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.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Android 14 Beta 4

Android 14 Beta 4 is here: Last step before stable release

Android 14 Beta 4 is officially out, and eligible Pixel owners are able to test the bug fixes, and more. This is the latest beta before the stable release, so it plays […]

Leaked Pixel 8 specs won't upset fans

Tech enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting Google's yet-to-be-officially-announced Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, expected to make their debut in just a few months. Despite the silence from Google, the rumour mill has […]

Google Play Store malware installed on 1.5 million Android devices

Google's Play Store is the go-to store for most Android users when it comes to installing new apps and games for the operating system. Like Google's Chrome Web Store, which is the […]

Is Google Chat copying WhatsApp with these features?

In a bid to expand its horizons, Google Chat seems to be transitioning from a purely business-centric platform to encompass more social elements. This shift appears to be an attempt to position […]

Samsung Galaxy Enhance-X: photo editing app is now available

Samsung's Galaxy Enhance-X photo editing application is now available for some of the company's premium smartphones on the official Samsung Galaxy Store. The company launched a beta version of the app previously […]

New Android features

New Android features unveiled by Google

In a recent press release and accompanying blog post, Google has unveiled a plethora of exciting new Android features for users. These enhancements span across smartphones, tablets, and wearables, bringing a wave […]

These Android apps found to carry malicious spyware

A significant number of Android apps, including several that were previously available on the Google Play Store, have been discovered to contain a potentially dangerous software development kit. The recently identified SDK, […]

Your spare Chromecast may no longer work

Google has recently made the decision to discontinue support for the original Chromecast, which was launched back in 2013 with a price tag of $35. Several support pages now carry an announcement […]

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Google warns users about unsecure Android TV OS boxes

Google has issued a warning to users regarding the prevalence of unsecure Android TV OS boxes. These seemingly innocuous devices, which have gained immense popularity in recent years, have become a breeding […]

iRecorder Screen Recorder

iRecorder Screen Recorder turns villian

An Android app that initially appeared harmless was recently exposed for engaging in covert activities by secretly recording users without their knowledge or consent. The app in question, known as iRecorder Screen […]

Android 14 keyboard shortcuts

Android 14 comes with 29 new keyboard shortcuts

Google's commitment to optimizing the user experience on larger-screen devices like foldables and tablets is evident with the recent introduction of Android 14 Beta 2. Alongside the highly anticipated Pixel Fold announcement, […]

Android BrutePrint attack

Android fingerprint locks are on thin ice

In a recent discovery, researchers from Tencent Labs and Zhejiang University have revealed a concerning vulnerability that puts Android smartphone users at risk. By employing a brute-force attack technique, the researchers successfully […]

Find Android bugs, earn up to $30k

In a recent announcement, Google has unveiled a new bug bounty program for Android, inviting skilled individuals to put their expertise to the test and potentially earn substantial rewards. The program promises […]

Android 14 will bring app-level screen recording

With a few months remaining until Android 14 starts making its way to compatible devices, details about the upcoming iteration of Google's operating system have been gradually emerging. The information flow commenced […]



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