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Friday, 12 Oct 2012

Google Play Update Brings Expandable Notifications, Mass Deletion of Apps and More

Google Play Update Brings Expandable Notifications, Mass Deletion of Apps and More

Google is currently rolling out an updated Google Play Store version 3.9.16. It comes with several new features such as expandable notifications, selecting multiple apps to delete at one go and keeping track of your location in lists.

Thursday, 11 Oct 2012

Rumor: Office 2013 for Android and iOS To Be Released in March 2013

Rumor: Office 2013 for Android and iOS To Be Released in March 2013

It is rumored that Microsoft will be releasing Office 2013 as a mobile software suite for both Android and iOS devices. This is according to the Czech website IHNED who spoke to a Microsoft product manager.

Monday, 8 Oct 2012

Motorola Abandons Webtop Software and Lapdock Accessory

Motorola Abandons Webtop Software and Lapdock Accessory

Motorola has confirmed on Friday that it has abandoned the development of Webtop, a software that allows smartphones to power laptops via the Lapdock accessory, due to "a lack of consumer adoption" in a statement to CNET.

Thursday, 27 Sep 2012

Google Play Hits 25 Billion Downloads, Offers 25-Cents Apps for Next 5 Days

Google Play Hits 25 Billion Downloads, Offers 25-Cents Apps for Next 5 Days

Google announced yesterday that its app store, Google Play hit 25 billion downloads. As part of its celebrations, Google is offering selected apps for just 25 cents for the next five days.

Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012

LG Optimus Vu II Announced for Korea; Comes with NFC and Built-in IR Blaster (Update)

LG Optimus Vu II Announced for Korea; Comes with NFC and Built-in IR Blaster (Update)

LG has announced the LG Optimus Vu II, with availability slated for September in Korea. Little hardware specs have been revealed so far but the device is said to come equipped with NFC capabilities and a built-in IR blaster. More leaked specs point to an Android 4.0 build and 2GB of RAM.

Monday, 24 Sep 2012

Samsung Galaxy S III Available in Korea in Martian Pink This Week

Samsung Galaxy S III Available in Korea in Martian Pink This Week

This time, the Samsung Galaxy S III will be donning a pink shade and will be hitting Korean markets this week, bringing the total number of shades available to seven.

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012

5.0-inch Samsung Galaxy S 4 to Be Globally Available in March 2013? (Update)

5.0-inch Samsung Galaxy S 4 to Be Globally Available in March 2013? (Update)

The rumored 5.0-inch Galaxy S 4 is said to make its first appearance at next year's Mobile World Congress event and be released globally in March, an ambitious timeline the company wishes to adhere to after the unveiling of Apple's iPhone 5 event. Since then, Samsung has dismissed the rumor.

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012

AMD's Hondo APU will Only Support Windows 8 at Launch

AMD's Hondo APU will Only Support Windows 8 at Launch

AMD's new Hondo APU will only support Windows 8 at launch, according to The Inquirer who spoke to Mr. Steve Belt, corporate VP of ultra-low power products. AMD is forgoing support for the Android OS for now; however, it is possible to install Linux on devices powered by this new APU.

Thursday, 13 Sep 2012

Chrome for Android 4.1 Receives Reinforced Sandbox

Chrome for Android 4.1 Receives Reinforced Sandbox

Google releases a strengthened sandbox for Chrome for Android 4.1, while users of Chrome for Android 4.0+ will receive security fixes and feature updates for the mobile web browser.

Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note II Accessories Unveiled

Samsung Galaxy Note II Accessories Unveiled

It's been less than a week since the Galaxy Note II was revealed at IFA and Samsung has already have a horde of compatible accessories to show for.

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