Articles tagged with android


Huawei begins rollout of HarmonyOs

General|Feb 23, 2021

Huawei announced on Monday that they will begin rolling out HarmonyOS in April. The operating system was launched in mid-2019 in response to the Trump administration's decision to ban Huawei from Google's software. [more]


This is what Android 12 looks like

General|Feb 19, 2021

  9to5Google has a series of screenshots, and a video (the Google blog leaked the interface several days in advance), which reveals the new Android 12 interface: Pixel can install DP 1 nowThe Developer Preview program lasts from the current one until April - the beta program starts in... [more]


Android should limit tracking

Google|Feb 6, 2021

Bloomberg's Mark Gurman with enough tea scoop: Google develops anti-tracking in Android to stop apps from selling information about you to third parties. [more]

Now Android has much better Netflix sound

General|Jan 26, 2021

Are you a real audio nerd, Netflix has goodies for you. [more]

These are the OnePlus mobiles that get Android 11

IT|Jan 6, 2021

OnePlus finally reveals which mobiles will get Android 11, and yes, the editors' favorite OnePlus Nord is included. [more]

Why Google making its own Pixel chips could matter for you

General|Nov 15, 2020

Google's homemade processors could start appearing in Pixel products in a matter of months — and that could make a meaningful difference in the devices' evolution. [more]

Finally this happens in Windows with Android on the team!

Microsoft|Oct 17, 2020

Cut and paste across units. [more]

Pixel 5 should not really be able to charge wirelessly

General|Oct 2, 2020

It has an aluminum back. [more]

Android 11's biggest letdown

Google|Sep 28, 2020

One of Google's most promising Android advancements in ages isn't all it was originally cracked up to be. [more]

Android and the art of awkward timing

Google|Aug 26, 2020

"Hello! Here's an interesting new feature you'd almost certainly like to use. There's just one thing..." [more]

1 billion Android mobiles can be hacked

Google|Aug 11, 2020

Serious bug in Snapdragon chipset. [more]

Numerous Malicious Photo Blur Apps Appeared On Play Store

Google|Aug 3, 2020

Researchers spotted numerous malicious photo blur apps targeting Android users. These apps actually constituted a dedicated campaign targeting users with adware. While Google removed the apps, make sure you don’t have them on your devices too. [more]

OnePlus 8 owners can install Android 11 beta now

General|Jun 12, 2020


Hacker Leaked 20 Million Records Of Aptoide App Store Users On Hacking Forum

Google|Apr 22, 2020

Third-party Android application store Aptoide now seems to be in hot water. A hacker has recently leaked 20 million records of Aptoide App Store users on a hacking forum. The hacker further claims to have more data in their possession. [more]

A Study of the top 150,000 Android Apps Reveals 12,706 to Contain a Variety of Backdoors

Google|Apr 15, 2020

A Study of the top 150,000 Android Apps Reveals 12,706 to Contain a Variety of Backdoors Once again, numerous Android apps with suspicious behavior have surfaced online. [more]

Tekya Malware Targets 1 Million Android Users Through Malicious Apps On Play Store

Google|Apr 2, 2020

While Google employs some tough policies for app developers to keep the Play Store safe, yet it never remains so. Once again, criminal hackers managed to ditch Google’s policies and flood the Play Store with malicious Android apps. This time, they target users with Tekya malware... [more]

The deeds have done it: run Android on iPhone

General|Mar 5, 2020

Only seven so far. [more]

Samsung confirms: these Galaxy models will not get Android 10

Google|Feb 28, 2020

Someone in the customer service department is guaranteed to get a call afterward. [more]

Microsoft Defender comes for iOS and Android

Microsoft|Feb 22, 2020

Later this year. Smartphones are becoming increasingly complex and virus threats are also increasing in scope. Microsoft is now planning to launch Defender antivirus software for both iOS and Android. [more]

12 Android 11 News You Should Know About

Google|Feb 21, 2020


Android users get a whole new emoji feature

Google|Feb 15, 2020

Putting them together in new combinations. How to activate. [more]


Google Maps celebrates 15 years - gets new icon and more new features

Google|Feb 7, 2020

Updated today. Google Maps was launched in 2005 and since then the service has become public domain. To celebrate the 15th anniversary, Google is releasing a new Maps icon and adding even more features to the service. [more]

Twitter admits: - people exploited the number matching feature, probably also state-sponsored players

General|Feb 5, 2020

They had to ban a bunch of fake accounts. [more]

Samsung has started rolling out Android 10 for the Galaxy S9

General|Jan 30, 2020

Coming to Norway soon. [more]

Here they have managed to get the new Android feature working

General|Jan 26, 2020

Here's how Google's AirDrop clone. [more]

Is Opera's reputation for fall?

