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Jaybee Sebastian, Marcos burial, Clinton-Trump | 6PM wRap

Nov 04, 2016 - 10:13 PM

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Android gets record 87.5% of smartphone market – survey

Nov 04, 2016 - 4:10 PM

Android s leadership of the global smartphone market looks unassailable at the moment says Strategy Analytics Woody Oh

ANDROID DOMINANT. A picture taken on September 21, 2016 shows a statue donated by Google during its inauguration in Montelimar, as Google decided to launch a new version of the android operating system called Android 7.0 or Nougat. File photo by Jeff Pachoud/ AFP

Duterte's cabinet meeting, Istanbul airport attack, Android Nougat | 12PM wRap

Jul 01, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Android N officially named Android Nougat

Jul 01, 2016 - 12:27 AM

Android N finally gets its official dessert related name after a few months in beta

ANDROID NOUGAT. Screen shot from Twitter.

Developers get early look at new Android software

Mar 10, 2016 - 8:19 PM

The developer preview of the N release of Android versions of which have historically been named after sweet treats should help Google have it ready for device makers by the middle of the year

ANDROID N. Image from Gogole.

2016 Google I/O conference slated for May 18-20

Jan 13, 2016 - 5:17 PM

The Google I O development conference gives Android developers their first look at the future of Android

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at a Vietnamese startup community in Hanoi, Vietnam, December 22, 2015. Photo by Minh Hoang/EPA

Google previews Android M features at Google I/O

May 29, 2015 - 2:15 AM

Dave Burke Vice President of Android Engineering at Google explains these improvements in terms of app permissions web experience app links mobile payments fingerprint support and power management

GOOGLE I/O. Screen shot from Google live stream.

Space cargo crash, non-singles on Tinder, #MayPac in social media | SciTech4u

May 11, 2015 - 2:12 PM

Trying to find the love of your life on Tinder? Think again That and more in this week s episode of SciTech4u

Android KitKat and 1 billion activations

Sep 04, 2013 - 1:16 PM

With 1 billion Activations under its belt Google announces Android 4 4 KitKat

ANDROID KITKAT. Android 4.4 is announced, along with a new milestone for Android activations. Screen shot from

Samsung hints at new tech, Mega in June

May 29, 2013 - 7:32 PM

Samsung appears to be setting up a major tech rollout for June with an Asian handset release and a tech reveal in London

NEW GALAXY, NEW ATIV? Samsung looks like it will announce new devices on June 20. Screen shot from Samsung

Great gadgets for savvy shoppers

Nov 27, 2012 - 4:38 PM

Find some budget gadgets with a little help from Rappler

ENGAGE. Learn more about the Starmobile Engage and other value gadgets in our roundup. Photo from