REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 01:00

Android phones come with pre-installed malware

Google has made significant headway when it comes to removing malware from the Play Store but a recent Black Hat presentation from a Google Project Zero researcher has shined light on the fact that ma...

Android phones come with pre-installed malware

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Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
2019-07-10, 22:52

Google confirms that advanced backdoor came preinstalled on Android devices (credit: Alexandre Dulaunoy / Flickr) Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the factories of manufacturers, Google researchers confirmed on Thursday. Triada first came to light in 2016 in articles published by Kaspersky here and here...
2019-06-07, 02:52

Man accused of bribing AT&T employees to unlock phones, install malware A Pakistani man made an initial appearance in court on charges he bribed AT&T employees to unlock phones and install malware.       ...
2019-08-08, 07:26

It’s 2019 and Google still can’t keep malware out of its Android app store Google appears to have a problem with stopping malicious apps from sneaking into the Play Store. In what appears to yet another case of malware disguised as a legitimate app, security researchers from Symantec have found a new app that advertised itself as an unofficial version of Telegram messaging...
2019-07-16, 14:26

This Android malware can take photos and videos and spy on your app history Described as "full featured mobile surveillance software", Monokle comes equipped with unique capabilities that help it conduct espionage, according to researchers....
2019-07-24, 17:52

‘Joker’ malware was hidden on dozens of Android apps Batman can’t help you with this “Joker.” A bad batch of Android apps briefly available in the Google Play store amassed hundreds of thousands of downloads — and they reportedly carry a malware code designed to sign you up for subscription-based services without user knowledge. The ...
2019-09-10, 20:00

Be Careful About Sideloading Popular Android Apps, Unless You Like Malware Are you sure you’re using the real versions of popular apps installed on your phone? Forbes recently reported that spyware masquerading as popular Android apps are circulating online, and hackers may be using them to track you....
2019-07-25, 00:00

Delete Android's Malware-Filled 'CamScanner' App Right Now—and Try These Alternatives Security researchers at Kaspersky discovered malware in various versions of the Android app “CamScanner” that were published to the Google Play store in June and July. You should remove it from your Android phone right now if you haven’t updated the app to any versions released since June 30, and ev...
2019-08-28, 22:00

Uninstall These 24 Android Apps Infected with New 'Joker' Malware Another day, another batch of Android apps that made it into the Google Play Store—accumulating hundreds of thousands of downloads—with some sneaky malware embedded in their code....
2019-09-09, 18:52

Malware found in popular Android app with more than 100 million downloads If you’re an Android user, you’ll want to steer clear of a popular Android app that recently began serving up malware to unsuspecting users. The app in question is called CamScanner and has been around for nearly a decade and has accumulated well over 100 million downloads. The app itsel...
2019-08-30, 14:00

25 Million Android Devices Infected by a New Malware: Check Point Research A new smartphone malware called "Agent Smith" has been discovered that has infected 25 million devices worldwide, including 15 million in India, Check Point Research claims....
2019-07-11, 00:52

‘Agent Smith’ malware replaces legit Android apps with fake ones on 25 million devices Researchers from cybersecurity vendor Check Point have discovered a new kind of mobile malware targeting Android devices. Called “Agent Smith,” the malware has been found to exploit known vulnerabilities in Android to replace legitimate installed apps on the device with malicious versions without re...
2019-07-10, 18:39

10 best Android phones 2019: which should you buy? If you're on the hunt for the best Android smartphone around, you've come to the right place. We've put all the major Google-powered handsets through their paces to give you our best Android phones round-down.There's one key way in which Android is massively different from its Ap...
2019-06-10, 18:26

Best Android phones in UAE for 2019: which should you buy? If you're looking out for the best Android phone you can buy, this is the place to be, as we've put all the biggest and best Google-powered handsets through their paces to come up with this rundown of all the best Android smartphones.If you're an Android fan, you'll certainly app...
2019-07-11, 15:52

Android 10 is out on Pixel phones and more – here’s how to get it Android 10 has finally landed, despite my reservations that it’s not named after a dessert. After several betas introducing everything from new gestures (again) to chat bubbles to a more pervasive dark theme, Google‘s latest OS update is rolling out to Pixel devices and a few others right now. Thoug...
2019-09-04, 00:39

Now you can use Android phones, rather than passwords, to log in to Google* Enlarge It could soon become easier for Android users to securely log in to Web accounts. Starting today, Google is rolling out a service that lets people on version 7 and later of Google’s mobile operating system use their device’s fingerprint or screen lock instead of a password when visiting c...
2019-08-12, 23:13

This is when Android 10 will be released to Pixel phones The final version of Google’s latest Android release would have been available on Pixel hardware by now in previous years, but Android Q is taking a little longer to deploy this year. Google did have a significant Android announcement just a few days ago, revealing that Android will no longer ...
2019-08-26, 19:39

Why Some Android Phones Don't Have the Play Store Huawei phones, Amazon tablets, and Google Pixel phones all run Android, but one of those groups of devices doesn’t have access to the Google Play Store—and another could lose it very soon. But why is that? If you’re wondering what exactly Android is and isn’t and why the Play Store only seems to app...
2019-05-29, 17:13

Android Q Beta 4 bricks some Pixel phones Some Pixel owners who have installed the Android Q Beta 4 update that was released today are discovering an issue that Google didn't intend to be included with the latest beta version of the next Android build. According to several Reddit posters (via Android Police), the new update has bricked thei...
2019-06-07, 18:52

Android 10 may reach Pixel phones on September 3rd It's been months since Google started testing Android Q (now Android 10), so where's the finished version? If you believe Canadian carriers, it's right around the corner. Both Rogers (since pulled) and Telus have posted support documents indicating......
2019-09-03, 02:26

Google is bringing a one-tap SOS button to some Android phones In the event of an emergency, your first instinct might be to call 911. But in certain situations, you may not be able to speak with an operator. Whether that's because you're injured, in a dangerous situation or have a speech impairment, Google want......
2019-08-02, 04:13

Google One subscribers get thorough automatic backups for Android phones If you're a Google One subscriber, there's a new perk to your cloud storage service. Starting today, all Google One memberships include automatic phone backups as long as you own an Android device. The feature builds on the operating system's existin......
2019-09-13, 10:26

Huawei just confirmed some info about its mobile OS, but it would rather use Android on phones We’ve been talking about Huawei’s upcoming new Android-based operating system for a few weeks now, ever since Trump’s ban came into effect. We’ve even seen the Chinese company register a Hongmeng trademark in several markets, and that’s what we’ve been calling the...
2019-07-12, 19:39

Google One plans get thorough automatic backups for Android phones If you're a Google One subscriber, there's a new perk to your cloud storage service. Starting today, all Google One memberships include automatic phone backups as long as you own an Android device. The feature builds on the operating system's existin......
2019-09-13, 03:00

Android 10 goes live for Google's Pixel phones today Android 10 might not have a delicious, dessert-themed name (and for good reason), but some of you can take solace in the fact that it's available to install today. As usual, Google Pixel owners are getting first crack at the update, and we woul......
2019-09-04, 00:13

Google wants Android phones and Chromebooks working more closely together You've already got several options when it comes to linking an Android phone with a Chrome OS laptop, but it's not on the same scale as, say, Apple MacBooks and iPhones. Now it looks as though upgrades are in the pipeline.New code snippets reported by Chrome Story point towards Android and...
2019-05-25, 20:39

Over a billion Android phones vulnerable to phishing attack Over a billion Android smartphones, including those from the world's largest manufacturers, are vulnerable to a hugely dangerous cyberattack, researchers have warned.A new report from Check Point Research has uncovered a security flaw that could leave users open to advanced phishing attacks tha...
2019-09-04, 22:39

Malicious Android apps hijacked phones to click on ads Android users have been warned that certain apps may have hijacked their devices to click on malicious ads.New research from Symantec has shown that cybercriminals are using apps to auto-click on mobile ads to generate a profit.Two main culprits were identified by the security company, with the comp...
2019-08-30, 20:00

Huawei: we've been good for Android, our phones will still get app and security updates Fair or not, the new White House administration restrictions on US companies doing business with Huawei all of a sudden took an ominous turn as Google announced it will have to chop access to Android in compliance. Google says that "while" it is reviewing the requirements that Trump's admin imposed ...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Google starts rolling out Android 10 to Pixel phones Google today started rolling out Android 10, formerly Android Q and the successor to Android 9.0 Pie, to Pixel phones via an over-the-air update.Read More...
2019-09-04, 01:00

Android 10 launches today for Google Pixel phones As was rumored, Android 10 is starting its rollout today, as the official page has gone live with a full list of all the features coming in the update.While the page doesn't mention which phones are getting the update first, we can easily assume that the Google Pixel lineup - like the Google Pi...
2019-09-03, 21:00

Android 10 launches today, and Pixel phones get the day one update The new Android logo. Android 10 is finally finished! The next big Android update, which we've been examining for most of the year as the "Android Q Beta," starts rolling out to devices today. As usual, Android 10 is arriving on Pixel phones first (even the ...
2019-09-03, 20:13

Android phones are finally exciting now that there’s no new iPhone design to steal Apple’s new iPhone 11 series handsets are now almost exactly one month away from being announced. If the huge leak from earlier this week turns out to be accurate — and we have every reason to believe it will, considering the source — then the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 1...
2019-08-09, 18:52

Google Resumes Android Q Beta 5 Rollout for All Pixel Phones Android Q Beta 5 was originally released on Wednesday with the final Android Q developer APIs and a list of updates to the gesture navigation system....
2019-07-12, 10:13

Huawei clarifies Android, SD card support for new and existing phones The West's crusade against Huawei's phone and 5G businesses has had the world talking about a new tech cold war with China, as the company is being used as a pawn in a larger game by the White House administration.Currently, there is a 90-day stay on the marching orders that the government sent to A...
2019-05-27, 12:39

Google One Members Can Now Enable Automatic Backups on Android Phones Google One has added the "automatic phone backup" feature that users can access through the Google One app on Android devices to enable automatic backups of their personal data....
2019-09-13, 14:00

HTC halts U11 Android 9.0 Pie update rollout following reports of bricked phones HTC released the Android 9.0 Pie update for the HTC U11 about a week ago but decided to halt the rollout after just two days. Apparently, many HTC U11 users who upgraded to Android 9.0 Pie have had their smartphones bricked.Specifically, after updating to Android 9.0 Pie, HTC U11 users couldn't get ...
2019-06-06, 02:39

Android phones can now be used to authorize Google sign-ins on iPads and iPhones Two-step verification, also known as two-factor authentication, is without a doubt the best and simplest way to enhance the security of your sign-ins to various online accounts, services, and apps. Of course, the feature is made that much more convenient by adding options to your second layer of pro...
2019-06-13, 11:52

Google to stop offering new Android versions for Huawei phones Google said it will stop providing Android updates for Huawei phones -- the tech company's response to an executive order that U.S. companies stop doing business with foreign firms that threaten national security....
2019-05-21, 21:52

One of the most exciting Android phones of the year was spotted in the wild for the first time The second half of the year will bring us several Android flagships that will look to compete against Apple’s upcoming iPhone 11 series, and some of them leaked already. The Note 10 launches on August 7th, and we know everything there is to know about it. The Pixel 4 is also not a well-kept se...
2019-07-24, 23:26

Huawei launches new Honor phones, doesn't mention Android Huawei launched its new Honor 20 series smartphones in London on Tuesday in a presentation that emphasized the Chinese company's technology but made no reference of a possible rupture with Google....
2019-05-21, 18:13

How to Fix Pokemon Go's Latest Frame Rate Glitch on Some Android Phones According to a slew of Reddit posts and Twitter threads, the most recent Pokemon Go update (version 0.151.0) has reportedly introduced a bug that affects phones with higher refresh rates. Depending on your preferences, this could cause a noticeable drop in quality for your Pokemon-hunting experience...
2019-08-29, 03:39

Google brings its hearing assistance app to older Android phones Google's app for the hard of hearing is now within reach of many more people. The tech firm's Sound Amplifier app now supports devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or later, not just 9.0 Pie like it did months ago. You won't need a relatively cu......
2019-07-24, 21:52

Phones with the highest screen refresh rates, and the Android games to match We bet you've never given the refresh rate of your smartphone display a second thought until the OnePlus 7 Pro came about. The up-and-coming phone maker managed to create a thing of contrasts. On one hand, it can hit a 50% higher refresh rate than most phones which is a welcome feat for smoother ani...
2019-06-18, 15:13

Nubia Red Magic 3 Tops AnTuTu's List of Best Android Phones in June AnTuTu has released the June edition of its list of best performing Android phones, and the Nubia Red Magic 3 tops the ranks followed by the Black Shark 2....
2019-07-02, 11:13

A huge list of Samsung Galaxy phones set to be updated to Android 10 just leaked A leak earlier this week claimed that Samsung will soon release Android 10 betas for its 2019 flagships, including the Galaxy S10 series and the Note 10 series. That’s hardly surprising, considering that Samsung usually updates its latest flagships to Google’s most recent major Android v...
2019-09-19, 21:52

Nokia just launched two affordable Android phones with triple-lens cameras Nokia at IFA 2019 unveiled five new handsets, including two Android smartphones as well as three feature phones. The Android handsets are easily the most exciting additions to Nokia’s lineup, given that they deliver a pure Android experience as well as three camera lenses on the back. The Nokia 7.2 ...
2019-09-05, 23:00

Vulnerability lets text messages steal emails from Android phones Bogus text messages aren't just being used to send you to malicious websites or crash your phone -- in some cases, they can hijack your emails. Check Point Research has discovered a vulnerability in phones from Huawei, LG, Samsung and Sony that lets......
2019-09-06, 22:26

Google paused its Android Q Beta 4 update after bricking some Pixel phones Google released Android Q Beta 4 on Wednesday, but then, less than a day later, the company was forced to stop the rollout of the beta. It turns out that some Pixel devices were sent into boot loops after they applied the update, an issue that Google is looking to fix before re-releasing the update....
2019-06-07, 01:52

iPhone 11 and Huawei Mate 30 will put 2019 Android flagship phones to shame Apple and Huawei are both set to launch new flagships in the second half of the year, including the iPhone 11 and Huawei Mate 30 that will launch in September, and October, respectively. Huawei might be dealing with a huge headache right now as its ability to do business has been seriously hit by th...
2019-05-27, 18:39

Leak reveals one of 2019’s best upcoming Android phones isn’t even as powerful as iPhones from 2 years ago With Apple’s big unveiling of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max set to take place mere days from now, the upcoming new iPhone models are obviously dominating the news cycle right now. The sleek new iPhones are set to be the hottest new smartphones of the year, with a tweaked ...
2019-09-07, 00:00

TouchPal developer caught installing adware on hundreds of millions of Android phones A fresh security scandal has hit the Google Play store, as over 200 apps from a Chinese mobile developer – representing some 440 million installations in total – were found to contain adware which interfered with the host phone to the extent that it was reportedly rendered practically ...
2019-06-05, 13:52

