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April 08, 2014

Android for people with less money; iPhone is for the rich?

Mapbox is a mapping software that shows people who tweet using an iPhone come from the rich neighborhood, while people using Android came from the less fortunate spots in America. Continue Reading

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April 06, 2014

Me Mobile Prime 8 Quick Review

A new player in the local market with a very familiar looking tablet. Nope, this is not an iPad Mini, but it is the Me Prime 8 tablet.
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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.

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April 03, 2014

How to run the new Facebook UI (for Android only)

Facebook is getting ready on releasing a new UI for its Android app for quite a while now and apparently, anyone can experience it before it even comes out by simply following these steps. Continue Reading

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April 01, 2014

After Android KitKat is Android LOL, available now

Google has just made official that the next major Android update after Android KitKat will be called Android LOL…as in Laugh Out Loud. Continue Reading

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March 29, 2014

Android 4.4.3’s alleged list of bug fixes enumerated

While people are looking forward to the next major Android update from Google (Lollipop?), sources suggest that KitKat might have one last hurrah to address the current bugs plaguing 4.4.2’s users. Read the full list of bug fixes after the break. Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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March 23, 2014

How much are you willing to pay for a smartwatch?

This week, wearable technology became huge with Google’s announcement of Android Wear, the operating system that will run wearables; however, for now, lights are on the smartwatch. Along with that, Motorola unveiled the Moto 360 and LG silently did so too with the G Watch. Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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March 19, 2014

This is officially how Android smartwatches will be like

Google has just released a video on how Android wearables would work, specifically smartwatches. They also released the details in their blog and included a developer preview, giving us a glimpse into Android’s near future. Continue Reading

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March 05, 2014

Sony Socialife App now available for non-Xperia devices

The Sony Socialife is just one of the many exclusive pre-installed apps that most Xperia users have been enjoying since day one. Lucky for other Android users though, Sony has recently made their app available for other Android users who are not using an Xperia device.

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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. Continue Reading

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February 15, 2014

Google intros ‘relationships’ option in Voice Search

With Google‘s update for Android smartphones, the company has announced that it will be introducing a new feature that lets users voice search a contact by simply saying their relationship to him/her.

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February 15, 2014

Sony Xperia T, TX, and V receive Android 4.3

After rolling out the latest possible build for Xperia SP, Sony also started rolling out Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to three more Xperia smartphones.

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February 12, 2014

Android 4.3 update for Xperia SP now rolling

Sony Xperia SP users are finally tasting the last Jelly Bean version for their smartphone, Android 4.3.
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February 08, 2014

Samsung announces Black Edition of Galaxy S4 & S4 Mini

Samsung is giving consumers more (if the current choices aren’t enough) colors and style to your favorite Galaxy devices, namely the Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy S4 Mini.
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February 06, 2014

Firefox announces Firefox Launcher for Android

It may seem that having their own operating system is not enough. Firefox wants to dominate your Android homescreen by having its own launcher, the Firefox Launcher.
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February 05, 2014

Nexus 5 in Bright Red is now official

It turns out that all the leaks are true. Google has finally released a bright red Nexus 5, the first Nexus device to have such color.
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February 01, 2014

Huawei MediaPad 10 Link Review

Released last September 2013, the Huawei MediaPad 10 Link wishes to be your all-around Android tablet for media consumption and light work with its 10-inch screen and quad-core CPU. So how does the tablet fair? Check out the review after the break.

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February 01, 2014

App Trending: the Flappy Bird game

I used to see people boasting their Temple Run scores all around the social media. Fortunately (or unfortunately), something replaced it already – Flappy Bird. It’s free, it has bad graphics, it’s insanely hard, it’s pointless and most of all, it’s frustratingly addicting.

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January 21, 2014

Basemark OS II, a new cross-platform benchmarking tool

While benchmarks doesn’t really translate real-world user experience, most of us still wish to know the prowess of our gadgets. Comparison between Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices is a struggle since only a few benchmark tools are available for the three major mobile platforms. Enter the Basemark OS II.
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January 19, 2014

Cherry Mobile Omega XL Review

Cherry Mobile is no slouch in bringing multiple variants of Android devices to the Philippine market. We’ve seen a lot of CM Androids around and the device that you are about to read might be something worth noticing, not because it’s expensive or glamorous, but because it is big. This is the Cherry Mobile Omega XL, a 6-inch midrange phablet.

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January 16, 2014

Gmail now allows starred contacts

Knowing your important emails and conversation on Gmail was practically done by starring it, a feature Gmail has for years. Now, Google’s mail client will bring you starred Google Contacts.
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January 14, 2014

Android KitKat 4.4.2 update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Sooner than expected, Samsung started rolling out the KitKat update for its flagship device, Galaxy Note 3.
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January 06, 2014

Audi, Honda, Hyundai & GM Android cars coming soon

Years after Google’s Open Handset Alliance brought Android into cellphones, the company forms the Open Automotive Alliance – and that as you might guess is aimed at bringing Google’s operating system to automobiles. The alliance consists of Google & NVidia together with Audi, Honda, Hyundai & GM.

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