Huawei not bringing two of its flagships a slice of Nougat
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Huawei P8 and Mate S not on the list


Huawei has announced plans for its next big software rollout and bring Android Nougat to most of its phones. But two of its major recent flagships are not on the list.

Huawei is the world’s most profitable Android maker
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco did a little damage

Beancounters at Strategy Analytics have named Huawei as the world’s most profitable Android device maker – knocking Samsung off its throne.

Samsung launches Nougat beta programme
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For S7 and S7 Edge

Maker of the ever-smouldering Notes, Samsung, has launched its Android 7.0 Nougat Galaxy Beta Program for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge.

LG sells 200,000 V20s
Published in Mobiles
14 November 2016

LG sells 200,000 V20s


In just 10 days


LG’s V20 is doing rather well, with more than 200,000 of them leaping off shelves worldwide.

Google is a saint, not a sinner
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Kent hops about

The head lawyer of Google spent some time today outlining that his company isn’t motivated by greed, or by monopolistic tendencies, but instead is contributing to the welfare of all creatures great and small.

Check out the Cosmic Watch
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Set your controls for the heart of the sun

I was recently invited to take a look at what’s turned out to be a really neat app.

Foxconn installs Pork Explosion backdoor into Android gear
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Porca misera

Android devices containing Foxconn firmware might have a backdoor thanks to a debugging feature left inside the OS bootloader.

In-Car navigation is pants
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Better to use your phone

While many cars are now shipping with in-car navigation, the systems are so rubbish that users are relying on their phones instead.

The death of the BlackBerry might save the OS
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Company wants to licence it

The death of the BlackBerry hardware might mean that there is life in the operating system.

Oracle denied another Java trial
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We will keep appealing until we win

Oracle’s attempts to get a new trial on Java API’s have been rejected by a Judge who happens to know about programming.