Android

Google’s New Android Ecosystem Security Report Provides Play Protect Data in Detail

Google already published the Android Security Year in Review detailing the open source platform’s trends, new features and enhancements. Now, the tech giant has announced that it will also publish the Android Ecosystem Security Report on a quarterly basis. This report details its efforts to reduce Potentially Harmful Application (PHA) rates on devices and in […]

Android

Google to Discontinue Android’s Nearby Notifications Feature Due to Spam

Google has announced that its Nearby Notifications feature will be discontinued towards the end of the year. Roughly three years ago, Google had launched Nearby Notifications for Android devices, that was meant to suggest apps and websites to users based on their location. While the feature was supposed to be helpful for users visiting new places, it became riddled with […]

Android

WhatsApp for Android Gets ‘Swipe to Reply’ Gesture Support; Ability to Download External Sticker Packs Tipped

A long time after its debut on iPhone, the anticipated ‘Swipe to Reply’ feature has now headed to WhatsApp for Android. The feature that is designed to let you quickly reply to your messages on the instant messaging app is currently available through beta version 2.18.300. The Facebook-owned company brought the identical experience to iPhone users back in June last year, […]