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Yahoo Releases Aviate Homescreen For Android To Organize Your Life

Yahoo has today launched a new smartphone UI experience called Aviate, which is available for Android phones (English speaking only). The idea is that the company can dip their toes in the mobile OS waters without going all-in on anything, as Yahoo works to strengthen its mobile portfolio.<p>Here’s …

Report: Google To Begin Selling Small Businesses Commercial-Grade Wi-Fi Equipment At Extremely Low Cost

A report out of The Information today claims that as early as this summer, Google will begin selling low-cost, commercial-grade Wi-Fi equipment to …

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Android 4.4.3 rolling out to Google Play Edition and Motorola devices

It didn’t take long for Android’s new update to start rolling out, after the release of the Android 4.4.3 factory images and many a rumor. The software update has been hitting Nexus devices, including the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7, and now we are getting news of some other phones getting the OTA …

Android News

Samsung's razor-thin Galaxy Tab S takes another run at the iPad

For a long time, Samsung’s been trying to take down the iPad. Since 2010, the company has released a seemingly endless line of tablets aimed at taking away market share from Apple. Some have been so similar to Apple’s products that they became the center of Apple’s infamous trademark lawsuit …

15 common Android problems and how to fix them

Battery drain<p>Frozen and slow user interface<p>Connectivity issues<p>Google Now problems<p>Stalled text messages<p>​Overheating<p>Syncing error<p>App crashes<p>Unresponsive screen<p>Google Play Store keeps crashing<p>Apps won't download<p>Bad autocorrect suggestions<p>Your kids make purchases<p>Home screen clutter<p>Too many contacts

Android Weekly: top 8 Android stories this week

This week in your world of Android: Google I/O brought us Android Wear, Android Auto, Android TV, and a preview of Android L release, Android One was announced as a way to bring more smartphones to developing countries, Chrome OS and the Chromecast got some big new features, we learned that Nexus …

Android News

Bassnectar: Noise vs. Beauty

Low-end theorist Bassnectar's tenth LP is his most mature. Known mostly for extremes of sternum-caving bass, the festival star balances out his sound …

Beauty

This is the most ambitious game in the universe

Summon up every great space-exploration fantasy of the past century — from mining exotic planets in uncharted space to watching attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion — and convert that compendium of awesome into a game of unprecedented size and scale. That, in rough terms, is the …

Ericsson hits crazy-fast 5Gbps wireless speed in 5G trial

Too bad it's only in a lab. Mass deployment of such technology isn't expected until at least 2020.<p>Forget 4G. Ericsson already has its sights set on the dizzying speeds that can be achieved with 5G.<p>The telecommunications gear maker said Tuesday it had conducted a test that achieved a connection …

Hackers Infiltrated Power Grids in U.S., Spain

Attackers could have carried out serious sabotage had they wanted to.<p>Hackers operating somewhere in Eastern Europe have penetrated the networks of energy companies in the U.S., Spain, France and several other countries and may have gained the ability to carry out cyber-sabotage attacks, researchers …

Google Buys Songza

Google has acquired music streaming service Songza after weeks of speculation around a potential buyout.<p>Songza uses information about the user and context to determine the best playlists for you at any given time, all of which are curated by music experts (DJs, Rolling Stone writers, etc.).<p>Very few …

Samsung Exynos 5433 tops Snapdragon 801 and 805 in AnTuTu benchmark

The Samsung Exynos 5433 was initially mentioned in an early June report, when we heard of the company’s plans to skip the 5430, and go with the …

Google Play growing, growing, growing: Downloads up 1.5x, revenue up 2.5x

The Google Play Android market is finally generating the revenue its massive download numbers have long promised.<p>Games now generate 90 percent of Play revenue, and 98 percent of that revenue comes from freemium apps, according to a new report from mobile analytics company App Annie. Japan continues …

Acer preparing a Tegra K1-powered Chromebook?