Google Maps Now Offer 'Stay Safer' Feature On Android Phones In India The latest update for Google Maps for Android devices offers a new 'Stay Safer' feature which can be used to share your live trip status with family & friends and also sends an alert should a cab go......
2019-07-01, 16:26

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Compatible Phones: What iOS, Android Mobiles support the game? Harry Potter Wizards Unite is rolling out to Google Play and iTunes right now, but you may be wondering if you can play on your smartphone. Here's a handy list so you know which phones are compatible....
2019-06-20, 23:26

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phones unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million installs, played ads to help the hackers collect revenue. And with the hundreds of millions of screens at their disposal, the scheme certainly paid off han...
2019-06-05, 10:52

Huawei's new Mate 30 phones to run on open-source version of Android: source Huawei's [HWT.UL] new Mate 30 smartphone range will run on an open-source version of Google's Android operating system, a source familiar with the matter said ahead of a major launch event in Germany on Thursday....
2019-09-19, 13:00

Samsung’s Note 10 and Even Bigger Note 10 Plus Are Here. Are They the Giant Android Phones for You? Samsung surprised no one at its annual Unpacked event on Wednesday, revealing the stylus-equipped Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and larger Galaxy Note 10 Plus Android smartphones after weeks of rumors and leaks that turned out to be pretty much on the nose. Available in four colors, and priced at $949 and ...
2019-08-07, 23:13

We still don't know if future Huawei phones will run Android, and neither does Huawei After preparing for the worst possible outcome of the US-China trade war by accelerating the development of the company's in-house Android replacement, Huawei's head honchos breathed a sigh of relief on Saturday as Donald Trump unexpectedly walked back a ban that impacted the tech giant in previousl...
2019-07-02, 18:52

Android Q(&A): Android Engineers take us on a deep dive of Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) As has become tradition for Ars at Google I/O, we recently sat down with some of the people who make Android to learn about the OS directly from the people who make it. For 2019, the talk was all about Android Q and this y...
2019-07-03, 15:39

Huawei’s Android replacement sounds a lot like the mysterious Google OS that might replace Android Huawei is at the center of the US vs. China trade war right now, as the Trump administration imposed a massive import ban on the Chinese conglomerate that has huge implications. Not only will Huawei be able to buy hardware components and license operating systems like Android until the matters are r...
2019-05-22, 20:13

Nokia 3 Starts Receiving Android 9 Pie Update With May Android Security Patch Nokia 3 gets official Android 9.0 Pie update. The Android 9 Pie update for Nokia 3 is rolling out now over-the-air (OTA) and will reach all devices over the coming days....
2019-06-03, 13:39

Google's Dessert Theme Meets Bittersweet End as Android Q Officially Becomes Android 10 After more than a decade of sugary monikers, Google is finally ending Android’s dessert-themed naming scheme now that Android Q has officially become Android 10. Read more......
2019-08-22, 21:39

Google ditches Android dessert naming scheme, dubs the latest update Android 10 I often wondered what would have happened once Android Z launched on the Pixel 13. Would we ever get there with Android, or would Fuchsia take over with a better naming scheme? It turns out that Google didn’t have the patience to deal with the entire alphabet — no pun intended — an...
2019-08-23, 06:00

How to Access Google's Secret Easter Eggs in Android 9 and Android 10 Google, in its infinite capacity for silly, has dropped a fun hidden feature into Android 10 that you should spend a little time exploring. (At the very least, you’ll be a hit at your next party when you pull out your updated phone and show off your secret knowledge.)Read more......
2019-09-05, 18:39

Android Q is officially named Android 10 Google has announced that Android Q will now come with an all-new, rather boring name: Android 10. This bucks the trend of Android operating systems being named after sweet foods, and marks a change in the naming direction going forward.In fact, the moniker Android 'Q' seems like it has be...
2019-08-22, 20:00

How Can You Tell If an App Is Malware? There are a lot of apps you can download on Apple’s App Store and the Google Play Store. That’s obvious. What’s not so obvious is that even though both companies do a pretty good job of (mostly) catching bullshit apps, there are still plenty that sneak through because they just toe the line between ...
2019-09-21, 01:13

How to check if your iPad has malware For some people, buying Apple products over any other brand is simply a preference. Sometimes it’s because devices like iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are far more resistant to threats like viruses....
2019-09-14, 06:26

How do I remove malware from my Windows laptop? Don’s laptop is infected with malware and he’d like a clean machine, what’s the best way? What’s the cheapest way to get my Windows laptop swept and cleaned out of malware etc? DonThere are two obvious ways to clean a Windows laptop, and both of them are free. The first is to run a number of anti-ma...
2019-07-11, 10:00

PSA: Stay away from this ‘Bitcoin Collector’ app – it’s malware Have you come across a new “Bitcoin Collector” program promising up to $45 worth of free cryptocurrency each day? It might sound enticing, but best to stay away: the app is a virus designed to infect your system with ransomware or password-stealing malware. The scam, which is currently spreading thr...
2019-05-27, 15:13

Financial malware threat grows The number of users hit by financial malware grew by seven percent during the first half of 2019 to reach 430,000 according to new research from Kaspersky which revealed the growing threat that banking Trojans pose to both businesses and individuals.This type of malware is aimed at stealing finances...
2019-07-31, 21:39

Almost all mobile apps vulnerable to malware After extensive testing of apps on both Android and iOS, new research from Positive Technologies has revealed that insecure data storage is the most common security flaw in all mobile apps.The firm's new Vulnerabilities and Threats in Mobile Applications 2019 report found that while critical vu...
2019-06-21, 03:00

Fake VPN website delivers malware Criminals are cloning the website of popular VPN software to try and trick users into downloading malware.According to new research, the cybercriminals responsible for breaching and utilizing the website of the free video editor VSDC to distribute malware have begun to create fake websites to accomp...
2019-08-21, 06:52

New cryptocurrency mining malware is spreading across Thailand and the US With the infamous cryptocurrency mining script Coinhive now offline, you’d be forgiven for thinking crypto-jacking was a thing of the past. Sadly though, security researchers have uncovered a new malware family that’s attacking hardware to get it to secretly mine cryptocurrency. Researchers from Tre...
2019-06-04, 18:01

In-the-wild Mac malware kept busy in June—here’s a rundown June was a busy month for Mac malware with the active circulation of at least six threats, several of which were able to bypass security protections Apple has built into modern versions of its macOS. The latest discovery was published Friday by Mac antivirus provider Intego, which disclosed malware ...
2019-06-30, 07:52

Linux version of Winnti malware found Security researchers from Alphabet's cybersecurity firm Chronicle have discovered a Linux version of the Winnti malware while investigating a recent cyberattack carried out against the pharmaceutical giant Bayer.According to the researchers, the code contained within the Linux variant resembles...
2019-05-21, 22:13

Researchers detail the most dangerous piece of iOS malware we’ve ever seen Earlier this month, security researchers for Google’s Project Zero revealed a wild iOS exploit that would allow a malicious actor to completely take over a targeted device with absolutely no interaction from the device owner themselves. Apple ultimately patched the exploit, though there’...
2019-08-31, 05:26

How AI-enhanced malware poses a threat to your organization Malware controlled by artificial intelligence could create more convincing spam, avoid security detection, and better adapt itself to each target, says a new report from Malwarebytes....
2019-06-19, 20:00

Don't Download the Latest Fortnite Aimbot—It's Malware I’m terrible at Fortnite—so much so that even using some kind of aimbot or other hack to “improve” my matches would probably only make me as decent as a regular Fortnite player. Still, I won’t be trying out any Fortnite hacks I find online, especially the latest “SydneyFortniteHacks.exe,” because it...
2019-08-21, 18:39

Pirated textbooks & essays are full of malware It’s not easy being a student nowadays. Sure, your parents could cover tuition with a summer job, but things are different now. Modern-day university students contend with high fees, overpriced rents, and yes, sky-high textbook charges. You can’t pirate a degree or a dormroom, but you can naughtily ...
2019-09-04, 00:39

Criminals disguising malware as school textbooks As children all over the world prepare to head back to school this week, security experts have warned that criminals may be taking advantage of the event to spread malware.Researchers at Kaspersky have found that cybercriminals are disguising malware as online versions of textbooks.The company warns...
2019-09-03, 18:13

US government is working on mysterious malware detection project A malware infection can cripple organizations as well as governments which is why the US Navy's Center for High Assurance Computer Systems (CHACS) is currently working on a new mysterious malware detection project.CHACS is branch of the Information Technology Division at the Naval Research Labo...
2019-06-27, 22:26

Laptop with some of world’s most destructive malware sold for $1.3 million Artist Guo O Dong’s “The Persistence of Chaos” work features a 2008 Samsung laptop to highlight viruses that have caused more than $95 billion in economic damage....
2019-05-28, 23:13

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A false alarm test is also included....
2019-05-21, 15:26

Someone spent $1.3 million on a malware-ridden laptop and I clearly don’t understand art If you’d bought a Samsung NC10 the day it was released, the laptop would have set you back about $499. That was 11 years ago. Today, that same laptop, loaded with malware, fetched a cool $1.3 million at auction. I clearly should have paid more attention in my art appreciation class. Artist Guo O Don...
2019-05-29, 07:00

Facebook removes accounts used to distribute malware since 2014 Facebook has shut down more than 30 accounts that were found to be spreading Remote Access Trojans (RATs) through malicious links that claimed to inform users about the ongoing political crisis in Libya. Dubbed ‘Operation Tripoli,’ the large-scale campaign — uncovered by cybersecurity vendor Check P...
2019-07-03, 05:52

A laptop filled with the most dangerous malware in the world is up for auction People auction off rare and incredible works of art every day, but this is one of the most unique auctions we have ever seen. An artist by the name of Guo O Dong collaborated with cybersecurity company Deep Instinct to load a Windows XP laptop with six of the most dangerous pieces of malware the wor...
2019-05-28, 01:39

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have created a website that imitates the Cryptohopper cryptocurrency trading platform to distribute malware that could steal personal information, hijack yo...
2019-06-06, 16:00

Auction for a laptop full of malware closes at $1.2 million Today, bidding on a laptop packed with some of the world's most dangerous malware closed at $1.2 million. Dubbed "The Persistence of Chaos," the Samsung NC10 contains six viruses that have caused an estimated $95 billion in damages. Despite what you......
2019-05-28, 02:00

FBI charges NiceHash founder over dangerous dark web malware (again) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is chasing a team of hackers — including the founder of cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash— over an alleged plot to create and distribute malware through major dark web forum Darkode. Authorities say Darkode was a “criminal organization” powered by a...
2019-06-11, 16:39

Major rise in password-stealing malware detected The number of users targeted by password-stealing malware jumped from 600,000 in the first half of 2018 to over 940,000 during the same period in 2019 according to new research from Kaspersky.Password Stealing Ware (PSW) is a malicious type of software that is able to collect data directly from a us...
2019-07-23, 19:26

TrickBot malware may have hacked 250 million email accounts TrickBot malware may have stolen as many as 250 million email accounts, including some belonging to governments in the US, UK and Canada. The malware isn't new. In fact, it's been circulating since 2016. But according to cybersecurity firm Deep Insti......
2019-07-13, 02:52

The US Has Allegedly Placed Malware Deep in Russia's Power Grid The U.S. has deployed “American computer code” into Russian systems operating the nation’s power grid, the New York Times reported on Saturday, as part of the Donald Trump administration’s efforts to “deploy cybertools more aggressively.”Read more......
2019-06-16, 08:52

For Sale: Laptop infected with world's most dangerous malware A laptop infected with six of the most dangerous viruses and malware that have caused around $95bn (£74bn) of damage has been put up for auction....
2019-05-21, 20:00

How cyber criminals are still snaring victims using seven-year-old malware Researchers analysed millions of posts made on dark web forums across a 12 month period -- here's what they found out and what it means for your security....
2019-07-24, 20:26

Ransomware, “wiper” malware attacks have more than doubled, IBM team says Enlarge / RYAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 28, 2017: The silhouette of a young man against a red background with a projected message related to the Petya ransomware; on 27 June 2017 a variant of the Petya ransomware virus hit computers of companies in Russia, Ukraine, and other countries in a cyber attack. Ale...
2019-08-06, 04:13

AT&T employees took bribes to plant malware on the company's network DOJ charges Pakistani man with bribing AT&T employees more than $1 million to install malware on the company's network, unlock more than 2 million devices....
2019-08-06, 23:52

Researchers use Intel SGX to put malware beyond the reach of antivirus software Intel Skylake die shot, built using the 14nm process. (credit: Intel) Researchers have found a way to run malicious code on systems with Intel processors in such a way that the malware can't be analyzed or identified by antivirus software, using the processor's own features to protect the bad code...
2019-05-21, 15:39

New Windows malware can also brute-force WordPress websites Avast discovers strange new malware strain that besides stealing and mining cryptocurrency on infected hosts, it also launches brute-force attacks on WordPress sites....
2019-08-07, 13:52

The US planted offensive malware in Russia's power grid The US appears to be acting on its promise to aggressively respond to cyberwarfare threats. New York Times sources say Cyber Command has planted offensive malware in Russia's electrical grid, not just reconnaissance as has been the case since "at le......
2019-06-15, 22:13

Nasty Glupteba malware uses Bitcoin blockchain to keep itself alive Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new strain of the nefarious Glupteba malware that uses the Bitcoin blockchain to ensure it remains dangerous. TrendMicro’s latest blog details the previously undocumented variant which is capable of invading systems to mine Monero cryptocurrency and steal ...
2019-09-05, 00:00

Cybercriminals deliver malware using fake NordVPN website The cybercriminals responsible for breaching and utilizing the website of the free video editor VSDC to distribute malware have begun to create fake websites to accomplish the same goal.Previously the group hacked legitimate websites to use their download links to spread malware but now they have tu...
2019-08-20, 19:13

Report says that new malware could spy on iCloud, Google Drive, Facebook and more NSO denies that it sells mass-surveillance tech meant for unethical hacking. However a new report claims otherwise.       ...
2019-07-19, 23:01

Agent Smith malware sneakily replaces all your apps Android users have been warned to watch out for a new form of mobile malware that cannibalises apps.The malware, dubbed "Agent Smith" by researchers at Check Point Research, disguises itslef as an official Google-related application to get embedded on a victim's device. It then exploits kn...
2019-07-15, 21:26

Uighurs in China were target of two-year iOS malware attack – reports Android and Windows devices also targeted in campaign believed to be state-backedChinese Uighurs were the target of an iOS malware attack lasting more than two years that was revealed last week, according to multiple reports.Android and Windows devices were also targeted in the campaign, which took ...
2019-09-03, 05:00

