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From TheJournal.ie Have a Huawei phone? Here's how Google's new Android measures may affect you Explainer

Have a Huawei phone? Here's how Google's new Android measures may affect you

The news from Google comes as a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker.

From TheJournal.ie Google records people's movements even when told not to Location History

Google records people's movements even when told not to

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie Google just got fined a whopping €4.3 billion for its conduct regarding its Android system Ouch

Google just got fined a whopping €4.3 billion for its conduct regarding its Android system

The fine relates to the online giant allegedly using its Android phone operating system to further its own dominance of the search engine market.

From TheJournal.ie 'Technology is the great equaliser' - how two apps for those with impaired sight are levelling the playing field Making A Difference

'Technology is the great equaliser' - how two apps for those with impaired sight are levelling the playing field

The two apps have been developed in conjunction with National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI).

From TheJournal.ie Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999 Location

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump has moved from Android to iPhone Tweeter In Chief

Donald Trump has moved from Android to iPhone

Trump had been using an older Android device, belived to be a Samsung.

From TheJournal.ie The internet is full of free stuff and these are the ones worth downloading Well That Was A Freebie

The internet is full of free stuff and these are the ones worth downloading

Cause everyone likes free, useful stuff, right?

From TheJournal.ie Need to keep the kids entertained? These apps will help Stay Safe

Need to keep the kids entertained? These apps will help

And you can do it without them accessing other parts of your phone or tablet.

From TheJournal.ie You can now pay for things using your phone (but only if it's an Android) Android Pay

You can now pay for things using your phone (but only if it's an Android)

Two banks, KBC and AIB, will be offering the service.

From TheJournal.ie Here are some handy iPhone and Android gestures you might not know about Hidden

Here are some handy iPhone and Android gestures you might not know about

What do you mean there’s more to my phone than tapping on apps?

From TheJournal.ie One of the iPhone's most annoying limitations is now gone for good Talking Points

One of the iPhone's most annoying limitations is now gone for good

And other talking points from Apple’s September event.

From TheJournal.ie Here is a quicker way to delete large apps on your phone Q-tips

Here is a quicker way to delete large apps on your phone

If you need to free up space quickly, there is a more efficient way of doing it.

From TheJournal.ie There's a new version of Android out, but good luck getting your hands on it Bit Of A Wait

There's a new version of Android out, but good luck getting your hands on it

Unless you have a Nexus device, you’ll be waiting a while.

From TheJournal.ie Android apps can be used to track your whereabouts without you knowing Behind The Scenes

Android apps can be used to track your whereabouts without you knowing

Researchers found a way to figure out a phone’s whereabouts without relying on GPS or WiFi.

From TheJournal.ie Another major security flaw has been discovered on Android phones Quadrooter

Another major security flaw has been discovered on Android phones

And it affects more than 900 million devices.

From TheJournal.ie Vodafone's attempt at a higher-end phone gets it mostly right Tech Review This post contains images

Vodafone's attempt at a higher-end phone gets it mostly right

After experimenting with a number of cheap devices, Vodafone is now thinking bigger.

From TheJournal.ie There's a way to end calls on Android using only the power button Convenience

There's a way to end calls on Android using only the power button

Handy if your phone takes ages to wake up when you’re finishing a call.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out Android won't get its own night mode anytime soon Nougat To Wait Longer

Turns out Android won't get its own night mode anytime soon

It was in the works but won’t be included in the next version of Android as it wouldn’t be ready in time.

From TheJournal.ie This malware infected more than 10 million Android devices Tricks

This malware infected more than 10 million Android devices

HummingBad was used to download fraudulent apps and tap on ads to generate revenue.

From TheJournal.ie Need some help relaxing? These app could help you out

Need some help relaxing? These app could help you out

Because everyone needs a little bit of time to unwind.

From TheJournal.ie These football apps will help pass the time in-between games Pick Me

These football apps will help pass the time in-between games

Because what else are you going to do while the Euros aren’t on?

From TheJournal.ie Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot? Smartphone This post contains images

Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot?

The Xperia gets a new range of smartphones, but is the X the beginning of something new and better?

From TheJournal.ie 5 apps worth downloading this bank holiday weekend Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this bank holiday weekend

Since you’re going to be out and about, you may as well have a few apps to help you.

From TheJournal.ie There's a way to set a sleep timer for your music apps Q-tip

There's a way to set a sleep timer for your music apps

Handy for those who like to doze off to a soundtrack.

From TheJournal.ie 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring professional iPhone camera apps, honeycomb keyboards, and warping puzzlers.

From TheJournal.ie What do you do when a single app becomes a battery hog? TechKnowHow

What do you do when a single app becomes a battery hog?

There are ways to identify it and remedy the problem.

From TheJournal.ie 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring advanced listening, specific volume control and not cracking eggs.

From TheJournal.ie Stop closing down your apps, it only makes things worse Q-tip

Stop closing down your apps, it only makes things worse

If you’ve been doing it because you think it’s good for your battery life or phone, you’re going to be disappointed.

From TheJournal.ie The way you access apps on Android is going to change significantly Without Delay

The way you access apps on Android is going to change significantly

And it will remove the commitment of downloading an app.

From TheJournal.ie You can easily set reminders that only activate when you arrive home* TechGuide

You can easily set reminders that only activate when you arrive home*

*Or any other location that you plan to travel to.

From TheJournal.ie Android users, this is the quickest way to access your important WhatsApp chats TechKnowHow

Android users, this is the quickest way to access your important WhatsApp chats

Better make some room on your home screen.

From TheJournal.ie Should the Huawei Mate S be your new smartphone pal? Tech Review This post contains images

Should the Huawei Mate S be your new smartphone pal?

Huawei adds another phone to the list, but should you care?

From TheJournal.ie 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a keyboard that taps into Google Image Search, gesture shortcuts for your phone and a smart photo organiser.

From TheJournal.ie Can't take a call? You can do more than just reject it TechGuide

Can't take a call? You can do more than just reject it

Especially if you know you’ll ring the person back later that day.

From TheJournal.ie 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a quick way to clear those redundant WhatsApp images, artsy photos and a motivational alarm from The Rock.

From TheJournal.ie Android doesn't look like it's any closer to solving its biggest problem Keep Waiting

Android doesn't look like it's any closer to solving its biggest problem

If you own a device that’s more than two year old, then the likelihood of it getting an update is looking slim.

From TheJournal.ie Miss texting with one hand? There are ways to go back to it TechGuide

Miss texting with one hand? There are ways to go back to it

There are a few third-party keyboards which allow you to keep one hand free.

From TheJournal.ie There are other ways to unlock your Android phone besides your PIN Get Smart

There are other ways to unlock your Android phone besides your PIN

In some cases, you may be sacrificing convenience for security though.

From TheJournal.ie 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring an app to hone your public-speaking, Giphy for Android, and a game in which you control a bucket of paint with legs.

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