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There are always apps that will notify you that something is happening on multiple devices, even when you’re just using one at the time. But soon Skype will not be on that list. Skype has announced a new feature for their app they call “active endpoint” which will contain chat notifications to only the device you’re currently using, rather than every device you have that has Skype installed. So if you’re on your phone, your tablet and computer will not show notifications. From Skype’s blog: “If...

  Even in the midst of their sale from Google to Lenovo, Motorola is still making awesome things. Today they’ve introduced the Moto Stream, a little device that can make any speaker wireless. At first glance, the Moto Stream may remind you of the ill-fated Nexus Q from Google a few years ago. Of course, that device was very expensive (US$300) and not very intuitive.  The Moto Stream is very different, from its price to its design, and more. The Moto Stream allows and speaker that isn’t wireless to have that feature through...

Ooh, an interspecies specs duel. That’s bound to get interesting. And controversial. Yeah, I said it, acknowledged it and won’t be looking to deny it. I stirred up the hornet’s nest to start a debate. The age-old debate. Has Android matured enough to take on iOS and Windows Pro when talking utility tools rather than “toys”? Will Microsoft ever learn it’s tough, nay outright impossible to beat Apple at their own game? Can a little fellow like the iPad Air fend off the gargantuan Surface Pro 3 and Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 threats...

  After rumors of Verizon introducing XLTE popped up last week, it’s now official. XLTE is actually Verizon’s AWS spectrum, which allows them to have more bandwidth available for customers to get faster data speeds on their devices. Of course, you need a compatible device to take advantage of the new network. It looks like you’ll need a device from either 2013 or 2014, so if you’ve upgraded in the last year you are probably set: Phones: Moto X DROID ULTRA DROID MAXX DROID MINI HTC One (M8) HTC One Max LG...

According to Taiwanese reports, Google isn’t very open to the idea of its partners launching tablets or notebooks which dual boot Android and Windows side by side. It is said that the company has made its opposition known to ASUS which announced such a hybrid at the CES in January. This also explains why Samsung’s Ativ Q tablet from last year was ditched without even reaching the markets. At the moment, only Intel’s x86 chips support dual booting devices, so there are certain hardware limitations for the manufacturers...

Nokia has launched its Nokia X line, which runs a forked version of Android that features Microsoft services and APIs. Could this be a good “Plan B” for Nokia and Microsoft? It’s official: Nokia has announced its Nokia X series, which comes in three variants: the X, X+ and XL. Nokia X is basically Android without the GMS part. Nokia has “forked” Android by using the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) as the platform’s base, then adding a services framework that will run Microsoft’s and Nokia’s...

Look, there’s nothing wrong with competition. In fact, we all welcome it, regardless of personal preferences. Android geeks, Apple fanatics, Windows Phone aficionados, surviving BlackBerry supporters, we may argue all the time and each feel like we’re in possession of the universal truth, which we want bestowed on our clueless “enemies”. But when all is said and done, you need little more than common sense to realize Android would be nothing without iOS. And vice versa. Windows Phone, BlackBerry? They look pretty pointless right...

Rumor has it that Microsoft is planning to support Android applications on its Windows Phone platform. Does this make any business sense? This comes right at the heels of what is supposedly a confirmation from insider sources that Nokia is forking Android. Nokia is being acquired by Microsoft, and the Finnish company had been Microsoft’s main partner in producing and marketing Windows Phone through its Lumia line. But with mounting challenges from inexpensive Android-powered smartphones in the low-end of the market, the company...