Android

Google Says Dark Mode Can Help Improve Battery Life on Android Devices

Google has finally confirmed that dark mode on Android phones uses less power and saves battery life. “Google revealed a bit of information on how your smartphone spends its battery life. They did this at this week’s Android Dev Summit, speaking to developers about what they can do in their apps to avoid consuming massive amounts […]

Android

Android Gets the Ability to Manually Back Up Data to Google Drive

Google is rolling out the ability to initiate manual backups to Google Drive – that does not need the usually recommended Wi-Fi – on Android devices including older ones. There doesn’t appear to be a specified limit for the Android version that is receiving the feature. We were able to spot the feature on both […]

Android

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

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

Android

Android Will Get Option to Manually Back Up User Data Via ‘Future’ Update

While Android has the option to back up your data onto Google Drive for a long time, Google is now set to enable an option to let users manually save their backups. The new option, which is likely to ease the backup process especially if you instantly need to preserve your personal data, will be a part of a future Android […]

Games

Google Announces Indie Games Accelerator for Android Developers

Google has announced the Indie Games Accelerator program for Android developers in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam. The reason for this is to help developers from these countries to “successfully build, scale, launch and market the next generation of hit mobile games”. Those accepted into the program will have access to Google’s extensive network […]

Software

Google Announces Indie Games Accelerator for Android Developers

Google has announced the Indie Games Accelerator program for Android developers in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam. The reason for this is to help developers from these countries to “successfully build, scale, launch and market the next generation of hit mobile games”. Those accepted into the program will have access to Google’s extensive network […]

Software

Android Messages for Web Now Available to All Users, Says Google

Google on Monday announced that the global rollout of Android Messages for Web is now complete. Following an announcement by Google, and months of rumours Google had officially started rolling out Android Messages for Web last week. The company had informed that the new feature had started to roll out and should be available globally by this week. Now, Google has […]

Tech Updates

Google Launches Its ARCore Platform in China, Starting With Xiaomi

Google is making ARCore apps for augmented reality (AR) experiences available in China starting with Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 2S smartphones via the Xiaomi App Store, the company tweeted on Monday. It added more partners are coming soon. “Initially, the technology will be available for Xiaomi’s Mix 2S devices via an app in the Xiaomi App Store, but Google has plans […]

Android

The best music streaming apps for Android

Spotify, Google, Amazon and Apple at a glance APPLE MUSIC AMAZON PRIME MUSIC SPOTIFY GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC FREE TRIAL PERIOD Three months 30 days 30 days 30 days PRICE US$9.99 per month / US$14.99 for family membership (up to six people) $US99 per year for up to two adults US$9.99 per month / US$14.99 for […]

Android

ESET mobile security for Android – 66% off

Your data security is paramount and you should never take it for granted. The loss of sensitive information could result in stolen identity, bank account theft or credit card fraud. That’s why you should safeguard your information with a top Android antivirus program like the ESET mobile security software. The ESET system catches threats before […]