Slashdot Items Tagged "android"

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Thursday March 23, 2017 @02:37PM 71 Percent of Android Phones On Major US Carriers Have Out of Date Security Patches
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @02:42PM Android O First Developer Preview Featuring Notification Channels, Background Limits Now Available
Monday March 20, 2017 @08:49PM Samsung Announces Bixby, Its New Digital Assistant Launching With the Galaxy S8
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:00PM Google Maps Lets You Record Your Parking Location, Time Left At the Meter
Monday March 20, 2017 @03:07PM Android Creator Lost Out On a Big Investment, and Apple May Be To Blame
Thursday March 16, 2017 @06:08PM Class-Action Lawsuit Targets LG Over Legendary G4, V10 Bootloop Issues
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @11:04AM Many Smartphone Owners Don't Take Steps To Secure Their Devices
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @07:33PM Kickstarter Campaign Aims To Add a Full Android Device To the Back of Your iPhone
Saturday March 11, 2017 @01:30AM Malware Found Preinstalled On 38 Android Phones Used By 2 Companies
Friday March 10, 2017 @06:50PM Android Devices Can Be Hacked via New Headphones Attack
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:24PM MAC Address Randomization Flaws Leave Android and iOS Phones Open To Tracking
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @01:40PM Android is About To Eclipse Windows as the World's Most-Used Operating System
Friday March 03, 2017 @10:05AM Google Will Release a New Pixel Phone this Year
Thursday March 02, 2017 @02:23AM Sorry, Apple, the Headphone Jack Isn't Going Anywhere
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @01:53AM AOL Is Cutting Off Third-Party App Access To AIM
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @05:13PM Moto, Huawei Are Replacing the Android Keys With a Touchpad
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @11:52AM BlackBerry Returns With 3 Possible New Phones in 2017, But Do You Care?
Monday February 27, 2017 @04:32PM LG Unveils G6 Android Nougat Smartphone With a Compact 5.7-Inch QHD+ 18:9 Display
Monday February 27, 2017 @10:55AM Google Assistant To Be Available On Older Versions of Android Soon
Friday February 24, 2017 @01:15PM Google Renames Messenger To Android Messages as the Company Pushes RCS
Friday February 24, 2017 @09:35AM LG's Latest Battery Is Also a Phone
Sunday February 19, 2017 @08:53PM ZDNet: Linux 'Takes The World' While Windows Dominates The Desktop
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Friday February 17, 2017 @08:32PM Researchers Discover Security Problems Under the Hood of Automobile Apps
Friday February 17, 2017 @01:10PM HTC To Stop Making Budget Android Phones This Year
Thursday February 16, 2017 @11:39PM 99.6 Percent of New Smartphones Run Android or iOS
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:35AM China's Huawei Catching Up With Apple, Samsung Smartphone Sales
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:23AM Google's Not-so-secret New OS
Saturday February 11, 2017 @04:08PM Oracle Refuses To Accept Android's 'Fair Use' Verdict, Files Appeal
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:43PM Google Might Be Gearing Up To Remove Millions of Play Store Apps Next Month
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @07:35PM Android Wear 2.0 Is An Evolutionary Update To Google's Smartwatch OS
Friday February 03, 2017 @04:41PM Google Will Reportedly Remove Google Now Launcher From Play Store
Friday February 03, 2017 @10:18AM Google Is Integrating Progressive Web Apps Deeper Into Android
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @11:44AM Google Hands Over $3M in Bug Bounties as Payouts Soar For New Android Flaws
Monday January 30, 2017 @09:20PM Razer Buys Nextbit
Friday January 27, 2017 @11:36PM Remote Attackers Can Force Samsung Galaxy Devices Into Never-Ending Reboot Loop
Friday January 27, 2017 @10:25AM Ask Slashdot: A Point of Contention - Modern User Interfaces
Thursday January 26, 2017 @11:58PM A Lack of Alternatives To Qualcomm Is Hurting the Ecosystem
Thursday January 26, 2017 @07:41PM Google's Pixel 2 To Feature Improved Camera, CPU and Higher Price, Says Report
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @04:13PM Samsung's Galaxy S8 Will Feature a Headphone Jack, Desktop Dock, 'Infinity Display' and More, Says In-Depth Report
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @09:17AM Viruses, Spyware Found in 'Alarming' Number of Android VPN Apps
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @09:01AM LG Continues To Bleed Money, Thanks To Smartphones
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @04:49PM Netflix Will Now Let Android Users Download Content Onto SD Storage
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @04:19PM Google Starts Live Testing Instant Apps on Android
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:58PM Google Voice Receives First Update in Five Years
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:48AM Android Device's Pattern Lock Can Be Cracked Within Five Attempts, Researchers Show
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:31AM Every Upcoming Chromebook Will Run Android Apps
Monday January 23, 2017 @09:22AM Samsung Answers Burning Note 7 Questions, Vows Better Batteries
Sunday January 22, 2017 @06:49PM Do Android Users Still Use Custom Roms?
