In one of the bigger announcements yet relating to the downloading of mobile video, Amazon said it will start letting Prime Video customers, and those who buy movies and TV shows from its transactional platform, download the product to Android phone SD cards.
It's official, the next Google mobile operating system will be "Android Nougat," and the developer preview is already available.
Roughly 85 million Android users around the world have been infected with a new strain of malware, ZDNet reported. The software, which appears to have originated in China, generates pop-up ads and app downloads and may steal users' data.
The program, which is offered by online courses provider Udacity, requires no programming experience, making it a valuable option for beginners who are interested in learning the basics of Android app development.
An undaunted BlackBerry is continuing to pursue its mobile hardware business aggressively, according to a report from VentureBeat. The one-time king of the mobile enterprise is reportedly developing three new Android handsets that are expected to come to market over the next three quarters: the Neon, a low- to mid-range handset that will hit shelves in the next two months; the Argon, which will be targeted at business users; and the Mercury, which is scheduled to debut early next year.
iOS users are roughly 50 percent more likely to spend money in apps than their Android counterparts, according to a new study from AppsFlyer.
Kaspersky Lab reported that the number of ransomware attacks on Android devices rose fourfold in the year to end-March 2016, with some 136,532 users hit by attacks globally.
Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has launched Playbook for Developers, a mobile app that provides developers with tips to help them grow their businesses on Google Play.
Google is planning to launch its own phone later this year in an effort to take more control of its Android platform, The Telegraph reported this morning.
Huawei is developing its own mobile operating system as a "contingency measure" in case Google gets too heavy-handed with its own Android platform, according to a new report from The Information.