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Android WARNING: Millions of phones infected by popular Google Play Store apps - Express

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Android WARNING: Millions of phones infected by popular Google Play Store apps  Express

ANDROID users have been put on alert after millions of phones were infected by fake malware-filled Google Play Store apps.

Android Battery Draining Fast? Fix Problem Using These Tips - International Business Times

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Android Battery Draining Fast? Fix Problem Using These Tips  International Business Times

Does your Android smartphone lose battery really fast? It can be caused by many reasons and may just be the case for your phone before you start thinking of ...

Smartphones under 7000: The Best 9 Android Phones You Can Buy For Under Rs 7,000 in 2019 - India Times

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Smartphones under 7000: The Best 9 Android Phones You Can Buy For Under Rs 7,000 in 2019  India Times

Sometimes you don't want the highest end smartphone, you just need a simple device that can fulfill basic needs like calling, Internet access, and a few apps.

LG G7 ThinQ getting stable Android Pie update in South Korea - BGR India

Saturday, January 19, 2019

LG G7 ThinQ getting stable Android Pie update in South Korea  BGR India

The top-of-the-line smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, and has features like a Quad-DAC and an ultra-bright display. - LG G7 ThinQ ...

Get Digital Wellbeing on any Android device with ActionDash - Android Authority

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Get Digital Wellbeing on any Android device with ActionDash  Android Authority

In 2018, Google introduced a new Digital Wellbeing initiative to help users cut back on their phone usage. Unfortunately, the feature has had a limited rollout.

The best NES emulators for Android and PC - Digital Trends

Saturday, January 19, 2019

The best NES emulators for Android and PC  Digital Trends

The NES may be more than 30 years old, but the NES Classic has proved there's still immense interest in the iconic console. For years prior to the release of the ...

Android smartphone makers are quietly making Facebook impossible to delete - Techly

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Android smartphone makers are quietly making Facebook impossible to delete  Techly

A new deal between several Android smartphone makers and Facebook means users won't be able to delete the social media app. The agreement means the ...

We asked, you told us: Slider phones aren’t for you - Android Authority

Saturday, January 19, 2019

We asked, you told us: Slider phones aren’t for you  Android Authority

Based on the results from this week's poll, it appears that a slight majority of our readers wouldn't buy a smartphone that includes a slider mechanism.

Google Maps will now display speed limits for its Android and iOS apps - The Verge

Saturday, January 19, 2019

  1. Google Maps will now display speed limits for its Android and iOS apps  The Verge
  2. Google Maps speed limits, speed camera alerts now rolling out widely on Android and iOS  9to5Google
  3. Google Maps speed limit feature goes live for some across the United States  Android Police
  4. Some Android GPS apps are just showing ads on top of Google Maps  ZDNet
  5. View full coverage on Google News

Windows 10 Mobile support ending: Switch to iOS or Android, Microsoft says - Digital Trends

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Windows 10 Mobile support ending: Switch to iOS or Android, Microsoft says  Digital Trends

Microsoft will soon end support for Windows 10 Mobile, formerly called Windows Phone, and suggested that users switch to iOS or Android smartphones.

This week’s top stories: Android Q leak, Note 8 Pie beta, leaked Pixel 3 Lite review, more - 9to5Google

Saturday, January 19, 2019

This week’s top stories: Android Q leak, Note 8 Pie beta, leaked Pixel 3 Lite review, more  9to5Google

In this week's top stories: we got an early, leaked look at Android Q with system-wide dark mode, saw Android Pie arrive for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and ...

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Android Apps Weekly - Android Authority

Saturday, January 19, 2019

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Android Apps Weekly  Android Authority

The 278th Android Apps Weekly is live! This week we talk about phones that kill apps the fastest, a bad week for the Westworld game, a couple of fun new ...

TechNave Gaming - Speed Drifters now available to play in Malaysia on Android and iOS - TechNave

Saturday, January 19, 2019

TechNave Gaming - Speed Drifters now available to play in Malaysia on Android and iOS  TechNave

What do you get when you cross an MMO like Ragnarok Online and a racing game like Asphalt 9 together? You get Speed Drifters. Developed.

