Posts Tagged ‘Android’
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 29, 2016 under General Tech
We have all heard horror stories of children being left with smartphones or tablets and running up insane charges on in-app purchases. This issue has been brought to the attention of the likes of Appl... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 22, 2016 under General Tech
One of the more frustrating aspects of the tech world is the amount of lawsuits and legal complaints flying left and right between large companies. However, Google and Microsoft have agreed to make an... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 20, 2016 under Android
Earlier this week we got news that the European Commission was in the final stages of its Android antitrust investigation, taking on formal complaints from companies that feel that Google has abused i... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 18, 2016 under Android
You can do a lot with smart devices these days and while it is always interesting to see Minecraft or Half-Life running on a smartwatch, it is obviously not particularly playable. However, you can p... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 18, 2016 under General Tech
It has been a while since the European Commission first launched its anti-trust investigation against Google's Android OS and now, the commission is ready to hear the formal complaints from businesses... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 11, 2016 under Android
When it comes to Android, Google has lost the reigns a bit over the years with many OEMs and networks tinkering with Google's software and slowing down the update process quite a bit. As a result of t... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 22, 2016 under Security
Google has issued a warning to Android users this week after it discovered a bug present in the software that could allow hackers to gain root access to your smartphone through a certain application. ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 18, 2016 under Android, Security
Google has been battling the Stagefright bug for a while now on Android and while it seemed to dip back into the shadows for a while, it seems to have jumped back into the spotlight this week thanks t... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 10, 2016 under Android
Google has often switched between different smartphone makers on an almost yearly basis for its Nexus devices. However, this year that could change, we have already been hearing rumours that HTC is se... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 9, 2016 under Android
Back when the Nexus 5X first launched, some users had issues when it came to performance, with slowdown, lag and crashing issues popping up. Fixing these problems could also require rebooting the phon... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 4, 2016 under Mobile
HTC is preparing its flagship smartphone for 2016 at the moment and while we don't know when it will be announced, we do know what it looks like and what its specifications should be on launch thanks ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 26, 2016 under Apps
Early last year, Microsoft announced Project Astoria, a tool designed to allow developers to easily port their Android apps over to Windows 10, a similar tool known as Project Islandwood was also anno... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 19, 2016 under Tablet PC
Update: Nvidia has begun rolling out the Android Marshmallow update to Shield tablet owners once again. The update was pulled earlier this month due to a bug causing WiFi to periodically disconnect f... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 17, 2016 under Security
A new virus has begun doing the rounds on Android smartphones here in Europe. It is called the Mazar virus and it spreads to devices via text messages but once installed, it can forward all of your we... more.
43 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 16, 2016 under Smartphone
While the Galaxy S7 is set to be announced this week, that doesn't mean that we should forget about what's ahead. This week, rumors surrounding the Galaxy Note 6 began to circulate, suggesting that it... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 15, 2016 under General Tech
Kodi is a pretty well-known media player, used by millions across the world to view content. However, it also doubles as a popular tool for piracy, with many third-party packs available that grant acc... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 15, 2016 under Mobile
Just ahead of the announcement of the Galaxy S7 this month, Samsung has begun rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA update for those using the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge. The update has officia... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 3, 2016 under Mobile
SwiftKey, one of the most popular third-party keyboard apps for both Android and iOS smartphones, is set to be acquired by Microsoft the company has confirmed. Reports currently put the buyout figure ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 2, 2016 under Mobile
Back in November last year, word began to spread that Google was considering building its own Nexus smartphones going forward and while some ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 28, 2016 under General Tech
Google is fighting off a lawsuit from Oracle right now and recently, some interesting bits of information came to light as a direct result. One of Oracle's lawyers made information regarding Android a... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 23, 2016 under Apps
Google has given Android users a way to bypass the Play Store by allowing you to install an app directly from the Google Search results page. This feature began rolling out this week, so from now on w... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 22, 2016 under General Tech
Back at the end of 2014, Apple was considering dropping Google as its default search engine provider for Safari on iOS. The company was even meeting up with the heads behind Yahoo and Bing at the time... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 22, 2015 under Android
Following last month's re-launch of the Nvidia Shield tablet, the company has begun to update its gamer-centric tablet to the latest version of Android, making it one of the first tablets around to su... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 14, 2015 under Apps
Following on from months of beta testing throughout the year, Microsoft now has its digital assistant, Cortana, available for both iOS and Android. Cortana is also set to be 'deeply integrated' with t... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 11, 2015 under Android
Google has gone ahead and dropped a little bit of information about future Android features along with next year's Android update, currently known as Android N. While some apps and smartphone makers, ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 7, 2015 under Mobile
Samsung is currently working on getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow up and running for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, though users of this year's flagship device may find more in store with this update... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 3, 2015 under Mobile
HTC has announced that it is bringing Google's latest version of Android to the HTC One M8. The M8 launched back in 2014 and went on to be a pretty popular device, having followed on from the HTC One ... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 1, 2015 under Tablet PC
Last year, Google tried to change the way it approached the Nexus line-up, ditching the Nexus 7 in favour of a Nexus 9, built to compete with the iPad Mini. It also switched from the Nexus 5 to the Ne... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 1, 2015 under Laptop / Mobile
It seems that OnePlus is targeting iPhone users next with its new iPhone 6 case, which brings the look and feel of the OnePlus X to Apple's smartphone, though there is more to the push than that. Righ... more.
14 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 20, 2015 under Mobile, Operating Systems
It's probably no surprise to most of you that there is some measure of loyalty among iOS and Android users, with a good number of either camp not willing to switch to the other, even if someone paid t... more.
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