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SwiftKey Keyboard For Android Goes Free

06/11/2014, If you’re familiar with Android keyboards, then you’re probably aware that SwiftKey is one of the more popular options available at the moment. However the app is a paid one, meaning that users had to pay to download it and use it with their Android...

Lytro Light Field Camera For Android Out In 2014 (Rumor)

06/10/2014, When it comes to cameras on Android-powered devices, there is a fair number of those out there that do feature some high end capabilities, and it does seem as though the pack is about to get augmented if this particular rumor from @evleaks turns out to be...

Kindle Reading Apps Updated

06/10/2014, If you are into Kindle reading apps, you will be pleased as punch to know that these apps have been improved to be better with audible integration, allowing users to make the switch between reading and listening without having to leave the app in the...

Gecko Dialer Adds A Floating Dialer For Android Devices

06/08/2014, Smartphone hardware has peaked in terms of performances. Unlike previous years where we saw phones go from single-core to dual-core, to quad-core, to octa-core, phones these days are more about the features and conveniences that it can offer. Well if...

Archos Android-powered Laptop Spotted At The FCC

06/08/2014, Back in May, we reported that Archos had unveiled an Android-powered laptop in the form of the ArcBook. There was no word on availability at that time, but it seems that it could be because the tablet was at the FCC receiving the necessary certification...

Android 4.4 KitKat Distribution Rises By 5%

06/05/2014, It’s now June and you guys know what that means – updated Android distribution stats. Now last month we reported that Android 4.4 KitKat’s adoption rate had risen by 3.2%, meaning that it was on 8.5% of all registered Android devices. It’s a...

Menthal App Will Show How Addicted We Are To Our Smartphones

06/05/2014, Ever wonder how much time you actually spend on your phone? Sure, you probably pick it up a few time a day to send messages, make phone calls, check on Twitter, Facebook, and etc., but all those minutes do add up, which could go to show just how addicted...

2013 DROID Smartphones To Get Android 4.4.3 KitKat Right Away

06/04/2014, There is just something about being in an “express class” when one is at school or a higher learning institution. It does have an air of elitism to it, not to mention being able to complete whatever we are supposed to study at a faster rate than our...

Hitman GO Finally Makes Its Way Onto Android

06/04/2014, A couple of months ago, Square Enix launched Hitman GO on iOS devices. They promised that an Android version of the game would be arriving at a later date and they were right. If you’re an Android user and you were looking forward to the game, you can...

Nokia X2 Launch Expected In The Coming Weeks

06/04/2014, Even though Nokia made Windows Phone smartphones exclusively for a couple of years now earlier this year it unveiled the first ever Android lineup under the Nokia X moniker. The company’s devices and services division was later acquired by...

Android 4.4.3 KitKat Arrives On Moto Devices

06/04/2014, Is it me, or is Android 4.4.3 KitKat about to take center stage this particular week? We have heard of it arriving on the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition, in addition to making its way across a slew of Nexus devices, and now here we are with...

Automatic For Android Launched

06/03/2014, Having an older ride is not necessarily a bad thing, although it might translate to having to pay more for the maintenance of the car instead of using that money to knock off a chunk from the car loan that you took. Well, here is a new $99 Link dongle...