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Now you can use Android phones, rather than passwords, to log in to Google*

Enlarge It could soon become easier for Android users to securely log in to Web accounts. Starting today, Google is rolling out a service that lets people on version 7 and later of Google’s mobile operating system use their dev...

Now you can use Android phones, rather than passwords, to log in to Google*

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Huawei responds to Google’s Android ban and explains what will happen to its Android phones The US government delivered a crippling blow to Huawei last week, placing the Chinese conglomerate on an “Entity List” that meant Huawei would not be able to acquire any technology from US...
15:56, 05/20/2019

Android 10 launches today for Google Pixel phones As was rumored, Android 10 is starting its rollout today, as the official page has gone live with a full list of all the features coming in the update.While the page doesn't mention which phones ...
20:56, 09/03/2019

Google One subscribers get thorough automatic backups for Android phones If you're a Google One subscriber, there's a new perk to your cloud storage service. Starting today, all Google One memberships include automatic phone backups as long as you own an Android ...
16:56, 09/13/2019

Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services Google is halting some services for smartphones made by Huawei, a sign that the U.S. decision to deny the Chinese tech giant access to technology will bite into its booming consumer-device business....
13:28, 05/20/2019

Android 10 goes live for Google's Pixel phones today Android 10 might not have a delicious, dessert-themed name (and for good reason), but some of you can take solace in the fact that it's available to install today. As usual, Google Pixel owners a...
03:00, 09/04/2019

Expect new Pixel phones, Android Q, and more at Google I/O next week Ahead of the 2019 edition of its annual I/O developer conference that’s right around the corner, Google offered a bit of a tease for the event during its most recent earnings call, hinting that ...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Google wants Android phones and Chromebooks working more closely together You've already got several options when it comes to linking an Android phone with a Chrome OS laptop, but it's not on the same scale as, say, Apple MacBooks and iPhones. Now it looks as thou...
17:42, 05/25/2019

Google starts rolling out Android 10 to Pixel phones Google today started rolling out Android 10, formerly Android Q and the successor to Android 9.0 Pie, to Pixel phones via an over-the-air update.Read More...
03:56, 09/04/2019

Google brings its hearing assistance app to older Android phones Google's app for the hard of hearing is now within reach of many more people. The tech firm's Sound Amplifier app now supports devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or later, not just 9.0...
22:14, 07/24/2019

Google Resumes Android Q Beta 5 Rollout for All Pixel Phones Android Q Beta 5 was originally released on Wednesday with the final Android Q developer APIs and a list of updates to the gesture navigation system....
08:56, 07/12/2019

Android phones can now be used to authorize Google sign-ins on iPads and iPhones Two-step verification, also known as two-factor authentication, is without a doubt the best and simplest way to enhance the security of your sign-ins to various online accounts, services, and apps. Of...
12:14, 06/13/2019

Google One Members Can Now Enable Automatic Backups on Android Phones Google One has added the "automatic phone backup" feature that users can access through the Google One app on Android devices to enable automatic backups of their personal data....
13:29, 09/13/2019

Android 10 Starts Rolling Out to All Google Pixel Phones: Top New Features Android 10 is now rolling out to all Pixel phones - namely, the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel, and Pixel XL....
20:56, 09/03/2019

Google to stop offering new Android versions for Huawei phones Google said it will stop providing Android updates for Huawei phones -- the tech company's response to an executive order that U.S. companies stop doing business with foreign firms that threaten natio...
01:56, 05/21/2019

Google Pixel Phones Receiving May 2019 Android Security Update Google has released the latest Android 9 Pie builds for all Pixel smartphones. The new update primarily includes the May 2019 Android Security Patch....
09:00, 05/07/2019

Android Phones Gain Fingerprint, PIN-Based Login for Google Web Services Google has begun rolling out the password-free login service for its web services that employ the FIDO2 and WebAuthn APIs to use the fingerprint sensor or PIN as a log-in medium....
00:00, 08/14/2019

Google paused its Android Q Beta 4 update after bricking some Pixel phones Google released Android Q Beta 4 on Wednesday, but then, less than a day later, the company was forced to stop the rollout of the beta. It turns out that some Pixel devices were sent into boot loops a...
22:56, 06/06/2019

Google Maps Now Offer 'Stay Safer' Feature On Android Phones In India The latest update for Google Maps for Android devices offers a new 'Stay Safer' feature which can be used to share your live trip status with family & friends and also sends an alert should a cab go.....
10:00, 07/01/2019

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phones unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million installs, played ads to help the hackers collect revenu...
11:28, 06/05/2019

See the WiFi Passwords For Every Network You've Connected to With this Android App I tend to change gadgets a lot more than most people, which means when I visit friends with a laptop or tablet in-tow it’s more than likely not the same laptop or tablet I had the last time I was ther...
08:14, 05/06/2019

Chrome 75 for Android will suggest super-strong passwords Google is slowly making the stable version of Chrome 75 available for all users on both mobile and desktop. It comes with various features for every platform, starting with the password management too...
15:42, 06/05/2019

Android Q finally allows easy sharing of Wi-Fi passwords as QR code or simply text We've all been there, asking our party host for the Wi-fi password, so that we can keep our mobile data to ourselves. They had to take it out from memory, track it written down somewhere, or, exaspera...
13:42, 05/09/2019

After nine months, Android 9 Pie is only on 10% of Android phones With each new version of Android, Google brings new and useful features to its phone operating system, but it seems no-one feels pressured to update their phones judging by new distribution stats rele...
16:56, 05/09/2019

At least 1.5% of online passwords are compromised, Google has found Early this year, Google introduced the Password Checkup extension to its Chrome web browser, enabling users to automatically detect if the login details used online have been compromised.New research ...
11:28, 08/16/2019

Stop Using Hijacked Passwords That Google Already Told You Were Bad In February, Google did us lazy bums a favor by adding a Password Checkup extension for Chrome. The way it works is the extension will send you a warning to change your password whenever logging-in to...
21:28, 08/16/2019

Google stored some business passwords as plain text Facebook isn't the only big tech company found to be storing passwords in plain text. Google has warned G Suite users that an "error" in a password recovery implementation left some of their pas...
03:28, 05/22/2019

Google stored some G Suite passwords in plaintext for 14 years Google revealed that it recently discovered a bug that caused a subset of its enterprise G Suite customers to have their passwords stored in an unhashed — albeit encrypted — form for about 14 years. “...
11:28, 05/22/2019

Google Failed to Fully Secure G Suite Passwords For 14 Years Google revealed a bug on Tuesday that left enterprise G Suite passwords stored incorrectly for the last 14 years so that they were encrypted but unhashed. It’s a bug that could have allowed Google emp...
02:56, 05/22/2019

Google's Dessert Theme Meets Bittersweet End as Android Q Officially Becomes Android 10 After more than a decade of sugary monikers, Google is finally ending Android’s dessert-themed naming scheme now that Android Q has officially become Android 10. Read more......
21:42, 08/22/2019

Huawei’s Android replacement sounds a lot like the mysterious Google OS that might replace Android Huawei is at the center of the US vs. China trade war right now, as the Trump administration imposed a massive import ban on the Chinese conglomerate that has huge implications. Not only will Huawei b...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Google ditches Android dessert naming scheme, dubs the latest update Android 10 I often wondered what would have happened once Android Z launched on the Pixel 13. Would we ever get there with Android, or would Fuchsia take over with a better naming scheme? It turns out that Googl...
04:00, 08/23/2019

How to Access Google's Secret Easter Eggs in Android 9 and Android 10 Google, in its infinite capacity for silly, has dropped a fun hidden feature into Android 10 that you should spend a little time exploring. (At the very least, you’ll be a hit at your next party when ...
17:00, 09/05/2019

Android 10 is out on Pixel phones and more – here’s how to get it Android 10 has finally landed, despite my reservations that it’s not named after a dessert. After several betas introducing everything from new gestures (again) to chat bubbles to a more pervasive dar...
01:56, 09/04/2019

Best Android phones in UAE for 2019: which should you buy? If you're looking out for the best Android phone you can buy, this is the place to be, as we've put all the biggest and best Google-powered handsets through their paces to come up with this ...
14:00, 07/11/2019

10 best Android phones 2019: which should you buy? If you're on the hunt for the best Android smartphone around, you've come to the right place. We've put all the major Google-powered handsets through their paces to give you our best An...
16:56, 06/10/2019

This is when Android 10 will be released to Pixel phones The final version of Google’s latest Android release would have been available on Pixel hardware by now in previous years, but Android Q is taking a little longer to deploy this year. Google did...
17:28, 08/26/2019

Why Some Android Phones Don't Have the Play Store Huawei phones, Amazon tablets, and Google Pixel phones all run Android, but one of those groups of devices doesn’t have access to the Google Play Store—and another could lose it very soon. But why is ...
19:28, 05/29/2019

Android phones come with pre-installed malware Google has made significant headway when it comes to removing malware from the Play Store but a recent Black Hat presentation from a Google Project Zero researcher has shined light on the fact that ma...
19:56, 08/13/2019

HTC reveals when it will update three of its phones to Android 9 Pie You might recall that back in March, HTC announced that it would finally update the HTC U12+ to Android 9 Pie sometime during the second quarter. Thanks to a tweet disseminated today by HTC, we can na...
02:56, 05/11/2019

Huawei: we've been good for Android, all our phones will keep getting updates Fair or not, the new White House administration restrictions on US companies doing business with Huawei all of a sudden took an ominous turn as Google announced it will have to chop access to Android ...
13:56, 05/20/2019

One of the most impressive Android phones of 2019 just leaked Most of the flagship phones set to launch in the first half of the year are already here, save for the OnePlus 7 that comes next week. That means we already have rumors about the flagship phones that ...
03:28, 05/07/2019

Android Q Beta 4 bricks some Pixel phones Some Pixel owners who have installed the Android Q Beta 4 update that was released today are discovering an issue that Google didn't intend to be included with the latest beta version of the next Andr...
19:42, 06/07/2019

Android 10 may reach Pixel phones on September 3rd It's been months since Google started testing Android Q (now Android 10), so where's the finished version? If you believe Canadian carriers, it's right around the corner. Both Rogers ...
09:42, 09/03/2019

Best Android phones in Australia: the top handsets to buy in 2019 UPDATE: The Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and Huawei P30 Pro have both been added to our list of the best Android phones in Australia! Read on to find out where they placed! Apple may have kick-started the...
08:42, 05/01/2019

I’m walking Huawei: here are 4 great Android phones you can buy instead Huawei‘s in a spot of bother. Google has suspended its business operations with the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, meaning Huawei no longer has access to Android and a raft of other Google services....
18:42, 05/20/2019

Pixel 3a and OnePlus 7 are both cheap new Android phones, but one is way better than the other Google unveiled the Pixel 3a series last week during it’s opening I/O 2019 keynote, a phone that had been fully detailed in rumors in leaks for months. Exactly a week later, OnePlus hosted its o...
03:42, 05/16/2019

These 8 Huawei and Honor Phones Will Get Android Q Update First Huawei has swiftly revealed the first batch of smartphones that will be receiving the Android Q update. Huawei and Honor's first batch of phones getting Android Q update include eight smartphones....
11:28, 05/10/2019

Apple supplier AMS surges 20% as it diversifies to Android phones Shares of chipmaker AMS jumped more than 20% Tuesday morning after the Austrian group posted an upbeat outlook for the second quarter, amid rising demand for its 3D optical sensors in Android smartpho...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Over a billion Android phones vulnerable to phishing attack Over a billion Android smartphones, including those from the world's largest manufacturers, are vulnerable to a hugely dangerous cyberattack, researchers have warned.A new report from Check Point...
01:28, 09/05/2019

