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Device Art Generator now has support for Android Wear
Google has updated it's Device Art Generator to support Android Wear. For those who are not aware of Device Art Generator, it is a tool that helps developers to get an idea of what their screens will look like on different Google hardware. Using Device Art Generator is simple.
[Download Now] Android 5.1 Factory Images for Nexus 5, Nexus 7(2012)

Google has published brand new Android 5.1 factory images for several Nexus devices, including the Nexus 5, Nexus 7(2012) and Nexus 6. Hit the link below to download and flash them on your device.

Android 5.1 OTA now available for Nexus 10

If you are proud owner of Nexus 10 and wish to update the phone, you don't need to click "Check for updates " anymore as the Android v5.1 OTA update is ready for you to download and flash. But please make sure you are aware of right technique for flashing OTA to your Nexus 10 device.

Google Code is shutting down as Google thinks developers aren't using it

Google has finally decided to close down Code - it's project hosting and code collaboration site. The reason behind this is that Google feels there are simply better alternatives on the web including GitHub and BitBucket. In fact, Google openly confessed in their official note that they too have migrated nearly a thousand of their own open source projects from Google Code to GitHub.

Re-Live mechanics with Magnetic Balls android game

Did you ever play bubble explosion games on your android? If your answer is yes and if you love such games, here's another edition that might just bloom your bubble gaming experience, with just a touch of mechanics. Magnetic Balls is an Android game that's based around mechanics where in colourful balls sway and stick together rather than splitting down.

Do you love to keep yourself fit? Try FirstRun

With the growing urge of health consciousness the fitness mantra of common people is Run. Eat. Sleep. Repeat. The FirstRun App tracks your runs and helps you reach your fitness targets. This app provides perfect fitness programs whether it's running your first race, or setting a new milestone for experienced runners.

eWallets: How Your Phone Will Replace Your Cash

Mobile payment systems like Apple Pay, Google Wallet, and LoopPay are becoming more and more popular as technology and digital security becomes more advanced. With Apple Pay and other mobile wallet services being criticized for fraudulent charges, it's difficult to know if making the switch to a digital wallet is beneficial or will put you in harm's way.

My Maps: Google takes the maps application to a complete new custom level

Android platform has always been praised for its customization features. It is a major reason why it is chosen by many. Google maps have a completely different lookout for Android and iOS versions. The major factor is the policies made by Apple for third party app developers; But My Maps is a complete new feature that Google has reserved solely for its own mobile platform.

Microsoft testing ways to bring android apps for its Windows 10

Microsoft one of the largest and most recognized company in the world could not have a foot hold in the smart phone and tablet industry. The mobile industry is one of the fastest growing industries. Majorly backed up by the strong applications and gaming market.

YouTube Experiment to showcase Ultra High Definition Videos

YouTube raised the levels of its video quality infinitely higher and amazed the world by its 60 FPS videos at 4K. YouTube was already a step ahead and introduced 4k streaming way back in 2010 but this time moved to greater levels by summing such fantastic frame rates along with the 4k streaming.

Sony Smart glasses goes on sale for $ 840

Sony had been researching and developing smart head mounted eye wares to rival the Google glasses. During CES 2015 the company demonstrated the most advanced version of its Smart eye glasses and is available for sale now in 10 countries around the world.

HTC One E9+ quitely announced in China

HTC China has quietly listed the One E9+ android smartphone on their official portal. The page shows the detailed specifications of the phone so we could expect the official announcement to arrive soon. The device sports massive 5.5-inch Quad-HD 2K display with up to 534 PPI, ideal for playing or watching videos on the device.

Government to prioritize the use of Open source systems

In order to ensure transparency, efficiency, reliability and affordability of the e commerce services offered the government of India a new policy was announced on Sunday on adoption of open source software under the campaign of Digital India. It is now mandatory that all the software applications and services provided by the government should be built using an open source system.

Cyanogen: Raised funds to $ 110 million in total

Cyanogen is with a mission to create an open computing platform and to open up Android to achieve maximum customization. They are working on breaking the barriers that come in the way of innovation and give a more open field to the developers to change the user experience of apps and other mobile services.

Honor 4X sold out within 1 minute of its first flash sale on Flipkart

Honor, Huawei's Smartphone e-brand for digital natives, which officially went on sale on flipkart.com today at 2 PM, received an overwhelming response and all Honor 4X units were sold out within a minute of the flash sale.

Microsoft clearly changing its ways by pre installing its apps on Android with dell

Microsoft is looking for all ways and means to deploy its services against the Google's and this time Microsoft has done it by making its presence on the home screen of Google's own platform.

Google Planning to release android 6.0 milkshake this IO

Google announced Android 5.0 Lollipop last year but the developers still hope to see Google releasing Android 6.0 codenamed as Milkshake this IO 2015 in May. Though Google has not yet announced, we hope to see news floating soon. Other few names that were expected besides Milkshake are Android Marshmallow, Moon Pie and Mint.

5 reasons to buy Gionee Elife S7

Gionee has been launching impressive devices in the Indian market and have served some really nice looking devices. They launched some of the slimmest devices we have ever seen and for the price they are on offer, they offer really good value for money.