1. Jamie McKane

    New Android phones required to have parental controls

    New Android phones required to have parental controls Future Android devices will be required to have some form of device usage measurement application in addition to parental control features, 9to5Google reports. This is according to the latest Google Mobile Services (GMS) agreement, which...
  2. ECHLN

    Call of Duty: Mobile

    Hey all. Today marks the day that Call of Duty: Mobile is officially released world wide. This thread will be a place to talk about the game, get news updates on the game and to meet people to play with. Official CALL OF DUTY® designed exclusively for mobile phones. Play iconic multiplayer maps...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Leak shows Android running on feature phone

    Leak shows Android running on feature phone A video supposedly showing a version of Google’s Android mobile operating system being used on a “touchless” Nokia handset has surfaced online. The video shows a person turning on Google Assistant and browsing through an app selection menu.
  4. L

    Discovery App - Another test, hello world

    Did anyone else just get a notification on their Android app with the title of "Another test" and the text "hello world"? Clicking on the notification just opened the app.
  5. Jamie McKane

    New "Joker" malware targeting Android devices

    New "Joker" malware targeting Android devices A new type of malware targeting Android smartphones has been discovered in 24 apps which have since been removed from the Google Play Store. Security researcher Aleksejs Kuprins discovered the malicious software, which has been named "The Joker"...
  6. 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.
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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.
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. C

    Ster Kinekor App disappears from Play Store
  15. Sollie

    South Africa Has Second Most Android Banking Malware Attacks As Cyber Crime Increases
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. Lebogang95

    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...
  19. 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.
  20. 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...