Microsoft’s Next Lock Screen App for Android Brings Information you Need Without Unlocking the Device

Microsoft’s Next Lock Screen App for Android Brings Information you Need Without Unlocking the Device

Microsoft proves to be increasingly interested in developing apps and solutions for customers that aren’t using its platforms. The company’s latest effort in this direction is the Next Lock Screen app for Android devices, a tool that is meant to bring on the lock screen all the vital information you might need without having to unlock it. And when you […]

     
 
 

Google’s Mobile Search App Gets Material Design Upgrade and a Bunch of New Features

Google’s Mobile Search App Gets Material Design Upgrade and a Bunch of New Features

Google’s main business remains its search engine, and the company has been relentlessly improving it over the years. Google has now improved its mobile search app for Android with the Material Design UI introduced with the announcement of Android 5.0 Lollipop. It seems that Android’s Material Design visual revamp will eventually be deployed into most of Google’s services, but now […]

     
 
 

2014 Moto G and Moto X Start Getting Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA Update

2014 Moto G and Moto X Start Getting Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA Update

The newest Android 5.0 Lollipop is really awesome, bringing a good host of innovative features, which make it the biggest visual update since Ice Cream Sandwich. But now the question that is on everybody’s minds is this – when will I get it on my smartphone and tablet, as well? Motorola has confirmed that Android 5.0 Lollipop will be coming […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Could Bring Cortana to iPhone and Android [Report]

Microsoft Could Bring Cortana to iPhone and Android [Report]

At the moment, Cortana is a Windows Phone-exclusive, but we already know that Microsoft is serious about bringing it to Windows tablets and desktop units with the release of Windows 10. But there’s a chance that Microsoft’s virtual assistant could become so knowledgeable that it could take on iOS and Android devices. Julie Larson-Green, who is currently chief experience officer […]

     
 
 

Rejoice! Third Party Apps Get Full SD Card Access in Android 5.0 Lollipop

Rejoice! Third Party Apps Get Full SD Card Access in Android 5.0 Lollipop

The latest version of Google’ mobile operating system, Android 5.0 Lollipop, will bring back a feature that has been long gone. Changes to Android from version 2.3 onwards saw third party apps losing access to removable storage and even Google’s own Nexus devices shipped without an SD card slot. Google tried to fix some of the problems with the Android 4.4 KitKat release, but the newest […]

     
 
 

Baton Allows Android Users to Backup and Sync Apps Across Multiple Devices

Baton Allows Android Users to Backup and Sync Apps Across Multiple Devices

A new startup, Nextbit, which is founded by Google veterans Tom Moss and Mike Chan and funded by Accel Partners and Google Ventures, has unveiled its first product: Baton, a service that allows the hand-off of apps between Android devices. Baton works through deep integration of the cloud into the operating system. So, for example, Android users can download a game, […]

     
 
 

Nokia Brings HERE Maps App for Most Android Devices

Nokia Brings HERE Maps App for Most Android Devices

A few days ago, we were telling you that Nokia has brought its HERE Maps app to Samsung devices, and now it seems that the company is bringing the app to most Android devices. Nokia HERE for Android is still in beta though, and you can download it by following this official link, as the app isn’t yet available on the […]

     
 
 

How to Get Refunds for Apps on iOS, Android, Windows and BlackBerry

How to Get Refunds for Apps on iOS, Android, Windows and BlackBerry

If you tell me you never wondered why you ever purchased an app after buying it, I’m afraid I can’t trust you anymore. It happens to the best of us, and pretty sure it has happened at least once in our lives. Sometimes you’re lucky enough to get free apps that we simply download, install, and then uninstall. But what […]

 
     
 
 

Google Announces Android 5.0 Lollipop, Biggest Visual Update Since 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Google Announces Android 5.0 Lollipop, Biggest Visual Update Since 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Google released the Motorola-made Nexus 6 smartphone and HTC-made Nexus, along with the new Nexus Player streaming box. This year’s Nexus products are the first to run on Android Lollipop and the streaming box is also the first one to run on Android TV, so they come with some interesting new features. Besides debuting on the three new Nexus devices, Android […]