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Android O finally gets its name in a couple of hours — but we already know what it’s going to be

August 21, 2017

Via: Mashable

Android O will finally get named in a few hours. How do we know? Because Google put up a countdown clock for the big reveal coinciding with the solar eclipse. Oh, we wonder what it could be? All signs suggest […]


Android, Operating System

The massive Android upgrade you probably didn’t notice

August 16, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Do me a quick favor, wouldja? Read over this list of smartphone software improvements — using your best jeans-clad, adjective-abusing Apple-exec-at-a-keynote voice in your head — and tell me if it sounds like a significant upgrade.Specifically, think about if it […]


Android, Operating System

How to back up Android devices: The complete guide

August 15, 2017

Via: Computerworld

‘Twas a time not so long ago when backing up an Android phone was a massive, migraine-inducing undertaking. It’s true: A mere matter of years back in our mobile device saga, a proper Android backup required physical computer connections, complicated third-party […]


Android, Operating System

Unknown reasons have reportedly delayed the official Android O rollout

August 11, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

According to a new piece of information that is floating around, Android O will get delayed due to unknown reasons, which most likely involve a ton of ironing out bugs and issues. Coming straight from Android Police’s David Ruddock, this unconfirmed new rumor basically […]


Android, Operating System

Samsung’s Galaxy A5 (2017) is now getting Android 7.0 Nougat

August 10, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

It looks like Samsung is slowly beginning to roll out Android Nougat to the 2017 version of its notable Galaxy A5 mid-ranger. The update is reportedly rolling out in Russia as we speak, but it’s quite likely that rollout to other regions is also underway. Thus, […]


Android, Operating System

Android O to be officially released next week?

August 3, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

As you probably well know, Android O is well under development, with 4 developer beta builds already out for eager early adopters to try out. However, an official date on when the final update would become available is still a mystery, as […]


Android, App Review, Applications, Operating System

How to stop annoying spam calls to your Android smartphone

August 2, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Until recently, I thought unwanted spam calls were mostly a thing of the past. The Federal government, as well as many states, set up Do Not Call registries that allowed consumers to enter their phone numbers and block most undesired calls […]


Android, Operating System

8 ways to turn Android into a productivity powerhouse

August 2, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Android now accounts for the vast majority of commercial smartphone shipments, according to market intelligence firm IDC, with more than two-thirds of all global enterprise-oriented purchases in the first quarter of 2017. Out of the box, though, a typical Android […]


Android, iOS, Operating System

iPhone vs. Android: 12 points of difference

July 28, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Want to start an argument? Just say, “There’s no question Android phones are the best,” “iPhones are worth every penny,” “Only a dolt would use an iPhone,” or, “Android sucks,” and then stand back. Got that out of your system? […]


Android, Operating System

The paranoid Android traveler’s data-protection checklist

July 25, 2017

Via: Computerworld

International border crossings are often legal gray areas where government agents can, and sometimes do, ask travelers for access to their laptops, phones and other mobile devices. Complying with the request allows them to freely search, read or copy documents, […]