Google Android

Google Pay users can now send money to Singapore and India
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Google Android

Google Pay users can now send money to Singapore and India

This move comes as part of a new partnership with Western Union and Wise
12 May 2021
Qualcomm modem flaw puts millions of Android users at risk
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Google Android

Qualcomm modem flaw puts millions of Android users at risk

Vulnerability found in the chipmaker's Mobile Station Modem could allow hackers to listen to user conversations, although Qualcomm has downplayed the …
6 May 2021
Xiaomi Mi 11 review: A cut-price flagship killer
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Mobile Phones

Xiaomi Mi 11 review: A cut-price flagship killer

This smooth-scrolling, feature-rich powerhouse ticks almost every box
26 Apr 2021
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra review: Ultra in every sense of the word
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Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra review: Ultra in every sense of the word

The South Korean giant has gone big again with an extravagant, and expensive, handset
22 Apr 2021
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro review: Champagne tastes on a lemonade budget
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro
Mobile Phones

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro review: Champagne tastes on a lemonade budget

A supposedly 'budget' smartphone stacked with premium specs
13 Apr 2021
Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update
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privacy

Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update

The update breached the tech giant's rules about collecting and sharing location data
12 Apr 2021
LG promises three years of Android updates after exit from smartphone market
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Google Android

LG promises three years of Android updates after exit from smartphone market

The South Korean firm will also continue to manufacture and release phones through to Q2 of 2021
8 Apr 2021
Wormable Android malware is spreading through WhatsApp messages
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malware

Wormable Android malware is spreading through WhatsApp messages

Researchers found the malware hidden in an app pretending to be Netflix on the Google Play store
7 Apr 2021
Google defeats Oracle in decade-long API copyright feud
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Policy & legislation

Google defeats Oracle in decade-long API copyright feud

The Supreme Court ruling has been declared a “victory for the entire software industry”
6 Apr 2021
Oppo Find X3 Pro review: An exceptional device
Oppo Find X3 Pro
Mobile

Oppo Find X3 Pro review: An exceptional device

The Chinese phone maker strikes again with its best flagship yet
31 Mar 2021
Android spyware disguised as 'system update' app discovered
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malware

Android spyware disguised as 'system update' app discovered

This malware strain steals private messaging and location data while also recording phone calls
29 Mar 2021
How to unroot Android
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Google Android

How to unroot Android

If you've rooted your Android device, here’s how to get everything back to normal
26 Mar 2021
How to move apps to an SD card
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Google Android

How to move apps to an SD card

If your Android device is short on storage, you'll want to move data to external cards
19 Mar 2021
Google follows Apple by halving its Play Store fee to 15%
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Google Android

Google follows Apple by halving its Play Store fee to 15%

The reduction applies to the first $1 million of revenue a developer earns each year
17 Mar 2021
Google welcomes new applicants for its Career Certificates programme
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Careers & training

Google welcomes new applicants for its Career Certificates programme

Budding tech workers can now study Android development in addition to courses on data analytics and UX design
12 Mar 2021
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T review: A 5G bargain
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Google Android

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T review: A 5G bargain

A cheap and attractive route into 5G, the Note 9T is already vying for best value phone of the year
12 Mar 2021
Best Android smartphones 2021
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Google Android

Best Android smartphones 2021

Here's a lowdown of the best devices for those who can't stand Apple
11 Mar 2021
Google launches Flutter 2 for cross-platform app development
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software development

Google launches Flutter 2 for cross-platform app development

Mobile developers can now use the same codebase across iOS, Android, desktop, web, and smart devices
4 Mar 2021
How to build Android apps
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Google Android

How to build Android apps

Follow these eight steps to get your app on Google Play
3 Mar 2021
Oppo Reno4 Pro 5G review: Give ‘em the old razzle-dazzle
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Mobile Phones

Oppo Reno4 Pro 5G review: Give ‘em the old razzle-dazzle

This smartphone boasts a stunning design and vibrant display, but it’s sadly feature-light
26 Feb 2021
Google releases Android 12 developer preview
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Google Android

Google releases Android 12 developer preview

With new restrictions introduced, Google warns developers to check apps for compatibility
19 Feb 2021
Microsoft's Surface Duo lands in the UK next week
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Mobile Phones

Microsoft's Surface Duo lands in the UK next week

The foldable smartphone will available from 18 February for £1,349
11 Feb 2021
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G: Thanks for the memories
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Google Android

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G: Thanks for the memories

Doodling has never been easier
8 Feb 2021