Posts Tagged ‘Android’
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 2, 2016 under Mobile
A number of ex-Nokia employees have banded together and licensed the brand name from Microsoft. Not only that, but they've secured a manufacturing partnership too and plan to resurrect Nokia smartphon... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 1, 2016 under Mobile
Nokia is finally set to make its return to the smartphone market in an attempt to reclaim its glory days. However, this time around, the focus will be placed on Android, rather than Windows Phone, wit... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 26, 2016 under Operating Systems
There has been talk of Chrome OS and Android merging together for a while now and it looks like we may finally see that come to fruition next month, as reports this week are claiming that Google is cu... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 8, 2016 under Android
Back in April, the European Commission officially filed its anti-trust complaint against Google in regards to Android and its pre-installed apps and services. At the time, Google was given until the 2... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 22, 2016 under Android
Just as rumours previously predicted, Google is kicking off the rollout of Android Nougat today, with the OS update coming to the Nexus 5x and Nexus 6P. On top of that though, the update is also comin... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 19, 2016 under Android
Google kickstarted Android Nougat's development a lot earlier than expected this year and back in June, one of the final beta releases for the OS came out. Now, it looks like Android Nougat is ready f... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 12, 2016 under Android
Google can’t seem to escape its antitrust battles, not only are they under investigation by the European Commission but Russia also had a bone to pick with the search provider over pre-installed And... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 26, 2016 under Android
It would seem that trouble is brewing over at Cyanogen, who have reportedly cut jobs from the Android ROM section of the business after failing to gain mainstream popularity through partnerships with ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 14, 2016 under Mobile
Following on from many, many leaks, OnePlus officially announce the OnePlus 3 smartphone today. Previously OnePlus has launched new handsets with an invite system designed to help control stock and de... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 11, 2016 under Apple
Apple made its first step into the Android app world with Apple Music last year, bringing its new Spotify competitor to the rival mobile platform. Now, it looks like Apple might be expanding even more... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 19, 2016 under Android
While there has been talk over the last few months of Google merging Chrome OS and Android, the actual story for the time being is a little different. Chrome OS and Android are going to remain as se... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 12, 2016 under Virtual Reality
Google has been experimenting with virtual reality for a while now with its Cardboard headset and VR theatre mode for the YouTube mobile app. However, rumour has it that the company is looking to take... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 9, 2016 under Security
The FCC and the FTC in the US have launched investigations in to how companies release their mobile security patches. The investigation is said to centre around how some companies review their securit... more.
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.
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