On this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss benchmarks. There’s a bit of a scandal going on in the Android community, following reports that several large manufacturers are artificially boosting their scores in benchmarks. Do you care? Or is the whole issue overblown?
The latest beta version of the Chrome web browser for Android allows web apps to be installed to the homescreen. What does this new feature mean for the future of Android and Chrome OS?
When it comes to picking the fastest data carrier there are loads of choices, but perhaps the most important decision is deciding between a 4G or LTE.
The Galaxy Note 3 SIM card region lock is apparently a serious issue for many buyers, with Samsung yet to offer a clear explanation for this new policy. Furthermore, it looks like future Android 4.4 KitKat updates will bring the same region lock to older Galaxy handsets.
You may have noticed small NFC tags next to advertisements near bus stops or little stickers on flyers. But just what is a NFC tag?
On this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss the things that we look for when we get new devices. Some of us are hardware junkies, others have a taste for fine design, while for others the price comes above everything else. But what’s that supremely important quality?
According to Blackberry, the issue was with a leaked BBM for Android APK. They note that — in a mere eight hours — their servers had 1.1 million unique Android users, causing issues for them.
Are biometrics a valid way to perform authentication? One response is that the use of biometric information for security is dubious at best because once your biometric data has been compromised you can’t change it, ever!
This week, the new Nexus got the “forgot in a bar” treatment, the One Max revealed a little more of its secrets, we peered into the future of Android KitKat and beyond, Cyanogen dropped the bomb on us, Nvidia showed us its Note, and we remembered that HP does Android.
Going commercial and securing funding allows the team to fully focus on improving and growing CyanogenMod, and the partnership with Oppo is promising, but is it enough? Can Cyanogen make it as a business?