Android 9 in development for the vivo V11i, benchmark listing reveals - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Android 9 in development for the vivo V11i, benchmark listing reveals - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

vivo launched a closed Android Pie beta program towards the end of last year in China, and it seems the time for updates is nearing. Oddly enough, it's...

14 new and notable Android apps from the last two weeks including Actions by Moleskine, Albert: Spend Smarter, and THE LEGO MOVIE 2 Movie Maker (1/6/19 - 1/19/19) - Android Police

Saturday, January 19, 2019

14 new and notable Android apps from the last two weeks including Actions by Moleskine, Albert: Spend Smarter, and THE LEGO MOVIE 2 Movie Maker (1/6/19 - 1/19/19)  Android Police

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous two weeks or so. This... by ...

DDoS sueball, felonious fonts, leaky Android file manager, blundering building security, etc etc - The Register

Saturday, January 19, 2019

DDoS sueball, felonious fonts, leaky Android file manager, blundering building security, etc etc  The Register

Roundup This week we wrangled with alleged Russian election meddling, hundreds of millions of username-password combos spilled online, Oracle ...

Redmi’s first Android Go phone hits the rumor mill - Gizchina.com

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Redmi’s first Android Go phone hits the rumor mill  Gizchina.com

Redmi, a sub-brand of Xiaomi has started well by releasing the cost-effective Redmi Note 7 and it appears that the upcoming Redmi Note 7 Pro will even be ...

Details about Google's next version of the Android operating system — Android 'Q' — are already starting to come out - Business Insider

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Details about Google's next version of the Android operating system — Android 'Q' — are already starting to come out  Business Insider

There are two major features in Android Q that can't come soon enough.

Facebook Messenger redesign rolls out to Android, iOS - Hindustan Times

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Facebook Messenger redesign rolls out to Android, iOS  Hindustan Times

Facebook has redesigned its messaging app -- Messenger -- with a new interface and the update can be downloaded on both Android and iOS devices via ...

Resurrection Remix 7 based on Android Pie is here for the OnePlus 3, POCO F1, Redmi Note 5 Pro, and more - XDA Developers

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Resurrection Remix 7 based on Android Pie is here for the OnePlus 3, POCO F1, Redmi Note 5 Pro, and more  XDA Developers

Resurrection Remix is one of the more popular ROMs that continues to be available for a variety of devices. The original project began way back in 2012 with ...

These are the best Android tablets in 2019 - Wired.co.uk

Friday, January 18, 2019

These are the best Android tablets in 2019  Wired.co.uk

WIRED Recommends the best Android tablets, including the best cheap Android tablet and the best for Netflix.

Nokia 3.1 Plus running Android Pie spotted on GeekBench, update imminent - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com

Friday, January 18, 2019

Nokia 3.1 Plus running Android Pie spotted on GeekBench, update imminent - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

The Nokia 3.1 Plus was released back in October with Android 8.1 pre-loaded. Many are perhaps wondering when the Android Pie update will arrive for the...

ActionDash brings Google’s Digital Wellbeing features to all Android phones - The Verge

Friday, January 18, 2019

ActionDash brings Google’s Digital Wellbeing features to all Android phones  The Verge

A new app takes Google's Digital Wellbeing features — a set of helpful tools for telling which apps you're spending too much time in — and opens many of them ...

[Update: KDZ Download] LG G7 ThinQ’s stable Android Pie update is rolling out in Korea - XDA Developers

Friday, January 18, 2019

[Update: KDZ Download] LG G7 ThinQ’s stable Android Pie update is rolling out in Korea  XDA Developers

The LG G7 started receiving Android Pie beta updates in Korea last November, but now the final build appears to be rolling out.

Smart finance tracking app Albert debuts on Android with personalized money advice - Android Police

Friday, January 18, 2019

Smart finance tracking app Albert debuts on Android with personalized money advice  Android Police

The good old days of managing personal finances on a huge spreadsheet are behind us. Now, there is a bevy of money-tracking apps out there that pull data...

Spotify's Car View for Android is a More Simplistic, Minimal UI... - Droid Life

Friday, January 18, 2019

Spotify's Car View for Android is a More Simplistic, Minimal UI...  Droid Life

Driving on the road is a sketchy thing at times, so why are you trying to make it harder on yourself by fumbling around a chaotic UI with endless buttons and ...

