Android M gets a codename – new version’s name revealed?

Published by on May 26th, 2015, No Comments


It’s that time of the year again – Google I/O is around the corner and that means everyone is expecting the newest version of Android to make an appearance at the developer’s conference, probably still as Android M.

As usual a couple of leaks have hit the web, and some claim that we already know Android M will be released in a couple of days and we may know what its name is going to be. (more…)

Google leaks updated Photos app screenshots

Published by on May 25th, 2015, No Comments

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With Google’s 2015 I/O conference just around the corner – scheduled for the 28th of May – the company has leaked several images depicting a new version of its Photos app which have been published by Android Authority.

The leak details new tools as well as a re-imagining of pre-existing app features, and it seems that Google are readying a more cohesive photo backup service which parallels Apple’s Photos in both iOS and Mac, as well as Dropbox’s Carousel photo management app.


Samsung Galaxy A5 Video Review – Bandwidth Blog TV

Published by on May 25th, 2015, 1 Comment


There once was a time in smartphone history where the line in the sand was clearly drawn. On one side stood Apple, with a beautiful but limited operating system housed in a premium and stylish aluminium frame. On the other was Samsung, with a gaudy but incredibly flexible Android system stationed in enough plastic to make tupperware jealous.

Fast forward, and that axis still exists… arguably. Yet how times have changed; as Apple slowly and carefully extends iOS’ reach, Samsung have made the leap from plastic to metal; and what a fantastic leap that is. The Galaxy A5 is the second Samsung smartphone to stand on this precipice and reap the results. (more…)

LG confirms plans to launch another flagship in 2015

Published by on May 21st, 2015, No Comments

LG G4 launch

Traditionally the Korean smartphone manufacturers have followed each others lead quite closely when it comes to important smartphone releases. This year will probably be no different. (more…)

Google releases free I/O 2015 app

Published by on May 21st, 2015, No Comments

IO-2015-AppNext week sees Google hosting their annual developers’ conference with the keynote presentation kicking off events. News and rumors have slowly been building in anticipation of the conference where it’s likely we’ll be seeing high-profile releases at the conference – such as of Android M and other cool and innovative launches.

Many people will be tuning into the goings-on of the I/O event. Whether you are lucky enough to be there or following events on line, Google has released their official Google I/O 2015 app to keep you in the loop. (more…)

Samsung Galaxy A8 set for a wider release

Published by on May 20th, 2015, No Comments


Samsung’s all-metal Alpha line has proved to be a popular smartphone range; incorporating a high-quality chassis and great user experience at an affordable mid-range price. Now, Samsung is set to release a new addition to the A line to supplement the A3, A5 and A7; the A8.

Speculation posits that the A8 – which was originally slated to be released exclusively in China – will now see a wider international launch.


New Microsoft Office for Android (phones) preview app now available

Published by on May 20th, 2015, 2 Comments

Office-for-Android-640x358As part of Microsoft’s overhaul of just about everything, Android phone users will shortly have access to an improved Office experience. The update has been available for Windows Phone, iPhone, iPad and Android tablets for a while now. In this initial release, Office for Android phones is only available as a beta, or preview, with three apps in the Google Play Store – Word, Excel and PowerPoint. (more…)

LG takes on the Galaxy Note with the G4 Stylus

Published by on May 20th, 2015, 1 Comment


The newest flagship from LG has just hit stores internationally this week and will be on our shores soon, but they have already announced new variants of the leather-clad G4.

In addition to the LG G4, they Korean company are also taking aim at Samsung with the new G4 Stylus. As its name suggests, it also has a Rubberdium pencil for writing and other input with the screen, just like its target – the Galaxy Note 4. (more…)