Over 50 Percent of Active Android Devices Running Android 10 or Later

More than half of all smartphones running on Google’s Android operating system are now running on Android 11 and Android 10, according to the latest statistics made available by the company. Google no longer provides regular updates on the adoption of Android updates on its developer website, instead revealing platform numbers on a semi-regular basis … Read more

Business activity at highest levels since pandemic began as more people go to work: Report

An increase in driving to workplace resulted in the overall business activity surging to an all-time high of 14 percentage points (pp) higher than the pre-pandemic levels last week, a report said on Monday. The weekly Nomura India Business Resumption Index (NIBRI), which compares activity in a particular week with the last week prior to … Read more

Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro Fingerprint Sensor Update Not Rolling Out to All Users

Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are getting a mid-November update with minor bug fixes and some fingerprint sensor performance improvements, Google has confirmed. The latest update is initially limited to select carriers in the US and Japan. This means that it will not be available to Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro users … Read more

Pixel 6 Series Has Up to 23W Peak Wired Charging Speeds, Google Clarifies

Pixel 6 can attain a peak power of 21W from a wired charger, Google has confirmed. Pixel 6 Pro, on the other, is said to attain 23W peak power from a wired charger. This is significantly lower than the 30W wired fast charging that was advertised at launch. Google has now detailed how charging works … Read more

Pixel 6 Series Get an Update to Fix Fingerprint Scanner Issues

Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have received a mid-November update. Although Google has not yet provided any details about the latest software build, Verizon said that the update improves fingerprint scanning on the Pixel 6 series. Several users reported an unreliable experience with the fingerprint scanner of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro … Read more

Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro Ghost Calling Bug Fix Issued via Google App

Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have received a fix for a ghost calling bug that came into notice earlier this month. The issue was causing Google Assistant to make random phone calls on the new Pixel phones. Google has fixed the bug on Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro by issuing an update … Read more

Pixel 6 Users Reportedly Getting Respiratory, Heart Rate Tracking Features

Google is reportedly bringing heart rate tracking and respiratory tracking features on the Pixel 6 via the Google Fit app. These features were available on Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a for a while, and now Pixel 6 owners can reportedly take advantage of them too. It is said to be out of “early access” phase, … Read more

JioPhone Next Pricing and EMI Plans Explained

JioPhone Next, the device made possible by the collaboration of two giants, Google and Jio, is finally available to buy in India. It is claimed to be the world’s most affordable 4G smartphone yet, but is it worth the hype? Let’s take a look at its price, EMI tariff plans, and features in detail. The … Read more

Pixel 6 Fingerprint Scanner Breaks If Battery Is Fully Discharged: Reports

Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro fingerprint scanners are breaking for users that completely discharge their batteries, reports claim. The latest issue has emerged just days after various users of the Pixel 6 series complained about its unresponsive fingerprint scanner. Google responded to those users by saying that it is lagging due to “enhanced security … Read more

Google Pixel 6 Series Offers Slower Charging Than Expected, Tests Show

Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro offer a low charging speed with peak power of 22W, tests have shown. The Pro variant juices up at a considerably slower speed as compared to Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra when charged with Google 30W USB-C Charger with USB-PD 3.0 (PPS), as per a report. Both these … Read more