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Meet Hummingbird, Microsoft’s new news app for Android devices - MSPoweruser

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Meet Hummingbird, Microsoft’s new news app for Android devices  MSPoweruser

Microsoft has released one more news app called Hummingbird for Android devices. Unlike the Microsoft News app which relies on human editors in addition to ...

Cinemo to Showcase Next Generation Android Automotive Based Infotainment Systems at CES® 2019 in Las Vegas - Associated Press

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Cinemo to Showcase Next Generation Android Automotive Based Infotainment Systems at CES® 2019 in Las Vegas  Associated Press

KARLSRUHE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 13, 2018--Cinemo, a global leader in high performance and automotive grade multimedia playback, ...

Get These Android-Powered TV Box Models At A Hefty Discount: Includes Xiaomi Mi Box S, Beelink GT1 And More - Wccftech

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Get These Android-Powered TV Box Models At A Hefty Discount: Includes Xiaomi Mi Box S, Beelink GT1 And More  Wccftech

If you're looking for a 4K TV Box, check out our massive discount on some of the best ones including Xiaomi Mi Box S, Beelink GT1 and more.

Blu made a budget smartphone that runs Android Pie Go Edition - The Verge

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Blu made a budget smartphone that runs Android Pie Go Edition  The Verge

Blu partnered with Google to introduce an entry-level smartphone with Android Pie (Go Edition), which is the first Go phone in the US to run the latest version of ...

Dodgy Android app steals £1,000 from user’s PayPal account in SECONDS - The Sun

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Dodgy Android app steals £1,000 from user’s PayPal account in SECONDS  The Sun

A DANGEROUS scam app that can steal thousands of pounds from your PayPal account has been exposed. Security researchers are now warning Android ...

Opera Launches Built-in Cryptocurrency Wallet for Android, ManagedKube Partners with Google Cloud to Provide a Monitoring App for Kubernetes Cluster Costs, QEMU 3.1 Released, IoT DevCon Call for Presentations and GNOME 3.31.3 Is Out - Linux Journal

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Opera Launches Built-in Cryptocurrency Wallet for Android, ManagedKube Partners with Google Cloud to Provide a Monitoring App for Kubernetes Cluster Costs, QEMU 3.1 Released, IoT DevCon Call for Presentations and GNOME 3.31.3 Is Out  Linux Journal

News briefs for December 13, 2018. Opera announced today the launch of a built-in cryptocurrency wallet for Android. According to The Verge, "The wallet will ...

KISS FM launches new app on IOS and Android - Radioinfo

Thursday, December 13, 2018

KISS FM launches new app on IOS and Android  Radioinfo

Melbourne's Dance Music Radio Station, KISS FM, has released the KISS FM Australia app. The app offers current KISS listeners and lovers of underground ...

Panasonic Toughbook FZ-T1, Toughbook FZ-L1 Rugged Android Devices Launched in India - Gadgets 360

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Panasonic Toughbook FZ-T1, Toughbook FZ-L1 Rugged Android Devices Launched in India  Gadgets 360

Panasonic has launched two Toughbook handheld devices, namely the FZ-T1 and the FZ-L1 in India at a starting price of Rs. 60000.

Tony Hawk’s Skate Jam rolls onto Android and iOS - VentureBeat

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Tony Hawk’s Skate Jam rolls onto Android and iOS  VentureBeat

Maple Media has launched Tony Hawk's Skate Jam for Android and iOS.

Android Pie adds Keystore features to make phone safer, more secure - Android Community

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Android Pie adds Keystore features to make phone safer, more secure  Android Community

The Android 9 Pie may be slow in rolling out but it's better this year compared to Oreo. The Pie is being served to several flagship smartphones already.

You can once again buy a Chromecast on Amazon - Android Central

Thursday, December 13, 2018

You can once again buy a Chromecast on Amazon  Android Central

It's a Festivus miracle. Both models of Google's Chromecast — the brilliant little dongle that makes it super easy (and pretty darn inexpensive) to stream just ...

5 best remote desktop apps for Android! - Android Authority

Thursday, December 13, 2018

5 best remote desktop apps for Android!  Android Authority

Remote access to a desktop is one of the most niche power-user features out there. However, it is perfectly doable on an Android device. There are two basic ...

