- News tagged "google android"
Thursday, 7 Jan 2016
Based on Google Dashboards, 36.1% of Android devices which visited the Google Play Store last week were installed with Android 4.4 KitKat. This makes the two-year-old Android version the biggest install base ahead of Android 5.0 Lollipop and Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015
BlackBerry CEO John Chen told Bloomberg that the company is considering to launch a second Android smartphone next year if the Priv smartphone is well-received in the market.
Monday, 16 Nov 2015
Google is gradually rolling out offline navigation features on its Maps app for Android from today. It will be available for iOS users soon. Read on to find out more!
Thursday, 12 Nov 2015
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 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
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
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
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 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 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!