Nokia and Xiaomi reveal the first phones to get Android Q updates As some of you probably know by now, Google plans to release the next version of Android, which we now know just as Android Q, sometime in August/September. However, the Mountain View company will rel...
02:28, 05/09/2019

Huawei just confirmed some info about its mobile OS, but it would rather use Android on phones We’ve been talking about Huawei’s upcoming new Android-based operating system for a few weeks now, ever since Trump’s ban came into effect. We’ve even seen the Chinese company ...
03:56, 07/13/2019

Best Buy has two Android phones and a couple of extra goodies on sale for $51 overall While most of you may have never heard of two devices called Asus ZenFone Live and LG Fiesta 2, bargain hunters should consider giving them a chance right now at a combined price of $51. Even better, ...
06:14, 05/13/2019

Android Q’s Live Caption will only work on ‘select phones’ At I/O 2019, Google showed off Live Caption, an Android Q feature that captions media on your phone. The feature only works on "select phones."Read More...
17:42, 05/10/2019

Malicious Android apps hijacked phones to click on ads Android users have been warned that certain apps may have hijacked their devices to click on malicious ads.New research from Symantec has shown that cybercriminals are using apps to auto-click on mobi...
23:00, 08/30/2019

Android 10 launches today, and Pixel phones get the day one update The new Android logo. Android 10 is finally finished! The next big Android update, which we've been examining for most of the year as the "Android Q Beta," st...
03:28, 09/04/2019

Samsung just acknowledged that iPhones are more valuable than Android phones Samsung opened up Galaxy Note 10 reservations nearly two weeks ahead of its August 7th announcement event, letting buyers secure an early preorder spot as well as some savings. We’re looking at ...
20:00, 07/26/2019

Huawei: we've been good for Android, our phones will still get app and security updates Fair or not, the new White House administration restrictions on US companies doing business with Huawei all of a sudden took an ominous turn as Google announced it will have to chop access to Android ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Google details Project Mainline: Updating Android modules via Google Play Android Q's Project Mainline, Google's latest attempt to fix Android updates, will deliver code changes to internal OS components directly from Google Play.Read More...
07:28, 05/09/2019

Huawei clarifies Android, SD card support for new and existing phones The West's crusade against Huawei's phone and 5G businesses has had the world talking about a new tech cold war with China, as the company is being used as a pawn in a larger game by the White House a...
15:56, 05/27/2019

HTC halts U11 Android 9.0 Pie update rollout following reports of bricked phones HTC released the Android 9.0 Pie update for the HTC U11 about a week ago but decided to halt the rollout after just two days. Apparently, many HTC U11 users who upgraded to Android 9.0 Pie have had th...
22:28, 06/05/2019

Android phones are finally exciting now that there’s no new iPhone design to steal Apple’s new iPhone 11 series handsets are now almost exactly one month away from being announced. If the huge leak from earlier this week turns out to be accurate — and we have every reaso...
23:42, 08/09/2019

One of the most exciting Android phones of the year was spotted in the wild for the first time The second half of the year will bring us several Android flagships that will look to compete against Apple’s upcoming iPhone 11 series, and some of them leaked already. The Note 10 launches on ...
18:14, 07/24/2019

Huawei launches new Honor phones, doesn't mention Android Huawei launched its new Honor 20 series smartphones in London on Tuesday in a presentation that emphasized the Chinese company's technology but made no reference of a possible rupture with Google....
19:00, 05/21/2019

Android Q may have a life-saving feature exclusive to Pixel phones At Google I/O this year, the company behind Android revealed many new and exciting things coming to the next iteration of the world's most popular mobile OS. These include native support for foldable ...
17:42, 05/13/2019

Nokia just launched two affordable Android phones with triple-lens cameras Nokia at IFA 2019 unveiled five new handsets, including two Android smartphones as well as three feature phones. The Android handsets are easily the most exciting additions to Nokia’s lineup, given th...
17:56, 09/05/2019

A huge list of Samsung Galaxy phones set to be updated to Android 10 just leaked A leak earlier this week claimed that Samsung will soon release Android 10 betas for its 2019 flagships, including the Galaxy S10 series and the Note 10 series. That’s hardly surprising, conside...
01:28, 09/20/2019

Nubia Red Magic 3 Tops AnTuTu's List of Best Android Phones in June AnTuTu has released the June edition of its list of best performing Android phones, and the Nubia Red Magic 3 tops the ranks followed by the Black Shark 2....
11:00, 07/02/2019

Phones with the highest screen refresh rates, and the Android games to match We bet you've never given the refresh rate of your smartphone display a second thought until the OnePlus 7 Pro came about. The up-and-coming phone maker managed to create a thing of contrasts. On one ...
23:00, 06/18/2019

iPhone 11 and Huawei Mate 30 will put 2019 Android flagship phones to shame Apple and Huawei are both set to launch new flagships in the second half of the year, including the iPhone 11 and Huawei Mate 30 that will launch in September, and October, respectively. Huawei might ...
19:00, 05/27/2019

Vulnerability lets text messages steal emails from Android phones Bogus text messages aren't just being used to send you to malicious websites or crash your phone -- in some cases, they can hijack your emails. Check Point Research has discovered a vulnerabilit...
00:28, 09/07/2019

LG, Huawei, Sony and OnePlus phones get the Android Q beta release early, but not Samsung Slow manufacturer updates are the Android issue that doesn't really need an introduction at this point because everyone knows the drill. Google releases new Android Dessert. Anywhere between 3 months ...
21:42, 05/08/2019

Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
20:14, 07/10/2019

Leak reveals one of 2019’s best upcoming Android phones isn’t even as powerful as iPhones from 2 years ago With Apple’s big unveiling of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max set to take place mere days from now, the upcoming new iPhone models are obviously dominating the news cycle rig...
19:14, 09/06/2019

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Compatible Phones: What iOS, Android Mobiles support the game? Harry Potter Wizards Unite is rolling out to Google Play and iTunes right now, but you may be wondering if you can play on your smartphone. Here's a handy list so you know which phones are compatible....
22:28, 06/20/2019

It's time to take Google's Pixel phones more seriously Google got a lot right with the Pixel 3a. It has excellent cameras, reliable performance, respectable battery life and clever software. Best of all, at $400, the Pixel 3a costs half the original price...
21:14, 07/26/2019

Google Stadia may be the first good use for 5G phones  his is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals“Who is 5G for?” is a question a lot of tech writ...
17:28, 05/05/2019

Nearly everything there is to know about Google’s next Pixel phones just leaked Hardcore Android fans absolutely adore Google’s Pixel smartphones… but pretty much no one else buys them. They’re fantastic handsets, don’t get us wrong, but Google simply doe...
16:42, 05/02/2019

Google Stadia will only work with four phones at launch The main draw of the Google Stadia game streaming platform is that it can deliver triple-A gaming experiences, no matter where you are, over the internet with very little lag. 'Gaming on eve...
12:14, 07/09/2019

Huawei Phones Will Lose Some Google Services After U.S. Ban (BEIJING) — Google said Monday its basic services on Huawei smartphones still will function following U.S. sales curbs, but the Chinese tech giant faces the possible loss of other features and s...
18:14, 05/20/2019

Google says services on Huawei phones still will function Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company's services still will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doing business with the Chinese tech giant....
14:28, 05/20/2019

Google Maps' AR walking directions comes to many more phones One of Google's coolest apps, by far, has yet to see the light of day for most users. I'm talking about Maps' live AR walking directions -- now known as Live View -- that shows you via ...
18:14, 08/08/2019

Google Pixel phones can use text-to-speech to talk to 911 for you In the event of an emergency, your first instinct might be to call 911. But in certain situations, you may not be able to speak with an operator. Whether that's because you're injured, in a ...
08:28, 08/02/2019

The Pixel 3a series isn't a one-off; Google has plans for more affordable phones The Pixel 3a series represents Google’s first attempt at producing non-flagship smartphones and, although device sales have only just commenced, the internet giant does already feel pretty confident a...
05:56, 05/08/2019

Best Buy already has a great deal on Google’s brand new Pixel 3a phones For the first time, Google yesterday used its annual I/O developer event to introduce new smartphone hardware in the form of the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL. The names don’t exactly roll off th...
20:14, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 3a: 7 missing features that you would get on more expensive phones The Google Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL are truly a new kind of a budget phone: while others have been making affordable phones that look good, but lack substance, Google did the exact opposite with i...
05:56, 05/08/2019

Google will pay owners of faulty original Pixel phones up to $500 A group of OG Pixel and Pixel XL owners filed a lawsuit against Google back in 2018 accusing the company of knowingly selling devices with faulty microphones. Now, the tech giant has agreed to settle ...
12:56, 05/15/2019

Huawei's new Mate 30 phones to run on open-source version of Android: source Huawei's [HWT.UL] new Mate 30 smartphone range will run on an open-source version of Google's Android operating system, a source familiar with the matter said ahead of a major launch event in Germany ...
17:14, 09/19/2019

Disabling this one Android feature increases the speed of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a phones Created to address fears about smartphone addiction, Google's Digital Wellbeing feature tracks how long a Pixel owner uses his phone and individual apps each day. A timer can be set for each app, limi...
06:14, 05/13/2019

Google debuts “next-generation” Assistant, coming to next Pixel phones Enlarge (credit: Google/Screenshot) Google on Tuesday debuted an updated version of its Google Assistant platform during the keynote of its Google I/O developers conference. The company said it is i...
05:56, 05/08/2019

Does the Pixel 3a spell trouble for future Google flagship phones? One of the key questions to come from the launch of the Google Pixel 3a launch is what this means for the search giant's phone strategy going forward - and a strong hint suggests that it's g...
16:56, 05/09/2019

Google's Pixel phones are being slowed down by their Digital Wellbeing feature App developers and big tech companies alike have responded to growing concerns of smartphone addiction with an array of usage-tracking services that are intended to curb a user’s bad habits.Goo...
05:42, 05/13/2019

Google launches its cheaper Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones with flagship cameras Google today launched its much-awaited mid-range Pixel phones – the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL – at its developer conference Google IO. The Pixel 3a is priced at $399 / Rs 39,999 and the Pixel 3a XL...
20:56, 05/07/2019

AI-driven Google Duplex still relies on humans manning the phones Google Duplex – the AI-powered service that can call restaurants to place a booking on your behalf – remains heavily reliant on human beings.The free service from Google is available to ...
14:00, 05/23/2019

All Google hardware including Pixel phones will soon use recycled materials Many of the major tech companies are racing to go green these days, implementing a variety of initiatives from more sustainable manufacturing practices to more eco-friendly overall operations and even...
03:56, 08/06/2019

Pixel 3a XL review: Google's triumphant return to affordable phones From the moment Google's Pixel 3 and 3 XL went on sale, us reviewers were largely in agreement: The phones' software was far more impressive than the hardware. Fair enough; Google is still p...
01:42, 05/08/2019

Samsung’s Note 10 and Even Bigger Note 10 Plus Are Here. Are They the Giant Android Phones for You? Samsung surprised no one at its annual Unpacked event on Wednesday, revealing the stylus-equipped Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and larger Galaxy Note 10 Plus Android smartphones after weeks of rumors and le...
00:42, 08/08/2019

238 Google Play apps with >440 million installs made phones nearly unusable Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto | Getty Images) If the prevalence of abusive Google Play apps has left you numb, this latest report is for you. Carefully concealed adware installed in Google-approved apps...
21:42, 06/04/2019

Google says services on Huawei phones still will function amid Trump restrictions Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company’s basic services will work on them following new U.S. restrictions.        ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