We Broke Into A Bunch Of Android Phones With A 3D-Printed Head - Forbes

Thursday, December 13, 2018

We Broke Into A Bunch Of Android Phones With A 3D-Printed Head  Forbes

We 3D printed a head and used it to unlock four Android devices. Apple and Microsoft devices weren't fooled, though.

Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 reportedly getting December Android Security update - Digit

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 reportedly getting December Android Security update  Digit

The December Security update for the Nokia 8 Sirocco is said to weigh around 80MB while it is around 100MB for the Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 phones.

OnePlus 5, 5T now receiving Android 9.0 Pie based OxygenOS Open Beta update - Digit

Thursday, December 13, 2018

OnePlus 5, 5T now receiving Android 9.0 Pie based OxygenOS Open Beta update  Digit

The new Open Beta update brings some new Android Pie features like the new navigation gestures, new UI and more.

Google Chrome is set to treat Android fans with this handy new feature - Express.co.uk

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Google Chrome is set to treat Android fans with this handy new feature  Express.co.uk

GOOGLE Chrome is braced to treat Android fans with a very handy feature that will surely be adored by anyone that has myriad tabs open at once.

I'm a diehard iPhone user who switched to Android for a week — here's what I loved and hated about the Google Pixel 3 XL - Business Insider

Thursday, December 13, 2018

I'm a diehard iPhone user who switched to Android for a week — here's what I loved and hated about the Google Pixel 3 XL  Business Insider

Business Insider's Michelle Yan has used Apple iPhones for six years. She switched to the Google Pixel 3 XL for a week to see what Android has to offer.

Opera launches a cryptocurrency wallet in its Android browser - The Verge

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Opera launches a cryptocurrency wallet in its Android browser  The Verge

The web browser Opera has launched a built-in cryptocurrency wallet on its own browser on Android, the company announced today at a blockchain event in ...

Skyworth G6 Android TV Review – What Smart TVs Are Supposed To Be Like - Fortress of Solitude

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Skyworth G6 Android TV Review – What Smart TVs Are Supposed To Be Like  Fortress of Solitude

Since the term was first coined about a decade ago, Smart TVs have promised quite a lot to customers, many of which failed to deliver. In general, the.

MIUI 10 based on Android Pie gets ported to the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T - XDA-Developers

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

MIUI 10 based on Android Pie gets ported to the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T  XDA-Developers

Xiaomi's MIUI 10 ROM has created quite the mass following and now OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T owners can try the firmware out.

Samsung Galaxy Watch review: the perfect companion for Android phones - Irish Times

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Watch review: the perfect companion for Android phones  Irish Times

Samsung has been doing wearables for a while. It was pumping out smartwatches when people were still speculating about the existence of the Apple Watch, ...

Best new mobile games on iOS and Android – December 2018 round-up - Metro

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Best new mobile games on iOS and Android – December 2018 round-up  Metro

GameCentral reviews the month's new iOS and Android games, from Assassin's Creed Rebellion to the surprisingly good Command & Conquer: Rivals.

OneNote for Android beta introduces better support for RTL languages - MSPoweruser

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

OneNote for Android beta introduces better support for RTL languages  MSPoweruser

As part of their regular monthly updates, Microsoft has updated OneNote for Android beta to version 16.0.11126.20059 with improved support for languages ...

MediaTek targets 2019's affordable flagships with AI-equipped P90 chip - Android Central

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

MediaTek targets 2019's affordable flagships with AI-equipped P90 chip  Android Central

New hardware from resurgent chipmaker promises premium AI features in phones outside of the super-premium segment.

The Best Antivirus for Android Phones - IGN

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The Best Antivirus for Android Phones  IGN

As phones have become the go-to device for web and internet use, malware creators are increasingly targeting them. Here are our picks to keep your Android ...

Android Trojan Targets PayPal Users - Threatpost

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Android Trojan Targets PayPal Users  Threatpost

The trojan purports to be a battery optimization app – and then steals up to 1,000 euro from victims' PayPal accounts. Want to download an Android battery utility ...

Chrome for Android will add a new quick shortcut button for closing all tabs at once - 9to5Google

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Chrome for Android will add a new quick shortcut button for closing all tabs at once  9to5Google

Sometimes it's the little changes that make the biggest difference. In an upcoming update, it appears that Google is preparing to bring a new shortcut to Chrome ...

