Android Wear devices get Google Maps update
Sep08

Android Wear devices get Google Maps update

The Motorola Moto 360 is a new device, in fact it was only launched last week. However, alongside the Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch, it will be getting the latest update of Google’s Android Wear, a platform that has been on the Gear Live and LG G Watch since the beginning of the summer. The first in line to get the update will be Samsung’s Gear Live, the company’s only smartwatch not running its own Tizen software. Following the...

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AT&T updates Android 4.4.2 for Samsung’s Galaxy S5
Sep02

AT&T updates Android 4.4.2 for Samsung’s Galaxy S5

If you are rocking the Samsung Galaxy S5 on AT&T, you may want to head to your Settings menu and look for the new update the carrier has issued for Android 4.4.2. “My Galaxy S5 already has Android 4.4.2” you may be thinking, but you should get this patch anyway because it solves a myriad of fixes on the first release of the software. The second largest carrier in the US confirmed the update last week, but the build is only...

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Samsung Android 4.4.3 and beyond
Aug30

Samsung Android 4.4.3 and beyond

We have been bringing you plenty of news recently about updates to Android 4.4.3 and 4.4.4 from HTC and Sony devices, but you may have noticed it has been quiet with Samsung. Of course, the company is known for taking its time with such things, but the Korean giant has a massive round of updates around the corner, check out the details below. The company of course has a huge catalogue of devices, so arguably has more work to do in...

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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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