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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 of Google I/O, developers will have the po...

Google opens Android infotainment system to third-party media apps

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Hands on with Polestar's Android Automotive OS infotainment system By Scott Oldham Walking into Dogpatch Studios on San Francisco's east side, the Polestar 2 sits in the center of the stark industrial space, it...
17:48, 05/04/2019

Google pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding in...
07:00, 08/17/2019

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

Google is testing a subscription for premium Android apps and games It seems like Google is looking to ramp up its effort to increase Play Store revenue. As per Android Police’s report published today, the company is ...
10:32, 08/01/2019

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

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 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 confirms “Play Pass” subscription service for Android apps The Google Play Pass Promo. [credit: Android Police ] ...
08:00, 08/03/2019

Google’s Android Auto update makes launching and using apps safer Until recently, infotainment systems were sort-of-useful at best or plagued with horrendous interfaces at their worst. The introduction of Android Au...
07:16, 07/31/2019

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

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

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

Porsche streamlines the Taycan EV’s infotainment system The all-electric Porsche Taycan is the first in a line of electric vehicles from the performance brand. And while it's running on electrons inst...
05:48, 08/23/2019

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

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

Huawei launches new operating system, says it can 'immediately' switch from Google Android if needed Huawei has launched its own operating system — the HongmengOS, known in English as the HarmonyOS, the CEO of the Chinese tech giant's consumer d...
10:00, 08/09/2019

Google's Dessert Theme Meets Bittersweet End as Android Q Officially Becomes Android 10 After more than a decade of sugary monikers, Google is finally ending Android’s dessert-themed naming scheme now that Android Q has officially become...
19:48, 08/22/2019

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 ...
14:16, 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

Google ditches Android dessert naming scheme, dubs the latest update Android 10 I often wondered what would have happened once Android Z launched on the Pixel 13. Would we ever get there with Android, or would Fuchsia take over w...
21:48, 08/22/2019

The best Android apps to download in 2019 There's never been a better time to get into Android apps, as the Google Play store has exploded in recent years, with a proliferation of titles...
16:48, 05/01/2019

The best free Android apps of 2019 It has been over ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we'd have toda...
11:48, 05/02/2019

How Android Q supports 5G apps and why you should care When Francesco Grilli and his peers were working on the 4G standard, they had a few ideas as to what the popular use cases might be. Video calls over...
19:00, 05/11/2019

Tell Android apps not to track you, and thousands of them will do it anyway Back in December Google CEO Sundar Pichai conceded during a session with members of Congress that the company could “do better” when it c...
04:00, 07/09/2019

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly...
19:48, 07/18/2019

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for Memorial Day From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer. &#...
20:32, 05/24/2019

Best note-taking apps for Android in 2019 Smartphones provide incredible flexibility for the home consumer or business user, not least with the profusion of apps available to use. It doesn&ap...
01:00, 06/20/2019

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for July 4 From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer. &#...
17:32, 06/28/2019

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

Here's the fastest way for Android users to find and uninstall apps they don't need How many apps do you have on your phone? Do you use them all, or is that percentage closer to 50%? 40%? 20%? Let's say someone has 211 apps on their ...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Over 1,300 Android apps scrape personal data regardless of permissions Smartphone operating systems have ramped up their privacy settings in recent years to let users pick and choose what information apps can get, but it...
21:48, 07/08/2019

Microsoft's dual-screen tablet could run Android apps Microsoft could release a radically different Surface as early as the first half of 2020. Rumors about a dual-screen tablet have been circulating sin...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Be Careful About Sideloading Popular Android Apps, Unless You Like Malware Are you sure you’re using the real versions of popular apps installed on your phone? Forbes recently reported that spyware masquerading as popular An...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Thousands of Android Apps Can Track You Without Your Permission: Study There are thousands of Android apps that have found ways to gather information like device Mac address, location, phone's IMEI, and more even if they...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Android Q’s gesture navigation won’t support custom home apps at launch Enlarge (credit: Android) We don't have any Beta 5 pictures yet, but here's what the gesture navigat...
00:32, 07/11/2019

Microsoft’s mysterious dual-screen Surface will reportedly run Android apps The rumor mill has long suggested Microsoft is working on a dual-screen Surface, but we’ve seen little in the way of specifics. Originally, rumors po...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Microsoft to end Office mobile apps support for older Android devices Microsoft silently updated the system requirements for its Office mobile apps and from what we understand, thing are looking bleak for Android users ...
01:32, 06/01/2019

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

Report: Microsoft Is Cooking Up a Dual-Screen Surface With Support for Android Apps Computer makers have been dreaming about dual-screened laptops for a long time. Microsoft got the hype started nearly a decade ago with the Courier, ...
01:48, 06/25/2019

How Do I Block Android from Installing System Updates? I’ve said it before, and I’ll keep saying it: It’s important to keep your devices updated. Though even I’ll admit there are few exceptions to this ru...
16:16, 07/26/2019

Most extensive test of Android antivirus apps to date shows increase in quantity but not quality The latest test of Android security apps – believed to be the biggest ever conducted – shows that only one in three provides effective protection. Ou...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Foldable Surface device tipped for 2020 with 9-inch screen and support for Android apps Remember those cool concept images of what we all hoped would be a foldable Surface Phone from Microsoft? Last summer, the software giant put the so-...
01:48, 06/24/2019

‘Agent Smith’ malware replaces legit Android apps with fake ones on 25 million devices Researchers from cybersecurity vendor Check Point have discovered a new kind of mobile malware targeting Android devices. Dubbed Agent Smith, the mal...
00:48, 07/11/2019

Digging into Android Q Beta 3: Better gesture nav, a new update system, and more Google I/O 2019 wrapped up on May 9th, but we're still picking through the incredible flood of information that came out of the show. In addition to ...
16:48, 05/22/2019

India reportedly opens Android antitrust investigation India is said to be investigating Google over Android antitrust concerns. The details of the probe are fairly thin for now, because the Competition C...
17:32, 05/10/2019

Huawei unveils alternative operating system as Android ban looms Chinese smartphone maker Huawei on Friday unveiled its proprietary operating system for phones and other devices, as US trade restrictions imposed in...
07:32, 08/10/2019

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’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

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, won't ditch Android for smartphones Huawei Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions imposed in May ...
20:00, 08/09/2019

Realme X Gets System Improvements, July Android Security Patch: Report Realme X is now reportedly receiving its first firmware update for users in China. The update brings along the July Security Patch alongside other sy...
13:16, 07/23/2019

