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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.

July 13, 2014

Your nude selfies can remain after Android factory reset

Avast has revealed that nudes and other intimate photos have been found on Android phones that users think they’ve already made clean, but it seems that the factory wipe function just stops your phone from showing where the data is stored – therefore, data is still retrievable by tools.

July 07, 2014

Android-powered Lumia smartphone in the works?

A Nokia Lumia smartphone that runs on Android is probably what everyone is longing for. It’s the perfect combination of great hardware and very flexible and powerful OS. And according to @evleaks, this could finally be happening.

July 05, 2014

Jolla Sailfish launcher for Android now available

A port of Jolla’s upcoming Sailfish UI launcher is now available for download and ready to be installed on your Android smartphone.

July 03, 2014

Project Volta gets tested, adds life to your Android’s battery

Project Volta, a new initiative that will debut with Google’s Android L which aims to improve your Android device’s battery life, gets tested to see if it works. And based on the results, it looks like it is going to deliver what it promises.

July 03, 2014

ASUS seeds Android KitKat update for PadFone 2

Nearly two years after it made its official debut, ASUS hasn’t totally forgotten about the FonePad 2, and has even released a firmware update for it, bringing the software version to 4.4 or more commonly known as Android KitKat.

June 30, 2014

Starmobile outs Sky, Android Kitkat smartphone for Php3,890

Without too much fanfare, Starmobile has recently added two new smartphones to their rosters, one of which is the Starmobile Sky, an Android KitKat smartphone with 4-inch display and runs on a 1.2Ghz quad-core processor with 512MB RAM.

June 28, 2014

ASUS to offer Android Wear smartwatch under Php6.5K?

Looks like ASUS is planning to join in on the fun of wearable devices. It’s recently been reported to be working on its own smartwatch that runs on Android Wear – going up against the LG G Watch, Motorola Moto 360, and Samsung Gear Live.

June 28, 2014

Android Silver won’t replace Nexus after all

If you’re worried that the rumored Android Silver program will replace Google’s flagship Nexus line, worry no more as a report states that Dave Burke, head of Android engineering and the Nexus program, tells us otherwise.

June 27, 2014

Android “L” vs Android KitKat – visual comparison of UI

There are a lot of new things to watch out for once the new Android L update rolls out. We have been promised of a performance boost and better battery life, but one of the aspects that’s going to get a major facelift is its layout design. You have an idea on what the new […]

June 27, 2014

How would you like an Android 5.0 Lemon Cake?

Before Google released its new OS in the past, they usually drop hints here and there as to what the next name and version would be. Well during yesterday’s I/O event while Google was giving a preview of what the new look for the Android “L” would be like, they showed off the “anatomy of […]

June 26, 2014

Expect a new look from Android across platforms

Earlier today, Google has shown the public of what the new Android “L” will look like when it is officially released. With it, the company announced a new universal design language called Material Design that aims to give a consistent, unified look across platforms.

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

Google I/O 2014: Android TV

Soon after announcing the Android Auto, Google formally announced their second take on conquering the living room through the new and improved television-centric platform called Android TV.

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

Google I/O 2014: Android Auto

After showcasing the new Android Wear, Google transitioned to Android Auto, a platform that’s similar to Google Now, but is more geared towards improving the overall user experience of a driver while they’re inside their car.

June 26, 2014

Android Wear gets more details, adds Samsung to the list

You may have probably heard about Android Wear, and if you have, you most likely know about the LG G Watch and the Moto 360 already. Today, we’re adding Samsung’s Gear Live to that list, plus we’re getting a few more exciting details:

June 26, 2014

Android L previewed: major redesign, better performance

Over at Google IO 2014, the company has just teased the next version of their mobile operating system - Android L - and while we’re not yet hearing the ‘sweet’ name nor the version number, we are introduced to a major redesign and a performance boost in graphics coding, battery life and a lot more.

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 25, 2014

Japan shows off android newscaster, is eerily clever

Japanese scientists introduced to the public Kodomoroid and Otonaroid – claimed to be the world’s first news-reading androids. It surprised the crowd as they demonstrated skills by reporting news of an earthquake and an FBI raid during the event.

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.

June 20, 2014

Google releases Android 4.4.4 KitKat to Nexus devices

Google has released factory images of Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Nexus 4, 5, 7, 10 to fix security flaws.

June 12, 2014

Is Google teasing Android 5.0 Lasagna?

Lots of times before, Google has teased the next version of Android using the time in promotion ads’ device screenshots – 4:30, 4:40 and now, Android’s tweet points at 5:00. Does this mean we will be seeing Android 5.0 this Google IO?

June 11, 2014

Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2 to get Android KitKat starting next week

Cherry Mobile has announced that its octa-core-powered Cosmos Z2 will receive Android 4.4 KitKat starting June 16.

June 09, 2014

The CAT B15 is one tough phone, has WFT, and runs Android

Here’s something you don’t see everyday: Heavy machinery expert Caterpillar makes the CAT B15 — an Android smartphone and wraps it up with tough protection. It boasts falling from high drops without any damage, is waterproof, and has wet finger tracking.

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