Google Android

When it comes to Google Android mobile devices, there are plenty of applications and networks that present new content for smartphones and tablets. We’ll be covering the news related to this operating system, updates, reviews, features, and guides.

Bitwarden Authenticator

Bitwarden launches standalone Bitwarden Authenticator app

Bitwarden has released a first public version of Bitwarden Authenticator, a two-factor authentication app for Android and iOS. The app generates codes for services, which are then required to sign to accounts. […]

Android PC emulator

Android on Windows: the best emulators for gaming

Would you like to play your favorite Android games on your PC? Run Android apps on PC to use them even without your Android device? It is easier than you may think […]

Android 14 QPR beta

Google may delete (purchased) apps from your Android devices

When you buy an app or game digitally, you don't really own it. What this means is that it can be taken away from you at any time, usually without compensation. The […]


Adblocker for TV - AdGuard is available for Android TV: here is how it works

AdGuard is a popular commercial content blocking solution. It is available for a wide range of platforms already, including major operating systems and browsers, and now also for Android TV. If you […]


Important files will be gone in February 2024 when Google removes them from Files for Android

Files is the default file manager on many Android devices. Last year, the company launched a new feature that added an Important tab to the application. Limited to India, it scanned the […]

iode Phone

iodé turns your Android phone into a sustainable privacy fortress

France-based iodé has established itself as a viable option in the smartphone privacy and sustainability niche. The company develops iodéOS, an operating system compatible with many Android devices, and sells devices from […]


NewPipe update brings access to Live, Shorts and other content on YouTube

NewPipe is a streaming frontend for Android that supports services such as YouTube, Bandcamp or Soundcloud among others. It is a privacy-friendly ad-free player for media published on these sites. Up until […]


Dangerous Android banking trojan Chameleon reemerges

Security researchers at Threat Fabric have discovered a new variant of the Android banking trojan Chameleon. This new variant supports new device takeover capabilities that include the ability to bypass biometric prompts. […]


Android Repair Mode promises privacy during repairs

Google announced the launch of Repair Mode for select Google Pixel Android devices this week. It is designed to protect user data during repairs. The new feature is available for Pixel 8 […]

NewPipe 0.25.2 adds YouTube Video multi-audio track support

NewPipe is a popular third-party Android app for watching videos on YouTube and media on a selection of other sites, including Soundcloud. The latest release, NewPipe 0.25.2 adds support for accessing multiple […]

Google has illegal app store monopoly says jury in Epic case

A jury has just decided that Google has an illegal app store monopoly on Android. Epic Games, which sued both Apple and Google about three years ago over app store practices, has […]

simple gallery pro android

Warning: Simple Mobile Tools sold to controversial ZipoApps publisher

Simple Mobile Tools, a collection of free and open source applications for Android, will soon be owned by the controversial publisher ZipoApps. All Simple Mobile Tools have a few things in common: […]


After 6 years Microsoft launches Seeing AI app for Android

When Microsoft released its Seeing AI app for Apple iOS devices in 2017, many thought that the release of an Android version was only a matter of time. Seeing AI is an […]

Android 14 QPR beta

What's new in Android 14 QPR beta?

Google's Android operating system has consistently evolved over the years, bringing new features and enhancements to the mobile platform. As part of this continuous improvement process, Google routinely releases Quarterly Platform Releases […]

WhatsApp backups will soon count against your Google cloud storage on Android

WhatsApp users on Android who use the backup feature of the messaging app will have backups count against their Google cloud storage quota. Backups allow Android users to back up all of […]

Google Chrome 120 won't run on Android 7 (Nougat) devices

Android users who still run Android Nougat on their devices won't be able to upgrade the Google Chrome browser to version 120 on their devices. Google announced the change on its Chrome […]

samsung auto blocker

Samsung Auto Blocker: new Samsung Galaxy Security tool

Samsung Auto Blocker is a new security tool for Samsung Galaxy devices that promises to protect devices from certain threats. The opt-in feature is part of One UI 6, which Samsung is […]

Android 14 features

Android is getting real-time scanning protections during app installs

Google announced today that it is improving protections on Android to better protect users against new threats. The enhancement of Google Play Protect addresses threats that come from the installation of new […]

What is SpyNote trojan and how to protect yourself

A very dangerous trojan that targets Android users has been detected

A new and devious Android banking trojan known as SpyNote has come to light. If you open your phone with an update notification, think twice before confirming the installation as SpyNote disguises […]

Lenovo introduces Android as a Windows alternative on some of its desktop PCs

Lenovo announced a partnership with Esper Device Management this week that brings Esper's custom Android operating system to some Lenovo PCs. The Lenovo ThinkCentre M70a 3rd Gen desktop is the first device […]

Google Pixel 8 series

Google guarantees 7 years of full updates for its Pixel 8 devices

Google unveiled the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro during its Made by Google event this week. Leaks revealed much about the two devices that Google announced during the event. The main […]

Android 14 rollout

Android 14 rollout is here!

