Tag Archive: Android


Get the Android N Default Wallpaper, Looks Great on iPhone & iPad!

Though most iPhone and iPad users likely don’t closely follow Android news, a new beta version of the next Android OS release came out recently, and long with it arrived a pretty nice default wallpaper too. The Android N default wallpaper image is of some distant hills or a mountain range silhouetted against a pink … Read More

Australia welcomes Android Pay, despite Apple Pay snub

Australian banks including Westpac, ANZ and Macquarie have announced that they will soon accept contactless payments made via Android Pay — although would-be Apple Pay customers are still being left out in the cold. The reason? Banks still aren’t happy with Apple’s terms for its mobile payments solution, and showing that they are willing to […]

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Walmart takes on Apple Pay and Android Pay with… Walmart Pay

Walmart, a.k.a. the world’s largest retailer, has announced the launch of its new Walmart Pay service — a mobile payment service for both Android and iOS, designed to work with all major credit, debit, and Walmart gift cards in the retailer’s U.S. stores. The service, which launches in select stores this month, will be fully […]

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Microsoft Cortana makes its official debut on Android and iOS

Microsoft Cortana is now officially available on Android and iOS following its beta run. The digital assistant, which has long been baked into Windows Phone and now Windows 10, hopes to compete with Siri and Google Now for a place on your device. Cortana isn’t too dissimilar to those others, but its close ties to […]

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Want to write for Cult of Android? We need you!

Cult of Android is looking for writers who can help us deliver breaking news and helpful how-tos on a daily basis. If you have a passion for Android and you want to get paid to write about it, come join us! Here’s what we’re looking for. News Writer Excellent written English Based in the U.S. Able to […]

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Google Calendar now supports reminders on Android and iOS

Google Calendar is bringing your appointments and to-do list together with a new update that adds support for reminders. Calendar will display your tasks and to-dos alongside meetings and events so they’re harder to forget, and sync them across Inbox, Gmail, Google Keep, and Google Now. You won’t just see your reminders in Google Calendar, […]

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Verizon customers to get Wi-Fi calling on iPhone and Android starting next week

If you’re a Verizon customer who wants to be able to make Wi-Fi calls on your Android or iPhone like your brethren over at Ma Bell, you’ll soon be able to. But if you’re on an iPhone, you’ll have to wait until 2016. Verizon announced it will launch Wi-Fi Calling on the Samsung Galaxy S6 […]

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Android users defect to iPhone 6s at unprecedented rate

Apple’s iPhone family becomes even more successful every year, and the latest models aren’t just a hit with faithful fans. According to new research, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are attracting Android switchers at an unprecedented rate. The latest figures from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) suggest that 26 percent of people buying an iPhone 6s during its […]

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Android users defect to iPhone 6s at unprecedented rate

Apple’s iPhone family becomes even more successful every year, and the latest models aren’t just a hit with faithful fans. According to new research, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are attracting Android switchers at an unprecedented rate. The latest figures from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) suggest that 26 percent of people buying an iPhone 6s during its […]

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If you care about special needs kids, choose Android Pay over Apple Pay on Black Friday

While Apple Pay has become a near ubiquitous payment option at stores across America, Android Pay is having a harder time getting off the ground. But here’s a reason to feel good about using Google’s service over Apple’s: until the end of the year, Google will donate money to special needs students across America every time […]

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