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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...

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS

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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 than a month after the internet giant made it easy f...
09:26, 06/13/2019

You Can Now Use an Android Phone as a Physical Security Key on iOS Google now lets iOS users sign in to their Google accounts using an Android phone as a physical security key for two-step verification. Here's how the feature works....
13:26, 06/13/2019

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 verification for Google sign-ins on iOS devices. If yo...
23:13, 06/12/2019

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 Android phone. Read more......
17:00, 06/13/2019

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, saying “Sorry, but future Huawei phones will not be g...
18:39, 06/17/2019

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.       ...
23:13, 09/03/2019

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 to your Android handset.This isn't a list of t...
19:52, 06/20/2019

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 image recognition, and more. Android is also the fou...
21:00, 05/06/2019

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 interface: It's tremendously helpful for drivers, an...
07:13, 05/09/2019

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 your phone's text-to-speech settings. On an iPhone...
20:13, 09/18/2019

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...
14:00, 05/20/2019

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....
22:39, 08/19/2019

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. More below:In what will likely be a significant blow...
11:26, 05/20/2019

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 the goal being to deliver important updates to your....
21:13, 05/07/2019

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 Huawei away from its U.S. supply chain will be det...
18:39, 06/07/2019

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 month, as OnePlus started rolling out the August 2...
09:00, 08/02/2019

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 revenue. And with the hundreds of millions of screens at...
09:52, 06/05/2019

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 data in the first place. Reuters reports that Google ...
06:39, 08/20/2019

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...
06:52, 06/08/2019

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...
03:00, 08/30/2019

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 Google's concerns that sharing data from users of ...
16:39, 08/19/2019

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 coming. Gone is the Google Home brand, as is the ...
14:00, 05/13/2019

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....
15:26, 06/03/2019

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......
07:39, 08/23/2019

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 companies without government approval — and...
17:39, 05/20/2019

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 be able to buy hardware components and license oper...
15:26, 05/22/2019

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 Google didn’t have the patience to deal with the ...
01:39, 08/23/2019

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, but that doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed to have a...
03:26, 09/05/2019

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 you pull out your updated phone and show off your ...
15:52, 09/05/2019

Facebook says Homeland Security can't make fake accounts Facebook said on Tuesday that it would be against its rules for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to create fake profiles to monitor the social media of foreigners seeking to enter America....
22:13, 09/04/2019

Nearly 50 million Instagram influencer accounts hit by data breach exposing their phone numbers and emails The contact details of nearly 50 million users of photo sharing site Instagram have been shared on a massive unsecured online database, according to reports....
19:26, 05/21/2019

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...
02:26, 05/09/2019

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware itself is a big disappointment....
13:52, 06/12/2019

How to Quickly Switch Between Multiple Google Accounts I have three Google accounts: one for personal use, one from my college alumni association, and one for work. Switching from one to the other usually requires a few mouse clicks or taps on my device—right on the big ol’ image of me in any Google serv...
22:13, 08/16/2019

Every phone the Android Q Beta is available on Google's next version of its mobile software is now available to a whole host of smartphones in beta form.In fact, 21 phones are now eligible for the Android Q Beta install, but be warned, as this is a 'beta' version of the software it...
16:13, 05/08/2019

The Nokia 2.2 is a €99 Android One phone I’d buy my mum HMD Global, the company licensing the iconic Nokia marque, today announced it’s latest entry-level handset, the Nokia 2.2, which will retail for €99 (about $110). The Nokia 2.2 is an interesting duck, as it doesn’t seem overtly compromised. Sure, it’...
18:39, 06/06/2019

Do This Before Installing Android 10 on Your Phone Android 10 is here for some people, but possibly not you. If you’re the owner of a Google Pixel (ranging from the OG Pixel to the latest Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL variants), you can download and install the new version of the Android OS right now. For ...
00:26, 09/04/2019

Best Android phone 2019: which should you buy? The best Android phones of 2019 are looking very intriguing with slimmer bezels and some startling new designs. Given the growing number of killer Android smartphones, it can hard to pick the best one to suit your specific needs, but we’ve had...
08:39, 06/20/2019

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—who list Hindi as the second most-used Google Assis...
05:13, 09/20/2019

Huge goof by Google drains Fi subscribers' bank accounts When is a 50% sale not a 50% sale? The answer is when Google accidentally screws it up. Last month we told you that hybrid MVNO Google Fi celebrated its fourth birthday by holding a one-day half off sale on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. According to th...
07:26, 05/06/2019

IFTTT tells Nest users not to move their accounts over to Google Back in May Google announced it was phasing out its Works With Nest program in favour of a Works With Google Assistant framework. Unsurprisingly, users that had invested time and money into their smart home systems weren't too impressed by this ...
15:13, 08/20/2019

Western intelligence hacked 'Russian Google' Yandex to spy on accounts Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
02:26, 06/28/2019

How to fix the Android bug that’s been killing your phone’s battery If you’ve been experiencing worse battery life than usual on your Android smartphone recently, you should know that you’re not alone. There’s an Android bug that’s responsible for the recent battery issues, and the good news i...
05:39, 08/14/2019

How Do I Stream My Android Phone to an Older TV? You should never feel limited to the small screen on the tiny phone in your pocket—or gargantuan phone, depending on your preference for “plus” devices. It’s pretty easy to push whatever you’re looking at on your phone at to a larger screen, like you...
22:00, 08/30/2019

Take These Steps Before Installing Android 10 on Your Phone Android 10 is here for some people, but possibly not you. If you’re the owner of a Google Pixel (ranging from the OG Pixel to the latest Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL variants), you can download and install the new version of the Android OS right now. For ...
02:00, 09/04/2019

When Is Your Samsung or Motorola Phone Getting Android Q? Now that we’re on Beta 5 of Android Q, we’re getting very close to the official release of the new version of the operating system. Google has only intended to release six total betas before the final release candidate goes live, and the company has ...
04:13, 07/30/2019

11 things my Android phone does way better than your iPhone For the past year, I've been carrying a succession of Android devices and iPhones, learning the ins and outs of each one. But a collection of small, usability-enhancing features keeps me coming back to Android as my everyday choice. Here's my list....
21:13, 05/24/2019

These are the new Android emoji you'll be using on your phone later this year We've known that a new slate of emojis are coming to smartphones toward the end of the year, and mere hours after Apple showed its take on them and announced when it'd range them on its phones, Google has done the same.In February, the Unic...
03:13, 07/18/2019

Here’s How to Free Up Space On Your Android Phone We’ve all experienced that moment of dread: You’re about to capture a video of your dog or cat doing something especially cute or hilarious. But then, the pop-up of doom: you’re out of space on your phone. You might have lost that m...
18:00, 08/07/2019

How Do I Move Messages From an Old Android Phone to a New One? Welcome back to Lifehacker’s weekly tech-advice column, Tech 911. As always, I want you to email me any and all struggles you’re having with your gear—whether you can’t decide what to buy, can’t connect one thing to another, can’t tell why that thing...
16:13, 05/03/2019

Capital One data breach exposes tens of thousands of Social Security numbers, linked bank accounts Capital One says a data breach identified earlier this month exposed personal information of its customers, including social security details and bank account numbers....
03:00, 07/30/2019

Hidden gestures you didn’t know about make switching Google accounts so much easier Many people who use Google services have more than one account, which means they always have to pay attention and use certain apps with specific accounts. The easiest example is using Gmail for work. If the company you work for gives you a Gmail-base...
06:39, 08/16/2019

Asus May Have Made the Most Powerful Android Phone Yet Last year’s ASUS ROG Phone felt like one of the first gaming phones that actually made sense. But for its second attempt, Asus has doubled down on everything: Between its big 6.6-inch screen, a new processor from Qualcomm, and an absolutely massive b...
22:39, 07/22/2019

Windows 10 can now show you notifications as they hit your Android phone If you’re rocking a Windows 10 PC and an Android phone, your life is about to get a lot better when it comes to staying on top of your notifications. That’s because your computer will soon mirror your phone’s notifications, which me...
08:13, 07/04/2019

What to Do If Android 10 Kills Your Pixel Phone's Sensors Some early adopters have run into a pretty problematic bug with Android 10 on their Pixels. It’s unclear what specifically triggers the bug, but bumping up to Android 10 has, for some users, killed the sensors in their Pixel devices. And as of the ti...
20:00, 09/06/2019

