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Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services

Google is halting some services for smartphones made by Huawei, a sign that the U.S. decision to deny the Chinese tech giant access to technology will bite into its booming consumer-device b...

Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services

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Huawei responds to Google’s Android ban and explains what will happen to its Android phones The US government delivered a crippling blow to Huawei last week, placing the Chinese conglomerate on an “Entity List” that meant Huawei ...
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Huawei Phones Will Lose Some Google Services After U.S. Ban (BEIJING) — Google said Monday its basic services on Huawei smartphones still will function following U.S. sales curbs, but the Chinese tech gi...
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Google says services on Huawei phones still will function Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company's services still will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doin...
16:32, 05/20/2019

Google says services on Huawei phones still will function amid Trump restrictions Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company’s basic services will work on them following new U.S. restrictions.  ...
16:16, 05/20/2019

Google cuts off Huawei’s access to key Android services Google yanked Huawei’s access to some of its key Android services, dealing a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker as it’s caught in an escalating tra...
00:16, 05/21/2019

Google to stop offering new Android versions for Huawei phones Google said it will stop providing Android updates for Huawei phones -- the tech company's response to an executive order that U.S. companies stop do...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Google breaks up with Huawei, blocking it from Android apps and services In a surprise bit of weekend news that could have major implications on the smartphone market, Reuters reports that “Google has suspended business wi...
07:32, 05/20/2019

We still don't know if future Huawei phones will run Android, and neither does Huawei After preparing for the worst possible outcome of the US-China trade war by accelerating the development of the company's in-house Android replacemen...
15:16, 07/02/2019

These 8 Huawei and Honor Phones Will Get Android Q Update First Huawei has swiftly revealed the first batch of smartphones that will be receiving the Android Q update. Huawei and Honor's first batch of phones gett...
10:48, 05/10/2019

I’m walking Huawei: here are 4 great Android phones you can buy instead Huawei‘s in a spot of bother. Google has suspended its business operations with the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, meaning Huawei no longer has acc...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Huawei’s Android replacement sounds a lot like the mysterious Google OS that might replace Android Huawei is at the center of the US vs. China trade war right now, as the Trump administration imposed a massive import ban on the Chinese conglomerate...
16:16, 05/22/2019

Huawei: we've been good for Android, our phones will still get app and security updates Fair or not, the new White House administration restrictions on US companies doing business with Huawei all of a sudden took an ominous turn as Googl...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei just confirmed some info about its mobile OS, but it would rather use Android on phones We’ve been talking about Huawei’s upcoming new Android-based operating system for a few weeks now, ever since Trump’s ban came into...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Huawei clarifies Android, SD card support for new and existing phones The West's crusade against Huawei's phone and 5G businesses has had the world talking about a new tech cold war with China, as the company is being u...
10:32, 05/27/2019

Huawei launches new Honor phones, doesn't mention Android Huawei launched its new Honor 20 series smartphones in London on Tuesday in a presentation that emphasized the Chinese company's technology but made ...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Expect new Pixel phones, Android Q, and more at Google I/O next week Ahead of the 2019 edition of its annual I/O developer conference that’s right around the corner, Google offered a bit of a tease for the event ...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Google wants Android phones and Chromebooks working more closely together You've already got several options when it comes to linking an Android phone with a Chrome OS laptop, but it's not on the same scale as, sa...
16:16, 05/25/2019

iPhone 11 and Huawei Mate 30 will put 2019 Android flagship phones to shame Apple and Huawei are both set to launch new flagships in the second half of the year, including the iPhone 11 and Huawei Mate 30 that will launch in ...
18:16, 05/27/2019

Google bans one of the biggest Android app developers from the Play Store On the heels of the revelation last week, via a BuzzFeed analysis, that several of the most-downloaded apps from the Google Play Store may have been ...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Android phones can now be used to authorize Google sign-ins on iPads and iPhones Two-step verification, also known as two-factor authentication, is without a doubt the best and simplest way to enhance the security of your sign-ins...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Google Resumes Android Q Beta 5 Rollout for All Pixel Phones Android Q Beta 5 was originally released on Wednesday with the final Android Q developer APIs and a list of updates to the gesture navigation system....
09:48, 07/12/2019

LG, Huawei, Sony and OnePlus phones get the Android Q beta release early, but not Samsung Slow manufacturer updates are the Android issue that doesn't really need an introduction at this point because everyone knows the drill. Google relea...
12:32, 05/08/2019

Google paused its Android Q Beta 4 update after bricking some Pixel phones Google released Android Q Beta 4 on Wednesday, but then, less than a day later, the company was forced to stop the rollout of the beta. It turns out ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Google Pixel Phones Receiving May 2019 Android Security Update Google has released the latest Android 9 Pie builds for all Pixel smartphones. The new update primarily includes the May 2019 Android Security Patch....
10:32, 05/07/2019

Google Maps Now Offer 'Stay Safer' Feature On Android Phones In India The latest update for Google Maps for Android devices offers a new 'Stay Safer' feature which can be used to share your live trip status with family ...
12:48, 07/01/2019

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phones unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million inst...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Google confirms Huawei users will still have access to some of its services Huawei smartphone users who didn't follow the tech news over the weekend will probably have a shock, when they'll learn that Google is taking steps t...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Google's Huawei Android restrictions: what does it mean for you? The news that Google has blocked Huawei’s future access to Android updates - for both apps and timely security updates - not only casts the Ch...
15:16, 05/20/2019

Google allows Huawei to keep using Android until August After U.S. officials gave a 90-day reprieve to Huawei, Google said Tuesday it will suspend a plan to quit providing its Android operating system to t...
16:48, 05/21/2019

Huawei to support its devices after Google Android bar Huawei will support its smartphones and tablets by providing security updates and services, it said, after Google barred it from updates to the Andro...
14:48, 05/20/2019

Who Needs Google's Android? Huawei Trademarks Its Own Smartphone OS Huawei is pinning its hopes on a self-designed operating system to replace Google’s Android following a U.S. blacklisting. The question is: Can it su...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Google suspends Huawei's Android support (updated) Huawei was already facing serious trouble following the Trump administration's de facto ban, but it might get considerably worse. Reuters source...
01:32, 05/20/2019

Google just removed the Huawei P30 Pro & Mate X from Android's website Just days after it removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from the list of Android Q Beta devices, Google has updated the official Android website (via 9To5G...
12:48, 05/24/2019

Google severs Huawei access to Android software The move means new Huawei smartphones won't be able to access many popular apps. The embattled Chinese company is under immense US pressure over its ...
09:16, 05/20/2019

Google Restricts Huawei’s Access to Android After Trump Order The move could hamstring the Chinese tech giant if it prevents the firm’s customers from getting the latest versions of services such as Maps and Gma...
15:16, 05/20/2019

Report: Google argues the Huawei ban would hurt its Android monopoly Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Trump administration would probably describe its Huawei export ban as a move that improves national ...
05:00, 06/08/2019

Report Claims Google Could Be Pulling Huawei's Android License Google has halted some of its business operations with Huawei, Reuters reported Sunday, in what would be a devasting hit to the Chinese telecommunica...
00:48, 05/20/2019

Huawei needs Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 10 like fish need water The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people ...
02:32, 05/24/2019

Google 'blocks Huawei access to Android updates' after blacklisting Reported move could hit Huawei Technologies’ ability to run phone operating system Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transf...
03:16, 05/20/2019

Google says Huawei's Android replacement could be dangerous to U.S. national security Looking for some U.S. company to defend it against the Trump administration, Huawei has found an ally in Google. The Financial Times reports that Goo...
18:32, 06/07/2019

Huawei and Honor flagships to receive Android Q updates soon after Google's Pixels Huawei is clearly one of the largest smartphone vendors in the world, but the Chinese company isn't known for delivering quick Android OS updates. Ho...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Tech Stocks Sink after Google Cuts Huawei Off Android Support Selling was especially heavy among semiconductor stocks, as investors grappled with the prospect that the administration order cuts off the flow of c...
17:32, 05/20/2019

Google’s Huawei restrictions are a wake-up call for all Android phone makers Google will stop supporting future Huawei devices in response to a U.S. trade ban. But this should serve as a wake-up call for all Android phone make...
12:16, 05/20/2019

Huawei Mate 20 Pro makes a comeback on Google's Android Q beta program When Google officially announced the Android Q beta program at Google IO 2019 in early May, it revealed 21 handsets that were part of the beta progra...
10:16, 05/31/2019

Google deals Huawei major blow by cutting Android licence Google has dealt a major blow to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei by blocking the firm from using critical apps and services like Gmail and Yo...
10:00, 05/20/2019

China's Huawei awaits U.S. Commerce nod on resuming usage of Google Android China's Huawei said on Monday it is awaiting guidance from the U.S. Department of Commerce on whether it can resume using Google's Android mobile ope...
01:32, 07/02/2019

Google just dealt a huge blow to Huawei, reportedly cutting it off from Android updates It was only about two months ago that Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer products division, was telling a German newspaper that the belea...
01:16, 05/20/2019

