Slashdot Items Tagged "android"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:06PM Motorola Unveils the Moto Z2 Force, a Smartphone With Double the Cameras and a Shatterproof Screen
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @04:13PM Samsung's 'Bixby' Voice Assistant Finally Launches In US
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @07:02PM Android Backdoor 'GhostCtrl' Can Silently Record Your Audio, Video and More
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @05:35PM Some OnePlus 5s Are Reportedly Rebooting After Dialing 911
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @10:54AM End of the Line For Remix OS as Jide Shifts Its Energy Towards the Enterprise
Monday July 17, 2017 @10:47AM HTC Keyboard Ads Likely an Error, But Damage is Already Done
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @12:39PM Windows Phone Dies Today
Thursday July 06, 2017 @05:16PM RED Launches a $1,200 Smartphone With a 'Hydrogen Holographic Display'
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @07:41PM Google May Face Another Record EU Fine, This Time Over Android
Thursday June 29, 2017 @05:41PM Google Photos 3.0 Released, Bringing Smarter Sharing, Suggestions and Shared Libraries
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @03:46PM Mozilla Launches Privacy-Minded 'Firefox Focus' Browser For Android
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @01:56PM OnePlus 5, 'The Best Sub-$500 Phone You Can Buy', Launched
Monday June 19, 2017 @04:37PM Steve Jobs Wanted the First iPhone To Have a Permanent Back Button Like Android
Friday June 16, 2017 @04:12PM Samsung's Bixby Voice Assistant Is Finally Coming to the US -- But Only As a Preview
Friday June 16, 2017 @03:52PM Google Adds Android App Support To Additional Chromebooks
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @03:52PM Samsung Left Millions Vulnerable To Hackers Because It Forgot To Renew a Domain
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @01:10PM Google Hires Key Apple Chip Architect To Build Custom Chips For Pixel Phones
Thursday June 08, 2017 @05:28PM Google Launches Android O Developer Preview 3 With Final APIs
Thursday June 08, 2017 @11:07AM With Essential, 'Already a Unicorn', Andy Rubin Wants To Disrupt the Apple-Samsung 'Duopoly'
Monday June 05, 2017 @08:32AM Moving On From Fire Phone Turmoil, Amazon Plans New Android Smartphones: Report
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:11PM Google Quadruples Top Reward For Hacking Android To $200,000
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @08:47AM Andy Rubin Says Essential's Ambient OS Will Be Open Source, Hints at Better Update Cycle
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @09:59AM Essential Home is an Amazon Echo Competitor That 'Puts Privacy First'
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @06:19AM Android Creator Andy Rubin Launches Top-of-the-line Essential Phone
Monday May 29, 2017 @12:13PM PC Market Could Return To Growth in 2019
Sunday May 28, 2017 @05:22PM Malicious Apps Brought Ad-Clicking 'Judy' Malware To Millions Of Android Phones
Thursday May 25, 2017 @05:19PM Facebook's Instant Articles Platform To Support Google AMP, Apple News
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:52PM T-Mobile's 'Digits' Program Revamps the Phone Number
Thursday May 25, 2017 @11:47AM And Now, a Brief Definition of the Web
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @03:20PM Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Looks Like a Rugged LG G6
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @01:55PM 'Sony Needs a Fresh Hit'
Monday May 22, 2017 @10:29AM Hackers Hit Russian Bank Customers, Planned International Cyber Raids
Thursday May 18, 2017 @04:22PM Google Launches Google Assistant On the iPhone
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @06:10PM Amazon Refreshes Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 Tablets
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @05:34PM Google Home Gets Notifications, Hands-Free Calling, a TV Interface and More
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @04:39PM Android Now Supports the Kotlin Programming Language
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @04:02PM Google Takes Another Shot At Making Android Great On Low-Budget Smartphones
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @01:15PM Google's Android Now Powers More Than 2 Billion Devices
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:33PM HTC Launches 'U11' Squeezable Smartphone With Snapdragon 835 CPU, No Headphone Jack
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:15PM Motorola Looks at Dirt-Cheap Smartphones Again, Launches Moto C and Moto C Plus
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:39AM Slashdot Asks: In the Wake Of Ransomware Attacks, Should Tech Companies Change Policies To Support Older OSs Indefinitely?
