Google has said it will start giving European Union smartphone users a choice of browsers and search apps on its Android operating system, in changes designed to comply with an EU antitrust ruling.
Google has said it will carry out “more thorough” checks on app developers before approving items to appear in its app store.
A new email app that can quickly encrypt messages that appear in an email inbox has been developed by computer scientists in the United States.
Google is to begin asking Android users in Europe about their preferred search engine and web browser apps after being accused of abusing its position by the EU competition authorities.
More than half of anti-malware apps on Android do not offer sufficient protection to people’s smartphones and tablets, a study has found.
Efforts to detect and remove malicious apps from the Google Play Store have improved, Google said, after it increased the number of rejected app submissions by more than 50% in 2018.
Google is introducing two new smartphone apps to Android that aim to help people with hearing difficulties.
A bug on Twitter exposed the tweets of some Android users who choose to keep their account private for more than four years, the social network has revealed.
A Twitter tool that enables users to switch to a reverse chronological timeline has been rolled out to Android users.
A British father has become an accidental web wizard after an app he designed to send emergency messages to his son was downloaded by thousands of parents around the world.
Amnesty International has launched a petition against Google’s plans to reportedly develop a “censored” search engine for China.
Google is hoping its latest version of Android will be available on more devices by the end of the year than its predecessor managed in 2017.
Smartphone and tablet makers wanting to sell Android devices in the EU with access to the Google Play Store will have to pay a licence fee, Google has announced.
Google has its fingers in many pies and the one it keeps cooking up is its Pixel range of smartphones, which have now entered their third iteration.
Long before the likes of the Google Pixel, Nexus phones and even the Samsung Galaxy range, Google took the smartphone scene to a new level with the arrival of Android on the T-Mobile G1.
If you’ve ever wondered why it takes so long for Android updates to roll out, Sony may have the answer – though it won’t make the wait any less frustrating.
Android is always a tough operating system to review because it varies so widely on every device it comes into contact with.
Google is hoping to make Android more accessible to people with disabling hearing loss with the development of native hearing aid support.
Google has confirmed it is working on a fix for a fast charging issue affecting some Pixel handsets since downloading Android Pie.
Fortnite’s creators are trying to resolve an issue affecting some Android devices running the game’s newly released beta.