Daily Archive: February 7, 2014

Add a pop-up dictionary to Android – CNET

eWeekAdd a pop-up dictionary to AndroidCNETWordLookup is an Android app that can offer you that same convenient and omnipresent dictionary. The one restriction when using the app is whether or not the text will be available for long-press selection — …

10 MILLION compromised Android apps, experts reveal – Daily Mail


Daily Mail
10 MILLION compromised Android apps, experts reveal
Daily Mail
‘The reasons for this are Android’s leading market position, the prevalence of third party app stores and the fact that Android has a rather open architecture, making it easy to use for both app developers and malware authors alike. ‘We do not expect

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Tim Cook: ‘Android is Like Europe’, Many Different Things Under One Name – Mac Rumors


TechnoBuffalo
Tim Cook: ‘Android is Like Europe’, Many Different Things Under One Name
Mac Rumors
Apple CEO Tim Cook compared Android to Europe in his wide-ranging interview with The Wall Street Journal yesterday, saying that the PC and mobile platform wars couldn’t be compared. Cook said that Android is made up of many different things under one 
Apple CEO Tim Cook Compares Android to Europe, Says Google Wasn’t DailyTech
Tim Cook Trashes “Crappy” Android Tablet Experience in Latest InterviewTechnoBuffalo
Tim Cook Compares Android To EuropeUbergizmo
VatorNews -Android Headlines – Android News
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Block Android apps from phoning home without your permission – CNET


CNET
Block Android apps from phoning home without your permission
CNET
A recent blog post by Serge Malenkovich of the security firm Kaspersky Labs questions the need for the latest version of Facebook’s Android app to automatically access your SMS messages to facilitate the service’s two-factor authentication. Granted 
Top 5: Best Olympics Apps for iPhone, AndroidBrighthand

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Get the Google Now Launcher on your Android device – CNET


CNET
Get the Google Now Launcher on your Android device
CNET
Google announced the launcher was going to remain exclusive to the device, but as Donald Bell covered there are workarounds to get the Google Experience on other Android devices. Then earlier this week Google updated the Google Search app and as 
Android search update lets you pick video, on-demand providers in Google NowEngadget
Google Now on Android Gets “Ok, Google” Search in UK, CanadaThe Next Web
Google Search App For Android Adds New Voice Commands, “Time To Leave TechCrunch
BGR -PhoneDog
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[Update] EA certainly isn’t making it easy to give Dungeon Keeper a low rating … – Pocket Gamer


Polygon
[Update] EA certainly isn’t making it easy to give Dungeon Keeper a low rating
Pocket Gamer
After tapping on the “1-4 Stars” button on the Android rating screen, you are invited to email EA with some advice on what it could do to get your 5 stars. If you tap on the “5 Stars” button, meanwhile, you’re taken to the game’s Google Play Store
Dungeon Keeper Android’s rating system filters out “1-4 star” reviewsEurogamer.net
EA using scammy review manipulation in Dungeon Keeper on AndroidGeek
Dungeon Keeper Android makes it difficult to rate app less than 5 starsJoystiq
Polygon -KitGuru -TabTimes
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Analysis: Satya Nadella must kill Windows Phone and fork Android – The Guardian


The Guardian
Analysis: Satya Nadella must kill Windows Phone and fork Android
The Guardian
Instead, focus the efforts of Microsoft and soon-to-be subsidiary Nokia on forking Android – because that way you can exploit the huge number of Chinese handset makers who want to burst out of China and sell to the rest of the world. Here’s the thing: 
Should Microsoft kill Windows Phone and switch to Android?ExtremeTech
Nokia Android Mobile Phone Device Anytime SoonSociety and Religion
Nokia Android Phone Possible Launch NameCultureMob (blog)

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Motorola Moto X Review – A Glimpse of the Future

It’s all very boring really, which is why the Moto X is a genuinely interesting smartphone, as Motorola has included some really innovative ideas – such as Touchless Control, Active Display and Quick Capture Camera. It is relatively light (130g) but rather chunky (10.4mm) with the curved rear cover making it comfortable to hold for long periods, with Motorola claiming the phone “actually fits …

Samsung bringing Android 4.4 KitKat to Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3 and a lot more … – Phandroid.com


International Business Times
Samsung bringing Android 4.4 KitKat to Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3 and a lot more
Phandroid.com
Despite being the biggest and most successful, Samsung isn’t always the most vocal player in the game when it comes to discussing upgrades to new versions of Android. The company has yet to formally detail a list of devices that will be receiving
Android 4.4 KitKat Update: Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A Receives New OS; AT&T International Business Times
10 Samsung devices in line for Android 4.4 KitKat updates?CNET
List of Samsung Devices Slated for Android KitKat OS Update LeakedIBTimes India
Gotta Be Mobile -International Business Times UK -Know Your Mobile India
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10 Samsung devices in line for Android 4.4 KitKat updates? – CNET

CNET10 Samsung devices in line for Android 4.4 KitKat updates?CNETAt least ten Samsung devices are in line to pick up their Android 4.4 KitKat update, according to Android blog Phandroid. Phandroid, citing an unnamed source, said Samsung is expected to…

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