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Google Confirms USB Type-C Will Arrive In Future Android Handsets

03/11/2015, The USB Type-C connector is expected to become a standard in the near future, much like how USB 2.0 was the standard before USB 3.0 took over. So far we have seen companies such as Apple, LaCie, and recently even Google with their latest Chromebook Pixel...

Multi-Window Support Could Soon Be Making Its Way Onto Android

03/10/2015, One of the cool features of the Samsung Galaxy series would be its multi-window feature which basically allows users to multitask, such as watching a video while taking notes or performing searches on the web, almost like you would be able to do on a...

How To Clear Android Cache

03/10/2015, Clear cache of your Android phone apps and Browser, Using both Built-in settings and Third-party Tools.

Android 5.1 Factory Images For Nexus Devices Released

03/09/2015, According to a report from last week, it was suggested that Android 5.1 Lollipop would be released last week but safe to say that did not happen, however the rumor was pretty close as Google has recently announced that they have released the factory...

PlayStation Portable, Do Your Lollipop Thing!

03/09/2015, It looks like Sony’s PlayStation Portable handheld console might find itself squeezed out of the mobile entertainment device market in due time, especially when one takes into consideration the number of various smartphones that have gotten more and...

Google Reportedly Building An Android Version For Virtual Reality

03/08/2015, Virtual reality is all the rage these days. Even companies like Facebook have thrown their hat in the ring, as well as companies like Samsung and LG, making a point that virtual reality isn’t just limited to gaming. Last week even Valve showed off...

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Review: Hands-On

03/07/2015, Sony unveiled its awesomely elegant and uber-light Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet at MWC 2015, a device with great performance powered by the fastest Qualcomm processor (Snapdragon 810), featuring a stunning display and packaged in a sleek body that is 50 g...

MOBA Vainglory To Enter Into Closed Beta For Android

03/06/2015, To help demonstrate the hardware prowess of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, developers Super Evil Megacorp unveiled a MOBA designed for mobile devices called Vainglory. At that time it was an exclusive to iOS devices and the good new is that if you were hoping...

Android 5.1 For Nexus Devices Expected To Roll Out This Week

03/05/2015, A couple of weeks ago, we reported that Android 5.1 Lollipop could be arriving in March and now according to a post by Android Police’s founder Artem Russakovskii, it seems that those rumors could be true and that the update could be rolling out to...

Avast Unveils New Apps That Could Clean And Speed Up Your Phone

03/04/2015, Our phones when freshly out of the box or fresh after a factory reset feels fast, it feels lean, and it doesn’t lag which doesn’t come as a surprise since it isn’t bogged down by all sorts of apps or widgets that you might have installed on it. Now...

BBM For Android Has Been Installed Over 100 Million Times

03/04/2015, It was back in October 2013 when BBM first made its way to Android. After decades BlackBerry had decided to take its iconic BlackBerry Messenger cross-platform. Now it’s available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Today the company announced that...

Google Stops Chrome Updates For Older Android Versions

03/04/2015, Any software developer worth their salt would definitely find it to be their advantage to introduce updates to existing software from time to time, to say the least. This will not only ensure that the end users end up with something that is current, they...

Sony XPERIA Z4 Tablet

03/02/2015, Sony is updating its Android tablet line-up with the addition of the Sony XPERIA Z4, a high-end tablet designed to be extremely light, waterproof and fast. It also integrates a 2K display, which marks a first for a Sony tablet. For this 2015 tablet, Sony...