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Android phones can now be used to authorize Google sign-ins on iPads and iPhones

Two-step verification, also known as two-factor authentication, is without a doubt the best and simplest way to enhance the security of your sign-ins...

Android phones can now be used to authorize Google sign-ins on iPads and iPhones

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I’ll be passing on Google’s new 2fa for logins on iPhones and iPads. Here’s why Enlarge (credit: Google) Google is expanding its new Android-based two-factor authentication (2fa) to people logging in to Google and Google Cloud services on iPhones and iPads. While Google deserve...
06:34 2019-06-13

These are all the iPhones and iPads that can’t run iOS 13 Apple on Monday unveiled iOS 13 at WWDC 2019, alongside the iPadOS version of the operating system that packs several features exclusive for Apple’s iPad. The core functionality will remain the ...
18:34 2019-06-04

Google Resumes Android Q Beta 5 Rollout for All Pixel Phones Android Q Beta 5 was originally released on Wednesday with the final Android Q developer APIs and a list of updates to the gesture navigation system....
07:51 2019-07-12

Google to stop offering new Android versions for Huawei phones Google said it will stop providing Android updates for Huawei phones -- the tech company's response to an executive order that U.S. companies stop doing business with foreign firms that threaten natio...
17:17 2019-05-21

Google paused its Android Q Beta 4 update after bricking some Pixel phones Google released Android Q Beta 4 on Wednesday, but then, less than a day later, the company was forced to stop the rollout of the beta. It turns out that some Pixel devices were sent into boot loops a...
02:17 2019-06-07

Google Maps Now Offer 'Stay Safer' Feature On Android Phones In India The latest update for Google Maps for Android devices offers a new 'Stay Safer' feature which can be used to share your live trip status with family & friends and also sends an alert should a cab go.....
15:00 2019-07-01

iOS 13: Apple brings Dark Mode to iPhones and multitasking overhaul to iPads Enlarge / Apple Senior VP Craig Federighi unveiling iOS 13's dark mode. (credit: Ron Amadeo) SAN JOSE, Calif.—Apple executives took the stage today at the San Jose Convention Center to walk onlooki...
20:51 2019-06-03

Voice Control hands-on: Deep OS navigation for iPads, iPhones, and Macs Apple has dramatically enhanced the Voice Control feature it debuted years ago with the iPhone 3GS, bringing offline OS-wide control to most of its devices.Read More...
19:00 2019-06-10

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phones unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million installs, played ads to help the hackers collect revenu...
14:51 2019-06-05

Apple to Comcast: if you want to sell iPhones, you have to sell iPads and eat the discount Comcast and Charter are learning the hard way what it means to be in the wireless carrier business. The nation's number one and number two cable television firms have what they called "wireless phone ...
16:34 2019-06-17

Huawei’s Android replacement sounds a lot like the mysterious Google OS that might replace Android Huawei is at the center of the US vs. China trade war right now, as the Trump administration imposed a massive import ban on the Chinese conglomerate that has huge implications. Not only will Huawei b...
17:51 2019-05-22

10 best Android phones 2019: which should you buy? If you're on the hunt for the best Android smartphone around, you've come to the right place. We've put all the major Google-powered handsets through their paces to give you our best An...
18:34 2019-06-10

Best Android phones in UAE for 2019: which should you buy? If you're looking out for the best Android phone you can buy, this is the place to be, as we've put all the biggest and best Google-powered handsets through their paces to come up with this ...
17:00 2019-07-11

Why Some Android Phones Don't Have the Play Store Huawei phones, Amazon tablets, and Google Pixel phones all run Android, but one of those groups of devices doesn’t have access to the Google Play Store—and another could lose it very soon. But why is ...
21:51 2019-05-29

Android Q Beta 4 bricks some Pixel phones Some Pixel owners who have installed the Android Q Beta 4 update that was released today are discovering an issue that Google didn't intend to be included with the latest beta version of the next Andr...
16:00 2019-06-07

Best Android phones in Australia: the top handsets to buy in 2019 UPDATE: While we'd previously placed Huawei's P30 Pro and Mate 20 Pro in much higher positions, the ongoing trouble the company faces with the US Government casts a great deal of uncertainty...
11:17 2019-05-30

Huawei just confirmed some info about its mobile OS, but it would rather use Android on phones We’ve been talking about Huawei’s upcoming new Android-based operating system for a few weeks now, ever since Trump’s ban came into effect. We’ve even seen the Chinese company ...
19:51 2019-07-12

Huawei: we've been good for Android, our phones will still get app and security updates Fair or not, the new White House administration restrictions on US companies doing business with Huawei all of a sudden took an ominous turn as Google announced it will have to chop access to Android ...
22:17 2019-05-21

Google found a crazy iMessage bug that bricks iPhones, but you’re probably safe Type a particular string of characters into an iMessage and send it to someone else, and strange things could happen. We’ve seen these accidental discoveries time and time again in the past when...
21:17 2019-07-05

Huawei clarifies Android, SD card support for new and existing phones The West's crusade against Huawei's phone and 5G businesses has had the world talking about a new tech cold war with China, as the company is being used as a pawn in a larger game by the White House a...
13:17 2019-05-27

Huawei launches new Honor phones, doesn't mention Android Huawei launched its new Honor 20 series smartphones in London on Tuesday in a presentation that emphasized the Chinese company's technology but made no reference of a possible rupture with Google....
19:34 2019-05-21

HTC halts U11 Android 9.0 Pie update rollout following reports of bricked phones HTC released the Android 9.0 Pie update for the HTC U11 about a week ago but decided to halt the rollout after just two days. Apparently, many HTC U11 users who upgraded to Android 9.0 Pie have had th...
23:17 2019-06-05

iPhone 11 and Huawei Mate 30 will put 2019 Android flagship phones to shame Apple and Huawei are both set to launch new flagships in the second half of the year, including the iPhone 11 and Huawei Mate 30 that will launch in September, and October, respectively. Huawei might ...
03:34 2019-05-28

Phones with the highest screen refresh rates, and the Android games to match We bet you've never given the refresh rate of your smartphone display a second thought until the OnePlus 7 Pro came about. The up-and-coming phone maker managed to create a thing of contrasts. On one ...
15:34 2019-06-18

Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
21:17 2019-07-10

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Compatible Phones: What iOS, Android Mobiles support the game? Harry Potter Wizards Unite is rolling out to Google Play and iTunes right now, but you may be wondering if you can play on your smartphone. Here's a handy list so you know which phones are compatible....
00:51 2019-06-21

Google Stadia will only work with four phones at launch The main draw of the Google Stadia game streaming platform is that it can deliver triple-A gaming experiences, no matter where you are, over the internet with very little lag. 'Gaming on eve...
10:51 2019-07-09

Huawei Phones Will Lose Some Google Services After U.S. Ban (BEIJING) — Google said Monday its basic services on Huawei smartphones still will function following U.S. sales curbs, but the Chinese tech giant faces the possible loss of other features and s...
15:51 2019-05-21

AI-driven Google Duplex still relies on humans manning the phones Google Duplex – the AI-powered service that can call restaurants to place a booking on your behalf – remains heavily reliant on human beings.The free service from Google is available to ...
15:34 2019-05-23

Google says services on Huawei phones still will function amid Trump restrictions Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company’s basic services will work on them following new U.S. restrictions.        ...
14:51 2019-05-21

238 Google Play apps with >440 million installs made phones nearly unusable Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto | Getty Images) If the prevalence of abusive Google Play apps has left you numb, this latest report is for you. Carefully concealed adware installed in Google-approved apps...
23:00 2019-06-04

Android Q: everything you need to know about Google's update New Android version out in public beta with smarter AI, more privacy and dark mode Google took the wraps off the next version of Android 10 Q at its IO developer conference in California this week, in...
14:38 2019-05-21

We still don't know if future Huawei phones will run Android, and neither does Huawei After preparing for the worst possible outcome of the US-China trade war by accelerating the development of the company's in-house Android replacement, Huawei's head honchos breathed a sigh of relief ...
19:34 2019-07-02

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particul...
16:34 2019-05-23

Google allows Huawei to keep using Android until August After U.S. officials gave a 90-day reprieve to Huawei, Google said Tuesday it will suspend a plan to quit providing its Android operating system to the Chinese smartphone maker....
15:51 2019-05-21

Google Chrome is getting a seriously useful new feature on Android Opening a ton of tabs in Chrome, even the mobile version, is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The current card-style interface of the Chrome app is alright when you have only a few...
13:17 2019-05-27

Google just took a strange step towards replacing Android with something better Android might be one of the two most important mobile operating systems right now, and the biggest one by market share, but it certainly won’t be around forever. That’s why Google is alrea...
17:34 2019-07-01

Who Needs Google's Android? Huawei Trademarks Its Own Smartphone OS Huawei is pinning its hopes on a self-designed operating system to replace Google’s Android following a U.S. blacklisting. The question is: Can it succeed where others have failed?...
16:51 2019-05-24

You Can Now Sign Into Your Google Account on iOS Using an Android Phone Google has been on a quest to kill the password, so in its latest efforts to further that agenda, the tech giant has now made it possible to log into your Google account on iOS devices by using an And...
18:17 2019-06-13

PSA: Your Android phone is now a security key for signing in to Google on iOS Google has announced that it’s now possible to log into your Google accounts from your iPhones and iPads using your Android phone as a hardware authentication key. The development comes almost more th...
11:17 2019-06-13

What do you lose when your Android phone is not supported by Google? A lot... Huawei has been in some hot waters lately. The company has been added to the dreaded US entity list and, as a result, all USA-based businesses are forbidden to work with it. So, Google pulled out, say...
16:34 2019-06-17

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up.Read More...
19:34 2019-06-12

It’s 2019 and Google still can’t keep malware out of its Android app store Google appears to have a problem with stopping malicious apps from sneaking into the Play Store. In what appears to yet another case of malware disguised as a legitimate app, security researchers from...
15:17 2019-07-16

Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices Who said that Apple- and Google-powered devices can't work in harmony? Not Google. It's taking advantage of its recently added security key functionality to use your Android phone as verif...
23:17 2019-06-12

