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Google Launches Guide On How To Switch From iOS To Android

10/20/2014, Back in September with the launch of the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and with the release of iOS 8, Apple posted an official guide on its website in which they showed how users of other platforms could make the switch to an iPhone and iOS. Well it looks like...

Android Games To Gain Local Multiplayer Feature Soon

10/17/2014, Multiplayer games on Android are nothing new and there are plenty of such games that gamers can choose from. However if you didn’t relish the idea of using mobile internet to play games when you’re sitting right next to each other, that could soon be...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

10/15/2014, The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has to be the second most anticipated Samsung smartphone for 2014, after the Samsung Galaxy S5. The main difference between the two flagships is the display size, the Note 4 features a larger 5.7-inch (vs 5.1-inch) screen and the...

LG’s Android Market Share Sees The Largest Growth

10/15/2014, The great thing about Android is that there are plenty of manufacturers to choose from. If you’re not happy with one brand, you’re more than welcome to explore a different brand for your next phone. Now we all know that Samsung is currently leading...

Android L “Lollipop” A Possibility Thanks To Screenshot

10/14/2014, It is expected that Google will officially announce their new Nexus devices tomorrow, as well as the official name for Android L. Google had recently released a teaser video in which a variety of L-named desserts were seen trying to “audition” for the...

Google Teases Android L’s Moniker In New “Sweeeeet” Video

10/14/2014, With every announcement of the next-generation build of Android, Google has revealed the name of the build and it is usually something that is sweets-related. However with Android L, many are still wondering as to what the “L” could represent. Some...

Omate Announces Omate Lutetia, Smartwatch for… Women!

10/14/2014, When it comes to smartwtaches, manufacturers, and especially startups, tend to focus on the male audience. We have seen a few timid attempts to appeal to the female audience by Apple, which announced two different models of its Apple Watch and by...

Google Now Gets Material Design Makeover

10/10/2014, One of the changes that Android L will be bringing to the table is a new design language that Google is calling Material Design. So far we’ve seen Google slowing rolling out the design changes in apps like the Google Play Store and Chrome Beta for...

Sony Xperia Z3v: First impressions

10/09/2014, Sony’s Xperia Z series smartphones have garnered plenty of critical acclaim. The only problem is Sony takes forever to release them in the U.S., or just never at all. Partnering with Verizon Wireless, Sony’s created the Z3v, a variant on the...

ComScore: iOS And Windows Phone See Slight Gains In US Market

10/08/2014, While Apple might be beating out OEMs in terms of smartphones shipped and sold, unfortunately due to the overwhelming number of OEMs making Android devices, Google’s Android platform currently has the lion’s share of the market. iOS comes in at second...

HTC Desire Eye: First Impressions

10/08/2014, Selfies. Selfies. Selfies. People can’t get enough selfies. Apparently, we absolutely love taking pictures of ourselves. Traditionally, the front-facing camera on our smartphones is usually vastly inferior to the rear-facing camera. HTC wants to...

Google Testing ‘Micro App’ Trials For Android

10/08/2014, There are over a billion devices out there that are powered by Android but countless surveys show that Android users don’t spend nearly as much as their iOS counterparts on digital content such as applications, movies, TV shows or songs. Google,...

Google Now’s Bill Reminders Now Available To All

10/07/2014, Earlier this year it was suggested that Google could be working on an update to Google Now in which the software could soon remind users when to pay their bills. Google then rolled out the feature to some of its users, but it looks like the feature has...