Tag "Android"

Nougat 7.1.1 update rolled out for Google Pixel and Nexus devices

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Google has officially rolled out Android Nougat 7.1.1 update for several nexus devices along with Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C. With the latest updated, Nexus devices will receive updated which were exclusively available for Google Pixel devices. The latest

Over 1mn Google Accounts Breached by a new Android malware, Gooligan- Check Point Research

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Malware Alert: If you are using an Android Smartphone, then your personal data – Gmail, Google Photos, and Google Docs etc – is vulnerable to a new variant of Android malware called, ‘Gooligan‘. Researchers at the Check PointR Software Technologies

Google may ban third-party fast-charging hardware for USB-C devices

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With smartphones becoming our 24*7 partner, faster-charging options like USB-C are increasingly becoming popular. But tech major Google is not liking such methods that promise those kinds of fast charging times but don’t use standard hardware. Updating its Android Compatibility

WhatsApp adds GIF feature for Android and iOS users

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After Snapchat-inspired Status update, WhatsApp has a new feature update for both Android and iOS users. For Android users, the Facebook-owned company has launched GIF Search support as a hidden feature in the latest WhatsApp beta. On the other hand,

Blackberry back with two new Android smartphones, DTEK50 & DTEK60

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Blackberry that recently ceased manufacturing its own smartphones has launched two new Android smartphones — DTEK50 and DTEK60 – for the Indian market, claiming them to be the most secure smartphones in the segment. Manufactured by Alcatel, a France-based telecommunications

Etihad Airways extends its digital reach with its new Android app

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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has launched an Android app to enable users to manage their journeys with even greater ease. The new Etihad Airways app, which is available now to download via the Google Play Store

Harry Potter spells now work on your Android phones, thanks to Google

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Google is shaking the virtual platform yet again, with the coolest feature till date (at least for Potterheads). Google has tied-up with the new Harry Potter film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, to provide us new spells and

WhatsApp brings Snapchat-inspired features for iPhone users

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Looks like, Snapchat is the superhero of the social networking apps dominion. After Facebook, its WhatsApp who has brought a wide range of new update for iPhone users, very much similar to Snapchat. Similar to the update for Android users,

Android 7.1 Developer Preview now available for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Pixel C

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Google couldn’t have timed it better. Arriving in sync with Pixel release, the Android 7.1 Developer Preview is now available for the Nexus 5X, 6P, and Pixel C. If you’re already enrolled in the Android Beta Program, you should receive

Google could launch its own Android powered smartwatches in Q1’17

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Google is back in the rumor circuits. However, this time, it’s regarding the Android wear that is yet to receive consideration from the users or the market. Evan Blass, the popular gadget-leaker, has confirmed the latest report that Google’s Android-powered

Over half of the Android users still vulnerable to ancient Ghost Push Trojan

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More than two years have passed since the existence of one of the world’s most prolific Android malware – Ghost Push was made public — but millions of devices are still vulnerable. The potent trojan that makes its way onto

Cyanogen appoints former COO Lior Tal as the CEO, adopts new MOD approach

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Cyanogen, which was recently in news for laying off 20 percent of its workforce has appointed the former COO Lior Tal as new CEO, while the co-founder and CEO Kirt McMaster will be shifting to an “Executive Chairman” role. Cyanogen,

DGCA lifts ban on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with ‘green battery icon’

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Finally, some respite for the South Korean giant Samsung. In an official statement, the company has informed that “the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued a new advisory to the travelling public and airline companies, lifting the restrictions

Google could launch ‘Andromeda’ OS on Pixel laptops next year

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Google is working on a new OS called Andromeda which is expected to be an Android-Chrome fusion and this could make an appearance on the Pixel 3 laptop which launches in 2017, reports Android Police. Google has long been rumoured

AppsFlyer brings advertising fraud prevention technology for mobile devices

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Mobile app marketers are expected to lose up to $100 million this year due to app install and engagement advertising fraud, says a new study by San Francisco-based mobile attributing and marketing analytics firm AppsFlyer. To fight against the same,

WhatsApp to launch Cloud backup feature for Windows users

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The Cloud backup feature for WhatsApp users which was available only for iOS and Android users will be now also be available for Windows 10 users. The update, which is currently in its last phase of beta testing, enables OneDrive

Google fixes two critical bugs in Android

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Google issues monthly security updates for Android and in its latest update release, the company has pushed out a new fix for its mobile operating system that patches two critical flaws on the security front. The first security hole was

Modified Gugi banking trojan can bypass your Android 6 security

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The rapid rise in technology has made web, a very significant part of our lives. On the other side, due to the rise in cyber attacks, it has made us vulnerable to cyber criminals. In late 2015, Android OS version

Smartphone infections increased by 96pc in the first half of 2016

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Releasing its first Threat Intelligence report for H1 2016, Nokia said that there has been a sharp upsurge of 96 percent in the rate at which smartphones are being infected between the second half of 2015 and the first half

Your smartphone can reveal your personality traits

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My father has always said this, ‘iPhone is just for showing off’. He has never been an Apple fan and finds an iPhone too pricey for pretty limited functionality. Though we never really concurred with his opinion, a recent research