Oracle blames falling profits on Google
Published in News
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:49

Oracle blames falling profits on Google


Payback is cool for Catz


Data-storage outfit Oracle is blaming the fact that Google “illegally” used Java in Android for all the woes which have befallen the company.

Serious security flaw in Qualcomm packages
Published in Mobiles


Found in hundreds of Android phone models

FireEye has found a vulnerability in Qualcomm software packages which are under the bonnet of hundreds of Android phone models.

Outfit creates “super-secure” mobile
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 25 April 2016 10:32

Outfit creates “super-secure” mobile


Yours for $20,000

A British-Israeli start-up wants to flog a super-secure smartphone which will cost $20,000.

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 13:29

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges


Do not pass go, to not collect $200

As we expected the EU has finally waded into Google for “abusing” its dominant position in the smartphone market by forcing device makers to adopt certain apps.

EU preparing to slap Google
Published in News
Monday, 18 April 2016 11:14

EU preparing to slap Google


Anti-trust

The EU is gearing up for what will be an epic legal battle with the search outfit Google.

BB10 is now dead and buried
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 15 April 2016 15:37

BB10 is now dead and buried


Blackberry gives up

As we expected, Blackberry has given up on its BB10 operating system and will no longer make phones which use it.

Lenovo’s Android based Yogabook leaked
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 04 April 2016 11:04

Lenovo’s Android based Yogabook leaked


True 2-in-1

Lenovo’s Yoga brand is rather nice when you look at Windows machines, but its Android flavour has been a bit of a yawn, lacking all of the windows flavour's adaptability.

Carrier dissatisfaction with Google growing
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 31 March 2016 12:21

Carrier dissatisfaction with Google growing


AT&T looks to Cyanogen

Carrier dissatisfaction with the Android maker Google is growing as more of them look to alternatives to curb what they perceive as the search engine outfit’s inflexibility.

Meizu Pro 6 Mini might be alive after all
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 12:05

Meizu Pro 6 Mini might be alive after all


4.6 inch screen with 1920x1080

A Hungarian Android site has revealed what might be the the Meizu Pro 6 mini phone.

Intel shows Android smartphone running a Linux desktop
Published in Mobiles


"Big Screen Experience"


One of the things we spotted at the Mobile World Congress 2016 was a demo run by Intel of an Android phone running a Linux desktop when plugged into an external display.