

Chrome Beta For Android Gets Material Design Makeover

07/24/2014, Google’s Android L update is set to be a pretty big one for Google, at least as far as aethetics are concerned. In some ways it is similar to how Apple redesigned iOS from iOS 6 to iOS 7. Material Design is the new design language that Google is going...

OnePlus One Smartphone Receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat ROM

07/24/2014, The OnePlus One smartphone has remained pretty elusive so far, where it is even touted to arrive with a bamboo back plate that is set to ship next month. Most of us know that OnePlus One smartphones do run on a custom build of CyanogenMod 11, where this...

Skype For Android 5.0 Sniffs Out Your Friends Automatically

07/23/2014, Many online apps and services do seem to be interconnected these days – take a look at the apps on your smartphone or tablet, how many of them have access to your Facebook account, and with that, are on a certain leash when it comes to checking out...

Google Play Store Material Design Makeover Arrives In Part

07/22/2014, Good things come to those who wait, but for those of us out there who are tapping our fingers impatiently in the direction of Google as we heard whispers of a Material Design update for its entire range of products on the Android system, that day when...