Huawei blockade: do I need to stop using my Android phone? Google has cut off Huawei from its Android services because of Trump’s blacklist, but what does that mean for your phone? Donald Trump’s blacklisting of Huawei in the escalating trade war between the US and China is now starting to cause significant ...
18:39, 05/20/2019

You can bring your own Android phone to Xfinity Mobile You no longer need an iPhone if you want to bring an unlocked smartphone to Xfinity Mobile. The Comcast wireless service (which runs on the network of Engadget parent Verizon) has expanded its bring-your-own-device program to include Android smartph...
18:13, 07/16/2019

Android Q will improve your phone's battery life, and you can't do much about it Nah, we aren't talking about Google introducing a systemwide Dark Mode in Android Q. No amount of LTE tower pinging, talking on the phone, or any other usual suspect when it comes to wireless radio battery drain can affect your mileage as much as con...
13:26, 05/28/2019

Donate Your Old Android Phone to Help Lemur Research If you have an Android phone you aren’t using anymore, don’t let it collect dust in a drawer. Donate it to the Duke Lemur Center, which will be more than happy to use it to learn more about lemurs’ ability to perceive colors....
20:39, 07/19/2019

Here’s a list of every phone compatible with Android Q beta 3 A report claimed in the weeks preceding I/O 2019 that Google would make the Android Q beta available to a large number of non-Pixel devices, which is great news to any Android user looking to test Google’s latest operating system as fast as pos...
13:52, 05/08/2019

Is this soon-to-be-announced handset the fastest Android phone? Benchmark tests are run on smartphones to assess the relative performance of a handset. Manufacturers use these tests to see how a new OS build or a different chipset affects the device in question. Smartphone fans like to run these tests to see whic...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Huawei’s foldable phone will ship with Android, despite US ban We’ve had two foldable phone reveals already this year, but you still can’t buy either model in stores. Samsung’s Galaxy Fold was recalled for repairs after early reviewers discovered that the foldable screen can be rendered useless...
03:13, 06/25/2019

Android notifications arrive on Windows 10 'Your Phone' app Bill Gates might regret losing to Google in the mobile OS domain, but Microsoft continues to work on various projects for Android. It just rolled out Your Phone, an app that mirrors Android phone notifications so you can see them directly on your des...
19:26, 07/03/2019

This Could Be the First Nokia Feature Phone Running Android Nokia feature phones could make a comeback in a big way if this latest leak turns out to be true. A photo of a Nokia-like device running Android has been leaked online....
12:39, 07/19/2019

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Phone Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean they’re deleted from your Android device, though, s...
21:26, 07/18/2019

Remove these Android apps from your phone immediately By now, the pattern is pretty familiar. In spite of the company stepping up its detection efforts, Google can’t seem to eliminate sketchy applications from sneaking their way into the Google Play Store where they often rack up millions of downl...
01:15, 09/21/2019

You can get a good Android phone for the same iPhone dollars Android phones offer more features, usually ahead of Apple, and lower prices. How some of them stack up to the new iPhone 11.       ...
00:13, 09/12/2019

Make Sure You Don't Have These Android Apps Installed on Your Phone Google removed two apps from the Google Play Store this week after it discovered they were serving adware to users. The apps, Sun Pro Beauty Camera and Funny Sweet Beauty Selfie Camera, had been downloaded over 1.5 million times, ZDNet reports....
01:00, 09/22/2019

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked 'Russia's Google' Yandex to spy on accounts - sources Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Google bots shut down Baltimore officials’ ransomware-workaround Gmail accounts Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) In the wake of the ransomware attack that has kept city networks and infrastructure shut down now for over two weeks, Baltimore officials—including the mayor and city council members—s...
03:13, 05/25/2019

Watch the 'Android' Nokia phone that never had a chance to exist Earlier this year, snippets of code discovered within Chrome by 9 to 5 Google suggested Google was working on a touchless version of its web browser that would work on feature phones. The company was reportedly developing a feature phone in collabora...
11:39, 09/22/2019

Want a More Affordable Android Phone? The OnePlus 7 Pro Is Cheaper Without (Many) Sacrifices Remember when everyone was making fun of giant smartphones, calling them “phablets” while pantomiming the strenuous effort needed to hoist such a gargantuan device up to one’s ear or stuff in their pockets? Well, the OnePlus 7 Pro m...
18:52, 06/25/2019

One app update could make the battery on your Android phone last longer In theory, the ability for mobile apps to run in the background is a welcome one. It’s a pain to have to fully reload an app every time you want to use it, and background apps have made this issue mostly obsolete. But this functionality occasio...
08:00, 05/18/2019

The Pixel 3a is a completely new kind of a budget Android phone Just like that, the Google Pixel 3a is here and it has changed affordable Android phones in one fell swoop.And I don't mean this lightly: the Pixel 3a is a monumental change and it could become the one phone you can safely recommend to everyone this ...
02:39, 05/08/2019

Coolpad Legacy first look: Android phone that performs far above its $130 value price Flagship smartphones today exceed $1,000 and for many people these high prices might be justified. Thankfully, companies like Coolpad continue to offer affordable alternatives and after a few days with the Coolpad Legacy it's going to be tough to jus...
19:00, 05/13/2019

This brand new Android flagship phone is even cheaper than the OnePlus 7 OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 7 series last week, which includes two affordable flagships: The regular OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. The latter is more expensive than previous OnePlus phones, but is still a lot cheaper than all the other flagships ...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Surprise: The first device to get Huawei’s Android alternative isn’t a phone Ahead of releasing its operating results next week covering the first half of the year, Huawei has finally revealed the first device that will be based on its proprietary operating system that once seemed destined as the company’s Plan B for lo...
06:13, 07/29/2019

A brand new Android phone you can’t buy is as close as we’ve seen to a perfect design We’re getting awfully close to the all-screen phone with all want, thanks to several innovations that have allowed smartphone vendors to reduce bezels to a minimum and increase screen real estate without also increasing the overall footprint of...
04:13, 09/17/2019

The most powerful Android phone of the year is here, but it’s not the Galaxy Note 10 We’re only a few weeks away from the highly anticipated Galaxy Note 10 launch, but when Samsung unveils its next Note flagship it’ll hardly be the most powerful Android phone money can buy. The Note 10 is expected to deliver performance s...
14:39, 07/22/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Review—The fastest, best-designed, best-value Android phone The OnePlus 7 Pro. With a front that is nearly all pixels, there isn't much you can do to improve smartphone design from here. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] ...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Google plays politics with China as it quietly bans state-sponsored YouTube accounts Google yesterday announced it’d banned 210 YouTube accounts “related to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong” and the discovery was “consistent with recent observations and actions related to China announced by Facebook and Twitter.” If you’re not an av...
23:39, 08/23/2019

Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS....
01:52, 06/14/2019

Forensics firm says it can break into any iPhone or high-end Android phone Apple makes it a point with every product announcement to stress security and privacy features. That exact thing happened just a few weeks ago at Apple’s annual developer event, where the company unveiled several new privacy-centric features th...
00:39, 06/18/2019

Android phone brands ranked by OS update frequency: Nokia is #1 One of the major concerns when you buy an Android device is the frequency of updates you’ll receive over the years.. Google has been trying to solve that problem by pushing more fixes through the Google Play services, and initiatives like Project Tre...
10:26, 08/30/2019

Best free Android games to play on your phone or tablet in 2019 Smartphones are the pocket computers that we used to dream of back in the 90s and early 00s. Not only are they great for browsing the Internet, chatting, and emailing on the go, but they can run a game pretty well on their own.And games there are! To...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Here’s the easiest way to find, lock, or wipe your lost Android phone 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. Losing your phone always sucks, but in 2019, it’s easier than ever to make sure the loss isn’t permanent. For An...
21:00, 07/01/2019

Has your Android phone or tablet been added to Netflix's HD or HDR certified list? Netflix today added 23 new devices to its list of phones and tablets (via Android Police) capable of streaming its videos in HD. Besides being certified to stream HD content from Netflix, a handset or slate must have a 720p screen or higher, and the ...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Huawei’s next big flagship phone launches next month, and it might be banned from using Android Huawei’s highly anticipated Mate 30 series will be formally unveiled on September 18 in Munich, though our original expectation that the phones would run Android now seems in danger of not coming to pass. Both of those facts come from a new Reu...
13:39, 08/29/2019

