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Android 5.0.1 Arrives On AOSP

12/02/2014, It goes without saying that Android 5.0 Lollipop is more or less in its infancy at this point in time, but it looks as though Google themselves have not stopped tweaking on it, where there is apparently a newer flavor of Lollipop in the pipeline. Known as...

Android 4.4 KitKat Distribution Is On The Rise, According To Google

12/01/2014, We are now in December which means that Google has recently released their Android distribution stats for the month of November, and if you’re wondering how the adoption of the later builds of Android is doing, you will be pleased to learn that it looks...

India’s OnePlus One To Get Lollipop-Based ROM

11/30/2014, As we hear of how OnePlus intends to prepare for the launch of its very own OnePlus One smartphone over in the world’s second most populous country, India, it looks as though that the December 2nd selling date is also starting to shape up to look pretty...

Skype For Android Updated

11/26/2014, All apps do require an update from time to time in order to keep up with the times, and Skype for Android is no different. The app’s most recent update would open up the doors for you to multitask even on your smartphone – and that includes while...

New Google Dashboard Let You See Which Devices Use Your Account

11/24/2014, Everything on an Android device is linked to a Google account. You need one just to be able to install apps on the device, other than that, it is also required for accessing various Google services. Even device backups are linked to the Google account. If...

Nexus 6’s Encryption Found To Hamper Performance

11/21/2014, As you might have heard, Android 5.0 will see encryption enabled by default on Android phones. Prior to this, Google made encryption an option on Android devices, but with the recent Snowden reports and government surveillance, Google decided that the...

Nokia Z Launcher Beta Updated And Opened Up For All

11/18/2014, Earlier this year Nokia sold its devices and services division to Microsoft. A couple of months after the sale was closed the company launched Nokia Z. It is a launcher for Android devices which was initially released as a “pre-beta” to just...

Fleksy Is Cheaper Now, Breaks Guinness World Record In The Process

11/18/2014, Do good things come in twos? I suppose so, as we have just received official word from Fleksy that they have dropped the price of their app, and at the same time, have also broken its very own Guinness World Records record as the world’s fastest...

Android 5.0 Lollipop Seems To Have Flashlight Bug

11/17/2014, So, you’re pleased as punch that your Nexus device has Android 5.0 Lollipop running on it, as you give a smug look to the rest of your friends who are still stuck on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Having said that, this major OS update does have at least a bug...

Intel Will Reportedly Stop Subsidizing Android Tablets In 2015

11/16/2014, When it comes to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, ARM’s architecture is widely used by the likes of Qualcomm, Apple, Samsung, NVIDIA, and so on. Intel has tried to get a foot in the door although Intel-based mobile devices aren’t as...