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Android apps sending user data to Facebook without consent: Report

A study has revealed that close to 20 Android apps on Play Store automatically send the user's data to Facebook without their consent, raising privacy concerns.

Google Play Store removes Kika Tech, Cheetah Mobiles apps over alleged ad fraud

Cheetah Mobiles' CM Launcher and Kika Keyboard have been pulled down from Google Play Store, as it rigged the payment process that ensures installation of third-party apps.

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SwiftKey on Android adds integrated web search functionality

SwiftKey keyboard users can now search for anything online and share the results with their contacts directly from the app.

Google removes 13 malware apps from Play store: Report

The malware apps, listed as Truck Cargo Simulator, Extreme Car Driving and Hyper Car Driving Simulator and more have since been removed from Google Play Store

Google Pixel 3 XL running Android Q spotted on Geekbench

A Google Pixel 3 XL model based on Android Q was spotted on Geekbench. This confirms that the alpha-testing of the software is underway.

Google's Gboard now uses AI to suggest relevant GIFs, emoji and stickers

Google's Gboard for Android gets an AI-backed update, will now recommend GIFs, emoji and stickers based on your conversation

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Android Q 'multi-resume' feature will allow two apps to run simultaneously

The new multi-resume feature is expected to become a 'mandatory behaviour' in the next version of Android, Android Q.

Google could provide Android Q before AOSP release under Project Treble: Report

Android Q could be available onto smartphones before device makers create beta versions, suggests a Project Treble official during the Android Dev Summit 2018.

Google confirms dark mode saves battery life on Android smartphones

Google is encouraging developers to add dark themes to save battery life on Android smartphones.

Google starts offering manual backup option for Android smartphones

Android device owners can now consider backing up their data to Google Drive through a manual option. This feature appears to be available on different versions of Android.

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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

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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 Cupcake to Android Marshmallow: A photo tour of Android versions

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

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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.

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