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On May 18, Google will talk about all of these things - promising important revelations

Google|May 1, 2021

Google's own developer conference Google I / O is approaching and we have taken a look at what kind of exciting things the company will reveal to developers this time now that they have revealed the program. Editor Trond Bie recently wrote a comment in relation to Google's consumer... [more]

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All about the latest Android 12 changes

Google|Apr 24, 2021

The third preview, Developer Preview Three (DP3), by the Android 12 developer has been launched with new application animations, improved touch feedback, new camera tools, and more. Android 12 builds on Android 11 from 2020, which is still not in place in everyone's smartphones. Beta is... [more]

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Android 12: Automatic hibernation frees up resources

Google|Apr 23, 2021

With Android 11, Google introduced a feature that would automatically revoke the permissions of unused apps. With the next major upgrade, Android 12, Google may expand that feature and automatically put these apps to sleep. Not only that, but "temporary files", which probably indicate... [more]

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BIG Android 12 leak: Google is copying this from Apple, and that's fine

Google|Apr 16, 2021

XDA Developers reports that Android 12 notifies you if an app sneaks up on text you've copied. [more]

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What is happening with Android One?

Google|Apr 3, 2021

Google's once-pivotal program for exceptional yet affordable Android phones seems to be fading — and maybe for good reason. [more]

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That's why your apps crash Google confirms issues. Here's how to fix it

Google|Mar 24, 2021

If you are experiencing and annoyed that some Android apps are crashing, you are not alone. The issues are due to a bug with Android System WebView, a system component that allows Android apps to view web content. Google confirmed this to The Verge yesterday: - We are aware of a... [more]

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Huawei begins rollout of HarmonyOs

General|Feb 23, 2021

Huawei announced on Monday that they will begin rolling out HarmonyOS in April. The operating system was launched in mid-2019 in response to the Trump administration's decision to ban Huawei from Google's software. [more]

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This is what Android 12 looks like

General|Feb 19, 2021

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Android should limit tracking

Google|Feb 6, 2021

Bloomberg's Mark Gurman with enough tea scoop: Google develops anti-tracking in Android to stop apps from selling information about you to third parties. [more]

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Now Android has much better Netflix sound

General|Jan 26, 2021

Are you a real audio nerd, Netflix has goodies for you. [more]

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These are the OnePlus mobiles that get Android 11

IT|Jan 6, 2021

OnePlus finally reveals which mobiles will get Android 11, and yes, the editors' favorite OnePlus Nord is included. [more]

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Why Google making its own Pixel chips could matter for you

General|Nov 15, 2020

Google's homemade processors could start appearing in Pixel products in a matter of months — and that could make a meaningful difference in the devices' evolution. [more]

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Finally this happens in Windows with Android on the team!

Microsoft|Oct 17, 2020

Cut and paste across units. [more]

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Pixel 5 should not really be able to charge wirelessly

General|Oct 2, 2020

It has an aluminum back. [more]

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Android 11's biggest letdown

Google|Sep 28, 2020

One of Google's most promising Android advancements in ages isn't all it was originally cracked up to be. [more]

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Android and the art of awkward timing

Google|Aug 26, 2020

"Hello! Here's an interesting new feature you'd almost certainly like to use. There's just one thing..." [more]

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1 billion Android mobiles can be hacked

Google|Aug 11, 2020

Serious bug in Snapdragon chipset. [more]

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Numerous Malicious Photo Blur Apps Appeared On Play Store

Google|Aug 3, 2020

Researchers spotted numerous malicious photo blur apps targeting Android users. These apps actually constituted a dedicated campaign targeting users with adware. While Google removed the apps, make sure you don’t have them on your devices too. [more]

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OnePlus 8 owners can install Android 11 beta now

General|Jun 12, 2020

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Hacker Leaked 20 Million Records Of Aptoide App Store Users On Hacking Forum

Google|Apr 22, 2020

Third-party Android application store Aptoide now seems to be in hot water. A hacker has recently leaked 20 million records of Aptoide App Store users on a hacking forum. The hacker further claims to have more data in their possession. [more]

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A Study of the top 150,000 Android Apps Reveals 12,706 to Contain a Variety of Backdoors

Google|Apr 15, 2020

A Study of the top 150,000 Android Apps Reveals 12,706 to Contain a Variety of Backdoors Once again, numerous Android apps with suspicious behavior have surfaced online. [more]

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Tekya Malware Targets 1 Million Android Users Through Malicious Apps On Play Store

Google|Apr 2, 2020

While Google employs some tough policies for app developers to keep the Play Store safe, yet it never remains so. Once again, criminal hackers managed to ditch Google’s policies and flood the Play Store with malicious Android apps. This time, they target users with Tekya malware... [more]

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The deeds have done it: run Android on iPhone

General|Mar 5, 2020

Only seven so far. [more]

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Samsung confirms: these Galaxy models will not get Android 10

Google|Feb 28, 2020

Someone in the customer service department is guaranteed to get a call afterward. [more]

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Microsoft Defender comes for iOS and Android

Microsoft|Feb 22, 2020

Later this year. Smartphones are becoming increasingly complex and virus threats are also increasing in scope. Microsoft is now planning to launch Defender antivirus software for both iOS and Android. [more]

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12 Android 11 News You Should Know About

Google|Feb 21, 2020

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Android users get a whole new emoji feature

Google|Feb 15, 2020

Putting them together in new combinations. How to activate. [more]

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Google Maps celebrates 15 years - gets new icon and more new features

Google|Feb 7, 2020

Updated today. Google Maps was launched in 2005 and since then the service has become public domain. To celebrate the 15th anniversary, Google is releasing a new Maps icon and adding even more features to the service. [more]

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Twitter admits: - people exploited the number matching feature, probably also state-sponsored players

General|Feb 5, 2020

They had to ban a bunch of fake accounts. [more]

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Samsung has started rolling out Android 10 for the Galaxy S9

General|Jan 30, 2020

Coming to Norway soon. [more]

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Here they have managed to get the new Android feature working

General|Jan 26, 2020

Here's how Google's AirDrop clone. [more]

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Is Opera's reputation for fall?

General|Jan 21, 2020

Lending money in Asia and Africa. Interest rates? 878 percent. [more]

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New Android Trojan Kills Play Protect And Places Fake App Reviews From Infected Devices

Google|Jan 15, 2020

A new Android Trojan now threatens smartphone users. The Shopper.a Android Trojan kills Play Protect and lets the attackers place fake app reviews from infected devices. [more]

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Can finally change practice: Android 11 will possibly let you film over 4GB of video

General|Dec 28, 2019

Not so easy today. [more]

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Google resumes the roll-out of Chrome 79 on Android

Google|Dec 19, 2019

- We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused. [more]

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The Chrome 79 update on Android is destroying apps

Google|Dec 17, 2019

Google has applied the emergency brake and stopped the rollout. [more]

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Nokia launches 4K Android TV for under 6000, only in India for now

General|Dec 7, 2019

We liked this one in Norwegian stores. [more]

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You don't actually need a Pixel phone to use Stadia on Android

Google|Nov 29, 2019

The unofficial solution is already available. [more]

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More Adware-Delivering Android Games And Camera Apps Removed From Google Play Store

General|Nov 11, 2019

Researchers have discovered more malicious Android apps on the Play Store. They specifically noticed numerous adware-delivering Android games and camera apps that evaded Play Protect. [more]

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Netflix tests new feature

General|Oct 27, 2019

Something for those who have a very good time or who are very busy. [more]