After unveiling a couple of then odd-looking Chromebooks at I/O 2011, the road-opening first-gen Nexus 7 a year later and short-lived Google Play Edition device program pioneer Galaxy S4 during the 2013 developer-centric San Francisco conference, El Goog turned the page in 2014 and kept the event’s focus on software. Similarly, day one of Google I/O 2015 didn’t bring any new Nexus family members to the table, Android Wear smartwatches, Android One handhelds or even Android TV set-top boxes. Granted, the forum hasn’t technically...

With Android M going official yesterday, there were a wide range of features that have been discussed. Google has just pointed out at yet another addition with the new ‘M’ release and this time it’s pertaining to text selection. The company has even provided a gif image to tell us how it works with Android M. As we can see, Google will let you do a wide range of things with text selection. It is possible that this feature is limited to Google Docs as that’s where the demo is being shown. When you select a group...

As we all know, Xiaomi is bringing its accessory store to the U.S. via mi.com. However, the company is yet to bring its smartphone lineup to the country, which is what the company is known for in the first place. And the company has now given clarification on its arrival in the American markets. Speaking during the Code Conference, Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra mentioned that the company will bring its smartphones to the U.S., but not right away. He said that they are looking to strengthen their customer service team in the country before...

The HTC One M9 and the One M9+ might not be making too much noise in the mobile industry, but the company is offering for some good news for the customers by announcing the Android M update for the aforementioned devices. HTC’s popular social media figure Jeff Gordon, gave out the information on Twitter. He didn’t give away information on when the update will be sent out, but we’re guessing it could be anytime by November or December this year as that’s when Google starts sending it out for its Nexus smartphones...

  We can’t imagine a smartphone user today who does not know what an SD card is. Ubiquitous as they seem though, many users are still trying to really understand how an SD cards work in an Android environment as well as how they must be maintained to last longer. If you are reading this article, chances are you have a Samsung Galax5 S5 and looking for some answers to an issue related to your phone’s SD card. We hope that this article will help you address your problems. If you are one of the users who encounters a problem...

Following Apple’s trail in introducing its voice-recognition software, Siri, Google and Samsung created their own version in the form of Google Now (developed by Google) and S Voice (developed by Samsung). As what any average Android user should know by now, these two voice recognition apps come pre-installed on Android phones starting May 2012. Each of these intelligent personal assistants has since then attracted their own legion of users. And like any other app, problems apparently caused by one of them started to surface as...

The first time you turn on and set up your HTC One M9, you will see the Home screen with the so-called HTC Sense Home widget you can set up according to your preference. With the HTC Sense Home widget, you can get access to apps, folders, and shortcuts you frequently used based on where you are, as it is schemed to change depending on whether you’re at work, home, or somewhere else. For example, applications you use often for work will display when you’re at your office. Here are the things you can do with the HTC One M9 Home...

Google has just announced the all new Photos app for Android, iOS and web which brings unlimited image and video storage to the table. Images of up to 16-megapixel in size can be stored, while videos of up to 1080p can be saved to the cloud. These images can be accessed from a wide range of devices including the web, Android and iOS devices. Your photos will be synced seamlessly on the cloud and you’ll have access to them practically anywhere, and all you have to do is sign up with your Google account. The web version will be accessible...