1. Jamie McKane

    HarmonyOS vs Android

    HarmonyOS vs Android Huawei recently launched its new operating system, HarmonyOS, which has the potential to replace Android on Huawei smartphones. "HarmonyOS is completely different from Android and iOS," explained Huawei Consumer Business CEO, Richard Yu.
  2. Genexus

    Discovery App Keeps on Crashing

    Morning I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 updated to Android 9. I always have Discovery App connected to my watch and Samsung Health but for the last month or so the app keeps on crashing? I've logged calls with Discovery to no avail as well as checking the net for info to this issue. I've also...
  3. Jamie McKane

    The best Google-certified Android TV boxes available in South Africa

    The best Google-certified Android TV boxes available in South Africa Online streaming is becoming increasingly popular among South Africans, with users subscribing to services like Netflix and Showmax which are much cheaper than conventional satellite television. This is further enabled by the...
  4. JohnnyBoi

    Job Hunting Advice for an Aspiring Android Developer?

    Hi guys. :) Few questions here for the experienced Android devs. I was wondering if you have some time to share your experience in landing your first Android dev job? I have experience using the following : - Fundamental knowledge of Android SDK components (Activities, Fragments, Intents...
  5. GreatWmR

    Android TV Missing Channels

    I recently found out that you can update android TV so i updated mine from version 7 to 8 and ive grown to like the Home Channels thing it has going on but i see that other android TVs have a channel called watch next and mine seems to be missing, is it like this for everyone? (in channel...
  6. B

    gate access app

    good day. is there perhaps an app i can download, that allows family to send an sms to my phone, and in turn, my phone will then automatically call and open the gate. i had "gate access" installed, but it is no longer available on latest versions of android.
  7. S

    In need of some Cape Town Android Testers

    Hey guys. We're testing out our new Android app that provides journey planning with live directions, ETA's and commuter reports. We need some Cape Town testers to try it out, provide feedback and help improve the commuter experience. The app includes routes for Minibus, MyCiti, Golden Arrow...
  8. Jamie McKane

    How to install Android apps if Google doesn't support your smartphone

    How to install Android apps if Google doesn't support your smartphone Following orders from the United States government in an attempt to curb technology trade with China, Google has revoked Huawei's Android licence. This move could have serious implications for the manufacturer’s smartphone...
  9. C

    Ster Kinekor App disappears from Play Store
  10. S

    South Africa Has Second Most Android Banking Malware Attacks As Cyber Crime Increases
  11. Ryan Innes

    Mobile Developer (Android) Cape Town

    Our client is looking to establish their mobile development side of the business and is looking for a mobile developer. They are based in Muizenberg Cape Town; while the post is initially on a 3 month contract it is with a view to become permanent and if you're confident in your abilities this...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Chrome for Android flaw lets phishers create a fake address bar

    Chrome for Android flaw lets phishers create a fake address bar Developer Jim Fisher has explained on his blog how malicious websites can replace Chrome for Android's address bar with their own fake version. When you scroll down a page using Chrome for Android, the address bar is hidden. Once...
  13. L

    What is the interview process like for an Android Developer position at Discovery ?

    An ex-colleague of mine who was recently recruited into Discovery told me to apply at the company a couple of days before he left. To me it seemed like a long shot considering my age, I'm only 19 and my lack of a presentable qualification to a big company like Discovery. Not to say that it's...
  14. DavidDanny13

    Why does my phone let me turn on Wi-Fi even when the phone is locked?

    Hi, I don't know why, but when my phone is locked by pin, I can turn on my Wi-Fi, just as I can my torch. But the mobile data can only be turned on and off once the phone is unlocked. Does anyone know how to fix this? I use a Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra.
  15. DavidDanny13

    Do Not Disturb Turns Itself On

    Hi, I have a Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra. Over the past few months, I've been getting missed calls. The caller only rings for a second, then hangs up. When they do that, my phone switches from vibrate to sound, and then Do Not Disturb activates. I've checked the settings; the function which allows...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Google turns Android smartphones into account security keys

    Google turns Android smartphones into account security keys Google has expanded its two-factor authentication offering for Android smartphones, making it even easier to authenticate your account logins. The company announced in a blog post that you Android smartphone can now be used as 2FA key...
  17. xrapidx

    Android 9.0+ and AOAv2 usb audio streaming

    Google have deprecated and removed AOAv2 usb audio streaming from Android 9.0 going forward - has anyone spotted a work around or way to get it back in a custom ROM? Real pain in the arse because I've been forced back to 8.1
  18. LazyLion

    OUYA Game Console and two controllers

    OUYA Game Console and two controllers. Controllers do not appear to be working (probably battery leak damaged). Alternate controllers may be used with the console (including those from the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii) but only for compatible games. But the console is in perfect condition...
  19. Jamie McKane

    DStv self-service app launched for South Africa

    DStv self-service app launched for South Africa MultiChoice has launched a DStv self-service app for Android and iOS. The app lets South African DStv subscribers manage their accounts from their smartphone.
  20. FluxX17

    Samsung Galaxy S10+ Mini Review

    Received the phone Monday 4/3/19 after pre-ordering. I ordered the 128gb Prism Black S10+ through Telkom Mobile. Model SM-G975F/DS Its the dual sim variant. The packaging was good the box contained: -1 x USB type-c cable -1 x standard Samsung Charger as with the previous phones -1 x micro USB...