Google Duo's Group Video Calling Now Available Globally on Android, iOS Google Duo has brought the Data Saving mode that comes as a replacement of the earlier Limit mobile data usage option. Google Duo's group video calling feature is also rolling out globally, with......
20:00 2019-05-24

Google cuts off Huawei’s access to key Android services Google yanked Huawei’s access to some of its key Android services, dealing a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker as it’s caught in an escalating trade war between the US and China. The California-bas...
21:34 2019-05-21

This is how Google plans to curb permission begging on Android Apps with excessive permissions requests are nothing new on Android, and Google has been trying to alleviate the issue by changing its policies numerous times over the years. These efforts have had va...
18:34 2019-06-27

Google Lens gets new filters for Android and iOS devices this week Google announced early this month that its Lens app will receive important improvements in the coming weeks. Some of these improvements will go out to Android and iOS users this week and involves Lens...
07:34 2019-05-29

Try These Waze-Specific Google Assistant Commands on Android Since Google acquired Waze back in 2013, the company has been slowly adding Waze features into Google Maps, including Waze’s traffic reporting functions and real-time speed limits....
00:00 2019-06-11

Google takes control of bringing next-gen texting to Android Google's rollout of RCS chat to Android devices has been slow, and you can blame that partly on the carriers. As the next-gen texting format usually depends on networks adding support one at a t...
07:51 2019-06-18

Google just removed the Huawei P30 Pro & Mate X from Android's website Just days after it removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from the list of Android Q Beta devices, Google has updated the official Android website (via 9To5Google) to no longer include the Huawei P30 Pro or t...
12:17 2019-05-24

Best Android smartwatch: what to wear on your wrist if you have a Google phone If you've got an Android phone and you're on the hunt for a smartwatch, you're in the right place. Below we've ranked all the greatest pieces of techy wristwear that will connect t...
18:17 2019-06-20

Google says Huawei's Android replacement could be dangerous to U.S. national security Looking for some U.S. company to defend it against the Trump administration, Huawei has found an ally in Google. The Financial Times reports that Google has complained to the White House that keeping ...
21:00 2019-06-07

Google blocks Huawei access to Android updates after blacklisting Reported move could hit Huawei Technologies’ ability to run phone operating system Google has suspended Huawei’s access to updates of its Android operating system and chipmakers have reportedly cut of...
14:38 2019-05-21

Google's potential Android replacement, Fuchsia, now has a developer site After having a hand in the disappearance of mobile operating systems like Symbian and BlackBerry, Google wants to insure that even if Android is someday way past its prime, it has another OS waiting i...
06:51 2019-06-30

Huawei needs Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 10 like fish need water The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people may have foreseen it, given the ZTE practice run fr...
02:34 2019-05-24

Hardcore Android fans reveal all the iOS 13 features they wish Google would copy Apple surprised us all when it released iOS 13 beta 3 on Tuesday, just over one week after releasing the second developer beta and the first public beta of its new mobile platform. Well, if we’r...
14:51 2019-07-03

Google launches Android Q Beta 4 with final APIs and official SDK Google today launched Android Q Beta 4 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
21:34 2019-06-05

7 Ways OnePlus and OxygenOS Beat Google's Stock Android OnePlus phones just keep getting better and better, but what’s not often talked about very much is the software that comes pre-installed on board. It’s Android, but it’s OnePlus’ own brand of Android ...
18:00 2019-07-15

Android 'Fast Share' is Google's answer to Apple's AirDrop Android Beam was Google's attempt at delivering a seamless local sharing feature on Android devices, in the vein of Apple's AirDrop. Introduced in 2011, Android Beam is an NFC-based system that allows...
12:17 2019-07-01

Preview of Firefox's new Android browser available in Google Play Store Mozilla announced today that the new Firefox browser for Android, once code-named "Fenix," is now available from the Google Play Store under the title "Firefox Preview." The new browser is driven by M...
06:34 2019-06-28

Google Pauses Android Q Beta 5 Rollout Shortly After Its Debut Android Q Beta 5 was released on Wednesday for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, and Pixel 3 XL as well as the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL....
09:34 2019-07-11

Google launches Android Q Beta 5 with gestural navigation updates Google today launched Android Q Beta 5 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
21:00 2019-07-10

Report: Google argues the Huawei ban would hurt its Android monopoly Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Trump administration would probably describe its Huawei export ban as a move that improves national security by keeping China's pet telecom company out...
01:17 2019-06-08

Latest Google Chrome version for Android has two great improvements The Google Chrome browser for Android is getting an update to version 75 (75.0.3770.67), which includes a password manager. The latter, according to Google, will help create "strong and unique" passw...
08:00 2019-06-11

Google Calendar update adds Dark Mode on Android Google has just announced that the long-awaited dark mode is now rolling out on Android for two of its apps: Calendar and Keep. Ahead of Android Q's release, Google has decided to bring dark mode to m...
22:17 2019-05-21

Android's new Fast Share is Google's answer to Apple AirDrop Earlier this year, Google revealed that its next mobile OS release – Android Q – would be losing support for Android Beam, the closest thing the iOS competitor has to Apple’s AirD...
07:00 2019-07-01

Exclusive: Google appears to have leveraged Android dominance - India watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its Android mobile operating system, Indian officials fo...
14:51 2019-06-28

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Android....
15:51 2019-06-28

Google explains how it created dark theme on three apps and Android Auto A post put up today on the Google Design website shares how Google developed dark themes for three separate apps and Android Auto. The apps include Photos, Calendar, and News. Just in case you don't k...
02:17 2019-06-29

Huawei Mate 20 Pro makes a comeback on Google's Android Q beta program When Google officially announced the Android Q beta program at Google IO 2019 in early May, it revealed 21 handsets that were part of the beta program. One of those handsets was Huawei's Mat...
10:34 2019-05-31

China's Huawei awaits U.S. Commerce nod on resuming usage of Google Android China's Huawei said on Monday it is awaiting guidance from the U.S. Department of Commerce on whether it can resume using Google's Android mobile operating system on upcoming smartphones....
05:17 2019-07-02

Google Assistant launch gesture officially arrives on Android Q beta From the very start, Google intended to fine-tune the gesture-based navigation system it introduced with Android Pie in an effort to make poking around phones with edge-to-edge screens feel a lot more...
21:34 2019-07-10

Android Creator Concealed Google Payments From Wife, Lawsuit Alleges Rubin's estranged wife Rie Hirabaru Rubin alleged that he and a former attorney conspired to convince her to sign a premarital agreement a few days before they were married....
17:17 2019-07-03

Tech Stocks Sink After Google Cuts Huawei Off Android Support Selling was especially heavy among semiconductor stocks, as investors grappled with the prospect that the administration order cuts off the flow of crucial microchips to Huawei, a major customer....
15:34 2019-05-21

Google deals Huawei major blow by cutting Android licence Google is set to revoke Huawei's access to its Android mobile operating system, dealing the Chinese company a major blow in accordance with US sanctions....
18:17 2019-05-21

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated with a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a password manager that creates "strong and unique" pas...
09:51 2019-06-16

Google just dealt a huge blow to Huawei, reportedly cutting it off from Android updates It was only about two months ago that Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer products division, was telling a German newspaper that the beleaguered Chinese smartphone brand had been prepping a...
14:38 2019-05-21

Samsung has renewed its Android license deal with Google citing 'stable collaboration' Despite Google's run-ins with the European Union laws regarding its Mobile Application Distribution Agreements (MADA) with phone makers, Samsung has taken the recent plunge to sign precisely that with...
16:34 2019-05-23

Google made a change in Android 9 to improve battery life; now some app developers are steamed Several developers have posted complaints on Google's issue tracker website for Android (via Android Police). The problem is that starting with Android 9 Pie, Google has limited the number of times an...
02:00 2019-05-28

Google asks Android developers to categorize apps based on content and target age Google is asking Android developers for help correctly categorizing apps based on their target age group, partly to keep kids from using innapropriate apps.Read More...
17:34 2019-05-29

Huawei Not Losing Access to Android Updates, Google Apps After Trump U-Turn With US President Donald Trump providing reprieve to Huawei, Google can now work with it and continue to sell its Android license to the smartphone maker....
10:00 2019-07-01

House panel to authorize subpoenas for Trump aides The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee will consider authorizing subpoenas this week to compel testimony from a dozen current and former Trump administration officials, including Jared Kush...
20:34 2019-07-09

Google confirms 2017 supply-chain attack that sneaked backdoor on Android devices (credit: Alexandre Dulaunoy / Flickr) Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the factories of manufacturers, Google researchers confir...
23:00 2019-06-06

UPDATE 2-U.S. House panel to authorize subpoenas for Trump aides The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee will consider authorizing subpoenas this week to compel testimony from a dozen current and former Trump administration officials, including Jared Kush...
07:00 2019-07-10

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phone unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million installs, played ads to help the hackers collect revenu...
06:51 2019-06-05

By calling Huawei Android fork a security risk, Google contradicts its own open source arguments Google is reportedly lobbying for a Huawei trade ban exemption, but by calling an Android fork a security risk, it contradicts its own open source argument.Read More...
18:00 2019-06-07

House Democrats move to authorize subpoenas for Trump officials and immigration documents The House Judiciary Committee moved Tuesday to authorize subpoenas for two separate issues: an array of documents and testimony related to the administration's immigration policies and to former and c...
18:51 2019-07-09

Android Q(&A): Android Engineers take us on a deep dive of Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) As has become tradition for Ars at Google I/O, we recently sat down with some of the people who make Android to learn abou...
16:00 2019-07-03

Former Google exec, Android co-founder accused of having a 'sex ring' in sensational complaint Former Google exec paid $90 million for exit, despite harassment complaints. Ex-wife's divorce complaint is a stunner, even for Silicon Valley.       ...
12:17 2019-07-03

iPadOS: iPads get their own operating system During the WWDC 2019 keynote, Apple confirmed that iPads will be ditching iOS for a distinct operating system. They're calling it...iPadOS.While the name isn't too surprising, it's clea...
05:17 2019-06-04

Apple filings hint at new iPads coming soon Apple has been busy in the tablet space this year between the new iPad Air and an overdue iPad mini update, but what about everybody else? You're getting your fix soon, apparently. MySmartPrice...
22:17 2019-07-10

