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Google announces Project Ara conference on April 15-16

Google announces Project Ara conference on April 15-16

27 February, 2014 | comments (46)

Google is keenly working on Project Ara, a new endeavor to build a modular smartphone, which was started while Motorola was part of the company, and Google has scheduled an Ara Developers' Conference on April 15-16. The event will take place...

Tags: Google, Android


Google I/O kicks off June 25 in San Francisco

Google I/O kicks off June 25 in San Francisco

20 February, 2014 | comments (6)

Google's I/O Developers Conference is coming on June 25 through June 26. It will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. The news was shared by Google's SVP Sundar Pichai. Google has changed the registration process, so you...

Tags: Google, Android, Misc


Google releases Q4 and fiscal year 2013 earnings

Google releases Q4 and fiscal year 2013 earnings

30 January, 2014 | comments (26)

The team at Google should be all smiles today as the mega-giant corporation saw their profits raise by 17% from last year. The company's total revenue was a staggering $16.86 Billion for Q4 2013 alone. Larry Page, CEO of Google, had this to...

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A batch of red LG Nexus 5 units caught on camera

A batch of red LG Nexus 5 units caught on camera

27 January, 2014 | comments (21)

LG might be readying new colorful edition for the Nexus 5 flagship after all. First we saw what seemed to be an official Play Store listing with six new colors - yellow, red, blue, green, orange, and purple. Unfortunately this turned out to be fake....

Tags: LG, Google, Android, Rumors


Android 4.4 for Galaxy Note 3 now seeding in India and Baltic region

Android 4.4 for Galaxy Note 3 now seeding in India and Baltic region

24 January, 2014 | comments (212)

Poland and its S800-based Galaxy Note 3 unites were the first to taste the Android 4.4 KitKat with the latest TouchWiz upgrade. It seems the update has had no major issues as now Samsung is pushing it to other regions as well. The...


Red Nexus 5 caught in the wild, yellow version coming too

Red Nexus 5 caught in the wild, yellow version coming too

24 January, 2014 | comments (18)

Yesterday we informed you about new possible flavors of the Nexus 5. Later we got a word the actual video showing these new color options in the Play Store is fake. Well, it seems there is still hope for new Nexus 5 flavors after all. Today a...

Tags: LG, Google, Android


Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod goes on sale on December 24

Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod goes on sale on December 24

20 December, 2013 | comments (9)

The CyanogenMod Oppo N1 has officially passed Google's compatibility test suite. This is the first CyanogenMod device to do so and the achievement gives the phone access to the Google Play Store, where it can download apps...

Tags: Oppo, Google, Android


Sony Z Ultra GPE gets Android 4.4.2

Sony Z Ultra GPE gets Android 4.4.2

17 December, 2013 | comments (40)

After Android 4.4.2 KitKat update made its way to the LG G Pad 8.3, HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4, today it's rolling out to the Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition as well. The update comes with a number of bug fixes, with the most...

Tags: Sony, Google, Android


Google's Nexus 5 gets a hardware refresh

Google's Nexus 5 gets a hardware refresh

13 December, 2013 | comments (63)

The LG-made Nexus 5 flagship by Google has received some minor manufacturing adjustments that aim to improve upon its build quality. New Nexus 5s shipped will feature larger speaker and microphone holes along the bottom of the display, as well as...

Tags: Google, Android, LG


Google starts rolling out Android 4.4.2 to Nexus devices

Google starts rolling out Android 4.4.2 to Nexus devices

10 December, 2013 | comments (135)

Shortly after the 4.4.1 update, Google has now started rolling out the 4.4.2 update for the Nexus devices. Whereas the previous update focused on improving the camera performance on the Nexus 5, the latest one merely includes bug fixes. There...

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Biggest tech companies rally against surveillance

Biggest tech companies rally against surveillance

09 December, 2013 | comments (44)

We are spending more and more time online and our communications are steadily moving to the constantly-connected space. But as is uncovered constantly said space is in persistent threat of unsanctioned spying and general breaching of privacy by...


Android 4.4.1 KitKat update improves the Nexus 5 camera

Android 4.4.1 KitKat update improves the Nexus 5 camera

05 December, 2013 | comments (87)

Google's Director of Engineering for Android David Burke has told in an interview for The Verge that Android 4.4.1 KitKat update is coming and it's bringing several improvement for the Nexus 5 camera. He confirmed that the smartphone's camera...

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HTC One GPE getting Android 4.4 KitKat

HTC One GPE getting Android 4.4 KitKat

25 November, 2013 | comments (21)

The Android 4.4 KitKat update for the HTC One Google Play Edition has been ready for a little over a week and is finally starting its rollout. The update should be available over the air, but you can also download it from here: Android 4.3 JWR66Y...


Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Nexus 4

Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Nexus 4

20 November, 2013 | comments (657)

After several restless weeks of waiting, Nexus 4 users are finally getting the Android 4.4 update seeded to their devices. The new update is build KRT16S, which includes a few additional bugfixes introduced with the original KRT16O build. The...

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LG Nexus 5 now available on T-Mobile US

LG Nexus 5 now available on T-Mobile US

14 November, 2013 | comments (6)

It turns out that the LG Nexus 5 will be hitting T-Mobile in the US early. Today, in fact, which comes almost a week ahead of what some leaks suggested. The Nexus 5 on T-Mobile's network isn't quite the same bargain as it is on the Play Store....


Google debuts ART in KitKat, aims to change Android

Google debuts ART in KitKat, aims to change Android

07 November, 2013 | comments (103)

Here's something you probably haven't even heard of yet. It's a little something that Google engineers have been working on for over two years, which will change the very way your Android smartphone runs apps. ART, which is short for Android...

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T-Mobile Nexus 5 to launch on November 20

T-Mobile Nexus 5 to launch on November 20

07 November, 2013 | comments (7)

Ever since, Google unveiled its Nexus 5, the smartphone has been the talk of the town. As expected, initial stock of the Google Nexus 5 was sold out within a few minutes of going up on Play Store. If you are in the US, you can also get it...


Black Nexus 5 16GB out of stock, others ship with delays

Black Nexus 5 16GB out of stock, others ship with delays

01 November, 2013 | comments (72)

The Google Play Store was out of Nexus 5 16GB stock a couple of hours after the device was officially announced. The 16GB units are still out of stock in the US Play Store. There are 32GB units available both Black and White but the bad news...

Tags: Google, Android, LG


Android 4.4 KitKat official, aims to reach 1 billion users

Android 4.4 KitKat official, aims to reach 1 billion users

31 October, 2013 | comments (114)

Android 4.4 KitKat has been officially announced and as usual, the latest version of the Android OS debuts alongside the a new Nexus, the Nexus 5. So, what's new? Well, the 4.4 KitKat aims to reach the next 1 billion users and it will scale...

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LG Nexus 5 is official, runs Android 4.4 KitKat

LG Nexus 5 is official, runs Android 4.4 KitKat

31 October, 2013 | comments (152)

The leak storm is finally over, Google has just made the Nexus 5 official. The latest Nexus smartphone is manufactured by LG. It rocks a 4.95" LCD display with 1080p resolution, which adds up to a pixel density of 445 ppi. The good news keeps on...

Tags: LG, Android, Google