MOBILITY NIGERIA

  • Yota YotaPhone 2 Specifications

    Yota YotaPhone 2 Specifications

    Technology GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 3G: 850, 900, 1700, 2100 MHz 4G: LTE band 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800) SIM Type: Nano SIM OS: Android OS, v4.4.3 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0 (Lollipop) Design Dimensions: 144.9 x 69.4 x 9 mm Weight: 145 g Displa…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 May 15, 3:41am -
  • WhatsApp voice calling for Windows phones, now available for beta testers

    WhatsApp voice calling for Windows phones, now available for beta testers

      WhatsApp recently rolled out the voice calling feature for Android and iOS devices, with a promise of doing the same for their Windows Phone counterparts. They’re probably keeping to that promise, as a new WhatsApp (Beta) has been released -vers…
    - 9 hours ago, 29 May 15, 10:58pm -
  • Hurray !! Offline access to Google Maps will soon be a reality

    Hurray !! Offline access to Google Maps will soon be a reality

    Google has just confirmed they will now add offline access to their Maps application. This includes offline search and offline turn-by-turn navigation. This is keeping in line with the company’s goal of taking Google services to everyone. The new f…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 May 15, 10:38pm -
  • Did you know? Microsoft’s How-old.net has an official mobile app

    Did you know? Microsoft’s How-old.net has an official mobile app

    Remember the popular website How-old.net , developed by Microsoft used to predict one’s age. It appears it has an official mobile app (For Windows Phone only). The app is similar to the web page, with an additional option of sharing your results to…
    - 15 hours ago, 29 May 15, 4:51pm -
  • Poll: How much data do you consume in a month?

    Poll: How much data do you consume in a month?

    The internet is a very interesting place. The more you use, the more you see reasons to use it. Gradually it becomes a daily routine, part of your life and for some others like me, a means of livelihood. This naturally translates to the need for usin…
    - 16 hours ago, 29 May 15, 4:00pm -
  • Android Lollipop is now rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S4

    Android Lollipop is now rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S4

    A contact buzzed me up about having received a software update notification on his Samsung Galaxy S4. He said the update file size was 1GB and that he believed it was for Android Lollipop. After running the update, truly, his S4 now had Android 5.0.1…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 15, 6:50am -
  • Android M to bring improved user experience

    Android M to bring improved user experience

    Google has released details of Android M, the next version of its mobile OS. Here are the key improvements that were unveiled at the 8th annual Google I/O yesterday: – improved battery life – streamlined app permissions: easier way for you to dec…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 15, 3:02am -
  • Unboxing, Photos and Hands on with the Innjoo Fire

    Unboxing, Photos and Hands on with the Innjoo Fire

    The Innjoo Fire arrived Mobility Towers today, and it was exciting to finally get a grasp of this lovely device. This phone is the latest offering from Innjoo and the amazing thing here is that you get 2GB RAM for the lowest price possible. The phone…
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 8:14pm -

MOBILE NEWS

MOBILE TECH NEWS

  • Lava Launches Flair P1 With 4-Inch Display At Rs. 3399

    Lava Launches Flair P1 With 4-Inch Display At Rs. 3399

    Indian handsets brands, Lava has introduced today yet another entry-level smartphone –  Lava Flair P1 running on Android KitKat OS and having 3G connectivity. The Lava Flair P1 is priced Rs. 3,399 and will be available in white and black color va…
    - 20 hours ago, 29 May 15, 12:07pm -
  • Micromax Launches Canvas Doodle 4 With 6 Inch QHD Display At Rs. 9,499

    Micromax Launches Canvas Doodle 4 With 6 Inch QHD Display At Rs. 9,499

    Micromax has officially launched today its latest Canvas Doodle 4 phablet, which was being teased for sometimes now. The Canvas Doodle 4 has a price tag of Rs. 9,499. The Canvas Doodle is the fourth device in the Canvas series of Micromax. The Canvas…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 May 15, 10:48am -
  • LG Super UHD 4K TV With ColorPrime Technology Launched