Huawei Not Losing Access to Android Updates, Google Apps After Trump U-Turn With US President Donald Trump providing reprieve to Huawei, Google can now work with it and continue to sell its Android license to the smartphone m...
11:48, 07/01/2019

By calling Huawei Android fork a security risk, Google contradicts its own open source arguments Google is reportedly lobbying for a Huawei trade ban exemption, but by calling an Android fork a security risk, it contradicts its own open source ar...
21:00, 06/07/2019

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17:00, 06/10/2019

Huawei Mate X will launch no later than September with Android installed says Huawei executive The Samsung Galaxy Fold was delayed just days before its April 26th launch and a new release date still has not been announced. That would seem to be...
12:16, 06/22/2019

Why Some Android Phones Don't Have the Play Store Huawei phones, Amazon tablets, and Google Pixel phones all run Android, but one of those groups of devices doesn’t have access to the Google Play Sto...
17:00, 05/29/2019

HTC reveals when it will update three of its phones to Android 9 Pie You might recall that back in March, HTC announced that it would finally update the HTC U12+ to Android 9 Pie sometime during the second quarter. Tha...
11:00, 05/11/2019

One of the most impressive Android phones of 2019 just leaked Most of the flagship phones set to launch in the first half of the year are already here, save for the OnePlus 7 that comes next week. That means we ...
02:48, 05/07/2019

Pixel 3a and OnePlus 7 are both cheap new Android phones, but one is way better than the other Google unveiled the Pixel 3a series last week during it’s opening I/O 2019 keynote, a phone that had been fully detailed in rumors in leaks for...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Android Q Beta 4 bricks some Pixel phones Some Pixel owners who have installed the Android Q Beta 4 update that was released today are discovering an issue that Google didn't intend to be inc...
17:48, 06/07/2019

Nokia and Xiaomi reveal the first phones to get Android Q updates As some of you probably know by now, Google plans to release the next version of Android, which we now know just as Android Q, sometime in August/Sep...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Android Q’s Live Caption will only work on ‘select phones’ At I/O 2019, Google showed off Live Caption, an Android Q feature that captions media on your phone. The feature only works on "select phones."Read M...
17:16, 05/10/2019

Best Buy has two Android phones and a couple of extra goodies on sale for $51 overall While most of you may have never heard of two devices called Asus ZenFone Live and LG Fiesta 2, bargain hunters should consider giving them a chance ...
11:16, 05/13/2019

Apple supplier AMS surges 20% as it diversifies to Android phones Shares of chipmaker AMS jumped more than 20% Tuesday morning after the Austrian group posted an upbeat outlook for the second quarter, amid rising de...
11:16, 04/30/2019

Huawei P30 Pro Android Q update 'confirmed' by Huawei - but is it really? Huawei has told TechRadar that it is planning future software upgrades for 16 of its current devices - which would include the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro...
14:48, 06/20/2019

Google details Project Mainline: Updating Android modules via Google Play Android Q's Project Mainline, Google's latest attempt to fix Android updates, will deliver code changes to internal OS components directly from Googl...
19:16, 05/08/2019

Android Q may have a life-saving feature exclusive to Pixel phones At Google I/O this year, the company behind Android revealed many new and exciting things coming to the next iteration of the world's most popular mo...
11:16, 05/13/2019

HTC halts U11 Android 9.0 Pie update rollout following reports of bricked phones HTC released the Android 9.0 Pie update for the HTC U11 about a week ago but decided to halt the rollout after just two days. Apparently, many HTC U1...
23:16, 06/05/2019

Phones with the highest screen refresh rates, and the Android games to match We bet you've never given the refresh rate of your smartphone display a second thought until the OnePlus 7 Pro came about. The up-and-coming phone ma...
14:32, 06/18/2019

TouchPal developer caught installing adware on hundreds of millions of Android phones A fresh security scandal has hit the Google Play store, as over 200 apps from a Chinese mobile developer – representing some 440 million insta...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks. &...
19:32, 07/10/2019

Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam: report Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks. &...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Compatible Phones: What iOS, Android Mobiles support the game? Harry Potter Wizards Unite is rolling out to Google Play and iTunes right now, but you may be wondering if you can play on your smartphone. Here's a ...
18:32, 06/20/2019

Huawei Mate 30 Pro leak shows that when Apple and Google zig, Huawei likes to zag Say what you want about Huawei, but when everyone zigs, they like to zag. While the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro weren't the first phones with a square ca...
20:16, 07/01/2019

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chi...
15:00, 06/07/2019

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its ...
09:32, 06/07/2019

EE stops selling Huawei phones as it launches 5G EE will not be selling the next generation of Huawei phones due to concerns about whether the devices could receive operating system updates from Goo...
12:16, 05/22/2019

Huawei has already shipped 100 million phones in 2019 After shipping 206 million smartphones last year (half of them sent out of China), Huawei delivered 59 million units in the first quarter of this yea...
02:00, 06/22/2019

Huawei reportedly cuts shipments of its flagship phones After being banned from accessing its U.S. supply chain, Huawei decided in May to stop taking orders for its low and mid-range handsets that aren't p...
01:00, 06/20/2019

Exclusive: Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep ...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Apple and Huawei make the toughest phones, says study It may not come as a surprise that Apple makes quality phones that rarely need to be repaired - after all, it makes the most expensive phones on aver...
12:48, 06/07/2019

Facebook will no longer preinstall its apps on Huawei phones Facebook will no longer pre-install its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese firm as it struggles in the wake of a U.S. trade ban.R...
13:48, 06/07/2019

UK mobile operators suspend launch of Huawei 5G phones LONDON (AP) — Two British mobile phone companies say they’re putting on hold plans to sell new 5G mobile phones from China’s Huawei. EE a...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Facebook stops Huawei from pre-installing apps on phones LONDON (AP) — Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on smartphones sold by Huawei in order to comply with U.S. restrictions, deali...
17:00, 06/07/2019

EE and Vodafone drop Huawei phones from 5G network launch EE is to be first next-generation mobile network in UK, going live in six cities on 30 MayThe mobile operators EE and Vodafone have dropped Huawei ph...
02:32, 05/23/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency ...
21:16, 05/16/2019

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese ...
17:16, 06/07/2019

Google Stadia may be the first good use for 5G phones  his is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals“Who ...
14:32, 05/05/2019

Nearly everything there is to know about Google’s next Pixel phones just leaked Hardcore Android fans absolutely adore Google’s Pixel smartphones… but pretty much no one else buys them. They’re fantastic handse...
21:48, 05/02/2019

First in networking gear, second in phones, Huawei is now looking to capture the 5G chipset market While Huawei and 70 of its affiliated companies now need U.S. government approval to buy parts from the U.S., the company doesn't have to worry about...
01:16, 05/17/2019

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp will no longer be pre-loaded on Huawei phones While Huawei continues to see a road ahead for its US government-threatened smartphone division, the exodus of major business partners, key component...
12:48, 06/07/2019

Huawei P30 Lite, Y9, More Phones to Get GPU Turbo 3.0, EROFS File System Huawei's budget phones like the P30 Lite, P20 Lite, Nova 3i, and Huawei Y9 are all going to get GPU Turbo 3.0 and the new file system EROFS in the fu...
16:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. eases restrictions on China's Huawei to keep networks, phones operating The U.S. government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move that sought to minimize disruptio...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei says European smart phones sales up 'in past few days' Huawei smartphone sales in Western Europe have risen "in the past few days" as customers grow more confident the Chinese company will weather U.S. sa...
17:00, 06/21/2019

EMUI 9.1 Beta Testing for 14 Huawei, Honor Phones Goes Live Huawei has kicked off EMUI 9.1 beta testing for a total of 14 Huawei and Honor-branded phones in China, with more devices set to get the beta update ...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Nepal's CG Group ties up with Huawei to launch 4G services Nepal's Chaudhary Group (CG) has signed a deal worth about $100 million with China's Huawei Technologies to bring 4G phone services to the country, C...
20:16, 07/01/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to it...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Google and VPN services could be fined $77k by Russia As Russia looks to tighten its grip on the content its citizens can access online, a new bill could affect how Google and other search engines, VPN s...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Huawei executive says European smart phones sales up 'in past few days' Huawei smart phones sales in western European countries have risen "in the past few days" as customers grow more confident the Chinese company will w...
13:16, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. eases restrictions on China's Huawei to keep networks, phones operating The U.S. government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move that sought to minimize disruptio...
04:48, 05/21/2019

New Huawei phones won't have Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram pre-installed, report says Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on Huawei smartphones in order to comply with government restrictions.    &#...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Huawei Cancels Launch of New MateBook Laptop, Citing US Trade Bans Chinese tech giant Huawei has cancelled the planned launch of a new MateBook laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week due to swee...
08:00, 06/13/2019

