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Amazon Instant Video App On Android Arrives

09/09/2014, It looks like the folks over at Amazon have finally introduced its Instant Video App to the Android mobile operating system. In other words, one is now able to stream not only movies, but also TV shows as well from Amazon Instant Video all the way to an...

Moto X (2014) Review

09/09/2014, The Moto X was my favorite Android smartphone of 2013. A year later, and the landscape’s changed. So too must the Moto X. For the second-generation model, which we’ll refer to as the Moto X (2014), Motorola decided to improve on the fronts...

Verizon HTC One (M8) To Get Android 4.4.3 From Tomorrow

09/08/2014, HTC’s Mo Versi has stepped forward to say (via Twitter, of course) that the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update will be making its way in the direction of Verizon’s HTC One (M8) from tomorrow onward, which means everyone should mark September 10 on their...

Twitter Will Let Users Buy Products Directly From Tweets

09/08/2014, We reported a few weeks back that Twitter was debating a move into commerce by allowing users to buy products straight through tweets. Today the microblogging service confirmed these plans. Initially only a small percentage of users based in the U.S. will...

HomeTube Will Keep Your Kids Away From Questionable YouTube Videos

09/08/2014, YouTube’s videos in general tend to be pretty safe given that Google is constantly policing the website for videos that are unsavory in nature. Granted once a while a video might split past Google’s moderators, but they tend to be taken down pretty...

Windows Phone Users Least Likely To Switch To iPhone 6 [Survey]

09/07/2014, There are probably plenty of Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry users out there who would have bought an iPhone if only it had certain features. For example battery life and screen size have been some of the main reasons why customers have gone with...

Samsung Announces First Android-Powered Printer In The World

09/04/2014, Samsung has its fair share of Android-powered device released in the past, and they do not intend to stop anytime soon with the recent announcements of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Well, how about an Android-powered printer? Now this is definitely something...

LG G Watch R Review: Hands-On

09/04/2014, LG has been working for two years on the development of its circular LG G Watch R.  Touted as World’s first full circular Plastic OLED (P-OLED) display” that utilizes 100 percent of its watch face, the Android Wear powered device certainly features a...

Sony Xperia E3

09/03/2014, While many had assumed the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact would be Sony’s affordable handset, it looks like Sony has another handset that could fill that spot – the Sony Xperia E3. Unlike the Xperia Z3 Compact, which packs quite a punch under the hood...

Sony Xperia Z3 & Z3 compact

09/03/2014, As expected of Sony and the rumors, the company has recently announced the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact Android smartphones. The former will be Sony’s second flagship smartphone for 2014, while the latter will be a slightly smaller model, ideal...

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

09/03/2014, When it comes to Android tablets, we have to admit that Sony has done a pretty good job with their lineup thus far. Their tablets tend to look pretty good in terms of design and usually comes with pretty decent hardware as well. It looks like Sony expects...

Windows Phone Developers Spend The Most Time On Design [Survey]

09/02/2014, When it comes to creating an app, there needs to be a good balance in terms of its design as well as the code underneath it. After all a badly designed app won’t sit well with users, and a good looking app with bad coding and a ton of bugs will probably...

Facebook Cross One Billion Installs On Android

09/02/2014, If we come down to sheer numbers alone then Android has a significant lead over iOS, its closest rival which comes in as the second most popular mobile platform out there. A few months back it was formally announced that over one billion devices around...