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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...

Google Play Books Updated With Night Light Feature

12/15/2015, If you’ve ever tried using your smartphone in the dark, like when you’re in the cinema or if it is at night and the lights are off, you know how glaring your screens can be. What would have been considered a boon in the day now seems to be hurting...

Reddit Accepting Signups For Its Beta Android App

12/14/2015, It’s strange that Reddit does not have an official app. Sure, they have an official AMA app but in terms of an official app to browse its website, the closest we’ve gotten is probably Alien Blue which Reddit acquired back in 2014, sort of making it...

Lenovo’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Roadmap Revealed

12/14/2015, Yesterday a leaked roadmap revealed HTC’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow plans. Most companies probably do have plans to eventually push out the latest Android to their phones, but the burning question is when because unlike Nexus and Google Play Edition...

Amazon Giving Free Money For Downloading An App

12/13/2015, Who doesn’t like free money? Some just can’t pass up any chance to get free stuff, there’s nothing wrong about that, and nobody is going to judge you if you decide to take advantage of Amazon’s new offer. The company has created a...

Pixel C Was Apparently Never Meant To Run Android

12/11/2015, Back in September, Google took the wraps off the Pixel C Android tablet. It was an interesting naming choice considering that the Pixel brand seemed to reserved for Google’s Chrome OS, while the Nexus brand was for Android devices as we have seen in the...

Huawei Tipped To Make 2016’s Nexus With Snapdragon 820 [Rumor]

12/11/2015, Several months ago Google and Huawei announced the Nexus 6P. This is one of the two latest Nexus handsets launched, and it also marks the first time that Huawei has ever made a Nexus handset. That being said we have seen Google turn to the likes of...