The Pixel 3a series isn't a one-off; Google has plans for more affordable phones The Pixel 3a series represents Google’s first attempt at producing non-flagship smartphones and, although device sales have only just commenced, the ...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Google will pay owners of faulty original Pixel phones up to $500 A group of OG Pixel and Pixel XL owners filed a lawsuit against Google back in 2018 accusing the company of knowingly selling devices with faulty mic...
14:32, 05/15/2019

Google Pixel 3a: 7 missing features that you would get on more expensive phones The Google Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL are truly a new kind of a budget phone: while others have been making affordable phones that look good, but l...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its...
22:32, 05/29/2019

Best Buy already has a great deal on Google’s brand new Pixel 3a phones For the first time, Google yesterday used its annual I/O developer event to introduce new smartphone hardware in the form of the Pixel 3a and the Pix...
20:16, 05/08/2019

Huawei could be allowed to continue releasing phones with standard microSD card support The P30 and P30 Pro come with proprietary Nano Memory Card technologyHuawei has a long way to go before reassuring its customers and potential buyers...
13:48, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-British mobile operator EE to start 5G services, will not offer Huawei Britain's biggest mobile operator EE aims to launch the country's first 5G service next week, but it will not offer Huawei handsets until the Chinese...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Pixel 3a XL review: Google's triumphant return to affordable phones From the moment Google's Pixel 3 and 3 XL went on sale, us reviewers were largely in agreement: The phones' software was far more impressiv...
00:48, 05/08/2019

Google's Pixel phones are being slowed down by their Digital Wellbeing feature App developers and big tech companies alike have responded to growing concerns of smartphone addiction with an array of usage-tracking services that ...
07:16, 05/13/2019

AI-driven Google Duplex still relies on humans manning the phones Google Duplex – the AI-powered service that can call restaurants to place a booking on your behalf – remains heavily reliant on human b...
14:16, 05/23/2019

Google debuts “next-generation” Assistant, coming to next Pixel phones Enlarge (credit: Google/Screenshot) Google on Tuesday debuted an updated version of its Google Assistant platform during the keynote of its Google ...
23:48, 05/07/2019

Google launches its cheaper Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones with flagship cameras Google today launched its much-awaited mid-range Pixel phones – the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL – at its developer conference Google IO. The Pixel 3...
01:32, 05/08/2019

YouTube and Google services interrupted by network congestion Google confirmed that YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite services were affected by sporadic outagesUsers of YouTube and other Google services are seei...
02:00, 06/03/2019

YouTube, other Google services down due to eastern US traffic congestion Services like YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite are being affected, while #YouTubeDOWN is trending on Twitter.        ...
03:32, 06/03/2019

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The or...
07:32, 05/30/2019

Global consumers shun Huawei phones online; Samsung and Xiaomi benefit in some markets The fears of eventually losing updates to the Android operating system and Android apps are turning consumers away from Huawei phones. Just the other...
01:48, 05/25/2019

To avoid ugly Pixel phones, Google has three design teams: rumor The Google Pixel 3 XLThe Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL certainly aren’t for everyone. The former sports large bezels above and below the display whic...
20:48, 05/02/2019

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged techno...
04:16, 06/23/2019

238 Google Play apps with >440 million installs made phones nearly unusable Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto | Getty Images) If the prevalence of abusive Google Play apps has left you numb, this latest report is for you. Carefully...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Google Assistant is getting 10 times faster, coming to Pixel phones ‘later this year’ Google Assistant is getting new personalized features and the ability to operate 10 times faster, company executives announced today at I/O.Read More...
22:00, 05/07/2019

New Google Maps feature demoed last year rolls out to Pixel phones Owners of Pixel phones rejoice, as Google has just announced an important new feature that's been in testing for about a year, AR navigation is now r...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Here's what Huawei's Android replacement may actually be called The fact Huawei has its own Android replacement in the works is certainly no secret. In fact, rumor has it the operating system could be ready for la...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Trump suggests Huawei's Android ban could be over soon When you think of Huawei and U-turns you might think of the Huawei P30's notch, but now something else springs to mind – Donald Trump has...
16:48, 07/01/2019

Huawei Android ban could still be on as US government says its still blacklisted The US Huawei ban may not be coming to an end any time soon after all following new reports that the Chinese phone giant is still under severe restri...
12:16, 07/03/2019

Big Google outage shuts down YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and other services in some of U.S. If you’re having trouble screwing around on the internet today, it could be because of what seems to be a major outage with Google’s Could service. A...
04:16, 06/03/2019

Huawei’s foldable phone will ship with Android, despite US ban We’ve had two foldable phone reveals already this year, but you still can’t buy either model in stores. Samsung’s Galaxy Fold was r...
12:16, 06/25/2019

Huawei already has 80 million devices running Android 9 Pie Despite the US trade ban, Huawei can still freely update older smartphones to Android 9 Pie without losing access to the Play Store and Google’s othe...
16:32, 06/04/2019

Huawei may debut its Android alternative as soon as this fall Huawei's consumer business CEO Richard Yu reportedly said the company's own mobile OS will debut as early as this fall. Huawei hasn't ...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Huawei founder says his new OS is faster than Android, but that’s still not good enough Huawei is readying its own operating system that could launch as soon as October alongside the Mate 30 Pro flagship smartphone, according to recent r...
02:16, 07/09/2019

Huawei wants to name its Android OS replacement ‘Harmony’ in Europe Huawei may still be facing an uncertain future over its access to licensed versions of Android and Windows operating systems, but it’s been busy read...
11:16, 07/15/2019

Huawei's unwanted Android replacement is closer than you think (or is it?) UPDATE: It's not clear if TechRadar misunderstood Alaa Elshimy's statements or the senior Huawei executive misspoke, but apparently, the company's An...
06:16, 05/29/2019

Huawei blockade: do I need to stop using my Android phone? Google has cut off Huawei from its Android services because of Trump’s blacklist, but what does that mean for your phone? Trump’s blacklisting of Hua...
13:16, 05/20/2019

Android Q: everything you need to know about Google's update New Android version out in public beta with smarter AI, more privacy and dark mode Google took the wraps off the next version of Android 10 Q at its ...
08:32, 05/10/2019

Here's Everything New About Android at Google I/O 2019 (So Far...) Android is the world’s most popular OS, but it’s not just for phones or tablets. That’s because changes to Google’s flagship operating also impacts o...
01:32, 05/08/2019

Is Huawei's Android loss a Samsung or Apple gain? The damage is already done, and P30 Pro orders are being sent back to the stores, but President Trump's executive order against dealing with foreign ...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei Android replacement to arrive this fall with big app catalog Huawei's preparing to say goodbye to AndroidUnless the situation changes drastically, continuing to use Android as the operating system on its smartp...
14:48, 05/22/2019

Huawei Android ban: Time for Honor to rise to the challenge? The global launch of the Honor 20 in London today (May 21) was supposed to be a casual, normal one for Huawei, the world’s second largest smar...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Huawei has reportedly filed trademarks for its Android replacement OS The US trade ban has taken an extensive toll on Huawei, with the Chinese phone manufacturer having to swiftly find an alternative to the Android mobi...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Huawei puts Honor above Android at new smartphone launch Huawei put uncertainty over the future of its devices business to one side on Tuesday with the launch of new Honor smartphones, in a confident displa...
20:48, 05/21/2019

Huawei Mate 20 Pro reinstated to the Android Q beta program Last week, we told you that Google had removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from its list of phones that are part of the Android Q beta program. This, of c...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Huawei has reportedly been working on its Android rival for seven years Huawei has reportedly been building its Android rival for the last 7 years in secret, anticipating a possible ban on using U.S. software for its prod...
17:32, 06/11/2019

Huawei promises Android ban won't affect Australian customers No sooner than news broke that Google had rescinded Huawei’s Android licence, worried customers – especially in the UK – began t...
10:48, 05/21/2019

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Back in Android Q Beta Programme Huawei Mate 20 Pro is back on the list of devices that are part of the Android Q beta programme. The phone was earlier removed after US banned Huawei...
16:48, 05/31/2019

Huawei denies its Android replacement will launch next month It’s been a rollercoaster afternoon for Huawei news, even by the manic standards of this month. First, TechRadar managed to get a senior Huawei execu...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Huawei will continue security support for Android smartphones Huawei said on Monday it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and tablets after being barred from Google updat...
12:16, 05/20/2019

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjo...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 3 Google today launched Android Q Beta 3 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Rea...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Google finally doing gestures "the right way" with Android Q! You know what they say — modern problems require modern solutions. One such problem was created once phone manufacturers began to shrink phone bezels...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic exec...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Google Chrome is getting a seriously useful new feature on Android Opening a ton of tabs in Chrome, even the mobile version, is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The current card-style interface of...
14:00, 05/27/2019

Google’s Android fragmentation fix still isn’t working at all Google I/O 2019 is now underway, and the show this year opened the same way it does every year. CEO Sundar Pichai and other Google executives took th...
20:16, 05/08/2019

Google is bringing Electronic IDs to Android Google is bringing Electronic IDs to Android so that your driver's license and your passport are accessible on your phone, even when the battery is d...
20:00, 05/09/2019

