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Facebook Ending Messenger Support For Select Phones: Are You Affected?

Facebook announced that it would discontinue support for older versions of Messenger by March end. The Facebook Messenger app will no longer be supported on devices that run on Windows Phone 8.1 or lower.

Apps/Software March 28, 2017

Android Cofounder Andy Rubin Is Making A Brand-New Smartphone, And Here’s What It Looks Like

Android cofounder Andy Rubin just gave everyone a peek at the smartphone his company is developing. Not much can be gleaned from the photo because it’s covered by a hand, but a nearly bezel-less screen looks to be a shoo-in.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 28, 2017

Best Apps To Make Money On iOS And Android

Need apps to make money? Well, here are some for iOS and Android, including one that even helps you achieve your fitness goals.

Apps/Software March 27, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Leaks In Black, Gray, And Gold Options

Images of the Samsung Galaxy S8 leaked again and showed off the black, gray, and gold options of the upcoming smartphone. Samsung is yet to confirm the color choices and will likely do so during the launch event on March 29.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 23, 2017

How To Install Google's Android O Developer Preview On Your Pixel Or Nexus Device

Google has finally released the first developer preview for Android O. For owners of compatible Pixel and Nexus devices, here is how to install the first look at Android O into your smartphone.

Google March 22, 2017

Google Releases First Android O Developer Preview: All The New Features You Need To Know

Google has released the first developer preview of Android O, the next version of its OS believed to be called Oreo. Android O doesn’t feature a heavy revamp in terms of visuals, but underneath is where the tweaks become apparent.

Apps/Software March 22, 2017

The Nintendo Switch Was Almost An Android Device, But Cyanogen Said No

The Nintendo Switch was almost an Android device, as Nintendo approached Cyanogen to create a custom version of the operating system for the hybrid console. Cyanogen, however, refused Nintendo's request.

Video Games March 22, 2017

6 Hidden Features In Android Nougat You Might Have Missed: Quick Switching, Power Notifications, And More

Android Nougat is a pretty stellar operating system for smartphones, but it comes packing with features you might have skipped past on. Here are hidden features you should try on Nougat.

Apps/Software March 21, 2017

Google Android 7.1.2 Nougat Beta 2 Brings Fingerprint Gesture Support For Nexus 6P

Google has rolled out the second Android 7.1.2 Nougat beta update for Pixel and Nexus devices. The update brings the much-requested fingerprint gesture support in Nexus 6P smartphones.

Apps/Software March 21, 2017

BBM App For Android Gets An Update: Here's Whats New

BBM has rolled out one more update, but this time only for Android users. The update brings key features like quick reply notification support for those on Android Nougat, as well as performance improvements.

Apps/Software March 18, 2017

Super Mario Run Finally Coming To Android Devices On Thursday, March 23

Nintendo has confirmed that 'Super Mario Run' is arriving to Android devices March 23. This comes three months later after the game was first exclusively released on iOS devices.

Video Games March 18, 2017

Android O Rumors: Possible Name, Features, Release Date, And Everything We Know So Far

Android O is becoming more and more imminent by the day. The next version of Android isn’t due for an unveiling until May, but here are all the rumors and alleged features you need to know.

Apps/Software March 18, 2017

Android Nougat 7.1.2 Release Date Rumors: When Will Your Smartphone Receive The Update?

A recent report revealed that Google might release Android 7.1.2 Nougat to select Pixel and Nexus devices by the end of March or early April. When will your smartphone receive the operating system upgrade?

Apps/Software March 17, 2017

Best 2017 Android Phones: OnePlus 3T, Google Pixel, Huawei Mate 9, And More

Choosing the best Android phone in 2017 is a difficult chore, especially with varying specs sheet, price points, features, and even gimmicks. So here is a detailed look at the best Android smartphones you can get right now.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 17, 2017

LG G6 Buyers Will Get Free Google Home With The Smartphone

LG is offering a free Google Assistant to those who will be pre-ordering its latest flagship smartphone LG G6. The offer has gone live on March 15 as a part of LG G6' Google Home National Promotion.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 16, 2017

Android On Your iPhone? Make It Possible With The Esti Eye Case

The Esti Eye, launched on Kickstarter, looks to bring the Android experience into the iPhone. The Android-powered case also provides iPhone users with features such as an additional 2,800 mAh battery and extra 256 GB of storage.

