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November 22, 2014

Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Nexus 5 Review

For the past few months, my LG Google Nexus 5 was starting to feel boring and outdated. It was also restarting randomly for no apparent reason and Google just told me to try and uninstall apps (and if all else fails, factory reset to fix the problem). With the Android 5.0 OTA update still on the […]

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.

November 21, 2014

Need for Speed No Limits coming to Android and iOS

Electronic Arts (EA) has announced that its latest mobile racing game, Need for Speed No Limits, is coming to Android and iOS.

November 19, 2014

Android Lollipop for Nexus 7 has begun

ASUS Philippines has announced that both the Nexus 7 (2013), as well as its predecessor, the first gen Google Nexus 7, are among the first batch of devices that will receive the Android 5.0 update.

November 19, 2014

Android Tablet Wars: Nokia N1 vs. HTC Nexus 9

Nokia’s Android-powered N1 tablet announcement last night set the whole tech world up on their feet, and some are even comparing it to recent devices sporting the latest Android software as well. How did it fare against Google’s flagship tablet, the HTC Nexus 9? Find out after the break.

November 18, 2014

Nokia N1 Android tablet officially announced

Nokia has officially announced its new product – a 7.9-inch tablet that is powered by a 64-bit Intel Atom CPU and Android 5.0 Lollipop with Nokia Z Launcher, the Nokia N1.

November 15, 2014

Blackview Ultra: an Android that looks like an iPhone 6

Blackview, a new smartphone brand that recently entered the Philippines, has released in Hong Kong the Blackview Ultra – a dual-SIM Android smartphone that borrowed the looks of the iPhone 6 but sports a 4.7-inch HD display and powered by a MediaTek quad-core CPU.

November 13, 2014

Android 5.0 now seeding to Nexus devices

Android 5.0 is out for Nexus devices via OTA and direct downloads. Check out if any of your Nexus devices are already doing the auto updates today.

November 09, 2014

Android 5.0 Lollipop on LG G3 rolling out this week

LG Electronics has revealed that the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop will start rolling out this week to their flagship handset, the LG G3. This is the second handset to have the Android 5.0 update, following the Motorola Moto X.

November 07, 2014

Microsoft brings Office to iPhone and Android tablets

Microsoft Office is reaching out to more mobile devices as it releases an iPhone and an Android tablet preview app. Plus, it gives a sneak peek of Office for Windows 10.

November 07, 2014

Sony demos Android 5.0 Lollipop on Xperia Z3, Z2, Z1

Last month, Sony announced that its entire Xperia Z series of devices will be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop. And since Google has released the source code for Lollipop, the company decided to install it on their flagship smartphones – the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z2, and Xperia Z1.

October 28, 2014

LG, Asus officially announces Android 5.0 Lollipop update schedules

Korean electronics manufacturer LG and Taiwanese gadgets maker Asus both have announced their device lineups slated to receive the new Android Lollipop software. When and which devices will be up for the sweet upgrade? Find out after the break.

October 27, 2014

L is for Lockdown: Increased security makes Android Lollipop harder to root

If you’re one who likes rooting your devices to load your ROMs or custom operating systems such as Cyanogenmod, there’s a huge chance that you’ll find it almost impossible in Android Lollipop.

October 26, 2014

Android Lollipop is arriving on November 3

When Android Lollipop was first announced to the public, there was no time frame given for its availability. Now, It has been reported that Google will officially release the new software on November 3.

October 25, 2014

Microsoft battles Google Now with Bing Torque for Android Wear

Embarrassed saying ‘Ok Google’ out in public? Computer giant Microsoft, of all companies, wants to help you with the launch of  Torque powered by their own Bing search engine.

October 24, 2014

Android Wear to get GPS support and offline music

Google‘s very own smartwatch operating system, Android Wear, will receive its first major update since its initial release. It will bring some useful features that could make our wrist computers better.

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.

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