New chrome exploit allows hackers full access to your Android phone without your knowledge. This is why you should always be careful online no matter the possible exploits. Are you careful online or do you trust links that you click on? If you use chrome on your desktop it is a good idea to install the free Avira browser safety addon. It helps you avoid potentially malicious websites and warns you of legit sites that may have been compromised. Read [...]
Ever dreamed of travelling through time to see events from the past, be a part of historic events or even travel far into the future to see what happens on Earth? Well, it appears that google has done it and that it will be doing public tests as early as next year. The project is called Project Flux and Google has been thinking far into the future for ways to advance technology... Read more of the Details Of Google's Top Secret [...]
Today, Google has finally made it so you can add travel points (stops) between your departure and destination points on the Google maps mobile app. You can also check for gas prices with the new update... Keep up the wonderful updates Google! See more specific info in the article: Finally, Google Maps Now Lets You Add A Stop Along Your Route and Check Gas Prices
Another month, another exploit. July saw Stagefright come along, what might we expect next for more security in our OS's? Google, Microsoft, Apple and others seem to be playing catchup to horrible bugs that are being found in their systems. Can these systems ever be secure? What horrific bug will be found next? Only time will tell! Read more about how Stagefright opens up a new can of worms... and how Android's latest security mess will get worse before it gets [...]
If you thought Android's Stagefright bug was a big deal, there is yet another Android bug that has been discovered by researchers. Bricking vs Full Permissions... which do you feel is worse? Either way the unfortunate part about this new bug as well as other bugs recently found in Android is that even though Google is quite to publish fixes to them, handset manufacturers and telecom companies are slow at pushing them to customers. In fact, you may never [...]
Google is at it again... this time a company restructure puts it front and centre in the news making everyone wonder what is going on. What is Alphabet? Why Alphabet? It is a great move on Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin's part. Now we get to see how they will fill in the rest of the "Alphabet". Read more about Google now being a part of Alphabet Inc. and their use of the Alphabet in all of the sub-companies!
Did you know that Google is not the only company that created the Android OS? Do you run any custom ROMs like CyanogenMod, Paranoid Android and OmniRom on your Android SmartPhone? If so we'd like to hear about your experience with them. Read more here: Cyanogen Claims 50 Million Users Globally
Do you find smartphones to be too expensive? Well, Google has definitely tried to fix that problem once again with the Android One! We shall see if that helps adoption rates for smartphones in other parts of the world. The Android One could be a pretty decent smartphone for under $50. Hopefully, Google can make the Android One happen! Read more about Google's Android One plans here: Google Relaunching Android One phones to hit $50 'sweet spot'