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 ...

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Android 5.0 Lollipop officially announced with new Nexus products

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Today is a big day in the world of Android. Google announced via it’s blog the newest and biggest version of Android: Android 5.0, or Android Lollipop. There is a lot to sort through here, so stick with us as we go through all the new features coming to an Android device near you. ...

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Nexus player specs

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With Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google released alongside it the Nexus player. Specs Display output HDMI out (1920×1080@60Hz) Chipset 1.8GHz Quad-core, Intel Atom Imagination PowerVR Series 6 Graphics 2D/3D Engine Memory 1GB RAM 8GB Internal storage Connectivity Bluetooth 4.1 MicroUSB 2.0 Wifi ...

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Nexus 9 specs

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The Nexus 9 might be the most anticipated Nexus tablet since the original.  As you can see from the specs below it doesn’t disappoint.  Preorder for the Nexus 9 will begin October 17th with the launch following on November 3rd.   Manufacture: -HTC Price: -$399 for the 16 GB, WiFi ...

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HTC Nexus 9 announced for November 3

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The new Nexus family is out, and the HTC Nexus 9 brings the latest iteration of Android 5.0 Lollipop, to a beautiful tablet. The Nexus 9 comes with the typical Nexus matte back finishing, and a metal frame, which seems to be the trend with Android devices nowadays. It has a 8.9 inch IPS LCD... ...

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Nexus 6 specs

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So the Nexus 6 has been released so here are the cold hard specs for those that want to know what’s under the hood of the new Nexus device. OS Android™ 5.0 Lollipop Screen 5.96″ 2560 x 1440 QHD AMOLED display (493 ppi) 16:9 aspect ratio Gorilla Glass 3 Rear Camera 13 MP with ...

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Next-gen LG flagship could get huge camera upgrade

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The LG G3 features a 13 MP camera that is pretty great.  It is just one of the features that helped to make the G3 one of the best Android phones of the year.  It doesn’t sound like LG is resting on it’s laurels, news is starting to leak out that the camera in next... Read More

Blocks, the modular smartwatch, is taking pre-orders

Although it looks like Blocks has been around for awhile, this is the first I’ve heard of them.  If you’re like me and haven’t heard of Blocks here is a short run-down.  Basically Blocks has created a modular smartwatch.  You can pick the display you want (circle, square, rectangle) and then ...

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Fallout fan? You’ll love this watch face

If you’re a fan of the Fallout series like I am, you’ll love the Wear Boy 3000 Android Wear app from Impulse Soft, a simple watch face app that’s compatible for both square and round faced watches. This watch face would be the perfect compliment to anyone playing any of the Fallout games ...

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New images, specs seemingly confirmed for Droid Turbo

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For those that have Verizon and are dying for some juicy new Droid Turbo details, we have them for you. An anonymous source has given AndroidCentral some leaked marketing materials for the Droid Turbo, giving us a couple new photos, and confirming many specs that have been rumored. Red (like ...

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Forbes: Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Android L due October 15

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October should just be dubbed “Nexus month”, as even if Google doesn’t announce a new Nexus at the beginning of the month, the internet blows up with rumors, reports, leaks, and other news about them anyways, and once they do announce it, the rest of the month (or next few ...

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New Android ad campaign hints at upcoming Nexus devices

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The inexorable announcement of the next round of Nexus devices and Android L is drawing ever nearer, as Google has released a slew of new ads promoting Android.   This video above shows an animated version of the rumored Nexus 6. It seems to look like a Moto X (2014) and is obviously quite ...

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Smartphones in one year: Project Ara (Opinion)

Project Ara, the modular handset

Smartphones have come a long way since their inception; though the idea of a portable device with internet connectivity and calling features has been around since the 1980s, it was not well received until 2006, with Blackberry’s new devices such as the Curve and Pearl. It revolutionised ...

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OnePlus and JBL partner to create earphones for the OnePlus One

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It seems OnePlus wants to partner itself with JBL, as early on Monday they announced on Google+ that JBL is making OnePlus branded earphones “coming soon”. These premium earphones will be $39.99, and will have a frequency range of 10Hz – 22,000 Hz. They will have also a 9mm ...

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Microsoft keyboard for Android Wear allows for letter drawing

For those of you that like the idea of physically typing on your smartwatch, or are often in situations where you can’t speak into your Android Wear, then Microsoft has a solution. On Friday Microsoft released an Analog Keyboard for Android Wear where you draw on the screen to type anything ...

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