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At Least Two BlackBerry Android Phones Planned For This Year

01/07/2016, The BlackBerry PRIV was launched last year and according to the reviews of the handset, it seems to have been received rather favorably. That being said it seems like that BlackBerry will continue pushing on with Android handsets, at least for the...

Facebook Reportedly Crashed Its Own App To Test User Loyalty

01/04/2016, If you encountered an app that crashed frequently, would you keep using it? Chances are you wouldn’t, but that’s something Facebook has been trying to find out. According to a report from The Information (paywall; via Android And Me), it seems that...

Instagram’s Peek Feature Returns To Android In Latest Update

01/03/2016, Last month in the latest version of Instagram, the company introduced a Peek feature that basically mimicked the 3D Touch feature on iOS. However for some reason the feature was then disabled and we’re not sure why. The good news is that if you liked...

Android-Powered Car And Driver Dash Cams To Debut At CES

12/30/2015, Getting into a car accident should be pretty straightforward, where the person who made the mistake takes responsibility for it. However sometimes you get some drivers who will argue or lie that it was your fault and that they are not liable for the...

Google Advertises Its iOS & Android Apps On Its Main Page

12/27/2015, One of the things that Google is known for would be its front page. Navigating on over to Google.com will display a page that’s clean, minimalistic, and it is usually just accompanied by Google’s logo, a search box, and some buttons. This is unlike...

Microsoft Disables “Hey Cortana” Feature For Android

12/21/2015, When Cortana was announced for Android, one of its features was the ability to detect the “Hey Cortana” hotword and basically replace Google Now. However it seems that in the latest update to the app, Microsoft has decided to disable the feature for...

Next BlackBerry Android Smartphone Will Be Cheaper

12/20/2015, Earlier this year BlackBerry released its first ever Android-powered smartphone, making the inevitable shift over to Google’s mobile platform in a last ditch effort to plug the losses of its hardware business. The BlackBerry Priv appears to be...

Streamz Headphones Are Self-Contained Headphones That Runs Android

12/17/2015, If you have a pair of headphones, there is a good chance you also have a device like an MP3 player or a smartphone that you can play your music with, watch videos, or listen to podcasts. However sometimes you’d rather not deal with the cable or bring a...

Google May Launch Online Poll To Decide Android N’s Name

12/17/2015, It is no secret that the next major build of Android will be called Android N, but what does the “N” stand for? Right now we have Android M where M is known as Marshmallow, and previously we had Lollipop, before that KitKat, Jelly Bean, Ice Cream...

Split Screen Functionality Could Arrive In Android 6.1

12/17/2015, With our phone sizes being so big these days, having some kind of split screen functionality would no doubt come in handy. According to a report from last week, it was revealed by Google that they are working on the feature and that it come come in the...

Google Could Soon Introduce System-Wide Translation To Android

12/16/2015, Want to translate something on your phone? If it is a phrase or a word, all you’d have to do is copy and paste it into the Google Translate app. However recently Google has made it a bit easier by allowing developers to include the translation feature...

Latest Fruit Ninja Update Brings It Back To Its Roots

12/16/2015, Fruit Ninja was one of the early games for smartphones back in the day. It was released back in 2010 which means that it has been around and has been constantly updated for the past 5 years. Pretty impressive as far as mobile games are concerned as many...