Slashdot Items Tagged "android"

Date / Time Story
Monday October 23, 2017 @01:14AM Essential Announces $200 (29%) Discount on Phones -- Price Dropped To $499
Saturday October 21, 2017 @04:24PM 'Broadp0wn' Chipset Security Vulnerability Was Widespread On Smartphones
Saturday October 21, 2017 @12:53PM Google Offers $1,000 Bounties For Hacking Dropbox, Tinder, Snapchat, and Others
Friday October 20, 2017 @04:16PM Google Says 64 Percent of Chrome Traffic On Android Now Protected With HTTPS, 75 Percent On Mac, 66 Percent On Windows
Thursday October 19, 2017 @04:53PM How Google's Pixel 2 'Now Playing' Song Identification Works
Thursday October 19, 2017 @01:24AM Samsung To Let Proper Linux Distros Run on Galaxy Smartphones
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @05:48PM ZTE Launches Axon M, a Foldable, Dual-Screened Smartphone
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @05:29PM Android Oreo Helps Google's Pixel 2 Smartphones Outperform Other Android Flagships
Monday October 16, 2017 @09:13PM Essential Is Getting Sued For Allegedly Stealing Wireless Connector Technology
Friday October 13, 2017 @12:31AM Google Is Really Good At Design
Thursday October 12, 2017 @12:44PM Down the Rabbit Hole With a BLU Phone Infection
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @04:43PM Is the Chromebook the New Android Tablet?
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @02:40PM Failed Palo Alto Startup Pivots From Trying To Be an 'Android Killer' To Self-driving Tech
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @06:07PM OxygenOS Telemetry Lets OnePlus Tie Phones To Individual Users
Monday October 09, 2017 @02:09PM Slashdot Asks: Does the World Need a Third Mobile OS?
Saturday October 07, 2017 @01:57AM Can Cheap Android Tablets Bridge the Digital Divide?
Thursday October 05, 2017 @11:07AM Microsoft Brings Edge To Android and IOS
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @07:36PM Google Is Latest Company To Ditch Headphone Jack In Its Newest Smartphones
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @02:05PM Why Google Needs Gadgets
Monday October 02, 2017 @02:02PM Ask Slashdot: Why Would Anyone Want To Spend $1,000 on a Smartphone?
Saturday September 30, 2017 @02:20PM Bill Gates Has An Android Phone. Has Microsoft Changed?
Friday September 29, 2017 @12:03PM Linux LTS Kernels To Now Be Maintained For Six Years
Thursday September 28, 2017 @01:22PM Not Many People Are Buying Andy Rubin's iPhone-Killer Essential Phone, It Seems
Thursday September 21, 2017 @03:59PM Security Researchers Warn that Third-Party GO Keyboard App is Spying on Millions of Android Users
Thursday September 21, 2017 @03:53PM Firefox For iOS Gets Tracking Protection, Firefox Focus For Android Gets Tabs
Thursday September 21, 2017 @12:39AM Google Buys Part of HTC's Smartphone Team For $1.1 Billion
Monday September 18, 2017 @04:07PM Samsung Finally Lets You Disable the Bixby Button Without a Third-Party App
Sunday September 17, 2017 @05:01PM Essential Phone Now Supported By All Four Major Carriers (Including Verizon)
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:35PM Apple's A11 Bionic Chip In iPhone 8 and iPhone X Smokes Android Handsets In Early Benchmarks
Thursday September 14, 2017 @03:41PM PSA: Google Will Delete Your Android Backups If Your Device Is Inactive For Two Months
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @07:04PM Target's Sales Floors Are Switching From Apple To Android Devices
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @04:30PM BlueBorne Vulnerabilities Impact Over 5 Billion Bluetooth-Enabled Devices
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @12:29AM Android Always Beats the iPhone To New Features, Qualcomm Says
Monday September 11, 2017 @10:43AM I Downloaded an App. Suddenly, I was a Rescue Dispatcher.
