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Thursday, 12 Nov 2015

Apple Music arrives on Android, available as beta version on the Play Store

Apple Music arrives on Android, available as beta version on the Play Store

Apple Music is available for Android users, but it is still in beta which means several features are missing. Hit the link to find out more!

Thursday, 5 Nov 2015

Google's security audit reveals 11 security issues with the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

Google's security audit reveals 11 security issues with the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

Google's security audit recently identified 11 "high-impact security issues" with the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge. After reporting these issues to Samsung, 8 of them were fixed while the remaining is scheduled to be patched this month.

Saturday, 24 Oct 2015

The emoji war is about to begin with Android working on its own emojis

The emoji war is about to begin with Android working on its own emojis

Hiroshi Lockheimer, who is the SVP of Android, tweeted that the team is working on new emojis. This could be in response to the latest Apple's iOS 9.1 update where there are over 150 new emojis.

Thursday, 15 Oct 2015

87% of Android devices are insecure due to lack of security updates from vendors

87% of Android devices are insecure due to lack of security updates from vendors

Researchers at the University of Cambridge conducted a study and found that the majority of Android devices are vulnerable to attacks by malicious apps over the last four years. Data collected from the Device Analyzer App also reveals which Android vendors fared better in this aspect. Hit the link to find out more!

Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015

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HTC: "Unrealistic" for Android vendors to guarantee monthly security updates

Jason Mackenzie, the President for HTC America confirmed in a series of tweets that it is "unrealistic" for Android vendors to guarantee monthly security updates for their mobile devices. Want to know why? Hit the link to find out.

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.

Saturday, 26 Sep 2015

BlackBerry's first Android slider phone confirmed, available at the end of the year

BlackBerry's first Android slider phone confirmed, available at the end of the year

BlackBerry has officially confirmed that it will be releasing an Android-powered handset late in the calendar in major markets in-store and online. Hit the link to find out more!

Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015

Android M officially known as Android 6.0 Marshmallow, SDK available for download

Android M officially known as Android 6.0 Marshmallow, SDK available for download

The next version of Android OS is officially known as Marshmallow and comes with a new build number 6.0. The final Android 6.0 SDK is also available for download.

Monday, 17 Aug 2015

Renders of LG and Huawei Nexus phones leaked

Renders of LG and Huawei Nexus phones leaked

UK site uSwitch partnered with tipster @OnLeaks to reveal renders of the upcoming LG and Huawei Nexus phones. The renders are reportedly based on "detailed factory schematics provided to accessory makers".

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.

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