Relive the history of Android with this five minute video

Relive the history of Android with this five minute video Android first hit Canadian soil in June of 2009, with the dual release of the HTC Dream and its successor, the HTC Magic. Since then, the platform has grown in leaps and bounds, adding both advanced functionality and a sense of style. The Verge has … Read more about Relive the history of <b>Android</b> with this five minute video[…]

5 Android apps iPhone owners wish they had

5 Android apps iPhone owners wish they had One thing many Android users like is how customizable Android is, and the poster child app for this is Tasker ($ 3). With a few taps, you can set it to monitor the built-in sensors, trigger apps and change settings. Put those together and you can do Read more about 5 <b>Android</b> apps iPhone owners wish they had[…]

Auto-rotate Toggle Missing in Android 5.0: How to Enable it

Auto-rotate Toggle Missing in Android 5.0: How to Enable it Google's newest Android version adds a number of new toggles, making the functions easier and quicker for users. One such is the long-awaited auto-rotate toggle. There are a number of toggles or widgets available for download from the Google Play Store. Read more on International Read more about Auto-rotate Toggle Missing in <b>Android</b> 5.0: How to Enable it[…]

Root Nexus 6 on Android 5.0 Lollipop via Chainfire's One-Click Root

Root Nexus 6 on Android 5.0 Lollipop via Chainfire's One-Click Root Chainfire, the developer of popular rooting tools for Android, has just rolled out his popular One-click rooting tool aka CF Auto Root (CFAR) on Google's flagship Nexus 6, which has surprisingly been the last among Nexus devices to receive this privilege. Read more on Read more about Root Nexus 6 on <b>Android</b> 5.0 Lollipop via Chainfire's One-Click Root[…]

Android rival Jolla hits crowdfunding target for first Sailfish OS tablet

Android rival Jolla hits crowdfunding target for first Sailfish OS tablet As it's not an Android tablet, Jolla Tablet doesn't have access to the Google Play store, but it is compatible with many Android apps. You get them onto the slate using third party app stores like Apptoid or the Amazon app store, both of Read more about <b>Android</b> rival Jolla hits crowdfunding target for first Sailfish OS tablet[…]

Geak Android smartwatches 'last a week or more' between charges

Geak Android smartwatches 'last a week or more' between charges One of China's leading tech firms has unveiled two Android-powered smartwatches that it says can last about a week between charges. That represents a substantial gain on alternatives that can struggle to run longer than a day. The Geak Watch 2 models … Read more on Read more about Geak Android <b>smartwatches</b> 'last a week or more' between charges[…]

10 reasons to ditch the Apple iPhone for Android

10 reasons to ditch the Apple iPhone for Android The first iPad? The first MacBook Air? Perhaps with the Apple Watch creating a new category that will happen again soon. But right now Android is ruling innovation. Apple's latest iOS 8.1 operating system adds features that Android came up with years ago. Read more on Read more about 10 reasons to ditch the Apple iPhone for <b>Android</b>[…]

LG and Asus Plant Android Wear In Cool Wrist Gear Territory

LG and Asus Plant Android Wear In Cool Wrist Gear Territory Pretty Geeky is an ongoing series that explores the role of style and design in wearable technology. Two new smartwatches debut this week hoping to make people forget about the bland wrist gizmos that first flew the Android Wear flag this summer … Read Read more about LG and Asus Plant <b>Android</b> Wear In Cool Wrist Gear Territory[…]