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Dropbox's Mailbox app launches for Android - with Mac desktop beta coming soon too

Dropbox's Mailbox app launches for Android - with Mac desktop beta coming soon too

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Dropbox acquired Mailbox for iOS a little over a year ago, and now it has finally launched an Android version of the email client. Oh, and a desktop beta version for Mac is coming too.At an event in San Francisco, Dropbox showed off Mailbox for Android... >>

AllCast now lets you stream and mirror from Android device to Amazon's Fire TV

AllCast now lets you stream and mirror from Android device to Amazon's Fire TV

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You can now stream and screen-mirror from an Android device to your new Amazon Fire TV, thanks to a swift update to the AllCast for Android app.Develoepr Koushik Dutta didn't take long to add support for Fire TV to the AllCast app, as he just released... >>

Twitter acquires Android lock screen app Cover

Twitter acquires Android lock screen app Cover

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Twitter has bought a relatively small development team and its Android app called Cover.Cover is an Android-only app that replaces your lock screen. It learns the apps you use and puts them on your lock screen for quick and easy access. But not for long,... >>

Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1 review
4.5 stars

Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1 review

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Samsung is certainly no stranger to tablets. But you might be left scratching your head and wondering what's what given how many model numbers and sizes are available throughout its ranges.Enter the Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1, the 10.1-inch Android tablet... >>

Google planning to launch Android TV, simplifying its Google TV for the masses

Google planning to launch Android TV, simplifying its Google TV for the masses

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Google plans to revamp its television offering by ditching the long-failed Google TV and launching a new Android TV platform.The Verge, who obtained screenshots of the Android TV interface, reports Android TV will be more closely aligned with other... >>

Cortana vs Google Now vs Siri: Battle of the personal assistants

Cortana vs Google Now vs Siri: Battle of the personal assistants

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Although voice-activated personal assistants are considered standard on smartphones, Microsoft has only recently stepped up to the plate with its Cortana offering on Windows Phone 8.1. And it's eager to trump Google's Google Now and Apple's Siri.Personal... >>

Nokia Lumia 630 vs Motorola Moto G: What's the difference?

Nokia Lumia 630 vs Motorola Moto G: What's the difference?

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There's a lot of activity in the budget handset sector. Things were rolling along rather sedately until Motorola fired the disruptive Moto G into the mix. Recent reports suggest the Moto G has gained 6 per cent market share in a few months.Nokia is a... >>

Twitter's Vine app adds VM feature for private video and text messaging

Twitter's Vine app adds VM feature for private video and text messaging

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Twitter's Vine video-sharing app has added a new messaging feature appropriately called Vine messages (or VM - similar to DM for Direct messaging on Twitter).Twitter said it realised very early on that Vine users needed a way to privately message. It's... >>

Cut the Rope 2 for Android app lands on Google Play

Cut the Rope 2 for Android app lands on Google Play

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The sequel to ZeptoLab's Cut the Rope puzzle game is now available in the Google Play store as a free download for Android devices.Launched in December for iOS devices only, Cut the Rope 2 now supports Android and will also release in the Amazon Appstore... >>

HTC plans BlinkFeed software for Android devices from other companies

HTC plans BlinkFeed software for Android devices from other companies

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HTC won't be selfish with the new version of BlinkFeed within Sense 6.0, planning to bring the app to Android devices from other manufacturers. "Following its popularity with HTC users, HTC will now make HTC BlinkFeed available to other Android devices,... >>

Valve's Portal puzzle video game is coming to Android - thanks to Nvidia Shield

Valve's Portal puzzle video game is coming to Android - thanks to Nvidia Shield

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Valve's Portal video game will soon land for Tegra-powered Android devices, according to Nvidia.Portal, which debuted in 2007 for Microsoft Windows, as well as the Xbox 360 and Sony PlayStation 3 consoles, is a first-person puzzle-platform video game... >>

HTC One (M8) release date, rumours and everything you need to know (updated)

HTC One (M8) release date, rumours and everything you need to know (updated)

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The HTC One (m8) is set to be launched later today, but what can we expect? We've been following the rumours for the last 6 months pulling it all together and updating this article regularly, giving you a one-stop for all the news, cutting through the... >>

What's new in the HTC One Android 4.4 KitKat update?

