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  1. Jan

    Android users are switching to iPhone - and Apple fans are defecting to Android

    People are ditching Android for iPhone — Apple A high number of Android smartphone users switched to iPhones between April and June 2021, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed during the company's Q3 2021 earnings report call on Wednesday. The Cupertino giant reported above expected numbers during the...
  2. Jan

    Google Maps transit crowdedness, Trips, and Timeline Insights launched

    Google Maps gets new features — Including predictions for how crowded your Gautrain will be Google has updated the latest version of its Maps navigation app with new features to improve users' public transport experiences and give them a better overview of how much time they spent in different...
  3. S

    Cellphone Covers/Cases - Who goes commando?

    I have a iPhone 12 and it's lived in a case since I got it a couple of months ago. Yesterday morning I removed it from the case as I have been making lots of calls lately (company is limiting f2f meetings due to Covid) and now I remember what a nice device it is to actually hold on to. This is...
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    These Android apps were stealing users' Facebook passwords

    These Android apps were stealing users' Facebook passwords Google has removed nine popular apps from the Play Store that contained trojans that stole users' Facebook login details. This comes after a report by Dr Web of how its malware analysts had discovered malicious code in the apps, which...
  5. dawidmsnyders

    5 important things happening in tech today — 2 July 2021

    5 important things happening in tech today The upcoming macOS Monterrey, iOS 15, and WatchOS 8 are now available in Apple’s public beta. Apple and Intel will be the first companies to adopt TSMC’s new 3nm semiconductor technology. Richard Branson wants to beat Jeff Bezos to space this month...
  6. TheEntity

    Idle Observatory - Open Beta Android Idle Game

    Hi all. Not sure if this should be in Gaming, Android or here, but this seemed best. Long time lurker here thought I would share my first dabble in Android app/game making for you all. Idle Observatory (Idle Obs) The idle game where discovering the secrets of the universe pays! It's a...
  7. Jan

    Windows 11 will be able to run Android apps

    Android apps coming to Windows 11 Windows 11 will let you download and use Android apps straight from the Microsoft Store, the company's chief product officer, Panos Panay, has announced. The apps are available thanks Intel Bridge technology and a partnership with the Amazon App Store...
  8. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tim Cook claims Android has 47 times more malware than iOS

    Tim Cook claims Android has 47 times more malware than iOS Google's Android mobile operating system has 47 times more malware than iOS, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Cook recently gave a remote interview at the VivaTech conference on topics like privacy and security. Apple has been...
  9. Chris

    Google to let Android smartphone users see what data developers collect

    Google to let Android smartphone users see what data developers collect Google said it will create a new safety section in its Play mobile-app store that will let Android smartphone users see what data developers collect about them and share, plus give access to additional privacy and security...
  10. D

    Oneplus 7T 256GB

    Item: Oneplus 7T (HD1901) Contract or Cash phone: Cash (imported) Dual sim / Single Sim: Dual Age: 1 year Price: R6000 Warranty: No Packaging: Yes Condition: Immaculate Location: Cape Town Reason: Switched to iOS Shipping: Your cost and risk. You arrange. Collection: Preferred Link: OnePlus 7T -...
  11. PrimeSteak

    Tablet for mainly reading e-books

    Hey guys, I'm not sure what tablet I can buy that would allow me to read my e-books easily and comfortably (I'm upgrading from a Vodafone/Vodacom Smart TAB 3G from 2012/2013), the tablet should be affordable as well (under R3450). Thanks in advance for the help! Kind Regards...
  12. N

    PURPLE PEACH TV - Andriod TV Box Streaming

    Has anyone know or heard of this Streaming service/Application for an android box and how does it work? Is it possible to download it? Apparently it has every streaming app and live channels.
  13. Chris

    iPhone users can now test Android with new Samsung web app

    iPhone users can now test Android with new Samsung web app Samsung has launched a new interactive web app called iTest, which allows users to test the Android OS interface on iPhones. For years, Android users have been able to simulate the iOS look on their smartphones through third-party...
  14. Chris

    WhatsApp working on chat history migration between iOS and Android

    WhatsApp working on chat history migration between iOS and Android WhatsApp is developing a feature that will allow users to transfer their chat history across devices running Android and iOS. This is according to a report by WABetaInfo, which stated that this feature forms part of WhatsApp...
  15. Hanno Labuschagne

    Report shows iPhones still boast more storage than Android on average

    Report shows iPhones still boast more storage than Android on average Despite consumers often complaining about the low storage on entry-level iPhone models, Apple's smartphones offer more storage than Android devices on average. This is according to a new report from Counterpoint Research...
  16. Lebogang95

    I created an Android app. Please check out the code on Github

    I had a bit of time over the long weekend so I decided to create an Android app for the fun of it (When last). If you have time, please check it out and let me know what you think and/or suggest improvements where necessary. It's a pretty basic app, it fetches and displays today's weather as...
  17. F

    Some devices have good upload speed, others have almost zero

    I have a 20/20 fibre connection with cool idea, (via Vodacom). Some of my devices have +15mb upload / 20mb download, but other apps have near 0mb upload, (but they have 20mb download) I have a couple of devices connected, and not all of them have slow uploads. 2x Windows 10 machines, have...
  18. Hanno Labuschagne

    Why Bill Gates prefers Android over iOS

    Why Bill Gates prefers Android over iOS Microsoft founder Bill Gates has confirmed he is still an Android smartphone user. This was revealed in a recent interview with journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin on the growingly popular audio chat app Clubhouse. Gates has previously spoken about his...
  19. J

    Here are the new features coming to Android

    Here are the new features coming to Android Google has announced six new features coming to its Android operating system for mobile devices. The first major addition is the integration of its Password Checkup tool on devices running Android version 9 and above.
  20. D

    Is the Skyworth TB7000 series any good?

    Hey guys, so I'm looking at getting a TV and the Skyworth TB7000 40 inch is looking like a good option. My budget is between 4k-5k and the Skyworth TVs really do look like the best bang for buck. I've seen some Hisenses going for around that price but the android TV on Skyworth is making it an...
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