Tag Archives: Android

eBay to Introduce Image Search on Android and iOS This Fall

eBay, the host of a large and varied database of products, is introducing Image Search in its Android and iOS apps. As the name suggests, users will be able to snap photos of products around them, and eBay will find similar looking objects in its large database, and throw up results accordingly. With Image Search, you will be able to ... Read More »

Lipizzan Spyware Detected by Google Had the Potential to Control Your Android Device

Back in April, researchers at Google discovered an Android malware, called Chrysaor, that could give an attacker remote control of the infected device. Android Security was able to find and block potentially harmful apps (PHAs) with that family of spyware, but in the process of doing so discovered a new spyware family called Lipizzan. Researchers believe that the new spyware is unrelated ... Read More »

Android Wear Gets New Smartwatch Models, Ranging From $99 to $2,450

HIGHLIGHTS Mobvoi’s Ticwatch E starts at $99 on Kickstarter Louis Vuitton’s Tambour Horizon is priced at $2,450 These smartwatches run the latest Android Wear 2.0 The smartwatch segment may not have seen the same craze as other technological innovations like the smartphone or the tablet, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t companies investing in them. In fact, smartwatch sales ... Read More »

SpyDealer Android Malware Can Steal Data From Over 40 Apps; Affects Millions of Devices: Researchers

Following last week’s report on the CopyCat Android malware that affected 14 million devices in 2016, a fresh report this week has discovered a new Android malware, called SpyDealer, that can steal data from over 40 popular apps including Facebook, WhatsApp, Skype, Telegram and more, potentially exposing personal data of millions of Android users. The SpyDealer malware is reportedly effective only on devices that ... Read More »

CopyCat Malware Affected Over 14 Million Android Devices: Check Point

HIGHLIGHTS CopyCat malware campaign stole ad revenues by installing fraud apps It first infected the Android devices and then tried to root them Google had quelled the CopyCat campaign and lowered the threat The cyber threats have increasingly grown with time on multitude of platforms such as Android, Linux, and Windows to name a few. Researchers have now found that ... Read More »

Android Nougat update hits Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom

The official Asus forum where the information showed up at first also mentions that the update will introduce few more changes. It says that the Zenfone 3 Zoom will also receive portrait mode support, improved performance and bug fixes. It has also been reported that the latest update for smartphone also brings some major changes to enrich the user experience. ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Feature Phone, OnePlus 5 Price in India, Nokia’s Android Phones, and More News This Week

HIGHLIGHTS Jio’s feature phones will reportedly be priced between Rs. 999 & Rs. 1500 The OnePlus 5’s design was confirmed to be similar to iPhone 7 Plus Nokia’s Android smartphones set to launch in India next week Welcome back to our weekly roundup of all the news that matters from the world of technology. It’s been a big week with ... Read More »

Getting to Know Your Android: Tips and Tricks for Confused New Users

Are you in the iPhone or Android camp? Those who choose Android devices are proud but require insight regarding how to sync the device with existing Google accounts, take shortcuts, etc. Here are a few tips and tricks for new and at times confused users. Sync Your Google Account Google is much more than the world’s most popular search engine. ... Read More »

Injustice 2 Released on iOS, Goes Up for Pre-Registrations on Android

If you are a fan of fighting game genre, chances are that you are eagerly waiting the release of Injustice 2, sequel to 2013’s Injustice: Gods Among Us, from NetherRealm Studios. While the game will be released on consoles on May 16, it has already been released on iOS. If you are on Android, unfortunately you can only pre-register for ... Read More »

Google Allo Update Brings Chat Backup, Link Previews, and More; Duo Hits 50 Million Downloads on Android

Google launched its Allo and Duo social applications last year and both of these applications have now seen interesting developments. While Google Allo is receiving useful and long-awaited new features with the latest update, Google Duo has reached an impressive milestone as the app has now been downloaded over 50 million times from Google Play store. First talking about the ... Read More »