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Google recently announced the release of Android 14 Beta 3, marking an important milestone in the Android development cycle. This release focuses on key areas such as privacy, security, performance, developer productivity, and user customization. In addition, it brings significant improvements to the large-screen device experience on tablets, foldable, and more.


Android 14 Beta 3 introduces platform stability, finalizing the developer APIs and app-facing behaviors. Let's delve into some of the exciting features and updates that Android 14 Beta 3 has to offer.

Published by on under Android | Android 14

In a world where passwords have long been the primary means of securing our digital lives, the frustration and risk associated with them have become all too familiar. In an effort to address this problem, Google, along with other industry leaders, has been working on developing a new, more secure alternative: passkeys.


Passkeys are a passwordless way to sign in to apps and websites that use biometric information or screen lock PINs, making them easier to use and more secure than traditional passwords. In this article, we'll explore Google's recent announcement of passkey support across all major platforms for Google Accounts, including how passkeys work and what benefits they offer over traditional passwords.

Published by on under Google | News

Google has announced the release of a new feature for its Google Authenticator app for Android and iOS. The feature allows users to safely back up their one-time access codes, also known as one-time passwords (OTPs), to their Google accounts, ensuring enhanced account security across devices.


Prior to this integration, all codes stored in the Google Authenticator app were saved on the device, making it problematic if the device was lost or stolen. This new feature ensures that users can now save their one-time passwords in the cloud, making it easier to access them from any device, even if their phone is lost.

Published by on under Android | Editorial

To protect personal information online, many people use a Virtual Private Network (VPN). Those VPN connections are brought by different companies, known or unknown. Many VPNs claim to protect data and steal data themselves. Hence, to use a VPN, it is always recommended to use a trusted provider.


In addition to mobile phones, Google's virtual private network or VPN can also be used on computers running Windows and Mac operating systems. As a result, the internet can be used safely from the computer.

Published by on under Google | News

Google has recently announced that it will be launching what it has called Assured Open Source Software via the Google Cloud. The assured software is what Google already uses internally; it has simply upgraded it and created a package it can release to the public. The company announced the release of the new software on its blog, stating that it should be available in the last quarter of 2022, at least in preview form.

Published by on under Google | News

Google's security group has recently reported a series of problems that could lead to spyware attacks on Android smartphones. At least five "zero-day vulnerabilities" have been identified that could be used to install spyware called Predator. Google's own Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has identified multiple threats that may have occurred from various locations.


It is thought that the Predator spyware may have been backed by a commercial company called Cytrox, which is used for surveillance.

Published by on under Android | Google

Google introduces a new privacy-oriented tool for its Chrome browser that will be called as "Privacy Guide". Once available, a new card for Privacy Guide will appear in the “Privacy and security” settings that will provide a step-by-step guided tour of existing privacy and security controls in Google Chrome.

Published by on under Browser | Chrome

If you are using the Google Chrome browser, you have already heard about "Incognito Mode". It is an online privacy feature that prevents your browsing history from being stored on your device. While the feature is good for browsing without a trace, it can limit the experience at times. For example, taking screenshots in Incognito Mode is not allowed by default.


If you need to take screenshots in Incognito Mode on your Android's Google Chrome browser, here we show you how to remove this restriction and take screenshots in the most popular Google Chrome browser.

Published by on under Android | Browser

If you’re sick and tired of seeing your competitors at the top of Google search, you want to boost your clicks and, of course, sales, setting up a Google Adwords campaign is what you need to be doing. You may have tried creating one yourself and failed or thought perhaps it wasn’t all it’s cracked up to be, leading you to abandon the project without seeing any results.


If that’s the case, here’s what you need to do.

Published by on under Editorial | Google

Link to Highlight Text is a new feature that Google is adding to its popular Chrome browser. It will help you to easily copy a portion of a page and share it as a link. The other person clicking the link will see the exact section that you wanted him to see. Thus, it will make it easier to get the attention of that person to that selected text.


The feature is currently rolling out to Google Chrome browser on desktop and Android devices. Google said that it will soon roll out to iOS users. To learn more about the feature, continue reading further.

Published by on under Android | Chrome

Google is rolling out a new feature for Google docs that will improve the multi-user document collaboration. The announcement came in an official Google Workspace blog post, which will now display an "Out-of-Office" banner when replying to or mentioning a user in a Google docs comment.


The feature is rolling out for GSuite and Google Workspace subscribers. To know more about the feature, continue reading further.

Published by on under Google | Google Docs

Google Photos is getting another brand new feature called Cinematic Photos which will have the option to make a 3D-like impact on a portion of the pictures. When you open the Google Photos application, this component will be accessible in the memory section of the same.


Once you update the Google Photos app, the new Cinematic Photos will be visible in your latest highlights at the top of the photo grid.

Published by on under Google | Google Photos

Without any public announcements, Google often tests new features in the Google Chrome browser. Most of the time these features being introduced are available through hidden experimental flags. Some other time the company releases new features to a limited set of users to get early feedback.


Now, Google is working a different way to provide early access to the experimental features to users. This is called "Chrome Labs" in the latest Chrome Canary build.

Published by on under Browser | Chrome

Google Chrome is one of the most popular internet browser named before Microsoft Edge. Recently the search giant releases Chrome version 87. The latest update comes with many new features and security improvements that will improve your web browsing experience.


The latest version of Google Chrome said to be the last major build of 2020, is the biggest release for Google Chrome. Here are the top 5 reasons that will make it more powerful.

Published by on under Browser | Chrome

The new Microsoft Edge is a chromium-based browser for Windows and thus the company also adding some features to Chromium core that inherits to both Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, benefiting a large set of users.


In the last post, we discussed how to enable Windows Spellchecker in Microsoft Edge, and in this post, we will be discussing how to enable it on Google Chrome.

Published by on under Google | Google Chrome

Since February 2020, Google released multiple developer previews for the upcoming update to Android. Now the OS has reached the beta phase and brings several new features that the company has categorized into three themes: People, Controls, and Privacy.


Android 11 beta also brings chat bubbles, improved media controls, and improved control over sensitive permissions. To know more about the latest update of Android 11 Beta 1, its features and supporting devices, continue reading further.

Published by on under Android | Android 11

Google kicked-off the Android 11 Developer Preview Program back in February 2020 and released few builds for the developers to test and prepare their apps and games. Just a few days back the company released Android 11 Developer Preview 3 (DP3) that brings a number of productivity improvements and fixes.


Now the company has released another Android 11 Developer Preview build (DP4) and updated the release schedule and delayed the release of the first beta.

Published by on under Android | Android 11

Most of us surf the Internet using the popular Google Chrome browser, be it on a desktop, a tablet, or any mobile device. When it comes to Android, the Google Chrome browser has plenty of features that you might not hear about.


In this post about Top 5 Google Chrome tips and tricks, we will explore those Chrome features which will ease your browsing experience on Android mobiles.

Published by on under Android | Chrome

Google has released the first developer preview build of Android 11. It brings enhancements for foldable phones and screen types, camera capabilities, privacy-centric tools and more. If you are a developer, you can now download Android 11 preview build and start testing your applications.


Google also publishes the Android 11 release schedule. Continue reading to know about the release schedule and download the latest Android 11 build.

Published by on under Android | Android 11

Incognito Mode in Google Maps is another step towards securing your privacy while navigating from one place to another and you don't want to your activities being tracked by some one. When you enable it, none of your Google Maps related activities will be saved in your Google account.


In this post we will learn how to enable incognito mode in Google Maps and ensure your privacy remains safe while navigating.

Published by on under Google | Google Maps