Intel shows Android smartphone running a Linux desktop
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"Big Screen Experience"


One of the things we spotted at the Mobile World Congress 2016 was a demo run by Intel of an Android phone running a Linux desktop when plugged into an external display.

Nvidia updates Shield Android TV to Android 6.0 Marshmallow
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Brings Vulkan API support and more

Nvidia has released the major Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Shield Android TV console which brings both Vulkan API as well as plenty of other improvements and upgrades.

Microsoft pre-installs apps into Acer's gear
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Embedded in Android

Software king of the world Microsoft will bundle its mobile productivity suite of apps onto Acer’s Android-based smartphones and tablets.

Vevo updates Android and Apple TV applications
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Instagram-like user interface for everyone

Following the release of an updated iOS application, Vevo has just released a native tvOS Apple TV and Android TV application packed with similar features.

Blackberry insists that there is life in its BB10 OS
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It has not been out evolved by Android, yet

Blackberry has been quick to tell us that a story we ran which quoted one of its senior managers as saying that the BBOS was toast "needs up-dating."

Nvidia pulls Android 6.0 Shield upgrade
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Breaks your wi-fi


The software genii at Nvidia have pulled an upgrade for its original Shield tablet after it turned out that it breaks users wi-fi.

Android 6.0 now on 1.2 percent of Android gear
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Android 4.4 still king

Google has released its official February platform distribution numbers and the Marshmallow Android 6.0 is now available on 1.2 percent of all google devices.

Vaio to release Windows 10 phone
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Out this week

Sony spin-off Vaio is set to release a new Windows 10 smartphone this week.

Blackberry confirms Android only future
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RIP Blackberry 10OS

While we have been saying that Blackberry was going to give up on the BlackBerry 10 OS, but official confirmation has been thin on the ground.

Jobs Mob denies Android swap rumour
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Apparently it was worth denying

The Apple Press office works in the same way as the British Royal Family’s. Its official line on most things is “no comment.” But this week it took the rare position of denying a rumour.