Google knows what you want: lots more ads in its apps Google has announced something that'll bring a sigh of annoyance to anyone who uses its mobile apps: a raft of new and exciting ads.According to...
21:16, 05/16/2019

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, t...
01:32, 06/01/2019

How Google's Lightweight Go Apps Work—and Why You Might Need Them You may have noticed Google launching a succession of cut-down, lightweight, basic apps under the Go label. The idea is they’re intended for countrie...
19:32, 07/25/2019

Apple’s macOS Catalina 10.15 adds media apps and Catalyst for iPad app porting MacBook, iMac, Mac Mini, and Mac Pro users will all benefit from the latest major release of Apple's macOS, which will begin to bring iPad apps to Ma...
23:16, 06/03/2019

Vulgar Videos Made on Chinese Social Media Apps Now Infiltrate WhatsApp The titillating videos made on Chinese social media apps have now found a bigger mobile-based messaging medium to corrupt young minds: Facebook-owned...
09:16, 07/01/2019

Google to push new ads on its apps to snare shoppers Whether you are Googling on the couch, fiddling with Maps in the car or swiping through the Discover feed on the toilet, expect Alphabet Inc's Google...
03:32, 05/15/2019

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 has removed 7 ‘stalkerware’ apps from its Play Store For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how i...
17:48, 07/18/2019

Forget Health Tracking Apps—Use Google Calendar There are a lot of apps out there to track your period, your mental health ups and downs, and more. But the simplest way to keep track of what’s goin...
17:16, 05/10/2019

Google Assistant can tell apps to order food or track your run Google Assistant's Actions are about to become decidedly more useful in daily life. Google has expanded App Actions' reach to offer shortcu...
00:48, 05/08/2019

Google scraps smartwatch apps for Nest thermostats Google has shut down its Nest thermostat apps for smartwatches, claiming not enough people were using them.The apps for Google Wear OS and Apple Watc...
15:00, 07/11/2019

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

Google pulls stalking apps from the Play Store It's one thing to voluntarily share your phone activities with friends and family, but some app developers have been encouraging far more sinist...
01:32, 07/18/2019

How to Get Google Assistant to Read Notifications From Third-Party Apps Google Assistant has quietly received a major upgrade to its messaging features, giving the AI helper the ability to read messages from third-party a...
04:00, 08/07/2019

Google won't allow marijuana delivery apps in the Play Store Google updated its Play Store policy today to prohibit apps that early directly sell or help facilitate the sale of marijuana, even in states where t...
02:48, 05/30/2019

The Google Play Store is nagging some users to get rid of old apps There have been a handful of updates to the Google Play Store’s operation that garnered headlines in recent days, such as the news that apps&rs...
01:48, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Google to push new ads on its apps to snare shoppers Whether you are Googling on the couch, fiddling with Maps in the car or swiping through the Discover feed on the toilet, expect Alphabet Inc's Google...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDete...
21:32, 06/02/2019

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas (it's over) If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDete...
08:00, 06/03/2019

Google Is Cracking Down On Weed Delivery Apps In the Play Store Google just announced that, even in places where weed has been legalized, it won’t allow any apps to arrange the delivery of marijuana, marijuana pro...
06:16, 05/30/2019

Google Assistant and other apps now make it easier to have dinner delivered Don't know what to have for dinner? Too tired to cook? Google announced today that it has updated apps like Google Search, Google Maps and the Google...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Google Play hosted 205 harmful apps with over 32M installs last month alone It seems Google is losing the battle against sketchy Android software big time. The company hosted over 205 harmful apps on the Play store in July on...
16:32, 08/01/2019

NASA to Announce New Solar System Mission, Hold Media Teleconference NASA will announce a major new science mission to explore our solar system during a broadcast of NASA Science Live at 4 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 27. T...
00:48, 06/27/2019

Decaying Health System Sees 140 Children Die in Outbreak: Foreign Media One of the poorest states, Bihar has been struggling with an outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome since the start of June, affecting more than 600...
12:48, 06/24/2019

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of th...
05:48, 06/12/2019

Sprint HTC 5G Hub available on May 31: Fast speeds on an Android-powered media center 5G networks are starting to go live and one of the first ways to experience this on Sprint is with the new HTC 5G Hub. It offers an Android media dev...
01:00, 05/17/2019

85 Google Play apps with 8 million downloads forced fullscreen ads on users Enlarge (credit: Trend Micro) Researchers found 85 Google Play apps with more than 8 million downloads that forced users to view fullscreen ads. Th...
10:32, 08/20/2019

Over 2,000 Malware-Laden Copycat Apps Spotted on Google Play: Report Google Play was seen with over 2,000 apps that were both malware-laden and counterfeits, according to researchers from the University of Sydney and C...
19:00, 06/25/2019

Google adds Tiles to Wear OS, making key apps easier to see and swipe Wear OS smartwatches aren't as popular as they could be, but Google's still refining the experience to make key features easier to access with quick ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

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

Apple, Google Remove 3 Dating Apps That Allowed Kids to Sign Up Apple and Google have removed three dating apps from their online stores after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleged the apps allowed kids as...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Once again, Google Play Store apps with ties to China are wreaking havoc Google has made headlines in recent months, both here and elsewhere, for its crackdown on malicious apps in its proprietary app marketplace, as well ...
15:16, 06/05/2019

2019 Google Play Awards Winners Announced: Here Are Top Apps of the Year Google announced the 2019 Google Play Award winners at the ongoing I/O developer conference. This is the fourth year that Google is celebrating the b...
12:00, 05/09/2019

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

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family ...
14:48, 05/01/2019

Media Invited to See Progress on NASA’s Space Launch System for Its First Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at 9:30 a.m. CDT Friday, June 28, to view progress on the rocket core stage for ...
01:32, 06/22/2019

Turkey's Erdogan: Russian missile defense system to arrive in 10 days - media Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S-400 missile defense system would take place within 10 days, Turkish media r...
09:16, 07/01/2019

Google Yanks Seven Stalkerware Apps Discovered by Security Researchers From the Play Store Google has yanked several apps from its Play Store after cybersecurity firm Avast identified them as “all likely designed by a Russian developer to a...
06:32, 07/18/2019

Google lets users share GIFs directly into Gmail, WhatsApp, other apps Google is making it easier to share GIFs directly into different apps, including Gmail, Hangouts, Android Messages, and WhatsApp, the search giant an...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Google Play hosted phishing apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Malicious apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange BtcTurk are circumventing Google’s recently adopted security enhancing measures. Accordi...
17:16, 06/17/2019

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in crypto...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Apple, Google remove dating apps that allowed children to make profiles According to the Federal Trade Commission, three dating apps from Ukraine-based company Wildec LLC failed to block users under the age of 13 from usi...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Apple, Google Remove Three Dating Apps FTC Said Could Expose Minors to Sexual Predators The Federal Trade Commission on Monday said that Apple and Google had removed three dating apps from their respective app stores after—yikes—the agen...
06:00, 05/07/2019

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

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

These Are All the New Google Camera Changes in Android Q The final Android Q beta—Android Q Beta 6—is now available for developers and enthusiasts to play with. This build gives us a near-complete picture o...
22:32, 08/08/2019

Syrian army opens corridor for people to leave rebel bastion: state media Syrian government forces opened a corridor on Thursday for people who want to leave insurgent territory in northwest Syria, where an army offensive h...
13:16, 08/22/2019

Google opens second Japan cloud region Located in Osaka and part of the company's US$47 billion global investment, Google's latest cloud region is the second in Japan and seventh in Asia-P...
08:16, 05/15/2019

Google is testing a $5/month subscription service called Play Pass that’s like a Netflix for apps Apple unveiled its Arcade gaming subscription service back in March, but it will not be available to buyers until later this fall. Apple hasn’t...
05:00, 08/02/2019

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

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

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

Google Go launches globally on Android Google has launched Google Go globally in the Google Play Store. The lightweight search app is available for all Android 5.0/5.1 Lollipop devices and...
22:16, 08/20/2019

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

Now you can use Android phones, rather than passwords, to log in to Google* Enlarge It could soon become easier for Android users to securely log in to Web accounts. Starting today, Google is rolling out a service that let...
01:32, 08/13/2019

Why You Need the 'Google Go' App on Your Older Android Device Despite being associated with some of the biggest technologies and most popular devices currently available, Google also develops products and servic...
22:16, 08/21/2019

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

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

Huawei tests smartphone with own operating system, possibly for sale this year: Chinese state media Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is testing a smartphone equipped with Hongmeng, the company's self-developed operating system, which could potentially go ...
12:32, 08/05/2019

FA scores Google Cloud assist on new big data system England's bid for future football success has got a technology boost thanks to a new partnership between the FA and Google Cloud.The sport'...
18:32, 05/31/2019

Google is overhauling the Play Store's app rating system Android app and game developers, and the billions of Google Play Store customers around the world, will soon see changes made to the way apps on the ...
04:16, 05/09/2019

Google’s Pixel 4 rumored to support air gesture system Enlarge / Project Soli in action. We're at least four months out from the typical Google Pixel smartphone unveiling, but that isn't stopping the r...
20:48, 06/12/2019

Irish Regulator Opens First Privacy Probe Into Google Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the US Internet giant on W...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Why it makes sense to see Apple’s new login button in iPhone apps that support Google and Facebook logins Apple unveiling its “Sign In with Apple” button during its iOS 13 presentation at WWDC on Monday was arguably one of the most exciting mo...
19:32, 06/05/2019

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

Can Huawei's HarmonyOS rival Google's Android? The Chinese tech giant Huawei has unveiled a new operating system, HarmonyOS, which the company hopes will become an alternative to Android. But conv...
11:00, 08/13/2019

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

Android users can log into some Google services using their fingerprint In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerpr...
23:32, 08/12/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Google releases the 6th and final beta for Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) We are quickly approaching launch day for Android Q, Google's 29th rele...
20:32, 08/07/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Morning After: Google delivers a new look for Android Auto Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. July is almost over. So after you double-check your UltraViolet account, it's time to look over quarterly...
17:48, 07/31/2019

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

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

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

Major Google Outage Hits YouTube, G Suite, and Third Party Apps Including Discord and Snapchat [Updated] Google suffered major outages with its Cloud Platform on Sunday, causing widespread access issues with both its own services and third party apps ran...
02:48, 06/03/2019

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

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 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

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 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'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 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 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

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 to allow rivals to bid for place among default Android options Alphabet's Google will allow rivals to buy the chance of winning default search engine status on new Android devices in Europe, the U.S. company sai...
17:32, 08/02/2019

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

Google 'Play Pass' is a $5 monthly Android app subscription Google is testing a service called Play Pass that would offer users "hundreds of premium apps and games" for a monthly fee, according to Android Poli...
10:00, 08/01/2019

Google ditches dessert names starting with Android 10 Google has refreshed the Android logo to be more "accessible" and "inclusive" and adopted version numbers for releases starting with Android 10.Read ...
00:16, 08/23/2019

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

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

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

Google starts rolling out redesigned Android Auto Google today started rolling out a redesigned Android Auto. If your car supports Android Auto, you’ll start to see the new design “over t...
20:48, 07/30/2019

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

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

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

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 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

Google’s Sound Amplifier pumps up more Android devices Google's Sound Amplifier, an accessibility app for Android that boosts the clarity and volume of sounds, is now compatible with more devices.Read Mor...
06:32, 07/25/2019

Sound Amplifier by Google Now Works With Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Above Google's Sound Amplifier app will now be available for a wider audience as people who have smartphones running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above will...
16:00, 07/25/2019

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

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 wil...
13:16, 05/20/2019

Huawei Unveils HarmonyOS to Rival Google's Android Huawei unveiled its own operating system HarmonyOS on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Android systems amid escalating US-China tra...
13:00, 08/09/2019

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

Google Maps AR Navigation comes to iPhones and Android devices Google Maps AR, in action. [credit: The Wall Street Journal ] ...
22:00, 08/08/2019

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

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

Save $20 On Google Wifi, and Experience Our Readers' Favorite Router System Google Wifi is one of the highest profile competitors in the exploding mesh router market, and our readers’ favorite mesh system. If you have a big h...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Fiat Chrysler picks Google, Samsung for global connected car system Fiat Chrysler said on Tuesday it will use technology from Alphabet Inc's Google and Samsung to connect all its vehicles by 2022, providing music and...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Google, Apple, Mozilla move to block Kazakh surveillance system Alphabet Inc's Google, Apple Inc and Firefox browser maker Mozilla took steps on Wednesday to block the Kazakh government from creating an internet s...
23:48, 08/21/2019

Italy's antitrust opens abuse of dominant position probe into Google Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart de...
09:00, 05/17/2019

One of the best Google Maps features ever is finally live on Android and iPhone Google regularly updates its navigation app with new features while testing other novelties with the help of beta releases, and Google Maps keep gett...
01:32, 08/09/2019

Google to allow rival search engines to compete on Android - at a price Alphabet Inc's Google will allow rivals to compete to be the default search engines on new Android devices in Europe, but they will have to pay for ...
02:32, 08/03/2019