Saturday January 21, 2017 @12:24AM Google Pressured 90,000 Android Developers Over Insecure Apps
Friday January 20, 2017 @02:11PM Galaxy S7 Display Defaults To Full HD After Nougat Update, But You Can Switch Back
Friday January 20, 2017 @09:25AM Trump Trades in Android Phone For Secret Service-Approved Device
Thursday January 19, 2017 @09:06AM Microsoft is Bringing Cortana To Android Lock Screen
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @10:48AM Thousands of Note 7 Phones Still in Use On Verizon, All Non-911 Calls To Be Rerouted To Customer Service
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @10:31AM Android Will Now Store Google Searches Offline and Deliver Them When You Get Signal
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @09:41PM Low-Cost Android One Phones Coming To The US, Says Report
Monday January 16, 2017 @10:35AM China Orders App Stores To Join Register
Friday January 13, 2017 @07:04PM Headphone Users Rejoice: Samsung Reportedly Not Killing the Galaxy S8's Headphone Jack
Friday January 13, 2017 @03:18PM Creator of Android Andy Rubin Nears His Comeback, Complete With an 'Essential' Phone
Thursday January 12, 2017 @11:13AM HTC's New Flagship Phone Has AI and a Second Screen, But No Headphone Jack
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @08:30AM WeChat Beats Google in Releasing Apps That Don't Need Downloading or Installing
Sunday January 08, 2017 @02:11AM Apple Could Finally Sell More Devices Than Microsoft In 2017
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:42PM Fake Malware-Filled Super Mario Run Apps Take Advantage of Android Absence
Friday January 06, 2017 @03:54PM Google CEO Says Next Wave Of Affordable Smartphones Should Cost $30
Thursday January 05, 2017 @07:14PM LG Is Abandoning the Modular Smartphone Idea
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @06:32PM Asus Unveils ZenFone AR With Google's Daydream and Tango Support, Coming In Q2
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @11:54AM Android Was 2016's Most Vulnerable Product, Oracle the
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @07:11PM Qualcomm Details Snapdragon 835 Processor
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @11:41AM Dish's New AirTV Set-Top Box Does Over-the-Air and 4K Streaming
Monday January 02, 2017 @05:05PM Is Android set to dominate the IoT?