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:23AM Netflix Says No To Unlocked Android Smartphones
Saturday May 13, 2017 @12:55AM Google's 'Project Treble' Could Lead To Faster Android Updates
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:13PM Google Hands Over $3M in Bug Bounties as Payouts Soar For New Android Flaws
Friday May 12, 2017 @02:25PM Google Maps Now Uses Street View To Show You Exactly Where To Make Turns
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:11AM Microsoft Is Surprisingly Comfortable With Its New Place In a Mobile, Apple, and Android World
Monday May 08, 2017 @03:10PM Google's Upcoming 'Fuchsia' Smartphone OS Dumps Linux, Has a Wild New UI
Friday May 05, 2017 @10:58AM Global App Usage Still Rising, and Users in the US Spend 135 Minutes a Day in Them
Friday May 05, 2017 @08:49AM A New Instance of Android Malware is Discovered Every 10 Seconds, Say Researchers
Thursday May 04, 2017 @02:25PM User Expresses Privacy Concerns After Software Update Replaces Default Phone App
Thursday May 04, 2017 @10:16AM Over 200 Android Apps Are Currently Using Ultrasonic Beacons To Track Users
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @05:06PM Court Rules In 'Sextortion' Case That Phone PINs Are Not Protected By Fifth Amendment
Friday April 28, 2017 @07:43PM Open Ports Create Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones
Friday April 28, 2017 @06:11PM Open Ports Create Backdoors in Millions of Smartphones
Saturday April 22, 2017 @04:07PM Anbox Can Run Android Apps Natively On Linux (In A Container)
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:42PM Samsung Will Fix the Galaxy S8 Red Tint Issue With a Software Update
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @06:12PM Benchmarks Show Galaxy S8 With Snapdragon 835 Is a Much Faster Android Handset
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @12:27AM Google Agrees To Open Android To Other Search Engines In Russia
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:42PM Samsung Blocks Ability To Remap Galaxy S8's Bixby Button
Thursday April 13, 2017 @10:56PM Google Photos Can Now Stabilize All Your Shaky Phone Camera Videos
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @04:54PM Samsung Is Delaying the 'Voice' Part of Its New Bixby Voice Assistant
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @04:05PM Google Ruins the Assistant's Shopping List, Turns It Into a Big Google Express Ad
Saturday April 08, 2017 @12:10AM Google Announces Android Cross-Licensing Program 'PAX' -- But Why?
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @07:44PM Android Devices Can Be Fatally Hacked By Malicious Wi-Fi Networks
Monday April 03, 2017 @01:47PM Android Overtakes Windows as the Internet's Most Used Operating System
Thursday March 30, 2017 @02:12PM Microsoft To Sell Customized Edition of Samsung Galaxy S8 Android Smartphones
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @09:13PM Verizon To Force 'AppFlash' Spyware On Android Phones
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @05:16PM 'Samsung Dex' Is a Galaxy S8 Dock That Turns Your Phone Into a Desktop
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @03:55PM App Store Sales For Android To Overtake Apple's iOS, Research Firm Says
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @11:24AM Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 Smartphone
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @10:14AM What Killed Adobe Flash?
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @06:07PM The Galaxy S8 Will Be Samsung's Biggest Test Ever
Thursday March 23, 2017 @02:37PM 71 Percent of Android Phones On Major US Carriers Have Out of Date Security Patches
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @02:42PM Android O First Developer Preview Featuring Notification Channels, Background Limits Now Available
Monday March 20, 2017 @08:49PM Samsung Announces Bixby, Its New Digital Assistant Launching With the Galaxy S8
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:00PM Google Maps Lets You Record Your Parking Location, Time Left At the Meter
Monday March 20, 2017 @03:07PM Android Creator Lost Out On a Big Investment, and Apple May Be To Blame
Thursday March 16, 2017 @06:08PM Class-Action Lawsuit Targets LG Over Legendary G4, V10 Bootloop Issues
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @11:04AM Many Smartphone Owners Don't Take Steps To Secure Their Devices
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @07:33PM Kickstarter Campaign Aims To Add a Full Android Device To the Back of Your iPhone
Saturday March 11, 2017 @01:30AM Malware Found Preinstalled On 38 Android Phones Used By 2 Companies
Friday March 10, 2017 @06:50PM Android Devices Can Be Hacked via New Headphones Attack
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:24PM MAC Address Randomization Flaws Leave Android and iOS Phones Open To Tracking
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @01:40PM Android is About To Eclipse Windows as the World's Most-Used Operating System
Friday March 03, 2017 @10:05AM Google Will Release a New Pixel Phone this Year
Thursday March 02, 2017 @02:23AM Sorry, Apple, the Headphone Jack Isn't Going Anywhere
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @01:53AM AOL Is Cutting Off Third-Party App Access To AIM
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @05:13PM Moto, Huawei Are Replacing the Android Keys With a Touchpad
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @11:52AM BlackBerry Returns With 3 Possible New Phones in 2017, But Do You Care?