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 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

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

Google Says Android Users Prefer Three-Button Navigation Over Gestures Google details in its post that 'users viewed the Android Q model as more one-handed and reachable, although buttons were still viewed as more ergono...
13:00, 08/09/2019

Google confirms Search results are broken for ‘some’ Android users No, you’re not the only one: a bunch of Android users are complaining they’re unable to load Google Search results in full on their phones. Numerous ...
23:00, 07/24/2019

Google Gallery Go is a lightweight, offline Android photo manager Google Photos is a great way to organize and store your photos, but it's a bit on the beefy side, taking up space and needing constant access to...
15:00, 07/24/2019

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

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 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 launches Android Q Beta 6, official release ‘just a few weeks away’ Google today launched Android Q Beta 6 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Rea...
05:32, 08/08/2019

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Google Go, a Lightweight Search App, Expands Worldwide for Android Users After a successful testing in India and other emerging markets, Google has made the lighter version of its Search engine -- Google Go -- available fo...
08:48, 08/21/2019

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'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'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 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 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

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

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

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

Google Photos just got an awesome feature that makes it a must-have Android and iPhone app Google Photos is easily one of the best apps you could have installed on your phone, especially if it’s an Android device, and especially a spe...
15:48, 08/23/2019

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 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

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

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

Citroen admits smartphones trump its in-car infotainment Citroen and sibling brands Peugeot, DS to move away from native user interface systems Peugeot, Citroën and DS will devote far less time and effort ...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Lexus uses 2020 RX refresh to improve infotainment The enhancements to the RX and RXL infotainment systems are likely to migrate to other vehicles in the brand's lineup, said Lisa Materazzo, vice pres...
09:00, 05/30/2019

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

Mate 30 Pro will run Google’s Android at launch, unless the ban forces Huawei to resort to plan B Huawei is widely expected to launch its Mate 30 series this fall, with some rumors saying the press conference may come as soon as September 19th. Th...
21:48, 08/22/2019

Huawei just unveiled HarmonyOS, which sounds a lot like the OS Google is building to replace Android We’ve been talking about Huawei’s Android alternative for quite a while now, and the Chinese company has finally unveiled it. It’s ...
04:32, 08/10/2019

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

How OnePlus 7 Pro Owners Can Get Google's August Android Security Update Early Most of the time, Google’s Pixel devices are first in line to get the latest operating system updates big and small. However, owners of the OnePlus 7...
12:32, 08/02/2019

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

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

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'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 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

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 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 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 Maps AR navigation launches in beta for compatible iOS and Android devices Live View, an AR-powered navigation tool in Google Maps, will launch on compatible Android and iOS devices in the coming weeks, Google announced.Read...
16:32, 08/08/2019

Google Stops Sharing Some Android Phone Data With Telecom Operators Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with ...
15:32, 08/19/2019

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

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

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

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 Fit App Gains Improved Sleep Insights, Dark Theme on Android, iOS Google Fit now tracks users' sleep patterns from applications that share their data, thus, giving them a better sense of increasing or cutting their ...
18:00, 08/05/2019

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

Android Phones Gain Fingerprint, PIN-Based Login for Google Web Services Google has begun rolling out the password-free login service for its web services that employ the FIDO2 and WebAuthn APIs to use the fingerprint sens...
19:50, 08/13/2019

Google will charge rivals to be the default search engine on Android in Europe Google last year received its biggest multi-billion in Europe so far, a $5 billion antitrust penalty for abusing its mobile dominance in the region. ...
17:32, 08/02/2019

Google brings its hearing assistance app to older Android phones (updated) Google's app for the hard of hearing is now within reach of many more people. The tech firm's Sound Amplifier app now supports devices runn...
00:00, 07/25/2019

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

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 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 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 ‘Sound Amplifier’ Android app helps you hear better in noisy areas There are millions of people with varying degrees of hearing loss throughout the world, but modern technology means we have some tools to tackle this...
05:32, 07/25/2019

Google to allow Android users in Europe choose default search engine Google will let Android device users in Europe choose their default search engine from four options, including Google search, the U.S. company said, ...
12:32, 08/02/2019

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

Vehicle infotainment systems dangerously distracting, especially for seniors (Reuters Health) - Many of the interactive information and entertainment systems turning up in newer cars may be distracting enough to increase the r...
03:16, 07/26/2019

Here's the 2020 Land Rover Defender as Seen By Its Own Infotainment Display Last week, Lego did us all the favor of leaking what is most likely a brick-built impression of the 2020 Land Rover Defender, which lined up with spy...
01:00, 06/25/2019

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

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 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 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

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

Nvidia GeForce Now takes on Google Stadia with RTX graphics and Android phone support GeForce Now, Nvidia’s game streaming service which has been in beta for some time, has now started supporting RTX graphics (ray tracing) for s...
13:32, 08/20/2019

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

Huawei unveils smartphone OS to rival Google’s Android amid worldwide mistrust Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google’s Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to insu...
03:32, 08/10/2019

Google has a mysterious new "media device" on the way Google has an as-yet-unidentified "media device" on the way, according to a filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US –...
14:00, 06/01/2019

Seat range updated with infotainment, safety additions for 2019 Leon, Arona and Ateca best-sellers get upgraded interior tech, Alhambra MPV gains more safety as standard Seat has overhauled its entire UK line-up ...
01:48, 07/10/2019

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

An unknown Google media device gets FCC certification Earlier this month, an unknown Made by Google device was discovered on the FCC website. With Bluetooth connectivity and a model number of G022A, we w...
01:32, 06/01/2019

Google quietly killed a service that used Android phone data to help mobile carriers improve their networks Google may have never told you that it stopped sharing data from your Android devices with your mobile service providers months ago, just like it did...
10:00, 08/20/2019

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

Google's Android brand gets a facelift; robot mascot keeps head, loses body in new logo Google is changing the way it names its Android operating system releases in a push for greater accessibility. It's also changing the Android lo...
02:16, 08/23/2019

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

How to use Google Chromecast from your iPad to stream media to a TV or display Shutterstock You can Chromecast from an iPad to turn any TV with a HDMI port into a smart TV that can stream all your favorite content. The Chromec...
23:16, 08/21/2019

Forget Social Media and Start a Blog in a Google Doc When social media leaves me exhausted, I always feel better by switching to one-on-one or group chats. But I never thought of this method, via Gareth...
19:32, 06/27/2019

Google Files gets better playback controls for offline media Google says 100 million people are using the Files app for Android each month, and it has just revealed some quality-of-life improvements that'l...
05:00, 08/02/2019

