Category Archives: Android

Dark Sky for Android is shutting down after Apple’s acquisition

By | 02/08/2020

Dak Sky is a weather service, like AccuWeather or our official local Slovak SHMU. As you may notice in your weather app (if multiple sources are supported) or on services’ websites, weather forecasts are slightly different. It’s on you to find the right one. I’m using CARROT Weather with optionally downloaded data from the Dark Sky for weather… Read More »

Wi-Fi in many devices is affected by serious vulnerability, please update

By | 28/02/2020

Every software or hardware we use is created by humans, so it may contain bugs, sometimes serious. Chips from Broadcom and Cypress Semiconductor are affected by serious vulnerability. It allows to to decrypt data sent wirelessly. This vulnerability got little strange name “KrØØk”. It mostly affects FullMAC WLAN chips, which are present in many iPhones, iPads, Macs, Amazon… Read More »

Better times for Android updates

By | 08/05/2019

Android from Google is the most used mobile operating system. Unlike Apple’s iOS, which is only licensed for its Apple devices, many vendors use Android as operating system for their smartphones. Almost every company makes its own modifications and it leads into situation when only few smartphones on the market got the newest version. Cheap smartphones often got… Read More »

Google will kill another of its services

By | 25/11/2019

Yes, we are talking about Cloud Print. It’s one of the oldest current services that Google offers. Google is known for killing many of its services after relative short time. I don’t think this will be applied on YouTube or Gmail, at least not in upcoming years, because these services make great financial profit and they are very… Read More »

Samsung updated software for fingerprint sensor

By | 25/10/2019

Fingerprint sensor is a great way to improve security of our, but not limited to, mobile smart devices. Every human got unique fingerprint and this biometric security is based on this fact. Sometimes may sensor let pass fingerprint authentification test with fingerprint from other person, because no sensor is perfect and many humans got very similar fingerprint, but… Read More »

Samsung announced hi-end Android tablet

By | 01/08/2019

In the beginning, tablets were very popular, but now sales are lower. It’s not only because of longer lifespan of tablets without any significant software or hardware improvements, but they are also canibalized by big smartphones. The biggest smartphones are matching size of smaller tablets, so there is no reason why such owners should purchase a tablet. Also,… Read More »

Huawei MediaPad M2 8 LTE – first contact

By | 20/08/2016

I got good opportunity to get tablet from my mobile operator, so I have decided to get Android tablet. For our comp-blog.com I’m writing primarily about world of Apple, so this was reason to get Android tablet, because I wanted to explore Android. I have already iPad Pro and Lark FreeMe X4 7 HD. That Lark was my… Read More »