[New Android TV App] Airtight Brings Apple AirPlay to Android TV


If you’re a hardcore iOS user, there’s a fair chance you’re not spending much time reading Android blogs like TalkAndroid. However! There are still plenty of iOS users that mix and match with Android, particularly in the tablet sector. Personally, I know tons of Android phone users that won’t touch an Android tablet, opting instead for Apple’s flagship.

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Google Play is greater in downloads but the App Store is where the revenue is at


Given the fact that Android hold a whole lot of market share and the massive amount of Android phones there are, it shouldn’t shock anyone that Google Play sees a whole hell of a lot more download activity than that of the App Store. You would think that because of this massive amounts of downloads the revenue would be greater, that’s were we would be wrong. It appears that revenue generated from the App Store far exceeds that of Google Play by more than 60 percent.

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LG G4 to differentiate design and beef up camera


With the G3 being heralded as one of the best Android phones of 2014, LG is feeling the pressure to make the G4 that much more exciting. That said, LG feels that it is up to the task as it’s continuing to push to boundaries and test different design aspects. According to reports out of Korea, an LG representative said the company will differentiate the G4′s design. Exactly how, is another question though. Could they be adding the G Flex 2‘s self healing factor? Should we expect better materials and thinner bezels? What about LG’s software? But wait, there’s more.

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Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Android tablets now out of preview and available in Google Play


Microsoft has been previewing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Android tablets to beta testers since last November, and today they are officially available in Google Play for all to use.

The preview generated more than 250,000 downloads in 110 countries, and it was tested on over 3,000 device variants. Microsoft says they designed these apps to be just as familiar to users of the desktop versions. Users will find the familiar Office ribbon and there are large touch points.

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Samsung will launch an ‘innovative premium handset’ this year, Galaxy S Edge perhaps?


With all the talk of the Galaxy S 6 getting delayed because of the Snapdragon 810 debacle. Samsung’s head of IR, Robert Yi, is easing everyone’s stress by letting us know that everything is on track. Some people believed that the flagship would be delayed not only because of the Snapdragon 810, but also from possible production issues with the metal chassis.

Yesterday it was confirmed that Samsung is dropping the 810 so that delay was nixed, but the metal production was the other piece. Reports indicate that there will be no production issues.

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