Android 2.3.7 and Older Versions in the Cold

Google is cutting off Android 2.3.7 and older from logging in, leaving the aging versions of the mobile OS in the cold.

Android Authority: Nearly 50% of Users Turn Off 5G

5G may be the next major evolution of wireless technology, but roughly half of users are still turning it off.

Windows 11 Will Ship With Light Mode on by Default, Not Dark Mode

Despite an announcement to the contrary, Windows 11 will ship with the more traditional light mode activated by default.

Android Messages Will Be Default Verizon Messaging App Next Year

Verizon has announced it will begin preloading Android messages as the default messaging app on its Android phones starting next year.

37 States and D.C. Sue Google for Alleged Play Store Antitrust Issues

A coalition of 37 states, plus the District of Columbia, have sued Google over alleged antitrust violations with its Play Store.

Antitrust Bill Would Prevent Apple From Preinstalling Its Own Apps

A bill introduced by the US House would prohibit Apple and Google from preinstalling their own apps, in an effort to reign in Big Tech.

Google Rolling Out End-to-End Encryption in Messages

At long last, Google is rolling out end-to-end encryption (E2EE) in its Android Messages app.

Twitter Uses Prompts to Encourage Nicer Tweeting

Twitter is rolling out a feature that prompts user to be more considerate, with iOS and Android English-speaking accounts first to see it.

Twitter Enables 4K Uploads on iOS and Android

Twitter has enabled 4K picture uploads via iOS and Android, bringing its mobile apps on par with its web app.

LG Makes “Three Year Pledge” to Provide Smartphone Android Updates

LG has committed to providing Android updates to its premium smartphones up to three years, despite plans to exit the business.