It has been only days since Nokia first unveiled its new Android line-up including the Nokia X handset. A user at the XDA-Developers forum was quick to hack the handset and run Google apps directly on it.
Having established itself as a success in the aviation industry, it seems that Boeing is ready to try its luck elsewhere. The company has readied ‘Boeing Black’ which, it claims, is an ultra-secure smartphone built with modified Android.
Nokia finally made its debut into the Android arena with its recent offerings of Nokia X, X+ and XL smartphones. Although these handsets will have no access to Google Play, Nokia claims that 75% of the Android apps will be available on them.
The curious case of Windows Phone continues to pique the interest of tech enthusiasts. Rumors have it that Microsoft has plans of somehow offering the Android apps on the Windows Phone devices. The big question is, is this good or bad?
Google’s Android platform is a favorite among the authors of malicious apps and malware. Being open source, it’s just an easy target. If you use Android, the best thing to do is install a good enough firewall to ward off these security threats.
We have been hearing rumors about the possibility of Nokia launching an Android handset. The speculation is finally reaching its culmination as a new WSJ report claims that Nokia will finally unveil an Android smartphone this month.
When it comes to smartphone chargers, users typically stick to the brand of the handset. If it’s an iPhone, only an charger would do. Same goes for other handsets. But ‘The Jump’ may change the game by offering ultra-portability coupled with other smart features.
Google has tried to significantly improve the security of its Google Play store in the last year or so. However, Kaspersky Labs has now warned that there are still 10 million possibly malicious Android apps out there.
Normally, you would need an iOS device to send and receive iMessages. However, thanks to a brilliant iOS jailbreak app, you can now get your iMessages straight to an Android or Windows Phone device as well.
Google and Samsung have had their differences at times but the two have been the key players in the Android arena. In that context, it is no surprise that both companies have signed a 10-year patent licensing agreement.
Chrome’s desktop manifestation has been very helpful for professionals in that it lets them keep track of multiple computers using a single Google ID. Now, the same feature may is expected to arrive on iOS and Android devices soon.
Mobile devices are routinely used today to access internet, keep track of businesses and perform different financial transactions. Samsung Knox is an excellent app that secures your Android handset by creating a virtual operating system.
HP was once included among the league of smartphone vendors but then the company’s offerings failed miserably and it quit. Now, reports have it that the company is planning to launch a new smartphone of its own as soon as next week.
When it comes to smartphones, Sony has rooted for Android till the deep end. Despite no significant success, Sony continues to create Android-based handsets. But the company has now hinted that it may try its hands at other alternatives.
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