Slashdot Items Tagged "android"

Date / Time Story
Thursday May 24, 2018 @06:30PM Android Creator Puts Essential Up For Sale, Cancels Next Phone
Thursday May 24, 2018 @04:13PM Some Low-Cost Android Phones Shipped With Malware Built In
Thursday May 24, 2018 @01:16AM Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 710 Platform For Midrange Android Phones
Monday May 21, 2018 @07:23PM The Toughest (And Weakest) Phones Currently On the Market
Saturday May 19, 2018 @11:04PM The Verge Goes Hands-On With the 'Wildly Ambitious' RED Hydrogen One Smartphone
Saturday May 19, 2018 @07:48PM Popular 'Gboard' Keyboard App Has Had a Broken Spell Checker For Months
Friday May 18, 2018 @09:21AM Facebook's Android App Is Asking for Superuser Privileges, Users Say
Thursday May 17, 2018 @06:32PM With Steam Link App, Your Smartphone Can Be An Imperfect Gaming Monitor
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @04:16PM OnePlus 6 Launched With 6.28-inch Display, Snapdragon 845 CPU, and Headphone Jack
Friday May 11, 2018 @06:57PM Google Is Building a Pixel-Branded Smartwatch, Says Report
Friday May 11, 2018 @07:27AM Malicious Apps Get Back on the Play Store Just by Changing Their Name
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @11:53PM ZTE Shuts Down Main Business Operations After US Ban
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @04:41PM Google Maps Is Getting AR Directions, Recommendation Features
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @03:50PM Google Details New Android P Features, Including iPhone X-Like Gesture Controls
Monday May 07, 2018 @04:21PM Google To Launch a New Set of Android Controls To Help You Manage Phone Use, Report Says
Monday May 07, 2018 @12:29PM Microsoft's New Mobile Strategy: Create Windows-like App 'Experiences' For Smartphones
Thursday May 03, 2018 @05:29PM Phone Maker BLU Settles With FTC Over Unauthorized User Data Extraction
Friday April 27, 2018 @10:06AM Design Commentary on Google's New To-Do Tasks App
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:42PM Google Is 'Pausing' Work On Allo In Favor 'Chat,' An RCS-Based Messaging Standard
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:10PM ZTE Exports Ban May Mean No Google Apps, a Death Sentence For Its Smartphones
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @12:10AM Chrome 66 Arrives With Autoplaying Content Blocked By Default
Friday April 13, 2018 @04:55PM Google Appears To Be Testing iPhone X-Style Gesture Navigation In Android P
Thursday April 12, 2018 @02:51PM Some Android Device Makers Are Lying About Security Patch Updates
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @07:18PM Google's Phone App Is Getting the Power To Send Spam Calls Straight To Voicemail
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @05:40PM LG's Upcoming 'G7 ThinQ' Smartphone To Feature Almost-Bezel-Less Display With Notch, Launch On May 2nd
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:05PM Ask Slashdot: Do You Miss Windows Phone?
Thursday April 05, 2018 @09:29AM Intel Tells Users to Uninstall Remote Keyboard App Over Unpatched Security Bugs
Thursday April 05, 2018 @12:09AM Slashdot Asks: Should Android OEMs Adopt the iPhone's Notch?
