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Friday, 22 Jan 2016

Oracle just revealed how much Google has earned from Android

Oracle just revealed how much Google has earned from Android

An Oracle lawyer just revealed how much Google has made from its Android operating system since it rolled out in 2008. These figures were intended to be confidential, so Google isn't too happy about it.

Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016

HTC rumored to be making two Nexus smartphones this year

HTC rumored to be making two Nexus smartphones this year

A reliable tipster on Weibo claims that HTC is chosen by Google to manufacture two Nexus smartphones this year.

Friday, 15 Jan 2016

The fastest smartphone in 2015 based on AnTuTu benchmark is not an Android

The fastest smartphone in 2015 based on AnTuTu benchmark is not an Android

Cross-platform benchmarking app AnTuTu just published the top 10 fastest smartphones of 2015 and the leader is not an Android. Read on to find out more!

Thursday, 7 Jan 2016

Android 4.4 KitKat still has the biggest install base two years after launch

Android 4.4 KitKat still has the biggest install base two years after launch

Based on Google Dashboards, 36.1% of Android devices which visited the Google Play Store last week were installed with Android 4.4 KitKat. This makes the two-year-old Android version the biggest install base ahead of Android 5.0 Lollipop and Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015

Apple dominate holiday sales, accounting for 49% of all new device activation

Apple dominate holiday sales, accounting for 49% of all new device activation

Apple has once again dominate the holiday sales charts. Almost every one out of two new devices activated over the Christmas week was from Apple.

Saturday, 26 Dec 2015

Razer has a new Android TV games store - Cortex

Razer has a new Android TV games store - Cortex

In July, Razor bought Ouya, a company with an Android gaming box. After months of working under the radar, the results of the buy are finally starting to emerge with an updated Cortex game store.

Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015

Will the next Samsung flagship phone have a retina scanner?

Will the next Samsung flagship phone have a retina scanner?

The latest rumors suggest that Samsung's next Galaxy smartphone with have a pressure-sensitive display, a high-speed charging port and possibly even a retina scanner.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow arrives on the NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1

Android 6.0 Marshmallow arrives on the NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1

NVIDIA's Shield Tablet K1 will receive Android 6.0 starting from now, along with user interface upgrades and a new camera app.

Monday, 21 Dec 2015

Here are the top smartphone apps of 2015

Here are the top smartphone apps of 2015

The Nielsen Company has just revealed its list of top smartphone apps installed on U.S. smartphones in 2015.

Sunday, 13 Dec 2015

Turn any USB source into a wireless charging station with the Gecko *updated with extra perk*

Turn any USB source into a wireless charging station with the Gecko *updated with extra perk*

A trio based in Rotterdam have just released a set of charge adapters that will allow almost any smartphone to charge wirelessly with any power bank or USB source, and it’s available on Indiegogo now.

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