    LG Super UHD 4K TV With ColorPrime Technology Launched

    LG has announced today the new range of slimmer LG Super UHD 4K TV with ColorPrime Technology and WebOS 2.0. This series of TV are available in 55, 65 and 79 inch screen size with starting price of Rs. 2,94,900 /- onwards. The Super UHD series wit…
    - 23 hours ago, 29 May 15, 8:49am -
  • Micromax Unite 3 With 4.7 Inch Display & Android L Launched At Rs. 6,999

    Micromax Unite 3 With 4.7 Inch Display & Android L Launched At Rs. 6,999

    Micromax has launched today the successor to their highly successful Unite 2, which is known as Micromax Unite 3, which comes pre-loaded with 10 regional languages – Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya, Bengali and…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 15, 12:10pm -
  • Coolpad Of China Enters India With Dazen 1, X7 4G Enabled Smartphones

    Coolpad Of China Enters India With Dazen 1, X7 4G Enabled Smartphones

    As written by us earlier, another Chinese brand Coolpad has forayed into Indian market today with the launch of two smartphones in India. These two smartphones are : Dazen 1 priced at Rs. 6,999 and Dazen X7 has a price tag of Rs. 17,999. These two sm…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 15, 10:15am -
  • Infinit File Transfer App Comes To HTC Devices & iPad

    Infinit File Transfer App Comes To HTC Devices & iPad

    Infinit International Inc has announced its first major partnership with Taiwan based smratphones maket HTC, for its free and unlimited file transfer app. The Infinit file transfer solution will be available to more than 10 million users of HTC devi…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 15, 3:41am -
  • YUPHORIA Smartphone Gets 5,00,000 Registrations; Flash Sale Begins Tomorrow

    YUPHORIA Smartphone Gets 5,00,000 Registrations; Flash Sale Begins Tomorrow

    YUPHORIA smartphone by YU brand of Micromax, which was unveiled in India earlier this month has received huge response. According to the company, this second device running on Cyanogen OS 12 has shattered all previous records and received more tha…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 15, 1:24pm -

CRAZIEST GADGETS

GADGETS AND GIZMOS

  • Pac-Man is Back and This Time He Is Mobile

    Pac-Man is Back and This Time He Is Mobile

    The classic Pac-Man arcade game remains one of the most iconic games ever made, some 35 years after first being released.Well, the good news for fans of the pill munching blob is that he …Pac-Man is Back and This Time He Is Mobile is a post from:…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 15, 1:33pm -
  • The KFC Tray Typer Is Genius for Chicken Loving Gadget Fans

    The KFC Tray Typer Is Genius for Chicken Loving Gadget Fans

    If there is one modern problem that gets us all upset it is that of eating some lovely fast food chicken and wondering how to use our phone at the same time.Well, if napkins …The KFC Tray Typer Is Genius for Chicken Loving Gadget Fans is a post fr…
    - 7 days ago, 22 May 15, 11:23pm -
  • The Smart Light Bulbs That Scare Away Burglars

    The Smart Light Bulbs That Scare Away Burglars

    There is an increasing number of smart bulbs around these days to help you get the perfect mood at home. However, few of them promise to scare away burglars from your house.That is exactly …The Smart Light Bulbs That Scare Away Burglars is a post…
    - 8 days ago, 21 May 15, 11:20pm -
  • Tiny £6 Computer to Go on Sale in 2016

    Tiny £6 Computer to Go on Sale in 2016

    A miniature computer costing just £6 is in development just now, with plans to put it on sale in 2016.The firm behind the tiny Chip gadget is Next Thing from California and they have …Tiny £6 Computer to Go on Sale in 2016 is a post from: Gadget…
    - 16 days ago, 13 May 15, 10:10pm -
  • Now It Is Time for Smart Watch Straps

    Now It Is Time for Smart Watch Straps

    Have you been tempted by a smartwatch but not yet made the plunge? If that is the case then maybe you will be glad that you held off.One possible new solution for those people …Now It Is Time for Smart Watch Straps is a post from: Gadgets and gizm…
    - 19 days ago, 10 May 15, 10:12pm -
  • The Oculus Rift to Go on Sale in Early 2016

    The Oculus Rift to Go on Sale in Early 2016

    The long-awaited Oculus Rift virtual reality headset looks as though it will be with us near the start of next year.The firm behind the headset is called Oculus VR and they say that a …The Oculus Rift to Go on Sale in Early 2016 is a post from: Ga…
    - 21 days ago, 8 May 15, 10:11pm -
  • Drones to Start Delivering Mail in Switzerland

