Android One Android L Update

The most affordable Android L handsets ever are about to launch… without Android L

By on August 26, 2014 at 1:15 PM.

The most affordable Android L handsets ever are about to launch… without Android L

At I/O, Google introduced its Android One initiative for emerging markets, a partnership with certain handset makers that will create devices closely following Google’s orders, both when it comes to hardware and software. Android One handsets will be affordable smartphones ready to offer users an unaltered Android experience, running stock Android and receiving updates directly from Google. But these devices will not launch running Google’s brand new Android version, The Economic Times reports. More →

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iMessage Spammer How To Stop

How to stop all of that annoying iMessage spam

By on August 26, 2014 at 12:50 PM.

How to stop all of that annoying iMessage spam

Apple’s iOS and OS X messaging product iMessage is used by millions upon millions of people around the world, and for the most part, it’s a great service. iMessage includes none of the bells and whistles found in other popular messaging apps like WhatsApp, Kik, Line and BBM, but Apple did a great job of providing just enough differentiation that users feel even more locked into the iOS ecosystem.

Here’s a perfect example from my own experience: More →

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Moto G2 Specs and Pictures

This is Motorola’s next great dirt cheap smartphone

By on August 26, 2014 at 12:25 PM.

This is Motorola’s next great dirt cheap smartphone

Motorola is expected to launch up to eight Android smartphones this year, including the Moto X+1 and Nexus X flagships, but also affordable devices such as the Moto G2, the successor of last year’s extremely popular and very affordable Moto G. Motorola leaker HellomotoHK has revealed more details about the upcoming Moto G2 handset on Facebook, and posted several pictures of the handset. More →

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iPhone 6 Rumors: Manual and Retail Box

Here’s another major iPhone 6 change you didn’t see coming

By on August 26, 2014 at 9:55 AM.

Here’s another major iPhone 6 change you didn’t see coming

An image purportedly showing an iPhone 6 Quick Start Guide page published by Nowhereelse seems to confirm several details about the device, including button placement and announcement date. Moreover, the publication provides some interesting details about the iPhone 6, and some of them had not been mentioned before. More →

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Galaxy Note 4 Software Features: Fingerprint Sensor

Exciting new Galaxy Note 4 features uncovered in latest leak

By on August 26, 2014 at 9:30 AM.

Exciting new Galaxy Note 4 features uncovered in latest leak

Samsung will unveil its next Android flagship at IFA 2014 in Berlin next week, but SamMobile continues to reveal more details about the upcoming Galaxy Note 4. After mentioning the Ultrasonic Cover case for the handset, and sharing camera-related hardware and software details, the publication has now received information about the phone’s fingerprint scanner. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Release Date

BlackBerry’s 2014 roadmap leaks – is there anything to get excited about?

By on August 26, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

BlackBerry’s 2014 roadmap leaks – is there anything to get excited about?

BlackBerry fans hoping that the second half of 2014 might include a few surprises are in for a bit of a letdown. BlackBerry fan blog N4BB has leaked what it claims to be an authentic 2014 roadmap for BlackBerry device launches, and sadly, there is precious little to get excited about. More →

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Nexus X Android 5.0 L

Nexus X leak confirms monster specs and new Android L details

By on August 26, 2014 at 8:30 AM.

Nexus X leak confirms monster specs and new Android L details

Various reports have recently claimed that Google’s upcoming new Nexus device will not be called the Nexus 6 as expected, but instead will get a unique Nexus X moniker. TKTechNews, one of the sources of previous leaks, has returned with more information about the Motorola Nexus X, listing several AnTuTu benchmark screenshots for the handset, which seem to reveal an important new detail about Android L. More →

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OnePlus One Explosion

Man suffers burns when OnePlus One explodes in his back pocket

By on August 26, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

Man suffers burns when OnePlus One explodes in his back pocket

As exciting and intriguing as the CyanogenMod-powered OnePlus One might be, perhaps it’s a good thing that the phone is so difficult to purchase right now; with a relatively small number of OnePlus One handsets in the hands of the public, we already have out first report of an injury having been sustained when the handset randomly exploded in a user’s back pocket. More →

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Android Vs. Windows Phone

Huawei says it has ‘no choice’ but Android because consumers don’t want Windows Phone

By on August 25, 2014 at 8:30 PM.

Huawei says it has ‘no choice’ but Android because consumers don’t want Windows Phone

Windows Phone has been going nowhere fast over the last year, although Microsoft is hopeful that things will finally pick up now that it’s made the platform free for OEMs to use and it’s signed up a lot more manufacturing partners. Nonetheless, the company still has to overcome some major hurdles to convine some big-name manufacturers to spend their resources on Windows Phone handsets even if they might want an alternative to Android to hedge their bets. More →

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iPhone 6 HealthKit Phosphorus Chip

This could be the iPhone 6 chip that will power Apple’s HealthKit

By on August 25, 2014 at 5:30 PM.

This could be the iPhone 6 chip that will power Apple’s HealthKit

One of the more interesting reveals from Apple’s WWDC keynote was HealthKit, a tool iOS developers will be able to use to create a more cohesive and functional library of health and fitness apps for the iPhone. HealthKit will collect and sort all of the data from your third-party health and fitness apps in order to build a unified profile containing all the relevant information. We still don’t know exactly how Apple plans to implement HealthKit in the new iPhone, but a recent leak seems to have uncovered new hardware which will make Apple’s health initiative possible. More →

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Android Vs. Windows Phone HTC One M8

One way Windows Phone may have a crucial advantage over Android

By on August 25, 2014 at 3:55 PM.

One way Windows Phone may have a crucial advantage over Android

The limitations of Windows Phone — primarily the lack of high-quality new apps in its app store — are already well known. However, it looks as though Windows Phone might have a very important advantage over Android in one crucial metric: Battery life. More →

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