Nokia 3 Starts Receiving Android 9 Pie Update With May Android Security Patch Nokia 3 gets official Android 9.0 Pie update. The Android 9 Pie update for Nokia 3 is rolling out now over-the-air (OTA) and will reach all devices over the coming days....
17:17 2019-06-03

Arkansas newspaper gambles on free iPads as the future HOPE, Ark. (AP) — The publisher of the largest newspaper in Arkansas has said by the end of the year, the publication will no longer print or deliver daily editions and will instead distribute iPads f...
15:51 2019-05-25

Apple’s new Files app makes iPads better laptop replacements Apple has long insisted that iPads represent its vision for the future of computing, but they've always lacked one key feature that made them less than ideal for actual work: proper file manageme...
04:17 2019-06-04

eBay voucher code knocks 15% off all tech for today only - iPads, consoles, TVs and more Today's new eBay voucher code is a great chance to save some money on a huge range of electronics. You'll have to be quick though as the voucher code expires at midnight tonight.While 10% an...
12:34 2019-05-24

Comcast's Xfinity Mobile starts selling iPads and Apple Watch Xfinity Mobile, Comcast's wireless carrier that operates as an MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) on Verizon's network, has decided to expand its offering two years after launch. Besides phones, X...
18:34 2019-06-27

Amazon's Discounting Apple's Latest iPads, Including Best-Ever iPad Pro Prices Whether you require the raw power, advanced screen, and superior camera, and USB-C connectivity of the latest and greatest iPad Pros, or if the standard 9.7 iPad can fulfill your tablet needs, Amazon’...
18:00 2019-05-31

Apple is making it easier for developers to create a single app that works on both iPads and Macs (AAPL) Apple Apple is making it easier for developers to bring their iPad apps to Mac computers, the company announced at WWDC 2019. This will blur the lines between mobile devices and computers, making f...
23:17 2019-06-03

Apple makes Comcast and Charter sell iPads, other devices as part of mobile deal Apple made Comcast and Charter agree to sell iPads, Apple TVs and other lower-volume devices as part of the cable companies' deal to offer the iPhone on their mobile service....
23:51 2019-06-13

iPhones are getting too fat Back in 2015, we had a poll which asked participants to choose between a very thin phone with okay battery life, or a thicker phone with bigger battery, and thus – longer battery life. The results wer...
11:17 2019-05-28

iPhones are getting a bit too fat Back in 2015, we had a poll which asked participants to choose between a very thin phone with okay battery life, or a thicker phone with bigger battery, and thus – longer battery life. The results wer...
02:00 2019-05-28

Germans can soon use their iPhones as virtual ID cards iOS 13's newly expanded NFC support will be useful for more than just hopping on the subway. Germany is taking advantage of the upcoming software's support for Apple-approved NFC identificat...
07:51 2019-06-18

Apple says iPhones can now be fixed at all U.S. Best Buy stores Apple Inc and Best Buy Co Inc said on Wednesday that they have extended a partnership that will allow the Minneapolis-based retailer's technicians fix iPhones at any Best Buy store in the United State...
17:51 2019-06-19

Kuo: Only 2 iPhones will get 5G in 2020, but all will use OLED screens A respected analyst says Apple will produce all of its new iPhones with OLED next year, but keep 5G as an ultra-premium feature for only 2 models.Read More...
21:00 2019-06-17

Apple is looking into building foldable iPhones out of glass Samsung wasted the opportunity to become the first major smartphone vendor to launch a foldable handset, as the Galaxy Fold turned out to have a few design flaws that compromised the screens during re...
03:17 2019-05-30

Apple Developer Conference Unveils What's Next for iPhones and More At Apple’s annual developer conference, the iPhone maker has introduced a “Sign-In With Apple” capability in a privacy push against Google and Facebook. The feature will allow users to sign in to apps...
21:17 2019-06-03

Foxconn suggests it could manufacture all US iPhones outside of China In light of all the threats Donald Trump has made in regards to increasing import tariffs on Chinese-made goods, shares of Apple have been particularly volatile as of late. In early May, for example, ...
04:34 2019-06-12

Apple announces iPhones can now be repaired at all Best Buy stores in the US Apple and Best Buy have teamed up to make it easier for iPhone owners to have their devices repaired when the need arises. The Cupertino-based company announced that all Best Buy stores in the United ...
23:51 2019-06-19

2020 Apple iPhones could be first to use a more powerful chip architecture The smaller the process used to fabricate chips, the more transistors fit inside the densely packed space inside. That means higher performance and better energy consumption. For example, the original...
05:17 2019-06-13

Little known iOS 13 feature will prevent Apple from throttling iPhones in the future Now that Apple iPhone users aren't automatically upgrading to the latest model every year or two, the longevity of the phone's battery is more important than ever. You might recall 2017's Batterygate....
05:17 2019-06-13

Apple reveals new privacy and security features for iPhones Apple renewed its focus on privacy at its annual developer conference, as well introducing a period tracker for the Apple Watch and announcing new software...
14:00 2019-06-04

Huawei founder doesn't want China to ban Apple's iPhones It’s no secret that Huawei is currently in a bit of hot water, with the US Government officially limiting the scope of business the Chinese-based tech giant can do with American companies, but ...
10:17 2019-05-28

Apple is expected to launch 3 new iPhones this year — here's everything we know so far (AAPL) Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Apple is expected to release three iPhones again this fall. One of the most notable changes expected is a new three-lens camera system. Other potential updates could incl...
22:17 2019-06-01

New mail and messaging tools expected for iPhones, WWDC Against storm cloud of controversy, Apple will try to wow app makers with new features for their apps and upgraded tools for recent iPhones.        ...
16:51 2019-05-30

A warranty fraudster tricked Apple into replacing 1,500 fake iPhones Apparently, some counterfeit iPhones are good enough to fool Apple itself -- especially if they can't be switched on. Quan Jiang, a Chinese national living in Oregon, allegedly took advantage of ...
16:34 2019-05-23

2020 iPhones: OLED displays, different sizes, 5G support on two models Apple iPhone XS and XS MaxThis year’s iPhone upgrades will reportedly focus primarily on the cameras, but according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple has a number of important physical and internal chang...
23:00 2019-06-17

Apple’s quiet CryptoKit launch could bolster blockchain on iPhones A new developer framework will give Apple's developers the ability to create encryption keys and store them in the Secure Enclaves of its devices.Read More...
18:00 2019-06-07

Samsung reportedly seeking compensation because Apple isn’t selling enough iPhones While Samsung keeps comparing its flagship phones to the latest iPhones that Apple makes in the hopes of convincing customers that Galaxy phones are a better option, Samsung is also a huge fan of the ...
08:51 2019-06-22

Facing tariffs, Foxconn promises to assemble U.S. iPhones outside China A U.S.-China trade war won't imperil production of Apple's flagship product, as its key manufacturer has capacity outside China to supply U.S. demand.Read More...
16:34 2019-06-11

Apple's India-made top-end iPhones to hit stores next month: source Apple Inc's top-end iPhones, assembled in India by Foxconn's local unit, are likely to hit Indian stores next month, a source said, potentially helping the tech giant drop prices in the world's second...
20:51 2019-07-11

Live radio playback hits some HomePods and iPhones ahead of iOS 13 Testing in Germany reveals that one of iOS 13's new features, playback of live radio stations, is already partially working on iOS 12.3 devices.Read More...
14:51 2019-07-01

Apple may launch three 5G iPhones in 2020, as well as a cheap iPhone 8 replacement Apple will launch three new iPhones this September: The direct successors to the iPhone XS, XS Max, and iPhone XR. The iPhone 11 series, as we’ve been calling it, will look a lot like the 2018 s...
15:34 2019-07-09

Apple previews upcoming software changes as it attempts to diversify beyond iPhones The revisions previewed Monday during a conference in San Jose, California, included a new feature that will let people log into apps and other services with an Apple ID instead of relying on similar ...
12:00 2019-06-04

The 2019 iPhones will 'lack novelty' features, analysts suggest iPhone 11 CAD-based renderIn a year where Google and Samsung appear to be upping their game in almost every department, Apple is reportedly planning just a handful of upgrades for its next-gen iPhones...
05:51 2019-06-14

China’s Supply of Minerals for iPhones and Missiles Could Be a Risky Trade Weapon The country dominates production of the rare earths used in myriad technologies, but tangled global supply chains make it hard to hit the U.S. directly....
18:34 2019-05-23

Chinese man guilty of sending 1,500 fake iPhones to Apple in warranty fraud SALEM, Ore. — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on and should be replaced under warranty. He didn’t jus...
06:51 2019-05-23

Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fake iPhones in Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $900,000 A Chinese national and former engineering student in Oregon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods in a scheme that defrauded Apple out of roughly 1,500 iPhones.R...
11:17 2019-05-23

Before Apple iPods and iPhones, there was Sony Walkman. 40 years of portable music If you wanted to listen to music a generation ago, it wasn't in your phone. You likely did it with a Sony Walkman. The original debuted July 1, 1979.       ...
19:00 2019-07-01

Apple Disables Watch Walkie Talkie App Due to Security Flaw That Let You Eavesdrop on iPhones Due to an unspecified security vulnerability, Apple has decided to disable the Walkie Talkie app as it could potentially allow a person to eavesdrop on another’s iPhone.Read more......
17:34 2019-07-11

THE FUTURE OF APPLE: The road ahead for the tech giant is services, not iPhones (AAPL) Business Insider Intelligence Apple is at a tipping point. The tech giant’s fiscal Q1 2019 represented the first time in more than a decade the company saw declines in both revenue and profit du...
05:51 2019-05-24

iOS 13 image hints that Apple will make a long rumored change to the 2019 iPhones While the early buzz has Apple continuing to equip the upcoming iPhone 11 series with its proprietary Lightning port, an illustration found in iOS 13 seems to indicate otherwise. As noted on a tweet d...
20:17 2019-06-10

NYPD cop tried to cover tracks in murder-for-hire plot by smashing iPhones: court docs The NYPD cop who allegedly hired a hit man to knock off her estranged husband and her boyfriend’s daughter has been indicted. Disgraced cop Valerie Cincinelli was hit with two counts of murder for hir...
21:34 2019-05-30

