Android malware was cut by 50 percent in 2014


Google’s crackdown on malware has been working, at least according to them. In a new Android Security Report, Google says that the global rate of malware installs fell by 50 percent in 2014.

According to Google, only 1 percent of all Android devices had a harmful application in 2014. There’s even better news for those that only install applications from the Play Store as that number drops to .15 percent.

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Still no word on the OxygenOS (Android 5.0 Lollipop) update for the OnePlus One


OnePlus got a little marketing with their drone deal yesterday, but owners of the OnePlus One aren’t happy at all. The OxygenOS update, based on CyanogenMod 12 and Android 5.0, still hasn’t delivered.

OnePlus originally promised that it would be out within 90 days of Google’s release of Lollipop. When that didn’t happen, they promised that it would happen by the end of March.

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Samsung hits the streets to find out what people think of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge because why not


Samsung hit the streets of Seoul to find out what random stranger’s first impressions of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge were. We’re pretty sure that everyone in this video will love the new phones.

Now I am not saying the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge aren’t incredible phones, but I would love to see the outtakes. Hit the break for the short (25 seconds) video.

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T-Mobile helps the entire family stay connected with Pets Un-leashed


T-Mobile just announced Pets Un-leashed, which looks like a winner for those of you with pets in the household. For only $5 extra per month (added to the Simple Choice Family Plan), your pet(s) can stream their favorite pet content without using your high speed data. Now if that isn’t already a great deal, T-Mo has dropped three new pet-friendly apps…

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Slacker Radio finally gets Chromecast support


Well it’s about time!!! Google just announced a few new apps that now have Chromecast support, but for whatever reason, they didn’t mention Slacker Radio. I was pleasantly surprised when I saw the update this morning with Chromecast support. This is long overdue for one of the top music streaming apps, but I guess it’s better late than never right? Does this mean Android TV support is coming soon?

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