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HummingBad Android Malware Returns to Google Play Store, Expected to have Affected Millions

HummingBad Android Malware Returns to Google Play Store, Expected to have Affected Millions

Remember Hummingbad? Yes, the Android malware that secretly rooted the customers by launching a chain attack gaining complete control over the infected device. It was only in last year that Checkpoint blog had shed light on how the malware operated and also the infrastructural aspects. The bad news is that the malware has raised its ugly head yet again and […]

     
 
 

Make any Android Wallpaper Come Alive with Liven

Make any Android Wallpaper Come Alive with Liven

Live wallpapers are one of the most salient aspects of Android customization. However, the majority of them are annoyingly obtrusive or too wearying for your phone’s processor in some cases. But what if I tell you there’s a new wallpaper app in town that reinvigorates your home screen with minimal appendages? Meet Liven Live Wallpaper Liven is an overlaying live […]

     
 
 

Progressive Web Apps can now be Downloaded as APK’s on Chrome for Android

Progressive Web Apps can now be Downloaded as APK’s on Chrome for Android

Most of us either download and install Android applications from the App Store while sometimes we download the apk files from external sources and sideload the same on our Android smartphones. However in the recent past apps are becoming rich in features and this obviously means that they require more resources, storage space and not to mention the battery juice. […]

     
 
 

Andy Rubin Set to Make a Comeback With a Bezel Less “Essential” Smartphone

Andy Rubin Set to Make a Comeback With a Bezel Less “Essential” Smartphone

Andy Rubin, the co-founder of Android, which is now the most popular mobile operation system, is on the verge of launching a new smartphone brand of his own. After having left Google back in 2014, Rubin has been dabbling with many projects including a startup incubator focusing mainly on AI called Playground Global. Finally, industry reports suggest that Rubin is […]

     
 
 

Samsung’s New Focus App Brings Email, Calendar and Contacts into One Unified Hub

Samsung’s New Focus App Brings Email, Calendar and Contacts into One Unified Hub

The Android play store already has thousands of productivity apps you can employ to get things done. However, Samsung thinks there’s a place for another and hence, they’ve launched a new one called “Focus” today. Samsung Focus mainly exists because of two things – a unified view of your contacts, emails, calendar and a universal search for all of them. […]

     
 
 

Google Showcases Three New Standalone Apps for Android Wear 2.0

Google Showcases Three New Standalone Apps for Android Wear 2.0

The much awaited Android Wear 2.0 final release will make its way early next year and in the meanwhile, Google has been releasing developer preview for the Android Wear 2.0. In fact, just recently Google announced fourth developer preview for Android Wear 2.0 and has hinted that there might be one more preview before the final public version is released […]

     
 
 

Google Keyboard Rebranded as Gboard on Android, Gets Built-in Search Feature

Google Keyboard Rebranded as Gboard on Android, Gets Built-in Search Feature

Google released a keyboard app for iOS a couple of months back. However, for some reason, they didn’t make it available for Android concurrently which obviously, agitated the users. Well, rejoice! as now, with the v6.0 update for Google Keyboard, the company has brought all the features such as built-in search to Android phones and additionally, it has been rebranded […]

     
 
 

Chrome 55 for Android Brings Downloads for Offline use

Chrome 55 for Android Brings Downloads for Offline use

Chrome 55 is a major update to the chromium browser and the update comes with some laudable features for Mac, Windows, Linux and Android. In a bid to pull the plug on flash the browser is based on HTML 5 by default. The offline viewing feature is something that Chrome Browser users would instantly fall in love and along with that […]

     
 
 

Google Pixel and Pixel XL Start Supporting VoLTE for Reliance Jio With Android 7.1.1 Update

Google Pixel and Pixel XL Start Supporting VoLTE for Reliance Jio With Android 7.1.1 Update

Pixel was Google’s first handset that buoyed the company into the league of premium handsets, a segment dominated by the likes of iPhone and Samsung premium lineups. As expected the Pixel got the traction it deserved and scored some brownie points when it comes to the sales aspect. Google has tried hard to draw a line between its predecessor and […]

     
 
 

How to Easily Share Your Location with Loved Ones with Google’s Trusted Contacts

How to Easily Share Your Location with Loved Ones with Google’s Trusted Contacts

There are myriad applications for smartphones out there which allow keeping tabs on friends and family’s whereabouts. However, in most cases, these utilities are either annoyingly difficult to operate or are inaccurate and sluggish. However, Google has a new app in the town, Trusted Contacts, and it is the most straightforward approach to sharing location with others. Google Trusted Contacts […]