Truecaller Makes a Big Privacy Pitch as Focus on Instant Messaging Intensifies

October 17, 2019

You probably haven’t realised this all along, but Truecaller wears many hats. It remains one of of the most important apps in the Apple iOS and the Google Android ecosystem, and perhaps is among the first set of critical apps that most people (including yours truly) install on a new phone. It is a vital tool for caller-identification and call-blocking, something that is extremely essential in this day and age…

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Google Assistant Bug is Causing Battery Drain in Android Phones

October 17, 2019

Android phones have a new problem, this time it is with the Google Assistant. It seems that if you are using the “Ok, Google” or “Hey, Google” phrase to open the Assistant on one device, it gets activated on a second device as well. The bug has affected Google Home and Google Pixel devices. Turns out the problem starts when one says “Ok, Google,” or “Hey, Google”. This not only…

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