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Galaxy S9 to be the most powerful Android in the world

The Galaxy S9 will only be officially announced on February 25, but, as is common in the technology industry, information on it has come up on the web well in advance. The novelty of the time is a benchmark test conducted on the Geekbench platform. The test shows, in numbers, ...

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Android’s creator’s first cell phone officially a failure

In the first half, the world saw the emergence of Essential, a new hardware company led by Andy Rubin, an executive who was notable for creating the Android operating system. The company’s first major product, the Essential Phone had a flashy launch, but failed to convert that attention into sales. ...

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Google removes 700,000 malicious apps from the Play Store in 2017

Google has announced the removal of 700,000 malicious or poorly constructed applications from the Play Store in 2017. The number represents a 70% increase over the previous year and, according to the company, was achieved thanks to improvements in techniques to identify violations of the rules from the Android app ...

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Virus Found in Android Can Read WhatsApp Conversations

A new pest discovered by Kaspersky security researchers attacks Android smartphones and even spies on activities within WhatsApp. Called Skygofree, it even manages to activate the microphone to record what happens around the user. The virus was detailed in a post on the Kaspersky website. Skygofree is quite sophisticated: it ...

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Number of Android devices outdated two years ago reaches 1 billion

Google has announced the latest figures on how many users currently use each version of Android. As usual, the latest edition, with the 8.0 numbering and Oreo nickname suffers to mesh, with only 0.3% of the user base. Another important number to note, which shows Android’s fragmentation situation well, is ...

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Android will denounce which apps are detonating its battery

Android Oreo will gain a function that will rip the applications that are detonating the autonomy of its battery. The feature was detected in the trial version of Android 8.1, which for the time being is only available to people using Pixel and Nexus phones and has registered in the ...

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Wi-Fi breakthrough reaches 41% of Android handsets

Researchers who have discovered a huge gap in the WPA2 protocol have begun to reveal details about the problem, and a particularly troubling part is that 41% of Android-powered devices are vulnerable. That’s because these devices use wpa_supplicant, a Wi-Fi client whose 2.4 version is one of the most affected ...

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Android users can now download Microsoft Edge

Announced a few days ago, the test version of Edge, Microsoft’s then exclusive browser for Windows 10, now can be downloaded by anyone with an Android device. The first trial version was released last week, but it had to be part of Windows Insider, a Microsoft program for those who ...

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Bill Gates reveals he prefers Android to iPhone

Bill Gates is founder of Microsoft, so he should use Windows 10 Mobile as his day-to-day cell phone, correct? Wrong. So if he’s a billionaire, does he use iPhone? Neither. Bill Gates took over in an interview last weekend using an Android phone and have no interest in Apple devices. ...

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Android Oreo is on its way to Samsung’s smartphones

Although a sizable portion of Samsung’s entry and intermediate smartphones and tablets have not even received Android 7.0 yet, the company is gearing up to equip handsets from the Galaxy line with the all-new Android 8.0. The information was passed on by “reliable” sources to SamMobile, which specializes in coverage ...

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