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:47PM Galaxy Note 8 Sets New Pre-Order Record For Samsung Despite Last Year's Disaster
Thursday September 07, 2017 @07:25PM Google Is Apparently Ready To Buy Smartphone Maker HTC
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @06:40PM Android Oreo Bug Eats Up Mobile Data Even When On Wi-Fi
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:27PM Android Oreo's Rollback Protection Will Block OS Downgrades
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @07:22PM TrustZone Downgrade Attack Opens Android Devices To Old Vulnerabilities
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:00PM TrustZone Downgrade Attack Opens Android Devices to Old Vulnerabilities
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @06:14AM Android One Is Anything But Dead, Google Reaffirms With Xiaomi Mi A1
Monday September 04, 2017 @10:57PM Vulnerabilities Discovered In Mobile Bootloaders of Major Vendors
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:53PM With Android Oreo, Google Is Introducing Linux Kernel Requirements
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:27PM Huawei Unveils AI Mobile Chipset Said To Rival A11 Processor In Upcoming iPhones
Friday September 01, 2017 @03:06PM Petition Asks the Developers of Phoenix OS to Open Source the Kernel
Thursday August 31, 2017 @04:23PM LG Announces V30 Smartphone With 'FullVision' OLED Display, Dual Cameras
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @06:57PM Palm Devices Are Coming In 2018 Without WebOS, Says Report
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @06:00PM Uber Says It'll Stop Tracking Riders After They're Dropped Off
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @11:49AM Google Unveils ARCore, Its Answer To Apple's ARKit
Monday August 28, 2017 @02:29PM Tech Firms Team Up To Take Down 'WireX' Android DDoS Botnet
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @07:01PM Google Pulls 500+ Backdoored Apps With Over 100 Million Downloads From Google Play
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @06:06PM Slashdot Asks: What Are Your Favorite Android Oreo Features?
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @05:45PM Sony Loses Class Action Lawsuit In Waterproof Claims For Original Xperia Z Line
Monday August 21, 2017 @03:41PM Android O Is Now Officially Android Oreo
Saturday August 19, 2017 @07:59PM postmarketOS Pursues A Linux-Based, LTS OS For Android Phones
Friday August 18, 2017 @04:58PM Android O Is Officially Launching August 21
Friday August 18, 2017 @04:16PM The Verge's Essential Phone Review: An Arcane Artifact From an Unrealized Future
Wednesday August 16, 2017 @04:19PM Essential Phone Will Ship Next Week, Shortly After Breaking $1 Billion Valuation
Wednesday August 16, 2017 @04:10PM Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Batteries Are Being Recalled For Overheating Risk
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @06:29PM Google Allo For Chrome Finally Arrives, But Only For Android Users
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @05:01PM App Developers Should Charge More If They Want People To Buy Subscriptions, Suggests Report
Monday August 14, 2017 @11:54AM Opera Kills Off Its Free Data-Saving App, Opera Max
Monday August 14, 2017 @09:58AM Spyware Apps Found on Google Play Store
Thursday August 10, 2017 @12:58PM Apple Refuses To Enable iPhone Emergency Settings that Could Save Countless Lives
Thursday August 10, 2017 @10:22AM T-Mobile To Launch Its Own Branded Budget Smartphone
Monday August 07, 2017 @04:03PM Android 8.0's 'Streaming OS Updates' Will Work Even If Your Phone Is Full
Monday August 07, 2017 @03:09PM YouTube Adds Mobile Chat, Because Google Doesn't Have Enough Messaging Apps
Monday August 07, 2017 @02:23PM OpenSSL Support In Debian Unstable Drops TLS 1.0/1.1 Support
Friday August 04, 2017 @06:12PM BLU Claims Innocence, Gets Phones Reinstated On Amazon
Friday August 04, 2017 @10:13AM Lenovo Switches To Stock Android For All Future Smartphones
Thursday August 03, 2017 @06:40PM Google Now Permits Android Apps That Facilitate Gambling With Real Money
Thursday August 03, 2017 @03:43PM Google's Message To Developers: Fix Your App's Performance Issues Else See Them Demoted On Play Store
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @09:54AM Amazon Suspends Sales of Blu Android Phones Due To Privacy Concerns
Monday July 31, 2017 @06:22PM Is the iPhone 'Years' Ahead of Android In Photography?
Monday July 31, 2017 @04:52PM Bluetooth Battery Level Indicators May Soon Be Coming To Android
Saturday July 29, 2017 @05:24PM Do Kill Switches Deter Cellphone Theft?