Huawei plans high-end phone launch under cloud of Android ban Huawei Technologies plans to forge ahead with the launch of new high-end smartphones in Europe even though it may not be able to offer Google's official Android operating system and widely used apps such as Google Maps, company executives told Reuter...
19:13, 08/28/2019

WhatsApp is ending support for Windows Phone, and old Android / iOS devices As time rolls forward we have to forget the past – that's what WhatsApp is doing, at least, as it's discontinuing support for a large number of outdated smartphone models over the course of the next year.In a blog post, WhatsApp has ...
12:13, 05/10/2019

WhatsApp to end support for Windows Phone, older Android and iOS versions WhatsApp has just confirmed that it will end support for Windows Phone, as well as some older versions of Android and iOS. Starting from December 31, 2019, WhatsApp for Windows Phone will stop working, while next year the developer will no longer sup...
04:26, 05/09/2019

Bill Gates' $400 billlion mistake involves Windows Phone and Android Bill Gates started Microsoft in 1975 along with Paul Allen and the rest is history. You don't get to be one of the wealthiest people in the world and build a trillion dollar company without making some great decisions over the years. At an event held...
01:26, 06/24/2019

Happy 10th anniversary to the Samsung Galaxy, Sammy's first Android phone We already told you that 12 years ago this very day, Apple launched the iPhone. June 29th also marks the 10th anniversary of another important smartphone launch; on this date in 2009, Samsung launched the Galaxy. The phone had been unveiled in April ...
23:39, 06/29/2019

Honor 20: Huawei Android phone launch defies Donald Trump Huawei announces cut-price premium phones with quad cameras and top-end chipsHuawei’s Honor is trying to dominate the increasingly crowded cut-price premium phone market with the launch of two new top-spec phones, the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro, flyin...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Is your Android phone draining battery like crazy overnight? Update the Netflix app Have you ever wondered why you wake up with your phone's battery down 30% instead of the usual single digits overnight? Then you start reading about rogue apps with ghost consumption when idle, and try to find the culprit, only to find out that your ...
21:26, 05/17/2019

Act surprised: iPhone 11 Pro obliterates Note 10+ and every other Android phone in performance tests We’ve now one day away from seeing Apple open up preorders for its next-generation iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max smartphones. The new iPhone lineup was finally unveiled earlier this week, putting an end to all of the leaks and...
14:26, 09/13/2019

Android vulnerability lets hackers hijack your phone with malicious videos If you use a phone running any version of Android between 7.0 and 9.0 (Nougat, Oreo, or Pie), you ought to immediately install the latest security update – or risk getting your handset hijacked by devious video malware. The culprit is a vulnerability...
17:39, 07/24/2019

Bill Gates' $400 billion mistake involves Windows Phone and Android Bill Gates started Microsoft in 1975 along with Paul Allen and the rest is history. You don't get to be one of the wealthiest people in the world and build a trillion dollar company without making some great decisions over the years. At an event held...
08:52, 06/24/2019

Nvidia upgrades its GeForce Now streaming platform with ray tracing and Android phone support GeForce Now, Nvidia’s game streaming service which has been in beta for some time, has now started supporting RTX graphics (ray tracing) for some users – plus the service will soon be arriving on Android mobiles.To begin with, ray traci...
17:39, 08/20/2019

Unihertz Titan first impressions: Big, rugged, long-lasting, QWERTY Android phone Some BlackBerry Passport fans wanted to see an Android version of the Passport and Unihertz is working to bring one variation on this desire. The Titan is a behomoth of a smartphone that is also likely to do more damage to what you drop it on than th...
01:52, 07/31/2019

Huawei will continue security support for Android smartphones Huawei said on Monday it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and tablets after being barred from Google updates to its Android operating system....
12:39, 05/20/2019

Android security: Are you using these popular apps that secretly click on ads? Apps with 1.5 million downloads were in the Google Play Store for almost a year before they were spotted, used a new trick to remain under the radar....
18:52, 08/29/2019

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 in compliance. Google says that "while" it is revi...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Teracube hands-on: Affordable mid-range Android phone with unique 4-year warranty service Modern smartphones are built to last for years so yearly flagship updates from Samsung, Apple, and Google are a bit wasteful and damaging to the environment. Teracube offers a revolutionary 4-year warranty service to help you keep your phone longer a...
21:00, 09/12/2019

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, introducing a whole range of new features, gestures,...
08:39, 05/10/2019

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 like, which now includes some tweaks Google is making...
10:26, 08/09/2019

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 date in its public schedule of OS updates. The sch...
06:26, 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. So here’s all the new stuff coming to the Androi...
22:52, 05/07/2019

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 phones, though chances are that most of the phones that...
20:26, 09/03/2019

Samsung Galaxy A50 on Xfinity Mobile review: Affordable powerful Android phone with attractive cellular options While flagship phones are priced over $1,000 it is good to see there are still good quality affordable smartphones. The Galaxy A50 is one third the cost of the latest flagships and Xfinity Mobile offers attractive pricing on the Verizon cellular netw...
15:39, 08/30/2019

Huawei responds to Android ban with service and security guarantees, but its future is unclear Huawei has finally gone on the record about a ban on its use of Android, but the company’s long-term strategy on mobile still remains unclear. In an effort to appease its worried customer base, the embattled Chinese company said today that it ...
17:39, 05/20/2019

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 just a couple of Google-made smartphones.Announced in...
18:13, 09/04/2019

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...
18:52, 08/20/2019

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 resources. One of these products, the streamlined searc...
21:39, 08/21/2019

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 opened tabs, but going over 10 often leads to con...
20:39, 05/27/2019

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....
16:26, 08/29/2019

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 device’s fingerprint or...
13:00, 08/13/2019

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...
07:00, 05/08/2019

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 the tone for Google’s ecosystem in the year...
16:00, 05/08/2019

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 particular but forbids American companies doing any busine...
21:39, 05/23/2019

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...
20:00, 05/09/2019

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....
21:26, 05/21/2019

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 way up and down the devices' "foreheads" and "chins"...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Google might owe you $500 if you had a first-gen Pixel phone Remember that class action suit that Google settled over defective first-gen Pixel and Pixel XL phones? Well, it’s time to collect your dues, as Google owes you up to $500 for those faulty microphones that shipped inside early Pixel units. Gett...
05:39, 08/14/2019

Android August Update Fixes Critical Qualcomm 'QualPwn' Security Flaws Security researchers have discovered a chain of security flaws that could allow attackers to spy on phones and compromise them without the user ever knowing...
21:00, 08/06/2019

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 information. The company announced at IFA 2011 on Thursda...
00:00, 09/07/2019

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....
01:13, 05/07/2019

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....
12:13, 09/05/2019

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 in developing regions and other primarily cash-bas...
12:00, 05/09/2019

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 Symantec have found a new app that advertised its...
13:52, 07/16/2019

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, stolen, or destroyed, doesn’t mean your dat...
01:26, 09/14/2019

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....
14:39, 05/20/2019

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 should see a statue-unveiling, official confirmat...
23:39, 08/07/2019

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 with screen sizes ballooning, bezels shrinking, an...
01:13, 05/10/2019

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's working (services) and what isn't (high-...
15:00, 07/31/2019

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 already working on a universal OS that would one day re...
18:52, 07/01/2019

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 prove a daunting task....
13:00, 08/13/2019

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, California. As usual, the main stars of the show will b...
20:00, 05/03/2019

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?...
13:26, 05/24/2019

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 Android Q, the gist of interesting novelties will be re...
02:39, 05/08/2019

Google's Huawei Android restrictions: what does it mean for you? [Updated] The news that Google has blocked Huawei’s future access to Android updates – for both apps and timely security updates – not only casts doubt over the entire future of the Chinese smartphone manufacturer’s business, it als...
05:39, 05/21/2019

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 a page. To switch apps, swipe up from the bottom,...
00:39, 05/09/2019

Google reveals why it should really, really have your phone number Love it or leave it, two-factor authentication works. It is cumbersome, requires extra steps, but cuts down on hacking and fishing significantly. Google's approach with a recovery phone number for your account works wonders, too, and the company coll...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Google Lens might get a lot easier to use on your phone Google Lens is one of the most useful tools on Android phones, letting you scan barcodes and QR codes, recognize products, and translate languages. Now, it seems it's about to get a useful extra function, which is directly accessing it from the ...
11:39, 08/21/2019

