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Free QuickOffice for Android Users plus 10 GB of Drive Storage

quickoffice Good news for Android users out there, because today Google announced in a blog post that you can now freely download QuickOffice for Android and iOS. This means, of course, that you can view and edit Microsoft Office documents, presentations, spreadsheets etc instantly, without having to pay for it. And that's as cool as it gets! The fre...

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Firefox for Android Gets a Cool Update : NFC, WebRTC and More!

android Firefox has released an update for Android, I’m talking about version 24, which deserves to be warmly welcomed, as it brings some major improvements and will surely make some people reconsider their browser if they’re using something else on their Android devices and hear about what this new baby has to offer. The most significant enhancem...

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Android WebView Vulnerability Reported by AVG Expert

android The well known web security company AVG recently announced their latest discovery : a critical vulnerability in Android's WebView that may allow a hacker to install malware on your droid device. WebView is an essential feature in Android (or iOS for that matter) that enables your apps to display your content from the online resources and als...

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Android Firefox Zero Day Exploit on Sale by Russian Hacker

android A Russian black-hat hacker that goes under the name of "fil9" just created a Zero Day exploit for Android Firefox and more than that, he let it go out in the wild, by putting it on sale in an Open Exploit market. According to its creator, this Zero Day vulnerability in the Firefox for droids works for the 23-24-26 (Nightly) versions of the b...

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Nokia Was Working on a Lumia Android Smartphone Before Selling to Microsoft

android If you're an Android fan, this may be shocking to you, but as I already suspected a long time ago, Nokia really intended to launch an Android running smartphone, before selling its mobile business to Microsoft. There were rumors and speculation since 2012 that Nokia is considering an Android device, now we know for a fact that it was a reali...

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Samsung’s CEO Announces 64-bit Capable Android Smartphones in the Future

samsung After Apple announced the iPhone 5s which comes with a brand-new 64-bit  A7 CPU, Samsung's CEO JK Shin told  the Korean newspapers that his company too will include in its future handsets a blazing fast 64-bit capable processor. Of course, what else can be expected from Samsung but to follow the example of an American company? Just kidding, m...

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NSA Can Tap Into Your Android Smartphone Anytime They Want

nsa A new top secret document leaked by Edward Snowden  in the huge NSA privacy scandal now reveals another astounding fact : if you're a smartphone user, running on Android, iOS or BlackBerry OS, your private data can be tapped by the NSA at any time. The German newspaper Der Spiegel published the document which proves that the National Securi...

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Hesperbot, The New Banking Trojan Infects Android Smartphones

hesperbot ESET, the company behind the well known NOD32 anti-virus software, just announced their latest discovery : Hesperbot, a new and very effective banking trojan, that targets people who use online banking in order to gain access to their accounts. The nasty part about this new malware is its design, which is able to circumvent the mobile multi ...

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Have a Break, Have a KitKat with Android Flavor

android 4.4 kitkat After the recent launching of the Android 4.3 JellyBean back in July, which proved to be actually just a minor update, now we have great news for all droid users out there: enters Android 4.4 KitKat, the next iteration of the most popular mobile operating system in the world. Everybody thought that the next version of the Android OS will be ...

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One More Reason to Choose Android vs iOS

android If you're not a big fan of Big Brother and the NSA surveillance, you will be shocked to know that Apple sold out completely : a report from The Social Media reveals that Apple just created a new technology which will be used to switch off the smartphone's camera, the Wi-Fi and whatever else necessary when its user will enter in a "sensible" are...

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Hugo Barra, Android’s VP Leaves Google for Xiaomi

Hugo Barra Google officials have just confirmed that one of their top executives, Hugo Barra, Android’s vice president of Product Management, is saying his good-byes to the company. Hugo Barra has been one of the most important representative figures for Google’s operating system, as he often appeared at Google’s annual developer conference or at p...

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Quick Review: Chegg App for Android

Quick Review: Chegg App for Android If you’re in college chances are you’ve heard of Chegg, the company that specializes in online textbook rentals and homework help among other things. Last week the Chegg app finally found its way to Google Play, and with school starting up we thought it was a great time to give the app a quick rundown. The Chegg app offers student a wide ran...

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Contra: Evolution now available for Android

contra evolutionIt’s no secret that Android games usually come after their iOS counterpart has been out for a spell, and that’s the case with Contra: Evolution for Android. The old-school arcade shooter dropped yesterday morning, and while it looks like the game you grew up with quite a few things have changed. Contra: Evolution was originally released back...

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Android Tablets Sales on the Rise in China, Apple Plunges

android According to Bloomberg, the market share for Android tablets is on the rise, while Apple is going down. And this happens on the world's largest market, the Popular Republic of China, where Android OS is becoming increasingly popular. Pretty weird for an open source OS in an authoritarian country where even internet access is censored, don't yo...

