Category Archives: Android

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 290th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from the last week: Google is apparently playing it close to the vest in terms of software development. The company isn’t opening the Motion Sense API to developers so no apps can use it right now. Motion Sense works with third party music apps, but that’s natively… Read More »

Google Pixel 4: Android And Assistant Are Evolving

NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 15: The new Google Pixel 4 smartphone is displayed during a Google launch … [+] GETTY IMAGES I have a few takeaways from my limited time with Google’s newly released Pixel 4 XL, but one that I keep coming back to is how slick the device is. From the well thought-out UI and detailed animations for… Read More »

New Android Warning: 40M Users Installed Video App Hiding Devious Malware—Delete Now

Here we go again—another popular Android app caught defrauding users on a huge scale. This is familiar territory now, although the numbers get bigger and more onerous. The app this time is SnapTube, a video downloader that lets users select YouTube and Facebook videos to play offline. The app’s developers claim more than 40 million users, and it has… Read More »

As iOS 13 hits 50% adoption, Android fragmentation keeps getting worse

It’s barely news at this point that Apple’s latest version of iOS is off to a strong start with users — just like iOS 10, iOS 11, and iOS 12, it didn’t take long for at least half of all iOS devices to switch to iOS 13. Apple announced late yesterday that 50% of all iOS devices and 55% of all 0- to… Read More »

Delete These 15 Dodgy Android Apps ASAP

Security firm Sophos has discovered 15 dodgy Android apps on the Google Play store that have been downloaded more than 1.3 million times. Once installed, the adware-riddled apps do not show up as icons in the launcher making it difficult to find and eradicate them. Here’s the full list. According to a security report on Sophos’ blog, the 15… Read More »

Android Circuit: New Samsung Galaxy Leaks, Stunning OnePlus 7T Pro, Microsoft’s Android Surprise

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes leaked Galaxy S11 camera details, the OnePlus 7T Pro launches, latest OnePlus 8 leaks, Huawei’s new Google lifeline, unifying Android gestures, the Cosmo’s qwerty keyboard, Microsoft’s Android powered Surface device, and the Material Design award winners. Android… Read More »

OnePlus will bring Android 10 to OnePlus 6, 6T, 5, and 5T starting this month

Android 10’s rollout is one of the fastest we’ve seen, and today OnePlus confirmed a further rollout to some older devices. Starting later this month, the OnePlus 6 and 6T, OnePlus 5 and 5T will get Android 10 updates. During its OnePlus 7T series unveiling today OnePlus invited Google to the stage to talk about Android 10. After all, the… Read More »

How to Install Pixel 4’s Live Wallpapers on Other Android Phones

The existence of the Pixel 4 is Google’s worst-kept secret, as far as Google products go. Previous Pixel phones were leaked early, but the Pixel 4 might as well have already had its official announcement considering how much has been outed about Google’s next flagship smartphone. And now, you can get an early look at some of the… Read More »

NOKIA 2.1, NOKIA 1 PLUS, NOKIA 1 TO RECEIVE ANDROID 10 GO EDITION UPDATE SOON

HMD Global is known for swift and timely updates for its smartphones, and the company is maintaining that trend for its entry-level smartphones as well. In a tweet on 27 September, HMD Global has confirmed that three of its entry-level smartphones — Nokia 2.1, Nokia 1, and Nokia 1 Plus — will soon be receiving the latest Android 10 Go… Read More »

Android 10 Go is a faster and more secure update to Google’s lightweight OS

Google has detailed its latest version of Android Go, its lightweight operating system meant for low-powered devices with less than 1.5GB of RAM. With Android 10 (Go Edition), Google says it has improved the operating system’s speed and security. App switching is now faster and more memory efficient, and apps should launch 10 percent faster than they did on… Read More »