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Android Headliner: Why Is Microsoft Interested In Backing Cyanogen?

Android Headliner: Why Is Microsoft Interested In Backing Cyanogen?

Thursday was an interesting day. If you missed the news which landed Thursday afternoon (PST), it was surprising news. Before we get started though, it is important to remember that the news is still only at the rumor stage with nothing being officially confirmed. Although, the rumor did come from quite a reliable source and […]

Android Headliner: About Time the FTC Stepped in about “Unlimited Data”

Android Headliner: About Time the FTC Stepped in about “Unlimited Data”

I’m sure everyone knows about the “unlimited data” that a lot of prepaid carriers offer. Where they say it’s unlimited but they actually slow down or throttle your data after a certain amount. Something many of you may not know is that TracFone is still around. And they own and operate a couple of the […]

Android How-To: Remove and Replace the OnePlus One StyleSwap Back

Android How-To: Remove and Replace the OnePlus One StyleSwap Back

When the OnePlus One was announced one of the defining features of the phone was that the back was removable and could be swapped out with any number of back covers that were going to be made available. From the get go you could choose from Sandstone Black, a dark grey back with a rough […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Delayed Due To Gear VR Issue

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Delayed Due To Gear VR Issue

As January has now technically come to an end, many manufacturers will be under increasing pressure to stick to their own self-imposed limits, for providing devices with Android 5.0 (Lollipop). Back when Google’s latest android operating system was launched, many manufacturers were quick to state their intentions and let everybody know how quickly then were […]

Rogers ups their Wireless Connection Fee to $20

Rogers ups their Wireless Connection Fee to $20

Rogers’ new CEO Guy Laurence introduced the new Rogers 3.0 plan back in May 2014 and since then he has been putting this plan into action, so it will be a while before his leadership can be fully evaluated. However, carriers, like Rogers, really make me laugh when they try to convince us that when […]

The iPhone Is “Terribly Boring” According To HTC’s Jeff Gordon

The iPhone Is “Terribly Boring” According To HTC’s Jeff Gordon

We’ve seen a number of companies announce business numbers this week and we here at Android Headlines have devoted a fair amount of website pixels towards covering this. Credit where credit is due, Apple have sold almost 75 million iPhones between October and December across the world. That’s more than one per person in the […]

OpenSignal: Opening Up Context Aware Services Like We’ve Never Seen

OpenSignal: Opening Up Context Aware Services Like We’ve Never Seen

Many of our readers will be familiar with how Google can use our device sensors to determine where we are without resorting to the power hungry GPS / GLONASS chipset. Google have used crowdsourced data from cell towers and WiFi routers for a number of years as these report their location. For many applications and […]