How 'Lollipop' was decided for Android 5.0

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Well, Android 5.0 is here, and it has been named Lollipop! Throwing almost everyone off! Not a surprise, as Google did the same thing last year with KitKat. To help explain it all, Google has released a video showing the intense screening process they went through to find the right dessert, and Lollipop was just too sweet!

Sundar Pichai and Google tease Android 5.0 and L

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With Android L due today, Sundar Pichai teases out a what he’s calling #NationalDessertDay in an attempt to find what sweet Android 5.0 will be named after.

Help Intel /* HACK THE CODE*/and get the credit

For those of you who want the chance to customise and improve an app, now is the time with Intel.

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Dev Story /*HACK THE CODE*/ was designed by two developers briefed by Intel to create an app in just one month. The idea then emerged to design an app that would also get the community involved.

Cities With the Best WiFi [with Infographic]

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“Wi-Fi everywhere” may have seemed like an unlikely possibility several years ago, as outdoor and city-wide Wi-Fi networks were plagued by construction delays, shaky service and equipment that quickly became obsolete. But with the continued introduction of free Wi-Fi networks in businesses, such as coffee shops and restaurants, and large-scale public Wi-Fi access areas, it feels as if free Wi-Fi is … well, everywhere.

Comparing the iPhone 6 with Galaxy S5

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After the launch of the iPhone 6, as consumers are now faced with returning to the classic choice, choose a smartphone with iOS or Android platform.

On the Android platform itself, one of the smartphones that compete with the iPhone 6 in the market is the Samsung Galaxy S5. Both have advantages and disadvantages respectively.

Many considerations must be made before dropping the option, such as design, battery life, usability, to how the quality of the camera. KompasTekno summarize it for your consideration.

Ready, a new contacts app hit the Play Store

After 4 months of beta testing with 20 thousand users, Ready hit the Play Store today. Besides looking great, the app offers some improvements over the stock contact lists. You can see the most recent history (calls, emails, texts and calendar events) in a floating window when the phone is ringing. After a call, the app provides follow-up actions, or gives an instant way to save the contact in case of an unknown caller. Scrolling through contacts

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HTC Nexus 9 rumors claim an October 16th release date

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For those wanting a large screen tablet and a stock Android experience, the selection has been limited. The most common choice is Google’s Nexus 10, but unfortunately that tablet has not seen an update since its original release. Google spent more time refining their smaller Nexus 7 and left the Nexus 10 in the dust. Many have been waiting for a new Nexus 10 but have seen nothing. Recently, rumors have been spreading that Google is collaborating with HTC on a 9-inch tablet which is of course being called the Nexus 9. Fortunately, it looks like this device might be announced fairly soon.

Nexus 6 aka Nexus X Announcement and Release Date Approaching

nexus 6 release infoThe Nexus 6 or Nexus X whatever it may be called will be announced and released October or November this year according to sources.

With all of the hype around Google’s next flagship device the Nexus 6 aka Nexus X there has been no word around its actual release date. This said there have been many sources reporting that the new Nexus X will be released in either October or November this year along side the official announcement of the device.

Eggies – Review of Virtual Pets from Alda Games

EggiesPerhaps you are a fan of games like Pou or old schooled Tamagotchi. There can be found various games which can fulfill player´s expectations in that genre and it seems that Alda Games provided the piece that can be added among them. It is almost more than a month ago when they released virtual pets Eggies.

On the first look the game follows the basic premise of the genre. Player´s task is showing love and care to eggs in order to keep the trustee satisfied. Basically that means feeding them in Restaurant, playing in the Playroom and keeping them in good health conditions using medicine from the Hospital. The Eggie sleeps in its own home where can use the bathroom as well. Developers also created a shop where players can decorate their eggs with various ornaments or customize the whole appearance.

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge, and Gear VR

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Samsung, as expected, announced the latest version of the Galaxy Note 4. In addition, the hardware maker also introduced its Galaxy Note Edge and Gear VR.