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Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

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Android hack worriers rejoice, the fixes are coming to save the day. Google, Samsung and LG and now going to start rolling out monthly security updates. After Android's biggest bug yet was revealed at the Black Hat security conference recently, it was... >>

Updated: Stagefright bug may have someone controlling your Android phone right now without you even knowing

Updated: Stagefright bug may have someone controlling your Android phone right now without you even knowing

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Quite possibly the worst Android bug that's ever existed has been discovered. It could mean the end for you smartphone. All an attacker would need to remotely access your smartphone is your phone number. The weakness comes from a part of the Android OS... >>

Android M unlikely to be Android 6.0, rather 5.2

Android M unlikely to be Android 6.0, rather 5.2

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The next version of Android is currently known by the codename Android M, but it's expected to get an official name as well as a version number before it actually rolls out later this year. Although everybody believes Android M will officially be called... >>

HBO Now arrives for Android and Amazon devices, no longer an Apple exclusive

HBO Now arrives for Android and Amazon devices, no longer an Apple exclusive

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You can now watch HBO Now on more devices than your iPhone and Apple TV. HBO Now is HBO's latest streaming service. It's aimed at cord-cutters because it doesn't require a cable subscription and provides access to HBO's entire catalogue of films, television... >>

BlackBerry Venice could be the Android BB slider you've been looking for

BlackBerry Venice could be the Android BB slider you've been looking for

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A leopard might not be able to change its spots - this leak comes from "retired" leaker Evan Blass - but it seems BlackBerry might be able to change its OS.  There have been rumours circulating that BlackBerry was taking a lot of interest in what Android... >>

Now you can see the songs musicians are tagging using Shazam

Now you can see the songs musicians are tagging using Shazam

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What better way to find new music than to get recommendations from musicians themselves? Shazam is now making that possible thanks to its shared tagging platform. From today some musicians will be sharing their Shazam tags. Shazam is an app that listens... >>

8 Android smartphones that can handle the beach this summer

8 Android smartphones that can handle the beach this summer

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When you imagine the beach, you probably think of these three things: sun, water, and sand. While those elements are nothing but fun for both our bodies and minds in moderation, they're havoc for our mobile devices. So, if you're an avid beach goer or... >>

Consoles beware: Flitchio Android gaming controller case has you in its sights (hands-on)

Consoles beware: Flitchio Android gaming controller case has you in its sights (hands-on)

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The hype around mobile gaming taking on consoles has been reaching deafening heights. But who really prefers smartphone gaming over consoles? Flitchio is a smartphone case-cum-controller that wants to make gaming on the go as fun as at home. Until now... >>

How to turn off BlinkFeed on your HTC phone

How to turn off BlinkFeed on your HTC phone

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If you’re an HTC user who either wants to get rid of BlinkFeed already, or will want to when the new adverts start appearing, there is a way. BlinkFeed can be useful for pulling in information from various feeds. But HTC has announced that it will begin... >>

Your next BlackBerry could be running Android, later this year

Your next BlackBerry could be running Android, later this year

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BlackBerry could be about to change tack with a new device that features the Android operating system. Until now BlackBerry devices have coming running BlackBerry's own OS. The move to Android could open up its appeal for those that want both Android... >>