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Cool New Features of Android Marshmallow

The new Android Operating System Marshmallow packs new and cool features from Doze (sleeping android), finger print recognition hardware support, built-in support for the reversible USB Type C, customizable permissions on a case per case basis and many more.

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Microsoft’s ‘Arrow’ Launcher in Google Store

Microsoft have decided to release ahead of time its Garage spare time development project dubbed as Arrow.

Arrow is a project to showcase Redmond’s love for other people’s platforms and perhaps a way to spread his influence far beyond windows. It was first release as a Beta project from July and now officially lost the “beta” badge

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Pepsi P1 the Smartphone

Pepsi is releasing a new mid-range Android phone dubbed as Pepsi P1 which comes preinstalled with Android 5.1 as its operating system. P1 boast a 5.5 inches screen with a 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution. It is powered by a true Octa-Core 1.7GHz MediaTek (MT6592 SoC) processor. The graphics processor is an ARM Mali-450 MP4 GPU with a system RAM of 2GB with an internal storage of 16GB. A 13 Megapixel back camera comes with the package and a 5 Megapixel front camera which is on par with the latest “standards” in the Android world. The 3000mAh battery ensures that...

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Fallout Shelter for Android

Welcome to your own Vault as the elected Overseer. Your job is to make sure that everyone in the Vault lives happy and prosperous lives. Fallout Shelter is another game from Bethesda using the same themes the epic game franchise of Fallout gives. A fallout shelter is an enclosed space specially designed to protect occupants from radioactive debris or fallout resulting from a nuclear explosion. Many such shelters were constructed as civil defense measures during the Cold War. During a nuclear explosion, matter vaporized in the resulting fireball is exposed to neutrons from the explosion, absorbs them, and becomes radioactive....

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Facebook Optimizes Android Bytecode

In order to improve the mobile performance of its social network, Facebook, exert more focus on their Redex project in order to optimize the applications DEX file. Dex stands for Dalvik Executable. Facebook engineers Marty Greenia, Bert Maher, and Shane Ney emphasized a responsibility to “keep things fast, particularly in developing areas where devices stay in the market longer.” At the beginning of our optimization project, we decided that the best place to do our optimizations was after the .dex files were created and before assembling the .dex files into an APK. The advantage of doing our optimizations at the...

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Smart Launcher for Minimalist

Tired of your bloated and slow launcher? Here is one sleek and fancy launcher that I was using for years which offer fast interface and a very small footprint and memory usage. Things can be easily set up on the home screen for fast launch or even double tap action. The app drawer breaks down your apps into “category drawers” for you. Unlike any other launchers out there that resets your app drawer each time they restart or even lacks the ability to let you reorder your apps, Smart launcher remembers your setting and offers you full freedom on how...

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New Stagefright Bug Found

There’s a new round of Stagefright vulnerabilities that allows attackers to execute malicious code on more than one billion phones running ancient as well as much more recent versions of Google’s Android operating system. Stagefright 2.0, as it’s being dubbed by researchers from security firm Zimperium, is a set of two bugs that are triggered when processing specially designed MP3 audio or MP4 video files. The first flaw, which is found in the libutils library and is indexed as CVE-2015-6602, resides in every Android version since 1.0, which was released in 2008. The vulnerability can be exploited even on newer...