HMD updates the update tracker for Nokia Android phones - Nokiamob

Friday, January 18, 2019

HMD updates the update tracker for Nokia Android phones  Nokiamob

On 16th January, HMD Global updated the very useful update tracking page for Nokia Android devices. The update page shows for which device (based on the ...

[Update: Fix now available] ES File Explorer vulnerability leaves your files exposed to anyone on the same network - Android Police

Friday, January 18, 2019

[Update: Fix now available] ES File Explorer vulnerability leaves your files exposed to anyone on the same network  Android Police

In the early days of Android, ES File Explorer was one of the better ways to manage your storage. That hasn't been true for a long time, though. Not only... by ...

How to See Recent Tweets First on Android - Lifehacker

Friday, January 18, 2019

How to See Recent Tweets First on Android  Lifehacker

Android users, rejoice: Your Twitter app now has an easy fix for that annoying “best tweets first” timeline layout. This change is in response to users' frustrations ...

SwiftKey for Android reveals performance improvements, 50% lag reduction as update lets you remove Bing button - 9to5Google

Friday, January 18, 2019

SwiftKey for Android reveals performance improvements, 50% lag reduction as update lets you remove Bing button  9to5Google

SwiftKey has been one of the most popular third-party keyboard options over the past several years on Android, and this week the company is revealing some ...

Android Pie rolling out to Honor View 10 in United States - 9to5Google

Friday, January 18, 2019

Android Pie rolling out to Honor View 10 in United States  9to5Google

The Honor View 20 might be on the horizon, but that doesn't mean that the Huawei-owned company has forgotten about the previous model. Far from it, as ...

These malicious Android apps will only strike when you move your smartphone - ZDNet

Friday, January 18, 2019

These malicious Android apps will only strike when you move your smartphone  ZDNet

Apps containing the Anubis banking Trojan and an interesting motion sensor have been found in the Google Play store.

Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A9 (2018) Android Pie update is already in testing - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com

Friday, January 18, 2019

Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A9 (2018) Android Pie update is already in testing - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A9 (2018) are both being tested with Android 9.0 Pie and will likely get the update by April (along with the...

Galaxy S9 Android 9 Pie update is here - how to get these new features on your phone now - Express

Friday, January 18, 2019

Galaxy S9 Android 9 Pie update is here - how to get these new features on your phone now  Express

SAMSUNG appears to have finally begun rolling out Android 9 Pie to users across the globe and here's how to download it right now.

Nokia X5 Android Pie update in China brings system optimization, camera upgrade and more - gizmochina

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Nokia X5 Android Pie update in China brings system optimization, camera upgrade and more  gizmochina

Nokia X5 was released in July last year as one of HMD Global's thousand yuan smartphone with a starting price of 999 yuan (around $147). The device was the ...

Google is working with Unity on an ‘Android Game SDK’ - 9to5Google

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Google is working with Unity on an ‘Android Game SDK’  9to5Google

With more and more popular games like Fortnite arriving on Android, it seems Google wants to support game developers with a new "Android Game SDK."

Leaked Android Q build shows off dark mode, improved privacy controls - Ars Technica

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Leaked Android Q build shows off dark mode, improved privacy controls  Ars Technica

Early Android Q build shows off lots of permissions controls, plus a dark UI.

Spotify adds simplified Car View mode for Android users - Digital Trends

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Spotify adds simplified Car View mode for Android users  Digital Trends

What was once just a test is now a reality: Spotify is rolling out a new, simplified in-car user interface for all Android users called Car View. It automatically ...

Android Q dreaming: Imagine the notification inbox - Computerworld

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Android Q dreaming: Imagine the notification inbox  Computerworld

Smartphone notifications come and go and are all too easy to get lost in the shuffle. What if there were a better way?

Microsoft News for Android and iOS updated with new layout options - Android Central

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Microsoft News for Android and iOS updated with new layout options  Android Central

The Microsoft News app for Android and iOS has picked up a small, but highly requested, update. In the latest version on each platform, you'll now be able to ...

How to root Android phones and tablets - Tech Advisor

Thursday, January 17, 2019

How to root Android phones and tablets  Tech Advisor

Rooting your Android device can come with a number of benefits, but isn't something you should do on a whim either. We're going to break down the benefits ...

