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Skype For Android Bug Discovered, Lets Others Spy On You

12/26/2014, If you are a heavy user of Skype on Android, you might be interested to learn that there was a bug recently discovered in the app that allows someone to spy on your Skype sessions. Basically how this works is that it involves using two devices on your...

Koala Android Launcher Is For The Visually Impaired

12/26/2014, A lot of smartphones and their user interfaces tend to be designed for regular people in mind, as opposed to being catered to users with special needs. Sure there are some accessibility options, but for the most part they feel like an afterthought. Well...

WhatsApp Voice Calling Feature Might Look Like This

12/25/2014, There may be lots of cross-platform messaging services available right now but WhatsApp is a clear market leader. It was one of the first services of its kind to work cross-platform and has since captured hundreds of millions of users around the world....

Sony’s ‘iPad Pro’ Rival Rumored For 2015

12/25/2014, Some manufacturers are trying their hand at larger tablets. While 7-inch and 10-inch tablets are a dime a dozen in the market only a few manufacturers are daring to touch the 12-inch barrier. Even Apple is expected to do the same in 2015 by launching...

Facebook Launches Stickered For Messenger App For iOS And Android

12/23/2014, Line messenger has an app that allows users to edit their photos by adding stickers to them, thus enhancing them in fun and creative ways and to make an otherwise boring photo more interesting. Well it looks like Facebook has decided to follow suit and...

Kodak To Unveil Android Devices At CES 2015

12/22/2014, Kodak is probably a name that most of you guys would associate with imaging products, like cameras, film, and we guess to a certain extent even photo printers. They are not necessarily a brand that one would associate with mobile devices, but it looks...

Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Spotted On The HTC One M8

12/21/2014, It goes without saying that when Android 5.0 Lollipop was announced earlier this year, it did cause quite a fair amount of buzz and excitement among the Android fans of the world. After all, Android 5.0 Lollipop has been touted to be one of the largest...

Google Works On Android Version For Cars (Rumor)

12/19/2014, There has been anonymous Google sources going around that tout how the Internet search giant is developing a new Android version whose ultimate aim is to be incorporated directly into cars, so that drivers are able to remain connected round the clock...

GTA: Chinatown Wars Released For Android

12/18/2014, Can’t get enough of GTA? The fun doesn’t have to stop with the GTA Online Festive Surprise. Today a mobile title that has been around on the iOS platform for quite some time now finally lands on other major mobile platform out there. GTA:...

Minuum Keyboard Update Brings Multilingual Support

12/18/2014, Minuum is one of the highly regarded third-party keyboard applications for Android. It is not just limited to smartphones and tablets, the app has also made its way to smartwatches. Today an update was released for the Android version of Minumm. It brings...

Hearthstone Gets Installed On Android Smartphones (Unofficially)

12/18/2014, For Android gamers, they’re probably pleased to learn that Blizzard’s Hearthstone has recently begun to rollout for Android tablets. The mobile phone version which will cover iPhones and Android smartphones is expected to take place in 2015, but the...

Facebook Tests Out New Android App UI

12/17/2014, Could Facebook be testing out a brand new user interface when it comes to its official Android application? Apparently so, as Facebook looks as though they are gradually flicking the switch on for a server-side change to kick in, that will allow the app...

Google Drive Updates Android And iOS Apps

12/17/2014, We have heard of some improvements made to Google Drive not too long ago, where Gmail for Web has been updated to deliver better Google Drive attachment support, and the OK Google command too, will be making its way to the Google Drive app. While we do...