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Color And Fade Tools Arrive On Instagram For Android

04/07/2015, The Instagram app for Android today received a new update which adds two new tools to the app. Color and Fade are now available to Instagram users on Android. These tools are only available on this app right now but they will soon be making their way to...

Cyanogen’s CM12S For The OnePlus One Coming Soon

04/05/2015, So it was over the weekend that OnePlus released their OxygenOS Lollipop ROM for the OnePlus One. No doubt we’re sure many fans are looking forward to taking the ROM for a spin to see what the big deal is about, however at the same time there are...

Periscope For Android Coming Soon

04/05/2015, Last week Twitter launched the Periscope app which was the company’s answer to Meerkat. However the app was only available on iOS devices which had many wondering if Twitter would be releasing it for Android, or if it might be an iOS exclusive. It turns...

Google Wallet Updated With Maps Integration

04/03/2015, If you’re the sort of user who makes a lot of purchases using their credit card or through platforms like Google Wallet, sometimes it’s hard to keep track of what you purchased and where you made that purchase, especially if they are small...

Google Cut Android Malware Installs By 50% In 2014

04/02/2015, Due to the relative ease of uploading apps onto the Google Play Store, not to mention the myriad of third-party app stores, it is easy for hackers and malicious developers to create harmful apps that might spy, steal information, or wreak havoc on the...

Android 5.1 Rolling Out To Moto G Google Play Edition Handsets

04/02/2015, The Moto G Google Play Edition was launched early last year and it seems that it was good for only a year as it was discontinued early this year. Now if you were worried that support for the handset would end once it had been discontinued, fret not...

Google Announces Anyone Can Port Android Apps Onto Chrome OS

03/31/2015, Both Android and Chrome OS are different operating systems but it seems that Google wants users from Android to be able to run apps on their Chromebooks without any issues. Just last year at Google I/O, the company announced that Android apps would soon...

Yahoo App On Android Receives U.S. Refresh

03/31/2015, It was not too long ago that the Yahoo app on the iPhone received a brand new look, and having picked up a fair bit of great feedback from the community, it does look as though a similar refined as well as vibrant experience is set to arrive for Android...

WhatsApp Voice Calls For Android Now Open To All In Latest APK

03/31/2015, About a week ago, WhatsApp for Android opened up its voice calling feature to its users, although there was a small catch in which it was that users had to give other users a missed WhatsApp voice call in order for the other user to activate the feature,...

Apple’s iPhone Trade-In Program Now Accepts Android Phones

03/30/2015, We heard a couple of weeks back that Apple may expand its iPhone trade-in program to cover devices from other manufacturers. Previously the company only allowed customers to trade-in their old iPhone for a new one. The program now accepts Android devices...

How To Disable Android Apps

03/29/2015, Disable all the apps (bloatware) that cannot be deleted and you don't want to use, you might be able to gain some resources back!

How to Root Any Nexus Device

03/27/2015, If you own a Nexus device then you know how great the “Vanilla” (or “pure”) Android OS is. However, that doesn’t mean that Nexus devices are not lacking any functions. There are many features that you might not find on a Nexus device but the...