    Drones to Start Delivering Mail in Switzerland

    It looks as though it could be the beginning of the end for postmen, as the Swiss postal service plans to start using drones to deliver mail. What would Postman Pat think of it all …Drones to Start Delivering Mail in Switzerland is a post from: Gad…
    - 32 days ago, 28 Apr 15, 3:38pm -
  • Design Your Own Toys with Mattel

    Design Your Own Toys with Mattel

    Shopping for Christmas presents for the kids this year could be a lot more fun than in previous years. In fact, it could be very interesting indeed if you like getting creative.This is because …Design Your Own Toys with Mattel is a post from: Gadg…
    - 35 days ago, 25 Apr 15, 3:01pm -
  • The Camera That Powers Itself Forever

    The Camera That Powers Itself Forever

    A camera that powers itself and just keeps on taking pictures forever sounds like a great idea, doesn’t it? Well, it might be more than just an idea before too long.This is because researchers …The Camera That Powers Itself Forever is a post fro…
    - 37 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 8:55pm -
  • Microsoft’s The Band Arrives to the UK

    Microsoft’s The Band Arrives to the UK

    The brand new Microsoft wearable fitness tracking product known as The Band has finally arrived to the UK, having been on sale in the US for a while already. It is now on sale for …Microsoft’s The Band Arrives to the UK is a post from: Gadgets an…
    - 44 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 8:48pm -

MOBILE CRUNCH

PHONE ARENA

  • NewJohn Chen explains why BlackBerry still makes phones

    John Chen explains why BlackBerry still makes phones

    Fox News' Maria Bartiromo had an opportunity to speak to BlackBerry CEO John Chen for an interview published in USA Today. Chen, who has been running the company for 18 months, said that his first priority is to turn a profit. He notes that BlackBerr…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 May 15, 6:25am -
  • Web version of Google Play Store now shows age related app ratings

    Web version of Google Play Store now shows age related app ratings

    Back in March, Google introduced a new age-based rating system for apps listed in the Google Play Store. The ratings are based on a survey filled out by developers. After examining the survey, a rating for each app is issued by the International Age…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 May 15, 4:46am -
  • Periscope for Android is updated; here's the changelist

    Periscope for Android is updated; here's the changelist

    If we were the kind that likes to amuse with puns and jokes, we would have given this story the title Up (date) Periscope. Ok, so it's not a knee slapper. For those who are unfamiliar with Periscope, the app turns you into a live streaming broadcaste…
    - 5 hours ago, 30 May 15, 2:57am -
  • Google's Project Abacus aims to replace password-based authentication systems

    Google's Project Abacus aims to replace password-based authentication systems

    Yesterday at the Google I/O conference, Google showed off a number of new features that are going to debut on Android M, such as a new power-saving mode, improved RAM management, support for fingerprint readers, or granular app permissions. Today, Go…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 May 15, 2:00am -
  • Project Tango developers' phone coming from Google and Qualcomm powered by Snapdragon 810 SoC

    Project Tango developers' phone coming from Google and Qualcomm powered by Snapdragon 810 SoC

    You might recall that Project Tango covers smartphones and tablets using special cameras, sensors and software in order to map out a "3D model of the space around you." The special hardware takes a quarter of a million 3D measurements each second, an…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 May 15, 1:57am -
  • Uber's Android and iOS apps will soon track location when running in background

    Uber's Android and iOS apps will soon track location when running in background

    In a recent blog post, Uber announced that its iPhone and Android apps will soon be updated with the ability to track location even when running in background. The change, which affect both drivers and riders, is detailed in a new privacy policy. At…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 May 15, 12:57am -
  • Metal-made Huawei Honor 7 could be launched in June

    Metal-made Huawei Honor 7 could be launched in June

    It looks like Huawei's Honor 6 and Honor 6 Plus will soon get successors which might (unsurprisingly) be called Honor 7 and Honor 7 Plus.According to Chinese website Mobile-dad, the Honor 7 will be released starting late June. A model with 3 GB of RA…
    - 8 hours ago, 30 May 15, 12:25am -
  • In India, Micromax unveils a budget beating 6-inch phablet and an entry-level 4.7-inch phone

