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Google Nexus Lives! - Two New Handsets Could Arrive This Year!
29 August, 2014
Google caused quite a stir with their Nexus range of phones - offering up low cost, high quality handsets which were designed to draw users into the Google fold.And it worked, partly because the handsets...
Flappy Bird Maker Has a New Game Called Swing Copters. Coming Soon to Steal Your Waking Hours
19 August, 2014
Flappy Bird was tough. So tough, in fact, that it led to more smashed phones than happy customers when it launched on iOS and Android in May 2013.So much ire was directed at the game that developer Dong...
Multiple user accounts coming to Android phones
7 August, 2014
Android phone users will soon be able to set up multiple user accounts, as the feature is to be included in the next public build. This will allow parents to lock certain apps behind a password so that...
A Windows Phone Version of the HTC One M8 is Coming Out. For Some Reason.
31 July, 2014
The HTC One M8 is a beautiful phone with great specs and an augmented version of Android which manages to not be too bloaty. Now you can get the same great phone with a worse OS as a Windows Phone version...
Watch a Video Explaining What Cortana on Windows Phone Can Do. A Lot Actually.
18 July, 2014
Microsoft has a new product on their hands in the form of Cortana. And it looks like something which might be of huge benefit to the platform.If you've ever used the voice controlled features of Android's...
Battle Royale – Laptop VS. Tablet
17 July, 2014
If you’re going to college, you’ll need a computer in some shape or form. There’s no debating this point. There are too many resources (lecture notes, journals, student forums) online...
Now You Can Stream Music in Shazam with Rdio
16 July, 2014
Shazam is getting all chummy with Rdio.Now, when you identify a song with the Shazam app you'll have to the option to stream the song via Rdio and even add it to your in-app playlist. The two apps...
Android Security Chief reckons installing Anti-Virus Apps is Superfluous
15 July, 2014
Total objectivity, of course. Speaking to Sydney Morning Herald, Adrian Ludwig, the Android Security Chief for Google said,"I don't think 99% plus users even get a benefit from [anti-virus]…...
Android Powered Nokia Lumia On The Horizon?
7 July, 2014
Nokia already dabbled with the Android OS. It was called the Nokia X. Approximately no-one cared. Theyrsquo;re going to try again, supposedly, this time with their vaunted Lumia range. I expect this might...
Microsoft continues Nokia's Android smartphone range
24 June, 2014
Microsoft has made its first foray into the world of Android smartphones with the launch of the Nokia X2. Of course, it’s not the first Android smartphone in Microsoft’s stable after its purchase...
Samsung may show off Android smartwatch at Google I/O
23 June, 2014
Samsung is reported to be planning an unveil of a smartwatch using Google’s Android Wear operating system at this week’s I/O expo. The company will join the likes of Motorola and LG who are also expected...
Nokia joining the Android launcher party
20 June, 2014
While Nokia may be under the ownership of Microsoft, it still has one eye on what’s happening in the Android scene. And while that scene may be bustling with custom launchers, Nokia will be adding one...
Fitbit App Coming to Windows Phone
16 June, 2014
Live Fitness Updates on Live Tiles, anyone? Fitbit have recently confirmed that they are working on a Windows Phone 8.1 application. There’s no release date or specifics given, but the app will correspond...
SwiftKey's Android keyboard now free to download
11 June, 2014
SwiftKey is one of Android’s oldest and most popular third-party keyboards, and it’s likely to get even more popular now that it’s free to download. While SwiftKey is gearing up for an iOS8 release later...
Google Updates Android Versions of YouTube Hangouts and Translate
5 June, 2014
Its all gibberish to me... Yesterday, Google front loaded a host of new features and improvements onto its Youtube, Translate and Hangouts applications. At least for the Android versions of them.YouTube...
KitKat Update – Android 4.4.3 Fixes Camera Drain
4 June, 2014
New dialer app too. Owners of Google’s vaunted Nexus range rejoice! Take a break. Take a kitkat. An Android Kitkat, specifically update 4.4.3. which will finally sort out the annoying camera drain...