Gadgets March 15, 2017

Waze And Spotify Team Up For Seamless Navigation With Music In The Mix Without Having To Switch Apps

Waze and Spotify have an exciting new partnership that ensures seamless and mutual integration for a fun commute with music playing without switching apps. Here's what you need to know about the rollout, availability, perks, and how it all works.

Apps/Software March 15, 2017

Google Rolls Out #myAndroid Taste Test To Help Users Create The Perfect Home Screen

Google has rolled out the #myAndroid Taste Test to help users come up with the perfect home screen for their devices. The online tool will ask a series of questions and then recommend three options to Android users.

Google March 13, 2017

New Android Smartphones Found To Be Already Infected By Malware: Are You At Risk?

Cybersecurity company Check Point discovered that 38 new Android devices came pre-installed with malware and ransomware. The findings raised fresh concerns on Android security, and here is what you can do to avoid the risk.

Security March 12, 2017

Apple Beats Samsung, Is Top Smartphone Maker In US

A comScore survey has revealed that Apple has beaten Samsung to become the most popular OEM in the U.S. Apple's market share in the U.S. is 44.6 percent, which was fueled by the holiday season.

Apple March 10, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Starts Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat: Update Now Available For All Carrier Variants

AT&T has started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to the Samsung Galaxy S7 active, and that means all models of the smartphone across major U.S. carriers can now download the latest Android version.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 9, 2017

Google Updates Gboard For Android With Instant Language Translation, Themes, Emoji Suggestions, And More

Google has released an updated Gboard app which now translates texts in real-time. It also comes with new features, such as GIF and emoji searches, and a revamped voice typing interface.

Apps/Software March 9, 2017

Samsung Unveils A Solid Mid-Ranger In the Galaxy C5 Pro: Specs, Features, Price

Korean electronics maker Samsung has introduced its mid-range phone, the Galaxy C5 Pro. The phone is pegged for a late March release.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 8, 2017

WikiLeaks Dump: Should You Be Worried About The CIA Cyber Hacks?

Another spying scandal has hit the CIA, this time with the massive cybersecurity documents exposed by WikiLeaks. The documents contain information regarding spying and hacking efforts done by the agency, an issue that can put it at loggerheads with the tech industry.

Security March 8, 2017

Android Adoption Rate: Nougat Now On 2.8 Percent Devices, More Than Doubled Since February

The latest Android distribution rates show that Android Marshmallow and Lollipop are still at the top of the charts but Android Nougat is gradually catching up. Google’s latest operating system has registered a 2.8 percent growth.

Apps/Software March 8, 2017

Google Reportedly Developing Assistive Features For Android O, With Smart Autocomplete, Finger Gestures In Tow

Google’s Android O will reportedly be equipped with smart assistive features, with an advanced autocomplete schtick and possible finger gestures. Android O’s is expected this May at Google’s I/O developer conference.

Apps/Software March 7, 2017

OnePlus 3 Starts Receiving Google Assistant As OTA Update

OnePlus 3 users have received or will very soon start receiving Google Assistant on their phone. OnePlus will be pushing out Google’s AI in the form of an Over The Air (OTA) update.

Apps/Software March 7, 2017

Samsung Internet Browser Hits Google Play Store, Works On Android Devices

Samsung launched the beta update for its Internet Browser and the app is currently available in the Google Play Store. This browser will run on Samsung Galaxy and Google Nexus devices that support Android 5.0 and above.

Internet March 7, 2017

Switching From Apple To Android? Here Are 5 Reasons Why You'll Probably Switch Back

Apple is enjoying the best quarter for upgraders and switchers. Here are some reasons why Android users may switch to Apple and why Apple users come back after a switch.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 5, 2017

Google Updates Photos App With Auto White Balance Feature

Google has rolled out a new update for its Photos app, which brings the Auto White Balance option. The option will initially be pushed out only for Android users of the Google Photos app this week.

