Volvo and Audi turn to Android for next-gen connected cars

Volvo and Audi are looking to do more with Android in its forthcoming connected vehicles, the companies announced on Monday ahead of this week’s Google...

Here's everything we expect to see at Google I/O 2017 — and how you...

Google has numerous events throughout the year, but I/O — an acronym for the computing phrase “input/output” — is by far the biggest. It’s a three-day affair of keynote presentations, developer workshops, and product announcements,...

See your friends and family in a whole new light with Google Contacts 2.0

After a big update back in August of 2016, Google Contacts for Android is being revamped once again, with Version 2.0 of the mobile app rolling out to users eager...

Be careful! More and more apps are silently listening to you

Research has shown a rise in the use of a concerning tracking technology. Using it, apps exploit the microphone on our phones to listen out for special ultrasonic audio clips,...

Offline content gets a boost in the new version of Chrome for Android

Google rolled out a “Downloads” feature in its mobile web browser Chrome for Android in December that allows you to save web pages, music and...

Spoil your pup or give one a home with these 5 dog-friendly apps

Whether you’re a seasoned dog whisperer or you’ve just taken your first step into the wonderful world of puppy parenting, there are loads of apps for dog owners that can...

Are Android devices really easier to hack? We asked the experts

Android is the most widely used mobile platform on the planet. More than 1.4 billion people use an Android smartphone or tablet every single day, and the fact that it’s...

Will your watch get Android Wear 2.0? Read our guide to find out

After announcing it at I/O 2016, Google is finally launching Android Wear 2.0, a major revamp that’s meant to breathe new life into the company’s smartwatch platform. The release — which was...