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Google reveals all the Android Wear watches getting Oreo

Google reveals all the Android Wear watches getting Oreo

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Google left us in the dark for a bit as to which Android Wear smartwatches are getting Oreo. Thankfully, just a few days after its official arrival, we're getting the lowdown on device upgrades. Aside from the LG Watch Sport, which was spotted with O...

WhatsApp for Android may soon get new features, including Admin Settings and shake to report

WhatsApp for Android may soon get new features, including Admin Settings and shake to report

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WhatsApp is beta testing a host of new features for its Android app, which might or might not be added to the final version. Still, it rarely happens that a beta update that includes new features doesn't make it to the stable channel in some form. That being said, here are some of the features that WhatsApp is now testing in the hope it will bring them to all Android users at some point. First off, there's a new option that will allow Android users to tap and hold to unblock a contact and send a message, Also, WhatsApp plans to add the invite link shortcut ...

Free Streets of Rage Classic unleashed on Android, iOS

Free Streets of Rage Classic unleashed on Android, iOS

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Ahead of the 25th anniversary of classic Sega game Streets of Rage 2 on Dec 20, 2018, the franchise's 1991 debut is now available on Android and iOS for free.

Dark Web – The median price range for Android ransomware kits hits $200

Dark Web – The median price range for Android ransomware kits hits $200

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According to the firm Carbon Black, Android ransomware kits are very popular in the dark web, and the median price range for them hits $200. According to the firm Carbon Black, Android ransomware kits are very popular in the dark web, more than 5,000 Android ransomware kit listings have been discovered in 2017. Even if most ransomware kits are still focused

Chrome 64 for Android brings accelerated download speeds

Chrome 64 for Android brings accelerated download speeds

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Google has now made parallel downloading available to all users running Chrome 64 Beta for Android via the Chrome flags menu. The feature should speed up the download of large files. Read more...

Asus and Honor to roll out Android Oreo update for these devices by end of this month

Asus and Honor to roll out Android Oreo update for these devices by end of this month

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It looks like several smartphones will soon be receiving Android Oreo update. From what we have heard, Asus and Huawei's sub-brand Honor are now gearing up to release the Oreo update for several of their smartphones. As such, reports now

Google reveals list of Android Wear devices already getting Oreo, and those that will get it

Google reveals list of Android Wear devices already getting Oreo, and those that will get it

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While it was announced last week that the Oreo update has started rolling out to Android Wear devices, what wasn't clear was exactly which devices are getting it. Well, Google has now officially revealed the list.

Apple on Android phones with face unlock: They All Stink

Apple on Android phones with face unlock: They All Stink

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Phil Schiller's quote came in time when it's still being debated whether it's worth having FaceID instead of a fingerprint scanner. Apple's marketing chief, Phil Schiller. When Apple announced the 10th anniversary iPhone X, One of the most important ...

'Embrace an Android': Robots will not take your jobs, Labour's Tom Watson claims

'Embrace an Android': Robots will not take your jobs, Labour's Tom Watson claims

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Labour leader believes that robots will not take your jobs, but workers need to adapt to the ever-changing workplace.

Official confirms Honor 8 and Honor 8 Pro will soon receive Android 8.0 Oreo updates

Official confirms Honor 8 and Honor 8 Pro will soon receive Android 8.0 Oreo updates

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Honor and Huawei are the most recent smartphone companies to release Android Oreo updates for some of their products. We already reported about the Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro, as well as Honor 9 and Honor V9, getting their long-awaited updates, but now we have information about two other handsets will receive the same treatment. It looks like Honor's CEO, George Zao, recently confirmed in an interview with a Serbian online media publication that his company is currently beta testing Android Oreo for two other smartphones: Honor 8 and Honor 8 Pro. According to ...

Android Auto's issue with temperature scales has been fixed

Android Auto's issue with temperature scales has been fixed

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Google has fixed an annoying Android Auto issue that users have been reporting for over a year now. Basically, the issue is related with temperature scales, with users complaining that wrong scale was being shown on head units.

Asus ZenFone 4 to receive Android 8.0 Oreo update by December end

Asus ZenFone 4 to receive Android 8.0 Oreo update by December end

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Asus' ZenFone 4 currently runs last year's Android Nougat, but that may be changing pretty soon with an update of Android Oreo.

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