Category: Android News


The best running apps for Android

Apps that will help you get moving — and keep you moving

Running, for many of us, is hard work. Maybe it’s a motivation thing. Maybe it’s physical thing. Whatever. It’s exercise, and exercise is a pain.

Apps make it better. As part of Mobile Nations Fitness Month — MobileFit, we’re calling it — we’re looking at apps that can help you grind through an exercise. Or, actually, apps that will get you up and moving in  [Read More…]

Poll: What is the best flagship smartphone of 2014?

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We’re nearly halfway into the year and we’ve got a lot of great smartphones out there. Right now we are surrounded by flagships like the Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, and the Sony Xperia Z2. Looking ahead we have the soon-to-be-released LG G3 joining the fray. Suffice it so say, all of them are amazing smartphones and each would be welcome in our hands. But, just for fun, let’s  [Read More…]

Copy adds Chromecast support

A quick heads up for those of you who use Copy for your cloud storage — You can now stream applicable files to a Chromecast. That, stability improvements and user interface improvements round out the changelog.

Sony teasing upcoming smartphone on Twitter, likely Z2 Ultra

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra was announced a year ago, a 6.3″ behemoth from Sony’s workshop. That phone was (and still is) huge, you need to use it in order to realize how huge that device is. And now it seems Sony is going to bring us the Z Ultra’s refresh.

Sony released a following statement on Twitter alongside an image above:  [Read More…]

Apple finally allows third-party keyboards for iOS

Lookout, folks. Any and every keyboard developer for Android is licking its chops today, as Apple finally will allow third-party keyboards in iOS 8 — a feature we’ve enjoyed on Android for as long as I can remember. The difference, of course, is that Android’s stock keyboard wasn’t all that impressive for quite some time, allowing the likes of SwiftyKey and Swype to take over. It’ll be interesting to see how many make the leap to iOS  [Read More…]

HP announces Android 4.3 powered 14-inch Slatebook

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HP is known in the world of technology for their laptops and desktop computers, and if you are one of the people who are looking forward to a laptop with Android, then HP have something for you. HP officially announced the HP Slatebook – a notebook in a yellow and black color with a 14-inch display. Last year in July, HP released the Slatebook x2 but  [Read More…]

Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 coming to AT&T June 6

AT&T has announced it will be the first wireless carrier to sell Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 tablet, along with the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, starting on June 6. The Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and has a 1.2 Ghz quad-core processor, aoong with 16 GB of internal storage. That amount can be expanded by up to 16 GB in additional memory. It also has an 6,800 mAh battery that is supposed to last up  [Read More…]

AT&T announces Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 availability

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AT&T on Monday announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 and Galaxy Note Pro 12.2. Both arrive on June 6 and offer 4G LTE connectivity.

The Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 features a 10.1-inch display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, up to 16GB storage, and a 3-megapixel rear camera. Other details include a 6800mAh battery, microSD expansion, Android 4.4 KitKat, and a host of  [Read More…]

Dell debuts Venue 7 and 8 Android tablets

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Dell has been mainly releasing Windows Phone devices along with their Chromebooks. They haven’t released an Android tablet since October last year, now they finally have something to show us in the Android department. Those devices mentioned above are Dell Venue 7 and 8 tablets. Well, today Dell released a refresh for said devices.

Dell Venue 7 is a tablet with a  [Read More…]

Apple invents Google Voice with OSX 10.10 Yosemite

Google Voice is still sort of in limbo — at least for a few more weeks until the Google I/O developers conference — but Apple’s rolling out its own sort of Google Voice-esque features in OSX 10.10 Yosemite. If you’re using iMessage, you get incoming call notifications on your Mac as well as your iPhone. And you’ll be able to talk through your Mac as well, including making phone calls.

Basically, what we’ve been doing with Google  [Read More…]