Can I buy a phone that doesn’t use anything from Google or Apple? Steve does not like firms slurping up his data, so wants a device that respects his privacy I have concerns about the likes of Google and Apple slurping up as much info as they can about me from my phone. I’ve tried looking online for alternatives an...
10:13, 07/04/2019

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....
11:13, 05/20/2019

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....
05:00, 05/14/2019

Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services Huawei has begun to feel the effects of U.S. moves to curb its access to U.S. technology as Google cut access to some Android services on Huawei smartphones....
17:13, 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 on XDA Developers after users spotted code referenc...
17:52, 08/01/2019

Google’s just-released Android 10 update is already causing problems Google released the Android 10 update on Tuesday, just as several rumors claimed in previous days, which means Pixel device users can download and install the final Android 10 release. Compatible devices include all Pixel generations to date, even th...
19:00, 09/04/2019

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...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Google is bringing data saver 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, developed by Google’s Next Billion Users team, wi...
16:00, 09/17/2019

Android tablets: From Google rollouts to Walmart Rollbacks Once seen as a way for a wide range of tech companies to answer the iPad, Android tablets are now offered by only a handful of brands. But even as Google has walked away from them, they still have a home in retail....
18:39, 09/04/2019

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 filters.A new set of dining and translation filte...
03:00, 05/29/2019

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 Commission of India (CCI) has found that Google m...
10:26, 07/01/2019

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...
02:52, 09/04/2019

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 Huawei that require transferring proprietary hardware ...
10:13, 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 are getting the update first, we can easily assume...
22:26, 09/03/2019

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, developed by Google’s Next Billion Users team, wi...
11:26, 09/18/2019

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....
03:13, 06/11/2019

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 the foldable Huawei Mate X.Prior to Huawei’s US ban...
12:39, 05/24/2019

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 enabled from the layers button. The feature is on...
19:00, 09/04/2019

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 have the potential to be kinder to your phone in ...
22:26, 05/09/2019

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-based search giant said Monday that it would comply w...
07:13, 05/21/2019

Google Maps AR Navigation comes to iPhones and Android devices Google Maps AR, in action. [credit: The Wall Street Journal ] Google Maps is finally rolling out its augmented reality walking navigation ...
19:39, 08/08/2019

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. ...
16:52, 07/25/2019

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 was replaced with a back button, a "pill" and a hand...
07:13, 05/10/2019

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....
14:52, 08/09/2019

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 are getting first crack at the update, and we would...
20:52, 09/03/2019

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 eager to try them out. Alas, it will take a few more m...
02:39, 05/08/2019

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 varying degrees of success, but the company is now s...
19:39, 06/27/2019

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 online ads practices and found that Google abused i...
05:26, 05/11/2019

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...
02:52, 08/23/2019

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 time, compatibility has been patchy at best. Now, ...
06:26, 06/18/2019

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...
04:39, 07/25/2019

Google Stadia coming to Android TV, according to leaked images The Google Stadia video game streaming service is set to come to the Android TV platform, if a recent leak is anything to go by.The leak comes courtesy of an attendee at the International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam, where we also caught sig...
11:13, 09/17/2019

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 we’re in store for a number of hardware anno...
22:26, 05/02/2019

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 embedded in fully functioning photography and gam...
01:26, 08/17/2019

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......
18:26, 05/24/2019

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 to feature same sex couples, redheads, female scien...
22:26, 05/09/2019

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 though upgrades are in the pipeline.New code snippets ...
15:39, 05/25/2019

Google Assistant gets its own phone number in India Google is making its Assistant available to people in India via a phone call, so they don’t need a smart speaker or even a smartphone to access the service. The company announced at its Google for India annual event it has partnered with mobile carri...
10:26, 09/19/2019

Pixel 3a review: the people’s Google phone? Great camera and software make a bargain, let down only by middling performance and battery Google’s latest phone, the Pixel 3a, offers the firm’s fantastic camera and software for less than £400, cutting a few corners on the way.The pitch for the Pi...
09:39, 05/14/2019

This Will Be the First Phone to Ship With Next-Generation Google Assistant The next-generation Google Assistant will launch first on Google's next flagship Pixel phone series in fall 2019, before coming to the Pixel 3 series and other smartphones....
11:13, 05/09/2019

Google says services on Huawei phone still will function BEIJING (AP) — 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. Google said Monday it is complying with ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s o...
23:39, 05/17/2019

Yes, Google is working on foldable phone prototypes too In interviews leading up to this week's Google I/O event, the head of Google's Pixel division faced questions about foldable devices. Talking to CNET, Mario Quieroz acknowledged "We're definitely prototyping the technology. We've ...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Huawei's new phone lacks Google access after U.S. ban Huawei [HWT.UL] launches what could be the world's smartest 5G phone on Thursday, but its fate in Europe will hang on whether customers will buy a device lacking access to software and apps supported by Google....
14:26, 09/19/2019

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...
04:26, 06/06/2019

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....
06:52, 09/04/2019

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’re being perfectly honest, it doesn’t come as...
23:26, 07/03/2019

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 in the wings. So Google has built up a team of more...
09:39, 06/30/2019

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 Android Q actually rolled out months ago, so we kno...
10:26, 05/08/2019

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 AirDrop.Android Beam used a device’s NFC techno...
08:00, 07/01/2019

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 cluttering the app with features that might not n...
02:00, 08/09/2019

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 a move that improves national security by keeping China's pet telecom company out of the US market. According to a report from The ...
18:26, 06/08/2019

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.'...
14:52, 08/09/2019

7 Ways OnePlus and OxygenOS Beat Google's Stock Android OnePlus phones just keep getting better and better, but what’s not often talked about very much is the software that comes pre-installed on board. It’s Android, but it’s OnePlus’ own brand of Android called OxygenOS and it’s getting very close to bea...
17:52, 07/15/2019

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...
09:39, 08/08/2019

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 rendering, randomly leaving a “white wall” at the...
00:13, 07/25/2019

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 storage. Even if you prefer a different cloud or stor...
17:39, 08/23/2019

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...
05:26, 05/15/2019

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 for short-range exchange of data between devices,...
14:52, 07/01/2019

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....
23:52, 08/02/2019

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" passwords and allow you to look up stored ones. For exa...
07:00, 06/11/2019

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 distributes on its platform....
21:39, 08/29/2019

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-to-date "to-do" platform that puts the focus on get...
12:13, 05/13/2019

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 many apps. We learned last week that Google Keep wi...
00:13, 05/21/2019

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 more than half of all Chromebooks now work with Lin...
05:26, 05/08/2019

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 computer....
03:26, 09/05/2019

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 government, we’ve just learned that Google is...
16:13, 05/02/2019

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 Mozilla's "GeckoView" engine, a modified version of...
02:13, 06/28/2019

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 course, the feature is made that much more conven...
13:13, 06/13/2019

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 be far more powerful both in hardware and softwar...
21:13, 05/20/2019

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....
16:26, 05/20/2019

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 national security....
21:00, 05/20/2019

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...
22:52, 07/10/2019

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 from before, it still sent shockwaves through the in...
07:00, 05/24/2019

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 much was evident early in the Mate 30 presentation ...
07:39, 09/20/2019

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......
01:13, 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 confirmed on Thursday. Triada first came to light in 201...
02:13, 06/07/2019

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 Play Store over a seven day period. Many looked forwa...
02:39, 05/08/2019

The Google Play Store has a bright, white new look in preparation for Android Q Google has revamped the Play Store ahead of the release of Android Q, and unlike many of its recent redesigns, this time there's no dark mode in sight. In fact, the Google Play Store is now brighter and whiter than ever.The new design is rolling...
17:39, 08/20/2019

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....
04:39, 05/20/2019

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 Pass’ to grant you access to a bouquet of premium...
08:13, 08/01/2019

Google’s new Assistant is so fast that ‘tapping to use your phone would seem slow’ Google Assistant is pretty fast, but it’s hardly as conversational as a real person. That’s in large part because using the Assistant requires a constant connection to the cloud, where a server sorts through 100GB worth of AI models, and beams the re...
21:52, 05/07/2019

