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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.
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October 24, 2014

Samsung Knox now certified for Classified U.S Goverment use

Samsung’s efforts to improve security among its devices has been applauded by the U.S Government as Samsung Knox gets an approval for classified government use.
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October 24, 2014

LG G Watch Review

2014 is the year of smartwatches. Multiple smartwatches gained popularity this year. Ranging from Pebble to multiple smartwatch platforms. Then Google’s Android Wear enters to unify OEMs in creating the smartwatch of the future. One of them is the LG G Watch, a square Android Wear smartwatch that wants to cling on your wrist the whole day.

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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.
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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.
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October 04, 2014

Here are the top 10 smartphones you can buy in the PH

We’ve already created our top 10 lists for smartphones below Php10k and Php15k, which leaves us only with smartphones priced above Php15k, and luckily, all the flagship phones from all major companies are already out and available in the PH. So, to complete our trilogy of top 10 lists, here are the smartphones you should get above Php15k, or if you’re not thinking about any budget at all. Continue Reading

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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:

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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. Continue Reading

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September 01, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 Review

Huawei brought us its thinnest smartphone last year, the Ascend P6. This time around, it’s back with the same design language but with a more beastly internals. We take the Huawei Ascend P7 for a review and find out if it’s worthy to be in your pockets.
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August 27, 2014

Android One smartphones might be released next week

Announced back in June, devices under the Android One project could finally be released this September.

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August 22, 2014

Moto X+1 press photos leak

Motorola’s upcoming successor to Moto X gets a pre-release glimpse courtesy of Evan Blass a.k.a. @evleaks
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August 22, 2014

Starmobile drops prices and offers freebies on 9 Androids

We have just received update from Starmobile that they’re giving discounts to 9 of their Android devices that come with selected freebies as a way of early Christmas shopping. Continue Reading

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August 20, 2014

Our Top 10 Smartphones below Php15k for 2014

Following our top 10 list of smartphones below Php10k, we have another one just for you! This time, we compiled the best smartphones falling under a price tag of Php15,000, so if you’re looking for your next smartphone and you have this much allocated for your budget, read on! Continue Reading

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July 21, 2014

Our Top 10 Smartphones below Php10k for (Mid) 2014

We’re more than halfway through the year once again and we’re here with another top 10 list, this one being for smartphones with prices below Php10,000. If you’re looking for great phones at this budget, then it’s time to read on! Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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July 09, 2014

Game of Phones: If Mobile Phones were Characters in Westeros!

Smartphone geek? Game of Thrones fan? Some of us from YugaTech seem to be both, and we connected the lines between the two. Say hello to Game of Phones: If Operating Systems were Characters in Westeros!
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July 02, 2014

Yo, Hodor is an app to talk like Hodor with your friends

If you’ve been watching Game of Thrones, you probably know the character Hodor. He is a servant of the Stark family that has some sort of speech impediment and could only say one thing – Hodor! A parody of the app Yo! which does nothing else but send a “Yo!” alert to your contacts, Yo, Hodor offers the ability to communicate with your friends in a way that only a true Hodor-ist (Hodor-ian?) would understand. Continue Reading

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June 28, 2014

Google Everywhere is both Great and Scary

During Google I/O 2014, there were two protesters who interrupted the keynote, one saying that Google builds robots that kill. After that and certainly after all the news with the NSA, it got me thinking – having a few companies control your data may be a little scary. Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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June 26, 2014

Google I/O 2014: Everything You Need To Know

Google I/O tackled a lot of things this year, all mostly composed of Android, be it in your pocket, your bag, your wrist, your living room or even your car. With all of our coverage from last night, we took the pleasure of compiling all the relevant details from the huge event for everyone right here. Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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June 26, 2014

Chromecast doing good, gets Backdrop & mirroring

Over at Google IO, the company talks about their affordable yet powerful streaming device called the Chromecast, and Google brags that it is indeed doing good so far and is picking up. Continue Reading

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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: Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading