Android

Google improves Site Isolation in Chrome 77, adds it to Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/18/google-improves-site-isolation-in-chrome-77-adds-it-to-android/

23 hrs ago

Google rolled out the security feature Site Isolation back in 2018 when it released Chrome 67 to the public. Site Isolation was limited to desktop versions of the Chrome web browser back […]

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You rang? Windows 10 gets ever cosier with Android, unleashes Calls on Insiders

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/09/windows_10_yourphone_calling/

a week ago

Plus: New build brings Cortana resizing to all. Hurrah!

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Google to Android users: Your Docs, Sheets, and Slides are getting a new look

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-to-android-users-your-docs-sheets-and-slides-are-getting-a-new-look/

2 weeks ago

Google's office productivity apps on Android have been given the Material Design treatment.

GoogleAndroidSheetsSlidesGetting

Android dev complains of 'Orwellian' treatment as account banned after 6 years on Play store

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/07/android_developer_account_banned_for_life/

2 weeks ago

Stop us if you've heard this one before – discussion over as far as Google is concerned

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Google sounds the alarm over Android flaw being exploited in the wild, possibly by NSO

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/04/android_alert_google/

2 weeks ago

Pixel, S-Series, Moto Z3 among vulnerable gear

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Microsoft has made an Android phone. Repeat, Microsoft has made an Android phone. A dual-screen foldable mobe not due until late 2020

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/02/microsoft_surface_phone/

2 weeks ago

If at first you don't succeed, there's always Linux, eh?

MicrosoftAndroidRepeat

Keep track of all subscriptions on your Android device

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/24/keep-track-of-all-subscriptions-on-your-android-device/

4 weeks ago

Subscriptions - Manage your regular expenses is a free application for Google's Android operating system to keep an overview of subscriptions. Subscription-based services, apps, games and other products are on the rise […]

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AntennaPod is my new favorite podcast player for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/18/antennapod-is-my-new-favorite-podcast-player-for-android/

4 weeks ago

AntennaPod is a free open source podcast application for Google's Android operating system that is easy to use and feature-rich. Podcasts are audio shows that can be streamed or downloaded to a […]

FavoritePodcastPlayerAndroid

Lifeograph is an encrypted journal application for Windows, Linux and Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/17/lifeograph-open-source-journal-windows-linux-and-android/

a month ago

Keeping a journal is a nice way to reflect upon oneself. It can help you become a better person, nurture good habits, can be used for research, making budgets, make health related […]

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Microsoft Authenticator on Android gets cloud backup and recovery

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-authenticator-on-android-gets-cloud-backup-and-recovery/

a month ago

Microsoft is making it easier for Android users to transfer their credentials to new devices using cloud backup and recovery in the Microsoft Authenticator app.

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The irrelevant iPhone 11: Apple will crush Android with services, bundling, and cheap devices

https://www.zdnet.com/article/apples-recipe-for-crushing-android-services-bundling-and-cheap-devices/

a month ago

For those obsessed with the annual refresh of shiny devices, this week's Apple event appeared to be an iPhone 11 device roll-out. But that's not the big story.

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Vivaldi releases Vivaldi mobile browser for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/09/vivaldi-releases-vivaldi-mobile-browser-for-android/

a month ago

Vivaldi Technologies released a first public version of the long awaited mobile version of the Vivaldi browser for Google's Android operating system today. The mobile version of the Vivaldi Browser is released […]

VivaldiReleasesMobileBrowserAndroid

My Experience with the mobile version of Brave on Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/05/my-experience-with-the-mobile-version-of-brave-on-android/

a month ago

I don't use Google Chrome on Android; while the browser offers good compatibility and performance, its lack of support for extensions and thus content-blocking is what puts me off. I don't mind […]

ExperienceMobileVersionAndroid

Customize Do Not Disturb Schedules on Android 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/04/customize-do-not-disturb-schedules-on-android-10/

2 months ago

The new Android 10 is available already for select devices; my Google Pixel 3a received the update some hours ago and it went through without issues. One of the features that Google […]

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Android PDF app with just 100m downloads caught sneaking malware into mobes

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/28/camscanner_android_malware/

2 months ago

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Google Go for Android is now available globally

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/26/google-go-for-android-is-now-available-globally/

2 months ago

Google Go, a lightweight application for Android to use Google Search and other Google services, is available globally now. Google launched the application back in 2017 in select regions and as part […]

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Dropbox would rather write code twice than try to make C++ work on both iOS and Android

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/16/dropbox_gives_up_on_sharing_c_code_between_ios_and_android/

2 months ago

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How to disable OK Google and Google Assistant on Android devices

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/12/how-to-disable-ok-google-and-google-assistant-on-android-devices/

2 months ago

Many Android devices come with Google applications and services, even if the device is not a device created by Google itself but by another company. Google Assistant is available as a standalone […]

DisableGoogleAssistantAndroidDevices

Google: Search engines should pay for recommendation on Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/05/google-search-engines-should-pay-for-recommendation-on-android/

2 months ago

Android devices operated in the European Union will soon display a selection of search engines to users. Three search engines, next to Google Search, which is the default on most Android devices, […]

GoogleSearchEnginesShouldRecommendationAndroid

Google launches Gallery Go by Google Photos for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/24/google-launches-gallery-go-by-google-photos-for-android/

3 months ago

Gallery Go by Google Photos is a new Android application by Google designed as an alternative to Google Photos. The application has been launched worldwide by Google but it is feature-restricted in […]

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