The world of Android
Google has released the February 2019 Android Security Bulletin, giving carriers and device makers a fresh set of patches to install.
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Telegram has rolled out a new update which concentrates on bringing improvements to chat backgrounds. Users can now apply blur and motion effects to chat backgrounds as well as set custom colours as backgrounds and apply patterns.
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A new report highlights another shady Facebook policy that was paying people to install an app called the Facebook Research VPN. Facebook allegedly paid users to install the VPN, which allowed the company to collect all the user's phone and web activity at all times.
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BlackBerry has today rolled out the January 2019 Android Security update to BlackBerry Android devices. The Android Security Bulletin contains details of security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices.
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HMD Global has announced collaborations with three leading wireless providers in North America – Cricket Wireless and Verizon in the United States and Rogers in Canada. HMD Global is also expanding its selection of Nokia smartphones on Android with the launch of two wireless provider-specific devices coming to the United States this month and another coming to Rogers subsidiary brand, chatr, in Canada very soon.
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The most recent pre-release code of Android Q indicates that phone makers and wireless carriers will have expanded capabilities for locking down smartphones to specific networks. This will be done through the SIM card, with Android Q introducing controls to essentially create whitelists and blacklist
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Telegram has rolled out a new update which brings new Global permissions for groups, where admins can restrict all members in any group from posting certain types of content.
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Twitter has announced that it had identified “an issue” in Twitter for Android that impacted certain users if “certain account changes were made.” Specifically, the issue affected users who had turned on the setting in the app to protect their Tweets, after they made specific changes to their account settings.
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Last month, Twitter announced the ability to switch between seeing top Tweets first or seeing the latest Tweets first. That said, the feature was initially rolled out to iOS first, promising Android users will get their turn soon. The company has now turned on the feature for Android users.
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Google has launched the Android Enterprise Recommended program for Enterprise Mobility Management to help customers find the best equipped EMMs to successfully deploy Android. With this program, Google are recognising partners who provide the most comprehensive technical solutions and have knowledgeable teams focused on modern Android security and management.
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Samsung has announced that it will be holding its Samsung Galaxy 2019 Unpacked event on February 20. In an invitation sent out to the press, a vertically-oriented "10" is displayed, which leaves no doubt about what will be announced. The 10 also refers to the fact that this year marks the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy S family.
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Google has released the January 2019 Android Security Bulletin, giving carriers and device makers a fresh set of patches to install.
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With CES 2019 in Las Vegas just a few days away, TCL is preparing to showcase the company's portfolio of mobile and internet devices, in addition to debuting new technologies. As part of TCL's presence at CES, the company will be showing the latest Alcatel smartphones and internet products, as well as debuting the first of its 2019 Alcatel Series smartphones that will include the TCL-made Alcatel Full View Display.
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Another day, and another facebook data probe! A report presented by the Privacy International at 35C3 hacking conference held in Germany claims that several android apps are sending tracking and personal information back to Facebook. This includes popular apps such as Yelp, Kayak, and Shazam who are transferring data to Facebook.
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BlackBerry has today rolled out the December 2018 Android Security update to BlackBerry Android devices. The Android Security Bulletin contains details of security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices.
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Samsung announced today that the Royal Netherlands Air Force has chosen the Samsung Galaxy S9 Enterprise Edition as their corporate smartphone of choice for 6,000 employees, with the Netherlands’ Ministry of Defense.
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Creative Media Works has announced the latest update to BBM for Android, which brings new interactive feeds that allow you to like, share and exchange comments on your friend's status.