Articles about Android
Android is a software package and an operating system which is used in electronic devices such as smartphones, computer, tablets, and many more. It was launched in 2003. The Android operating system is the most popular OS in the world.
26 May 2022Technology
WhatsApp, the world's most popular messaging app, is reportedly working on a feature that would allow users to save temporary chats that disappear after a week.
26 Mar 2022Technology
Infinix has launched its Smart 6 Plus model in Nigeria. It is a budget handset with a design similar to the Smart 6 but with a slightly better processor.
24 Mar 2022Technology
Nothing's CEO Carl Pei has announced that Nothing phone (1), the company's first smartphone, will make its debut in the summer of 2022.
21 Nov 2021Technology
Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs has discovered seven applications spreading the infamous Joker malware through the Google Play Store.
20 Nov 2021Technology
Spotify has always had an obvious disadvantage compared to other music streaming apps. It lacked a lyrics view. But that changes now, with Spotify's new real-time lyrics feature.
17 Nov 2021Technology
Japanese luxury toaster maker Balmuda has launched its first smartphone, called the Balmuda Phone, in its home country.
14 Nov 2021Technology
The newest addition to the PUBG game franchise, called PUBG: New State, launched last week. However, gamers soon began reporting their phones were getting bricked when they tried to run the game.
12 Nov 2021Technology
Krafton's latest game, PUBG: New State, has been officially launched for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices in 200+ countries, including India.
11 Nov 2021Technology
Streaming giant Netflix announced the debut of Netflix Games on Android last week. Now, the service is available on iOS as well, and users can choose from five launch-day titles to play.
09 Nov 2021Technology
The Google Arts & Culture app was a rage in 2018 when it introduced a camera feature that compared your selfie to famous portraits and showed you the closest match.
07 Nov 2021Technology
Some Twitter users on iOS are now able to search for specific keywords in the tweets made by a particular user.
01 Nov 2021Technology
Google's latest upgrade to the Gboard app for the Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro will make you promptly uninstall Grammarly. The new feature enables the detection and correction of grammatical errors besides spelling errors.
31 Oct 2021Technology
Security researchers at the Lookout Threat Lab have alerted app stores and the general public of an Android malware dubbed AbstractEmu masquerading as a fully functional security, utility, or privacy app.
25 Oct 2021Technology
Netflix's Squid Game web series is all the rage these days and Google's Play Store has not been spared from the hype. There are over 200 Squid Game-themed apps on Android's official app store.
14 Oct 2021Technology
Bloatware has always been an annoyance on Android devices. A new study from Trinity College in Dublin claims that the pre-installed apps on Android devices are far more dangerous.
08 Oct 2021Technology
WhatsApp, in its latest move to strengthen security features, is testing a custom privacy setting for hiding profile photos from select contacts.
06 Oct 2021Technology
WhatsApp is developing a global voice message player that will make listening to voice notes much easier.
01 Oct 2021Technology
Numerous mobile applications—functioning as Trojans—have been subscribing unsuspecting users to paid services since November 2020, discovered researchers with mobile security company Zimperium.
30 Sep 2021Technology
We often take older versions of Android and similar operating systems for granted but they continue to support niche applications and even act as the spine of several modern home automation systems.
24 Sep 2021Technology
The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), the Indian government's cybersecurity agency, has warned of a potential threat to Android users.
21 Sep 2021Technology
Amazon Monday announced plans to roll out a voice-based shopping experience with support for Hindi in India in the coming weeks.
19 Sep 2021Technology
According to a Competition Commission of India (CCI) report seen by Reuters, the Commission has concluded that Google flexed its "huge financial muscle," stifled competition, and prevented Android alternatives from developing in India.
06 Sep 2021Technology
The reviews for the Google Clock app on Play Store are witnessing a downward trend. This is due to several users reporting erratic behavior of the alarms set using the app. The alarms just don't ring!
18 Aug 2021Technology
Soon, you might see some Android users making weird sequences of facial expressions while looking at their phones. They could be clicking selfies (as always), or using the Android Accessibility Suite's latest feature called Camera Switches.
14 Aug 2021Technology
Android 12 is just around the corner, set to roll out to the public alongside the Google Pixel 6.
14 Aug 2021Technology
WhatsApp has announced that users can now migrate accounts from iOS to Android.
07 Aug 2021Technology
In the months leading up to the Pixel 6 launch, there have been rumors of a "Whitechapel" processor designed in-house and from the ground up by Google.
03 Aug 2021Technology
If you have an ancient relic running on Android version 2.3.7 (final version of Gingerbread) or anything older than that, Google has decided that after September 27, you won't be allowed to sign in to your Google account on that device.
05 Jul 2021Technology
In yet another instance highlighting how easy it is to fall prey to cybercriminals and trojans, Google has just delisted nine apps from the Play Store when they were found to be stealing users' Facebook login credentials.
22 Jun 2021Technology
The infamous Joker trojan is back to haunt Android devices. Eight applications that were known to be spreading the malware have since been removed from the Google Play Store. However, that just prevents new downloads.
19 Jun 2021Technology
Google announced Android 12 at its developer conference last month followed by a preview build release for developers.
16 Jun 2021Technology
Popular caller identification service Truecaller announced that its latest update for Android users brings new features such as group voice calling for up to eight people simultaneously, Smart SMS, and an Inbox Cleaner.
06 Jun 2021Technology
Just when we thought we could direct our attention to addressing the expensive accessory problem for AirTags, Apple has stolen the spotlight again with a fresh announcement.
24 May 2021Technology
This is a story that will surprise no one. The recently launched Android version of Clubhouse hit the million downloads mark in less than a week. To put this into perspective, it took the iOS app around a year to accrue 10 million downloads.
21 May 2021Technology
Popular voice-based social media app Clubhouse has finally made its way to Android. The app is available for download on the Google Play Store in India and around the world but users will still require an invite to sign up and participate.
19 May 2021Technology
Following Google's typical release schedule for Android, the operating system's latest version is finally available as a public beta. Android 12's public beta was made available for download on day one of Google I/O 2021—the company's conference for developers.
19 May 2021Technology
The 2021 instalment of the annual Google I/O conference had the distinction of focusing on software announcements, with hardware launches being conspicuously absent.
10 May 2021Technology
After more than a year of iOS exclusivity, Clubhouse is finally coming to Android. The only catch is that the beta Android version is restricted to US users at the moment.