Google is Working on a Version of Android Auto to be Built Directly into Cars

Google is Working on a Version of Android Auto to be Built Directly into Cars

Google has announced Android Auto in June this year at the Google I/O conference. To put it shortly, Android Auto allow Android smartphones and tablets to be operated in automobiles through the dashboard’s head unit, offeing drivers control over GPS navigation, music playback, SMS, telephony, and web search. Both touchscreen and button-controlled head unit displays are supported and hands-free operation through voice commands is also possible. But […]

     
 
 

Andromium is a Dock that Wants to Unleash Android onto Desktops

Andromium is a Dock that Wants to Unleash Android onto Desktops    

For the past few years, especially thanks to the increase in popularity of crowdfunding website, we’ve seen many bold projects trying to allow consumers to use their smartphones as notebook or desktop computers. Perhaps the most notorious such effort has been Ubuntu Edge, which has managed to gather an amazing amount on Kickstarter. But today we’re talking about Andromium, a […]

     
 
 

Huawei Launches Honor 6 Plus Flagship for $322, Takes on iPhone 6 Plus

Huawei Launches Honor 6 Plus Flagship for $322, Takes on iPhone 6 Plus    

Huawei has stepped out of the spotlight for the past few months, but it’s now looking to get back into the action. At a special event in Beijing, the company has announced the Huawei Honor 6 Plus (cough, cough), which is the new flagship device of the company and the upgraded version, if we can say so, of the previously announced […]

     
 
 

Android Needs Killer Apps, Not Better Hardware

Android Needs Killer Apps, Not Better Hardware

“Our community demanded a newer, faster processor than the one we had originally planned. So we put a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor in the OnePlus One,” a OnePlus spokesperson said on stage a few days ago, detailing the role the user community played in determining the hardware of the OnePlus One. A number of people in the audience applauded, but […]

 
     
 
 

Microsoft’s ‘Next Lock Screen’ App For Android Now Shows the Weather and More in New Update

Microsoft’s ‘Next Lock Screen’ App For Android Now Shows the Weather and More in New Update

Last month, we told you about Microsoft’s new ‘Next Lock Screen’ app for Android users which brings on the lock screen all the vital information you might need without having to unlock it. Now the app has been updated by Microsoft with some signifcant new features that will please those who have downloaded it already and will make it even more […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Mi5 with Top Notch Specs to be Announced at CES 2015

Xiaomi Mi5 with Top Notch Specs to be Announced at CES 2015

In the middle of this past summer, Xiaomi has announced the Mi4 smartphone, which at the time seemed to be a rather modest upgrade over the Mi3. But now fresh reports are coming in, saying that we could witness the launch of Xiaomi Mi5 as early as next month, at the crowded Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Xiaomi has quickly gained popularity […]

     
 
 

Ultimate List: Best Black Friday App Deals [iOS and Android]

Ultimate List: Best Black Friday App Deals [iOS and Android]

The much-awaited Black Friday shopping bonanza is a few hours away, and I’m sure that you have enjoyed our previous extensive guide on some of the best smartphone and tablet deals. But we know that you’re not interesting just in the hardware, but in mobile apps and games, as well. That’s why we’ve decided to scout for the best Black […]

 
     
 
 

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 […]