EMUI 9 (Android Pie) is now rolling out for the Honor View 10 in the US - XDA Developers

Thursday, January 17, 2019

EMUI 9 (Android Pie) is now rolling out for the Honor View 10 in the US  XDA Developers

At the end of 2018, EMUI 9 (Android Pie) was announced for a handful of devices. The list included the Huawei Mate 10, Huawei P20, and more. The update has ...

Pre-production Pixel 3 Lite shown off in video with headphone jack and plastic body - Android Police

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Pre-production Pixel 3 Lite shown off in video with headphone jack and plastic body  Android Police

Not long after we here at Android Police revealed that the Pixel 3 and 3 XL Lite will launch this spring through Verizon, a video review of a... by Rose Behar in ...

Class of 2018: Five best Android phones that weren’t released in the U.S. - Android Authority

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Class of 2018: Five best Android phones that weren’t released in the U.S.  Android Authority

A lot of great phones that were announced last year did not make it to the U.S. Check out the five best ones to see exactly what you're missing out on.

Westworld Mobile game removed from iOS, Android app markets - VentureBeat

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Westworld Mobile game removed from iOS, Android app markets  VentureBeat

Someone call in a blade runner, because it's time to retire some androids. Developer Behaviour Interactive revealed this week that it has pulled Westworld ...

Android-x86’s stable Android 8.1 Oreo image is now available - XDA Developers

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Android-x86’s stable Android 8.1 Oreo image is now available  XDA Developers

Since that first Android 8.1 Oreo release in June, the Android-x86 team has released a second RC build and now they are ready for the stable launch.

Hands-on: Elegant bucket list app 'Soon' launches on Android - Android Police

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Hands-on: Elegant bucket list app 'Soon' launches on Android  Android Police

In a world that bombards us with things to do, it can be tough to stay on top of everything we think is worth checking out. Movies we want to see, music... by Rita ...

Huawei pushes Android Pie-based EMUI 9 update to P20 Pro, Nova 3 - The Indian Express

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Huawei pushes Android Pie-based EMUI 9 update to P20 Pro, Nova 3  The Indian Express

Huawei has started rolling out its Android 9.0 Pie based EMUI 9.0 skin to the Huawei P20 Pro and Nova 3. The update brings various new features to the ...

Android Studio 3.5 Canary adds “Apply Changes,” an Instant Run replacement - XDA Developers

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Android Studio 3.5 Canary adds “Apply Changes,” an Instant Run replacement  XDA Developers

Android Studio 3.5 introduces Apply Changes, the successor to the Instant Run feature of the popular app development tool.

Android Pie beta registrations now open for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ - 9to5Google

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Android Pie beta registrations now open for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+  9to5Google

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are getting an Android Pie beta, with users able to register in several countries right now.

What are you hoping to see in Android Q? - Android Central

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

What are you hoping to see in Android Q?  Android Central

Earlier this week, we published an article called Top 6 things we want to see in Android Q. The next version of Android will be here before you know it, and as ...

How to secure, protect, and completely lock down your Android phone - PCWorld

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

How to secure, protect, and completely lock down your Android phone  PCWorld

Whether you just got a new Android phone or have had one for a while, it's probably not as secure as it could be. Here's how to lock it down.

Researcher shows how popular app ES File Explorer exposes Android device data - TechCrunch

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Researcher shows how popular app ES File Explorer exposes Android device data  TechCrunch

Why is one of the most popular Android apps running a hidden web server in the background? ES File Explorer claims it has more than 500 million downloads ...

Twitter brings the reverse-chronological feed to Android - The Verge

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Twitter brings the reverse-chronological feed to Android  The Verge

Twitter brought its traditional reverse-chronological timeline back to iOS last month, and now the optional feature is available to Android users in a new update.

2019 Android Security Trends - XDA Developers

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

2019 Android Security Trends  XDA Developers

Google's Android has recently been crowned as the world's most popular operating system. It has become the first in the worldwide operating systems internet ...

Pandora launches a personalized voice assistant on iOS and Android - TechCrunch

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Pandora launches a personalized voice assistant on iOS and Android  TechCrunch

Pandora today announced the launch of its own, in-app voice assistant that you can call up at any time by saying “Hey Pandora,” followed by a request to play ...

