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Why Are Scandinavians So Good At Creating Apps?

Why Are Scandinavians So Good At Creating Apps?

What do Clash of Clans, Hill Climb Racing, Subway Surfers, Candy Crush Saga, and Angry Birds all have in common? Yes, they are all highly addictive games (all five of them making App Annie’s 2014 top 10 Most Downloaded Games list); however, more interestingly, all five of these games come from Scandinavian countries. Why are […]

Archos Announce New Magnus Range Of Tablets That Include Fusion Storage

Archos Announce New Magnus Range Of Tablets That Include Fusion Storage

French manufacturer Archos have released a new range of tablets, the Magnus, using an innovative, memory-boosting technology called “Fusion Storage,” which combines a MicroSD card with internal memory to form a single storage block. The range of tables include capacities up to 256 GB and three disparate models, the 101 Magnus, 101 Magnus+ and 94 […]

Waze Announce The Inclusion Of In-App Amber Alerts For Missing Children

Waze Announce The Inclusion Of In-App Amber Alerts For Missing Children

It was only yesterday that reports were coming in that Google had announced the popular traffic monitoring app Waze could be used by manufacturers as a default app. This meant that it could be installed on devices as ‘bloatware’ and offered to customers as an out-of-the-box app. It was unclear as to what the motives […]

HTC Germany Is Already Offering Pre-Orders On The HTC One M9 In All Three Colors

HTC Germany Is Already Offering Pre-Orders On The HTC One M9 In All Three Colors

Earlier this morning it was learned that Sony’s Xperia M4 Aqua device was listed up for pre-order on the German Amazon website. There were no dates listed but German citizens could purchase the pre-order for a total of €279.99, which was €20 less than the cost coming directly from Sony who listed the price at €299.99. Now it […]

Google Confirms: Their Change In Full Disk Encryption Policy Due To Performance Reasons

Google Confirms: Their Change In Full Disk Encryption Policy Due To Performance Reasons

Yesterday, it was reported that Google was changing requirements for Android 5.0 Lollipop and full disk encryption. Essentially, when Google released Android Lollipop they made a big deal about how the operating system would require full disk encryption but in January, Google changed their mind and made the full disk encryption optional, just as we’ve seen […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Samsung Galaxy S5 is Rolling Out in Canada

Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Samsung Galaxy S5 is Rolling Out in Canada

Canadians that own a Samsung Galaxy S5 can jump for joy today as their Android 5.0 Lollipop update is beginning to roll out across Canada.  Bell users seem to be the first to receive notification via Bell’s Twitter account (see below) and some users that have downloaded the Lollipop update say that it is showing […]