What's new in the HTC One Android 4.4 KitKat update?

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HTC has re-released the Android 4.4 KitKat update in the UK, after pulling it in February, saying that some users had experienced problems with it.Now it's back, headed to Vodafone, O2, and Three HTC One users. EE is coming soon. We've already updated... >>

Motorola tipped to launch 6.3-inch phablet in Q3 2014

Motorola tipped to launch 6.3-inch phablet in Q3 2014

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Motorola isn't slowing down with smartphone launches and has plans to launch a 6.3-inch phablet in Q3 2014, according to a new rumour on the web.The information comes from a post on Chinese forum Weibo, from a person who correctly pegged the launch of... >>

Apple iTunes store app for Android devices could be in the works

Apple iTunes store app for Android devices could be in the works

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Apple's iTunes store is exclusive to iOS devices. This is a fact of life. However, a recent report has claimed Apple is now considering giving Android device users access by launching a standalone iTunes app on Google Play.Billboard has reported - citing... >>

Amazon giving away apps worth £40 to Kindle Fire and Android owners, includes Swype and Runtastic

Amazon giving away apps worth £40 to Kindle Fire and Android owners, includes Swype and Runtastic

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Once again Amazon has decided to be generous with its apps. This time a £40 bundle is available to download for free today and tomorrow, 21-22 March.Amazon gave away a £15 bundle of apps in October that included Star Wars and Angry Birds. This time... >>

Ouya gives game developers the choice to offer free-to-try demos

Ouya gives game developers the choice to offer free-to-try demos

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Ouya's default free-to-try feature, which let gamers test titles before shelling out cash for the whole shebang, will no longer be a requirement starting in April, the company has revealed at the Game Developers Conference.The company elaborated on its... >>

Newsbeat for iOS and Android app will read your customised news aloud

Newsbeat for iOS and Android app will read your customised news aloud

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There's a new app available from Tribune that's kind of like Audible. But it's for news. And it lets you customise the type of articles, sources, topics, and sections you want to hear.Say hello to Newsbeat for iOS and Android. It's part news reader and... >>

Google Search for Android now lets you take a photo or video with 'OK Google' voice command

Google Search for Android now lets you take a photo or video with 'OK Google' voice command

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Google has expanded the functionality of its "OK Google" voice search feature within the Google Search app on Android. It now lets you take photos or videos.If your device is running Android 4.1 or higher, just open Google Search app. You'll then need... >>

Samsung debuts Samsung NX mini interchangable-lens camera

Samsung debuts Samsung NX mini interchangable-lens camera

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Samsung has unveiled the NX mini SMART camera, which it claims is the world's slimmest and lightest interchangeable-lens camera - built for selfies and portability.The NX mini features a 3-inch flip up and touch display, so you can point the camera at... >>

What is Google Android Wear and why should you care?

What is Google Android Wear and why should you care?

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Google has announced a new Android-like operating system and platform specifically designed for wearables, and it's called Android Wear.Android Wear works with Android's notification system and is now available for developers to preview. Many manufacturers,... >>

What to expect from HTC Sense 6.0

What to expect from HTC Sense 6.0

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With the new HTC One (M8) launching on 25 March 2014, there will be a new version of HTC Sense, or so the rumours will have us believe.The new HTC One has seen more leaks than any previous device we can recall. We've see video demos, we've seen the new... >>

Threes puzzle game for Android lands in Google Play

Threes puzzle game for Android lands in Google Play

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As promised, Threes is now available on the Google Play store for Android devices.Described as a "tiny puzzle that grows on you," the number app originally launched on iOS for $1.99. The Android counterpart, which developer Hidden Variable Studios teased... >>

Instagram for Android update brings flatter, faster design

Instagram for Android update brings flatter, faster design

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Instagram for Android just got a whole lot more "sleeker" and "faster" - thanks to a new update that has brought a host of look-and-feel improvements to the app.The two-year-old photo-editing Android app now sports a more polished design that "feels native... >>

Google buys Green Throttle Games, signaling upcoming set-top box

Google buys Green Throttle Games, signaling upcoming set-top box

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Google has acquired Green Throttle Games, maker of the Green Throttle controller, publication PandoDaily first reported. The move is seen as a way for Google to improve its position in the living room, as competitors Amazon and Apple have been tipped... >>