EE temporarily pulls Huawei Mate 20 X from 5G line after Android restrictions The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G was one of the first 5G phones we were expecting to reach the shores of the UK, after Huawei announced the handset at its UK ...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Android Q beta removal could spell trouble for Huawei Mate 20 Pro No Android Q update for the impressive Huawei Mate 20 Pro?Remember Huawei's promise from just a couple of weeks ago that the company's flagships woul...
14:48, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei puts Honor above Android at new smartphone launch Huawei put uncertainty over the future of its devices business to one side on Tuesday with the launch of new Honor smartphones, in a confident displa...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Huawei Android ban temporarily lifted - but it's still not good news for the brand The US Commerce Department has temporarily lifted the ban on American businesses working with Huawei - allowing software updates to continue on Huawe...
06:48, 05/21/2019

Huawei ban causes trade-ins to surge as news breaks of Android block It seems that the news of Google's ban on Android services for Huawei phones is causing worry among users, as a large surge in trade-ins began a...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Screenshots from patent filing could show Huawei's Android replacement As you probably already know, Huawei is going to have to replace the Android operating system with its own OS for future handsets. That is because th...
01:16, 06/07/2019

Huawei responds to rumors, says P30 line and Mate 20 Pro will be updated to Android Q Owners of Huawei handsets might not have had any restful sleep since the middle of May when the company lost access to its U.S. supply chain. Google ...
01:16, 06/21/2019

Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei Claims Hongmeng OS Faster Than Android, macOS Huawei's founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei has told in an interview that the in-house Hongmeng operating system is 'very likely' faster than Android and m...
10:32, 07/08/2019

It’s 2019 and Google still can’t keep malware out of its Android app store Google appears to have a problem with stopping malicious apps from sneaking into the Play Store. In what appears to yet another case of malware disgu...
13:48, 07/16/2019

Google takes another feature from Apple for Android Q We already know that the new gesture system in Android Q is going to copy from iOS with a swipe up from the bottom of the screen taking you home. Swi...
05:00, 05/09/2019

What do you lose when your Android phone is not supported by Google? A lot... Huawei has been in some hot waters lately. The company has been added to the dreaded US entity list and, as a result, all USA-based businesses are fo...
20:00, 06/17/2019

Android Q: All the new features and functionalities announced at Google I/O '19 Android Q has been sort official for nearly two months now, arriving as a developer beta in mid-March. Although this initial release revealed many of...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Google's iPhone-like gestures will become mandatory in Android Q The iPhone X's gesture navigation systemAndroid’s classic 3-button navigation system has served users well since it was introduced with version 4.0 I...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices Who said that Apple- and Google-powered devices can't work in harmony? Not Google. It's taking advantage of its recently added security k...
06:16, 06/13/2019

The best Android tablets in 2019: The best slates with Google's OS Looking for a tablet and thinking about an Android device? Well, there are other options out there with Windows 10, such as the Surface Pro 4 - but t...
09:16, 05/15/2019

PSA: Your Android phone is now a security key for signing in to Google on iOS Google has announced that it’s now possible to log into your Google accounts from your iPhones and iPads using your Android phone as a hardware authe...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Google just took a strange step towards replacing Android with something better Android might be one of the two most important mobile operating systems right now, and the biggest one by market share, but it certainly won’t ...
14:16, 07/02/2019

Android users can pay in cash on Google Play A few years ago, Google added carrier billing to the Play Store to make paid apps and in-app payments more accessible, even in emerging markets. Now,...
10:32, 05/09/2019

You Can Now Sign Into Your Google Account on iOS Using an Android Phone Google has been on a quest to kill the password, so in its latest efforts to further that agenda, the tech giant has now made it possible to log into...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Google unveils new design for Android Auto Android Auto now supports more than 500 car models from 50 different brands, Google said Monday, unveiling new design features like a darker color pa...
05:16, 05/07/2019

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up...
19:00, 06/12/2019

What to expect from Google I/O 2019: Android Q, Pixel 3a/3a XL, more Google I/O 2019, the annual developer-centric summit for all things Android and Google, is just a few days' away. The event will kick off on May 7 at...
17:48, 05/03/2019

Huawei accelerates Android replacement tests after seven years of development work The world's number one manufacturer of telecommunications equipment and number two smartphone vendor is under siege from all sides of the mobile indu...
13:48, 06/11/2019

Huawei is reportedly testing a Russian operating system to replace Android Google, as you already know, has cut ties with Huawei due to the placement of the latter on the Commerce Department's Entity List. Being on the list ...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Huawei asks Android app developers to help stock its Play Store alternative Barring some sort of trade deal between the U.S. and China that will result in the removal of Huawei's name from the U.S. Entity List, it appears tha...
07:32, 06/11/2019

Huawei responds to Android ban with service and security guarantees, but its future is unclear Huawei has finally gone on the record about a ban on its use of Android, but the company’s long-term strategy on mobile still remains unclear....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Huawei exec: the foldable Mate X with Android intact to launch by September The foldable Huawei Mate X is still coming and we know when it'll launch: September or sooner, according to a Huawei executive who spoke to Tech...
03:48, 06/22/2019

Huawei’s Android-based operating system might launch alongside the Mate 30 Pro We’ve known for a long time that Huawei is working on its own operating systems that could be used on devices if it ever had to replace Android...
05:00, 07/06/2019

Honor 20: Huawei Android phone launch defies Donald Trump Huawei announces cut-price premium phones with quad cameras and top-end chipsHuawei’s Honor is trying to dominate the increasingly crowded cut-price ...
22:48, 05/21/2019

Google's Android app-shrinking tool rolls out to all developers Google introduced the Android App Bundle last year, a publishing format designed to shrink the size of app installs. It's now out of beta and av...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Google will roll out ambiguously gendered emoji to Android Q The variety of emoji has skyrocketed from 176 since the initial release of the symbols back in 1999, to more than 3,000 today. During that time they&...
17:32, 05/09/2019

After Europe, Google under fire for ‘Android dominance’ in India After facing billion dollar fines in the EU for abusing its dominance to favor its own services, the internet giant has now been caught in the cross ...
13:48, 07/01/2019

Google Pixel 4 could have better color capture than any other Android phone If there's one small advantage that iPhone cameras have over their Android counterparts, it's that they capture a larger range of colors, b...
15:32, 06/25/2019

Google Duo's Group Video Calling Now Available Globally on Android, iOS Google Duo has brought the Data Saving mode that comes as a replacement of the earlier Limit mobile data usage option. Google Duo's group video calli...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Try These Waze-Specific Google Assistant Commands on Android Since Google acquired Waze back in 2013, the company has been slowly adding Waze features into Google Maps, including Waze’s traffic reporting functi...
19:48, 06/10/2019

Qualcomm and Google add 5G support to Android Q developer APIs 5G networks are about to bring blazing fast speeds to buyers of new Android devices, and Android Q will enable apps to take advantage of that perform...
22:00, 05/07/2019

With Android Q, Google is pushing for more elegant, standardized gestures At last year's developer conference, Google gave us our first taste of Android Pie's gesture-based navigation system. It was, uh, pretty ro...
06:16, 05/10/2019

Google takes control of bringing next-gen texting to Android Google's rollout of RCS chat to Android devices has been slow, and you can blame that partly on the carriers. As the next-gen texting format us...
02:16, 06/18/2019

Google improved Android Auto by making it act more like your phone Every year, Android gets a chance to reinvent itself on smartphones with new features and new design flourishes. The same can't be said of Andro...
00:32, 05/09/2019

Google's Now Letting Users Pay for Android Apps With Cash While credit cards are rampant in the United States, it’s not necessarily the case in other countries where cash is still king. At this year’s Google...
19:48, 05/09/2019

India investigates Google for suspected Android abuse India’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether Alphabet Inc.’s Google used its Android platform to block rivals, New Delhi’s latest move to try ...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Google Lens gets new filters for Android and iOS devices this week Google announced early this month that its Lens app will receive important improvements in the coming weeks. Some of these improvements will go out t...
06:16, 05/29/2019

This is how Google plans to curb permission begging on Android Apps with excessive permissions requests are nothing new on Android, and Google has been trying to alleviate the issue by changing its policies numer...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Google I/O 2019 Preview: So Much Bigger Than Android on Your Phone Alongside search, Android is one of the core pillars of Google’s success. It’s found on over a billion devices, and it’s often the first place to fin...
18:00, 05/06/2019

How to install the Android Q Beta on a Google Pixel right now (and how to remove it later) Better privacy and accessibility, improved Digital Wellbeing, and Dark Mode – these are just some of the new features coming with Android Q later thi...
03:16, 05/08/2019

India is going forward with an antitrust case against Google’s Android Google has lost a number of antitrust cases in recent years, which netted the tech company three record-setting fines in Europe. The European Commiss...
08:16, 05/11/2019

