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Is Microsoft making a back-up plan by investing in Cyanogen?

James O'Malley Android, Microsoft, Mobile phones Leave a Comment

Perhaps the most intriguing news of the day is that Microsoft has bought a minority investment in Cyanogen Inc - the company that is behind the popular Android "fork" CyanogenMod. CyanogenMod doesn't come as standard on normal Android phones - instead it is an open source alternative to Google's version of Android that can be…

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Android Lollipop now available for HTC One M8 in the UK and Europe

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Good news for British HTC One M8 owners - you have a software update! According to HTC's Jeff Gordon, the Lollipop update has hit today, meaning that you can finally install Google's latest operating system. HTC One (M8) owners in Europe, have a sweet tooth this morning? Check your software updates!— Jeff Gordon (@urbanstrata) January…

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Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 coming to O2 in the UK in February

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O2 has announced that it will be launching the Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 on its network in February. The new phones are mid-range by Samsung standards, but have slick metal exteriors. Here's how O2 describes the launch: "The A5 handset, available in Midnight Black and Pearl White, has a 5” SuperAMOLED compact screen with…

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