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @05:55PM Facebook Is Changing the Way It Stores Call, Text History
Monday April 02, 2018 @05:23PM Google Is Considering Launching a Mid-Range Pixel Phone This Summer, Claims Report
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @07:24PM Verizon Plans To Launch a Palm Smartphone Later This Year
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @10:58AM Oracle Wins Revival of Billion-Dollar Case Against Google
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @12:00AM Google Starts Blocking 'Uncertified' Android Devices From Logging In
Monday March 26, 2018 @07:22PM Facebook Acknowledges It Has Been Keeping Records of Android Users' Calls, Texts
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:22AM Face ID Deemed Too Costly To Copy, Android Makers Target In-Display Fingerprint Sensors Instead
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:06AM Facebook Scraped Call, Text Message Data For Years From Android Phones
Friday March 23, 2018 @04:17PM Some Galaxy S9/S9+ Units Have Large Dead Zones On the Touchscreen
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @10:42PM Best Buy Stops Selling Huawei Smartphones
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:48AM Android Is Now as Safe as the Competition, Google Says
Thursday March 15, 2018 @05:47PM Android Wear Needs More Than a New Name To Fight Apple Watch
Thursday March 15, 2018 @12:56AM Samsung Will Begin Offering Same-Day Repairs On Galaxy Phones This Week
Friday March 09, 2018 @07:05PM Lenovo Lays Off a Chunk of Its Motorola Smartphone Team
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:19PM Android Beats iOS In Smartphone Loyalty, Study Finds
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @04:40PM Android P Drops Support For Nexus Phones, Pixel Tablet
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @02:10PM Google Launches First Android P Developer Preview
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @10:43PM Chrome 65 Arrives With Material Design Extensions Page, New Developer Features
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @04:32PM Google Lens Is Coming To All Android Phones Running Google Photos
Sunday March 04, 2018 @03:45PM Bad iPhone Notches Are Happening To Good Android Phones
Monday February 26, 2018 @04:47PM Pop-Up Cameras Could Soon Be a Mobile Trend
Monday February 26, 2018 @12:52AM Samsung Announces the Galaxy S9 With a Dual Aperture Camera, AR Emojis
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @10:20PM Flixster Video Shuts Down
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @04:27PM The Swype Smartphone Keyboard Is Dead
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @12:39PM Google Just Launched Another Answer To Apple Pay
Sunday February 18, 2018 @09:13AM We've Reached Peak Smartphone
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @05:20PM FBI, CIA, and NSA: Don't Use Huawei Phones
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:14PM Huawei Got People To Write Fake Reviews For An Unreleased Phone
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:39PM Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Benchmarks Show An Incredible GPU, Faster CPU
Monday February 12, 2018 @10:03AM Google's Next Android Overhaul Will Embrace iPhone's 'Notch'
Sunday February 11, 2018 @02:00PM Chinese Phone Maker Xiaomi Deletes a Public MIUI vs Android One Twitter Poll After Voting Didn't Go Its Way
Saturday February 10, 2018 @04:18PM Android Wear Is Getting Killed, and It's All Qualcomm's Fault
Saturday February 10, 2018 @05:13AM Rejoice: Samsung's Next Flagship Smartphone Looks To Keep the Headphone Jack Alive
Friday February 09, 2018 @07:43PM Android Messages May Soon Let You Text From the Web
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @11:50AM Over 7,400 Android Devices Infected by New Monero-Mining Botnet
Monday February 05, 2018 @05:42PM Android Oreo Passes 1 Percent Adoption After 5 Months, Nougat Finally Takes First Place
Monday February 05, 2018 @05:21PM Google Enables Pixel Visual Core For Better Instagram, Snapchat, and WhatsApp Photos
Friday February 02, 2018 @04:33PM Chrome OS Is Almost Ready To Replace Android On Tablets
Friday February 02, 2018 @01:03AM LG Settles Bootloop Lawsuit With $425 Cash Or a $700 Rebate Toward a New LG Phone
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:47PM Google Play Removed 700,000 Bad Apps In 2017, 70 Percent More Than In 2016
Friday January 26, 2018 @08:13PM OnePlus Is Again Sending User Data To a Chinese Company Without User Consent
Monday January 22, 2018 @05:33PM Android Can Now Tell You How Fast Wi-Fi Networks Are Before You Join Them
Monday January 22, 2018 @11:09AM Yale Privacy Lab and Exodus Privacy's F-Droid Android App Store is a Replacement for Google Play That Features Only FOSS Apps That Don't Do Any Tracking
Thursday January 18, 2018 @09:13PM Google Releases Fix For Chromecast Wi-Fi Crashes
Thursday January 18, 2018 @06:09PM Google's Fuchsia OS On the Pixelbook
Thursday January 18, 2018 @04:54PM Wine 3.0 Released
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @04:25PM Researchers Uncover Android Malware With Never-Before-Seen Spying Capabilities
Monday January 15, 2018 @05:43PM OnePlus Customers Report Credit Card Fraud After Buying From the Company's Website
Friday January 12, 2018 @04:12PM Google Pulls 60 Apps From Play Store After Malware Exposes Kids To Porn
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @06:46PM Future Samsung Phones Will Have a Working FM Radio Chip
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @05:36PM Samsung Will Unveil the Galaxy S9 Next Month At Mobile World Congress
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @01:29AM 'I Tried the First Phone With An In-Display Fingerprint Sensor'
Monday January 08, 2018 @06:05PM Google Rebrands All Its Payment Solutions As 'Google Pay'
Thursday January 04, 2018 @01:24AM Google Says Almost All CPUs Since 1995 Vulnerable To 'Meltdown' And 'Spectre' Flaws
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @07:06AM $30 Unlocked Android Smartphones To Launch in India This Month
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:39PM Google Stops Selling the Pixel C Android Tablet
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:03PM HTC, Motorola Say They Don't Slow Old Phones Like Apple Does
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:40PM Chrome OS Will Finally Run Android Apps in the Background
Friday December 22, 2017 @09:50AM Snowden's New App Haven Uses Your Smartphone To Physically Guard Your Laptop
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @07:34PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Any Alternatives To Android Or iOS?
