You need to beware of mobile scareware ads which say your phone has a virus. This week one of the Android Authority team saw an antivirus scareware ad on his phone and was able to capture a couple of very useful screenshots.
Physical QWERTY keyboard phones are hard to come by these days, but that doesn’t mean that great ones don’t exist. Here’s a collection of the very best handsets, old and new. Check them out!
Security researchers at Ben Gurion University have demonstrated a networking related security vulnerability in Android which allows a malicious app to bypass an active VPN configuration and redirect the traffic to a different server.
Would it really benefit Samsung to break away from the Android platform? Is Tizen just a plan B? Are Samsung and Google headed for a battle? These questions and more are explored inside.
Are you worried that Google is using your data in potentially nefarious ways? Or is it privacy a concept we all need to leave behind, a relic of a slower, less connected world? Even if you don’t give your data to Google, what options do you have if you want to live a modern digital lifestyle?
Since Cyanogen has started to make deals with OEMs like Oppo and OnePlus can this custom Android firmware become the real champion for mobile orientated open source?
Silent Circle and Geeksphone have announced a new joint venture to build an Android smartphone which places “privacy and control directly in the hands of its users.” The device is called the Blackphone and it will be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 24th.
Life is certainly looking good at LG right now. The company has made major moves in the smartphone market over the last couple of years and it’s producing some of the best Android smartphones around. Join us for a look back at LG’s history and an analysis of its prospects.
Now that CES is winding down, what’s your takeaway? What were the products that really impressed you? What will you remember a year from now?