Sony goes after selfie craze with new Xperia phones
In a highly competitive market OEMs must do what they can to stand out. Sony's two new Xperia phones aim to do that with high MP cameras on the front to take better selfies.
The Xperia C5 Ultra and M5 both have 13MP cameras on the front and rear of the phones.
Fragmentation on display: Lollipop only on 18 percent of Android devices
The slow adoption of new Android versions has long been a defining factor for the platform. Users want the latest and greatest but often can't get it for months, if at all. The latest figures from Google show that even though it's been out for a while, only 18.1 percent of Android devices are running Lollipop.
KitKat is currently on almost 40 percent of devices, with Jelly Bean not far behind.
Make presentations over Google Hangout with Google Slides update
Google has updated the Slides presentation app to permit making presentations over Google Hangout video calls. This works when streaming presentations by choosing Hangout as the option for the output.
Source: Venture Beat
Stagefright patch coming to Android
Google is readying a patch to eliminate exposure to the Stagefright malware hack. The update will apply to hundreds of millions of Android devices, as Stagefright puts most phones and tablets at risk.
The update should start rolling out very soon, and Google engineers believe this may be the largest such update ever.
Source: The Register