    In India, Micromax unveils a budget beating 6-inch phablet and an entry-level 4.7-inch phone

    On Friday, the Micromax Canvas Doodle 4 was introduced by the Indian smartphone manufacturer. However, priced at the equivalent of $149, the phablet doesn't offer mouth watering specs. Consider that the 6-inch screen on the unit carries a resolution…
    - 9 hours ago, 29 May 15, 11:33pm -
  • AT&T is now offering the LG G Watch R at just $99 through its online store

    AT&T is now offering the LG G Watch R at just $99 through its online store

    The G Watch R, the first LG smartwatch with a round form factor, is now available for just $99 over at the AT&T online store. That's $200 off the usual retail price, and a good price overall given the quality of this Android Wear smartwatch.The LG G…
    - 9 hours ago, 29 May 15, 11:10pm -
  • Code the Road: Google Maps turns 10, will you catch the bus?

    Code the Road: Google Maps turns 10, will you catch the bus?

    Google Maps is 10 years old this year. The near-ubiquitous product, from mobile to desktop, has evolved and grown into a feature packed tool used by millions every day. At Google I/O 2015, it was announced the Google Maps would finally begin supporti…
    - 9 hours ago, 29 May 15, 11:09pm -
  • Google's Project Soli: Radar driven gestures up close

    Google's Project Soli: Radar driven gestures up close

    Another really cool announcement from Google’s Advanced Technologies and Projects (ATAP) team was Project Soli. Google did some interesting research about the amount of “bandwidth” our bodies generate when articulating certain parts of our bodi…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 May 15, 9:54pm -
  • New split view Google Keyboard available for Nexus 5, Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

    New split view Google Keyboard available for Nexus 5, Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

    If you own one of the Nexus mobile devices that is compatible with the Android M Developer Preview, such as the Nexus 5, Nexus 6 or Nexus 9, you can download the latest iteration of the Google Keyboard app (version 4.0.23004). The updated app is not…
    - 11 hours ago, 29 May 15, 9:29pm -
  • Google's Project Jacquard hands on: Wearables will be garments and developers will become fashion designers

    Google's Project Jacquard hands on: Wearables will be garments and developers will become fashion designers

    While Google did not technically have a Keynote address slated for the second day of Google I/O, the presentation from the Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP) may as well have been such an occasion.ATAP announced a number of neat initiative…
    - 11 hours ago, 29 May 15, 8:53pm -
  • Renders reveal a new high-end model for ZTE

    Renders reveal a new high-end model for ZTE

    ZTE might have a new model on the way that tops the ZTE Nubia Z9. Renders spotted on Chinese social media site Weibo reveal a handset equipped with a large, nearly bezel-less display that takes up most of the real estate on the front of the phone. Bo…
    - 12 hours ago, 29 May 15, 8:17pm -
  • Project Ara smartphone prototype demoed on stage at Google I/O

    Project Ara smartphone prototype demoed on stage at Google I/O

    Today at the Google I/O developer conference, Google's Rafa Camargo showed off a functioning Project Ara prototype during the ATAP keynote. Although Google previously demonstrated various components of the Project Ara smartphone, this is the first ti…
    - 13 hours ago, 29 May 15, 7:23pm -
  • FCC believes that enough is enough with T-Mobile and Sprint's additional requests for 2016 auction?

    FCC believes that enough is enough with T-Mobile and Sprint's additional requests for 2016 auction?

    With the U.S. expected to auction off low-frequency spectrum next year, major carriers are getting ready to open up their checkbooks. This is the first low-frequency spectrum offered by the government since 2008, and the advantages of this spectrum m…
    - 13 hours ago, 29 May 15, 7:00pm -
  • Android M will finally allow users to move app data and APKs to microSD cards

    Android M will finally allow users to move app data and APKs to microSD cards

    For a long time now, Android users largely expressed their desire to be able to move apps between the internal storage and the microSD card. While Google was a bit slow in reacting to what seems to be a general consensus among Android users, it looks…
    - 14 hours ago, 29 May 15, 6:25pm -
  • Samsung SM-G9198 spotted on GFXBench carrying the Snapdragon 808 SoC