Supercell's 'Brawl Stars' Releases On iOS And Android Today - Forbes

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Supercell's 'Brawl Stars' Releases On iOS And Android Today  Forbes

'Clash Royale' and 'Clash of Clans' developer Supercell just released its newest game, 'Brawl Stars', on the App Store and Google Play.

Philip's HealthSuite Android app poses possible security risk - MobiHealthNews

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Philip's HealthSuite Android app poses possible security risk  MobiHealthNews

Last week the Department of Homeland Security and Philips issued notices alerting the public to possible cyber security risks in Philip's HealthSuite Health ...

Motorola One and Moto X4 update to Android Pie - SlashGear

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Motorola One and Moto X4 update to Android Pie  SlashGear

This week the folks at Motorola responsible for bringing big software updates to smartphones hit 3-point shots for two major machines. The Motorola One was.

This Is the Police is out on Android 2018/12/12 10:02am PST 18 hours - Android Police

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

This Is the Police is out on Android 2018/12/12 10:02am PST 18 hours  Android Police

This Is the Police is an indie simulation adventure game that has been ported to Android, and it's available on the Play Store as of this morning. You get... by ...

Google will let Android users donate directly to nonprofits through the Play Store - The Verge

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

  1. Google will let Android users donate directly to nonprofits through the Play Store  The Verge
  2. Android Users Can Now Donate to Charities through Google Play Store, and Google Will Waive Its 30% Fee  Fortune
  3. You can now make donations on Android right from the Google Play Store  9to5Google
  4. Android users can now donate to charities through the Google Play Store  TechCrunch
  5. Bad Android battery life? You should DELETE these 22 ‘criminal’ apps right now  The Sun
  6. View full coverage on Google News

Ben’s 9to5Google Gift Guide: Android accessories and Smart Home products for everyone - 9to5Google

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Ben’s 9to5Google Gift Guide: Android accessories and Smart Home products for everyone  9to5Google

As the end of the year quickly approaches, you're probably looking for gifts for friends and loved ones. Over the years, I've had the...

These are the most popular Google searches of 2018 - Android Central

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

These are the most popular Google searches of 2018  Android Central

As 2018 draws to a close, it's time to look at the most popular Google searches of the year.

Should you buy the iRULU 7-inch Android Tablet? - Android Central

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Should you buy the iRULU 7-inch Android Tablet?  Android Central

Best answer: Dated and forgotten, iRULU's 7-inch Android tablet is simply not a good buy. We'd suggest Amazon's Fire HD 8 instead. If you absolutely need ...

What Restaurant Apps Are Tracking on Android Smartphones - Skift Table

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

What Restaurant Apps Are Tracking on Android Smartphones  Skift Table

Phones are very traceable, as the New York Times' exposé on ad tech companies and consumer privacy proved this week. But in fast food, restaurants are.

Lenovo Z5s coming with Snapdragon 678 and Android Pie - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Lenovo Z5s coming with Snapdragon 678 and Android Pie - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

Lenovo just teased its upcoming Z5s smartphone on Weibo and to our surprise, it will be featuring a still unannounced Snapdragon SoC. It will also be...

OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T Android Pie open beta now available - 9to5Google

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T Android Pie open beta now available  9to5Google

The Android Pie open beta for the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T is now rolling out via an OTA update which gives a taste of Pie to OnePlus 5 and 5T users.

Google Keep gets expanded canvas for hand-drawn notes [APK Download] - Android Police

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Google Keep gets expanded canvas for hand-drawn notes [APK Download]  Android Police

Google Keep is getting a small update today on both Android and the web, but it's an important one if you use hand-drawing notes a lot. From now on, you... by ...

Android Pie brings a nifty alternative to the screen auto rotate toggle - SamMobile

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Android Pie brings a nifty alternative to the screen auto rotate toggle  SamMobile

There's one particular feature of stock Android Pie that we felt deserves to be highlighted: A quick way to change screen orientation. - SamMobile.

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 will get Android Pie in February 2019 - XDA-Developers

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 will get Android Pie in February 2019  XDA-Developers

Asus has promised that the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 will receive its Android 9 Pie update in February 2019. Read on to know more!

