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Google Security Report: If You Don't Want Malware, Update Android & Stop Sideloading

4 days ago   |   By Wonder How To

According to Google's new Android ecosystem transparency report, you're eleven times more likely to be infected by malware if you're running Android Lollipop as opposed to Android Pie (9). The same report shows that if you sideload apps, you're almost seven times more likely to be infected than if you stick to Google Play as your app source. All of the data provided in the report is quite interesting, but there's a clear pattern among malware-infected users.
Google calls malware PHAs, or potentially harmful apps. This distinction means the same app could be potentially harmful on one... more
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Google's new Android Ecosystem Security report details Play Protect findings

Google's new Android Ecosystem Security report details Play Protect findings

4 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

Google already publishes a number of Transparency Reports ranging from political advertising to user information requests by governments around the world. Under “Security and privacy,” the company is adding a new Android Ecosystem Security Transparency Report.
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OnePlus 6T tips and tricks: Get the most out of your new phone

OnePlus 6T tips and tricks: Get the most out of your new phone

We covered a great deal of what makes the OnePlus 6T such a superb device in our full review , but that was only a minor dive into some of the extra features that have been... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Watch available on eBay right now for a lower-than-Black...

Samsung Galaxy Watch available on eBay right now for a lower-than-Black Friday price

If you can't wait for Black Friday, don't. The latest killer deals from across eBay have this simple and crystal clear message for bargain hunters looking to buy anything from... Read more ...

Twelve South introduces Journal for MacBook and Journal CaddySack

Twelve South introduces Journal for MacBook and Journal CaddySack

Protect your Mac in style. Twelve South has expanded its Journal collection today to include cases sized to fit the newest MacBook models, as well as a new Journal CaddySack... Read more ...

Google's Gboard uses AI to help you pick the best GIF

Google's Gboard uses AI to help you pick the best GIF

Gboard on Android can now use artificial intelligence to recommend contextually relevant GIFs, emoji, and stickers, Google announced. Read more ...

Surface Go tablets with LTE connectivity now available for pre-order in the...

Surface Go tablets with LTE connectivity now available for pre-order in the U.S. and Canada

Back in July, when Microsoft unveiled its Apple iPad competitor, the Surface Go, the only models offered were those that support Wi-Fi connectivity. For those who would prefer... Read more ...

Apple's iPhone topped Singles Day sales in China; Samsung placed eighth

Apple's iPhone topped Singles Day sales in China; Samsung placed eighth

Apple iPhone XS and Samsung Galaxy S9 devices China's Singles Day is the biggest shopping day of the year - people spent a whopping $30.8 billion yesterday - and is typically... Read more ...

Legendary Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee has died

Legendary Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee has died

Evan Hurd/Sygma/Corbis via Getty Images Stan Lee-the Marvel Comics legend responsible for cultural icons from Spider-Man and Iron Man to X-Men and Black Panther-has died... Read more ...

Android Q ‘Multi-Resume' Will Let Apps Run Simultaneously In Split-Screen

Android Q ‘Multi-Resume' Will Let Apps Run Simultaneously In Split-Screen

Google officially brought multi-window functionality to Android with Nougat. It was the first uniform implementation of this feature that had existed on Android in different... Read more ...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Nest Thermostat + Home Mini $195, Anker Accessories...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Nest Thermostat + Home Mini $195, Anker Accessories from $9, LG V30+ 128GB $400, more

9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay to date on the best gear and deals on the web. Plus don't forget to check us out on Apple News and sign up for the 9to5Toys... Read more ...

Microsoft Surface Go LTE Price And Release Date Confirmed

Microsoft Surface Go LTE Price And Release Date Confirmed

Key details about the Surface Go LTE have been officially confirmed today by Microsoft. The company will be releasing an LTE variant of this tablet in the coming days. This... Read more ...