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CyanogenMod hits 10 million users mark

CyanogenMod has just surpassed the 10 million user mark, further proving that Android users want the barebones operating system, free of ugly skins coupled with fast updates. The custom rom has certainly set itself out from the crowd too, with its over the air updates as well nightly and stable …

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Samsung to release Galaxy Core- A low end S3

Samsung will be releasing a new phone early next year – the Galaxy Core Advance. It looks similar to an S3 but it definitely does not have the same specs, in fact, it’s screen resolution is going to be worse than that found on the original Galaxy S which was …

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Virgin Media launches on-demand Android app

If you’re a Virgin Media customer, then this will probably interest you. The cable provider has just launched its own Android app to rival Sky Go. The ‘TV Anywhere’ app is now available across a range of Android tablets and phones as well as all IOS devices. help coursework Virgin’s …

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HTC One will get Android 4.4 in January

HTC is on the ball with the latest Android update, the phone maker has just announced its plans to roll out the KitKat update to the HTC One in late January. When Google releases the latest version of Android, non Nexus buyers usually have to wait a lot longer to …

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No Android 4.3 for Galaxy S3 users

Samsung Galaxy owners are usually accustomed to waiting long periods of time for Android updates but sometimes the updates aren’t for the better. After about two weeks of complaints, Samsung has pulled its Android 4.3 OTA update leaving users stuck on 4.1 for the foreseeable future. Complaints ranged from phones …

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Motorola unveils the Moto G

Earlier this year Motorola released the Moto X, a smartphone built in the US and exclusive to the US. The phone didn’t feature high end specs but it did come with an optimised version of Android to deliver the features and experience the average user would expect from a high …

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Iconsole TV will also use SteamOS

A while back the Iconsole TV was announced, and it attracted attention with its rather powerful developer kits that used Ivy-bridge CPU’s, 8GB RAM and dual 500GB hybrid drives. These specs make up the most powerful Android device out there and now it will come with Steam OS too. According …

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The Nexus 5 briefly came out of hiding

While we still have no official word from Google itself on the Nexus 5, we’ve seen plenty of leaks and this one came directly from the Google Play Store. The Nexus 5 appeared there with a price tag of $349. Unfortunately clicking  on the listing didn’t lead to another web …

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Xplay3S to be the first 1440p smartphone

Our smartphone screens seem to be getting bigger every year, from the 4″ Iphone to the nearly 6″ HTC One Max. A bigger screen calls for a higher resolution and most smartphones have started adopting 1080p; now though Vivo wants to push 1440p onto smartphone screens starting with its Vivo …

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Argos is jumping on the tablet band wagon too

Earlier this month the supermarket Tesco jumped into the tablet arena with it’s budget Android device. At the time I was hopeful that this wouldn’t become a trend between UK shops but it seems that Argos is continuing the trend with it’s own £99 Android touchscreen device. As far as …

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The HTC One Max is now official

We usually know everything about a phone before it’s announced or released these days so this news isn’t all that ‘new’ but today the HTC One Max became official. There were various leaks leading up to this, from the chassis and screen to all of the internals, but at least …

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Nexus 5 price leaks

In recent weeks we’ve seen a lot of Google Nexus 5 rumours circulating and a bunch of supposed leaks, from the manual coming out to the phone itself being shown off in a bar. We have rough ideas on what it’ll look like, the specs we’ll be getting and the …

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Looking to drop £4k on a new phone?

If you’re in the market for an over the top luxury phone, then we’ve got you covered. British phone maker Vertu have just released its new ‘Constellation’ Android phone with a price tag of £4,090. For such a high price you’d expect high end specs and features, maybe even some you …

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IMessenger unofficially comes to Android

Have you recently switched over from IOS and found yourself lost without IMessenger? Well there is an app now in the Google Play store that can emulate the experience and connect to your Apple ID. However, there is a compromise: your security and privacy. This app has been a bit …

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Android 4.4 images leak with new app designs

Leaked images show Google opting for a ‘flat’ design for its stock apps in the next iteration of Android. This new design choice has shown up soon after the launch of IOS 7, which has drawn praise for its brand new look. While the leaked images are a bit blurry, …

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Sony announce Bravia Smart Stick HDMI dongle

Sony have announced their new Android HDMI dongle for TV’s. The new Bravia Smart Stick providers users with access to the Google Play app store, Chrome Internet Browser and other Sony related applications. The device has a built in HDMI input and pass through function meaning that a set top …

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HTC One Red Smartphone Review

Today we are going to take a look at one of the most highly-regarded smartphones currently on the market, the HTC One.  The One is a make-or-break product for HTC as their market share has declined significantly over the past couple of years.  They are working hard to re-establish their …

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Nexus 10 with £350 price tag leaks

An internal retail listing at PC world, UK, may have outed the big brother of the new Nexus 7, the Asus Nexus 10, well before it was initially intended. It also has potentially let slip the price tag too, listing it at £349.99, making this tablet that bit more expensive …

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EVGA Tegra tablets incoming

EVGA and Nvidia have just announced their partnership to bring you the world’s first Tegra 4 powered tablet: The Tegra Note 7. It’s hurtling on to the shelves in October, with a price tag of £180, just in time for the holiday season. Here’s what we know so far about the specs; …

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Google Nexus 5 leaked in a bar

Rumours of the next potential handset from Google, the Nexus 5, have been going strong for some time now despite the company remaining tight lipped about the unconfirmed project. Those same rumours may have come to fruition, as the smartphone seems to have been leaked last night in a bar. …

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