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Google Seeks Huawei Trade Exemption – Report

Google has reportedly applied for a trade exemption licence from the US government, so it can continue working with Huawei

2 years ago

Alcatel Unveils Hero And Idol Alpha Smartphones

Alcatel One Touch shows off two Android-based smartphones, namely the Hero device and the Idol Alpha

9 years ago

US Government Issues Android Malware Warning

The American government has warned its staff about the prevalence of malware on the Android OS

9 years ago

Google Updates Action Bar For Android Apps

Android developers now have a backward-compatible version of the Android Action Bar for their apps

9 years ago

Android 4.3 Expands Developer Tool Choices

Android 4.3 offers developers a host of new tools, features, and other development improvements

9 years ago

Android Master Key Patch App Available

An app has been released to patch the "master key" vulnerability in Android phones, but only if they are jailbroken

9 years ago

Google Play Store Updated With Improved Interface

Google applies the new user interface to its redesigned Play Store for desktop users

9 years ago

Foxconn Signs Android Agreement With Microsoft

Fxconn signs Microsoft's patent licensing campaign against Android, which Google previously called 'extortion'

9 years ago

Malware Attacks On The Rise And Target Android

A new report has suggested that Android is currently bearing the brunt of malware threats out there

9 years ago

Android Boss Andy Rubin Steps Down

The influential boss of the Android OS, Andy Rubin, has stepped down to concentrate on other projects

9 years ago

China Expresses Unease At Android Domination

Google faces fresh headaches about China after a warning that Android controls too much of its smartphone market

9 years ago

Pentagon Approves iOS And Android Deployments

The Pentagon has signed up iOS and Android for duty in a move that will weaken Blackberry's defence dominance

9 years ago

Gartner Forecasts Android Tie With Windows By 2016

Taking some shine off Microsoft's Windows 8 launch party, Gartner forecasts that Android will tie with Windows by 2016

10 years ago

Researchers Show Off Android Hack Using NFC

Security researchers have demonstrated a way to hack Android phones through the NFC protocol

10 years ago

Mozilla Touts Speedy Android Browsing With New Firefox

Mozilla has released a speedier version of its Firefox browser for Android, that also promises more personalisation

10 years ago

Microsoft Snubs Motorola Patent Settlement Overtures

Microsoft has brushed off overtures by Motorola, which is seeking to settle their patent dispute

10 years ago

Android, iOS Enjoy Total Domination Of Mobile Ecosystem

Android and iOS now enjoy total domination of the mobile ecosystem, as Symbian languishes at just 6.8 percent

10 years ago

Android Did Not Infringe Oracle Patents, Jury Decides

Good news for Google after a jury ruled that Android did not infringe Java patents belonging to Oracle

10 years ago

Larry Ellison Slams Google For Not Licensing Java

Oracle boss Larry Ellison has criticised Google for not licensing Java in Day 2 of the courtroom showdown

10 years ago

SwiftKey Android Keyboard Offers Better Typing Experience

The popular Android app Swiftkey now offers a better typing experience thanks to its predictive capabilities

10 years ago

Making Android Malware in a Limo

Websense invites us into its lab in a limo to show us how quick it can make Android malware whilst…

10 years ago

Oracle Rejects Google Offer of Android Cut

Google's offer to give Oracle Android earnings if the mobile operating system's owner loses the case is rejected

10 years ago

Android Malware Surge Needs Vendor Action, Says Report

A surge in malware targeting Android devices has apparently surpassed the popularity of the mobile operating system

10 years ago

Google, Motorola Ordered To Hand Over Android Data To Apple

A US judge has ordered Google and Motorola to hand over data about Android's origins to bitter rival Apple

10 years ago

MIT Offers Android App Inventor Beta

MIT has made available a beta of its App Inventor tool that allows for the easy creation of Android apps

10 years ago

Google Claims 850k Android Activations Daily

The stellar growth of Android shows no sign of slowdown with Google now claiming 850,000 daily activations

10 years ago

Box Updates Android Client, Offers 50GB Storage

Box has updated its Android client software with collaboration features, as well as 50GB of free storage

10 years ago

Android Attracts Most New Smartphone Buyers

Android is proving to be the more attractive mobile operating system for new smartphone buyers, a survey has found

10 years ago

HTC Patches Security Flaw On Android Phones

HTC has admitted to a security flaw on its handsets and revealed it has already issued a patch

10 years ago

Android Developers Urged To Halt Menu Button Use

Google is urging Android developers to stop using the Menu button and instead opt for the 'Action bar'

10 years ago