Android‘s next maintenance release will be coming in March, according to a tweet by HTC’s VP of product management, Mo Versi. Android 5.0 Lollipop was a major update to Android, and as such, it predictably had some quirks and bugs that hadn’t been sorted out. Fortunately, Google seems to be prepping ... Read More »
Android Wear may have been a newcomer in 2014, but with the help of companies like Samsung, ASUS, Motorola, LG and others, it looks like Google’s answer for the smart watch market may be finding its legs.
While Google has yet to provide its own numbers for shipments or sales, regarding its Android Wear ... Read More »
Samsung and Microsoft have agreed to end their royalties dispute. The two companies went at it last year over a contract that forced Samsung to pay patent royalties for Android to Microsoft. Nearly all manufacturers using Android have a similar contract with Microsoft, but Samsung has been looking for ... Read More »
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Like it or not, eSports are becoming more and more accepted as real sports. Competitive gaming has become wild in the last few years, with huge championships gathering massive crowds with some crazy cash prizes. Counter Strike and League of Legends are two of the biggest eSports games and the gamers/athletes are being treated like ... Read More »
Android 5.1 Lollipop is the next substantial update for Android. Though Android 5.0 Lollipop has only been available for a few months, it appears that a fairly weighty update is coming soon. References to Android 5.1 were spotted on Android One’s Indonesian page and new images have confirmed that the build ... Read More »
In January, Google released its monthly Android distribution numbers, which showcased yet another big month of growth for Android 4.4 KitKat. While that trend continues into February with the latest numbers released from the search giant, the growth is much smaller. More important than that, though, is that a newcomer has finally made an ... Read More »
That changes on Friday, January 30, though, as Google has officially updated its developer portal to indicate that both the 2012 and 2013 variants of ... Read More »
Microsoft is reportedly investing in Cyanogen, the Android modding company that’s seeking to “take Android away from Google.” Many remember Cyanogen as the former Android modding community that worked to create and maintain CyanogenMod, a popular ROM for rooted Android users. The core team became an official ... Read More »
PhoneDog’s Beau HD reviews the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. The Galaxy Note Edge sports a 5.6-inch QHD Super AMOLED display, Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor with 3GB of RAM, 16MP camera sensor, 3000mah battery, and Android 4.4.4 KitKat. When it comes to Samsung, the Galaxy Note Edge most closely resembles the Galaxy Note 4, but there are ... Read More »
Around the midpoint of December, Google released the Android 5.0.2 factory image for the Nexus 7 (2012). Now, almost a month later, they’re back with two more.