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Samsung Plans a Flood of Tizen Products
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 15, 2015

As I have written previously, Samsung's plans for its Tizen operating system extend far beyond the launch of the Z1, the first smartphone running the platform, which was launched yesterday. The company already has Tizen smartwatches and Tizen TVs, and the Korean giant has been detailing it rather big plans for the platform in the future.

Samsung Talks Up Tizen OS
By admin on Thursday January 15, 2015

I have been saying for a long time that Samsung is looking to Tizen long term and if the software is successful the Korean company will make a move from Android for its core products. A Samsung source confirmed this to me, although some commentators still see Tizen as a hobby for the company... It's not. With Tizen smartwatches, TVs, and now a first smartphone (the Z1 launched this week), Samsung is laying a foundation.

Are 939 Million Android Devices Vulnerable to Attack?
By Luke Jones on Wednesday January 14, 2015

A security analyst with Rapid7 named Tod Beardsly revealed that older versions of Android (those running builds before Android 4.4 KitKat) have a serious security flaw. The problem comes from a gap in the Android WebView, a part of early Android builds, leaving content open online and in apps and also open to malware attacks.

Samsung Galaxy S6 to have Streamline TouchWiz
By Luke Jones on Wednesday January 14, 2015

Samsung is revamping its smartphone portfolio after a 2014 to forget, with the company coming back with fresh designs and a new strategy. The company has been criticized for many things, but arguably the most consistent complaint is over Samsung's TouchWiz Android skin, which often called slow, laggy, and bloated.

2014 Moto G gets Android 5.0.2
By admin on Tuesday January 13, 2015

Motorola has announced that many of its 2013-2014 smartphones will be getting the bump to Android 5.0 Lollipop in the coming weeks. However, some of its devices already have the newest software from Google and in fact the 2014 Moto G is already getting up to speed with the freshest Lollipop builds, 5.0.2.

Samsung Galaxy S5 gets Android 5.0 Lollipop in the UK
By Luke Jones on Tuesday January 13, 2015

Some region specific models of Samsung's Galaxy S5 flagship smartphones have already started getting the Android 5.0 Lollipop update, Spain and Russia for example. Now the biggest European market, the United Kingdom, can also be added to the growing list as users of the GS5 in that country will now be getting the latest and greatest Android build.

Motorola's 2013 and 2014 Smartphones Getting Lollipop
By Luke Jones on Tuesday January 13, 2015

Motorola has been one of the quickest companies to react to the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop with the company already rolling out the software to a number of its smartphones. However, there are still some Motorola's from 2013 and 2014 rocking Android 4.4 KitKat and waiting for the bump to Lollipop, but luckily the company has those handsets covered.

Apple Raises App Prices in Europe
By Luke Jones on Friday January 09, 2015

Apple announced yesterday that its App Store crushed all previous records recently, accumulating $500 million in sales through one week and having the best day ever on New Year's Day. It is clearly the customers who propelled that greatest of successes, so you can color us surprised that Apple decided to stick it to the consumer today.

App Store Makes $500 Million in One Week, Breaks Records
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 08, 2015

Apple's 2015 could not have gone any better so far with the company dominating the Holiday Season with 69 million iPhone units sold. However, the good news does not stop there for the company as it was not just a record breaking few weeks in terms of smartphone sales. Cupertino also recorded a record for its App Store, with almost $500 million in sales for apps (and in-app purchases) over the first week of 2015.

HTC One M8 Getting Android Lollipop in One of Two Weeks
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 08, 2015

HTC's One M8 flagship is almost ready to receive Android 5.0 Lollipop, with the update to Google's latest and greatest version of its mobile platform ready in one or two weeks. That's according to LlabTooFer, a tipster with an accurate track record on delivering information on HTC.