Tag Archives: Android

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 are completely free, meaning you’re just a few downloads away from supercharging …

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Pokémon Go Snapshot is now live for Android users

Pokémon Go’s anticipated AR photography feature, is finally live…but only for Android users. Pokémon Go Snapshot allows you to take pictures of Pokémon in real world environments, using augmented reality technology.  To use the new feature, you just need to select a Pokémon from your collection and then scan your …

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Android banking malware hitting more users than ever

Cybercriminals are always looking for new ways to steal consumer’s banking credentials and new research from ESET has highlighted the often overlooked threat of fake banking apps. The firm compiled its findings in a new white paper titled, “Android banking malware: Sophisticated Trojans vs. Fake Banking apps” which revealed that …

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Toyota finally brings Android Auto to select cars and trucks

After years of stubbornly holding back, Toyota is finally bringing Android Auto to a handful of cars and trucks. At the Chicago Auto Show, the company announced it would bring Android Auto to the 2020 4Runner, Sequoia, Tacoma and Tundra models. Europe’s Aygo 2018 will also receive the update, as …

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Google’s new Android apps could help your hearing

Google has announced that it’s bringing Android users two new apps, Sound Amplifier and Live Transcribe, which are designed to “make life a little easier” for those with hearing loss. Live Transcribe takes live speech and turns it into captions using your phone’s inbuilt microphone, and according to Google, it …

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Instant tethering coming to several more Chromebooks and Android phones

Having held onto this minor convenience for too long, Google is officially opening up its Chrome OS Instant Tethering feature to more devices with version 71 of its Chrome OS operating system. Before Chrome OS 71, Instant Tethering allowed any Google-made Android phone to provide a nearby Google-made Chromebook with …

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The best browsers for Android 2019

When you’re browsing the internet on your Android phone, it’s easy to opt for either your phone manufacturer’s default browser or Chrome (if they aren’t one and the same). It can certainly be convenient, typing everything together neatly with your Google account, but there’s a wealth of other Android browsers …

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