Google Android

Flaw in Android phones could let attackers eavesdrop on calls
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Google Android

Flaw in Android phones could let attackers eavesdrop on calls

The vulnerable chips are thought to be present in 37% of all smartphones worldwide
26 Nov 2021
Oppo Find X3 Lite review: Solid as a rock
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Mobile Phones

Oppo Find X3 Lite review: Solid as a rock

This well-designed and sophisticated mid-budget contender offers plenty for its price
17 Nov 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Saying goodbye to software
The IT Pro Podcast: Saying goodbye to software
Software

The IT Pro Podcast: Saying goodbye to software

Why do we find it so hard to let go of our favourite applications?
5 Nov 2021
Australian competition regulator seeks to undermine Google Search monopoly
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Google Android

Australian competition regulator seeks to undermine Google Search monopoly

A new report from the watchdog calls on Google to implement a search engine 'choice screen'
28 Oct 2021
How to unroot Android
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Google Android

How to unroot Android

If you've rooted your Android device, here’s how to get everything back to normal
27 Oct 2021
Esper and Lenovo simplify enterprise Android device deployment
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tablets

Esper and Lenovo simplify enterprise Android device deployment

Esper’s DevOps infrastructure complements Lenovo’s enterprise-grade smart devices
22 Oct 2021
You can now test Android apps on Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

You can now test Android apps on Windows 11

The feature allows users to install apps directly from the Amazon Appstore
21 Oct 2021
Microsoft shares more details about Android apps in Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft shares more details about Android apps in Windows 11

Developers shouldn't expect saved state to be secure
20 Oct 2021
Iranian hacking group continues to target US citizens
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hacking

Iranian hacking group continues to target US citizens

APT35 used phishing attacks and uploaded spyware onto Google Play Store
18 Oct 2021
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 review: Unfolding the future
Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 3, unfolded
Google Android

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 review: Unfolding the future

An average camera array aside, this is a smoother, tougher and more likable Fold
18 Oct 2021
Indian startup body moves against "unfair" Google Play Store policy
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Policy & legislation

Indian startup body moves against "unfair" Google Play Store policy

The group is seeking interim relief on behalf of app developers as it claims the tech giant will force them to use its billing system
11 Oct 2021
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
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Mobile

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi

Google’s streaming stick is a great travelling companion, but how can you use Chromecast without Wi-Fi?
1 Oct 2021
Google claims it is the most searched for term on Bing
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web browser

Google claims it is the most searched for term on Bing

The tech giant argues that its dominance is down to popularity rather than anti-competitive behaviour
1 Oct 2021
Android Trojan charges millions of victims €36 per month
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trojans

Android Trojan charges millions of victims €36 per month

Up to 10 million users across 70 countries are thought to have been affected
30 Sep 2021
Google begins appeal against record €4.34 billion Android antitrust fine
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Google Android

Google begins appeal against record €4.34 billion Android antitrust fine

The tech giant will argue that the open source operating system has created more choice and supports thousands of successful businesses in Europe
28 Sep 2021
Android update teases improved accessibility options for handwriting, facial recognition
Cartoon examples of the new features on Android phones
Google Android

Android update teases improved accessibility options for handwriting, facial recognition

Users with motor or speech impairments should find it easier to use Android before the end of the year
24 Sep 2021
Huawei's smartphone business to decline £30 billion by year end
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Business operations

Huawei's smartphone business to decline £30 billion by year end

Company's rotating chairman 'hopeful' the company can survive next five years
24 Sep 2021
EU rules to make USB-C charging default for all mobile devices
USB-C and Lightning charger cables
Policy & legislation

EU rules to make USB-C charging default for all mobile devices

​​Apple claims one type of connector will stifle innovation across the industry
24 Sep 2021
India antitrust probe finds Google abused Android dominance
Android OS on a smartphone
Google Android

India antitrust probe finds Google abused Android dominance

The ruling comes just days after South Korean regulators fined Google £130 million for the same offence
20 Sep 2021
Podcast transcript: Are foldable phones more than a fad?
The IT Pro Podcast Transcript: Are foldable phones more than a fad?
Mobile

Podcast transcript: Are foldable phones more than a fad?

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
17 Sep 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Are foldable phones more than a fad?
The IT Pro Podcast: Are foldable phones more than a fad?
Mobile

The IT Pro Podcast: Are foldable phones more than a fad?

We take a look at the newest smartphone category
17 Sep 2021
South Korea fines Google for abusing Android dominance
Android OS on a smartphone
Policy & legislation

South Korea fines Google for abusing Android dominance

The ruling means manufacturers in the country will now be able to use modified versions of Google's OS on their devices
14 Sep 2021
What is HarmonyOS? A guide to Huawei's operating system
HarmonyOS on the MateX2
Mobile

What is HarmonyOS? A guide to Huawei's operating system

We take a look at Huawei's fledgeling OS that's aimed at IoT and, now, smartphones
7 Sep 2021