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Google to reveal Android M at Google I/O

Google’s annual I/O conference is set to take place at the end of this month and rumor has it that we will get our first look at Google’s next version of Android at the event. The next version of Android is going to be dubbed ‘Android M’, the final name …

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TAG Heuer’s Swiss smartwatch to cost $1400/£900

LVMH, is a French multinational luxury goods conglomerate, has announced pricing of TAG Heuer’s upcoming smartwatch, which it is developing in collaboration with Intel and Google. The first smart timepiece from a Swiss watchmaker will surprisingly not be too expensive because the product is primarily aimed at younger audience. TAG Heuer’s smartwatch will …

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Apparently Ouya is going up for sale

You probably remember the Ouya, it was a small Android gaming console for the living room. It was also one of the more prolific Kickstarter success stories in recent years. However, unfortunately when the console launched, not many people wanted to buy one. Now the struggling company might be putting …

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The LG G4 has been announced

The LG G4 has been officially announced today, featuring a leather back, a long-lasting battery and a slightly different processor to the one we were expecting. it seems that even LG didn’t want to deal with the Snapdragon 810’s heat issues and opted for the six-core Snapdragon 808 instead. LG …

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Google admits interest in Nexus devices has dwindled

Google has admitted that sales of its most recent Nexus devices, the Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet, have been sluggish, lowering the company’s revenue a bit. Google commented on this during its first-quarter earnings call, during which the company noted a “decline” in sales of Nexus devices. So far, …

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ARM: Our cores have enough performance for notebooks

Rumours about personal computers in clamshell form-factors powered by microprocessors featuring ARM architecture have been floating around for years, but only recently select Chinese companies released notebooks with Google Chrome OS that actually use ARM-based system-on-chips. According to ARM Holdings, these systems are only the beginning. “Just recently we have …

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Nokia may return to smartphone market

Nokia Corp. is plotting its return to the market of smartphones and tablets, a media report suggests. This time, however, the company will not manufacture its handsets itself, but will develop devices that will be made and distributed by other companies. In accordance with its agreement with Microsoft, Nokia does …

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Google responds to anti-trust accusations from EU

Google has officially responded to the European Commission’s accusations that the company is hurting online competition and engaging in anti-trust business practices by promoting its own products or services. Just yesterday, the EU Commission escalated its long running anti-trust case against Google, so the company now has to either prove …

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OnePlus might release two handsets this year

We already know that the OnePlus Two is on the way, we even know a few early details about the device. However, it looks like OnePlus might be preparing a second smartphone to launch this year as well, the new device in question will apparently be cheaper than the flagship …

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Hearthstone has finally arrived for smartphones

After months of waiting and long after the game’s release on tablets and PC, Hearthstone is finally available for smartphones. Blizzard’s addictive card game opened up to Android and iOS smartphones last night, with a redesigned user interface to scale perfectly with screens of all sizes. The free to play …

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Google accused of abusing online dominance by EU

The European Commission has been critical of Google and its business practices for some time now but today, it finally launched its official investigation in to the company on anti-trust grounds, accusing Google of abusing its online dominance to unfairly promote its own products and services. In a statement of …

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Cyanogen OS 12 has hit the OnePlus One

OnePlus One owners will start receiving a substantial software update today as the Cyanogen OS 12 update has begun rolling out, bringing with it Android Lollipop features and design elements. Cyanogen OS 12 has been in the making for quite some time. The update is already rolling out to OnePlus …

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There is now an unofficial KitGuru app for iOS

We have a pretty strong community of readers here at KitGuru, although there is one thing that we are consistently asked for- an application for smartphones. Well, one of you guys decided to make it happen, so now there is an unofficial KitGuru app for iOS. This offering was made …

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Apparently Google cut Android malware in half last year

Google began cracking down on Android malware pretty heavily last year and it seems to have paid off as apparently, Google has managed to cut the amount of malware hitting its mobile OS down by half. Additionally, Google also says that only 1 per cent of Android devices managed to …

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Nvidia Tegra X1 to power desktops, notebooks, tablets, portable consoles

Unveiled early this year, Tegra X1 system-on-chip from Nvidia Corp. was positioned mainly for automotive applications. However, given rather serious processing horsepower it has, it can be used for many other devices. In fact, according to recent leaks and listings, Nvidia and its partners plan to use the Tegra X1 …

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Android Wear can now track down your phone

A new update to the Android Wear operating system has now added in a ‘find my phone’ feature, allowing you to track your device’s whereabouts should you find yourself missing it. Google initially launched the Android Device Manager back in 2013, allowing Android users to locate their devices. This functionality …

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Google Play now uses PEGI ratings for apps

The Google Play store is going to begin using the PEGI rating system for its games in Europe, it has been announced. This comes as part of a coalition between PEGI and other age rating systems across the world, known as the International Age Rating Coalition (IARC). The group of …

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Cortana may also be coming to Android and iOS

The Windows 10 digital assistant, Cortana, may end up landing on iOS and Android following the official launch of Microsoft’s latest operating system, which will attempt to unify its devices and form a better ecosystem. Bringing Cortana to other mobile operating systems would git in well with the company’s new devices …

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Android 5.1 has started rolling out to Nexus devices

Google has officially started rolling out its latest Android update, Android 5.1, to Nexus devices. The update was previously available on selected Android One smartphones, with several changes and enhancements to the operating system. Google revealed its update notes on the Android Blog (Via 9to5Google). There is now support for …

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Google might be working on a VR version of Android

Android may soon be hitting virtual reality headsets as Google has apparently tasked a group of engineers with developing a version of the operating system that can power virtual reality applications. The team currently consists of ‘tens of engineers’, according to the Wall Street Journal report. The report cites two …

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