Tag Archive: Android


Xiaomi’s latest iPad mini clone runs Android or Windows 10

Xiaomi latest iPad mini clone got its grand unveiling today, and it has a neat trick up its sleeve. The 7.9-inch Mi Pad 2, which would look right at home in the Apple Store, can run either Android or Windows 10 — and it starts at just $ 156. The new Mi Pad 2 is a […]

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74.1% of all Android users are vulnerable to government surveillance

Apple has taken a huge stand with the U.S. government, claiming they won’t – and can’t – remotely unlock encrypted devices running iOS 8 or higher. That’s the vast majority of devices. Google takes the same sort of stand. Any document running Android 5.0 or higher has full disk encryption enabled by default, and therefore […]

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This dongle lets you charge your iPhone from your Android device

You know how you can plug your Apple Pencil into the Lightining Port of your iPad Pro to charge it? Wouldn’t it be great it you could charge your iPhone the same way? That’s the dream on the table (ish) with the PowerMe, a new dongle that can charge any Lightning or microUSB device from […]

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iFixIt: This Android phone beats the iPhone when it comes to repairability

Apple’s computers and devices may be at the top of the review charts, but one way in which they almost never do very well is in iFixit’s repairability ratings. With hard-to-crack cases held together by copious amounts of solder and glue, it’s practically impossible to repair your own iPhone, iPad, or Mac by yourself. Apple […]

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Is there a class divide between iPhone and Android?

The war between iPhone and Android will wage on for years to come, but in this week’s Friday Night Fight, we’re not going to be bickering about which is best. At least not in terms of design, features, flexibility — and the other things normally discussed during a platform war. Instead, we’re battling it out […]

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Can TAG Heuer help Android Wear defeat Apple Watch?

When it comes to smartwatch sales, Apple Watch has well and truly embarrassed the entire Android Wear ecosystem, even though it hasn’t spent anywhere near as long on the market. But with Google’s platform getting a high-profile supporter this week, is it time for change? TAG Heuer’s new Connected is the first smartwatch from a luxury […]

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YouTube Music rocks out on Android and iOS

YouTube Music has arrived on Android and iOS, and it promises to make it easier than ever to discover new music on YouTube. Simply hit play and enjoy an endless journey through the platform’s entire music catalog, or check out YouTube’s recommendations based on your listening habits. YouTube Music doesn’t replace Google Play Music or the […]

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YouTube Music rocks out on Android and iOS

YouTube Music has arrived on Android and iOS, and it promises to make it easier than ever to discover new music on YouTube. Simply hit play and enjoy an endless journey through the platform’s entire music catalog, or check out YouTube’s recommendations based on your listening habits. YouTube Music doesn’t replace Google Play Music or the […]

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WTF?! Study finds Android is actually safer than iOS

Are iPhones really more secure than Androids? Google’s platform certainly gets more stick thanks to high-profile vulnerabilities like Stagefright, but according to a new study, Android is still safer and more secure than iOS. Despite Apple’s “wall garden,” which required all iOS apps to undergo a thorough review process before they get the stamp of approval, […]

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All of Nintendo’s Android and iOS games will be free-to-play

All of the games Nintendo is currently planning for Android and iOS will be free-to-play titles, according to development partner DeNA. That means you won’t have to pay a penny to download them — but they will almost certainly be filled with in-app purchases. DeNA CEO Isao Moriyasu confirmed during an earnings call on Wednesday that […]

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