Installer Hijacking Defender defends your phone from ‘Android Installer Hijacking’

At around the end of March this year, the Palo Alto Network released a report regarding a vulnerability in Android devices that allows third parties to get access to your device and basically do what they want to do – install their own surveillance malware or worse, steal your private data. We’ve been waiting for a response to that for a while now, and that has finally arrived in the “Installer Hijacking Defender” app by 360 Security Group.

HTC One ME9 photo leaked, compatible with a DotView Case

Another day, another leak from Upleaks. It seems that any piece of information from the master leaker is considered true because this mystery guy hasn't really posted anything that didn't turn out to be a false report. Just yesterday, we featured the Sony Lavander as earlier shown off by @upleaks on Twitter.

Lenovo launches budget smartphone S60 in India

In further confirmation that India is indeed one of the emerging markets for smartphones, Lenovo has launched another one of their budget smartphones there. The new Lenovo S60, codenamed Sisley, is just the latest in a growing number of devices in the S-series which have been compared to the iPhone, at least looks-wise. This smartphone has been recently launched in Russia last month, and now, it's making its debut in the South Asian region, and maybe make its way to other regions as well.

Google Maps for Android Wear pops up after phone app update

If Android Wear devices are expected to be worn on the wrist most of the time, we might as well take advantage of the features, new and old ones, and those navigation features we're only discovering. Those who regularly use Google Maps and actually have a smartwatch will notice a Google Maps app on your Android Wear device, or at least, those smartwatches that run the latest Android Wear software update.

Verizon offering Motorola Droid Turbo by May 28 with “recycling” discount option

Verizon is tempting users who want to upgrade their smartphones by offering up Motorola's DROID Turbo, which will be available in Gray Ballistic Nylon (but with some colorful accents to choose from). They are even offering you a big discount if you'd like to turn in your old (but still working) smartphone and buy this new 4G LTE device that claims its battery life lasts longer than most of its kind currently in the market.

KFC Tray Typer brings some tech to fast food dining

We all know that eating fast food will do more harm than good. I'm not a fitness buff nor I am at my healthiest but I know that eating hamburgers, fried chicken, and pizza regularly will result to possible health problems in the future especially if you don't exercise. But man, if you treat me to a free meal at McDonald's or KFC, I won't complain and I'd gladly say 'yes' to a Happy Meal or a Zinger and a bucket of fries.

Farming PRO 2015 allows you to build an agricultural empire

Ever fancy building a business empire through farming? No? Well, maybe not you, but some people out there have thought it. For those who have, then this is the game for you – Farming PRO 2015. It’s the most in-depth farm management game in Android that you can find to date, if you are into planting and raising crops to build your empire.

Google to launch a new web photo sharing service

Google may still have Picasa as its own photo editing and sharing tool but the tech giant is believed to be launching a new picture sharing and storage service. This one is believed to be separated from and not integrated with Google+ unlike Picasa but will also allow users to post and share to Twitter and Facebook. All we have are hearsays and rumors for now but there is a high probability that we'll hear about this at next week's Google I/O Conference in San Francisco.

Office for Android smartphones now on Preview mode

The more mobile we become, the more we ask from our smartphones and tablets. The more our devices bring us more features, the more freedom we have to go wherever we want and yet still be connected. Such is the digital nomad lifestyle of today. Microsoft is still a huge part of our school and corporate lives, and they are now doing all they can so we can bring them on our mobile gadgets and not just get stuck in the office or school. The latest update is that Office for Android smartphones is now available on Preview mode.