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Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015

Microsoft buys Double Labs, maker of the Echo Notification Lockscreen for Android

Microsoft buys Double Labs, maker of the Echo Notification Lockscreen for Android

For those unfamiliar, the Microsoft Garage division has already put out an Android lockscreen called Next since last year. So why buy Echo?

Monday, 14 Sep 2015

New Android ransomware takes your phone hostage with a PIN

New Android ransomware takes your phone hostage with a PIN

ESET has discovered a new ransomware that locks up Android devices with a PIN, the first of its kind to do so. So far, the majority of affected users originate in the US, but it's probably wise to exercise due caution.

Thursday, 3 Sep 2015

Lenovo announces three new Android Yoga tablets at IFA 2015

Lenovo announces three new Android Yoga tablets at IFA 2015

Lenovo has just announced the new Yoga Tab 3 and Yoga Tab 3 Pro Android tablets at IFA 2015.

Monday, 31 Aug 2015

Local app Grabz woos customers with exclusive deals and VIP concierge

Local app Grabz woos customers with exclusive deals and VIP concierge

Local app Grabz offers customers a range of exclusive deals and VIP concierge services at lifestyle destinations and restaurants in Singapore. The fast-growing app already boasts over 40,000 users and has set its sights to expand overseas as well.

Friday, 28 Aug 2015

Lara Croft is on the Go!

Lara Croft is on the Go!

Square Enix has taken a new approach to one of its most beloved franchise, Tomb Raider. Find out more after the jump!

Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015

Microsoft releases Cortana for Android as a public beta in the US

Microsoft releases Cortana for Android as a public beta in the US

After the invite-only beta, Microsoft is now making Cortana for Android available as a public beta. With Cortana installed, Microsoft's digital assistant can take voice commands and even replace Google Now on Android's home button.

Friday, 14 Aug 2015

Stagefright continues to spread fear on Android devices

Stagefright continues to spread fear on Android devices

When news broke of the Stagefright exploit for Android late last month, it got everybody riled up. A few days after the news broke, Google issued patches meant to fix the issues. Case closed, right? No more Stagefright? Not really.

Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015

Google is now part of a large holding company called Alphabet

Google is now part of a large holding company called Alphabet

G is for Google. In a huge sweeping restructuring move, Google is now part of a large holding company called Alphabet.

Friday, 7 Aug 2015

Google gets serious about Android security, promises monthly updates for Nexus devices

Google gets serious about Android security, promises monthly updates for Nexus devices

Google is getting serious about security for its Nexus devices and promises to deliver monthly over-the-air (OTA) updates. Read on to find out more if you are using a Nexus 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 and Player.

Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015

Samsung launches a Galaxy S4 Mini variant for users still stuck in 2013

Samsung launches a Galaxy S4 Mini variant for users still stuck in 2013

They dub it as the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Plus, or the Samsung Value Edition, or the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini I9195I, depending on where you are at.

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