How to Disable Ambient Display on the Nexus 6

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The new Nexus 6 is a powerful smartphone packed with lots of features thanks to Google and Motorola, but one a few users will want to disable is something called Ambient Display. With Android 5.0 Lollipop Google added a new feature for the lockscreen, showing little notification previews rather than just a boring notification LED […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Arrives for NVIDIA Shield Tablet

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This week has been all about the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update rolling out to many Nexus smartphones and tablets, but we have one more tablet getting it today.  NVIDIA recently confirmed the company’s impressive new SHIELD Tablet will be among the first tablets to run Google’s latest Android 5.0 update, and today it’s finally […]

iOS 8 Jailbreak Made iOS 8 More Secure, Says Apple

Overall the iOS 8.1.1 update on the iPhone 6 Plus runs smoothly.

iOS 8.1.1 released this week, arriving with a handful of bug fixes and performance improvements mostly for the older iPhone 4s and the iPad 2. However, one big change that most users didn’t see was that the latest update patched up the new iOS 8 jailbreak. The iOS 8 jailbreak was released last month shortly […]

5 iOS 8 Cydia Tweaks That Fix iPhone Annoyances

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The iOS 8 jailbreak is officially out and available for all iPhones and iPads that are capable of running iOS 8. Here are five iOS 8 Cydia tweaks that work with the latest version of iOS that fix some of the iPhone’s biggest annoyances. The Pangu dev team is responsible for this latest jailbreak and […]

OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 WiFi Problems Still Persistent

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Yesterday Apple released a minor update for OS X Yosemite in the form of version 10.10.1, which aimed to fix those pesky WiFi problems that many users have been experiencing, as we expected, but it seems that the update isn’t quite working out for some users. Ever since the release of OS X Yosemite, many […]

iOS 8 Jailbreak Future Currently Unknown

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iOS 8.1.1 was officially released today, and it comes with a handful of bug fixes and performance improvements for the older iPhone 4s and the iPad 2, which are the two oldest iOS devices that support the latest iOS 8. However, the update also patches up Pangu’s iOS 8 jailbreak. It’s actually been known for […]

How to Record 4K Video on the Nexus 6

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The new Nexus 6 is a powerful smartphone packed with lots of features, and one of those is a much improved 13 megapixel camera with optical image stabilization. It even has the option to record in full Ultra High Definition, also known as 4K video recording. These days are screen sizes and resolutions continue to […]

Nexus 6: 5 Things I Don’t Like

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Now that the Nexus 6 is finally here and arriving on many buyers doorsteps, not to mention being prepped for shipment from carriers, some buyers may still be on the fence. And while we loved it in our full Nexus 6 review, more than we thought we would, there are a few things we didn’t […]

How to Use the Nexus 6 as a WiFi Hotspot

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The new Nexus 6 is a powerful smartphone that can do a lot of things, and one of them is act as your own personal WiFi hotspot. A portable internet connection that can be shared to the iPads, Nexus 7 or laptops we all use, and let them connect to the internet anywhere there is […]

HTC One Android 5.0 Update Coming Soon for Some

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Late last month HTC confirmed many of its popular and most recent Android smartphones would receive an upgrade to the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update, and now we’ve received additional details regarding a few different versions. Specifically, the Google Play Edition HTC One’s. While regular HTC One owners can still expect it within the 90 […]

How to Fix Your Grandma’s Computer

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The holidays are quickly approaching, and if you’re the one that gets stuck fixing your grandma’s computer while everyone else socializes at the family gathering, we salute you. Here’s how to fix it in no time so that you can get back out there and chug down some eggnog. There’s always that one person in […]

LG G3 Update Rolling Out as Users Wait for Lollipop

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Since being released earlier this year the LG G3 has yet to see any major software updates. Still running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat, many owners are patiently awaiting the upgrade to Android 5.0 Lollipop. Today news arrived that the AT&T LG G3 is receiving an update, but sadly no Lollipop has arrived just yet. The […]

Android 5.0 Keyboard and Messenger Apps Hit Google Play

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Today appears to be the official release date for Android 5.0 Lollipop with the release of Nexus 6 reviews, not to mention the official Android 5.0 Lollipop update is rolling out for an array of Nexus devices. And now a few key Android 5.0 apps are available from the Google Play Store for everyone else. […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Arrives for Nexus Users

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Today Google has officially confirmed the Nexus Android 5.0 Lollipop update is finally here, with almost all smartphones and tablets getting the update as soon as today. Earlier Sprint confirmed the Nexus 5 Android 5.o update would be today, but Google themselves have just revealed the full over the air update plans. Back in October […]

iOS 8.1.1 Release Could Arrive This Week

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A couple of betas of iOS 8.1.1 have already been released, but it’s said that the official iOS 8.1.1 release could arrive at some point this week. One Reddit user, who claims he is an “Apple Associate,” says that he’s been informed of the upcoming iOS 8.1.1 update that will arrive sometime this week. This […]

5 Essential iOS 8 Cydia Tweaks

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The iOS 8 jailbreak is officially out and available for all iPhones and iPads that are capable of running iOS 8. Here are five iOS 8 Cydia tweaks that work with the latest version of iOS that are essential to the functionality of your iPhone or iPad. The Pangu dev team is responsible for this […]

OS X Yosemite WiFi Problems to Be Fixed in New Update

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Ever since the initial release of OS X Yosemite, many users have been having issues with the WiFi cutting in and out, but a new update for the operating system should help alleviate those problems. Apple has been seeding a new developer beta of OS X Yosemite in the form of version 10.10.1. The second […]

Galaxy Nexus Android 5.0 ROM Gives Handset New Life

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As many Galaxy Nexus owners probably know, Google and Samsung abandoned the smartphone last year and confirmed it would not receive Android 4.4 KitKat, or any further updates for that matter. However, some developers have been hard at work and this weekend delivered the Galaxy Nexus an Android 5.0 update. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus doesn’t […]

Moto X Android 5.0 Update Arrives Early for Some

Here's the bottom line of our Moto X 2014 review.

In 2013 the original Moto X was among the first smartphones updated to the latest Android 4.4 KitKat when Google released in back in November, and if the latest reports and leaks are accurate, the same situation could unfold for the new Moto X 2014 and the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. Last week Motorola shared […]

LG G3 Android 5.0 Update Release Date Confirmed

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When Google announced the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Android operating system, many smartphone owners were excited about the changes, but not sure when their handset would receive it. And while typically Nexus devices are up first, and LG has been slow in the past, the LG G3 Android 5.0 update is coming […]