Beware! New phishing scam is targeting Gmail users

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A new phishing attack is targeting Gmail users tricking them into revealing their login details. The scam which was discovered by security researchers at WordFence a popular developer of security tools is said to fool even tech savvy users.

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Google Maps starts showing parking availability for some users

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Google Maps has reportedly started showing parking availability for some users, according to Android Police. The parking availability will be displayed with a small rounded ‘P’ icon right next to the travel duration within the app. Continue reading “Google Maps starts showing parking availability for some users”

Google Search gets support for offline search

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Google has introduced a new offline search feature that will help users with poor internet connection. If you are searching for something on Google app and loose internet connection, the app will store your query and will deliver result once internet is back. Continue reading “Google Search gets support for offline search”

Google Android One phones reportedly launching in the U.S. in Q2 2017

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Google launched Android One program in India back in 2014 partnering with several smartphone players to launch affordable phones running stock Android in the emerging markets. Even though Google continues to release some mid-range Android One phones in markets like Spain and Africa, we haven’t seen any new phones in India for more than a year. Continue reading “Google Android One phones reportedly launching in the U.S. in Q2 2017”

Google, LG to unveil Watch Sport and Watch Style Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches on Feb. 9

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Google had confirmed last month that two Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches are coming in 2017. Now, popular tipster Evan Blass aka evleaks has revealed some important details of the two smartwatches. Continue reading “Google, LG to unveil Watch Sport and Watch Style Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches on Feb. 9”

Andy Rubin reportedly working on high-end smartphone with bezel-less display

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Andriod co-founder Andy Rubin is returning to smartphone business. Rubin who had left Google two years ago is making a comeback with new company dubbed as Essential is tipped to be working on several smart home products along with a high-end smartphone, according to a latest report from Bloomberg. Continue reading “Andy Rubin reportedly working on high-end smartphone with bezel-less display”

YouTube Super Chat lets users pay to pin comments to live streams

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YouTube has introducing a new tool dubbed as Super Chat that lets viewers pay to pin comments during a live stream. A Super Chat is basically a highlighted message in the chat stream that stands out from the crowd and helps to attract creator’s attention. These Super Chats remain pinned to the top of chat for up to 5 hours, giving more airtime for your messages. Continue reading “YouTube Super Chat lets users pay to pin comments to live streams”

Android Wear 2.0 is coming in February, confirms Google

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Android Wear 2.0 is finally arriving in February. The release that was scheduled for last year had further delayed till early 2017. Now, Google has confirmed that the next version of Android Wear is coming next month via an email to that was sent out to app developers.  Continue reading “Android Wear 2.0 is coming in February, confirms Google”

Google is testing Android 7.1 Nougat for Chrome OS with multi-window support

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Android 7.1 is currently in testing in Chrome’s Canary channel, according to one reader of Chrome Unboxed. Nougat could be rolling out to a collection of Chromebooks as pictures of a pre-release version of Chrome OS featuring Android 7.1 integration have surfaced. Continue reading “Google is testing Android 7.1 Nougat for Chrome OS with multi-window support”

Android Nougat now on 0.7% of Android devices, Froyo finally bids adieu

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Google is out with its monthly Android distribution chart which is also the first one of 2017. Android Nougat 7.0 is still crawling at 0.5%, up just 1% from last month. However, Android Nougat 7.1 has made its debut in the chart at 0.2%. This means the Google’s latest Android OS is currently available only on 0.7% of all Android devices. Continue reading “Android Nougat now on 0.7% of Android devices, Froyo finally bids adieu”

Google Calendar goals now have Google Fit and Apple Health integration

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Google introduced Goals feature for its Calendar app back in April last year that lets you find time to meet your personal goals such as fitnes. Now you can connect Google Fit and Apple Health to your fitness goals in Google Calendar. Continue reading “Google Calendar goals now have Google Fit and Apple Health integration”

Google Nexus 6 finally gets Android 7.1.1 Nougat update, OTA and factory images available

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Google has finally released Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) update for the Nexus 6 smartphone, as expected. The update was released for several Nexus devices and Pixel devices last month. Continue reading “Google Nexus 6 finally gets Android 7.1.1 Nougat update, OTA and factory images available”

Google adds Daydream support to Huawei, Asus and ZTE phones, new Huawei Daydream VR headset

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Google released Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones back in October last year, which are the first smartphones to support its Daydream View VR headset for an immersive VR experience. Later the Moto Z and Moto Z Force smartphones received the Android Nougat update that brought Daydream support. At the CES, Asus introduced Zenfone AR smartphone, which is the first smartphone to support both Google Tango and Daydream. Continue reading “Google adds Daydream support to Huawei, Asus and ZTE phones, new Huawei Daydream VR headset”