Apple calls Google’s Project Zero report on iOS malware misleading About a week ago, security researchers from Google’s Project Zero team provided us with details of an extremely sophisticated malware attack targeting China’s Uyghur Muslim community. Through a chain of zero-day exploits, iPhone owners who visited infected websites often frequented by th...
2019-09-07, 00:00

Samsung tweet suggests scanning your smart TV for malware every few weeks This morning a Samsung customer support account tweeted an odd warning that, to prevent malicious software attacks on your smart TV, you should scan it for viruses every few weeks. It even included an instructional video to help you do so. The tweet,......
2019-06-18, 04:26

Police hijack a botnet and remotely kill 850,000 malware infections In a rare feat, French police have hijacked and neutralized a massive cryptocurrency mining botnet controlling close to a million infected computers. The notorious Retadup malware infects computers and starts mining cryptocurrency by sapping power from a computer’s processor. Although the malw...
2019-09-02, 08:52

This spooky Monero-mining malware waits to be controlled remotely Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a mysterious new strain of cryptocurrency mining (cryptomining) malware that employs powerful techniques to avoid detection and analysis. Software firm Varonis determined the malware is based on Monero mining software XMRig, which is open source and hosted o...
2019-08-15, 01:13

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search for cryptocurrency-related activity The RAT, written in .NET and available for sale on the dark web, also looks for information relating to other activ...
2019-08-09, 19:13

Malware becomes art as bidding for virus-infested laptop passes $1 million Normally, you’d want to keep malware off your laptop at any cost, but it seems that people are prepared to pay a ridiculous amount of money – in excess of a million bucks, in fact – to purchase a virus-infested notebook if it’s declared a work of art.The venerable Samsung...
2019-05-22, 21:01

This cryptocurrency stealing malware was blocked more than 360,000 times over the past year As long as cryptocurrency has value, people will try to steal it. According to the latest figures from cybersecurity firm Avast, a cryptocurrency stealing malware has been blocked more than 360,000 times by its software. The malware, named Clipsa, is described by Avast as a “multipurpose password st...
2019-08-06, 15:26

Security researcher spots a macOS malware vulnerability that's not yet patched Watch out for this potential vulnerability if you're opening up apps on a Mac: a security researcher has worked out a way that malware makers can bypass the macOS Gatekeeper protections to run malicious code.Filippo Cavallarin details the security hole on his website and explains how it gets ar...
2019-05-26, 21:00

Woman from China, with malware in tow, illegally entered Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Enlarge (credit: The White House / Flickr) A woman carrying four cellphones, two Chinese passports, and a thumb drive containing malware was arrested over the weekend after gaining access to President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort under false pretenses, a court document alleged. Trade War! USA ...
2019-05-21, 15:39

Fake Office 365 site installs malware as browser update Microsoft users have been warned to watch out for a fake Office 365 site which is pushing malware disguised as a software update.The site, discovered by researchers at MalwareHunterTeam, is designed to resemble a Microsoft-owned site, and even contains links that direct to pages hosted on Microsoft ...
2019-07-19, 17:13

New advanced malware, possibly nation sponsored, is targeting US utilities (credit: Maëlick / Flickr) A new piece of advanced espionage malware, possibly developed by a nation-supported attacker, targeted three US companies in the utilities industry last month, researchers from security firm Proofpoint reported on Thursday. Employees of the three unnamed companies, Proof...
2019-08-02, 17:13

'Destructive' malware attacks have surged 200% in past year, experts say As several U.S. cities grapple with recent ransomware cyberattacks, a new report says malware events featuring destructive elements that can wipe away or hijack data have doubled in the past year....
2019-08-08, 01:26

Google purges 24 malware-ridden apps that were downloaded 500,000 times Android just can’t seem to shake off its malware issues. A new malware campaign targeting Android has been found to engage in ad fraud at least since early June 2019. The findings, disclosed by cybersecurity firm CSIS Security Group, reveal that the malware — called Joker — is designed to surreptiti...
2019-09-10, 12:52

Malware attacks on infrastructure and state-run facilities shot up 200% in 2019 If you’ve noticed a recent uptick in cyberattacks targeting infrastructure and government facilities, you’re not alone. Aside from utilizing more sophisticated capabilities, the attacks are coming at us with an alarming frequency. Now, according to a new study by IBM’s X-Force Incident Response and ...
2019-08-06, 10:13

Hacked forensic firm pays ransom after malware attack Largest private provider Eurofins hands over undisclosed fee to regain control of systems Britain’s largest private forensics provider has paid a ransom to hackers after its IT systems were brought to a standstill by a cyber-attack, it has been reported.Eurofins, which is thought to carry out about ...
2019-07-05, 20:13

Android Q is now simply Android 10 Google has finally revealed Android Q's release name, and it's not Quiche, Quinoa or Quesadilla. In fact, it's not named after any dessert that starts with the letter Q at all -- the tech giant has decided to simply call it Android 10. In a blog post......
2019-08-22, 15:13

Researchers crack open Facebook campaign that pushed malware for years Enlarge / Artist's impression of wireless hackers in your computer. (credit: TimeStopper/Getty Images) Researchers have exposed a network of Facebook accounts that used Libya-themed news and topics to push malware to tens of thousands of people over a five-year span. Links to the Windows and Andro...
2019-07-02, 03:13

This data-stealing malware has returned with new attacks and nasty upgraded features Large parts of the Scranos operation were taken out in April - but it's already back and the criminals behind it seem more determined than ever, adding a trojan and a cryptojacker to their adware scheme....
2019-06-13, 17:52

Cryptocurrency hackers sneak malware into Oracle servers to mine Monero Security researchers have identified yet another cryptocurrency mining malware. This time it’s installing itself on enterprise application servers, and using a clever trick to remain hidden. If that wasn’t enough, the malware has already claimed its first major victim: Oracle servers. The malware ta...
2019-06-11, 13:26

Researchers discover malware that records users’ screens when they watch porn Researchers from antivirus developer ESET recently discovered a new form of spam-delivered malware that threatens to steal unsuspecting users’ passwords and financial information, and record their screens if they watch pornography. The virus is called Varenyky and it’s a doozy. It’s apparently been ...
2019-08-15, 01:13

Sophisticated iPhone malware specifically targeted China’s Uyghur Muslims Late last week, security researchers from Google’s Project Zero team provided us with fascinating details regarding a sophisticated exploit targeting iPhone users. The exploit itself relied upon a number of 0-day vulnerabilities and, somewhat curiously, indiscriminately installed malware on an...
2019-09-03, 07:52

Malware and botnets: Why Emotet is dominating the malicious threat landscape in 2019 The banking trojan turned botnet accounts for almost two-thirds of all malware payloads delivered by email - with malicious URLs favoured far more than weaponised attachments....
2019-05-29, 21:01

Iranian state hackers reload their domains, release off-the-shelf RAT malware Enlarge / Iran's hacking groups are scaling up, hitting Saudi companies and other organizations, according to a Recorded Future report. (credit: Getty Images) A new report from the threat research firm Recorded Future finds that activity from APT33—the Iranian "threat group" previously tied to the...
2019-06-27, 23:39

VMRay raises $10 million for real-time malware monitoring and mitigation tools VMRay, a cybersecurity startup developing an agentlesss real-time malware monitoring solution for enterprises, has raised $10 million in venture capital.Read More...
2019-09-17, 04:52

Alleged Cyber Attack on Russia's Yandex Used Malware Tied to Western Intelligence Hackers believed to be working for Western intelligence agencies “broke into Russian internet search company Yandex from October to November 2018,” deploying a malware variant called Regin that is “known to be used by the ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence-sharing alliance of the United States, Britain, Austr...
2019-07-01, 01:00

New Linux malware mines crypto after installing backdoor with secret master password Cybersecurity researchers have identified a new strain of Linux malware that not only mines cryptocurrency illicitly, but provides the attackers with universal access to an infected system via a “secret master password.” TrendMicro’s latest blog also reveals that Skidmap attempts to mask its cryptoc...
2019-09-16, 20:26

Facebook Says ‘Tens of Thousands’ of Apps Suspended Over Malware, Data Misuse Concerns Facebook said Friday that it has suspended “tens of thousands” of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The announcement came the same day that unsealed legal documents in Massachusetts disclosed that Facebook had suspend...
2019-09-21, 03:00

Briton who helped stop 2017 WannaCry virus spared jail over malware charges Marcus Hutchins pleaded guilty to two malware charges25-year-old ‘incredibly thankful’ to be sentenced to time servedThe British computer expert who helped shut down the WannaCry cyberattack on the NHS said he is “incredibly thankful” after being spared jail in the US for creating malware.Marcus Hut...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Vicious malware threatens to turn search engine into crypto-mining zombie botnet Enterprise search engine Elasticsearch is under threat of being turned into a sophisticated cryptocurrency mining botnet to be used in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro describes a new malware strain that launches multi-stage attacks on publicly accessible ...
2019-07-23, 18:52

Researchers Discover Malware That Can Record the Screen of French Internet User's Watching Porn Security researchers discovered a new form of malware that specifically targeted users of a French telecom giant. One of the more disturbing features of this malware is its capability to identify when someone was likely viewing porn and record their screen.Read more......
2019-08-15, 01:52

Unique multi-platform Monero mining malware targets audio engineer pirates We’ve seen cryptocurrency hungry hackers hiding mining malware in Adobe Flash updates, and even in legitimate Windows updates, but now hackers are hiding it in cracked audio production software. Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a Monero cryptocurrency mining bot called LoudMiner. Hackers ...
2019-06-20, 20:52

Vade raises $79 million to shield email inboxes from phishing attempts, malware, and spam Vade Secure, which is developing an email filtering stack to protect against phishing, malware, and spam, has raised $79 million in venture capital.Read More...
2019-06-12, 16:26

Alex Jones Offers $1 Million for Conviction in Alleged Child Porn Malware Attack InfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is back in the news after he alleged on Friday that someone sent him malware that embedded child pornography on his InfoWars servers. He’s offering $1 million for the arrest and conviction of whoever did it, if true....
2019-06-16, 02:39

5G phones: these are going to be the first next-gen handsets It could be said that 5G is no longer a 'new' thing, as some countries have had 5G networks for months now, but most of the world still hasn't been graced by its presence, and as the networks slowly roll out, so do the 5G phones you'll need to make use of the fast speeds.It won&a...
2019-07-24, 09:39

5G phones: these are the first next-gen handsets It could be said that 5G is no longer a 'new' thing, as some countries have had 5G networks for months now, but most of the world still hasn't been graced by its presence, and as the networks slowly roll out, so do the 5G phones you'll need to make use of the fast speeds.It won&a...
2019-09-16, 17:39

Best Phones Under Rs. 7,000 in India Right Now Best phones under Rs. 7,000 include Redmi 7A and Realme C2. Other top mobiles under 7000 include Asus ZenFone Max M1, Nokia 6.1 Infinix Note 5, and Infinix Smart 3 Plus. Our bonus pick is Lenovo K9 in......
2019-07-12, 18:13

Best Phones Under Rs. 30,000 in India Right Now Samsung Galaxy A70 and Vivo V15 PRo feature in our top picks for best phones under Rs. 30,000. Other phones include Asus ZenFone 5Z, Oppo R17 Pro, and OnePlus 6T....
2019-05-28, 10:26

HTC launches two new phones, surprising everyone Most people thought that HTC had silently departed the smartphone game, beyond its attempts to launch a blockchain phone in the HTC Exodus, but it seems most people were wrong, as the company has just launched two new smartphones.The HTC U19e and HTC Desire U19+ are the company's two new device...
2019-06-12, 01:26

You Should Definitely Track Your Loved Ones' Phones. Actually Maybe Not. Apple’s Find My Friends, Google Maps location sharing and Life360 let you stay on top of where your family and friends are, which can be both incredibly creepy and incredibly helpful....
2019-08-16, 18:26

Best value for money phones under Rs 20,000 in India The smartphone industry has become more competitive over the past few years as customers are opting for smartphones that offer more value for money instead of blind brand loyalty. While some smartphone makers have been able to capitalize on this trend with their aggressive pricing strategies, some a...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Forget about 5G phones, the always-on 5G Windows 10 PC is almost here The first 5G networks are here in several markets, including the US, Korea, and Europe, and buyers already have access to a bunch of exciting 5G smartphones, including the Galaxy S10 5G and OnePlus 5G. On top of that, 5G mobile hotspots are already available in stores. But there’s another type...
2019-05-27, 18:39

New 5G phones may not get much cheaper for 2-3 years There are a handful of 5G phones available right now – if you're lucky enough to live in an area covered by the early rollout of the next generation network – and they all have one thing in common. The cost.At the moment you can only purchase flagship 5G smartphones, and with a hi...
2019-07-01, 14:52

Best phones with big display in India Big screen smartphones may seem commonplace these days, but at one point of time, there was only an odd phone that would sport a big display. However, once smartphones with big displays went mainstream with the introduction of several budget offerings, they have been the rage ever since.While compan...
2019-08-21, 20:39

The best budget phones in the UAE 2019 The best cheap phone in the UAE or Saudi Arabia can be a little tricky to pick, as it's not always going to be based around what phone launches with a low starting price. Some of the best cheap smartphones are actually older models with heavy discounts, while certain new phones offer killer val...
2019-07-09, 13:00

The best cheap phones in the US 2019 The best cheap phone in the US can be a little difficult to choose, as it's won't always come down to which phone launches at a low starting price. Some of the best cheap smartphones are actually older higher-tier models with heavy discounts, while certain new phones offer killer value and...
2019-06-21, 03:00

Keep Your Friends Off Their Phones With This Game When hanging out, especially over drinks, it’s become a normal habit to simply pull your phone out and check it while someone is talking to you. We do it even though it’s rude, and even though we hate it when a friend does it to us. We can’t help ourselves, and it’s not our fault; the entire capital...
2019-08-23, 00:52

CRISPR is less like molecular scissors and more like molecular malware Last week I read an article about CRISPR, the latest tool scientists are using to edit DNA. It was a great piece – well researched, beautifully written, factually accurate. It covered some of the amazing projects scientist are working on using CRISPR, like bringing animals back from extinction and c...
2019-07-14, 19:26

|WATCH:Chinainstallssurveillanceappontourists'phones:report An investigative report by the New York Times, the Guardian, Motherboard, Süddeutsche Zeitung and German public broadcaster NDR has uncovered a systematic program to harvest data from the phones of tourists entering Xinjiang....
2019-08-09, 20:13

Best phones under Rs 15,000 in India for August 2019 The Indian smartphone market has been extremely competitive, especially the whole segment from ₹10,000 to ₹20,000. The market is full of so many options that often it can be a bit of a challenge to choose the best smartphone for your needs. In this guide, we're looking at the swee...
2019-08-09, 05:13

Two new Motorola phones coming soon: One Action and One Pro Motorola is on fire this year and not without reason, as Lenovo recently announced that the US-based company is profitable once more. After successfully launching the One Vision, Motorola is readying at least two more mid-range devices.Back in April, rumors about four Motorola smartphones that shoul...
2019-05-28, 05:26

