Comcast plans to turn wireless Internet routers in private homes around the country into publicly available Wi-Fi hotspots. Comcast will offer Wi-Fi from roughly 8 million hotspots in 19 of the largest U.S. cities. About 3 million of the hotspots were expected to be active by this week.
AT&T is now confirming that a data breach occured between April 9 and April 21. AT&T will not confirm how many customers were affected but did say that those who were received emails alerting them. The breach involved a third-party contractor who ‘violated security protocols and accessed customer data.”
In the third part of our Xiaomi profile, Hugo Barra talks about the company’s next expansion targets, challenges, and Xiaomi’s ecosystem friendly approach.
Is there something rotten in the state of crowdfunding? It seems some companies are exploiting the goodwill and cash of backers on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, but what are the rules anyway?
In this week’s Friday Debate we discuss stock Android and its features, anything you feel it is missing? Any lessons Google could learn from other OEMs or OSes?
Zooper Widget Advanced parameters. In our Android customization series we have looked at Zooper Widget in terms of its simple use through to Tasker integration. There is not much you cannot do to, or with, your Android device using these two bad boys. make sure to check out this piece and the previous to learn to put them to use.
It is no secret that Google has been pushing for designers to get involved in this year’s Google I/O developers conference. A new rumor thinks it can explain why: Quantum Paper.
Hugo Barra started his interview with Android Authority by talking in detail about Xiaomi’s business model, how e-commerce is in the company’s DNA, and how Xiaomi is now the third largest e-commerce company in China.
Hugo Barra talks about plans for Xiaomi to enter the North American market and how he would win the American consumers’ minds, hearts, and souls.
Multi window is already on a number of OEM’s devices, but not on stock Android. Even Apple is bringing it to iOS. As smartphones grow larger and more powerful, there’s little excuse left for Google not to bring this feature to stock Android.