Tag Archives: Android

Samsung Messed Around With Android Kernel, And Google Is Not Happy

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Samsung has made some changes to Android’s core kernel on the Galaxy A50, and Google is not happy. Google says that these changes were “unnecessary”, and that they threaten, rather than strengthen the phone’s security. Google’s Project Zero Team’s researcher, Jann Honn, outlined the issue with this change Samsung made …

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The most repairable Android phones you can buy

The most repairable Android phones you can buy

Owning the latest and greatest smartphone on the block is exhilarating, but the moment something on it breaks and needs a repair, the last thing on your mind is how fast the processor is. Instead, you’ll ask yourself: Can I fix this? Your phone is going to need repairs at …

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The best free and open-source alternatives to Google Keep on Android

The best free and open-source alternatives to Google Keep on Android

While it might be difficult to switch away from feature-packed products like Gmail and Google Maps, there are thankfully plenty of competitors to Google Keep. After all, you don’t need millions of data points and industry-leading artificial intelligence to make a note-taking app. In this post, we’ll be checking out …

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Sprint Pushes LG V50 ThinQ Firmware Update To Android 10

Sprint Pushes LG V50 ThinQ Firmware Update To Android 10

Sprint customers who own an LG V50 ThinQ should now start seeing an update arriving to take the gadget to Android 10. That’s based on recent reports stemming from Reddit users who are indicating that the update has arrived for their devices. LG’s V50 ThinQ has already updated to Android …

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The Witcher Card Game is coming to Android March 24, pre-reg now available

The Witcher Card Game is coming to Android March 24, pre-reg now available

It’s official, not only is GWENT: The Witcher Card Game finally coming to Android, it will be released on the Google Play Store on March 24. As of this morning, the game is available for pre-registration, and those that choose to pre-reg will earn an Imperial Golem avatar the first …

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How to Play YouTube Videos in the Background on Your Phone for Free

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Do you wish to play YouTube videos in the background on your phone without paying the subscription fee for YouTube Premium? Well, the official YouTube app for both Android and iOS doesn’t allow this but there is a quick workaround to get this done. Playing videos in the background is …

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How to Save Text Messages in Android and iOS

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While our smartphones are capable of countless extraordinary feats, one of the most common is to send a text. Whether it’s through iMessage, SMS, or MMS, for many, text messages are the primary way we stay in touch with friends and family. We send countless messages every day, whether we’re …

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How to use a PlayStation 4 controller on Android

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If you own a modern gaming console, chances are you already have a usable Bluetooth controller. That’s because most newer console controllers either use Bluetooth as standard or include it for use on other platforms. That means, yes, it’s possible to use a PlayStation 4 controller on your Android phone, …

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Sony Xperia XZ3 and XZ2 Plagued By Bugs Following Android 10 Update

Sony Xperia XZ3 and XZ2 Plagued By Bugs Following Android 10 Update

Sony started rolling out Android 10 to the Xperia XZ3 and XZ2 smartphones last month. It appears the update has broken the handsets for many, and quite severely. In what is likely a widespread issue, many Sony Xperia XZ3 and XZ2 users have taken to online forums like Reddit complaining …

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Hotstar Expands Availability of Live Star Network Channels on Mobile Apps to all Paid Subscribers

Hotstar Expands Availability of Live Star Network Channels on Mobile Apps to all Paid Subscribers

While Netflix and Amazon Prime Video might be more popular the world over, Hotstar is the leading streaming service in India. The service’s success is largely down to its competitive pricing and extensive catalogue of India-friendly content, including movies and TV shows in various Indian languages, live sports, and popular …

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