With all of the news that’s come out lately concerning Edward Snowden and the NSA, security is a hot topic of discussion. Geeksphone and Silent Circle plan to take advantage of this focus on privacy by launching a new device called the Blackphone, a privacy-focused device with support for secure calls, text messages and data transmissions. The Blackphone is powered […]Read more ›
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doubleTwist AirPlay Recorder copies your iTunes streams to Android
If you’ve ever wanted to have a copy of your iTunes Radio content on your Android device, then doubleTwist might just have the app for you. From the makers of the popular music player comes AirPlay Recorder, which, given a few caveats, tries to do what its name says, that is, record iTunes music via AirPlay. The way it works […]Read more ›
Code suggests Google prepping new Android fitness API
One of the lesser-known new features of Android 4.4 is built-in step-counting support, making it easier and more battery-efficient to use a KitKat-powered device as a pedometer. Apparently that wasn’t enough to satiate Google’s interest in fitness tracking, though, as it’s been discovered that The Big G may be working on a new fitness API for Android. The folks over […]Read more ›
Sony: Xperia T, TX, V and SP to begin receiving Android 4.3 in late Jan., early Feb.
After promising Android 4.3 updates for the Xperia T, TX, V and SP back in November, Sony today shed a bit more light on when owners of that Xperia quartet will actually begin receiving their next serving of Jelly Bean. Over on its official mobile-focused Twitter account, Sony explained that it’s currently making the final preparations on the updates and […]Read more ›
Google Drive Android API released
Cloud storage is one of those quirky things we’re all supposed to love, but do we really accept it? Often, cloud storage is left as a workaround, and not seamlessly integrated, making it a tough proposition for some. Google has introduced a Google Drive API for Android, which should make the process of saving and sharing files from the cloud […]Read more ›
Google Chrome update for Android and iOS brings data compression and more
Use Google Chrome as your main browser on Android or iOS? If so, you’ll want to keep an eye out for a Chrome update that’ll be rolling out in the coming days, because it’ll contain a new feature that will stretch your data bucket farther. Google announced today that it’s rolling out a new data compression feature in Chrome for […]Read more ›
Sprint tipped to begin offering Wi-Fi Calling on select Android phones
One feature that T-Mobile has become known for is its Wi-Fi calling support, which allows consumers with compatible hardware to conduct voice calls over a Wi-Fi connection rather than the cellular network. While it’s not a feature that we hear about very often, it’s something that can come in handy in areas with weak coverage. Apparently Sprint has recognized just […]Read more ›
New Nokia Normandy leak gives another look at its custom Android user interface
Folks interested in the Nokia Normandy have had a plethora of leaks to sink their teeth into, including both leaked renders and some actual photos that show the Android-powered device in the wild. Today we’ve got another Normandy leak to check out, but rather than focusing on the device itself, this one gives us a better look at the custom […]Read more ›