Best phones under Rs 12,000 in India for August 2019 Thanks to the ever-increasing competition in the budget smartphone segment in India, Indian smartphone buyers have never had it this good, especially in the sub-Rs 15,000 segment. There are options from several companies if you’re looking for a good smartphone under Rs 15,000, but options und...
2019-08-19, 03:39

Best LG phones 2019: finding the best LG phone for you LG's phones may not seem like the most exciting devices on the market, as Samsung and Apple continue to dominate the premium smartphone space. Even the best LG phones have a bit of trouble keeping up, but they often have unique features that make them a bit more interesting than the competition...
2019-07-08, 14:26

Are foldable phones dead on arrival now? This year was supposed to be a paradigm-shifting one, where we go from the plebeian flat and rigid phone screens to getting a taste of the future where we will fold and roll and unfurl like the benevolent video-guzzlers we are. The first future-fetchers, however, turned out to be... how to euphemise...
2019-05-30, 17:52

These are the Galaxy Note 10 phones in all their splendor The Galaxy Note 10 series is almost here, folks, but you don’t have to wait until August 7th to appreciate their design. Because if it wasn’t clear by now, the Note 10 phones do look amazing. The following images, all leaked press renders of the various Note 10 flavors that Samsung is ab...
2019-08-01, 13:52

Man Caught Playing Pokemon Go On Eight Phones In His Car You know how there’s a warning on Pokemon Go not to play the game while driving? This guy never got the memo, and when he is eventually sent it, needs it sent another seven times, just to be sure....
2019-08-16, 17:13

Best "affordable flagship" phones in 2019 What are the best "affordable flagship phones" this year? To answer that, we have to first define the curious phenomenon of a "budget flagship". First, we know that people want the best phone they can get, but of course without paying the high bill that usually comes with a flagship. Many companies ...
2019-06-11, 16:39

Cheap phones just got a new competitor with the Redmi 7A Cheap smartphones are a competitive market, and there are plenty of great affordable smartphones for less than £200 you can pick up if you don’t want to spend a lot. However, there are few for £100 that are much good – but Xiaomi has just made a concerted effort to corner tha...
2019-08-22, 11:26

5G and foldable phones: The promises and problems TechRepublic's Karen Roby and CNET's Jessica Dolcourt discuss the current and future state of the smartphone industry and the much-anticipated benefits of 5G....
2019-08-16, 19:13

5G in Australia: the best phones and networks ranked With the next generation of mobile data connectivity already beginning to spread across Australia, it's time we start to look at how to get the most out of 5G.You can check out our detailed look into what 5G actually is, but the short and sweet of it is that it's an improvement on 4G conne...
2019-07-25, 09:00

The best USB power banks for phones and tablets By Sarah Witman This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to USB power banks for phones......
2019-06-07, 18:26

LG's New Dual-Screen Phone Is Like Two Phones in One! The name says it all: LG G8X ThinkQ Dual Screen. It’s an updated LG G8 phone with an additional screen that effectively operates as a second device tethered to the main one. In a briefing at IFA in Berlin, the company framed the dual-screen phone as the inevitable solution to our multitasking inclin...
2019-09-06, 01:26

The Next Castlevania Game Is Coming To Phones Konami quietly announced a new Castlevania game at the Tokyo Game Show last week, called Grimoire of Souls. Before you get too excited, you might want to check out the trailer first....
2019-09-17, 01:39

Best Mobile Phones to Buy Under Rs. 25,000 in India Today Best mobile phones under 25000: Poco F1 and Vivo V11 Pro feature in our top picks of best smartphones priced below Rs. 25,000. The list also includes Nokia 8, and Oppo F11 Pro....
2019-05-25, 12:01

Best budget smartphones in India 2019: phones under Rs 10,000 When it comes to more affordable smartphones there are devices existing in the market that have the latest mid-range processors, priced affordably.Moreover, there is a lot to come. We were expecting the Moto G7 Play to debut under the given budget, but the cheapest it could go is Rs 11,999. If ...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Sprint 5G: coverage map, phones and speed tests The Sprint 5G coverage map is live in select US cities and they’re the second American carrier with a 5G phone. That’s a pretty good start for the nation’s fourth-largest network.Sprint 5G speed tests were found to offer 350 and 450 Mbps in Dallas, Texas, according to Tom’...
2019-06-08, 04:13

UN panel: Connect half the world, and $20 phones can help UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent U.N. panel is calling for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people, and a senior Google executive says mobile phones with internet access are being created to sell for about $20 to help make this possible. Goog...
2019-06-11, 04:26

The best cheap phones you can buy right now: Flagship features for any budget Are you balking at the prices of the latest Apple and Samsung flagships? Consider one of these affordable alternatives. From $400 right down to free, our picks even include an iPhone. Sorry, no 5G....
2019-09-19, 15:26

Cheapest 4G phones in India for September 2019 There was a time when the availability of 4G support in a phone was worth mentioning, however, these days, almost every smartphone that is launched in the country comes with not only 4G support, but also 4G VoLTE, thanks to Reliance Jio. While 4G support has become one of the basic features in ...
2019-09-16, 19:39

The best Samsung phones of 2019: finding the right Galaxy for you There are a lot of good Samsung phones out there from today and yesteryear, but how do they rank against each other? We're here to help you find out.Samsung is the biggest name in Android phones, and for good reason: the company's flagship Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 ...
2019-06-10, 18:26

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on its purchase of American parts and software....
2019-06-07, 12:13

The number of Nokia phones on US carriers grows to four with the 3.1 A and 3.1 C While the entry-level Nokia 2.2 is not officially scheduled for a commercial US release (at least not yet), the revived and rapidly growing brand already has a couple of other Android handsets headed to American carriers. Technically, the Nokia 3.1 A and Nokia 3.1 C are one and the same phone, the l...
2019-06-07, 18:52

Consumers Will Be Able to Pay for Doctor Visits on Their Phones, Via Anthem Anthem is launching an app to help consumers schedule and pay for medical visits through their smartphones, as well as learn potential diagnoses and text with doctors....
2019-07-22, 14:52

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant, dealing another blow to its booming smartphone business....
2019-06-07, 15:01

Best camera phones under Rs 20,000 in India for August 2019 Two years ago, finding a budget smartphone with a good camera would have been possible only if you went the seconds route and bought a used smartphone. Fast forward to 2019, though, and the entire scenario has changed for good.Still, it is easy to get lost in the megapixel race. Smartphone makers tr...
2019-08-21, 20:39

EE stops selling Huawei phones as it launches 5G EE will not be selling the next generation of Huawei phones due to concerns about whether the devices could receive operating system updates from Google....
2019-05-22, 18:00

Snapdragon 855: phones list, specs and benchmarks There's a good chance that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset is powering your smartphone if you bought a new device in 2019 and it's an Android. This small, 7nm chip delivers some impressive performance benchmarks for the new Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, LG G8, and OnePlus 7 Pro, among ...
2019-07-03, 09:13

Huawei has already shipped 100 million phones in 2019 After shipping 206 million smartphones last year (half of them sent out of China), Huawei delivered 59 million units in the first quarter of this year. That was up 50.3% on an annual basis and put Huawei ahead of Apple and trailing only Samsung in the global rankings. The company was gaining momentu...
2019-06-21, 19:39

Verizon 5G: phones, coverage map and rollout cities While Verizon started rolling out 5G for homes last fall, it's currently bringing the next generation of mobile communication tech online with a nationwide rollout this year. But where is it coming first and which phones will you be able to use on it?The carrier hasn’t released any speci...
2019-05-31, 23:26

AT&T employees bribed with $1M to unlock millions of phones AT&T employees unlocked millions of mobile phones to plant malware and remove the phones from the provider’s network — all for thousands of dollars in bribes. The details were revealed after the US Department of Justice opened a case against Muhammad Fahd, who has been accused of running a fraudulen...
2019-08-07, 13:52

Google Maps' AR walking directions comes to many more phones One of Google's coolest apps, by far, has yet to see the light of day for most users. I'm talking about Maps' live AR walking directions -- now known as Live View -- that shows you via a Pokémon-like visual overlay how to get to your destinati......
2019-08-08, 13:52

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
2019-07-03, 14:52

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it has been reported....
2019-07-03, 14:00

Autocar confidential: Seat phones it in, Hyundai-Kia tries some DIY and more People aren't buying the XE because they haven't driven it, says Jaguar's marketing director Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's edition of Autocar confidential, we hear why Hyundai and Kia are bringing interior produ...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Many Teens Check Their Phones in Middle of Night Teenagers are so attached to their smartphones that more than a third of them wake up in the middle of the night and check the devices, according to a new survey....
2019-05-29, 09:26

Mediatek's 5G chipsets are ready for cheaper next-gen phones The first wave of 5G devices carried a high premium, but MediaTek is working hard to ensure that budget handsets aren't left behind. The company has announced a new 5G-compatible system-on-chip that will offer decent performance and 5G connectivity t......
2019-05-29, 10:00

Verizon to start locking phones for 60 days Verizon has succeeded in gaining a partial waiver from the "C-block rules" put in place in 2007 which allows the carrier to add a temporary lock on all new phones....
2019-06-27, 19:39

Opinion: Banning phones from roads is easier said than done The campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law? While today’s Transport Committee report shines a welcome spotlight on the epidemic of mobile phone use at the wheel, a request from MPs for tougher enforcement is merely talk until a...
2019-08-13, 14:00

China loads surveillance app onto tourists' phones China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
2019-07-03, 13:52

T-Mobile 5G: phones, coverage map and cities rollout Next-gen 5G mobile networks are starting to launch all over the country to help users casually download data at lightning-fast speeds, and T-Mobile has its own.But unlike Verizon, Sprint and AT&T, T-Mobile has only confirmed a single 5G phone that will work on its 5G network. Why? Because of the net...
2019-06-01, 01:01

The Triggers That Make Us Check Our Phones Most Often... and How to Fight Them Reaching for your phone in moments of silence, or because you simply struggle to disconnect, can be socially rude and emotionally tiring (especially if you’re a news fan). University of Washington researchers believe they have identified four common triggers that prompt us to take our phones out, an...
2019-05-27, 16:26

Huawei Phones Will Lose Some Google Services After U.S. Ban (BEIJING) — Google said Monday its basic services on Huawei smartphones still will function following U.S. sales curbs, but the Chinese tech giant faces the possible loss of other features and support. The announcement highlighted the growing damage to Huawei from Washington’s order. The...
2019-05-21, 14:32

How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach. That is what some families are doing to help kids. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
2019-07-08, 14:39

Raw materials needed for mobile phones could run out without more recycling Supplies of rare elements used in the manufacturing of mobile phones, tablets and PCs are at risk of exhaustion because older devices are not being recycled, the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has warned.The organisation says elements such as indium, yttrium or tantalum could run out within a cent...
2019-08-21, 19:26

Google Stadia will only work with four phones at launch The main draw of the Google Stadia game streaming platform is that it can deliver triple-A gaming experiences, no matter where you are, over the internet with very little lag. 'Gaming on every screen you have' would be the paraphrased slogan, but at launch, that promise will be a lot ...
2019-07-09, 11:13

Gartner: Samsung and Huawei sold one-third of phones in Q2 2019 Gartner reports that smartphone sales globally dipped 1.7% in Q2 2019, totaling 368 million units (down from 374 million units the same quarter a year ago).Read More...
2019-08-28, 12:26

The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren't Smartphones Millions of first-time internet consumers are connecting to the web on a new breed of device that only costs about $25. These smart feature phones make up one of the industry’s fastest-growing and least-known segments....
2019-07-23, 13:39

| Mobile phones are replacing bank accounts in Africa Sub-Saharan Africa has more mobile-money accounts than anywhere else in the world with about 396 million registered users at the end of 2018, a 14% increase from a year earlier, according to the GSM Association....
2019-08-13, 11:39

Flipkart and Amazon Sales: Here Are the Best Offers on Mobile Phones Flipkart and Amazon are in the middle of their Independence Day (August 15) special sales right now. Both the popular online marketplaces are offering hundreds of deals. We've picked out the best......
2019-08-09, 14:00

Samsung has a new chipset likely to bring cheaper 5G phones in 2020 Samsung has just announced a new chipset called the Exynos 980 - and given its specs and features, it could be at the heart of many upcoming 5G-connected devices.The Exynos 980 puts a 5G modem alongside all the usual brains and AI processing power, making it the company's first such all-in-one ...
2019-09-06, 05:52

The Lies, Filters and Missing Phones of 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days So, you've met the love of your life on the internet and they live in a foreign country. What do you do? You go on TLC's 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days, put your life on display......
2019-08-12, 20:13

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
2019-08-13, 02:00

MPs call for tougher penalties on drivers using mobile phones Committee says ban on hands-free use should be considered amid rise in road deathsTougher restrictions on drivers using mobile phones, including extending the ban to hands-free devices, should be considered, MPs have said.The transport select committee said using any type of mobile phone while drivi...
2019-08-13, 06:52

Samsung Galaxy M-Series Phones Discounted by Up To Rs. 1,000 on Amazon Samsung Galaxy M30, Galaxy M20, and Galaxy M10 are currently available with a discount of up to Rs. 1,000 on their original asking price, and more offers in tow....
2019-07-22, 09:39

LG's 5G Phones in Doubt as Chip Deal With Qualcomm Set to Expire LG's new 5G smartphone looked uncertain on Wednesday after the firm said it was unable to narrow differences with Qualcomm to renew a chip licence deal that is due to expire this month....
2019-06-12, 13:13

Flipkart and Amazon Sales: Best Offers on Mobile Phones Flipkart and Amazon are running their month-end sales with discounts and bundled offers on popular mobile phones in India. We've handpicked some of the best deals you can grab today....
2019-08-27, 14:52

Qualcomm targets Wi-Fi market in push to expand beyond phones Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday announced a new range of Wi-Fi chips designed to work with Wi-Fi 6, the newest version of the technology and one that Qualcomm hopes will help boost sales of its separate 5G chips....
2019-08-27, 19:39

MediaTek Teases Helio G90 Chipset for Gaming Phones MediaTek on Tuesday allowed a peek into the Helio G90 -- its first dedicated gaming chipset. The teaser poster that announced its existence, did not reveal much....
2019-07-17, 09:52

UK travellers' phones could be checked at Hong Kong border Devices may be examined at crossings to mainland China, Foreign Office saysHong Kong latest: protesters join hands in 30-mile human chainBritish travellers heading to Hong Kong have been told their electronic devices could be checked at the border with mainland China.The Foreign Office, which has up...
2019-08-23, 22:52

