Google to add Privacy Labels to apps in Google Play to give transparency into how apps use data

Following the footsteps of Apple, Google is now planning to add a safety section in Google Play to give people transparency into how apps use data.  According to Google, this section will help people understand the data an app collects or shares, if that data is secured, and additional details that impact privacy and security. Continue reading “Google to add Privacy Labels to apps in Google Play to give transparency into how apps use data”

Square Enix’s first Made-in-India mobile game ‘Ludo Zenith’ now available for Download

Square Enix India, the Indian subsidiary of the Japanese gaming giant, has launched a casual mobile game based on the popular board game Ludo, called Ludo Zenith. Continue reading “Square Enix’s first Made-in-India mobile game ‘Ludo Zenith’ now available for Download”

Opera Browser v61 for Android brings new Media Player, WebSnap and more

A few days back, Opera added an instant access feature for music streaming to its browser. And now, the company has rolled out ‘Version 61’ of the Opera browser for Android. Continue reading “Opera Browser v61 for Android brings new Media Player, WebSnap and more”

Supercell soft launches match-and-solve puzzle game ‘Hay Day Pop’ for Android and iOS

Supercell, popular Finnish game developer, known for Clash of clans, Clash Royale, and Brawlstars has quietly soft launched Hay Day Pop, a match-and-solve puzzle game. Continue reading “Supercell soft launches match-and-solve puzzle game ‘Hay Day Pop’ for Android and iOS”

Google Calender’s AI-powered meeting room suggestions now rolling for Android and iOS

Google has been revamping things, adding features and much more to its GSuite, in a bid to give users a smooth experience. As we all know, last the company launched automatic room suggestions in Google Calendar on the web. Continue reading “Google Calender’s AI-powered meeting room suggestions now rolling for Android and iOS”

Microsoft Windows 10 latest Insider Preview Build lets you mirror your Android apps on PC

Last year, Microsoft launched the “Your Phone” feature in an attempt to help further tie Android or iOS smartphone to your PC. Right now, the Redmond giant is running a beta of a new screen mirroring feature that allows Android apps to be run on a Windows 10 PC. Continue reading “Microsoft Windows 10 latest Insider Preview Build lets you mirror your Android apps on PC”

Google Bolo speech-based tutor app for children released in India

Google Bolo

Google has released Bolo, an Android app that is aimed at improving the reading skills of children. Bolo is powered by the company’s speech recognition and text-to-speech technology that comes built-in with a helpful reading buddy, “Diya.” which explains and corrects the child, as they read aloud.
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Google begins rolling out Android Slices for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and other settings

Google back in 2018 had announced the Android Slices at I/O 2018 event and began testing the new UI in the later part of 2018 with third-party apps. Slices are designed to surface the key features of applications in natural places, like Google Search. Now, the Shortcuts for the Settings app on Pixel devices are beginning to roll out.  Continue reading “Google begins rolling out Android Slices for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and other settings”

Facebook now allows you to block background location tracking on Android

Facebook Android

Facebook has announced an update to the Facebook app’s location controls on Android to give people more choice over how it collects location information and how it stores the data it collects. The company clarified that it is not changing users previously made choices nor it is collecting any new information as a result of this update. Continue reading “Facebook now allows you to block background location tracking on Android”

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) One UI-based Android 9.0 Pie beta update starts rolling out in India

Samsung has started rolling out the Android 9.0 Pie beta update based on One UI to the Galaxy A7 (2018). Owners of the phone can register for the Android Pie/One UI beta program in India, as the over-the-air update has already started rolling out.  Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) One UI-based Android 9.0 Pie beta update starts rolling out in India”

Instagram working on ‘Donation’ sticker to raise funds for non-profits

Instagram

Commerce will be a huge part of Facebook’s 2019 roadmap as confirmed by the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In-line with the plan, the company is said to be working on launching a fundraiser sticker in 2019 that would potentially gather credit card info. Facebook’s own Donate buttons have raised $1 billion.  Continue reading “Instagram working on ‘Donation’ sticker to raise funds for non-profits”

PUBG Mobile 0.11 update with Resident Evil 2 Zombie: Survive Till Dawn event, Sanhok map in Arcade mode and more released

Tencent games; makers of PUBG has rolled out a new update which brings the version number to 0.11. This update brings the much-talked Resident Evil 2 content integration along with the main menu theme and music. The company says that the Zombie: Survive Till Dawn is a new event mode that will be available for a limited time only. Continue reading “PUBG Mobile 0.11 update with Resident Evil 2 Zombie: Survive Till Dawn event, Sanhok map in Arcade mode and more released”

Netflix for Android gets Smart Downloads that auto-retrieves next episode [Update: Now available for iOS]

Update – February 7, 2019: Netflix has rolled out Smart Downloads feature for iOS users. Similar to Android and Windows, this will automatically delete episodes you’ve watched and download the next one when you are connected to WiFi. You can disable it from the Downloads section. Grab the latest version of the iOS app to enjoy the feature.

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Google bans several beauty apps from the Play Store that redirect users to phishing websites, steal pictures and more

Android Malware

According to security researchers, several beauty camera apps on Google Play are capable of accessing remote ad configuration servers that can be used for malicious purposes. What’s not surprising is that some of these apps have millions of downloads given the popularity. A large number of the download counts originated from Asia, particularly in India. Continue reading “Google bans several beauty apps from the Play Store that redirect users to phishing websites, steal pictures and more”