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Android Messages gets a little closer to iMessage with desktop support

Android Messages gets a little closer to iMessage with desktop support

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I’ve been a happy Android user since my first smartphone and there’s only ever been one thing I’ve envied about iPhone users: iMessage. Being able to to easily respond to texts on your computer is wonderful. Now Google is trying to bring some of that convenience to Android. The company is rolling out an update to Android Messages that lets you reply to text messages via a web browser

Google Podcasts app now available on Android

Google Podcasts app now available on Android

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Google has released its own podcasting app for Android, called Google Podcasts. The app is now available for free on the Google Play Store. There is no iOS app available at the moment nor have they announced any plans on releasing one.

Nokia 2 Android 8.1 Oreo beta now available for download

Nokia 2 Android 8.1 Oreo beta now available for download

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HMD promised that Nokia 2 will be updated directly to Android 8.1 Oreo in June. Those who purchase the entry-level smartphone will be pleased to know the Finnish company is one step closer to fulfilling its promise to Nokia 2 owners. Starting today, Nokia 2 users who want to test Android 8.1 Oreo before the new version of the operating system gets released to everyone, can do so via Nokia Mobile Beta Labs. Keep in mind that in order to be able to download the Android 8.1 Oreo Beta, you will have to register your Nokia 2 IMEI number. Although we're less than two weeks away from the ...

PUBG for Android: News, rumors, updates, and tips for winning!

PUBG for Android: News, rumors, updates, and tips for winning!

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The best shooter on Android just gets better and better.

Android-x86 Project Now Lets You Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Your PC

Android-x86 Project Now Lets You Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Your PC

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The Android-x86 project announced on Monday the release and general availability of the first release candidate of the upcoming Android-x86 8.1 update based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

Google Launches Podcasts App for Android

Google Launches Podcasts App for Android

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Google Podcasts doesn't have as many features as power user apps like Pocket Casts, but it's easy to start using.

Yahoo Mail Upgrades Its Mobile Web App, Android Go

Yahoo Mail Upgrades Its Mobile Web App, Android Go

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Yahoo Mail's mobile app is now available in a streamlined version as the email service provider attempts to extend its reach.

ZTE Unico 930 Prepaid Android Phone for $15 + pickup at Walmart

ZTE Unico 930 Prepaid Android Phone for $15 + pickup at Walmart

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1.2GHz dual-core processor; 4.5" display; 5MP camera; Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

How to text from your computer with Android Messages

How to text from your computer with Android Messages

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Yesterday Google started rolling out the ability to text from the web with Android Messages. The feature gives users a lot more flexibility in choosing how and where they can carry on conversations. As long as your Android smartphone is powered on, you can text from a desktop computer or even other mobile devices — including iOS products like an iPad if you just open up Safari. Aside from text, you can also send emoji, stickers, and images over the web.

Oppo Find X is a new flagship Android phone with a pop-up camera setup

Oppo Find X is a new flagship Android phone with a pop-up camera setup

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As smartphone bezels continue to shrink, device makers are working to find new ways to combine having minimal bezels with including features that most people expect from a smartphone, like a front-facing camera. Some device makers have opted for a notch, but others are getting a bit more creative with their designs.

Unlocked and Amazon Prime exclusive Moto X4 receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update

Unlocked and Amazon Prime exclusive Moto X4 receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update

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The Android 8.1 Oreo updates for both versions of the Motorola phone also include the May 2018 Android security updates.

You can now get Android 8.1 Oreo on the Nokia 2 via Nokia Beta Labs

You can now get Android 8.1 Oreo on the Nokia 2 via Nokia Beta Labs

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HMD Global just fulfilled its duty to its customers when it comes to software updates by delivering the last one on the schedule. Released back in October last year, the Nokia 2 finally gets the Oreo treatment, although still in Beta stage and skips the 8.0 Oreo version of the OS.

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