    Samsung SM-G9198 spotted on GFXBench carrying the Snapdragon 808 SoC

    Looks like the LG G4 is getting company. Yesterday, we told you about a mystery Microsoft Lumia device (RM-1106) that was spotted taking a dash through the GFXBench site with the 64-bit Snapdragon 808 chipset in tow. This chip is unique in that it of…
    - 14 hours ago, 29 May 15, 6:03pm -
  • Android M preview: An exploration of Google's latest firmware

    Android M preview: An exploration of Google's latest firmware

    Some eleven months ago, Android chief Sundar Pichai took to the stage at Google I/O 2014 in San Francisco, and wasted little time getting to the meat of the event: Android L. Later renamed Lollipop, Android L introduced a wider array of changes — i…
    - 16 hours ago, 29 May 15, 4:18pm -
  • How to install Android M Developer Preview (Nexus 5, 6, 9 required)

    How to install Android M Developer Preview (Nexus 5, 6, 9 required)

    The Android M Developer Preview is out and you can download and install it if you have a Nexus 6, Nexus 5, Nexus 9, or the Nexus Player. Currently, you cannot install the developer preview on any other device.So how do you do it?Android M Developer P…
    - 17 hours ago, 29 May 15, 3:23pm -
  • ZTE Overture 2 is one of the cheapest Android Lollipop smartphones in the US

    ZTE Overture 2 is one of the cheapest Android Lollipop smartphones in the US

    If you only have $50 to spend, and want to get a new smartphone that runs Android Lollipop out of the box, you should check out the ZTE Overture 2. Released today in the US by Cricket Wireless, the Overture 2 is the successor to the ZTE Overture from…
    - 17 hours ago, 29 May 15, 2:55pm -
  • How to install Android SDK via Android Studio on Windows

    How to install Android SDK via Android Studio on Windows

    The Android software development kit (SDK) is an essential tool for everyone who wants to try developing apps on Android, but it's also useful for those who want to tinker with their device, be it for rooting, flashing images, or some other hackery.T…
    - 17 hours ago, 29 May 15, 2:40pm -
  • How to un-sync the browsing history on your iPhone from your iPad or other iDevices

    How to un-sync the browsing history on your iPhone from your iPad or other iDevices

    Storing information on the cloud is truly a great thing, especially when it comes to closed ecosystems, such as iOS. If you own an iPhone and purchase an iPad, logging into your iCloud account with the new device will immediately download all your es…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 May 15, 2:22pm -
  • Did you know: Android M now supports 4K resolutions (but do we really need a 4K phone or tablet?)

    Did you know: Android M now supports 4K resolutions (but do we really need a 4K phone or tablet?)

    When we heard Quad HD (1440 x 2560-pixel) smartphones were indeed about to become a reality last year, we ran the numbers to see whether people with the rare gift of 20/20 vision can really tell the difference and came up with some interesting figure…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 May 15, 1:33pm -
  • New Sony Xperia Z3+ ad showcases the phone's wide-angle 20 MP and 5 MP cameras

    New Sony Xperia Z3+ ad showcases the phone's wide-angle 20 MP and 5 MP cameras

    While the Xperia Z3+ (aka Z4) may not the be the Xperia that you've been expecting, Sony still hopes that the handset will attract various users around the world. Thus, it started promoting the device's strengths in video ads. The first ad showcased…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 May 15, 1:11pm -
  • Android M developer preview has a multi-window feature, but it's buggy and getting it is rather tricky

    Android M developer preview has a multi-window feature, but it's buggy and getting it is rather tricky

    Just as we supposed, one of the features that many Android users are lusting after - a multi-window functionality - is obviously among the feature list of the developer preview of Android M. Albeit experimental and pretty tricky to enable, the featu…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 May 15, 1:02pm -
  • WhatsApp calling is finally en route to Windows Phone

    WhatsApp calling is finally en route to Windows Phone

    The beta version of instant-messaging service WhatsApp has just added the in-app calling feature that was recently brought to the corresponding apps for iOS and Android. Microsoft has remained dedicated in its efforts to push Windows Phone into cont…
    - 20 hours ago, 29 May 15, 12:22pm -
  • Missed Google's I/O keynote? You can watch it here!