Monday January 02, 2017 @08:49AM Android Was 2016's Most Vulnerable Product, Oracle the
Sunday January 01, 2017 @07:04AM Google Fixes User Tracking Issue in Pixel Smartphones
Saturday December 31, 2016 @05:59PM Google and Facebook Dominate The List of 2016's Top Ten Apps
Thursday December 29, 2016 @02:37PM Nintendo's Super Mario Run For Android is Coming Soon
Thursday December 29, 2016 @10:35AM Android Users Are So Committed that Exploding Note 7 Did Little To Help Apple: NPD
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @07:48PM Some Google Pixel Devices Are Shutting Down At 30% Battery
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:40PM North Korea's Android Tablet Takes a Screenshot Every Time You Open an App
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @10:24AM Android Ransomware Infects LG Smart TV, Company 'Refuses' To Help
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @05:50AM Android Ransomware Infects Smart TV, LG Refuses to Help
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @03:58PM T-Mobile Is Killing the Remaining Galaxy Note7 Units Today
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @10:27AM With Cyanogen Dead, Google's Control Over Android Is Tighter Than Ever
Monday December 26, 2016 @02:28AM Some Pixels Have Problems
Saturday December 24, 2016 @02:01PM All Cyanogen Services Are Shutting Down
Thursday December 22, 2016 @06:05PM Russians Used Malware On Android Devices To Track and Target Ukraine Artillery, Says Report
Thursday December 22, 2016 @03:12PM Google Isn't Giving Up On Smartwatches; Two Flagship Android Wear 2.0 Watches Launching Early Next Year
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @07:51PM Barnes & Noble's Latest Tablet Is Running Spyware From Shanghai
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @05:28PM AT&T Is Adding a Spam Filter For Phone Calls
Monday December 19, 2016 @05:02PM Facebook Messenger Launches 6-Screen Group Video Chat
Thursday December 15, 2016 @06:03PM Google May Prevent Samsung From Adding Viv AI Assistant To Galaxy S8
Thursday December 15, 2016 @04:51PM Verizon Changes Its Mind and Will Kill Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 on January 5th
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @02:15PM Android Things Is Google's New OS For Smart Devices
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @12:41PM Android Chief Squashes Rumors of Android Merging With Chrome OS
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @12:11PM Malware Found In the Firmware of 26 Low-Cost Android Models
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @11:57AM Malware Found in the Firmware of 26 Low-Cost Android Models
Friday December 09, 2016 @02:37PM Verizon Says It Will Not Push Samsung's Update That Disables Galaxy Note7 Because Of User Inconvenience
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @10:07AM Google Further Shrinks the Size of Android App Updates
Monday December 05, 2016 @07:21PM Google Is Rolling Out Android 7.1.1
Monday December 05, 2016 @11:05AM New Google Trusted Contacts Service Shares User Location In Real Time
Thursday December 01, 2016 @11:54PM Multiple Vulnerabilities In AirDroid Opens At Least 10 Million Android Users To MITM Attacks, Hijackings
Thursday December 01, 2016 @05:30PM Earthquake-Sensing Mobile App 'MyShake' Detects Over 200 Earthquakes Large and Small
Thursday December 01, 2016 @05:02PM Motorola Has No Plans For a New Smartwatch
Thursday December 01, 2016 @04:48PM Cyanogen Inc and CyanogenMod Creator Steve Kondik Part Ways
Thursday December 01, 2016 @01:39AM Wielding Their Windows Phones, Microsoft Shareholders Grill CEO Satya Nadella On Device Strategy
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @01:20PM More Than 1 Million Android Devices Rooted By Gooligan Malware
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @01:18PM More Than 1 Million Android Devices Rooted by Gooligan Malware
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @04:08PM Jolla's Sailfish OS Now Certified as Russian Government's First 'Android Alternative'
Monday November 28, 2016 @07:19PM Morgan Stanley: Pixel Phone Will Generate Google Almost $4 Billion In Revenue Next Year
Friday November 25, 2016 @07:39AM Android Malware Used To Hack and Steal Tesla Car
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @04:36PM Microsoft Solitaire Collection From Windows 10 Now Available For Android and iOS
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @10:48AM Apple Captures Record 91 Percent of Global Smartphone Profits: Research
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:09PM Tor-Enabled Smartphone Is Antidote To Google 'Hostility' Over Android, Says Developer
Sunday November 20, 2016 @08:32PM Android User Locked Out Of Google Accounts After Moving To A New City
Sunday November 20, 2016 @02:51AM Second Chinese Firm In a Week Found Hiding a Backdoor In Android Firmware
