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Google News And Weather App Gets Long Awaited Update

08/26/2014, It is more or less a given that majority of the Android-powered smartphones as well as tablets that are in the market happen to feature Google’s News and Weather app and widget right out of the box. However, what most people would have overlooked is...

Android Users Have An Average Of 95 Apps Installed [Infographic]

08/26/2014, On average, how many apps do you think people have on their phones? Some might only have a handful because that’s all they need. Some might have many because either they need that many apps or they just can’t be bothered to delete apps even if they...

Google Play Store Refund Window Reportedly Extended To 2 Hours

08/25/2014, Let’s say you’ve downloaded an app and you realize that you don’t like it for whatever reason – maybe it did not deliver on its promise or maybe you realized that it wasn’t a very smart purchase. With Google, Android users normally get a 15...

Ouya Games Heading To China

08/24/2014, Android gaming on TVs is slowly but surely taking off. Companies like Google and Amazon have created products that allow people to play Android games via a controller on their TVs. Ouya emerged on the scene not too long ago with a gaming device of its...

Nearly 19,000 Different Android Devices Are In The Market

08/22/2014, When it comes to the iPhone, you know that there is an upcoming model that is about to roll out – and it is not too difficult trying to figure out just which particular model is one using at the moment. As for Android-powered devices, just how many...

Yahoo Brings Digital Magazines To Yahoo Android App

08/21/2014, Do you still subscribe to normal magazines these days, after taking into consideration all of your mobile devices that you carry around which most probably has a digital copy of whatever off-the-rack magazine that you read? Perhaps, as there is just...

Swing Copters Now Available On iOS And Android

08/21/2014, It looks like the earlier report was correct – the creator of Flappy Bird, Dong Nguyen, has come up with yet another game that might help you tear your hair out, simply because the game of Swing Copters will follow a simple premise that is not too...

Facebook For Android Could Be Getting Built-In Browser

08/20/2014, If you’ve ever used Facebook on Android, you might notice that when you click on links, it tends to open in a separate browser, like Chrome, for example. This is compared to the iOS version of Facebook where it opens websites in the in-app browser...

Goat Simulator Makes Its Way To iOS And Android

08/14/2014, It’s happening #GoatSimulator is coming to #iOS, #Android and #Xbox — Coffee Stain Studios (@Coffee_Stain) August 12, 2014 It was not too long ago that we brought you word on how Goat Simulator, after seeing a strange amount of success on the...

Verizon Preps New 8-Inch Tablet

08/13/2014, It goes without saying that mobile carrier Verizon has a slew of devices in their inventory that range from smartphones to tablets, and this time around, we have reliable information (as reliable as a rumor, actually) that points to the possibility of a...

Freakbox Plays Nice With Most Home TVs

08/13/2014, Just how much more room does your living room has when it comes to entertainment devices? It already has a spanking new flat screen TV, not to mention the relevant Blu-ray player, a booming sound system, and of course, the all important video game...

Toshiba Has New Android Tablet In The Pipeline

08/13/2014, Here is yet another upcoming tablet that might just keep you interested for a little while longer, if getting the latest models are your cup of tea. This one, however, will not hail from the more famous brand names out there, but rather, it is Toshiba of...