Apple losing smartphone wars
Published in Mobiles


How quickly things change

Apple has spectacularly lost ground to its rival Samsung according to the latest figures.

NSA wanted to hijack the Android store
Published in News


Infect it with Malware

Spooks from all over the world had a cunning plan to crack open apps in the Android Store and infect them with spying malware and launch man in the middle attacks on users..

IDC sees second life for business tablets
Published in Mobiles


Consumers not so much

Beancounters at IDC have consulteed their tarot cards and are predicting that tablets will survive in the business area.

ARM sheds light on new Android runtime
Published in Mobiles


Big ART upgrade expected

Android is about to get big overhaul of its ART runtime, but details are still sketchy. The update could appear in the next big release, but there is no official info at this time. 

Samsung upgrades Galaxy Alpha to Lollypop
Published in Mobiles


Starts in Korea

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha update to Android Lollipop has begun in South Korea.

Finally you can Google your Android phone
Published in News


Tells you where you left it

Google will let you use the search engine on your desktop computer to find your lost phone.

Google and Intel to speed up Android updates
Published in Mobiles


At least on Intel gear

Intel and Google want to slash the wait time for users to get Android updates.

WhatsApp starts to talk
Published in Mobiles


Everyone's talking at me, can't hear a world they are saying...

WhatsApp has commenced rollout of its voice calling feature to all users on Android.

Sony releases its developer's kit for Glasses
Published in Wearables


Already cheaper than Google

Sony has released its developer's kit for its Glasses project.

Android apps being used for blackmail
Published in News


Extortion – there is an app for that

Cybercriminals in South Korea and Japan are using Android apps that can steal private data and record conversations for sex extortion.