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Google reveals possible Andriod L names

Published by on Sep 30th, 2014, 2 Comments

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We are very close to the public release of Android L – or at least, we are pretty darn sure we are – but strangely we still don’t have confirmation from Google as to what it will be called. We have heard multiple whispers from so-called “sources”, ranging from Android Lemon Meringue Pie, to Android Lion.

Now we get some concrete evidence that we can expect it to be called either Android Lollipop or Android Layer Cake (yeah, we know). (more…)

You can swap out Project Ara’s modules without turning off the phone

Published by on Sep 30th, 2014, No Comments

project-ara-9A month ago we reported that Project Ara is becoming more and more of a reality. Throughout 2014 we have also seen different functions and features of Project Ara come to light. In April this year the Model Developers Kit revealed that the phone’ battery will be hot swappable, enabling the user to replace it without switching off the device. What is even more incredible is that this hot swappable feature will extend beyond only the battery component. (more…)

HTC to return to tablets with Google’s Nexus 9

Published by on Sep 23rd, 2014, 1 Comment

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HTC has been rumoured to be partnering with Google on the next Nexus tablet for a while now, and today we’re hearing more confirmation on that front. It has actually been three full years since the last time we saw a tablet from HTC, and they haven’t made a Nexus device since 2010!

The Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar with the matter, claims that Google has selected HTC over other manufacturers for its upcoming tablet, with HTC executives flying to Google’s Mountain View headquarters to work on the project. (more…)

Huawei boss says Tizen won’t be successful (Updated)

Published by on Sep 22nd, 2014, No Comments

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Although few and far between, there are some people out there who are fans of anything other than Android or iOS. Many were happy to hear Tizen would add more flavour to the mobile operating system market, but unfortunately it has seen a rocky start to get off the ground.

In an interview, Richard Yu (who heads up the company’s consumer business group) spoke about the company’s plans regarding Tizen, Windows Phone and a long-rumoured homegrown OS, and basically said they were all doomed. (more…)

Google Play extends refund period to 2 hours

Published by on Sep 12th, 2014, No Comments

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Something that many people aren’t even aware of, the Google Play store has a refund policy where any application you bought can be refunded. This policy has now been changed and the time period has been extended to two hours. (more…)

Google’s object recognition is insanely impressive

Published by on Sep 9th, 2014, No Comments

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We know how hard it is for computers to know exactly what they are looking at if they don’t have some human assistance, even with very powerful algorithms to do all the work. (more…)

Google to reveal first Android One phones on Sept 15th

Published by on Sep 2nd, 2014, No Comments

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Ever since Google announced Android One out of nowhere, we have been very interested to see it on a budget device. We might not have to wait much longer, with the first Android One smartphones rumoured to be launching in two weeks.

Google is holding an event in India on September 15th, and it seems likely that it’ll take this opportunity to focus on these new phones. Android One allows manufacturers to make phones based on inexpensive hardware designs put together by Google. (more…)

Magnetic – SA productivity manager launches on iPhone and Android

Published by on Aug 27th, 2014, 4 Comments

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Magnetic is an all in one cloud based business management platform. It aims to make businesses more efficient by helping them manage Sales, CRM, Project & Task management, Accounts and HR in one simple to use system. The biggest challenge businesses face these days is being over extended and under-managed, and Magnetic helps businesses by giving them visibility into their business in the crucial areas.

Magnetic launched its beta version in 2011 and official to market mid-2012.

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