A good bet to replace Android next year
Huawei Technologies plans to introduce its Harmony operating system, seen as the company’s best bet to replace Google’s Android mobile operating system, on smartphones next year.
Forgot to tell users
Social video app TikTok was using an extra layer of encryption to conceal a tactic for tracking Android users via the MAC address of their device, which skirted Google’s policies and did not allow users to opt out.
We now own it we dont have to provide a service to infidels
Popular weather app Dark Sky ended support for Android and Wear OS over the weekend. Android Dark Sky users report that the app is no longer working and that it presents the user with a message saying that the "app has shut down".
It must have finally invented them
The Tame Apple Press has got all excited about the fact that Apple has finally introduced customisable home screens, widgets, and picture in picture with iOS 14. The same features Android has supported for years but no one made a big song and dance about.
Maybe with the US falling to bits right now we shouldn't be trying to celebrate Android 11
Google had been planning to unveil new features coming in Android 11 on 3 June but it has decided to delay the unveiling.
Launches new variants of old smartphones
Huawei is working its away around Trump's refusal to let it have Android updates by releasing new variants of old phones
Trump calls a "national emergency"
Taking time from his busy schedule of offering medical advice to the terminally stupid, President Donald (Inject the bleach) Trump issued a “National Emergency” to continue to prevent Hauwai from using Android.
Ready for June 3
Despite the lock-down Google still has a major Android event planned for this spring.
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Fairphone, a European manufacturer of mobile phones with a reduced environmental impact, has announced a partnership to offer /e/OS, the most "de-Googled" and pro-privacy Android OS, on its latest model Fairphone 3.