BB10 is now dead and buried
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 15 April 2016 15:37

BB10 is now dead and buried


Blackberry gives up

As we expected, Blackberry has given up on its BB10 operating system and will no longer make phones which use it.

Lenovo’s Android based Yogabook leaked
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 04 April 2016 11:04

Lenovo’s Android based Yogabook leaked


True 2-in-1

Lenovo’s Yoga brand is rather nice when you look at Windows machines, but its Android flavour has been a bit of a yawn, lacking all of the windows flavour's adaptability.

Carrier dissatisfaction with Google growing
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 31 March 2016 12:21

Carrier dissatisfaction with Google growing


AT&T looks to Cyanogen

Carrier dissatisfaction with the Android maker Google is growing as more of them look to alternatives to curb what they perceive as the search engine outfit’s inflexibility.

Meizu Pro 6 Mini might be alive after all
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 12:05

Meizu Pro 6 Mini might be alive after all


4.6 inch screen with 1920x1080

A Hungarian Android site has revealed what might be the the Meizu Pro 6 mini phone.

Intel shows Android smartphone running a Linux desktop
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"Big Screen Experience"


One of the things we spotted at the Mobile World Congress 2016 was a demo run by Intel of an Android phone running a Linux desktop when plugged into an external display.

Nvidia updates Shield Android TV to Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Published in News


Brings Vulkan API support and more

Nvidia has released the major Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Shield Android TV console which brings both Vulkan API as well as plenty of other improvements and upgrades.

Microsoft pre-installs apps into Acer's gear
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:08

Microsoft pre-installs apps into Acer's gear


Embedded in Android

Software king of the world Microsoft will bundle its mobile productivity suite of apps onto Acer’s Android-based smartphones and tablets.

Vevo updates Android and Apple TV applications
Published in News
Thursday, 11 February 2016 09:30

Vevo updates Android and Apple TV applications


Instagram-like user interface for everyone

Following the release of an updated iOS application, Vevo has just released a native tvOS Apple TV and Android TV application packed with similar features.

Blackberry insists that there is life in its BB10 OS
Published in Mobiles


It has not been out evolved by Android, yet

Blackberry has been quick to tell us that a story we ran which quoted one of its senior managers as saying that the BBOS was toast "needs up-dating."

Nvidia pulls Android 6.0 Shield upgrade
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 11:46

Nvidia pulls Android 6.0 Shield upgrade


Breaks your wi-fi


The software genii at Nvidia have pulled an upgrade for its original Shield tablet after it turned out that it breaks users wi-fi.