Apps/Software March 4, 2017

Windows Malware Alert: Over 130 Apps On Google Play Store Attempted To Infect Users

The Google Play Store was affected by malware which led to over 130 apps installing malicious Windows files. The malware contained concealed IFrames, which linked users to local HTML pages containing malicious domains.

Apps/Software March 2, 2017

BlackBerry Brings Major Update For BBM On Android And iOS, Here's Whats New

The latst update for BBM contains a lot of new and exciting features for users. The latest BBM app update for Android and iOS brings a new chatbot API, a streamlined look of the interface and more

Apps/Software March 2, 2017

BlackBerry Working On Another Smartphone, Hints Leaked Images

BlackBerry is reportedly working on a new smartphone bearing the model number BBC 100-1. Images of the alleged smartphone have surfaced online suggesting, but it is not known whether the handset will launch in the U.S.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 1, 2017

Android Security: How Google Scans Billions Of Apps To Keep Malware At Bay

Android Security has an overwhelming task to keep the Android Universe free from malware. We look at how the company is able to handle this daunting task.

Security February 28, 2017

OnePlus 5 Rumors: Smartphone To Boast 256 GB Storage, Dual-Curved Edge Display, 23MP Primary Camera And More

The OnePlus 5, the successor to the OnePlus 3, will reportedly come with a dual-curved edge display. Other rumored specs include 6 GB of RAM, 256 GB of internal storage, a 23MP camera, and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 28, 2017

BlackBerry Priv Selling For Less Than $280, Is The Launch Of BlackBerry KEYOne To Blame?

The first Android phone from BlackBerry, the Priv, is now available at a discounted price of just $279.99. Is the launch of the BlackBerry KEYone to be blamed for this price cut?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 28, 2017

Android Polishes Nest Cam Notifications System And Adds Shortcuts

Nest Cam just got better with an improved notification system and a host of other updates and shortcuts for Android users. These nifty new features include auto-door detection and an animated preview screen.

Wearable Tech February 26, 2017

LG G6 Leaks In Black, White, Platinum Hues Ahead Of Official Unveiling

The LG G6 has leaked online in multiple hues ahead of the company's MWC press event on Feb. 26. The leak reveals that the smartphone will come in platinum, black and white colors.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2017

'RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch' Now Available For Mobile, Features 3D Visuals And Card System

The mobile game RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch is now available for download for iOS devices and will soon become accessible for Android users as well. The new game features 3D visuals and also a card system similar to other games.

Video Games February 25, 2017

Xiaomi Mi 6 Images Leak, Show Off Flat Screen And High Screen-To-Body Ratio

Leaked images of the Xiaomi Mi 6 showed the device with high screen to body ratio. The flat screened device was also shown to be in working condition indicating that Xiaomi may launch it soon.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 23, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8+ Leaked Specs Sheet Reveals Almost All Details Of Smartphone

The specs sheet for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8+ smartphone has leaked and details nearly all the features of the handset. The Galaxy S8+ could have Quad HD display, 4 GB of RAM, 12MP primary camera and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 23, 2017

Verizon Variant Of Moto G5 Plus Leaks Online, Coming Soon To US?

The Moto G5 Plus has leaked online yet again but this time it is the Verizon variant of the smartphone. The leaked image suggests that the Moto G5 Plus is set to make its way to the U.S. soon.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 22, 2017

Android Secret Menu Lets You Use Cool Experimental Features: Here's How To Unlock It

Google has hidden a secret menu in Android that will let users customize their devices using experimental features. Its access is easy only if you know the trick in finding it.

Google February 21, 2017

Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 To Make Way To Select Markets

Samsung may launch the refurbished version of the Galaxy Note 7 in countries like India and Vietnam. This version would come with reduced battery, but apart from that all other features would remain the same.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 21, 2017

HTC One X10 Image Leaks, Mid-Range Handset's Launch Inching Closer?

Images of the HTC One X10 have leaked online yet again and offers a peek into the impending handset. The leaked images point to a fingerprint sensor and metal body for the mid-range handset.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 19, 2017

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