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# android - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Debunked: No, contact tracing apps have not been installed on every Android phone

The Department of Health confirms that the tracing app won’t be made mandatory.

# android - Monday 20 May, 2019

Have a Huawei phone? Here's how Google's new Android measures may affect you

The news from Google comes as a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker.

# android - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Google records people's movements even when told not to

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

# android - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Google just got fined a whopping €4.3 billion for its conduct regarding its Android system

The fine relates to the online giant allegedly using its Android phone operating system to further its own dominance of the search engine market.

# android - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'Technology is the great equaliser' - how two apps for those with impaired sight are levelling the playing field

The two apps have been developed in conjunction with National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI).

# android - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

# android - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Donald Trump has moved from Android to iPhone

Trump had been using an older Android device, belived to be a Samsung.

# android - Thursday 29 December, 2016

The internet is full of free stuff and these are the ones worth downloading

Cause everyone likes free, useful stuff, right?

# android - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Need to keep the kids entertained? These apps will help

And you can do it without them accessing other parts of your phone or tablet.

# android - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

You can now pay for things using your phone (but only if it's an Android)

Two banks, KBC and AIB, will be offering the service.

# android - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Here are some handy iPhone and Android gestures you might not know about

What do you mean there’s more to my phone than tapping on apps?

# android - Thursday 8 September, 2016

One of the iPhone's most annoying limitations is now gone for good

And other talking points from Apple’s September event.

# android - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Here is a quicker way to delete large apps on your phone

If you need to free up space quickly, there is a more efficient way of doing it.

# android - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

There's a new version of Android out, but good luck getting your hands on it

Unless you have a Nexus device, you’ll be waiting a while.

# android - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Android apps can be used to track your whereabouts without you knowing

Researchers found a way to figure out a phone’s whereabouts without relying on GPS or WiFi.

# android - Monday 8 August, 2016

Another major security flaw has been discovered on Android phones

And it affects more than 900 million devices.

# android - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Vodafone's attempt at a higher-end phone gets it mostly right Tech Review This post contains images

Vodafone's attempt at a higher-end phone gets it mostly right

After experimenting with a number of cheap devices, Vodafone is now thinking bigger.

# android - Friday 22 July, 2016

There's a way to end calls on Android using only the power button

Handy if your phone takes ages to wake up when you’re finishing a call.

# android - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Turns out Android won't get its own night mode anytime soon

It was in the works but won’t be included in the next version of Android as it wouldn’t be ready in time.

# android - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

This malware infected more than 10 million Android devices

HummingBad was used to download fraudulent apps and tap on ads to generate revenue.

# android - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Need some help relaxing? These app could help you out

Because everyone needs a little bit of time to unwind.

# android - Saturday 18 June, 2016

These football apps will help pass the time in-between games

Because what else are you going to do while the Euros aren’t on?

# android - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot? Smartphone This post contains images

Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot?

The Xperia gets a new range of smartphones, but is the X the beginning of something new and better?

# android - Saturday 4 June, 2016

5 apps worth downloading this bank holiday weekend

Since you’re going to be out and about, you may as well have a few apps to help you.

# android - Thursday 2 June, 2016

# android - Monday 30 May, 2016

There's a way to set a sleep timer for your music apps

Handy for those who like to doze off to a soundtrack.

# android - Saturday 28 May, 2016

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring professional iPhone camera apps, honeycomb keyboards, and warping puzzlers.

# android - Monday 23 May, 2016

What do you do when a single app becomes a battery hog?

There are ways to identify it and remedy the problem.

# android - Saturday 21 May, 2016

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring advanced listening, specific volume control and not cracking eggs.

# android - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Stop closing down your apps, it only makes things worse

If you’ve been doing it because you think it’s good for your battery life or phone, you’re going to be disappointed.

# android - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

The way you access apps on Android is going to change significantly

And it will remove the commitment of downloading an app.

You can easily set reminders that only activate when you arrive home*

*Or any other location that you plan to travel to.

# android - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Android users, this is the quickest way to access your important WhatsApp chats

Better make some room on your home screen.

# android - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Should the Huawei Mate S be your new smartphone pal? Tech Review This post contains images

Should the Huawei Mate S be your new smartphone pal?

Huawei adds another phone to the list, but should you care?

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a keyboard that taps into Google Image Search, gesture shortcuts for your phone and a smart photo organiser.

# android - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Can't take a call? You can do more than just reject it

Especially if you know you’ll ring the person back later that day.

# android - Saturday 7 May, 2016

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a quick way to clear those redundant WhatsApp images, artsy photos and a motivational alarm from The Rock.

# android - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Android doesn't look like it's any closer to solving its biggest problem

If you own a device that’s more than two year old, then the likelihood of it getting an update is looking slim.

Miss texting with one hand? There are ways to go back to it

There are a few third-party keyboards which allow you to keep one hand free.

# android - Saturday 30 April, 2016

There are other ways to unlock your Android phone besides your PIN

In some cases, you may be sacrificing convenience for security though.

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