WhatsApp on Android is getting a significant security boost - Softonic

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

WhatsApp on Android is getting a significant security boost  Softonic

WhatsApp is famous for the end-to-end encryption on its messages. Messages can't be intercepted and read thanks to the rigid way WhatsApp encrypts ...

[Update: January 2019] The best Android phones you can buy today - 9to5Google

Monday, January 14, 2019

[Update: January 2019] The best Android phones you can buy today  9to5Google

If you're on the market for a new Android phone, chances are you haven't been able to narrow down your shortlist with all the great options on the market...

APEX in Android Q: What Could Be The Biggest Thing Since Project Treble - XDA Developers

Monday, January 14, 2019

APEX in Android Q: What Could Be The Biggest Thing Since Project Treble  XDA Developers

Google's working on APEX: updating system libraries like a standard Linux distro. Expected in Android Q, APEX may be the biggest thing since Project Treble.

A Windows phone diehard FINALLY embraced Android — here's how it's going so far - Windows Central

Monday, January 14, 2019

A Windows phone diehard FINALLY embraced Android — here's how it's going so far  Windows Central

After 12 years of using Windows phones, Windows Central Columnist and Window phone enthusiast Jason Ward has switched to Android. Don't believe it?

Top 6 things we want to see in Android Q - Android Central

Monday, January 14, 2019

Top 6 things we want to see in Android Q  Android Central

Android Pie has been a joy to use for the last few months, but with Android Q just on the horizon, we can't help but get excited for what's to come. Here are the ...

[Update: January 2019] The best smartwatches for Android you can buy today - 9to5Google

Monday, January 14, 2019

[Update: January 2019] The best smartwatches for Android you can buy today  9to5Google

Finding the right smartwatch can be very difficult on Android, especially with so many options out there. If you've been trying to find the right smartwatch for your ...

10 best Disney apps for Android! - Android Authority

Sunday, January 13, 2019

10 best Disney apps for Android!  Android Authority

Disney owns a bunch of media properties, but the best Disney is classic Disney. There are a bunch of great apps, but a few stand above the rest. Here are the ...

Phone makers are messing with Android's memory management, and Google isn't doing anything about it - Android Central

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Phone makers are messing with Android's memory management, and Google isn't doing anything about it  Android Central

The company that makes your Android phone is doing Android memory management wrong. Because the best practices and in some cases actual requirements ...

WhatsApp for Android could get this major upgrade before iPhone users do - Express

Sunday, January 13, 2019

WhatsApp for Android could get this major upgrade before iPhone users do  Express

WHATSAPP for Android could receive a major improvement before iPhone users do that aims to make the chatting app more secure, it has emerged.

How to schedule WhatsApp messages on Android - Gadgets Now

Friday, January 11, 2019

How to schedule WhatsApp messages on Android  Gadgets Now

While WhatsApp lets users send messages, photos and videos instantly, they can also schedule messages using third-party apps.

Pre-Installed Android App Impacts Millions with Slew of Malicious Activity - Threatpost

Friday, January 11, 2019

Pre-Installed Android App Impacts Millions with Slew of Malicious Activity  Threatpost

A pre-installed Android application on Alcatel smartphones has been found surreptitiously siphoning off geolocation data, email addresses and phone ...

Does anyone actually use Digital Wellbeing? - Android Central

Friday, January 11, 2019

Does anyone actually use Digital Wellbeing?  Android Central

Android 9 Pie is full of all sorts of features, one of which is Digital Wellbeing. Google created Digital Wellbeing with the intent of helping you use your phone less.

How to Get the January Android Security Update Right Now - Lifehacker

Thursday, January 10, 2019

How to Get the January Android Security Update Right Now  Lifehacker

Google's monthly Android Pie security update for January 2019 is available now. As with previous updates, it fixes numerous potential security shortcomings in ...

The 15-minute Android phone tune-up - Computerworld

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The 15-minute Android phone tune-up  Computerworld

Ah, the beginning of a new year: What better time to clean up, start *fresh*, and make sure your various work spaces are primed for productivity? Making your ...

