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5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Android Apps Weekly

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Android Apps Weekly

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The 269th Android Apps Weekly is live! This week we talk about Teslagrad, Cloudfire's new app, some big Facebook changes, and Niantic's next AR game along with more Android apps and games news!

Instagram Is Reportedly Down for Android Users Following Concerns Over Password Security

Instagram Is Reportedly Down for Android Users Following Concerns Over Password Security

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Dozens of Android users are reporting that the Instagram app isn't working for them as of Saturday morning, with some posting about problems on mobile on Twitter since late Friday. At least one user reported that logging on led to a blank white screen.

Gboard and Android Pie for Chromebooks might finally arrive soon

Gboard and Android Pie for Chromebooks might finally arrive soon

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It might be too optimistic to expect Gboard and Android Pie on the Chrome OS Stable channel by year's end.

Google Assistant Routine is now part of the Android Clock app

Google Assistant Routine is now part of the Android Clock app

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Just the other day we told you about Yahoo's new WakingNews Alarm Clock app that wakes you up with the sound of the morning's headlines. You can pick from a variety of sources, and there are also traditional sounds to choose from just in case news headlines are too jarring. Now, Google has integrated its Google Assistant Routine into its Clock app. This allows you to have Google Assistant turn on or off smart appliances like certain lights, and adjust the thermostat once you dismiss the alarm.

16 new and notable Android apps from the last week including 1.1.1.1: Faster & Safer Internet, Feedly Classic, and WakingNews Alarm Clock (11/10/18 - 11/17/18)

16 new and notable Android apps from the last week including 1.1.1.1: Faster & Safer Internet, Feedly Classic, and WakingNews Alarm Clock (11/10/18 - 11/17/18)

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Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week's more interesting releases include a DNS app from Cloudflare, a Feedly beta release, and an alarm clock app from Yahoo. So without further ado, here are the most notable Android apps released in the last week.

The best Android power user features you may have forgotten about

The best Android power user features you may have forgotten about

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Android has now been around for over a decade, and every single update has brought new features. Some functionality is unknown to the vast majority of smartphone owners, either because the options aren't well-advertised, or because their uses are limited.

Vivo 1817 hits Geekbench, has 2GB RAM and runs Android 8.1 Oreo

Vivo 1817 hits Geekbench, has 2GB RAM and runs Android 8.1 Oreo

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Last week, the Vivo Y95 was seen on Geekbench, appearing on the site as the “vivo vivo 1807”. Another Vivo phone with a similar model number has been seen on...

LG G7 One becomes first LG device to start receiving Android 9.0 Pie update

LG G7 One becomes first LG device to start receiving Android 9.0 Pie update

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The LG G7 is getting an 812 MB update in Canada which brings the November security patch.

Best of Android Reader’s Choice voting: Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs. HTC U12+

Best of Android Reader’s Choice voting: Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs. HTC U12+

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It’s my pleasure to announce that while we’re finishing up testing for our annual Best of Android series, we’re going to be launching a Reader’s Choice award. We need YOU to decide which 2018 phones are the best, crowning one handset to reign supreme. An internal poll decided the seeding order, and all matchups were determined using a 24-unit bracket. This means that the most popular phones here got a first-round bye, but any phone has a chance to unseat these mobile devices head-to-head

Xiaomi Mi A2 users start to receive stable Android 9 Pie software update

Xiaomi Mi A2 users start to receive stable Android 9 Pie software update

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Xiaomi Mi A2 users in India are first getting the Android Pie update, other users to follow.

Android Pie rolling out to the LG G7 One in Canada

Android Pie rolling out to the LG G7 One in Canada

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Android 9.0 Pie has started rolling out to the LG G7 One in Canada, one user reports on XDA Forums. The firmware comes in at 800+ megabytes and includes the November security patch and camera functionality improvements.

Pop quiz: Match the feature to the Android skin!

Pop quiz: Match the feature to the Android skin!

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Each question in this quiz revolves around a specific feature offered by an Android skin. Your job is to figure out which one.

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