Google refuses to patch the Jelly Bean WebView vulnerability, offers a workaround instead

By on January 25, 2015 at 1:32 PM.

Google refuses to patch the Jelly Bean WebView vulnerability, offers a workaround instead

Android has long been haunted by security concerns and recently a vulnerability was uncovered which was found in the Android WebView component. This loophole affected a bulk of 939 million devices that do not run on the Android KitKat or the latest Android Lollipop.Google has now issued a statement on the security issues, claiming that it is not feasible to update the older devices. More →
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Twitter rolls out Bing-powered tweet translations for web, iOS, Android and TweetDeck

By on January 23, 2015 at 1:07 PM.

Twitter rolls out Bing-powered tweet translations for web, iOS, Android and TweetDeck

Twitter has rolled out its tweet translation tool, which is powered by Microsoft’s Bing. As the name suggests the tool translates a tweet in a foreign language to the one you prefer. The Bing-powered translation tool is available on Twitter.com, iOS and Android apps as well as TweetDeck.  More →
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HP launches Android and Windows tablets targeted at businesses and students

By on January 22, 2015 at 1:28 PM.

HP launches Android and Windows tablets targeted at businesses and students

HP has launched a bunch of tablets running on Android and Windows platform. These new tablets include the Android powered Pro Slate 12, Pro Slate 8, and Pro Slate 10 EE, and the Pro Tablet 408, Pro Tablet 10 EE and the ElitePad 1000 that run on Windows 8. More →
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WhatsApp finally comes to your PC or Mac via Chrome browser client; doesn’t work for iPhone users

By on January 22, 2015 at 12:47 AM.

WhatsApp finally comes to your PC or Mac via Chrome browser client; doesn’t work for iPhone users

After months of denying any plans of launching a version for PCs, WhatsApp today announced a web client that will enable users to use the world's most popular mobile IM client on their PC and Macs. Screenshots of the app were leaked yesterday. More →
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Google leaves 930 million Android devices vulnerable to hackers

By on January 13, 2015 at 11:45 AM.

Google leaves 930 million Android devices vulnerable to hackers

As if Google wasn’t already getting enough criticism from Microsoft and security experts for revealing a vulnerability in Windows 8 to the public, the company is now being lambasted for its own software policy. Android users, who don’t have the KitKat or Lollipop version on their handsets and tablets -- about 939 million devices -- are affected by a vulnerability in Android WebView. Google was made aware of this vulnerability several months ago, but it insists on not providing a patch for old versions of Android. More →
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Is this why Twitter was down for many Android users?

By on December 29, 2014 at 9:50 AM.

Is this why Twitter was down for many Android users?

Since morning Twitter users on Android and TweetDeck have been unable to login due to a bug. The micro blogging website has acknowledged the bug, but didn’t say the cause of the outage. There is however a possibility that the outage was due to a date-related flaw, Engadget reports. More →
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Telangana government launches dedicated healthcare app for Android users

By on December 23, 2014 at 1:37 PM.

Telangana government launches dedicated healthcare app for Android users

The Telangana government has launched a dedicated healthcare app in a move to empower citizens with convenient access to healthcare. The app for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is powered by Mahindra Comviva, a subsidiary of Tech Mahindra and the global leader in providing mobility solutions. More →
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Oppo R5 launching in India this month priced below Rs 30,000

By on December 12, 2014 at 3:54 PM.

Oppo R5 launching in India this month priced below Rs 30,000

Oppo has today announced that it will be launching the Oppo R5 in India this month, which is in line with previous reports. The company also announced that the device will be priced between the Rs 25,000 - Rs 30,000 bracket. More →
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Facebook’s Trending feature released on Android, iOS to soon follow

By on December 11, 2014 at 3:18 PM.

Facebook’s Trending feature released on Android, iOS to soon follow

Facebook has finally released Trending, its Twitter-like monitoring feature showcasing breaking news from around the world, on the mobile platform. The feature has currently been released on Android, and will soon be launched on the iOS app as well. More →
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