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YouTube launching kid-friendly service on February 23rd
20 February, 2015
Google will launch YouTube Kids, a version of YouTube aimed at children, on Monday, February 23rd.YouTube Kids will feature appropriate content and controls for children. A report from USA Today highlights...
Nexus 5 benchmarked running Android 5.2
18 February, 2015
Android 5.1 hasn’t even been released yet, but there’s already a Nexus 5 out there that’s allegedly running Android 5.2.This news comes courtesy of a Geekbench benchmark, which shows...
Sony Launches Futuristic Wearable SmartEyeGlass
18 February, 2015
Google recently announced that it was taking the Glass headset off the market to allow for some more development time, leaving a gap in the market that Sony is eager to fill.Enter the Sony SmartEyeGlass,...
Android Lollipop Update Rolling Out to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Handsets Now
13 February, 2015
Doesn't it seem like we've all been waiting a long time for our Lollipop?The new Android operating system was first unveiled back in June 2014 and started appearing on Google's own devices...
OnePlus shows off Flappy Bird Android Lollipop Easter egg in official video
4 February, 2015
Android Lollipop is coming to the OnePlus One later this month, but we’re getting a glimpse at how it works thanks to an official video.The short video shows off the user interface and what it looks...
HTC misses self-imposed 90-day Android update deadline
2 February, 2015
HTC is usually good for getting new Android OS updates out to handsets within 90 days of their release, but it has missed the deadline for the Android Lollipop update.The company's Vice President of...
Microsoft's Office becomes available for Android tablets
29 January, 2015
After a three month beta, Microsoft’s Office for Android tablets is now available to download from the Google Play Store.The Microsoft Office suite is available for free for mid-sized tablets (a...
LG reportedly working on Android flip phone
21 January, 2015
LG could be working on a retro-styled flip phone that runs Android, according to a leaked picture.The device is currently being labelled the Ice Cream Smart, according to @upleaks. The picture shows the...
Microsoft may allow Android apps on its Windows Phones
20 January, 2015
Microsoft is reportedly considering allowing Android apps to run on its Windows Phone devices.A former employee told The Information that the company is discussing this plan, which would certainly bolster...
Microsoft's Android interface updated with new lock screen
19 January, 2015
Microsoft released an update for its Android lock screen app, Next Lock Screen, which adds new functionality to that particular screen.The latest update lets users control music from the lock screen and...
Google Play Store is Now Bigger Than Apple App Store
16 January, 2015
In 2014, Google Play shot ahead of the Apple App Store for the first time.A massive stat breakdown by appFiguresreveals that the total number of apps on Google Play topped out at 1.43 million in 2014,...
Abode Lightroom brings Advanced Photo Editing to Android Handsets
15 January, 2015
Adobe has released an Android version of their popular photo-editing software Lightroom. It comes almost a year after the iPad version first launched in 2014 and will allow users to edit photos on the...
Google Refuses to Fix an Android Security Issue Which effects 60 Percent of Mobile Users
14 January, 2015
According to reports by a security analyst, there's a major security flaw in Android - and Google won't do anything about it.Analytics company Rapid7 have a post on the matter, which talks about...
Google Search Gets New Now Cards on Android
9 January, 2015
Google is rolling out some changes to its dedicated Search app on Android, tweaking those ever useful Google Now cards.There are more robust settings for the Now cards included which lets you turn on or...
You Can Now Broadcast Live to YouTube from Your HTC RE Camera
9 January, 2015
HTC got in on the action camera market last year with its RE, an odd little tube like entry with easy to use controls. Now, they're rolling out new functionality to the quirky device.The RE app will...
Third Party Snapchat Apps Removed From Windows Phone Store
22 December, 2014
Snapchat has had plenty of security concerns of late, and the company is keen to be seen to be reacting these issues.As part of that plan, Snapchat-like apps on the Windows Phone store have been erased...