Apple has throttled away any Android advantage
Published in Mobiles


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.

Huawei MatePad Pro gets inside yer heid
Published in Reviews
Sunday, 11 October 2020 17:23

Huawei MatePad Pro gets inside yer heid


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.

Huawei looks to Harmony
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 10 September 2020 12:22

Huawei looks to Harmony


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.

Google releases Android 11
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 09 September 2020 11:40

Google releases Android 11


This one goes to 11

Google today launched Android 11, the latest version of its mobile OS, and pushed the source code to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP).

TikTok exploited Android bug to track users
Published in News
Thursday, 13 August 2020 09:39

TikTok exploited Android bug to track users


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.

Apple kills Dark Sky for Android
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 04 August 2020 10:41

Apple kills Dark Sky for Android


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".

iPhone finally gets some Android Apps
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 11:34

iPhone finally gets some Android Apps


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.

Google decides now is not the time to release new Android
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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.

Huawei works a way around Android ban
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 15 May 2020 12:19

Huawei works a way around Android ban


Launches new variants of old smartphones

Huawei is working its away around Trump's refusal to let it have Android updates by releasing new variants of old phones

Huawei kept from Android for another year
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Trump calls a "national emergency"

Taking time from his busy schedule of offering medical advice to the terminally stupid, President Donald (Inject the bleach) Trump issued a  “National Emergency” to continue to prevent Hauwai from using Android.