Google releasing Android SDK tailored for smartwatches, other wearables

Google releasing Android SDK tailored for smartwatches, other wearables

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Google has plans to release a SDK that will help developers and manufacturers put Android on smartwatches and other wearables, Sundar Pichai, Google SVP of Android and Chrome, announced at SXSW in Austin, TX on Sunday.Pichai said the software framework... >>

Google Play Store second birthday deals and freebies includes free Tom Hanks' Big

Google Play Store second birthday deals and freebies includes free Tom Hanks' Big

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Google Play Store second birthday deals are now live in the UK and US.People around the world started getting emails last week about Google giving away games, apps, music, and more to celebrate the Google Play Store's second birthday. The Google Play... >>

Pebble 2.0 for Android with watchapp directory and more finally lands in Google Play Store

Pebble 2.0 for Android with watchapp directory and more finally lands in Google Play Store

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Pebble has released version 2.0 of its Android app. The update most notably brings the Pebble watchapp directory for browsing, finding, and installing watchapps for Pebble.Some of the apps you'll find in the watchapp directory include Yelp, Foursquare,... >>

Livr social network only allows users to login if they’re drunk, using a breathalyser

Livr social network only allows users to login if they’re drunk, using a breathalyser

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Just when you thought social networks couldn't find originality anymore along comes Livr. This social network uses a smartphone breathalyser attachment and only allows you to login when you're drinking.Of course, in spite of the great idea and inspired... >>

The HTC Desire 310 might be more significant than you think

The HTC Desire 310 might be more significant than you think

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The HTC Desire 310 launched recently as an entry-level device. It's fairly easy to overlook it as incremental update as it arrives with specs that aren't hugely inspiring.But with it arriving just a few days after the furore of Mobile World Congress... >>

Mad Catz M.O.J.O. Android games console drops in price, adds Ouya games library

Mad Catz M.O.J.O. Android games console drops in price, adds Ouya games library

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Mad Catz launched its M.O.J.O. Android games console shortly before Christmas last year but things have gone quiet since then.The entire concept of Android gaming in the home has perhaps not taken off quite so quickly as some, Pocket-lint included, predicted... >>

HTC pulls HTC One KitKat update, some users 'experiencing difficulties'

HTC pulls HTC One KitKat update, some users 'experiencing difficulties'

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HTC has pulled its HTC One Android 4.4 KitKat update in the UK, after reports that some users were "experiencing difficulties" following the update. HTC moved swiftly to update the HTC One to the latest version of Android, with the HTC One being one... >>

Twitch adding streaming for mobile games 'soon'

Twitch adding streaming for mobile games 'soon'

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Gaming community Twitch announced live broadcasting and game capture for mobile games, as it moves past the console and PC. The company will soon release a mobile SDK game developers can put in their iOS and Android games, and it will enable gamers... >>

Adobe Revel photo app finally arrives for Android

Adobe Revel photo app finally arrives for Android

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Adobe Systems has released an Android version of its Revel service, marking the first time Revel users could sync and share their photos and videos to a non-iOS device.Revel is a service - once called Adobe Carousel - that allows you to upload photos... >>

Ouya wants to create ecosystem, have its Android-based software on more devices

Ouya wants to create ecosystem, have its Android-based software on more devices

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Ouya is in talk with hardware partners to license its software, potentially taking on Valve's Steam OS, Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman revealed in an interview with A-List Daily on Monday.Ouya launched its $99 hardware with Android-based gaming software in 2013,... >>

Microsoft could be taking Xbox Live cross-platform to iOS and Android

Microsoft could be taking Xbox Live cross-platform to iOS and Android

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Microsoft will extend Xbox Live support within mobile games past Windows Phone and onto iOS and Android, according to The Verge.The Xbox SmartGlass apps for iOS and Android have experimented with achievements in the past. However, Microsoft wants... >>

Android surpassed iOS to become top tablet software in 2013, says research

Android surpassed iOS to become top tablet software in 2013, says research

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Android has passed iOS to become the top operating system for tablets worldwide, according to research firm Gartner.Android's tablet marketshare grew to 62 per cent during 2013, compared to iOS' 36 per cent during the same period, according to the research.... >>

