Tag: Google

App Review, Applications

YouTube Shorts is another Tik-Tok competitor

September 15, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

It seems that short video formats are on the rise, as YouTube has decided to launch Shorts – a new 15-second format, aimed to take advantage of the power of smartphones, and give Tik-Tok a run for its money. “Shorts […]

News and Press

The 5G Huawei Mate 40 series might be delayed until 2021

September 14, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Huawei ceases to receive component orders from suppliers including TSMC and Samsung tomorrow. For reasons possibly related to the situation, new information suggests the Huawei Mate 40 series has been delayed. No Huawei Mate 40 release until next year Evan […]

App security, Applications

Here is yet another collection of dangerous Android apps you need to delete right now

September 8, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

If you’re an Android user with a penchant for regularly browsing the Play Store seeking new apps and games that might look innocent, handy, or entertaining, it’s always wise to take a moment before downloading anything on your mobile device […]

Products, Tablets

Google’s Kids Space aims to make Android tablets more kid-friendly

August 31, 2020

Via: The Verge

Google has announced Kids Space, a new mode for Android tablets that includes kid-friendly features and content, and parental controls. It’s making its debut on Lenovo’s new Tab M10 HD Gen 2, also unveiled today. Google says it’s coming to […]

Android Phone, Products

Pixel 5 might launch before iPhone 12

August 20, 2020

Via: BGR

Some of the 2020 smartphones you want the most will not stick to the expected schedules this year. Apple already confirmed that the iPhone 12 series would be delayed by a few weeks, marking the first year in iPhone history […]

App Review, Applications

Google Meet is spreading to your TV via Chromecast

August 19, 2020

Via: Mashable

Still haven’t had enough of video calls? If so, you’ll love the fact that Google Meet is now available on Chromecast, letting you make and receive video calls on your TV set. In a blog post Tuesday, Google said Meet […]

Operating System, Others

Google goes back to basics for the next performance-centric Wear OS update

August 14, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Released all the way back in 2014 aboard smartwatches from Samsung, LG, Motorola, Asus, and Sony, the aptly named Android Wear platform never really took off, constantly playing catch-up in recent years to Apple’s younger watchOS. Even Tizen, Fitbit OS, […]

App Review, Applications

Fortnite is offering direct payments w/ discounts to get around app store fees on Android, iOS

August 13, 2020

Via: 9to5Mac

Epic Games has been very vocal about its distaste for 30% fees charged by Google and Apple, despite giving in and distributing its hit game Fortnite through the Play Store and App Store. Now, to get around those fees, Fortnite […]

Operating System, Windows

Google to Microsoft: Nice Windows 10 patch – but it’s incomplete

August 12, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Google Project Zero (GPZ) is refusing to give Microsoft further extensions on disclosing a Windows 10 authentication bug because it says a patch Microsoft delivered in the August 2020 Patch Tuesday update is incomplete. One of the 120 security bugs […]

Android Phone, Products

The Pixel 4 and 4XL Have Already Been Discontinued

August 6, 2020

Via: Gizmodo

It was less than a year ago that Google introduced the Pixel 4 and 4XL. In fact, it’s been just a little over 10 months. However, it appears that Google has already decided to discontinue its current flagship phones, with […]