Saturday November 19, 2016 @05:34AM Second Chinese Firm in a Week Found Hiding a Backdoor in Android Firmware
Saturday November 19, 2016 @02:19AM Barnes & Noble Announces A New $50 Android Tablet
Thursday November 17, 2016 @06:04PM iOS Devices Failed More Often Than Android Units During Q3, Says Report
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @04:03PM OnePlus 3T Smartphone Featuring Snapdragon 821 Launched
Monday November 14, 2016 @11:47AM Samsung Really, Really Wants Developers To Build Tizen Apps
Thursday November 10, 2016 @04:52PM Instagram Brings Mentions, Links, and Boomerang To Stories
Thursday November 10, 2016 @04:39PM Google Says There Are Now 2 Billion Active Chrome Installs
Thursday November 10, 2016 @11:14AM Google Hits Back at EU Claim Over Android Abuses
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @11:46PM Google 'Strongly' Recommends Against Third-Party Fast Charging Technology On Android
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @10:21AM Android's Latest Update Doesn't Patch Major Security Flaw 'Dirty COW'
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @01:35AM Google Is Making Android Auto Available In Any Car
Sunday November 06, 2016 @04:23PM How I Freed My Android Tablet: A Journey in Reverse Engineering
Saturday November 05, 2016 @12:55PM A Powerful New Android Spyware Targets Business Executives
Friday November 04, 2016 @03:23PM Apple Takes 104 Percent of All Smartphone Profits Following Galaxy Note 7 Recall
Thursday November 03, 2016 @11:22AM Google Rejects EU Antitrust Charges, Says Evidence is Lacking
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @06:58PM Nearly 9 Out of 10 Smartphones Shipped Run On Android
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @06:02PM LastPass On Mobile Is Now Free
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @10:48AM Subsecond hot reload for Android with Flutter
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @12:35AM Facebook Officially Announces Gameroom, Its PC Steam Competitor
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @06:56PM Google Security Engineer Claims Android Is Now As Secure As the iPhone
Thursday October 27, 2016 @01:29AM WhatsApp Is Rolling Out Video Calls On Its Android App
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @07:59PM Delta Now Lets You Track Your Baggage In Real-Time
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @04:30PM Apple Has Created 'Detailed Mockups' of iMessage For Android
Monday October 24, 2016 @06:32PM Rowhammer Attack Can Now Root Android Devices
Monday October 24, 2016 @06:10PM Rowhammer Attack Can Now Root Android Devices
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @09:28PM Chrome For Android Gets Its Own Canary Channel
Monday October 17, 2016 @10:59PM 1 In 2 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Owners To Switch To iPhone 7, Says Analyst
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:42PM Android Trojan Asks Victims To Submit a Selfie Holding Their ID Card
Friday October 14, 2016 @12:54PM Android Trojan Asks Victims to Submit a Selfie Holding Their ID Card
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:59PM Android Devices That Contain Foxconn Firmware May Have a Secret Backdoor
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:37PM Android Devices That Contain Foxconn Firmware May Have a Secret Backdoor
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:52PM Android 7.1 To Roll Out To Nexus Devices in December; Preview Goes Out This Month
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @06:43AM Nokia Crawls Towards Comeback With New Phones Announcement
Monday October 10, 2016 @05:20PM Cyanogen Gets a New CEO, Shifts Away From Selling a Full Mobile Operating System
Friday October 07, 2016 @07:41PM Baidu's Voice Recognition Software Is More Accurate Than Typing
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @05:27PM Android 7.1 Nougat's Changelog Reveals Pixel-Exclusive Features Not Available To Nexus Devices
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @11:03PM BadKernel Vulnerability Affects One In 16 Android Smartphones
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @09:46PM BadKernel Vulnerability Affects One in 16 Android Smartphones
Monday October 03, 2016 @10:20PM Toyota's Kirobo Mini Companion Robot To Sell For $400
Saturday October 01, 2016 @06:52PM Microsoft Could Bring Windows Hello To Android, iPhone
Thursday September 29, 2016 @06:54PM Google Rebrands 'Apps for Work' To 'G Suite,' Adds New Features
Monday September 26, 2016 @10:34AM Google Is Planning a 'Pixel 3' Laptop Running 'Andromeda' OS For Release in Q3 2017
Friday September 23, 2016 @03:45PM Judge Skewers Oracle Attorney For Revealing Google, Apple Trade Secrets
Thursday September 22, 2016 @08:41PM Google Play Starts Bringing Android Apps To Chromebooks
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @02:56AM Google Allo Messaging App Launches For iOS and Android