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
20:17 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
05:34 2019-06-03

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the ...
04:17 2019-06-23

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Google Maps is filled with false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
21:34 2019-06-20

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
08:17 2019-06-03

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
05:34 2019-06-03

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those artic...
01:00 2019-06-04

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
20:00 2019-07-11

Google defends listening to “OK Google” queries after voice recordings leak Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, ...
21:51 2019-07-11

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Googl...
15:34 2019-06-06

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
04:17 2019-06-03

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their ...
23:51 2019-07-11

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it shou...
06:17 2019-07-10

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
01:34 2019-06-03

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
22:00 2019-07-12

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on...
18:34 2019-06-27

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someon...
00:00 2019-06-21

World Emoji Day: Here's a look at what's coming soon to iPhones and Androids Here are some of the 59 new emojis coming to Apple devices and 65 coming to Android devices. Apple & Google released photos ahead of World Emoji Day.       ...
08:00 2019-07-17

Best Phones Under Rs. 30,000 in India Right Now Samsung Galaxy A70 and Vivo V15 PRo feature in our top picks for best phones under Rs. 30,000. Other phones include Asus ZenFone 5Z, Oppo R17 Pro, and OnePlus 6T....
10:17 2019-05-28

5G phones: these are going to be the first next-gen handsets Update: The first 5G phones are now available to buy in some regions and ever more are being announced and rumored.We're now starting to see 5G networks get switched on in a few parts of the worl...
18:00 2019-05-22

Best Phones Under Rs. 7,000 in India Right Now Best phones under Rs. 7,000 include Realme C2 and Asus ZenFone Max M1. Other top mobiles under 7000 include Redmi 6A, Infinix Note 5, and Infinix Smart 3 Plus. Our bonus picks are Lenovo K9 and Nokia....
13:34 2019-07-04

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
23:00 2019-06-13

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration...
07:51 2019-06-22

Forget about 5G phones, the always-on 5G Windows 10 PC is almost here The first 5G networks are here in several markets, including the US, Korea, and Europe, and buyers already have access to a bunch of exciting 5G smartphones, including the Galaxy S10 5G and OnePlus 5G...
16:17 2019-05-27

The best cheap phones in the US 2019 The best cheap phone in the US can be a little difficult to choose, as it's won't always come down to which phone launches at a low starting price. Some of the best cheap smartphones are act...
23:34 2019-06-20

New 5G phones may not get much cheaper for 2-3 years There are a handful of 5G phones available right now – if you're lucky enough to live in an area covered by the early rollout of the next generation network – and they all have one ...
18:34 2019-07-01

The best USB power banks for phones and tablets By Sarah Witman This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commis...
03:34 2019-06-08

Best LG phones 2019: finding the best LG phone for you LG's phones may not seem like the most exciting devices on the market, as Samsung and Apple continue to dominate the premium smartphone space. Even the best LG phones have a bit of trouble keepin...
14:00 2019-07-08

Best "affordable flagship" phones in 2019 What are the best "affordable flagship phones" this year? To answer that, we have to first define the curious phenomenon of a "budget flagship". First, we know that people want the best phone they can...
15:17 2019-06-11

Two new Motorola phones coming soon: One Action and One Pro Motorola is on fire this year and not without reason, as Lenovo recently announced that the US-based company is profitable once more. After successfully launching the One Vision, Motorola is readying ...
11:17 2019-05-28

Best phones under Rs 15,000 in India for June 2019 One of the extremely crowded mobile phone segment, the sub-Rs 15,000 budget range is making Indian consumers spoilt for choices. This particular segment is filled with phones by companies like Xiaomi,...
12:51 2019-06-06

Are foldable phones dead on arrival now? This year was supposed to be a paradigm-shifting one, where we go from the plebeian flat and rigid phone screens to getting a taste of the future where we will fold and roll and unfurl like the benevo...
16:17 2019-05-30

Best Mobile Phones to Buy Under Rs. 25,000 in India Today Best mobile phones under 25000: Poco F1 and Vivo V11 Pro feature in our top picks of best smartphones priced below Rs. 25,000. The list also includes Nokia 8, and Oppo F11 Pro....
17:34 2019-05-25

UN panel: Connect half the world, and $20 phones can help UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent U.N. panel is calling for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people, and a senior Google executive says mobile ...
03:34 2019-06-11

The Triggers That Make Us Check Our Phones Most Often... and How to Fight Them Reaching for your phone in moments of silence, or because you simply struggle to disconnect, can be socially rude and emotionally tiring (especially if you’re a news fan). University of Washington res...
22:00 2019-05-27

The best Samsung phones of 2019: finding the right Galaxy for you There are a lot of good Samsung phones out there from today and yesteryear, but how do they rank against each other? We're here to help you find out.Samsung is the biggest name in Android phones,...
18:34 2019-06-10

China loads surveillance app onto tourists' phones China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several m...
13:34 2019-07-03

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
16:00 2019-07-03

Sprint 5G: coverage map, phones and speed tests The Sprint 5G coverage map is live in select US cities and they’re the second American carrier with a 5G phone. That’s a pretty good start for the nation’s fourth-largest network....
11:00 2019-06-08

Best budget smartphones in India 2019: phones under Rs 10,000 When it comes to more affordable smartphones there are devices existing in the market that have the latest mid-range processors, priced affordably.Moreover, there is a lot to come. We were expect...
12:51 2019-06-06

EE stops selling Huawei phones as it launches 5G EE will not be selling the next generation of Huawei phones due to concerns about whether the devices could receive operating system updates from Google....
12:51 2019-05-22

Many Teens Check Their Phones in Middle of Night Teenagers are so attached to their smartphones that more than a third of them wake up in the middle of the night and check the devices, according to a new survey....
09:01 2019-05-29

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it has been reported....
14:51 2019-07-03

Huawei has already shipped 100 million phones in 2019 After shipping 206 million smartphones last year (half of them sent out of China), Huawei delivered 59 million units in the first quarter of this year. That was up 50.3% on an annual basis and put Hua...
21:34 2019-06-21

How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach. That is what some families are doing to help kids. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
14:17 2019-07-08

Mediatek's 5G chipsets are ready for cheaper next-gen phones The first wave of 5G devices carried a high premium, but MediaTek is working hard to ensure that budget handsets aren't left behind. The company has announced a new 5G-compatible system-on-chip t...
14:34 2019-05-29

Verizon 5G: phones, coverage map and rollout cities While Verizon started rolling out 5G for homes last fall, it's currently bringing the next generation of mobile communication tech online with a nationwide rollout this year. But where is it comi...
00:17 2019-06-01

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on its pu...
11:34 2019-06-07

Verizon to start locking phones for 60 days Verizon has succeeded in gaining a partial waiver from the "C-block rules" put in place in 2007 which allows the carrier to add a temporary lock on all new phones....
18:51 2019-06-27

Autocar confidential: Seat phones it in, Hyundai-Kia tries some DIY and more People aren't buying the XE because they haven't driven it, says Jaguar's marketing director Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In ...
02:17 2019-06-28

T-Mobile 5G: phones, coverage map and cities rollout Next-gen 5G mobile networks are starting to launch all over the country to help users casually download data at lightning-fast speeds, and T-Mobile has its own.But unlike Verizon, Sprint and AT&T, T-M...
05:34 2019-06-01

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant, dealing another blow to its boomin...
14:51 2019-06-07

The number of Nokia phones on US carriers grows to four with the 3.1 A and 3.1 C While the entry-level Nokia 2.2 is not officially scheduled for a commercial US release (at least not yet), the revived and rapidly growing brand already has a couple of other Android handsets headed ...
16:00 2019-06-07

Parents Name Their Baby 'Google' After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it.Read more......
18:00 2019-07-15

Huawei reportedly cuts shipments of its flagship phones After being banned from accessing its U.S. supply chain, Huawei decided in May to stop taking orders for its low and mid-range handsets that aren't powered by the company's Kirin chipsets. Huawei has ...
02:34 2019-06-20

The best smartphone of 2019: 15 top mobile phones tested and ranked Our best smartphone list brings you 15 of the best phones available right now, but if you already have your mobile OS alliance set you'll want to check out either our best Android phone or best i...
18:34 2019-06-10

LG's 5G Phones in Doubt as Chip Deal With Qualcomm Set to Expire LG's new 5G smartphone looked uncertain on Wednesday after the firm said it was unable to narrow differences with Qualcomm to renew a chip licence deal that is due to expire this month....
14:17 2019-06-12

Apple and Huawei make the toughest phones, says study It may not come as a surprise that Apple makes quality phones that rarely need to be repaired - after all, it makes the most expensive phones on average - but putting Huawei high up on that list is pr...
16:00 2019-06-07

The best Motorola phones of 2019: find the best Moto smartphone for you If you're looking at an affordable smartphone, you've surely noticed that there are plenty of Motorola handsets covering a variety of lower price points, which can make it a bit confusing wh...
18:34 2019-06-10

Amazon's Big Sale on Mobile Phones Kicks Off, Here Are the Best Offers Amazon's Fab Phones Fest sale has kicked off today with deals and offers on a bunch of popular smartphones. The sale will continue until June 13. We have picked out some of the best deals and offers.....
10:17 2019-06-10

Surveillance app installed on phones of Xinjiang visitors: report China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several m...
15:34 2019-07-03

Flipkart and Amazon Sales: The Best Offers on Mobile Phones Flipkart Big Billion Days and Amazon Prime Day sales are currently live and you can grab some decent offers on mobile phones. We have handpicked the best deals you can grab on some popular smartphones...
13:17 2019-07-16

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, Oppo Reno 5G, and more 5G phones hit UK shelves We're slowly seeing 5G in the UK become a larger-scale operation – first Vodafone made the first 5G phone available to buy, then EE launched the first 5G network with one phone running on ...
12:51 2019-06-07

EE drops Huawei phones from its 5G network launch lineup BT-owned mobile operator follows Google’s move and says it will put devices ‘on pause’The BT-owned mobile operator EE will turn on the UK’s first 5G network on 30 May in six cities, but has dropped Hu...
16:51 2019-05-22

