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  • Skeptics question Android on Chromebooks

    Android apps will run unaltered, but developers may also choose to optimize their wares to, for example, offer multiple window sizes.

    Written by Gregg Keizer25 May 16 01:02
  • Android 6.0 M Marshmallow -- will it finally kill off Apple iOS?

    Google has confirmed the name of Android M -- Marshmallow. The new version will first make it to the expected new Nexus devices due for release later this year. Soon after, it'll be available for OTA upgrades for older pure-Android shinies. But after that, who knows?

    Written by Richi Jennings17 Aug. 15 23:51
  • Did Android get a case of Stagefright?

    At the Black Hat security conference this morning, Adrian Ludwig, Google's lead engineer for Android security, assuaged fears about the recent Android Stagefright vulnerability reported to affect nearly a billion Android devices.

    Written by Steven Max Patterson06 Aug. 15 03:09
  • Experts bust Android security myths

    Thanks to its inherent "openness," the open source Android OS is vulnerable to a variety of security risks, but how often do people you know actually fall victim to Android malware or other attacks?

    Written by James A. Martin20 May 15 23:36
  • The LG G4: Three things right, three things wrong

    This week the G4 smartphone from LG Electronics starts shipping outside its home country, with arrivals in the U.S. and Europe expected in a couple of weeks. While the smartphone has a great screen and camera, it doesn't get everything right.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs19 May 15 01:27
  • With Android L, Google makes pitch for enterprise users

    Google will provide enterprise-focused security and management features to its entire Android showcase of mobile devices, including features reserved only for Samsung devices running Samsung security software called Knox, a Google executive announced during the Google I/O keynote address Wednesday.

    Written by Matt Hamblen26 June 14 06:59
  • LG's new G3 smartphone: Simpler is better

    LG Electronics emphasized a simpler user experience during its unveiling of the new G3 smartphone that could prove to be a lot more than marketing noise.

    Written by Matt Hamblen28 May 14 07:24
  • HTC One M8 called a good looker and genuine rival to the Galaxy S5

    HTC announced its One M8 smartphone on Tuesday, boasting its premium styling and asserting that it offers the world's best innovations. Those include a dual rear camera for adding depth to photos and a battery with 40% longer life than last year's HTC One M7.

    Written by Matt Hamblen25 March 14 19:39
  • Nokia's X phone line: What will Microsoft do with it?

    Will Microsoft hold on to Nokia's three new X phones on Android once the deal to buy Nokia is final in the coming weeks? Three analysts attending the Mobile World Congress gave three different perspectives.

    Written by Matt Hamblen24 Feb. 14 17:46
  • 5 changes we want to see in Samsung's Galaxy S5

    Korean electronics giant Samsung is expected to unveil the next version of its popular Galaxy S series smartphone, the GS5, next Monday at media events in Barcelona and New York City.

    Written by Al Sacco19 Feb. 14 21:26
  • 18 great uses for an old Android device

    We all love getting new gadgets, but what to do with the old ones? Here are 18 superb ways to put your old Android phone or tablet to good use.

    Written by JR Raphael16 Jan. 14 12:06
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