Tag: Mobile operating system

Wear OS Apps Just Got Easier to Download

Photo: Victoria Song/Gizmodo While the next generation of Google’s Wear OS smartwatch platform has been the focus of a lot of buzz lately, the company announced today...

The Third Android 12 Beta Is Available Today

Screenshot: Google The development of Android 12 appears to be progressing like clockwork, because just over a month after Google released its second Android 12...

Android Apps on Windows 11 Could Put Apple’s Seamlessness on PC

Microsoft is bringing Android apps to Windows 11 via the Amazon Appstore.Image: Microsoft Windows is my desktop operating system. It’s what I’ve been using all...

Here Are All the New Features Coming in Android 12

Screenshot: Google Android 12 is the next major update to Google’s ubiquitous mobile OS, and at Google I/O 2021 we got a preview of all...

Qualcomm Vulnerability Could Effect 30 Percent of the World’s Phones

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) A recently discovered vulnerability inside Qualcomm-produced phone chips could be exploited to gain access to data on affected devices, allowing...

Covid-19 Contact Tracing on Android Is Not So Private After All

Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo At the start of the pandemic, Apple and Google scrambled to enable covid-19 contact tracing on their respective smartphone operating systems. The...

Ford Will Put Android in Millions of Cars Starting in 2023

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) In a massive shift for Ford’s in-car infotainment systems, the car maker announced today that it will be partnering with...