BMW Digital Key now available with Samsung Galaxy S21 and Google Pixel 6 smartphones

BMW has announced the availability of the Digital Key that was only available on Apple iPhones, now been extended to selected Android-based smartphones. First introduced in June 2020 with Apple, BMW was the first automaker in the world to offer ...

Google Updating Android With New Features Including Family Alerts, Digital Car Key Support

Photo Credit: Google Android phone users can use digital car key to lock, unlock, and even start their car Google has announced a list of new features for Android users that are rolling out to make your phones more ...

These phones may be the first to get the world’s ‘most-powerful’ Android processor, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Qualcomm has announced its most-important launch of the year — Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. The all-new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 succeeds the Snapdragon 888, the company’s most-powerful SoC yet. Part of the flagship ‘8 series’, the 8 Gen 1 also ...

Google brings new features to Photos, Android Auto and more

NEW DELHI: Android users are set to get a host of new features across Google apps. In a blog post, the US-based tech giant has revealed new features that are coming to Photos, Android Auto. In addition, app permissions is ...

Google Play Trojan Malwares in Apps: How Did They Pass Security? More Than 300,000 Victims

Google Play has a lot of trojan malware applications that got past security in the past, dealing massive damage to the tech landscape of the platform with people having their personal information stolen. The real question now is how did ...

YouTube Premium perk on Android, iOS adds persistent ‘Listening controls’ for all videos

Back in May, YouTube started testing “Listening controls” that looked to bring a dedicated music player to the main app for Premium subscribers. This UI is now widely rolled out for all videos. Listening controls replace everything underneath the ...

Google’s new Chrome OS update turns Chromebooks into scanners

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How to Lessen Chrome's RAM Usage? Here's Why Google's Browser is RAM Hungry

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How to customize your Samsung Galaxy S21, Fold 3, or Flip 3 homescreen in One UI 4

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After announcing its flagship mobile and gaming processor, Qualcomm today unveiled the Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3 for “entry-tier” Chromebooks. Compared to the previous generation, the latest chip offers up to 60% more CPU performance and an up to 70% ...

Qualcomm unveils ‘Snapdragon G3x Gen 1’ gaming chip with Razer-built handheld dev kit

In addition to the latest smartphone and laptop SoCs, Qualcomm today announced the “Snapdragon G3x Gen 1” as a “purpose-built” Android gaming chip that will debut on a handheld developer kit built by Razer. This chip is meant to ...

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Google Maps continues to be the world’s favorite mobile navigation app, but this doesn’t necessarily mean everything is always working exactly as expected.

Switching from Android to iPhone exposed my friends' real feelings

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Android 12L Developer Preview 1 is now available for the Lenovo Tab P12 Pro

Google will release the first Android 12L Beta sometime this month. Until then, those with the Lenovo Tab P12 Pro can install Android 12L Developer Preview 1. The “Lenovo P12 Pro Android 12L Developer Preview Program” is available directly ...

How to get your Chromecast connected to a hotel room TV

While booking a room for the weekend at a favored destination can be a welcome retreat, there are a few amenities you may be remiss to find your room and board doesn’t come with. The absence of a microwave or ...

[Update: Widely available] Android TV apps can now be remotely installed from your phone via Play Store

Google’s Android TV platform is picking up steam with bigger commitments from the company itself as well as exciting new hardware releases. Now, Google is making it easier for those with an Android phone to install apps on their ...

Android Auto Is Finally Getting an Automatic Launch Option

Google keeps refining the experience with Android Auto, and today, the company announced a series of new improvements for the app.

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This week, Stadia’s mobile app received an update, bringing a much-needed search revamp along with some tweaks to the login process. It took over a year for Google to add search to Stadia to make it easier for players ...

How to use Night/Dark Mode on Google Nest Hub Smart Display

The Nest Hub, Hub Max, and similar Nest devices have excellent smart displays where you can look up information, watch shows or cooking videos, have video chats with your family, or play interactive games. However, sometimes those displays can be ...

BMW Shows Android Some Love, Brings Digital Key Technology To A Handful Of Devices

Android is the dominate mobile operating system as it’s used on more than 70% of the world’s smartphones. However, you’d think Apple is king as a handful of automakers focus on releasing technology for iOS devices first. BMW and Porsche ...

7-Eleven to make deliveries with self-driving cars in Google's hometown

7-Eleven just got more convenient for some California snackers. Residents of Mountain View, California (where Google is based) can order 7-Eleven goodies that will arrive in autonomous vehicles from robotics company Nuro. To start, orders will arrive in Nuro’s modified ...

