Kemoge malware: Yet another reason not to use unofficial Android app installs

Unofficial Android apps are finding their way to devices through ads in more than 20 countries, including the U.S. They gain root access and gather phone data before sending off to a remote server. Another week, another attack on Android through adware apps it seems. Security and cyber-attack firm…


Ten ways the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 excels for business use

The Samsung Note line has always appealed to those looking to have a mini computer in their hands and the Note 5 continues that tradition with advanced hardware and software features. I posted my full Samsung Galaxy Note 5 review yesterday and gave it one of the best ratings I've ever awarded for a…


Galaxy Note 5 review

It's no surprise that Samsung launches new Note devices at the end of every summer, but I honestly wasn't really considering buying one this year. With all of the new sub-$450 Android smartphones, likely new Nexus, iPhone 6S Plus, and flagship Lumia devices I figured I would save up my PayPal phone…


Microsoft frees Cortana from Windows with standalone Android app

You no longer need to use Windows to take advantage of Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana. Microsoft released an early version of Cortana on Google Play Monday, the first time the app has been available to all Android users. Microsoft notes that Cortana on Android has much of the same…


Android M is official and coming later this year

Google officially introduced Android M, the next version of its mobile operating system, at its annual I/O conference in San Francisco on Thursday. Like 2014's Android L preview, which eventually became 5.0 Lollipop, Google hasn't yet granted Android M its delicious dessert name or a version…


Google's Android poised to get full fingerprint support

Google's next update to its Android operating system could come with a new security feature: full support for fingerprint sensors. At the Google I/O conference next week, Google will unveil native fingerprint authentication support in its expected Android M operating system, BuzzFeed News is…


Android rolls out 'on-body' smart lock to foil device thieves

Google is rolling out a new automatic "smart lock" function that uses your mobile device's accelerometer to determine when you set the gadget down, to possibly protect your data better if your device is stolen. According to a report on Android Police, the new mode is called on-body detection. It…


Microsoft cooks up way to run Windows 10 on Android devices

Microsoft has crafted its own technology that can transform Android phones into Windows 10 devices. While announcing the summer launch of Windows 10, Microsoft also revealed on Tuesday an agreement with Chinese mobile device maker Xiaomi. Under the plan, some owners of the Xiaomi Mi 4, an Android…


You Can Now Make Amazon Purchases with an Android Wear Watch

 If you're an impulse buyer and own an Android smartwatch, you may not want to read this. Amazon's Google Play app for Android Lollipop now lets you "search for products, buy with 1-click or add products to (your) wish list" with an Android Wear watch. On top of being able to order a banana slicer…


Android 5.0 Lollipop Ushers in the New Era of Android with a Design Overhaul

After giving us all a taste of Android L in June 2014, at the I/O developer conference, Google is finally releasing the next version of Android to the world, version number 5.0, code-named Lollipop. The release, which comes nearly one year after 4.4 KitKat, ushers in a brand-new design throughout…