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Smartphone manufacturers caught lying to consumers about having the latest Android Security patches

Smartphone manufacturers caught lying to consumers about having the latest Android Security patches

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Out of the 1,200 phones tested by SRL, the firm found that even flagship devices from the likes of Samsung and Sony missed Android security patches.

Some Android Manufacturers Have Apparently Been Lying About Updates

Some Android Manufacturers Have Apparently Been Lying About Updates

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Some Android smartphone makers have allegedly been found to be lying about keeping their devices up to date in terms of security patches.

Google’s spring wallpapers may also be a hint for Android P

Google’s spring wallpapers may also be a hint for Android P

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The Android P Developer Preview is already available for Pixel owners, so that also means it’s time to speculate on what the P will actually mean (well, a lot have already been speculating for months). And now Google is fueling the guessing game as they may have given a hint as to what it is,

Xiaomi promises to adhere better to the rules of Android for new devices

Xiaomi promises to adhere better to the rules of Android for new devices

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We will see whether Xiaomi acts on its promise, but device owners and fans have plenty of reason to be skeptical.

Some Android phone manufacturers are lying to users about missed security updates

Some Android phone manufacturers are lying to users about missed security updates

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The missed patches aren't just an isolated incident, either. Worse, vendors allegedly misled users by claiming devices are fully patched when in fact they are missing important monthly updates for Android, the researchers said. Temer viaja para São Paulo ...

Naver launches 'Whale' browser for Android

Naver launches 'Whale' browser for Android

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SEOUL, April 13 (Yonhap) -- Naver Corp., South Korea's dominant Internet portal and search engine, said Friday that it has rolled out the mobile version of its latest web browser.

Survey Shows Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Have High Satisfaction Rate; Major Priority in Future Vehicle Purchase Decision

Survey Shows Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Have High Satisfaction Rate; Major Priority in Future Vehicle Purchase Decision

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CarPlay and Android Auto have become increasingly popular among car makers and vehicle owners over the last few years. Initially, major automakers were apprehensive about offering CarPlay or Android Auto on their vehicles but over the years, they have gone ahead to support both of them in their infotainment system.

Android Phones Claiming to Have Latest Patches Don't Always Do

Android Phones Claiming to Have Latest Patches Don't Always Do

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Your Android phone may be missing some critical security patches, despite what the vendor says, according to new research from Germany.

Android Messages for Web setup process is nearly complete

Android Messages for Web setup process is nearly complete

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Google might be criticized for having a confusing array of messaging services but it is at least doing one thing right. It is giving most of them equal features so you won’t have to be jealous over another service or app. Then again, that could also make choosing between them even harder. Now that Allo for Web is a thing, … Continue reading

Android could bring trouble to Google from the European Commission

Android could bring trouble to Google from the European Commission

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The European Union's top antitrust regulator, Margrethe Vestager, has made it her mission to stem alleged anti-competitive abuses by big American tech companies, threatening as recently as last month to break up Alphabet Inc's Google. But a decision in ...

US Teens Prefer iPhones vs Android Phones, And That Won't Change Anytime Soon

US Teens Prefer iPhones vs Android Phones, And That Won't Change Anytime Soon

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A PiperJaffray survey revealed that teenagers in the United States overwhelmingly prefer iPhones over Android phones. The trend will likely remain the same in the near future, as most teens are planning to buy an iPhone as their next smartphone.

Android P name hinted in Google Spring 2018 wallpapers

Android P name hinted in Google Spring 2018 wallpapers

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One of the fun, non-technical things about new Google releases is the guessing game on what sweet treat it would be named after. With Android P, it was almost too easy to associate it with a pie, especially after Android 4.4 KitKat was, at one point, believed to be and even called Key Lime Pie (klp). Google is now reminding … Continue reading

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