Outlook app for Android and iOS boosts Microsoft's mobile comeback

January 31st, 2015 by admin No comments »

The release this week of Microsoft's first truly native Outlook app for Android and iOS has earned the company accolades and could be a sign its …

Android Circuit: Samsung's Profits Crash, Apple Dominates Supply Chain, Lollipop 5.0 Sneaks Out

January 31st, 2015 by admin No comments »

Taking a look back at the week's news across the Android world, this week's Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the lack of …

HTC Admits It Will Miss 90-Day Lollipop Upgrade Window For One M7 And M8

January 30th, 2015 by admin No comments »

HTCOneM8-ThumbHTC promised to get Android 5.0 Lollipop through the approval process and out to the HTC One M7 and M8 in the US no later than 90 days after release. US product manager Mo Versi even officially started the timer when Lollipop was delivered by Google. Now Versi says that won’t happen after all.

We're making good progress on our #AndroidLollipop, but unfortunately missing our 90-day goal. For more info visit: http://t.co/n8sWz1Wwe6

— Mo (@moversi) January 30, 2015

The deadline would have been February 1st, but Versi says it’s just not done yet despite making great progress.

HTC Admits It Will Miss 90-Day Lollipop Upgrade Window For One M7 And M8 was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

How to unlock your Chromebook using an Android device

January 30th, 2015 by admin No comments »

Smart Lock may sound familiar to Android users with devices already updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop. The feature allows you to set specific locations …

Why Microsoft Would Invest in An Android Startup

January 30th, 2015 by admin No comments »

A logo for Google Inc.'s Android operating system is displayed on an advertising sign during the Apps World Multi-Platform Developer Show in London …

An easy way to remove oddball toggles from the Android 5.0 Quick Settings menu

January 30th, 2015 by admin No comments »

Accidentally enabled the Hotspot or Invert Colors feature in Android 5.0 Lollipop? You may have noticed two new icons in the Quick Settings menu.

Microsoft Investing In Android Offshoot Cyanogen? Is This Google's Worst Nightmare?

January 30th, 2015 by admin No comments »

There may be weight behind the Cyanogen CEO's bold claim his company intends to take Android away from Google. Microsoft is reportedly getting …

Google Posts Android 5.0.2 Lollipop System Images For 2012 And 2013 Nexus 7 With Mobile Data

January 30th, 2015 by admin No comments »

nexus2cee_n7_lte.jpgIt was just yesterday evening that we complained about Google’s apparent inability to get updates rolled out to the 2012 and 2013 Nexus 7s with cellular data, and now here we are. Google has posted sytem images based on Android 5.0.2 for both devices. How about that?

2015-01-30 15_39_48-Factory Images for Nexus Devices - Android — Google Developers

These images will require that you have an unlocked bootloader and ADB set up on your computer. The default functionality is to wipe your device, but you can edit the batch file to remove the wipe command, if you want.

Google Posts Android 5.0.2 Lollipop System Images For 2012 And 2013 Nexus 7 With Mobile Data was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Think Most Carriers Are Vultures? This T-Mobile Data Stash Ad Agrees

January 30th, 2015 by admin No comments »

TMoAd-ThumbWe in the US have a love-hate (but mostly hate) relationship with our cell phone providers. Even when they do manage to provide us with decent coverage, they tend to be real jerks about it, charging us high base prices along with added fees for anything they can get away with. And at the end of each month, they eat away whatever data is left unused, like vultures.

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T-Mobile has released a Data Stash ad (no, not that one) that pounces on that last issue in particular.

Think Most Carriers Are Vultures? This T-Mobile Data Stash Ad Agrees was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Outlook for iOS and Android Review

January 30th, 2015 by admin No comments »

The app comes optimized for both iOS and Android, so Apple users will see iOS-style control icons and a white inbox header reminiscent of Apple's …