Google's Chrome Browser May Soon Get Media Controls in the Toolbar Google is working on to add a play and pause button on its Chrome browser's toolbar that will help users pause or resume a video playing in the brows...
10:32, 07/08/2019

Apple’s watchOS 6 brings new apps (and various iPhone apps) to Watch Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) SAN JOSE, Calif.—At its developer conference today, Apple described its new Apple Watch software features in ...
01:32, 06/04/2019

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

Media company used an ingenious method to catch Google copying its work "red-handed" Have you ever done a Google Search for the lyrics to a specific song? A company called Genius Media Group wants you to click the link from Search to ...
20:00, 06/17/2019

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

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

Exclusive: Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for wireless carriers Alphabet Inc's Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people...
17:32, 08/19/2019

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

Android Q is officially named Android 10 Google has announced that Android Q will now come with an all-new, rather boring name: Android 10. This bucks the trend of Android operating systems ...
18:16, 08/22/2019

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the ...
01:16, 06/18/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media...
13:00, 05/26/2019

Why media, especially social media, is vital for Jack Hughes Jarrod Moses, the president of United Entertainment Group, and Jack Hughes discuss how media and social media can help grow Hughes' brand. ...
20:00, 07/08/2019

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his followe...
06:48, 07/04/2019

FBI: Media 'wrong' on Garlic Festival shooter's white supremacy ideology, despite social media post In an Instagram post just before the shooting, an account believed to be the gunman's urged people to read a book associated with white supremac...
10:32, 08/02/2019

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormo...
19:00, 07/01/2019

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 Will Now Let Visually Impaired Users Experience Live Edits in Google Docs There are a lot of improvements to be made on the web to make it more accessible, and a lot of that is contingent on thorny legal issues, so it’s nic...
20:16, 08/21/2019

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

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 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

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the comp...
02:32, 08/03/2019

'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 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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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 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 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

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

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesd...
14:48, 08/21/2019

Google brings AMP-powered search to Google Images Google wants to make it easier for users to search for content through Google Images. To do so, it's rolling out a new, AMP-powered Swipe to Vis...
01:32, 07/26/2019

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

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

Keep These Apps Off Your Kid's Phone No matter how long you manage to hold them off, at some point, your kids will have their own electronic devices, and they’ll use those devices to com...
23:48, 08/22/2019

Are Dating Apps All Hot or Not? Dating apps lead our digital lives, but they don’t always lead to love at first swipe. Many users air their grievances about various dating platforms...
23:32, 08/02/2019

These Are the Only Three Money Apps You Need How many money apps do you have? Turns out, the perfect number might be three: a budgeting app, an investment tracker, and a credit monitoring servic...
19:48, 05/13/2019

How to See Which Apps Are Using All Your Data Almost every app on your phone likely uses some amount of data to run. How much data those apps use; however, can vary pretty dramatically....
06:00, 07/15/2019

No, you don’t own your apps — here’s why it feels like you do Possessions are going out of fashion. An endless stream of media reports claim millennials – that amorphous mass of people born in the 1980s and 1990...
03:00, 07/23/2019

These Are Our 5 Favorite Podcast Apps Right Now So, you’ve finally decided to get on board and check out some podcasts. Congratulations! You’re in for a treat, if only thanks to the she...
18:32, 05/09/2019

Best productivity apps of 2019 Working online can mean distractions and loss of productivity, not least when multiple applications and software platforms need to be used and switch...
15:48, 05/26/2019

Labor Apps Won’t Save Us, But Maybe Nothing Will Tech is suggested as a remedy for almost every modern problem that can be traced to economic oppression and inequality. Housing? Tech. Healthcare? Te...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Will apps have to change to support 5G? 5G is coming, as you may have already heard, with the super-fast, super-versatile, next-gen standard for cellular data transfer starting to arrive on...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Download these 5 apps before your next trip There are millions of apps available for your phone, but you can't take all of them on your next trip. So which travel apps should you pack? &#...
15:32, 05/24/2019

The best streaming apps for kids On the surface, it seems like a great idea. YouTube is home to all kinds of quality video content, so a dedicated, age-appropriate version for childr...
20:16, 05/09/2019

The best iPhone apps we've used in 2019 Apps are the cornerstone of the iPhone – what really set it apart from Android. The best iPhone apps are typically best in class.However, find...
14:00, 04/30/2019

The best (and mostly free) apps to help you keep up in class By design, school is supposed to challenge you -- to push at the boundaries of your understanding of the world and make you a more well-rounded perso...
01:32, 07/26/2019

The Best Apps for Intermittent Fasting Intermittent fasting isn’t magic, but it works well as a weight loss tool for people who manage to stick to it. If that’s you, consider using one of ...
23:16, 07/30/2019

The best iPad apps of 2019 Apps set the iPad apart from other tablets, whether you need to work on office tasks, learn something new, make music, watch a movie or become a digi...
14:16, 05/14/2019

10 best Smart TV apps for your Samsung TV As nice as your new Samsung TV may look in your living room, it's the apps and services you can find on its smart TV platform that are going to ...
19:48, 06/17/2019

Don't Just Uninstall Old Apps—Delete Your Accounts As Well So you’ve grown bored of the latest photo filtering tool, or the newest anonymous question app, or whatever the flavor of the month in the app charts...
16:48, 07/10/2019

Drowning? Here are the best to-do apps to sort your life out Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. In this day...
18:32, 08/04/2019

'Mosquito Repellent' Apps Don't Work For decades we’ve been able to buy devices that play noises that are supposed to repel mosquitoes, and for just as many decades they have been comple...
22:00, 06/24/2019

macOS Catalina preview: It's all about the apps Three weeks ago, Apple was holding court at the San Jose Convention Center, where it kicked off its annual developer conference with first looks at i...
21:00, 06/24/2019

The Best Way to Quickly Install Apps on a New Windows PC One of the very first things I do when I’m faced with a fresh operating system is to fire up its default browser—the meh Edge or Safari—and head stra...
00:32, 07/11/2019

The best note-taking apps for students Every student needs a good note-taking system. The human brain, after all, can only store and retain so much information. There's nothing wrong ...
19:00, 07/24/2019

Almost all mobile apps vulnerable to malware After extensive testing of apps on both Android and iOS, new research from Positive Technologies has revealed that insecure data storage is the most ...
01:32, 06/21/2019

Three of the best celebrity fitness workout apps Let Jessica Ennis-Hill, Chris Hemsworth and Davina McCall help you reach your full potential• Fit in my 40s: does Cindy Crawford’s 90s fitness video ...
12:16, 07/13/2019