Saturday July 29, 2017 @03:27AM Stealthy Google Play Apps Recorded Calls and Stole Emails
Thursday July 27, 2017 @01:25PM Samsung Said To Open Its Pay Service, Could Make It Available On Rival Companies' Smartphones
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @02:07PM Some Low-Cost Android Phones Come at a Price -- Your Privacy
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:06PM Motorola Unveils the Moto Z2 Force, a Smartphone With Double the Cameras and a Shatterproof Screen
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @04:13PM Samsung's 'Bixby' Voice Assistant Finally Launches In US
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @07:02PM Android Backdoor 'GhostCtrl' Can Silently Record Your Audio, Video and More
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @05:35PM Some OnePlus 5s Are Reportedly Rebooting After Dialing 911
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @10:54AM End of the Line For Remix OS as Jide Shifts Its Energy Towards the Enterprise
Monday July 17, 2017 @10:47AM HTC Keyboard Ads Likely an Error, But Damage is Already Done
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @12:39PM Windows Phone Dies Today
Thursday July 06, 2017 @05:16PM RED Launches a $1,200 Smartphone With a 'Hydrogen Holographic Display'
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @07:41PM Google May Face Another Record EU Fine, This Time Over Android
Thursday June 29, 2017 @05:41PM Google Photos 3.0 Released, Bringing Smarter Sharing, Suggestions and Shared Libraries
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @03:46PM Mozilla Launches Privacy-Minded 'Firefox Focus' Browser For Android
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @01:56PM OnePlus 5, 'The Best Sub-$500 Phone You Can Buy', Launched
Monday June 19, 2017 @04:37PM Steve Jobs Wanted the First iPhone To Have a Permanent Back Button Like Android
Friday June 16, 2017 @04:12PM Samsung's Bixby Voice Assistant Is Finally Coming to the US -- But Only As a Preview
Friday June 16, 2017 @03:52PM Google Adds Android App Support To Additional Chromebooks
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @03:52PM Samsung Left Millions Vulnerable To Hackers Because It Forgot To Renew a Domain
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @01:10PM Google Hires Key Apple Chip Architect To Build Custom Chips For Pixel Phones
Thursday June 08, 2017 @05:28PM Google Launches Android O Developer Preview 3 With Final APIs
Thursday June 08, 2017 @11:07AM With Essential, 'Already a Unicorn', Andy Rubin Wants To Disrupt the Apple-Samsung 'Duopoly'
Monday June 05, 2017 @08:32AM Moving On From Fire Phone Turmoil, Amazon Plans New Android Smartphones: Report
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:11PM Google Quadruples Top Reward For Hacking Android To $200,000
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @08:47AM Andy Rubin Says Essential's Ambient OS Will Be Open Source, Hints at Better Update Cycle
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @09:59AM Essential Home is an Amazon Echo Competitor That 'Puts Privacy First'
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @06:19AM Android Creator Andy Rubin Launches Top-of-the-line Essential Phone
Monday May 29, 2017 @12:13PM PC Market Could Return To Growth in 2019
Sunday May 28, 2017 @05:22PM Malicious Apps Brought Ad-Clicking 'Judy' Malware To Millions Of Android Phones
Thursday May 25, 2017 @05:19PM Facebook's Instant Articles Platform To Support Google AMP, Apple News
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:52PM T-Mobile's 'Digits' Program Revamps the Phone Number
Thursday May 25, 2017 @11:47AM And Now, a Brief Definition of the Web
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @03:20PM Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Looks Like a Rugged LG G6
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @01:55PM 'Sony Needs a Fresh Hit'
Monday May 22, 2017 @10:29AM Hackers Hit Russian Bank Customers, Planned International Cyber Raids
Thursday May 18, 2017 @04:22PM Google Launches Google Assistant On the iPhone
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @06:10PM Amazon Refreshes Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 Tablets
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @05:34PM Google Home Gets Notifications, Hands-Free Calling, a TV Interface and More
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @04:39PM Android Now Supports the Kotlin Programming Language
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @04:02PM Google Takes Another Shot At Making Android Great On Low-Budget Smartphones
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @01:15PM Google's Android Now Powers More Than 2 Billion Devices
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:33PM HTC Launches 'U11' Squeezable Smartphone With Snapdragon 835 CPU, No Headphone Jack
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:15PM Motorola Looks at Dirt-Cheap Smartphones Again, Launches Moto C and Moto C Plus
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:39AM Slashdot Asks: In the Wake Of Ransomware Attacks, Should Tech Companies Change Policies To Support Older OSs Indefinitely?
