WhatsApp users on Android can now lock the messaging app using their fingerprint.
A record number of Christians are using apps and social media to pray and reflect online, data from the Church of England indicates.
Huawei has launched its latest flagship smartphone but made little mention of the issues faced by a US trade ban restricting it from pre-installing Google apps.
Huawei’s foldable Mate X smartphone could go on sale as early as next month, chief executive Richard Yu has said.
Google has started rolling out its newest version of the Android operating system, starting with its own line of Pixel smartphones.
Huawei has confirmed it will unveil its next flagship smartphone in Europe later this month, despite suggestions from Google that it will not be able to use its apps and services on the new device.
Huawei’s next flagship smartphone will not be able to use Google apps and services under the current US trade ban, Google has said.
Google has confirmed the next version of its Android operating system will be called Android 10, ending a long-standing tradition of naming the releases after desserts or “tasty treats”.
Spotify does not appear to be singing to the tune of some music lovers with the removal of its Android widget.
Huawei has unveiled its own-built operating system, HarmonyOS, which the Chinese company could use to power its smartphones instead of Google’s Android.
Huawei’s UK managing director has insisted “nothing has changed” for the Chinese company despite a US-issued trade ban on the firm.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has said his “greatest mistake ever” was allowing Google’s Android, rather than his own company, to become the world’s biggest mobile operating system.
Huawei has claimed many of its newest devices will be able to receive the next version of the Android operating system, despite a US trade ban restricting access to products.
Children as young as two are using social media, research from charity Barnardo’s has suggested.
Huawei-owned smartphone firm Honor has unveiled its next line-up of smartphones, despite uncertainty over the future of its devices.
The US executive order leading to Google’s restricting Huawei’s use of key software has been labelled a “cynically timed” measure to hurt China in its trade war with the US, a Huawei executive has said.
Google has restricted Huawei’s access to parts of its Android operating system, casting doubt over the future of the Chinese company’s smartphones.
Buying a new Huawei phone poses a “real risk” to people in the wake of Google’s restrictions on the Chinese firm using its Android software, industry experts have said.
Huawei users have been warned they will be “significantly impacted” by Google restricting the Chinese firm’s access to its Android software.
Google has confirmed it has blocked Huawei from updating some parts of its Android software used on Huawei phones to comply with a US government order blacklisting the Chinese firm.
WhatsApp has rushed to roll out a security fix after concerns were raised hackers could inject surveillance software on to phones via the call function.
Google has said it will start giving European Union smartphone users a choice of browsers and search apps on its Android operating system, in changes designed to comply with an EU antitrust ruling.
Google has said it will carry out “more thorough” checks on app developers before approving items to appear in its app store.
A new email app that can quickly encrypt messages that appear in an email inbox has been developed by computer scientists in the United States.
Google is to begin asking Android users in Europe about their preferred search engine and web browser apps after being accused of abusing its position by the EU competition authorities.
More than half of anti-malware apps on Android do not offer sufficient protection to people’s smartphones and tablets, a study has found.
Efforts to detect and remove malicious apps from the Google Play Store have improved, Google said, after it increased the number of rejected app submissions by more than 50% in 2018.
Google is introducing two new smartphone apps to Android that aim to help people with hearing difficulties.
A bug on Twitter exposed the tweets of some Android users who choose to keep their account private for more than four years, the social network has revealed.
A Twitter tool that enables users to switch to a reverse chronological timeline has been rolled out to Android users.