Google Archives | Page 2 of 19 | TechPuffs

Brand: Google

Google’s Verify apps feature to periodically scan apps for malicious behaviour

Google has announced that it is further enhancing Android’s Verify apps security feature to include periodic scans. The feature will now continuously keep track of the installed apps to check for any malicious behaviour. Earlier, Verify apps only used to check the apps for harmful code at the time of installation. “Building on Verify apps, which already protects people when they’re installing apps outside of Google Play at the time of installation, we’re rolling out a new enhancement which will now continually check devices to make sure that all apps are behaving in a safe manner, even after installation,”...

Read More

Google reportedly testing a completely redesigned Google Calendar for Android

Google is rumored to be testing new versions of GMail and Google Calendar app for Android. According to rumors, they point towards a big visual overhaul of the user interface and user experience. Google Calendar is reportedly getting a makeover making it look more like iOS calendar. One of the first things that you will notice about this overall visual change is that Google is ditching the lines and grids which were predominant in the Google Calendar app. Now, flat icons and colors take up most of the visual cues. In addition to the visual changes, Google seems to...

Read More

Google introduces Android Wear, a platform for wearables

Google has entered the wearables arena with a platform that actually makes sense for wearable products. The company on Tuesday announced the launch of Android Wear, a version of Android, which is made from ground-up for wearable devices. Google is starting with smartwatches but will make this platform ready for other wearable products as well. From what we can see in the demo video shared by Google, the whole experience is designed around Google Now, as was rumoured earlier. The integration of Google Now makes sense in a watch as after all you just need your smartwatch to provide...

Read More

Now, withdraw money at cash machines with `Google Glass` without theft-risk

Researchers have reportedly developed a software for Google`s hi-tech wearable computing device, Glass, that would allow users to withdraw money at a cash money without worrying about theft. Assistant professor of Cryptography Algorithms at Sarland University, Dominique Schroder and his group developed the software named Ubic, combining cryptographic methods and techniques from automated image analysis. Schroder said that Ubic enables a customer to identify himself at the cash machine, which in turn requests from a reliable instance the public key of the customer and the key is used to encrypt the one-way personal identification number (PIN) using a QR...

Read More

Google expands Play Movies availability to 13 new countries

Google has been pretty active in the expansion of its Google Play content availability to more territories in the last few months. As a part of the same expansion, Google Play Movies are now available in 13 new regions including two of our neighbours – Nepal and Sri Lanka. Other territories where Google Play Movies have just reached are: Antigua and Barbuda Belize Botswana Fiji Hong Kong Jamaica New Zealand Papua New Guinea Tanzania Trinidad and Tobago Zimbabwe With this expansion, the total numbers of territories where Play Movies can be accessed are 27, this is a decent number...

Read More