Google expands Android features to iOS - Times Now

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Google expands Android features to iOS  Times Now

In June, Google launched the For You recommendations section in Maps for Android, and in October, the Pixel 3 lineup came with Lens already integrated into ...

Do you use PayPal? Beware of this Android Trojan - PocketNow

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Do you use PayPal? Beware of this Android Trojan  PocketNow

A new Android Trojan has been detected and it's the kind that will literally cost you money, as it will transfer funds from your PayPal.

POCO’s Game Development Academy will help a small team make an Android game - XDA-Developers

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

POCO’s Game Development Academy will help a small team make an Android game  XDA-Developers

Xiaomi's new sub-brand has announced what they're calling the POCO Game Development Academy to create mobile games with a small team.

Android Police's 2018 Smartphone of the Year is the OnePlus 6T - Android Police

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Android Police's 2018 Smartphone of the Year is the OnePlus 6T  Android Police

Android Police often does picks for our top smartphones of any given year - and you can see those phones right here in our 2018 “Most Wanted”... by David ...

Android Open Source Project now includes the Fuchsia SDK and a Fuchsia ‘device’ - 9to5Google

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Android Open Source Project now includes the Fuchsia SDK and a Fuchsia ‘device’  9to5Google

Google's two mobile OSs have just gotten further connected with the incorporation of the Fuchsia SDK and a Fuchsia "device" into Android's AOSP code.

New Android Trojan Steals Your Money Using PayPal’s Official App - How-To Geek

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

New Android Trojan Steals Your Money Using PayPal’s Official App  How-To Geek

There have been some bad trojans found on Android, but this is possibly one of the worst. This new threat automates a PayPal transaction for $1000 and sends ...

The 10 best Facebook alternatives for Android and iOS - CNET

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The 10 best Facebook alternatives for Android and iOS  CNET

Facebook hasn't been very fun for the last few years. From political fighting to fake news to privacy concerns, many users are logging on less and others are ...

Google’s CEO thinks Android users know how much their phones are tracking them - TechCrunch

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Google’s CEO thinks Android users know how much their phones are tracking them  TechCrunch

Google CEO Sundar Pichai thinks Android users have a good understanding of the volume of data Google collects on them, when they agree to use the Android ...

How to magnify images on your Android phone - Komando

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

How to magnify images on your Android phone  Komando

That tiny computer sitting in our pockets that we call a smartphone can do so much more than just make calls. We use it to play games, watch movies and liste…

Google Maps adds For You tab in iOS and Android app - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Google Maps adds For You tab in iOS and Android app - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

Back in the summer Google Maps started moving the Explore tab from the sandwich menu to a separate tab on the home screen of the app, providing...

How to Play Android Games on Your PC Using NoxPlayer - XDA-Developers

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

How to Play Android Games on Your PC Using NoxPlayer  XDA-Developers

NoxPlayer is a free Android emulator that includes a massive selection of tools that can be used to create a great Android gaming experience on your PC.

Second Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie beta update rolling out - 9to5Google

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Second Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie beta update rolling out  9to5Google

The second update to the Android Pie beta for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now rolling out across the globe. This update includes a series of bug fixes and ...

[Update: LTE band warning] Xiaomi begins rolling out Android 9 Pie stable to the Mi A1, more or less - Android Police

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

[Update: LTE band warning] Xiaomi begins rolling out Android 9 Pie stable to the Mi A1, more or less  Android Police

Day after day, more devices join the Pie slice of the Android version distribution pie, and today's addition is the Android One-toting Xiaomi Mi A1. Well,... by Rita ...

Tip: Google teaches you how to pronounce a word slowly and in different accents - Android Police

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tip: Google teaches you how to pronounce a word slowly and in different accents  Android Police

Google can help you learn a lot of things, from the definition of a word to providing you links to pages that explain quantum computing. The feature we're... by ...

Huawei Nova 3 Receiving EMUI 9.0 Android Pie, Few Other Nova Series Phones in Line - gizmochina

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Huawei Nova 3 Receiving EMUI 9.0 Android Pie, Few Other Nova Series Phones in Line  gizmochina

While Huawei is set to announce a probable Nova 3 successor this month, the Huawei Nova 3 itself is getting EMUI 9.0 with Android Pie. The handset that was ...

