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You can’t download Netflix on rooted, unlocked Android phones anymore (from the Play Store, at least)

You can’t download Netflix on rooted, unlocked Android phones anymore (from the Play Store, at least)

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Have a rooted Android phone, or one with an unlocked bootloader? Then you may not be able to download Netflix from the Google Play Store anymore. As spotted by Android Police, the official Netflix app is now described as “incompatible” with devices that have been rooted or which have unlocked bootloaders (even if they haven’t been

Injustice 2 (iOS/Android): Tips and Tricks Guide Hints, Cheats, and Strategies

Injustice 2 (iOS/Android): Tips and Tricks Guide Hints, Cheats, and Strategies

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Injustice 2 is the surprise mobile-game sequel to Injustice: Gods Among Us by NetherRealm Studios for the iOS and Android. The sequel brings better graphics, more characters from the DC Extended Universe, and more in-depth fighting. You can battle against other heroes and villains to advance the story, unlock rare, epic and legendary heroes and equipment, and devise your own trio of heroes and fighting strategies for each one.

Android gets patches for critical flaws in media handling, hardware drivers

Android gets patches for critical flaws in media handling, hardware drivers

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Asked whether Chelsea had any injury issue to contend with, the Italian responded: "All my players are available for the game". His precise passing set the Blues on their way to creating an opportunity to win the league on Friday at West Brom . The Android ...

Google planning faster Android updates with Project Treble

Google planning faster Android updates with Project Treble

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Android users often complain that updates by Google arrive quite slowly; but that is going to change soon as the tech giant has apparently found a solution to the problem.

Google's 'Project Treble' Could Lead To Faster Android Updates

Google's 'Project Treble' Could Lead To Faster Android Updates

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Thelasko quotes a report from Ars Technica: Ahead of Google I/O, Google has just dropped a bombshell of a blog post that promises, for real this time, that it is finally doing something about Android's update problems. "Project Treble" is a plan to modularize the Android OS, separating the OS framework code from "vendor specific" hardware code. In theory, this change would allow for a new Android update to be flashed on a device without any involvement from the silicon vendor

[Update: Fixed in Google Maps Beta] Android Auto's Google Maps broken on Audi's 2017 A3s, Google and Audi are on the case

[Update: Fixed in Google Maps Beta] Android Auto's Google Maps broken on Audi's 2017 A3s, Google and Audi are on the case

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This appears to have been fixed in the latest Google Play Maps beta. You can sign up here if you'd like to test it on your car, or

Build a VR headset from an iPhone or Android smartphone for only $7

Build a VR headset from an iPhone or Android smartphone for only $7

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Want to get a VR (Virtual Reality) headset but don't want to spend big bucks on one? Here's how you can transform an iPhone or pretty much any Android handset into a cool VR headset.

Android O To Make Software Updates Easier And Faster For OEMs

Android O To Make Software Updates Easier And Faster For OEMs

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Google is working on speeding up the release of Android updates. “Project Treble”, a feature inside Android O, will allow manufacturers to update their devices without having to wait for chip partners.

Unlocked Moto G G4 32GB Android Smartphone for $170 + free shipping w/code EMCSRFBC4

Unlocked Moto G G4 32GB Android Smartphone for $170 + free shipping w/code EMCSRFBC4

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As one of its daily deals, Newegg offers the Unlocked Motorola Moto G G4 32GB Android Smartphone in White for $199.99. Coupon code "EMCSRFBC4" cuts that to $169.99. With free shipping, that's $10 below our mention from last July, a current low by $30, and the best price we've seen for this phone without ads and offers. (We saw it with ads/offers for $140 on Black Friday

Street View Images Integrated Into Google Maps For Android

Street View Images Integrated Into Google Maps For Android

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Google Maps for Android now comes with some images from Street View, specifically those showing turns. On the directions screen, users can see actual images of the moves they need to make rather than just knowing the street to look out for and its distance.

Google Plans To Solve Android's Biggest Problem With Project Treble For Android O: What's It All About?

Google Plans To Solve Android's Biggest Problem With Project Treble For Android O: What's It All About?

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Google has unveiled Project Treble, which will be rolled out alongside the next major version of the Android mobile operating system, Android O. What is it all about, and how will it help solve Android's biggest problem?

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