Best phones in Australia 2019: top 10 smartphones tested and ranked UPDATE: Samsung's powerful Galaxy S10 5G has arrived and landed straight into our list of the best phones in Australia for 2019. Read on to find out where it placed!2018 was a stellar year for smartphones, and while 2019 is set to be even better, there's no denying that last year's ph...
2019-07-10, 13:00

Best dual-camera phones in India for July 2019 Dual-camera phones are not particularly new. However, since the Apple iPhone 7 Plus was announced in 2016, manufacturers have been finding new routes to produce the best camera on phones with the help of a dual camera setup. In fact, we  witnessed a groundbreaking three-camera setup on the...
2019-07-15, 18:00

Huawei reportedly cuts shipments of its flagship phones After being banned from accessing its U.S. supply chain, Huawei decided in May to stop taking orders for its low and mid-range handsets that aren't powered by the company's Kirin chipsets. Huawei has reportedly stockpiled a year's worth of chips and components in anticipation of such a ban, but acco...
2019-06-20, 01:52

iPhone 12 leak shows plenty of new features that most phones already have A new report on Apple's 2020 iPhones, which we're calling (for now) the iPhone 12 series, suggests they'll pack plenty of new features. The report comes from J.P. Morgan analysts, and it lists the new additions to the smartphones – all of which, many 2019 Android smartphon...
2019-07-09, 13:00

Verizon CEO expects 5G in 50% of U.S. land by 2020, 50% of phones by 2024 A prickly TV interview suggested that 5G might take longer to reach customers than expected, but Hans Vestberg's responses aren't as bad as they looked.Read More...
2019-08-01, 18:52

Best cheap phones 2019: our top budget mobiles in India Notches, the disappearing 3.5mm headphone jack and multiple cameras are all the rage this year. Not to mention making screens as bezel-less as possible. Once flagship models initiate a design or functionality trend, it's rare that new devices in the budget segment don't follow. In Ind...
2019-06-20, 12:26

HTC stops selling phones in UK while patent dispute rumbles on HTC has stopped selling phones through its UK website while a patent issue plays out. Its handsets are all listed as out of stock, including the Exodus 1 blockchain phone, though the company is still selling them in other nations. They're also availa......
2019-08-06, 00:00

Man charged with bribing AT&T staff to illegally unlock phones There's no question that there's a market for unlocked phones, but one man may have been too eager to profit from that demand. The US has charged Pakistani citizen Muhammad Fahd with bribing staff at AT&T's call center in Bothell, Washington to......
2019-08-07, 09:13

iPhone 11: here's what we know about new phones, expected release date Apple is expected to offer marginal upgrades, mostly with performance, and an upgraded camera for the top of the line models with three lenses, vs. 2.       ...
2019-08-17, 02:26

One of the Galaxy Note 10’s best new features has already been hacked to run on other Samsung phones When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 10 at its Unpacked event last week, the company confirmed all the rumors that preceded the press conference, including reports that said the phone would feature deeper integration with Microsoft’s Windows 10. It turned out that Microsoft was indeed a very ...
2019-08-16, 16:00

Surveillance app installed on phones of Xinjiang visitors: report China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
2019-07-03, 18:26

Flipkart and Amazon Sales: The Best Offers on Mobile Phones Flipkart Big Billion Days and Amazon Prime Day sales are currently live and you can grab some decent offers on mobile phones. We have handpicked the best deals you can grab on some popular smartphones......
2019-07-16, 18:26

US delays China tariffs for laptops and mobile phones The US is to delay imposing 10% tariffs on a number of Chinese products including laptops and phones until December - helping Wall Street shares bounce back after a big sell-off....
2019-08-13, 19:39

FCC ruling gives Verizon approval to lock new phones for 60 days Back in February, Verizon asked the FCC to allow it to SIM lock for 60 days all new phones that it sells. At the time, the nation's largest carrier said that it requested this to protect its customers from fraud and identity theft. Because the company is the only one of the four major wireless opera...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Mobile Phones a Flight Danger? They Are on These Boeing Jets US government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes....
2019-07-19, 14:26

Best dual-camera phones in India for August 2019 Two's better than one, and so dual camera phones were born. While they are not new, smartphone makers have been experimenting for years to optimise and find the best combination at different price segments.While Huawei has broken new ground with its smartphones like the P30 Pro, its competitors...
2019-08-22, 22:00

Apple and Samsung earnings show most people don't want $1,000 phones Apple and Samsung's earnings both show that sales of expensive premium phones are down. Instead, people want affordable phones with good cameras and long battery life....
2019-07-31, 20:52

The best Motorola phones of 2019: find the best Moto smartphone for you If you're looking at an affordable smartphone, you've surely noticed that there are plenty of Motorola handsets covering a variety of lower price points, which can make it a bit confusing when trying to pick a specific new phone.While none of Motorola's phones go toe-to-toe with flags...
2019-06-10, 18:26

EE drops Huawei phones from its 5G network launch lineup BT-owned mobile operator follows Google’s move and says it will put devices ‘on pause’BT-owned mobile operator EE will turn on the UK’s first 5G network on 30 May in six cities but has dropped Huawei phones from its launch plans.Britain’s largest mobile phone network said it would switch on 5G initi...
2019-05-22, 15:39

It's official: the Huawei Mate 30 phones are launching on September 19 We've already heard plenty of rumors and speculation around the Huawei Mate 30 Series phones, but here's something official: a launch date of Thursday September 19, with the unveiling happening at an event in Munich.That's per the official Huawei Mobile Twitter account, so it's t...
2019-09-01, 14:13

The F(x)tec Pro 1 proves there’s room for keyboard slider phones in 2019 UK mobile startup F(x)tec today announced the upcoming availability of its inaugural handset, the F(x)tec Pro 1. This handset is a contemporary take on the old Nokia E7 slider phone, aimed at power users, as well as those for whom virtual keyboards aren’t good enough At first glance, it resembles an...
2019-09-06, 08:52

The best cheap phones: From $400 to free, our picks even include an iPhone. Sorry, no 5G. Phones are lasting people longer and their quality is increasing, while the operating systems support solid performance for longer. You can spend $400 or less for a solid phone -- some are even priced at just over $100....
2019-09-18, 04:13

ICE is paying an Israeli security company $30M to break into phones The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has expanded its partnership with Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite to unlock and extract data from mobile phones, reports The Daily Beast. According to a federal filing dated June 24, the ICE is expected to pay the company anywhere between $3...
2019-09-12, 11:00

The latest Nokia feature phones are rugged and retro, respectively Ever since HMD revived and revitalized the Nokia 3310, the Finnish company has been on a sort of classy feature-phone spree. Not long after the 3310 came the 8810, an updated version of Nokia's classic slider that looked for all the world like a bana......
2019-09-05, 20:13

Sheikh Hasina Phones PM Modi, Congratulates Him On Big Victory Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday telephoned her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his victory in the general elections during which the two leaders pledged to......
2019-05-24, 05:26

UK mobile operators suspend launch of Huawei 5G phones LONDON (AP) — Two British mobile phone companies say they’re putting on hold plans to sell new 5G mobile phones from China’s Huawei. EE and Vodafone said Wednesday they are pausing the launch of Huawei smartphones that can be used on next generation mobile networks. The companies said th...
2019-05-22, 15:39

The best conference phones of 2019: top picks for VoIP meetings Welcome to our pick of the best conference phones of 2019. If you work in a company where you need to hold meetings with people around the world, then the best conference phones in this list can help.The best conference phones allow you to easily hold meetings with people both in the meeting room, a...
2019-09-03, 15:39

Amazon's Big Sale on Mobile Phones Kicks Off, Here Are the Best Offers Amazon's Fab Phones Fest sale has kicked off today with deals and offers on a bunch of popular smartphones. The sale will continue until June 13. We have picked out some of the best deals and offers......
2019-06-10, 13:52

Verizon could carry OnePlus phones beginning in 2020 Verizon may soon carry OnePlus phones. According to Android Police, sources say Verizon and the Chinese manufacturer signed a deal and that the phones could arrive in 2020. It's unclear which model (or models) that would include, but PhoneArena claim......
2019-09-17, 07:13

Nokia Reminds Us Dumb Phones Can Still Be Good in 2019 Nokia is keeping the feature phones alive with three new ones announced at IFA 2019. While owning a smartphone often feels like a requirement, feature phones (or dumbphones if we’re being crude) still serve an important role as alternatives to the pricey mini-computers in our pockets. Read more......
2019-09-05, 18:39

The best smartphone of 2019: 15 top mobile phones tested and ranked Our best smartphone list brings you 15 of the best phones available right now, but if you already have your mobile OS alliance set you'll want to check out either our best Android phone or best iPhone ranking.If what's on offer in our best smartphone list is a little too pricey for your ta...
2019-06-10, 18:26

Facebook will no longer preinstall its apps on Huawei phones Facebook will no longer pre-install its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese firm as it struggles in the wake of a U.S. trade ban.Read More...
2019-06-07, 15:01

Apple and Huawei make the toughest phones, says study It may not come as a surprise that Apple makes quality phones that rarely need to be repaired - after all, it makes the most expensive phones on average - but putting Huawei high up on that list is pretty telling, too. Research firm Harris Interactive followed 130050 after-sale interventions from th...
2019-06-07, 13:52

Canadian sentenced for selling encrypted phones to criminals SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Canadian man who sold encrypted Blackberry smartphones to criminals worldwide has been sentenced to nine years in prison. The San Diego Union-Tribune says Vincent Ramos was sentenced Tuesday in San Diego for helping clients including the Sinaloa drug cartel in Mexico and Hells Ang...
2019-05-29, 07:39

Best budget and affordable phones in 2019: a buyer's guide When it comes to technology, some people just don’t find it reasonable to spend crazy amounts of money on a gadget that gets old in just a couple of years. Yet, those same people still want the full smartphone experience, the camera, the apps, and the speed. Are there any affordable phones that woul...
2019-06-11, 16:39

Many teens sleep with their phones, survey finds — just like their parents Researchers long have warned that poor sleep habits from mobile usage can undermine cognitive functioning and mental health while increasing obesity rates....
2019-05-29, 08:52

The Biggest Features That Didn't Make It Into the iPhone 11 (And Which Phones Already Have Them) Apple just announced the next wave of iPhones, the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. There are a ton of new and interesting features across the three phones, most of which revolve around their fancy, gigantic new cameras. While there’s plenty to be excited about, it seems that Apple l...
2019-09-11, 02:00

iPhone 11 phones have better battery life and faster charging – here’s what you need to know The newly announced iPhone 11 phones have several standout features that make them great upgrades, especially if you own older iPhone or Android hardware. One of them is battery life, which received a major boost this year, compared to what we’ve been expecting from Apple. We’re looking at a massive...
2019-09-13, 00:39

Generator that runs on heat escaping to the sky can charge phones A thermoelectric generator that produces off-grid electricity at night from heat radiating from the ground can power lights and phones in remote areas...
2019-09-13, 02:39

Qualcomm to expand 5G chips into mid-priced phones next year Qualcomm Inc said on Friday it will put fifth-generation, or 5G, technology into chips powering mid-priced mobile phones starting next year, expanding use of chips now found almost exclusively in pricey phones such as Samsung's $1,299 Galaxy S10 5G model....
2019-09-06, 14:26

Exclusive: Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on its purchase of American parts and software....
2019-06-07, 08:39

Loads of OnePlus 7 features are coming to older phones If you can’t justify upgrading to a OnePlus 7 or OnePlus 7 Pro you won’t necessarily have to miss out on all their new features, as OnePlus has revealed that a large number of them are coming to the OnePlus 6T, OnePlus 6, OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5.All of these phones are set to get Zen ...
2019-05-29, 12:52

India reimposes some curbs on movement, phones in Jammu and Kashmir Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
2019-08-18, 17:39

China Clearly Signals It's Prepared to Use a Key Component in Phones as It Fights U.S. Trade War The Chinese government is showing signs that it’s ready to use rare earth metals as a bargaining chip in the trade war between the U.S. and China that’s escalated over recent weeks. China supplies roughly 80 percent of all rare earth metals used by the U.S. in everything from smartphones to X-ray ma...
2019-05-30, 00:13

Chinese officials reportedly installed spyware on tourist phones Travelers attempting to cross into China's Xinjiang region from neighboring Kyrgyzstan have reportedly had spyware installed on their smartphones by border agents according to a recent investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung.Reports from the region say tha...
2019-07-03, 19:13

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 215 CPU brings modern features to budget phones It's high time modern features like dual cameras, longer aspect ratio displays and VoLTE calling to sub-$100 phones and with Qualcomm's latest chipset, they just might real soon. The new Snapdragon 215 is meant to power phones that cost between $60 a......
2019-07-09, 15:39

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp will no longer be pre-loaded on Huawei phones While Huawei continues to see a road ahead for its US government-threatened smartphone division, the exodus of major business partners, key components suppliers, and allies is far from over, posing new difficulties and creating bigger and bigger problems almost every single day.The latest bridge to ...
2019-06-07, 10:52

US Man Found Playing Pokemon Go On 8 Phones Inside Parked Car On Highway A man, who apparently wanted to "catch them all", was found by US authorities in a parked car on the side of the highway, playing online game Pokemon Go on eight smartphones....
2019-08-17, 23:00

EMUI 9.1 Beta Testing for 14 Huawei, Honor Phones Goes Live Huawei has kicked off EMUI 9.1 beta testing for a total of 14 Huawei and Honor-branded phones in China, with more devices set to get the beta update soon....
2019-06-03, 18:52

Huawei says European smart phones sales up 'in past few days' Huawei smartphone sales in Western Europe have risen "in the past few days" as customers grow more confident the Chinese company will weather U.S. sanctions imposed last month, an executive for the Chinese firm said on Friday....
2019-06-21, 19:26

How to Add the Galaxy Note 10's 'Link to Windows' App to Older Samsung Phones Samsung’s “Link to Windows” feature is a lot like Microsoft’s Your Phone app; It lets you sync your Galaxy Note 10-series phone to your PC via its Quick Settings menu. Once connected, you can access your messaging apps, notifications, photos, and other phone functions directly from your Windows desk...
2019-08-19, 21:52

New York subway riders will be able to use phones and credit cards to pay the fare May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.        ...
2019-05-23, 19:26

Pixel handsets will soon receive an update to make the phones run faster Earlier this month there was talk that the Digital Wellbeing feature was causing Google's Pixel handsets to slow down. Digital Wellbeing is an application that measures how much time a user spends on each app every day, and how many times he or she unlocked the phone and received a notification. The...
2019-05-30, 00:39

All Google hardware including Pixel phones will soon use recycled materials Many of the major tech companies are racing to go green these days, implementing a variety of initiatives from more sustainable manufacturing practices to more eco-friendly overall operations and even products like the solar-powered smartphone we told you about on Monday. On Monday, Google unveiled ...
2019-08-06, 14:00

