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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini and Galaxy Young 2 Heading to UK in August

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini and Galaxy Young 2 Heading to UK in August

UK release dates for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini and Galaxy Young 2 have now been officially acknowledged and both Android mobile handsets are ready to go on sale in the coming month.

First up on August the 7th will be the Galaxy S5 Mini which as you may have guessed is a streamlined sibling …

Android ‘Fake ID’ Flaw is a Risk to Millions

Android 'Fake ID' Flaw is a Risk to Millions

A new security risk has been identified in Android, which apparently allows malicious apps to pose as being ones from trusted sources, according to The Guardian. The flaw has been named ‘Fake ID’ by security company Bluebox Labs, who discovered it recently.

However the flaw has already been patched in the Android KitKat update, but …

Nexus Given a New Lease of Life – Nexus 6 Shamu Release in November?

Nexus Given a New Lease of Life – Nexus 6 Shamu Release in November?

With the Android Silver program set to take its place, the future of Google’s Nexus devices has been up-in-the-air to say the least. The Nexus 6 seemed very unlikely to come to fruition, until now.

There are rumours that Google and Motorola are working on producing a new 5.9inch Nexus phablet. The Nexus 6 has …

Samsung Working on Galaxy Alpha – Watered-Down S5?

Samsung Working on Galaxy Alpha – Watered-Down S5?

If rumours are to be believed, then Samsung could be working on a new metal framed Galaxy smartphone – the Galaxy Alpha.

As the name suggests, it is to be the first in the new line of metal framed handsets. The Alpha will feature a 4.7 inch screen but still keeping the faux leather finish …

Sony Xperia T3 Android Smartphone Launched in India

Sony Xperia T3 Android Smartphone Launched in India

The Sony Xperia T3 has just been launched less than a week before the Android smartphone is set to go on its initial sales run in India from Monday the 28th July.

The Xperia T3 rolls out looking like a top end Xperia Z model handset and it features a 5.3” display with 1280 x …

Xiaomi Mi4 Phone and Smartband Announced

Xiaomi Mi4 Phone and Smartband Announced

If you haven’t heard of Xiaomi before, don’t worry. The little known phone manufacturer hails from China, and have previously released only a handful of devices. Their previous phone, the Mi3, was well-received by critics worldwide, so it stands to reason that their next device will be just as good, if not even better.

That’s …

Twitch App For Android Updated

Twitch App For Android Updated

Twitch, or Twitch.tv, has served faithfully over the last few years as the internet’s premier service for streaming live coverage of gamers doing what they do best, i.e. playing games, on PC and more recently, your handheld devices too.

Today we’ve heard of a brand new update for the Android based Twitch app which finally …

Facebook Introduce Save – For When Your News Feed Isn’t Enough

Facebook Introduce Save – For When Your News Feed Isn’t Enough

Do you ever get sick of filtering through the miles and miles of drivel on your Facebook News Feed, just to find that little nugget of comedy gold you glimpsed earlier but didn’t have time to see the end of? Well, Facebook are introducing a new feature whereby you can save these precious finds for …

Project Ara Smartphone Developer Kits Available for Preorder

Project Ara Smartphone Developer Kits Available for Preorder

Project Ara – Google’s modular smartphone. You may have heard this name being excitedly thrown around. With no ETA on arrival or information on when (or even if) developer kits will ever become available, actual news on Googles Project has been very limited until now. Modular smartphones are an brilliant concept and it really is …

Snapchat App launches new Geofilters for Locations

Snapchat App launches new Geofilters for Locations

Smartphone messaging service Snapchat has announced another extension to its picture based messenger service with the introduction of Geofilters. Similar to the existing filters option, Geofilters offers new filters based on specific Cities and Locations across the globe.

To launch the new service a video was sent out to Snapchat subscribers showing how the Geofilters …