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Android N’s Easter Egg Has Been Discovered

03/10/2016, Google surprised everyone yesterday by releasing the developer preview of Android N. Typically Google makes these announcements at Google I/O, followed by a developer preview shortly after, but we guess this year Google is trying to switch things up. That...

Android N Lets Users Save Their Emergency Info For First Responders

03/09/2016, As you might have heard, earlier today Google surprised everyone with the release of the developer preview of Android N, the next major build of Android. The platform will no doubt come with a host of new features and improvements that will make your...

Google Launches Android Beta Program

03/09/2016, Are you interested in participating in Android betas? If you are the type that’s curious and can’t wait for the final release, then a beta program might be of interest to you, and the good news is that it looks like Google’s Android Beta program...

Facebook Lite Updated With Video Playback Support

03/09/2016, Facebook Lite was launched last year and for those unfamiliar with the app, basically this version of Facebook is designed for users in emerging markets where internet speeds might not be as fast compared to developed markets. Ultimately it offers a very...

LG V10 Gets Android 6.0 Update In Korea & Turkey

03/09/2016, Looking to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow for your LG V10? Last we heard back in January, it was indicated that T-Mobile has plans to update the handset, although when exactly will the update take place is anyone’s guess. However there is a good chance...

Android Receives Opera Mini’s Integrated Video Compression

03/08/2016, Viewing videos, regardless of whether you are doing so on a computer at home or on a mobile device, tends to consume a whole lot of data for sure. The thing is, on a home broadband or fiber service, that is negligible due to the amount of bandwidth one...

HTC Rumored To Build Google’s Nexus Phones For The Next 3 Years

03/08/2016, According to recent rumors, it has been suggested that HTC could be building not one, but two Nexus handsets in 2016. Given that HTC did build the first Nexus handset and has recently helped with the Nexus 9 tablet, the idea of HTC being a possible Nexus...

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Now Installed On 2.3% Of Android Devices

03/08/2016, While the latest version of iOS is installed on more than 50% of iOS devices, it seems that the latest build of Android has been a bit slow in gaining momentum. Last month we checked and the numbers were at 1.2% of all Android devices, although we suppose...

LG G Stylo Gets Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

03/08/2016, When it comes to rolling out software updates, we suppose we can’t blame OEMs for focusing their efforts on their flagship devices before making their way down the list. Now LG has rolled out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to its LG G4 handset, but...

Facebook Messenger For Android Gets An Overhaul

03/07/2016, If you regularly use Facebook Messenger for Android you’re in for a surprise today. The company has completely overhauled the app and the user interface is in line with Material Design elements that you’ll find on lots of Android apps now. It...

T-Mobile’s HTC One M8 To Get Android 6.0 Update March 7

03/04/2016, The HTC One M8 was launched in 2014 which means as far as smartphones are concerned, it is a pretty old piece of technology. However we reckon there are probably still plenty of users who are still using the device as they might be stuck on 24-month...

Twitch’s Android App Now Supports Broadcast Subscriptions

03/04/2016, If you love tuning into Twitch streams, you’ll realize that there are some broadcasters who actually do this for a living. Now if you’d like to be able to support them in a monetary way, Twitch has offered users the ability to subscribe to their...

Verizon Updates Galaxy Note5 With Carrier Update

03/04/2016, If you happen to be rocking to a Samsung Galaxy Note5 from Verizon Wireless, then this bit of news is definitely for you. It looks like owners of the handset from Verizon should ready themselves to pick up the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow carrier...

Android N Will Get A New System Settings Design

03/03/2016, The other day we managed to get a look at what kind of redesigns Google will be making with Android N. That day we only covered the notification shade, and now a new report from Android Police has revealed that there will be more designs and this time it...