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Mar 27, 2018
Google has started blocking Google apps from running on uncertified Android devicesA custom Android ROM refers to a smartphone's firmware which is based on Google's Android platform.
Mar 08, 2018
Facebook Messenger Lite will now support video chat feature for those still on older devicesIt was anyways high time that Facebook had brought the video chat feature to the Messenger Lite
Oct 22, 2017
64 percent of Android devices protected with enhanced security on ChromeGoogle's efforts to enhance security by extending "not secure" warning to websites not encrypted with "HTTPS in Chrome" has yielded desired results.
Apr 06, 2016
Google's Android Marshmallow is now running on 4.6 percent of active devicesGoogle's latest Marshmallow OS is now running on 4.6 percent of Android devices, claims the company. In a recent Google Play distribution data, Google states that Marshmallow has an active share, which is exactly double from last month, which was running on 2.3 percent of active Android devices.
Feb 12, 2016
Microsoft apps will now be preloaded on Android devicesMicrosoft has stated that its apps will soon be featured on Android devices from 76 companies in 2016. Last year, the company also made access to Microsoft apps and services on mobile devices with 31 global and local OEMs and original device manufacturer partners to pre-install Microsoft Office, OneDrive and Skype on Android tablets.
Nov 24, 2015
95 percent of Android devices were affected in July-September quarter: ReportAccording to a report by Trend Micro, the Stagefright vulnerability affected nearly 95 percent of all Android devices. In total, five different vulnerabilities in media processing in Android were attacked this quarter.
Nov 01, 2015
Facebook employees being asked to ditch iPhones and switch to Android devices, here's whyA large number of Facebook employees are shunning their iPhones and switching to Android devices. And they are doing it - not necessarily willingly - under strict instructions from chief product officer Chris Cox!
May 15, 2015
Amazon introduces new advertising platform for Android mobile app developers: ReportAmazon.com launched a new advertising platform for mobile app developers to promote their apps on Android devices, Bloomberg reported.
Apr 16, 2015
Google introduces new handwriting input tool for Android; allows users to draw emojis, textGoogle has launched a new Google Handwriting Input which allows users to handwrite text on their Android devices as an additional input method for any Android app.
Apr 03, 2015
Google says it cut Android malware in half in 2014Google said that malware infections on Android devices have been cut in half in the past year following security upgrades for the mobile platform. In a security review for 2014, Google said it made significant strides for the platform long seen as weak on security.