Tablets aren't quite a commodity yet, but there are sure a lot of them on the market, from the sub-$100 generic Android devices to the high end Microsoft Surface Pro and Apple iPad. When AT&T sent us one of the new HD Trek Android tablets...Show More Summary
This week in iOS we heard that jailbreakers resulted in a massive security breach, that Android Wear has come to the iPhone, and that Apple and Cisco have partnered.
By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor According to anti-virus and security provider G Data, over one million malware samples have been detected on several Chinese made mobile devices and smart phones. The company does not believe the malicious software was installed by manufacturers of the phones, but rather middlemen entities who distribute or sell the devices […]
This is what a $1200 Android Wear smartwatch looks like. The gold-plated LG Watch Urbane Luxe was announced ahead this week and shown to the world for the first time at IFA 2015 in Berlin. We've got a first look at LG's ostentatious new smartwatch after the break.
Twitter has tweaked its Android and iOS mobile apps by adding "who to follow" suggestions directly to users' timelines. Twitter says it relies on a number of factors to determine the suggested accounts, including users' email and phone contacts, as well as what types of accounts they already follow. Show More Summary
Nextbit’s “cloud-first” Android smartphone offers 32GB of on-board storage and 100GB of online storage. If the Robin determines that you may not need something on your phone because you don’t use it often, it will automatically upload the content to the cloud. The infinite storage “smarter” smartphone’s Kickstarter campaign is already well past its funding
What products lurk in the heart of the Messe Berlin? Only the Android Central team — erm, and everyone else here at IFA — knows! Let's get to this! (Note: No video this week.) Danke fürs Zuhören! And thanks to this week's sponsors! Lynda.com: Learn from some of the best professionals online. Show More Summary
Android phones come in all shapes, sizes and price ranges, and at IFA 2015 Alcatel Onetouch is working to expand its entry-level lineup with the Pixi First. Now this phone isn't going to blow anyone away with specs or features, but at an entry-level price as potentially someone's first smartphone it has a lot going for it.
Alcatel OneTouch has refreshed the Idol 3, and made things a lot more colorful. Complete with all the features and specs that make the Idol 3 one of the best unlocked Android phones of 2015 — like a great 5.5-inch LCD and dedicated high-quality...Show More Summary
Earlier this evening, another hint popped up inside the Google Wallet app lettings users officially know that Android Pay is coming soon along with major changes to the Google Wallet application.
Google is in talks with the Chinese government and handset makers about launching a new Android app store there, a move that would mark the company’s return to China.
If you happen to own a Pebble Time smartwatch, there should be a pretty substantial update rolling out to the companion Android app as we speak.
Information has been pretty sparse about Android Pay, especially its release date. We’ve been waiting for a while now, and it might come within two weeks. Verizon claims that the service will be launching on the 16th of September. Other companies have had dates for the launch of Android Pay before, and they’ve been wrong, [...]
If you were to buy an Android smartphone from China, you will find that Google’s services won’t be loaded onto it. Instead there is a good chance you will be greeted with China’s own app stores from the likes of Baidu and whatnot. However if a report from The Information (paywall; via The Verge ) is to be believed, Google could be making a comeback. Show More Summary
Google Translate is the best translator you can find for free (or maybe in general). On Chrome for computers, you can automatically translate foreign languages without having to go to the website, which is easy and intuitive. Unfortunately, on Android you’re stuck copying and pasting text into the Translate app, which requires quite a few [...]
This week’s Android Circuit includes the launch dates for the new Nexus smartphones, Sony's new Xperia Z5 handsets, a review of the Moto X Style, thoughts on Samsung's Test Drive, the leaked images of the BlackBerry Venice, Android Wear on iOS, Lenovo's curious devices from IFA, Google's new logo and branding, and a new UI for Skype on Android.
Twitter really wants new users to stick around. Now that means helping them find interesting accounts by placing "Who to follow" in the timeline of its iOS and Android apps. So now when you load Twitter on your phone you can expect to...Show More Summary
Just as we expected, it was a really big week for Android Wear fans, as a ton of new devices were announced and shown off during Berlin’s annual IFA. Not only was Android Wear at the center of the news, but Moto X Pure Edition, Moto 360 (2nd Gen), and Huawei Watch pre-orders kicked off, […] Don’t Miss These Android Stories: September 4, 2015 is a post from: Droid Life