Monthly Archives: February 2019

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Google Play Protect in 2018: New updates to keep Android users secure

Posted by Rahul Mishra and Tom Watkins, Android Security & Privacy Team In 2018, Google Play Protect made Android devices running Google Play some of the most secure smartphones available, scanning over 50 billion apps everyday for harmful behaviour. Android devices can genuinely improve people’s lives through our accessibility features, […]

Android Q is unofficially coming to Nintendo Switch

Android Q is coming on the Nintendo Switch, albeit unofficially Without any doubt, the Nintendo Switch has been one of the coolest and most fun consoles in recent years, which has always attracted hackers and homebrewers of all kinds. Now, two developers, Billy Laws, and Max Keller have managed to […]

New security flaws affect 4G and 5G standard networks

Vulnerabilities in 4G, 5G network allow attackers to intercept calls and track phone locations A group of researchers have discovered three new security vulnerabilities in 4G and upcoming 5G standard that allows attackers to intercept phone calls and identify locations of smartphone users, reports TechCrunch. It is the first time […]

10 Amazing Google Apps You Have Never Heard Of

A majority of Android smartphones come with a complete set of pre-installed Google Apps. These pre-installed Google applications improvise our overall Android experience. Surprisingly, Google has published around 100 applications. A majority of apps by Google are highly underrated. So here’s a list of some amazing apps by Google that […]

Nvidia launches an affordable GeForce GTX 1660 Ti for gamers

Nvidia releases GeForce GTX 1660 Ti with 6GB GDDR6 RAM for budget gaming PCs Nvidia launched its latest non-RTX GPU, the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti on Thursday for those PC gamers looking for a budget-friendly option to revive their systems’ languishing performance. According to Nvidia, the GTX 1660Ti is aimed […]

India inducts its first Robocop in Kerala police force

Meet India’s first Robocop, KP-Bot Anyone visiting the police headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala will now be greeted by a humanoid robot, as India has launched its first ever robocop in its police force on Tuesday. This is the first police department in the country to use a robot for police […]

How To Download And Read Kindle Books On PC

Looking for the perfect way to download and read Kindle books for PC. Don’t worry anymore. In this article, we will provide you with some simple steps to download Kindle reader for PC and read Kindle books on PC. Amazon Kindle is possibly the most popular e-reader that is designed and […]

Prepare to Be Hacked: Why Realtime Security is Crucial in 2019

The threat of cyberattacks grows each year. According to a recent survey by Pew, cyberattacks now rank as one of the top global threats alongside climate change and terrorism. Attacks are becoming more complex and sophisticated. Malicious actors are now in control of vast resources including massive username and password […]

Microsoft’s Windows Lite OS has a new codename “Santorini”

“Santorini” is the new codename for Microsoft’s Windows Lite OS Microsoft has been reportedly rumored working on a new light version of the desktop operating system (OS) codenamed “Windows Lite.” This OS is built on Windows Core OS for lightweight computing. This OS is designed to compete with Google’s Chrome […]

Expanding target API level requirements in 2019

Posted by Edward Cunningham, Android Security & Privacy Team In a previous blog we described how API behavior changes advance the security and privacy protections of Android, and include user experience improvements that prevent apps from accidentally overusing resources like battery and memory. Since November 2018, all app updates on […]