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Blackberry (Re) Launches Brick Builder Game
By Luke Jones on Saturday December 13, 2014

Blackberry had a go at the future and found that it has been left behind by Apple and Android, so the Canadian company has decided to turn back the clock. Yes, the Passport marries the best of both worlds, but the new Blackberry Classic is full on old school charm. It has the company's famous QWERTY keyboard and trackpad in tow, a mirror to the successful Bold smartphone.

Microsoft Giving Away 100 Free Top Albums... US Only
By Luke Jones on Friday December 12, 2014

Microsoft has been treating us to some stellar deals during its 12 Days of Deals promotion, such as a $149 bundle for Office 365 Home, Skype Unlimited World + Wi-Fi, Xbox Music Pass, and Xbox Live Gold. Redmond is outdoing itself with the company?s latest offer though as Microsoft is making 100 albums completely free and available for download.

Windows Style Start Menus on Android... Here's how
By Luke Jones on Wednesday December 10, 2014

Market share data tells us that there are not too many Android users glancing enviously over at Windows Phone. Microsoft's WP software has come on steadily over the last few years, but it still lags behind other platforms in terms of overall quality, although I imagine the Windows fans will argue that point.

Game of Thrones Games Lands on Android
By Luke Jones on Wednesday December 10, 2014

When the Game of Thrones game from Telltale landed on iOS last week it reminded us that Apple's platform still gets some big titles before Android. Luckily, we have not had to wait too long as those using Google's operating system will be able to clash swords on Game of Thrones soon as the app is now available for your downloading pleasure on Google Play.

Beginners Guide: How to Delete Apps in Android and iOS
By Luke Jones on Tuesday December 09, 2014

Dedicated app memory is not the problem it once was with most modern smartphones, but those rocking budget or older handsets will know all too well about running out of space for apps while still having gigs of storage available. Most of us clog our devices with apps we never use (that's a statistical fact by the way) and worse than that, manufacturers litter their smartphones with apps we never look at but take up space.

Cyanogen Will Not Support OnePlus One in India
By Luke Jones on Tuesday December 09, 2014

The whole saga behind the OnePlus One, Micromax, and CyanogenMod in India has taken a new twist today as Cyanogen said it would keep its commitment to Micromax. The whole mess has been confusing and sometimes hilarious, so perhaps we should explain it from the beginning.

How to Set Restricted Profile in Android 5.0 Lollipop: Tutorial
By Luke Jones on Monday December 08, 2014

Child oriented smartphones are almost non-existent, quite different from the tablet market were slates geared towards kids are common. However, more and more children have mobile phones, and the risks of exposure to content not for them is as real as it is on a PC. The same goes for teenagers, and there is also the added worry of an unwitting kid piling up a huge bill on your credit card through in app purchases.

French Carrier SFR Leaks Android 5.0 Lollipop for Samsung and LG Flagships
By Luke Jones on Monday December 08, 2014

Plenty of smartphone owners are starting to receive Android 5.0 Lollipop, but many more are left still waiting on the latest and greatest version of Google's mobile platform. For example, those running complex UI skins over Android need to wait longer, such as Sony, LG, HTC, and especially Samsung. However, a French mobile carrier has now given us an idea of when certain flagships will get the bump.

Newbie Guide: Speed Up Samsung's TouchWiz a Little Bit
By Luke Jones on Monday December 08, 2014

Samsung is often not given enough credit for the way it rose to dominance in the smartphone world. Yes, the Korean company has been accused of copying others, while the accusation that the company makes by the numbers devices make stick to the wall. However, Samsung delivered solid device after solid device and the consumer base responded with their cash. Of course, the trick is wearing a bit thin at the moment, but Samsung is still numero uno in the smartphone world, but that does not mean the company?s devices are perfect.

Samsung Flagships Getting Android 5.0 Lollipop in January
By Luke Jones on Friday December 05, 2014

Plenty of people are now rocking Android 5.0 Lollipop, as devices from Motorola, LG, Google (Nexus), and Google Play Editions are all boasting the latest and greatest build of the platform. However, Samsung, the biggest Android vendor of them all as yet to make the jump to Lollipop and the company has not even offered specific dates for the roll out.