Android

Opera 57 for Android: improved offline pages and data saving controls

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/30/opera-57-for-android-improved-offline-pages-and-data-saving-controls/

15 hrs ago

Opera Software launched a new version of the company's mobile web browser for Google's Android operating system today. Opera 57 for Android introduces several improvements and new features including improved data saving […]

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Planet Computers has really let things slide: Firm's third real-keyboard gizmo boasts 5G, Android 10, Linux support

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/30/planet_computers_astro_slide/

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Folds up just like a smartphone – if you ignore the size and weight

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GitHub Mobile for Android and iOS stable is now available

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/18/github-mobile-for-android-and-ios-stable-is-now-available/

2 weeks ago

GitHub released a beta version of its mobile application for Google's Android and Apple's iOS operating system in November 2019. The company announced yesterday that the two applications are now available as […]

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Two years late, but upgrade wave finally washes a billion folk onto Windows 10 as its Android phone waits in the wings

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/16/billion_windows_10/

2 weeks ago

Roundup Also: Python 3.8 comes to Azure Functions, .NET Core uninstallation made easy and happy Brazilian chatbots in Azure

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Google introduces improved cookie controls in Chrome for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/16/google-introduces-improved-cookie-controls-in-chrome-for-android/

2 weeks ago

Google plans to improve cookie controls of the company's Google Chrome web browser for Android. The company launched SameSite cookie changes in Chrome 80, released in February 2020, and has recently added […]

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More than a billion hopelessly vulnerable Android gizmos in the wild that no longer receive security updates – research

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/06/1_billion_vulnerable_android_devices_which/

3 weeks ago

Consumer mag Which? calls for manufacturers to be open about how long they will support devices

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Android users, if you could pause your COVID-19 panic buying for one minute to install these critical security fixes, that would be great

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/05/google_march_android_fixes/

3 weeks ago

MediaTek chipset flaw already exploited in the wild

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Netflix problem? iPhone, Windows 10, Android users get help from super-fast Apache Druid

https://www.zdnet.com/article/netflix-problem-iphone-windows-10-android-users-get-help-from-super-fast-apache-druid/

4 weeks ago

Netflix reveals how its quick Apache Druid database lets it respond to buggy updates across major platforms.

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Google updates Android Studio: IDE like multi-display support and a split-view designer

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/28/google_android_studio_handson/

4 weeks ago

Hands On Microsoft Surface Duo in mind?

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Google exiles 600 apps from Play Store for 'disruptive advertising' amid push to clean up Android souk's image

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/21/google_nixes_android_apps/

a month ago

Purge is the latest in a series of similar store scourings

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Microsoft: Linux Defender antivirus now in public preview, iOS and Android are next

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-linux-defender-antivirus-now-in-public-preview-ios-and-android-are-next/

a month ago

Microsoft also makes Threat Protection bundle generally available.

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A Look at Microsoft's new Office app for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/20/a-look-at-microsofts-new-office-app-for-android/

a month ago

Microsoft published its new Office application for Android and iOS on February 19, 2020 designed to improve the Office experience on mobile devices. The new Office application was in preview for a couple […]

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Mozilla launches Firefox Private Network VPN for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/19/mozilla-launches-firefox-private-network-vpn-for-android/

a month ago

Mozilla launched Firefox Private Network VPN for Google's Android operating system recently. The standalone Android application extends support to Android devices. The organization launched a beta of Firefox Private Network VPN back […]

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Ever wondered how Google-less Android might look? Step right this Huawei: Mate 30 Pro arrives on British shores

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/11/huawei_mate_30_pro_uk/

2 months ago

Ignores 'unwanted' presses from the fat-fingered too, apparently

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You may save up to 20% of data when watching Netflix on Android now

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/10/you-may-save-up-to-20-when-watching-netflix-on-android-now/

2 months ago

If you like to watch Netflix on your Android devices, you may have noticed that streaming has become more efficient recently. The company started to use a new video codec on Android […]

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Latest battery bruiser Android from budget Moto G range appears ahead of MWC after an Amazon whoopsie

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/07/motos_budget_battery_bruiser_android_appears_in_a_puff_of_smoke/

2 months ago

Leaks, damn leaks and £219 phones

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Android owners – you'll want to get these latest security patches, especially for this nasty Bluetooth hijack flaw

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/07/android_bluetooth_flaw/

2 months ago

'Pwned with a broadcast' bug among 25 to be patched by Google

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Opera 56 for Android launches with improved reader mode

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/06/opera-56-for-android-launches-with-improved-reader-mode/

2 months ago

Opera Software released Opera 56 for Android today; the new version of the mobile browser comes with reader mode improvements, configurable address bar buttons, and tab restoration improvements. The update is already […]

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Canonical announces high-performance Android services on the cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/canonical-announces-high-performance-android-services-on-the-cloud/

2 months ago

Building on top of Ubuntu on the cloud, Canonical is making it possible to run demanding Android apps from the cloud with the Anbox Cloud.

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