Facebook is working on 'entirely new' apps and 'experiences' Today, Facebook announced a New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team that will be responsible for developing new apps. The goal is to give people "enti...
23:16, 07/09/2019

How to get started with mind mapping apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. List making...
16:00, 06/18/2019

How people are using apps to save money Play to save. That’s the name of the game for some people looking for easy incentives to stash away a little extra cash without thinking twice about ...
17:48, 07/03/2019

Is this our first glimpse of macOS 10.15’s Music and TV apps? We expect Apple to officially show off macOS 10.15 – the upcoming version of its operating system for Mac and MacBook computers – at it...
12:48, 05/30/2019

iOS 13 will tell you when you’re about to delete apps with active subscriptions Apple has just released the second iOS 13 beta to developers, ahead of the public beta release that should hit the airwaves in the coming weeks. Asid...
19:48, 06/18/2019

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store App Store Official Charts for the week ending May 5, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Facetune, Lightri...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Just because sex toy apps can count calories doesn’t mean they should This article was originally published on SEXTECHGUIDE, an independent publication that looks at the intersection between sex and technology in a non-...
13:48, 07/28/2019

The Best iOS Walkie Talkie Apps to Use Instead of Apple's Apple has temporarily disabled the Apple Watch’s Walkie-Talkie app after discovering a bug that could have let others listen in on conversations. Whi...
02:48, 07/12/2019

How to download new apps to your Fitbit watch Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Fitbit‘s sm...
09:00, 06/19/2019

Best task management apps of 2019 Whether you're running your own business, a department, or a team, or even just working for yourself, it can be difficult to manage all of the t...
13:48, 06/30/2019

How to see which apps are gobbling up all of your data each month If you're constantly running out of data each month, you should check to see which apps are using the most data. Here's how to do it on you...
16:32, 07/13/2019

Best iPhone apps for business in 2019 The iPad has been positioned and pushed hard as a tool for businesses, but these days many companies produce apps which are just as at home running o...
19:00, 07/06/2019

Best money transfer apps of 2019 Transferring money electronically has become increasingly normalized, as banks have found the tools to ensure that money transfers can be safely hand...
15:48, 05/26/2019

Best business networking apps of 2019 There is an ancient adage that it isn’t what you know, but who. And the advent of the digital era has served to only bolster the importance of...
15:48, 05/26/2019

Best document scanning apps of 2019 Despite the fact that we live in an increasingly digital world, many organizations still print out important documents on paper - whether it be a let...
00:00, 07/08/2019

Best iOS office apps for your iPhone or iPad Apple iPhones and iPads have become an integral part of many modern businesses. With native apps and web apps for mobile devices available acros...
22:32, 06/17/2019

The best free iPhone apps of 2019 You've got an iPhone, and have ventured into the melee of Apple's App Store, which has well over a million apps.Great news! Many of them ar...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Five apps you've never heard of that teens are using to shop E-commerce giants like Amazon and eBay top the chart of most-used retail apps, but a few you might not have heard of are quickly rising in the ranks....
14:32, 08/06/2019

iOS 13 will show locations where apps have tracked you Apple will be big on privacy in iOS 13, and that includes the data collected after you've granted permission. Beta testers at 9to5Mac and elsewh...
06:00, 06/09/2019

iOS 13 will show you where apps have tracked your location, on a map Apple’s new iOS 13 has a ton of privacy-focused features, including restrictions on location tracking. Now, 9to5Mac has spotted that when an app asks...
15:16, 06/10/2019

The best Apple Watch apps we've used in 2019 It’s been an interesting year for Apple Watch apps. In the spring it seemed as if the Watch had lost its sparkle, with many big-name apps eith...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Ask Engadget: What are the best language learning apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've k...
18:00, 06/01/2019

Learning a new language is easier than ever with these apps Learning a new language is challenging. Sure, picking up a few phrases here and there is almost effortless, and doing so could definitely help when y...
07:00, 08/16/2019

Best Apple Watch apps we've used in 2019 It’s been an interesting year for even the best Apple Watch apps. In the spring it seemed as if the Watch had lost its sparkle, with many big-...
14:00, 08/08/2019

iOS 13 will show you a map of locations where apps have tracked you One of the main themes of Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote last week was privacy. Apple unveiled several new features for its various operating system...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Top-5 IOS-Apps Make Money Online Top 5 apps See that allow you to learn iPoll IOS app IOS Apps iPoll Make Make Money Online offers you free rewards – gift cards, airline credit...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Best apps for small business in 2019 Small business owners are no strangers to operating on a shoestring. Any small changes you can make in terms of efficiency may transform into a huge ...
14:00, 06/01/2019

The 6 best apps to buy cheap Broadway tickets Getting cheap rush tickets is, well, a rush — that is, if you don’t mind standing in line in the rain, praying the guy in front of you won’t sn...
02:32, 08/10/2019

The apps and software we recommend to students Please enjoy this guide to the best creative and productivity apps for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition t...
17:32, 08/16/2019

Sleep apps might be doing more harm than good Apps meant to improve sleep are likely to “make problems worse,” say experts. They reveal little about sleep quality, lack accuracy and create stress...
21:48, 06/10/2019

Microsoft drops the 'Online' name from its Office web apps The next time you fire up any of the web versions of Microsoft's Office applications, you might notice something slightly different about them. ...
05:16, 07/25/2019

U.S. carriers, apps and others hit by massive outage in the Northeast According to DownDetector, many of the wireless industries biggest stars are down today. The website shows that it has received complaints from custo...
21:00, 06/24/2019

EU election voter apps: Swipe right to vote? The battle for the European Parliament is raging, with everyone from populists to pan-European newbies fighting for votes. Voting advice apps offer u...
23:16, 05/11/2019

Apps Purged by Apple Say It Holds the Key They Need to Get Back In Seventeen companies that make apps designed to fight iPhone addiction called on Apple to let them use technology that would resolve privacy concerns....
02:16, 05/31/2019

Siri will play third-party audio apps in iOS 13 In the future, you might be able to ask Siri to play your Spotify music and podcasts. According to MacRumors, iOS 13 and iPadOS will open the SiriKit...
17:48, 06/05/2019

Millennials are twice as likely to use unapproved collaboration apps in the workplace As collaboration tools like Slack and Teams become more popular, collaboration across the enterprise will inevitably evolve, and companies need to be...
22:00, 08/14/2019

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoi...
18:16, 05/31/2019

Disgruntled Uber drivers turn off apps The best ride-hailing app in the world is useless if it can't connect you with a vehicle, something customers often discover after last call at an ou...
08:48, 05/10/2019

