For the first time Google has announced plans to charge European Android phone manufacturers a fee if they want to include a range of Google apps on their handsets. This means that Android phone makers will now have to pay Google for instal...Read More
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In its ongoing strategy of ever improving security, Google has announced a new measure for Android Backup Service. This measure means it now encrypts all your backup data stored on its cloud servers in a way that even Google itself cannot r...Read More
Epic, the makers of the phenomenally successful Fortnite game has announced that the Battle Royale video game is finally available for Android devices. Epic said that it is available for all to download for free and you will no longer requi...Read More
Samsung has declared war on Huawei with the launch of its Galaxy A9, its most comprehensive attack on the twin threats of SIM-only subscribers and the Chinese giant Huawei. Samsung can now offer a stronger mid-range choice, trade-in deals a...Read More
Google has announced it is to shut down its social media network Google+ after the tech giant suffered a massive data breach that exposed 500,000 users to more than 438 third-party developers. According to Google a security flaw in one of G...Read More
Microsoft has announced it is to add the ability to mirror Android apps on Windows 10 so that PC users can do tasks that are usually done directly on a phone. According to Microsoft, app mirroring will allow Windows 10 users to see and inte...Read More
Busy, busy Ofcom has announced it is to investigate Vodafone and EE for allegedly giving inaccurate figures concerning mobile coverage areas. According to Ofcom there are reasonable grounds for believing, ‘that each operator has failed to...Read More
Ofcom has announced it will cap the wholesale cost of connecting 070 calls, to help protect callers from fraud and unexpected call costs. 070 numbers are used as a ‘follow me’ service, where calls are diverted from one number to anothe...Read More
Consumer rights group Which? has accused app developers of sneaky tactics that, while lawful, hoover up more data from us than they need. Furthermore, they highlight that most app privacy policies are too long and deliberately confusing. In...Read More
According to Citizens Advice, an estimated four million UK mobile phone owners are continuing to pay a premium for handsets on their bundled handset contracts despite having paid them off in full. In total we are forking out an extra £490 ...Read More