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Google Deploying Heartbleed Patch for Android Smartphones

Google is deploying a security patch for one variant of the Android OS that was vulnerable to the so-called Heartbleed security flaw that stunned the internet community last week. more

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Android OS Upgrades on their Way for Older Samsung Devices

Samsung is reportedly working on Android OS upgrades for a couple of its older devices, including one which was not expected to get the latest OS variant. more

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Fake Android Anti-Virus App Was a "Mistake" the Developers Claim

The developer of a popular anti-virus app for Android smartphones that appeared to do absolutely nothing, and was still downloaded over 30,000 times, says that the app should never have been put for sale on the Google Play app store. more

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Twitter Buys Android App Developer

An Android app developer that worked on a replacement for the default lock-screen on smartphones has been bought by Twitter. more

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Accessory Turns Android Smartphones into Flying Drones

An accessory has been developed that clamps around a smartphone and turns it into an autonomous flying drone. more

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Bitcoin Mining Malware Infecting Android Smartphones

Android apps are being circumvented to act as Bitcoin mining operations, a report from a security firm has warned. more

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Google Targeting Corporate Users with Next Android OS Upgrade

Google is said to be working improving how the Android OS appeals to corporate users as it targets the growing BYOD market, and the BlackBerry userbase. more

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Microsoft and Dell Sign Android Patents Agreement

Speculation about Dell's intentions towards the Android smartphone and tablet market is heightened following an announcement from Microsoft. more

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Smartphone Sales to Decline in Japan as iPhone Eats into Android

Sales of mobile devices in Japan are expected to temporarily drop to 55.1million units in 2014, resulting in a year-over-year decline of 2.1%, according to IDC. more

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Android OS Update May Fix Nexus 5's Blue Tint Camera Bug

A forthcoming Android OS upgrade could fix a camera bug that has been plaguing Nexus 5 smartphone owners ever since the KitKat version was released. more

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