Tag: android

News and Press

Apple keeps laughing all the way to the bank, trailed by the Android gang

December 19, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Not that it should come as a huge surprise, but Apple made out like a bandit in the past two years, according to research firm Counterpoint. It captured the whopping 66% of the smartphone industry’s more than a hundred billion […]

App Review, Applications

Windows 10 Your Phone app: Now all Android users can make calls from their PC

December 12, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft’s Your Phone app for syncing a phone with a PC is now available for all Windows 10 users and, in theory, all Android smartphones above version 7.0. Microsoft has long been working to bring something of a macOS-iOS experience […]

Android, News and Press, Operating System

Google built its own tiny HDMI 2.1 box to jump-start ‘the next generation of Android TV’

December 10, 2019

Via: The Verge

Today, Google is announcing that Android 10 is arriving on Android TV, and it’s about as bland of an update as they come. Primarily, it’s just the performance and security benefits of Android 10, without a single new user-facing feature. […]

App security, Applications

Android security checkup: 16 steps to a safer phone

December 10, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Android security is always a hot topic on these here Nets of Inter — and almost always for the wrong reason. As we’ve discussed ad nauseam over the years, most of the missives you read about this-or-that super-scary malware/virus/brain-eating-boogie-monster are […]

Android Phone, Products

Android is about to get even faster battery charging than the iPhone 11

November 22, 2019

Via: BGR

Charging at speeds of up to 65W, the Reno Ace is the world’s only handset to achieve such speeds. The affordable flagship handset, if you can find it in stores that is, only needs half an hour to replenish the […]

News and Press

Researchers prove iPhones, Android, and smart speakers have a huge security flaw that can’t be fixed

November 5, 2019

Via: BGR

Researchers, including a person who was responsible for discovering the massive Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that chipmakers and computer makers hurried to patch in early 2018, have discovered a huge security issue that can affect practically every smart speaker from […]

App security, Applications

VPN deal: Save 73% on cybersecurity with one of the world’s best VPN providers

November 1, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

And you thought you were going to have to wait until Black Friday to get the best sales and offers. Well IPVanish’s new ‘Cyber Sale’ might just prove you wrong – it is offering 73% off its yearly plan. Meaning […]

News and Press

Google acquires Fitbit for $2.1 billion

November 1, 2019

Via: BGR

Google has really begun to focus more on hardware in recent years, which isn’t much of a surprise since it’s the only other company at the moment that’s capable of pulling off what Apple has. By controlling the hardware and […]

App Review, App security, Applications

WhatsApp launches fingerprint security lock support for Android devices

October 31, 2019

Via: ZDnet

WhatsApp has announced the rollout of support for biometric authentication through fingerprint sensors on the Android platform. On Thursday, the Facebook-owned messaging application said that devices running on Google’s Android operating system, should they be of a model new enough […]

Android Phone, iPhone, Products

Galaxy S11 might copy the iPhone just like the Pixel 4 did

October 30, 2019

Via: BGR

A well-known leaker said a few days ago that Samsung’s Galaxy S11 design has been finalized, teasing that the leaks will probably soon start. While we have yet to see leaked images or renders of the Galaxy S11 phone, a […]