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Saturday, 3 Oct 2015

More than 1.4 billion Android devices vulnerable to Stagefright 2.0

More than 1.4 billion Android devices vulnerable to Stagefright 2.0

More than two months after it was first reported, StageFright strikes back with a new vulnerability that allows Android devices to be hacked after previewing a malicious MP3 or MP4 file on a website.

ASUS to preload Microsoft Office apps on its Android smartphones and tablets

ASUS to preload Microsoft Office apps on its Android smartphones and tablets

ASUS and Microsoft announced the expansion of an earlier patent licensing agreement which will see the pre-installation of Microsoft Office productivity apps on Android smartphones and tablets by ASUS.

Monday, 21 Sep 2015

Spotify begins Android run for running-friendly feature

Spotify begins Android run for running-friendly feature

Spotify Running, which was originally only found on iOS, is now available for Android users of the music-streaming service’s app.

Thursday, 17 Sep 2015

Attackers could bypass Android lock screens with a large-enough password

Attackers could bypass Android lock screens with a large-enough password

A new security exploit affecting Android Lollipop devices has been discovered. This time, it's apparently possible to access a password-locked phone by crashing the lock screen with a long-enough password.

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.

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