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:23AM Netflix Says No To Unlocked Android Smartphones
Saturday May 13, 2017 @12:55AM Google's 'Project Treble' Could Lead To Faster Android Updates
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:13PM Google Hands Over $3M in Bug Bounties as Payouts Soar For New Android Flaws
Friday May 12, 2017 @02:25PM Google Maps Now Uses Street View To Show You Exactly Where To Make Turns
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:11AM Microsoft Is Surprisingly Comfortable With Its New Place In a Mobile, Apple, and Android World
Monday May 08, 2017 @03:10PM Google's Upcoming 'Fuchsia' Smartphone OS Dumps Linux, Has a Wild New UI
Friday May 05, 2017 @10:58AM Global App Usage Still Rising, and Users in the US Spend 135 Minutes a Day in Them
Friday May 05, 2017 @08:49AM A New Instance of Android Malware is Discovered Every 10 Seconds, Say Researchers
Thursday May 04, 2017 @02:25PM User Expresses Privacy Concerns After Software Update Replaces Default Phone App
Thursday May 04, 2017 @10:16AM Over 200 Android Apps Are Currently Using Ultrasonic Beacons To Track Users
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @05:06PM Court Rules In 'Sextortion' Case That Phone PINs Are Not Protected By Fifth Amendment
Friday April 28, 2017 @07:43PM Open Ports Create Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones
Friday April 28, 2017 @06:11PM Open Ports Create Backdoors in Millions of Smartphones
Saturday April 22, 2017 @04:07PM Anbox Can Run Android Apps Natively On Linux (In A Container)
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:42PM Samsung Will Fix the Galaxy S8 Red Tint Issue With a Software Update
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @06:12PM Benchmarks Show Galaxy S8 With Snapdragon 835 Is a Much Faster Android Handset
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @12:27AM Google Agrees To Open Android To Other Search Engines In Russia
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:42PM Samsung Blocks Ability To Remap Galaxy S8's Bixby Button
Thursday April 13, 2017 @10:56PM Google Photos Can Now Stabilize All Your Shaky Phone Camera Videos
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @04:54PM Samsung Is Delaying the 'Voice' Part of Its New Bixby Voice Assistant
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @04:05PM Google Ruins the Assistant's Shopping List, Turns It Into a Big Google Express Ad
Saturday April 08, 2017 @12:10AM Google Announces Android Cross-Licensing Program 'PAX' -- But Why?
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @07:44PM Android Devices Can Be Fatally Hacked By Malicious Wi-Fi Networks
Monday April 03, 2017 @01:47PM Android Overtakes Windows as the Internet's Most Used Operating System
Thursday March 30, 2017 @02:12PM Microsoft To Sell Customized Edition of Samsung Galaxy S8 Android Smartphones
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @09:13PM Verizon To Force 'AppFlash' Spyware On Android Phones
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @05:16PM 'Samsung Dex' Is a Galaxy S8 Dock That Turns Your Phone Into a Desktop
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @03:55PM App Store Sales For Android To Overtake Apple's iOS, Research Firm Says
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @11:24AM Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 Smartphone
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @10:14AM What Killed Adobe Flash?