Huawei receives another blow: No Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp apps on Android devices Huawei has had a bad few weeks, as US companies responded to the Trump ban one after another. Whether it’s hardware such as chips from Intel or...
16:48, 06/07/2019

More details on the name, ongoing tests, and release date of Huawei's Android replacement crop up No one knows exactly what will happen to Huawei in around two months, when a US executive order is (theoretically) set to come into effect, essential...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Google confirms that advanced backdoor came preinstalled on Android devices (credit: Alexandre Dulaunoy / Flickr) Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the fa...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Google’s pitch to Android devs: Assistant can drive app engagement Google is telling Android developers that connecting with Google Assistant can spur more engagement, though there's no evidence to demonstrate that y...
21:16, 05/14/2019

7 Ways OnePlus and OxygenOS Beat Google's Stock Android OnePlus phones just keep getting better and better, but what’s not often talked about very much is the software that comes pre-installed on board. It...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Gmail on Android gets Google Tasks integration in the latest update Google Tasks has been around for years, though it was largely neglected and forgotten by both its creators and users alike. This, however, changed la...
14:48, 05/13/2019

Google's potential Android replacement, Fuchsia, now has a developer site After having a hand in the disappearance of mobile operating systems like Symbian and BlackBerry, Google wants to insure that even if Android is some...
05:16, 06/30/2019

Preview of Firefox's new Android browser available in Google Play Store Mozilla announced today that the new Firefox browser for Android, once code-named "Fenix," is now available from the Google Play Store under the titl...
04:32, 06/28/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 5 with gestural navigation updates Google today launched Android Q Beta 5 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Rea...
23:48, 07/10/2019

Google bravely updates its Android distribution chart, and the top version is... not 9 Pie Back by popular demand. That's the only way to describe Google's Android version distribution chart that hadn't been updated since way back in Octobe...
12:32, 05/08/2019

Latest Google Chrome version for Android has two great improvements The Google Chrome browser for Android is getting an update to version 75 (75.0.3770.67), which includes a password manager. The latter, according to ...
07:32, 06/11/2019

Google Calendar update adds Dark Mode on Android Google has just announced that the long-awaited dark mode is now rolling out on Android for two of its apps: Calendar and Keep. Ahead of Android Q's ...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Android 'Fast Share' is Google's answer to Apple's AirDrop Android Beam was Google's attempt at delivering a seamless local sharing feature on Android devices, in the vein of Apple's AirDrop. Introduced in 20...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Google brands scrolling screenshot feature for Android 'infeasible' For anyone hoping that Google would bake a scrolling screenshot feature into stock Android there's bad news: it's not going to. Replying i...
12:16, 04/29/2019

Google is using the Play Store to speed up Android security updates Google is planning to push out some security updates directly through its Play Store, a feature that will be part of Android Q. As The Verge reports,...
00:48, 05/08/2019

Google brings back the Android data that you were waiting months for Not since late October of last year has the Android distribution dashboard been active. This is the page that showed the latest breakdown of Android ...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Hardcore Android fans reveal all the iOS 13 features they wish Google would copy Apple surprised us all when it released iOS 13 beta 3 on Tuesday, just over one week after releasing the second developer beta and the first public b...
19:48, 07/03/2019

Google's next-gen Glass eyewear lasts longer and runs on Android The third generation of Google Glass has arrived for tech-savvy workers. Google has introduced Glass Enterprise Edition 2 eyewear that largely sticks...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Google pulls back the curtain on all the features and improvements of Android Q An hour into its keynote address at Google I/O 2019 on Tuesday, Google finally dove into Android Q — the next big update for the company’...
04:48, 05/08/2019

Google is making it easier to build Android apps on a Chromebook At I/O last year, Google announced it was adding Linux support to Chrome OS, a move that made it a lot easier for web and Android developers to use C...
00:48, 05/08/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 4 with final APIs and official SDK Google today launched Android Q Beta 4 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Rea...
03:32, 06/06/2019

Android Auto Interface Revamped by Google to Include Dark Mode Google is rolling out a redesign for its driver assisting mobile app -- Android Auto -- with a default dark mode, colourful accents, and readable fon...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Google will force Android apps to show the odds of getting loot box items Google has made some major alterations to its Play Store policies that tighten rules surrounding sexual content, hate speech and loot boxes. Android ...
14:16, 05/30/2019

Google opens Android infotainment system to third-party media apps Now that Google has a full-fledged car infotainment platform in Android Automotive, it's opening the door to apps built for that platform. As o...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Android Creator Concealed Google Payments From Wife, Lawsuit Alleges Rubin's estranged wife Rie Hirabaru Rubin alleged that he and a former attorney conspired to convince her to sign a premarital agreement a few days b...
16:16, 07/03/2019

Google is finally ready to talk openly about the mysterious new OS that might replace Android We’ve been talking for a few years about Google’s mysterious operating system meant to replace Android, Chrome, and whatever Android-deri...
22:16, 05/10/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixel 3a, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub  ...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Google's I/O keynote livestream: New Pixels? New Android? Cloud gaming? Watch here! What will the next major release of Android be all about? Are we going to get the "lite" versions of the Pixel 3 phones that we've been hearing so ma...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Google explains how it created dark theme on three apps and Android Auto A post put up today on the Google Design website shares how Google developed dark themes for three separate apps and Android Auto. The apps include P...
08:32, 06/29/2019

Google Enables Auto-Delete Feature for Location History on Android, iOS Google's My Activity section has included the anticipated auto-delete feature to let users remove location history and activity data using an Android...
13:48, 06/27/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixels, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub  ...
22:16, 05/07/2019

Google Assistant launch gesture officially arrives on Android Q beta From the very start, Google intended to fine-tune the gesture-based navigation system it introduced with Android Pie in an effort to make poking arou...
02:48, 07/11/2019

Google fixed the Android Q beta bootloop issue, so it’s safe to install again Google a few days ago released the fourth Android Q beta version to testers, but Pixel users quickly discovered a bug that essentially bricked the ph...
17:32, 06/12/2019

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated with a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a pa...
03:48, 06/16/2019

Exclusive: Google appears to have leveraged Android dominance - India watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its A...
18:32, 06/28/2019

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Androi...
16:16, 06/28/2019

Samsung has renewed its Android license deal with Google citing 'stable collaboration' Despite Google's run-ins with the European Union laws regarding its Mobile Application Distribution Agreements (MADA) with phone makers, Samsung has ...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Google asks Android developers to categorize apps based on content and target age Google is asking Android developers for help correctly categorizing apps based on their target age group, partly to keep kids from using innapropriat...
18:16, 05/29/2019

Google’s huge Android Q privacy push means nothing to hundreds of millions of users Privacy is finally starting to feel like a priority for Google, and you only need to look at the company’s Android Q presentation from this yea...
04:48, 05/08/2019

Google made a change in Android 9 to improve battery life; now some app developers are steamed Several developers have posted complaints on Google's issue tracker website for Android (via Android Police). The problem is that starting with Andro...
02:00, 05/28/2019

Google redesigns Android Auto with a new navigation bar, notification center, and dark theme Google has redesigned Android Auto for all 500 supported car models from 50 different brands with a new navigation bar, notification center, and dark...
20:16, 05/06/2019

5G phones finally here: Verizon now selling Samsung Galaxy S10 5G; Sprint phones to follow Sprint announced that its first 5G smartphone from LG will go on sale May 31. Meanwhile, Verizon has started selling the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. ...
22:48, 05/16/2019

Regulators in India reportedly start probe over Google's misuse of Android's dominant position While India is the second largest smartphone market in the world, its position as a developing country limits sales of higher-end flagship phones. Th...
21:32, 05/10/2019

This year's Google Play Award winners include a bunch of Android apps and games you should try out It has become a fun little tradition for Google over the past few years to precede the I/O developer conference with an awards ceremony honoring the ...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Exclusive: India orders anti-trust probe of Google for alleged Android abuse - sources India's antitrust watchdog has ordered an investigation into Alphabet Inc's unit Google for alleged abuse of its popular Android mobile operating sys...
14:16, 05/10/2019

Android Q(&A): Android Engineers take us on a deep dive of Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) As has become tradition for Ars at Google I/O, we recently sat down wit...
22:32, 07/03/2019

Huawei Might Already Have Its Own App Store to Counter Google Ban Despite the Department of Commerce recently granting U.S. tech companies a 90-day extension to continue working with Huawei, due to increased securit...
18:48, 05/21/2019

The US Huawei ban is also a huge headache for Google The Trump administration banned Huawei from importing any US-made technology a few weeks ago, and the order is still in effect. A number of prominent...
15:48, 06/08/2019

Google will comply with US restrictions on Huawei Huawei could quickly lose its grip on the No. 2 ranking in worldwide cellphone sales after Google announced it would comply with U.S. government rest...
09:48, 05/21/2019

Face ID firm Lumentum follows Google with Huawei ban Apple Face ID parts supplier Lumentum Holdings Inc followed Google on Monday in clamping down on the business it does with Huawei Technologies, after...
21:48, 05/20/2019

