Tag: Android

Google Pixel Phones Get March 2021 Update With Latest Android Security Patch, New Features, Fixes

Google Pixel phones have started receiving the March 2021 Pixel update along with the latest Android security patch. The update brings new share audio recordings...

Bill Gates revealed why he prefers Android over iPhone

Interestingly, Bill Gates’ statements in favor of Android came during his first interview on Clubhouse, a social network available only on iPhone. Grow Your Business,...

How to Switch From Old Google Pay to New Google Pay

Image: Google In April, the old Google Pay app is losing its key functionality, which means you’ll need to move over to the new Google...

Android Users Get Password Checkup, Ability to Schedule Text Messages, and More

Google has announced a slew of updates for Android that includes an integrated Password Checkup for devices running Android 9 and above. The feature will...

Samsung’s Switch to Google’s Wear OS Would Be a Huge Mistake

Photo: Victoria Song/Gizmodo Rumors that Samsung may potentially ditch Tizen, its proprietary OS for wearables, for Google’s Wear OS, have been flying lately. It’s a...

How Android’s Nearby Share Compares to Apple’s AirDrop

Image: Google Android finally has its own version of Apple’s AirDrop. It’s called Nearby Share, and it makes it easy to quickly send files to...

Samsung Promises Security Updates on Select Galaxy Devices for at Least Four Years

Samsung has announced that its Galaxy devices will now receive regular security updates for a minimum of four years after their initial launch. The new...

Google Maps Dark Mode and 5 Other Android Updates Out Today

Image: Google While we wait for Android 12 to officially go live later this year, Google has a bunch of tweaks and updates coming to...

Netflix Can Now Automatically Download Movies and TV Shows for You

Netflix’s Smart Downloads feature is broadening its horizons with “Downloads for You.” It can now automatically download movies and TV shows that you might like,...

Free Android and iOS apps of the week

As it is our practice each week, NextPit offers you a list of Android and iOS applications and games that normally cost you something, but...

Android 12 Developer Preview 1 Released: Check Out Compatibility and New Features

Google has released the first developer preview of Android 12 — the next version of Android that will debut later this year as a successor...

Google’s First Android 12 Developer Beta Is Here

Image: Google Google just announced the release of the first developer preview build of Android 12, giving us a few hints at what changes to...

iOS and Android apps that are free for now

Are you looking for free apps that would otherwise cost you a pretty penny? If you answered in the affirmative, then you’ve come to the...

The File-Sharing Android App ShareIt Has Deep Security Flaws

A file-sharing app that claims it has been downloaded from the Google Play store more than 1 billion times has serious security flaws.Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo...

Android 12 Tipped to Come With UI Changes, New Privacy Features

Android 12 will be Google’s next OS for Android devices and is expected to launch later this year, but it seems like an early draft...

Leaked Android 12 Screenshots Show Some iOS-Like Changes Coming

Screenshot: Google (Other) While Google typically waits until much later in the spring to officially show off new updates and features, some leaked screenshots may...

Barcode Scanner Android App Pushed Malware Onto Millions

Photo: Tomohiro Ohsumi (Getty Images) A popular app has been removed from Google Play after it was discovered to have delivered trojanized malware onto millions...

Following Apple’s path, Google working on tracking protection for Android

Google is reportedly working on a tracking transparency method akin to what Apple implemented on the App Store. The move, according to a Bloomberg report is...

Google Pays News Platforms In Australia as Crackdown Looms

Photo: Tolga Akmen (Getty Images) Australians suffering through anxiety caused by the looming threat of having to switch to Bing for their search results received...

Free iOS and Android apps for this week

Are you looking forward to the free apps this week just to save a few pennies or even some dollars? Times are hard, and every...

Google Mulls an Android Alternative to Apple’s Privacy Settings

Photo: Alastair Pike (Getty Images) On Thursday, Bloomberg reported that the Google was “exploring an alternative” to to the anti-ad-tracking features that Apple will soon...

Google Fit Now Measures Heart and Breath Rate with Your Phone

Screenshot: Google As wearable devices like smartwatches become more sophisticated, with sensors that can do everything from detecting atrial fibrillation to measuring blood oxygen levels,...

The Best Organization Apps for Scheduling Your Days

The ongoing pandemic makes days blur into each other—they are no longer differentiated by the events and activities that helped split up our time. If...

Android 12: Google to introduce native theme function

We are on the cusp of receiving the first developer preview of Android 12, and boy are we excited! It is very likely that Android...

Ford Will Put Android in Millions of Cars Starting in 2023

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) In a massive shift for Ford’s in-car infotainment systems, the car maker announced today that it will be partnering with...