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Google may penalize sites with “interstitial” ads
Aug24

Google may penalize sites with “interstitial” ads

Annoying pop-ups ads will have new criteria from Google starting January 2017   Mobile web is a fast growing industry. Users turn into their smartphones to search the web and browse their favorite sites. But, there are some bad points in the mobile internet too. Take for example the way ads are appearing on your mobile screen. Some of them are interrupting the content and either you have to wait for them to disappear or try to...

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LG V20 is the first smartphone to come with Android 7.0 Nougat
Aug23

LG V20 is the first smartphone to come with Android 7.0 Nougat

Google has officially confirmed LG V20 as the first smartphone to come with its new operating system; the Nougat 7.0 out of the box. Recall that the tech giant unveiled Nougat 7.0 last June after months of speculations. The company also unveiled the image of the LG V2O as it announced that the smartphone will soon be available to everyone. The V20, according to Softpedia, comes with a 5.7-inch display with 1440 x 2560 pixel...

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Google Duo climbs to #1 spot in Play Store Top Free Downloads
Aug19

Google Duo climbs to #1 spot in Play Store Top Free Downloads

It’s barely two days since the release of Google’s video chat app, Google Duo, and the app has already climbed to the number one spot on the Play Store. According to Android Police, the video chat app is now occupying the #1 spot in the Play Store top free downloads. The app is already proving to be very popular among Android phone users, and this is music in the ears of Google. The rollout is now complete, and everyone can now...

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More apps exit Windows Phone Store
Aug15

More apps exit Windows Phone Store

More and more apps are exiting the Windows Phone store—citing low usage. In fairness to Windows Phone users, there are too many uncertainties surrounding the platform; and there is a need for Microsoft to address these issues. Citing “limitations of the Windows Phone store” MyFitnessPal (a fitness app developed for people to keep in shape), says it is impossible to deliver ongoing access to existing users of the app. The company also...

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Russia slams $6.75 million fine on Google for violating antitrust rules on Android phones
Aug13

Russia slams $6.75 million fine on Google for violating antitrust rules on Android phones

Google probably has more issues to deal with than its rivals. Apparently, the European Union is not the only body that has scores to settle with Google—Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has slammed a fine of $6.75 million on the tech giant for violating its antitrust rules on mobile phones and tablets, per Softpedia. Google’s problem with the FAS began in 2015 when Yandex (Russia’s version of Google, and one of the biggest...

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Android’s new feature will alert you once new devices gain access to your Google account
Aug02

Android’s new feature will alert you once new devices gain access to your Google account

One of the scariest things that could happen to an Android user is getting a notification soon after checking his email account. It gets even worse when such notification pops up soon after checking your email. Google on Monday announced native Android notifications that crop up every time a new device accesses your account. These notifications enable you to take quick steps to secure your account, either by changing your password or...

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