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WhatsCloud [ROOT] update brings improved power efficiency

The WhatsCloud Root app has been around for a while now and as the name implies, it requires root access to your device. The app is designed to allow you to message friends from your desktop or a tablet and is meant to be secure with 256-bit AES end-to-end encryption.

Gunslugs 2 launches for Android gamers

Fans of the original Gunslugs game on Android will be glad to hear that the second installation in the franchise is now available to download. Gunslugs 2 puts players into a world that is under attack by tanks, spiders, bombs, rockets, aliens, and other bad guys.

Xiaomi unveils Mi Box Mini and Mi Headphones

Xiaomi has rolled out a couple slick new devices for fans of streaming content and audio. The first of the new devices is the Mi Box Mini and it is the smallest set-top box we have seen in a long time. The device is so small that it sticks out of the outlet with nothing that actually sits on the TV or entertainment center.

Plants vs. Zombies 2 gets new Frostbite Caves level

Plants vs. Zombies is one of the most popular games on the Android platform with as many as 50 million installs since the game launched. The PvZ 2 game was updated this week and the update brings with it a new level and several new plants and zombies.

Google Translate update for Android brings Word Lens

It can be difficult to visit a foreign land if you don't speak the language. Not only can you not talk to the locals to ask for directions, but you can’t read the street signs to figure out where you are and find where you are going. Google has updated the Translate app for Android users with a new feature called Word Lens.

SONICable promises to charge smartphones twice as fast

We all want faster charging for our smartphones and tablets. The faster they can charge, the better we are able to keep them powered and ready to use when we are on the go. A new charging cable has turned up called the SONICable that claims to be able to charge a smartphone twice as fast as using a normal cable.

McDonald’s in the UK to add 600 Qi wireless chargers to locations

McDonald's visitors in the UK will soon be able to wirelessly charge their smartphones while they hork down a large fry and Big Mac with the restaurants adding 600 Qi chargers to locations around the country. The announcement of the roll out of the wireless chargers came from Aircharge as part of an expanded partnership.

BBM for Android Wear smartwatches unveiled at CES 2015

As you can imagine Android was in full force at CES 2015 with lots of new products using the OS and designed to run on it. One of the things that turned up at the show that BBM fans might like is a new version of BBM that is designed to run on Android Wear smartwatches.
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