Monday February 27, 2017 @04:32PM LG Unveils G6 Android Nougat Smartphone With a Compact 5.7-Inch QHD+ 18:9 Display
Monday February 27, 2017 @10:55AM Google Assistant To Be Available On Older Versions of Android Soon
Friday February 24, 2017 @01:15PM Google Renames Messenger To Android Messages as the Company Pushes RCS
Friday February 24, 2017 @09:35AM LG's Latest Battery Is Also a Phone
Sunday February 19, 2017 @08:53PM ZDNet: Linux 'Takes The World' While Windows Dominates The Desktop
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Friday February 17, 2017 @08:32PM Researchers Discover Security Problems Under the Hood of Automobile Apps
Friday February 17, 2017 @01:10PM HTC To Stop Making Budget Android Phones This Year
Thursday February 16, 2017 @11:39PM 99.6 Percent of New Smartphones Run Android or iOS
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:35AM China's Huawei Catching Up With Apple, Samsung Smartphone Sales
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:23AM Google's Not-so-secret New OS
Saturday February 11, 2017 @04:08PM Oracle Refuses To Accept Android's 'Fair Use' Verdict, Files Appeal
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:43PM Google Might Be Gearing Up To Remove Millions of Play Store Apps Next Month
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @07:35PM Android Wear 2.0 Is An Evolutionary Update To Google's Smartwatch OS
Friday February 03, 2017 @04:41PM Google Will Reportedly Remove Google Now Launcher From Play Store
Friday February 03, 2017 @10:18AM Google Is Integrating Progressive Web Apps Deeper Into Android
Monday January 30, 2017 @09:20PM Razer Buys Nextbit
Friday January 27, 2017 @11:36PM Remote Attackers Can Force Samsung Galaxy Devices Into Never-Ending Reboot Loop
Friday January 27, 2017 @10:25AM Ask Slashdot: A Point of Contention - Modern User Interfaces
Thursday January 26, 2017 @11:58PM A Lack of Alternatives To Qualcomm Is Hurting the Ecosystem
Thursday January 26, 2017 @07:41PM Google's Pixel 2 To Feature Improved Camera, CPU and Higher Price, Says Report
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @04:13PM Samsung's Galaxy S8 Will Feature a Headphone Jack, Desktop Dock, 'Infinity Display' and More, Says In-Depth Report
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @09:17AM Viruses, Spyware Found in 'Alarming' Number of Android VPN Apps
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @09:01AM LG Continues To Bleed Money, Thanks To Smartphones
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @04:49PM Netflix Will Now Let Android Users Download Content Onto SD Storage
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @04:19PM Google Starts Live Testing Instant Apps on Android
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:58PM Google Voice Receives First Update in Five Years
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:48AM Android Device's Pattern Lock Can Be Cracked Within Five Attempts, Researchers Show
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:31AM Every Upcoming Chromebook Will Run Android Apps
Monday January 23, 2017 @09:22AM Samsung Answers Burning Note 7 Questions, Vows Better Batteries
Sunday January 22, 2017 @06:49PM Do Android Users Still Use Custom Roms?
