• News tagged "android"

Friday, 4 Mar 2016

Google to implement 3D Touch-like features on Android?

Google to implement 3D Touch-like features on Android?

An industry insider claims that Google is planning to incorporate 3D Touch-like features for Android. In addition, many Chinese phone makers are said to be busy developing pressure-sensitive displays for their smartphones this year.

Friday, 26 Feb 2016

Microsoft's Project Astoria is dead, so stop hoping for Android apps on Windows

Microsoft's Project Astoria is dead, so stop hoping for Android apps on Windows

If you're a developer who have invested time in this Windows bridge for Android, Microsoft suggests that you look at the iOS Bridge and Xamarin instead.

Thursday, 25 Feb 2016

Talk to random strangers with Wakie's newest feature

Talk to random strangers with Wakie's newest feature

Would you use an app that lets you call random strangers so that you can talk to them? If that sounds great, then you'll want to know about Wakie's new feature.

Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge phones get an official gamepad from Mad Catz

Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge phones get an official gamepad from Mad Catz

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge get their first official gaming controller from accessory manufacturer Mad Catz, under the Designed for Samsung label.

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016

New Android malware can steal and wipe smartphone contents

New Android malware can steal and wipe smartphone contents

A new malware called Mazar Bot spreads via text message, and it gains administrator rights on your Android-based smartphone.

Monday, 15 Feb 2016

MyShake turns your phone into an earthquake detector

MyShake turns your phone into an earthquake detector

Scientists have just rolled out a new app for Android named MyShake that lets your smartphone detect earthquakes.

Friday, 12 Feb 2016

Acer to bundle Microsoft Office apps on its Android smartphones and tablets

Acer to bundle Microsoft Office apps on its Android smartphones and tablets

From the second half of this year, Acer's Android smartphones and tablets will be bundled with Microsoft Office apps.

Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016

Uninstalling the Facebook app can save up to 20% of battery life on your phone

Uninstalling the Facebook app can save up to 20% of battery life on your phone

Tests done by Reddit users and The Guardian reveal that the Facebook app is draining battery on your iPhone or Android phone even when it is running in the background. Read on to find out more!

Friday, 5 Feb 2016

Tim Cook hints that more Apple apps could join Apple Music on Android

Tim Cook hints that more Apple apps could join Apple Music on Android

At a recent town hall for Apple employees, CEO Tim Cook reportedly hinted that more Apple apps and services could eventually arrive on Google's rival mobile OS.

Thursday, 4 Feb 2016

Microsoft acquires British keyboard app company SwiftKey

Microsoft acquires British keyboard app company SwiftKey

Microsoft has confirmed that it’s acquired SwiftKey, a highly popular software keyboard used on some 300 million Android and iOS devices.

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