Android

Nearly 90 Percent of Free Android Apps Share Data With Google: Report

In the age of Internet and smartphones, discussions upon user data collection and exploitation are taking the forefront. While tech companies are under the scanner for data collection without user permission, new policies are being introduced by them to ensure permission-based data usage by developers, apps, and its own services. Now, a new report claims […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Google Duo Introduces Tablet Support for Android and iPad Users

Google has announced that the Duo app is getting video calling support for Android tablets and even the iPad. The video calling app’s latest update brings tablet support, and the update is rolling out to all Android tablet and iPad users over the next few days. A few months ago, select Android tablet users got the new tablet interface, […]

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How to know which Android app is slowing your phone

With more and more high-performance and graphic intensive Android apps and games being launched, the limited memory capacity of smartphone goes for a toss. Thus, more and more smartphone brands are launching handsets with 6GB or 8GB RAM. While buying a smartphone with more RAM is definitely a way to get a smoother experience, there are many Android users who cannot […]

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Pixel, Pixel XL Users Couldn’t Use Unlimited Google Photos Storage Due to Typo, Issue Fixed

One of the huge advantages of buying a smartphone from the Google Pixel series was unlimited photo and video storage in Google Photos, thereby eradicating the problems of storage forever. This has been applicable on all Pixel smartphones till date – namely the Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel 2, and Google Pixel 2 XL as well. However, many […]

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Best Android system tools: optimize your smartphone

DiskUsage is an app which helps you visualize your Android storage space. With a simple, clear interface, diskUsage scans your device to shows your file structure in the form of colored blocks. The larger the block, the more storage space that particular item uses. And that’s about it. You can find out more about each […]

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The Android powered BlackBerry Priv is now available from T-Mobile

If you’re a T-Mobile customer who has been waiting for theBlackBerry Priv to land on the nation’s third largest carrier, today is the day you’ve been looking forward to. The first Android powered BlackBerry is now available from T-Mobile’s retail locations and online store. Qualifying customers can purchase the phone for $0 down, paying off […]

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Google Maps for Android Can Now Figure Out Where You’re Going

Google Maps is all set to receive its first major update in 2016 which brings several new features including Driving mode and more. The new Google Maps for Android version 9.19 is currently not available on Google Play and can be expected to be rolled out soon. For those who can’t wait for the new […]

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Facebook Mentions App Finally Reaches Android

The Facebook Mentions app, which was launched for iOS users back in 2014, has finally made it to Android. The app lets public figures with verified profiles broadcast live videos, interact with followers, track trending stories, and more. The app also lets public figures post public updates without spamming their friends and family members. They […]