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Google Android 10 (Go edition) with Adiantum encryption support launched

With Android 10 (Go edition), the company has brought all of the new features of Android 10 with optimisations so that it can run smoothly on budget smartphones.

Soon, you will be able to buy Android apps using Google Pay

Android phone users in India should soon be able to buy apps and games using Google Pay. Caesar Sengupta, General Manager, Payments and Vice President, Next Billion Users told that Google has already started rolling out Google Pay API for integration on Google Pay.


Flashlight apps on Android ask for up to 77 permissions and it is alarming: Here's why

Decoded Avast has warned against the sheer number of permissions asked by flashlight apps which are available on Google Play Store for Android smartphones.

'Joker' malware has infected a number of Android apps and is stealing your money

The Joker malware integrates itself into Android apps and then steals your money by making silent in-app transactions. Here's how you can protect yourself.

Malware that shipped in apps on Chinese phones, discovered in CamScanner

A hidden malware that shipped in Chinese phones has been discovered in popular phone-based PDF creator CamScanner.

Google drops dessert names, it’s just Android 10 with a new logo

Google will still be providing codenames to its Android releases, however, they will be limited to its internal teams and the operating system's source code.


Adware apps posing as photography apps, games tricked millions of Android users

The security firm Trend Micro found 85 individual apps which have been downloaded more than eight million times from Google Play — all of which have since been removed from the app store.

The enlightened one

A Buddhist temple in Japan has an android for a priest. But in India, even such an advanced AI may not be able to adapt.

New Android ransomware discovered, spreads on smartphones via SMS

Android/Filecoder.C ransomware has been discovered which spreads to other Android smartphones through SMS messages.

Best games to play on iOS and Android in July 2019: PUBG Mobile, Fortnite, Critical Ops and more

Best iOS, Android Games to Play in July 2019: Here is a list of the best free smartphone games including PUBG Mobile, Asphalt 9, Fortnite, Critical Ops and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius you can play on your iOS and Android smartphones this month.

Android Photos

Android Cupcake to Android Marshmallow: A photo tour of Android versions

A visual tour of Android versions with their dessert names down the year

Naiyyappam to Nankhatai: 5 Indian sweets that will make Android N sweeter

It might be possible that Google names the next Android N version after an Indian dessert. Let us take a look at the top five.


Huawei Watch: Check out the most elegant Android Wear smartwatch yet

Huawei Watch sets an all new benchmark for smartwatch design in the Android Wear world

Android N Developer Preview: Here's what has changed

Android N Developer Preview's early release shows new split-screen multitasking and improved quick reply functions

Truecaller to Hotstar: Google's top 10 Android apps of 2015

Which are the top Android apps of 2015? Here is the list from Google Play

Android turns 8: We take a look back at all the desserts served by Google

It has been 8 years since Google launched its first Android version. Let us take look at these versions from latest to the first released.


Android Videos

Nokia 7.1 Review: Design, Display USPs; Exciting Features of Android 9.0 Pie

Nokia 7.1, the new premium mid-end phone by HMD Global has a price of Rs 19,999. The USPs are its HDR10 display and stunning glass body design. The phone runs Android 9.0 Pie bringing in exciting features. So, how does it perform? Here is our review.

Android Pie is now official: Top features of Android 9

Google has confirmed that Android 9 will be called Android P. Here are the top features.