The Zilta simplifies the Android experience
Jun12

The Zilta simplifies the Android experience

Tired of TouchWiz, Sense, and the myriad other customized Android interfaces on the market? Hell, are you even tired of the look o f stock Android but still crave the other benefits of Google's open source platform? There is a new smartphone coming to the market that could well scratch your particular itch by giving you Android, but not as you know it. Even the most ardent of Android fans would probably concede that the OS is on the...

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SwiftKey App Going Freemium With Version 5.0

SwiftKey is a very popular keyboard app for Android devices and is about to get even bigger when it goes live in the iOS app store for the first time shortly.  This app use to have two choices: a limited timed trial app and a premium paid version. Now there's one app that's available free to all, though there are a few paid add-on options. These add ons will purchased in the Swiftkey store and include over 30 themes to choose...

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OnePlus One delayed again due to CyanogenMod issues
Jun11

OnePlus One delayed again due to CyanogenMod issues

The OnePlus One is arguably the ultimate smartphone package. Cool, smart, packed with top specs, and wildly affordable, its very existence has made the mobile world sit up and take notice. However, you know that saying about things being too good to be true? The One is slowly becoming something like that as the device has been delayed once again. The Oppo-connected startup OnePlus now has all eyes on it and at the moment it is...

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Nokia Lumia 920 the Overlooked Budget Device?

It seems in the wireless industry today there is a new push toward "budget devices" from the Moto G, to the Lumia 520 low end is the new black.  However more often then not the best deal for your money is an older flagship that still has power to do what you want with a modern hardware features.  The device that fits that bill? The Nokia Lumia 920. The while the Lumia 920 is an aging device with only a dual core processor the...

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Android 4.4 KitKat enjoys huge rise in Android market share
Jun05

Android 4.4 KitKat enjoys huge rise in Android market share

When Google launched Android 4.4 KitKat back last year, the company was very specific about its goals for the newest iteration of its mobile platform. KitKat was created to bring more unity to the Android ecosystem, offering a less strenuous system to build for and with the ability to find its way to older legacy devices. June's Android traffic figures show that KitKat is continuing its steady progress and proving its worth as the...

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Touch Office to land on Android before Windows

Microsoft's stance on Office for mobile devices has contrasted over the years. The software giant turned product manufacturer was once fairly adamant that its core productivity suite would remain behind closed doors and would only be available on devices running some version of the Windows Phone platform. However, with the huge gains Apple (iOS) and Google (Android) made in the smartphone world, Microsoft was forced to cool its...

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