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iPhone 6 Plus compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Google Nexus 6 and LG G3

iPhone 6 Plus compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Google Nexus 6 and LG G3

One of the main reasons people switched from an iPhone to an Android smartphone was for their larger displays. So it was great to see Apple finally launch iPhones with bigger screens to take on Android smartphones last month.

Google unveils Nexus Player for $99, first Android TV device

Google unveils Nexus Player for $99, first Android TV device

Along with the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, Google also released its first Android TV powered device in collaboration with ASUS — the Nexus Player, to take on Apple TV, Amazon’s Fire TV and Roku.

The media player can be used for streaming your movies, music and videos to your TV. It’s also a gaming device, which allows you to play Android games on your TV with a gamepad (sold separately). 

Google announces Android 5.0 Lollipop, available in the coming weeks

Google announces Android 5.0 Lollipop, available in the coming weeks

Following several months of beta testing over the summer, Google on Wednesday unveiled the latest version of its mobile operating system in Android 5.0 Lollipop. The new software version will make its debut on the just-announced Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet and Nexus Player streaming device, with wider availability in the coming weeks.

iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 vs Android Flagships: Performance Benchmarks

iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 vs Android Flagships: Performance Benchmarks

The performance benchmark results published by AnandTech yesterday revealed that Apple’s newest flagship handsets once again perform quite well across the board.

However, some of you wanted to know how the GeekBench benchmark scores of the new iPhones compare with Android based flagships. So we have got that information for you.

How to switch from Android to iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus

How to switch from Android to iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus finally have larger displays, that better compete with Android phones from Samsung, HTC and other manufacturers. The lack of a larger display was one of the biggest factors preventing people from moving from Android to iPhone.

Xiaomi’s new MIUI 6 skin looks awfully familiar to iOS

Xiaomi’s new MIUI 6 skin looks awfully familiar to iOS

Last month, we shared a story that revealed seven different ways that Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has blatantly copied Apple. The undeniable similarities have led many to label Xiaomi as the latest Apple copycat, a title that is usually reserved for Samsung. Xiaomi doesn’t seem to care much about this criticism, however, moving forward with its new MIUI 6 skin that looks awfully familiar to iOS. 

iOS makes up two-thirds of enterprise market as Android closes gap

iOS makes up two-thirds of enterprise market as Android closes gap

Good Technology has published its latest enterprise mobile application adoption numbers, revealing that iOS accounts for two-thirds of the enterprise market with a 67% share. Meanwhile, Android closed the gap on its biggest rival by rising five percentage points to sit at 32% market share. 

Android market share reaches an all-time high of 85%; iPhone falls to 11.9%

Android market share reaches an all-time high of 85%; iPhone falls to 11.9%

Google’s Android is absolutely killing it when it comes to smartphone market share. Latest numbers from Strategy Analytics for the second quarter of 2014 show that Android’s market share reached an all-time high of 85 percent.

Google now identifies Flash content in search results on iOS and Android

Google now identifies Flash content in search results on iOS and Android

Apple continues to maintain it stance against supporting Adobe Flash on iOS devices, choosing instead to focus on HTML5 and other modern web technologies. Nevertheless, there are still several Flash-based video players and other web elements littered across the web. When a mobile user accesses these pages, there is a blank space or large portion of the website missing. 

Google unveils Android L with new design language, improved performance

Google unveils Android L with new design language, improved performance

Google today unveiled the next version of Android, called Android L, at its annual Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco. The new release brings a whole new design language called “Material Design”, a faster runtime called ART, battery improvements and more.