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  • The Power Bank case: How Delhi Police caught 11 men who duped people using an app on Google Play Store Jun 10, 2021 07:43 PM IST

    The Power Bank case: How Delhi Police caught 11 men who duped people using an app on Google Play Store

    Action was taken after Delhi Police Cyber Cell received complaints on social media about two apps on the Play Store - Power Bank and EZ Plan.

  • Android 12 beta 2 update features new Privacy Dashboard, camera, mic indicators Jun 10, 2021 01:00 PM IST

    Android 12 beta 2 update features new Privacy Dashboard, camera, mic indicators

    Privacy Dashboard offers a single view into your permissions settings as well as what data is being accessed, how often and by which apps.

  • Apple's TV app is now on Android TV: Here's everything you need to know Jun 02, 2021 03:42 PM IST

    Apple's TV app is now on Android TV: Here's everything you need to know

    Apple has finally launched its TV app on Google's Android TV platform

  • Android 12 features: Delete Google search history with single tap; Google Photos gets privacy boost with Locked Folder May 19, 2021 09:48 AM IST

    Android 12 features: Delete Google search history with single tap; Google Photos gets privacy boost with Locked Folder

    The search engine giant has introduced a new Quick Delete setting that deletes the last 15 minutes of your Search history with a single tap from the Google Account Menu.

  • Slate of Google updates boost its smartwatch, work collaboration efforts May 19, 2021 07:40 AM IST

    Slate of Google updates boost its smartwatch, work collaboration efforts

    The announcements during the virtually-held Google I/O developer conference add up to a boost for the company's smartwatch efforts, which compete with Apple Inc , and for its collaboration tools that rival offerings from Microsoft Corp.

  • Google I/O 2021: Android 12, no Pixel 6 but Pixel 5a expected May 17, 2021 11:07 AM IST

    Google I/O 2021: Android 12, no Pixel 6 but Pixel 5a expected

    Google I/O 2021 event will go virtual this year due to the pandemic.

  • Google misled Android users on data, Australian judge rules Apr 16, 2021 09:43 AM IST

    Google misled Android users on data, Australian judge rules

    Google said the digital platform provides “robust controls for location data and are always looking to do more.”

  • Android 12 to bring iOS 14 clipboard access prompt feature Apr 15, 2021 01:26 PM IST

    Android 12 to bring iOS 14 clipboard access prompt feature

    When an app, for example, Chrome, accesses the clipboard, the OS will show a prompt message that reads “Chrome pasted text you copied”.

  • Google Photos on desktop can now scan for text in an image Apr 13, 2021 06:41 PM IST

    Google Photos on desktop can now scan for text in an image

    The feature has been on Android phones for a while now

  • OnePlus files trademark for its online payment service OnePlus Pay in India; launch imminent Apr 05, 2021 07:50 PM IST

    OnePlus files trademark for its online payment service OnePlus Pay in India; launch imminent

    The UPI payments space in India is pretty crowded right now with nearly every bank and communication service supporting it in one way or the other

  • Google Maps has a compass again Apr 05, 2021 05:28 PM IST

    Google Maps has a compass again

    The compass is now one of the prominent widgets that are displayed on the right side of the navigation screen.

  • Google will stop other apps from seeing what's installed on your Android device Apr 05, 2021 03:01 PM IST

    Google will stop other apps from seeing what's installed on your Android device

    Apps will no longer be able to read what's on your phone without Google's permission

  • Android or Apple iPhone? Here is what Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates prefers Mar 02, 2021 01:12 PM IST

    Android or Apple iPhone? Here is what Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates prefers

    Bill Gates cleared the air about his choice in an interview on the iPhone-only Clubhouse app

  • Google announces new features for older Android phones Feb 24, 2021 01:16 PM IST

    Google announces new features for older Android phones

    Along with SMS scheduling and password checkup tool, Google will also roll out Google Maps dark mode on to older smartphones.

  • The Tech Weekender | Perseverance rover lands on Mars, first look at Android 12, Facebook takes aim at Australia, Office 2021 is here and more Feb 21, 2021 10:09 AM IST

    The Tech Weekender | Perseverance rover lands on Mars, first look at Android 12, Facebook takes aim at Australia, Office 2021 is here and more

    In case you missed them, here are the biggest developments from the world of tech from the week ended February 20.

  • Google Lens gets offline translation support on Android Jan 28, 2021 02:07 PM IST

    Google Lens gets offline translation support on Android

    Google will also warn you when Lens is offline and some features are not available.

  • FAU-G hits 1 million downloads on launch day, early reviews disappointing Jan 27, 2021 01:56 PM IST

    FAU-G hits 1 million downloads on launch day, early reviews disappointing

    While some gamers praised FAU-G for presentation and adherence to the source material others felt the game lacked polish and felt incomplete.

  • Can small screen phones exist in a market dominated by big screen phones? Jan 25, 2021 05:52 PM IST

    Can small screen phones exist in a market dominated by big screen phones?

    These days phones are not really meant for one-handed use, they are often designed with the philosophy of giving users options, too many on some occasions and while that is a sound concept on paper, maybe it is time companies take a step back and realise ergonomics matter too.

  • Vivo launches X60 Pro+ in China Jan 22, 2021 03:08 PM IST

    Vivo launches X60 Pro+ in China

    The phone is powered with an impressive 4200mAh battery that has support for 55W charging so that you can quickly juice up the phone on the move

  • No WhatsApp updates for select iOS and Android smartphones starting January 2021: Report Dec 17, 2020 02:43 PM IST

    No WhatsApp updates for select iOS and Android smartphones starting January 2021: Report

    Reports suggest that starting January 1, 2021, WhatsApp will stop offering support on devices that are not running on iOS 9 or Android 4.0.3 or newer.

  • From Amazon Photos to Slidebox: Here are five excellent Google Photos alternatives Nov 12, 2020 02:29 PM IST

    From Amazon Photos to Slidebox: Here are five excellent Google Photos alternatives

    Google is set to discontinue unlimited free storage for users from June 1, 2021.

  • Google removes 3 android apps with over 20 million downloads Oct 26, 2020 11:29 AM IST

    Google removes 3 android apps with over 20 million downloads

    Researchers at the International Digital Accountability Council (IDAC) found that the three apps - Princess Salon, Number Coloring, and Cats & Cosplay - were accessing users’ Android ID and AAID (Android Advertising ID) numbers, and were violating Google’s data collection policies.

  • Google may face another anti-trust case in India for smart TVs: Report Oct 08, 2020 11:43 AM IST

    Google may face another anti-trust case in India for smart TVs: Report

    Pressure comes in the form of agreements that TV manufacturers have to sign off on, if they intend to use Google’s Android operating system

  • Android 11 update being rolled out to OnePlus 8 series, Mi 10, Realme X50 Pro and Oppo Find X2 series Sep 09, 2020 01:50 PM IST

    Android 11 update being rolled out to OnePlus 8 series, Mi 10, Realme X50 Pro and Oppo Find X2 series

    The new version of Android is host to a lot of new features with the focus primarily being on conversations, privacy, and media controls.

  • Google rolls out Verified calls feature on Android to help tackle spam calls Sep 09, 2020 11:06 AM IST

    Google rolls out Verified calls feature on Android to help tackle spam calls

    Verified calls is being rolled out in India, US, Mexico, Brazil, Spain in the first phase and other countries are expected to receive it soon.

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