Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Topic: Android

Know everything about Java, the top programming language of the century

With more than 10 million developers worldwide, Java is the backbone of the online world, having applications in a variety of fields from Android applications to web-based tools.

‘Annoyed, feel violated’, say users as Google hasn’t fixed Speech Services bug for over a month

The bug: The Speech Services for Google app won't stop downloading and a user can't 'force stop' it. Android users have been commenting on the issue since at least January.

Why switching from iPhone to Android Galaxy is like getting a taste of the future

Apple’s September iPhone launch promises modest improvements — faster processor, better camera, display — but Samsung's old models already provide advanced hardware features at a lower cost.

Is my phone at risk? How the Pegasus spyware works

It is in the very nature of spyware to remain undetected on a device. That said, there are mechanisms to show whether your device has been compromised.

After Apple, Google decides to let Android users opt out of tracking by advertisers

The option will become available in late 2021 with a Google Play services update. However, unlike Apple, users won’t be opted out of ad tracking by default.

Corseca — modern, youthful and energetic, ready for tomorrow

Corseca is currently making a buzz in the Indian smart wearable market with the launch of two new models in its Fittex Series — Fittex Plus and Fittex Pro.

Motorola’s 5G Foldable Razr adds better cameras and processor, costs less

Motorola's new Android smartphone continues to give China’s Lenovo Group a unique selling point versus the likes of Apple — a screen that folds in half like a flip phone.

Android — The defensive shield that prevented Apple from standing between users & Google

If Android had never existed, or if Google wasn’t the company behind it, smartphones would not have become the globally ubiquitous tech we now know them to be.

Huawei customers worry: Will my phone work without Google?

The US-China trade war has ended Huawei & Android's relationship, so people with the Chinese brand of phones won't get Androind updates.

Samsung Galaxy S10 versus iPhone Xs Max: How the smartphones measure up

The choice of a Samsung or an Apple is also a decision for tight hardware-software integration rather than the usual iOS versus Android preferences.

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Priyanka and Sonia Gandhi at a Congress rally in Amethi in June 1991. It was at this rally that Sonia fired the first salvo at the P.V. Narasimha Rao government of going slow on the probe into Rajiv Gandhi's assassination | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Sonia Gandhi still doesn’t get that meaning of power has changed in India

Sonia Gandhi’s sin is thinking that any Congress leader would prefer president post over CM chair.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.


File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.