General|Jan 21, 2020

Lending money in Asia and Africa. Interest rates? 878 percent. [more]

New Android Trojan Kills Play Protect And Places Fake App Reviews From Infected Devices

Google|Jan 15, 2020

A new Android Trojan now threatens smartphone users. The Shopper.a Android Trojan kills Play Protect and lets the attackers place fake app reviews from infected devices. [more]

Can finally change practice: Android 11 will possibly let you film over 4GB of video

General|Dec 28, 2019

Not so easy today. [more]

Google resumes the roll-out of Chrome 79 on Android

Google|Dec 19, 2019

- We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused. [more]

The Chrome 79 update on Android is destroying apps

Google|Dec 17, 2019

Google has applied the emergency brake and stopped the rollout. [more]

Nokia launches 4K Android TV for under 6000, only in India for now

General|Dec 7, 2019

We liked this one in Norwegian stores. [more]

You don't actually need a Pixel phone to use Stadia on Android

Google|Nov 29, 2019

The unofficial solution is already available. [more]

More Adware-Delivering Android Games And Camera Apps Removed From Google Play Store

General|Nov 11, 2019

Researchers have discovered more malicious Android apps on the Play Store. They specifically noticed numerous adware-delivering Android games and camera apps that evaded Play Protect. [more]

Netflix tests new feature

General|Oct 27, 2019

Something for those who have a very good time or who are very busy. [more]

Severe Android hole discovered - these phones are affected

Google|Oct 10, 2019

Both Huawei, Samsung and Pixel phones are on the list. [more]

Android 10 finally available on OnePlus 7

General|Sep 24, 2019

Here is the change log for OxygenOS 10.0. [more]

Volkswagen will create a brand new OS

IT|Sep 17, 2019

Invest heavily to create a common operating system for VW-affiliated cars. [more]

The Mario Kart game is finally launching on iOS and Android - here is the date

General|Aug 28, 2019

Nintendo unveils September launch. [more]

Now it's no longer called "Android Q"

Google|Aug 23, 2019

Google has revealed the final name. [more]

Microsoft with sneaky advertising in Android

Microsoft|Jul 11, 2019

Displays applications you can install. [more]

Spotify Lite launched for older Android phones

General|Jul 10, 2019

Music in your ears, literally. [more]

Huawei OS can be faster than Android and iOS

General|Jul 9, 2019

This says the head of the company in a new interview [more]

Now you can load the all-new Firefox browser

General|Jul 3, 2019

This is Mozilla's new Android browser. [more]

New feature in Google Maps - alert when the taxi driver is not driving along the route

Google|Jun 30, 2019

This feature can be straightforward to have. [more]

Google confirms - brand new Android phones were delivered with back doors

Google|Jun 13, 2019

Here's the explanation of how it could happen. [more]

Get notified of speed controls in Google Maps

Google|Jun 2, 2019

Great Google Maps upgrade shows speed limits, police cameras, and more. [more]

Here is Huawei's list of who gets Android Q first

IT|May 14, 2019

Round three with Android Q beta. [more]

Soon you will have the opportunity to do this on Android while updating

Google|May 12, 2019

Not been possible so far. [more]

Google tests system updates through the Play Store

Google|Apr 22, 2019

Can this help Android updates come faster? Rumor has it that future Android updates will be delivered through Google Play. Now there are several signs that indicate this is true. [more]

Google: - We have something great to show you on May 7th

Google|Apr 18, 2019

Mobiles and Pixelbooks? Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL names have already appeared in Android code. Now Google reports that they are going to have something new on May 7th. [more]

Finally launched - good news for you with Snapchat on Android

General|Apr 11, 2019

Is it against the Minecraft trends? [more]

Google doesn't want you to do this

Google|Apr 7, 2019

Now you need to allow unauthorized sources every time in Android Q. [more]

Download the Android Q beta - all Pixel models supported

General|Mar 16, 2019

Six betas this year before launch in the third quarter. [more]

Samsung extends the Android Pie

Google|Feb 26, 2019

You can update now. [more]

Google News can disappear from Europe because the company won't pay for news

Google|Jan 26, 2019

The EU wants the newspapers to get paid. Google's news service, News, may disappear in Europe. [more]

Google is being prosecuted in Europe and the United States for illegal tracking

Google|Dec 3, 2018

Call for urgent action against the giant. Several news media write that Google is facing potential litigation in both Europe and the United States for having illegally tracked phones without the consent of the owners. [more]

Do you use Netflix on your mobile?