Huawei's next flagship phone blocked from using Google apps US trade ban means Mate 30 will be launched without Google Maps or GmailHuawei’s next flagship smartphone will not be able to use Google apps and services under the US trade ban, Google has said.The Chinese telecoms firm is expected to launch its Mat...
20:26, 08/29/2019

Foldable phone designs are already bizarre, but this one from Google is the weirdest yet By now, it should be clear that foldable phone design is something close to a Wild West of the handset space. None of the major manufacturers, from Samsung to Huawei, who’ve either trotted out or had their foldable designs leaked so far really ...
02:26, 06/28/2019

The drama surrounding Google and Huawei's new phone – explained Mate 30 won’t have licensed access to any Google apps, thanks to ongoing dispute between US and the Chinese smartphone makerHuawei, the number two smartphone maker in the world, will launch its next flagship device without licensed access to the numb...
09:39, 08/31/2019

Google's CallJoy is an AI phone operator for small businesses Around a year ago, Google unveiled Duplex, an AI-powered feature that can call businesses and book appointments for you. Ahead of this year's I/O, Google revealed the other half of the equation, a virtual customer service agent that can automati...
20:52, 05/01/2019

Google launches $399 Pixel phone, more U.S. carriers will sell it Alphabet Inc's Google launched more affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone on Tuesday at about half the price of its current models, and dropped an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Verizon Communications Inc, signaling a major shift in the ...
21:26, 05/07/2019

Huawei has allegedly cut phone production orders after Google ban Smartphone-maker Huawei has undoubtedly been one of the biggest losers in the US Government's recent trade war with China, and in the wake of new restrictions the Chinese company has now reportedly reduced new-handset orders from its manufacturi...
10:26, 06/03/2019

Google confirms it's experimenting with a foldable Pixel phone Google has been part of the foldable phone conversation ever since it announced support for Android on bendy devices, but now is the first time we've heard confirmation it's experimenting with the tech for its own Pixel devices.It comes fro...
11:13, 05/08/2019

Google drops China for Pixel phone production Google is planning to move some of its hardware production out of China as it looks to avoid tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.Currently, Google uses Chinese facilities for the manufacture of several devices, including its Pixel 3 smartphon...
13:13, 08/30/2019

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....
13:39, 06/27/2019

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 with Google's upcoming Android Q, which will be r...
01:13, 05/10/2019

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....
18:39, 05/20/2019

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...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Google brings its hearing assistance app to older Android phones (updated) 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 Pie like it did months ago. You won't need a ...
07:39, 07/25/2019

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 were designed to make the platform's ecosystem ...
15:13, 05/30/2019

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 available to users were factory resets or booting in...
15:39, 06/12/2019

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...
13:39, 08/08/2019

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 after they applied the update, an issue that Google...
22:39, 06/06/2019

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

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 the 90-day reprieve extension that was announced e...
01:39, 08/23/2019

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....
02:13, 07/02/2019

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 in point: Google has an app simply named ‘Sound A...
10:39, 07/25/2019

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 smart devices. We’ve seen the first demos leak,...
17:13, 05/10/2019

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....
15:00, 08/05/2019

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 found before ordering a wider probe in an antitrust ...
17:52, 06/28/2019

Google confirms “Play Pass” subscription service for Android apps The Google Play Pass Promo. [credit: Android Police ] Google is testing a new "Play Pass" subscription service for the Google Play Store. ...
04:13, 08/03/2019

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 create media apps for Android Automotive-equipped car...
20:52, 05/01/2019

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 natural. One of the gestures it was working on wo...
20:13, 07/10/2019

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 stave off fresh penalties....
15:26, 08/02/2019

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 out with a new ability to simulate human behavior...
17:00, 05/07/2019

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        ...
21:26, 05/07/2019

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 reports....
03:39, 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, software, and technical services except those publi...
05:13, 05/20/2019

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....
14:39, 05/07/2019

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 thinking about how people use touchscreen devices. Goo...
22:39, 07/30/2019

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 know what dark theme is, think of the typical smart...
00:26, 06/29/2019

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 HarmonyOS for the rest of the world. It’s uncle...
04:26, 08/10/2019

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" passwords and also allows you to look up stored passw...
13:26, 06/16/2019

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        ...
15:00, 05/08/2019

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....
18:26, 06/28/2019

Google 'blocks Huawei access to Android updates' after Trump blacklisting Reported move could hit Huawei Technologies’ ability to run phone operating system Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software products except those covered by open source licenses, a source has told ...
00:26, 05/20/2019

Huawei forced to launch Mate 30 phone without Google apps New Android smartphone falls foul of trade war and Trump’s blacklisting of Chinese firmThe launch of Huawei’s latest smartphone, the Mate 30, has been hampered by the ongoing trade war between China and the US, which has resulted in Google pulling it...
22:52, 09/19/2019

Google quietly shelves custom Pixel phone cases Google's Pixel 3a might have been good news for fans of mid-range phones, but it marked the death knell for one of the company's signature phone features: its customizable cases. The 9to5Google crew has discovered that Google axed the pers...
10:13, 05/20/2019

Nokia's new budget phone has a dedicated Google Assistant button HMD Global has announced a new affordable Nokia smartphone after launching a five-camera flagship and a bunch of low-to-mid end devices just a few months ago at MWC. The Nokia 2.2 is part of the company's Android One family of devices and will s...
06:13, 06/07/2019

If You Owned a First-Gen Pixel Phone, Google May Owe You Some Class Action Money A previously announced settlement in a class action lawsuit against Google over claims of defective microphones in first-generation Pixel phones and failure to honor warranty claims has been finalized and a website set up to process claims, per the V...
10:13, 08/13/2019

Foldable phone race heats up as Google enters the fold We’ve gone through a rollercoaster ride when it comes to foldable phones this year. Huawei and Samsung released their foldables the Mate X and the Galaxy Fold. Last month, the latter was involved in controversy after reviewers found their units break...
14:00, 05/13/2019

How to play Google’s addictive Wimbledon game on your phone or desktop July means the tennis world is abuzz with action and drama, as the Wimbledon final approaches. As a nod to this epic sporting event, Google has released a hidden tennis game you can play on your browser or phone. Here’s what you have to do to find it...
07:52, 07/12/2019

Thank Google for making it harder to find a phone-repair service Imagine you dropped your smartphone and its display shattered -- something that happens around 50 million times in the US each year. Unless you're pretty handy, your first port of call is likely to be Google to look for a nearby repair store, bu...
08:26, 08/10/2019

Huawei plans high-end phone launch under cloud of Google ban Huawei Technologies plans to forge ahead with the launch of new high-end smartphones in Europe even though it may not be able to offer Google's official Android operating system and widely used apps such as Google Maps, company executives told Reuter...
20:26, 08/28/2019

10 reasons to consider switching your company's phone service to Google Voice Google Voice for G Suite is integrated with other G Suite apps. Find out how it might help businesses modernize and consolidate voice communications....
20:26, 05/15/2019

Meet the Google Pixel 3a: A midrange phone with a flagship camera for $399 The Pixel 3a. It looks just like a Pixel. [credit: Google ] MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—It's Google I/O keynote day, and as part of the slate of ...
23:00, 05/07/2019

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....
10:00, 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 to be more serious about protecting your data, lo...
10:26, 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 Forbes, in what some reports are calling a possib...
14:39, 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 Google, reports Korean media today.European antit...
21:39, 05/23/2019

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...
22:26, 05/06/2019

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 mobile OS as a kind of Plan B if the company ever...
08:13, 05/20/2019

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 new feature will turn the latest Android devices int...
05:39, 09/06/2019

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...
00:00, 05/30/2019

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 app can perform Wi-Fi scans. Such scans are requi...
13:26, 05/28/2019

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....
22:00, 08/09/2019

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......
10:39, 07/01/2019

CORRECTED-Huawei plans high-end phone launch under cloud of Google ban Huawei Technologies plans to forge ahead with the launch of new high-end smartphones in Europe even though it may not be able to offer Google's official Android operating system and widely used apps such as Google Maps, company executives told Reuter...
20:26, 08/28/2019

What the unexpected Pixel 4 teaser tells us about the fourth-gen Google flagship phone We’ve been bombarded with Pixel 4 rumors for the past few days now, but nobody could have seen coming what Google did on Wednesday. The company went to social media to post actual images of the Pixel 4 several months in advance of the phone&rsq...
21:39, 06/13/2019