    Missed Google's I/O keynote? You can watch it here!

    Google held its I/O keynote yesterday and, of course, live-streamed it for the world to see. At the conference, the company announced the upcoming Android M update and its new features, among which the reworked permissions, context-savvy Google Now f…
    - 20 hours ago, 29 May 15, 12:14pm -
  • Here is how the new text selection in Android M works: demo in motion

    Here is how the new text selection in Android M works: demo in motion

    Text selection is a core feature of every smartphone operating system, and it just has to be done well. In Android M, Google is changing the way we select, copy, and paste things to the better with a more intuitive and easy-to-use interface.You still…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 May 15, 11:26am -
  • When is my phone getting Android M? Here's what we know so far

    When is my phone getting Android M? Here's what we know so far

    There's one question that the Android community at large will be obsessing over for the foreseeable future: "When is my phone getting Android M?". Seeing as how Google casually mentioned that it's now partnering with over 400 different OEMs at I/O 20…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 May 15, 11:02am -
  • Surprise, surprise - Meizu's m1 note 2 leaks, appears to have fingerprint sensor

    Surprise, surprise - Meizu's m1 note 2 leaks, appears to have fingerprint sensor

    Just a day after Xiaomi's upcoming Redmi Note 2 midranger was allegedly leaked, in all its metal unibody glory, we now have a shot of what is, reportedly, going to be its direct competitor – the Meizu m1 note 2 (or Meizu m2 note?). The new handset…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 May 15, 10:58am -
  • Bye, bye, dialer shortcut! Android M will probably come with a slightly revamped lockscreen

    Bye, bye, dialer shortcut! Android M will probably come with a slightly revamped lockscreen

    The developer preview of Android M is already here and it's giving us a pretty good understanding of what features the final release will sport. Indeed, we are slowly digging in the upcoming Android flavor, searching high and low for new features and…
    - 22 hours ago, 29 May 15, 10:36am -
  • Spotify to release an Android Wear app to finally make music playback smartwatch-controllable

    Spotify to release an Android Wear app to finally make music playback smartwatch-controllable

    In the wake of the Android M and the Android Wear update announcements, Spotify is among the first developers to announce an app developed for the smartwatch platfom – dare we say “finally”? The Wear version of the popular radio will allow user…
    - 22 hours ago, 29 May 15, 10:04am -
  • Android M comes with a revamped RAM Manager and it's totally awesome

    Android M comes with a revamped RAM Manager and it's totally awesome

    Remember that with stock Android Lollipop Google introduced a neat way to check the RAM status of your phone and how much memory does each app currently occupy? Undoubtedly, a feature that has not been overlooked by those power users who like to tink…
    - 23 hours ago, 29 May 15, 9:10am -
  • Stock Android is dead

    Stock Android is dead

    Android M has arrived with a fancy unveiling yesterday: the crowd of developers at the Moscone Center in San Francisco witnessed impressive new features, improvements to app permissions, web experience, app links, mobile payments, fingerprint support…
    - 23 hours ago, 29 May 15, 9:00am -
  • Could Microsoft have a dual-curved Lumia edge-like phone in the works?

    Could Microsoft have a dual-curved Lumia edge-like phone in the works?

    The curved display is slowly becoming a buzzword as of late. The concept was introduced by Samsung with the Galaxy Note Edge, back in September, and was truly popularized with the introduction with the attractive Galaxy S6 edge. In fact, the design t…
    - 24 hours ago, 29 May 15, 8:35am -
  • Here's an up close look at Google Now on Tap

    Here's an up close look at Google Now on Tap

    One of the most impressive features announced during Google’s keynote address was Now on Tap. This takes Google Now to a new level in the user experience, and will be part of the update to Android M later this year.We got to watch a demonstration o…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 15, 6:27am -
  • Android M & Google I/O 2015: everything you need to know

    Android M & Google I/O 2015: everything you need to know

    Google I/O 2015 started with a bang, treating us not only to a whole bushel of new technology, but also to its most important upcoming new product (for us, that is) - Android M. Yes, the future new version of Android debuted on stage and it will be a…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 15, 6:24am -
  • Up close look at Google Jump platform for Cardboard and YouTube

