The original Blackphone focused entirely on privacy, and so the hardware may have been lacking for some potential buyers. Now Silent Circle, the maker of the Blackphone 2, has decided to put just as much focus on the hardware of its next smartphone while making sure to double down on security and privacy at the ... Read More »
Chrome for Android devices saw its debut years ago for users running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, but everything has an end, and it would appear that new features for Chrome on Ice Cream Sandwich are about to reach its end.
According to a blog post published on March 3 on the Chromium Blog, the ... Read More »
Smartwatches are all the rage these days, so it’s no surprise when a manufacturer enters the market. Even Huawei. And now the time has come to see what Huawei can put together for a wearable that’s running Google’s Android Wear. Turns out it can look pretty nice.
The Huawei Watch is official, following plenty of ... Read More »
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Google has just launched its new Android for Work program, designed to target the enterprise market. Android for Work is Google’s initiative to compete with iOS and Blackberry when it comes to enterprise markets. The program involves four major tenets that give it appeal to the enterprise crowd. Google detailed them in a ... Read More »
Android‘s next maintenance release will be coming in March, according to a tweet by HTC’s VP of product management, Mo Versi. Android 5.0 Lollipop was a major update to Android, and as such, it predictably had some quirks and bugs that hadn’t been sorted out. Fortunately, Google seems to be prepping ... Read More »
Android Wear may have been a newcomer in 2014, but with the help of companies like Samsung, ASUS, Motorola, LG and others, it looks like Google’s answer for the smart watch market may be finding its legs.
While Google has yet to provide its own numbers for shipments or sales, regarding its Android Wear ... Read More »
Samsung and Microsoft have agreed to end their royalties dispute. The two companies went at it last year over a contract that forced Samsung to pay patent royalties for Android to Microsoft. Nearly all manufacturers using Android have a similar contract with Microsoft, but Samsung has been looking for ... Read More »
Like it or not, eSports are becoming more and more accepted as real sports. Competitive gaming has become wild in the last few years, with huge championships gathering massive crowds with some crazy cash prizes. Counter Strike and League of Legends are two of the biggest eSports games and the gamers/athletes are being treated like ... Read More »
Android 5.1 Lollipop is the next substantial update for Android. Though Android 5.0 Lollipop has only been available for a few months, it appears that a fairly weighty update is coming soon. References to Android 5.1 were spotted on Android One’s Indonesian page and new images have confirmed that the build ... Read More »
In January, Google released its monthly Android distribution numbers, which showcased yet another big month of growth for Android 4.4 KitKat. While that trend continues into February with the latest numbers released from the search giant, the growth is much smaller. More important than that, though, is that a newcomer has finally made an ... Read More »