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:59PM 'Loapi' Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Is Causing Phone Batteries To Bulge
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:58PM Chinese Backdoor Still Active on Many Android Devices
Friday December 15, 2017 @06:33PM Chrome 64 Beta Adds Sitewide Audio Muting, Pop-Up Blocker, Windows 10 HDR Video
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:21PM Google Is Shutting Down Project Tango
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @11:19AM Andy Rubin's Essential Phone Considered Anything But
Friday December 08, 2017 @04:25PM Google Puts Android Accessibility Crackdown On Hold
Thursday December 07, 2017 @05:32PM Android 8.0 Oreo For Android Wear Released
Thursday December 07, 2017 @02:59PM Inside Oracle's Cloak-and-dagger Political War With Google
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:11PM Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Boosts CPU and GPU Performance, Delivers 4K HDR Capture, 3x Faster AI Processing
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @05:36PM Qualcomm Announces Latest Snapdragon 845 Processor
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @01:27PM A Popular Virtual Keyboard App Leaks 31 Million Users' Personal Data
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @10:09AM Android Go Will Make the Most Basic Phones Run Smoothly
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:32PM Google Bans Apps From Displaying Lock Screen Ads
Thursday November 30, 2017 @12:43PM Microsoft's Edge Browser Now Generally Available For iOS, Android
Thursday November 30, 2017 @11:56AM Google Launches App That Can Help You Track and Conserve Mobile Data
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @12:10PM 66 Percent of Popular Android Cryptocurrency Apps Don't Use Encryption
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @11:29AM Recent Blu Update Locks Users out of Their Phones
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @06:25AM Recent Blu Android OS Update Locks Users Out Of Their Phones
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @08:08PM Three Quarters of Android Apps Track Users With Third Party Tools, Says Study
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @12:01PM Researchers Identify 44 Trackers in More Than 300 Android Apps
Monday November 27, 2017 @10:03PM Microsoft Office Now Available On All Chromebooks
Monday November 27, 2017 @07:02PM The Pixel 2's Dormant 'Visual Core' Chip Gets Activated In Latest Android Developer Preview
Friday November 24, 2017 @03:44PM Regulators Question Google Over Location Data
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:56PM Samsung's Galaxy S9 Will Appear At CES In January, Says Report
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @09:51AM Google Collects Android Users' Locations Even When Location Services Are Disabled
Friday November 17, 2017 @05:05PM Even New Phones Are No Longer Guaranteed To Have the Latest Version of Android
Thursday November 16, 2017 @01:37PM OnePlus 5T Featuring 6-inch AMOLED Display, 3.5mm Headphone Jack Launched
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @05:49AM UC Browser Mobile App Disappears From Google Play Store
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @10:00AM OnePlus Phones Come Preinstalled With a Factory App That Can Root Devices
Monday November 13, 2017 @07:25PM Uber Drivers In Lagos Are Using a Fake GPS App To Inflate Rider Fares
Monday November 13, 2017 @05:20PM Google To Kill a Bunch of Useful Android Apps That Rely On Accessibility Services
Saturday November 11, 2017 @10:04PM CopperheadOS Fights Unlicensed Installations On Nexus Phones
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @04:21PM Chrome Update Kills Annoying Redirects and Trick-To-Click Popups
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @07:33PM A Huge Redesign Is Coming To Snapchat
Saturday November 04, 2017 @07:02PM Fake WhatsApp App Downloaded 1 Million Times
Friday November 03, 2017 @11:20AM Some Google Pixel 2 XL Units Shipped Without an Operating System
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @11:50AM Android Oreo Bug Sends Thousands of Phones Into Infinite Boot Loops
Monday October 30, 2017 @05:39PM A Surge of Sites and Apps Are Exhausting Your CPU To Mine Cryptocurrency
