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Screen sharing Android app enables greater collaboration
“How we meet today - the way we share ideas and get stuff done - is increasingly a series of quick, iterations and interactions."
Social media app for gamers, Leaping Tiger, launches on Android
If you are wanting to find new gamers to play with, Leaping Tiger is the app you should use. It connects you to other gamers.
Nearly all Kiwi adults to own a smartphone in 2016
The equivalent of 2,543,173 people aged 18+ now have a smartphone, with research showing 92% of adults will own a smartphone in the the next 12 months
New security app from ESET to protect children online
“The problem is [kids are] unaware of the possible risks online and may put themselves in danger of lurking predators and inappropriate web content."
Check your speed: new speed camera app released
TomTom has released a free a speed camera app for Android smartphone users.
Microsoft bites into Android's Aussie tablet share
Demand for two-in-one devices are ramping up, with Microsoft cashing in on demand for more professional devices.
Hands-on review: Touchjet Pond TP1
The Touchjet Pond is a small projector and an Android device, capable of turning any vertical surface into an 80" interactive screen.
The apps sucking the life out of your phone
The latest report from AVG Technologies reveals what the top apps are for draining battery life on Android devices.
Google to launch two new Nexus devices from LG and Huawei
It looks like Google's Nexus smartphone/tablet lineup, which usually feature their latest version of Android is about to get two new additions.
There’s a new player in the enterprise tablet space
With the addition of Windows 8.1, customers can choose an enterprise-class tablet that best fits their mobile strategy."
Sophisticated malware resurfaces in Google Play apps
The Android.Trojan.MKero.A malware was originally distributed via third-party marketplace and local social networks in Eastern Europe late 2014.
LG's G Watch R now Wi-Fi capable
The latest Android Wear update is being rolled out over the next couple of days, bringing new features to all three LG Android Wear devices.
Android to remain dominant OS as mobile phone market slows
IDC says that despite Apple’s continued success with its variants of the iPhone, it will be challenged to take Android share.
Hands-on review: Sony Android Smart TV
With competition escalating in an already tough market TV makers are striving to develop a compelling product that’ll give them a unique selling point
Asia Pacific leads the way in mobile adoption
"More businesses are embracing mobility and by 2020, 80% of the world will own a smartphone and there will be 2-3 times more smartphones than PCs."
Android security flaw found in 950 million devices
A new security flaw known as Stagefright has been found in 95% of Android devices, allowing attackers to steal information from users.
Skype gets more personal on Android
“At Skype we take your feedback to heart and continuously make updates to improve your Skype experience."
New security flaw on Samsung, LG Android devices
A new security vulnerability has been discovered within the Android operating system that affects devices made by several major manufacturers.
Xero updates its Android app
The app’s user-centric design aims to give small business owners more control.
Skype 5.6 for Android rolled out to users
Skype has ‘refreshed’ the product design and user experience for Android users with new updates.
WhatsApp brings slew of new features to Android
WhatsApp has added new features to the instant messaging application for Android users.
New VoIP app takes on the telcos
Ringr, a new smartphone app, provides VoIP communications and aims to get people moving from telco providers to apps.
Cheap smartphones dominating handset race
Smartphones will account for 95% of handset sales by 2020 - and it's not the expensive flagship models leading the way.
Android ransomware, running riot in Australia
Android ransomware in Australia is on the rise, posing a significant threat to businesses and consumers.