In this edition of the Friday Debate, we take a look to the other side of the fence towards Microsoft, the company that has put a Windows computer on every desk, but is now struggling to make Windows Phone worthy of its name. With Steve Ballmer out and Satya Nadella in, now it’s the best time for Microsoft to reinvent itself, or at least, to fix some of the problems that have turned it from mobile leader in mobile also-ran.
A security vulnerability in Android which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code (i.e. their own code) has been tested on Google Glass and found present.
Thanks to a new project called app_shell, Chrome apps may eventually be able to run independent of the Chrome browser and even the entire Chrome process.
Facebook Engineering has released a new open source encryption library, Conceal, for Android which is designed to encrypt data quickly without using too much system memory or processor power.
With growing interest in flexible display technology, manufacturers are in need of more resilient materials. Graphene looks to be one of the most promising candidates, and could be the breakthrough that brings flexible displays to the masses.
On surface Armor for Android seems like a legitimate security app but once you dig a little deeper you discover that it just wants your money, $550 worth!
Despite offering up some cutting edge hardware in stylish and svelte designs Chinese manufacturers have yet to make their mark in Western markets. We take a look at why that is.
Whatever happened behind closed doors at Google, Samsung, Motorola, and Lenovo will deeply affect the Android world for the next few years. So tell us, what’s your take? Do you believe the theory that Motorola was a bargaining chip between Samsung and Google? Is an alliance between Google and Samsung good for the Android ecosystem? What’s your take on the fate of Motorola?
Nintendo has made it clear that it has no intention of developing games for Android anytime soon, but is the company dismissing mobile gaming too soon?
With big events unfolding in the mobile world, Android fans raised one big question: what happens with the Nexus line?