Google Android 11 comes with new privacy controls, powerful tools

San Francisco, With a focus on managing your conversations and privacy, Google on Tuesday rolled out the much-anticipated Android 11 that comes with features like location privacy for employees, built-in screen recording and more.Android 11 will begin rolling out on select Pixel, OnePlus, Xiaomi, OPPO and realme phones, with more partners launching and upgrading devices […]

China’s Huawei to share progress of Google Android OS rival amid US tensions

Huawei Technologies is expected to respond on Thursday to the latest salvo of U.S. technology restrictions against it and share its progress on developing a system that is seen as its best bet to replace Google’s Android mobile operating system. Richard Yu, the head of Huawei’s consumer business group, will deliver a keynote speech at […]

Huawei to launch Harmony OS, its Google Android rival, on smartphones next year

Huawei Technologies plans to introduce its Harmony operating system, seen as the company’s best bet to replace Google’s Android mobile operating system, on smartphones next year, the head of its consumer business group said on Thursday. Richard Yu made the comments at the company’s annual developers conference in the southern Chinese city of Dongguan. He […]

China’s Huawei to launch Harmony OS, its rival to Google Android, on smartphones next year

Huawei’s addition to the U.S. entity list in May last year barred Google from providing technical support for new Huawei phone models using Android, and from Google Mobile Services (GMS), the bundle of developer services upon which most Android apps are based.

Google launches Android 11, and it’s coming to more than just Pixel phones

Android 11 isn’t a giant visual overhaul but does offer some new features for the operating system. Notably, Android 11 gives users better privacy controls, including one-time permissions. That’s a feature that has been available on iOS for some time, and is handy for those who want to take control of their digital privacy.

Google rolls out Android 11

Permissions for unused apps will be auto-reset by Android, and the user will be notified. This is to prevent the apps from accessing data on a device, if they have not been used for some time by the user. The permissions can also be granted again by the user.

HarmonyOS can match 70-80% of Android performance: Huawei

Beijing: Huawei’s operating system, HarmonyOS, can now match 70-80 per cent of the performance features of Google Android operating system, a top executive of the company has said amid tightening US restrictions on the Chinese tech giant. If Huawei continues to face restrictions on using Google’s ecosystem, HarmonyOS will gradually gain traction and it will […]

The 11 Best New Features in Android 11

If your phone isn’t a Google Pixel or an Android One phone, check your manufacturer’s website or social media (or the web in general) to see when or if your phone will get Android 11. Most high-end phones get two years of Android upgrades from the date of their launch, so if you bought your […]

Android 11: You can install Google’s new OS on these phones today. Here’s how

Android 11 is ready for your phone, as long as it’s compatible. And if it isn’t yet, it could be soon — phone brands will want to fast-track Google’s new operating system for their top phones. The Android 11 update brings a slew of new features, including a screen to control your connected devices, redesigned media […]

Here’s why Google has removed these 29 camera filter apps from Play Store

NEW DELHI: Security and research firm Trend Micro has revealed that they have found 29 beauty camera and camera filter apps on the Google Play Store that contain malware. The company claims that some of the apps have already been downloaded millions of times. Trend Micro also added that a large number of download counts […]