Android

Tricky VPN-busting bug lurks in iOS, Android, Linux distros, macOS, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, say university eggheads

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/06/vpnbusting_bug_spotted/

a week ago

OpenVPN, WireGuard, IKEv2/IPSec also vulnerable to tampering flaw, we're told

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Vivaldi releases second Beta of its Android browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/05/vivaldi-releases-second-beta-of-its-android-browser/

a week ago

Vivaldi Technologies, the company behind the Vivaldi web browser, released the second Beta of the upcoming Vivaldi mobile browser for Android on December 5, 2019. The company released the first, long-awaited, version […]

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Opera 55 Stable for Android is out: here is what is new

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/05/opera-55-stable-is-out-here-is-what-is-new/

a week ago

Opera Software released a new stable version of the web browser on December 5, 2019. The new Opera 55 web browser for Android devices includes a new Night Mode and improved keyboard […]

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An early look at Firefox Preview 3.0 for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/28/an-early-look-at-firefox-preview-3-0-for-android/

2 weeks ago

Mozilla released the first beta version of Firefox Preview 3.0 on the project's GitHub home. The beta, which is only available on GitHub and not on Google Play, upgrades the mobile browser […]

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Criptext is a free encrypted email service with open source apps for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/28/criptext-is-a-free-encrypted-email-service-with-open-source-apps-for-windows-linux-macos-android-and-ios/

2 weeks ago

Criptext is a free encrypted email service for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS. It has been around for a while, but I thought it may be worth looking into. Before we […]

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Microsoft retires Cortana support on iOS and Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/17/microsoft-retires-cortana-support-on-ios-and-android/

4 weeks ago

Remember Cortana? The digital assistant that Microsoft integrated into the company's Windows 10 operating system? Microsoft went all in on the digital assistant when it first launched Windows 10 and even made […]

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Winstars 3 is a planetarium application for Windows, Linux, macOS and Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/15/winstars-3-is-a-planetarium-application-for-windows-linux-macos-and-android/

4 weeks ago

Who remembers going to the planetarium? I was a kid when I visited one on a field trip. Stargazing isn't exactly my forte, though I like watching the night sky and try […]

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Mozilla Taiwan releases Firefox Lite 2.0 for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/12/mozilla-taiwan-releases-firefox-lite-2-0-for-android/

a month ago

Mozilla has created several Android web browsers in the recent past: from classic Firefox and Firefox Preview to Firefox Focus and Firefox Lite. Firefox Lite 1.0 was released last year by Mozilla […]

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How to enforce Dark Mode in many apps on Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/30/how-to-enforce-dark-mode-in-many-apps-on-android/

a month ago

Lately, I have been switching programs and applications over to Dark Mode whenever possible on my Android devices to save battery and improve visibility especially in the morning and at night. Some […]

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Good news: new Firefox for Android will support extensions

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/24/good-news-new-firefox-for-android-will-support-extensions/

2 months ago

Mozilla is working on a new mobile browser for Android. Firefox Preview, that is the current name of the browser to distinguish it from the soon-to-be-replaced Firefox for Android, was released to […]

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Opera 54 for Android: new theme, Bitcoin support

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/22/opera-54-for-android-new-theme-bitcoin-support/

2 months ago

Opera Software released a new version of the company's main web browser for Google's Android operating system on October 22, 2019. The new Opera 54 web browser features a new theme and […]

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Google slings websites into Chrome's solitary confinement on Android to thwart Spectre-style data snooping

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/18/chrome_solitary_confinement/

2 months ago

Ignore the overhead, enjoy Site Isolation – a defense against side-channel attacks

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Google improves Site Isolation in Chrome 77, adds it to Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/18/google-improves-site-isolation-in-chrome-77-adds-it-to-android/

2 months ago

Google rolled out the security feature Site Isolation back in 2018 when it released Chrome 67 to the public. Site Isolation was limited to desktop versions of the Chrome web browser back […]

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You rang? Windows 10 gets ever cosier with Android, unleashes Calls on Insiders

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/09/windows_10_yourphone_calling/

2 months ago

Plus: New build brings Cortana resizing to all. Hurrah!

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Google to Android users: Your Docs, Sheets, and Slides are getting a new look

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-to-android-users-your-docs-sheets-and-slides-are-getting-a-new-look/

2 months ago

Google's office productivity apps on Android have been given the Material Design treatment.

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Android dev complains of 'Orwellian' treatment as account banned after 6 years on Play store

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/07/android_developer_account_banned_for_life/

2 months ago

Stop us if you've heard this one before – discussion over as far as Google is concerned

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Google sounds the alarm over Android flaw being exploited in the wild, possibly by NSO

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/04/android_alert_google/

2 months ago

Pixel, S-Series, Moto Z3 among vulnerable gear

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Microsoft has made an Android phone. Repeat, Microsoft has made an Android phone. A dual-screen foldable mobe not due until late 2020

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/02/microsoft_surface_phone/

2 months ago

If at first you don't succeed, there's always Linux, eh?

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Keep track of all subscriptions on your Android device

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/24/keep-track-of-all-subscriptions-on-your-android-device/

3 months ago

Subscriptions - Manage your regular expenses is a free application for Google's Android operating system to keep an overview of subscriptions. Subscription-based services, apps, games and other products are on the rise […]

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AntennaPod is my new favorite podcast player for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/18/antennapod-is-my-new-favorite-podcast-player-for-android/

3 months ago

AntennaPod is a free open source podcast application for Google's Android operating system that is easy to use and feature-rich. Podcasts are audio shows that can be streamed or downloaded to a […]

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