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Android 5.0 Lollipop To Feature SD Card Functionality

11/04/2014, If there is one major gripe that Android users have against the iPhone, it would be this – the lack of expandable memory. After all, some of us do happen to “categorize” the different kinds of photos that we take – ranging from portraits...

Nokia N9 Team Building Nokia’s Android Flagship Phone [Rumor]

11/03/2014, According to a report from about a week ago, it was suggested that Nokia could be planning on re-entering the smartphone market again. This is the main Nokia company, as opposed to the mobile division that has since been sold off to Microsoft. Reports...

The New Gmail For Android Brings Material Design And More

11/02/2014, Folks who follow Android related news knew that a new Gmail app for the platform was due to be released and now it has finally landed. Version 5.0 of Gmail for Android brings several design improvements courtesy of Material Design. Its functionality has...

Google’s Dinosaur Easter Egg Now In Chrome Beta For Android

10/31/2014, Don’t you just love it when Google exhibits that kind of creative juice whenever they hide an Easter Egg somewhere in their software or apps? Having said that, one of their more recent Easter Egg engagements, if you can call it that, involve the...

Android’s Creator Andy Rubin Departs From Google

10/30/2014, Andy Rubin was one of the creators of Android and has been working at Google for quite some time now. He had at one point stopped working on Android and left to work in Google X where it seems that his interest was in building robots. However it looks...

Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition Has Been Released

10/30/2014, A few months ago it was reported that the folks at Beamdog would be releasing Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition. For those unfamiliar with the Icewind Dale title, it was a game created by BioWare back in the day and is along the same veins as Baldur’s...

Google Nexus 6 Pre-Orders Takes Minutes To Sell Out

10/29/2014, While pre-orders for the Nexus 6 from Google kicked off earlier today, it was but a matter of minutes before the smartphone was sold out. Just like that, which bodes well for Google and Motorola, of course. After all, it is Motorola who are the ones...

OK Google Functionality Extended To Third-Party Apps

10/29/2014, As it stands, using the command “OK Google” on your Android device will launch the voice assistant feature that allows users to perform searches, set reminders, alarms, find directions, and so on. All of this is based on Google Search to a certain...

Nextbit’s Baton Brings OS X Continuity-Like Features To Android

10/27/2014, One of the new features that Apple introduced in OS X Yosemite is the ability for users to continue what they are doing on their phone on their computers. For example instead of picking up your phone to answer your call, you could answer it on your...

Samsung Galaxy S5 Set To Receive Android 5.0 Lollipop

10/24/2014, There is nothing quite like having the latest version of a mobile operating system purring on your smartphone device, and the folks over at Samsung know this, which is why we have received word that the aging flagship device is on the right path of...

John McAfee’s D-VASIVE App Prevents Apps From Spying On You

10/24/2014, John McAfee, while no longer related to the McAfee anti-virus company he helped found, has been pretty vocal about mobile security. It wasn’t too long ago that McAfee released an app called DCentral 1 which basically helps users identify which apps had...

Microsoft Next Is A Lockscreen App For Android Devices

10/22/2014, We know how Microsoft feels about Android – after all they pretty much killed off Nokia’s attempt at Android phones not too long after they had acquired the company. A competing device against Windows Phone? No thanks! Well that’s what we...