Google Kills Off QuickOffice for Android and iOS

Smart observers saw this coming last week after announcements at Google I/O and now it is official. Google will be ending the life of the popular mobile Office App QuickOffice. QuickOffice allowed users to work with Microsoft Office documents and Google office documents on mobile devices. The move now forces users who prefer Google’s productivity […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Hits More Users

The Android 4.4.4 update installed smoothly on the Nexus 7 2013

Google’s Android 4.4.4 KitKat update roll out isn’t showing any signs of slowing down as it continues to roll out to more Android users just a week after Android 4.4.4 KitKat replaced Android 4.4.3 KitKat as the company’s latest Android upgrade. Earlier this month, Google started rolling out an Android 4.4.3 KitKat update to Nexus […]

Nexus 4 Android L Details: Port & Official Info

Here's what we know about the Android L Nexus 4 update.

There is no Nexus 4 Android L Preview system images available, but that isn’t stopping resourceful Nexus 4 owners from working on a Nexus 4 Android L port that will bring the new Android L release features to the Nexus 4 ahead of a public release later this year. Google announced Android L at Google I/O 2014 in late June, offering up […]

Nexus 8 vs. iPad mini: What Rumors Reveal Right Now

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Rumor has it, Google is working on a new Nexus tablet, currently dubbed Nexus 8. The device is said to feature a larger screen than the 7-inch Nexus 7 and come with a number of other upgrades that could help it become one of the top rivals to the iPad mini with Retina Display and […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat vs. Android 4.4.3 KitKat Breakdown

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In November, shortly after Google released Android 4.4.1 KitKat, the company released Android 4.4.2 KitKat. In an effort to continue its odd trend, Google released Android 4.4.4 KitKat right after it released Android 4.4.3 KitKat. The situation, like the one in November, is a bit confusing. So, here, we want to make things less confusing […]

Nexus 6: What the Rumors Reveal Right Now

The Galaxy S5 is a little thinner than the Nexus 5.

With new Nexus rumors continuing to swirl after Google I/O, we want to take a look at the Nexus 6, a device that was once considered one of the top rumored smartphones of 2014. Earlier this week, Google took the stage at Google I/O and announced a slew of new Android products including Android TV, […]

New Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Details Emerge

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Google’s Android 4.4.4 KitKat update roll out continues as new Android 4.4.4 KitKat details have emerged for owners of four non-Nexus devices just days after Google started pushing out its latest Android 4.4.4 update to replace Android 4.4.3 KitKat. At the end of last week, Google issued a surprise update in the form of Android […]

Activation Lock Leads to Decreased iPhone Theft. Samsung Thefts Rise

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Both Microsoft and Google have announced that they will include “kill switches” for mobile phones going forward. Those announcements have accompanied statements from the Secure Our Smartphone Initiative which brought political pressure to bear on a reluctant mobile industry afraid of hits to the bottom line. The reason for a “kill switch?” Kill switches help deter […]

Nexus 8 Release on Track for 2014

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Google I/O 2014 came and went without a new Nexus 8 or Nexus 6 but that hasn’t stopped the Nexus rumors from flowing. In fact, a flurry of new Nexus 8 rumors have emerged in the hours after Google’s keynote and they hint at a Nexus 8 release in 2014. In the build up to […]

Android L Update Breakdown

You can install the Android L Beta using these directions.

Yesterday, at Google I/O, Google announced a slew of new products including a brand new Android update in the form of Android L. Android L represents the successor to Android 4.4 KitKat and when it arrives, it will deliver some massive changes to owners of Android smartphones and tablets. With Google I/O 2014 coming to […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat on Nexus 5 Review

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Last week, in a bit of a surprise, Google replaced Android 4.4.3 KitKat with a newer Android 4.4.4 KitKat update. The update, while small, takes the company’s Nexus 4, Nexus 10, Nexus 7, and Nexus 5 to a new version of the Android operating system. With that in mind, we want to take a look […]

Nexus Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Roll Out Continues

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Last week, Google started rolling out the Android 4.4.4 KitKat update to replace the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update that began rolling out to Android users earlier this month. While the Android 4.4.4 KitKat release started off slow, it appears that the Android 4.4.4 KitKat release is now pushing out in full force to owners of […]

Android L Update Release Date MIA

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While Google went into great detail about its next Android update, currently dubbed Android L, it failed to deliver an Android L release date. Thanks to rumors though, we have some idea about when Android users can expect the Android L release to arrive. Today at Google I/O 2014 in San Fransisco, the company took […]

Android TV Coming to Battle the Apple TV, Fire TV & Xbox One

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Google is once again trying to enter the living room with an all-in-one gaming and entertainment solution. But, as its name suggests, Google is leaving the extras behind and building an Apple TV and Fire TV competitor with its Android mobile operating system. Google announced the new operating system for televisions and set-top boxes earlier […]

Apple TV vs Android TV: What You Need to Know

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Google announced and unveiled Android TV today at the company’s annual Google I/O developers conference. Essentially, Android TV is Google’s replacement for Google TV, which eventually died out over the last couple of years. Android TV also looks to be a direct competitor to the Apple TV, Roku, and other set-top streaming boxes out on […]

Android L Beta for Nexus 5 & Nexus 7 Announced

The Android L Beta arrives as a Android L Release developer preview for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7.

The Android L Beta for Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 arrives tomorrow morning for developers that want to try the new Android L Release ahead of the consumer release later this year. Although Google is not offering the full name of the Android L Release they are sharing early builds with Android developers starting on June 26th. If […]

Nexus Android 4.4.3 KitKat Update Roll Out Continues

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Google’s Android 4.4.3 KitKat update continues to roll out to Nexus users despite the fact that Android 4.4.4 KitKat, a new Android 4.4 KitKat update, is now available to owners of the Nexus 5, Nexus 4, Nexus 10, and select versions of the Nexus 7. Earlier this month, Google started rolling out Android 4.4.3 KitKat, […]

Nexus 8 Release Date, Specs, Rumors & More

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As we head deeper into the year, we’re starting to hear more about Google’s alleged plans for the Nexus program. Nexus 6 and Nexus 8 rumors have been rampant and it looks like the latter could be on its way to shelves in the near future as Nexus 8 rumors have begun to heat up […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Problems Plaguing Nexus Users

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Last week, Google started pushing out the Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10 just days after it issued its highly anticipated Android 4.4.3 KitKat update. And while Android 4.4.4 KitKat and Android 4.4.3 KitKat were both aimed at fixing KitKat issues, it looks like Nexus 4, Nexus […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Breakdown

See how the Nexus 4 Android 4.4.3 performance is.

Yesterday, Google delivered a surprise in the form of its Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for its Nexus 5, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, and Nexus 4. The Android 4.4.4 KitKat update replaces the recent Android 4.4.3 KitKat update as Google’s latest piece of software and with Nexus users curious about the quick switch, we want to […]