To avoid ugly Pixel phones, Google has three design teams: rumor The Google Pixel 3 XLThe Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL certainly aren’t for everyone. The former sports large bezels above and below the display which make it look slightly dated, while the latter swi...
20:14, 05/02/2019

With the Pixel 4 nearing release, Google just confirmed it can’t sell expensive phones We’ve seen it over and over with the Pixel series: Google can’t sell the flagship, at least not at that price. The original Pixel suffered from severe stock shortages. The Pixel 2 didn&rsq...
15:28, 07/26/2019

New Google Maps feature demoed last year rolls out to Pixel phones Owners of Pixel phones rejoice, as Google has just announced an important new feature that's been in testing for about a year, AR navigation is now rolling out to these specific devices. Earlier this ...
04:28, 05/09/2019

Google Assistant is getting 10 times faster, coming to Pixel phones ‘later this year’ Google Assistant is getting new personalized features and the ability to operate 10 times faster, company executives announced today at I/O.Read More...
21:56, 05/07/2019

Google Maps’ easy-to-follow AR walking navigation feature is rolling out to more phones Back in February, Google announced that it’s testing an augmented reality (AR) feature in its Maps app for a limited number of users. Now, the search giant said today it’s rolling out this function, o...
17:56, 08/08/2019

Google just released Android 10 As expected, Google rolled out Android 10 on Tuesday for all Pixel devices. The release date wasn’t shared ahead of time, but Canadian mobile carrier Rogers let the secret slip by including the ...
09:56, 09/04/2019

Here's Everything New About Android at Google I/O 2019 (So Far...) Android is the world’s most popular OS, but it’s not just for phones or tablets. That’s because changes to Google’s flagship operating also impacts other platforms like Android Auto and Android TV too...
22:00, 05/07/2019

These Are All the New Google Camera Changes in Android Q The final Android Q beta—Android Q Beta 6—is now available for developers and enthusiasts to play with. This build gives us a near-complete picture of what the public release for Android Q will be lik...
21:56, 08/08/2019

Android Q: everything you need to know about Google's update New Android version out in public beta with smarter AI, more privacy and dark mode Google took the wraps off the next version of Android 10 Q at its IO developer conference in California this week, in...
08:56, 05/10/2019

Google releases Android 10 Android 10 is now available, assuming you have a phone that already supports Google’s latest version of its mobile operating system. For now, that’s mostly Google’s own Pixel phone...
05:00, 09/04/2019

We still don't know if future Huawei phones will run Android, and neither does Huawei After preparing for the worst possible outcome of the US-China trade war by accelerating the development of the company's in-house Android replacement, Huawei's head honchos breathed a sigh of relief ...
18:42, 07/02/2019

Android 10? Google is trying to grow up and it's really, really hard Suddenly, the next version of Android won't be named after a dessert. Is this just one more step toward Google trying to act -- or even be -- mature?...
16:56, 08/25/2019

Google allows Huawei to keep using Android until August After U.S. officials gave a 90-day reprieve to Huawei, Google said Tuesday it will suspend a plan to quit providing its Android operating system to the Chinese smartphone maker....
16:42, 05/21/2019

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particul...
19:28, 05/23/2019

Google's Huawei Android restrictions: what does it mean for you? The news that Google has blocked Huawei’s future access to Android updates - for both apps and timely security updates - not only casts the Chinese smartphone manufacturer’s future busin...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Google finally doing gestures "the right way" with Android Q! You know what they say — modern problems require modern solutions. One such problem was created once phone manufacturers began to shrink phone bezels more and more and extending the screens all the wa...
21:42, 05/08/2019

Google Reveals the Dessert Name Android Q Was Most Likely to Have Google's VP of Engineering for Android finally revealed that Android Q would have been called Queen Cake, if it hadn't dropped the dessert naming convention....
07:56, 08/31/2019

Google’s Android fragmentation fix still isn’t working at all Google I/O 2019 is now underway, and the show this year opened the same way it does every year. CEO Sundar Pichai and other Google executives took the stage to deliver a keynote presentation that sets...
18:42, 05/08/2019

Android 10 released: everything you need to know about Google's update Big update adds gestures, dark theme, smart replies, emoji, privacy and parental controls Google has released its big new update to Android 10, and for the first time it is available for more than jus...
14:14, 09/04/2019

Why You Need the 'Google Go' App on Your Older Android Device Despite being associated with some of the biggest technologies and most popular devices currently available, Google also develops products and services for places with limited infrastructure and resou...
00:28, 08/22/2019

Google is bringing Electronic IDs to Android Google is bringing Electronic IDs to Android so that your driver's license and your passport are accessible on your phone, even when the battery is dead.Read More...
04:28, 05/10/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 3 Google today launched Android Q Beta 3 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
21:56, 05/07/2019

Google Chrome is getting a seriously useful new feature on Android Opening a ton of tabs in Chrome, even the mobile version, is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The current card-style interface of the Chrome app is alright when you have only a few...
15:56, 05/27/2019

Google Go launches globally on Android Google has launched Google Go globally in the Google Play Store. The lightweight search app is available for all Android 5.0/5.1 Lollipop devices and up.Read More...
00:28, 08/21/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro May Get Android 10 on the Same Day as Google: Report OnePlus could launch Android 10 update to some of its devices on the same day that Google pushes the update for its Pixel lineup. Google is expected to release Android 10 on September 3....
15:29, 08/29/2019

Android users can log into some Google services using their fingerprint In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerprint sensor or PIN lock code, instead of a password,...
00:00, 08/13/2019

Huawei to support its devices after Google Android bar Huawei will support its smartphones and tablets by providing security updates and services, it said, after Google barred it from updates to the Android operating system....
16:56, 05/20/2019

Google's iPhone-like gestures will become mandatory in Android Q The iPhone X's gesture navigation systemAndroid’s classic 3-button navigation system has served users well since it was introduced with version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich way back in October of 2011. But ...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Google releases the 6th and final beta for Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) We are quickly approaching launch day for Android Q, Google's 29th release of Android. At some point in the near future we...
22:42, 08/07/2019

What to expect from Google I/O 2019: Android Q, Pixel 3a/3a XL, more Google I/O 2019, the annual developer-centric summit for all things Android and Google, is just a few days' away. The event will kick off on May 7 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif...
16:28, 05/03/2019

It’s 2019 and Google still can’t keep malware out of its Android app store Google appears to have a problem with stopping malicious apps from sneaking into the Play Store. In what appears to yet another case of malware disguised as a legitimate app, security researchers from...
17:42, 07/16/2019

You Can Now Sign Into Your Google Account on iOS Using an Android Phone Google has been on a quest to kill the password, so in its latest efforts to further that agenda, the tech giant has now made it possible to log into your Google account on iOS devices by using an And...
16:56, 06/13/2019

Google unveils new design for Android Auto Android Auto now supports more than 500 car models from 50 different brands, Google said Monday, unveiling new design features like a darker color palette that should improve visibility....
00:28, 05/07/2019

The best Android tablets in 2019: The best slates with Google's OS Looking for a tablet and thinking about an Android device? Well, there are other options out there with Windows 10, such as the Surface Pro 4 - but tablets running Android remain the main rival to the...
07:56, 05/15/2019

Android Q: All the new features and functionalities announced at Google I/O '19 Android Q has been sort official for nearly two months now, arriving as a developer beta in mid-March. Although this initial release revealed many of the features that will be the cornerstone of Andro...
05:56, 05/08/2019

PSA: Your Android phone is now a security key for signing in to Google on iOS Google has announced that it’s now possible to log into your Google accounts from your iPhones and iPads using your Android phone as a hardware authentication key. The development comes almost more th...
13:14, 06/13/2019

Can Huawei's HarmonyOS rival Google's Android? The Chinese tech giant Huawei has unveiled a new operating system, HarmonyOS, which the company hopes will become an alternative to Android. But convincing customers to opt for the new platform may pr...
12:00, 08/13/2019

Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices Who said that Apple- and Google-powered devices can't work in harmony? Not Google. It's taking advantage of its recently added security key functionality to use your Android phone as verif...
00:28, 06/13/2019

Android users can pay in cash on Google Play A few years ago, Google added carrier billing to the Play Store to make paid apps and in-app payments more accessible, even in emerging markets. Now, the tech giant is making it even easier for users ...
10:56, 05/09/2019

Who Needs Google's Android? Huawei Trademarks Its Own Smartphone OS Huawei is pinning its hopes on a self-designed operating system to replace Google’s Android following a U.S. blacklisting. The question is: Can it succeed where others have failed?...
13:42, 05/24/2019

Google starts rolling out new version of Android Google has started rolling out the newest version of its mobile operating system, with its own line of Pixel smartphones the first to receive the update....
17:00, 09/04/2019

Google just took a strange step towards replacing Android with something better Android might be one of the two most important mobile operating systems right now, and the biggest one by market share, but it certainly won’t be around forever. That’s why Google is alrea...
17:14, 07/01/2019

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up.Read More...
18:42, 06/12/2019

Google just fixed one of Android’s biggest problems Backing up data on a smartphone shouldn’t be a chore, regardless of operating systems, and you should perform regular backups to protect yourself against accidents. Just because a phone is lost,...
02:00, 09/15/2019

What do you lose when your Android phone is not supported by Google? A lot... Huawei has been in some hot waters lately. The company has been added to the dreaded US entity list and, as a result, all USA-based businesses are forbidden to work with it. So, Google pulled out, say...
18:14, 06/17/2019

Google takes another feature from Apple for Android Q We already know that the new gesture system in Android Q is going to copy from iOS with a swipe up from the bottom of the screen taking you home. Swiping from the left or right edge will take you back...
02:28, 05/09/2019

The Morning After: Google delivers a new look for Android Auto Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. July is almost over. So after you double-check your UltraViolet account, it's time to look over quarterly results from Apple and Samsung to find out what�...
18:56, 07/31/2019

Google Assistant can now take over screens of Android devices when you’re not using them Google is looking to make its virtual Assistant available on more and more devices, turning them in smart home gadgets that can be used to control home appliances, security systems, or deliver informa...
07:42, 09/06/2019

Google cuts off Huawei’s access to key Android services Google yanked Huawei’s access to some of its key Android services, dealing a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker as it’s caught in an escalating trade war between the US and China. The California-bas...
23:42, 05/20/2019

Google to allow rivals to bid for place among default Android options Alphabet's Google will allow rivals to buy the chance of winning default search engine status on new Android devices in Europe, the U.S. company said on Friday in its latest proposal to ward off fres...
16:28, 08/02/2019

Google improved Android Auto by making it act more like your phone Every year, Android gets a chance to reinvent itself on smartphones with new features and new design flourishes. The same can't be said of Android Auto, Google's phone-powered in-car interfa...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Google Maps just got a great new feature – but only on iPhone, not Android A few days ago, Google brought one of the features that was missing from the desktop Google Maps experience to the mobile versions of the app. That’s Street View support, which can now easily be...
00:42, 09/05/2019

Try These Waze-Specific Google Assistant Commands on Android Since Google acquired Waze back in 2013, the company has been slowly adding Waze features into Google Maps, including Waze’s traffic reporting functions and real-time speed limits....
00:14, 06/11/2019

Google I/O 2019 Preview: So Much Bigger Than Android on Your Phone Alongside search, Android is one of the core pillars of Google’s success. It’s found on over a billion devices, and it’s often the first place to find new products like Google Assistant, AI-powered im...
16:56, 05/06/2019

Google starts rolling out redesigned Android Auto Google today started rolling out a redesigned Android Auto. If your car supports Android Auto, you’ll start to see the new design “over the next few weeks.” In March 2015, Google lau...
04:28, 07/31/2019