Google Projected Mode in-car dash could be coming to Mercedes

Google Projected Mode in-car dash could be coming to Mercedes

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Google Projected Mode - a seamless Android in-car experience - may have leaked thanks to a Mercedes job advertisement.The job ad, posted by Mercedes parent company Daimler, requests a software engineer to implement "Google Projected Mode". This was described... >>

HTC One M8 gets full-leak treatment, here's every detail

HTC One M8 gets full-leak treatment, here's every detail

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A YouTube user going by "GadgetReviews" posted a 12-minute video taking us on a walkthrough of the HTC One M8 on Sunday, confirming pretty much everything we've already known before it's set to be unveiled in late-March.The video has been taken down,... >>

Boeing creates phone to keep secrets top secret

Boeing creates phone to keep secrets top secret

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Boeing has launched its first smartphone, the Boeing Black, but you probably won't be able to get your hands on it. The futuristic handset takes a security approach, rather than trying to compete with the likes of Samsung, Apple or HTC. The company -... >>

Google+ for Android adds Snapseed-inspired filters and synced photo edits across all your devices

Google+ for Android adds Snapseed-inspired filters and synced photo edits across all your devices

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Google+ for Android has added a host of new photo-editing features, the most notable being photo editing across all your devices.According to Google, starting immediately, you can edit a photograph on an Android device, then stop, and continue editing... >>

Moov is a personal training wearable device that gives you voice-guided workout advice in real-time

Moov is a personal training wearable device that gives you voice-guided workout advice in real-time

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There is a new wearable fitness gadget in the works that serves as a personal training device and might one day tap into the Internet of Things. It is called Moov.Moov, which releases in summer 2014, is compatible with iPhone 4S and above. It is not compatible... >>

Nexus 7 PW100 Wireless Charging Stand unveiled by Asus

Nexus 7 PW100 Wireless Charging Stand unveiled by Asus

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Asus has just shown off a wireless charging stand and dock for the Nexus 7 tablet.Until now the only official wireless charging dock for the Nexus 7 was that made for the Nexus 5 phone - not an ideal fit. Now the Asus PW100 Wireless Charging Stand has... >>

Blackphone Android phone: The smartphone for the privacy aware

Blackphone Android phone: The smartphone for the privacy aware

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Privacy is in a funny place at the moment. On the one hand as a society with are being more and more careless with our private data, sharing everything from photos, running stats, contacts and much more on the internet without a care in the world, on... >>

Google and Motorola's smartwatch prototype from 2013 shown in leaked photos

Google and Motorola's smartwatch prototype from 2013 shown in leaked photos

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Motorola was working on a smartwatch during its time at Google, according to Android Police, which showed a prototype of the wearable in a series of photos on Tuesday.According to the publication, the "Google Watch" name was being considered for the... >>

Samsung NX mini mirrorless camera leaks with ultra-thin build

Samsung NX mini mirrorless camera leaks with ultra-thin build

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Samsung is planning to add a mini version of the Samsung NX to its mirrorless camera line, if a leak from NXrumors is to be believed. The site claims to have got its hands on specifications and a press shot for the much smaller NX camera. So small... >>

WeOn Glasses bring smart LED notifications and one-touch controls to your specs

WeOn Glasses bring smart LED notifications and one-touch controls to your specs

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WeOn Glasses are a new set of smart specs that deliver notifications to your eyes using Bluetooth and a multi-colour LED. A built-in button also lets users control their phone or computer.WeOn Glasses, made by Ion Eyewear, were not even fully built at... >>

Jolla Sailfish OS pictures and hands-on

Jolla Sailfish OS pictures and hands-on

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Jolla, a company made up of former Nokia developers, is out to create the best open source mobile operating system with its Sailfish OS, based loosely on MeGo. Until now the Jolla phone itself was €400 - a pricey way to access the OS.Now Jolla will... >>

HTC One, One mini, gets Android 4.4 KitKat update in the UK

HTC One, One mini, gets Android 4.4 KitKat update in the UK

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The rollout of Android 4.4 KitKat for the HTC One in the UK has just landed, bringing a range of updates to HTC's flagship device.We're just installing the new update to see what changes KitKat will bring, but HTC details that the 308.24MB update will... >>