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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.

Xiaomi launches Mi 3 in India at Rs 13,999

July 16, 2014 8:43 am

Pre-registration for Xiaomi Mi 3 is open on Flipkart; only registered clients can get phone on...

Google to debut sub-$100 smartphone in India by October; sets sights on TVs

June 26, 2014 8:10 am

Google has more control over the platform yet allows for some customisation. Micromax, an India smartphone player, will offer a device with a dual SIM, SD card, 4.5 inch screen and FM radio.

Does Android Still Need To Be Customized?

February 22, 2014 12:08 pm

WickedLeak's phones have plain vanilla version of Android, and they update their phone months before other manufacturers do.