Huawei: US controls have ‘no impact,’ talking to Google Huawei’s founder: US controls on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact, company is talking to Google about ‘emergency relief’ for s...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei: US controls have 'no impact,' talking to Google The founder of Huawei says U.S. restrictions on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and the company is talking with Google about ...
11:32, 05/21/2019

Google just gave Huawei a wakeup call It's been a tumultuous week for Huawei. Five days ago, President Trump declared a national emergency to ban the sales and use of telecom equipme...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban - FT Alphabet Inc's Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, it risks compromising nation...
06:48, 06/07/2019

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for...
19:16, 05/20/2019

Honor 20 will still get security updates despite Google's restrictions on Huawei Honor is set to announce its flagship Honor 20 phone series tomorrow at an event in London, but whatever is unveiled will be overshadowed by the Goog...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to counter ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. "bullying" on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade r...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Google follows the Trump administration and gives Huawei a temporary reprieve With Huawei on the ropes, yesterday the Trump administration gave the company a three-month reprieve allowing the company to access U.S. components a...
14:48, 05/22/2019

Google Said to Suspend Some Business With Huawei After Trump Blacklist Holders of current Huawei smartphones with Google apps, however, will continue to be able to use and download app updates provided by Google, a Googl...
21:32, 05/20/2019

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban: FT Alphabet Inc's Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, it risks compromising nation...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to respond to ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. "bullying" on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to respond to trad...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Google is reportedly about to deliver a knockout blow to Huawei In what could be a huge blow to Huawei, Reuters reports today that Google will suspend any business it has with Huawei except for hardware and softwa...
01:32, 05/20/2019

Google reportedly ends business with Huawei, will cut it off from Play Store Enlarge / Huawei's latest flagship, the P30 Pro. (credit: Huawei) President Trump issued an executive order last week banning "foreign adversaries...
02:16, 05/20/2019

Google warns banning Huawei could increase security risks According to a Financial Times report, Google execs are concerned that banning Huawei could lead to increased security risks. Sources warn that if Hu...
17:48, 06/07/2019

The Guardian view on Google versus Huawei: no winners | Editorial The struggle over Huawei isn’t really about technology. It is about whether China or the US is to be masterTrade wars, like real ones, are very much ...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Google suspended some business with Huawei after Trump blacklisted the company Eric Gaillard/File Photo via Reuters Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software pr...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Former Google exec, Android co-founder accused of having a 'sex ring' in sensational complaint Former Google exec paid $90 million for exit, despite harassment complaints. Ex-wife's divorce complaint is a stunner, even for Silicon Valley. ...
11:16, 07/03/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL aren't eligible to receive Android Q beta releases until next month As we pointed out the other day, the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL both launched with an older version of the Android security patch pre-installed....
06:32, 05/12/2019

More details surface on Huawei's planned rival to Google's Play Store After Google pulled Huawei's Android support for future models, the Chinese brand has been left with a big problem: how to give users of its dev...
14:16, 05/23/2019

Google reverses decision to cut ties with Huawei after US eases trade restrictions Alphabet Inc's Google said Tuesday that keeping phones up to date and secure was in "everyone's best interests," shortly after the U.S. tem...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei mobile users ponder switching brand after Google news Time to abandon the Huawei phone? That was what some owners asked after U.S. tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with China's top mo...
21:48, 05/20/2019

Huawei promises 100% refunds if Google and Facebook apps stop working Huawei is resorting to drastic measures to counteract the effects of its inclusion on a US blacklist, which has resulted in several key US companies ...
03:32, 06/19/2019

Exclusive: Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist - source Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software products except those covered by open so...
20:16, 05/19/2019

Google says its app store will continue to work for existing Huawei smartphone owners Google said today that existing users of Huawei Android devices can continue to use Google Play app store, offering some relief to tens of millions...
09:48, 05/20/2019

Best smartphone 2019: iPhone, Huawei, Samsung and Google compared and ranked Our updated list of the top iOS and Android mobile phones – at the best prices right now Need a new smartphone but don’t know which one is the very b...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Google’s Huawei ban is good news: tech giants shouldn’t always get their way | Simon Jenkins Big tech has gone unchallenged for too long. Donald Trump’s decision to blacklist the Chinese company is changing thatThe post-digital revolution sta...
13:16, 05/20/2019

Asian Shops Shun Huawei Phone Trade-Ins on Google Suspension Worries Mobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for trade-ins, as more consumers look to offload their device on...
19:32, 05/22/2019

Garmin Forerunners, Google I/O expectations, Huawei solid number two (MobileTechRoundup show #468) Google I/O is coming up this week, Huawei continues to rise in worldwide smartphone share, and Garmin announced five new Forerunner GPS sports watche...
20:00, 05/05/2019

US eases some restrictions on China's Huawei, reportedly halting Google's plans to cut access The U.S. government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed recently on China's Huawei, a move that sought to minimize disru...
05:48, 05/21/2019

Huawei unwanted: Asian shops shun phone trade-ins on Google suspension worries Mobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for trade-ins, as more consumers look to offload their device on...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Google to Provide Huawei Software and Security Updates For 90 Days, Reversing Earlier Decision Google will continue to work with Huawei for the next 90 days, effectively reversing its decision over the weekend to completely cut business ties wi...
16:48, 05/21/2019

Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump order blacklists Chinese tech firm Google said Monday its basic services on Huawei smartphones still will function following U.S. sales curbs, but the Chinese tech giant faces the poss...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Google, Intel, and Qualcomm to Stop Supplying Huawei After Trump Regime Blacklists Chinese Tech Giant Several major tech hardware companies will no longer supply Chinese tech giant Huawei with the parts it needs to manufacture smartphones and other el...
15:48, 05/20/2019

Google Says Huawei Ban Threatens US National Security by Forcing Chinese Tech Giant to Create Insecure OS: Report Google is warning the U.S. government that its ban on Chinese tech giant Huawei actually puts America’s national security at risk by forcing Huawei ...
15:00, 06/07/2019

Nokia 3 Starts Receiving Android 9 Pie Update With May Android Security Patch Nokia 3 gets official Android 9.0 Pie update. The Android 9 Pie update for Nokia 3 is rolling out now over-the-air (OTA) and will reach all devices o...
14:48, 06/03/2019

| WATCH: Huawei Taco-ver: Mexican restaurant offers free tacos to Huawei owners after US ban La Taqueria Taquitos in Mexico City is nacho usual restaurant - after recent US trade restrictions and Google blocking the telecoms giant from using ...
22:16, 06/07/2019

Huawei P30 Pro review: Superb quad camera system puts Huawei's flagship ahead of the pack The quartet of rear cameras on the P30 Pro delivers superb results. Although there are minor drawbacks elsewhere, this is a handset that photography ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Huawei export ban claims another victim: Huawei’s $2,600 foldable smartphone Enlarge / Huawei's response to the export ban so far. (credit: KC Green / Ron Amadeo) The Huawei export ban has claimed another victim. The embattl...
00:32, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Su...
07:16, 06/03/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader r...
15:32, 05/13/2019

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And ...
04:48, 06/23/2019

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.  ...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Su...
05:16, 06/03/2019

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Google Maps is filled with false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are poste...
21:32, 06/20/2019

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Bel...
19:48, 07/11/2019

Google Pixel 3a vs OnePlus 6T: Google's affordable flagship against the mid-range heavyweight The OnePlus 6T currently reigns as champion of the affordable flagship market, a position it’s held for several months – but Google wan...
08:32, 05/08/2019

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ...
16:32, 06/06/2019

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite an...
01:16, 06/03/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Su...
13:32, 06/03/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your...
01:32, 05/08/2019

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't alway...
04:16, 06/04/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause f...
23:48, 07/11/2019

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having ...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Google is testing full offline storage for Google Drive Ever needed a files from Google Drive, but been unable to grab it because you're stuck without internet access? Such worries could soon be a dis...
11:16, 06/25/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors li...
18:16, 07/12/2019

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, ...
23:32, 06/26/2019

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've si...
03:48, 07/10/2019

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's...
01:16, 06/21/2019

Huawei Nova 5 Teaser Tips Bright Colour Options, Huawei Nova 5 Pro Listed The latest teaser for Huawei Nova 5 series indicates that the phones will flaunt bright colour options, while the Huawei Nova 5 Pro is now up for pre...
12:00, 06/14/2019

The Best Phones You Can Buy Right Now  The big spring phone release season is finally over, and with it, we’ve got a bunch of exciting and affordable new handsets including the new Pixel 3...
01:48, 05/18/2019

Best Phones Under Rs. 30,000 in India Right Now Samsung Galaxy A70 and Vivo V15 PRo feature in our top picks for best phones under Rs. 30,000. Other phones include Asus ZenFone 5Z, Oppo R17 Pro, an...
10:48, 05/28/2019

Best Phones Under Rs. 7,000 in India Right Now Best phones under Rs. 7,000 include Redmi 7A and Realme C2. Other top mobiles under 7000 include Asus ZenFone Max M1, Nokia 6.1 Infinix Note 5, and I...
19:00, 07/12/2019

