Google Pixel Phones to Receive Dark Mode Scheduling, Cards & Passes, and More in March: Report

Google is continuing the trend of feature drops where it regularly releases new features in a single update for the Pixel phones. The March feature drop will reportedly bring dark mode scheduling, Cards & Passes, play/pause Motion Sense gesture, and car crash detection. These details were revealed when the Pixel Tips app was decompiled and […]

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Samsung Galaxy M30s Receiving March Android Security Patch in India, Ahead of Google Pixel Phones: Report

Samsung Galaxy M30s runs on Android Pie, and even though an Android 10 upgrade is still months away, the company is making sure that the phone gets the monthly security updates on time. And occasionally, in advance. Samsung has reportedly released a new update for the Galaxy M30s in India that brings the March Android security patch. […]

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WhatsApp Group Chat Invite Links Indexed by Google Search, Let Anyone Enter Private Groups

Controversy broke when a report on Friday revealed Google had indexed invite links to private WhatsApp group chats, meaning anyone can join various private chat groups (including several porn-sharing groups) with a simple search. Google since appears to have modified the search results to stop the invite links from being shown. According to a report […]

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Samsung Galaxy A71 Launched in India, WhatsApp Group Invite Links Indexed by Google, and Other News This Week

Samsung Galaxy A71 launch in India on Wednesday was certainly the biggest news of the week, with the South Korean electronics giant quietly bringing its latest mid-range smartphone to the country with nary a teaser. Another significant India launch this week was the LG W10 Alpha, the latest budget smartphone from the brand after unveiling […]

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Facebook, Google, Others’ Encryption Said to Be Threatened by Planned New US Bill

US legislation will be introduced in the coming weeks that could hurt technology companies’ ability to offer end-to-end encryption, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, and it aims to curb the distribution of child sexual abuse material on such platforms. The bill, proposed by the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Lindsey Graham and […]

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Google Says Don’t Sideload Play Store, Gmail, YouTube on New Huawei Devices

In a warning to new Huawei smartphone users, Google has advised not to sideload Google’s apps and services like Gmail and YouTube as these were not available for preload or sideload on new Huawei devices. On May 16, 2019, the US government placed Huawei on its Entity List. This government action prohibits all US companies, […]

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Google Warns Users Against Installing Chrome Extensions on Edge Browser, Says Chrome is More Secure

Microsoft recently dumped the in-house EdgeHTML browser engine and switched the Edge browser to Google’s Chromium engine, joining the likes of Vivaldi, Opera, and Brave. Switching over to Chromium engine came as good news for Edge fans, as among other advantages, they could now access the Chrome Web Store’s vast library of extensions. It was […]

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