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Democrats Replacing Android Devices With iPhones Over Hacking Fears

Democrats Replacing Android Devices With iPhones Over Hacking Fears

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In short: Democratic candidates and staff members involved in the ongoing campaigns for this year’s mid-terms are replacing Android handsets with Apple’s iPhones en masse over hacking fears, DNC Chief Information Security Officer Bob Lord revealed earlier this week. The industry veteran cited the frequency of security patches as one of the main reasons why

How to move contacts, photos and data from iPhone to Android

How to move contacts, photos and data from iPhone to Android

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Getting a new smartphone is always exciting, but one part of the experience users aren't looking forward to is moving all their personal data from one device to another. This is especially true if you've decided to make the jump from iPhone to Android.

Latest Apple Music Update Brings Android Auto Support & More

Latest Apple Music Update Brings Android Auto Support & More

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In short: Apple updated its Music app for Android on Wednesday, bringing a slew of new features to the app. The biggest feature is definitely bringing Android Auto support. This means that users are able to stream their music from Apple Music while they are driving and using Android Auto. Apple also added support for

Top 10 Best Android Apps — File Manager — September 2018

Top 10 Best Android Apps — File Manager — September 2018

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The vast majority of Android smartphones comes with a pre-installed file manager, though those file managers are usually either too basic, or don’t look as good as you’d hope they will. If you’re looking to change that, get a more robust file manager, or at least one that looks better than your current one, we’ve

Huawei’s First 5G Android Smartphone Will Also Be Foldable

Huawei’s First 5G Android Smartphone Will Also Be Foldable

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In short: Huawei’s first Android smartphone with 5G support will also feature a foldable display, the company’s rotating Chairman Ken Hu said at the latest iteration of the World Economic Forum. The handset in question will be introduced in mid-2019, though the official didn’t clarify whether the product will also end up launching as Huawei’s

Apple Music update: Android Auto, search by lyrics, Top 100

Apple Music update: Android Auto, search by lyrics, Top 100

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Apple Music for Android may not be the most popular music streaming service available but it does have its share of fans and users. And with this latest update, they might gain even more users, at least those who are running Android Auto on their cars. There is finally support for Google’s auto platform for

Google Keep Rebranded to 'Keep Notes' on Android

Google Keep Rebranded to 'Keep Notes' on Android

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The rebranded Google Keep aka Keep Notes is yet to reach Google Play.

I Tried Google Maps with Apple CarPlay and I’m Going Back to Android Auto

I Tried Google Maps with Apple CarPlay and I’m Going Back to Android Auto

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As a long-time iPhone user, I was excited with Apple’s announcement earlier this year at WWDC that third-party navigation apps would come to CarPlay, technically allowing us to use Google Maps or Waze (and not Apple Maps) behind the wheel.

This Russian botnet mimics your click to prevent Android device factory resets

This Russian botnet mimics your click to prevent Android device factory resets

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Black Rose Lucy has turned up as a new offering in the Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS) space.

Google Deploys Emergency Tracking Feature for Android Phones in the US

Google Deploys Emergency Tracking Feature for Android Phones in the US

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ELS provides accurate locations both indoors and outdoors by using a combination of GPS, Wi-Fi, mobile networks and sensors.

Google’s Android Is ‘Real Threat’ to Carmakers, TomTom CEO ...

Google’s Android Is ‘Real Threat’ to Carmakers, TomTom CEO ...

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TomTom NV’s head has warned carmakers about the risks of partnering up with Silicon Valley tech companies, after shares in the Dutch mapping company slumped.

Google brings Emergency Location Service to Android users across the US

Google brings Emergency Location Service to Android users across the US

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Google has expanded Android's Emergency Location Service to more people in the US, making it easier for emergency services to locate people when responding to a 911 call out. Emergency Location Service (ELS) has been around in Android for a couple of years now, and it uses a combination of GPS, Wi-Fi, mobile networks and sensors to provide responders with accurate location information about callers, no matter whether they are inside or outside

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