Amazon vs Google Play

Amazon is offering a tempting range of Android tablets at attractive prices, backed by plenty of content. From the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD to the budget Kindle Fire update, Amazon is going all-out for a win in the tablet market and Google should be worried.


In case you’re considering the device as your next Android purchase, then we’ll remind you we have thoroughly covered the device for you, from specs and features, to release dates and pricing, to hands-on videos, interviews with Samsung execs and comparisons with the hottest Android devices in town. In what follows, we’ll remind you everything you need to know about the Galaxy Note 2 ahead of actually purchasing the device.


Ever wondered what went behind the making of one of the year’s most anticipated gadgets, the Galaxy Note 2? Just before the unveiling of the phablet phenomenon at IFA 2012 in Berlin, Android Authority’s Darcy LaCouvee spoke to Samsung Mobile product marketing director Ryan Bidan on several topics, such as the design philosophy of the Galaxy Note 2, its specs, release date, and much more.

android malware

The worldwide malware situation is getting worse and Android isn’t immune! According to the McAfee Threats Report: Second Quarter 2012, Q2 saw the biggest increase in all types of malware in the last four years. Over the period, 1.5 million new pieces of malware were detected and new mobile threats have been discovered.

android privacy

Do you need a good solution for hiding your sensitive photos and videos on your Android phone? We round up some Android apps here that can hide your files from prying eyes. We also take a look at how to hide folders, contacts, text messages, and even how to keep calls from specific contacts from appearing in your call logs.