Best free iPad apps 2019: the top titles we've tried Free apps sometimes have a bad reputation, but many are gems that are so good you won’t believe they’re free. We’ve scoured the ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Burner Apps and No Selfies When Reviewing Restaurants It’s harder to remain incognito in the digital age, says Tejal Rao, our first California restaurant critic. She prefers dining tech that’s understate...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Not just FaceApp: 4 popular apps also taking your information Experts say FaceApp isn’t doing anything unusual by harvesting your personal data and there’s probably a bunch apps on your phone doing t...
19:48, 07/22/2019

Apple limits tracking and ads in kid-focused apps Apple had an unexpected trick up its sleeve on the privacy front when it unveiled a Sign in with Apple option for apps and services at WWDC. But that...
22:32, 06/03/2019

The fitness gadgets and apps you need to avoid the Freshman 15 Please enjoy this guide to the best fitness gadgets and apps you should be using at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. I...
21:48, 08/13/2019

Supreme Court allows lawsuit over iPhone apps WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing consumers to pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for th...
16:32, 05/13/2019

iOS 13 lets you know if you're deleting apps with active subscriptions Over the past few months, Apple made changes to iOS subscriptions in an effort to make them more user-friendly and transparent. Now, MacStories EIC F...
10:48, 06/18/2019

All the new ‘Pokemon’ games, apps, and services that were just revealed Pokemon has been one of the most recognizable brands on the planet for over two decades, but its profile somehow got even higher when Pokemon Go took...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Should dating apps tell us how sexy we are? | Coco Khan App algorithms rank results so dating opportunities end up being hoarded by the few. One app told me my scoreMarks out of 10: how attractive do you t...
23:32, 06/17/2019

Why more tech companies are launching 'lite' apps Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Twitter and LinkedIn have "lite" versions — smaller and simpler iterations of their platforms targeted at users with more ...
07:00, 08/13/2019

Are period and fertility tracking apps effective? Period- and fertility-tracking apps are nothing new, but they've seen a resurgence over the past few months. Traditional device makers like Fitb...
15:00, 07/24/2019

Divorce stinks. These 7 apps can help coordinate and communicate with your ex If you're facing the end of marriage and beginning of divorce, these 7 apps can help with legal issues, sharing custody and getting over the st...
14:16, 07/24/2019

The Sad Truth About Sleep-Tracking Devices and Apps Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercis...
17:32, 07/17/2019

Early Wage Apps Are a Little Too Much Like Payday Loans Every time I settle in for an hour or three of on-demand television, I see ads for Earnin. In one of them, a savvy older-brother type tells the perso...
21:16, 08/13/2019

Could the death of UWP apps spell the end for the Microsoft Store? Microsoft’s UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps could soon be dead, according to well-known Microsoft insider Paul Thurrott, which means the...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Outstanding Survival Apps essential for Outdoors Whenever you go for outdoors you necessarily require some things to be always with you. Here is a collection of best smartphone apps which may help y...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Why You Can't Find Parental Control Apps in the iOS App Store iOS: If you’re having trouble finding a good parental control app in the iOS App Store, there’s a reason for that: MDM, or Mobile Device management. ...
03:00, 05/03/2019

How to simplify your shopping routine with these handy apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I hate shop...
20:48, 06/28/2019

The next health push for Apple: apps for asthma? With only a week to go before WWDC 2019, hordes of Apple fans – and pundits – are looking to see what the technology giant will choose ...
17:48, 05/28/2019

Best DTP software 2019: top desktop publishing apps Desktop Publishing (DTP) software allows you to create newsletters, magazines, and brochures simply and easily, by controlling the layout and design ...
11:16, 06/29/2019

Disney uses apps, ‘MagicBands’ to spy on guests: report The “Happiest Place on Earth” is also one of the most surveilled — with Disney honchos using the park’s wearable “Magic...
07:00, 07/17/2019

Best free cloud apps for business in 2019 Just a few years ago it was impossible to imagine the number of software tools that are now available to business owners.Whether your organization ne...
00:00, 08/04/2019

Bumble owner to spend $100 mln on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match ...
22:00, 06/14/2019

The Best Birding Apps to ID and Track Your Bird Sightings iOS and Android: Bird watching sounds like the perfect opportunity to put down your phone and experience nature, but phone apps can be a big help in ...
19:16, 06/14/2019

Need Some Help Reaching Your Goals? Try These 5 Habit-Tracking Apps We could all use a little help tracking the habits we want to make, like learning a new language, while stamping out the ones we want to break, like ...
19:32, 07/08/2019

99% of iOS apps investigated by the WSJ contained secret trackers Apple brags that it doesn't sell iPhone users' information to third party companies. The customer is not our product is the mantra repeated often by ...
01:32, 06/01/2019

Facebook reportedly prohibits Huawei from pre-installing its apps Future Huawei phones will no longer come pre-installed with Facebook's apps, according to Reuters. The social network has reportedly prohibited ...
17:48, 06/07/2019

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

Take the Scenic Route With Apps Like Roadtripper and Roads by Porsche Things are green again and we’ve got roll-down-your-windows temps outside, which can only mean one thing: It’s time to hit the open road....
00:48, 06/04/2019

Apple’s iOS 13 slated to focus on replacing other companies’ apps Apple’s developer conference WWDC now less than a month away, and Bloomberg’s latest report spills beans on what to expect from the event. The compan...
18:16, 05/06/2019

iOS 13 Will Finally Let You Download Apps of Any Size Over Mobile Data Apple has changed the way the app download data limits work in iOS 13. The company will no longer be stopping users from downloading apps over mobile...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Microsoft apps infected in major malvertising campaign Microsoft users are being warned to beware a dangerous new malware family that is seeing malicious code into Windows apps.Security researchers at Con...
19:00, 07/22/2019

Microsoft tests more control for apps that restart with Windows 10 As much as PCs have changed in recent years, at least one thing has stayed the same: at some point, you'll need to restart your computer. With t...
04:16, 08/22/2019

I met hundreds of men on dating apps – then found love where I least expected it When I inherited my mother’s rundown home and moved in to do it up, I felt lonely and isolated. A chance encounter with a tradesman changed everythin...
10:32, 08/05/2019

Californians’ Alert Apps Didn’t Sound for 2 Big Earthquakes. Why Not? Many Los Angeles residents thought the ShakeAlertLA app on their phones should have given warning. Officials said the system had worked as designed —...
01:16, 07/09/2019

watchOS 6 brings even more apps and features to Apple Watch We’re just a few minutes in to Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote, and we’ve already been introduced to the latest version of tvOS. Up next,...
01:00, 06/04/2019

