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Fastest Android phone on the market?
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 13 September 2019 11:53

Fastest Android phone on the market?


ASUS makes the claim

The latest phone from Asus is being touted as the fastest phone in the world.

Android Q becomes Android 10
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 11:22

Android Q becomes Android 10


No more sweeties from Google

Android Q Beta which will be commercially known as Android 10 is out.

Huawei's Harmony operating system is not Android
Published in Mobiles


Huawei will not find another Yu

Huawei unveiled its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices. But Huawei said that for now, it would stick to using Google’s Android for smartphones, and the new software will be gradually rolled out to support devices such as smartwatches, speakers and virtual reality gadgets.

"Agent Smith" malware downloaded  to 25 million Android devices
Published in Mobiles


Check Point warns

Malicious apps from a campaign called "Agent Smith" have been downloaded to 25 million Android devices, according to new research by Israeli cyber-security firm Check Point.

Apps ignore restrictions
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 09 July 2019 13:09

Apps ignore restrictions


Even saying no is not enough

Security boffins have found more than 1,000 Android apps that skirted restrictions, allowing them to gather precise geolocation data and phone identifiers behind your back.

Huawei waiting to see if it can use Android
Published in Mobiles


Otherwise, it is Plan B which will kick Google in its base

China’s Huawei is awaiting guidance from the US Department of Commerce on whether it can resume using Google’s Android mobile operating system on upcoming smartphones.

Bill Gates says he has never got over one mistake
Published in Mobiles


We missed doing an Android

Software King of the World, and sworn enemy of the mosquito, Bill Gates, says he never has really got over his biggest mistake.

Huawei ban hurts US tech too
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 11:27

Huawei ban hurts US tech too


Intel, Qualcomm, Google, Microsoft

The four above are just the tip of the iceberg and probably the companies that will most suffer from the ban, but ISV like Adobe, antivirus makers, any US-based software maker on Android or Windows selling to Huawei will be affected too.

Google is sitting on Android adoption data
Published in Mobiles


What is it hiding?

Google has been accused of sitting on the adoption data of its various mobile operating system versions.

Google wants to put adverts on your Android TV
Published in Mobiles


Sony Smart TVs, Mi Box 3 from Xiaomi, Nvidia Shield TV, and others

Search engine outfit Google is hoping to stick adverts on Android smart TVs because you can never have too much advertising.