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Turn Chores into an Adventure with the HabitRPG App for Android

habit.rpgI normally stick to covering Android games, but occasionally an Android App comes out that makes me say hmmmm. Today that app is called Habit RPG, and it’s an app that treats every day of your life like an RPG experience. Ready to level up? The HabitRPG app is basically a “to-do list” in the form of an RPG adventure where you can turn mund...

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Connect the Dots, Now Available on Android

Dots I don't know about you but I often find myself playing with my phone, especially when in the bathroom (yeah, too much info, I know) or waiting on a friend somewhere in the city. I usually go and check out my favorite websites or take a look on Facebook, but sometimes I like to play a little, you know, wasting some (un)productive time, like my g...

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SmartPhones Outsell Feature Phones for the First Time in History, Thanks to Android

android According to the latest data released by Gartner in Q2 of 2013, we are living historical times : for the first time ever, smartphones outsold "dumb phones", courtesy of Android Mobile. What can I say, achievement unlocked for Android, what's next? World Peace, obviously. Let's get serious and take a look at the graph: The worldwide sales ...

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Samsung Unveils the Samsung Hennessy, a Dual Screen Android Flip Phone

samsung-hennessyRemember those old clamshell phones everyone used to run around with? You really don’t see many of them around these days, but that doesn’t mean they are gone. The Samsung Hennessy is proof of that, and it was just officially announced by Samsung China. The Samsung Hennessy isn’t your ordinary clamshell phone. Yes, it flips shut just like ...

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Android Malware Can Infect Users Through Ad Networks

android.malware-1Android Malware is back in the news today, and this time it comes courtesy of the folks from the security firm Palo Alto Networks who have found a new flaw via mobile ad networks. Everyone knows what Malware is, and it can be delivered to your Android device in a number of sneaky ways. The latest is through mobile ad networks – you know all th...

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Quick Review: Twisty Launcher for Android

Quick Review: Twisty Launcher for Android One of the great things about owning an Android phone is the ability to use gesture commands. It’s something Samsung users are used to with all of Sammy’s “smart” features, but some users with other handsets have been left out in the cold. If you’re one of those people, Twisty Launcher may be the app for you as it’s a new Android App th...

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Amazon Preparing His Own Android Gaming Console?

amazon According to anonymous sources (I just love this kind) cited by the Game Informer magazine, the retail giant Amazon is preparing for entering combat in the increasingly competitive market of Android gaming consoles with its own brand. So, those mysterious sources told Game Informer that Amazon Inc is working hard in developing its own Androi...

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25 000 Smartphones Infected With Android Malware From Google Play

android malware Dr. Web, a Russian based internet security company just announced that over 25 000 smartphones got exposed to Android  malware after downloading infected apps from Google Play, and that's pretty sad folks. This is becoming the new trend in hacking, the creation of malware infected Android apps which are then uploaded to Google Play. The sch...

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LG Reveals An Under $100 Android Smartphone, the LG L1 II

LG L1 II The Koreans from LG Mobile just announced their latest soldier in the battle for winning the hearts and minds of Android lovers everywhere : the LG L1 II, a low end Android running smartphone, with a price tag of under $100. How about that? Obviously, given the price tag, don't expect miracles from this baby, because he's closely related to...

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Google Reveals Android Device Manager, a Tool For Tracking Lost Android Devices

android device manager For a long time now, Android users were lacking an "official" tool for locating their lost smartphones, but have no fear, because Google just announced their  Android Device Manager. Unlike Apple or Microsoft, Google failed to provide its users with complementary software for tracking their lost phones, at least until now. Google bragged...

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FBI is Using the Dark Side of the Force for Turning Your Android Smartphone Into a Surveillance Device

android If you're a frequent visitor of Android-Apps.com it's a logical conclusion that you're using some sort of a smart device running on Android OS. But what you probably don't know is the fact that the FBI (and probably other Government agencies) is using your Android precious against you, without your knowledge and consent. This is not a conspirac...

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Unholy Alliance : Microsoft Released Office Mobile 365 Android App

Android App After last month's launching of the Office Mobile for iOS, now Microsoft released their Office Mobile Android App for Office 365, just in case you got bored with your free Office Suite provided by Google. If you choose to give Microsoft Office Mobile a try, you will be able to edit documents on your smartphone and also to synchronize them v...

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Famous Japanese Poker Player Arrested for Distributing Android Malware

android malware If you're a poker aficionado, you probably heard about Masaaki Kagawa, a celebrity poker player from Japan who won over $1.5 million in poker tournaments all around the world and apparently made himself a new career in distributing Android malware. Just a few days ago, Mr. Masaaki was arrested by the Japanese police under the suspicion that ...

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Quick Review: Juicy Hunt for Android

Quick Review: Juicy Hunt for Android Physics-based fruit games became popular with Fruit Ninja, and many a developer has taken a crack at the winning formula behind the fruit slicing game. Juicy Hunt is the latest Android game to let you play with fruit, and if flinging flip flops is your thing it’s a game you may want to check out.Juicy Hunt is a game about two friends on a quest f...

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