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# android - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Android users warned over sophisticated 'missed delivery' text messages attempting to steal personal information
# Cybersecurity
# Cybersecurity

Android users warned over sophisticated 'missed delivery' text messages attempting to steal personal information

Jun 2nd 2021, 12:34 PM 74,374 Views 53 Comments

Vodafone Ireland, Eir and Three have all warned customers about the so-called FluBot scam today.

# android - Friday 16 April, 2021

Australian court rules Google misled mobile users about how it gathered their location data
# Android
# Android

Australian court rules Google misled mobile users about how it gathered their location data

Apr 16th 2021, 9:06 AM 8,424 Views 4 Comments

Google is considering an appeal of the ruling.

# android - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Debunked: No, contact tracing apps have not been installed on every Android phone
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, contact tracing apps have not been installed on every Android phone

Jun 16th 2020, 1:52 PM 11,294 Views 21 Comments

The Department of Health confirms that the tracing app won’t be made mandatory.

# android - Monday 20 May, 2019

Have a Huawei phone? Here's how Google's new Android measures may affect you
# Explainer
# Explainer

Have a Huawei phone? Here's how Google's new Android measures may affect you

May 20th 2019, 11:18 AM 61,045 Views 82 Comments

The news from Google comes as a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker.

# android - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Google records people's movements even when told not to
# Location History
# Location History

Google records people's movements even when told not to

Aug 14th 2018, 3:01 PM 22,072 Views 43 Comments

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

# android - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Google just got fined a whopping €4.3 billion for its conduct regarding its Android system
# Ouch
# Ouch

Google just got fined a whopping €4.3 billion for its conduct regarding its Android system

Jul 18th 2018, 12:17 PM 22,174 Views 39 Comments

The fine relates to the online giant allegedly using its Android phone operating system to further its own dominance of the search engine market.

# android - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'Technology is the great equaliser' - how two apps for those with impaired sight are levelling the playing field
# Making A Difference
# Making A Difference

'Technology is the great equaliser' - how two apps for those with impaired sight are levelling the playing field

Jul 16th 2017, 8:30 PM 12,147 Views 6 Comments

The two apps have been developed in conjunction with National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI).

# android - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999
# Location
# Location

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

Jun 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 16,956 Views 32 Comments

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

# android - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Donald Trump has moved from Android to iPhone
# Tweeter In Chief
# Tweeter In Chief

Donald Trump has moved from Android to iPhone

Mar 30th 2017, 10:36 PM 29,631 Views 38 Comments

Trump had been using an older Android device, belived to be a Samsung.

# android - Thursday 29 December, 2016

The internet is full of free stuff and these are the ones worth downloading
# Well That Was A Freebie
# Well That Was A Freebie

The internet is full of free stuff and these are the ones worth downloading

Dec 29th 2016, 7:00 PM 46,357 Views 33 Comments

Cause everyone likes free, useful stuff, right?

# android - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Need to keep the kids entertained? These apps will help
# Stay Safe
# Stay Safe

Need to keep the kids entertained? These apps will help

Dec 28th 2016, 7:30 AM 9,970 Views 6 Comments

And you can do it without them accessing other parts of your phone or tablet.

# android - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

You can now pay for things using your phone (but only if it's an Android)
# Android Pay
# Android Pay

You can now pay for things using your phone (but only if it's an Android)

Dec 7th 2016, 6:08 AM 26,616 Views 26 Comments

Two banks, KBC and AIB, will be offering the service.

# android - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Here are some handy iPhone and Android gestures you might not know about
# Hidden
# Hidden

Here are some handy iPhone and Android gestures you might not know about

Oct 9th 2016, 12:30 PM 33,701 Views 4 Comments

What do you mean there’s more to my phone than tapping on apps?

# android - Thursday 8 September, 2016

One of the iPhone's most annoying limitations is now gone for good
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

One of the iPhone's most annoying limitations is now gone for good

Sep 8th 2016, 6:10 AM 44,597 Views 53 Comments

And other talking points from Apple’s September event.

# android - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Here is a quicker way to delete large apps on your phone
# Q-tips
# Q-tips

Here is a quicker way to delete large apps on your phone

Aug 28th 2016, 11:00 AM 26,249 Views 21 Comments

If you need to free up space quickly, there is a more efficient way of doing it.

# android - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

There's a new version of Android out, but good luck getting your hands on it
# Bit Of A Wait
# Bit Of A Wait

There's a new version of Android out, but good luck getting your hands on it

Aug 23rd 2016, 11:05 AM 14,847 Views 20 Comments

Unless you have a Nexus device, you’ll be waiting a while.

# android - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Android apps can be used to track your whereabouts without you knowing
# Behind The Scenes
# Behind The Scenes

Android apps can be used to track your whereabouts without you knowing

Aug 11th 2016, 5:01 PM 12,135 Views 15 Comments

Researchers found a way to figure out a phone’s whereabouts without relying on GPS or WiFi.

# android - Monday 8 August, 2016

Another major security flaw has been discovered on Android phones
# Quadrooter
# Quadrooter

Another major security flaw has been discovered on Android phones

Aug 8th 2016, 10:49 AM 23,505 Views 6 Comments

And it affects more than 900 million devices.

# android - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Vodafone's attempt at a higher-end phone gets it mostly right
# Tech Review
# Tech Review

Vodafone's attempt at a higher-end phone gets it mostly right

Aug 7th 2016, 7:30 PM 24,317 Views 36 Comments

After experimenting with a number of cheap devices, Vodafone is now thinking bigger.

