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Google Hangouts update finally merges SMS and IM conversations on Android

Google Hangouts update finally merges SMS and IM conversations on Android

Google Hangouts, and Google Talk before it, were once the poor man’s iMessages, but a steady number of tweaks have put the Android app on par with Apple’s all-in-one service. The latest update, Hangouts 2.1, finally [...]

Updated: Android 4.4 KitKat release date: when can I get it?

Updated: Android 4.4 KitKat release date: when can I get it?

If you hadn’t heard Android 4.4 KitKat is out in the wild on the Google Nexus 5, where have you been? It’s been months since the launch of KitKat, leaving many owners wondering when their handset [...]

Flickr for iOS and Android gets an impressive overhaul to battle Instagram

Flickr for iOS and Android gets an impressive overhaul to battle Instagram

Yahoo’s attempts to give its Flickr photo-sharing service a rebirth has continued with a complete overhaul of the apps for iOS and Android. The completely redesigned apps for both platforms now feature a slick new feed [...]

I hope Microsoft brings Cortana to Android

I hope Microsoft brings Cortana to Android

Back in the day we used to refer to our electronic devices as PDAs — Personal Digital Assistants. They weren’t. In fact, they weren’t much more than battery-operated day planners, the paper versions of which were [...]

Android will now continually monitor devices for rogue apps

Android will now continually monitor devices for rogue apps

Security risks are no longer limited to desktop and laptop computers, a sad fact of life Google acknowledged today with the unveiling of new countermeasures to keep Android mobile devices safe from harm. The Official Android [...]

Android will now continually monitor devices for rogue apps

Android will now continually monitor devices for rogue apps

Security risks are no longer limited to desktop and laptop computers, a sad fact of life Google acknowledged today with the unveiling of new countermeasures to keep Android mobile devices safe from harm. The Official Android [...]

Lenovo cooking up midrange Android smartphone with Midas touch

Lenovo cooking up midrange Android smartphone with Midas touch

Lenovo is still a relative smartphone unknown in many parts of the world, but in its native China, the new owner of Motorola Mobility has been taking names and kicking ass on the high end, and [...]

Nikon tries again with Android cameras

Nikon tries again with Android cameras

Nikon is giving Android point-and-shoots another try. Today it’s unveiling the Coolpix S810c, a small camera with Wi-Fi connectivity that runs Android 4.2.2. It’s the successor to the S800c — Nikon’s first Android camera — and [...]

Android 4.4.3 dogfooding process reportedly begins

Android 4.4.3 dogfooding process reportedly begins

The upcoming point-update to Android, version 4.4.3, is expected to be nothing more than a bug fix release, according to some earlier reports. The public release of the refresh is expected to happen in the near [...]

Apple hates its own ads, Google’s Android TV, Moto X+1 & more – Pocketnow Daily

Apple hates its own ads, Google’s Android TV, Moto X+1 & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the demo of Windows Phone in the car that was recently shown at Microsoft’s Build conference. Motorola follows as we get rumors of a Moto X+1 in the [...]