Our second annual slide show of Android Wear watches includes an update on Android 1.4 and Linux-based watches.
Google says ‘no’ to rooting apps in Google Play and issues an emergency patch for Nexus devices to fix a critical kernel bug.
The Qt Company released version 5.6 of its cross-platform application and UI development framework, bringing Qt’s Boot to Qt embedded Linux platform in greater alignment with Yocto Project tools. As a result, “developers can easily pull in the full Qt offering to their own Yocto-based software stacks or customize Qt’s Yocto-compliant software stack to meet their production needs,” says the Qt Company.
The newly-discovered Stagefright variant can be used to break into Samsung, LG and HTC smartphones.
CyanogenMod 13 Release 1 is now available as the Android community’s first release based off Google’s 6.0 Marshmallow release.
The code for a number of malicious Android programs suggest a common source, whether a developer or competing groups, according to a pair of analyses from IBM and FireEye.
Prior to the Linaro Connect Bangkok event this week, two SBCs broke cover that comply with Linaro’s 96Boards spec for open source, ARM-based Linux and Android boards. The Bubblegum-96 is a Consumer Edition (CE) SBC that showcases the quad-core, 64-bit Actions S900 SoC, and the server-oriented LeMaker Cello is the world’s first 96Boards Enterprise Edition board.
Mozilla announced four Firefox OS to Connected Devices projects, including a home automation system, an AI agent, a voice interface, and a “SensorWeb.” In December, when Mozilla announced a halt to development and sales of its open source, Linux-based Firefox OS mobile distribution, the company said it was already shifting…