Articles about Android
Bluetooth communications between smartphones and smartwatches running Android are vulnerable to brute-force attacks that can decipher messages sent between the devices into plaintext, claims a prominent security firm.
Microsoft is spending more of its overseas cash to buy mobile crash-analytics vendor HockeyApp.
Microsoft is continuing its cross-platform push, bringing a number of its MSN-branded consumer apps to iOS, Android and Amazon devices.
Android Wear owners will soon see major improvements to the entire smartwatch experience through better watch face support, improved watch navigation, and UI efficiency improvements.
The Sony SmartWatch 3 earns a permanent spot on Matthew's wrist thanks to its ability to serve as an activity tracker, smartwatch, and GPS fitness device.
When a leading Android fansite picks the iPad Air 2 as the top tablet for it's holiday gift guide, you know something is seriously wrong with Android tablets ecosystem as a whole.
Republic Wireless provides low cost, no-contract service with a focus on WiFi connectivity. The new Moto X is launching on their network and is a compelling offer for frugal wireless customers.
According to analysts, tablet ownership among US consumers is on the up, and it is growing at a faster rate than for any other connected device.
There is no technical reason why Chrome for Android shouldn't be able to run extensions, and yet it doesn't. Why? It's time that Chrome for Android had the same capabilities as desktop Chrome.
Loss of a smartphone is reported in 10 percent of all thefts and robberies in the US. Secure your iPhone with Apple's activation lock and apply a security setting to your device now.
Consumers in developed economies are quickly fading as the dominant driver of smartphone trends.
Cyanogen Inc says that if Indian users want a OnePlus with CyanogenMod updates, they'll need to buy it outside of India.
Samsung last week began rolling out the newest version of Android for its flagship phone in South Korea.
Matthew and Kevin both bought a Sony SmartWatch 3, primarily for offline GPS, music playback, and future-proof technology.
This week in Android: Dominance over the smartphone space continues, new Lollipop version hits AOSP, the YotaPhone 2 appears.
Here are some of the most interesting apps for Google's Android operating system we've discovered this month.
Apps running in mobile operating systems must get permission from the user for all sorts of things. This can be confusing. Do some do it better than others?
From controlling your child's device to keeping track of their movements, here is a list of useful apps for modern-day parents.
Apple launched its new virtual wallet service with the iOS 8.1 update yesterday while Google has had its system running for a couple of years. ZDNet's Matt Miller took two devices to McDonald's and was able to pay without a real wallet.
It's not shipping yet, but you can run a pre-release of Android Lollipop, and it's already looking pretty tasty.
Lacking enthusiasm this Halloween? These apps will get you in the mood.
The new Galaxy Note 4 is one of the best large screen smartphones available today and one feature that sets it apart is the S Pen stylus.
No matter the age, learning a programming language is a marketable skill. Here are mobile apps to assist you.
Google unveiled its brand new 6-inch phablet smartphone, and 9-inch tablet.
Samsung's Note line always sets the bar for Android specifications and after spending a week with the Note 4, Matthew Miller is about ready to visit his carrier store.
Lacking Twitter followers or not reaching customers over Facebook? These apps can make your life easier.
ZDNet took iRobot's new Android-based robot controller for a spin at a briefing in New York City. (Spoiler alert: nothing broke.)
HTC will soon be launching the new HTC Desire Eye, the top range Desire device with dual 13 megapixel cameras. Matthew Miller's gallery takes a closer look.
HTC's standalone camera may look like small periscope or an asthma inhaler, but is really well-designed for something that fits nicely into one hand.
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 Docking Station and new Universal Mobile keyboard are key to my home office
The Surface Pro 3 is my constant companion and primary PC. Thanks to the Docking Station and new Universal Mobile keyboard, my setup has vastly improved.
The Transformer Pad Infinity retains the superb physical design of its predecessors, adding a new high-resolution screen without impacting battery life. We'd like to see mobile broadband support, a lighter weight for the tablet/keyboard combo and a lower price, but the Infinity is still a class-leading product.
This smart-looking, lightweight 10.1in. Android tablet comes with a good range of preinstalled business software. Although its lack of support for USB devices and USB charging is unfortunate, Fujitsu has made an admirable job of producing a tablet that's equally usable in the office and at home.
The much-hyped Google Android phone operating system will hit Australia on 29 January 2009, in the form of the Kogan Agora and Agora Pro. At first glance, this looks to be one of the most exciting products of the year.
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