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Android Vendors Are Making Tangible Progress in Issuance of Security Patches

Android devices, especially non-premium ones, have long been left out of the cold from critical security patches, but that has been changing. Thanks for...
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More than one billion Android devices at risk of hacking attacks

Security updates in the android smartphone world are quite limited. Most smartphone companies have rarely been updating their devices once they hit the consumer...

Sophos’ Intercept X secures Android and iOS mobile users from fleeceware applications

Sophos introduced Sophos Intercept X for Mobile with new security capabilities for Chrome OS devices and improved mobile threat defense for Android and iOS devices. The company...
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Remove These 17 Apps From Your Android Phone ASAP!

You might be used to this kind of news already if you frequent our space. Last year no tangible progress was made in terms...
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Google Urged To Kill Android Bloatware Over Privacy And Security Concerns

Google has been urged in an open letter signed by several dozens of privacy activists – including those from DuckDuckGo and the Tor project...

Avoid These 100 Malicious Apps Listed On Google Play

New Android malware has been spotted online and has infected over 100 apps available on the Google Play Store. This is according to a...

Facebook Wants To Build Its Own Operating System To Cut Reliance On Android

Being the social media giant of this era, Facebook also wants to reduce dependence on other companies and competitors as well. The company has...

Here Is Why You Should Update Your Twitter Android App Immediately

Twitter recently stated that it's Android app had a vulnerability that could allow malicious actors to view private user information. Through this vulnerability, hackers could...

Dark Mode Scheduling Might Be Available On Android Soon

With Android 10, one of the most anticipated features has been dark mode. Dark mode has been vouched for by most users due to...
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Google Halts Chrome 79 Rollout On Android, Here Is Why

Chrome 79 rollout has been paused by Google after it was discovered that the update deleted data from other apps on Android. The issue, as...
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Unpatched Android Bug Exploited To Steal Bank Logins

When it comes to security, the Android ecosystem is not safe. Android is the most vulnerable platform out there.  New research from a Norwegian...
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Pre-installed Android Apps in Phones Can Ship With Security Loopholes – Report

Nobody likes most apps that come pre-installed in Android devices. These apps are not only as good as nothing but also, as it turns...
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List of Manufacturers To Ship Android 10 To Their Devices This Year

Android 10 Google’s latest Android version officially debuted on September 10. So far, only a handful of devices have been updated to the newest...
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Call of Duty Mobile Racks up 100million Downloads in one week

Call of Duty Mobile was a much-awaited mobile game by Activision. The game was released last week for both Android and iOS, and the...
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Microsoft’s Your Phone App now supports call routing from Android to PC

Microsoft’s Your Phone app now supports making calls directly from your Windows 10 PC. The new feature is baked inside Microsoft’s latest preview build...
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Android Stalking Apps Use Cases Has Risen By a Staggering 373 Percent in 2019

Stalker apps on Android is not a new thing. These apps let individuals spy on other users’ messages, call information, and GPS locations –...
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WhatsApp Glitch Could Allow Hackers To Steal Your Media Files Using GIFs

It is again high time that you should consider updating your WhatsApp. According to a report published by a security researcher, a bug on...
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Microsoft is back in the smartphone business with a new dual-screen phone

On Wednesday, Microsoft held its Surface Event where we saw the company unveiling several new devices. Mostly, we anticipated Microsoft to announce successors to...

4 Essential Things to do Before Updating your Android Phone

So, Google’s next major Android update is here, and from what we know, the new Android version (Android 10) has put security on the...

Google Pulls down Android Apps overcharging users for basic features

Google Playstore – Android’s official application store has been up for bashing, especially on the security-related side of it. Well, much has been said,...

Remove these VPN apps from your Android phone immediately

By now, you are pretty much familiar with the pattern. Google keeps fighting malicious actors on the Playstore, but still, the platform remains a...