Acer is seemingly preparing to launch a unique Chromebook, one that would get its power from NVIDIA’s powerful Tegra K1 chip. While that SoC can …

If the Nexus 6 is anything like the LG G3, you’re going to want one

We have it on good authority that the focus of this week’s Google I/O 2014 event will be Android Wear. The company’s new smartwatch platform looks …

Major Android release features leaked ahead of Google I/O

One of our biggest predictions for Google I/O in the next two days, is to see the next version of Android be announced. It’s hard to predict if there …

TheiPhoneAppReview.com

<b>Price: Free</b> <b><br>Rating: <br>Marty’s Escape<br>Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com</b><p>Reviewed by Sarah Hanlon<p>Marty’s Escape, developed by Tippy Top Games, is …

Free Language Exchange | Language Partners

The best way to learn a language is to actually speak it! HelloTalk connects you with native speakers to chat with for free.<p>But this isn’t your …

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Deezer iOS and Android Apps to Support Google Chromecast

Music streaming service Deezer has announced that Premium+ subscribers will soon be able to make use of Google Chromecast integration, allowing them to ‘cast’ content directly from the Deezer apps for iOS and Android devices to a big screen.<p>As well as offering basic Chromecast support, the update …

Six Flags Unveils Tallest, Fastest and Steepest Wooden Roller Coaster

After much anticipation from thrill seekers and coaster enthusiasts, Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois has finally unveiled its newest …

How Messaging Apps Are Changing the Way Businesses Connect With Customers

"Both WhatsApp and Secret represent the ascendency of the phone book over the friend graph. It's back to the future." -- Tweet by David Sachs, Founder/CEO of Yammer<p>The modern era in many ways has been defined by the one to many movement, ushered in by radio, broadcast television, and then finally …

Google Invests $50 Million In “Made With Code” Program To Get Girls Excited About CS

This week, Google launched a new initiative called Made With Code, aimed at getting young women excited about learning to code and close the gender gap in the tech industry. The idea behind it is to show young girls that the things they love, from apps on their smartphones to their favorite movies …

Samsung Gear Fit Review: A Combined Fitness Band And Stylish Smartwatch For Your Galaxy Smartphones

The Samsung Gear Fit is one of three smartwatches announced this year by the South Korean company. Focusing on exercise and the quantified self, the Gear Fit is a smartwatch with a higher purpose. I’ve been wearing one for the last two weeks to review both the Gear Fit and the S Health software it …

More than Half of Heartbleed-Vulnerable Servers Are Still Exposed

Over 300,000 servers out of the 600,000 that were vulnerable to Heartbleed are still unpatched two months after the nasty vulnerability in OpenSSL …

Acer Chromebook Powered By Nvidia Tegra K1 Details Leaked

Newly leaked specifications have revealed that Acer may soon be launching a new Acer Chromebook powered by a Nvidia quad-core Tegra K1 processor if …

Mobile Technology

20 best Android apps and games this week

Parallels Access, Boom Beach, Slingshot, Nike+ FuelBand, Lumosity, Warhammer 40,000: Carnage, AutomateIt and more<p>It's time for our weekly roundup of the best new Android apps and games to have emerged on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, prices are correct at the time of writing, but may have changed …

Reported HTC-made Nexus 9 specs leak complete with a 64-bit processor

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Android Police<p>Reports of Google’s(s goog) Nexus device line’s untimely demise appear to be premature. According to a …

Ouch! Verizon pulls free LTE for Chromebook Pixel one year early

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>About 14 months ago, Google(s goog) started selling the Chromebook Pixel. The flagship laptop cost $1,299 for a Wi-Fi model …

Chromebook Buyers Upset at Cutoff of Promised Free Data

Google Chromebook Pixel LTE buyers were promised two years of free integrated data from Verizon Wireless. Sure, it was just a starter package of 100 MB per month. But a year later, Verizon and Google seem to have scrubbed all mention of the program, and cut off free data for existing Pixel owners. …