Android

  • Google Play Store to remove apps that ask for call log, SMS permission

    In a bid to further tighten Android users’ privacy, Google will soon start removing Play Store applications which ask for access to a phone’s SMS and call log information. For apps which genuinely need access to call and SMS data, developers are required to submit a ‘permissions declaration form’ to Google. Google had notified Android […]

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  • Motorola One power, Mi A2 get Android Pie update

    Two very popular mid-range Android One devices, the Motorola One Power and the Xiaomi Mi A2, are now getting stable Android 9.0 Pie update in India. The latest Android 9.0 Pie brings new gesture-based navigations, redesigned Quick Settings, a new look for the split-screen menu, improved Do Not Disturb mode and a host of under […]

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  • Android Go edition review

    What is it? A lightweight version of Android that’s developed exclusively for entry-level phones with 1GB RAM or less. It’s optimised for low-end hardware so that phones do not struggle to keep up with the software. Our test phone We tested Android Oreo 8.1 Go edition on the Micromax Spark Go. This phone is as […]

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