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Samsung takes aim at Google, launching its own app store

Samsung this morning has launched its own app store – in a major affront to Google. Could we soon see a divorce? Samsung and Google have been one of the most successful partnerships in mobile over recent years, with the Galaxy line of phones being far and away the the biggest selling Android devices, and a major reason that Google’s …

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James O'MalleySamsung takes aim at Google, launching its own app store

Microsoft to release Android "Lumia" phones?

Rumours this morning are suggesting that Microsoft could be planning a big shift in its strategy with the release of Lumia-branded devices that run Android rather than the company's own Windows Phone operating system. The reason the rumours should be…

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James O'MalleyMicrosoft to release Android "Lumia" phones?

Who needs a Wii? Using Chromecast for motion-control gaming

Rolocule Games has come up with a clever motion-controlled tennis game for Android, that uses Google's recently announced Android mirroring function for Chromecast to recreate the Wii Tennis experience. Check out the video below – its very clever. Essentially, because…

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James O'MalleyWho needs a Wii? Using Chromecast for motion-control gaming

Older Samsung handsets about to get a KitKat upgrade?

Whilst top-end phones have had Android's latest version – KitKat – for a while now, users with older and mid-range phones have been left out in the cold. Though this could be about to change, if one leaked document is…

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James O'MalleyOlder Samsung handsets about to get a KitKat upgrade?

Android Wear gains Ifttt support

Brilliant news for early adopting Android Wear users: the new smartwatches have just become astonishingly useful already, as Ifttt has announced support. Ifttt – which stands for "If that then this" – is a website that lets you connect up…

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James O'MalleyAndroid Wear gains Ifttt support

Now you can use "OK Google" voice commands from any app

Google has announced an upgrade to its Android voice search. Following the latest update to the Google Search app, regardless of what app you're in you'll be able to say "OK Google" followed by what you want wherever you are…

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James O'MalleyNow you can use "OK Google" voice commands from any app