Phones with under-display cameras are not coming this year, and there's a good reason for that We recently got our first-ever look at working under-display selfie camera prototypes, developed by Oppo and Xiaomi. Despite the short running time and low resolution of the video, it still managed to excite by offering a sneak peek at a future where solid-state, all-screen design is the norm for sm...
2019-06-05, 16:26

Does Apple secretly throttle older phones? Another lawsuit claims yes While Apple has admitted to slowing some older phones to combat aging batteries, more than 60 class action lawsuits are seeking to sue the tech giant....
2019-08-02, 17:39

‘Disturbing’ number of Manhattan cyclists use phones while riding: study Don’t hold the phone! Nearly one-third of Manhattan cyclists are distracted by electronics while riding, according to a new study – triple the amount observed by the same researcher six years ago. The study by Hunter College’s sociology and urban planning departments also found a “disturbing” portio...
2019-06-20, 01:13

Kashmir travel restrictions partly eased but phones and web still blocked India’s Muslim-majority state is cut off from the world with phones and internet blocked There were signs that travel restrictions in Indian-administered Kashmir had been relaxed on Saturday in the state’s summer capital, Srinagar, where the streets were reportedly busy with people trying to buy foo...
2019-08-11, 17:52

Trump delays new tariffs on Chinese phones, toys until mid-December The Trump administration will delay new tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December after widespread complaints from businesses and exempt other items because of health, safety, and national security concerns....
2019-08-13, 18:26

AI-driven Google Duplex still relies on humans manning the phones Google Duplex – the AI-powered service that can call restaurants to place a booking on your behalf – remains heavily reliant on human beings.The free service from Google is available to iPhone and Android users, and the idea – if not the technology – is a simple one. Rath...
2019-05-23, 13:39

Motorola's Memorial Day sale will include deals on Moto G7, G6, and other phones Motorola Mobility is about to kick off a sale that celebrates Memorial Day, which this year falls on Monday, May 27. The sale begins tomorrow, May 24, and will allow US customers to save on some of Motorola's best-selling unlocked Android smartphones, including the Moto G7 (released this year) and t...
2019-05-24, 01:26

Telegram fixed a bug that stored images on recipients’ phones even after you ‘unsent’ them Telegram messenger just fixed a bug that stored a picture you sent via a message even if you ‘unsend’ the message. The vulnerability, discovered by security researcher Dhiraj Mishra, affected the messenger’s last stable version (5.10.0 (1684)) before the update.  Mishra said on his blog the app stor...
2019-09-12, 15:52

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental health—and the foundation for their business model.Read more......
2019-06-17, 21:39

Foldable phones and pop-up cameras go like eggs and bacon, thinks Oppo If you thought that those foldable unicorns of a phone will save us from things popping out from your handset's body, you are sorely mistaken, thought Oppo, and filed a bunch of patents detailing just such a monstrosity, as filings unearthed by LetsGoDigital reveal .OnePlus is using a protruding cam...
2019-06-10, 14:13

Americans are waiting three years to replace their phones, study finds A new study released by Strategy Analytics reflects the current state of the smartphone industry. Apparently, consumers in the US -- Baby Boomers, in particular -- are increasingly delaying their smartphone purchase for three or more years. In additi......
2019-08-24, 01:13

Huawei P30 Lite, Y9, More Phones to Get GPU Turbo 3.0, EROFS File System Huawei's budget phones like the P30 Lite, P20 Lite, Nova 3i, and Huawei Y9 are all going to get GPU Turbo 3.0 and the new file system EROFS in the future....
2019-07-18, 00:52

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as......
2019-07-02, 18:39

WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware Enlarge (credit: Santeri Viinamäki) Attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed them to infect phones with advanced spyware made by Israeli developer NSO Group, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing the company and a spyware technology dealer. A representative ...
2019-05-21, 15:52

'It' s a waste of life!': Guardian readers on spending 2.5 hours a day on their phones We received 500 answers from those unhappy with their screentime (10 hours a day!) to those who happily log just two minutesLast week, we’ve asked Guardian readers to share their screentime with us. How long did they spent on their phone everyday? Did they think they controlled their phones, or that...
2019-08-27, 07:26

Forget the Galaxy Fold, Samsung Is Already Dreaming About Rollable Phones We’re a month and a half past the Galaxy Fold’s original launch date, but after Samsung delayed its debut in order to improve its durability, there’s still no concrete info regarding when the company’s bendable phone will actually go on sale. Read more......
2019-06-12, 18:26

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scrutiny of the remote Xinjiang region, the Guardian c...
2019-07-02, 17:52

'It's a waste of life!': Guardian readers on spending 2.5 hours a day on their phones We received 500 answers from those unhappy with their screentime (10 hours a day!) to those who happily log just two minutesLast week, we’ve asked Guardian readers to share their screentime with us. How long did they spent on their phone everyday? Did they think they controlled their phones, or that...
2019-08-27, 11:13

LG Elec's 5G phones in doubt as chip deal with Qualcomm set to expire Sales of LG Electronics Inc's new 5G smartphone looked uncertain on Wednesday after the firm said it was unable to narrow differences with Qualcomm Inc to renew a chip license deal that is due to expire this month....
2019-06-12, 14:26

Remember flip phones? These cellphones and smartphones no longer exist 24/7 Tempo looked at media reports, product reviews, sales data and company websites to identify popular mobile phones that have been discontinued.       ...
2019-07-19, 16:01

Teenage hangups: the drastic plans to keep high schoolers off their phones Soon more than 1,000 schools nationwide will be using Yondr, a pouch that students lock their phones in during classPut your cellphone away. Stop texting. Stop using the camera as a mirror. Stop looking at Instagram. They’re the familiar commands of teachers and educators in the age of the smartphon...
2019-08-28, 10:00

After mocking Apple, Samsung removes the headphone jack from its new phones Samsung's new Galaxy Note 10 doesn't have a headphone jack, even though Samsung used to make fun of Apple for removing it and requiring dongles....
2019-08-08, 19:00

Flipkart Kicks Off a New Sale With Offers on Popular Mobile Phones Flipkart is running its Month-End Mobiles Fest sale this week. The sale will run till May 31 and will offer discounts and bundled offers on a number of popular smartphones....
2019-05-28, 10:26

To Find Aliens, You Have To Ban WiFi, Cell Phones and Gas-Powered Cars There is no wifi. There are no cell phones. There are no microwaves. There are no automatic sliding doors. This is what life is like in the area around the Green Bank Observatory. And as you enter the gates, even gasoline cars are banned. This is what we sacrifice when we go hunting for aliens....
2019-08-11, 22:13

Office gear like printers and phones may not look like computers, but they are vulnerable to hackers Office phones, printers, building control systems and more — these may not sound like computers but they can all be hacked, according to cybersecurity pros....
2019-08-12, 04:52

IFA 2019 wrap-up of phones, watches, and Chromebooks (MobileTechRoundup show #480) IFA was held in Berlin last week with news of new phones, improved foldable phones, new watches, and more. Kevin is also using a Galaxy S10e and has been very happy with the experience....
2019-09-09, 08:26

Motorola's Memorial Day sale includes deals on Moto G7, G6, and other phones Motorola Mobility has kicked off a sale that celebrates Memorial Day, which this year falls on Monday, May 27. The sale began today, May 24, allowing US customers to save on some of Motorola's most popular unlocked Android smartphones, including the Moto G7 (released this year) and the Moto G6 (laun...
2019-05-24, 19:52

ARM's latest chip designs promise 60 percent faster AI on phones ARM isn't boasting about PC-crushing performance like it did in 2018, but it still has plenty of swagger going into Computex 2019. The designer has unveiled two new chip architectures that promise giant strides in performance, especially for AI. Th......
2019-05-27, 06:13

Deal: Samsung's Galaxy S10 phones are up to $200 off with activation on any major carrier If you're in need of a Galaxy S10 smartphone and you don't plan to buy it unlocked, Samsung has a new offer for you. The company is currently taking up to $200 off most of its Galaxy S10 models* when they're purchased on any major US carrier: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, or Sprint. In case you're wonder...
2019-05-29, 01:52

Samsung to fight falling profits with midrange phones, 'mainstream' 8K As Samsung expected, its Q2 profit is off from last year's by about 56 percent. An operating profit of $5.6 billion (6.6 trillion Korean won) is no small figure, but obviously not up to par for the electronics giant, and follow a similar result in Q1......
2019-07-31, 18:00

Man phones in fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant A 65-year-old Serbian man allegedly phoned in a fake bomb threat last week in the hope of keeping a flight attendant who refused a date with him in the country, according to media reports. The unidentified man confessed to the hoax, which caused Lufthansa flight LH1411 to be evacuated before taking ...
2019-07-22, 16:52

'Tetris Royale' brings massive battles to phones worldwide Just a few weeks after its 35th birthday, Tetris is getting a new look. A Tetris battle royale game is coming to mobile. N3TWORK and The Tetris Company Inc. announced that they've partnered to develop Tetris games built for mobile devices worldwide -......
2019-06-28, 19:13

Brazil Justice minister laments hack of prosecutors’ phones Brazil’s justice minister is lamenting the hacking of phones of several prosecutors involved in a sprawling anti-graft probe that has put dozens of top politicians and businessmen in jail...
2019-06-10, 07:13

South Wales police to use facial recognition apps on phones Force testing app that lets officers run snapshot through ‘watchlist’ to identify suspectsSouth Wales police are to have a facial recognition app installed on their phones to identify suspects without having to take them to a police station.The force intends to test the app over the next three month...
2019-08-08, 14:13

Huawei exec says European smart phones sales up 'in past few days' Huawei smart phones sales in western European countries have risen "in the past few days" as customers grow more confident the Chinese company will weather U.S. sanctions levied last month, a European executive said on Friday....
2019-06-21, 13:39

Living with a huge, 5000mAh-battery phone, and why 1000-dollar phones don't have one A couple of weeks ago, my SIM card found itself inside a phone quite unlike the rest. I switched to the Asus ZenFone 6, a Snapdragon 855-powered phone that stands out with its no-notch display, flippy camera module, and $499 starting price. But its best feature could be its big battery – a 5000mAh c...
2019-05-27, 16:39

Huawei executive says European smart phones sales up 'in past few days' Huawei smart phones sales in western European countries have risen "in the past few days" as customers grow more confident the Chinese company will weather U.S. sanctions levied last month, a European executive said on Friday....
2019-06-21, 14:52

Vietnam's Vingroup in deal with Fujitsu unit, Qualcomm to make 5G phones Vingroup JSC, Vietnam's biggest-listed firm by market value, said on Friday it had signed a deal with Qualcomm and a unit of Japan's Fujitsu Ltd to produce 5G smartphones in the country....
2019-06-28, 06:26

U.S. to delay China tariffs on some products, including laptops, cell phones The Trump administration will delay 10% tariffs on certain Chinese products, including laptops and cell phones, that had been scheduled to start next month, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said on Tuesday....
2019-08-13, 16:52

You can't enforce a ban on mobile phones in the classroom – we should teach kids to hate them instead | Van Badham Ours is a desperate hour, we can try to learn to read phones, cynically and powerfullyThe Australian state of Victoria has just banned mobile phones in the classroom. This is a noble intention, but a missed opportunity. Really, they should have smashed the machines, every one.The logic of the state ...
2019-06-28, 11:13

Samsung finally bringing ‘Night’ photo mode to US Galaxy S10 phones Samsung’s dedicated and much-refined Night photo mode is finally coming to the US, and it’s starting with the AT&T Galaxy S10 Plus phones, according to XDA Developers. The proper Night mode improves on the lackluster original version after various updates, which have been availabl...
2019-07-03, 09:13

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
2019-07-02, 22:39

Flipkart Month-End Mobiles Fest Sale: Best Offers on Mobile Phones Flipkart is offering discounts on mobile phones during its Month-End Mobiles Fest sale this week. The sale will continue through May 31 and will offer discounts on a number of popular smartphones....
2019-05-31, 12:13

Samsung's midrange phones helped its market share surge in Europe Samsung might have good reason for suggesting that midrange phones could help it escape its profit slump. Canalys estimated that Samsung was thriving in Europe in the second quarter of 2019 thanks partly to its midrange phones, surging to 40.6 perce......
2019-08-12, 19:52

10 best cheap phones: For summer travel, leave your $1,000 iPhone or Galaxy at home As you head out for summer fun, an affordable second phone lets you play without worry. Some of these handsets have rugged features, others are more pocketable for summer clothes, and most are easy to switch to for a short period of time. Many are priced less than $200!...
2019-05-24, 16:52

OpenSignal: Samsung phones often beat latest iPhones in download speed A study of global smartphone performance suggests that Samsung's top phones commonly dominate iPhones in downloads, but there's a silver lining for Apple.Read More...
2019-08-07, 19:39

No phones please: Rihanna stages fashion show for exclusive Amazon release Luxury brands and retailers are increasingly collaborating with celebrities, including style bloggers and Instagram stars, to help design collections and jazz up their wares....
2019-09-10, 22:00

Huawei Reveals EMUI 9.1 Rollout Timeline for P20 Lite, More Phones in India Huawei says that EMUI 9.1 will brings flagship features like GPU Turbo 3.0, EROFS file system, and many other new additions to budget phones like Huawei P30 Lite, Y9 (2019), Nova 3i, and more....
2019-07-18, 08:13

New York subway riders will be able to use phones and credit cards to pay the fare starting May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.        ...
2019-05-23, 16:39

State trooper finds man pulled over on the highway playing Pokémon Go on eight different phones Maybe the hype behind Pokémon Go has subsided in your social sphere, but according to Forbes and app-centric news outlets, the app is currently pushing over $2.45 billion in revenue since its debut in 2016. Sure, the mental stimulation given by swiping is an awesome sensation for most of us, but tha...
2019-08-21, 03:13

iPhone 11 phones pack a unique chip that Apple barely talked about Apple on Tuesday unveiled a bunch of new products, including the highly anticipated iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro phones that were featured in numerous reports during the past few months. Many of those iPhone rumors came true, but not all of them. Notably absent from the show was the reverse wireless ...
2019-09-11, 16:13

OnePlus 7 Pro Getting August 2019 Patch Ahead of Google Pixel Phones OnePlus 7 Pro users in India are now getting the OxygenOS 9.5.11 update, and it brings along the latest August 2019 security patch, host of bug fixes as well....
2019-08-01, 11:26

For Many Diabetes Patients, Skin Patches and Phones Are Replacing Finger Pricks Diabetes patients increasingly rely on wearable glucose monitors and insulin pumps to manage a disease affecting some 30 million Americans—which is setting off fierce competition among makers of the devices....
2019-07-31, 22:52

Walmart makes it super easy for AT&T customers to upgrade their phones online Walmart has been trying to diversify its business and services in a number of interesting ways lately, competing against arch-rival Amazon in terms of both voice shopping experiences and ultra-low-cost tablets. And now you can do something on Walmart's website that no other mass retailer selling gen...
2019-06-18, 11:01