Huawei’s Hongmeng OS is Still Coming, First Device to Launch in Q4 2019

Huawei’s plan B OS dubbed Ark OS, or HongMeng has been the talk of the town for some time now. That is not until...

We Got it Wrong! Huawei’s HongMeng OS is Not Meant for Smartphones

Ever since the US blacklisted the Chinese tech giant Huawei, the company has had its plans known by the public that indeed they are...

Huawei Y5 2019 Review: Go-to choice budget smartphone

The good people at Huawei sent me a review unit of the Huawei Y5 2019 last month just a week before the device was...

Huawei may opt for Sailfish OS fork as an Android alternative in future

Much has been said already about Huawei and its plan to find an alternative to Android OS. The clock is ticking, and a solution...
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Google Reportedly Wants Huawei Ban Lifted To Keep Its Monopoly

When the United States imposed its ban on American companies doing business with Huawei, it didn't only hurt the Chinese telecom giant but it...
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Infinix S4 vs Nokia 3.2: A battle of specs and price

Infinix recently just launched their new device the Infinix S4 which was followed immediately by Infinix Smart 3 and Smart 3 Plus. HMD Global...

Alternative to Android: Does Huawei Stand A Chance?

One of the most resounding news in the world of smartphones was the United States' ban on local companies from doing business with the...

Android Pie coming to Samsung Galaxy M10, M20 and M30 starting 3rd June

The midrange level of smartphones is the most competitive category in the smartphone market. It is clear that most companies want a piece of...
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Huawei launches Honor 20 Pro and Honor 20 running Android 9.0 Pie

This week you can't talk about Huawei without remembering the US ban that has escalated in the media in the past week. However, despite...
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Huawei restricted from using Google’s Android OS

Huawei has been banned by Google from using its services including software and hardware unless open source. In a report from Reuters on 20th...

Nokia 5.1 Plus is getting hot slice of Android Pie

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced that the Nokia 5.1 Plus will now begin receiving the latest Android operating system, Android...

Nokia 5.1 Plus Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

HMD Global has announced the availability of Nokia 5.1 Plus in the Kenyan market. The phone comes with a 5.86-inch touchscreen display with a...

Truecaller Adds Call Recording Feature in its Android App

Caller ID and call tracking mobile app Truecaller has introduced a call recording feature for premium users of its Android application.   The new feature,...

Unboxing the Android One Infinix Note 5

The Infinix Note 5 is the latest device from Infinix Mobility to be unveiled in Kenya. The Android One device was first unveiled to...

The Nokia 6 (2018) unboxing, first impressions and specs

The Nokia 6 (2018)  was among the Nokia Android devices launched this year in Kenya. The device was actually unveiled in April together with...

5 Top Smartphones with Facial Recognition

Mobile phones are becoming increasingly smarter. If we take a look back to the days of the popular mobile phones eg the Nokia 3310, you...

5 Reasons why Falling in Love with Android is Inevitable

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and love is undoubtedly in the air. That could only mean one thing - Valentine’s Day!...

New Multi-featured Mobile Trojan Loapi Discovered

Kaspersky Lab researchers have identified a new intriguing malware with multiple modules, which allows for an almost endless number of malicious features - from...

Nokia 5 Quick Review: A classy device running on Android

I have been interacting with the Nokia 5 for a while now. Remember the device was among the Android Nokia devices launched in the...

HMD Global launches its cheapest device in Kenya, The Nokia 2 for Kshs.11,000

HMD Global has announced that The Nokia 2, its cheapest Android device is now available for purchase in Kenya. The low-cost device was first...

“No Platform Immune from Ransomware”, SophosLabs 2018 Malware Forecast report reveals

Sophos today announced its SophosLabs 2018 Malware Forecast report. The report recaps ransomware and other cybersecurity trends based on data collected from Sophos customer...

Android Security: Mobiles Phones Spying is it Legal or not?

Smart phone is an individual’s property and it contains most personal and private data of a person. Every person has legal right to secure...

