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Windows Phone just became a serious competitor: Developers can now easily port Android and iOS apps

Windows Phone just became a serious competitor: Developers can now easily port Android and iOS apps

By 29 April 2015

One of the issues associated with Windows Phone currently is soon to be no more. Microsoft has added easy code porting of Android and iOS apps to the Windows 10 platform, giving developers no excuse not to push their applications to Windows smartphones... >>

Android found taking a leak on Apple logo in Google Maps

Android found taking a leak on Apple logo in Google Maps

By 24 April 2015

The usually cute Android character has been spotted on Google Maps micturating on the Apple logo. The urinating Android was spotted by a friend of Team Android who pointed out this picture appears both in the desktop Google Maps as well as on mobile.... >>

Elephone dual-boot Android 5.0 and Windows 10 smartphone packs 4GB RAM and 2K screen

Elephone dual-boot Android 5.0 and Windows 10 smartphone packs 4GB RAM and 2K screen

By 23 April 2015

A new smartphone from Chinese manufacturer Elephone will come with both Android 5.0 Lollipop and Windows 10 dual-boot and pack some impressive specs. The smartphone will come from a manufacturer with a history of making handsets available to the UK and... >>

Android Wear is getting a feature boost, here's what's coming

Android Wear is getting a feature boost, here's what's coming

By 23 April 2015

Android Wear hit the streets about a year ago, as Google's platform for wearables. Today, a major update was announced, as Android Wear moves to fend off Apple Watch. Android Wear has been incrementally updated since its launch. Like many Google products... >>

Want to find your Android phone? Now you can simply Google 'Find my phone'

Want to find your Android phone? Now you can simply Google 'Find my phone'

By 16 April 2015

Now finding your phone is easier than ever thanks to Google integration of search for Android devices. Google now allows you type into the search bar "Find my phone" and without even hitting enter it will be displayed on a map immediately. In our experience,... >>

Get Meerkat for Android before release: Sign up as a beta tester

Get Meerkat for Android before release: Sign up as a beta tester

By 16 April 2015

Meerkat, the live streaming video platform, is coming to Android. But before everyone gets a go there's a beta testing phase - which you can take part in. If you want to be one of the first people in the world to use Meerkat on Android all you need to... >>

How does Twitter's new 'Quote Tweet' feature work and why is it so good?

How does Twitter's new 'Quote Tweet' feature work and why is it so good?

By 7 April 2015

Twitter has changed to make retweeting more creative and personalised than it was before. The Twitter quote tweet has arrived. Until now if you wanted to get a comment into a retweet it would mean either copying and pasting text and quoting it, or commenting... >>

Apple Reuse and Recycling Program now allows for Android smartphone trade-in too

Apple Reuse and Recycling Program now allows for Android smartphone trade-in too

By 30 March 2015

Apple has announced that its Reuse and Recycling trade-in program will now extend to other makes of smartphones too, like Android. Until now Apple has limited its Reuse and Recycling Program to its own hardware. Now it will give a store credit value for... >>

Why is the Olio Model One smartwatch such a threat to Pebble, Android Wear and Apple Watch?

Why is the Olio Model One smartwatch such a threat to Pebble, Android Wear and Apple Watch?

By 30 March 2015

What happens when a former Apple and HP product designer creates a smartwatch from scratch? Olio. Smartwatches are now coming thick and fast with Android Wear in many forms and the Apple Watch ready to hit wrists the world over. But the Olio is different,... >>

Better Call Saul app: Prank caller's soundbite dream (hands-on)

Better Call Saul app: Prank caller's soundbite dream (hands-on)

By 27 March 2015

The official app for TV show Better Call Saul, the Breaking Bad spin-off, is now available to download for free. We've installed it to see if the app can hope to compare to the genius of the show. The Better Call Saul app is free on the Amazon Appstore.... >>