Why the One Device will never be a folding Android phone

Despite expensive early market examples from Samsung, Huawei and others, the mass-market convergence device of the future is unlikely to run an Android OS. Read More

Slider phone reborn: Fxtec Pro1 delivers Android 9 plus slide-out QWERTY keyboard

Mobile keyboard fans now have a new option in Fxtec’s Pro1 for the same price as the BlackBerry KEY2. Read More

Google Chrome bug used in the wild to collect user data via PDF files

Updated: Google is preparing a patch for late April 2019. Some of the suspicious PDF files exploiting this bug don’t appear to be malicious in nature. Read More

Microsoft Azure grows workloads, adoption as it closes AWS gap, RightScale survey says

The RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud Report from Flexera highlights how enterprises are spending more on cloud computing, but are getting concerned about optimizing their spending. Read More

Apple Music might be coming to Google Home speakers

As Apple continues to push its services, Apple Music is expanding to Google’s smart speakers. Read More

Amazon Echo and Google Home should be able to snitch on owners, says professor

Marija Slavkovik at the University of Bergen, Norway wonders whether your digital assistant needs a moral, ethical dimension. But of course. Read More

Google: You’ll see Google Assistant button on 100 million new Android phones in 2019

LG, Nokia, Xiaomi, TCL, and Vivo sign up for Google’s Assistant button. Read More

Samsung Unpacked 2019, Huawei Mate X, and Chrome tips (MobileTechRoundup show #461)

Matt attended the Unpacked event and spent the first half of the show talking about the latest from Samsung. MWC is just kicking off so we also have some news from the first announcements. Read More

UAG Monarch Galaxy S10 Plus hands-on: The best UAG case for Samsung’s latest flagship

Samsung revealed the Galaxy S10 Plus last week and for the last few days I’ve been using the best UAG case with the new phone. The Crimson one is gorgeous with a vivid color, leather accents, and solid corner protection. Read More

Google opens first developer hub in Singapore

Internet giant unveils a physical space, occupying 7,200 square feet within its Singapore office, that it says offers various resources for developers from Southeast Asia, including hands-on mentorship, networking opportunities, and access to Google technologies. Read More