Saturday January 21, 2017 @12:24AM Google Pressured 90,000 Android Developers Over Insecure Apps
Friday January 20, 2017 @02:11PM Galaxy S7 Display Defaults To Full HD After Nougat Update, But You Can Switch Back
Friday January 20, 2017 @09:25AM Trump Trades in Android Phone For Secret Service-Approved Device
Thursday January 19, 2017 @09:06AM Microsoft is Bringing Cortana To Android Lock Screen
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @10:48AM Thousands of Note 7 Phones Still in Use On Verizon, All Non-911 Calls To Be Rerouted To Customer Service
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @10:31AM Android Will Now Store Google Searches Offline and Deliver Them When You Get Signal
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @09:41PM Low-Cost Android One Phones Coming To The US, Says Report
Monday January 16, 2017 @10:35AM China Orders App Stores To Join Register
Friday January 13, 2017 @07:04PM Headphone Users Rejoice: Samsung Reportedly Not Killing the Galaxy S8's Headphone Jack
Friday January 13, 2017 @03:18PM Creator of Android Andy Rubin Nears His Comeback, Complete With an 'Essential' Phone
Thursday January 12, 2017 @11:13AM HTC's New Flagship Phone Has AI and a Second Screen, But No Headphone Jack
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @08:30AM WeChat Beats Google in Releasing Apps That Don't Need Downloading or Installing
Sunday January 08, 2017 @02:11AM Apple Could Finally Sell More Devices Than Microsoft In 2017
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:42PM Fake Malware-Filled Super Mario Run Apps Take Advantage of Android Absence
Friday January 06, 2017 @03:54PM Google CEO Says Next Wave Of Affordable Smartphones Should Cost $30
Thursday January 05, 2017 @07:14PM LG Is Abandoning the Modular Smartphone Idea
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @06:32PM Asus Unveils ZenFone AR With Google's Daydream and Tango Support, Coming In Q2
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @11:54AM Android Was 2016's Most Vulnerable Product, Oracle the
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @07:11PM Qualcomm Details Snapdragon 835 Processor
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @11:41AM Dish's New AirTV Set-Top Box Does Over-the-Air and 4K Streaming
Monday January 02, 2017 @05:05PM Is Android set to dominate the IoT?
Monday January 02, 2017 @08:49AM Android Was 2016's Most Vulnerable Product, Oracle the
Sunday January 01, 2017 @07:04AM Google Fixes User Tracking Issue in Pixel Smartphones
Saturday December 31, 2016 @05:59PM Google and Facebook Dominate The List of 2016's Top Ten Apps
Thursday December 29, 2016 @02:37PM Nintendo's Super Mario Run For Android is Coming Soon
Thursday December 29, 2016 @10:35AM Android Users Are So Committed that Exploding Note 7 Did Little To Help Apple: NPD
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @07:48PM Some Google Pixel Devices Are Shutting Down At 30% Battery
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:40PM North Korea's Android Tablet Takes a Screenshot Every Time You Open an App
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @10:24AM Android Ransomware Infects LG Smart TV, Company 'Refuses' To Help
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @05:50AM Android Ransomware Infects Smart TV, LG Refuses to Help
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @03:58PM T-Mobile Is Killing the Remaining Galaxy Note7 Units Today
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @10:27AM With Cyanogen Dead, Google's Control Over Android Is Tighter Than Ever
Monday December 26, 2016 @02:28AM Some Pixels Have Problems
Saturday December 24, 2016 @02:01PM All Cyanogen Services Are Shutting Down
Thursday December 22, 2016 @06:05PM Russians Used Malware On Android Devices To Track and Target Ukraine Artillery, Says Report
Thursday December 22, 2016 @03:12PM Google Isn't Giving Up On Smartwatches; Two Flagship Android Wear 2.0 Watches Launching Early Next Year
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @07:51PM Barnes & Noble's Latest Tablet Is Running Spyware From Shanghai
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @05:28PM AT&T Is Adding a Spam Filter For Phone Calls
Monday December 19, 2016 @05:02PM Facebook Messenger Launches 6-Screen Group Video Chat
Thursday December 15, 2016 @06:03PM Google May Prevent Samsung From Adding Viv AI Assistant To Galaxy S8
