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Google confirms camera flaw on Android phones could be used to spy on users

November 20, 2019 1:55 pm

Google Camera app and Samsung phones had a serious vulnerability where researchers showed how the camera app would be used to easily spy on users, by taking photos, videos without the victim realising this was happening

Google antitrust probe to expand into Android: report

November 15, 2019 7:58 am

Last year, Google was fined 4.34 billion euros by the European Commission, saying the tech giant gave itself an unfair advantage by pre-installing its Chrome browser and Google search app on Android smartphones and notebooks.

Android 10 lets you keep app data intact even after uninstalling the app

November 09, 2019 6:52 pm

As of now, very select apps support this feature, which includes WhatsApp and ASR Voice Recorder. But, we might see added support in many apps in the future.

OnePlus Music Festival: The six who will rock Mumbai!

November 08, 2019 6:30 pm

OnePlus has conjured up a list of the most famous and exclusive artists, both international and national. The festival will allow fans to experience their music in Mumbai, making it very much a once in a lifetime event.

Microsoft's antitrust lawsuit woes made it harder to beat Android: Bill Gates

November 07, 2019 4:31 pm

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has blamed the company's antitrust lawsuit woes for losing the Windows Mobile OS battle to Google's Android, saying without the suit they would have been more focused on creating the OS.

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

September 26, 2019 4:11 pm

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

September 19, 2019 5:08 pm

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 indianexpress.com 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

September 17, 2019 8:40 am

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

September 14, 2019 8:37 am

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

August 30, 2019 8:41 am

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

ANDROID PHOTOS

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

May 28, 2016 11:58 am

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

April 16, 2016 7:33 pm

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

Android N Developer Preview: Here's what has changed

March 10, 2016 8:03 pm

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

December 21, 2015 6:57 am

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

November 07, 2015 1:06 pm

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

August 24, 2016 11:35 am

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

ANDROID VIDEOS

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

December 15, 2018 12:30 pm

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

August 20, 2018 10:30 am

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