Monday October 30, 2017 @05:20PM BlackBerry CEO Promises To Try To Break Customers' Encryption If the US Government Asks Him To
Friday October 27, 2017 @04:53PM Everything New In the Android 8.1 Oreo Developer Preview
Thursday October 26, 2017 @08:44PM Google Addresses Pixel 2 XL Display Issues, Pixel 2 Clicking Sounds With Software Updates
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @08:02PM Roku Wants To Start Streaming To Third-Party Devices
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @06:03PM Some Pixel 2 Users Are Complaining About A High-Pitched Whine and Clicking Noises
Monday October 23, 2017 @01:14AM Essential Announces $200 (29%) Discount on Phones -- Price Dropped To $499
Saturday October 21, 2017 @04:24PM 'Broadp0wn' Chipset Security Vulnerability Was Widespread On Smartphones
Saturday October 21, 2017 @12:53PM Google Offers $1,000 Bounties For Hacking Dropbox, Tinder, Snapchat, and Others
Friday October 20, 2017 @04:16PM Google Says 64 Percent of Chrome Traffic On Android Now Protected With HTTPS, 75 Percent On Mac, 66 Percent On Windows
Thursday October 19, 2017 @04:53PM How Google's Pixel 2 'Now Playing' Song Identification Works
Thursday October 19, 2017 @01:24AM Samsung To Let Proper Linux Distros Run on Galaxy Smartphones
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @05:48PM ZTE Launches Axon M, a Foldable, Dual-Screened Smartphone
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @05:29PM Android Oreo Helps Google's Pixel 2 Smartphones Outperform Other Android Flagships
Monday October 16, 2017 @09:13PM Essential Is Getting Sued For Allegedly Stealing Wireless Connector Technology
Friday October 13, 2017 @12:31AM Google Is Really Good At Design
Thursday October 12, 2017 @12:44PM Down the Rabbit Hole With a BLU Phone Infection
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @04:43PM Is the Chromebook the New Android Tablet?
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @02:40PM Failed Palo Alto Startup Pivots From Trying To Be an 'Android Killer' To Self-driving Tech
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @06:07PM OxygenOS Telemetry Lets OnePlus Tie Phones To Individual Users
Monday October 09, 2017 @02:09PM Slashdot Asks: Does the World Need a Third Mobile OS?
Saturday October 07, 2017 @01:57AM Can Cheap Android Tablets Bridge the Digital Divide?
Thursday October 05, 2017 @11:07AM Microsoft Brings Edge To Android and IOS
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @07:36PM Google Is Latest Company To Ditch Headphone Jack In Its Newest Smartphones
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @02:05PM Why Google Needs Gadgets
Monday October 02, 2017 @02:02PM Ask Slashdot: Why Would Anyone Want To Spend $1,000 on a Smartphone?
Saturday September 30, 2017 @02:20PM Bill Gates Has An Android Phone. Has Microsoft Changed?
Friday September 29, 2017 @12:03PM Linux LTS Kernels To Now Be Maintained For Six Years
Thursday September 28, 2017 @01:22PM Not Many People Are Buying Andy Rubin's iPhone-Killer Essential Phone, It Seems
Thursday September 21, 2017 @03:59PM Security Researchers Warn that Third-Party GO Keyboard App is Spying on Millions of Android Users
Thursday September 21, 2017 @03:53PM Firefox For iOS Gets Tracking Protection, Firefox Focus For Android Gets Tabs
Thursday September 21, 2017 @12:39AM Google Buys Part of HTC's Smartphone Team For $1.1 Billion
Monday September 18, 2017 @04:07PM Samsung Finally Lets You Disable the Bixby Button Without a Third-Party App
Sunday September 17, 2017 @05:01PM Essential Phone Now Supported By All Four Major Carriers (Including Verizon)
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:35PM Apple's A11 Bionic Chip In iPhone 8 and iPhone X Smokes Android Handsets In Early Benchmarks
Thursday September 14, 2017 @03:41PM PSA: Google Will Delete Your Android Backups If Your Device Is Inactive For Two Months
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @07:04PM Target's Sales Floors Are Switching From Apple To Android Devices
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @04:30PM BlueBorne Vulnerabilities Impact Over 5 Billion Bluetooth-Enabled Devices
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @12:29AM Android Always Beats the iPhone To New Features, Qualcomm Says
Monday September 11, 2017 @10:43AM I Downloaded an App. Suddenly, I was a Rescue Dispatcher.
