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Will 'bezel-less' be the big smartphone design trend of 2017?

by John Callaham 1 day ago47 comments

You can download Lineage OS builds this weekend

by Kris Carlon 14 hours ago13 comments

LG G6 rumored to feature Google Assistant

by John Callaham 1 day ago10 comments

Actually, Android IS optimized – Gary explains

by Robert Triggs 2 days ago90 comments
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Google Prompt two-step authentication makes its way to Android Wear

Google Prompt two-step authentication is making its way out to Android Wear smartwatches, after appearing on Android phones earlier in the year.
by Robert TriggsNovember 21, 20163

Signal’s encryption verification process is now simpler and more secure

Open Whisper Systems, developer of the encrypted messaging app Signal, has made the process of verifying encryption easier and more secure.
by Scott Adam GordonNovember 21, 20163

Google security head says Pixel is as secure as the iPhone

Google’s director of security at Android, Adrian Ludwig, says that the Google Pixel and Apple iPhone are almost identical in terms of security levels.
by Scott Adam GordonNovember 2, 201644

Android App permissions explained

App permissions are built into an app by its developer. So what are app permissions and how does a developer set them? Which ones should be set and why?
by Alex MullisOctober 31, 20162
 
 

15 best Android VPN apps

A VPN (virtual private network) can help you surf the web anonymously, securely, and even get around firewalls. Here are the 17 best Android VPN apps!
by Joe HindyOctober 28, 2016114

Hackers win $215,000 for exploiting the Nexus 6P and iPhone 6s

A hacking team has taken a fully updated and security-patched Nexus 6P and iPhone 6s and won $215,000 from a mobile security competition.
by Kris CarlonOctober 27, 201640

Google delivers device-local Safe Browsing API to developers

The Android team announced back at Google I/O 2016 that they would be making a device-local Safe Browsing API a reality, and today it is here.
by John DyeSeptember 15, 20162

Google offering $350k in prizes through its new Project Zero hacking contest

Think you can hack a smartphone? Do you want to win a lot of money? You might want to check out Google's new Project Zero hacking contest.
by Jimmy WestenbergSeptember 14, 20164

First Nougat patch rolls out with September’s Android Security Update

September’s Android Security update is now rolling out to Nexus devices, and we’ve got access to the Factory Images and OTA Files.
by John DyeSeptember 6, 201637

Opera cloud servers hacked, passwords and account details feared compromised

Opera has confirmed a server breach and that passwords and account details for 1.7 million Opera sync users may have been compromised.
by Kris CarlonAugust 27, 201621
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