Google Workers Set Up Phone Banks To Demand Congress Put an End to Forced Arbitration Over the last several months, Google workers have organized and protested unfair labor practices, and while these efforts first started by pushing for change within their own company, they’ve since expanded to all workers. And on Monday, Google emplo...
03:26, 04/30/2019

Huawei to push ahead with flagship phone launch — with or without Google services Huawei will launch a new flagship phone next month which may not come with Google apps, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told CNBC, as the Chinese firm faces being blocked from accessing the search giant's software....
16:52, 08/30/2019

Google brings Titan Security Key to the UK Google has revealed it is bringing its Titan Security Key to a range of new markets, including the UK.The physical key offers increased security for users, providing two-factor authentication (2FA) and will now be coming The company says that th...
01:26, 08/01/2019

Here Are the Best Account Security Methods, According to Google Everywhere you turn, someone is handing out advice about account security and privacy. And while it never hurts to be reminded about all the ways you can protect your critical data, have you topped to wonder whether any of the various security measur...
10:39, 05/23/2019

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 Android apps available in the search giant's Play Store....
17:00, 05/07/2019

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 so well in the country. And while Apple expands pro...
23:39, 05/10/2019

Asian Shops Shun Huawei Phone Trade-Ins on Google Suspension Worries Mobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for trade-ins, as more consumers look to offload their device on worries Google suspending business with the......
17:52, 05/22/2019

RGB Mechanical Keyboard 63 Keys Bluetooth 4.0, LED Backlit Wireless USB Wired Gaming Computer Keyboard for Multi-Device Phone Android Mobile PC Laptop RGB Mechanical Keyboard 63 Keys Bluetooth 4.0, LED Backlit Wireless USB Wired Gaming Computer Keyboard for Multi-Device Phone Android Mobile PC Laptop...
22:52, 06/21/2019

Google researchers discovered serious iOS security flaws Six critical security vulnerabilities that were patched in the iOS 12.4 update released earlier this month were originally discovered by security researchers at Google. Natalie Silvanovich and Samuel Groß, two members of Google's Project Z...
22:39, 07/30/2019

Google uncovers security flaws in iMessage Researchers from Google's Project Zero have shared the details of five flaws they discovered in Apple's iMessage software that could leave its devices vulnerable to attack.One of the vulnerabilities they uncovered was so severe that only wa...
01:26, 08/01/2019

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 sources aware of the matter told Reuters....
14:39, 05/10/2019

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 revenue. And with the hundreds of millions of screens at...
02:39, 06/06/2019

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.       ...
14:00, 08/23/2019

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 Developers.Read more......
14:52, 09/17/2019

Huawei unwanted: Asian shops shun phone trade-ins on Google suspension worries Mobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for trade-ins, as more consumers look to offload their device on worries Google suspending business with the Chinese firm will disrupt services....
13:26, 05/22/2019

Google Stadia vs Apple Arcade vs Microsoft Project xCloud: Your phone is your next gaming console Games on both the App and Play Store are dime a dozen, with seemingly more than enough variety to keep just about anyone happy. However, the vast majority of mobile games are hollow, purpose-less cashgrabs that lack the polish, depth, gameplay, and s...
10:13, 06/18/2019

Customizable Pixel phone cases are no longer a thing, as Google quietly halts sales Google had plenty of neat stuff to announce at its I/O developer conference a couple of weeks ago, from a long list of new Android features to a Nest-branded smart speaker with a large screen in tow and the company's first mid-range phones in quite s...
16:13, 05/20/2019

How to Replace Your Hackable Google Titan Bluetooth Security Key If you’re using one of Google’s Titan Bluetooth Security Keys to sign into all your two-factor protected accounts, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news, as you can probably guess, is that Google has announced the discovery of a vulnerability ...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Google’s new password security upgrade might work best on the Pixel 4 Google has a brand new security feature that every Android user out there should be using, as long as they operate devices with built-in fingerprint sensors running at least Android 7. But what’s exciting is that the feature will really shine o...
05:39, 08/14/2019

Honor 20 will still get security updates despite Google's restrictions on Huawei Honor is set to announce its flagship Honor 20 phone series tomorrow at an event in London, but whatever is unveiled will be overshadowed by the Google suspension of Huawei Android updates.Due to new sanctions on the Chinese company in the US, Google...
19:13, 05/20/2019

Google uncovers Bluetooth vulnerability in Titan Security Key Google says that it's uncovered a vulnerability in Bluetooth-enabled models of its Titan Security Key. It's offering affected customers a refund.Read More...
21:13, 05/15/2019

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on election security, lawmakers announced Monday....
03:52, 05/21/2019

Google says it can't fix a security flaw affecting all computer chips A critical security flaw called Spectre affecting nearly every computer is here to stay. According to Google there isn’t any software that can fix it...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban: FT Alphabet Inc's Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, it risks compromising national security, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
08:26, 06/07/2019

Google unveils 'unprecedented' iPhone security flaw The vulnerability had given attackers access to "almost all of the personal information" on the device. Researchers told DW that only "a very resourceful and determined actor" could execute such a sophisticated attack....
13:00, 08/31/2019

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 about the OS directly. For 2019, the talk was all abou...
15:00, 07/03/2019

Apple blasts Google Project Zero over iOS Uighur security claims After public call-outs by Google's Project Zero security team, Apple has responded to 'false' claims that it allowed iOS vulnerabilities to linger.Read More...
00:26, 09/07/2019

Google warns banning Huawei could increase security risks According to a Financial Times report, Google execs are concerned that banning Huawei could lead to increased security risks. Sources warn that if Huawei is not allowed access to Android updates, it could develop its own, similar software, which woul...
18:52, 06/07/2019

Google proves that recovery numbers are crucial for account security While it may be frustrating to have to remember multitudes of passwords, have your accounts linked to your mobile number, or set up two-factor authentication, Google has released data showing just how effective some of these security techniques truly...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Google’s Titan Security Keys can be hijacked remotely, replace yours now It’s not been a great week for security, and after Twitter, WhatsApp and Intel, Google has now joined the list. The internet giant has issued an advisory, stating it is recalling Bluetooth versions of its Titan Security Key after it found a vulnerabi...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Google, Intel, and Microsoft partner to improve cloud security Some of the biggest names in tech have banded together in an effort to promote industry-wide security standards for securing data in use. The initiative — dubbed Confidential Computing Consortium (CCC) — has Alibaba Cloud, Arm, Baidu, Google Cloud, I...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Exclusive: Google's security cameras to drop key customization option You won't be able to toggle off the green status light of a Nest and Dropcam security camera, we discovered today at Google IO 2019. It's good and bad news for users.Whenever a Nest camera is live, the green light will shine – soon w...
02:26, 05/08/2019

Google says leaked assistant recordings are a violation of data security policies The search giant has confirmed humans are listening in to 'Okay Google' commands, but it says leaking the recordings are a violation of its data security policies....
09:13, 07/12/2019

Apple takes flak for disputing iOS security bombshell dropped by Google Enlarge (credit: Maurizio Pesce) Apple is taking flak for disputing some minor details of last week’s bombshell report that, for at least two years, customers' iOS devices were vulnerable to a sting of zeroday exploits, at least some of which were ...
03:26, 09/08/2019

Security Concerns Threaten Data Link Backed by Google, Facebook U.S. officials are seeking to block an undersea cable backed by Google, Facebook and a Chinese partner, in a national security review that could rewrite the rules of internet connectivity between the U.S. and China....
22:00, 08/28/2019

Google recalls some Titan security keys after finding Bluetooth vulnerability Google is recalling its Bluetooth Titan security keys due to a vulnerability that could allow attackers to connect to your device. No need to panic -- the bug only seems to apply to a very narrow set of circumstances, according to a blog post publish...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Google Recalls Physical Security Keys After Discovery of Bluetooth Vulnerability Titan—the physical security Google rolled out last summer—was built to “protect high-value users.” Now those users who bought in on Titan are all eligible for free replacements of this $50 device suite after the company discovered a vulnerability in ...
23:13, 05/15/2019

Google Researchers Found an Extremely Nasty iPhone Security Flaw On the same day Apple revealed the date for its latest iPhone event, Google’s privacy team said it had discovered a two-year long vulnerability in the phone-maker’s software. The bug targeted a small number of websites. Simply visiting th...
20:26, 08/30/2019