Facebook will no longer preinstall its apps on Huawei phones Facebook will no longer pre-install its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese firm as it struggles in the wake of a U.S. trade ban.Read More...
13:00 2019-06-07

Best dual-camera phones in India for July 2019 Dual-camera phones are not particularly new. However, since the Apple iPhone 7 Plus was announced in 2016, manufacturers have been finding new routes to produce the best camera on phones with the help...
18:51 2019-07-15

Best phones in Australia 2019: top 10 smartphones tested and ranked UPDATE: Samsung's powerful Galaxy S10 5G has arrived and landed straight into our list of the best phones in Australia for 2019. Read on to find out where it placed!2018 was a stellar year for sm...
14:17 2019-07-10

Mobile Phones a Flight Danger? They Are on These Boeing Jets US government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes....
15:17 2019-07-19

Many teens sleep with their phones, survey finds — just like their parents Researchers long have warned that poor sleep habits from mobile usage can undermine cognitive functioning and mental health while increasing obesity rates....
07:51 2019-05-29

Canadian sentenced for selling encrypted phones to criminals SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Canadian man who sold encrypted Blackberry smartphones to criminals worldwide has been sentenced to nine years in prison. The San Diego Union-Tribune says Vincent Ramos was sentence...
09:51 2019-05-29

Best budget and affordable phones in 2019: a buyer's guide When it comes to technology, some people just don’t find it reasonable to spend crazy amounts of money on a gadget that gets old in just a couple of years. Yet, those same people still want the full s...
15:17 2019-06-11

Exclusive: Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on it...
08:17 2019-06-07

FCC ruling gives Verizon approval to lock new phones for 60 days Back in February, Verizon asked the FCC to allow it to SIM lock for 60 days all new phones that it sells. At the time, the nation's largest carrier said that it requested this to protect its customers...
18:34 2019-06-27

Best cheap phones 2019: our top budget mobiles in India Notches, the disappearing 3.5mm headphone jack and multiple cameras are all the rage this year. Not to mention making screens as bezel-less as possible. Once flagship models initiate a design or funct...
11:34 2019-06-20

Sheikh Hasina Phones PM Modi, Congratulates Him On Big Victory Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday telephoned her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his victory in the general elections during which the two leaders pledged to....
22:00 2019-05-23

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 di...
20:34 2019-06-06

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal info...
18:34 2019-07-02

China Clearly Signals It's Prepared to Use a Key Component in Phones as It Fights U.S. Trade War The Chinese government is showing signs that it’s ready to use rare earth metals as a bargaining chip in the trade war between the U.S. and China that’s escalated over recent weeks. China supplies rou...
21:51 2019-05-29

Huawei says European smart phones sales up 'in past few days' Huawei smartphone sales in Western Europe have risen "in the past few days" as customers grow more confident the Chinese company will weather U.S. sanctions imposed last month, an executive for the Ch...
18:00 2019-06-21

Forget the Galaxy Fold, Samsung Is Already Dreaming About Rollable Phones We’re a month and a half past the Galaxy Fold’s original launch date, but after Samsung delayed its debut in order to improve its durability, there’s still no concrete info regarding when the company’...
23:17 2019-06-12

EMUI 9.1 Beta Testing for 14 Huawei, Honor Phones Goes Live Huawei has kicked off EMUI 9.1 beta testing for a total of 14 Huawei and Honor-branded phones in China, with more devices set to get the beta update soon....
17:17 2019-06-03

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the a...
20:17 2019-07-02

WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware Enlarge (credit: Santeri Viinamäki) Attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed them to infect phones with advanced spyware made by Israeli developer NSO Group, the Finan...
15:00 2019-05-21

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 215 CPU brings modern features to budget phones It's high time modern features like dual cameras, longer aspect ratio displays and VoLTE calling to sub-$100 phones and with Qualcomm's latest chipset, they just might real soon. The new Sna...
15:17 2019-07-09

LG Elec's 5G phones in doubt as chip deal with Qualcomm set to expire Sales of LG Electronics Inc's new 5G smartphone looked uncertain on Wednesday after the firm said it was unable to narrow differences with Qualcomm Inc to renew a chip licence deal that is due to expi...
08:34 2019-06-12

'Tetris Royale' brings massive battles to phones worldwide Just a few weeks after its 35th birthday, Tetris is getting a new look. A Tetris battle royale game is coming to mobile. N3TWORK and The Tetris Company Inc. announced that they've partnered to de...
23:34 2019-06-28

Phones with under-display cameras are not coming this year, and there's a good reason for that We recently got our first-ever look at working under-display selfie camera prototypes, developed by Oppo and Xiaomi. Despite the short running time and low resolution of the video, it still managed to...
14:51 2019-06-05

Flipkart Kicks Off a New Sale With Offers on Popular Mobile Phones Flipkart is running its Month-End Mobiles Fest sale this week. The sale will run till May 31 and will offer discounts and bundled offers on a number of popular smartphones....
10:17 2019-05-28

Remember flip phones? These cellphones and smartphones no longer exist 24/7 Tempo looked at media reports, product reviews, sales data and company websites to identify popular mobile phones that have been discontinued.       ...
14:00 2019-07-19

Deal: Samsung's Galaxy S10 phones are up to $200 off with activation on any major carrier If you're in need of a Galaxy S10 smartphone and you don't plan to buy it unlocked, Samsung has a new offer for you. The company is currently taking up to $200 off most of its Galaxy S10 models* when ...
07:34 2019-05-29

Pixel handsets will soon receive an update to make the phones run faster Earlier this month there was talk that the Digital Wellbeing feature was causing Google's Pixel handsets to slow down. Digital Wellbeing is an application that measures how much time a user spends on ...
04:34 2019-05-30

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental hea...
03:51 2019-06-18

Huawei P30 Lite, Y9, More Phones to Get GPU Turbo 3.0, EROFS File System Huawei's budget phones like the P30 Lite, P20 Lite, Nova 3i, and Huawei Y9 are all going to get GPU Turbo 3.0 and the new file system EROFS in the future....
18:00 2019-07-17

‘Disturbing’ number of Manhattan cyclists use phones while riding: study Don’t hold the phone! Nearly one-third of Manhattan cyclists are distracted by electronics while riding, according to a new study – triple the amount observed by the same researcher six years ago. The...
04:00 2019-06-20

New York subway riders will be able to use phones and credit cards to pay the fare May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.     &...
18:17 2019-05-23

Foldable phones and pop-up cameras go like eggs and bacon, thinks Oppo If you thought that those foldable unicorns of a phone will save us from things popping out from your handset's body, you are sorely mistaken, thought Oppo, and filed a bunch of patents detailing just...
13:17 2019-06-10

Brazil Justice minister laments hack of prosecutors’ phones Brazil’s justice minister is lamenting the hacking of phones of several prosecutors involved in a sprawling anti-graft probe that has put dozens of top politicians and businessmen in jail...
06:51 2019-06-10

Chinese officials reportedly installed spyware on tourist phones Travelers attempting to cross into China's Xinjiang region from neighboring Kyrgyzstan have reportedly had spyware installed on their smartphones by border agents according to a recent investigat...
20:01 2019-07-03

ARM's latest chip designs promise 60 percent faster AI on phones ARM isn't boasting about PC-crushing performance like it did in 2018, but it still has plenty of swagger going into Computex 2019. The designer has unveiled two new chip architectures that promi...
11:00 2019-05-27

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp will no longer be pre-loaded on Huawei phones While Huawei continues to see a road ahead for its US government-threatened smartphone division, the exodus of major business partners, key components suppliers, and allies is far from over, posing ne...
16:00 2019-06-07

Motorola's Memorial Day sale will include deals on Moto G7, G6, and other phones Motorola Mobility is about to kick off a sale that celebrates Memorial Day, which this year falls on Monday, May 27. The sale begins tomorrow, May 24, and will allow US customers to save on some of Mo...
10:51 2019-05-24

Motorola's Memorial Day sale includes deals on Moto G7, G6, and other phones Motorola Mobility has kicked off a sale that celebrates Memorial Day, which this year falls on Monday, May 27. The sale began today, May 24, allowing US customers to save on some of Motorola's most po...
16:17 2019-05-24

Huawei executive says European smart phones sales up 'in past few days' Huawei smart phones sales in western European countries have risen "in the past few days" as customers grow more confident the Chinese company will weather U.S. sanctions levied last month, a European...
13:00 2019-06-21

These Premium Phones Will Receive Discounts on Prime Day 2019 Sale in India Amazon Prime Day 2019 sale kicks off next week and the online marketplace has revealed a list of popular premium smartphones that will receive discounts during the sale....
14:17 2019-07-08

Walmart makes it super easy for AT&T customers to upgrade their phones online Walmart has been trying to diversify its business and services in a number of interesting ways lately, competing against arch-rival Amazon in terms of both voice shopping experiences and ultra-low-cos...
10:51 2019-06-18

Vietnam's Vingroup in deal with Fujitsu unit, Qualcomm to make 5G phones Vingroup JSC, Vietnam's biggest-listed firm by market value, said on Friday it had signed a deal with Qualcomm and a unit of Japan's Fujitsu Ltd to produce 5G smartphones in the country....
07:51 2019-06-28

You can't enforce a ban on mobile phones in the classroom – we should teach kids to hate them instead | Van Badham Ours is a desperate hour, we can try to learn to read phones, cynically and powerfullyThe Australian state of Victoria has just banned mobile phones in the classroom. This is a noble intention, but a ...
12:34 2019-06-28

Flipkart Month-End Mobiles Fest Sale: Best Offers on Mobile Phones Flipkart is offering discounts on mobile phones during its Month-End Mobiles Fest sale this week. The sale will continue through May 31 and will offer discounts on a number of popular smartphones....
10:17 2019-05-29

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
23:00 2019-07-02

10 best cheap phones: For summer travel, leave your $1,000 iPhone or Galaxy at home As you head out for summer fun, an affordable second phone lets you play without worry. Some of these handsets have rugged features, others are more pocketable for summer clothes, and most are easy to...
16:00 2019-05-24

Living with a huge, 5000mAh-battery phone, and why 1000-dollar phones don't have one A couple of weeks ago, my SIM card found itself inside a phone quite unlike the rest. I switched to the Asus ZenFone 6, a Snapdragon 855-powered phone that stands out with its no-notch display, flippy...
14:17 2019-05-27

Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza Sale Kicks Off With Offers on These Mobile Phones Flipkart Mobile sale has kicked off today with offers on a number of popular smartphones. The Flipkart sale will run from June 17 to June 21 and will offer discounts and bundled offers on a bunch of.....
10:00 2019-06-17

Asus ROG Phone 2 will catch up to Razer Phones with key screen technology upgrade Asus is quickly ramping up the buzz-building efforts for the company's sophomore gaming smartphone effort, which was only recently confirmed for a firm July release (at least in China) in partnership ...
15:34 2019-06-12

New Huawei phones won't have Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram pre-installed, report says Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on Huawei smartphones in order to comply with government restrictions.        ...
17:00 2019-06-07

Google Glass still exists: Meet Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. These are the safety-goggles version. [credit: Google ] ...
16:34 2019-05-21

Verizon Father's Day sale includes free phones, discounts on flagships, smartwatches Verizon has a handful of interesting Father's Day deals that cover all price tiers. Either you're an Apple or an Android fans, there's something good waiting for you on Verizon's website, if you plan ...
08:00 2019-06-11

Tech news roundup: FBI's most wanted cybercriminals, mid-priced phones, and a smarter Roomba Karen Roby reports on this weeks biggest tech news which includes, the FBI's most wanted cybercriminals, a look at new mid-priced phones, a smarter Roomba, and the best websites for resumes....
17:34 2019-05-31

Huawei could be allowed to continue releasing phones with standard microSD card support The P30 and P30 Pro come with proprietary Nano Memory Card technologyHuawei has a long way to go before reassuring its customers and potential buyers of existing and future devices that everything wil...
19:34 2019-05-29

ACCC sues Samsung for 'misleading' water-resistant claims on Galaxy phones Australia’s consumer watchdog alleges electronics giant deceived customers with claims made in more than 300 adsThe consumer watchdog is taking Samsung to court, accusing the technology company of mis...
06:00 2019-07-04

Stolen phones, British homes and wine for breakfast – Arles photography festival A superstore gets taken over, a veteran Czech survives a two-decade bender, Brits are glimpsed through their homes, and kids in Hungary go to war … this year’s Les Rencontres d’Arles is full of edgy e...
23:51 2019-07-05

Burner Phones, Leaks to Journalists: Regulators Probe Suspected Insider-Trading Scheme A former Citigroup employee was the alleged middleman in what authorities believe may be an insider trading scheme, according to people familiar with the matter and disclosures in a U.K. court case....
11:17 2019-06-28

Border agents confiscated lawmakers’ phones. Joaquin Castro captured photo and video anyway. Members of congress were not supposed to take images inside the border detention center in El Paso. The congressman said Americans needed to see what is inside....
07:00 2019-07-03

Are young people growing horns because of mobile phones? Not so fast | Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz Mobile phones probably aren’t turning young people into literal demons from hell just yetPeople are strange about mobile phones. On the one hand, we can’t live without them. A modern existence is almo...
11:17 2019-06-21

Spansive’s first wireless charger powers multiple phones simultaneously and works through thick cases When Pi Charging (winner of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017) rebranded as Spansive last month, the company also dropped plans for its previously shown cone-shaped charger capable of charging phones placed ...
20:34 2019-05-23

Authorities Seize Phones and Computers of Michigan Officials in Flint Water Crisis Investigation Michigan authorities have seized the state-owned phone of former Governor Rick Snyder that was, until recently, in government storage, according to the Associated Press. The phones of 65 current and f...
15:34 2019-06-04

Global consumers shun Huawei phones online; Samsung and Xiaomi benefit in some markets The fears of eventually losing updates to the Android operating system and Android apps are turning consumers away from Huawei phones. Just the other day, we told you about declining sales in Europe a...
01:17 2019-05-25

Delhi High Court prohibits Asus from selling phones under ZenFone brand from July 23 in India Asus will no longer be able to sell phones under the name of ZenFone in India starting July 23. The company was gearing up to launch its next flagship product, ZenFone 6 in India very soon but someone...
12:51 2019-06-06

How Does iOS 13 Stack Up to Android Q? Forget Game of Thrones. The greatest story ever told was one of two highly heralded platforms: iOS and Android. They’re in constant competition, and there’s never a shortage of shade, whether it’s App...
19:01 2019-06-04

The 3 Best Android Tablets 1: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Price: $449.99  Product description Samsung’s tablets have long been one of the safest go-tos for Android users, and the company’s current lineup is no exception. One s...
16:51 2019-05-21

The best Android games There are loads of great games available for Android, but how can you pick out the gems from the dross, and amazing touchscreen experiences from botched console ports? With our lists, that’s ho...
12:51 2019-05-23

Can You Actually Use iCloud on Windows and Android? Whisper it quietly, but a few holes are starting to appear in Apple’s walled garden: AirPlay on TVs. Apple Music on Android. iCloud on the web. And now, a revamped, updated iCloud app for Windows. As ...
22:17 2019-06-15

Best Android phone 2019: which should you buy? The best Android phones of 2019 are looking very intriguing with slimmer bezels and some startling new designs. Given the growing number of killer Android smartphones, it can hard to pick the best one...
23:51 2019-06-19

How to Set Up 'Guest Mode' on Your Android No matter how clean or secure your phone is, we all experience some anxiety when someone borrows it—even if only for a few minutes. For better or worse, we use our smartphones to manage critical parts...
08:17 2019-06-28

10 top tennis games for Android and iOS Strawberries and cream, white uniforms and a lot of grunting - there are few events so ingrained in the psyche as Wimbledon. Not all are lucky enough to be able to attend the event in person howe...
10:17 2019-07-06

Anonymize Your Android Browsing with Tor's New App After several months of testing, the first stable, public build of a Tor browser for Android is finally available on the Google Play Store....
22:51 2019-05-22

It's Time to Try Android Q Beta 5 If you’re curious about what the Android Q experience will be like, but have been holding off on installing any Android Q betas, it might be time to try out the latest version, released today. Not onl...
00:34 2019-07-11

How to Get Android Notifications on Your Windows PC Jumping back and forth between your phone and your PC can be annoying. Some messaging apps have web clients, so you don’t have to open your device to carry on a conversation. But there’s an easier way...
21:34 2019-07-03

Android Q: Cheat sheet Google's Android Q offers a number of upgrades that will transform your phone into an even more user-friendly and customizable environment. Here's what developers, businesses, and users need to know a...
21:17 2019-05-21

Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your ...
23:00 2019-06-13

The best Android video player just got better Labeled simply as "the best way to enjoy your movies", MX Player for Android is probably familiar to a lot of Android users by now. It's one of those rare apps that get most everything right.A minimal...
15:34 2019-06-18

Huawei P30 and others likely to get Android Q update throughout US ban Huawei has said it plans to bring the next version of Android to 16 of its current devices including the Huawei P30, P30 Pro and the Mate 20 series.A new blog post from Huawei in the UK aims to clear ...
13:34 2019-06-20

Android, iOS Are Getting New Emojis Later This Year On World Emoji Day 2019, Apple and Google have offered a sneak peek at some of the emoji that is arriving on mobile and desktop devices later this year....
18:00 2019-07-17

The best Android tablets of 2019: which should you buy? When it comes to searching for the best Android tablet, there are fewer options compared to a few years ago where Google's operating system was popping up on slates from almost every major manufa...
19:17 2019-06-19

Everything You Need to Know About Firefox Preview on Android Mozilla is taking another stab at mobile browsing with a new version of Firefox on Android. We’ve been playing around with the recently released early-access public build for this new Firefox, current...
00:17 2019-06-29

The Nokia 2.2 is a €99 Android One phone I’d buy my mum HMD Global, the company licensing the iconic Nokia marque, today announced it’s latest entry-level handset, the Nokia 2.2, which will retail for €99 (about $110). The Nokia 2.2 is an interesting duck,...
08:00 2019-06-07

Samsung’s in hot water for allegedly misleading customers about water-resistant Galaxy phones The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Samsung to court in the country, alleging that the Korean company has been lying to Australian consumers for years about the water-r...
16:17 2019-07-04

Samsung selling Marvel-themed covers for Galaxy S10 and select Galaxy A phones For whatever reason, Samsung has decided to quietly launch a handful of Marvel-themed cases for specific Galaxy S and Galaxy A phones. They're not even available in all countries, so if you're looking...
15:34 2019-06-01

OnePlus Buyers Hold Onto Their Phones Longer Than Samsung Buyers: Survey Premium smartphones for this survey were considered as all phones priced above Rs. 20,000, and the report notes that Samsung and OnePlus are competing closely in this segment....
17:17 2019-07-03

How to Remap the Buttons on Your Android Device to Do Nearly Anything You Want Like a well-chosen keyboard shortcut, a button combination can save you some serious time on your phone—whether you want to snap a photo, launch a digital assistant, or take a screenshot. What you mig...
19:51 2019-05-22

Now there's a dedicated Steam Chat app for Android and iOS Last year Valve released Steam Chat for the desktop, and now its messaging service is fully mobile with a dedicated app for Android and iOS. Naturally, it cribs the desktop version's features, in...
11:51 2019-05-22

Here's what Huawei's Android replacement may actually be called The fact Huawei has its own Android replacement in the works is certainly no secret. In fact, rumor has it the operating system could be ready for launch as early as this fall. And thanks to recent tr...
02:00 2019-05-28

These are the new Android emoji you'll be using on your phone later this year We've known that a new slate of emojis are coming to smartphones toward the end of the year, and mere hours after Apple showed its take on them and announced when it'd range them on its phon...
01:51 2019-07-18

Nintendo makes over Dr. Mario for iOS and Android Nintendo revealed last night that its next mobile game is finally hitting the stores next month, and it’s the comparatively low-key Dr. Mario World. The game appears to be Nintendo‘s attempt to cash i...
23:34 2019-06-18

Why open sourcerors might want to ditch Android for iOS Apple has long been the proprietary bad guy, but Google’s privacy-sucking ways in Android should give open source freedom fighters reason to consider switching....
01:51 2019-06-06

