Archive for the ‘Android’ Category

Samsung Galaxy A3 & A5 – Ultra Thin Android Handsets

Samsung Galaxy A3 & A5 - Ultra Thin Android Handsets

Samsung has revealed a pair of new ultra slim smartphones the Galaxy A3 and A5. But don’t let size fool you. This duo is still packed with a few iPhone troubling premium specifications for those who prefer an Android experience.

Packed into a 6.9mm thick body, the features of the Samsung Galaxy A3 include 4.5” …

Google Modular Phone Trademarked as ‘Ara’

Google Modular Phone Trademarked as 'Ara'

Google’s modular ‘lego model’ smartphone, known as Project Ara, has been making headlines ever since a combination of subtle leaks and media attention brought the phone to the public eye. Finally a copyright for the technology along with a final name for the device has been spotted at the US Copyright office.

Project Ara is …

NFC Pay System CurrentC Hacked Already

NFC Pay System CurrentC Hacked Already

Here’s another cautionary tale from the tech industry, especially for the slew of up and coming startups and companies involved in the NFC payment business that’s set to explode in early 2015 (along with just about every other new tech phenomenon, it’s been a busy 5 years).

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Google Teases Android L Security Features

Google Teases Android L Security Features

Google’s new version of Android, Android L, or Lollipop, is set to become the latest and greatest addition to the Google smartphone OS lineup. of course, other, older Android systems will be lingering around on the market in various capacities once Lollipop arrives, but as far as Google’s concerned the new OS represents the current …

Google Fit App Now Available on Play Store

Google Fit App Now Available on Play Store

Fitness apps and accessories are everywhere recently, and most tech companies seem to be jumping on the bandwagon – Google included. The company has released its aptly named Google Fit app upon the general public via their Play Store.

Google Fit is designed to keep track of activities and record progress through your Android device …

Digital Dudz – Smartphone Scares You Can Wear!

Digital Dudz - Smartphone Scares You Can Wear!

If like us you still don’t have a clue what to do for Halloween why not bring your creepy costume into the smartphone age with one of these awesome optical illusion T-shirts. They’re dead good!

Long-time Gadget Helpline readers may remember an article we published back at Halloween 2011 which featured a fellow named Mark …

Google Send Out Invites For Their New App: Google Inbox

Google Send Out Invites For Their New App: Google Inbox

Google have begun to send out their first batch of invites for users to test their new app known as Google Inbox.

The apps aim is to primarily organise your life within one app. It tried to do this by including to-do lists, reminders and grouping similar emails together to make it easier to find …

Google’s Updated Gmail App Offers Support for Non-Gmail Accounts

Google’s Updated Gmail App Offers Support for Non-Gmail Accounts

The Android Gmail app has received an upgrade! The new updated Gmail app will now be a lot better at managing your emails, and not just your Google mail. The update brings with it support for Yahoo, Outlook and other non-Google accounts.

Also See: Android Lollipop 5.0 – What? When? Where?

The update is said …

Octo-Core Alcatel Phone Coming At Just £250

Octo-Core Alcatel Phone Coming At Just £250

 Alcatel’s Idol X+ 

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Alcatel. A name synonymous with the aftermath of losing a more expensive mobile for most, and definitely not one associated with incredibly fast, mid range smartphones with eight core processors. Until now.

Alcatel, or Alcatel Onetouch if we’re going to be picky, are pioneering a new range of smartphones …

Android Silver Shelved, Manufacturers Not Keen

Android Silver Shelved, Manufacturers Not Keen

Android Silver, Google’s out of the box, straight up and very much restricted version of Android, designed to go straight onto phones with minimal fuss and little adaptation needed, has apparently been declared dead and gone by technology sites everywhere.

We’re yet to hear confirmation from Google themselves, but according to Re/code, a tech site …