Tag Archive: Android

BlackBerry Messenger Will Arrive On Android & iOS On June 27


T-Mobile U.K. has confirmed that BlackBerry Messenger for Android and iOS will arrive on June 27. That means we have exactly three weeks to wait until BlackBerry’s hugely popular chat service goes cross-platform, and you can see exactly what it will look like on Android in the photo above.

BlackBerry announced that BBM would go cross-platform this summer at BlackBerry Live last month, but the Canadian company did not provide us with  [Read More…]

Gameloft Teases Modern Combat 5 For Android & iOS [Video]


Great news, FPS fans! Gameloft has today unveiled its first teaser trailer for Modern Combat 5, the next chapter in its hugely popular mobile shooter franchise. Check it out below.

The trailer doesn’t give away too many details about the game — it looks like the same Modern Combat but with slightly improved visuals. But it does hint at missions from helicopters, and on speedboats. If you’re a Modern Combat fan, it’ll certainly make your mouth water.

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Latest ComScore Report Says Android Beats iOS, But Apple Still Tops Samsung In Market Share

Boom, baby.

Boom, baby.

According to the latest report on smartphone subscriber market share from comScore, Apple still tops out over Samsung for market dominance, with both companies showing decent gains. HTC, Motorola, and LG are also in the top five smartphone makers, but lost market share this past quarter.

According to the report, 138.5 million folks in the US owned smartphones during the last three months, a figure that’s 7 percent up  [Read More…]

7 Things iOS 7 Should Learn From Android [Feature]


Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference is just a week away and although it’s highly unlikely we’ll see any new iOS devices, we will get our first glimpse at iOS 7.

iOS 7 could be one of the biggest iOS updates to date, with many rumors claiming it will be completely overhauled with a new look and new features as Jony Ive makes his mark as the head of software design. A report that  [Read More…]

BBM Still Not On Android & iOS Yet, So Don’t Be Fooled By The Fakes


BlackBerry announced last month that it will finally be bringing BlackBerry Messenger to Android and iOS this summer, and the news was welcomed by both existing BlackBerry users and those who have since switched to competing platforms.

Now it seems hackers are taking advantage of the excitement surrounding the app and releasing fake BBM betas for Android and iOS that could be harmful to your device.

The scam was spotted by CrackBerry,  [Read More…]

More Than Half Of All Smartphones In China Are Running Android


Android rules the worldwide smartphone market when it comes to market share, and its dominance in China could have a lot to do with that. At the end of the first quarter of 2013, Google’s platform claimed a whopping 51.4% share of all smartphones owned in China.

That’s according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, which shows that Android’s share has grown 2.8% since the fourth quarter of 2012. And  [Read More…]

Gmail For Desktop, iOS And Android Gets A Whole New Inbox

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If you use Gmail on the desktop, Android or iOS, Google’s about to rock your inbox with new, customizable tabs that let you easily filter between messages from friends, your social notifications, your deals, your receipts, your tracking numbers, and much, much more.

Here’s what we’re looking at. Right now, your Gmail inbox is probably a mess, a morass of different sorts of messages, some of  [Read More…]

Mount Android as a Disk Drive in Mac OS X for Easy File Storage & Access

Something that many Android phones and tablets are able to do is connect to a computer as if they were an external disk drive. It’s remarkably easy to set up, and all that is required is connecting the Android to a Mac through USB, and it’ll then mount accessible through the desktop and Finder, from which you can treat it like any other storage device to copy files to and from, making it an excellent a replacement to a USB  [Read More…]

Following App Store Ban, AppGratis Turns To Android For Survival


After being pulled from the App Store back in April for violating Apple’s latest guidelines, AppGratis has turned to Android to keep its app recommendation service alive. The company has this week launched a new app in Google Play that promises a free app every day, plus discounts of up to 90% on paid Android titles.

The new AppGratis app has been “designed from the ground up just for Android,” but the  [Read More…]

Angry Birds Seasons Update Brings 36 New Levels To Android & iOS


Rovio really does make its games a worthwhile investment. Angry Birds Seasons is almost two and a half years old now, and it has just received yet another 36 new levels — plus a new power-up — on Android and iOS. That’s not bad for a 99¢ game now, is it.

The update’s description reads:

Abra-Ca-Bacon! It’s a beautiful spring night, and the bad piggies have learned some magic tricks — and the first one  [Read More…]