Tag Archives: Android

Google VPN is on its way

If using your Android device on an open Wi-Fi network fills you with dread, fear not. Google is working on a VPN service that will ease those worries. Continue reading

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Google to Integrate Android Directly Into Cars

Google knows that the next big platform war is going to take place behind the wheel, and it won't necessarily need Android phones as a Trojan horse. A new report says the company has plans to integrate its operating system directly into vehicles in… Continue reading

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Microsoft makes its MSN consumer apps available on iOS, Android, Amazon devices

Microsoft is continuing its cross-platform push, bringing a number of its MSN-branded consumer apps to iOS, Android and Amazon devices. Continue reading

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Get local news and weather with Google News & Weather

If you're a news junkie, you should give Google News & Weather a go. Jack Wallen shows you how to install and use this outstanding app from the makers of Android. Continue reading

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Android app automatically replies to text messages for you

Wouldn’t it be nice if your phone could automatically send your significant other a message along the lines of "Sorry, honey! Can’t pick up the phone, I’m in a meeting! I love you! XOXO <3" every time you missed one of his or her calls? Turns out that it can with the help of a clever app. (22 hours ago) Continue reading

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Motorola Value Found in 18 Patents Used Against Apple: Tech

Among Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc.?s more than 17,000 patents, a group of 18 may prove most useful in Google Inc.?s effort to fend off litigation targeting the Android mobile platform. (3 mins ago) Continue reading

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Review: New BlackBerrys improved, but still not that exciting compared with iPhone, Android

AP Technology Writer – Well before the iPhone, BlackBerry gained its "CrackBerry" nickname for its seemingly vital place in users’ lives. Lately, however, the surging popularity of Apple’s gadget and smartphones running Google’s Android software has made the BlackBerry seem less habit-forming. (3 hours ago) Continue reading

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Dell Executive: Google’s Motorola Buy Will Strengthen Android

BEIJING — Google Inc.’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. will strengthen the Android operating system platform by giving Google access to new patents, and Android will remain a "credible" option for use on tablet computers, the president for Dell Inc.’s consumer and small business division in the Asia Pacific, Amit Midha, said Wednesday. (5 mins ago) Continue reading

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The Patent World War

Even though Google lawyer David Drummond laid into Apple, Microsoft and Oracle in his public critique of their anti-Android patent lawsuits, it was Microsoft that really ended up tussling with the search giant on open ground. But that doesn’t mean Appl… Continue reading

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Android has bugs: Security expert

A mobile security expert says he has discovered serious security flaws in Google Inc’s Android operating system. (2 mins ago) Continue reading

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