Tag Archive: Google

Google Pixel vs. OnePlus 3T (Smartphone Showdown)

Google’s Nexus line used to be the one, shining beacon of affordable flagships in the endless sea of $ 700+ smartphones. But Harvey Dent has lived long enough to see himself become the villain, and with the Pixel line and its $ 769 cost of entry, Google has become Two-Face. Where, then do we turn in our

Google On app gets revamped ahead of Google Wifi release

New UI update, name change coincides with release of Google Wifi.

Google is preparing for the imminent release of its new router — Google Wifi — by updating the Google On app that was released alongside the OnHub routers manufactured in partnerships with T-Link and ASUS. Say goodbye to Google On, and hello to its shiny new successor, Google Wifi, as obtained by Android Police.

Photo credit: Android Police

One of the biggest changes to  [Read More…]

Google reveals top trending apps and games of 2016, more

I don’t know about you, but this year has gone by so very fast. We’re already in December which means in a few weeks we’ll be celebrating New Year’s Eve. In anticipation of the end of 2016, Google though you might want to know which apps, games, TVs shows or films were most loved by

Gooligan Android malware found to have infected 1 million Google accounts

If you’re in the habit of installing applications from third party app stores (meaning not from the Google Play Store) then you might want to listen to this. Apparently there’s a new malware in town going by the name of Gooligan, which is capable of doing nasty things to your Google account. Gooligan was unearthed

These are Google Play’s best apps and games of 2016

The best of 2016 from Google Play.

Google Play has rolled out its Best of 2016 guide, highlighting the best-selling apps and games this year. As expected, Niantic’s Pokémon Go turned out to be the most popular game of 2016, Game of Thrones was the most-watched TV show, and Scoompa’s Face Changer 2 led the app charts.

Top trending apps of 2016 Face Changer 2 Lumyer – Photo & Selfie Editor Castbox – Podcast Radio  [Read More…]

Android Auto finally gets blessed with “OK Google” support

Android Auto has been around for about two years, but only supports about 200 car models. But with the advent of the Android Auto app for Android, Google extended the availability of the service to basically anyone with a car and an Android 5.0 Lollipop or later device. Today, Android Auto is getting a feature

Motorola might launch a Google Tango Moto Mood soon

Motorola’s Mod are a defining feature of its Z lineup of smartphones. These are phone accessories that snap onto the device using magnets and are quite popular with users due to the extra functionalities they add. Now a new report reveals that Moto Mods are bound to get even better with the addition of a

How to play Google Cardboard games in Daydream

How do I enjoy Cardboard apps on Daydream?

When it comes to phone based VR, Google has now delivered two awesome ways to experience things with Google Cardboard, and the new Google Daydream. If you’ve been enjoying Daydream, you might be wondering if there is a way to enjoy your favorite Cardboard experiences with the new Daydream View. Have no fear, it’s quite easy to play your old favorites, and we’ve got all the details for  [Read More…]

Moto Z may get a Google Tango Moto Mod in 2017

Let’s Tango, Moto.

Right now, Google Tango is a great idea trapped inside mediocre hardware. As we saw in Lenovo’s Phab 2 Pro, there is a lot of potential in the camera-reliant augmented reality technology, but right now there’s really no reason for a consumer to invest in it.

Motorola, Lenovo’s mobile-focused subsidiary, plans to change that in 2017 with a Google Tango Moto Mod, according to company president Aymar de Lencquesaing, speaking to a  [Read More…]

‘Gooligan’ Android malware used to compromise Google accounts

Malware used existing root exploits to target Jelly Bean, KitKat and Lollipop devices, racking up fake installations and reviews on Google Play.

Security firm Check Point has revealed a new malware campaign involving using malicious apps to root Android devices, steal Google authentication tokens and illegitimately rack up installation numbers and review scores for other apps.

The malware, dubbed “Gooligan” by Check Point, uses known vulnerabilities to get obtain root access — complete control — over  [Read More…]