Androido

The 'Cloak & Dagger' Attack That Bedeviled Android For Months

Usually vulnerabilities in software are accidents or mistakes—flaws that shouldn’t be there. But they can also stem from unintended consequences of …

Information Security

Opinion: Google should release a ‘Pixel Player’ Android TV box w/ newly-refreshed Android O

TV streaming platforms are right at the center of the content consumption experience in 2017. With so many turning away from the cable box and moving to the modern OS in their streaming box, the competition is fierce. While Google has a clear winner in the Chromecast platform, I think Android TV …

Android Lollipop

First impressions of the Moto Z2 Force Edition: Internal updates and dual cameras with ShatterShield for all | ZDNet

Motorola's new Z2 Force Edition brings the Verizon-exclusive shatterproof display to all carriers in 2017, along with improved internal specs and a …

Gear & Gadgets

[Deal Alert] Get a Verizon/unlocked Pixel refurb for $399.99, Pixel XL for $499.99

Despite being nearly a year old, Google's Pixel and Pixel XL still haven't seen very many non-carrier related discounts. It's honestly pretty …

Phones

Android O feature spotlight: Google's "grinning face with smiling eyes" emoji no longer looks constipated

Series: Android O Feature Spotlights<p>This article is part of our <b>Android O Feature Spotlights</b> series.<p>Previous ArticleNext Article<p>...<br>• 113 69. Android O …

Google

Android Octopus: Are animals the new sweet treats?

Could Android 8.0 Octopus become a thing?<p>In sensible, functional terms, it's probably the <i>least</i> important thing about a new version of Android. Yet …

Android Lollipop

HTC and Qualcomm’s stand-alone VR headset will be sold only in China

Why it matters to you<p>Although the headset won't be made available in the Western market, the collaboration between Qualcomm and HTC shows that they …

Virtual Reality

Everything we know so far about Google's Pixel 2

In a few months, there are two phones everybody's gonna be talking about: the next iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy Note 8.<p>We've already learned just about everything there is to know about both of them, thanks to the constant drip of daily leaks. But there's another highly anticipated phone that's …

Technology

PSA: Chrome for Android automatically suggests copied links when you search

Ever noticed that Chrome suggests copied links when you go to search or enter a URL? What at first glance might have seemed like a new feature in the …

Google

Emoji Packs Bring iOS 10, Android O, and other Emojis to the Galaxy S7

The emoji’s that come along with Google Keyboard should serve the needs for most users, but over at our forums, members keep looking for ways to …

Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Release Date Expected For Early September

We know when the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be made official. Samsung are holding a press conference on the 23rd of August. The release date for the …

Samsung

Google Pixel 2: Everything we know about the launch date, specs and price

With its superb camera and elegant design, the Google Pixel (and its larger counterpart, Pixel XL) phone hit it out of the park last year. So it's no surprise that Google wants to keep the good times rolling with its pair of premium flagships. The company's hardware chief, Rick Osterloh, already …

Technology

The Note 8 could come with Bixby-powered Bluetooth earbuds

Samsung's next Unpacked event is set for August the 23rd where we'll see the new Galaxy Note 8. Android O gets its last developer preview, and Google Home is turned into a retro intercom.

Samsung

Android Testing Support Library 1.0 is here!

article<p>en_US<p>https://android-developers.googleblog.com/2017/07/android-testing-support-library-10-is.html<p>Android Developers …

Software Development

What you can expect from Android O | ZDNet

Android O is almost ready to go, and thanks to Project Treble, more users than ever will get the newest version of Android.<p>The next version of …

Google

Some Android O apps will display incoming emoji, even if your device doesn't support them yet

Goodbye, blank boxes<p>Android users will no longer be able to blame emoji for misunderstood texts. Developers working on updating their apps for the upcoming Android O release can now build in support for "emoji compatibility," which will prevent emoji from showing up as blank boxes when a user isn't …

Apps

July 25, 2017

Android O is one step closer to being released into the market. As Google puts its final touches on the upcoming operating system, the company is …

Software Development

Learn How to Build Apps on Android, the World's Most Popular Smartphone OS

Get the skills you need to develop for Android N in a single, immersive course package.<p>Building apps can be a tough skill to master. But before you decide that Apple's iOS is good enough, it's worth giving the world's most popular operating system a shot—Google's Android.<p>Android Nougat (also known …

Programming

Are you installing Android O DP4, or waiting for the final release? [Poll]

After dropping the third O Developer Preview back in early June, Google today pushed out the final Developer Preview build before the official release of Android 8.0 later this summer. While Google has tweaked some of the designs within the OS, DP4 is mainly a close to finished build of Android O …

Google

Android O Developer Preview 4 released by Google

Jonesing for a new Android O Developer Preview? Google’s got you.<p>Google today released Android O Developer Preview 4, nearly two months after the …

Android Lollipop

Android O and iOS 11 developer previews strike four | Pocketnow

DEVELOPERS DEVELOPERS DEVELOPERS DEVELOPERS<p>— Steve Ballmer<p>You heard the man, let’s talk about developers getting updates to their beta and preview. …

Apple

Android O DP4: Google’s latest Android easter egg is here, and it’s an octopus

Android O has been floating around for a while in the form of developer previews. Through its first three developer previews, Google hasn’t done much with regards to easter eggs outside of adding the orange O. However, in Android O Developer Preview 4, Google has just added a new easter egg, and …

Google

Soon all Android users will be able to see the latest emoji, sort of

Now, there are plenty of differences between various Android versions. You might think that the most important ones are the core features or the number of security fixes, but you would be wrong. Obviously, the most notable difference between Android versions is the emoji catalog.<p>Back at Google I/O, …

iOS

Android O dessert not named in Reddit AMA | Pocketnow

When it comes to engineers addressing questions, you’re bound to get into wonk, wonk and more wonk. A Reddit AMA session in this aspect is verily not …

Android Lollipop

Here’s everything new in Android O Developer Preview 4

With today’s launch of the last developer preview, Android O nears its official summer launch. DP4 features “near-final system images” and should be fairly similar to the initial public version. Till then, we’re compiling a list of all the changes and new features.<p>Notification Dots with Adaptive …

Operating Systems

Android O Preview 4 is out—next stop, final release | Ars Technica

The fourth O preview will hopefully fix some bugs, marks stable support library release.<p>Google has just announced the availability of the fourth and …

Google

Google Pixel 2 could be the first Snapdragon 836 based smartphone

Snapdragon 836 will boast higher clock speeds for better performance.<p>As Samsung gears up to unveil its next big thing, the Note 8, on 23 August, …

Google Pixel

Android O feature spotlight: Lockscreen and notification panel get a few visual tweaks

Series: Android O Feature Spotlights<p>This article is part of our <b>Android O Feature Spotlights</b> series.<p>Previous ArticleNext Article<p>...<br>• 30 65. Android O …

iOS

Android O DP4: The default icon for system apps and apps without icons gets refreshed

The fourth and final Developer Preview of Android O finally dropped for Pixel and Nexus device yesterday, and several small graphical changes came with it. The latest change to be found is the system apps icon which has finally received a fresh coat of paint…<p>First reported on by <i>Android Police</i>, the …

Operating Systems

Android DP4: Notification panel gets new icons and fonts, lockscreen text gets a refresh

While developer preview 3 of Android O brought up quite a few new goodies, developer preview 4 hasn’t held quite as many little gems. In digging through the update, though, a few more tweaks have popped up, including some on the lockscreen and notification panel.<p>As far as subtle changes go, even …

iOS