Android hit by ransomware, 900,000 devices affected
Aug27

Android hit by ransomware, 900,000 devices affected

Android is not always the most secure of mobile platforms, which is a by-product of being open and free. As Google pointed out this year, it is not the company’s fault that the platform is a little bit like the Wild West, and that is probably true. But the stats don’t lie, and 5 million Android devices are infected with malware, while a lot more have just been added to the list.We are always wary when a security company announces that...

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Android One on the horizon
Aug27

Android One on the horizon

While Google was rolling out Android for everything (Car, Watch, Phone, Tablet etc.) at the company’s I/O developer conference in June, the company had plenty to talk about regarding Android One. This is the project that aims to bring more unity to the Android platform by giving companies in emerging markets the tools to create quality and affordable smartphones that run the newest versions of Android. At the moment, handsets made by...

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Sprint updates the Moto X to Android 4.4.4
Aug26

Sprint updates the Moto X to Android 4.4.4

US carriers have been updating the Moto X (and indeed other Motorola handsets) to Android 4.4.4 recently, and the latest to do just that is Sprint. The third largest carrier in the United States has confirmed today that its 4.4.4 for the Moto X is ready and rolling out over the air from today. The patch brings the newest released version of Google’s OS to Motorola’s flag bearing device from 2013. As with other 4.4.4 updates, this is a...

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Google’s Motorola built Nexus 6 benchmarked
Aug26

Google’s Motorola built Nexus 6 benchmarked

Google is expected to announce a new Nexus 8 tablet built by HTC and a new Nexus 6 smartphone built by Motorola when the company launches Android L in the fall. The Nexus 6 will of course be the first smartphone to pack the L release of Android and today it has been revealed in a benchmark, revealing it to be a powerhouse handset. We also learned a little bit more about Android L along the way. The Nexus 6 will be built by Google’s...

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LG to give the old G2 Android L
Aug23

LG to give the old G2 Android L

LG announced the G3 flagship a couple of months ago and delivered one of the very best smartphones currently available, a tour de force of performance and design.However, it was no fluke as the company has been quietly building to the overall quality of the G3 with previous flagships, such as the LG G2. The company has today confirmed that its older flagship device will be getting the bump to Android L after Google rolls out the new...

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Android KitKat for the ASUS Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6
Aug14

Android KitKat for the ASUS Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6

Asus has updated two of its flagship devices to Android 4.4 KitKat today, giving the Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6 the latest full release of Google's mobile platform. The company rolled out the update today for two of the quirkiest devices in the mobile world. The Padfone Infinity is a flagship bothering smartphone that comes with a tablet dock, locking into a 10-inch screen to double as a fully functional Android slate. It is...

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