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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 18, 2014

Flappy Bird clone is Android Lollipop’s easter egg

One of the fun thing about Android is their easter eggs. Each new version, or should we say flavor, comes with a unique one, and this time, it’s something familiar.

October 17, 2014

Complete List of Devices Getting Android 5.0 Update

With the announcement of Google Android 5.0 Lollipop, everyone should be interested if their current handset will get the update in due time. We got the complete list of devices that have been guaranteed to have Lollipop.

October 17, 2014

Entire Sony Xperia Z series to get Android 5.0 Lollipop

Sony has announced that its entire Xperia Z series of devices will be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

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.

October 16, 2014

Cherry Mobile B100 and Spin: Android phones below 2K

Along with the first Firefox smartphone in the country in the name of the Ace, local mobile brand Cherry Mobile also unveils the B100 and Spin as part of their new affordable Android Smartphone lineup for the Holiday season at below two thousand pesos.

October 16, 2014

It’s official: Android L is Lollipop

After months of speculation over the new Android L name, internet search giant Google has finally unveiled the name to follow Kitkat: Android Lollipop.

October 15, 2014

New Android ads surfaced prior to the announcement

As the world of technology awaits the announcement of Android 5.0, Droid Life has uploaded the user-posted Android ads from reddit.

October 13, 2014

Giveaway: Win these Ekotab Encore Android tablets

A couple of weeks ago, we posted our quick review of the Ekotab Encore Android tablets from local online store Ekotek. The folks from Ekotek were generous to agree that we should give away both of the tablets to our readers.

October 10, 2014

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2, comes in Windows or Android

In addition to the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro, Lenovo has also introduced the Yoga Tablet 2, a slate that is powered by an Intel Atom CPU, comes in two sizes: 8-inch and 10-inch, and will be available in either Android 4.4 KitKat or Windows 8.1 OS.

October 09, 2014

HTC Zoe coming to Android & iOS for download

As a part of HTC’s Double Exposure event today, the company has surprisingly made Zoe available for download not only for Android users but also for iOS.

October 03, 2014

Nescafe releases Wake Up app for Android and iOS

If your alarm clock isn’t motivation enough for a wake up call, then your asking your friends might just do the trick. This new Wake Up app can do just that, sort of.

October 02, 2014

ASUS seeds Android KitKat update to all ZenFones

ASUS has announced that all the ZenFone trio will be receiving a firmware update which will bump its OS version to 4.4 or more commonly known as Android KitKat.

October 01, 2014

This Android app lets you browse sites without data connection

Cosmos is a web browser for smartphones and tablets that lets its users browse online without having the need for data connection. It’s currently available only for Android and is now downloadable on Google Play Store.

September 30, 2014

First working Project Ara coming this December, runs modified Android L

The people over at Phonebloks just updated their blog that says Google’s Project Ara is right on track for its January 2015 release. To show its progress, there’s going to be a second dev conference by the end of the year where a fully-functioning Ara phone prototype will make its very first appearance. It is […]

September 23, 2014

New batch of affordable Android One phones to launch soon

Following the success of the first batch of Android One devices in India, phone makers are now prepping for a second wave of inexpensive smartphones to release before the year ends.

September 19, 2014

Android L to feature security encryption out of the box

In light of recent government espionage and leakage of intimate photos of celebrities online, handset software companies are now upping the ante on security on their mobile phones. Apple started the privacy fight with a stronger encryption with iOS 8 encryption and two-factor iCloud, and now Google is following suit with Android L’s device encryption […]

September 18, 2014

How Apple is undeniably becoming more like Android

Apple feels way more different every year with their announcements, and I do agree with the statement that they’re becoming more like Android with every event. To make a point, I’ve listed down a few scenarios down below to ponder on:

September 17, 2014

McDo releases Android, iOS app to take online orders

McDonald’s Philippines has just released their mobile app to take on online orders. This is on top of their website and the hotline they’ve been providing to accept deliveries for some time now.

September 16, 2014

What to expect when Android One arrives in Philippines

We’ve reported on what Android One is all about and we saw the first family of devices launched yesterday. During this event Google also announced the pending arrival to our local shores. What should we expect from the tech giant when the said program arrives in the Philippines?

September 16, 2014

ASUS, HTC, Lenovo working with Google for Android One

Google announced yesterday the first batch of smartphones powered by Android One. Among them are devices made by Indian electronics companies like Karbonn, Micromax, and Spice. Of course, Google has also partnered with other prominent manufacturers like ASUS, Acer, HTC, and Lenovo to give its customers more options.

September 15, 2014

Android One devices now official, to be available in PH

Google today launches the first batch of Android One devices namely the Karbonn Sparkle V, Micromax Canvas A1, and Spice Dream Uno. They’re all priced equally and competitively at Rs. 6,399 in India or a sub-5K local price. To add more good news, it will soon be available in the Philippines.

September 14, 2014

First Android One device leaks, priced at Php5K

We’ve reported about the Android One project which is basically Google’s initiative to offer low-cost devices running the company’s operating system. The first device (apart from the teased handset) is set to be launched in India on September 15, 2014, but details got leaked revealing its specs and pricing.

September 11, 2014

Apple Watch versus Android Wear watches

Apple just announced their own version and take on what a smartwatch should be. For them it’s square, has rounded edges, can keep track of your fitness lifestyle, should be classy yet customazible, and a viable extension of your iPhone. While the Apple Watch is not the first one to feature such, it is a […]

September 11, 2014

5 “innovations” for iPhone 6 not new to Android phones

Apple already unveiled its newest handsets – the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Along with them come features that are pleasant and new to the ears of iFans but have already been experienced by Android users for quite some time now. We list down these features for comparison’s sake.

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