Tag Archives: Android

New Android Malware Has Extensive Spying Functions

Ars Technica reports: In a discovery that underscores the growing arms race among competing malware developers, researchers have uncovered a new Android spying platform that includes location-based audio recording and other features that have never been seen in the wild before. According to a report published Tuesday by antivirus provider Kaspersky Lab, “Skygofree” is most likely an offensive security product ...

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Google Animates Ian McKellen, Conchita Wurst, & Sam Smith In Android Pride Ad

Via Ad Week: Google-owned Android is featuring prominent gay celebrities to promote the mobile operating system’s support of LGBT Pride Month and especially its upcoming centerpiece weekend. The minute-long #AndProud video from Adam&eveDDB shows more than 15 celebrities—including, of course, stars from Google’s YouTube like Tyler Oakley and Hannah Hart—as characters inspired by Android’s small green mascot. The ad is ...

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Outrage Over Google Hooker App

There’s an app for the Android that works as a Grindr for local hookers and some folks are pissed at Google about it. The issue of sex trafficking of minors is hyped all too frequently by culture warriors and law enforcement to restrain civil rights and hound those engaged in what is a legal and regulated profession in many parts ...

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Samsung To Sell Flexible Smart Phone

Android Authority has the deets: Specs of Galaxy Skin include 1 GB RAM; 1.2 GHz processor; 8 MP rear camera and VGA front camera with auto focus, self-portrait, stop motion, action shot, and Panorama shots; and 1500 mAh battery. Connectivity-wise, it has Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n features. It will reportedly run on Android Jellybean (the next ...

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Smartphone Wars

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Google Translate For Animals

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Android Review

Gizmodo has posted a detailed review of Google’s new Android phone. Summary: It’s not the iPhone. Which is a good thing and a bad thing. Reportedly, Google has already sold out of the 1.5 million units it stocked for advance orders. Another 2 million are set to ship to retailers this week.

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