5G phones: these are going to be the first next-gen handsets Update: Several 5G phones are now available to buy in the US, UK and elsewhere, and ever more are being announced and rumored.We're now starting...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Parents Named Their Baby "Google" After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google an...
15:16, 07/15/2019

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
09:32, 06/14/2019

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next we...
12:16, 06/22/2019

The best cheap phones in the US 2019 The best cheap phone in the US can be a little difficult to choose, as it's won't always come down to which phone launches at a low startin...
01:32, 06/21/2019

The best budget phones in the UAE 2019 The best cheap phone in the UAE or Saudi Arabia can be a little tricky to pick, as it's not always going to be based around what phone launches ...
13:16, 05/19/2019

New 5G phones may not get much cheaper for 2-3 years There are a handful of 5G phones available right now – if you're lucky enough to live in an area covered by the early rollout of the next...
16:48, 07/01/2019

Here are all the 5G phones coming in 2019 5G is here. It is not everywhere, that's certain, but in the coming months, we're only going to hear more and more about the advancements in the fiel...
20:48, 05/02/2019

Best new phones expected in 2019 What new phones are coming in 2019? And what new features can we expect to see?With plenty of rumors floating about upcoming phones, it's time to tak...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Best phones under Rs 15,000 in India for May 2019 One of the extremely crowded mobile phone segment, the sub-Rs 15,000 budget range is making Indian consumers spoilt for choices. This particular segm...
14:00, 05/13/2019

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its ...
17:32, 06/14/2019

Forget about 5G phones, the always-on 5G Windows 10 PC is almost here The first 5G networks are here in several markets, including the US, Korea, and Europe, and buyers already have access to a bunch of exciting 5G smar...
15:16, 05/27/2019

HTC launches two new phones, surprising everyone Most people thought that HTC had silently departed the smartphone game, beyond its attempts to launch a blockchain phone in the HTC Exodus, but it se...
01:16, 06/12/2019

The best USB power banks for phones and tablets By Sarah Witman This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks...
18:32, 06/07/2019

Samsung wants to blockchainify its budget phones Despite the lackluster launch of the latest Samsung Galaxy S10’s cryptocurrency and blockchain features, the Korean tech giant is reportedly looking ...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Two new Motorola phones coming soon: One Action and One Pro Motorola is on fire this year and not without reason, as Lenovo recently announced that the US-based company is profitable once more. After successfu...
08:16, 05/28/2019

5G phones are expensive, but MediaTek wants to change that While we’ve seen the 1Gbps download speeds that we were promised with 5G, it’s only been in expensive flagship phones like the Samsung ...
12:16, 05/29/2019

Best "affordable flagship" phones in 2019 What are the best "affordable flagship phones" this year? To answer that, we have to first define the curious phenomenon of a "budget flagship". Firs...
13:48, 06/11/2019

Best Mobile Phones to Buy Under Rs. 25,000 in India Today Best mobile phones under 25000: Poco F1 and Vivo V11 Pro feature in our top picks of best smartphones priced below Rs. 25,000. The list also includes...
13:32, 05/25/2019

Are foldable phones dead on arrival now? This year was supposed to be a paradigm-shifting one, where we go from the plebeian flat and rigid phone screens to getting a taste of the future whe...
15:00, 05/30/2019

‘Apex Legends’ bans 770,000 cheats Just over a week ago Respawn announced that it's taking a stronger stance against cheating in Apex Legends. Today, it revealed that it's bl...
17:32, 05/03/2019

Cheapest 4G phones in India for May 2019 The adoption rate of 4G phones has been continuously increasing and the competition in this price segment is getting more intense. Brands are focusin...
10:48, 05/21/2019

New California law bans hairstyle discrimination Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people ...
07:48, 07/04/2019

Some Pixel 3a phones are randomly shutting down It hasn't even been two full weeks since Google's 3a and 3a XL were released to the public and some users are already reporting phone-break...
21:00, 05/20/2019

OnePlus explains why its phones don't get given an IP rating OnePlus phones are some of our favorite phones, but there are certain areas where they don't match the top-end handsets, including waterproofing...
20:16, 05/04/2019

Three announces it will sell OnePlus phones You've got a few different options when it comes to buying OnePlus phones in the UK, like Amazon or O2 – and now you've got one more...
19:48, 05/10/2019

Why 5G Phones Are Arriving With Subplot of Espionage The 5G wireless technology now being introduced by phone companies promises to bring a world of innovations to mobile service -- from connected appli...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Looking beyond streaming services: What comes next? Streaming services are still viewed as the future of the music industry. But experience tells us that new things can take over quicker than thought. ...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans...
00:48, 05/22/2019

San Francisco Bans Sale of Juul and Other E-Cigarettes The bill was praised by health groups but has many critics, including those who worry that a blanket ban on e-cigarettes could harm the wider goals o...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Microsoft just teased an AR Minecraft game for phones While Microsoft spent most of the day focusing on enterprise solutions, including a way to protect elections from malicious software, it ended the Bu...
07:32, 05/07/2019

Arizona bans coyote killing contests PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other pre...
06:16, 06/23/2019

Samsung to bring three Galaxy A series phones to the US Samsung is expected to bring three Galaxy A series phones to the United States: Galaxy A20, A50 and A70. These are part of the new wave of smartphone...
20:48, 05/02/2019

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Paci...
18:32, 06/11/2019

| eSwatini bans 'witchcraft and magic' competition A competition pitting witchdoctors against each other in a battle of skills this weekend in eSwatini -- formerly known as Swaziland -- has been banne...
12:16, 07/11/2019

Many Teens Check Their Phones in Middle of Night Teenagers are so attached to their smartphones that more than a third of them wake up in the middle of the night and check the devices, according to ...
08:48, 05/29/2019

Sprint 5G: coverage map, phones and speed tests The Sprint 5G coverage map is live in select US cities and they’re the second American carrier with a 5G phone. That’s a pretty good st...
02:32, 06/08/2019

Kyrgyzstan bans uranium mining after protests Kyrgyzstan's parliament voted on Thursday to ban uranium exploration and mining in the Central Asian nation despite previously issuing licenses to fo...
20:00, 05/02/2019

The Morning After: San Francisco bans the sale of e-cigarettes Welcome to Wednesday. Amazon's Prime Day is coming, twice, this July, and Target wants a shopping fight. Meanwhile, Sony does it again with anot...
18:16, 06/26/2019

Mediatek's 5G chipsets are ready for cheaper next-gen phones The first wave of 5G devices carried a high premium, but MediaTek is working hard to ensure that budget handsets aren't left behind. The company...
08:48, 05/29/2019

Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to refo...
19:48, 07/16/2019

T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S10 phones are up to $200 off at Costco Thanks to a brand new deal that's now available at Costco, T-Mobile customers can save at least $150 on a Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone, no trade in ...
04:48, 05/10/2019

The $550 OnePlus 6T makes me feel like I know something that others who buy expensive phones don't Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The OnePlus 6T is now "the previous" phone now that OnePlus released its latest OnePlus 7 Pro. OnePlus is still...
01:32, 05/18/2019

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits ...
01:48, 06/26/2019

How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach. That is what some families are doing to help kids. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.  ...
15:48, 07/08/2019

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it ...
13:32, 07/03/2019

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, t...
03:16, 06/06/2019

T-Mobile 5G: phones, coverage map and cities rollout Next-gen 5G mobile networks are starting to launch all over the country to help users casually download data at lightning-fast speeds, and T-Mobile h...
11:00, 06/01/2019

What to Do if You're Freaking Out About the Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans Even though abortion is still legal everywhere in the United States, Republicans are dead-set on changing that. Apart from donating money to abortion...
16:48, 05/20/2019

Verizon 5G: phones, coverage map and rollout cities While Verizon started rolling out 5G for homes last fall, it's currently bringing the next generation of mobile communication tech online with a...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gen...
05:16, 06/02/2019

Autocar confidential: Seat phones it in, Hyundai-Kia tries some DIY and more People aren't buying the XE because they haven't driven it, says Jaguar's marketing director Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week...
03:16, 06/25/2019

Best budget smartphones in India 2019: phones under Rs 10,000 When it comes to more affordable smartphones there are devices existing in the market that have the latest mid-range processors, priced affordab...
15:00, 06/06/2019

More Mobile Phones Than Humans In The World: Report Thanks to the Internet and its affordability, the world recorded more mobile phones than the people using it, according to the latest data from the U...
06:48, 05/01/2019

Xiaomi's new Mi CC phones are aimed at young people Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has struggled to sell phones recently, so now it's spreading its offerings to cater to specific sets of customers. I...
13:16, 06/24/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state s...
08:32, 05/19/2019

The number of Nokia phones on US carriers grows to four with the 3.1 A and 3.1 C While the entry-level Nokia 2.2 is not officially scheduled for a commercial US release (at least not yet), the revived and rapidly growing brand alr...
17:48, 06/07/2019

