Category Archives: Android

Android Circuit: New Galaxy Leaks, Google Pixel 4 Totally Exposed, Huawei’s Sneaky Android Loophole

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes the latest Galaxy S11 leak, Samsung’s confidence in the Galaxy Fold, latest Pixel 4 details, a review of the Asus ROG Phone 2, Huawei’s Android loophole for Google Play, and a cheeky Nokia 5G hint. Android Circuit is here to remind you of a… Read More »

Google One plans get thorough automatic backups for Android phones

If you’re a Google One subscriber, there’s a new perk to your cloud storage service. Starting today, all Google One memberships include automatic phone backups as long as you own an Android device. The feature builds on the operating system’s existing backup functionality, which ensures your texts, contacts and apps are automatically saved to the cloud, to include photos, videos… Read More »

Google can’t fix the Android update problem

The Android Lollipop statue. Lollipop was the fifth major version of Android. It was released in 2014 and still powers nearly 15 percent of Android phones worldwide. Android 10 is official and as of this writing it’s only available on a very small number of phones: Pixels and a few others. I’ll have a review up later today, but here’s a… Read More »

Android 10 quick look: Clean and clutter free

Android 10 is here. Google has finally launched the next iteration of its mobile operating system, albeit it comes around a week after it missed its August deadline. Android 10, or Android Q as it was formerly called before Google abandoned the dessert names to opt for a simpler (and much boring) nomenclature, is the mobile OS that… Read More »

Google officially releases Android 10

Close to six months after the first beta release, Google is finally rolling out the final release of Android 10 operating system. Formerly known as Android Q, it was just recently named as Android 10. To start with, Google has released the software update for select Pixel smartphones. Other than Pixel hardware, Xiaomi’s Redmi K20 Pro has started… Read More »

Google introduces Android 10 with dark mode and better privacy controls

Android 10 is here! Google has officially introduced its next generation mobile operating system – Android 10. The company will begin rolling out Android 10 update on to Pixel smartphones, which includes Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, starting today and it will be available… Read More »

You can now quickly switch Gmail accounts on Android with a swipe

Swipe up or down on the small profile picture in the top right to switch accounts. Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge There’s now a simpler way of swiping between Gmail accounts on Android that has long existed in iOS. Android Police reports that as of version 2019.08.18 of the app, you can swipe up or down on your profile picture… Read More »

Google Android Warning As Devious Spyware Hits The Play Store

Google Android users are being warned to be vigilant after a spyware app made it onto the official Play store, twice. JAAP ARRIENS/NURPHOTO Google Android users are being warned to be vigilant after security researchers at ESET discovered a rogue spyware app has hit the official Play store, twice. It comes after researchers at Trend Micro warned last weekend that adware-ridden… Read More »

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times

Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro. Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 different photography and gaming apps that were filled with adware on the Google Play store. These fraudulent apps have been downloaded more than eight million times to user’s smartphones and… Read More »