Android

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/

6 days 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 weeks 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/

3 weeks 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/

4 weeks 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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Is File Manager the best Files app for Android?

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/22/is-file-manager-the-best-files-app-for-android/

a month ago

File Manager is a replacement application for the default Android Files app that offers a better experience and more features than the default file manager on Android. I don't like the Files […]

Android

Dr. Mario World by Nintendo for Android: first look

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/10/dr-mario-world-by-nintendo-for-android-first-look/

a month ago

Dr. Mario World is Nintendo's latest mobile game. The game is now available for Android and iOS devices, and gamers from all over the world can download and install the game on […]

Android

First look at Lego Tower game for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/02/first-look-at-lego-tower-game-for-android/

2 months ago

Lego Tower is a new free to play game for Android and iOS devices by NimbleBit LLC, a game development company that is best known for its Tiny Tower game. It should […]

Android

You can now run Windows Calculator on Android, iOS, and the Web

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/27/you-can-now-run-windows-calculator-on-android-ios-and-the-web/

2 months ago

Microsoft open sourced Windows Calculator under a MIT License in March 2019 and released the source code as well as required tools on the company's GitHub project hosting site. The MIT license […]

WindowsAndroid

Joplin is an open source note taking app for iOS, Android, Windows, macOS and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/24/joplin-open-source-note-taking-app/

2 months ago

Note taking apps are handy and can be used for simple tasks like jotting down lists, to storing important information. The primary use of such an app, at least for me, is […]

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Tor Browser 8.5 released: security fixes and stable Android version

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/22/tor-browser-8-5-released-security-fixes-and-stable-android-version/

3 months ago

The Tor Project announced the release of Tor Browser 8.5 for all supported operating systems on May 22, 2019. The new Tor Browser version includes important security fixes, and it is the […]

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Want a good Android smartphone without the $1,000+ price tag? Then buy Google's Pixel 3a

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/05/16/pixel_3a_review/

3 months ago

GoogleAndroid

Eggheads confirm: Rampant Android bloatware a privacy and security hellscape

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/05/09/android_bloatware_security/

4 months ago

SecurityAndroid

The future of Firefox for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/26/the-future-of-firefox-for-android/

4 months ago

Mozilla is working on a new mobile browser for Android called Fenix. The new browser is available as a development build currently. The current Firefox for Android is also available but Mozilla […]

FirefoxAndroid

Google may reset Android passcodes remotely, unless you encrypt your device

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/11/23/google-may-reset-android-passcodes-remotely-unless-you-encrypt-your-device/

4 months ago

One of the first things that I do when I get a new Android phone is to enable encryption on the device. Actually, that is something that I do on every computer […]

GoogleAndroid

How to download map data for offline use in Google Maps for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/11/20/how-to-download-map-data-for-offline-use-in-google-maps-for-android/

4 months ago

Google added map downloads, offline navigation and other capabilities to the most recent version of its maps software Google Maps. I'm still looking for a travel app for my trip to Asia […]

GoogleAndroid

Google Photos on Android with new "free up device storage" option

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/11/19/google-photos-on-android-with-new-free-up-device-storage-option/

4 months ago

Media, photos and videos, can take up huge amounts of storage space on mobile devices thanks to high-definition cameras being built in to modern smartphones. Storage space on the other hand, especially […]

GoogleAndroid

Football fans? OnPoint Sports for Android has you covered

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/11/12/football-fans-onpoint-sports-for-android-has-you-covered/

4 months ago

OnPoint Sports - Live Football is a brand new application for Android that provides you with all there is to know -- and some that you may not need to know -- […]

Android

Translate foreign text using your Android camera and Google Translate

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/11/09/translate-foreign-text-using-your-android-camera-and-google-translate/

4 months ago

This is the third part of the travel apps series for Android here on Ghacks that reviews useful applications when traveling abroad. The first two parts of the series review an offline […]

GoogleAndroid

Maybe it is time to pick Android phones based on the manufacturer's upgrade history

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/11/06/maybe-it-is-time-to-pick-android-phones-based-on-the-manufacturers-upgrade-history/

4 months ago

Android fragmentation continues to be a serious issue not only for application developers and manufacturers, but also for end users. The most recent Google Play stats show the state of fragmentation clearly. […]

Android