Google Lens gets new filters for Android and iOS devices this week Google announced early this month that its Lens app will receive important improvements in the coming weeks. Some of these improvements will go out to Android and iOS users this week and involves Lens...
05:56, 05/29/2019

Google’s Sound Amplifier pumps up more Android devices Google's Sound Amplifier, an accessibility app for Android that boosts the clarity and volume of sounds, is now compatible with more devices.Read More...
19:28, 07/24/2019

Google ditches dessert names starting with Android 10 Google has refreshed the Android logo to be more "accessible" and "inclusive" and adopted version numbers for releases starting with Android 10.Read More...
21:14, 08/22/2019

How to install the Android Q Beta on a Google Pixel right now (and how to remove it later) Better privacy and accessibility, improved Digital Wellbeing, and Dark Mode – these are just some of the new features coming with Android Q later this year. And if you're like us, you're probably eage...
05:56, 05/08/2019

Sound Amplifier by Google Now Works With Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Above Google's Sound Amplifier app will now be available for a wider audience as people who have smartphones running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above will be able to download and use it. ...
13:56, 07/25/2019

Qualcomm and Google add 5G support to Android Q developer APIs 5G networks are about to bring blazing fast speeds to buyers of new Android devices, and Android Q will enable apps to take advantage of that performance.Read More...
21:56, 05/07/2019

Google severs Huawei access to Android software The move means new Huawei smartphones won't be able to access many popular apps. The embattled Chinese company is under immense US pressure over its alleged government ties....
09:14, 05/20/2019

Google 'Play Pass' is a $5 monthly Android app subscription Google is testing a service called Play Pass that would offer users "hundreds of premium apps and games" for a monthly fee, according to Android Police. The idea of the offering cropped up last year o...
09:42, 08/01/2019

India investigates Google for suspected Android abuse India’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether Alphabet Inc.’s Google used its Android platform to block rivals, New Delhi’s latest move to try to tamp down American tech behemoths....
19:14, 05/13/2019

Google takes control of bringing next-gen texting to Android Google's rollout of RCS chat to Android devices has been slow, and you can blame that partly on the carriers. As the next-gen texting format usually depends on networks adding support one at a t...
00:14, 06/18/2019

Best Android smartwatch: what to wear on your wrist if you have a Google phone If you've got an Android phone and you're on the hunt for a smartwatch, you're in the right place. Below we've ranked all the greatest pieces of techy wristwear that will connect t...
23:14, 06/20/2019

Google is bringing a data-saving feature to Android TVs Google said on Tuesday it is bringing a set of new features to Android TVs to improve the experience of users who rely on mobile hotspots to connect their giant devices to the internet. The features,...
00:14, 09/18/2019

Google pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding inside.The adware, called AndroidOS_Hidenad.HRXH, was...
09:00, 08/17/2019

Google Maps AR Navigation comes to iPhones and Android devices Google Maps AR, in action. [credit: The Wall Street Journal ] Google Maps is finally rol...
21:56, 08/08/2019

With Android Q, Google is pushing for more elegant, standardized gestures At last year's developer conference, Google gave us our first taste of Android Pie's gesture-based navigation system. It was, uh, pretty rough: the classic, three-button navigation scheme wa...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Google will roll out ambiguously gendered emoji to Android Q The variety of emoji has skyrocketed from 176 since the initial release of the symbols back in 1999, to more than 3,000 today. During that time they've steadily become more inclusive, expanding t...
18:14, 05/09/2019

India is going forward with an antitrust case against Google’s Android Google has lost a number of antitrust cases in recent years, which netted the tech company three record-setting fines in Europe. The European Commission looked at Google’s Search, Android, and o...
07:42, 05/11/2019

After Europe, Google under fire for ‘Android dominance’ in India After facing billion dollar fines in the EU for abusing its dominance to favor its own services, the internet giant has now been caught in the cross hairs of Indian antitrust watchdog. The Competition...
11:42, 07/01/2019

Huawei Unveils HarmonyOS to Rival Google's Android Huawei unveiled its own operating system HarmonyOS on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Android systems amid escalating US-China trade tensions....
17:14, 08/09/2019

This is how Google plans to curb permission begging on Android Apps with excessive permissions requests are nothing new on Android, and Google has been trying to alleviate the issue by changing its policies numerous times over the years. These efforts have had va...
23:28, 06/27/2019

Google releases Android 10: The top 8 ways your phone will improve Google releases Android 10. This update brings dark mode, better privacy, live captions, gender inclusive emoji. Pixels get update first.       ...
23:56, 09/03/2019

Google suspends Huawei's Android support (updated) Huawei was already facing serious trouble following the Trump administration's de facto ban, but it might get considerably worse. Reuters sources claim Google has suspended transactions with Huaw...
23:42, 05/19/2019

Google Duo's Group Video Calling Now Available Globally on Android, iOS Google Duo has brought the Data Saving mode that comes as a replacement of the earlier Limit mobile data usage option. Google Duo's group video calling feature is also rolling out globally, with......
17:42, 05/24/2019

Google's Android app-shrinking tool rolls out to all developers Google introduced the Android App Bundle last year, a publishing format designed to shrink the size of app installs. It's now out of beta and available to all developers, which means all apps now...
18:14, 05/09/2019

Google's Now Letting Users Pay for Android Apps With Cash While credit cards are rampant in the United States, it’s not necessarily the case in other countries where cash is still king. At this year’s Google I/O developer conference, the tech giant announced...
18:28, 05/09/2019

Google just removed the Huawei P30 Pro & Mate X from Android's website Just days after it removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from the list of Android Q Beta devices, Google has updated the official Android website (via 9To5Google) to no longer include the Huawei P30 Pro or t...
13:42, 05/24/2019

Google says Huawei's Android replacement could be dangerous to U.S. national security Looking for some U.S. company to defend it against the Trump administration, Huawei has found an ally in Google. The Financial Times reports that Google has complained to the White House that keeping ...
19:42, 06/07/2019

Report: Google argues the Huawei ban would hurt its Android monopoly Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Trump Administration would probably describe its Huawei export ban as move that improves national security by keeping China's pet telecom company out o...
23:28, 06/07/2019

Google severs Huawei access to Android software: report Google has withdrawn Huawei's Android license, according to reports. The embattled Chinese company is under immense US pressure over its alleged government ties....
02:00, 05/20/2019

One of the best Google Maps features ever is finally live on Android and iPhone Google regularly updates its navigation app with new features while testing other novelties with the help of beta releases, and Google Maps keep getting better as a result. But Google is also somewhat...
21:56, 08/08/2019

Google is using the Play Store to speed up Android security updates Google is planning to push out some security updates directly through its Play Store, a feature that will be part of Android Q. As The Verge reports, Google is calling this "Project Mainline," with th...
01:42, 05/08/2019

Google to allow rival search engines to compete on Android - at a price Alphabet Inc's Google will allow rivals to compete to be the default search engines on new Android devices in Europe, but they will have to pay for the privilege....
05:42, 08/03/2019

Google is making it easier to build Android apps on a Chromebook At I/O last year, Google announced it was adding Linux support to Chrome OS, a move that made it a lot easier for web and Android developers to use Chromebooks. One year later, the company says that m...
01:42, 05/08/2019

Hate Android Q's new gesture navigation? Tough, says Google, it's for your own good When the final beta of Android Q arrived earlier this week, it came with one major change: updated gesture navigation. This didn't go down too well with many members of the Android community, but...
15:42, 08/09/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 6, official release ‘just a few weeks away’ Google today launched Android Q Beta 6 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
20:14, 08/07/2019

Report Claims Google Could Be Pulling Huawei's Android License Google has halted some of its business operations with Huawei, Reuters reported Sunday, in what would be a devasting hit to the Chinese telecommunications company.Read more......
00:00, 05/20/2019

Latest Google Chrome version for Android has two great improvements The Google Chrome browser for Android is getting an update to version 75 (75.0.3770.67), which includes a password manager. The latter, according to Google, will help create "strong and unique" passw...
04:56, 06/11/2019

Google Says Android Users Prefer Three-Button Navigation Over Gestures Google details in its post that 'users viewed the Android Q model as more one-handed and reachable, although buttons were still viewed as more ergonomic for more users.'...
17:14, 08/09/2019

Google pulls back the curtain on all the features and improvements of Android Q An hour into its keynote address at Google I/O 2019 on Tuesday, Google finally dove into Android Q — the next big update for the company’s mobile operating system. The developer beta for A...
21:42, 05/07/2019

Google Calendar update adds Dark Mode on Android Google has just announced that the long-awaited dark mode is now rolling out on Android for two of its apps: Calendar and Keep. Ahead of Android Q's release, Google has decided to bring dark mode to m...
21:14, 05/20/2019

Google confirms that advanced backdoor came preinstalled on Android devices (credit: Alexandre Dulaunoy / Flickr) Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the factories of manufacturers, Google researchers confir...
00:56, 06/07/2019

Google Restricts Huawei’s Access to Android After Trump Order The move could hamstring the Chinese tech giant if it prevents the firm’s customers from getting the latest versions of services such as Maps and Gmail....
14:42, 05/20/2019

Preview of Firefox's new Android browser available in Google Play Store Mozilla announced today that the new Firefox browser for Android, once code-named "Fenix," is now available from the Google Play Store under the title "Firefox Preview." The new browser is driven by M...
03:42, 06/28/2019

Gmail on Android gets Google Tasks integration in the latest update Google Tasks has been around for years, though it was largely neglected and forgotten by both its creators and users alike. This, however, changed last year, when Google realized that it needs an up-t...
17:42, 05/13/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 4 with final APIs and official SDK Google today launched Android Q Beta 4 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
02:28, 06/06/2019

Google Gallery Go is a lightweight, offline Android photo manager Google Photos is a great way to organize and store your photos, but it's a bit on the beefy side, taking up space and needing constant access to the cloud. So it's not ideal for people with ...
17:28, 07/24/2019

Google confirms Search results are broken for ‘some’ Android users No, you’re not the only one: a bunch of Android users are complaining they’re unable to load Google Search results in full on their phones. Numerous reports claim Search result pages aren’t completely...
23:00, 07/24/2019

Google pulls Android app with 100 million users after it spread malware CamScanner, a popular app used to scan PDF documents, was reportedly spreading malware. The app has been around since 2010, and it's been downloaded more than 100 million times. As the Russian an...
21:28, 08/28/2019

Hardcore Android fans reveal all the iOS 13 features they wish Google would copy Apple surprised us all when it released iOS 13 beta 3 on Tuesday, just over one week after releasing the second developer beta and the first public beta of its new mobile platform. Well, if we’r...
15:00, 07/03/2019

Huawei needs Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 10 like fish need water The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people may have foreseen it, given the ZTE practice run fr...
01:42, 05/24/2019

Google's bug bounty program now covers all popular Android apps There have been several instances of malware discovered in apps on the Google Play Store recently, and now Google is enlisting further help from the public in beefing up the security of the apps it di...
22:42, 08/29/2019

Google's next-gen Glass eyewear lasts longer and runs on Android The third generation of Google Glass has arrived for tech-savvy workers. Google has introduced Glass Enterprise Edition 2 eyewear that largely sticks to the familiar formula on the outside, but should...
19:14, 05/20/2019

Android's new Fast Share is Google's answer to Apple AirDrop Earlier this year, Google revealed that its next mobile OS release – Android Q – would be losing support for Android Beam, the closest thing the iOS competitor has to Apple’s AirD...
09:00, 07/01/2019

How to Access Google Maps' New Street View Layer in Android Google is slowly closing the feature gap between Google Maps’ mobile and desktop versions, and a recent update finally made it as easy to play around with Street View on the Android app as it is on a ...
09:28, 09/05/2019

