Category: Android

Huawei Mate 20 Series Leads AnTuTu’s List of Top Performing Android Phones of October 2018

AnTuTu, regarded as one of the popular benchmarking apps for Android phones, has released the top ten smartphones who have the highest average score in the month of October. Smartphone benchmarks provide a general idea of how a handset performs during tough conditions, such as gaming or multitasking. All the smartphones in the AnTuTu benchmark […]

Google Reportedly Directs OEMs to Push Android Security for at Least 2 Years

Google was spotted to have mandated two years of Android security updates for all popular smartphones and tablets. The new development is reportedly a part of the contract that device manufacturers need to sign to use the Android operating system on their hardware. It comes months after Android Security Head David Kleidermacher at developer-focused Google I/O 2018 revealed the modification […]

Google Reportedly Directs OEMs to Push Android Security for at Least 2 Years

Google was spotted to have mandated two years of Android security updates for all popular smartphones and tablets. The new development is reportedly a part of the contract that device manufacturers need to sign to use the Android operating system on their hardware. It comes months after Android Security Head David Kleidermacher at developer-focused Google I/O 2018 revealed the modification […]

Mozilla Firefox to Start Selling ProtonVPN Subscriptions; Android Version 36 Brings Picture-in-Picture Video Support

Mozilla has partnered with ProtonVPN AG to start selling subscriptions to ProtonVPN through its Firefox browser. The new development will be kicked off as an experiment with a small group of Firefox users in the US starting October 24. The ad to purchase a ProtonVPN subscription will be served through Firefox 62 on desktops, and the subscription will be available […]

Google to Charge Licensing Fee for Its Android Apps, Unbundle Chrome and Search in Europe

Google will have to allow smartphone manufacturers to ship Android devices in the EU without Google Chrome preinstalled, as a result of the massive EUR 4.34 billion fine imposed on the company by European Commission antitrust regulators in July this year. In order to avoid additional penalties while its appeal of the fine is pending, Google has announced that it will […]

Google Appeals Record EUR 4.3 Billion EU Fine Over Android

Google on Tuesday appealed the biggest ever anti-trust fine by the EU, which imposed an EUR 4.34 billion ($5 billion or roughly Rs. 37,100 crores) penalty on the US tech giant for illegally abusing the dominance of its operating system for mobile devices. In an email to AFP, Google spokesman Al Verney confirmed that “we have now […]

Android Messages Gets Dark Mode, Revamped Interface, and Smart Reply Feature

Android Messages has received a new update that brings a dark mode. The latest Android Messages update (version 3.5) also includes a revamped interface that has Google’s Material Theme elements as well as Google Sans font. The fresh interface matches the design of Samsung’s proprietary Messaging app that has an all-white background. Google has also brought its machine […]