Treasury Secretary Finds No Security Concerns With Google Work in China Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and President Trump have found no national-security concerns about work Google is doing in China, a rebuke of claims made by billionaire Peter Thiel....
17:13, 07/24/2019

Apple fires back at Google report over iPhone security flaws On Friday, Apple said in a sharply worded statement that the attacks identified by Google were through websites targeted toward Uighurs, a Muslim ethnic minority in China....
21:13, 09/06/2019

Alphabet's moonshot security firm Chronicle joins Google Cloud Chronicle has lived as an independent subsidiary of Alphabet, where it developed a cybersecurity intelligence and analytics platform using Google-originated techniques....
21:13, 06/27/2019

Intel, Google, Microsoft, and others launch Confidential Computing Consortium for data security The Confidential Computing Consortium was introduced today to bring together some of the biggest tech companies in the world to better protect data in use.Read More...
02:00, 08/22/2019

Google warns Bluetooth Titan security keys can be hijacked by nearby hackers Enlarge (credit: Google) Google is warning that the Bluetooth Low Energy version of the Titan security key it sells for two-factor authentication can be hijacked by nearby attackers, and the company is advising users to get a free replacement devic...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Google Yanks Seven Stalkerware Apps Discovered by Security Researchers From the Play Store Google has yanked several apps from its Play Store after cybersecurity firm Avast identified them as “all likely designed by a Russian developer to allow people to stalk employees, romantic partners, or kids,” CNET reported on Wednesday.Read more......
10:26, 07/18/2019

Facebook, Google meet intelligence agencies to talk 2020 election security Both intelligence agencies and tech companies are gearing up to secure the 2020 US election, and that apparently includes some heart-to-heart conversations between the two. Bloomberg sources have learned that Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter a...
04:13, 09/05/2019

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....
04:00, 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.       ...
15:00, 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 all of the high-end Pixel models, the new mid-ranger...
09:39, 05/12/2019

Israeli security company reportedly has tool that spies on Apple, Google and Facebook cloud data An Israeli cybersecurity company has reportedly developed spyware that can scrape data from the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft products....
16:13, 07/19/2019

Pixel 3a vs. Pixel 3: Great camera for the price makes Google's $399 phone the better buy Google's Pixel 3a smartphones costs way ess than the Pixel 3. Yet you still get many of the same features, right down to the superior camera.        ...
18:26, 05/08/2019

Google Says Huawei Ban Threatens US National Security by Forcing Chinese Tech Giant to Create Insecure OS: Report Google is warning the U.S. government that its ban on Chinese tech giant Huawei actually puts America’s national security at risk by forcing Huawei to produce an insecure operating system that could be exploited by bad actors, both governments and l...
15:00, 06/07/2019

Google Pixel 3A hands-on: The only Pixel phone to buy The Pixel 3A XL. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google finally took the wraps off the Pixel 3A at Google I/O this week. It's a cheaper, plastic versi...
08:00, 05/09/2019

The Home Depot is giving away a free Google Nest Hub when you buy a Nest Hello security camera Avery Hartmans/Business Insider Google's Nest Hello Video Doorbell and Nest Hub smart display (formerly the Google Home Hub) are two good devices for smart home veterans and newbies alike. For a limited time, when you order a Nest Hello from The Ho...
06:39, 08/11/2019

Google found iPhone security flaws that allowed websites to hack iOS users 'en masse' Google says 14 security flaws gave hackers access to your iPhone. All you had to do was visit one of the websites and you could be attacked.       ...
10:39, 08/31/2019

The Morning After: ASUS' new gaming phone is barely a phone Welcome back, it's Monday time. Over the weekend, Marvel decided to announce enough superhero TV and movies to keep you going for the next few years, while another Pixel 4 leak suggests some wacky hand gestures might be coming to Google's n...
15:26, 07/22/2019

Asus ROG Phone 2 announced and it's the first phone with Snapdragon 855 Plus The world of smartphones for gaming is a closely competitive one, with phones like the Black Shark 2, Razer Phone 2 and the original Asus ROG Phone all vying to be the smartphone you play Fortnite, PUBG Mobile or any other Android game, and now Asus ...
12:39, 07/22/2019

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 released by Google.According to the figures, the nine-...
13:52, 05/09/2019

Android Q is officially named Android 10 Google has announced that Android Q will now come with an all-new, rather boring name: Android 10. This bucks the trend of Android operating systems being named after sweet foods, and marks a change in the naming direction going forward.In fact, the ...
19:39, 08/22/2019

Razer Phone 2 vs Asus ROG Phone Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Memory, and Performance | Accessories | Connectivity | Camera | Call quality | Media | Battery Life | ConclusionRazer versus Asus. It’s the story of two computer manufacturers wh...
15:13, 05/02/2019

Europe’s first 5G phone is already here, but it’s not the phone we expected The 5G networks are finally here, but they’re more exciting on paper than in real life. That’s because carriers are still rolling out 5G support on a market-by-market basis. Initial data speeds won’t nearly be as impressive as they ...
11:52, 05/03/2019

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power more th...
21:52, 07/24/2019

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesd...
05:26, 06/05/2019

Somalia security remains a concern, head of UN Mission warns Security Council Despite “encouraging” developments, insecurity across Somalia remains a serious concern, James Swan, head of the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), warned the Security Council, in his first briefing to the world body since taking office....
22:52, 08/21/2019

Security Ministry approves roll-out of tasers across security forces, police Officers will "be able to deal with situations" which do not require the use of force "without employing firearms," new Security Ministry decree declares....
01:26, 05/08/2019

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
02:39, 06/04/2019

Amazon home security systems: save on the all-new Blink XT2 Security Camera Beef up your home security and score a rare discount on the all-new Blink XT2 Smart Security Camera from Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the outdoor/indoor smart camera system on sale for $79.99. That's a $20 discount and the best price ...
17:39, 08/20/2019

| 5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be governed by adequate existing laws and regulations....
20:52, 07/27/2019

Manmohan Singh's Top Security (SPG) Cover Withdrawn, Given CRPF Security Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's top Special Protection Group (SPG) security has been withdrawn. He will have Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) cover, the home ministry has decided....
09:39, 08/26/2019

Global security officials to hammer out united 5G security approach Global cooperation is key to ensuring the security of 5G networks, cyber security officials said on Thursday at a meeting in Prague aimed at hammering out how to combat threats as nations begin rolling out next-generation telecoms equipment....
20:13, 05/02/2019

Phone book, what's a phone book? 20 everyday tasks that nobody does anymore The standard electronics, gear, and ways of yesteryear have vanished. As old formats disappear, that leaves us with the task of what to do.       ...
21:52, 06/13/2019

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 tech giant has decided to simply call it Android 10....
15:13, 08/22/2019

The Top 10 Most-Followed Accounts On Instagram Take a look at the top 10 most-followed Instagram accounts. The list includes everyone from Queen Bey to Ronaldo to Selena Gomez. But who gets the top spot?...
00:52, 05/04/2019

Should You Switch Bank Accounts for the Rewards? Signup bonuses are so common for new bank accounts that I can almost guarantee you got one the last time you opened a checking account. It’s typical to get a small cash reward for setting up direct deposit or putting a certain amount of cash in your ...
00:26, 05/08/2019

Don't Just Uninstall Old Apps—Delete Your Accounts As Well So you’ve grown bored of the latest photo filtering tool, or the newest anonymous question app, or whatever the flavor of the month in the app charts happens to be. Just remove the app from your phone and get on with your life, right? Well, not quite...
19:39, 07/10/2019

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you consider that....
01:00, 05/24/2019

Twitter removes 267 UAE-based accounts, suspends 4,200 others Twitter said Friday it has terminated more than 250 United Arab Emirates-based accounts and suspended more than 4,000 over concerns about state-sponsored platform manipulation....
02:14, 09/21/2019

How to find and remove fake accounts on Twitter 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. Are fake followers hindering your influence in the Twittersphere? Do you want to get rid of them once and for al...
13:39, 07/24/2019

'Stranger Things 3' has been seen by over 40 million Netflix accounts Remember when it was a big deal that Bright racked up 11 million viewers? That's now quaint by comparison. Netflix has revealed that 40.7 million accounts have watched Stranger Things 3 in the four days since its July 4th premiere, making it t...
02:13, 07/09/2019