Android 'Fast Share' is Google's answer to Apple's AirDrop Android Beam was Google's attempt at delivering a seamless local sharing feature on Android devices, in the vein of Apple's AirDrop. Introduced in 2011, Android Beam is an NFC-based system that allows...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Google Photos just got an awesome feature that makes it a must-have Android and iPhone app Google Photos is easily one of the best apps you could have installed on your phone, especially if it’s an Android device, and especially a specific type of Android that comes with unlimited sto...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Google bans one of the biggest Android app developers from the Play Store On the heels of the revelation last week, via a BuzzFeed analysis, that several of the most-downloaded apps from the Google Play Store may have been caught sharing data they collect with the Chinese g...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Google’s pitch to Android devs: Assistant can drive app engagement Google is telling Android developers that connecting with Google Assistant can spur more engagement, though there's no evidence to demonstrate that yet.Read More...
22:56, 05/14/2019

Google Pauses Android Q Beta 5 Rollout Shortly After Its Debut Android Q Beta 5 was released on Wednesday for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, and Pixel 3 XL as well as the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL....
10:14, 07/11/2019

Huawei’s Mate 30 Pro doesn’t have Google’s app store, but Android is still its future The Mate 30 phones might be powered by EMUI 10 based on Android 10, but they’re not running Google’s version of Android. You won’t find the Play Store, Gmail, Google Maps, or Google Search, and that m...
01:28, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Google to allow rivals to bid for place among default Android options Alphabet's Google will allow rivals to buy the chance of winning default search engine status on new Android devices in Europe, the U.S. company said on Friday in its latest proposal to ward off fresh...
16:00, 08/02/2019

Google Go, a Lightweight Search App, Expands Worldwide for Android Users After a successful testing in India and other emerging markets, Google has made the lighter version of its Search engine -- Google Go -- available for Android users worldwide where patchy networks are...
10:56, 08/21/2019

Google brings back the Android data that you were waiting months for Not since late October of last year has the Android distribution dashboard been active. This is the page that showed the latest breakdown of Android builds based on devices that entered the Google Pla...
05:56, 05/08/2019

How to change the Google Maps voice on an Android phone or iPhone Nick Bastone / Business Insider You can change the Google Maps voice that gives you directions by changing its language. On an Android phone, you can change your Google Maps voice in the app or in y...
23:56, 09/17/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 5 with gestural navigation updates Google today launched Android Q Beta 5 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
19:28, 07/10/2019

Google's potential Android replacement, Fuchsia, now has a developer site After having a hand in the disappearance of mobile operating systems like Symbian and BlackBerry, Google wants to insure that even if Android is someday way past its prime, it has another OS waiting i...
08:00, 06/30/2019

Google is testing a subscription for premium Android apps and games It seems like Google is looking to ramp up its effort to increase Play Store revenue. As per Android Police’s report published today, the company is testing a monthly subscription service called ‘Play...
08:28, 08/01/2019

Google cuts Huawei's Android access to app and security updates Update: While future Huawei smartphone plans are in doubt following the restrictions, Google has promised to continue offering security and app updates through its Play Store for existing handsets. Mo...
11:28, 05/20/2019

Android Creator Concealed Google Payments From Wife, Lawsuit Alleges Rubin's estranged wife Rie Hirabaru Rubin alleged that he and a former attorney conspired to convince her to sign a premarital agreement a few days before they were married....
00:28, 07/04/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixel 3a, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub        ...
16:42, 05/08/2019

Google opens Android infotainment system to third-party media apps Now that Google has a full-fledged car infotainment platform in Android Automotive, it's opening the door to apps built for that platform. As of Google I/O, developers will have the power to cre...
19:42, 05/01/2019

Google fixed the Android Q beta bootloop issue, so it’s safe to install again Google a few days ago released the fourth Android Q beta version to testers, but Pixel users quickly discovered a bug that essentially bricked the phone, forcing it into a boot loop. The only fixes av...
19:28, 06/12/2019

Google One now backs up texts, ‘original quality’ photos, and videos on Android Google One subscribers can now take advantage of an enhanced Android backup service that copies videos, 'original quality photos,' and MMS to the cloud.Read More...
21:14, 09/12/2019

Google Assistant launch gesture officially arrives on Android Q beta From the very start, Google intended to fine-tune the gesture-based navigation system it introduced with Android Pie in an effort to make poking around phones with edge-to-edge screens feel a lot more...
05:28, 07/11/2019

Google’s ‘Sound Amplifier’ Android app helps you hear better in noisy areas There are millions of people with varying degrees of hearing loss throughout the world, but modern technology means we have some tools to tackle this problem with the very devices in our pockets. Case...
05:00, 07/25/2019

Former Google exec, Android co-founder accused of having a "sex ring" in sensational complaint Former Google exec paid $90 million for exit, despite harassment complaints. Ex-wife's divorce complaint is a stunner, even for Silicon Valley.       ...
02:00, 07/03/2019

Huawei Mate 20 Pro makes a comeback on Google's Android Q beta program When Google officially announced the Android Q beta program at Google IO 2019 in early May, it revealed 21 handsets that were part of the beta program. One of those handsets was Huawei's Mat...
09:28, 05/31/2019

Google will force Android apps to show the odds of getting loot box items Google has made some major alterations to its Play Store policies that tighten rules surrounding sexual content, hate speech and loot boxes. Android Police has spotted the changes, noting that they we...
14:28, 05/30/2019

Google is finally ready to talk openly about the mysterious new OS that might replace Android We’ve been talking for a few years about Google’s mysterious operating system meant to replace Android, Chrome, and whatever Android-derived operating systems Google has running on its sma...
15:14, 05/10/2019

Huawei and Honor flagships to receive Android Q updates soon after Google's Pixels Huawei is clearly one of the largest smartphone vendors in the world, but the Chinese company isn't known for delivering quick Android OS updates. However, Huawei is determined to change that starting...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated with a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a password manager that creates "strong and unique" pas...
03:28, 06/16/2019

China's Huawei awaits U.S. Commerce nod on resuming usage of Google Android China's Huawei said on Monday it is awaiting guidance from the U.S. Department of Commerce on whether it can resume using Google's Android mobile operating system on upcoming smartphones....
04:42, 07/02/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixels, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub        ...
22:42, 05/07/2019

Google Enables Auto-Delete Feature for Location History on Android, iOS Google's My Activity section has included the anticipated auto-delete feature to let users remove location history and activity data using an Android or iOS device....
13:42, 06/27/2019

Mate 30 Pro will run Google’s Android at launch, unless the ban forces Huawei to resort to plan B Huawei is widely expected to launch its Mate 30 series this fall, with some rumors saying the press conference may come as soon as September 19th. The phone will run Android right out of the box, and ...
20:00, 08/22/2019

A new Google Play Store feature could save storage on your Android phone If you like to download and try out more apps and games on your Android phone than you actually end up using, you might find the handset quickly filling up with icons you never click – but it l...
11:56, 05/13/2019

How OnePlus 7 Pro Owners Can Get Google's August Android Security Update Early Most of the time, Google’s Pixel devices are first in line to get the latest operating system updates big and small. However, owners of the OnePlus 7 Pro got a chance to beat Google to the punch this ...
04:00, 08/02/2019

Google Stops Sharing Some Android Phone Data With Telecom Operators Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with the matter told Reuters....
21:56, 08/19/2019

Google to allow Android users in Europe choose default search engine Google will let Android device users in Europe choose their default search engine from four options, including Google search, the U.S. company said, as it tries to quash EU antitrust concerns and stav...
11:42, 08/02/2019

Google will charge rivals to be the default search engine on Android in Europe Google last year received its biggest multi-billion in Europe so far, a $5 billion antitrust penalty for abusing its mobile dominance in the region. Specifically, the EU fined Google for tying its Chr...
15:14, 08/02/2019

Google confirms “Play Pass” subscription service for Android apps The Google Play Pass Promo. [credit: Android Police ] Google is testing a new "Play Pass...
22:28, 08/02/2019

Google deals Huawei major blow by cutting Android licence Google has dealt a major blow to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei by blocking the firm from using critical apps and services like Gmail and YouTube on its range of smartphones, according to rep...
03:42, 05/20/2019

Report: Google breaks up with Huawei, blocking it from Android apps and services In a surprise bit of weekend news that could have major implications on the smartphone market, Reuters reports that “Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, s...
04:14, 05/20/2019

Google’s Huawei restrictions are a wake-up call for all Android phone makers Google will stop supporting future Huawei devices in response to a U.S. trade ban. But this should serve as a wake-up call for all Android phone makers.Read More...
12:56, 05/20/2019

Google Maps AR navigation launches in beta for compatible iOS and Android devices Live View, an AR-powered navigation tool in Google Maps, will launch on compatible Android and iOS devices in the coming weeks, Google announced.Read More...
16:14, 08/08/2019

Google's I/O keynote livestream: New Pixels? New Android? Cloud gaming? Watch here! What will the next major release of Android be all about? Are we going to get the "lite" versions of the Pixel 3 phones that we've been hearing so many rumors about? Will the Google Assistant creep us...
05:56, 05/08/2019

Google Fit App Gains Improved Sleep Insights, Dark Theme on Android, iOS Google Fit now tracks users' sleep patterns from applications that share their data, thus, giving them a better sense of increasing or cutting their sleeping hours....
05:28, 08/06/2019

Google explains how it created dark theme on three apps and Android Auto A post put up today on the Google Design website shares how Google developed dark themes for three separate apps and Android Auto. The apps include Photos, Calendar, and News. Just in case you don't k...
01:14, 06/29/2019

Android Auto Interface Revamped by Google to Include Dark Mode Google is rolling out a redesign for its driver assisting mobile app -- Android Auto -- with a default dark mode, colourful accents, and readable fonts....
15:28, 05/07/2019

Tech Stocks Sink After Google Cuts Huawei Off Android Support Selling was especially heavy among semiconductor stocks, as investors grappled with the prospect that the administration order cuts off the flow of crucial microchips to Huawei, a major customer....
18:42, 05/20/2019

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Android....
17:56, 06/28/2019

Google’s Android Auto update makes launching and using apps safer Until recently, infotainment systems were sort-of-useful at best or plagued with horrendous interfaces at their worst. The introduction of Android Auto and CarPlay got automakers to finally start thin...
20:56, 07/30/2019

Exclusive: Google appears to have leveraged Android dominance - India watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its Android mobile operating system, Indian officials fo...
14:56, 06/28/2019

Huawei just unveiled HarmonyOS, which sounds a lot like the OS Google is building to replace Android We’ve been talking about Huawei’s Android alternative for quite a while now, and the Chinese company has finally unveiled it. It’s called HongmengOS in China, which translates to Har...
14:14, 08/09/2019

Huawei Not Losing Access to Android Updates, Google Apps After Trump U-Turn With US President Donald Trump providing reprieve to Huawei, Google can now work with it and continue to sell its Android license to the smartphone maker....
12:00, 07/01/2019

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated and includes a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a password manager that creates "strong and unique" pas...
00:14, 06/16/2019

Huawei unveils smartphone OS to rival Google’s Android amid worldwide mistrust Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google’s Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to insulate itself against U.S. sanctions....
00:00, 08/10/2019

Huawei launches new operating system, says it can 'immediately' switch from Google Android if needed Huawei has launched its own operating system — the HongmengOS, known in English as the HarmonyOS, the CEO of the Chinese tech giant's consumer division, Richard Yu, said Friday....
10:42, 08/09/2019

Google’s huge Android Q privacy push means nothing to hundreds of millions of users Privacy is finally starting to feel like a priority for Google, and you only need to look at the company’s Android Q presentation from this year’s I/O event to realize that Google is going...
00:14, 05/08/2019

