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Twitoor Trojan Could be Controlling your Android

Twitter has quite the storied history of being used for both good and evil, what with its ability to connect millions of people and allow them to communicate faster than ever before. But now, it’s being used to form some particularly malevolent connections. According to a recent blog post from ESET, there’s …

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iPhones crash more often than Android phones, study says

One of Apple’s catchphrases for its devices in years past was “It just works.” That might not be as accurate anymore, according to a new study by Blancco Technology Group. In its latest quarterly “State of Mobile Device and Performance” report, the company claims crash reports have nearly doubled quarter over quarter, suggesting …

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Two Nokie Android Phones Closer To Becoming Reality

Nokia may have been out of the mobile smartphone space for a few years, but it’s looking like the brand is eyeing a re-entry. Ever since Nokia sold off its branding to the HMD Group, rumors have been floating that Nokia-branded devices would be hitting the market, and new Geekbench …

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Android's Navigation Bar Could Get More Buttons

On-screen navigational buttons on Android mean there’s more room for customization, but Google has yet to offer the right tools. That may change soon. On stock Android, the standard navigation buttons are the back button (sideways triangle), the home button (circle), and the recents button (square), in that order. Hidden code …

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Here Are All The New Emojis You'll Get In Android 7.0 Nougat

Android 7.0 has been released, bringing a number of awesome new features. While the big features, like improved notifications and multitasking, are getting plenty of attention, there’s something else that isn’t: the new emojis in Nougat. In fact, Android 7.0 brings a ton of new emojis, adding support for things like …

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Near 90 Percent of Smartphone Sales are Android

Although Apple and Android are often pitted against each other in arguments between friends, and between talking heads, there really is no competition when it comes to raw sales numbers. Android dominates the smartphone marketplace, with a whopping 86.2 percent of the total sales over the last quarter, according to the …

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The RMQ5018 Runs Windows 10 Mobile And Android

Phones that run Windows 10 Mobile out of the box are few and far between, but the oddly named RMQ5018 looks to be the latest member of that list that happens to also be affordable. Starting on the outside, the RMQ5018 will not win any beauty pageants, but its industrial design is …

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LG Is Bringing Android Nougat To 2,000 G5 Users Early

If you’re an LG G5 owner, you may be able to experience the sweet taste of Android 7.0 Nougat before everyone else. LG is launching a preview program that will allow as many as 2,000 lucky winners to begin testing out Android 7.0 Nougat starting Tuesday. As is always the case, there …

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Meizu Shuns Android For New M3E Smartphone

If Google’s Android mobile operating system would take home the gold medal for the most amount of users in the world, and Apple’s iOS claimed the silver in second place, which one would come third? If you’re in China, and listen to ecommerce giant Alibaba, then it’s YunOS taking the …

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New Android 'Quadrooter' Exploit Affects 900 Million Devices

Software vulnerabilities in mobile devices are hardly an infrequent discovery nowadays — a recent report by researchers at NowSecure found that a quarter of mobile apps contain “at least one” high-risk security flaw — but it’s rare that one affects a broad swath of devices. But that’s just what Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point …

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