    Up close look at Google Jump platform for Cardboard and YouTube

    During the first day of Google I/O, a lot of people were congregating around the Cardboard exhibit. Why you might ask? All Cardboard is, is literally some nicely folded cardboard with some optics embedded with a rubber band to keep the smartphone in…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 15, 6:02am -
  • Google Wallet will be revised after Android Pay launch; new app will have limited function

    Google Wallet will be revised after Android Pay launch; new app will have limited function

    Google's introduction of Android Pay allows Google to step up in the mobile payment arena, allowing it to battle Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. While the capabilities of Android Pay are essentially the things that Google Wallet does now, Android Pay does…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 15, 5:38am -
  • Before the final release of Android M, there will be two Developer Preview updates

    Before the final release of Android M, there will be two Developer Preview updates

    During the "What's new in Android?" session held at Google I/O on Thursday, Google's Chet Haase explained that Google has a timeline in mind on the way to the release of Android's new build. Google plans on releasing an update to the current Android…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 15, 5:09am -
  • Google I/O day 1 recap and pictures from around the conference

    Google I/O day 1 recap and pictures from around the conference

    If there is one thing that remains a constant when it comes to large-scale developer conferences, it is the persistent challenge of managing large groups of people and corralling them into semi-confined spaces. The conference space at Moscone West is…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 15, 4:57am -
  • Android Pay in action

    Android Pay in action

    Google introduced Android Pay during the beginning of the Google I/O conference, and contrary to some rumors a few months ago, the service is an all-encompassing commerce platform. In addition to the now somewhat familiar method of paying by tapping…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 15, 4:52am -
  • Apple posts official workaround for Messages bug, says it will be sending a fix

    Apple posts official workaround for Messages bug, says it will be sending a fix

    Just the other day, we told you about a bug that was causing the Messages app in iOS to crash while also causing iPhones to reboot while on the lock screen. You probably know the story by now, a certain combination of Arabic symbols sent from one iPh…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 15, 4:24am -
  • Google says these 18 apps best display Material Design

    Google says these 18 apps best display Material Design

    As Material Design approaches its first birthday, Google has decided to honor those third-party apps that show it off the best. These include apps like the New York Times, which was cited for "elegant typography", Tumblr whose "delightful animation"…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 15, 3:36am -
  • Gartner: First quarter of 2015 saw iOS draw a little closer to Android

    Gartner: First quarter of 2015 saw iOS draw a little closer to Android

    Gartner's latest data on the global smartphone industry was released today, and it shows that Apple continued to show growth in the first quarter. While Android still led the way with 265 million units shipped during the three month period, Google's…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 15, 2:20am -
  • OnePlus One price cut coming on June 1st?

    OnePlus One price cut coming on June 1st?

    A teaser produced by OnePlus earlier this week hinted that a big announcement was coming from the manufacturer. The teaser showed an image of the OnePlus One with an eraser and a pencil, and the words "Time To Change" on the bottom. Along with source…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 15, 12:08am -
  • What do you think will happen after Android Z?

    What do you think will happen after Android Z?

    Officially announced today by Google, Android M is the 13th major iteration of Android. Can you believe that? It's only been 8 years since the first public version of Android was released (in late 2007), and its 13th major release is already here. We…
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 11:49pm -
  • Contest could land you a Sony Xperia Z3+

    Contest could land you a Sony Xperia Z3+

    With its 5.2-inch screen, 1080 x 1920 resolution and the Snapdragon 810 SoC under the hood, the recently introduced Sony Xperia Z3+ is Sony's new flagship model everywhere but Japan. In Sony's backyard, the Sony Xperia Z4 will be the manufacturer's l…
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 10:37pm -
  • It won't be Milkshake - Google's VP of Android shoots down rumors about Android M's name

    It won't be Milkshake - Google's VP of Android shoots down rumors about Android M's name

    Alas, Milkshake won't bring all the Android fans to the yard.Earlier today, Android M got demoed at Google I/O 2015 and certain speculations arose, claiming that the M release will bear the Milkshake name once it gets official later this year. Google…
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 15, 10:00pm -