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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

By 8 April 2014

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

By 7 April 2014

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 out of 5

Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1 review

By 7 April 2014

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

By 6 April 2014

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

By 5 April 2014

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?

By 4 April 2014

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... >>

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

By 3 April 2014

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... >>

A week in reviews: 24 - 28 March

A week in reviews: 24 - 28 March

By 29 March 2014

It's the week when HTC claimed all glory by announcing and releasing its latest handset, the new HTC One (also known as the M8), in the same day. We had one acting as our day-to-day phone the week prior and have dug deep to deliver the verdict on whether... >>

Cut the Rope 2 for Android app lands on Google Play

Cut the Rope 2 for Android app lands on Google Play

By 28 March 2014

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... >>

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 review
3.5 out of 5

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 review

By 26 March 2014

The original Samsung Galaxy Camera was notable because, although it wasn't the first dedicated camera to use the Android operating system as its user interface, it was the first to integrate an up-to-date version of the operating system with great success.... >>