Android 14 rollout is here for the Google-branded phones together with the launch of the Google Pixel 8 series' introduction. Google has officially rolled out Android 14, the latest iteration of its […]

Android 14 features

Google Android 14 is just hours away

October 4, 2023 - Today, Google is set to unveil the highly anticipated Android 14 operating system at their Google Pixel 8 launch event. While the tech giant has yet to confirm […]

Act Now! Android October 2023 Update patches 2 actively exploited issues

Google has published the October 2023 security updates for Android. The update addresses a total of 54 different security issues. Two of the issues are exploited in the wild, according to Google's […]

Google Android Earthquake Alerts India

Google to launch Android Earthquake Alerts in India

Earthquakes, one of the most frequent natural disasters globally, have the potential to cause widespread destruction and loss of life. In such dire circumstances, having advanced warning systems can be the difference […]

New Android logo

Google made a small make-over to Android

Google has recently released new feature updates for its Android operating system, which have generated significant attention in the tech community. One of the most notable changes accompanying these updates is the […]

Google Pixel 8 event

Google did it again

In yet another case of Google unintentionally revealing its upcoming products, the tech giant has accidentally leaked its flagship smartphone, the Pixel 8 Pro. This latest leak comes from none other than […]

fairphone 5

Sustainable and repair-friendly Fairphone 5 released

Different users have different requirements when it comes to selecting a new mobile phone, but there are is some common ground to be found. Device support plays a role, as it determines […]

Android Auto disappeared

Why did Android Auto disappeared all of a sudden?

Android Auto is an indispensable feature that enhances the driving experience by seamlessly integrating your Android device with your car's infotainment system. However, recent updates have brought about a frustrating issue: some […]

Google Messages may use Garmin Response for SOS Emergency feature

Google is working on integrating emergency SOS functionality into its Google Messages application. The safety feature is designed to allow users to request help even in locations and situations without mobile and […]

How to disable Android's new Ads Privacy features

Google Android users may see a new message after the installation of updates that informs them that new ads privacy features are available. Google claims that the new features improve user privacy […]

Pixel Binary Transparency

With Pixel Binary Transparency, your phone is safer than ever

In a continuous effort to enhance user security, Google has introduced a groundbreaking security feature called Pixel Binary Transparency for its Pixel line of smartphones. This innovation aims to bolster the protection […]

New Android features

Android: how to disable 2G cellular connections to improve security

Google Android users may (soon) disable 2G cellular connections on their devices thanks to a recently integrated feature. The option is designed to harden network security on Android by disabling 2G functionality […]

How to manually scan for unknown tracker devices in Android

When Apple launched AirTags, small devices that Apple users can use for tracking purposes, some heralded the company for launching another useful feature. Others, including many privacy advocates, noted that these devices […]

Android chat app malware SafeChat

Hackers exploit Android chat app to steal Signal and WhatsApp user data

Hackers have been found using a deceptive Android chat app, known as ''SafeChat'', to conduct espionage on unsuspecting victims. The spyware embedded within this malicious app targets popular communication platforms like Signal […]

ChatGPT phone number

ChatGPT is now available for Android

The official ChatGPT application for Android is now available. OpenAI, maker of ChatGPT and other AI products, released the application yesterday. It follows the official ChatGPT for iOS application, which OpenAI released […]

Android 4.4 KitKat support is ending in August 2023

Android users who run devices with Android 4.4 KitKat will no longer receive Google Play updates from August 2023 onward. The decision to end support for the ancient version of Android comes […]

Android Chrome crashing

Android Chrome crashing: How to fix it

Many users have recently encountered the Android Chrome crashing error on social media platforms. Android Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers in the world, and for good reason. It's […]

Google is tightening business verification on Google Play, but there is a loophole

Google Play Store, the official place to get Android games and applications, has several security protections in place already designed to prevent the release of malicious content on the Play Store. These […]

Gmail takes aim at scheduling woes with latest update

Streamlining meeting coordination is set to become significantly more straightforward with the advent of a new update to Gmail. The email service provider has revealed a noteworthy enhancement that allows users to […]



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