The iPhone-Hacking Sites Google Found Apparently Went After Android and Windows Users Too Those hackers Google’s researchers sussed out earlier this week apparently went after more than just iPhone users. Microsoft’s operating system along with Google’s own were also targeted, according to...
02:00, 09/02/2019

Samsung has renewed its Android license deal with Google citing 'stable collaboration' Despite Google's run-ins with the European Union laws regarding its Mobile Application Distribution Agreements (MADA) with phone makers, Samsung has taken the recent plunge to sign precisely that with...
19:28, 05/23/2019

Google just dealt a huge blow to Huawei, reportedly cutting it off from Android updates It was only about two months ago that Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer products division, was telling a German newspaper that the beleaguered Chinese smartphone brand had been prepping a...
02:14, 05/20/2019

Google made a change in Android 9 to improve battery life; now some app developers are steamed Several developers have posted complaints on Google's issue tracker website for Android (via Android Police). The problem is that starting with Android 9 Pie, Google has limited the number of times an...
02:42, 05/28/2019

Google stops sending Android cell signal data over privacy concerns Google's increased focus on privacy led it to quietly drop a service for carriers. Reuters sources have learned the tech giant shut down Mobile Network Insights, a feature that gave providers ma...
16:14, 08/19/2019

Google asks Android developers to categorize apps based on content and target age Google is asking Android developers for help correctly categorizing apps based on their target age group, partly to keep kids from using innapropriate apps.Read More...
23:42, 05/29/2019

Google Assistant's Ambient Mode turns Android devices into smart displays Google wants to put your device to work even when it's charging or resting on a living room table or kitchen counter. Today at IFA, the company announced Ambient Mode for Google Assistant. The ne...
03:14, 09/06/2019

Google redesigns Android Auto with a new navigation bar, notification center, and dark theme Google has redesigned Android Auto for all 500 supported car models from 50 different brands with a new navigation bar, notification center, and dark theme.Read More...
20:42, 05/06/2019

Regulators in India reportedly start probe over Google's misuse of Android's dominant position While India is the second largest smartphone market in the world, its position as a developing country limits sales of higher-end flagship phones. That is why a value based firm like Xiaomi has done s...
20:00, 05/10/2019

This year's Google Play Award winners include a bunch of Android apps and games you should try out It has become a fun little tradition for Google over the past few years to precede the I/O developer conference with an awards ceremony honoring the most innovative creators of some of the best Androi...
05:56, 05/08/2019

5G phones finally here: Verizon now selling Samsung Galaxy S10 5G; Sprint phones to follow Sprint announced that its first 5G smartphone from LG will go on sale May 31. Meanwhile, Verizon has started selling the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G.        ...
20:42, 05/16/2019

Pixel 3a vs Pixel 3a XL: what’s the difference between Google’s new affordable phones? The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are high-end phones with cutting-edge features – but this means they’ve also got high price tags, a problem Google has tried to solve by releasing the P...
16:56, 05/09/2019

Leaked Slide Shows Google to Add Stadia Support, Launch 'Hero Device' for Android TV in 2020 Google is planning on rolling out a bevy of new features for its Android TV platform in the coming years, including its much-awaited Stadia game streaming service, according to a leak on XDA Developer...
04:00, 09/17/2019

Google expands security rewards to more Android apps, launches bug bounty program for data abuse Google has expanded Google Play Security Reward Program and launched Developer Data Protection Reward Program for Android apps and Chrome extensions.Read More...
23:56, 08/29/2019

Google's Android brand gets a facelift; robot mascot keeps head, loses body in new logo Google is changing the way it names its Android operating system releases in a push for greater accessibility. It's also changing the Android logo.       ...
22:56, 08/22/2019

By calling Huawei Android fork a security risk, Google contradicts its own open source arguments Google is reportedly lobbying for a Huawei trade ban exemption, but by calling an Android fork a security risk, it contradicts its own open source argument.Read More...
15:56, 06/07/2019

Exclusive: India orders anti-trust probe of Google for alleged Android abuse - sources India's antitrust watchdog has ordered an investigation into Alphabet Inc's unit Google for allegedly abusing the dominant position of its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals, two ...
15:28, 05/10/2019

Google quietly killed a service that used Android phone data to help mobile carriers improve their networks Google may have never told you that it stopped sharing data from your Android devices with your mobile service providers months ago, just like it didn’t tell you when it started sharing that dat...
05:56, 08/20/2019

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phone unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million installs, played ads to help the hackers collect revenu...
08:14, 06/05/2019

Android Q(&A): Android Engineers take us on a deep dive of Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) As has become tradition for Ars at Google I/O, we recently sat down with some of the people who make Android to learn abou...
15:00, 07/03/2019

Lenovo announces Yoga Smart Tab and Smart Tab M8 Android tablets with Google Assistant The company envisions the 10.1-inch Yoga with distinctive kickstand and the 8-inch M8 with Smart Charging Station as smart home tools as much as entertainment devices....
02:56, 09/07/2019

Former Google exec, Android co-founder accused of having a 'sex ring' in sensational complaint Former Google exec paid $90 million for exit, despite harassment complaints. Ex-wife's divorce complaint is a stunner, even for Silicon Valley.       ...
06:42, 07/03/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL aren't eligible to receive Android Q beta releases until next month As we pointed out the other day, the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL both launched with an older version of the Android security patch pre-installed. Instead of the May 5th patch, which is found on al...
05:00, 05/12/2019

Exclusive: Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for wireless carriers Alphabet Inc's Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, because of ...
13:28, 08/19/2019

Instead of Changing Your Passwords, Upgrade Them What makes for a great password? Something long, something randomized with all kinds of characters—numbers, symbols, and letters of all cases—and, ideally, something backed up by a secondary authentic...
20:28, 07/08/2019

Nokia 3 Starts Receiving Android 9 Pie Update With May Android Security Patch Nokia 3 gets official Android 9.0 Pie update. The Android 9 Pie update for Nokia 3 is rolling out now over-the-air (OTA) and will reach all devices over the coming days....
13:42, 06/03/2019

Flipboard Users: Update Your Passwords Right Now Flipboard, the news aggregation app and website, announced to its users in an email today that a massive security breach left account login information vulnerable and accessible to hackers for over ni...
00:56, 05/30/2019

Passwords can be hacked by snooping smartphones Criminals could be able to work out your passwords simply by listening to the sound of typing, new security research has claimed.A new report has warned that hackers can use a smartphone's microp...
19:00, 08/19/2019

Change Your Loyalty Program Passwords Now If you can’t remember the last time you changed the passwords on your loyalty program accounts, it’s time to make some password updates—or risk being hacked....
15:28, 05/15/2019

"Unhackable" USB stick was leaking passwords Claiming your product is “unhackable” is a sure fire way to attract the attention of security researchers aiming to prove you wrong which is exactly what happened recently to the eyeDisk...
20:14, 05/10/2019

How to Make Sure Your Passwords Haven't Been Stolen One of the best things about having a solid password is that you don’t have to change it. If it’s strong, unique, and hasn’t been compromised by an attacker, you gain no security benefits by modifying...
21:00, 08/19/2019

LastPass bug could have let hackers steal your passwords The popular password manager LastPass has released a patch for a bug that would have allowed malicious websites to extract passwords that were previously entered using the service's browser exten...
23:42, 09/16/2019

LastPass patched a bug that could have exposed your passwords If you use LastPass to manage your passwords, now would be a good time to make sure you're running the latest version, 44.33.0. As Gizmodo reports, LastPass recently patched a bug that could have...
23:14, 09/16/2019

'Sign In With Apple' Is Way Better Than Passwords---If You Can Find It Apple’s new password killer, “Sign in with Apple,” coming in iOS 13, lets you log into third-party apps using your Apple ID and get major privacy benefits—but only if the biggest apps adopt it....
21:28, 09/15/2019

How to Recover Your Missing Firefox Passwords Firefox users recently pulled up their browsers to find that all their saved passwords went missing. If this happened to you, don’t worry: Your passwords haven’t gone anywhere, despite what it seems. ...
22:14, 06/18/2019

Poshmark Users, You Need to Reset Your Passwords Chances are high that if you’ve resold clothes online any time recently (or bought them second-hand), you’ve done so on Poshmark. Unfortunately, it’s also the latest company to suffer a data breach.Re...
20:28, 08/02/2019

Don’t be an idiot — here’s how to store and remember all your passwords Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. If you, like millions of other people, use the same password f...
12:56, 08/25/2019

Windows 10 is a step closer to never needing passwords Microsoft's vision of a passwordless future is one step closer to becoming a reality now that the company has gained official FIDO2 certification for Windows 10's biometric authentication sy...
22:28, 05/09/2019

Hackers can work out passwords by listening to you type New hacking methods would allow criminals to work out passwords by listening to the sounds made when typing, experts have warned.Reports have claimed that hackers listening into typing habits using a ...
13:56, 08/19/2019

Tired of #$%& passwords? Single Sign-on could be savior Apple, Google & Facebook's instant sign-in is safer than tough passwords, says Google exec. If true, no more fiddling with #s, letters and symbols.       ...
17:14, 06/15/2019

Flipboard breach exposed usernames and passwords If you get a password reset request from Flipboard next time you log in, don't worry -- it's not just you. The social news aggregator has revealed that an unauthorized party infiltrated some...
18:00, 05/29/2019

| Facebook says users' passwords were visible to employees Facebook has disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed....
18:14, 04/28/2019

Poor passwords putting many businesses at risk New research from OneLogin has revealed that UK IT leaders are putting their business data at risk by not effectively managing employees' passwords.In conjunction with World Password Day, the Uni...
01:42, 05/03/2019

Hostinger resets customer passwords following security breach The web hosting company Hostinger has disclosed that it has experienced a security breach which impacted both its platform and users.The company revealed in a blog post that a hacker was able to gain ...
00:14, 08/28/2019

Windows 10 update brings us closer to a world without passwords Microsoft is one step closer to fulfilling the passwordless Windows 10 dream, as the latest Windows 10 update will make it even easier to log into devices and online services without having to worry a...
05:00, 05/10/2019

How to Reveal Your Saved Wifi Passwords in Windows or macOS Riddle me this: You’re out somewhere and you need to hop on a wifi network with a new device. You realize you have the wifi password saved on your laptop, but not on whatever device you’re looking to ...
18:01, 09/19/2019

Margot James: Devices with default passwords could be banned Digital Minister Margot James is prepared to force manufacturers and retailers' hands when it comes to selling insecure internet-connected devices, she told Sky News....
22:56, 05/01/2019

Ransomware attacks: Weak passwords are now your biggest risk Researchers at F-Secure analysed attacks over the course of six months and found that brute force attacks are now the preferred means of spreading ransomware - but phishing emails remain popular....
13:56, 09/12/2019

Hackers are actively trying to steal passwords from two widely used VPNs (credit: xxdigipxx) Hackers are actively unleashing attacks that attempt to steal encryption keys, passwords, and other sensitive data from servers that have failed to apply critical fixes for two w...
14:00, 08/24/2019

Firefox will soon alert users if their saved passwords have been breached With the security of personal information becoming an increasing priority amongst the general public, many tech companies are promising heightened protection in response, and are introducing new metho...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords unprotected Company admits to mistake and says it has no evidence of abuse – but the risk was hugeFacebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords in plaintext, unprotected by any encryption, the co...
16:28, 05/01/2019

CafePress resets passwords months after reported data breach StockX isn't the only company that appears to have warned users about a data breach through password resets. T-shirt seller CafePress has been asking customers to choose new passwords as part of...
06:14, 08/06/2019

