Microsoft has announced the preview of a new Xbox Family Settings app for Android and iOS that gives parents more control over their children's gaming activity on Xbox consoles. The app allows parents to customise over 20 settings on Xbox from the duration for which the Xbox games will be accessible, manage what games they can play, multiplayer functionality and even with whom they can play and communicate. The Xbox Family Settings App also lets parents generate and check daily and weekly activity reports to understand better how their children are spending time on Xbox. In its official blog post, Microsoft has highlighted four important features of the app, including Screen time limits, Content filters, Play and communication settings, and Activity reports. The Screen time limits feature allows to set usages limit for the day with an option to allow more time in case needed. Content filters option sets filters based on the age. Play and communication settings put a tab on the access … [Read more...] about Microsoft’s new Xbox Family Settings app lets parents manage children’s gaming
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The first thing is that Android is a bigger target than ever thanks to people moving much of their personal information to their mobile devices. Besides that, phishing scams are more clever than ever and can disguise themselves as notifications of or communications like texts, emails, or even just calls. … [Read more...] about Do I need an antivirus on my Android phone?
Besides the supposed legal benefits, the switch to OpenJDK should give Android some technical benefits as well. Android began life using Apache Harmony—an open-source, "clean room" implementation of Java—for its Java libraries. Harmony was the basis for Android's Dalvik virtual machine and its successor ART, the Android RunTime. In Android's early days, OpenJDK was just getting started and wasn't mature enough to use, so Google used Harmony. Apache retired the Harmony project in 2011, though, leaving Google to maintain a dead code base. The switch to OpenJDK won't just be a legal dodge; Google will also get a more up-to-date, superior code base to work from. Ripping out Harmony and replacing it with OpenJDK took a lot of work on Google's part, and the change could potentially affect Android's behavior in subtle ways that would require work from app developers. … [Read more...] about Android N switches to OpenJDK, Google tells Oracle it is protected by the GPL
NEW DELHI: Riding high on the success of its Galaxy S10 series, Samsung India has rolled out the Android 9 Pie update for its Galaxy M smartphones. With the new software update, Galaxy M10, M20 and M30 will have better performance, some security patches and other important improvements. The update will be effective from June 3. The smartphone-maker claims that the Galaxy M series is specially created for the millennial with powerful display, big battery, and great camera. Galaxy M30 sports a triple camera and 6.4-inch super AMOLED FHD+ infinity-U display. It is powered by Samsung’s latest Exynos 7904 octa-core processor for enhanced user experience, network speed, multitasking and low power consumption. Priced at Rs 17,990 (6GB+128GB) and Rs 14,990 (4GB+64GB), it comes in two colour variants - Gradation Black and Gradation Blue. Galaxy M20 comes with a 6.3-inch FHD+ infinity-V display and 5,000mAh battery. The two colour-variants - Ocean Blue and Charcoal Black - are priced … [Read more...] about Now Samsung Galaxy M series to come with new Android Pie update
Apart from introducing strong security measures to keep attackers at bay, Google has also developed a safety net for its users. With the help of a safety check in Chrome, you can make sure that your data is safe.For starters, Chrome has come up with a new tool that will tell you if the passwords that you have asked Chrome to remember have been compromised and if so, how to fix it.Secondly, Chrome will raise a red flag if ‘Safe Browsing’, Google’s technology to warn you when you are about to access a dangerous website, has been turned off.The safety check tool will also help you determine if you are using the latest version of Google Chrome. It will also let you know if malicious extensions have been installed and how to remove them. … [Read more...] about Now G Suite subscribers can make and receive calls on Google Voice within Gmail