I’m currently in the market for a new phone, but with no Google services or apps, I won’t be buying a new Huawei. Is it game over for them in the west?
Posts tagged with "android"
As Google’s annual developer shindig, Google IO, got under way last week, Android enthusiasts and developers were downloading the beta of the next version of the operating system, known for now as Android P.
Last year, my flat was burgled. I was only just in the process of moving in, and so they got barely anything for their efforts apart from three battered laptops. (more on deleting personal data from gadgets…)
Pokémon Go is causing quite a stir – the Nintendo-owned franchise has made a storming comeback with its new augmented reality app for iPhone and Android.
When you download an app onto your smartphone, do you know what personal data you’re handing over? Anette Høyrup of the Danish Consumer Council has been putting apps to the test.
Are you still to make the step-up to the world of smartphones? Well, despite the number of ads showing that everyone owns an all-singing, all-dancing handset, that’s far from the case. Could the Moto E change that?
Haven’t you heard yet? Apple’s announced two new iPhones and everyone’s a bit disappointed. And the one new piece of interesting tech – a fingerprint scanner – is far from meeting its potential.
Make no mistake, Facebook knows all about you. It already holds loads of data on its users, and with Facebook Home powering phones, the amount of info you could be handing over could go through the roof.
When you buy your first smartphone or tablet computer, it can be hard to choose the best apps from the hundreds of thousands that are on offer. With the options growing every day, what are your ‘must have’ apps?
David Hockney’s recent exhibition, A Bigger Picture, contained rural images painted not with a paint-brush, pencil or charcoal, but on an iPad. Would you get creative with your tablet?
Mobile payments – it sounds like a great idea. But when you have to create four new passwords to get past the security, is it any wonder I made a muppet of myself in the Which? Money podcast?
As of now you can’t download Flash on Android phones. Adobe has pulled the plug-in from Google’s Play store, saying it won’t work properly with the latest version of Android. However, I don’t think it’s any great loss.
After years of sitting back and watching Apple and Google have all the fun, Microsoft has finally stepped into the fray with its own-branded tablet, known as Surface. But would you put it on your shopping list?
Own an Android smartphone? Some app providers have been accused of sharing your personal data with advertisers, and without clear consent. Another day, another story of user data being shared without permission…