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Android Celebrating 8th Birthday Today
By Josh Dasey on Thursday November 05, 2015

Get the party poppers out and dance the night away as Google is celebrating an important milestone in the life of Android. The largest operating system on the market is now enjoying the festivities of Android's 8th birthday. Yes, it is hard to believe that the platform has been with us for that long, and it has come a very long way since those beginnings in 2007.

BlackBerry Getting Serious about Android Security for the Priv
By Micah Bartos on Thursday November 05, 2015

One of the questions surrounding the BlackBerry Priv flagship is how the company will manage to implement its market leading security nous on the Android platform. That should be the notoriously unsecure Android platform as 98 per cent of all mobile based malware attacks happen on Google's platform. Today BlackBerry has said how it will make sure the Priv upholds the company?s excellent security reputation.

LG G4 Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Now
By Ang Torres on Wednesday November 04, 2015

We knew that LG's flagship G4 smartphone would be getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow quickly, the company's collaboration with Google on the Nexus 5X means it has had access to Marshmallow for a while. The G4 is now beginning its Android 6.0 rollout with LG sending out the update in its home nation, South Korea.

66% of Devices Running iOS 9
By Micah Bartos on Wednesday November 04, 2015

Apple says that adoption rates of iOS 9 are progressing well and the company says it is the fastest growing operating system build in its history. The iPhone manufacturer says that 66 per cent of all compatible devices are now running iOS 9, including iOS 9.1 which has been recently rolled out by Apple.

Huawei Honor Range getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow in February
By Micah Bartos on Monday November 02, 2015

Huawei will be updating its Honor smartphones to Android 6.0 Marshmallow in February 2016, according to the Huawei Honor India division that issued the timeframe in a tweet. Indeed, those using the Honor 7 smartphone could be a part of a Marshmallow beta test in the coming weeks and months.

HTC One M8 with Android 6.0 Marshmallow Receives Bluetooth Certification
By Pablo Jimenez on Friday October 30, 2015

HTC said that is flagship devices like the One A9, One M9, and One M8 will be getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow within three months after the platform launched earlier this month. That means those handsets should be getting the update sometime in January, and that seems to be the case with the One M8 as the Marshmallow software for that handset received certification for Bluetooth SIG recently.

Nintendo's First Mobile Game is Underwhelming Miitomo
By Josh Dasey on Thursday October 29, 2015

Donkey Kong, Zelda, f*****g Mario! Just some of the classic and awesome characters that Nintendo has in its arsenal. The company announced its first ever smartphone game today, and well, it was none of those beloved gaming legends coming to device near you. Instead Nintendo rolled out a rather bland title called Miitomo.

iOS 9.2 Beta Available for All Compatible iPhones
By Micah Bartos on Thursday October 29, 2015

The Public Beta of iOS 9.2 has been made available to everyone by Apple, or at least those who have a compatible iPhone that is. The days of betas being solely for developers has long gone, and if you so choose you can check out build 9.2 of Apple's iOS platform, although it is worth remembering that this is not the finished and polished version that will be rolled out over the air in the coming weeks.

Microsoft Updates Skype on iOS, including 3D Touch Enhancements
By Josh Dasey on Wednesday October 28, 2015

Microsoft's seismic shift to put its software and services on rival platforms has seen the company really get behind the new ethos. The company has delivered stunning apps in recent months and years, and now it has updated its Skype app for iOS to take into account Apple's latest innovations. The new update brings 3D Touch capabilities to Skype on Cupertino's platform.

Windows 10 Mobile Already Making Presence Felt
By Josh Dasey on Wednesday October 28, 2015

Windows 10 Mobile is still not available in its full finished version, but the beta version of the software is already making its presence felt on Windows smartphones. Windows 10 has already swept through the PC market, but Microsoft has been taking a slower approach with its Mobile software.