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alcatel 1X coming to India soon with 18:9 screen, Android Go Edition

alcatel 1X coming to India soon with 18:9 screen, Android Go Edition

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The alcatel 1X was unveiled at the MWC as an 18:9 phone for the masses. Today, the company announced its plans to start selling it in India soon. Unfortunately, it didn't go into more detail, didn't even confirm the price.

Imgur's Snapchat-style GIF collections come to Android

Imgur's Snapchat-style GIF collections come to Android

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Imgur's bid to bring Snapchat-like Stories to the GIF world is no loner confined to iOS. It's releasing an updated Android app that brings Snacks and the Feed to a wider array of devices. Snacks, as before, lives under the search tab and gives you a curated Story-style gallery of GIFs you can sit back and watch when you're looking to be entertained. The Feed, meanwhile, sits in your home section and lets you follow both Imgur users and tags to keep up with the latest GIF trends.

7 Lightweight Android Go Apps to Save Storage Space and Memory

7 Lightweight Android Go Apps to Save Storage Space and Memory

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Android Oreo (Go edition) is Google’s attempt at improving the Android user experience on entry-level smartphones. The Go edition comes with all the fancy features of Android 8 Oreo, along with pared-down versions of the core Google apps. These lightweight copies of Google apps are lighter and less resource-intensive, which means they should run flawlessly on lower-end smartphones

YouTube Is Finally Getting a Dark Mode, Rolling Out Now to iOS and Android Users

YouTube Is Finally Getting a Dark Mode, Rolling Out Now to iOS and Android Users

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While Google won't bring a dark theme to its Linux-based Android mobile operating system anytime soon, the search giant is now finally adding a dark mode to its YouTube app for iOS and Android.

24 new and notable Android games from the last week (3/7/18 - 3/13/18)

24 new and notable Android games from the last week (3/7/18 - 3/13/18)

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Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so.

Android P is a perfect example of why OS updates still matter

Android P is a perfect example of why OS updates still matter

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On the surface, Google's Android P release — in its current, unfinished form — isn't exactly what you'd call "exciting."

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus: Android perfection achieved

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus: Android perfection achieved

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Samsung is the world's top smartphone manufacturer and has perfected the Android smartphone to the point where there is nothing lacking in the S9 Plus. Combined with excellent reception and solid phone performance the S9 Plus is going to be tough to beat in 2018.

Samsung Updates The Android Oreo Roadmap With New Smartphones and Tablets

Samsung Updates The Android Oreo Roadmap With New Smartphones and Tablets

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After Samsung’s Turkish website has confirmed the official update dates for the Samsung Galaxy S7 series, the Galaxy Note 8 and the A-Series (2017), Samsung Canada has added new devices...

YouTube Adds Dark Theme to iOS, Android Apps

YouTube Adds Dark Theme to iOS, Android Apps

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YouTube is going dark: The Google-owned video service introduced a new dark theme for its mobile apps Tuesday, which is supposed to cut down on unnecessary distractions cause by a bright background. It should especially make a difference during nighttime viewing. The new theme is being launched for YouTube’s iPhone and iPad app first, and

YouTube for iOS and Android is getting a dark mode

YouTube for iOS and Android is getting a dark mode

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YouTube is adding a new dark theme to its mobile apps, starting with iOS today. To activate the new theme, simply tap the account icon, go to settings, select “dark theme,” and enjoy the new look.

Android 8.0 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out to Asus ZenFone 4 Pro Smartphone Users

Android 8.0 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out to Asus ZenFone 4 Pro Smartphone Users

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Asus released the Android 8.0 Oreo software update for its ZenFone 4 Pro (ZS551KL) smartphone, which is scheduled to roll out via FOTA update during this week.

Pro Golf Challenge new game for iOS, Android, and Windows 10

Pro Golf Challenge new game for iOS, Android, and Windows 10

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Texas based developer, Magnin & Associates today introduces Pro Golf Challenge 1.0, their new game for iOS, Android & Windows 10. Pro Golf Challenge simulates 9 or 18 holes of golf, selecting club from golf bag, challenging holes with trees, sand traps, and water obstacles. The game offers multiple game play modes, including local single player, or multiplayer multi-platform online play. Players can optionally share accomplishments via email, instant messaging, or social media.

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