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Every Android Auto User Should Tweak These 3 Settings

Every Android Auto User Should Tweak These 3 Settings

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Android Auto makes accessing your phone’s music, navigation, and more in your car easy and safe. It features tons of compatible apps and easy commands thanks to Google Assistant. If you want to go further with Android Auto, you should know about a few quick tweaks to make it better. 1. Force Day or Night Mode By default, Android Auto changes between day and night modes based on your car’s settings. If you’d rather force the light or dark theme all the time, you can do so with a trip to Android Auto’s developer settings. Just like the standard Android...

How to install Fortnite on your Android phone

How to install Fortnite on your Android phone

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After beginning its mobile run as a timed, invite-only iOS exclusive, the hugely popular battle royale game Fortnite made its way to Android last week... as a timed, invite-only Samsung exclusive. Fortunately, after the buzz surrounding the recently-announced Samsung Galaxy Note 9 subsided a bit, Fortnite is now coming to other phones as well, though the invite-only aspect is still at play.

At least 11 popular Android phones in the US come with security vulnerabilities

At least 11 popular Android phones in the US come with security vulnerabilities

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Last week we talked about Homeland Security warning people about smartphones with vulnerabilities. Now, Kryptowire, the company responsible for the report that the department ordered, has released information about specific handsets and what issues it found with them. From all the devices the company examined, there were 25 in which security vulnerabilities were found and 11 of those are sold in the US

OneMaze.io Is A Simple Battle Royale Game For Android

OneMaze.io Is A Simple Battle Royale Game For Android

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If you want a free, totally ad-free battle royale game on your phone, you could wait for Fortnite to include whatever device you have, or you could delve into the dead-simple OneMaze.io and jam-pack yourself into a Tower of Druaga-style maze with up to 100 other punchable players. The basic setup for the game is

Man-in-the-Disk attacks take advantage of Android storage systems

Man-in-the-Disk attacks take advantage of Android storage systems

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The novel attack technique relies on Android developers which use lazy storage protocols.

How to Set Default Apps for Any Action on Android and iOS

How to Set Default Apps for Any Action on Android and iOS

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When you start using a new Android phone, you’ll frequently get messages asking you which app you want to open a particular type of file or link with. Once you set a default app for that action, you stop receiving notifications. But what happens if you download a different app—for example, a new SMS app for Android—and want to change the default app for the action? It’s easy to change the default app on Android, but much more complicated on iOS. Let’s take a look at the process on both operating systems. How to Set Default Apps for Any Action...

Xiaomi Mi A2 gets August 2018 Android security patch, other improvements

Xiaomi Mi A2 gets August 2018 Android security patch, other improvements

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Samsung exclusivity is over, heres how to download Fortnite for Android devices

Samsung exclusivity is over, heres how to download Fortnite for Android devices

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While most of the world has been playing Fortnite for months, if youve been waiting for that Android release before diving into the hit battle royale title, your time is now. After a short exclusivity period for Samsung owners, anybody with Android can now download the game. Sort of.

Android 9 Pie update cripples fast charging for Pixel XL devices

Android 9 Pie update cripples fast charging for Pixel XL devices

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Google recently took the wraps off its much anticipated Android 9 Pie mobile operating system. Just days after the update was rolled out, some original Pixel XL devices are facing charging issues. As mentioned on the Google Issue Tracker (via Android

When is your phone getting the Android Pie update?

When is your phone getting the Android Pie update?

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Find out when the Android Pie update is coming to your Samsung, OnePlus, HTC, Huawei, Sony, Nokia, Honor or LG phone

Some Pixel XL users claim that rapid charge is not working since the Android P update

Some Pixel XL users claim that rapid charge is not working since the Android P update

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The Google Pixel and Pixel XL support USB Power Delivery (USB-PD) for quick charging.

Fortnite Android: Latest Epic Games update confirms mobile beta news

Fortnite Android: Latest Epic Games update confirms mobile beta news

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FORTNITE FOR Android is currently in its beta phase, and Epic Games’ latest update confirms that there are still some significant issues to solve.

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