Lenovo Z5s to be powered by Snapdragon 678 SoC and Android Pie - gizmochina

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Lenovo Z5s to be powered by Snapdragon 678 SoC and Android Pie  gizmochina

After launching Lenovo Z5 and Z5 Pro, the Chinese company is now all set to launch yet another smartphone in the Z5-series, dubbed as Lenovo Z5s. Lenovo ...

How to use Cloudflare encrypted DNS on Android - TechRepublic

Monday, December 10, 2018

How to use Cloudflare encrypted DNS on Android  TechRepublic

If you're looking for an easy means of enabling encrypted DNS on Android, the Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 app is the way to go.

Did you know that iOS ad clicks cost more than Android? These scammers did - The Register

Monday, December 10, 2018

Did you know that iOS ad clicks cost more than Android? These scammers did  The Register

An enterprising malware writer has been masquerading infected Android devices as Apple gear in order to make a few extra bucks. Researchers with ...

These hackers are using Android surveillance malware to target opponents of the Syrian government - ZDNet

Monday, December 10, 2018

These hackers are using Android surveillance malware to target opponents of the Syrian government  ZDNet

SilverHawk hacking campaign uses fake versions of secure messaging apps like WhatsApp and Telegram to plant spyware on devices.

15 must-knows about PUBG: The most-popular Android game of the year 2018 - Gadgets Now

Monday, December 10, 2018

15 must-knows about PUBG: The most-popular Android game of the year 2018  Gadgets Now

Unless you're living under the rock or have taken a citizenship to a different planet, you would have heard about PUBG. 2018's game of the year 2018, PUBG or ...

Google's Android file manager now supports USB drives - Engadget

Sunday, December 09, 2018

Google's Android file manager now supports USB drives  Engadget

Files by Google (formerly Files Go) is helpful if you want an official means of managing the files on your Android phone, but there's been an obvious limitation...

Android Confidential: Is Google's Night Sight for the Pixel phones really that big of a deal? - PCWorld

Saturday, December 08, 2018

Android Confidential: Is Google's Night Sight for the Pixel phones really that big of a deal?  PCWorld

Michael Simon and Adam Patrick Murray face off over Google's Night Sight low-light camera mode for the Pixel phones.

[UPDATE] HMD reportedly delaying Nokia 8 Android Pie update on purpose - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com

Friday, December 07, 2018

[UPDATE] HMD reportedly delaying Nokia 8 Android Pie update on purpose - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

Update: Nokia has reached out with a statement in response to this post: There is no purposeful delay. As soon as the upgrade to Android Pie is ready...

The Best Android Keyboards - IGN

Friday, December 07, 2018

The Best Android Keyboards  IGN

By Whitson Gordon Be sure to visit IGN Tech for all the latest comprehensive hands-on reviews and best-of roundups. Typing on phones is no fun. Screens are ...

Google is ending Play Service support for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich - The Verge

Friday, December 07, 2018

Google is ending Play Service support for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich  The Verge

Pour one out for Android 4.0, aka Ice Cream Sandwich: Google announced today that it's dropping support for Ice Cream Sandwich for future Play *Service* API ...

Android update: Google is working to improve this important feature for users - Express

Friday, December 07, 2018

Android update: Google is working to improve this important feature for users  Express

ANDROID looks set to become an even more secure operating system in the near future after Google has announced it is working with researchers on a new ...

Xiaomi Mi A1 is getting an Android Pie beta - XDA-Developers

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Xiaomi Mi A1 is getting an Android Pie beta  XDA-Developers

Xiaomi Mi A1 owners have been awaiting the arrival of the Android Pie OTA update. The beta build is now available to download.

5 ways the Snapdragon 855 will change Android phones in 2019 (other than making them faster) - PCWorld

Thursday, December 06, 2018

5 ways the Snapdragon 855 will change Android phones in 2019 (other than making them faster)  PCWorld

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 855 chip, and other than the obvious speed boosts, here are the coolest ways it will change the next crop in Android ...

