Tag Archives: Android

500 Million Android Devices Affected by ‘Accessibility Clickjacking’ Malware: Report

Mobile security firm Skycure has claimed that a new Android malware can allow malicious apps to access all text-based data on a device without requiring permission from the user. The research firm has further claimed that the latest Android malware family dubbed “Accessibility Clickjacking” impacts almost all Android versions except the last two versions – Android 5.0 Lollipop and Android ... Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Now Shows End-to-End Encryption Notification, and More

WhatsApp is indeed working on giving its user base peace of mind. The latest build of WhatsApp for Android v2.12.500 comes with a number of features including showing users whether their messages are end-to-end encrypted, and it is also finally collapsing long messages. Some users are reporting that the above changes are only visible on v2.12.498, which can be downloaded ... Read More »

Flipkart Money Digital Wallet Launched, Limited to Android App for Now

Flipkart has silently launched its wallet – Flipkart Money – powered by payments firm FX Mart on its Android app. The service is currently available only on Android for mobile devices. While the company has added the Wallet tab to its website, it is not functional beyond displaying the current balance, details of transactions, and the ability to add gift ... Read More »

Google Testing Hands Free Payment App on Android and iOS

Until now, the Android Pay customers needed to pull our their smartphones from their pockets to make a payment in stores. Google however, is moving a step ahead this time trying to make the purchase process simpler. On Wednesday, the search giant started experimenting a new in-store payment app called Hands Free. As the name suggests, the pilot app would ... Read More »

Android N Mock-Ups Give Fresh Glimpse at New Interface

The upcoming tweaks and new features in Google’s next Android OS version, believed to be showcased at I/O 2016 as Android N, have started making the rounds on the Internet. We have seen a purported screenshot of Android N’s new hamburger design in system settings. Now, a new leak again shows the redesigned system settings page. Android Police has yet ... Read More »

This Cheap Cable Can Charge Your iPhone as Well as Android Smartphone

Most Android users have the luxury to carry just one USB cable and get away with charging all the devices with it. The same can’t be said for iPhone and iPad users. You will likely find them carrying two cables, one with a Lightning connector and the other a standard Micro-USB cable to feed rest of their devices. A company ... Read More »

Android N’s Revamped Interface Spotted in Mock-Ups, Official Video

Soon after the first purported screenshots from Google’s next Android OS version made rounds on the Internet, we have more on our table offering new details about Android N. In the meanwhile, Google has released a video for its Maps app that may have revealed a major design change in the latest version of the operating system – no app ... Read More »

Hound Virtual Assistant Launched for Android, iOS; Rivals Siri, Google Now, Cortana

If Siri, Google Now, or Cortana aren’t cutting it for you, there’s a new alternative you can play with. SoundHound, best known for its music search and discovery app, has released Hound digital assistant for Android and iOS. It is available for free. Initially launched on Android as beta last year (which saw over 300,000 applicants showing interest in the ... Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Gets Shared Link History Tab, URL Copy, and More

WhatsApp last week launched official beta testing programme through Google Play to expand the availability of app to more testers. The popular instant messaging service has in a week released multiple builds of its Android app, adding new features such as ability to copy links from chat, improved control over chat clearing, and more. Android Police reports that the new ... Read More »

Facebook Live Video Streaming Coming Soon to Android, More Countries

Facebook earlier this month started rolling out its Live Video streaming feature to countries other than the US. The feature was at first limited to select iOS users and celebrities and was later rolled-out to all the iOS users in the US. Now the social media giant has announced that the feature will be additionally rolling it out to 30 ... Read More »