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @06:07PM The Galaxy S8 Will Be Samsung's Biggest Test Ever
Thursday March 23, 2017 @02:37PM 71 Percent of Android Phones On Major US Carriers Have Out of Date Security Patches
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @02:42PM Android O First Developer Preview Featuring Notification Channels, Background Limits Now Available
Monday March 20, 2017 @08:49PM Samsung Announces Bixby, Its New Digital Assistant Launching With the Galaxy S8
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:00PM Google Maps Lets You Record Your Parking Location, Time Left At the Meter
Monday March 20, 2017 @03:07PM Android Creator Lost Out On a Big Investment, and Apple May Be To Blame
Thursday March 16, 2017 @06:08PM Class-Action Lawsuit Targets LG Over Legendary G4, V10 Bootloop Issues
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @11:04AM Many Smartphone Owners Don't Take Steps To Secure Their Devices
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @07:33PM Kickstarter Campaign Aims To Add a Full Android Device To the Back of Your iPhone
Saturday March 11, 2017 @01:30AM Malware Found Preinstalled On 38 Android Phones Used By 2 Companies
Friday March 10, 2017 @06:50PM Android Devices Can Be Hacked via New Headphones Attack
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:24PM MAC Address Randomization Flaws Leave Android and iOS Phones Open To Tracking
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @01:40PM Android is About To Eclipse Windows as the World's Most-Used Operating System
Friday March 03, 2017 @10:05AM Google Will Release a New Pixel Phone this Year
Thursday March 02, 2017 @02:23AM Sorry, Apple, the Headphone Jack Isn't Going Anywhere
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @01:53AM AOL Is Cutting Off Third-Party App Access To AIM
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @05:13PM Moto, Huawei Are Replacing the Android Keys With a Touchpad
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @11:52AM BlackBerry Returns With 3 Possible New Phones in 2017, But Do You Care?
Monday February 27, 2017 @04:32PM LG Unveils G6 Android Nougat Smartphone With a Compact 5.7-Inch QHD+ 18:9 Display
Monday February 27, 2017 @10:55AM Google Assistant To Be Available On Older Versions of Android Soon
Friday February 24, 2017 @01:15PM Google Renames Messenger To Android Messages as the Company Pushes RCS
Friday February 24, 2017 @09:35AM LG's Latest Battery Is Also a Phone
Sunday February 19, 2017 @08:53PM ZDNet: Linux 'Takes The World' While Windows Dominates The Desktop
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Friday February 17, 2017 @08:32PM Researchers Discover Security Problems Under the Hood of Automobile Apps
Friday February 17, 2017 @01:10PM HTC To Stop Making Budget Android Phones This Year
Thursday February 16, 2017 @11:39PM 99.6 Percent of New Smartphones Run Android or iOS
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:35AM China's Huawei Catching Up With Apple, Samsung Smartphone Sales
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:23AM Google's Not-so-secret New OS
Saturday February 11, 2017 @04:08PM Oracle Refuses To Accept Android's 'Fair Use' Verdict, Files Appeal
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:43PM Google Might Be Gearing Up To Remove Millions of Play Store Apps Next Month
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @07:35PM Android Wear 2.0 Is An Evolutionary Update To Google's Smartwatch OS
Friday February 03, 2017 @04:41PM Google Will Reportedly Remove Google Now Launcher From Play Store
Friday February 03, 2017 @10:18AM Google Is Integrating Progressive Web Apps Deeper Into Android
Monday January 30, 2017 @09:20PM Razer Buys Nextbit
Friday January 27, 2017 @11:36PM Remote Attackers Can Force Samsung Galaxy Devices Into Never-Ending Reboot Loop
Friday January 27, 2017 @10:25AM Ask Slashdot: A Point of Contention - Modern User Interfaces
Thursday January 26, 2017 @11:58PM A Lack of Alternatives To Qualcomm Is Hurting the Ecosystem
Thursday January 26, 2017 @07:41PM Google's Pixel 2 To Feature Improved Camera, CPU and Higher Price, Says Report
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @04:13PM Samsung's Galaxy S8 Will Feature a Headphone Jack, Desktop Dock, 'Infinity Display' and More, Says In-Depth Report
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @09:17AM Viruses, Spyware Found in 'Alarming' Number of Android VPN Apps
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @09:01AM LG Continues To Bleed Money, Thanks To Smartphones
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @04:49PM Netflix Will Now Let Android Users Download Content Onto SD Storage
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @04:19PM Google Starts Live Testing Instant Apps on Android
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:58PM Google Voice Receives First Update in Five Years
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:48AM Android Device's Pattern Lock Can Be Cracked Within Five Attempts, Researchers Show
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:31AM Every Upcoming Chromebook Will Run Android Apps
Monday January 23, 2017 @09:22AM Samsung Answers Burning Note 7 Questions, Vows Better Batteries
Sunday January 22, 2017 @06:49PM Do Android Users Still Use Custom Roms?
Saturday January 21, 2017 @12:24AM Google Pressured 90,000 Android Developers Over Insecure Apps