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August 16, 2017  6:35 AM

Oh, it’s Android O… me want cookie

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android

Android is set for an update and the next version is codenamed "O". The Google-developed mobile operating system has been in open beta for some time now, reaching alpha stage developer preview status in March of this year 2017. Final API adjustments are being made and the release date is...

November 26, 2015  7:33 AM

(We Don’t Need This) Android Fragmentation Groove Thang

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android

Nearly 140 European app developers from 20 countries across Europe have written an open letter to the European Commission. The programmers (they list their names at appdevelopersalliance.org) want the commission to consider...


August 12, 2015  7:11 AM

IBM’s X-Force saves Earth from Android(‘s vulnerabilities)

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, IBM, Security

Researchers from IBM's X-Force security division say they have discovered a number of high-severity vulnerabilities affecting more than 55% of Android...


January 7, 2015  11:10 AM

Take two ‘medtech’ apps & call me in the morning

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Applications, medical, medicne

Your technology term of the day is "medtech". 1 med.png Obviously not too hard to work out, medtech (possibly...


August 25, 2014  2:04 PM

Intel unifies with Unity to extend Android support

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Intel, Unity

1Unity_Pri-200px.png Intel has announced a strategic collaboration (Ed - is there any other kind?) with...


August 3, 2014  8:48 AM

Android Lapse It photo app: puts pro cameramen out of a job?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android

The rise in prominence of LibreOffice with what is now claimed to be 80 million active users is fuelling discussion around those Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) applications that do as good a job (if not better) as their proprietary counterparts. 1 lapse.png


June 26, 2014  7:41 AM

Defence-grade fingerprint security on KNOX for Android mobiles

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Biometrics, Fingerprint, Google, samsung

Samsung Electronics and Google have teamed up to confirm that part of the Samsung KNOX technology will be integrated into the next version of Android.


May 27, 2014  9:44 AM

Intel: BYOD enterprise Android is OK

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Intel

Is Intel doing more than many of the other major vendors when it comes to facilitating Android implementation? The answer, quite possibly, is yes. Anyone signed up for the Intel developer newsletters will receive a string of alerts from the company we used to know as the "chip giant" -- is it now...


February 8, 2014  2:26 PM

Which operating system will colonise the Internet of Things?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Internet of Things, iot

Connecting ourselves to the Internet of Things (IoT) is a process still in motion -- this we know to be true. As everything from traffic lights to fridges to cars to industrial turbines are empowered with electronic sensors and communication abilities, the "things" that make up the IoT...


December 18, 2013  10:52 AM

Box bastes buttery smoothness over Android image view

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Box, cloud, images, Tablet

Box is getting extra robotic on Android. With everyone from Tesco to LIDL to Dave's Bargain Basement Cash 'n' Carry of Peckham Rye selling tablets right now, the market for lower cost digital slabs is hotter than ever. BBC news reported this...

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