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Rob Triggs / Android Authority:
Chinese consumer protection group sues Samsung and Oppo over bloatware on smartphones   —  Samsung and Oppo sued over bloatware in China  —  Bloatware is something that I'm sure we're all familiar with in some form, but some manufacturers and carriers are significantly worse at filling up internal memory with useless apps than others.
Jul 3, 2015, 11:25 PMIn context
Rob Triggs / Android Authority:
Cyanogen ends OnePlus partnership, aims to work with bigger Chinese vendors   —  Speaking in Beijing at the Global Mobile Internet Conference, Cyanogen's Kirt McMaster and Steve Kondik have been discussing the past and future of the fledgling company.  After a fairly rocky relationship …
Apr 28, 2015, 3:35 PMIn context
Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority:
Acer unveils a new 15-inch Chromebook, Iconia One 8 tablet and gaming-centric Predator tablet   —  At a press event held in New York earlier today, Acer announced a slew of new products that will all be available sometime this year.  The company announced a very budget-friendly Chromebook and tablet …
Apr 23, 2015, 8:15 PMIn context
Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority:
Samsung to make devices with iris recognition in partnership with SRI   —  You may have thought fingerprint sensors embedded in smartphones were a novel idea, but it looks as though Samsung is working towards upping its biometric security in the near future.  SRI International …
Mar 26, 2015, 9:45 AMIn context
Andrew Grush / Android Authority:
Xiaomi VP Hugo Barra says firm is allowing Windows 10 experiments on Mi 4 but Microsoft deals directly with Mi fans in China, not Xiaomi   —  Hugo Barra clarifies Xiaomi's new relationship with Microsoft  —  Yesterday news broke that Windows 10 would be coming to the Xiaomi Mi4 in the form of a flashable ROM.
Mar 19, 2015, 3:40 PMIn context
Bogdan Petrovan / Android Authority:
Cyanogen OS 12 will ship with Boxer as default email app   —  Boxer will be the default email app for Cyanogen OS devices, starting with the Lollipop-based release 12, due in the following months.  —  Through its boisterous CEO, Kirt McMaster, Cyanogen has made no secret of its plans to “take away Android from Google.”
Mar 12, 2015, 9:10 AMIn context
Andrew Grush / Android Authority:
Evleaks reveals render showing off One M9 in two sizes, with improved aesthetics   —  With HTC set to unveil its next flagship in March, we're already hearing quite a few rumors on what to expect from the One (M9).  In addition to talk of specs, there have also been several leaked images …
Jan 28, 2015, 3:40 PMIn context
Bogdan Petrovan / Android Authority:
Cyanogen's CEO says they'll be independent from Google in 3-5 years, offering its own app store in 18 months and alternatives to Google apps   —  CEO: “Today, Cyanogen has some dependence on Google.  Tomorrow, it will not.”  —  Kirt McMaster, the outspoken CEO of Cyanogen Inc. …
Jan 25, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority:
New MDK for Project Ara released ahead of second developer conference   —  Google has just released the second version of their Module Developers Kit (MDK .2) for Project Ara, which expands on how developers should go about creating new modules.  We weren't planning to see anything regarding …
Jan 12, 2015, 8:50 PMIn context
Jonathan Feist / Android Authority:
Google Fit update includes 100 new activities that can be entered manually, offline step tracking for Android Wear   —  Google Fit supports 100 new activities with latest update  —  With Android 5.0.1 Lollipop and a mass of app updates rolling out this week, Google is also pushing out a new version of Google Fit.
Dec 12, 2014, 11:00 PMIn context

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