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Over 560,000 Android users downloaded malware hidden in 'games'

Nov 21, 2018 - 11:53 AM

The 13 games are actually hidden malware that downloads and installs a payload onto the Android device and hides the app's icon

U.S. phone owners holding on to old devices far longer than ever – study

Oct 31, 2018 - 3:39 PM

The study suggests that U.S. phone owners would wait almost 3 years to make an upgrade

Google's augmented reality-based Measure app comes to Android phones

Jun 22, 2018 - 3:08 PM

Measure allows users of compatible phones to take measurements of surfaces and other objects by walking around them

MEASURE. The Measure app at work. Screenshot from Google Play.

4 future Android phones expected to have iPhone X notch

Feb 28, 2018 - 2:31 PM

The ASUS ZenFone 5 is the first high-profile Android phone to sport the iPhone X notch. It's not alone. Huawei, Xiaomi, OnePlus, and OPPO may be joining the party

Google teases a likely October 4 Pixel event

Sep 14, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Google mirroring last year s October 4 Pixel announcement is likely teasing a new phone for the same date this year

STAY TUNED FOR GOOGLE. Google hints at a big October 4 event. Screen shot of Google webpage.

New Nokia 3310, Android phones priced for PH market

Jun 08, 2017 - 3:28 PM

The new phones arrive by the end of June 2017 with the Nokia 3 priced at P6 990 the 5 for P9 990 and the 6 for P11 990 The new Nokia 3310 will retail for P2 490

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 9, 2017

Jan 09, 2017 - 11:21 AM

Hello Here are the top stories you shouldn t miss this Monday

DEVOTION. The Black Nazarene procession moves in front of the National Museum as of 9:30 am on Monday, January 9. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel/Rappler

Nokia Android smartphone officially unveiled

Jan 08, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Nokia is officially back in the smartphone game with the Nokia 6

NOKIA RETURNS. After months of leaks and teasing, the first official Nokia Android phone is revealed. Photo from HMD Global

Meerkat on Android, Trusted Voice for Lollipop, Star Wars | SciTech4u

Apr 22, 2015 - 3:26 PM

Get your theories ready Star Wars fans Han Solo and Chewbacca are back This and more on this week s episode of SciTech4u

Missing your Android phone? Google it

Apr 16, 2015 - 2:09 PM

Android users can now search for their missing phones via Google

FIND MY PHONE. Google's new capabiltiies lets users take the guesswork out of figuring out where you left your Android phone. Screen shot from Google+ post.

Android One in the Philippines

Feb 18, 2015 - 3:09 PM

Learn more about the launch of Android One and what it means for Philippine mobile users in this report

Cherry Mobile Omega HD vs Starmobile Diamond

May 01, 2013 - 9:35 PM

Two sub Php10K smartphones in the ring for a head to head battle 7 rounds one winner