Oracle denied another Java trial
Published in News


We will keep appealing until we win

Oracle’s attempts to get a new trial on Java API’s have been rejected by a Judge who happens to know about programming.

Qualcomm might be to blame for lack of Nougat on some mobiles
Published in Mobiles


No updates for Snapdragon 800/801 graphics drivers

According to a post coming from a ROM developer and usual HTC leaker, it appears that some older smartphones might not be getting Android 7.0 Nougat update due to an alleged lack of Qualcomm updates for Snapdragon 800/801 chipset.

Sony unveils a list of Nougat-loving devices
Published in Mobiles


Xperia... Sony has heard about the English language....

Following most other smartphone manufacturers which have released partial lists of devices that will be graced with Google's latest Android 7.0 Nougat OS, Sony has also "unveiled" its own negligee like list of devices.

Microsoft getting closer to Lenovo
Published in Notebooks


Being seen together in public and talking about marriage

Software King of the World Microsoft has apparently been seen in public with the PC supremo Lenovo and insiders have been told that they want something more serious.

Blackberry reduces the pricey Priv again
Published in Mobiles


Testing a lower price band

Blackberry has finally reduced the price of its first android device, the Priv in a move which could be designed to clear stock or an admission that the price was too high in the first place.

Blackberry turns into patent troll
Published in Mobiles


Sues Avaya

Troubled mobile phone maker BlackBerry has decided to make a bit more money by suing those it thinks stole its ideas.

Google pushes out Chrome 52 for Android
Published in Mobiles


Two weeks after the PC version

Search engine outfit Google has finally got around to launching the Android verson of its latest Chrome browser.

Blackberry launches "most secure Anroid Phone"
Published in Mobiles


More nailed down than Jesus

BlackBerry has announced its second Android smartphone today claiming that it is the world's most secure Android phone.

Motorola will not bother with monthly security updates
Published in Mobiles


Too much like hard work

Motorola has dubbed Android's monthly security updates "difficult" and says it cannot commit to them.

Android Nougat will not boot if you have malware
Published in Mobiles


Compulsory boot check

The newest version of Android has a compulsory boot check which will prevent you starting your phone if you have malware installed.