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November 21, 2014

Five Android Launchers We Love to Use

You might be wondering when we made our “25 Mobile Apps You Need to Download” post yesterday that a category is missing: Home replacement apps, or launchers in layman terms. We felt it deserve another post, so here are a few of those launcher apps that can actually make your everyday smartphone fiddling easy and intuitive.

October 21, 2014

The flavors of Android through the years

In celebration of the new Android 5.0 “Lollipop”, we collated the sweet history of Android versions since its launch back in 2008.

October 17, 2014

Our top 6 functions and features of Android Lollipop 5.0

Google has just made official its latest OS version – the Android Lollipop 5.0. They’ve released a slew of improvements and at the same time introduced new functionalities. We picked our top 6 features and listed them down below. Let’s get to it.

September 09, 2014

Sony rolls out Android 4.4.4 KitKat for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z

Sony has announced on Twitter that it is now rolling out Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z.

June 26, 2014

Google Cardboard, turns your Android smartphone into a VR device

Among the new things that Google has introduced during its I/O Tech Talk earlier is the Cardboard – a do-it-yourself Virtual Reality viewer made of everyday items that can be found in your home or local hardware store.

May 17, 2014

Cider makes iOS apps run on Android devices

Ever wanted to try out apps that are iOS exclusive? With Project Cider, it’s not that far off. There’s a possibility of seeing a future where app exclusivity no longer exists. More about it after the jump.

April 03, 2014

How to run the new Facebook UI (for Android only)

Facebook is getting ready on releasing a new UI for its Android app for quite a while now and apparently, anyone can experience it before it even comes out by simply following these steps.

February 22, 2014

Sailfish OS for Android devices to be available soon

Jolla has just announced that its Sailfish OS will soon be available for download for select devices running Google’s Android OS.

January 14, 2014

Android KitKat 4.4.2 update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Sooner than expected, Samsung started rolling out the KitKat update for its flagship device, Galaxy Note 3.

December 02, 2013

Sailfish OS can be installed on existing Android devices

It was just last week when the Sailfish-powered Jolla smartphone was launched, now Jolla CEO Tomi Pienimäki has revealed that Android users will soon be able to install Sailfish OS on their devices.

June 08, 2013

Kasperksy discovers most sophisticated Android Trojan

Kaspersky Labs recently posted at the SecureList.com blog page that they have discovered what appears to be “the most sophisticated Android Trojan,” the Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a

September 03, 2012

Symantec expands security, adds Android to the mix

The company behind Norton Antivirus applied their security expertise to bring Android users the same protection that they have on their PC and a peace of mind for business owners by keeping the workplace secured.

July 20, 2012

Paragon Android app lets you play with external HDDs

The Paragon Software Group is well-known for its hard drive management tools so it comes to no surprise that they’ve ventured into the popular sea of Android devices.

July 03, 2012

VLC player hits Android, MBP w/ Retina Display

The world’s most beloved freeware (that plays almost any media format you throw at it) is now available for the Android OS. The Mac OSX version on the other hand, has received some serious optimizations.

June 29, 2012

Android 4.1 Jellybean: The Full Overview

In our previous post, we mentioned the announcement of Google-Asus Nexus 7 and some of the spectacular things that made us drool over it. But before the 7-inch tablet was announced, Google gave its viewer a taste of the OS that would run in it. Let’s see what we can expect out of the new […]

June 14, 2012

Android Linaro 4.0.4, the pumped up ICS

Not satisfied with your Android ICS-powered device? Do you feel a bit lacking in performance and think that you can still squeeze more juice out of your device? A group of developers also feels the same way and that’s why they decided to optimize Google’s latest OS and bring it up to about 30-100% increase […]

April 08, 2012

SE Xperia Active still toughest Android phone yet

Now here’s something that we don’t see often. How much battering can a smartphone designed for outdoors-man really handle? Here’s a video that might give you a better idea — the Sony-Ericsson Xperia Active crash test.

March 28, 2012

Download Temple Run for Android

The popular game Temple Run which used to be only for the iPhone and iPad is now available for Android devices as well (smartphones and tablets alike). We’ve downloaded it on a number of devices and played with it.

December 06, 2011

Lenovo unveils Android ThinkPad Tablet for Business

So aside from the IdeaPad U300 ultrabook, Lenovo Philippines also unveiled another Android Honeycomb tablet. The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet is aimed towards the enterprise and businesses and is expected to be available in the market by end of 2nd week of December.

October 07, 2011

HTC announces Sensation XL, the Titan for Androids

HTC announced the 4.7-inch HTC Titan running on Windows Phone 7.5 Mango last month. Now they have the HTC Sensation XL which comes with a similar hardware but now running Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

April 14, 2011

ViewSonic V350 Two Smart: Dual SIM Android

ViewSonic yesterday launched a slew of tablets and Android smartphones. A bit surprising that they’d also do mobile handsets but this Viewsonic V350 Two Smart is actually the first dual-SIM Android handset we’ve seen locally.

February 09, 2011

Is Nokia going Android or Windows Phone 7?

If the recently leaked memo of Nokia CEO Stephen Elop shows some tell-tale signs of platform shifts for Nokia, they might just jump and take on other mobile OSes. The two most likely targets are Windows Phone 7 and Android.

January 07, 2011

Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb Preview

Google has re-designed the UI for Android 3.0 Honeycomb to make it more usable for tablet form factors (there are a ton of tablets being revealed this week at CES 2011). Check out the preview of how the Android 3.0 UI would look like.

January 06, 2011

Motorola Xoom is an Android 3.0 Tablet

Motorola has officially unveiled their very own tablet called the Motorola Xoom and it will come with Google’s tablet OS, Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Check out the video below.

November 04, 2010

Mobile Browser: Android vs. iOS vs. WP7

We got the chance to put three mobile browsers from three different phone OSes this afternoon. TJ suggested we compare how fast the browsers are.

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