New Huawei phones won't have Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram pre-installed, report says Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on Huawei smartphones in order to comply with government restrictions.        ...
2019-06-07, 17:00

Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza Sale Kicks Off With Offers on These Mobile Phones Flipkart Mobile sale has kicked off today with offers on a number of popular smartphones. The Flipkart sale will run from June 17 to June 21 and will offer discounts and bundled offers on a bunch of......
2019-06-17, 10:13

iPhone 11: What to expect from Apple's latest phones and why you may decide to wait The iPhone 11, or whatever new iPhones are called, will likely bring a better camera and mostly modest upgrades. Will a lack of 5G give buyers pause?       ...
2019-09-09, 12:26

Microsoft’s dual-screen Surface may have tech that could improve foldable phones Microsoft is widely expected to unveil a few brand-new Surface models in early October in addition to the successors to the Surface Pro and Laptop lines. The company will introduce its first Surface devices packing AMD and ARM processors, as well as the Lite version of Windows 10 that should work on...
2019-09-17, 05:52

Google says services on Huawei phones still will function amid Trump restrictions Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company’s basic services will work on them following new U.S. restrictions.        ...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza Offers Discount on Motorola One Vision, More Phones Flipkart is also offering its Complete Mobiles Protection plan on purchase of most of the phones, and the price of the plan starts from as low as Rs. 99....
2019-09-06, 08:13

iPhone 11 Pro: What's New About Apple's Super Extra Premium Triple-Camera Phones With Apple reaching the end of its current three-year product cycle, we aren’t expected to get a brand new iPhone redesign until 2020. But that doesn’t mean the new iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max aren’t packing some important upgrades like Apple’s first triple camera module, a faster A13 chip (...
2019-09-11, 01:39

These Premium Phones Will Receive Discounts on Prime Day 2019 Sale in India Amazon Prime Day 2019 sale kicks off next week and the online marketplace has revealed a list of popular premium smartphones that will receive discounts during the sale....
2019-07-08, 13:13

238 Google Play apps with >440 million installs made phones nearly unusable Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto | Getty Images) If the prevalence of abusive Google Play apps has left you numb, this latest report is for you. Carefully concealed adware installed in Google-approved apps with more than 440 million installations was so aggressive that it rendered mobile devices nearly u...
2019-06-05, 02:26

Watch: Trooper finds driver stopped on shoulder using eight phones for 'Pokemon Go' A Washington State Patrol trooper checking on what he thought was a disabled vehicle discovered the driver had pulled over to play "Pokemon Go" -- on eight phones....
2019-08-19, 22:13

Asus ROG Phone 2 will catch up to Razer Phones with key screen technology upgrade Asus is quickly ramping up the buzz-building efforts for the company's sophomore gaming smartphone effort, which was only recently confirmed for a firm July release (at least in China) in partnership with Tencent Games, which will provide special "optimizations" for hugely popular titles like PUBG M...
2019-06-12, 14:39

Gun-toting robber demands cash at Queens grocery store, settles for phones A gun-toting robber barged into a Queens grocery store Wednesday and demanded cash from two clerks — but had to settle for their phones instead, police sources said. Surveillance video of the robbery shows a man wearing a dark bandanna over his face waving a gun around while threatening two employee...
2019-08-08, 04:39

Amazon India Fab Phones Fest 2019 kicks off with upto 40% off on mobiles and accessories Amazon India is back with its Fab Phones Fest for June 2019 which is slated to go on till June 13. This time around, the e-tailer is offering upto 40% off on phones and accessories with some very enticing offers on phones such as the OnePlus 6T, Xiaomi Mi A2, Apple iPhone XR, to name a few. Furtherm...
2019-06-10, 10:13

Huawei could be allowed to continue releasing phones with standard microSD card support The P30 and P30 Pro come with proprietary Nano Memory Card technologyHuawei has a long way to go before reassuring its customers and potential buyers of existing and future devices that everything will work out for the embattled Chinese tech giant, but the latest change operated to the official webs...
2019-05-29, 12:52

New York City sues T-Mobile for violating consumer protection law, selling used phones New York City is suing T-Mobile and alleges the company scammed consumers by selling used phones as new and using other tactics.       ...
2019-09-07, 12:13

A Washington trooper saw a car on the side of the road. He found the driver playing Pokemon GO ... on 8 phones A Washington state trooper spotted a car pulled over on the side of a highway. The driver was playing Pokemon GO on eight phones.        ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Brad Pitt Phones Astronaut, Asks "Did You Spot Indian Moon Lander"? When Brad Pitt called the International Space Station (ISS) Monday to talk to American astronaut Nick Hague, the conversation turned to the unexpected consequences of weightless life....
2019-09-17, 11:39

Xiaomi growth slows as fewer people buy phones, Huawei competition bites Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp posted its slowest revenue growth as a public company, missing analysts' estimates, as it lost market share to Huawei and customers held on to their phones before a 5G refresh....
2019-08-21, 16:13

Google Maps’ easy-to-follow AR walking navigation feature is rolling out to more phones Back in February, Google announced that it’s testing an augmented reality (AR) feature in its Maps app for a limited number of users. Now, the search giant said today it’s rolling out this function, officially called Live View, to more phones, and shifting the feature to beta status from alpha. Goog...
2019-08-08, 13:52

UPDATE 1-U.S. to delay China tariffs on some products, including laptops, cell phones The Trump administration will delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, including laptops and cell phones, that had been scheduled to start next month, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said on Tuesday....
2019-08-13, 16:52

Tech news roundup: FBI's most wanted cybercriminals, mid-priced phones, and a smarter Roomba Karen Roby reports on this weeks biggest tech news which includes, the FBI's most wanted cybercriminals, a look at new mid-priced phones, a smarter Roomba, and the best websites for resumes....
2019-05-31, 23:13

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki says she takes her 5 kids' phones away during battles over their screen time Reuters YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has spoken about how she regulates her five kids' screen time. Wojcicki said she takes their phones away, particularly on vacation, to help them focus on the "present." She added that she wants her kids to be responsible for how much time they spend on their phone...
2019-08-12, 11:52

Police demand access to sexual assault survivors’ phones — or have their case dropped For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. In April 2019, police in the UK introduced new consent forms asking sexual assault survivors for permission to access...
2019-07-23, 14:52

ACCC sues Samsung for 'misleading' water-resistant claims on Galaxy phones Australia’s consumer watchdog alleges electronics giant deceived customers with claims made in more than 300 adsThe consumer watchdog is taking Samsung to court, accusing the technology company of misleading consumers by telling them that many of the four million Galaxy phones sold in Australia were...
2019-07-04, 05:26

Verizon Father's Day sale includes free phones, discounts on flagships, smartwatches Verizon has a handful of interesting Father's Day deals that cover all price tiers. Either you're an Apple or an Android fans, there's something good waiting for you on Verizon's website, if you plan to upgrade to a new phone or gift a new device to a loved one.For example, if you want to buy your d...
2019-06-11, 16:39

Trump’s China tariffs will expand to phones, laptops, and game consoles in December A 10% tariff on consumer electronics like AirPods and the Apple Watch begins September 1 while tariffs for iPhones and MacBooks begin December 15.Read More...
2019-08-13, 22:26

Stolen phones, British homes and wine for breakfast – Arles photography festival A superstore gets taken over, a veteran Czech survives a two-decade bender, Brits are glimpsed through their homes, and kids in Hungary go to war … this year’s Les Rencontres d’Arles is full of edgy energyCelebrating its 50th year, the Arles photography festival is a surprisingly gritty affair with ...
2019-07-05, 22:52

Spansive’s first wireless charger powers multiple phones simultaneously and works through thick cases When Pi Charging (winner of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017) rebranded as Spansive last month, the company also dropped plans for its previously shown cone-shaped charger capable of charging phones placed within a few inches around it. That charger would’ve required special cases for each device — ...
2019-05-23, 21:39

Border agents confiscated lawmakers’ phones. Joaquin Castro captured photo and video anyway. Members of congress were not supposed to take images inside the border detention center in El Paso. The congressman said Americans needed to see what is inside....
2019-07-03, 00:52

Are young people growing horns because of mobile phones? Not so fast | Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz Mobile phones probably aren’t turning young people into literal demons from hell just yetPeople are strange about mobile phones. On the one hand, we can’t live without them. A modern existence is almost entirely reliant on the ability to at all times be connected to virtually every person alive toda...
2019-06-21, 12:39

Puerto Rico officials order governor, aides to hand over phones amid scandal Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday executed search warrants for the mobile phones of Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his top associates amid scandals that have provoked 10 days of protests demanding his resignation and took a toll on tourism....
2019-07-24, 03:00

Burner Phones, Leaks to Journalists: Regulators Probe Suspected Insider-Trading Scheme A former Citigroup employee was the alleged middleman in what authorities believe may be an insider trading scheme, according to people familiar with the matter and disclosures in a U.K. court case....
2019-06-28, 11:39

Amazon Summer Sale is live - great deals on TVs, Kindles, gaming laptops, phones and more The Amazon Sale for those final end-of-summer deals is live now. Seeing as the summer weather looks like its making a comeback this weekend, you've probably got better things to be doing then sitting around scrolling through Amazon's lengthy deals.We've had a good long look already to...
2019-08-22, 20:00

With hipster stylings and built-in phones, has Belgian firm Cowboy made e-bikes cool? Picture an electric bike and you probably imagine a chunky step-through frame, a colossal battery strapped to the downtube, pannier racks and tires that wouldn't look out of place on a tractor. It's just not cool.The super-minimalist Cowboy (from a Belgian company of the same name) aims to...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Global consumers shun Huawei phones online; Samsung and Xiaomi benefit in some markets The fears of eventually losing updates to the Android operating system and Android apps are turning consumers away from Huawei phones. Just the other day, we told you about declining sales in Europe and Asia and today we passed along the results of some number crunching done by a couple of analytica...
2019-05-24, 22:01

Delhi High Court prohibits Asus from selling phones under ZenFone brand from July 23 in India Asus will no longer be able to sell phones under the name of ZenFone in India starting July 23. The company was gearing up to launch its next flagship product, ZenFone 6 in India very soon but someone just rained on their parade. The Delhi High Court passed an injunction earlier this week which proh...
2019-06-06, 12:00

The best Android games There are loads of great games available for Android, but how can you pick out the gems from the dross, and amazing touchscreen experiences from botched console ports? With our lists, that’s how!We cover the best titles on Android right now, including the finest racers, puzzlers, adventure ga...
2019-05-23, 13:39

The 3 Best Android Tablets 1: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Price: $449.99  Product description Samsung’s tablets have long been one of the safest go-tos for Android users, and the company’s current lineup is no exception. One standout in particular for those willing to pay a bit of a premium is the Galaxy Tab S3, which boasts...
2019-05-21, 16:13

How Does iOS 13 Stack Up to Android Q? Forget Game of Thrones. The greatest story ever told was one of two highly heralded platforms: iOS and Android. They’re in constant competition, and there’s never a shortage of shade, whether it’s Apple dropping a truth bomb about Android’s flip-a-switch privacy during its WWDC ’19 keynote, or Googl...
2019-06-04, 17:39

How to try Android 10's five best features Android 10 recently released and the improvements are plentiful. ZDNet's Beth Mauder explains five of her favorite Android 10 features, with some being currently available while others are set to be released in the coming weeks....
2019-09-06, 21:39

Android 10: The five best new features explained Android 10 brought several new features, along with many additional ones set to roll out in the coming weeks. ZDNet's Beth Mauder breaks down five of her favorite features....
2019-09-07, 00:26

New Apple iPhone? Please! Get the best, pay less: Android iPhones are not now, nor have they ever been, worth their high price tags. And, yes, that includes the iPhone 11. Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols shares his disdain for Apple's ubiquitous device....
2019-09-10, 22:00

Android smartphones can be hacked over Wi-Fi Nearly all Android mobile phones and other gadgets could be at risk of being hacked simply by connecting to a Wi-Fi network, new security research has warned.Devices powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon family of processors are susceptible to the threat, which would allow hackers to gain access to ...
2019-08-07, 15:00

Nearly all Android smartphones 'can be hacked via Wi-Fi' Hackers are able to target many leading Android mobile phones and other gadgets via Wi-Fi, researchers have revealed.Devices powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon family of processors are susceptible to the threat, which would allow hackers to gain access to a device simply by connecting to the same...
2019-08-06, 17:52

These Are All the New Google Camera Changes in Android Q The final Android Q beta—Android Q Beta 6—is now available for developers and enthusiasts to play with. This build gives us a near-complete picture of what the public release for Android Q will be like, which now includes some tweaks Google is making to its Camera app....
2019-08-09, 04:52

Android, iOS Are Getting New Emojis Later This Year On World Emoji Day 2019, Apple and Google have offered a sneak peek at some of the emoji that is arriving on mobile and desktop devices later this year....
2019-07-18, 00:52

How to Get Android Notifications on Your Windows PC Jumping back and forth between your phone and your PC can be annoying. Some messaging apps have web clients, so you don’t have to open your device to carry on a conversation. But there’s an easier way to reply to messages, check notifications, and open your Android device’s screen without having to ...
2019-07-03, 22:13

Anonymize Your Android Browsing with Tor's New App After several months of testing, the first stable, public build of a Tor browser for Android is finally available on the Google Play Store....
2019-05-23, 00:39

It's Time to Try Android Q Beta 5 If you’re curious about what the Android Q experience will be like, but have been holding off on installing any Android Q betas, it might be time to try out the latest version, released today. Not only is this iteration of Android Q “very close” to what you’ll experience in Android Q’s full public r...
2019-07-11, 02:26

Motorola is making Android TVs too Shortly after smartphone company OnePlus launched a TV, rival Motorola has decided to do the same. In partnership with Indian e-commerce site FlipKart, Motorola India unveiled Motorola TV, a range of smart TVs with IPS technology in sizes ranging fro......
2019-09-16, 20:52

Android Q: everything you need to know about Google's update New Android version out in public beta with smarter AI, more privacy and dark mode Google took the wraps off the next version of Android 10 Q at its IO developer conference in California this week, introducing a whole range of new features, gestures, AI and privacy advances.Android Q doesn’t yet hav...
2019-05-21, 21:26

10 top tennis games for Android and iOS Strawberries and cream, white uniforms and a lot of grunting - there are few events so ingrained in the psyche as Wimbledon. Not all are lucky enough to be able to attend the event in person however, most will be stuck at home finding a Wimbledon live stream to get their fix - and perhaps with ...
2019-07-06, 12:13

Android Q: Cheat sheet Google's Android Q offers a number of upgrades that will transform your phone into an even more user-friendly and customizable environment. Here's what developers, businesses, and users need to know about Android 10.0....
2019-05-21, 21:52

Android 10: Cheat sheet Android 10's features will transform some phones into more user-friendly, customizable, and secure environments. Here's what developers, businesses, and users need to know about Google's Android 10.0....
2019-08-22, 18:26

