All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Android’

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 Is The World’s First 64-Bit Octa-Core Chipset

Apple made headlines last year by introducing the first 64-bit mobile chipset in the iPhone 5S and iPad Air. The company said the move to 64-bit would allow for better performance while retaining backwards compatibility with 32-bit apps. Android device manufacturers were a little slower on the draw, but now they’re starting to introduce their own 64-bit chips. Qualcomm announced …

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Minecraft Pocket Edition Has Not Been Forgotten

With the success of Minecraft on consoles and PCs, it’s hard to remember that the game remains insanely popular on mobile devices as well. In fact, it’s sold more than 10 million copies across both iOS and Android. Despite all this, some may start to feel that the mobile version is taking a backseat to the console and PC version. …

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Samsung Teases The Galaxy S 5 Ahead Of Reveal

We all know that Samsung will be unveiling the Galaxy S 5 on Monday. Samsung knows that we know, and has been hyping up the device without actually sharing real information on it. The latest tease is a continuation of its hype train as it continues to associate its latest flagship device with the finer things in life. In the …

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Nvidia Introduces Tegra Note 7 With LTE

Nvidia, a company known more for its PC gaming GPUs than anything else, has had its sight set on the mobile market for some time now. Last year, it launched both the Shield handheld gaming console and the Tegra Note 7 tablet. Now you’ll soon be able to take the latter to places where WiFi is in short supply. Nvidia …

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Mobile Game Developers Prefer iOS Over Android

There was a time many years ago when Android was a land full of cheap mimics of the more popular mobile titles that were exclusive to iOS. Over the years, those same mobile developers are now building their games for both platforms. It looks like their love for iOS hasn’t subsided though. As part of its State of the Industry …

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Google Kills Currents, Sends Users To Google Play Newsstand

Google continues to shift its users of various news consumption products to different ones. Google famously killed Google Reader last year in a bold and controversial move (that many would probably still question) that sent users to various other RSS readers not owned by Google. Now another Google news reader is dead. Google announced Google Play Newsstand in November as …

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Amazon Coins Now Available On Android Devices

Last year, Amazon got into the digital currency game with Amazon Coins. Exclusive to Kindle devices, Amazon Coins were an easy way for consumers to buy apps and games on the Amazon Appstore. Now the digital currency is making its way to all Android devices. Amazon announced this morning that Amazon Coins are now available to all Android device users …

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Here’s The Coffee Table Of The Future

The coffee table is outdated. It’s just some wood sitting on top of more wood. In other words, it’s boring. Ideum and 3M have joined forces to make it less boring with technology. Why settle for a lifeless wooden surface when you can have a 46-inch multitouch glass panel that’s capable of playing Angry Birds and silly Internet videos? Ideum …

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Google Gets Better At Calling Your Mom

Google announced that an update to the Google search app on Android makes it easier to call or text family members, by letting you use words like “wife” and “mom”. Google will simply recognize who you’re talking about without you having to specify who your wife is, who your mom is, who your daughter is, etc. If you use such …

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Big Surprise: iOS And Android Continue To Dominate

In the smartphone wars, there can be only two – iOS and Android. While alternatives like Windows Phone and Firefox OS are making some decent headway in emerging markets, Apple’s and Google’s mobile operating systems still rule the roost. In its latest report, IDC found that smartphone shipments passed the 1 billion mark for the first time in 2013. That …

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Samsung Teases Galaxy S 5 Features Ahead Of MWC

Samsung has traditionally showcased its latest Galaxy S smartphones at its own events instead of revealing them at industry events like Mobile World Congress. If a teaser from the company is any indication, that may be changing this year. This morning, Samsung shared a teaser image via its official Twitter account that shows what some of the icons on the …

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That Nokia Android Phone Might Be Unveiled This Month

Last month, it was revealed that Nokia may be working on an Android device. The news was surprising considering Nokia’s commitment to the Windows Phone platform as well as the company now being owned by Microsoft. According to a new report, the phone, known as Normandy, is very real and will be unveiled later this month. The Wall Street Journal …

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