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Google Android

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?
30 Nov 2022
Android vs iOS: Which mobile OS is right for you?
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Mobile

Android vs iOS: Which mobile OS is right for you?

We look at design, security, compatibility and more to see which OS best fits your business
30 Nov 2022
How to unroot Android
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Google Android

How to unroot Android

If you've gained root access to your device, we explain how to unroot Android and restore system defaults
24 Nov 2022
How we test: Smartphones and tablets
How we test: Smartphones and tablets
Mobile

How we test: Smartphones and tablets

Everything you need to know about our benchmarking process for mobile devices
11 Nov 2022
Best business smartphones 2022: The top handsets from Apple, Samsung, Google and more
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Mobile

Best business smartphones 2022: The top handsets from Apple, Samsung, Google and more

The best smartphones on the market today that are packed with business-focused features
11 Nov 2022
How to build Android apps
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Google Android

How to build Android apps

Follow these eight steps to learn how to build Android apps and get them on Google Play
21 Sep 2022
Android adds multipinning function to Meet
Android's Nearby Share feature
Google Android

Android adds multipinning function to Meet

Google updates Android devices with new tools and capabilities for productivity and accessibility
9 Sep 2022
Satellite internet support heading to Android 14
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Network & Internet

Satellite internet support heading to Android 14

The teased news would represent a major milestone for connectivity, and open up a new range of network benefits
2 Sep 2022
Honor 70 review: A midrange marvel
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Google Android

Honor 70 review: A midrange marvel

The Honor 70 offers the best display, battery and camera technology you’ll get for under £500
2 Sep 2022
Nokia and Google score breakthrough in Android 13 network slicing
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Network & Internet

Nokia and Google score breakthrough in Android 13 network slicing

Nokia's solution will allow devices to connect to multiple network slices simultaneously, provided by existing 4G and 5G operators
25 Aug 2022
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 hands-on review: A welcome (if minor) update
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Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 hands-on review: A welcome (if minor) update

Samsung’s latest foldable is appealing, but does little to stand out from its predecessor
10 Aug 2022
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 hands-on review: A productivity powerhouse
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Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 hands-on review: A productivity powerhouse

Minor changes year-on-year but the Fold 4 is the closest a handset can get to PC-like performance
10 Aug 2022
Google urges Apple to embrace RCS as standard, ditch SMS for Android texts
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Mobile

Google urges Apple to embrace RCS as standard, ditch SMS for Android texts

#GetTheMessage seeks to create viral pressure on Apple, with Google shaming its competitor for clinging to standards from which the rest of the market…
10 Aug 2022
EU opens antitrust probe into Play Store's billing guidelines
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IT regulation

EU opens antitrust probe into Play Store's billing guidelines

The European Commission will investigate whether developer fees and billing terms put forth by Google’s Play Store are adequate
4 Aug 2022
Microsoft releases 5MB Outlook Lite app for Android
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft releases 5MB Outlook Lite app for Android

The streamlined version of mobile Outlook also works well on both 2G and 3G networks
3 Aug 2022
Android adds drag and drop features to tablet OS
Drag and drop functions in the tablet version of Android
Google Android

Android adds drag and drop features to tablet OS

Share text, images and links across Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides and more in split screen mode
26 Jul 2022
Google to pay $90 million settlement over Play Store billing dispute
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Google Android

Google to pay $90 million settlement over Play Store billing dispute

The tech giant ‌also announced changes‌ ‌to‌ ‌its‌ ‌Developer‌ ‌Distribution‌ ‌Agreement
1 Jul 2022
Google merges Chrome and Android password managers after community feedback
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Security

Google merges Chrome and Android password managers after community feedback

The tech giant is also giving users the ability to generate passwords for iOS apps when Chrome is set as the autofill provider
1 Jul 2022
Google warns of ‌ISP-controlled Hermit spyware
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malware

Google warns of ‌ISP-controlled Hermit spyware

The spyware primarily targets Android and iOS users in Italy and Kazakhstan
27 Jun 2022
Fairphone 4 Review: A modular phone for a wasteful world
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Google Android

Fairphone 4 Review: A modular phone for a wasteful world

The latest Fairphone is still the statement fashion piece to show your eco-friendliness, but better performance can be found elsewhere for a cheaper p…
6 Jun 2022
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra review: A noteworthy flagship
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Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra review: A noteworthy flagship

The latest Ultra version of the Galaxy S-series is heavily stocked but slightly dull
18 May 2022
Google launches Pixel 6a and new mobile wallet at I/O developer event
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Hardware

Google launches Pixel 6a and new mobile wallet at I/O developer event

The tech giant also gives a first glimpse at the Pixel 7, 7 Pro, and Pixel tablet
12 May 2022
GDPR “slowing innovation” in the Android app market, research claims
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Google Android

GDPR “slowing innovation” in the Android app market, research claims

National Bureau of Economic Research claims that GDPR had killed off 32.4% of apps available on the Google Play Store
10 May 2022