Anyone could have taken control
Millions of Android smart television sets from the Chinese vendor TCL Technology Group contained gaping software security holes that researchers say could have allowed remote attackers to take control of the devices, steal data or even control cameras and microphones to look at the set's owners.
Benchmarks show power supply issues covered
While the Tame Apple Press is creaming itself over the new iPhones, it appears that the new gear is getting its clock cleaned by Android phones.
Great sound, great build, fit ye sae?
I’ve been reviewing both software and hardware for over 35 years now, but this is the first time I’ve had to take into account geopolitics. But more, much more on that later.
A good bet to replace Android next year
Huawei Technologies plans to introduce its Harmony operating system, seen as the company’s best bet to replace Google’s Android mobile operating system, on smartphones next year.
Forgot to tell users
Social video app TikTok was using an extra layer of encryption to conceal a tactic for tracking Android users via the MAC address of their device, which skirted Google’s policies and did not allow users to opt out.
We now own it we dont have to provide a service to infidels
Popular weather app Dark Sky ended support for Android and Wear OS over the weekend. Android Dark Sky users report that the app is no longer working and that it presents the user with a message saying that the "app has shut down".
It must have finally invented them
The Tame Apple Press has got all excited about the fact that Apple has finally introduced customisable home screens, widgets, and picture in picture with iOS 14. The same features Android has supported for years but no one made a big song and dance about.
Maybe with the US falling to bits right now we shouldn't be trying to celebrate Android 11
Google had been planning to unveil new features coming in Android 11 on 3 June but it has decided to delay the unveiling.