Android is about to become the world’s most-used OS
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Beating Windows


Beancounters at web analytics service StatCounter have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that Android is about to eclipse Windows as the world's most-used operating system.

iPhones more likely to break than Android
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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:08

iPhones more likely to break than Android


Particularly if you put them near me and a hammer

Apple’s build quality has dropped down the loo, according to mobile diagnostics outfit Blancco Technology Group.

HTC gives up on budget Android phones
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Monday, 20 February 2017 13:05

HTC gives up on budget Android phones


Too much competition and low margins


HTC has confirmed that it is giving up on budget Android phones beginning this year. Instead, the company will focus on premium devices, which have a higher profit margin.

Android phones out before the iPhone
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Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:39

Android phones out before the iPhone


Spoilers sweetie


It looks like Android makers are rallying around to dump a spoiler on Apple’s launch of the iPhone 8.

Trump refusing to give up old handset
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Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:08

Trump refusing to give up old handset


Inquiry launched


Two US senators have requested details on President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s smartphone security, claiming he is still using his old handset which might leak secrets to foreign powers.

Oracle continues to hassle Google over Android
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Java row goes on and on and on

Oracle has decided that it is not going to give up trying to convince the world that Google owes it billions for Android software.

Nougat starts to make an impact
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Friday, 10 February 2017 12:23

Nougat starts to make an impact


Still low


The latest Android version has finally managed to appear on more than one percent of phones.

Android pattern security isn't secure
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Tuesday, 24 January 2017 11:12

Android pattern security isn't secure


Can be cracked in five goes


The Pattern Lock system which is used to provide security on millions of Android phones is a doddle to crack.

Huawei snubs Google and goes to Alexa
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Monday, 09 January 2017 12:33

Huawei snubs Google and goes to Alexa

Begun the revolution has

The widely-expected revolt against Google’s Android has begun with Huawei signing up for Amazon’s AI Alexa.

Android most insecure OS of 2016
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Tuesday, 03 January 2017 13:27

Android most insecure OS of 2016


Followed by Debian and Ubuntu

While people might mock Microsoft’s security, it would appear that the  least most secure operating systems this year were Android, Debian and Ubuntu.