Stagefright, a virus that makes your Android devices spy on you

Zee Media Bureau In what could be termed as the single largest security update for mobile phones in history, Google will be patching bugs for Android called ‘Stagefright’. “My guess is that this is the single largest software update the world has ever seen,” Adrian Ludwig, lead engineer for Android security at Google said. “Hundreds [...]

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Motorola DROID Turbo 2015 is Android 5.1.1 Lollipop ready; Leaked images reveal wireless charging, Snapdragon 810 and Adreno 430 Read more:

Another handset from DROID line, Motorola DROID Turbo 2015, is said to be already in the works. New images of Verizon-exclusive handset appeared online and suggest that a wireless charging feature will include on the device. The additional image of the rumored Motorola Droid Turbo 2015 has been recently posted by HelloMotoHK.  Based on the [...]

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Android Stagefright Vulnerability Fix: How To Protect Your Phone

Jaries Villavicencio The recent Android vulnerability, Stagefright, is putting over 950 million Android phones susceptible to an attack, and Google reassures the Android community that they are moving quickly to address the current danger. An exploit which allows hackers to gain control of your device by just sending a message without even knowing is a [...]

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Unique Federal Register Reader Converts Articles into Fully-Accessible eBooks

Hilliard, OH (PRBuzz) June 18, 2015 — Apps4Android, the world’s largest social entrepreneurship developer of “no-cost-to-the-user” Android assistive technology apps today announced the release of an Android “EZ Access to Federal Register” reader. EZ Access makes it easy for individuals with print disabilities, and everyone else, to read and convert daily Federal Register articles into [...]

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Apps4Android’s Assistive Technology Apps

IDEAL Web Math (K-8) (Free Android App): Designed to accommodate math-learning disabilities. Note: This app requires some level of vision. It is not designed for individuals who are totally blind. This app provides step-by-step solutions to any of the following types of math problems: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place values, rounding, number-lines, ratios, proportions, [...]

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About Apps4Android, Inc.

About Apps4Android, Inc. Established in January, 2009, Apps4Android is the world’s largest developer of Android applications designed in support of individuals with disabilities, with more than 17 million installations. Apps4Android apps are being used on 5,676 unique model devices made by 82 wireless device manufacturers, and distributed by 568 wireless service providers in 214 countries [...]

Innovative Math Apps Generate Step-by-Step Solutions to any Math Problem

Hilliard, OH (PRBuzz) April 14, 2015 — Apps4Andoid, a subsidiary of IDEAL Group, today announced the release of an enhanced suite of problem-solving math apps. The math apps are available to users at no cost. Each of the six apps enables users to enter different level math problems and then see those problems solved, step-by-step. [...]

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Nexus 7 Android L 5.0.2 Update Released For Wi-Fi Edition, Fixing Memory Leak on Android Lollipop 5.0 and 5.0.1

By Shawn Schuster ( Android 5.0.2 has rolled out for Nexus 7 users, and the latest incremental update aims to fix a few lingering bugs that were still crawling around the Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system after launch. Android 5.0.2 was released to the 2012 wi-fi model of Google’s Nexus 7 on December 19, only [...]


Android Google Wallet App Updated

The Google Wallet app, which is compatible for Android users, has underwent some changes that make the updated version much more efficient and user friendly. For people not quite caught up on the latest smartphone app innovations or for those Apple Pay users who are unfamiliar with Google Wallet, it is a free app that acts [...]

Here’s how to unlock four secret Functions in Android

Here’s how to find Google’s Easter eggs, for the four latest versions of its Android operating system. Android (5.0) Lollipop Google made a hidden Flappy Bird clone featuring the Android robot (and yes, it’s just as difficult as the original). To find it, go to Settings, About Phone, and then tap the version number five [...]

Consumers withdraw U.S. lawsuit against Google over Android app limits

(Reuters) – Plaintiffs in an antitrust lawsuit against Google Inc (GOOGL.O) on Friday withdrew their case accusing the search engine company of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers using Android operating system to make Google’s own applications the default option. The class action lawsuit, filed by two smartphone customers in May 2014, was dismissed [...]

Google says it cut Android malware in half in 2014

Google has been cracking down on Android malware, and according to a new Android State of the Union report, it’s starting to see real progress in the fight against harmful software. The new report says that the global rate of harmful software installs fell by 50 percent over the course of 2014. By Google’s accounting, [...]

ODU adjunct professor sues Google over Android commercial

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — An adjunct professor at Old Dominion University is suing Google for allegedly using him as “comic relief” in an Android commercial early this year. Lawyers representing the plaintiff, Timothy Werner, filed the complaint in Norfolk federal court Tuesday, requesting a trial by jury for civil damages exceeding $75,000. The lawsuit centers on [...]

Google is finally starting to squash its two separate operating systems together Read more:

Matt Weinberger Mar. 31, 2015, 1:00 PM It’s always been a little puzzling why Google had two operating systems, Android and Chrome OS. Over time, Google seems to have realized that itself, and is bringing the two closer and closer together. Today, Google took the wraps off some new features coming to Chrome devices that [...]

9 time-saving search tips for Google on Android and iOS Spotlight

Ben Patterson PCWorld Google and Spotlight search are two of the best time-saving tools on your Android or iOS device. And yet it’s easy to forget about the little Google search box on the home screen. Spotlight search on the iPhone and iPad fares worse, given that it’s completely hidden until you give your home screen [...]