Monday September 19, 2016 @04:50PM Google Launches 'Google Trips' Personalized Travel Planner
Monday September 19, 2016 @03:12PM Samsung's Latest Note 7 Battery Fix Violates Android Compatibility Docs
Friday September 16, 2016 @09:06PM Run Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Your PC With Android-x86 6.0
Thursday September 15, 2016 @05:57PM Over 500K People Have Installed a Pokemon Go-Related App That Roots and Hijacks Android Devices
Thursday September 15, 2016 @04:59PM 500K People Have Installed a Pokemon Go-Related App That Roots Android Devices
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:23PM Xiaomi Can Silently Install Any App On Your Android Phone Using A Backdoor
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @09:17PM Samsung Stops Airing Galaxy Note 7 Commercials, Preps Early Launch of Galaxy S8
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @03:13PM Google Is Offering $200K To Hack Android Phones Using Email and A Phone Number
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @04:30PM Pokemon Go's Paying Population Drops By 79% -- Still Most Profitable Mobile App In The US
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @12:34PM Android Users Need To Delete Google Maps and Google Play If They Don't Want Their Locations Tracked
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @12:15AM Instagram Rolls Out 'Keyword Moderation Tool' That Will Filter Out Offensive Comments
Monday September 12, 2016 @04:16PM Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes In New York, Burns Six-Year-Old Boy
Saturday September 10, 2016 @03:50PM Samsung to Customers: Stop Using Note 7, Then Wait For Replacements
Friday September 09, 2016 @09:23PM Apple iPhone 7 Plus Packs 3GB RAM, Early A10 Fusion Benchmarks Look Very Strong
Thursday September 08, 2016 @08:30PM Amazon Launches Updated Fire HD 8 Tablet Now With Alexa Voice Services
Thursday September 08, 2016 @01:27AM Super Mario Is Coming To The iPhone
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @11:55AM Google Rebuilt the Android Media Stack To Prevent Another Stagefright
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @09:40PM LG Introduces The V20, The First Android Nougat Smartphone
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @04:48PM Huawei Is Building A Successor To The Google Nexus 7, Says Report
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @03:55PM Moto G Play Joins Amazon's Ad-subsidized Prime Exclusive Phones Program For $99
Sunday September 04, 2016 @09:40PM NSO Has Been Selling a Smartphone-Surveilling Malware For Six Years
Friday September 02, 2016 @10:25AM Android Companies Keep Pretending That Android Doesn't Exist
Friday September 02, 2016 @09:45AM Android Users More Honest and Humble Than iPhone Users, Study Says
Friday September 02, 2016 @12:40AM Lawsuit Accuses Warriors' Mobile App of Eavesdropping On Fans -- Even When Not In Use
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @05:50PM Samsung Unveils Gear S3 Classic and Frontier Smartwatches Powered By Tizen
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @12:33AM Google To Drop Nexus Brand Name, Move Away From Stock Android
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @04:28PM Google Integrates Cast Into Chrome, No Extension Required
Friday August 26, 2016 @10:05AM Facebook's WhatsApp Data Gambit Faces Federal Privacy Complaint
Thursday August 25, 2016 @03:19PM iPhones and iPads Fail More Often Than Android Smartphones
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @02:31AM Opera Brings Its Free VPN Service To Android
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @11:19AM Hey Google, Want To Fix Android Updates? Hit OEMs Where It Hurts
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @09:57AM Microsoft Apps Will Be Pre-loaded On Lenovo and Motorola Android Devices
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @06:40AM Verizon Offered To Install Marketers' Apps Directly On Subscribers' Phones
Monday August 22, 2016 @01:25PM Google Begins Rolling Out Android 7.0 Nougat
Monday August 22, 2016 @10:53AM Apple, Samsung Capture All Of Industry's Smartphone Profits
Friday August 19, 2016 @03:36PM Google Will Kill Chrome Apps For Windows, Mac, and Linux In Early 2018
Thursday August 18, 2016 @04:42PM iOS and Android Combined For Record 99% of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @05:16PM Companies Can't Legally Void the Warranty For Jailbreaking Or Rooting Your Phone
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @05:16PM Oracle Says Trial Wasn't Fair, It Should Have Known About Google Play For Chrome
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @06:35PM Malware That Fakes Bank Login Screens Found In Google Ads
Monday August 15, 2016 @05:38PM 1.4 Billion Android Devices Affected by Linux TCP Flaw
Monday August 15, 2016 @04:38PM Linux Traffic Hijack Flaw Also Affects Most Android Phones, Tablets