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The “Pure Android is Best” Myth

The “Pure Android is Best” Myth

“What’s so special about it? There are no good photo editing effects and no beauty mode for the selfie camera! And I have to download Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter on it again!” That was the rather plaintive complaint of an acquaintance who had invested in a Nexus device a few days ago. He said he had purchased it because everyone […]

 
     
 
 

Why Android One Flight Failed to Take Off?

Why Android One Flight Failed to Take Off?

Android One was an ambitious project by Google. The company intended to bring sub $100 smartphones with specifications that would provide decent performance and fast over-the-air updates to the latest version of Android directly from Google. Android One targeted emerging countries and had made its debut in India. The idea was to team up with local manufacturers and create devices. […]

 
     
 
 

10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week [October 26th]

10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week [October 26th]    

Every day there are dozens of apps and games being submitted to the Google Play Store. And once per week we take a look back and pick some that we consider to be among the best. If you missed the previous edition, you can still have a look at it to find there some great new titles. As for the […]

     
 
 

Did Google Just Declare Android Civil War with its “Premium Nexus”?

Did Google Just Declare Android Civil War with its “Premium Nexus”?

The launch in India of the new Nexus devices, the Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X saw the use of a word that has generally not been associated with the range. Premium. Google India managing director Rajan Anandan and Global Director of Chrome and Android Marketing, David Shapiro, used the word time and again, especially while referring to the more […]

 
     
 
 

10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week [October 5th]

10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week [October 5th]    

A whole new week has started, which means it’s that for that moment that hunters of new Android apps and games have been looking for. Our newest roundup with some of the best new Android apps and games is here, so let’s have a look at all the new goodies. Do check out the previous edition, as well, in case […]

     
 
 

You can now Block Specific Email Addresses and Unsubscribe from Newsletters in Gmail

You can now Block Specific Email Addresses and Unsubscribe from Newsletters in Gmail

There are millions out there who rely on Gmail as their main email client, and I’m sure that for many out there, including myself, it is an essential tool in our daily activities. So it is Google’s responsibility to make sure their product is getting frequent and useful updates. And such seems to be the case with this fresh announcement. Google […]

     
 
 

Elephone Vowney is a New Dual-boot Smartphone that can Run Both Windows 10 Mobile and Android 5.0 Lollipop

Elephone Vowney is a New Dual-boot Smartphone that can Run Both Windows 10 Mobile and Android 5.0 Lollipop    

Windows 10 for desktop and tablets is already out in the wild, but Microsoft hasn’t yet released the final version of Windows 10 Mobile. But if you’re not sure if you want to ditch your current mobile OS to try out Microsoft’s successor for Windows Phone, there’s a device that allows you to dual-boot it with Android Lollipop. The new […]

     
 
 

10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week [September 7th]

10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week [September 7th]    

It’s time to have a look back at the most recent entries on the Google Play Store and pick some of the best new Android apps and games that have been released. If you’re into games, then you’re in good luck, as this edition comes with plenty of new titles. You can also have a look at the last week’s […]

     
 
 

Line Releases its Official Free Launcher App for Android Users

Line Releases its Official Free Launcher App for Android Users

If you got bored with the current Android launcher you’re using, the perhaps it’s time to have a look at a new one. So if you want to give it a try, you should know that Japanese messaging company Line has released an Android launcher app, available for free on the Google Play Store.  Line is especially popular among Asian users, […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Mi 4c Tipped to Get Snapdragon 808 and USB Type-C Port

Xiaomi Mi 4c Tipped to Get Snapdragon 808 and USB Type-C Port

Xiaomi fans are always hungry for new handsets, and it seems that the company is finalizing production of the Xiaomi Mi 4c, a new smartphone which appears to be similar to the Mi 4i. A picture with the retail box of the smartphone has leaked, thus revealing its most basic specs. The Mi 4i was released mainly for Indian users, so it seems […]