Facebook deletes more accounts linked to Russia Facebook Inc said on Monday it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information on the social network and its Instagram service....
20:39, 05/06/2019

Tech Fix: Protecting Your Internet Accounts Keeps Getting Easier. Here’s How to Do It. There are many tools for setting up two-factor authentication, a security mechanism that prevents improper access. These four methods are the most compelling....
07:39, 05/01/2019

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
16:13, 06/13/2019

Hackers target Office 365 business accounts New research from Barracuda has revealed that account takeover attacks are one of the fastest growing email security threats as hackers set their sights on Microsoft Office 365 accounts.The IT security company recently analyzed account takeover attac...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Instagram Will Now Alert Violators Before Deleting Their Accounts Instagram is adding a new warning alert that would show users a history of the posts, comments and stories that could be or has been removed from the platform....
09:13, 07/19/2019

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individuals responsible pretended to be located in the US a...
06:13, 05/29/2019

Instagram is working on new rules for banning accounts Less than a week after banning Alex Jones and other far-right extremists, Instagram has revealed that it is working on a new policy for account removals. These upcoming guidelines, which the company told Engadget will start rolling out "soon," are go...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activity from October 2018 to March 2019, even as it worked to boost detection of bogus accounts. (May 23)...
04:52, 05/24/2019

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-ra...
21:13, 06/13/2019

The Pitfalls of 'Designated Beneficiaries' for Mutual-Fund Accounts “Transfer on death” accounts go directly to beneficiaries upon the owner’s death. But they still need to be carefully coordinated with the owner’s overall estate plan....
04:39, 07/09/2019

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “activeR...
04:52, 05/24/2019

Welcome to the wonderful world of bizarre literary Instagram accounts Literary Instagram sounds like it should be a fairly relaxed corner of social media. It conjures images of nicely staged photos of books next to cups of coffee, short reviews of favorite reads peppered with hashtags, and a welcome reprieve from the u...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Three important retirement savings accounts you should know about: IRAs, 401(k)s, and HSAs Want to set yourself up for a solid financial future? Then familiarize yourself with your retirement savings options.        ...
22:52, 05/18/2019

SBI Savings Accounts For Minors: Interest Rate And Other Details The interest rate on Pehla Kadam and Pehli Udaan is similar to savings bank account. For savings deposits balance less than Rs. 1 lakh, SBI offers an interest rate of 3.5 per cent per annum...
16:52, 06/02/2019

Savings Accounts for Disabled Americans Catch On, but Slowly Advocates say the state-based accounts, which let disabled people work and save money without risking the loss of government aid, could help millions of people....
14:13, 06/07/2019

Hackers broke into Sprint accounts through Samsung's website Sprint's security team is having a very, very lousy 2019. On top of the earlier Boost Mobile breach, the carrier has revealed that hackers obtained "unauthorized access" to an unspecified number of Sprint accounts through Samsung's "add a ...
08:52, 07/17/2019

| Mobile phones are replacing bank accounts in Africa Sub-Saharan Africa has more mobile-money accounts than anywhere else in the world with about 396 million registered users at the end of 2018, a 14% increase from a year earlier, according to the GSM Association....
07:39, 08/14/2019

Instagram Testing an Easier Way of Recovering Hacked Accounts Instagram is testing a new in-app account recovery process. To control cases where the hackers alter username and contact data linked to the accounts, Instagram would prevent any username from being......
14:39, 06/17/2019

Instagram’s purge of accounts cost this teen $4,000 per month Instagram is going after meme accounts — which post pictures with slogans — often created by other social-media fanatics and, on many occasions, reposted without giving credit. On July 26, 15-year-old Ben was surprised to find he couldn’t log into fi...
20:00, 08/07/2019

From Savings To FD Accounts: Know All About Post Office Banking Services Post office interest rate: While an interest rate of 4 per cent is applicable on the deposit in the savings account, investment in the other savings schemes at the post office fetches interest at the......
17:26, 05/19/2019

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elections in several African countries. This forms part...
13:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Facebook removes accounts used to distribute malware since 2014 Facebook has shut down more than 30 accounts that were found to be spreading Remote Access Trojans (RATs) through malicious links that claimed to inform users about the ongoing political crisis in Libya. Dubbed ‘Operation Tripoli,’ the large-scale ca...
16:26, 07/02/2019

DeVito accounts for 5 TDs as Syracuse beats Western Michigan Tommy DeVito threw for 287 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 85 yards and another score as the host Syracuse Orange held on for a 52-33 nonconference win over Western Michigan on Saturday....
01:52, 09/22/2019

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19:26, 05/23/2019

Pak Behind Fake Accounts Of Top Officers On Twitter, Says Army: Report The Indian Army and other security agencies are taking strict action against the fake Twitter handles of senior Indian military leadership created by Pakistani agencies to spread misinformation about......
22:00, 09/19/2019

Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Tied To Iran Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database......
01:00, 06/14/2019

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent accounts from the platform, the tech giant said Thursday....
23:39, 05/25/2019

How to unsubscribe from publications and accounts on your Snapchat Discover page Shutterstock Snapchat doesn't have a direct unsubscribe button for accounts and publications you've subscribed to within the Discover page, but it is still easy to unsubscribe in a few steps. You can unsubscribe on Snapchat by tapping and holding d...
03:52, 08/17/2019

N4T Investigators: Hackers stealing money from bank accounts TUCSON – Cybercriminals are gaining access to bank accounts and stealing money. A victim from Oro Valley recently had tens of thousands of dollars stolen from a credit union account. They did not want to be identified. Police believe this man opened ...
09:39, 07/19/2019

Twitter suspends more than 160K accounts for terrorism content Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts between July and December last year for promoting terrorism, a 19 percent drop from the 205,156 accounts suspended in the previous six months....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Twitter restores some blocked Cuban official accounts Twitter Inc has restored some of the accounts of Cuban state-run media, journalists and government officials it had blocked on Wednesday, although others like that of Communist Party leader Raul Castro remain suspended....
22:52, 09/13/2019

Facebook says removes 265 'fake accounts' linked to Israel Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called "inauthentic behavior" targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa....
21:00, 05/16/2019

How hackers can permanently lock you out of your accounts | Dylan Curran Some hackers use malicious code, but most just hide in plain sight. It can be devastatingly effectiveWhen their computer or social media account is hijacked by an unknown entity, most people probably picture something like this: a faceless man hunche...
10:39, 06/09/2019

Betterment Is Basically Becoming a Bank With New Savings and Checking Accounts Less than a year after launching its not-quite-a-savings-account Smart Saver product, popular robo-advisor Betterment is taking big steps towards becoming a real bank by introducing two new services: true savings accounts, and free checking accounts....
05:00, 07/24/2019

TrickBot malware may have hacked 250 million email accounts TrickBot malware may have stolen as many as 250 million email accounts, including some belonging to governments in the US, UK and Canada. The malware isn't new. In fact, it's been circulating since 2016. But according to cybersecurity firm ...
03:26, 07/13/2019

This big bank is eliminating all fees on checking and savings accounts Discover is doing away with fees of any kind on its checking, savings, money market and certificate of deposit accounts.       ...
19:39, 06/17/2019

Twitter Apologises for Suspending Accounts Critical of China Twitter has apologised for suspending a number of accounts critical of China, days before the politically sensitive 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown....
11:39, 06/03/2019

Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts for terrorism content in H2 2018 Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166,000 accounts in the second half of last year, about a fifth less than in the previous period, the social media company said on Thursday....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Braskem says court unfreezes 3.7 bln reais from its accounts Brazilian petrochemical producer Braskem SA said on Friday a local court accepted its request to free up 3.7 billion reais from its accounts that had been frozen since June, according to a securities filing....
07:13, 08/10/2019

Millions of accounts hit in huge sextortion email campaign A malicious email campaign looking to blackmail victims has affected millions of innocent users around the world, a new report has found.Researchers from Cofense Labs have published a database of over 200 million compromised accounts hit by a wide-ra...
21:00, 08/05/2019

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts to tamp down on the spread of misinformation by ins...
00:52, 06/14/2019

Houston Rockets among teams who see Twitter accounts suspended The Houston Rockets were the most notable team to have their Twitter account suspended Monday, reportedly due to DMCA takedown notices.        ...
05:39, 05/21/2019