OnePlus Introduces OxygenOS
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OnePlus Introduces OxygenOS

After the very public stoush between Cyanogen Inc and OnePlus and given rumours that Microsoft was considering investing in Cyanogen Inc, OnePlus yesterday announced that they will be introducing their own OS on February 12th. According to OnePlus the new OS, OxygenOS, will be “free from any bloatware or unnecessary features” but that’s as much as the company has stated[Read More…]

in News by at 1:28 pm on January 31, 2015
HTC US advises they will not make the 90-Day window for Lollipop updates on HTC One M7 and M8
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HTC US advises they will not make the 90-Day window for Lollipop updates on HTC One M7 and M8

Updates to the latest and greatest version of Android are quite the big business, but updating older hardware to a major new version has to be done carefully. Despite promising that the HTC One M7 and M8 would receive an update to Android 5.0 within 90 days back in November, HTC has today advised they will miss the deadline. In[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, OS Updates, Phones by at 10:36 am on January 31, 2015
Android 5.0.2 Factory Images for Nexus 7 (2012) GSM and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE now available
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Android 5.0.2 Factory Images for Nexus 7 (2012) GSM and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE now available

You’ve been patient long enough. Owners of the Nexus 7 (2012) GSM and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE can today celebrate with Google finally releasing Android 5.0.2 factory images and Binaries for the tablets on their developers page. The update takes the tablets from Android 4.4.4 (KTU84P) to Android 5.0.2 (LRX22G). The images are available now on the Factory Images page[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, OS Updates, Tablets by at 8:47 am on January 31, 2015
Duke Nukem 3D: Hail to the King Collection coming to Android soon

Duke Nukem 3D: Hail to the King Collection coming to Android soon

Hail to the King, Baby! Be prepared to hear that line a lot this year. Voidpoint, a gaming company formed from EDuke32, a company created to preserve the best of Duke Nukem has announced their intention to release the Hail to the King Collection on Android. Featuring the best games of Duke Nukem 3D, the collection is due to arrive[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:32 am on January 31, 2015
Tiny Apps allows you to multitask through floating applications
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Tiny Apps allows you to multitask through floating applications

Multitasking has been around in Android for a fair while. Samsung and LG both have some sort of multi-tasking ability built in and in recent years have moved over to a floating app design allowing you to keep an app nearby while working in another. But if you don’t have an LG or Samsung handset you can still use floating[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:15 am on January 31, 2015
Dead Zebra Series 5 Android Mini’s get some teasers – sales start next week

Dead Zebra Series 5 Android Mini’s get some teasers – sales start next week

The Series 5 Android Mini’s are set to go on-sale in the coming weeks, with artist and driving force behind the vinyl figures, today showing off a preview of two figures from the upcoming series. To start with, in honour of the so-called Panda Nexus is the Android Mini Panda. Designed by the folks at Google who obviously have a[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 7:57 am on January 31, 2015
Google app receives update; now showing cards from third party apps
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Google app receives update; now showing cards from third party apps

Google has been running Google Now with an iron fist for some time, but this morning they’ve announced that they’ve begun integrating cards from over 30 third party apps into Google Now. This new integration will allow these developers to push cards to Google Now to show off information relevant to you. There’s a wide range of third party apps[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 7:45 am on January 31, 2015
UK residents can now send money through Gmail, Free
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UK residents can now send money through Gmail, Free

UK residents over the age of 18 can now send each other money as easy as sending an email. When creating a new email, all they have to do it click or tap attach and chose the £ sign. This works with Google’s Wallet application. The best part is that it is free to send money! This would be great[Read More…]

in Google Services, News by at 7:44 am on January 31, 2015
Nexus 6 (mostly) in stock on the Play Store today
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Nexus 6 (mostly) in stock on the Play Store today

We’ve had a few tips on and off for a few days now about Nexus 6 stock, but we’re finally seeing stable stock availability via the Play Store today. At the time of writing, the Nexus 6 is available in Midnight Blue in both 32 GB and 64 GB configurations, and Cloud White in 32GB. For those of you who[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 7:39 am on January 31, 2015
Yatango Shopping receiving stock of 64GB Nexus 6, shipping next week.
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Yatango Shopping receiving stock of 64GB Nexus 6, shipping next week.

For those dedicated Nexus aficionados who’ve remained patient awaiting the arrival of the 64GB version of the Nexus 6, your patience will be rewarded next week, at least those who pre-ordered through Yatango Shopping. Yatango has today begun contacting customers to advise that the phone is now in stock and shipping out to pre-order customers. As you can see from[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 7:59 pm on January 30, 2015