Robinhood reveals error that left user passwords exposed Commission-free stock trading startup Robinhood instructed some users to change their passwords on Wednesday, after discovering a logging error that left some customer credentials vulnerable, accordin...
00:00, 07/25/2019

Cybercrime for dummies: cracking internet passwords is as easy as 123456 GCHQ survey finds millions using most obvious passwords – including ‘password’, ‘qwerty’ and superhero namesCybercriminals are using increasingly devious scams to con internet users into revealing pre...
16:28, 05/01/2019

Alternates to passwords: 11 ways to safeguard logins to websites or programs We all have what feels like a million passwords to remember, and the constantly changing authentication process sometimes makes it difficult to know what your password is for any given site. In additi...
16:42, 06/21/2019

World’s most destructive botnet returns with stolen passwords and email in tow Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) If you've noticed an uptick of spam that addresses you by name or quotes real emails you've sent or received in the past, you can probably blame Emotet. It's one of th...
00:14, 09/20/2019

Pure cringe: UK ISP has the worst excuse for storing passwords in plaintext ever Virgin Media is one of the UK’s largest ISPs. Freaky Clown is one of the UK’s most respected and experienced ethical hackers. One of these knows a lot about information security. The other is Virgin M...
13:28, 08/19/2019

Moonday Mornings: Coinbase stored 3,420 passwords in plain text Welcome to Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of cryptocurrency and blockchain news from the past few days. Let’s not waste anymore time, check it out. 1. Around 3,420 Coinbase customers have alleg...
13:28, 08/19/2019

MoviePass changed passwords to lock out users once it ran out of sane ideas Back in the summer of 2018, the beleaguered movie ticket app MoviePass was attracting a firestorm of complaints from users who were unable to use the app (for which they were paying $10 a month to see...
05:42, 08/10/2019

Microsoft's security chief explains why the company is eliminating passwords Microsoft's Bret Arsenault, who serves as its top cybersecurity executive, discussed the top issues facing his company and its clients, and offers advice for smaller firms on how they can get bet...
20:42, 05/01/2019

Facebook now says ‘millions’ of Instagram passwords were exposed, not ‘tens of thousands’ Well, that’s a heck of a revision. Back in March, as part of a disclosure about Facebook having learned that some user passwords were being stored in plain text and easily searchable by thousand...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late Ma...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Slack resets tens of thousands of passwords following 2015 data breach Tens of thousands of Slack users will have to change their passwords after the company learned new details about a 2015 data breach. If you created your account before March of that year, haven't...
17:56, 07/18/2019

Samsung leak exposed source code, passwords and employee data Samsung was reportedly leaking sensitive source code, credentials and secret keys for several internal projects. According to TechCrunch, independent security researcher Mossab Hussein discovered doze...
04:00, 05/09/2019

How to Downgrade Your Phone from Android 10 to Android 9 Android 10 is here—for Pixel devices, at least. We typically recommend everyone update to the latest and greatest version of an operating system to enjoy its features, security patches, and bug fixes,...
09:28, 09/05/2019

Slack Resetting Thousands of User Passwords After Learning 2015 Breach Was Worse Than Previously Known Slack is resetting roughly 100,000 user passwords for accounts that were active in 2015. The company has only recently learned that an old security breach from four years ago was perhaps worse than pr...
19:28, 07/18/2019

MoviePass Changed User Passwords and Activated a 'Trip Wire' to Prevent User Access MoviePass’ reality TV-level spiral from a promising startup to absolute shitshow hits all the markers for poor business management and abysmal consumer-facing service. But according to a new report, M...
05:42, 08/10/2019

Android Q won't have Android Beam Google announced a lot of exciting new Android Q features at Google IO 2019, but there was also one it didn't tell us about: a replacement for Android Beam.Android Beam, the NFC sharing method wh...
19:42, 05/08/2019

Android Q is now simply Android 10 Google has finally revealed Android Q's release name, and it's not Quiche, Quinoa or Quesadilla. In fact, it's not named after any dessert that starts with the letter Q at all -- the te...
20:00, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
05:14, 06/03/2019

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
19:56, 05/21/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long...
19:56, 05/13/2019

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the ...
06:14, 06/23/2019

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Googl...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
19:42, 07/11/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
06:00, 06/03/2019

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
01:14, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
03:42, 06/03/2019

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
03:56, 06/03/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
12:56, 06/03/2019

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those artic...
00:42, 06/04/2019

Google Will Now Let Visually Impaired Users See Live Edits In Google Docs There are a lot of improvements to be made on the web to make it more accessible, and a lot of that is contingent on thorny legal issues, so it’s nice to see tech companies take the initiative to inje...
17:42, 08/21/2019

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they c...
19:28, 06/20/2019

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human...
03:42, 08/03/2019

Google Pixel 3a vs OnePlus 6T: Google's affordable flagship against the mid-range heavyweight The OnePlus 6T currently reigns as champion of the affordable flagship market, a position it’s held for several months – but Google wants a piece of the action, and with the Google Pixel...
00:28, 05/08/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your search history and locations you visit, to what yo...
00:56, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
15:28, 08/08/2019

Google will discontinue Google Hire by 2020 — just 2 years after launch Another Google service bites the dust, and this time it’s Google Hire. The company said it’ll shut down the job tracking system by next year. Hire helped HR departments keep track of and communicate w...
17:28, 08/28/2019

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on...
00:56, 06/27/2019

Google Fi gets $70 unlimited mobile plan plus free Google One membership Google has announced a new unlimited Google Fi plan that gives subscribers unfettered access to SMS, calls, and data for a set monthly fee. Read More...
18:14, 09/17/2019

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
01:56, 06/03/2019

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it shou...
07:42, 07/10/2019

Google is testing full offline storage for Google Drive Ever needed a files from Google Drive, but been unable to grab it because you're stuck without internet access? Such worries could soon be a distant (bad) memory, because Google is experimenting ...
12:14, 06/25/2019

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, ...
22:14, 07/11/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
19:14, 07/12/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their ...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new...
06:28, 08/21/2019

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someon...
23:56, 06/20/2019

Google expands its efforts in India with new Google Pay initiatives During its annual event in New Delhi, Google announced a number of new Google Pay initiatives aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses accept digital payments in India.Although 400 million I...
07:28, 09/20/2019

Google brings AMP-powered search to Google Images Google wants to make it easier for users to search for content through Google Images. To do so, it's rolling out a new, AMP-powered Swipe to Visit feature. When you select an image, you'll s...
20:42, 07/25/2019

The Best Phones You Can Buy Right Now  The big spring phone release season is finally over, and with it, we’ve got a bunch of exciting and affordable new handsets including the new Pixel 3a, OnePlus 7 Pro, and Moto G7 to help balance out p...
21:28, 05/17/2019

Google is about to make Google Maps more like Waze A couple of days ago, Google added some handy new features to its Google Maps apps for Android and iPhone, including Street View support (Android) and weather information (iPhone). But the company is ...
20:28, 09/06/2019

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration...
11:42, 06/22/2019

In India, you don’t need a Google phone to have a Google Assistant Enlarge / Google Assistant isn't just for smartphones anymore—at least, not in India. (credit: McKay Savage / Flickr) India is an enormous developing market for international companies like Google—w...
00:14, 09/20/2019

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
00:14, 06/14/2019

Best Phones Under Rs. 7,000 in India Right Now Best phones under Rs. 7,000 include Realme C2 and Asus ZenFone Max M1. Other top mobiles under 7000 include Redmi 6A, Infinix Note 5, and Infinix Smart 3 Plus. Our bonus picks are Lenovo K9 and Nokia....
14:14, 07/04/2019

5G phones: these are going to be the first next-gen handsets Update: The first 5G phones are now available to buy in some regions and ever more are being announced and rumored.We're now starting to see 5G networks get switched on in a few parts of the worl...
13:42, 05/22/2019

5G phones: these are the first next-gen handsets It could be said that 5G is no longer a 'new' thing, as some countries have had 5G networks for months now, but most of the world still hasn't been graced by its presence, and as the ne...
17:56, 08/19/2019

Best Phones Under Rs. 30,000 in India Right Now Samsung Galaxy A70 and Vivo V15 PRo feature in our top picks for best phones under Rs. 30,000. Other phones include Asus ZenFone 5Z, Oppo R17 Pro, and OnePlus 6T....
09:42, 05/28/2019

Forget about 5G phones, the always-on 5G Windows 10 PC is almost here The first 5G networks are here in several markets, including the US, Korea, and Europe, and buyers already have access to a bunch of exciting 5G smartphones, including the Galaxy S10 5G and OnePlus 5G...
15:56, 05/27/2019

The best cheap phones in the US 2019 The best cheap phone in the US can be a little difficult to choose, as it's won't always come down to which phone launches at a low starting price. Some of the best cheap smartphones are act...
23:14, 06/20/2019

Keep Your Friends Off Their Phones With This Game When hanging out, especially over drinks, it’s become a normal habit to simply pull your phone out and check it while someone is talking to you. We do it even though it’s rude, and even though we hate...
19:42, 08/22/2019

Here are all the 5G phones coming in 2019 5G is here. It is not everywhere, that's certain, but in the coming months, we're only going to hear more and more about the advancements in the field – about the faster speeds, the greater capacity, ...
20:14, 05/02/2019

Best value for money phones under Rs 20,000 in India The smartphone industry has become more competitive over the past few years as customers are opting for smartphones that offer more value for money instead of blind brand loyalty. While some smartphon...
03:00, 08/20/2019

HTC launches two new phones, surprising everyone Most people thought that HTC had silently departed the smartphone game, beyond its attempts to launch a blockchain phone in the HTC Exodus, but it seems most people were wrong, as the company has just...
00:00, 06/12/2019

The best budget phones in the UAE 2019 The best cheap phone in the UAE or Saudi Arabia can be a little tricky to pick, as it's not always going to be based around what phone launches with a low starting price. Some of the best cheap s...
11:56, 05/19/2019

New 5G phones may not get much cheaper for 2-3 years There are a handful of 5G phones available right now – if you're lucky enough to live in an area covered by the early rollout of the next generation network – and they all have one ...
15:56, 07/01/2019

You Should Definitely Track Your Loved Ones' Phones. Actually Maybe Not. Apple’s Find My Friends, Google Maps location sharing and Life360 let you stay on top of where your family and friends are, which can be both incredibly creepy and incredibly helpful....
01:28, 08/16/2019

Best phones with big display in India Big screen smartphones may seem commonplace these days, but at one point of time, there was only an odd phone that would sport a big display. However, once smartphones with big displays went mainstrea...
06:56, 08/22/2019

Best new phones expected in 2019 What new phones are coming in 2019? And what new features can we expect to see?With plenty of rumors floating about upcoming phones, it's time to take an early look at what 2019 will bring us.Most sma...
17:42, 05/13/2019

LG's New Dual-Screen Phone Is Like Two Phones in One! The name says it all: LG G8X ThinkQ Dual Screen. It’s an updated LG G8 phone with an additional screen that effectively operates as a second device tethered to the main one. In a briefing at IFA in Be...
13:42, 09/06/2019

5G in Australia: the best phones and networks ranked With the next generation of mobile data connectivity already beginning to spread across Australia, it's time we start to look at how to get the most out of 5G.You can check out our detailed look ...
07:42, 07/25/2019

Some Pixel 3a phones are randomly shutting down It hasn't even been two full weeks since Google's 3a and 3a XL were released to the public and some users are already reporting phone-breaking bugs. According to users on a number of forums ...
20:56, 05/20/2019

OnePlus explains why its phones don't get given an IP rating OnePlus phones are some of our favorite phones, but there are certain areas where they don't match the top-end handsets, including waterproofing – and now OnePlus has pushed out a video to...
23:00, 05/04/2019

