Category: Android News

HTC’s Android 4.4.4 rollout schedule leaked, One M8 to receive update in July

HTC has already committed to bringing Android L to its devices within 90 days of the code going live, but that doesn’t mean that the Taiwanese manufacturer is not focused on the current version of Android.

HTC Volantis Nexus 9 “Flounder” leaks yet again

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Having seen no reference of a new Nexus tablet mentioned at Google I/O, hope was deflated that the various leaks we’d seen about the Nexus 9, or even the Nexus 6 and Nexus 8, were false claims.

However, it seems the codename of what is believed to be the Nexus 9 is still cropping up. Courtesy of @evleaks, a document has been leaked showing off the  [Read More…]

Moto 360 will launch alongside Moto X+1 and will be a part of Moto Maker, report says

moto x+1 next to a moto 360___

Google announced lots of stuff on this year’s Google I/O. Android Wear was one of the most interesting for sure, considering this is Google’s shot at wearables, only smartwatches for now though. As a part of the I/O, Google briefly announced 3 smartwatches, LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live and Motorola’s Moto 360. First 2 are already up for  [Read More…]

Google Docs, Sheets, Slides permanently replace Quickoffice

After having acquired Quickoffice, Google had made ported many of the document suite’s features to its Google Drive service. As such, Google will be retiring Quickoffice and migrating users who need native document editing and creation to Drive’s standalone Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps. The move will affect both iOS and Android users as Google suggests that users migrate to those apps instead.

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Multi-language support in Google Now delayed until summer

Google is now delaying support for seamlessly switching between languages on the fly with its Google Now search. Originally planned for a roll-out within the next few days, the feature is now delayed for a launch later this summer due to the discovery of some last minute bugs.

If you like having your apps neatly organized, check out 9 Cards Home Launcher [App of the Day]

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There are lots of launchers for Android devices and that’s the beauty of Android. Different people prefer different things. You might be content with the launcher you got with your device, on the other hand you might want a different approach to Android, which is fine, more than fine actually. 9 Cards Home Launcher is one of those launchers which complement the  [Read More…]

Catch Phil on BBC TV at Google I/O!

Wandering the halls of the Moscone Center in San Francisco last week for Google I/O were many folks from many different countries all around the world, including press from all corners of the globe, too. Two continents met in those halls when our very own Editor-in-Chief, Mr Phil Nickinson, bumped into the folks from BBC Television. You know, the British guys. And so, Phil ended up making a cameo appearance on the BBC and its dedicated  [Read More…]

From the desk of a different editor: Welcome the ‘new’ Android

Android is getting more than a face-lift, and I think we’re all going to love it

I love being able to go to Google I/O each year. It’s a perk that shines like a diamond amongst all the headache and stress that comes with every job, and a highlight of every year. Going to I/O not only sends us home as better Android bloggers, but on a personal level it gets me excited to see and  [Read More…]

Deal of the Day: LLOYD Flex Case for HTC One (M7)

Made from shock absorbent and scratch resistant TPU, these flexible cases provide great protection for the HTC One (M7) from day to day use and drops. The back of each case features a large portrait of LLOYD surrounded by a glossy, easy to grip exterior.

The LLOYD Flex Case is available for just $ 3.95, 80% off today only. Backed by our 60-day return policy and fast shipping!

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LG Chromebase now available on Amazon for $329

Google’s Chrome OS was back in the spotlight this week due to its upcoming ability to run Android apps. One of the newest Chrome OS devices is LG’s Chromebase, a low-cost Chrome OS all-in-one PC. Now, the Chromebase is on sale on Amazon for the low price of just $ 329, making it one of the cheapest full-sized PCs to date.

The Chromebase doesn’t require hefty internals which cuts down the cost significantly. The specs include a 22-inch 1080p IPS  [Read More…]