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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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Vainglory Finally Makes Its Debut On Android

06/30/2015, Last year when Apple showed off their brand new iPhones, they also brought on stage Super Evil Megacorp who then demonstrated Vainglory, a MOBA designed for mobile devices, or more specifically, iOS devices. It was presumed that it would be an iOS...

NoChromo Is Chrome For Android With A Built-In Ad-Blocker

06/30/2015, Don’t like viewing ads while you’re surfing? Well there’s plenty of options for that if you were surf on your computer. However when it comes to mobile, there aren’t as many options. Sure there are a few, and more than a few of them requires the...

How To Video Record Android Screens (Easy)

06/29/2015, Video-recording your Android screen might sound like an easy task, but it is actually quite to do, without the proper know-how. Unlike Windows, Android doesn’t really makes it easier for the developers to just create a feature-rich android screen...

Facebook Lite Goes Live In India And The Philippines

06/29/2015, Earlier this month Facebook announced a new version of its Facebook for Android application that’s aimed at emerging markets since the app itself is quite small and it uses less data while being able to function across all network conditions....

Nokia’s Android Smartphone Will Be Made By Foxconn [Rumor]

06/29/2015, A couple of weeks ago, Nokia made a surprise announcement in which they stated that they will be returning to the smartphone market with devices of their own come 2016. Given the somewhat legendary status Nokia has had amongst mobile phone owners from...

This Is How Google Checks Android For Lag

06/28/2015, One of the issues many users had with Android back in the day was the fact that the user interface was laggy. While Google slowly introduced updates and improvements over the years, it was only with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean that Google took Android’s lag...

OK Google Offline Voice Commands For Android May Go Live Soon

06/28/2015, Many recent Android smartphones have support for voice commands and if you have the featured enabled inside the Google Search app, you can say “OK Google” to bring up the feature and ask it all sorts of questions. It can even aid with some...

Major BBM Update Rolls Out Across All Platforms

06/26/2015, Over the past couple of months, BlackBerry has been working on several new features for the BBM messaging client, such as Private Chat. Well the good news is that if you’re a fan of BBM and were looking forward to this update, you’re in luck as...

Google Hangouts Has Been Pre-Installed 1 Billion Times

06/25/2015, Google Hangouts is Google’s instant messenger platform where users can chat with each other, create group chats, and even hold video conferences with multiple users at once. It also comes bundled on pretty much every Android phone (there are some...

Opera For Android Lets Users Install Web Apps To Home Screen

06/24/2015, One of the perks of a web app is that users won’t need to download the app onto their phone, so if storage is an issue for you then web apps are probably a lifesaver. At the same time there are also companies who have created web apps but not native...

Office For Android Phones Now Available

06/24/2015, Earlier this year, Microsoft released Office for Android but unfortunately it was only limited to Android tablets (even then tablets had to meet certain hardware requirements). So what about users on Android phones who would much rather have the app on...

Instagram 7.0 Introduces New Search And Explore Features

06/23/2015, Instagram is a great way to see what your friends, musicians, celebrities, artists, and random strangers are up to as far as their photos are concerned. Many companies use it as a way to keep customers updated, and it is also used as a portfolio of sorts...

WhatsApp For Android Gets New Search Function

06/23/2015, We happen to live in a world where search has proven itself to be an extremely important element or point. In fact, search was what made Google the company that it is today, and you can be sure that search will continue to be their bread and butter for a...