Tag Archives: Android

Moto G4 Play To Receive Android Nougat in June Report

‘ Moto G4 Play, which was launched in India in September last year, will finally receive Android Nougat update in June, according to a new report. The Moto G4 Play is priced at Rs. 8,999, but is currently being offered at Rs. 7,999 via Amazon India. It will also be the last member of the Moto G4 family to get ... Read More »

Poland’s mBank embeds Android Pay in mobile app

mBank has just introduced a mobile app with the Android Pay functionality, the possibility of logging in with a fingerprint, also in the Android platform, and a display of clients’ spending rate to help them control their budget. Mobile payments and many other functionalities in the new mobile app of mBank The design of the app was inspired by users’ ... Read More »

Instagram on Android works without an internet connection

If Facebook has Lite to cater to users in the developing world, Instagram has offline mode for Android devices. The Facebook-owned company has revealed at F8 that most of its Android app’s features now work offline. People can browse their feeds and their Explore tabs even if they have no mobile data, as is the case for many users in ... Read More »

Over 100 Android Apps on Google Play Found to Be Infected With Windows Malware

HIGHLIGHTS 132 apps were found infected with malware The security firm traced the infected apps to a common location Malware were downloaded from domains that have been disabled Android has been known to suffer malware attacks from time to time. Just recently in December, it was reported that a malware called ‘Gooligan’ breached accounts of more than a million users. ... Read More »

Insecure Android apps put connected cars at risk

Android applications that allow millions of car owners to remotely locate and unlock their vehicles are missing security features that could prevent tampering by hackers. Researchers from antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab took seven of the most popular Android apps that accompany connected cars from various manufacturers and analyzed them from the perspective of a compromised Android device. The apps and ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 with Android Nougat appears on Geekbench

After the 9.7-inch variant, the 8.0-inch variant of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 running Android 7.0 has now also been spotted in a benchmark listing, suggesting that the South Korean company is currently testing the Nougat update for the device. The listing reveals a model number of SM-T719, meaning it’s the updated, 2016 version of the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 ... Read More »

Android 7.0 update restarts for Xperia Z5, Z3+ and Z4 Tablet

Sony has re-issued the Android 7.0 update for the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z3+ and Xperia Z4 Tablet after it suspended it almost a month ago due to issues reported by early adopters. The update carries the build number 32.3.A.0.376 while the last update was 32.3.A.0.372. The firmware will be gradually rolling out to each Xperia device over the air but ... Read More »

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Android’s latest version Nougat has finally passed the 1% mark in the Google OS distribution chart. 7.0 and 7.1 combined now represent 1.2% of the total number of devices running Android – more than Froyo and Gingerbread each. Hurrah. Meanwhile, Lollipop remains the OS version most droids have installed, down half a percentage point since last month to 32.7%. Marshmallow ... Read More »

Google now lets you add app-like bookmarks on Android

Google released new Chrome Beta version and it comes with the feature called Progressive Web Apps. When a mobile site is launched and you want to “Add to Home Screen” through the Chrome options, a shortcut appears. The difference is it doesn’t act as a normal bookmark, but as an app that can draw notifications, be uninstalled and such. This ... Read More »

Netflix now lets you save downloads to your Android phone’s SD card

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