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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.

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.

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.

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.

6 Creative Uses for Tablets

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When people think of tablets, they usually think of e-readers and gaming devices. What you may not realize is that those aren't the only things a tablet can do. With the portability of small, hand-held devices like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK, your tablet can an amazing tool. Here are six creative uses for your tablet.

How to fix Google Play Store errors

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Error codes are brilliant – they stop you from doing what you want whilst providing the least amount of information possible by just giving you a code or a number.

To stop you throwing your device against the wall in frustration, here’s how to fix the most possible error codes found when using the Google Play Store.

Samsung NX30 Review

After cornering much of the market on smartphones and tablet devices, the Android operating system has expanded to other electronic devices, like digital cameras. Android-powered smart cameras offer a multitude of benefits, including the incredible connectivity-based features.

With the help of built-in Wi-Fi and a few special apps, these high-performance smart cameras can connect to the Internet and upload images directly to a social media site like Facebook or a storage service like Dropbox. You’ll never accidentally lose photos or run out of storage space again!