Best Legal Android TV Box Apps For Streaming Movies

Are you looking for the best Android TV Box apps for watching movies? There is an easy way to watch movies and TV shows...

WhatsApp Android beta brings a bunch of new emoji

We all love emoji. I mean they have become a necessity in our modern communication. From smiley faces, winks and much more, we just...

New Switcher Android Trojan Hacks Routers, Hijacks Traffic to other websites

Kaspersky Lab experts recently uncovered a remarkable evolution in Android OS malware: the Switcher Trojan. The Newly-discovered Trojan uses unsuspecting Android device users as...

Rambo Launches Real Money Casino Mobile App in Kenya

Gambling company Rambo Resource Ltd has released the first ever casino mobile application in the country. The application which is available for Android phones will...

Key Features in the Successful Future of Android Development

Without a doubt, the world is going mobile. Some statistics shows that there are billions of Smartphone and mobile device users at the moment....

Blackberry is launching 3 Android devices, here’s what you need to know

Back in January, Blackberry announced its plans to release two Android smartphones. Most of us have been looking forward to this considering the poor...

China’s UC Browser is here, this is what they are bringing to the Kenyan...

Last month we told you about UC Browser, China’s largest mobile browser launching in Kenya.  With a 20 percent global market share (as of...
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This new Trojan, Triada is Targeting Android Devices

This might not sound as good news. Kaspersky Lab experts say they have detected a new malicious program targeting Android devices running the 4.4.4....

BlackBerry may release an Android phone

BlackBerry is thinking about using Android for an upcoming smartphone, according to a report from Reuters. The potential move is said to be part of a...

Facebook Messenger hits one billion+ downloads on Android

Facebook messenger has reached a whopping one billion downloads on Android. This announcement was made by David Marcus, vice president of Messaging products at...

Periscope now available on Android

Android users will now be able to download twitter’s live-video app, Periscope app on Google play store, two months after debuting on the iPhone,...

Huawei Launches the P8 ‘Flagship’ Android Smartphone

Chinese tech giants Huawei has launched its new flagship handset, the P8 in a packed event in London, a smartphone it says is perfect...

How to Send Money to Friends On Facebook Messenger

On Tuesday Facebook rolled out a new feature in Messenger that will be able to give people a more convenient and secure way to...

Samsung’s upcoming round smartwatch might have wireless charging

We already know that Samsung is looking at a round smartwatch for launch at the upcoming MWC 2015 conference in March, and really it’s...

Twitter suffers temporary outage, back now

By Nixon Kanali Something is technically wrong,thanks for noticing-we're going to fix it up and have things back to normal soon." that is the message...

Kodak to launch its first Android-powered smartphone in January

By Nixon Kanali, As companies gear up for the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Photography giant Kodak is not being left behind. The company in conjunction...

Google wants cars to run on Android without smartphone

A version of Google's Android-based operating system for cars which runs without the need for a smartphone could be released next year. Google is working...

Bored with those WhatsApp ‘blue ticks’? you can now disable them on your Android...

Recenly, Popular messaging service, WhatsApp  rolled out a new feature  that allows users to know when a message they have sent to someone has been...

Google adds Hindi voice search to the Google Maps app for iOS in India

  Google has quietly added Hindi voice search to the Google Maps app for iOS in India. The release notes for the latest update don't mention...

Panasonic launches its Panasonic T40 smartphone in India

  Panasonic has launched  its new android smartphone in India. The new phone, Panasonic T40  will be priced at  Rs. 5,990 Here are the Key specifications : ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 now available in India at Rs 58,300

Samsung today launched its flagship phone Galaxy Note 4 in India at Rs 58,300. The phone will be available for sale from Friday, in...

Motorola launches Moto 360 smartwatch in India

New Delhi: Motorola has finally launched the much-awaited Moto 360 smartwatch in India at a price of Rs 17,999. Quite like the Motorola phones,...

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