Recent Play Services Update Reportedly Causing Severe Battery Drain in Android Devices

Recent Play Services Update Reportedly Causing Severe Battery Drain in Android Devices

An increasing number of users are reporting a battery drainage issue in their Android devices after updating to the latest version of Play Services. Google rolled out v7.3 of Play Services late last month. Play Services is a background service and API package present in GMS-opted Android build which facilitates improved communication between different Google Mobile Services such as Gmail, […]

     
 
 

Windows Phone Growing as Fast as iPhone in Europe, at the Expense of Android

Windows Phone Growing as Fast as iPhone in Europe, at the Expense of Android

There’s no doubt about the fact that Apple’s iPhone and Google’s army of Androids are the most important two sides in the mobile war, but Microsoft has always been busy trying to improve Windows Phone. Perhaps one of the biggest improvements is going to happen with Windows 10, when iOS and Android developers will be able to rework their apps […]

     
 
 

LG G4 Confirms the Premium-Mainstream Split in Android Flagships

LG G4 Confirms the Premium-Mainstream Split in Android Flagships

When LG unveiled its G4 flagship day before, it rounded off the flagship fleet for the current Android generation, the most notable of which are the Samsung S6 Edge, the HTC One M9, the Sony Xperia Z4, the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro, the Honor 6 Plus, the Nexus 6, the Moto Turbo, the Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro, the Asus ZenFone […]

 
     
 
 

Microsoft Makes it Super Easy for iOS/Android Devs to Port Their Apps into Windows Universal Apps

Microsoft Makes it Super Easy for iOS/Android Devs to Port Their Apps into Windows Universal Apps

Microsoft’s Build 2015 developer conference started with some really boring details for all of us non-devs, but it has picked on with juicy details regarding some rumors we heard earlier during the week. Microsoft is indeed bringing Android and iOS apps to Windows 10, but it will need help from developers to do so. Apple and Google are the absolute leaders when it […]

     
 
 

Run Android Apps on Windows Phone – Microsoft Will Reportedly Announce the Controversial Move at BUILD

Run Android Apps on Windows Phone – Microsoft Will Reportedly Announce the Controversial Move at BUILD

It’s no secret that Microsoft’s Windows Phone mobile operating system has an “app-gap” problem. The stark difference in the app count in Windows Phone Store when compared to Android’s Google Play, and Apple’s App Store is so wide that even the ‘universal app’ support — which the Redmond-based company announced at last year’s Build conference — has been unable to […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Gets to Pre-Load its Apps on Cyanogen OS; Can we Expect Microsoft Android Devices Next?

Microsoft Gets to Pre-Load its Apps on Cyanogen OS; Can we Expect Microsoft Android Devices Next?

Without too much fanfare and through a silent press release, Cyanogen and Microsoft have announced a partnership to integrate popular Microsoft services across the Cyanogen OS. Cyanogen will integrate and distribute Microsoft’s consumer apps and services, as follows – Bing services, Skype, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, and Microsoft Office. This is an interesting move which could have some unexpected outcomes. Speaking of this partnership, Kirt […]

     
 
 

Office Delve Goes Mobile with New Apps for Android and iPhone Users

Office Delve Goes Mobile with New Apps for Android and iPhone Users    

Microsoft has taken a bold decision and made its iconic Microsoft Office productivity apps available for free on devices less than 10-inches and also on Android and iOS. With this move, Microsoft might be taking a hit in revenue, but it will definitely help spread its products to even more users. Another source of profit for Microsoft remains Office 365, and now […]

     
 
 

Trusted Voice Unlock Starts Rolling out, Lets you Unlock your Android Device with your Voice

Trusted Voice Unlock Starts Rolling out, Lets you Unlock your Android Device with your Voice

The Smart Lock feature in Android lets you use various features to set up your device for automatic unlock. Thus, you can set Smart Lock to keep your device unlocked in a couple of situations – when you have a trusted Bluetooth device connected, when you’re in a trusted location, when our device recognizes your face and when you’re carrying your device with you. […]

     
 
 

Remix is an Android-based 11.6” Ultra-tablet with a Focus on Mobile Productivity

Remix is an Android-based 11.6” Ultra-tablet with a Focus on Mobile Productivity    

Android is a great ecosystem, but sometimes it can’t be hard to use it for productivity means. For that, people usually resort to bigger device with an operating system that isn’t as ‘mobile’ as Android. But not everybody seems to believe that, and that’s why there’s now a Kickstarter project promoting a 11.6-inch Android-based tablet that is said to be […]