Android at CES 2019: Eight intriguing announcements you might have missed - PCWorld

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Android at CES 2019: Eight intriguing announcements you might have missed  PCWorld

Now that CES is winding down, let's take a look at some of our favorite Android announcements.

Best News Apps For iPhone And Android Smartphones - Forbes

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Best News Apps For iPhone And Android Smartphones  Forbes

News is everywhere. But trying to find it and get all the *content* you love is difficult. Here's a roundup of the five best news apps for iPhones and Android ...

WhatsApp testing fingerprint authentication on Android phones - Android Authority

Thursday, January 10, 2019

WhatsApp testing fingerprint authentication on Android phones  Android Authority

Anyone can open your WhatsApp account if your phone is unlocked, but it seems like the Facebook-owned company is working on biometric security to alleviate ...

Facebook deal makes it impossible to delete app from Android smartphones - The Independent

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Facebook deal makes it impossible to delete app from Android smartphones  The Independent

Facebook has made a number of deals with Samsung and other Android smartphone makers to make it impossible for people to delete the app. The deals, first ...

How to scan documents on Android phone - Komando

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

How to scan documents on Android phone  Komando

Here is how to easily scan documents with your smart phone.

Sony is adding Apple’s AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to its Android TVs - The Verge

Monday, January 07, 2019

Sony is adding Apple’s AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to its Android TVs  The Verge

In yet another surprise amid Apple's sudden expansion of AirPlay 2 across popular TV brands here at CES, Sony has announced that it will add support for the ...

The moral case for iMessage on Android - The Verge

Sunday, January 06, 2019

The moral case for iMessage on Android  The Verge

Here at CES, Apple has trolled the entire electronics industry with a giant banner that reads: “What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone.” It's clever ...

Googler seemingly confirms that Android Q will have system-wide Dark Mode - Android Police

Sunday, January 06, 2019

Googler seemingly confirms that Android Q will have system-wide Dark Mode  Android Police

Google has changed the permissions for the thread on the Chromium Bug Tracker, making it inaccessible to us non-Googler plebs. All this secrecy certainly ...

Apple trolls CES with a giant dig at Android and Alexa privacy - The Verge

Saturday, January 05, 2019

Apple trolls CES with a giant dig at Android and Alexa privacy  The Verge

Apple has put up a giant ad on the side of a hotel in Las Vegas, reminding everyone attending CES about its privacy advantage over Amazon's Alexa and ...

Google's new SMS and call permission policy is crippling apps used by millions - Android Police

Saturday, January 05, 2019

Google's new SMS and call permission policy is crippling apps used by millions  Android Police

Late last year, Google decided it was time to crack down on apps requesting SMS and call log permissions. Ostensibly, exceptions would be granted for... by ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie update now rolling out - Android Authority

Friday, January 04, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie update now rolling out  Android Authority

Samsung is rolling out the Android Pie update for the Galaxy Note 9. The update was spotted in Germany for beta users, though the regular update is expected ...

Android Messages’ automatic spam protection has started rolling out - The Verge

Thursday, January 03, 2019

Android Messages’ automatic spam protection has started rolling out  The Verge

Google has confirmed that spam protection within the default Android Messages app has begun rolling out to some users. After displaying a notification to let the ...

Can't unlock an Android phone? No problem, just take a Skype call: App allows passcode bypass - The Register

Thursday, January 03, 2019

Can't unlock an Android phone? No problem, just take a Skype call: App allows passcode bypass  The Register

A newly disclosed vulnerability in Skype for Android could be exploited by miscreants to bypass an Android phone's passcode screen to view photos, contacts, ...

Google’s Fuchsia OS confirmed to have Android app support via Android Runtime - 9to5Google

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Google’s Fuchsia OS confirmed to have Android app support via Android Runtime  9to5Google

We've long suspected that Fuchsia would be able to run Android apps. Now, we have full confirmation that Fuchsia will directly support the Android Runtime.

iOS upgrade rates continue to destroy Android - BGR

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

iOS upgrade rates continue to destroy Android  BGR

iOS 12 admittedly isn't chock full of dazzling new features, but that, of course, is by design. Due to a number of high-profile usability issues and bugs involving ...

