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10 Android apps you shouldn't use if you want your battery to last

10 Android apps you shouldn't use if you want your battery to last

By 24 February 2015

If you want your Android device to perform at optimum level, you better think twice about installing some of the most popular apps available. Social media apps, followed by games and shopping apps, apparently take their toll on mobile devices, putting... >>

Kazam plans MWC takeover: Brit-designed Windows and Android phones join budget Windows tablets

Kazam plans MWC takeover: Brit-designed Windows and Android phones join budget Windows tablets

By 24 February 2015

Kazam, the British gadget manufacturer, first appeared in November 2013 with a shotgun blast of handsets fired out all at once. It appears to still have plenty of ammunition left with a host of new smartphones and tablets announced ahead of MWC 2015 next... >>

Apple Watch taking too long? Android Wear for iPhone is now a thing

Apple Watch taking too long? Android Wear for iPhone is now a thing

By 23 February 2015

For many Apple iPhone users the coming Apple Watch probably feels like it's been just out of reach for a while. If that wait, or the thought of how much the Watch will cost, is too much there is hope in Android Wear. Developer Mohammad Abu-Garbeyyeh,... >>

Kill switches on smartphones shown to cut theft, here's how to check yours is on

Kill switches on smartphones shown to cut theft, here's how to check yours is on

By 11 February 2015

The introduction of kill switches in mobiles as an anti-theft device has resulted in thefts dropping as it appears to be working. Internationally the kill switch deterrent appears to be working with London reporting a 50 per cent drop in iPhone thefts,... >>

Screenpop is a new Android app that sends photo messages to your lock screen

Screenpop is a new Android app that sends photo messages to your lock screen

By 10 February 2015

We're not sure if this new photo-sharing app is a good idea, but it's certainly unique. There's a new Android app available from the team behind Locket. It's called Screenpop, and like Locket, it's all about your lock screen. The idea is that your friends... >>

Android 5.0 Lollipop tips and tricks: Get to grips with a new Android

Android 5.0 Lollipop tips and tricks: Get to grips with a new Android

By 5 February 2015

Android 5.0 Lollipop brings a range of changes to Google's OS. Available initially on the Nexus 9 and Nexus 6, but now rolling out to a wider collection of devices, there's plenty of new features to get to grips with. If you're feeling a little lost,... >>

Apple is making a new Beats Music-like service for OS X, iOS, Apple TV, and even Android

Apple is making a new Beats Music-like service for OS X, iOS, Apple TV, and even Android

By 4 February 2015

It looks like Apple will do something with the Beats Music streaming service is bought last year. The company decided to build a new streaming service, with features, functionality, and technology pulled from Beats Music, it's claimed. 9to5Mac has reported... >>

Android 5.0 Lollipop: When is it coming to my phone or tablet?

Android 5.0 Lollipop: When is it coming to my phone or tablet?

By 2 February 2015

Google launched Android 5.0 Lollipop in November 2014, making its debut on the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices. At the same time, the code is then released to manufacturers, and the process of updating existing Android devices beings. We've already published... >>

HTC and Android 5.0: How well has Lollipop been integrated?

HTC and Android 5.0: How well has Lollipop been integrated?

By 29 January 2015

With every iteration of Android, we're moving closer to platform perfection. That might sound like an opinion served with a healthy dollop of bias, but consider this: in 2009 we'd have baulked at native Android Eclair, but HTC made that palatable with... >>

Apple: Android users love the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple: Android users love the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

By 27 January 2015

Tim Cook has said that Android users just "love" the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, citing that the last quarter saw the highest number of Android switchers over the last three launches. The comments made during the Q&A session of the Apple Q1 '15 earnings... >>