New Android malware apps discovered – delete these dangerous apps now

Google is waging an endless war against threat actors who want to steal our data with malicious apps. At least once a month, the cybersecurity community appears to find a malware campaign threatening Android users. Late last month, researchers ...

Google rolling out Android Auto updates, launches digital phone key

© Provided by Roadshow Google’s Android Auto is learning a few new tricks. Google This morning, Google rolled out a host of updates for various Android apps and services, including a few new automotive-related features for the Android Auto ...

HSBC to Release New Investing Feature for iOS, Android Clients to Encourage Young Investors

HSBC’s new investing feature could arrive in the financial firm’s mobile app for iOS and Android devices. But, the exact release date is not yet confirmed.  (Photo : Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images) Although this is the case, the British ...

Shang-Chi’s Simu Liu partnering with Google to shoot Pixel 6 ads

In addition to doing Google TV’s “Watch with Me” series, Simu Liu of Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will be shooting Pixel 6 ads. Liu is officially a brand “ambassador” for the Pixel 6 similar ...

Google TV’s next ‘Watch With Me’ list highlights ‘Ted Lasso’ and favorites from comedian Hasan Minhaj

Following the feature’s introduction earlier this year, Google TV is adding another “Watch With Me” list. This time around, the Google TV section will focus on favorites from comedian Hasan Minhaj. Rolling out this week, the new “Watch With ...

Stanford and Google Team Up To Create Time Crystals With Quantum Computers

A team of researchers including ones from Stanford and Google have created and observed a new phase of matter, popularly known as a time crystal. There is a huge global effort to engineer a computer capable of harnessing the power ...

Report: Samsung plans to include water resistance on cheaper Galaxy A series devices in 2022

Water resistance is a key feature of most flagship phones, but it’s something that more affordable devices often forgo to cut costs. According to a new report, Samsung is planning to prioritize water resistance on its Galaxy A series ...

Google Nest Cam With Floodlight (Wired)

Good (3.5) Bottom Line The Nest Cam With Floodlight is bright, delivers detailed 1080p video, and responds to Google Assistant voice commands, but it's pricey and doesn't support many third-party integrations. US Street Price$279.99 Pros Sharp 1080p video Bright ...

Google Announces New Android Auto Feature to Quickly Reply to a Message

The Mountain View-based search giant Google has just announced that a future Android Auto update will include support for Smart Reply, a feature that allows users to quickly respond to a message.

Phones As Digital Car Keys? Google Announces Multiple Android Features To Be Released At The End of 2021

(Photo : Brett Jordan / Unsplash) Google will be handing out new features to Android soon, including widgets, as well as auto and car-based features. Google’s New Features For 2021 In a blog post, Google announced the details of the ...

3rd-gen Chromecast, Ultra widely seeing new YouTube ‘app’ with homescreen, phone remote

Since the start of this year, Google has been testing a new YouTube app/experience for the regular Chromecast. The new YouTube Cast app looks to be widely rolled out for the 3rd-gen Chromecast and Ultra this week. In March, ...

Verizon teams up with Bang & Olufsen for a pair of Android TV soundbars

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Amazon is working to fix its broken Appstore on Android 12

Cherlynn Low / Engadget Over the last month, and have noticed the Amazon Appstore doesn’t work with Android 12. And we say it doesn’t work, we mean it’s almost entirely broken. Most people report they can’t run any of ...

BMW Digital Key Now Works with Select Android Devices

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Google rolling out Android digital car key support to Pixel 6, Galaxy S21 on select BMWs

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Android Auto will soon offer touchscreen quick replies for messages

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Google Assistant ‘Family Bell’ is now available on Android to keep loved ones on-task this holiday season

With the busyness of the holidays, it’s easy to lose track of all the things that need to be done, both at home and while out and about. To help keep everyone on track, the Google Assistant’s “Family Bell” ...

Gboard’s latest Emoji Kitchen creations are perfect for dog lovers and gift givers alike

The latest batch of combinations out of Gboard’s Emoji Kitchen allows you to express your emotions through an adorable dog’s face, or give someone the gift they truly deserve this holiday season. Since the debut of Emoji Kitchen in ...

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Following Gmail last week, Play Books, Google Photos, and YouTube Music are set to get new widgets on Android. As expected, YouTube Music is getting a “Recently Played” widget that consists of two rows. The first notes your current ...

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