The best screen recorders for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS There are now so many reasons why you might want to record a video screen capture of your desktop or even your smartphone or tablet display. There are clear business reasons for doing so, not least fo...
20:51 2019-05-26

You Can Now Use an Android Phone as a Physical Security Key on iOS Google now lets iOS users sign in to their Google accounts using an Android phone as a physical security key for two-step verification. Here's how the feature works....
12:00 2019-06-13

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean t...
19:34 2019-07-18

The best free Android apps of 2019 It has been over ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we'd have today.There are apps for everything, and many of them a...
15:34 2019-05-23

Android is going to get better at managing your wireless headphones Since the AirPods first pitched up in 2016, truly wireless headphones (with each earbud separate) have become more and more popular, and now Android is getting new features to improve how these device...
21:34 2019-07-21

Trump suggests Huawei's Android ban could be over soon When you think of Huawei and U-turns you might think of the Huawei P30's notch, but now something else springs to mind – Donald Trump has softened his attitude to the Chinese telecoms comp...
14:00 2019-07-01

AT&T rolling out Android 9.0 Pie update to the LG V35 ThinQ AT&T is the first US carrier to release the long overdue LG V35 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update, because it's one of the few that volunteered to do that. Well, apart from Google Fi, which is why theoreti...
23:51 2019-06-19

Android Q release date, new features and everything you need to know We got a lot of info about Android Q at Google IO 2019, and the keynote confirmed several rumors we've been hearing ahead of the operating system's release date.Yes, the Android Q update isn...
11:01 2019-06-21

Tell Android apps not to track you, and thousands of them will do it anyway Back in December Google CEO Sundar Pichai conceded during a session with members of Congress that the company could “do better” when it comes to helping users understand what steps to take...
05:17 2019-07-09

Apple’s Tim Cook takes dig at Android Speaking at the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 3, Apple CEO Tim Cook compared the iPhone iOS 12 adoption rate of 85 percent to the Android 9 adoption rate of 10 percent....
23:17 2019-06-03

Best Android smartphones (July 2019) If you are in the market for a new Android smartphone, here are a selection that offer a level of power and performance that would give the iPhone a run for its money....
09:17 2019-07-03

How to Back up Your Personal Data on iOS and Android Phones break or get lost all the time, but that doesn’t mean you have to lose your personal data when and if that happens. In the video above, I go over the basics of backing up your Apple and Android...
19:51 2019-07-15

OnePlus 3 and 3T finally getting Android 9.0 Pie updates After many months of waiting, OnePlus 3 and 3T users can now download the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update. The Chinese handset maker has just announced that the final build has been uploaded on it...
05:17 2019-05-23

Huawei Android ban could still be on as US government says its still blacklisted The US Huawei ban may not be coming to an end any time soon after all following new reports that the Chinese phone giant is still under severe restrictions.According to Reuters, staff at the US Commer...
13:34 2019-07-03

Android 9.0 Pie for Moto G6 goes live at Verizon Verizon has just confirmed that it has released the long-awaited Moto G6 Android 9.0 Pie update. The information published on the carrier's website includes mentions the April security patch, as well ...
08:17 2019-06-07

Get the Amazing 'Bloons TD 6' for Free on iOS and Android The very-excellent tower defense game, Bloons TD 6—normally $5 on mobile—is now available for free on iOS and Android for a limited time. Even if tower defense games aren’t your scene, this one is goi...
00:34 2019-05-24

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help bypass various "surveillance" methods employed on the...
13:17 2019-05-22

The best Android apps to download in 2019 There's never been a better time to get into Android apps, as the Google Play store has exploded in recent years, with a proliferation of titles that can cater to your every need.The problem is: ...
18:00 2019-05-22

Android Messages may get Snapchat-like AR effects Apparently, Google has plans to turn the Android Messages app into a veritable Instagram and Snapchat rival. XDA Developers has discovered that the tech giant is testing augmented reality effects with...
07:00 2019-06-30

11 things my Android phone does way better than your iPhone For the past year, I've been carrying a succession of Android devices and iPhones, learning the ins and outs of each one. But a collection of small, usability-enhancing features keeps me coming back t...
19:51 2019-05-24

Welcome to the new Android Q fully gestural navigation If you've been waiting for full-on navigation for Android, your wait is about over. Jack Wallen explains how this new system works and why you might want it....
21:34 2019-05-29

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App With Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more often, so you can enjoy the world around you rather t...
22:34 2019-06-29

The best Sony phones of 2019: find the right Sony Xperia smartphone for you Sony has its fingers in many technology pies, like gaming, TVs and headphones, and one of those sectors is smartphones, mainly comprised of the Xperia handsets. Like most of Sony's other products...
20:00 2019-07-04

The best Huawei phones of 2019: find your perfect Huawei After Google suspended Huawei's future access to Android Play Store and security updates, there are serious question marks over the future of Huawei and Honor phones.While Google and Huawei have ...
18:34 2019-06-10

All Motorola Moto G7 phones are on sale again, new Moto G6 deal available too Earlier this week, in a 4-day promotional sale, Motorola Mobility allowed US customers to buy any of its Moto G7 smartphones at discounted prices. That particular sale expired on June 8, but we're hap...
21:00 2019-06-09

Android notifications arrive on Windows 10 'Your Phone' app Bill Gates might regret losing to Google in the mobile OS domain, but Microsoft continues to work on various projects for Android. It just rolled out Your Phone, an app that mirrors Android phone noti...
23:17 2019-07-03

Motorola will only release the Android Q update for Moto Z4 The Moto Z4 is Motorola's newest mid-range Android smartphone, one that will not be followed by the usual Force Edition model, which the US company said it canceled. Those who bought the Moto Z4 might...
21:34 2019-06-21

Huawei says its upcoming OS software won't replace Android We're not entirely sure what Huawei is working on deep inside its software labs – Ark OS, possibly, or Harmony OS – but the company says the operating system it's building is b...
17:00 2019-07-20

Donate Your Old Android Phone to Help Lemur Research If you have an Android phone you aren’t using anymore, don’t let it collect dust in a drawer. Donate it to the Duke Lemur Center, which will be more than happy to use it to learn more about lemurs’ a...
21:17 2019-07-19

Mi TV 4A Series' Android 9 Pie Update on the Way, Xiaomi Reveals Xiaomi has finally announced plans to roll out the Android 9 Pie software update for the Mi TV 4A series, with a limited Early Access Plan now open for sign-ups....
12:17 2019-07-09

Apple's Shazam app updated with new Pop Up functionality, but only on Android Recently acquired by Apple, Shazam is bringing new features to its users, although this time only Android users will benefit from the changes. A new Pop Up functionality has just been added to Shazam ...
08:00 2019-06-11

Huawei founder says his new OS is faster than Android, but that’s still not good enough Huawei is readying its own operating system that could launch as soon as October alongside the Mate 30 Pro flagship smartphone, according to recent reports. Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said in an inte...
01:00 2019-07-09

Huawei apparently still has no viable Android alternative For months now, Huawei has been giving off some pretty, shall we say, mixed signals about what it might do should its standoff with the US become permanent and the company remains cut off from doing b...
12:51 2019-07-20

Like the Windows 10 calculator? You can now add it to your Android handset or iPhone What can be more unsexy than a calculator app? Yet, it does serve a purpose. Then again, so does cardboard. If you're not happy with the calculator on your phone, you can always go into the App Store ...
18:34 2019-06-27

How to speed up web browsing and save money on Android Who doesn't want faster browsing? Here's a quick and simple trick that will help both speed up your browsing on your Android smartphone, and save on data charges if you don't have an unlimited data pa...
01:34 2019-07-06

T-Mobile is the next US carrier to roll out Android 9.0 Pie to the LG V40 ThinQ Verizon was the first US carrier to provide LG V40 ThinQ owners with the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update. AT&T followed soon along with U.S. Cellular, but Sprint and T-Mobile remained behind the c...
21:00 2019-06-22

Adobe Premiere Rush launches on Android Adobe's cross-platform video editor is now available on select Android devices, including Samsung's Galaxy S10 series and Google's Pixel series.Read More...
18:17 2019-05-21

How to keep YouTube videos playing in the background on Android Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I love YouTube. I use it to watch videos, play tracks, and lis...
17:51 2019-07-03

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic...
10:00 2019-07-09

Windows 10 can now show you notifications as they hit your Android phone If you’re rocking a Windows 10 PC and an Android phone, your life is about to get a lot better when it comes to staying on top of your notifications. That’s because your computer will soon...
07:34 2019-07-04

Huawei blockade: do I need to stop using my Android phone? Google has cut off Huawei from its Android services because of Trump’s blacklist, but what does that mean for your phone? Donald Trump’s blacklisting of Huawei in the escalating trade war between the ...
14:38 2019-05-21

Huawei already has 80 million devices running Android 9 Pie Despite the US trade ban, Huawei can still freely update older smartphones to Android 9 Pie without losing access to the Play Store and Google’s other services. The Chinese brand is taking advantage o...
18:51 2019-06-04

This Could Be the First Nokia Feature Phone Running Android Nokia feature phones could make a comeback in a big way if this latest leak turns out to be true. A photo of a Nokia-like device running Android has been leaked online....
11:17 2019-07-19

Android Q Beta 4 is out, brings finalized APIs Enlarge (credit: Android) The fourth version of the Android Q Beta is out. Google announced the release today for Pixel devices enrolled in the Android Q Beta program, and third-party devices should...
00:51 2019-06-06

Don't be blue; Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements is now available on iOS and Android Are you the danger? Are you the one who knocks? If so, you might enjoy playing the Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements mobile game that is now available for iOS and Android. We first told you about the ga...
06:51 2019-06-08

Android Q beta 5 improves gesture navigations We’re nearing a final look at how Android Q will feel once we get to the forthcoming consumer release of the latest version of the mobile OS, now that the fifth of six beta releases is out. Amon...
02:51 2019-07-11

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha version to test the waters, but according to a new bl...
13:34 2019-05-22

WhatsApp for Android and iPhone will have ads starting next year Facebook is a for-profit organization and some form of ads inside WhatsApp has been inevitable since the day it bought the messaging platform. Now, after previously confirming plans for monetization, ...
13:17 2019-05-22