Thursday December 15, 2016 @04:51PM Verizon Changes Its Mind and Will Kill Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 on January 5th
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @02:15PM Android Things Is Google's New OS For Smart Devices
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @12:41PM Android Chief Squashes Rumors of Android Merging With Chrome OS
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @12:11PM Malware Found In the Firmware of 26 Low-Cost Android Models
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @11:57AM Malware Found in the Firmware of 26 Low-Cost Android Models
Friday December 09, 2016 @02:37PM Verizon Says It Will Not Push Samsung's Update That Disables Galaxy Note7 Because Of User Inconvenience
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @10:07AM Google Further Shrinks the Size of Android App Updates
Monday December 05, 2016 @07:21PM Google Is Rolling Out Android 7.1.1
Monday December 05, 2016 @11:05AM New Google Trusted Contacts Service Shares User Location In Real Time
Thursday December 01, 2016 @11:54PM Multiple Vulnerabilities In AirDroid Opens At Least 10 Million Android Users To MITM Attacks, Hijackings
Thursday December 01, 2016 @05:30PM Earthquake-Sensing Mobile App 'MyShake' Detects Over 200 Earthquakes Large and Small
Thursday December 01, 2016 @05:02PM Motorola Has No Plans For a New Smartwatch
Thursday December 01, 2016 @04:48PM Cyanogen Inc and CyanogenMod Creator Steve Kondik Part Ways
Thursday December 01, 2016 @01:39AM Wielding Their Windows Phones, Microsoft Shareholders Grill CEO Satya Nadella On Device Strategy
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @01:20PM More Than 1 Million Android Devices Rooted By Gooligan Malware
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @01:18PM More Than 1 Million Android Devices Rooted by Gooligan Malware
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @04:08PM Jolla's Sailfish OS Now Certified as Russian Government's First 'Android Alternative'
Monday November 28, 2016 @07:19PM Morgan Stanley: Pixel Phone Will Generate Google Almost $4 Billion In Revenue Next Year
Friday November 25, 2016 @07:39AM Android Malware Used To Hack and Steal Tesla Car
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @04:36PM Microsoft Solitaire Collection From Windows 10 Now Available For Android and iOS
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @10:48AM Apple Captures Record 91 Percent of Global Smartphone Profits: Research
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:09PM Tor-Enabled Smartphone Is Antidote To Google 'Hostility' Over Android, Says Developer
Sunday November 20, 2016 @08:32PM Android User Locked Out Of Google Accounts After Moving To A New City
Sunday November 20, 2016 @02:51AM Second Chinese Firm In a Week Found Hiding a Backdoor In Android Firmware
Saturday November 19, 2016 @05:34AM Second Chinese Firm in a Week Found Hiding a Backdoor in Android Firmware
Saturday November 19, 2016 @02:19AM Barnes & Noble Announces A New $50 Android Tablet
Thursday November 17, 2016 @06:04PM iOS Devices Failed More Often Than Android Units During Q3, Says Report
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @04:03PM OnePlus 3T Smartphone Featuring Snapdragon 821 Launched
Monday November 14, 2016 @11:47AM Samsung Really, Really Wants Developers To Build Tizen Apps
Thursday November 10, 2016 @04:52PM Instagram Brings Mentions, Links, and Boomerang To Stories
Thursday November 10, 2016 @04:39PM Google Says There Are Now 2 Billion Active Chrome Installs
Thursday November 10, 2016 @11:14AM Google Hits Back at EU Claim Over Android Abuses
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @11:46PM Google 'Strongly' Recommends Against Third-Party Fast Charging Technology On Android
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @10:21AM Android's Latest Update Doesn't Patch Major Security Flaw 'Dirty COW'
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @01:35AM Google Is Making Android Auto Available In Any Car
Sunday November 06, 2016 @04:23PM How I Freed My Android Tablet: A Journey in Reverse Engineering
Saturday November 05, 2016 @12:55PM A Powerful New Android Spyware Targets Business Executives
Friday November 04, 2016 @03:23PM Apple Takes 104 Percent of All Smartphone Profits Following Galaxy Note 7 Recall
Thursday November 03, 2016 @11:22AM Google Rejects EU Antitrust Charges, Says Evidence is Lacking
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @06:58PM Nearly 9 Out of 10 Smartphones Shipped Run On Android