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Windows 10 might soon be able to run Android apps
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Google Android

Windows 10 might soon be able to run Android apps

Microsoft's rumoured Project Latte software could bring mobile apps to the desktop
30 Nov 2020
Google to test end-to-end encryption following global RCS rollout
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Security

Google to test end-to-end encryption following global RCS rollout

Only 1:1 messages will be automatically protected as part of the trial
20 Nov 2020
Samsung Galaxy S21 might launch early in bid to fight Huawei
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Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy S21 might launch early in bid to fight Huawei

The reported January launch will also help the company to fend off competition from Oppo, Xiaomi and Apple
9 Nov 2020
Samsung Galaxy M31 review: Best-in-class battery life
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Samsung Galaxy M31 review: Best-in-class battery life

The longest-lasting battery we’ve ever seen, along with an exceptional display, make the M31 a bargain
29 Oct 2020
Nokia 5.3 review: A surprise package
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Nokia 5.3 review: A surprise package

Despite plenty of compromises, this bargain bucket handset punches well above its weight
22 Oct 2020
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ review: A capable iPad alternative
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ review: A capable iPad alternative

The fast, light and good-looking Tab S7+ is gunning for the iPad Pro – and in many ways it succeeds
21 Oct 2020
DoJ charges Google with multiple antitrust violations
Policy & legislation

DoJ charges Google with multiple antitrust violations

The lawsuit could have serious implications for Google and the tech industry
20 Oct 2020
Google Pixel 5 review: Middleweight power in a knockout package
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Google Pixel 5 review: Middleweight power in a knockout package

Google’s latest flagship takes a small step back - and one giant leap forward
14 Oct 2020
Google might be forced to sell its Chrome browser
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Policy & legislation

Google might be forced to sell its Chrome browser

The DoJ might order a breakup in order to reduce Google's power in the online search market
12 Oct 2020
Microsoft warns of ‘continuously evolving’ Android ransomware
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Security

Microsoft warns of ‘continuously evolving’ Android ransomware

This sophisticated strain abuses the incoming call notification to block access to a device
9 Oct 2020
COVID-19 contact-tracing apps are finally spreading across the US
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COVID-19 contact-tracing apps are finally spreading across the US

COVID-19 contact-tracing apps now cover about 21% of the US population
5 Oct 2020
Google dilutes Pixel 5 amid economic downturn
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Mobile Phones

Google dilutes Pixel 5 amid economic downturn

New budget handset will launch on 15 October with fewer features and a mid-range processor
1 Oct 2020
Google officially closes its revenue-share loophole
Google Android

Google officially closes its revenue-share loophole

Developers have until September 30 to comply or risk being dropped from the Google Play Store
30 Sep 2020
DuckDuckGo slams Google's search engine auction as "fundamentally flawed"
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Google Android

DuckDuckGo slams Google's search engine auction as "fundamentally flawed"

Search engine outfit says "pay-to-play" auction is only serving to strengthen Google's dominance
30 Sep 2020
Google removes 17 apps infected with evasive ‘Joker’ malware
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Google removes 17 apps infected with evasive ‘Joker’ malware

Researchers identify three variations in the way the 'fleeceware' strain infects victims' Android devices
28 Sep 2020
Google toughens enforcement of 30% revenue share with developers
Google Android

Google toughens enforcement of 30% revenue share with developers

Reports indicate the updates could come as soon as next week
25 Sep 2020
Hey Google, navigate where there's no COVID-19
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Google Android

Hey Google, navigate where there's no COVID-19

Google Maps will soon offer a COVID-19 overlay at the national, state, county and city levels
24 Sep 2020
Every Microsoft Teams update from Ignite 2020
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Every Microsoft Teams update from Ignite 2020

UI improvements, feature updates, new functionality, and a glimpse at Teams' future on Android
23 Sep 2020
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G review: So ultra it Hertz
Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G review: So ultra it Hertz

Like its name suggests, the S20 Ultra is a beefed-up smartphone with double the good stuff
23 Sep 2020
Android users told to be on high alert after Cerberus banking Trojan leaks to the dark web
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Android users told to be on high alert after Cerberus banking Trojan leaks to the dark web

The source code for the authenticator-breaking malware is available for free on underground forums
18 Sep 2020
Google Pixel 4a review: A picture-perfect package
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Google Pixel 4a review: A picture-perfect package

Google serves up another slice of budget brilliance
18 Sep 2020
Google bans ‘stalkerware’ from Play store
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Google bans ‘stalkerware’ from Play store

The ban excludes enterprise management tools and those used by parents to track the whereabouts of their children
17 Sep 2020
Android 11's budget version 'Go' is now available
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Android 11's budget version 'Go' is now available

The new edition is designed to launch apps 20% faster than predecessor and works with cheaper smartphones
11 Sep 2020