How to Install Android 4.4 KitKat on HTC One X

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Earlier this year, HTC announced there won't be a Kitkat update for HTC One X. It appears Android 4.2.2 Jellybean is the last update HTC One X will be seeing officially but if you're not satisfied with this, you have the option to install an unofficial version of ANdroid 4.4 Kitkat using Cyanogenmod custom ROM as explained in this tutorial.Please note that I performed this on an HTC One X (Int'l version) with stock and unrooted Android 4.2.2. I do not guarantee it would work on any other … [Read more...]

MTN Nigeria Set to Launch an Affordable Android Smartphone

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Leading mobile network operator, MTN, is set to launch its first branded Android device by July though the launch date is unconfirmed. It is confirmed that Sm@rt Mini S620 will run on Android 4.2 Jellybean wand sport a 3.5” HVGA LCD display. Here is what the device looks like:The phone will sell at approximately $50 (8000 NGN),a retail price that can best be described as affordable. This device has a 4GB internal memory with a RAM of 512MB. It comes with a primary camera with flash and also … [Read more...]

Simple Android Games? Check out these Free ones

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There are so many apps and games available in the Google store, it can be a daunting task to find a game which you might like. Thousands of games are available for each genre and more are added on a daily basis. So here we have the top games which you can try out for yourself. Angry BirdsNo list would be complete without a mention of the craze that is Angry Birds. There are almost half a dozen games in the series and is sure to take up a lot of your time, true this game is a little old … [Read more...]

Now, Will The X Even Save Nokia this Time?

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With anticipation, we waited for Nokia X amidst rumors and facts being passed around. We all saw it coming and anticipated the arrival of the first Nokia Android device. In an article I published two years go, I raised this question about what is likely to happen if Nokia developed an Android device, this was even before the the Nokia X stories  started flying around. The smartphone market is already crowded – HTC, Samsung,Motorola and the rest of them have already bombarded the market with … [Read more...]

8 Ways Protect your Smartphone from Malware Infection

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Malicious software or Malware is the most common threat to mobile devices. The rise in Smartphones and the host of apps that can be downloaded to spruce up the smartphone is one of the best possible sources of infection. As we have often associated virus attacks with our computers, we seldom consider the possibility of malware affecting our dear little Smartphone. Come on, isn't that something we use only to make phone calls and send text messages? Wait a minute. Have you forgotten the countless … [Read more...]

Android Evolution: An Overview of Released Versions

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Android 4.4 Kitkat has been officially released by Google for quite a while. All Android releases are named after some sort of sweet snack, cupcake, gingerbread etc. and Google's idea of Kitkat is to make an amazing Android experience available for everyone. Here we have a brief history of the various Android releases; this is not an in-depth look into the version and releases but rather just a quick look into the key moments in the various releases. Android 1.5 Cupcake30th April, 2009: … [Read more...]

How to Hide Last Seen Timestamp on iOS and Android

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This feature has always been available on iOS for as long as I can remember, perhaps 2012 or so, and I've had a few people ask me on WhatsApp how come they didn't know when I last came online. I simply told them it's in my WhatsApp settings though I knew it was an iOS exclusive feature then. It wasn't until a few days ago that this awesome feature became available on Android too.Unfortunately, if you love spying on your friends too to know when they last came online, turning on this feature … [Read more...]

Nokia May Unveil Android Phone Normandy (Nokia X) on February 24

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It now evident that Nokia's much anticipated Android device, known as Normandy and now being referred to as Nokia X, might soon be available in Vietnam as reported by an online listing of the yet-to-be-announced device. Reports of the development of the first Nokia Android phone first emerged in November 2013, but not much was heard about it until later on in the year.The phone is said to be a replacement for the aging Asha series, which operate on Nokia’s Series 40 software. Here are the … [Read more...]