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Google Pixel 2 and iPhone 7 at Rs. 39,999, ‘Biggest Ever’ iPhone X Sale, and More Mobile Deals in Flipkart Sale

The Google Pixel 2 is the company’s latest offering in the premium smartphone segment but the steep pricing has been putting off a lot of prospective buyers, especially in India. To woo back the pure Android lovers, Google and Flipkart are offering a major discount on the Pixel 2 during the latter’s Big Shopping Days sale, which starts on Thursday, December 7… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5A India Launch, Jio Cashback Offer Extended, Google Datally, and More News This Week

HIGHLIGHTS First 5 million buyers of Redmi 5A base variant will get Rs. 1,000 off Jio Prime users can avail cashback offer till December 15 now Google released Datally, a new Android app to help you save data Welcome to another edition of our weekly roundup of the biggest newsmakers in the world of technology. The hottest news… Read More »

Google Play Lists ‘Best of 2017’ Apps, Books, Games, Music, Movies, TV Shows

HIGHLIGHTS Dear Zindagi becomes most popular movie on Play Store in India Locally-developed Baahubali: The Game emerges as most popular game Game of Thrones continues domination in TV shows Continuing its annual tradition, Google on Friday announced that the most popular apps, games, music, movies, and books on Google Play India in 2017. Google has also released a list of… Read More »

Google Pixel 2 Buzzing Sound to Be Fixed in an Upcoming Update, Says Company

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 buzzing sound to be fixed with an update Google confirmed the update The software update for Pixel 2 likely to roll out in next few days Google’s latest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, have been under fire from consumer complaints. The company, however, has been attempting to acknowledge the issues steadily, and has been prompt.… Read More »

Android Phones Track Location Even With GPS Turned Off, Google Says It’s to Improve Message Delivery

HIGHLIGHTS Google was collecting user location data It was done through collecting addresses of nearby cellular towers Google to stop collecting user location through cellular towers Google has been collecting user location data on Android smartphones even when location services were turned off, as per a new report. Quartz claims the location tracking still occurred on Android smartphones… Read More »

Google Assistant Can Now Help Troubleshoot the Pixel 2 Using Voice Commands

HIGHLIGHTS The new upgrade is initially available for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Google Assistant initiates troubleshoot process using voice commands The enhancement is available for Android 8.0 Oreo-running Pixel 2 models Making things easier for novices, Google has now apparently upgraded its Assistant app with a feature that allows you to use your voice commands to troubleshoot problems… Read More »

Google cracks down on power-user apps that use Android’s accessibility API

Google is cracking down on apps that use Android’s accessibility API. Even though the APIs have been around for years without any kind of rules about usage, Google has now started telling developers that using the accessibility API for anything other than helping users with disabilities will result in a ban from the Play Store. As first reported… Read More »

Android Oreo Now on 0.3 Percent of Active Devices, Marshmallow Powers Majority: Google

Android 8.0 Oreo, Google’s latest mobile operating system, after showing up in October Android distribution chart for the first time has made a small rise in new version chart. The latest distribution numbers from Google reveal that the Android Oreo is inching closer to 1 percent of active Android devices though it may take couple of more months.… Read More »

Google Pixel 2 XL Sports Tougher Back Panel Than iPhone 8 Plus, Reveals Drop Test

Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones were launchedearlier this month, and are now available to buy in markets such as the US and UK. As expected, we are starting to see different tests showing the Pixel 2 phones subjected to torture. A latest video has surfaced showing the Google Pixel 2 XL going through drop test alongside the iPhone 8 Plus.… Read More »

Google Hints at SMS Integration with Chrome OS for Android 8.1

While many of us would love to see more integration between Android and Windows, Google seems to be focusing more on uniting the various features of Android and Chrome OS. This makes perfect sense, considering the company recently launched its brand new high-end Chromebook, known as the Pixelbook. A new feature of Android 8.1 Oreo called SMS Connect has… Read More »