Nexus 5 Problem Identified, Google Working on Fix for Battery Life

Google is testing fixes fora big Nexus 5 problem that impacts battery life.

An annoying Nexus 5 problem that causes high processor use and poor Nexus 5 battery life is identified and Google is working on fixes for a Nexus 5 update. Over the past several months users complained of bad Nexus 5 battery life, eventually nailing down a problem with apps accessing the camera and a process […]

New Nexus 6 Details Leak Ahead of Launch

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New Nexus 6 details emerged again today as yet another source claims that Google will once again be working with LG, the company that designed both the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 5. Over the past week or so, we’ve started to see Nexus 6 rumors emerge at a surprising rate. With the Nexus 5 […]

Nexus 6 Release Rumor Points to Familiar Dates

The Nexus 5 camera is improved with the Android 4.4.2 update.

Google recently said that a sixth-generation Nexus 6 smartphone would not be released in the first half of the year. Just days after the head of Android made that proclamation, we’re seeing our first Nexus 6 release date rumor and the new report claims that the Nexus 6 release date may not come before October. […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Nexus 5 Video

The Samsung Galaxy S5 and Nexus 5 displays are similar, but Samsung packs in extra features.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 will soon arrive on store shelves as a flagship Android smartphone that can compete with the best Android smartphones on the market, including the Nexus 5. The Nexus 5 is made by LG, but is just as much a Google product. Unlike many Android smartphones sold at U.S. carrier stores and […]

iPhone 6 vs. Nexus 5: What We Know So Far

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Google’s Sundar Pichai claims that a Nexus 6 won’t be arriving in the first half of the year which means that the Nexus 5, Google’s current Nexus smartphone, is going to be on shelves for the foreseeable future. That means that consumers are going to be weighing it against smartphones from 2014 including Apple’s 2014 […]

Google Hangouts Update Turns Your iPad Into an iPhone

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To a lot of users’ surprise, Google updated its Hangouts mobile app on iOS with a complete redesign that compliments the new iOS 7 look, as well as included full iPad support, marking the first time that a Google-based messaging app has come to Apple’s tablet. The app has been available on the iPhone for […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Nexus 4: 5 Key Differences

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The Nexus 4 may no longer be available on the Google Play Store but it’s still in the hands of many consumers, consumers who might be looking for something new in 2014. One device that will likely emerge on the radar is the new Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung’s brand new Galaxy S that will land […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 Impressions and Performance (AT&T)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 update is now available.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 update is rolling out now to Sprint and AT&T smartphones and likely in the works for Verizon and T-Mobile. This new Android 4.4.2 update brings a small collection of new features to the Galaxy S4, but does not add the new Galaxy S5 features that Samsung demoed early this […]

Nexus 6 Details Emerge Thanks to Google

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Google’s Sundar Pichai took questions at Mobile World Congress and the company’s Android head reportedly had a lot to say. In fact, Pichai revealed some Nexus 6 details narrowing the Nexus 6 release date for those interested in the follow up to the current Nexus smartphone, LG’s Nexus 5. On Halloween, Google announced the Nexus […]

Sundar Pichai: No Guarantee Android Designed to be Safe

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There’s a reason that PR professionals exist. There are more reasons than there are PR professionals why they develop cold sweats when company executives speak in public. A slip of the tongue, a wrong word here or there, and perhaps even more damaging-the truth-can send carefully constructed messaging into a tail spin. The truth needs […]

Moto X 2 Release Pegged for Summer

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Motorola has confirmed that its next-generation Moto X 2 flagship will be arriving later this summer. In response to a question on Twitter, Motorola Mobility, which is being transferred from Google to PC-maker Lenovo, teased that the Moto X successor is due to launch “late summer” without giving further details. READ: Moto X Review The original […]

Android 4.5 Update & Nexus 8 Rumored for July

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A new report suggests that Google won’t announce a Nexus 7 next year. It also suggests that it will not announce a major Android update at Google I/O. Instead, it claims that the company will debut a new Nexus 8 and introduce a brand new Android 4.5 update in July. Earlier this week, Google confirmed […]

Google’s Vision for the Future of Mobile is Project Tango

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Today Google is giving us a small glance of the many different aspects of future smartphones. It’s called Project Tango, and was just revealed by their Advanced Technology & Projects group. Always looking to the future with products like self-driving cars or even Google Glass, the company surely has its sights on the present, and […]

Google Fiber Expansion Could Put Pressure on Comcast

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Google has announced today a list of 34 cities within nine metropolitan areas that it wants to install Google Fiber in. These metro areas consist of Portland, San Jose, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, San Antonio, Nashville, Atlanta, Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham. Don’t get too excited just yet, as the company is merely just “exploring” the idea […]

Splashy Fish, City Bird Flappy Flyer Beat the Flappy Bird Crackdown

Flappy Bee is now Jumpy Bee on the Apple App Store.

The Flappy Bird hype may be coming to an end as Apple and Google step in to keep clones from overtaking their app stores like the fart apps and flashlights of years past. Apple and Google aren’t banning Flappy Bird style games, but a report on Techcrunch offers examples of both companies rejecting apps that […]

Growth of Windows Phone Eclipses iPhone in IDC Report

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Is Microsoft’s Windows Phone having more luck in attracting new smartphone buyers than Apple is with the iPhone? A new market research report indicates that’s the case. To be clear, the report itself, which was compiled by IDC, doesn’t exactly paint a great picture for Windows Phone. In fact, it found that devices running the […]

Google Enlists Windows Apps in War on Microsoft

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So far, one of the biggest obstacles to Google’s Chrome OS has been the ridiculously large amount of enterprise applications that are only available to desktops and laptops running Microsoft’s Windows ecosystem. That advantage could be a thing of the past soon, however. Google announced is teaming up with VMWare to bring Windows app compatibility […]

Report: Microsoft Could Bring Android Apps to Windows & Windows Phone

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What if Windows and Windows Phone users didn’t have to wait for native versions of apps like Flappy Birds and the latest popular calendars to arrive in the Windows Phone Store but were able to load Android versions of their favorite apps instead? Reports indicate that Microsoft is actively considering making that scenario a reality […]

Google Lays Down the Law: No More Device Launches With Dated Android OS

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If a leaked document is to be believed, Google may be instituting a policy with Android device-makers that will force new devices to launch with a somewhat recent build of the mobile operating system. According to a report on Android Police, if a device manufacturer–be it Samsung, HTC, LG, Huawei, Motorola, ZTE, or others–chooses to launch […]