PUBG Beta Update for Android and iOS Out Now, Adds New Control and Chat Options - Gadgets 360

Thursday, December 06, 2018

PUBG Beta Update for Android and iOS Out Now, Adds New Control and Chat Options  Gadgets 360

The PUBG beta update for Android and iOS is now available. Publisher Tencent confirmed this in a post on Reddit earlier today. While it's thought to be a ...

Microsoft To-Do now works with multiple accounts on Android - Android Central

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Microsoft To-Do now works with multiple accounts on Android  Android Central

Microsoft To-Do now supports multiple accounts on Android, making it easy to keep your work and personal lists separate.

Twitter for Android gets around to adding new video controls, tweet client indicators - Android Police

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Twitter for Android gets around to adding new video controls, tweet client indicators  Android Police

The official Android Twitter client seems to be taking inspiration from other apps with a batch of new features appearing for some users. Like many... by Taylor ...

HMD’s budget Nokia 8.1 comes with Android Pie out of the box - The Verge

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

HMD’s budget Nokia 8.1 comes with Android Pie out of the box  The Verge

HMD Global just announced the Nokia 8.1, a successor to the midrange Nokia 7 Plus that was released earlier this year. The new handset, which is set to launch ...

Russian search giant Yandex is releasing an Android phone - The Verge

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Russian search giant Yandex is releasing an Android phone  The Verge

Russian internet company Yandex is releasing its first smartphone, simply called the Yandex Phone. The entry-level Android 8.1 phone will be sold in Russia, ...

The Latest Android 9 Security Update Includes Helpful Feature Patches for Pixel Phones - Lifehacker

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

The Latest Android 9 Security Update Includes Helpful Feature Patches for Pixel Phones  Lifehacker

On Tuesday, Google posted patch notes for the imminent Android security update for December, which will roll out to all Android devices starting today.

Facebook knew Android call-scraping would be ‘high-risk’ - The Verge

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Facebook knew Android call-scraping would be ‘high-risk’  The Verge

In March, many Android users were shocked to discover that Facebook had been collecting a record of their call and SMS history, as revealed by the company's ...

Qualcomm: 5G Android flagship phones will storm the 2019 holidays - CNET

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Qualcomm: 5G Android flagship phones will storm the 2019 holidays  CNET

Apple may stand as the only major phone maker to miss out on 5G next year.

Qualcomm says every Android phone maker will beat Apple to 5G - BGR

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Qualcomm says every Android phone maker will beat Apple to 5G  BGR

While Apple may be waiting until 2020 to introduce a smartphone with support for 5G, the same can't be said for Android manufacturers. During an interview with ...

Chrome OS to get Firebase App Indexing for Android apps and keyword search for Linux apps - 9to5Google

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Chrome OS to get Firebase App Indexing for Android apps and keyword search for Linux apps  9to5Google

The Chrome OS search box is getting two improvements to make Android apps more dynamic thanks to Firebase App Indexing and make finding Linux apps ...

[Update: New details] The official Android Emulator is picking up support for Fuchsia’s Zircon kernel - 9to5Google

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

[Update: New details] The official Android Emulator is picking up support for Fuchsia’s Zircon kernel  9to5Google

A step toward releasing Fuchsia is coming, in the form of the official Android Emulator from Android Studio gaining the ability to boot Fuchsia's Zircon.

Google bridges Android and iOS development with Flutter 1.0 - Ars Technica

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Google bridges Android and iOS development with Flutter 1.0  Ars Technica

Today Google is launching Flutter 1.0, the first stable release of its open source, cross-platform UI toolkit and SDK. Flutter lets developers share a single code ...

Hide messages on your home screen on Android - Komando

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Hide messages on your home screen on Android  Komando

How secure is your Android phone? You probably follow the basic advice of using a passcode or fingerprint to unlock your phone. You stay alert to suspicious ...

Google is one step closer to replacing Android with something even more exciting - BGR

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Google is one step closer to replacing Android with something even more exciting  BGR

It's no secret that Google is working on a third operating system that might someday replace both Android and Chrome. Called Fuchsia, the new OS would solve ...

