Nokia And Microsoft Abandon Android-Powered Nokia X

Nokia X

While Windows Phone isn’t particularly popular, if there is one thing Nokia did well it was their Lumia line. But majority of us wanted a device that looked like the Lumia but ran Android, and so Nokia and Microsoft gave us Nokia X. Read More

LG Announces 5″ G3 Beat, Coming to South Korea Tomorrow

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LG has just announced the G3 Beat, a mid-level phone sporting a 5″ 720p display. The device features a Quad Core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 Processor, an 8MP Laser focused rear camera, a 1.3MP front facing camera, and 8GB of internal storage. Read More

Minuum Keyboard Demonstrated on Android Wear — Join the Beta

minuumCurrently, Android Wear watches only support Google voice typing, which can be either inaccurate or difficult to do, especially outdoors. Enter Minuum Keyboard.

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Google Play Store With Material Design Screenshots Leaked

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With Android ‘L’ 5.0′s announcement and developer preview release at Google I/O, Material Design was announced, being the successor to the current HOLO Android design scheme with much more depth, colour, and minimalism. However, there wasn’t much seen in the way of Google’s native Apps updated with the Material UI, but now AndroidPolice has posted what appear to be leaked screenshots of a newer version of the Google Play Store, one with the Material Design implemented. Read More

Wear Mini Launcher — All Your Apps Up Front

wear mini launcherAndroidWear Smartwatches have been around for a few weeks now and are great devices. But one of the main gripe from users of this nifty little gadget was how difficult it was to access their Apps, as it required the end user to go through a couple of menus before they could launch their downloaded applications. Read More

Take Pictures With Your Android Wear Watch

google cameraThe Google Camera App has received an update with a useful feature that you can take advantage of with your Android Wear Smartwatch. The update adds the functionality for your Smartwatch to act as a remote trigger for the camera. Read More

Measure Distances On Google Maps

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The desktop version of Google Maps has just been updated with a new and much needed feature, measuring distances. You will now be able to measure distances between two points, or along a route. Read More

Google Removes Sony Z Ultra, LG G Pad 8.3 And HTC One Google Play Editions

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Google has just removed three devices that were offered as vanilla Google Play Editions: the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, the LG G Pad 8.3, and the 2013 HTC One. These devices have been removed from the Google Play Edition page and also from the official support page. Read More

NASA Will Send 3D Sensing Project Tango Phones Into Space

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On the 11th of July, Project Tango, Google’s 3D Sensing phone, will be sent into space by NASA. The phone uses multiple cameras and sensors to create a fully three dimensional map of its surroundings. The phones will power and control NASA’s Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) robots on the International Space Station. Read More

Sprint’s LG G Flex Updated With Wi-Fi Calling And More

LG G FlexThe LG G Flex on Sprint has received an update with a few added features, bug fixes and improvements. Most notably, it adds WiFi calling, allowing you to call people over a home or work Wi-Fi network, rather than your carrier network. Read More