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:47PM Galaxy Note 8 Sets New Pre-Order Record For Samsung Despite Last Year's Disaster
Thursday September 07, 2017 @07:25PM Google Is Apparently Ready To Buy Smartphone Maker HTC
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @06:40PM Android Oreo Bug Eats Up Mobile Data Even When On Wi-Fi
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:27PM Android Oreo's Rollback Protection Will Block OS Downgrades
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @07:22PM TrustZone Downgrade Attack Opens Android Devices To Old Vulnerabilities
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:00PM TrustZone Downgrade Attack Opens Android Devices to Old Vulnerabilities
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @06:14AM Android One Is Anything But Dead, Google Reaffirms With Xiaomi Mi A1
Monday September 04, 2017 @10:57PM Vulnerabilities Discovered In Mobile Bootloaders of Major Vendors
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:53PM With Android Oreo, Google Is Introducing Linux Kernel Requirements
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:27PM Huawei Unveils AI Mobile Chipset Said To Rival A11 Processor In Upcoming iPhones
Friday September 01, 2017 @03:06PM Petition Asks the Developers of Phoenix OS to Open Source the Kernel
Thursday August 31, 2017 @04:23PM LG Announces V30 Smartphone With 'FullVision' OLED Display, Dual Cameras
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @06:57PM Palm Devices Are Coming In 2018 Without WebOS, Says Report
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @06:00PM Uber Says It'll Stop Tracking Riders After They're Dropped Off
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @11:49AM Google Unveils ARCore, Its Answer To Apple's ARKit
Monday August 28, 2017 @02:29PM Tech Firms Team Up To Take Down 'WireX' Android DDoS Botnet
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @07:01PM Google Pulls 500+ Backdoored Apps With Over 100 Million Downloads From Google Play
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @06:06PM Slashdot Asks: What Are Your Favorite Android Oreo Features?
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @05:45PM Sony Loses Class Action Lawsuit In Waterproof Claims For Original Xperia Z Line
Monday August 21, 2017 @03:41PM Android O Is Now Officially Android Oreo
Saturday August 19, 2017 @07:59PM postmarketOS Pursues A Linux-Based, LTS OS For Android Phones
Friday August 18, 2017 @04:58PM Android O Is Officially Launching August 21
Friday August 18, 2017 @04:16PM The Verge's Essential Phone Review: An Arcane Artifact From an Unrealized Future
Wednesday August 16, 2017 @04:19PM Essential Phone Will Ship Next Week, Shortly After Breaking $1 Billion Valuation
Wednesday August 16, 2017 @04:10PM Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Batteries Are Being Recalled For Overheating Risk
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @06:29PM Google Allo For Chrome Finally Arrives, But Only For Android Users
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @05:01PM App Developers Should Charge More If They Want People To Buy Subscriptions, Suggests Report
Monday August 14, 2017 @11:54AM Opera Kills Off Its Free Data-Saving App, Opera Max
Monday August 14, 2017 @09:58AM Spyware Apps Found on Google Play Store
Thursday August 10, 2017 @12:58PM Apple Refuses To Enable iPhone Emergency Settings that Could Save Countless Lives
Thursday August 10, 2017 @10:22AM T-Mobile To Launch Its Own Branded Budget Smartphone
Monday August 07, 2017 @04:03PM Android 8.0's 'Streaming OS Updates' Will Work Even If Your Phone Is Full
Monday August 07, 2017 @03:09PM YouTube Adds Mobile Chat, Because Google Doesn't Have Enough Messaging Apps
Monday August 07, 2017 @02:23PM OpenSSL Support In Debian Unstable Drops TLS 1.0/1.1 Support
Friday August 04, 2017 @06:12PM BLU Claims Innocence, Gets Phones Reinstated On Amazon