Chrome in Android Leaks Device Fingerprinting Info - Threatpost

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Chrome in Android Leaks Device Fingerprinting Info  Threatpost

Attackers could craft a campaign that makes use of the device profile in order to exploit any vulnerabilities in a targeted fashion.

Android through the ages: the history of Google's smartphone OS - TechRadar

Monday, December 31, 2018

Android through the ages: the history of Google's smartphone OS  TechRadar

Our look at every version of Android so far, and their key features.

Popular Android apps sending user data to Facebook without user consent, likely illegally - 9to5Google

Monday, December 31, 2018

Popular Android apps sending user data to Facebook without user consent, likely illegally  9to5Google

A study of 34 of the most popular Android apps found that at least 20 of them are sending user data to Facebook without user consent ...

Samsung Galaxy S9 users suffer battery issues after latest Android update - MyBroadband

Monday, December 31, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 users suffer battery issues after latest Android update  MyBroadband

One Android Pie user reported losing nearly 50% of their battery charge in an hour.

From Nexus to Android One: a brief history of purist Android phones - TechRadar

Sunday, December 30, 2018

From Nexus to Android One: a brief history of purist Android phones  TechRadar

Android has been around for so long, and in so many forms, that the open-source operating system has evolved on multiple fronts thanks to the frantic ...

Android Messages being updated with 'spam protection' feature - Android Central

Friday, December 28, 2018

Android Messages being updated with 'spam protection' feature  Android Central

Tired of unwanted spam texts? Android Messages is rolling out a new feature to help keep these at bay!

Here’s why pay TV operators are flocking to Google’s Android TV - 9to5Google

Friday, December 28, 2018

Here’s why pay TV operators are flocking to Google’s Android TV  9to5Google

In the streaming market, Android TV is still far from the largest platform out there, paling in comparison to the mighty Roku. However, it's clearly growing with the ...

Fuchsia Friday: The mystery of Dragonglass in Android, Chromium, and Fuchsia - 9to5Google

Friday, December 28, 2018

Fuchsia Friday: The mystery of Dragonglass in Android, Chromium, and Fuchsia  9to5Google

Earlier this week, we reported that just about everything we've seen about Fuchsia is now gone, as the “Armadillo” UI has been deleted. In its place, we only ...

Android Confidential: The Android phones and features that flew and flopped in 2018 - PCWorld

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Android Confidential: The Android phones and features that flew and flopped in 2018  PCWorld

2018 sure was a fun year to be an Android fan. While the usual flagship updates to the Galaxy and Pixel phones dominated the headlines, the year saw a steady ...

This Right Here Is an Incredibly Annoying Thing About Android - Gizmodo

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

This Right Here Is an Incredibly Annoying Thing About Android  Gizmodo

Everything to love about Android, there is still one deeply annoying problem. One that can be so annoying it could make you swear off the OS altogether. It takes ...

Android Pie rolling out now to OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T - Engadget

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Android Pie rolling out now to OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T  Engadget

The OnePlus 5 and 5T are finally getting Android Pie. The latest version of Google's operating system is being made available to the OnePlus handsets via an ...

Apple's newest iPhones are attracting more Android users than last year, survey shows - CNBC

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Apple's newest iPhones are attracting more Android users than last year, survey shows  CNBC

A report by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners found that in the 30 days after the iPhone XR was released, 16 percent of U.S. iPhone buyers upgraded ...

Android TV now has "tens of millions" of users and 100+ operator partners - Android Police

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Android TV now has "tens of millions" of users and 100+ operator partners  Android Police

Over the past few years, Android TV has gradually shifted from a user-focused set-top box platform to a software stack for operator partners to use.... by Corbin ...

Samsung begins Android Pie rollout for Galaxy S9 in Europe - The Verge

Monday, December 24, 2018

Samsung begins Android Pie rollout for Galaxy S9 in Europe  The Verge

Just in time for the holidays, Samsung has begun releasing its Android Pie update for the Galaxy S9. Users on Twitter and Reddit have seen the update become ...

Twitter’s newest feature is reigniting the ‘iPhone vs Android’ war - TechCrunch

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Twitter’s newest feature is reigniting the ‘iPhone vs Android’ war  TechCrunch

Twitter's newest feature is reigniting the flame war between iOS and Android owners. The U.S. social media company's latest addition is a subtle piece of ...