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Android Continues To Dominate US Smartphone Market Despite Small Dip

05/07/2015, Google’s Android platform is always competing with Apple’s iOS to see which platform is more dominant. For the most part Android appears to be leading the way, although this will vary from region to region. However speaking of the US region, comScore...

Flickr Updates Mobile Apps With New Features

05/07/2015, Flickr today announced version 4.0 of its iOS and Android apps, the refreshed applications now feature Flickr’s unified design so users get the same experience all of their different devices when they use this service to share and store their...

Android M Could Be Debuted At Google I/O 2015

05/06/2015, The latest Android Lollipop distribution figures are encouraging as they appear to have almost doubled from the previous month. This is a huge increase which seems to suggest that the latest build of Android is being adopted rather quickly, so how will...

Google Could Allow Android Devs To Experiment With Prices

05/05/2015, Mobile games are priced all over the spectrum, with some adopting the free-to-play model, while others charging as much as $10. However the question is, what’s a fair price to charge for a game, or an app if we’re speaking in general? Naturally a lot...

Android 5.1 Coming To Moto X (First & Second Gen)

05/05/2015, Android 5.1 Lollipop has been released for a while now. In fact recent Android distribution figures puts that particular version of Lollipop at 0.7% on all Android devices, and the good news for Moto X owners is that it looks like this particular build of...

Mortal Kombat X Makes Its Way Onto Android

05/04/2015, Early last month along the same time as the console and PC release of the game, Mortal Kombat X was also released for iOS devices, but unfortunately the Android version of the game had yet to be launched. Well the good news for gamers is that if you are...

Android Lollipop Distribution Nearly Doubles In Latest Figures

05/04/2015, It is the month of May which also means that it’s time to look at the Android distribution figures. Now if you remember, last month we reported that Android 5.x Lollipop’s distribution was sitting at the 5.4% mark which we have to say wasn’t...

How To Speed Up Android Phones

05/04/2015, When you first got your Android phone, it must be shiny with blazing speed. You could easily switch between apps and navigate without any kind of lag, however, as time passes you will start to see some lag. Apps will stop your breath for a second before...

VLC For Android Now Supports Background Video Playback

05/03/2015, VLC is one of the world’s most beloved media players. It’s used by millions of people around the world on a wide variety of platforms, this open-source media player is the darling of many. The official VLC app for Android has been updated...

ACLU Launches App To Securely Record Law Enforcement Encounters

04/30/2015, In the past few months, there seems to be an increase in reports and video footage of police using excessive force especially when it is uncalled for, and especially in situations that might not warrant it. As such many have turned to recording law...

How To Backup Android Phones

04/30/2015, Backing up your phone is a sound decision that will help you in the future. Android phones are definitely not made of Adamantium and a good strike can easily make them useless. Accidents with phones happen more often than you think. What if you slip your...

Google Messenger Updated With Quick Reply Feature

04/29/2015, Having such hi-tech gadgets like smartphones is all about convenience and making our lives more efficient. That being said if you’re an Android user you might want to update to the latest version of Google’s Messenger app as in the latest version, it...

New Google Now Card Informs You When A Product Goes On Sale

04/29/2015, Let’s say you’ve been eyeing a new camera but at its current price, it is a bit too expensive for your tastes so you forget about it and hope that either you can save up enough for it, or maybe hope that a sale will take place and it will become more...