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Android smartphones in US sending personal data to China: Report

Android smartphones in US sending personal data to China: Report

US security firm Kryptowire has identified Android smartphones with a "backdoor" software in the country that collected sensitive personal data and transmitted this data to third-party servers in China without disclosure or the users' consent.

Android smartphones in US sending personal data to China with a "backdoor" software

Android smartphones in US sending personal data to China with a "backdoor" software

Security firm Kryptowire has identified Android smartphones with a "backdoor" software in the US that collected sensitive personal data and transmitted this data to third-party servers in China without disclosure or the users` consent.

China smartphone maker Xiaomi buys Microsoft patents

China smartphone maker Xiaomi buys Microsoft patents

Shanghai: Upstart smartphone maker Xiaomi has bought nearly 1,500 patents from US technology giant Microsoft, the companies and reports said, as part of a "global partnership" that will help the Chinese firm expand outside its home market.

Google to roll out ''Tap to Translate'' feature on Android smartphones

Google to roll out ''Tap to Translate'' feature on Android smartphones

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Popular search engine giant Google surely knows how to keep its users happy by adding new feature to the site to make it more handy.

Android device running slow? Uninstall Facebook app from your smartphone

Android device running slow? Uninstall Facebook app from your smartphone

As per reports, Facebook's official mobile app is slowing your Android smartphones and consuming excess battery power.

New Starck-designed Bluetooth devices track down lost items

New Starck-designed Bluetooth devices track down lost items

 The lost items can then be tracked down via Bluetooth on an app that works on Apple and Android smartphones.

Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P smartphones launched; comes with Android Marshmallow

Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P smartphones launched; comes with Android Marshmallow

Both handsets will be sold unlocked, with Google hoping to capitalise on a trend in the US and other markets away from smartphone subsidies as part of long-term contracts.

Malware targeting Android smartphones on the rise: Report

Malicious software targeting smartphones with the Android operating system is becoming more common, with some handsets already infected when they're bought.

Periscope streaming app spreads to Android smartphones

Twitter launched its Periscope application on Android-powered devices today as the battle for live-streaming video spread to the world's leading smartphone platform.

User data retrievable from second-hand smartphones

Thinking of selling your old smartphone? Watch out, as its data may be retrievable even after wiping it!

Android dominant in two-horse smartphone race: IDC

Google Android dominated the global smart phone market in 2014, holding an 81.5 percent market share, with Apple's iOS second and no strong third player, market tracker IDC said.

Virus posing as 'The Interview' movie link hits cyberspace

After triggering a cyber world conflict between the US and North Korea, a potent virus masquerading under the pseudonym of Hollywood movie 'The Interview' has been seen prowling in the Indian cyberspace to attack and damage Android-based smart phones.

Android grabs 85% of smartphone market: survey

Smartphones powered by the Android operating system captured 85 percent of the worldwide market in the second quarter, threatening to marginalize rival platforms, a new survey shows.

Best smartphones under Rs 15,000

Buying a smartphone on a tight budget is always difficult. You want to get the best at the cheapest price possible. Besides, given the wide of range of good smartphones at tempting prices in the market, choosing the right budget-phone becomes all the more harder.

Android smartphones for Bihar village heads

Good days are ahead for thousands of "mukhiyas" (village heads) in Bihar as the state government has decided to provide them Android smartphones to ensure transparency in the implementation of welfare and development schemes at the panchayat level.

LG to roll out third-gen L-Series Android smartphones

Electronics giant LG is reportedly planning to roll out its third-generation of L-Series Android smartphones at the Mobile World Conference scheduled for later this month.

Twitter adds photo sharing to direct messages

Updated mobile software rolled out by Twitter lets smartphone users send pictures in direct, personal messages seen only by recipients instead of being shared publicly on the social network.

Panasonic launches Android smartphone at Rs 7,990

Panasonic T31, the fifth model to be launched since its entry into the Indian market, runs on Android Jelly Bean operating system, has 4-inch WVGA display screen and dual-core processor.

8 in 10 smartphones globally run on Android OS: Study

Search engine giant Google's operating system Android has not only pushed down Apple's dominance in the tablet industry but has also topped the world's smartphone market.

Apple iPhone 5 behind four Android phones in user satisfaction: Survey

Apple`s iPhone 5 ranks fifth behind four Android smartphones in user satisfaction, a new report has said.