Topic: smartphones

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Google brings SMS to PCs with Android Messages for Desktop

As part of their larger push towards RCS messaging service Chat, Google have now rolled out a desktop version of their Android Messages app.

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There's no excuse: All Android phones (even Samsung's) should run stock Android

Android One has graduated from a low-end OS to the best version of stock Android you can get on a phone. And it's time for every manufacturer to consider it in their phones.

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Here comes BYOSD (bring your own smart display)

A new wave of Google Assistant-powered ‘home’ smart displays hits next month. And they’re coming to work.

How hackers use spam to maximize the impact of a cyber attack?

‘Spam’ is unsolicited email sent in massive quantities simultaneously to numerous users, generally trying to advertise or publicize certain products or services.

Cryptomining spree: Apple bans mining apps on iOS

Apple has created new rules for app developers that ban the creation of cryptocurrency mining services on mobile devices.

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Apple and Google harden their smartphones against hackers and governments

As techniques used by criminals and law enforcement become known, the two leading smartphone makers are adapting to protect user data.

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Microsoft's takeovers: A look at billion-dollar-plus acquisitions since 2000

Since 2000, Microsoft has made some very exuberant takeovers costing the IT major billions of dollars.

Ribbon enhances Unified Communications solution with extended mobility and collaboration capabilities

Award-winning Smart Office solution adds new Call Boost feature and leverages Vidyo’s market-leading technology for premium collaboration experiences

Flaccid phone features foment ‘flagship fatigue’

The smartphone market isn’t growing. Average phone prices are declining. And brash smartphone startups are going out of business. That’s the good news.

The Google privacy conundrum: Why locking down your data is a hard choice

Google has made it easier to see and control what parts of your data it collects from you, but the decision to make it private is harder than it's ever been.

Apple fell behind with Siri. Augmented reality could be the next to go

At its I/O conference, Google showed that it understands augmented reality and knows how to bring it to our daily lives. Apple has shown us nothing of the sort.

Linux for developers is coming to Chrome OS

A virtual machine will run Linux in a forthcoming beta Chrome OS for Pixelbook users