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for Memorial Day From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.        ...
18:34 2019-05-24

You can bring your own Android phone to Xfinity Mobile You no longer need an iPhone if you want to bring an unlocked smartphone to Xfinity Mobile. The Comcast wireless service (which runs on the network of Engadget parent Verizon) has expanded its bring-...
16:51 2019-07-16

How to access Android’s hidden developer options Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the advantages Android has over iOS is the control Goog...
06:51 2019-05-25

Verizon is the first US carrier to update the LG V40 ThinQ to Android 9.0 Pie Despite the fact that T-Mobile teased the upcoming release of the LG V40 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update about two weeks ago, Verizon is actually the first US carrier to offer the update to its customers...
14:01 2019-05-25

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for July 4 From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.       ...
17:00 2019-06-28

Huawei's unwanted Android replacement is closer than you think (or is it?) UPDATE: It's not clear if TechRadar misunderstood Alaa Elshimy's statements or the senior Huawei executive misspoke, but apparently, the company's Android OS substitute is actually far from ready for ...
22:51 2019-05-28

Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall is a strategy RPG for Android and iOS Behaviour Interactive, HBO, and Gaea have unveiled Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall, a collectible strategy role-playing game on mobile devices.Read More...
20:34 2019-06-27

Snapchat's first three Snap Games for Android and iOS go live Soon after Chinese giant Tencent bought a big chunk of Snap's shares, the company announced a set of important changes coming to Snapchat. In an attempt to keep its users logged as long as possible, S...
06:51 2019-05-22

The 2020 Lexus RX Finally Gets Android Auto and Not a Whole Lot Else Updates to the 2020 Lexus RX and RXL aren’t huge, but they matter to the people actually buying the cars. There’s more tech now, it should drive slightly better and it looks marginally different. The ...
01:17 2019-05-31

Asus delivers Android 9.0 Pie to another ZenFone smartphone Asus promised a few months ago that it will update some of its ZenFone smartphones to Android 9.0 Pie, but only partially delivered. Today is the day that another part of the promise is fulfilled, as ...
06:51 2019-05-22

Android Q will improve your phone's battery life, and you can't do much about it Nah, we aren't talking about Google introducing a systemwide Dark Mode in Android Q. No amount of LTE tower pinging, talking on the phone, or any other usual suspect when it comes to wireless radio ba...
11:17 2019-05-28

Microsoft thrives on Android, iOS as bet away from Windows pays off As Microsoft Word tops 1 billion installs on Android and Office is all over the iOS productivity rankings, the software giant has its beyond Windows hits. Now it may have a needle or two to thread....
18:00 2019-07-15

Huawei's unwanted Android replacement is closer than you think Things may look bleak from the outside for the world's second-largest smartphone vendor, but it's becoming clearer and clearer that Huawei was in fact internally prepared for the recent exodus of US p...
19:00 2019-05-28

NVIDIA may launch new, more powerful SHIELD Android TV box soon NVIDIA kind of hit the jackpot with the SHIELD TV, one of the best Android TV boxes available on the market. However, since the device was launched four years ago, it has started to show its age, even...
01:00 2019-06-17

IDC: Android smartwatches only rival Apple in China If you're eyeing a smartwatch, there are virtually hundreds you can choose from -- but odds are high you'll flock to Apple. The Apple Watch has beat out the competition in the global smartwa...
22:34 2019-06-20

Best note-taking apps for Android in 2019 Smartphones provide incredible flexibility for the home consumer or business user, not least with the profusion of apps available to use. It doesn't matter whether you're just looking to wri...
23:51 2019-06-19

Valve launches Steam Chat app for Android and iOS After bringing Steam Link app to gamers and the option play all games from their Steam library on mobile phones, Valve releases another app that's meant to modernized Steam chat experience. The new St...
05:17 2019-05-23

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into ...
10:51 2019-06-18

How to turn on dark mode in Chrome for Android Samsung did it, Huawei did it, and Google and Apple will be employing it in the 2019 versions of their venerable mobile operating systems - dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up ...
17:01 2019-06-19

Another US carrier rolls out the LG V40 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update After Verizon and AT&T, it looks like U.S. Cellular might be the next carrier in the United States to release the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update for the LG V40 ThinQ. LG's flagship hasn't been am...
09:34 2019-06-13

Huawei denies its Android replacement will launch next month It’s been a rollercoaster afternoon for Huawei news, even by the manic standards of this month. First, TechRadar managed to get a senior Huawei executive to confirm, on the record, that the company’s ...
22:17 2019-05-28

First ever switch from Android to iPhone as a daily driver, here’s what I liked and what I didn’t As some of you might have noticed, I joined the PhoneArena team relatively recently: less than a year ago. Before that, I had as much exposure to smartphones as anyone else, or in other words, I was o...
19:00 2019-05-28

Nexon’s Godzilla Defense Force rampages onto iOS and Android In advance of the film Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Nexon launches Godzilla Defense Force as a free-to-play mobile game on iOS and Android.Read More...
20:34 2019-05-23

OnePlus 7 Pro Review—The fastest, best-designed, best-value Android phone The OnePlus 7 Pro. With a front that is nearly all pixels, there isn't much you can do to improve smartphone design from here. [credit: Ron Amadeo ...
16:34 2019-05-21

Huawei's supposed Android alternative isn't meant for smartphones When Huawei trademarked its Hongmeng operating system last month, many assumed it was the long-rumored mobile OS that the company said it could use in place of Android or Windows. But that's not ...
17:51 2019-07-19

Huawei has reportedly filed trademarks for its Android replacement OS The US trade ban has taken an extensive toll on Huawei, with the Chinese phone manufacturer having to swiftly find an alternative to the Android mobile operating system it currently relies on due to G...
10:51 2019-06-14

Huawei Android ban: Time for Honor to rise to the challenge? The global launch of the Honor 20 in London today (May 21) was supposed to be a casual, normal one for Huawei, the world’s second largest smartphone vendor behind Samsung.However the legal roll...
01:17 2019-05-22

Amazon brings Alexa to Android TV, Sony Bravias get it first Amazon promised a few months ago that it will bring Alexa to Sony's TVs running Android, despite the issues the US retailer has with Google when it comes to access to their TV platforms. Today, a firs...
18:34 2019-06-27

This brand new Android flagship phone is even cheaper than the OnePlus 7 OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 7 series last week, which includes two affordable flagships: The regular OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. The latter is more expensive than previous OnePlus phones, but is...
03:51 2019-05-22

Android Auto is getting a redesigned interface and Dark Mode Google last month announced an update for Android Auto that would change the way the app looks and works, and it is now finally rolling out to some regions. Google says that the refreshed interface wa...
18:34 2019-06-27

Check if Your Android Device Has Been Infected by Malicious Adware Another wave of sketchy apps has been banned from the Google Play Store. This time around, the offending apps all came from one publisher, CooTek, who has been accused by the security firm Lookout of ...
13:01 2019-07-18

Facebook Portal now has its own Android app to manage photos and videos If you feel that you don't have enough Facebook in your life, you're free to buy the company's new smart display – Portal. Unlike Amazon and Google, Facebook had developed Portal with video calling in...
07:34 2019-05-29

Thousands of Android Apps Can Track You Without Your Permission: Study There are thousands of Android apps that have found ways to gather information like device Mac address, location, phone's IMEI, and more even if they don't have necessary permissions to access......
23:34 2019-07-09

T-Mobile rolls out Samsung Galaxy A6 Android 9.0 Pie update Samsung's Galaxy A6 is clearly not among the best mid-range Android smartphones launched on the market last year, but if you bought one regardless of that, you'll be pleased to know that at least on U...
07:34 2019-05-29

Microsoft Word smashes billion installs on Android Microsoft Word has been downloaded and installed more than one billion times on Google Play, joining a very small club of non-Google or Facebook-owned apps that have hit that target. What makes t...
18:51 2019-07-15

ActionDash 3.0's new 'Focus' mode keeps Android users on task At I/O earlier this year, Google announced that Android Q will upgrade the recently added Digital Wellbeing feature with a Focus Mode to quiet attention-grabbing apps so you can get things done. Howev...
14:34 2019-06-29

Spotify Lite now live for older Android devices Spotify Lite for Android is now official, launching today across 36 countries. The lightweight version of Spotify's main app weighs in at only 10MB, and is designed primarily for users with smart...
10:51 2019-07-09

Android Q will make it easier to change connectivity settings A feature in Android Q will automatically blacklist a Wi-Fi network that a user manually disconnects from. According to the Android Developers website (via Android Police), a phone won't try to reconn...
04:34 2019-06-09

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharin...
16:00 2019-06-07

You can test Mozilla’s new fast and secure Android browser now Mozilla has announced the first preview of a completely redesigned version of Firefox brower for Android, and you can test it right away. Firefox Preview has been built from the ground up using Mozill...
08:51 2019-06-28

Nintendo's Dr. Mario World coming to Android and iOS in July Nintendo's next mobile game is coming sooner than we expected. The Japanese company has just announced that Dr. Mario World will be making its debut on Android and iOS no later than July 10, and, more...
10:51 2019-06-18

Motorola confirms Android 9.0 Pie for Moto Z2 Force comes with 5G mod support in the US Motorola has already kicked off the Android 9.0 Pie roll-out to the Moto Z2 Force almost three weeks ago, but the update was only available in two countries initially – Brazil and India. Today, Motoro...
21:00 2019-06-22

New Pokemon mobile game coming to Android and iOS this summer Many have tried to clone Pokemon GO massive financial success, but no AR (augmented reality) mobile games managed to get nowhere near Niantic's smash hit in terms of revenue. The latest contender, Har...
06:34 2019-06-28

Nintendo’s next big iOS and Android game will be released early next month After releasing two mobile games in both 2016 and 2017, Nintendo’s release schedule for iOS and Android slowed to a crawl, as Dragalia Lost was the only Nintendo Mobile title to release in 2018....
20:34 2019-06-18

Motorola rolling out Android 9.0 Pie update to the Moto Z2 Force Motorola is really on fire, as Moto Z2 Force is the third smartphone that's getting a major Android OS update this week. However, unlike the Android 9.0 Pie updates for Moto G6 and Moto Z3 Play, this ...
22:34 2019-06-07