With iOS 12’s adoption rate now at 72%, Android should be embarrassed - BGR

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

With iOS 12’s adoption rate now at 72%, Android should be embarrassed  BGR

As far as tech debates go, iOS vs Android remains one of the most impassioned topics in tech these days. While many users prefer the intuitiveness of iOS, many ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie/One UI beta now available in US, here’s how to sign up - 9to5Google

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie/One UI beta now available in US, here’s how to sign up  9to5Google

After a false start last week, Samsung has officially made its One UI beta program available to Galaxy Note 9 owners in the United States...

5 'hidden gem' Android apps, according to Google - Business Insider

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

5 'hidden gem' Android apps, according to Google  Business Insider

Google has announced its top picks for the best Android apps of the year. Among them: five new apps Google considers "hidden gems."

Apple Music is adding support for Android tablets - The Verge

Monday, December 03, 2018

Apple Music is adding support for Android tablets  The Verge

Three years after it first came to Android phones, Apple Music is nearing support for Android tablets. Version 2.7 of the app, which is currently only available for ...

Spotify for Android may let you import music - Engadget

Sunday, December 02, 2018

Spotify for Android may let you import music  Engadget

Do you have songs on your phone that are virtually impossible to find on your preferred streaming *service*? You might not have to play them in a separate app fo.

Navigation-optimized Google Assistant rolling out in Google Maps for Android - 9to5Google

Sunday, December 02, 2018

Navigation-optimized Google Assistant rolling out in Google Maps for Android  9to5Google

Back at I/O 2018, Google announced that Assistant was coming to Google Maps. Specifically, a visually compact and less disruptive version would appear when ...

HTC’s U11 Life is its first phone to get Android Pie - The Verge

Thursday, November 29, 2018

HTC’s U11 Life is its first phone to get Android Pie  The Verge

Android Pie is arriving to the HTC U11 Life. It will be the first HTC device to get the operating system update since it launched back in August.

SwiftKey for Android is getting search built into the keyboard - The Verge

Thursday, November 29, 2018

SwiftKey for Android is getting search built into the keyboard  The Verge

Microsoft-owned SwiftKey is getting web search built into its keyboard on Android. The company is hoping that users will find the feature makes looking up ...

How to turn off web notifications for Windows, macOS and Android - TechRadar

Thursday, November 29, 2018

How to turn off web notifications for Windows, macOS and Android  TechRadar

Your web browser likely now allows websites to send you notifications in a similar way to the apps you use, and sometimes you might decide that you just don't ...

More proof that Google is serious about replacing Android with something better - BGR

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

More proof that Google is serious about replacing Android with something better  BGR

Yes, Android Q is already in the works at Google, but the company is also developing the operating system that's supposed to replace Android at some point this ...

Project Fi is now Google Fi, and it will work with iPhones and most Android devices - The Verge

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Project Fi is now Google Fi, and it will work with iPhones and most Android devices  The Verge

Google is getting serious about providing cellphone *service* with a new name and new support for a wider range of phones.

Best Android tricks You Didn't Know About - Komando

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Best Android tricks You Didn't Know About  Komando

HEre are some tips and tricks for the Android you probably didn't know about.

Google Pixel Slate review: a strong case for death of Android tablets - The Guardian

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Google Pixel Slate review: a strong case for death of Android tablets  The Guardian

Great battery, browser and apps help a productivity powerhouse turn into an entertainment slate.

I switched to Android after more than a decade with the iPhone, and I'm not going back. Here's why. - Business Insider

Monday, November 26, 2018

I switched to Android after more than a decade with the iPhone, and I'm not going back. Here's why.  Business Insider

I've used iPhones since the first one came out in 2007. But after 10 years of increasingly expensive iPhones, I switched to the OnePlus 6T, an Android.

Police arrest alleged Russian hacker behind huge Android ad scam - Engadget

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Police arrest alleged Russian hacker behind huge Android ad scam  Engadget

Police in Bulgaria have arrested an alleged Russian hacker who may be responsible for a huge Android ad scam that netted $10 million. The individual ...

Fake Google Android driving apps claim half a million victims - ZDNet

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Fake Google Android driving apps claim half a million victims  ZDNet

Updated: The illegitimate apps include luxury car and motocross simulations.

Mark Zuckerberg reportedly ordered all Facebook executives to use Android phones - The Verge

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg reportedly ordered all Facebook executives to use Android phones  The Verge

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ordered his management team to only use Android phones, given that the operating system has more users of the social media ...