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The best ways to reuse or recycle an old Android or iOS device

The best ways to reuse or recycle an old Android or iOS device

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many of us are bound to have some old Android or iOS devices that we're simply not using. Why not put them to good use? Here are some of the very best ways to reuse or recycle an older phone or tablet.

T-Mobile LG G7 ThinQ begins receiving July 2018 Android security patch

T-Mobile LG G7 ThinQ begins receiving July 2018 Android security patch

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Yesterday, seven days after Google released the July 2018 Android security patch for all Pixel smartphones and the Nexus 5X and 6P, the T-Mobile-branded LG G7 ThinQ begun receiving the latest security patch too.

Fortnite is finally coming to Android this summer (Update: Perhaps a July 24 launch?)

Fortnite is finally coming to Android this summer (Update: Perhaps a July 24 launch?)

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You're going to have to wait a bit longer until you can pick up those Victory Royales on the go.

Opera has launched a 'Crypto Wallet' feature for Android browser users

Opera has launched a 'Crypto Wallet' feature for Android browser users

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If there was ever any doubt that cryptocurrencies were becoming more mainstream, Opera's latest announcement should prove otherwise.

How to Get Portrait Mode on Android

How to Get Portrait Mode on Android

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Dual camera technology in smartphones has given rise to the popularity of portrait modes and background-blur images. But each manufacturer implements these features in its own way. So here’s a guide on how to activate portrait mode on various Android devices—as well as how to get portrait mode on phones that don’t have it built-in. What Is Portrait Mode? A simple explanation of portrait mode is that it’s an image with the bokeh effect: an in-focus subject with a blurred or out-of-focus background

Major GeForce NOW Upgrade Coming To NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV

Major GeForce NOW Upgrade Coming To NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV

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NVIDIA recently announced the SHIELD Android TV is about to become even more gamer-focused than it was before as it’s set to receive an upgrade to its GeForce NOW service. One which will pretty much bring the service on SHIELD TV in line with that experienced by GeForce NOW users on PC and Mac. For

Wednesday Poll: Still Care About Android Tablets?

Wednesday Poll: Still Care About Android Tablets?

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Few companies make Android tablets these days. We know that Samsung does, including this new Tab S4, and that Huawei and Lenovo dabble in the field here and there, but that’s about it. NVIDIA hasn’t released one for a couple of years, nor has Sony. Even Google stopped selling its Pixel C while failing to … Continued

Chromebook Users Getting App Shortcuts for Android Apps on Chrome OS

Chromebook Users Getting App Shortcuts for Android Apps on Chrome OS

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Google's Chromium evangelist François Beaufort announced today that another cool new feature is coming to their Chromebooks running the Linux-based Chrome OS operating system to better accomodate Android apps.

Huawei Poland Possibly Leaks The Name Of Android P

Huawei Poland Possibly Leaks The Name Of Android P

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The Polish division of Huawei possibly leaked the real name of Android P, the next major iteration of Google’s operating system that’s still without an official moniker despite receiving its second-to-last developer preview earlier this month and being almost ready for launch. As part of a recent correspondence with a customer inquiring about the incoming

Identity V’s 4-on-1 survival horror launches on Android

Identity V’s 4-on-1 survival horror launches on Android

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NetEase’s horror-themed mobile game Identity V launched globally on iOS devices last week after racking up millions of downloads in China. Today, the free asymmetrical multiplayer title is available to players on Android as well. Identity V takes its inspiration from Behaviour Digital’s Dead by Daylight, translating the 4-vs.-1 gameplay for the small screen. In

Netflix’s new ‘Smart Downloads’ feature to save storage space on Android

Netflix’s new ‘Smart Downloads’ feature to save storage space on Android

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Netflix’s ‘Smart Downloads’ Make Offline Binge-Watching Much Easier Netflix, the popular streaming video provider, has just announced a new “Smart Downloads” feature, which will automatically delete downloaded episodes that have already been viewed and will start downloading the next one in the series when the device is connected to Wi-Fi. This new feature is perfect for

Chrome OS gets Android app shortcuts in the dev channel

Chrome OS gets Android app shortcuts in the dev channel

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Google has worked to make Android apps feel at home on Chrome OS, and we've certainly come a long way. Your apps will be even more integrated soon with support for app shortcuts on the Chrome OS desktop. This feature is only in the dev channel right now, but it should eventually filter down to beta and stable.

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