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The Nexus 9 just got a pretty nice price cut

If you have been after an Android tablet this year then the Nexus 9 just became a much more attractive option for UK customers after receiving a hefty price cut. The Nexus 9 is made by HTC and originally launched last year alongside the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. Google used …

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The Pebble Time smartwatch is now available in the UK

Pebble found success a couple of years ago after successfully crowd funding its smartwatch and it seems things have only gone up since then. Earlier this year, the company went for another round of crowd funding, this time in order to create its next smartwatch, the Pebble Time, which was funded …

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We now know when Fallout Shelter should arrive on Android

A couple of weeks back at E3, Bethesda announced its new little mobile game, Fallout Shelter, whilst also showing off tons of new Fallout 4 footage. While Fallout Shelter is a neat little mobile time killer and has been received very well, it is currently limited to iOS users, leaving …

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Android M might not come to the Nexus 4, 7 or 10

It looks like Google might end up leaving Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 users out with its new version of Android this year. Google officially discontinued the Nexus 4 along with the Nexus 7 and 10 tablets some time ago and despite their popularity, it looks like they …

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These are the specs of BlackBerry’s rumoured Android device

Last week, we got wind of rumours suggesting that in an effort to become competitive in the market again, BlackBerry may jump ship from its own operating system to Android with a future smartphone. Now, it looks like we have some leaked specifications, letting us know what BlackBerry is apparently …

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Google now offering five figure bounties for Android bugs

Bounties have proved an affective way of tackling security issues with software in the past, since it incentivises the kind of people who hunt out such things to report them, rather than using it to disrupt service or exploit people. Google has clearly been paying attention to that, as it’s …

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HTC: We will not merge with Asustek Computer

As expected, HTC Corp. said that it will not even consider merging with Asustek Computer. Despite losses of market share, HTC is confident that it will be able to recapture lost positions eventually as an independent company. “[HTC] has not made any contact with Asus regarding this matter, and it …

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Torchlight is heading to Android and iOS

Torchlight, the fairly high-rated action RPG for PC, is getting a mobile version for Android and iOS. The developer behind the new title in the series, Perfect World, revealed its plans today for Torchlight Mobile, a new RPG set in the same world as the first two Torchlight games. Just …

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BlackBerry might make an Android device

BlackBerry is still kicking around somehow, though it isn’t hanging on to much of the market at all. Now, the Canadian phone maker might go ahead and join the Android market, leaving BlackBerry OS behind in order to be more competitive in the Android and iOS dominated smartphone market. According …

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Android facing more anti-trust complaints

Google is facing more anti-trust complaints regarding Android. The European Commission is already investigating Google over its mobile operating system due to concerns that it promotes its own apps over its competitors and now, complaints have arisen suggesting that Google is abusing its dominance in the market. This particular complaint …

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Nintendo might use Android on its next console

Nintendo might be the first major platform holder to make a gaming console based on Android, if new rumors are to be believed. This would be a big departure from Nintendo’s previous strategy, which often involves closing everything down with a proprietary operating system and region locks on software. According …

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Cortana to hit Android in June, iOS later in the year

Earlier this week, Microsoft detailed its new method for syncing up Windows 10 with Microsoft’s other apps on iOS and Android. This includes bringing the Cortana digital assistant to Google and Apple’s respective platforms this year. At the time, a release date was not touched upon but it looks like …

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It looks like Android M will be called ‘Milkshake’

Google I/O kicked off this week, revealing Google’s next version of Android, currently known as ‘Android M’, along with all of its new features for developers to make use of. However, what exactly the M stood for was not announced, I was personally rooting for Muffin but it looks like …

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Google starts rolling out major Android Wear update

The first major Android Wear update has started rolling out to some of the prominent Android smart watches available. Google announced the roll out of Android Wear version 5.1.1 in an official blog post, announcing WiFi support for the Moto 360, which we heard about a while back. In addition, …

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Android One launches in Europe

Google has announced that it is bringing the Android One program to Europe, starting off with Turkey. The program, which aims to bring affordable smartphones to developing markets, is now available in seven countries. Devices launched under the program come with a near stock version of Android designed for low …

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Google shuts down Map editor after abuse

Google has gone ahead and announced that it will be shutting down Map Maker for a little while. Map Maker allowed users to make edits to Google Maps, unfortunately for Google, it didn’t have the resources to thoroughly review all edits before they went live. As you would imagine, some …

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 details leak

The first images and details of Samsung’s upcoming tablet, the Galaxy Tab 2, have leaked online. Currently, the device is not expected to launch until June exactly one year after the launch of the original Samsung Galaxy Tab S. The first image shows a render of the device, it comes …

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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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