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January 15, 2014

Twitter gets redesigned to match iOS and Android apps

The popular micro-blogging site, Twitter, redesigns its web app in order to match the look and feel of their smartphone apps.

August 16, 2011

Grid 10 Tablet running Grid OS with Android Apps

Coming out from Singapore is the mobile device manufacturer Fusion Garage (this is actually the same company TechCrunch partnered for the tablet project back in 2009). This time though, they’ve come up with their very own Grid 10 tablet which was announced yesterday.

May 12, 2011

Google opens Paid Android Apps

So Google has finally opened up paid apps in the Android Market for the Philippines. Thousands of apps which don’t normally appear on the Market are now available and ready for purchase thru your Android smartphone.

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.

June 16, 2013

Android Games, Apps & Updates You Should Try #3

It’s halfway through June, and a lot of people are already attending classes. To keep your eyes and hands entertained, we have another list of Android apps and games for your downloading.

February 06, 2013

BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 to run Android 4.1 apps

In an effort to further expand the Blackberry World’s app offering, Blackberry is planning to upgrade the runtime of their new platform for it to be able support Android Jelly bean apps in the future.

February 02, 2013

Top Choices for Home Replacement Apps on Android

You know that time when you buy an Android device, but moments later you realize you hate the interface? It’s either too complicated, too simple, too laggy, too cartoonish or too… not you. Type in ‘home replacement‘ in the Play Store and you’re presented with thousands of unneeded options. What are the most used ones […]

July 21, 2014

App in Focus: Carmudi for Android App

Carmudi is set to official launch their mobile app in the country tomorrow. But before the big unveil we decided to take you guys on a quick tour of the app and see what the company has in store for us.

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.

June 26, 2014

Chrome OS will now work better with Android

If you own a Chromebook and an Android device, be it a smartphone or a tablet, these new features might be really helpful for you. Google will soon be allowing your smartphone to unlock and log-in to your Chrome OS device, and from there, you will be able to use your Android apps as well.

June 26, 2014

Android One: stock Android & software updates for developing markets

Google has just announced that they have a new initiative for developing markets called Android One – allowing manufacturers such as Micromax, Karbon & Spice to create stock Android phones that will get software updates. It will start in India first very soon, and possibly, it might catch up in the Philippines.

June 20, 2014

Nokia launches Z Launcher for Android

Nokia has launched its own launcher for Android smartphones called the Z Launcher, a simplistic launcher that learns how you use your phone and promotes your favorite apps.

May 21, 2014

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

It might have been a long wait for some but it’s finally here. Sony has started rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat OS upgrade for the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, and Xperia Tablet Z.

April 26, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 gets Android KitKat update

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 owners can now expect an over-the-air KitKat update for their devices as the company started rolling them out. Open line owners are expected to get it first, while those under carriers are next in line.

April 06, 2014

After phones, tablets, watches & cars, Android goes TV?

We already have Android phones and tablets, and recently, Google went into watches with Android Wear and has also announced an Open Automobile Alliance for Android cars. What’s next? It’s probably Android TV.

March 31, 2014

Sony Xperia M gets Android 4.3

Sony has started rolling out Android 4.3 update for the Single SIM (C1904/C1905) variant of the Xperia M.

March 28, 2014

Reports show Android is more stable than iOS

We’ve come across a report that while apps on Gingerbread crashed the most, Android is consistently more stable compared to iOS. We have the details after the break.

March 28, 2014

MS Office Mobile now free on iPhone and Android

Along with the release of Office for iPad, Microsoft is now making Office Mobile free on the iPhone and Android smartphones.

March 27, 2014

Two Play Store apps secretly mine cryptocurrency

Trend Micro has recently published a report that two apps in Google’s Play Store were found to feature malware codes that allows it to mine crytpocurrency on Android devices without users’ knowledge.

March 26, 2014

HTC BlinkFeed coming soon to other Android devices

Following the official launch of the new HTC One, HTC has also confirmed that its popular feed aggregator, HTC BlinkFeed, will soon be available to other Android devices via Google Play Store.

March 19, 2014

Sony Xperia devices to get Android KitKat updates

Fresh from Sony’s blogsite is an announcement that Android KitKat updates for the Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra, and Xperia Z1 Compact “starts right about now”. Not only that, the company also has a couple of niceties for its users. They also announced the devices that are next in line for the update.

February 27, 2014

Boeing’s Android spyphone self-destructs

Boeing has been reported to have a smartphone that old school James Bond could have used. Codenamed “Black“, the Android-running smartphone has a special mechanism that self-destructs when opened by force, and will be sold only for government and security agents.

February 24, 2014

Nokia X, X+ and XL Android smartphone announced

MWC2014: Barcelona, Spain — In a press conference held this morning during the opening of the Mobile World Congress, Nokia has unveiled its very first Android smartphone. There are actually three of them — the Nokia X, Nokia X+ and the Nokia XL.

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.

February 18, 2014

7 must-have apps for Manila’s Traffic Armageddon

ABS-CBN has reported that yesterday might be the beginning of the so-called ‘Traffic Armageddon’ in Manila due to the construction of the Skyway 3 project and the NAIAEx phase 2 project. It was foreseen that traffic volume in EDSA would increase by more than half, so it’s inevitable that we’ll get stuck in traffic. Here […]

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