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JioPhone running on Android expected to release by end of 2020: Details here

September 11, 2020 10:59 am

Reliance Jio is set to tap into the budget smartphone market as it is looking to outsource the manufacturing of more than 10 crore smartphones based on Android OS.

Your Android phone can now detect earthquakes, send early alerts

August 12, 2020 1:44 pm

The ShakeAlert system was developed by the seismologists using signals from more than 700 seismometers installed across the state by USGS, Cal OES, University of California Berkeley, and the California Institute of Technology. 

Android 11 beta update now available: Top features to note, eligible Pixel phones

June 11, 2020 11:33 am

Android 11 beta update: Google just released Android 11 beta for Pixel phone users. Android 11 doesn't bring too many new features instead polishes the already existing ones to offer a better user experience. Here are the details.

Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for wireless carriers

August 19, 2019 9:46 pm

The withdrawal of the service, which has not been previously reported, has disappointed wireless carriers that used the data as part of their decision-making process on where to extend or upgrade their coverage.

Google to allow Android users in Europe choose default search engine

August 02, 2019 3:33 pm

Search engine providers will be allowed to bid in an auction to win a spot on the users' screens, along with Google, to become the device's default search engine on the Android home screen as well as the Chrome browser.

Android malware found a way to smartphones before they got shipped: Google study

June 07, 2019 3:37 pm

Google posted a study highlighting about 'Triada family' apps that were designed to install spam apps which display ads on the device. It found that Triada had devised a backdoor way through which malware can be put in an Android smartphone at the factory.

Five interesting features we expect to see in Android P

May 08, 2018 8:15 pm

Second developer preview of Android P is just around the corner at Google I/O 2018. Let's look at five interesting features from the first developer preview that we believe will be retained.

Five things you need to check before purchasing a second hand smartphone

April 27, 2018 11:18 am

Spotted a good deal on a second hand smartphone? Here’s a checklist to adhere to before you part with your hard-earned money

Google's next Android overhaul is said to embrace iPhone 'notch'

February 12, 2018 6:10 pm

Google's upcoming upgrade for smartphones, Android P, could focus on the notch, a feature currently specific to Apple's iPhone X.

ICERT finalising firewall for Android, in talks with Samsung & Micromax

February 23, 2015 12:08 pm

The project for developing the Android ‘secure wrapper’ is being taken up as a national security initiative as nearly 50% of the mobiles phone users in the country use the Android platform.