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Your next BlackBerry could be running Android, later this year

Your next BlackBerry could be running Android, later this year

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BlackBerry could be about to change tack with a new device that features the Android operating system. Until now BlackBerry devices have coming running BlackBerry's own OS. The move to Android could open up its appeal for those that want both Android... >>

Motorola Moto X 2015 leaks in video showing impressive specs, wood back and metal frame

Motorola Moto X 2015 leaks in video showing impressive specs, wood back and metal frame

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The latest Motorola Moto X for 2015 appears to have leaked in a video. The third generation Moto X seems to feature a wooden back and metallic frame. The video, leaked by YouTube account Total Tech, blurs the phone partially. This was apparently done... >>

Got a smartwatch? Here is how to control your smart lighting from your wrist

Got a smartwatch? Here is how to control your smart lighting from your wrist

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Smartwatches are becoming more popular and whether you like them or not, they are now becoming devices that do a lot more than just track your activity and deliver notifications from your smartphone. You can also control your lighting from your smartwatch,... >>

Forget Project Ara, Blocks will let you make your own Android smartwatch

Forget Project Ara, Blocks will let you make your own Android smartwatch

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Blocks Wearables, which is creating a modular smartwatch, has been at it a while now but finally details are being released ahead of its crowd-funding kick-off. Blocks, a watch that will allow for part-swapping upgrades, has been shown off in more detail... >>

Nintendo NX will be Android based, insiders claim

Nintendo NX will be Android based, insiders claim

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The Nintendo NX is turning into the ultimate tease. We know that Nintendo is working on some sort of future gaming hardware, codenamed NX, as was revealed in March. Speculation has now turned to the software platform, with Nikkei publishing a report talking... >>

Android M previewed: Android Pay, fingerprint support, USB Type-C and more

Android M previewed: Android Pay, fingerprint support, USB Type-C and more

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Talking during the Google I/O keynote, Dave Burke, VP engineering of Android at Google, gave us a sneak peak of what to expect from Android M, the next version of the Google operating system. Android M is about improving the core user experience in Android... >>

Microsoft’s Cortana is coming to Android and iPhone, get a sneak peek now

Microsoft’s Cortana is coming to Android and iPhone, get a sneak peek now

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Microsoft has officially announced that its smart assistant, Cortana, will be arriving on iPhone and Android devices soon. Cortana will be available in app form for iOS and Android where it will work with all the same questions it responds to on Microsoft... >>

Instant smartphone battery life boost anyone? Android M expected to deliver free power enhancements

Instant smartphone battery life boost anyone? Android M expected to deliver free power enhancements

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With Google I/O 2015 due to kick-off on Thursday, the latest Android M update is beginning the leak. The word on the interwebs is that Google is focusing on enhancing your Android device's battery and RAM usage. According to Android Police sources, Google... >>

Android M could bring native fingerprint authentication

Android M could bring native fingerprint authentication

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Rumours about Android M are circulating and with Google I/O, the company's annual developer conference, fast approaching it's expected that details of the new version of the operating system will soon get announced. BuzzFeed News is reporting that a native... >>

Android Wear 5.1 explored: One small step for Android Wear...

Android Wear 5.1 explored: One small step for Android Wear...

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Google announced an update to Android Wear in April, making its debut on the LG Watch Urbane and rolling out to other devices in the family. It's the most significant Wear update so far, a step change in functionality. Android Wear has spent its time... >>

Want to play Android apps on your home phone? BT adds Google Play to its landline handset

Want to play Android apps on your home phone? BT adds Google Play to its landline handset

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BT has announced a second generation of its Android-based home phone that adds Google Play so you can download apps and play them in the house, much like you would do on a mobile device. The BT Home SmartPhone S II offers almost the same Android experience... >>

Shazam a song just by asking your smart device what's playing

Shazam a song just by asking your smart device what's playing

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Today is the day that 'Shazam' became a verb in the eyes of Google. Now you can simply ask your smart device what song is playing and it will tell you. Google has announced that its voice controlled service will respond to the term 'Shazam'. So if you... >>

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

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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

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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

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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

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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'

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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

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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?

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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

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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?

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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)

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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.... >>

Microsoft teams up with Samsung and more partners to preinstall its apps on Android devices

Microsoft teams up with Samsung and more partners to preinstall its apps on Android devices

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Microsoft has announced a bunch of new partnerships that will see Android devices loaded up with Microsoft goods. As part of Microsoft's post-Steve Ballmer transition, the company has been re-engineering many of its flagship products to be more modern,... >>

Apple trade-in programme might open to Android devices, hoping to attract customers

Apple trade-in programme might open to Android devices, hoping to attract customers

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Apple is about to unveil an expansion of the iPhone recycling and trade-in programme so that it includes non-Apple smartphones, it's claimed. According to 9to5Mac, Apple wants to boost iPhone sales in its stores, and one way the company plans to do that... >>

Android fans will freak, we've managed to get all 124 MWC pin badges and here they are

Android fans will freak, we've managed to get all 124 MWC pin badges and here they are

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Whether you are an Android fan, a collector, or merely intrigued, the Mobile World Congress Android pins are back and are sending attendees at the trade show in Barcelona into a giddy frenzy.As Google famously did in 2011, the company has released collectable pin... >>