General|Nov 29, 2018

This update makes your life easier. Now, on your smartphone, you can see your favorite shows like never before, regardless of whether you rock an iOS or Android phone. Netflix has finally introduced some new features to have a more enjoyable time when watching movies and comics in... [more]

CloudFlare's privacy app is here

IT|Nov 19, 2018

Free and available now for iOS and Android. It's been several months since the networking giant Cloudflare showed the DNS service that focuses on privacy, readily available to consumers. Now the application is available for free for Apple devices and Android. [more]

Now these location-based notifications will end on Android

General|Nov 1, 2018

And yes, if you thought spam was the reason, you're absolutely right. On Android, you can receive notifications with tips and offers if you are near anything, such as a restaurant or museum. [more]

Look forward to super-charging next year

General|Oct 30, 2018

Increases from 18 to 32W. Qualcomm Quick Charge gets much faster next year. [more]

How will Apple cope with Pixel's picture magic? See the before and after pictures

Apple|Oct 29, 2018

Incredible night shots with Night Sight. Night Sight is known to be launched to Pixel, Pixel 2 and Pixel 3, but what exactly does this feature achieve? Just that name suggests! [more]

Tor Browser promises safe and tracking-free browsing on Android

Google|Sep 13, 2018

You can test it now. Tor Project works with an Android browser that will provide a tracking-free browsing experience. It's well known that incognito mode is not as safe and private as you might think, and then Tor Browser for Android may be a useful tool for those who want to surf... [more]

All Android devices that are not running "Pie" are vulnerable to tracking

Google|Sep 6, 2018

Attackers can track victims down to their home address. The security company Nightwatch Cybersecurity says that Android devices are affected by a new vulnerability that allows apps to access location information. [more]

Here's how Google follows everything you do in life

Google|Aug 28, 2018

Even if you do not use Android Mobile, it sends 10 times more data to Google than the iPhone. The industry organization Digital Content Next has mapped Google's espionage on its customers. [more]

Google blocks more than one bus pocket on Android devices

Google|Aug 5, 2018

Barring bad design ideas in the future. Google develops Android P so that the operating system officially only supports a bus pocket (or a lip/notch - depending on what you choose to call it). [more]

Android P is more or less done - download beta 4

General|Jul 30, 2018

Stable enough to be a candidate for the final version. Google has rolled out Android P beta 4 to its own phones. [more]

Google Mystical OS can replace Android and Chrome OS

Google|Jul 25, 2018

The operating system to drive "all". There have been more rumors about Google's mysterious Fuchsia OS. Now Bloomberg writes that the search company's Fuchsia department consists of 100 developers who work with what could be the successor to Android. [more]

Now everyone can send Android SMS from your PC

General|Jul 12, 2018

This is how you get started. Last week, Google announced the rollout of Android Messages for Web. Now, the feature has finally rolled out to all Android users. [more]

How to get Windows Phone UI on your Android

Microsoft|Jul 6, 2018

Tired of standard designs? One of the benefits of Android is that you can customize your operating system as you wish. For example, download shell that provides device iOS design, but also the more unique Windows 10 Mobile interface. [more]


Download this update to avoid damaging your MacBook with a USB hub

IT|Feb 27, 2021

Is Elon in trouble because of this?

General|Feb 26, 2021

DOWNLOAD: major Windows 10 update

Microsoft|Feb 25, 2021

Microsoft slashes Windows 10 long-term support by half

Microsoft|Feb 24, 2021

Huawei begins rollout of HarmonyOs

General|Feb 23, 2021

New Design!

General|Feb 22, 2021

Apple wants to know everything about Steam

Apple|Feb 21, 2021

Apple will move iPad production to India

General|Feb 20, 2021

This is what Android 12 looks like

General|Feb 19, 2021

Facebook is blocking news in Australia

General|Feb 18, 2021

iOS 14.5 beta 2 has been launched - battery life has been announced

Apple|Feb 17, 2021

Zuckerberg is furious at Tim Cook

General|Feb 16, 2021

iPhone 13 revealed

Apple|Feb 15, 2021

This cabinet is DANGEROUS

IT|Feb 14, 2021

Download this Windows 10 update now

Microsoft|Feb 13, 2021