# android - Friday 22 July, 2016

There's a way to end calls on Android using only the power button
# Convenience
# Convenience

There's a way to end calls on Android using only the power button

Jul 22nd 2016, 5:00 PM 26,029 Views 26 Comments

Handy if your phone takes ages to wake up when you’re finishing a call.

# android - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Turns out Android won't get its own night mode anytime soon
# Nougat To Wait Longer
# Nougat To Wait Longer

Turns out Android won't get its own night mode anytime soon

Jul 20th 2016, 3:50 PM 14,120 Views 15 Comments

It was in the works but won’t be included in the next version of Android as it wouldn’t be ready in time.

# android - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

This malware infected more than 10 million Android devices
# Tricks
# Tricks

This malware infected more than 10 million Android devices

Jul 6th 2016, 4:52 PM 28,462 Views 9 Comments

HummingBad was used to download fraudulent apps and tap on ads to generate revenue.

# android - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Need some help relaxing? These app could help you out

Need some help relaxing? These app could help you out

Jul 2nd 2016, 11:45 AM 15,761 Views 5 Comments

Because everyone needs a little bit of time to unwind.

# android - Saturday 18 June, 2016

These football apps will help pass the time in-between games
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

These football apps will help pass the time in-between games

Jun 18th 2016, 11:30 AM 9,442 Views 5 Comments

Because what else are you going to do while the Euros aren’t on?

# android - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot?
# Smartphone
# Smartphone

Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot?

Jun 5th 2016, 7:30 PM 17,122 Views 9 Comments

The Xperia gets a new range of smartphones, but is the X the beginning of something new and better?

# android - Saturday 4 June, 2016

5 apps worth downloading this bank holiday weekend
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this bank holiday weekend

Jun 4th 2016, 11:30 AM 14,341 Views 6 Comments

Since you’re going to be out and about, you may as well have a few apps to help you.

# android - Thursday 2 June, 2016

There's now another easy way to find your lost phone
# Where In The World
# Where In The World

There's now another easy way to find your lost phone

Jun 2nd 2016, 12:36 PM 24,228 Views 19 Comments

Although it’s more useful if you own an Android device.

# android - Monday 30 May, 2016

There's a way to set a sleep timer for your music apps
# Q-tip
# Q-tip

There's a way to set a sleep timer for your music apps

May 30th 2016, 8:00 PM 28,027 Views 5 Comments

Handy for those who like to doze off to a soundtrack.

# android - Saturday 28 May, 2016

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

May 28th 2016, 11:30 AM 17,544 Views 3 Comments

Featuring professional iPhone camera apps, honeycomb keyboards, and warping puzzlers.

# android - Monday 23 May, 2016

What do you do when a single app becomes a battery hog?
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

What do you do when a single app becomes a battery hog?

May 23rd 2016, 7:30 PM 20,232 Views 11 Comments

There are ways to identify it and remedy the problem.

# android - Saturday 21 May, 2016

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

May 21st 2016, 11:30 AM 18,178 Views 2 Comments

Featuring advanced listening, specific volume control and not cracking eggs.

# android - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Stop closing down your apps, it only makes things worse
# Q-tip
# Q-tip

Stop closing down your apps, it only makes things worse

May 19th 2016, 7:30 PM 44,787 Views 29 Comments

If you’ve been doing it because you think it’s good for your battery life or phone, you’re going to be disappointed.

# android - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

The way you access apps on Android is going to change significantly
# Without Delay
# Without Delay

The way you access apps on Android is going to change significantly

May 18th 2016, 9:27 PM 19,011 Views 12 Comments

And it will remove the commitment of downloading an app.

You can easily set reminders that only activate when you arrive home*
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

You can easily set reminders that only activate when you arrive home*

May 18th 2016, 12:00 PM 11,638 Views 8 Comments

*Or any other location that you plan to travel to.

# android - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Android users, this is the quickest way to access your important WhatsApp chats
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Android users, this is the quickest way to access your important WhatsApp chats

May 15th 2016, 11:00 AM 14,436 Views 5 Comments

Better make some room on your home screen.

# android - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Should the Huawei Mate S be your new smartphone pal?
# Tech Review
# Tech Review

Should the Huawei Mate S be your new smartphone pal?

May 14th 2016, 6:00 PM 16,148 Views 21 Comments

Huawei adds another phone to the list, but should you care?

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

May 14th 2016, 11:30 AM 18,878 Views 2 Comments

Featuring a keyboard that taps into Google Image Search, gesture shortcuts for your phone and a smart photo organiser.

# android - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Can't take a call? You can do more than just reject it
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Can't take a call? You can do more than just reject it

May 11th 2016, 12:25 PM 20,526 Views 9 Comments

Especially if you know you’ll ring the person back later that day.

# android - Saturday 7 May, 2016

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

May 7th 2016, 11:30 AM 20,424 Views 0 Comments

Featuring a quick way to clear those redundant WhatsApp images, artsy photos and a motivational alarm from The Rock.

# android - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Android doesn't look like it's any closer to solving its biggest problem
# Keep Waiting
# Keep Waiting

Android doesn't look like it's any closer to solving its biggest problem

May 4th 2016, 4:46 PM 24,027 Views 26 Comments

If you own a device that’s more than two year old, then the likelihood of it getting an update is looking slim.

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