Details about the 5.1 Lollipop update have surfaced very soon after the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update was made available on all Nexus devices. According to these sources, it is slated to be available by the end of February 2015; and being a 5.1 update rather than 5.0.2, there are several changes that are pretty noteworthy.
Google is reportedly planning to improve Android Auto in the form of a new project called Android M . Though Android Auto, an operating system for cars that allow the user to stream music and view maps was released last year, this early concept is looking to completely eliminate the need for an Android smartphone to enjoy […]
Microsoft is offloading MixRadio to instant messaging service Line. MixRadio is a music streaming app currently running on Windows Phone that allows for automated playlists created from the users preferences and listening habits. What Line intends to do with this kind of service is still unknown.
Blizzard’s award winning Hearthstone card game is now available on all Android tablets after a soft launch in selected regions. Players will need to have a device of 6-inches or more to play the game properly, but there are also plans to bring the game to smartphones at some point in the future.
If the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with a 5.7-inch display is categorised as a phablet, where would the BLU Studio 7.0 that has a huge 7-inch display fall under? BLU markets its latest Android smartphone the “world’s first 7-inch smartphone”, a claim that will surely raise a few eyebrows.
Microsoft is apparently working on a new game streaming service similar to the one that is being tested by PlayStation. There are very few details about what the final product will look like, but it is known to be called Arcadia; and there are job openings on the team.
Competition in the smartwatch market is set to heat up in the coming months, and Pebble has openly embraced the changes brought on by Android Wear. The Pebble Android App 2.3.0 will allow the smartwatch to display and interact with Android Wear notifications, and does a few other things that Google’s smartwatch OS isn’t capable […]
After the Nexus tablets and smartphones have received the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update, it is finally the Nexus 5′s turn to receive it. Many reports of the update crashing Nexus 7 devices and causing frequent app restart on Nexus 5 surfaced after it went live, and with this new version of Lollipop from Google, most of these issues […]
World of Tanks Blitz, the mobile app version of the popular tank action simulator, has finally arrived on Android. The update also brings with it cross-platform play with iOS, a new map, new crew skills, and large number of iconic British tanks.
It hasn’t been long since Android 5.0 Lollipop is released, but more issues have been reported by multiple Lollipop users. According to some users, apps restart much more frequently now and performance generally suffers the longer the phone goes without a restart.
Android 5.0 Lollipop has begun rolling out to devices, and some users are complaining that it is making their devices unusable. Some users are reporting WiFi and audio issues, while apps built with Adobe Air have been removed from Nexus device and are refusing to be reinstalled.
If you’re thinking of making the jump from an iPhone to the OnePlus One (or any Android smartphone), the team of OnePlus has written a very useful guide on how to transfer your information and data from the iPhone to the OnePlus One.
There are many more choices of Android smartwatches now more than ever; from ones with square displays to the ones with round displays such as the LG G Watch R and Moto 360. While the hardware aspect of Android smartwatches have improved dramatically, the main let-down is still the software: the Android Wear OS. Hopefully, with the Lollipop update […]
More builds of Android 5.0 Lollipop have been popping up ever since Google released the source code last week. Sony and LG appears to have started on their work quickly as evidence of the early builds have begun to show up.
The original NVIDIA Shield was an ambitious step by the company into the handheld console market. It had originally promised remote streaming of PC games, but fell slightly short when the limitations of the feature were made known. This second attempt is something completely different. The NVIDIA Shield Tablet makes people wonder just where this […]
Now that Android 5.0 Lollipop is official, what will the “Easter egg” be this time round? A Flappy Bird-like game of course.
So, Nexus 6 is not the only new device that Google has announced alongside the brand new Android 5.0 Lollipop today. There is also the brand new Google Nexus 9 which is a tablet made by HTC.
Most of the details for the upcoming Android L have been revealed, and it is only a matter of time before it begins to ship on new devices. However, Google has been extremely secretive about the name of the operating system; and it only gets worse with the most recent video released on Youtube.
A presentation pitching the Unity platform has been circulating around the gaming industry, prompting some to speculate that the game engine is going up for sale soon. Originally reported by CNET, the move would dramatically affect the millions of developers who rely on Unity to build games quickly; most of which happen to be on […]
Google has apparently approached Cyanogen Inc with the intention of acquiring the company. Cyanogen Inc is the developer behind the popular custom Android ROM CyanogenMod. The company has reportedly turned down the offer, but it remains a mystery as to why Google would make the move in the first place.