Hide Your Pixel 3 XL's Camera Notch With These Settings and Apps It’s actually easy to hide the Pixel 3XL’s divisive camera notch from within your smartphone’s settings—but there’s a catch. Turning “off” the notch ...
22:32, 06/11/2019

The first macOS 10.15 screenshots reveal brand new Music and TV apps Apple on Monday will take the wraps off its newest software innovations that are almost ready for mass consumption. New iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS...
00:48, 05/30/2019

Github lets you donate to your favorite developers and apps GitHub announced today that it is opening up the beta of GitHub Sponsors, a new feature that will let users financially support their favorite develo...
01:16, 05/24/2019

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduc...
04:32, 06/12/2019

Dropbox relaunches with new user experience, apps and integrations The file storage company updated the Dropbox desktop experience, dropbox.com, and the mobile app, and rolled out native integrations with Slack, Zoom...
07:00, 06/12/2019

You won't need to use the Microsoft Store to install Windows 10 apps in the future The Microsoft Store, which was once the only way to install UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps, hasn’t been the success that Microsoft hope...
13:00, 05/10/2019

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

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

5 ad hacks for apps looking to capitalize on strong retargeting strategies If you’ve developed an app — even if you’re successfully selling it — there’s one statement that’s unquestionably...
09:32, 08/16/2019

Project Catalyst helps developers bring iOS apps to the Mac Last year, Apple teased a project called Marzipan, which aims to let developers port iOS apps over to OS X. Today, at WWDC, Apple announced that Marz...
22:32, 06/03/2019

Apple says it doesn't track you, but apps on iPhone sure do Apple is less data hungry than Facebook, Google and Amazon and processes data on device instead of Cloud. But apps still track you on iPhone and iPad...
11:48, 06/28/2019

Oculus, Hololens and Vive headsets will soon be able to share apps The Khronos Group has launched the first official version of the OpenXR specification, which could make cross-platform AR and VR applications a lot m...
12:16, 07/30/2019

Star Wars Day: Celebrate with these apps, games and deals Celebrate May 4th, also known as Star Wars Day, by enjoying these great apps and games, as well as great deals at local restaurants.   ...
00:16, 05/04/2019

Apple ending iTunes in favor of three separate apps At the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 3, Apple said iTunes would become three apps instead of one: Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV....
21:32, 06/03/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus fe...
22:16, 05/08/2019

Bumble owner to spend $100 million on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match ...
22:32, 06/14/2019

The Best Apps for Reading Books, Audiobooks, and Comics in 2019 It’s never been easier to read, thanks to our phones—we’re all carrying entire bookstores around in our pockets. In the video above, I share our favo...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows ...
07:32, 06/06/2019

Agent Smith malware sneakily replaces all your apps Android users have been warned to watch out for a new form of mobile malware that cannibalises apps.The malware, dubbed "Agent Smith" by researchers ...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Apple announces separate Music, Podcast and TV apps for Mac Apple has announced it's releasing separate apps for Music, TV and Podcasts in macOS Catalina later this year, breaking up the iTunes hegemony t...
21:16, 06/03/2019

Fear-based apps have us fretting about crime even as it declines Paranoia has never been so social. A slew of community apps meant to inform locals of crime in their area are helping encourage a false sense of risi...
23:48, 05/08/2019

How to Predict the Weather When Your Apps Give You Conflicting Forecasts Weird weather we’re having, right? I don’t know where you live, but I’m assuming it’s on the same planet as I do, and here in the northeastern U.S., ...
17:32, 06/12/2019

'Sign in with Apple' protects your email and info from apps Apple has long touted its approach to privacy as a selling point, and at WWDC, it revealed more privacy-oriented features. It's offering a "Sign...
21:16, 06/03/2019

How to sync non-Amazon ebooks across multiple Kindles and apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Coda turns desktop documents into apps for your phone There’s a neat little app recently been released that could improve your productivity and turn a document into an app -- but only if you have an iPho...
21:48, 05/31/2019

Use These Flashcard Apps to Make Your Study Session Less Analog Flashcards are a favorite study method, allowing you to learn large amounts of material, then weed out the parts you already know. But writing out hu...
01:16, 07/23/2019

Microsoft wants to close the UWP, Win32 divide with 'Windows Apps' Is Microsoft's UWP going away? Is the Microsoft Store on its way out? Microsoft Corporate VP Kevin Gallo explains the latest twists in Microsoft's lo...
19:16, 05/08/2019

New Pokemon mobile games, apps and services announced Today was a big day for Pokemon fans, as the Japanese company that owns the rights of the franchise has just revealed new Pokemon games, services, an...
06:16, 05/29/2019

Giphy adds animated emoji and text to its apps Giphy is moving past just GIFs and getting into the business of everything animated. Starting today, the company is rolling out two new formats: Giph...
22:16, 05/30/2019

Speed Up Your Internet by Limiting Bandwidth-Hungry Apps You might be paying your ISP for a certain service tier, but that doesn’t mean that you’re getting those speeds both ways—the fine print will likely ...
06:16, 07/17/2019

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps pro...
22:48, 06/08/2019

OnePlus TV to support Reliance Jio streaming apps out-of-the-box: Report Reliance Jio is carrying out tests with its streaming apps for the upcoming OnePlus TV. OnePlus confirmed earlier today that its television will simp...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Is Apple dumbing down our Macs by putting iPhone apps on them? At WWDC 2019, Apple gave us our first official glimpse of macOS 10.15 Catalina, and as we expected, the new operating system for Macs and MacBooks wi...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home ...
20:48, 06/06/2019

Apple to restrict Facebook's messaging apps feature - The Information Apple Inc is making a change to its mobile operating system that will restrict a feature that apps like Facebook Inc's Messenger and WhatsApp use to ...
00:00, 08/07/2019

Oculus Quest gets Venues and control tweaks, will run Go apps later in 2019 Multiple updates to Oculus's premium standalone headset will make it easier to use, and potentially expand its catalog with numerous Go apps.Read Mor...
06:32, 07/25/2019

Apple tipped to clamp down on tracking inside kids apps WWDC 2019 gets underway tomorrow, Apple's yearly get together for developers and app makers, and we just got another rumor about what's in ...
19:48, 06/02/2019

When Parents Divorce, Apps Can Reduce the Child-Custody Acrimony Co-parenting apps may not solve every communication problem between divorcing parents, but experts say the technology’s benefits can ease the stress ...
12:16, 04/30/2019