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Google launches two new Android apps to help the deaf
Feb06

Google launches two new Android apps to help the deaf

Two new apps that will cater to the needs of people who are deaf or hard of hearing were launched on Monday by Google. Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier have been designed specifically to run on the Android OS. Both features will come preinstalled on Pixel 3 phones in Accessibility Settings and will also be available in the Google Play Store for other phones as well. “Today, we’re introducing two new apps for Android designed to...

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Firefox Focus updated with Enhanced Tracking Protection and Google’s Safe browsing
Dec21

Firefox Focus updated with Enhanced Tracking Protection and Google’s Safe browsing

Mozilla has added some extra layer of security features to its Firefox Focus browser. The iOS and the Android versions of the browser has welcomed an Enhanced Tracking Protection, Google’s Safe Browsing service, and support for search suggestions [iOS users]. Enhanced Tracking Protection as the name suggests, is a feature that allows you to decide which publishers you want to share your browsing data with. The feature will further...

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SwiftKey is adding web search within its keyboard on Android
Nov30

SwiftKey is adding web search within its keyboard on Android

Microsoft’s SwiftKey has been around for a while—the keyboard app is one of the top apps with good user ratings on the Play Store. The app does not only make typing easier for users, it also encourages chatting with friends more of fun. Its biggest challenge is not a lack of quality features, but the fact that it has Google’s Gboard as its biggest rival. That said, it remains one of the most highly-rated keyboard apps for Android. A...

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Android Messages site can now be installed as a native app
Oct25

Android Messages site can now be installed as a native app

  Google is changing the faces and processes of sending and receiving short messages otherwise known as SMS—the company in the last couple of months has added some cool new features to Android Messages. A while ago, it not only launched a web version of Android Messages, it also introduced a dark theme. Android Police reports that Google is stepping up its good work with the app by making the Messaging site a Progressive Web App,...

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Google is unbundling Android apps in compliance with EU ruling
Oct19

Google is unbundling Android apps in compliance with EU ruling

Google has started unbundling Android app in compliance to last July’s ruling issued by the European Commission. The antitrust body had last July fined Google $5 billion, and also issued it with a 90-day ultimatum to unbundle both search and chrome from its Android OS. Google did appeal that ruling a couple of weeks ago, but while that appeal is still being heard, has decided to abide by the ruling. According to multiple sources, The...

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Google appeals EU’s $5 billion Android fine
Oct10

Google appeals EU’s $5 billion Android fine

Google has filed an appeal against the European Commission’s $5 billion fine slammed on it last July. The hefty fine was slammed on Google following investigations into what the EU described as breach of antitrust laws. The Commission held that the search engine behemoth was abusing its market dominance over its Android OS by bundling together some of its major products including Chrome. Google was also charged with blocking phone...

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