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# 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 8,384 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 11,149 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 60,932 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 22,069 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 22,170 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 12,137 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 16,771 Views 34 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 29,615 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 45,877 Views 30 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 9,960 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 26,451 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 33,616 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 44,586 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 26,206 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 14,827 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 12,104 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 23,486 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 24,304 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 25,052 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 14,096 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 28,439 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 15,758 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 9,413 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 17,109 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 14,333 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 23,850 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 27,135 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 17,527 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 20,215 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 18,173 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 44,776 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 18,998 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 11,624 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 14,421 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 16,146 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 18,874 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 20,335 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 20,422 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 24,022 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.

Miss texting with one hand? There are ways to go back to it
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Miss texting with one hand? There are ways to go back to it

May 4th 2016, 12:04 PM 17,515 Views 15 Comments

There are a few third-party keyboards which allow you to keep one hand free.

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