Tag Archive: Impossible

Mainline kernel support for Android is complicated and maybe impossible

Android has its own special variant of the Linux kernel and that’s not a good thing. But, for now, at least, it’s a necessity. Why can’t it be more like everything else?

Google once again had a major presence at the yearly gathering of top Linux developers known as the Linux Plumbers Conference. This is where all the smart people who work hard to make the framework that most of the world’s computers run on gather so  [Read More…]

A nearly impossible to remove Android malware has infected 45,000 devices

Even factory resets aren’t working.

What you need to know The app has infected over 45,000 devices in the last six months, says Symantec. The malware has, so far, only carried out relatively benign activities such as showing pop-up ads and unwanted notifications. The most notable thing about xHelper is its persistence. Even factory resets are no match against it.

A new security threat has been making mobile security researchers scratch their collective heads for the past  [Read More…]

T-Mobile users can get a free Burger King Impossible Whopper next Tuesday

Burger King first introduced the Impossible Whopper in April this year.

What you need to know T-Mobile customers will be able to grab an Impossible Whopper from Burger King next Tuesday as part of the carrier’s ‘T-Mobile Tuesdays’ program. To grab your free Impossible Whopper, you will need to log in to the T-Mobile Tuesdays app and then redeem it through the Burger King app. In addition to an Impossible Whopper, T-Mobile customers can also get three  [Read More…]

Canada’s new drone laws make flying in urban areas virtually impossible

Avoid getting a fine by knowing where and when you’re allowed to fly your drone in Canada.

If you’re a Canadian who owns a drone for purely recreational purposes, listen up because the Canadian government has just laid down the laws regarding where and when you can fly your drone.

And you’re probably not going to like it.

As reported by CBC, Transportation Minister Marc Garneau announced the new rules along with the penalties for breaking them — a  [Read More…]

Android Fragmentation — the seemingly impossible conversation

The meaning of ‘fragmentation’ tends to mold to whatever the argument is, for good or bad

I’m sick of it, you’re sick of it, everyone who knows much of anything about Android is sick of it. “Fragmentation” is a word that gets bandied about when it comes to Android more frequently than just about anything else. It turns out that an open source operating system installed on devices made by hundreds of manufacturers all over the  [Read More…]

Award-winning abstract action game Impossible Road now available on Google Play

An obscenely difficult tilt Android game launched today called Impossible Road. Basically, you have to guide a ball called “The Vessel” down an infinite, winding track without falling off the edge. You get scored based on how many checkpoints you cross along the way, though it’s possible to skip them if you fall off the edge but land further down the track. It’s a lot harder than it sounds. Let’s just say if you’ve ever played  [Read More…]