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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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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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