Two Russian biathletes get four-year bans for doping: IBU Two Russian biathletes have been suspended for four years for doping violations detected in data from Russia's former anti-doping agency laboratory, ...
19:32, 06/25/2019

UK Police Want Rape Survivors to Hand Over Their Phones Survivors of sexual assault in England and Wales will now risk having their case dropped if they don’t hand over their electronic devices to police, ...
02:48, 04/30/2019

WeChat quietly bans cryptocurrency fundraising The Chinese equivalent of WhatsApp, WeChat, has updated its terms of service to ban merchants from fundraising by using tokens or cryptocurrencies. T...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Schoolkids' phones are targets for fake news Can teens be vaccinated against online disinformation? DW's Teri Schultz reports on creative educational efforts to help young media consumers fend o...
15:32, 06/24/2019

Snapdragon 855: phones list, specs and benchmar There's a good chance that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset is powering your smartphone if you bought a new device in 2019 and it's an A...
03:16, 07/03/2019

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their pho...
09:32, 07/04/2019

Gun Makers Adjust Rifles to Skirt Bans The proliferation of guns sold legally that operate nearly identically to banned models shows how difficult it can be to make firearm restrictions ef...
20:32, 06/21/2019

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology ...
19:48, 07/17/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively en...
06:16, 05/03/2019

Facebook bans extremists, 'dangerous individuals' Multiple extremist figures, including Infowars' Alex Jones and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram. ...
03:32, 05/03/2019

The Triggers That Make Us Check Our Phones Most Often... and How to Fight Them Reaching for your phone in moments of silence, or because you simply struggle to disconnect, can be socially rude and emotionally tiring (especially ...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Verizon to start locking phones for 60 days Verizon has succeeded in gaining a partial waiver from the "C-block rules" put in place in 2007 which allows the carrier to add a temporary lock on a...
16:00, 06/27/2019

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another pers...
23:16, 07/16/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-righ...
02:00, 05/03/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of ...
22:48, 05/23/2019

San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide b...
03:32, 07/06/2019

UN panel: Connect half the world, and $20 phones can help UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent U.N. panel is calling for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s...
02:16, 06/11/2019

Best HR outsourcing services of 2019 Handling employee paperwork can be a nightmare maze of tax and legal compliance issues. It's time consuming work that offers little obvious rewa...
00:16, 07/13/2019

Best transcription services in 2019 Transcription is the process of turning audio into written text. This is useful in plenty of situations, from college students needing the transcript...
13:48, 07/03/2019

Best merchant services of 2019 The need to take card payments online and off has become paramount for the modern business. However, to do that requires payment processing, usually ...
03:32, 06/17/2019

Apple's new services: Will they work? Jon Fortt discusses Apple's new subscription services, with Fast Money editor-in-chief Stephanie Mehta, Finji CEO Rebekah Saltsman, and Quartz e...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Exclusive: Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to refo...
07:32, 07/17/2019

Outdoor watering and fire bans in effects in Tay Township, Ont. With temperatures expected to remain in the mid- to high 20s over the next week or more, the township expects that the bans will remain in place thro...
22:32, 07/08/2019

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21) ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, Oppo Reno 5G, and more 5G phones hit UK shelves We're slowly seeing 5G in the UK become a larger-scale operation – first Vodafone made the first 5G phone available to buy, then EE launc...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into fo...
23:16, 06/14/2019

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to ki...
05:16, 05/30/2019

Best Buy robbers make off with $14,000 worth of phones in broad daylight "Oh, the places you'll go", said Dr Seuss, and he certainly meant the meandering ways your life is going to develop until you reach that point when y...
23:48, 05/08/2019

The best smartphone of 2019: 15 top mobile phones tested and ranked Our best smartphone list brings you 15 of the best phones available right now, but if you already have your mobile OS alliance set you'll want t...
19:48, 07/02/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and ch...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions ATLANTA (AP) — A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it’s unconstitutional. Lawy...
15:32, 06/28/2019

Teens Smuggle Burner Phones to Defy Parents For many teens, and even younger kids, smartphones have become a lifeline—the source of all social connection. The loss of a phone and the fear of mi...
19:16, 05/14/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protest...
11:16, 05/22/2019

iPhone 12 leak shows plenty of new features that most phones already have A new report on Apple's 2020 iPhones, which we're calling (for now) the iPhone 12 series, suggests they'll pack plenty of new features...
13:32, 07/09/2019

Best dual-camera phones in India for July 2019 Dual-camera phones are not particularly new. However, since the Apple iPhone 7 Plus was announced in 2016, manufacturers have been finding new routes...
15:32, 07/15/2019

NYT: Conspiracy theories that 5G phones cause cancer originate from Russia After so many years of talking about the miracle that 5G will be for everything tech-related, it finally happened: 5G is here. “Here” is ...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Amazon's Big Sale on Mobile Phones Kicks Off, Here Are the Best Offers Amazon's Fab Phones Fest sale has kicked off today with deals and offers on a bunch of popular smartphones. The sale will continue until June 13. We ...
12:00, 06/10/2019

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from it...
20:32, 06/05/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Env...
03:16, 06/02/2019

TikTok Is the Latest Reason Teens Are Addicted to Their Phones The app is perfect for spreading memes, the lingua franca of the web. But good luck deciphering things like the ‘microwave challenge’ if you’re not i...
18:32, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Pence says US to lift bans on Venezuelan general WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is lifting sanct...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end ...
08:16, 06/17/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook af...
06:16, 05/03/2019

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to Malta's territorial waters to prevent it from docking at Maltese ports. The shi...
23:16, 07/07/2019

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at th...
17:48, 06/14/2019

Surveillance app installed on phones of Xinjiang visitors: report China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to...
12:32, 07/03/2019

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what conten...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Spain bans Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont from EU vote Catalonia separatist Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a 2017 secession attempt, has been banned from standing in the EU elections. He and two ...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillan...
10:32, 05/21/2019

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum of...
05:48, 05/31/2019

The best Motorola phones of 2019: find the best Moto smartphone for you If you're on the market for an affordable smartphone you're likely looking at a Nokia phone or a Motorola phone, as both hold the budget ha...
20:00, 07/04/2019

The Latest: San Francisco bans facial recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a facial recognition ban in San Francisco (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on...
00:48, 05/15/2019

New Jersey bans betting on Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Everyone, don’t place your bets. New Jersey, which became one of the first states outside of Nevada to allow sports betting after a 2018 Supreme Cour...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Caller phones 911 over comedian’s Middle Eastern joke NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — An audience member called 911 on an Egyptian-American comedian who made a joke about being of Middle Eastern descent. The caller ...
15:16, 05/17/2019

MediaTek Teases Helio G90 Chipset for Gaming Phones MediaTek on Tuesday allowed a peek into the Helio G90 -- its first dedicated gaming chipset. The teaser poster that announced its existence, did not ...
07:32, 07/17/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. c...
03:48, 05/15/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not include...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Madonna says phones ruined her relationship with her kids – what about your family? Do you have to call your children seven times before they come to the dinner table? Do you have a system to limit their usage? Tell us about your bat...
02:48, 05/07/2019

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like rac...
10:32, 07/10/2019

Sri Lanka bans face coverings for 'public safety' Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena banned all forms of face coverings including the burqa and the hijab in the name of national security, the ...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Best cheap phones 2019: our top budget mobiles in India Notches, the disappearing 3.5mm headphone jack and multiple cameras are all the rage this year. Not to mention making screens as bezel-less as possib...
09:00, 05/06/2019

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic rest...
22:16, 06/27/2019

Loads of OnePlus 7 features are coming to older phones If you can’t justify upgrading to a OnePlus 7 or OnePlus 7 Pro you won’t necessarily have to miss out on all their new features, as One...
12:16, 05/29/2019

Many teens sleep with their phones, survey finds — just like their parents Researchers long have warned that poor sleep habits from mobile usage can undermine cognitive functioning and mental health while increasing obesity ...
07:16, 05/29/2019

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to al...
04:48, 04/29/2019

Best budget and affordable phones in 2019: a buyer's guide When it comes to technology, some people just don’t find it reasonable to spend crazy amounts of money on a gadget that gets old in just a couple of ...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Flipkart and Amazon Sales: The Best Offers on Mobile Phones Flipkart and Amazon are currently hosting their big online summer sales. We have handpicked the best offers available on mobile phones on both the sa...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Sheikh Hasina Phones PM Modi, Congratulates Him On Big Victory Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday telephoned her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his victory in the general...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping th...
19:32, 06/07/2019

Bizarre New Materials Could Make Bendy Phones That Work Flexible phones are only now possible because of fancy materials, ones that likely don’t have all the kinks worked out yet. Enter the "metamaterial."...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Best phones in Australia 2019: top 10 smartphones tested and ranked UPDATE: While we'd previously placed Huawei's P30 Pro and Mate 20 Pro in much higher positions, the ongoing trouble the company faces with ...
12:16, 05/29/2019