Make sure sensitive information doesn't appear in Android 13's new clipboard
Yes, it still has RGB lighting
Microsoft's Surface Duo 3 will be a traditional foldable instead of a dual-screen smartphone, sources say
Microsoft went back to the drawing board after the Surface Duo 2 failed to impress
Split-screen interface refines navigation, messaging, and audio controls
Qualcomm offers Android's answer to Apple's Emergency SOS
Bringing the Think brand to your pocket
Facepalm: Like any other modern operating system, Android's design employs a "privilege" based model. Such model is enforced by digital certificates, and it can become quite troublesome when the certificates are compromised somehow.
Epic Games accuses Google of paying Activision $360 million to stop rival app store, Activision denies claim
Google doesn't want other app stores on its "open" platform
Why it matters: Qualcomm's annual Snapdragon Summit is typically a celebration of all things smartphone. After all, it's the time and place where the company unveils its latest SoC design for the next generation of premium Android smartphones. True to form, the company did introduce Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, which is expected to be the engine powering upcoming premium phones from Samsung, Motorola, and many other vendors including Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi.
A $99 Switch-like mobile game controller with a feature-filled app
8K HDMI output, a touch screen, and HDMI 1.4 input in a $350 mini-PC
Signal, the privacy-focused messaging platform, has introduced "Stories", allowing you to share pictures and videos that will disappear after 24 hours.
Google Play Games beta is now available for download on PC for gamers in the US and seven other countries. Its catalog includes popular mobile games like 1945 Air Force, Blade Idle, Cookie Run: Kingdom, and many more.
Cars are still less than 10% revenue for most chip companies
Why it matters: Over the past few years the semis industry has become somewhat obsessed with autos. Every major chip company now dedicates a fair amount of coverage to cars in all their investor presentations. Or at least it seems that way. In part that reflects a genuine growth in auto semis, and in part the tapering of growth in many other categories like mobile, PCs, etc.
Microsoft is working on file transfer, picture-in-picture, Android 13 support, and more
Meta and WhatsApp criticize Apple's backup and cross-platform messaging policies
Your VPN may not be protecting you entirely
Android and Chrome step up their support for the FIDO Alliance
Highly anticipated: The Made by Google launch event starts on October 6 at 10 am ET. The company should announce a slew of new products, including the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro phones, the Pixel Watch, and some new additions to its Nest smart home portfolio.
Intel's Unison app could allow Apple-like phone-to-PC connectivity between Windows, Android, and iOS
Something to look forward to: Users with Macs and Apple mobile devices have enjoyed a range of connectivity features between those products for years --AirDrop, Handoff, Universal Clipboard, and AirPlay are just a few. Intel recently unveiled software seeking to build similar bridges between Windows PCs and phones running iOS and Android.
New Android app tries to mimic the behavior albeit with a few hiccups
From 512MB to 2GB in three years
The date, price, and specs are still unknown
Google has mandated 64-bit support for years, but old apps could still be lost