Two new Motorola phones coming soon: One Action and One Pro Motorola is on fire this year and not without reason, as Lenovo recently announced that the US-based company is profitable once more. After successfully launching the One Vision, Motorola is readying ...
04:28, 05/28/2019

Best Mobile Phones to Buy Under Rs. 25,000 in India Today Best mobile phones under 25000: Poco F1 and Vivo V11 Pro feature in our top picks of best smartphones priced below Rs. 25,000. The list also includes Nokia 8, and Oppo F11 Pro....
11:56, 05/25/2019

Best phones under Rs 15,000 in India for August 2019 The Indian smartphone market has been extremely competitive, especially the whole segment from ₹10,000 to ₹20,000. The market is full of so many options that often it can be a bit of a c...
23:28, 08/08/2019

Best phones under Rs 12,000 in India for August 2019 Thanks to the ever-increasing competition in the budget smartphone segment in India, Indian smartphone buyers have never had it this good, especially in the sub-Rs 15,000 segment. There are options fr...
23:00, 08/18/2019

These are the Galaxy Note 10 phones in all their splendor The Galaxy Note 10 series is almost here, folks, but you don’t have to wait until August 7th to appreciate their design. Because if it wasn’t clear by now, the Note 10 phones do look amazi...
16:28, 08/01/2019

Best phones under Rs 15,000 in India for June 2019 One of the extremely crowded mobile phone segment, the sub-Rs 15,000 budget range is making Indian consumers spoilt for choices. This particular segment is filled with phones by companies like Xiaomi,...
13:56, 06/06/2019

Are foldable phones dead on arrival now? This year was supposed to be a paradigm-shifting one, where we go from the plebeian flat and rigid phone screens to getting a taste of the future where we will fold and roll and unfurl like the benevo...
18:28, 05/30/2019

Samsung wants to blockchainify its budget phones Despite the lackluster launch of the latest Samsung Galaxy S10’s cryptocurrency and blockchain features, the Korean tech giant is reportedly looking to trickle the technology down to its budget smartp...
19:42, 05/14/2019

LG phones 2019: finding the best LG phone for you LG's phones may not seem like the most exciting devices on the market, as Samsung and Apple continue to dominate the premium smartphone space. Even the best LG phones have a bit of trouble keepin...
17:28, 06/25/2019

The best USB power banks for phones and tablets By Sarah Witman This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commis...
18:28, 06/07/2019

Best "affordable flagship" phones in 2019 What are the best "affordable flagship phones" this year? To answer that, we have to first define the curious phenomenon of a "budget flagship". First, we know that people want the best phone they can...
19:14, 06/11/2019

|WATCH:Chinainstallssurveillanceappontourists'phones:report An investigative report by the New York Times, the Guardian, Motherboard, Süddeutsche Zeitung and German public broadcaster NDR has uncovered a systematic program to harvest data from the phones of to...
00:56, 08/10/2019

The Next Castlevania Game Is Coming To Phones Konami quietly announced a new Castlevania game at the Tokyo Game Show last week, called Grimoire of Souls. Before you get too excited, you might want to check out the trailer first....
07:14, 09/17/2019

5G and foldable phones: The promises and problems TechRepublic's Karen Roby and CNET's Jessica Dolcourt discuss the current and future state of the smartphone industry and the much-anticipated benefits of 5G....
21:56, 08/15/2019

Three announces it will sell OnePlus phones You've got a few different options when it comes to buying OnePlus phones in the UK, like Amazon or O2 – and now you've got one more, as Three has announced it's to start ranging...
20:14, 05/10/2019

Best phones under Rs 15,000 in India for September 2019 The Indian smartphone market has been extremely competitive, especially the whole segment from ₹10,000 to ₹20,000. The market is full of so many options that often it can be a bit of a c...
13:00, 09/05/2019

Man Caught Playing Pokemon Go On Eight Phones In His Car You know how there’s a warning on Pokemon Go not to play the game while driving? This guy never got the memo, and when he is eventually sent it, needs it sent another seven times, just to be sure....
03:00, 08/16/2019

Parents Name Their Baby 'Google' After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it....
21:42, 07/15/2019

UN panel: Connect half the world, and $20 phones can help UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent U.N. panel is calling for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people, and a senior Google executive says mobile ...
03:42, 06/11/2019

Consumers Will Be Able to Pay for Doctor Visits on Their Phones, Via Anthem Anthem is launching an app to help consumers schedule and pay for medical visits through their smartphones, as well as learn potential diagnoses and text with doctors....
13:28, 07/22/2019

Cheapest 4G phones in India for September 2019 There was a time when the availability of 4G support in a phone was worth mentioning, however, these days, almost every smartphone that is launched in the country comes with not only 4G support, but a...
23:42, 09/16/2019

T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S10 phones are up to $200 off at Costco Thanks to a brand new deal that's now available at Costco, T-Mobile customers can save at least $150 on a Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone, no trade in required. More exactly, Costco lets you buy a T-Mob...
08:56, 05/10/2019

UK Police Want Rape Survivors to Hand Over Their Phones Survivors of sexual assault in England and Wales will now risk having their case dropped if they don’t hand over their electronic devices to police, giving law enforcement access to some of their most...
03:56, 04/30/2019

The Triggers That Make Us Check Our Phones Most Often... and How to Fight Them Reaching for your phone in moments of silence, or because you simply struggle to disconnect, can be socially rude and emotionally tiring (especially if you’re a news fan). University of Washington res...
18:56, 05/27/2019

How 5G and foldable phones will benefit streaming companies 5G and foldable phones: have there been any technology trends in the news as much as these two? 5G promises massive capacity and low latency beyond what 4G can deliver. It brings greater speed (t...
13:42, 05/22/2019

Sprint 5G: coverage map, phones and speed tests The Sprint 5G coverage map is live in select US cities and they’re the second American carrier with a 5G phone. That’s a pretty good start for the nation’s fourth-largest network....
05:56, 06/08/2019

Opinion: Banning phones from roads is easier said than done The campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law? While today’s Transport Committee report shines a welcome spotlight on the epidemic...
23:15, 08/13/2019

Best business smartphone of 2019: top phones for work Having the best business smartphone is an absolute essential for many workers these days.With phone makers offering devices perfect for employees of all levels, we’ve updated this guide to give...
20:00, 08/14/2019

The $550 OnePlus 6T makes me feel like I know something that others who buy expensive phones don't Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The OnePlus 6T is now "the previous" phone now that OnePlus released its latest OnePlus 7 Pro. OnePlus is still selling the OnePlus 6T in the US in place of the r...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Best camera phones under Rs 20,000 in India for June 2019 The camera is a very important element of a smartphone today. As such, it's a no-brainer for smartphone makers to double down on their camera tech and make it further accessible.With the rise of ...
13:42, 06/10/2019

The best Samsung phones of 2019: finding the right Galaxy for you There are a lot of good Samsung phones out there from today and yesteryear, but how do they rank against each other? We're here to help you find out.Samsung is the biggest name in Android phones,...
17:56, 06/10/2019

Why Nokia phones could soon be your common workplace partner HMD Global has laid out its aims to be your workplace smartphone partner as its Nokia phones pass a signficiant landmark.The company can now count 14 of its devices in the Android Enterprise Recommend...
11:28, 05/09/2019

Schoolkids' phones are targets for fake news Can teens be vaccinated against online disinformation? DW's Teri Schultz reports on creative educational efforts to help young media consumers fend off viral lies....
15:28, 06/24/2019

Motorola's $150 Moto E6 is less ambitious than the phones it replaces Motorola's reputation as a champion of excellent, inexpensive smartphones has never been seriously challenged, and devices like the new Moto Gs have helped the brand maintain its hold on the mid...
20:42, 07/25/2019

Microsoft just teased an AR Minecraft game for phones While Microsoft spent most of the day focusing on enterprise solutions, including a way to protect elections from malicious software, it ended the Build 2019 keynote with a surprise announcement for a...
22:42, 05/06/2019

President Says His Phones Were Among Hundreds Hacked in Brazil The hacking scheme has called into question the fairness of high-profile prosecutions in the wide-ranging corruption investigation known as Car Wash....
01:14, 07/26/2019

Snapdragon 855: phones list, specs and benchmar There's a good chance that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset is powering your smartphone if you bought a new device in 2019 and it's an Android. This small, 7nm chip delivers some imp...
02:14, 07/03/2019

T-Mobile 5G: phones, coverage map and cities rollout Next-gen 5G mobile networks are starting to launch all over the country to help users casually download data at lightning-fast speeds, and T-Mobile has its own.But unlike Verizon, Sprint and AT&T, T-M...
01:56, 06/01/2019

Autocar confidential: Seat phones it in, Hyundai-Kia tries some DIY and more People aren't buying the XE because they haven't driven it, says Jaguar's marketing director Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In ...
09:42, 06/25/2019

Verizon 5G: phones, coverage map and rollout cities While Verizon started rolling out 5G for homes last fall, it's currently bringing the next generation of mobile communication tech online with a nationwide rollout this year. But where is it comi...
01:56, 06/01/2019

Xiaomi's new Mi CC phones are aimed at young people Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has struggled to sell phones recently, so now it's spreading its offerings to cater to specific sets of customers. In this case, it's targeting the younger genera...
13:42, 06/24/2019

Flying the unfriendly skies with cell phones There are few experiences that test your patience more than flying across the country in a tube, among hundreds of people, elbow to elbow, in a very cramped space. On top of that, most will also be ca...
02:00, 07/27/2019

Best budget smartphones in India 2019: phones under Rs 10,000 When it comes to more affordable smartphones there are devices existing in the market that have the latest mid-range processors, priced affordably.Moreover, there is a lot to come. We were expect...
13:28, 05/21/2019

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant, dealing another blow to its boomin...
14:56, 06/07/2019

Samsung to bring three Galaxy A series phones to the US Samsung is expected to bring three Galaxy A series phones to the United States: Galaxy A20, A50 and A70. These are part of the new wave of smartphones announced this year by the South Korean company a...
20:14, 05/02/2019

Verizon to start locking phones for 60 days Verizon has succeeded in gaining a partial waiver from the "C-block rules" put in place in 2007 which allows the carrier to add a temporary lock on all new phones....
01:14, 06/27/2019

Best camera phones under Rs 20,000 in India for August 2019 Two years ago, finding a budget smartphone with a good camera would have been possible only if you went the seconds route and bought a used smartphone. Fast forward to 2019, though, and the entire sce...
06:56, 08/22/2019

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on its pu...
07:56, 06/07/2019

Huawei has already shipped 100 million phones in 2019 After shipping 206 million smartphones last year (half of them sent out of China), Huawei delivered 59 million units in the first quarter of this year. That was up 50.3% on an annual basis and put Hua...
18:56, 06/21/2019

Mediatek's 5G chipsets are ready for cheaper next-gen phones The first wave of 5G devices carried a high premium, but MediaTek is working hard to ensure that budget handsets aren't left behind. The company has announced a new 5G-compatible system-on-chip t...
08:28, 05/29/2019

Three lenses, three new phones: Apple reveals iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max Apple announced the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max at their September event. See the newest features, including an ultra-wide lens and superpowered battery....
22:56, 09/10/2019

Many Teens Check Their Phones in Middle of Night Teenagers are so attached to their smartphones that more than a third of them wake up in the middle of the night and check the devices, according to a new survey....
09:28, 05/29/2019

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
17:00, 07/03/2019

The number of Nokia phones on US carriers grows to four with the 3.1 A and 3.1 C While the entry-level Nokia 2.2 is not officially scheduled for a commercial US release (at least not yet), the revived and rapidly growing brand already has a couple of other Android handsets headed ...
19:42, 06/07/2019