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An alarming percentage of Fortnite Android apps put user privacy at risk

An alarming percentage of Fortnite Android apps put user privacy at risk

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According to new research, Fortnite fans may be putting their privacy at risk when using Android apps claiming to be the gaming phenomenon.

Best Android Go smartphones available in the US today (and more to come)

Best Android Go smartphones available in the US today (and more to come)

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Google has been known to take both hardware and software risks other mobile tech companies can’t really afford, trying different things, starting different programs and initiatives, constantly rebranding products and refocusing efforts in an attempt to meet existing customer needs, as well as anticipate new trends, requirements, and preferences.

Nokia 3.1 Said to Be Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update in India

Nokia 3.1 Said to Be Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update in India

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The Android 8.1 Oreo update also brings the September security patch, along with a few other improvements.

Samsung is working with Google on an advanced messaging service for Android

Samsung is working with Google on an advanced messaging service for Android

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This will ensure that Android Messages and Samsung Messages will work together seamlessly.

Google rolled out a battery saving feature by mistake for some Android Pie users

Google rolled out a battery saving feature by mistake for some Android Pie users

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Google said that the experiment had rolled out to more Android users than originally intended.

Nokia 3.1 Android 8.1 Oreo update is now available

Nokia 3.1 Android 8.1 Oreo update is now available

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HMD Global had announced the Nokia 3.1 handset alongside other phones such as Nokia 5.1 and Nokia 2.1. The Nokia 5.1 and Nokia 3.1 Android Oreo smartphones that come preinstalled...

Google accidentally enables ‘Battery Saver’ on Android Pie devices

Google accidentally enables ‘Battery Saver’ on Android Pie devices

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The battery saving feature available on the smartphones today come in handy when we are running out of battery juice. This feature needs to be enabled manually so that the devices can last for long even with low battery power. In

Android Pie Still Running on Less Than 0.1 Percent Android Devices

Android Pie Still Running on Less Than 0.1 Percent Android Devices

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Android Nougat with version 7.0 and 7.1 has continued its domination with a 30.8 percent share.

Nokia 3.1 starts receiving Android 8.1 Oreo, here is what's changed

Nokia 3.1 starts receiving Android 8.1 Oreo, here is what's changed

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Nokia 3.1 is one of the few Android One smartphones launched by HMD Global that comes with Android 8.0 Oreo on board. However, the Finnish company is about to correct that and update the phone to Android 8.1 Oreo in the coming weeks. Apparently, Nokia 3.1 users in India noticed that a new update is now being rolled out by HMD, which upgrades their phone's software to Android 8.1 Oreo. By the looks of it, HMD hasn't yet started a wider roll-out for the update, so you'll probably have to wait a few more weeks if you're not living in India. In case you're wondering, the update weighs ...

iPhone to Android: The ultimate switching guide

iPhone to Android: The ultimate switching guide

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So, you're ready to leave your iPhone for greener pastures — specifically, the bright green hue of Google's Android ecosystem.

Pie still missing from September Android distribution figures

Pie still missing from September Android distribution figures

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Just two weeks ago, the Android distribution numbers for August were released without Android 9 Pie being represented in the figures. To show up in the chart, a particular Android build still must appear in at least .1% of handsets visiting the Google Play Store over a seven day period. Today, the September figures were released and are based on data garnered by Google over the seven days ended September 12th. And Android Pie is still MIA.

How to Connect Your Android Phone to Your Car Audio System

How to Connect Your Android Phone to Your Car Audio System

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Want to enjoy your favorite music, podcasts, or audiobooks while you drive? The answer is to hook your phone up to your car. But what is the best way to do this? Listen to What You Want While Driving Most of us enjoy music while we’re driving, but often the radio doesn’t play the tunes that get you rocking. While CDs are a good choice, they scratch easily and you have to swap them often. Fortunately, a smartphone with storage space for MP3s, and online connectivity for streaming is a good alternative. As long as you have a safe place...

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