A few days ago, we spoke about Motorola testing the Android 5.1 update for the first gen Moto X. It now seems like Motorola has gone ahead and started sending out the update, at least to some users internationally. It is not clear as to when the company will send out the update to American variants of the handset, but it shouldn’t be far away now. The update change log which is in Portuguese, mentions that the update will introduce changes to Moto Actions, Moto Display and some other crucial Motorola features in addition to bringing...

Chinese juggernaut Xiaomi has just announced the Mi 4i smartphone at an event held in New Delhi, India earlier today. The handset is a slightly underpowered version of the Mi 4 which was announced back in September last year. With a price tag of around $200, the smartphone promises to strike a chord with the midrange markets in China and India. Interestingly, the company mentions that the handset will be available outside of Asia, which could mean good news for global customers as Xiaomi devices have usually been exclusive to Asia. The...

Welcome to another post that mostly covers issues after Lollipop was installed on Samsung Galaxy S5. If you have other concerns regarding your Samsung Galaxy S5, don’t hesitate to shoot us an email at [email protected] and we will do our best to get back to you as soon as we can. We will appreciate it very much if you can provide as many details as possible. If you are getting error messages on the screen, or have observed unusual phone behaviors,  kindly include them in your email. The more information you can provide,...

Welcome to the 55th part in our series of troubleshooting articles dedicated to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. This phone which was released in 2012 was once the top of the line device of the company. Despite being an old model this phone can still give most of the latest midrange Android phones a run for their money. In terms of hardware specs the phone comes with an impressive Super AMOLED 5.5 inch HD display, a quad core processor, and 2 GB of RAM. On the software side it is officially running on Android KitKat. Despite being able to run...

SwiftKey is reportedly teaming up with Dashlane to bring auto filling of passwords. As we all know, one of the most annoying aspects of using a mobile keyboard is to enter lengthy passwords manually. Dashlane is one of the most popular password manager apps for Android. It is said that the upcoming beta of SwiftKey (version 5.3) will introduce this newly forged partnership between SwiftKey and Dashlane. The functionality is very convenient and SwiftKey will prompt you when you’re on a website or an app with your password stored...

NVIDIA has mentioned that its Shield Tablet and Shield Portable devices will soon start receiving the Android 5.1 update. Both devices are currently running Android 5.0 Lollipop, so it was only a matter of time for them to hop on board the Android 5.1 train. NVIDIA mentions the list of changes in its post (mentioned below), so have a gander to learn what’s new with Android 5.1 for the Shield Tablet as well as the Shield Portable from 2013. “As part of the SHIELD tablet experience post-OTA 2.0, we heard your feedback about...

Google is now sending out an update to the Play Services application, which carries Android Auto support for devices like the Samsung Galaxy S6. As we all know, third party Android Auto head units are slowly making their way to the markets courtesy of manufacturers like Pioneer. Head units are available for purchase in the U.S., UK and some other parts of the world and it’s only natural that Google wants the latest Samsung flagship to support these units. You will probably not find any other changes with Play Services as Android...

Rovio Stars have just announced a new game called Plunder Pirates for the Android platform. The Rovio Stars platform is used by other developers to publish their games under Rovio’s banner. Plunder Pirates is originally made by a developer named Midoki. Here are some of the features of Plunder Pirates to give you a better idea of its functioning: BUILD an epic 3D pirate island then spin it 360° to see every angle! ASSEMBLE a crazy pirate crew from 10 seafaring scoundrels! EXPLORE uncharted waters in your mighty galleon! BATTLE...