Tag Archive: Goodbye


It’s time to say goodbye to the Nexus program for good

We don’t know what the P stands for just yet, but it means goodbye to the last Nexus phones.

We got our first look at Android P this past week. As expected, it’s an evolution of the formula Google is happy with and we won’t have our socks rocked off or anything when it shows in its final form because that’s what happens with all software; once it gets to the place the creators wanted it to  [Read More…]

Goodbye CyanogenMod, hello Lineage Android

CyanogenMod is shutting down, but the Lineage Android Project is poised to keep its spirit alive.

CyanogenMod is no more.

In a post on the official CyanogenMod blog, we’re told that the current state of everything Cyanogen means it’s no longer feasible to continue and that the best path forward requires change. Nobody should be surprised after recent events within the Cyanogen Inc. parent company and today’s announcement that it has reached the end of the road  [Read More…]

Kiss your old wall goodbye this Wallpaper Wednesday

Don’t let your home screen fall into a rut — switch out your wallpaper!

You don’t have to pull out a complex new theme like Deadpool to bring a breath of fresh air to your home screen. A new wallpaper can do wonders, just ask your iPhone-carrying friends. Launchers like Action Launcher can re-theme your entire launcher around a good wallpaper. In our effort to help brighten your device — and maybe your day — we’re  [Read More…]

Goodbye Moto: Lenovo phases out Motorola brand

After decades of mobile phone ubiquity and iconic status, the Motorola brand will be coming to an end.

In an interview with CNET, Motorola Chief Operating Officer Rick Osterloh said that owner Lenovo, which bought Motorola Mobility from Google in 2014, will instead focus on offering premium devices under the ‘Moto by Lenovo’ brand name.

In addition, budget phones will be released as part of Lenovo’s existing Vibe range.

“We’ll slowly phase out Motorola and focus on Moto.” – Motorola  [Read More…]

Gmail 5.0: Say goodbye to your stock email app

gmail 5.0

Google has been churning out material designed apps pretty regularly since earlier this year. One app that has been left out of the mix has been Gmail, but now we are getting a glimpse of the new Gmail 5.0 to be delivered with Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Gmail 5.0 promises all the Gmail goodness you’ve fallen in love with over the year, plus loads of  [Read More…]

Wave goodbye to your sanity with Goat Simulator, now wrecking havoc on Android

We’re not really sure as to what the fox says, but if you ever fantasized about being a goat, consider this your lucky day, as Goat Simulator is now available on Android.

Root your Kindle Fire, kiss Amazon streaming video goodbye

Kindle Fire video

By the way (if you haven’t already noticed this by now): If you root your Kindle Fire, Amazon’s streaming video will balk at you. The good news is it takes just a few seconds to unroot using SuperOneClick, and everything is both hunky and dory. Still, we’d prefer to not be thought of as potential pirates all the time, m’kay, Amazon?