Tag: Android Apps

Google Assistant To Now Help Users Open, Search Android Apps

New Delhi: Google has extended Assistant voice commands to Android apps and the users can now open and search their favourite apps with ‘Hey Google wake word and make everyday tasks within an app much easier. Opening and searching within Android apps using “Hey Google” is now available to all Assistant-enabled Android phones. “Starting today, […]

Bugs found in backend systems of top 5,000 free Android apps

New York: Cybersecurity researchers have identified more than 1,600 vulnerabilities in the support ecosystem behind the top 5,000 free apps available in the Google Play Store. While the researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology and The Ohio State University studied only applications in the Google Play Store, applications designed for iOS may share the same […]

Google to let you auto-delete location tracking data

San Francisco: In yet another bid to address privacy concerns, Google is rolling out a key feature that will allow people to automatically delete their Location History, Web and App Activity data. Google last year courted controversy when an Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store users’ location […]

Google removing 100 apps from Chinese developer

San Francisco: Suspecting malicious cyber attacks and data breach possibilities, Google is removing apps from a Chinese Android app developer – DO Global – which holds roughly 100 apps in the Play Store with over 600 million installs and is partly owned by Internet major Baidu. 46 apps from DO Global have already been removed from […]