Document reveals Android’s pre-touchscreen development

In the latest bit of interesting information about the history of the development of Android, as is being revealed during the current Apple v. Samsung trial, we get confirmation that Android was originally designed for phones with a physical keyboard. This should probably not come as a surprise as Android was being developed at a […]

TalkAndroid Daily Dose for April 11, 2014

With hectic schedules, it can be hard to keep track of everything in your news feed. That’s why we created the TalkAndroid Daily Dose. This is where we recap the day’s hottest stories so you can get yourself up to speed in quick fashion. Happy reading!! Apps Google Keyboard updated with improved suggestions, corrections, and […]

Deezer now provides free access to its music streaming service, Galaxy S 5 users get 6 months free premium access

Deezer has now made its music streaming service available for free to everyone, regardless of the subscription plan you’re on. Previously, the free access was limited to only 10 hours, but now users can listen to any streamed music for as long as they want. However, the only disadvantage is that there will be audio […]

PayPal announces fingerprint based payments on the Galaxy S 5, plus Gear 2 and Gear Fit apps

Samsung and PayPal worked closely together to get payment support set up with the Galaxy S 5′s fingerprint scanner, and today PayPal officially announced fingerprint-based payments would be going live in 25 countries. The system uses a fingerprint to log into a user’s PayPal account where they can check and manage their balance as well […]

TalkAndroid Daily Dose for April 10, 2014

With hectic schedules, it can be hard to keep track of everything in your news feed. That’s why we created the TalkAndroid Daily Dose. This is where we recap the day’s hottest stories so you can get yourself up to speed in quick fashion. Happy reading!! Guides How to create perfect Video Highlights on the […]

Verizon, Sprint join AT&T by removing Download Booster from their GS5 while T-Mobile keeps it

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S 5 on AT&T, you are not alone. Verizon and Sprint have followed AT&T’s decision to ditch Download Booster for their variants of Samsung’s newest flagship smartphone. For those unaware, Download Booster meshes WiFi and data connections to really pull down a signal. These carriers have opted to omit the […]