• Google Podcasts for Android Auto is live with latest Google app beta

    13 days ago - By 9to5Google

    The last update to Google Podcasts finally added link support in show notes and greatly improved formatting. A major update now makes the audio client compatible with Android Auto on phones and in-car units for optimized media controls while driving.
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  • More than nine million Android users installed apps that did nothing but serve ads

    More than nine million Android users installed apps that did nothing but serve ads

    13 days ago - By Phone Arena

    According to a new report from Trend Micro , more than 9 million Android users were duped into installing 85 apps from the Google Play Store that contained adware. These were listed as games, TV and remote control simulator apps. The adware that these apps contained were able to push out full screen ads, ads that were hidden, and ads that ran in the background. This created revenue for those behind the scheme.
    While a full list of the apps involved can be found in an appendix to Trend Micro's report, Google did suspend all 85. When Trend Micro tested ...
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