Microsoft and Google Introduce Kill Switch Feature

Smartphone theft has become an increasing issue across the globe. According to official reports, in 2013 in the US approximately 3 million mobile devices were stolen, while in 2012 the number of thefts was twice the smaller. In Europe, one in three people experienced the loss or the theft of a mobile phone in 2013. Is there anything to be done to solve this growing problem? In September 2013, Apple introduced dubbed Activation Lock, the feature that has been really helpful in theft reducing. Obviously, Microsoft and Google were also considering this problem. Android and Windows phone operating systems will get the new feature, “kill-switch”.

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LG’s G Watch with a Screen That Never Sleeps?

LG is planning to introduce its first Android watch in the second quarter of 2014. The Korean giant has revealed more details about G Watch. This Android wear smartwatch is very likely to come in two colors – champagne gold (with a white wrist strap) and stealth black (with a black strap) and it will be dust and water resistant. But, if you thought there’s nothing unusual about this Android powered watch, it is very far from the truth. LG promises to launch smartwatch with always-on screen!

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Google’s Entry in Smartwatch Field with Android Wear

At last Google entered the smartwatch field this week with the introduction of its Android Wear platform, offering a base set of software to hardware partners for creating new Android wearables. Motorola and LG announced their products quickly that would be coming soon, with Motorola even having a live interview discussing the design process, on a YouTube video.

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Android Run Time – Enjoy the Future of Android

Along with the launch of Android 4.4 ‘KitKat’ on 31st October another very important but underreported tool was also introduced, named ART. And when in early December Android 4.4.2 update was launched, it is ready to appear in the mainstream. What is this ART? ART is something which quite plainly will change the way all Android phones work.

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Make Your Android Phone A Part of Great Researches!

Your Android smartphone can become a part of a great research project during its idle hours! Here is an excellent opportunity for you. Yes, you can now give your Android smartphone for using its computing power to the scientists trying to find out a medicine for a disease or a new planet! By joining the network of thousands of cell phones and desktop/notebook computers of a project named BOINC, you can be a part of a great research project!

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Question Mark on Android’s Security?

Android’s security has become questionable! Security researchers have found a bug in the mobile phone operating system of Google, which could affect up to bewildering 99% of Android phones currently being used by consumers. 

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