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android-screen-900Android is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

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How To Type Special Characters (iOS+Android+Win)

08/05/2015, Apart from common letters, numbers and characters, there are also many “special” characters that are required in different situations. These are not commonly used, but every now and then you need to have access them to write a message. These special...

iPhone Fans Trolled Into Singing Android’s Praises

08/04/2015, Regardless of what smartphone platform you use, there will always be die-hard fans. Sometimes these fans are well-informed and really know their stuff, while others feel like they’re just there on the bandwagon because it’s the “in” thing....

How To Enable Android’s Developer Options

08/04/2015, Google has hidden the Android developer options in Android 4.2 (and above), the reason being simple: the developer options are not required by the average android user, and tinkering with these options may lead to abnormal phone behavior (like flickering...

Viber Updated With Improved Call UI And Quality

08/04/2015, When it comes to VoIP apps, there are plenty to choose from, although safe to say that Viber is still a notable option. In fact if you’re a current user of Viber, you might be interested to learn that the company has recently pushed out an update for...

How To Listen To Audio Books (Android)

08/04/2015, Audio Books are basically audio recordings of books narrated by a popular celebrity or volunteers. Audio Book are great source of relaxing entertainment. In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to listen to audio books on your Android device using...

Alleged LG & Huawei Nexus Specs Leaked

08/04/2015, If the rumors are to be believed, this year we can look forward to seeing two Nexus handsets. One is expected to be from Huawei, and the other is expected to be from LG. So far we haven’t really heard much in terms of specs. We’ve heard a few...

August’s Android Distribution Figures Puts Lollipop At 18.1%

08/03/2015, The last time we checked, Android 5.x Lollipop was sitting at a combined distribution of 12.4%. This was back in June and for those who are wondering what the state of Android Lollipop is in August, it looks like the numbers have jumped rather...

Chrome Beta For Android Updated With Custom Tabs, Media Controls

08/03/2015, With Chrome belonging to Google and users being able to sign into the browser and sync their history, bookmarks, favorites, and more across devices, it is understandable why many users have turned to Google Chrome as their default browser. Now for those...

How To Use A File Manager In Android

08/02/2015, Unlike Windows, the stock Android system doesn’t come with a built-in file management system. However, Most users don’t even need the file management system on Android anyway. Everything is managed for them and they can easily access apps in the app...

Google Hangouts For Android Gets Customized Invites

07/31/2015, When you get a message from a stranger on the internet, you might be suspicious and rightfully so. However sometimes it might be a friend or co-worker that you don’t have on social media yet, so it isn’t always a dangerous or fishy situation. That...

Android M Developer Preview 3 Has Been Delayed

07/31/2015, Just like how Apple has been seeding iOS 9 betas to developers and the public, Google has also been steadily releasing developer previews of their next-gen mobile operating system Android M. So far there have been two releases with the third expected for...

How To Stream Music From PC to Android, With Muzecast

07/31/2015, Recently, many cloud music streaming services have sprung out, and almost every music lover has playlists on one of them. You can easily stream music from anywhere in the world for free and even see what others are listening. However, cloud music cannot...

Sony’s Android Concept Can Now Be Downloaded By All

07/30/2015, Not too long ago Sony announced that they were working on a new Android concept. Recent screenshots of the concept surfaced which shows a more vanilla/stock Android experience which we suppose is a good thing, but unfortunately the concept was only...

Another Android Security Flaw Discovered

07/30/2015, If you’ve been following the news this week then you might have heard about Stagefright, a flaw discovered in Android which can allow hackers to access a target’s device by simply sending a MMS message. It appears that this is not the only...