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Google might soon adopt passive-aggressive tactics to shame slow Android updaters

by: John DyeMay 25, 2016
In the same spirit as your roommate who left pointedly vague Post-It notes next to that growing stack of dishes, Google has adopted a new tactic to ‘encourage’ partners to do their share of the housework regarding Android.
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Google wants to get rid of password logins for Android apps by 2017

by: Sean KingMay 23, 2016
During Google I/O, Daniel Kaufman announced that it was Google’s intent to make password identifications outmoded by the end of the year
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Is someone stealing your Wi-Fi? How to tell, and what you can do about it

by: Rob TriggsMay 13, 2016
Is your Wi-Fi connection sometimes a little sluggish or unresponsive? This guide will help you find out if someone is stealing your Wi-Fi and how to secure your home network.
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FCC, FTC examining how carriers release mobile security patches

by: John DyeMay 9, 2016
Today the FCC and FTC announced that they would be launching an inquiry into why companies take so long to rollout security updates to mobile devices.
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Google attempts to tackle Stagefright with Android N changes

by: Kris CarlonMay 6, 2016
Google has outlined the ways it has mitigated future Stagefright vulnerabilities in Android N by further sandboxing mediaserver processes and permissions.
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Video: Bypassing Factory Reset Protection on Nexus devices is still stupid simple

by: Bogdan PetrovanMay 5, 2016
If you can tap on a screen and follow simple instructions, you too can “hack” into a Nexus device that, in theory, should be secured by Factory Reset Protection.
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Android App permissions explained

by: Alex MullisApril 28, 2016
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?
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5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Android Apps Weekly

by: Joe HindyApril 24, 2016
Welcome back to Android Apps Weekly! This week we talk about the Google Play Awards, Harvest Moon, Counter Strike, and more Android apps and games news!
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Remember when Google warned you against visiting Google.com?

by: Kris CarlonApril 20, 2016
Google's Safe Browsing site status tool is once again warning us that google.com is a potentially dangerous site to visit. Read this before you switch to Bing.
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10 best security apps for Android

by: Joe HindyApril 19, 2016
Tired of looking for security apps and seeing antivirus app listings? In this roundup, we have the best security apps that puts the power in your hands.
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