Can You Actually Use iCloud on Windows and Android? Whisper it quietly, but a few holes are starting to appear in Apple’s walled garden: AirPlay on TVs. Apple Music on Android. iCloud on the web. And now, a revamped, updated iCloud app for Windows. As Apple shows hints of being more cross-platform-friendly than it has been in the past, is its iCloud ...
2019-06-15, 20:39

How to Set Up 'Guest Mode' on Your Android No matter how clean or secure your phone is, we all experience some anxiety when someone borrows it—even if only for a few minutes. For better or worse, we use our smartphones to manage critical parts of our lives, and one errant text or accidental “I left that photo up in my list of recently used a...
2019-06-28, 00:13

Google releases Android 10 Android 10 is now available, assuming you have a phone that already supports Google’s latest version of its mobile operating system. For now, that’s mostly Google’s own Pixel phones, though chances are that most of the phones that were supported during the beta phase will get upd...
2019-09-04, 00:13

How to fix the Android bug that's draining your battery Your Android battery life just suddenly got worse? A Google Play Services bug could be to blame. Here are some workarounds you can try while Google conjures up a fix....
2019-08-13, 11:13

Android 10 has a terrible bug that can’t be fixed Google released the final version of Android 10 for all four Pixel generations just a couple of days ago, but it looks like the software upgrade is hardly the smooth experience Pixel users had hoped for. Earlier this week we learned that several Pixel models froze on the boot screen during the updat...
2019-09-05, 23:00

The Nokia 2.2 is a €99 Android One phone I’d buy my mum HMD Global, the company licensing the iconic Nokia marque, today announced it’s latest entry-level handset, the Nokia 2.2, which will retail for €99 (about $110). The Nokia 2.2 is an interesting duck, as it doesn’t seem overtly compromised. Sure, it’s not exactly blazing fast, but its internals shou...
2019-06-06, 16:00

The best Android video player just got better Labeled simply as "the best way to enjoy your movies", MX Player for Android is probably familiar to a lot of Android users by now. It's one of those rare apps that get most everything right.A minimalist interface that never gets in the way? Check. Multi-core decoding, MKV container audio, pinch-to-...
2019-06-18, 16:26

The best Android tablets of 2019: which should you buy? When it comes to searching for the best Android tablet, there are fewer options compared to a few years ago where Google's operating system was popping up on slates from almost every major manufacturer.The tablet market slowed down since, and those still producing Android tablets have reduced t...
2019-06-19, 17:26

Android 10—The Ars Technica Review Android 10 is finally here! Here's the new logo. This gallery will be a highlight of what's covered in the review. It is once again time for Google's big yearly Android rollout. This year we're up to "Android 10," though if we're counting by API levels (whic...
2019-09-05, 19:00

Best Android phone 2019: which should you buy? The best Android phones of 2019 are looking very intriguing with slimmer bezels and some startling new designs. Given the growing number of killer Android smartphones, it can hard to pick the best one to suit your specific needs, but we’ve had plenty of hands-on time to list the best –...
2019-06-20, 01:13

Google just released Android 10 As expected, Google rolled out Android 10 on Tuesday for all Pixel devices. The release date wasn’t shared ahead of time, but Canadian mobile carrier Rogers let the secret slip by including the date in its public schedule of OS updates. The schedule listed the Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 3, and Pixe...
2019-09-03, 22:39

'Pokémon Masters' is out for Android and iOS You no longer have to wonder how different Pokémon Masters is from the franchise's other games. The mobile title is now available for both Android and iOS devices just over a month after pre-registrations opened to the public. Pokémon M......
2019-08-29, 07:39

Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS....
2019-06-13, 22:39

Everything You Need to Know About Firefox Preview on Android Mozilla is taking another stab at mobile browsing with a new version of Firefox on Android. We’ve been playing around with the recently released early-access public build for this new Firefox, currently known as “Firefox Preview,” and now we’re here to fill you in everything you need to know about i...
2019-06-28, 22:52

17 Things You Can Do in Android 10 That You Couldn't Do Before It’s here! Android 10, once known as Android Q, is finding its way to Pixel phones, with other handsets getting the update when manufacturers get around to it. When you get Android 10 on your device, these are the new features and goodies you can start playing around with.Read more......
2019-09-05, 18:39

Google Go launches globally on Android Google has launched Google Go globally in the Google Play Store. The lightweight search app is available for all Android 5.0/5.1 Lollipop devices and up.Read More...
2019-08-20, 20:26

Android is going to get better at managing your wireless headphones Since the AirPods first pitched up in 2016, truly wireless headphones (with each earbud separate) have become more and more popular, and now Android is getting new features to improve how these devices connect up.New changes arriving for the Bluetooth Fast Pair feature in Android include individual ...
2019-07-21, 20:52

Nintendo makes over Dr. Mario for iOS and Android Nintendo revealed last night that its next mobile game is finally hitting the stores next month, and it’s the comparatively low-key Dr. Mario World. The game appears to be Nintendo‘s attempt to cash in on the Match-3 puzzle genre — sort of like Candy Crush Saga, if that game made me a little less hu...
2019-06-19, 00:52

OnePlus 7 Pro may update to Android 10 on the same day as the Pixel 3 Google announced a few days ago that Android Q will actually be called Android 10, seemingly dropping dessert codenames for good for Android releases. Soon after that, a Google customer rep told people who inquired about the upcoming Pixel 3 Android 10 update that Pixel phones will receive the updat...
2019-08-29, 15:39

OnePlus 7 Pro May Get Android 10 on the Same Day as Google: Report OnePlus could launch Android 10 update to some of its devices on the same day that Google pushes the update for its Pixel lineup. Google is expected to release Android 10 on September 3....
2019-08-29, 18:13

The best free Android apps of 2019 It has been over ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we'd have today.There are apps for everything, and many of them are completely free, meaning you're just a few downloads away from supercharging your smartphone...
2019-05-23, 15:52

Google allows Huawei to keep using Android until August After U.S. officials gave a 90-day reprieve to Huawei, Google said Tuesday it will suspend a plan to quit providing its Android operating system to the Chinese smartphone maker....
2019-05-21, 15:00

The best free Android games 2019 What’s better than a free game? Pretty much nothing. Except when it’s terrible and you’ve wasted time on downloading and playing it. Fortunately, there are loads of fantastic free games for Android – and we list the very best here.Whether you’re into word games, en...
2019-05-21, 18:26

Why open sourcerors might want to ditch Android for iOS Apple has long been the proprietary bad guy, but Google’s privacy-sucking ways in Android should give open source freedom fighters reason to consider switching....
2019-06-06, 02:13

Huawei 'building its own OS' as Android alternative Huawei is testing its own internally-developed mobile operating system as the tech firm awaits word on whether US sanctions will see Google strip its licence to use Android, according to Chinese state media....
2019-08-05, 16:13

Tell Android apps not to track you, and thousands of them will do it anyway Back in December Google CEO Sundar Pichai conceded during a session with members of Congress that the company could “do better” when it comes to helping users understand what steps to take to better protect their privacy. Unfortunately, it seems the company could also do a lot better whe...
2019-07-09, 03:39

Maybe Don't Let Facebook Track Your Location in iOS 13 and Android 10 With the arrival of iOS 13 and Android 10, Facebook is preemptively warning users that location settings are about to change and it’s surely just trying to help you out.Read more......
2019-09-11, 01:39

How to Force the New Android Auto Update A new version of Android Auto is finally here—sort of. Google started rolling out a beautiful new version of Android Auto late last month, and your device should prompt you to switch over to the new look and feel when you plug it into your car. If not, you’ll want to check a buried setting to force ...
2019-08-20, 16:26

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particular but forbids American companies doing any business with a "foreign adversary," and on Monday Googl...
2019-05-23, 19:26

Android 9.0 Pie for Moto G6 goes live at Verizon Verizon has just confirmed that it has released the long-awaited Moto G6 Android 9.0 Pie update. The information published on the carrier's website includes mentions the April security patch, as well as other improvements specific to Motorola smartphones.Overall, Moto G6 owners should notice importa...
2019-06-07, 10:52

Why You Need the 'Google Go' App on Your Older Android Device Despite being associated with some of the biggest technologies and most popular devices currently available, Google also develops products and services for places with limited infrastructure and resources. One of these products, the streamlined search app “Google Go,” is now available worldwide for ...
2019-08-22, 08:26

OnePlus TV will run ‘optimized’ Android TV software Following the news that OnePlus will release its first TV this September in India, company CEO Pete Lau has shared additional information about the platform in an interview with Gadgets 360. Most notably, thanks to a partnership with Amazon, he said......
2019-08-24, 01:13

How to Get Android's New 'Focus Mode' Early The imminent launch of Android 10 (née “Android Q”) will bring a host of new things to do, and several built-in Android apps are also prepping a few fun features that you can try out right now—no Android Q needed. These include Google’s own Digital Wellbeing app, which lets users monitor their devic...
2019-08-23, 00:52

How to Back up Your Personal Data on iOS and Android Phones break or get lost all the time, but that doesn’t mean you have to lose your personal data when and if that happens. In the video above, I go over the basics of backing up your Apple and Android devices....
2019-07-15, 23:26

These are the new Android emoji you'll be using on your phone later this year We've known that a new slate of emojis are coming to smartphones toward the end of the year, and mere hours after Apple showed its take on them and announced when it'd range them on its phones, Google has done the same.In February, the Unicode Consortium unveiled what the new icons would b...
2019-07-17, 17:52

You Can Now Use an Android Phone as a Physical Security Key on iOS Google now lets iOS users sign in to their Google accounts using an Android phone as a physical security key for two-step verification. Here's how the feature works....
2019-06-13, 11:26

Now there's a dedicated Steam Chat app for Android and iOS Last year Valve released Steam Chat for the desktop, and now its messaging service is fully mobile with a dedicated app for Android and iOS. Naturally, it cribs the desktop version's features, including: Friends List - See who's in game or online a......
2019-05-22, 05:52

How Do I Stream My Android Phone to an Older TV? You should never feel limited to the small screen on the tiny phone in your pocket—or gargantuan phone, depending on your preference for “plus” devices. It’s pretty easy to push whatever you’re looking at on your phone at to a larger screen, like your living-room television. At least, it should be.R...
2019-08-30, 18:00

Google Reveals the Dessert Name Android Q Was Most Likely to Have Google's VP of Engineering for Android finally revealed that Android Q would have been called Queen Cake, if it hadn't dropped the dessert naming convention....
2019-08-30, 21:13

How to send a tab from Chrome to any Android phone Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Often when I’m surfing the web, I end up coming across an interesting site or article that I’d like to send to my phone to read later or maybe share with my frien...
2019-09-01, 16:13

Android 10 release date, new features and everything you need to know We know so much more about the next big Android operating system update since it was introduced as Android Q at Google IO 2019 - now officially rebranded as Android 10. "As a global operating system, it’s important that these names are clear and relatable for everyone in the world," Goog...
2019-08-22, 20:00

Android 10? Google is trying to grow up and it's really, really hard Suddenly, the next version of Android won't be named after a dessert. Is this just one more step toward Google trying to act -- or even be -- mature?...
2019-08-25, 14:52

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help bypass various "surveillance" methods employed on the web. The demand for online anonymity has spawned a whole new breed of privacy-focused browsers that...
2019-05-22, 16:13

Best office suite for Android in 2019 The ability to use your smartphone anyway makes it a handy tool for catching up with office work on the go. But while the number of apps available for business has exploded, quality and performance can vary. This is especially the case for office suite software for writing, editing, and saving ...
2019-06-17, 15:52

How to Remap the Buttons on Your Android Device to Do Nearly Anything You Want Like a well-chosen keyboard shortcut, a button combination can save you some serious time on your phone—whether you want to snap a photo, launch a digital assistant, or take a screenshot. What you might not know is that you can change these button combinations to suit your own needs.Read more......
2019-05-22, 21:00

How to Speed Up Your Android Hotspot Connection Being able to turn your smartphone into a miniature access point that can give other devices an internet connection—like your laptop—is one of the best features ever. It’s saved my bacon plenty of times, those rarer moments when I need to use my laptop for something (like editing a Lifehacker post),...
2019-07-22, 19:00

AT&T rolling out Android 9.0 Pie update to the LG V35 ThinQ AT&T is the first US carrier to release the long overdue LG V35 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update, because it's one of the few that volunteered to do that. Well, apart from Google Fi, which is why theoretically AT&T is the first carrier to offer the update.Anyway, it appears that AT&T published the offic...
2019-06-20, 01:52

OnePlus 3 and 3T finally getting Android 9.0 Pie updates After many months of waiting, OnePlus 3 and 3T users can now download the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update. The Chinese handset maker has just announced that the final build has been uploaded on its servers and is now being pushed to OnePlus 3 and 3T devices across the globe.The update includes a...
2019-05-23, 08:00

Here's what Huawei's Android replacement may actually be called The fact Huawei has its own Android replacement in the works is certainly no secret. In fact, rumor has it the operating system could be ready for launch as early as this fall. And thanks to recent trademark filings, we now know what it could be called.As spotted by Android Headlines, Huawei filed m...
2019-05-27, 16:39

The best Android apps to download in 2019 There's never been a better time to get into Android apps, as the Google Play store has exploded in recent years, with a proliferation of titles that can cater to your every need.The problem is: there are just too many of them, even with Editors' Choice, Featured and Best Selling, Top Paid...
2019-05-30, 18:39

Here’s How to Free Up Space On Your Android Phone We’ve all experienced that moment of dread: You’re about to capture a video of your dog or cat doing something especially cute or hilarious. But then, the pop-up of doom: you’re out of space on your phone. You might have lost that moment, but there are plenty of ways to free up spa...
2019-08-07, 23:13

Welcome to the new Android Q fully gestural navigation If you've been waiting for full-on navigation for Android, your wait is about over. Jack Wallen explains how this new system works and why you might want it....
2019-05-29, 22:39

11 things my Android phone does way better than your iPhone For the past year, I've been carrying a succession of Android devices and iPhones, learning the ins and outs of each one. But a collection of small, usability-enhancing features keeps me coming back to Android as my everyday choice. Here's my list....
2019-05-24, 22:39

Best Android smartphones (July 2019) If you are in the market for a new Android smartphone, here are a selection that offer a level of power and performance that would give the iPhone a run for its money....
2019-07-02, 17:13

Zero-day privilege escalation disclosed for Android Enlarge (credit: portal gda / Flickr) Researchers have disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in the Android operating system that gives a major boost to attackers who already have a toe-hold on an affected device. The privilege-escalation flaw is located in the V4L2 driver, which Android and other Li...
2019-09-06, 03:26

How to Fix the Latest Android Bug That's Draining Your Battery Android users: If your phone’s battery has felt like it was crapping out lately, the most recent Google Play Services update may be to blame....
2019-08-13, 03:39